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Lateran Regesta 172: 1413-1414

Pages 437-444

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 6, 1404-1415. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1904.

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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CLXXII (fn. 1)

4 John XXIII (contd.)

De Diversis Formis

1413.
Non. Oct.
St. Anthony's without
the walls of Florence.
(f. 56.)
To John Wakeryng, archdeacon of Canterbury. Dispensation to hold for life with the archdeaconry, which is a nonmajor dignity with cure, any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if it be a parish church or a perpetual vicarage, or a dignity, major or principal respectively, and elective, personatus or office with or without cure, in a metropolitan, cathedral or collegiate church, and to resign both, simply or for exchange. Vite ac morum. (De mandato.)
Ibid. To William de Sponne, rector of Sybbesdon (sic) in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to hold for life with Sybbisdon (sic) any other benefice etc. as in the preceding. Vite etc. (De mandato.)
Ibid. To Walter Alexandri, priest, of the diocese of Winchester. Rehabilitation, he having formerly, after receiving the tonsure, married the late Edith Hobbes, thinking her a virgin, and had offspring by her; and having, upon her death, in ignorance of the existence of an impediment arising from the fact that, as he afterwards learned, she had, before the said marriage, committed fornication with other men, had himself promoted to all holy orders, and celebrated mass and other divine offices. He is further dispensed to minister in the said orders and hold any mutually compatible benefices with and without cure. Sedes apostolica. (De mandato.)
Ibid.
(f. 57.)
To John Welburne, rector of Leveryngton in the diocese of Ely. Dispensation to hold for life with the said church any other benefice etc. as above f. 56, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Litterarum sciencia (sic), vite etc. (De mandato.)
1414.
4 Kal. May.
Bologna.
(f. 76d.)
To the bishops of Winchester and Norwich. Mandate to receive from Henry, archbishop elect of Canterbury, whom the pope has recently [below, p. 454] translated from St. Davids, in order to save him the labour and expense of coming to the Roman court, the usual oath of fealty, according to the form enclosed, and to send it as soon as possible by his sealed letters patent. Cum nuper veunerabilem.
1413.
3 Kal. Nov.
St. Anthony's etc.
(f. 85d.)
To John Brymechgeam alias Omoylin, clerk, of the diocese of Elphin. Absolution etc., as below. He was formerly dispensed by authority of the ordinary, as the son of a married man and an unmarried woman, to receive the tonsure, and then by papal authority to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, after which he obtained the rectory of Corkamaga, which, after holding it for about 4 years, he resigned and obtained the rectories, of the patronage of laymen, first of Boyonach and Boykerayn and then of Gnecgraffayng (also written Gnecgraffayn) in the dioceses of Cashel and Tuam, which rectories, after holding them for some years, he resigned. John also, who is, he says, of noble and powerful race, in defence, against invasion, of the goods of his parents, kinsmen and friends, was present at divers conflicts in which, and especially in four of them, some laymen were killed, neither killing nor wounding, however, anyone with his own hands, nor ordering to be killed or wounded. He has also laid violent hands, as far as the effusion of blood, but without enormous wounding, upon a certain priest and clerk. Being penitent he is hereby absolved from excommunication etc. incurred, is rehabilitated, and is dispensed to be promoted to all the said orders and to hold one, two, three, four or more mutually compatible benefices with or without cure, even if they be canonries and prebends and dignities, major or principal respectively, personatus or offices, in metropolitan, cathedral or collegiate churches, and such dignities etc. be elective, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. His said illegitimacy and dispensation need not be mentioned in future graces. Sedes apostolica. (De mandato.)
1414.
Id. Feb.
Mantua.
(f. 88d.)
To Richard Garsdale, perpetual vicar of Rudstane in the diocese of York, S.T.B. Indult to him, a priest, for ten years to take, and to rent, let or farm to any persons, even laymen, the fruits etc. of Rudstane and his other benefices, whilst residing in the Roman court or studying letters at an university, or engaged in the service of a prelate. Litterarum sciencia, vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Mary's, York, the prior of St. Mary's, Brydlyngton, and the dean of St. Peter's, Incourt (Aycurien.), in the diocese of Liége. Litterarum etc. (De mandato.)
