In the decretals of Gregory IX there is a reference to the clerk's office, and his duties obtain the sanction of canon law.
Their son, Gaspard Calderino, wrote a commentary on the decretals.
Various commentaries, all based upon the decretals as the chief repertory, were made by prominent churchmen.
The archbishops eagerly accepted the decretals because they hoped to profit by their doctrines.
He studied the decretals of the popes, and made discoveries which greatly modified his views.
He also composed a commentary on the Consueludines Feudorum, and on some books of the decretals.
And now, archdeacon, take your decretals and go away before I flog you soundly.
The maxims of the Fathers, the decretals of the pontiffs, cannot be the rule of our faith.
decretals of this nature, however absurd they may seem, were at least serviceable in the reforms they effected.
He gives Innocent's views, and quotes what authority he can find for them in the Digest and decretals.