The theologians, canonists, and physicians, were of the same mind.
But neither of these necessary precautions was possible to the Canonists.
These civilians and canonists had previously been lodged at "a mean house in Paternoster Row."
Footnote 302: The Canonists seem to have made some distinction between the first and the second of these sentences.
The decree of Gratian was favourable to the pretensions of the popes; and on this account was encouraged by the canonists.
Hence, generally speaking, the civilians were partisans of the emperors, the canonists of the popes.
Canonists laid down the law for all matters of a temporal nature whether civil or criminal.
It became simply a question of how to reconcile well-authenticated facts with the canonists.
The clause inserted by the canonists was a mere legal fiction, which did not change matters a particle.
Those who drew their constitutional principles from the civilians and canonists, desired to place the king above the law.