6 Id. March.
Bologna.
(f. 100d.)
To the precentor of St. Davids. Mandate—at the recent petition of Thomas Duy, perpetual vicar of St. Mary's, Cardigan, in the diocese of St. Davids, containing that although the fruits etc. of the said church, which is appropriated to the Benedictine monastery of Chertsey (Chertescia) in the diocese of Winchester, and in which the abbot and convent have obtained the institution as perpetual rector, called prior, of one of their monks, are worth 60 (sic, cf. above, p. 248) marks sterling of English money a year, nevertheless the vicar's portion does not exceed 100s. of the same money a year, which is insufficient—to summon the abbot and convent and rector and others concerned, and if he find the above to be true, to assign a third part of the said fruits etc. as portion for the said Thomas and his successors. Justis et honestis.
4 Non. March.
Bologna.
(f. 111.)
To Ralph Wathe, rector of Little Wilbergham in the diocese of Ely. Dispensation to hold for life with the said church one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if it be a parish church or a perpetual vicarage, or a dignity, major or principal respectively, personatus or office with or without cure, in a metropolitan, cathedral or collegiate church, and such dignity etc. be elective, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc.
Id. March.
Bologna.
(f. 111d.)
To the bishop of Exeter. Mandate to dispense John Hulle, scholar, of his diocese, the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold any mutually compatible benefices of any number and kind, with and without cure, even if they be canonries and prebends, dignities, major or principal respectively, personatus, perpetual administrations or offices, and even with cure, in metropolitan, cathedral or collegiate churches, and such dignities etc. be elective, and to resign them, simply or for exchange. The bishop is further to grant that his said illegitimacy need not be mentioned in future graces. Ex parte dilecti.
4 Non March.
Bologna.
(f. 112.)
To Edmund, bishop of Exeter. Absolution ad cautelam from the vow which he took when in or about his twenty-fifth year and before he became bishop of Exeter, to go, if his sister recovered from illness, on pilgrimage to the shrine of St. James, Compostela. Upon her recovery the late Peter, bishop of Dax, then papal nuncio in those parts, asserting himself to have authority for the purpose (as to whose power some have raised doubts) commuted his vow into other works of piety. He has performed the said works, and has sent many offerings by pilgrims to the shrine. He is to give to some ecclesiastical place within his city and diocese a chalice of pure silver of the weight of 2 marks sterling. Cognita devocionis constancia.
Ibid. To Roger Bolter, canon of Exeter. Dispensation to him, who holds the parish church of Blakeaueton in the diocese of Exeter and a certain prebend or portion without cure in the parish church of Probus in Cornwall, and a canonry and prebend in Exeter, to hold for life with Blakeaueton one other benefice with cure etc., as above, f. 111. Vite etc.
Ibid.
(f. 113.)
To John Stevenys, priest, of the diocese of Exeter. Dispensation on account of irregularity contracted by issuing, contrary to, but in ignorance of, the canons, in a cause the decision of which was committed to him by authority of the ordinary, against one of the persons concerned a verbal (nulla scriptura adhibita) sentence of excommunication, thereby incurring suspension, unaware of which he did not abstain from the celebration of mass and other divine offices, which, being better informed, he has done. He is further dispensed to minister in all his orders, to retain his benefices, and to hold any others, with or without cure, and is rehabilitated. Sedes apostolica.
3 Id. April.
Bologna.
(f. 113d.)
To Robert Felton, precentor of Hereford. Dispensation to him, a subdeacon, not to be obliged, during five years, on account of the said precentorship, a non-major dignity with cure, even if it be elective, or of any other benefices with cure or otherwise requiring holy orders, to be promoted to any of such holy orders. Vite etc.
6 Id. May.
Bologna.
(f. 114)
To Richard Beel, perpetual vicar of St. Helen's, Abingdon, in the diocese of Salisbury. Dispensation to hold for ten years with the said vicarage, value not exceeding 50 marks, one other benefice with cure etc. as above, f 111, without the clause as often as he pleases. Within the said period he is to exchange one of the two for a benefice compatible with the remaining one; otherwise he is to resign the vicarage or that one which he prefers of such two incompatible benefices. Vite etc.

