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Bod-Inc: I-018

Innocentius VIII, Pont. Max.

Regulae cancellariae apostolicae. Lecte, 4 Aug. 1491 (comm. Alphonsus de Soto).


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v ‘Rubrica'. Incipit: ‘Regule, ordinationes, et constitutiones cancellarie sanctissimi domini domini Innocentii . . .’

A1v [Alphonsus de Soto: Commentary on ‘Rubrica'.] Incipit: ‘Hec Rubrica in quolibet verbo, reuerendissime domine, debet ponderari quia rubrica de textu . . .’ On the attribution to Alphonsus de Soto see Emil Göller, ‘Die Kommentatoren der päpstlichen Kanzleiregeln vom Ende des 15. bis zum Beginn des 17. Jahrhunderts, Archiv für katholisches Kirchenrecht, 85 (1905), 441-60; most passages quoted by Göller match passages in this edition, although the incipits differ from those given in Günter Glauche, Katalog der lateinischen Handscriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München, 4,8 (Wiesbaden, 1984), Cml 28316.

A2r ‘Prohemium'. Incipit: ‘Sanctissimus in Christo pater et dominus noster dominus Innocentius diuina prouidentia papa viii suorum predecessorum . . .’

A2r [Alphonsus de Soto: Commentary on ‘Prohemium'.] Incipit: ‘Hic vnus curiosus, reuerendissime pater, dubitauit vbi ego non dubito . . .’

A4r Innocentius VIII, Pont. Max.: Regulae cancellariae apostolicae. Incipit: ‘Prima [–sexagesimanona] regula. In primis reseruationes fecit similes illi que in constitutione fe. reuerendissimi Benedicti pape xii que incipit . . .’

A4r [Alphonsus de Soto: Commentary on Regulae.] Incipit: ‘Ista regula dicit quod papa facit similes reseruationes illis quas . . .’

k2v [Alphonsus de Soto]: ‘Rubrica de potestate vicecancellarii'. Incipit: ‘Sequitur rubrica de potestate vicecancellarii et quia in eius potestate multa ac infinita . . .’

k3r Innocentius VIII, Pont. Max.: ‘Regula facta per Innocentium'. Incipit: ‘Sanctissimus in Christo pater et dominus noster dominus Innocentius diuina prouidentia papa viii quia post facta per Sanctitatem suam in crastinum sue assumptionis . . .’

k3v [Alphonsus de Soto: Commentary on ‘Regula'.] Incipit: ‘Ista regula dicit in effectu quod cardinales approbarunt reuocationem . . .’


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss?, not after 1492?]. 4°.

Remarks: BSB‑Ink dates to [c.1492].


Collation: A–D6 E4 F G6 H8 I6 k4.


ISTC: ii00153000

Hain: HC *9221;

Goff: Goff I‑153;

BMC: BMC I 126;

Proctor: Pr 570;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑209; Sack, Freiburg, 2025; Sheppard 429.

LCN: 14111730


Copy number: I-018(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half green morocco; marbled paper boards.

Size: 211 × 147 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 136 mm.

Paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 54.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.81.

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