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Lateran Regesta 471: 1451

Pages 543-548

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 10, 1447-1455. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1915.

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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CCCCLXXI (fn. 1).

5 Nicholas V.

De Beneficiis Vacantibus.

1451.
5 Id. May.
(11 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 250d.)
To the official of St. Andrews. Mandate to collate and assign to James Kenadi, clerk, of the diocese of Glasgow, M.A. (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of an unmarried baron and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold any compatible benefices of any number and kind, with or without cure, even if canonries and prebends, dignities etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased) the parish church of Inchbrik in the diocese of St. Andrews, value not exceeding 45l. sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the resignation of James Lyndesay made there to James Bouron, vidame of Reims, deputed by the pope judge and executor for the purpose; summoning and removing James Lyndesay, clerk, of the diocese of Brechin, who under pretext of a collation and provision which the said vidame made thereof to him, when he was too young for the purpose (fn. 2), and had obtained no dispensation in the matter, has unduly detained possession for some months, but less than a year.Dignum etc. (T. and P. Philippron. | T. xx. Octavo Id. (fn. 3) Julii Anno Quinto. de Tervisio.) [2½ pp.]
6 Kal. Sept.
(27 Aug.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 64d.)
To the prior of St. Mary's, Galynd, in the diocese of Clonmacnoise (Cluanen.). Mandate to collate and assign to Malachy Odalachayn, clerk, of the diocese of Clonmacnoise (who lately, without mentioning his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents, had himself made a clerk) the perpetual vicarage of Teachsarayn in the said diocese, of the patronage of laymen and value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, so long void by the death without the Roman court of Matthew Odalachayn that its collation has by the Lateran statutes lapsed to the apostolic see. Malachy is hereby dispensed to act as a clerk, and be promoted to all even holy orders, and receive and retain the vicarage.Dignum etc. (O. and Jo. de Augeroles. | O. xv. Septimo Kal. Octobris Anno Quinto. Pontanus.) [3 pp.]
16 Kal. June.
(17 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 76d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Cong (de Cunga), in the diocese of Tuam, and Thomas Oruayn and Edmund Walsh (Valencis), canons. of Tuam. Mandate to collate and assign to William Butiler, priest, of the diocese of Tuam alias Mayo, the perpetual vicarage of Burges in Keara in the said diocese, value not exceeding 2 marks sterling, so long void that there is no certain knowledge of the last mode of voidance, and therefore by the Lateran statutes reserved to the apostolic see. Vite etc. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. x. Residuum pro deo. Sexto Id. Junii Anno Quinto. de Varris.) [12/3 pp.]
5 Id. May.
(11 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 77d.)
To the archbishop and dean of Tuam, and Thady Obrayn, canon of the same. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Bernard Osloynd (rectius Ofloynd), clerk, of the diocese of Tuam, that Thady Ofloynd, rector of Rathfaranayn in the said diocese, has dilapidated and alienated and uselessly consumed the possessions thereof, and, a notorious fornicator, has committed divers other crimes, about which he is defamed in those parts, to the shame of the clerical order), if and after Bernard (who lately, without mention of his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents related in the fourth degree of affinity, had himself made a clerk) accuses Thady before the above three, to summon Thady, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, of the patronage of laymen and value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, to Bernard, whom the pope hereby dispenses to act as a clerk, and to be promoted to all, even holy orders and receive and retain the rectory, and to resign it, when (quando) he pleases, simply or for exchange, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (P and G. Gonne. | P. Gratis de mandato. Pridie Id. Junii Anno Quinto, de Varris.) [2½ pp.]
4 Id. June.
