Vatican Regesta 768: 1488

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Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 14, 1484-1492. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1960.

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Vatican Regesta, Vol. DCCLXVIII. (fn. 1)

Bullarum Liber LXXI.

5 Innocent VIII.

1488 [recte
1489. (fn. 2) ]
10 Kal. Aug.
(23 July.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 146r.)
To Patrick Symsion’, clerk, of the diocese of St. Andrews. Reservation, as below. Whereas he (between whom and Hugh Martini, perpetual vicar (fn. 3) of the parish church of Fordone in the diocese of St. Andrews, a suit was pending in second instance before Master William de Perreriis, a papal chaplain and auditor, about the said perpetual vicarage, in which a definitive sentence has been delivered in favour of the said Patrick and against the said Hugh), has this day, in fulfilment of a certain honest agreement between him and the said Hugh, given up to the pope the said suit, and all his right in or to the said vicarage, and whereas the pope has granted provision thereof to the said Hugh, the pope hereby reserves and assigns to the said Patrick a yearly pension for life of 12 marks of the usual money of Scotland, equal to 2l. sterling, upon the fruits, etc., of the said vicarage, the yearly value of which does not exceed 9l. sterling, to be paid by the said Hugh (who has consented by his proctor John Wales, clerk, of the diocese of Glasgow), and by his successors, half on Christmas day and half on St. John Baptist's; with the usual sanctions for nonpayment or delay. Vite ac morum. [2⅓ pp. In the margin at the end: ‘Mar(tii).’ See above, p. 286.]


  • 1. On the back of the volume: ‘Inn. viii. Bullar. An. viii. L. lxxi.’ On the front half of the original sheepskin binding, preserved at the beginning of the volume, is the contemporary ‘I[n]nocentius’ and ‘lxxj’; and on the back of it is the usual later ‘Innoc. 8. Lib. 71.’ There are 1–312 ff. of text (foliated in arabic numerals), and no ‘rubricelle.’
  • 2. Unless ‘anno quinto’ in the date is an error for ‘anno quarto.’
  • 3. perpetuam vicariam, recte perpetuum vicarium.