Capitularies


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CAPITULARIES.The Capitularia or Capitularies, was a code of laws promulgated by Childebert, Clotaire, Carloman, Pepin, Charlemagne, and other kings. It was so called from the small chapters or heads into which they were divided. The edition by Baluze, published in 1677, is said to be the best.

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In the next decade or two both conciliar acts and capitularies spelled out the precise dimensions of the reform that was desired.
There is a difference between the brutalities of ill-responsive agency in the twelfth century and the habitual malfeasance known from Frankish capitularies and Old English laws.
The introduction notes that Carolingian reform has been well studied through royal capitularies and the acts of Church councils, with less attention given to the episcopal statutes of the same period.
Hamilton begins with prescriptive legal sources--canon law collections, conciliar decrees, episcopal sermons and capitularies, and penitentials-which draw upon Carolingian models.