Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, 262 fol. 86v Causa 33
The Revival of Law in the Twelfth Century
Justinian's Codification of Roman Law (A.D. 538-533)
Gratian's Decretum (ca. 1140)
ausa prima (The First Case)
Laicus quidam litteratus concubinam habebat; tandem ea dimissa, ad subdiaconum conuolatum, deinde uxorem sibi asciuit. Post pauca ad diaconum ascendum, sicque in episcopum electus est.
A learned layman had a concubine. At last he left her and immediately became a subdeacon. Next he took a wife. After a short time he became a deacon and was then elected bishop.