Penitentials

The Merovingian Penitentials

The Penitentials of Columbanus, ed. G. S. M. Walker, Sancti Columbani Opera (Dublin, 1957), pp. 168-81.

Iudicium Clementis, eds. A. W. Haddan & W. Stubbs, Councils and Ecclesiastical Documents Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, 3 (Oxford, 1871), pp. 226-7 [link].

The Burgundian Penitential, ed. H. Schmitz, Bußbücher und das kanonische Bußverfahren (Graz, 1958), pp. 319-22, from Brussels, Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België, MS 8780-93 [link].

The Bobbio Penitential, ed. E. A. Lowe, The Bobbio Missal (3 vols, London, 1917-21) [link].

The Paris Penitential, ed. L. C. Mohlberg, Liber sacramentorum Romanae Aeclesiae ordinis anni circuli – sacramentarium Gelasianum (Rome, 1960), pp. 254-9.

Excarpsus Cummeani, ed. H. Schmitz, Bußbücher, pp. 597-644. Michael Elliot’s diplomatic edition from Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek NKS, 58, can also be found here: [link]. Possibly connected to the circles of Boniface and/ or Corbie.

Other early manuscripts of the Excarpsus include:

Cologne, Dombibliothek, MS 91, ff. 91r-93r [link] – probably Burgundian rather than from Corbie.

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 6243, ff. 217-29 [link] – from late-eighth-century Freising.