Lateran Regesta 213: 1420-1421

Pages 179-183

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 7, 1417-1431. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.

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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CCXIII (fn. 1)

4 Martin V

De Regularibus

4 Id. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 25.)
To Nicholas [de Tibure], a Friar Minor, S.T.P., minister of the Roman province. Mandate (if he find to be true the circumstances set forth in the recent petition of the Friars Minors of the English province, namely that on the voidance of the office of minister of the said province by the resignation of the late Peter Russel, made to the provincial chapter, a chapter was summoned and held for a new election at Coventry, in which was elected Robert Welleys, S.T.M., who gave his consent; and that, on account of the recent death of Anthony de Pireto, there is no minister-general to confirm the said election) to confirm the same by papal authority. Amabiles fructus quos sacer ordo. [Eubel, Bullarium Franciscanum, VII, p. 547.]
4 Non. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 27.)
To William Gotte, friar of the Friars Minors’ house of Cambridge in the diocese of Ely, S.T.B. Dispensation to him (who is the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, and who formerly, after making his profession, caused himself to be promoted to all holy orders) to receive and hold any administrations or offices wont to be held by friars of the order, even those called prelatures. Religionis zelus, litterarum etc. [See Eubel, op. cit. p. 546.]
3 Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 34d.)
To Master Geminianus de Prato, papal chaplain and auditor. Mandate (at the recent petition of John Paston', monk of Cluny in the diocese of Macon, containing that a cause arose lately between him and Nicholas Loddon', monk of the same monastery, about the Cluniac priory of Bromholme in the diocese of Norwich, provision of which, void by the resignation of Clement Chandelier, [now] monk of the said monastery, then prior of Bromholme, made to Thomas Elmon (sic), Cluniac prior of Lenton in the diocese of York, vicar in spirituals of Robert, abbot of Cluny, from whom he had special power for the purpose, John claimed to have received by authority of the ordinary, which provision Nicholas opposed, preventing it, as he still does, from taking effect, and claiming that the priory lawfully belonged to him; and that the present pope at John's instance committed the cause, although not by its nature lawfully devolved to the Roman court, to the above auditor, who has proceeded short of a conclusion) if he find in the course of the suit that, as some assert, neither John nor Nicholas has any right, to collate and assign to John the priory, which is conventual and has cure, and is wont to be governed by monks of the said monastery, value not exceeding 40l. Religionis etc. (Franciscus. xx. Quartodecimo Kal. Januarii Anno Quarto. de Agello.)
6 Non. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 45d.)
To the bishop of Alet (Electen.), the abbot of St. Mary's de Benedictione Dei in the diocese of Meath, and Cornelius Orodochan, canon of Clonmacnoise (Cluanen.). Mandate to collate and assign to Dermit Olongayn, canon of the Augustinian priory of the house of St. Mary, Dreuach, in the diocese of Meath, priest, the said priory, conventual, dependent on no monastery or regular place, and elective, value not exceeding 25 marks, void by the death of Malachy Okynga. Religionis etc. (Ja. xxv. Tercio Id. Marcii Anno Quarto. de Cerretanis.)
15 Kal. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 115.)
To John Toker, a Friar Minor. Licence, he having completed his fiftieth year, and having been a Friar Minor since he completed his thirteenth year, to enter, without requiring licence of his superiors, the cell or hermitage (cella vel inclusorium) which has been built for one religious near the church of the Hospitallers’ house in Boklond in the diocese of Wells, cause himself to be enclosed, and remain therein perpetually. Sacre religionis in qua. [Eubel, op. cit. VII, p. 547.]
4 Kal. Sept.
S Maria Maggiore, Rome.
(f. 120.)
To the bishop of Ferns. Mandate (at the recent petition of the prior and convent of the Augustinian priory of St. Mary the Virgin, Kells (de Kenllis), in the diocese of Ossory, containing that by reason of wars etc. the fruits etc. arising from their appropriated parish churches of Kells (de Kenllis), and St. Keranus's and Erleiston, and other churches and chapels in the said diocese, which were formerly abundant, are now so diminished that they cannot pay the burdens arising from the said churches etc., especially the yearly sum of 7½ marks to the ordinary for visitation; and praying for its reduction to 6 marks) to inform himself, and if he find the facts to be as stated, to reduce the 7½ marks to a smaller sum. Apostolice seruitutis officium. (Franciscus. xx. Sexto Non. Octobris Anno Quarto. de Agello.)
