inquisitio

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In addition to having special legal und pastoral applications, inquisitio was a dialogic mode of inquiry, a means of discerning, producing or rewriting truth >> (p.
Arnold, supra note 17, at 6-7 ("The best guess now seems to be that William the Conqueror brought the jury across the Channel to England with the Frankish inquisitio in 1066, and that the English jury finally took root at that time, eventually developing into its modern form towards the end of the fourteenth century.
The language varies: "omnis processus et condenacio factus vel fiendus et omne bannum datum seu dandum" or "omnis inquisitio et processus factis vel fiendis predictorum occasione sit cassus vanus vana et capsa [sic] et nullius valoris" or "omnis processus factus vel fiendus tollatur et cancelatur et ulterius non procedat.
As the work of Dyan Elliott demonstrates, a probatio is a test, or--as in this case--the record of a test of authenticity, a test usually performed and recorded as part of an inquisitio or inquisition.
71) He inaugurates the modern attitude to final causality: "Causarum finalium inquisitio sterilis est et, tamquam virgo Deo consecrata, nihil parit.
Augustine himself describes his method as an inquisitio, a search not unlike that later proposed by Anselm, of faith seeking understanding.
The inquisitio originated on the European continent during the end of the twelfth century as a method of discovering and punishing misconduct in the clergy and later, was adopted to eradicate heresy.
Eo igitur excellentior erit veri inquisitio, quia et quas diximus in actione versari virtutes procreat illisque ad res agendas opitulatur et praeter id eam divinitatem attingit, ad quam illa aspirare non valet.
In addition, the kin of several feoffees were also selected for the inquisitio.
Next, the quaestio or inquisitio takes place, that is to say, Bernard asks Thomas of Morigny to verify the inquiry that William had made into Abelard's books.
An inquisitio was often in response to an individual's petition.
In the third method, the inquisitio, the judge acted as accuser, prosecutor, judge, and jury.