2 John XXIII

1412.
Kal. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 133d.)
To Master Herman Dwerg, provost of St. Lebuinus's, Deventer (Davantrien.) in the diocese of Utrecht (Traiecten.), doctor of canon law, papal notary. Grant, in relief of the expense to which he has been put on account of his mission as nuncio to England, of the 300 marks of Lübeck which were due to the late Francis, bishop of Sabina, from the fruits etc. of certain benefices held by him in England, were lately deposited with Eghardus Oldendorp, canon of Lubeck, and by the death of Francis have devolved to the papal camera. He has faculty to give acquittance to Eghardus or other with whom the money may have since been deposited. Merita tue probitatis. (Pro domino notario.)

4 John XXIII (contd.)

1414.
6 Id. May.
Bologna.
(f. 141d.)
To the dean of St. John's, Chester, in the diocese of Lichfield. Mandate—at the recent petition of the inhabitants of Wolvercote in the diocese of Lincoln, containing that the said town is more than two miles distant from their parish church of St. Peter in the East, within the walls of Oxford, whither their dead have been wont to be borne, and that between the said town and church the road is often so muddy, especially in winter, and the streams of water (aquarum riculi) swell so much that it is at times impossible to go from the said town to the said church without danger—to grant that they may, at the chapel of SS. Peter and Paul which has been built in their said town, have free burial and make a cemetery, and have it, as well as the chapel, consecrated by a catholic bishop in communion with the apostolic see, saving the right of the said parish church and of any other. Humilibus et honestis.
1413.
12 Kal. Jan.
Lodi (Lauda).
(f. 156d.)
To the archbishop of Tuam. Mandate to dispense Thomas Leuch (or Leach) and John Penrys, of his diocese, to marry, after imposing a salutary penance for their incest, they having, not in ignorance that they were related in the third and third degrees of affinity, committed fornication and had offspring, which, with future offspring, is to be declared legitimate. Oblate nobis.
Non. Oct.
St. Anthony's, etc.
(f. 158.)
Nullification of Boniface IX's faculty [Reg. Lat. XCIX, f. 197, in Cal. Lett. V, p. 470, here recapitulated] to the Benedictine prior and convent of the priory of the place of Boxgrave in the diocese of Chichester (Reg. XCIX has Bosgrave, Chichester) that, as long as the Schism and the hostility between England and France last, their postulants shall make their profession to the said prior and his successors, and not to the abbot of Lessay (Lessy alias Exaquii) in Normandy, on which abbey their priory depends, and that upon voidance of the priory the convent shall, instead of the said abbot, choose the new prior, to be nominated to the lord of the said place, and to be by him presented to the ordinary. The pope hereby grants anew the above faculty, and confirms the profession recently made to the prior under the said faculty, and by order of the archbishop of Canterbury on occasion of a metropolitical visitation, by the following monks of the priory: Simon Hye, John Smyth, John Byk, John Pentor and Richard Seuord. Ad fut. rei mem. Ex providencia sedis apostolice. (De mandato.) [3 pp.]
1414.
3 Kal. Feb.
Mantua.
(f. 166d.)
To Simon Brampton, elect of Tripoli. Faculty to him, to whom the pope has recently made provision of the said see [below, p. 453], to be consecrated by any catholic bishop of his choice, assisted by two or three others. The consecrator is to send Simon's oath of fealty by Simon's sealed letters patent. Cum nuper ecclesie. (De mandato.)
5 Id. March.
Bologna.
(f. 186d.)
