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  • The penitentials (q.v.), or early collections of disciplinary canons, gave much attention to sacrilege.
  • The murder or injury of the clergy is also sacrilege in both penitentials and capitularies.
  • Their contribution towards the later system of canon law consisted in two things: the Penitentials and the influence of the Irish collection, the other sources of local law not having been known to the predecessors of Gratian nor to Gratian himself.
  • The Penitentials 5 are collections intended for the guidance of confessors in estimating the penances to be imposed for various sins, according to the discipline in force in the Anglo =ten - Saxon countries.
  • 735) and Egbert of York (732-767); the Penitentials which are ascribed to St Columbanus, the founder of Luxeuil and Bobbio (d.
 

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