collections of ReginoofPrüm, Abbo of Fleury, and
Burchard of Worms: assemblages of ecclesiastical law and custom that
exploited patristic as readily as decretal or conciliar
prescriptions’. 99 Indeed, it is striking that the manuscripts of the
‘commonplace book’ family draw no distinction between
different genres of text and freely intermingle legal and homiletic
material. The blending of genres
have, however, cited directly translations of
the Annals of St-Bertin , Annals of Fulda and ReginoofPrüm’s Chronicle , which are already available
in the Manchester Medieval Sources series (and have not given page
numbers for the Latin text of these sources).
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a specific prohibition on oaths, ordeals, and executions.
Although Wulfstan’s source for the ban on oaths and
ordeals remains unknown (if he had one at all), the ban on
executions is likely of Carolingian origin, as similar
injunctions are found in the acts of the Synod of Mainz as well
as in the works of ReginoofPrüm and Burchard of Worms.