Nullification, as below, with exemplifications, of the following two letters granted by the present pope in behalf of Master John Swayne, clerk, of the diocese of Kildare, papal secretary, in respect of the below-named archdeaconry and canonry and prebend:—(i) Cupientes cos, addressed to the archbishops of Canterbury and Armagh, and Francis, cardinal deacon of SS. Cosmas and Damian's, and dated 3 Non. April anno 3 [1413, below, p. 448], ordering them, motu proprio, to warn William Yong and any other intruders to resign to Master John Swayne, archdeacon of Meath, papal secretary, the said archdeaconry, and to make satisfaction to him for fruits taken; (ii) Dudum siquidem per nos accepto, addressed to the archbishop of Armagh, and the bishops of Volterra and Veszprém, and dated Kal. Jan. anno 3 [1413, above, p. 374], ordering them, motu proprio, to warn John Tanner, priest, dwelling in the diocese of Dublin, and any other intruders, to resign to Master John Swayne, canon of Ferns, papal secretary, the canonry and prebend of Swords in Dublin, and to make satisfaction to him for fruits taken. Seeing that, as the pope has recently learned, the publication and execution of the said letters might give rise to great scandals and peril of souls, and that the said Yong and Tanner are ready to make answer to Swayne within or without the Roman court, he, at the petition of Yong and Tanner, annuls the said letters, and any proceedings taken under pretext thereof. Ad fut. rei mem. Sedes apostolica. [5¾ pp.]
2 Kal. [April? ] (fn. 1)
Bologna.
(f. 192.)
To Thomas Guldesfelde, perpetual vicar of Plymmouia alias Plymmouth in the diocese of Exeter. Dispensation to hold for life with the said vicarage one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible. Vite etc.
10 Kal. April.
Bologna.
(f. 194.)
To Patrick Offlannura, clerk, of the diocese of Derry. Dispensation to him—who has had papal dispensation, as the son of a Cistercian professed and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, after which he was promoted to all minor orders—to hold two or more other mutually compatible benefices with or without cure, even if they be abbatial and conventual dignities of any order which he may profess, or other dignities, major or principal respectively, personatus or offices, with or without cure, and canonries and prebends, in cathedral, metropolitan or collegiate churches, and such dignities etc. be elective, and to resign all such benefices, simply or for exchange, and hold instead not more than five similar or dissimilar mutually compatible benefices. His illegitimacy and dispensations need not be mentioned in future graces. Vite etc. (De mandato.)
1414.
7 Id. April.
Bologna.
(f. 194d.)
To James Baguley, rector of All Saints in North Strete, York. Dispensation to him, who is in minor orders only, not to be obliged during four years to be promoted to the subdiaconate and other holy orders. Vite etc.
3 Id. April.
Bologna.
(f. 196.)
To John Bykebury, clerk, of the diocese of Exeter. Dispensation to him, the son of an unmarried knight and an unmarried woman (without mention of which he lately had himself tonsured), to be promoted to the subdiaconate and other holy orders, and minister therein as well as in his said orders, and to hold a benefice even with cure. Illegitime genitos.
7 Id. May.
Bologna.
(f. 201.)
To the bishops of Winchester and Norwich. Mandate to assign to Henry, elect of Canterbury, sometime bishop of St. Davids, the pallium, which the pope has sent by Henry's envoy, Robert Appilton, canon of York, and to receive his oath of fealty according to the form enclosed, and send it by his sealed letters patent to the pope. Cum palleum insigne.
Ibid. To Henry, sometime bishop of St. Davids, archbishop elect of Canterbury. Informing him that the pope has sent the pallium to be assigned to him, as above. Cum etc.
2 Non. March.
Bologna.
(f. 202.)
