He speaks of the canon of logarithms as "a me longo tempore elaboratum."
In one sense tt may be said to stand to theological literature in Scotland in something of the same position as that occupied by the Canon Mirificus with respect to the scientific literature, for it is the first published original work relating to theological interpretation, and is quite without a predecessor in its own field.
Owen, Institutes of Canon Law, 1884, pt.
And the application of their principles by Hildebrand (afterwards Gregory VII.) are discussed in the article Canon Law.
Canon 127 of 1603 provided that the judges must be learned in the civil and ecclesiastical laws and at least masters of arts or bachelors of laws.