(10 June.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 79.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's de Portu patrum in the diocese of Annadown, and Donatus Oteanduacyla (rectius Oceanduacyla) and David Walsh (Valentii, rectius Valenti), canons of Annadown. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Thomas Odomnall, clerk, of the diocese of Annadown, that Walter de Burgo, rector of the rectory of the parish churches [sic] of Gnobeg in the said diocese, has dilapidated and alienated and uselessly consumed many moveables of the rectory, and, leading an unhonest life, has frequented taverns and other unhonest places and has long neglected to keep personal residence in the rectory, that on account of his carelessness and bad government a number of laymen have usurped tithes and other obventions of the rectory, and that he has been and is at present greatly defamed about these things in those parts, to the contempt of the priestly order) if and after Thomas (who lately, without mention of his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents, had himself made a clerk, and whom the pope hereby absolves from all sentences of excommunication etc. as far only as regards the taking effect of these presents) accuses Walter before the above three, to summon Walter, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, of the patronage of laymen and value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, to Thomas, whom the pope hereby dispenses, notwithstanding the said defect etc., to act as a clerk and be promoted to all, even holy orders and receive and retain the rectory, whether it be void as above, or by the non-promotion to the priesthood within the lawful time of the late Odo Ohallmurayn, clerk, or by his death, or by the resignation of the said Walter or Odo, or in any other way, and notwithstanding the said patronage, from which the pope for this turn only specially derogates.Vite etc. (A. and G. Gonne. | A. xxx. Quintodecimo Kal.Julii Anno Quinto. de Feletis.) [3¼ pp.]
4 Id. Oct.
(12 Oct.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 116d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Ferns (de Fernia), in the diocese of Ferns. Mandate to collate and assign to Robert Oferale, clerk, of the diocese of Ferns (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure) the rectory of the parish church de Senboch Sancti Colmani de Duria in the said diocese, of the patronage of laymen, and value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Richard Ofergayl alias Oferle. Dignum etc. (O. and P. Philippron. | O. xxii. Septimo Kal. Novembris Anno Quinto. Pontanus.) [2¼ pp.]
11 Kal. June.
(22 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 133d.)
To the abbot of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul and St. Mary, Lisgabayl, and the prior of St. Mary's, Damynys, in the diocese of Clogher, and Bartholomew Offlannagan, canon of Clogher. Mandate to collate and assign to Donald Omithian, clerk, of the diocese of Kilmore (Triburnen.) (who lately, without mentioning his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents related in the second degree of affinity, had himself made a clerk, and whom the pope hereby absolves from all sentences of excommunication etc. as far only as regards the taking effect of these presents) the perpetual vicarage of Kaylleasnayd in the said diocese, whose value, with that of its annexes, does not exceed 6 marks sterling, void because Cornelius Maclochlayn Yruayrc, having obtained it by canonical collation, held it for more than a year without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation, although the said Cornelius, who is to be summoned and removed, and from fear of whose power Donald cannot safely meet him in the city and diocese of Kilmore, has unduly detained possession after the lapse of the said year without having acquired any fresh canonical title; whether it be void as above, or by the death of Cornelius Meclochlayn Yruarc the elder, priest, or in any other way. Donald is hereby dispensed to act as a clerk, and be promoted to all, even holy orders and receive and retain the said vicarage and with it one other compatible benefice, even if a canonry and prebend of a cathedral church, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (A. and P. Philippron. | A. xx. Pridie Non Julii Anno Quinto. de Feletis.) [3½ pp.]
Ibid.
(f. 202d.)
To the abbot of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul and St. Mary, Lysgabail, in the diocese of Clogher. Mandate to collate and assign to Bernard Ocathasaid, clerk, of the diocese of Clogher (who alleges that Peter Oflannagan, clerk, of the said diocese, under pretext of a certain wardship (custodie) or commenda of the sacristship of the church de Damynis in the said diocese, made to him by authority of the ordinary on its becoming void as below, has unduly detained possession for more than a year but less than two) the said sacristship, an elective office with cure, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, which became void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Nicholas Oflanagan; summoning and removing the said Peter.Dignum etc. (T. and G. Gonne. | T. xx. Non. Junii Anno Quinto. de Tervisio.) [2¼ pp.]
1451.
4 Id. June.
(10 June.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 206d.)
