Vatican Regesta 735: 1488

Pages 231-232

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. DCCXXXV. (fn. 1)

Bullarum Liber XXXVIII.

4 Innocent VIII.

Kal. Aug.
(1 Aug.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 14r.)
To the prior of the priory of SS. Mary and Edward, King and Martyr, Limerick, and Thomas [son] of Gerald de Geraldinis and Thomas Valle, canons of Limerick. Mandate to collate and assign to Nicholas Wale, priest, of the diocese of Limerick, the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Gare in the said diocese, yearly value not exceeding 16 marks sterling, so long void that by the Lateran statutes its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although Philip Okayl, priest, of the said diocese, has detained possession for some years without any title; summoning and removing the said Philip. Vite ac morum. (Gratis pro deo.) [3¾ pp. In the margin at the end: ‘Sept(embris).’]
3 Kal. July.
(29 June.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 20v.)
To John Spens, priest, of the diocese of St. Andrews. Reservation of a pension, as below. Whereas he has this day ceded to the pope by his proctor, Leonard de Bertinis, clerk, of Siena, the suit which has been pending before a certain papal auditor between him and Gavin (Guavinum) Dumbar. a canon of Moray, about the deanery of that church, provision of which was formerly made by papal authority to the said John, and all his right in or to the said deanery, in order to implement a certain honest agreement which has been made between him and the said Gavin; and whereas the pope, calling up the said cause to himself, and extinguishing the suit, has admitted the said cession, he hereby reserves and assigns to the said John a yearly pension of 80 marks of the usual money of the realm of Scotland, not exceeding 16l. sterling, on the fruits, etc., of the said deanery, which is a major dignity, and of a certain canonry and prebend of the said church, annexed thereto, the yearly value of which does not exceed 50l., the said pension to be paid by the said Gavin and his successors to the said John for life, or until provision has been made to him, by the procurement of the said Gavin, of another canonry and prebend of the said church or other benefice of the yearly value of the said pension, and until he has obtained peaceful possession thereof; the said pension to be paid in the said church, half on the feast of Christmas and the other half on the feast of the Nativity of St. John Baptist; with the usual sanctions for delay or non-payment, and mandate executory hereby to the bishops of Moray and Brechin (Brithincen. [sic]), and John Baptista de Ferrariis, a canon of Modena. Vite etc. [5 pp. In the margin at the end: ‘Aug(usti).’]


  • 1. On the back of the volume: ‘Inn. viii. Bullar. An. iu, iv, v. L. xxxviii.’ On the front cover of the original sheepskin binding, preserved at the beginning of the volume, is the contemporary ‘xxxviii. Bullarum domini Innocentii.’ ‘R(ecipe) Spelle’ [i.e. B. de Spello, whose name occurs passim, e.g. on the last folio of the volume: ‘Collationata B. de Spello’], ‘Deo gratias, amen. Iterum deo gratias, amen,’ ‘Tibi laus, tibi honor …’ and other similar pious ejaculations; and on the back of it is the usual later ‘Innoc. 8. Lib. 38.' There are 1–li–52–99–c–cxxviiij–130–199–cc–cccxiiij–315 ff. of text, and no ‘rubricelle.’