From Early Middle Ages to Early Modern Ages

Events

Germanic Tribes / Vulgar Roman Law/ Personal Law

476 - Approx. 1000

533: Corpus Iuris Civilis of Justinian

Crowning of Charlemagne by Pope

800

Christmas

Rediscovery of Roman Law

Approx. 1000

DIgest found
Medieval Corpus Iuris Civilis different from the 533 one: divided into 5 parts

Investiture Controversy

1070 - 1122

Concordat of Worms

1122

Ends the Investiture Controversy

Decretum Gratiani

1140

Liber Extra

1234

Supplement Gratian's Decretum
Bindingness Contract idea comes from there since breaking a promise is a sin & if you break promise, it is then considered a breach of contract

Fall of Eastern Roman Empire

1453

Corpus Iuris Canonici

1582

Period of time

Early Middle Ages

533 - Approx. 1000

533: Corpus Iuris of Justinian's time consisting of the Digest, Institutes + novellae

Late Middle Ages

Approx. 1000 - 1453

Early Modern Ages

1453 - Approx. 1648

1648: Peace of Westphalia
Romano-Canonical procedure initiated:
Takes its roots from the cognitio extraordinaria
Mos gallicus & Mos Italicus

Legal Movement

Glossators

Approx. 1000 - 1263

1263: Glossa Ordinaria

Commentators

1263 - 1550

Context / rationales
Relevant until 1453 but still continued even though they were shadowed by the Humanists
Sic et non method

Humanists

1453 - 1550

Historical and Critical

Natural Lawyers

1550 - 1750

Hugo Grotius