To Thomas Morton, rector of Brynkelee in the diocese of Ely, licentiate of civil law. Dispensation to hold for life with Brynkelee, value not exceeding 25 marks, one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church or a perpetual vicarage, or a dignity, major or principal respectively, and elective, personatus or office, with cure, in a metropolitan, cathedral or collegiate church, and to resign them as often as he pleases, simply or for exchange. Litterarum sciencia, vite etc.
Ibid. To Robert Gilbert, precentor of Lincoln, S.T.M. Dispensation to hold for life with the said precentorship, which is a nonmajor dignity with cure, value not exceeding 150 marks, one other benefice etc. as in the preceding. Litterarum etc.
5 Kal. May.
Bologna.
(f. 202 bis.)
To John, elect of St. Davids. Indult, motu proprio, to retain with the said see—provision of which the pope has this day made to him [below, p. 454] and the mensa of which has been very much impoverished by the wars and other calamities which have long afflicted those parts— all his present benefices, with and without cure, until the pope transfers him to a fatter (pinguiorem) cathedral church. Exigit tue devocionis.
7 Id. Feb.
Mantua.
(f. 225.)
To Matthew Moore, [bishop] elect of Hebron (Ebronen.) Faculty to him, to whom the pope recently (sic, see f. 231d.) made provision of the said see, to be consecrated etc. as above, f. 166d. Cum nuper ecelesie. (De mandato.)
4 Id. Feb.
Mantua.
(f. 225d.)
To the bishops of Ferns and Ossory. Mandate to receive from Thomas, sometime bishop of Elphin, whom the pope has recently [below, p. 453] translated to Lismore and Waterford, in order etc. as above, f. 76d. Cum nos nuper venerabilem. (De mandato.)
1414.
7 Id. Feb.
Mantua.
(f. 231d.)
Provision to Matthew Moore, Friar Preacher, priest, of the see of Hebron (Ebronen.), void by the death of bishop Martin, during whose lifetime it was reserved to the pope. Divina disponente elemencia. (De mandato.)
1413.
5 Kal. Jan.
Lodi (Lauda)
(f. 232.)
To James Symondi, archdeacon of Glendalough (Glyndelacen.) in Dublin. Dispensation to him—who has had papal dispensation to hold for three years, not yet expired, with the said archdeaconry, which is a non–major dignity with cure, any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a dignity, even major and elective, personatus or office, in a cathedral church, after which dispensation he obtained the parish church of St. Mary, Kildalk, in the diocese of Meath— to hold for life the said archdeaconry and church, value together not exceeding 120 marks, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, and hold instead two other similar or dissimilar benefices, even if they be dignities, major or principal respectively, personatus or offices in metropolitan, cathedral or collegiate churches, and be elective. Laudabilia probitatis. (De mandato.)
1414.
Id. Feb.
Mantua.
(f. 236d.)
To the bishop of Lichfield. Mandate to dispense Richard de Bradschaw and Alice de Pullis, of his diocese, to marry notwithstanding that they are related on one side in the second and on the other in the third degree of affinity. Oblate nobis. (De mandato.)
Kal. March.
Bologna.
(f. 242.)
To Thomas Marchale of Fyncham, clerk, of the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to him, in or about his twenty-first year and in minor orders only, to be promoted to all holy orders. Vite etc. (De mandato.)
4 Non. April.
Bologna.
(f. 244.)
To Robert Rose of Wyktone, subdeacon, of the same diocese. Dispensation to him, in minor orders and in his twenty-first year, to be promoted to the orders of deacon and priest, and minister therein. Vite etc.
Ibid. To John Motuyne, acolyte, of the same diocese. Dispensation to him, in minor orders and in his twenty-second year, to be promoted to the orders of subdeacon, deacon and priest, and minister therein. Vite etc.

Footnotes

  • 1. Described on the back as Anno 4 Liber 68. The number of the Liber is not mentioned elsewhere.
  • 2. The month is omitted by the scribe. The two letters which immediately follow on f. 192 are by the same hand and are dated 4 Non. April and 2 Non. April respectively