To the dean of Burgos (Burgensis), and the officials of St. Andrews and Glasgow. Mandate, if they find lawful the resignation made by John Arrous, archdeacon of Glasgow, before notary and witnesses, of the perpetual vicarage of Largow in the diocese of St. Andrew, to admit it by papal authority, and thereupon to collate and assign it, with cure of souls, of the patronage of the abbess and convent of the Cistercian nuns’ monastery of North Berwic in the said diocese, and value not exceeding 9l. sterling, to William Arrous, priest, of the said diocese; whether it be void as above, or by the said John's obtaining the [perpetual] vicarage of Peebles (de Plebelis) in the diocese of Glasgow, or in any other way. Vite etc. (A. and Pro G. de Callio, Jo. de Millinis. | A. xx. Nono Kal. Julii Anno Quinto. de Feletis.) [12/3 pp.]
5 Id. May.
(11 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 235.)
To the subdean of Glasgow, and Walter Stewart and Richard Clephan, canons of the same. Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Leslee alias Lytstar (sic), priest, of the diocese of St. Andrews, that Peter Benig, an Augustinian canon professed of Holyrood, Edinburct, in the said diocese, perpetual vicar of Blacat in the diocese of Glasgow, has publicly kept a concubine, even in his own dwelling house, and has dilapidated and converted to unlawful uses the immoveable goods of the said vicarage), if and after John accuses before the above three the said Peter (who has also, as John alleges, for several years unduly detained the said vicarage, even after its collation had by the Lateran statutes lapsed to the apostolic see, together with the per˙petual vicarage of Ur (fn. 4) in the said diocese of Glasgow, under pretext of a union made by authority of the ordinary for false and fictitious causes set forth by the said Peter), to summon Peter, and if they find the above or one of them enough for the purpose to be true, to deprive and remove him from the said vicarage of Blacat, and in that event to collate and assign it, value not exceeding 8l. sterling, to John. Vite etc. (P. and— (fn. 5) | P.xxii. Sexto Kal. Junii Anno Quinto. de Varris.) [2⅓ pp.]
1450[–1].
13 Kal. April.
(20 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 239.)
To the abbot of the monastery in Sagudail (or Sagidail) in Kyntyr, in the diocese of Lismore. Mandate to collate and assign to Moricius son of Dugald (Dougaldi) Macneil, rector of the parish church of Kilblane (Sancti Blaani) in Kyntyr, in the diocese of Lismore alias Argyll, who is by both parents of noble birth, the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Kilcalmonell (Sancti Colmoneli) in Knapdale in the said diocese, value not exceeding 8l. sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the recent resignation made to the pope of Patrick de Cornton; notwithstanding that he holds a canory of Lismore and the prebend called of St. Columba, value not exceeding 8l. sterling, and the said rectory (here spelt Sancti Balaani), value likewise not exceeding 8l. sterling. Upon obtaining the vicarage he is, as he has offered, to resign the rectory of St. Mary in Arein (fn. 6) (i.e. Kilmoran in Arran) in the diocese of Sodor, which he is also holding by papal dispensation. He is moreover dispensed to retain for life the said vicarage and the said rectory of Kilblane (Sancti Blaani). Dignum etc. (P. and Jo. de Millinis. | P. xxviii. Sexto Kal. Aprilis Anno Quinto. de Varris.) [2½ pp.] See Cal. Papal Lett., VIII, p. 473.]
1451.
17 Kal. May.
(15 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 248d.)
To John Jacobi alias Juvenis, M.A. Collation and provision of the perpetual vicarage of Stoboo in the diocese of Glasgow, value not exceeding 15l. sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the resignation of Andrew Boure made to the pope by Robert Cady, rector of Line (fn. 7) in the said diocese, proctor substituted for the purpose by John Yunge, priest, of the said diocese, proctor specially appointed by the said Andrew. Litterarum sciencia, vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Burgos, Nicholas Otterborne, canon of Glasgow and the official of St. Andrews.Hodie dilecto filio. (P and— (fn. 8). | P. xiii. xi.Duodecimo Kal. Maii Anno Quinto. de Varris.) [2¾ pp.]

Footnotes

  • 1. On the back of the volume is the usual modern label, in Italian: ‘Nicolò V. 1451. Anno. 5. Lib. 1.’ A flyleaf has, in three different contemporary hands, ‘R(ecipe) HerA.’ [i.e. A. de Feletis], ‘Rubricatus’ and ‘Primus de beneficiis vacantibus anno V. domini nostri domini Nicolay pape Vti.’ A like eontemporary description occurs also, as usual, on the bottom edge of the volume. The text comprises ff. 1–287.
  • 2. sibi tunc in minori quoad hoc etate constituto.
  • 3. Between ‘Octavo’ and ‘Id’ are the words ‘Kal. Jul.,’ cancelled, with ‘T.’ written over each word.
  • 4. ‘Vr,’ with a hesitating ‘V.’
  • 5. The usual name of the scriptor in the margin is omitted.
  • 6. Ill written.
  • 7. Ill written.
  • 8. The usual name of the scriptor in the margin is omitted.