4 Non. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 122d.)
To John Toftys, canon of the Augustinian priory of Bromhyll in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to him, a priest, to hold any benefice with or without cure, wont to be assigned to a secular clerk, even if a parish church etc., and to resign it, simply or for exchange. Grata deuocionis obsequia.
3 Non. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 186.)
To Thady (Tytheo) Macamilltaich, Cistercian monk of Assaroe (de Cameria) in the diocese of Raphoe. Dispensation to him, who is the son of a priest, an abbot of the said order, and an unmarried woman, to hold any dignities wont to be governed by monks of the order, even if elective and with cure, below that of abbot. Religionis zelus, vite etc. [See below, p. 192.]
2 Non. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 193.)
To the dean of Clonfert. Mandate if he find that, as related in the recent petition of Philip Saeys, canon of the Augustinian priory of Fertacaereacli in the diocese of Ossory, priest, the said priory is so destroyed and desolated and exposed to ruin by the wars and calamities which have long afflicted those parts that its religious cannot remain therein, but must wander about and beg their daily bread, to transfer him to the monastery of St. Mary, Clonfert (de Portupuro), of the same order, in the diocese of Clonfert, in which there is no fixed number of canons. Humilibus et honestis.
10 Kal. July.
(f. 214d.)
To the bishop of Todi and the precentor and Donald Ograda, canon, of Killaloe. Mandate to collate and assign to Nicholas [son] of Richard Medonis, Augustinian canon of SS. Peter and Paul's, Clar, in the diocese of Killaloe, who lately received papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, the priory of Ynyscronayn, of the same order and in the same diocese, which is conventual and has cure, depends on the above monastery and is wont to be governed by canons thereof, and whose value does not exceed 6 marks, which has been so long void, because Thomas Ochaayn held it for more than a year without having himself ordained priest, that by the Lateran statutes its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, and which is reserved to the pope under his late reservation of all conventual priories in Ireland, void and to be void. Religionis zelus, vite etc. (Franciscus. xxiii. In bulla et registro gratis pro deo. Quinto Id. Augusti Anno Quarto. de Agello.)
7 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 218d.)
To John, bishop of Ostia, vice-chancellor of the Roman church. Mandate to receive from Walter Lynton', master or preceptor of the Lazar house or hospital of Burton in the diocese of Lincoln, his proposed resignation of the said house, and to collate and assign the same, without cure, not a dignity nor a personatus, value not exceeding 200l., to Geoffrey Schriggeley, brother of the house of the order of St. Lazarus, Jerusalem. Religionis etc. (Franciscus. xxiiii. Sexto decimo Kal. Junii Anno Quarto. de Agello.)
6 Non. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 226.)
To Nicholas Orywrdan, Cistercian monk of Monasteranenagh (de Magio) in the diocese of Limerick. Rehabilitation, on account of the following. On the voidance of the above monastery by the death of abbot Cornelius, the convent elected him abbot, being then a monk thereof and in priest's orders, consenting to and under pretext of which election he, without obtaining confirmation from the apostolic see or any superior, has administered the abbey. He is to resign. Sedes apostolica, pia mater.
Ibid. To the archdeacon of Emly. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to make provision to the above Nicholas, if found fit, of the said abbey, the value of whose abbatial mensa does not exceed 20 marks, and to cause him to be blessed by any catholic bishop in communion with the apostolic see, who shall send to the pope Nicholas's oath of fealty, as usual. Ex suscepte seruitutis.
4 Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 244.)
To Laurence Clerke, a Carmelite of the house of Sandwye in the diocese of Canterbury. Confirmation of the grant made to him by friar Thomas, provincial of the English province, and vicar in the said province of the prior-general, with consent of the prior and friars of the said house, in which he had long been a friar, of a dwelling (mansio) therein for life, and of the confirmation by friar Bertrand Vaquerii, vicar of the priorgeneral in the Roman court, of the said grant. Ad hoc circa regularis.
18 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 258.)
To Thomas Arnewod, Augustinian canon of St. Denys's in the diocese of Winchester. Dispensation to him, who has lately entered the above house and made his profession, and had himself ordained priest, and is the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to hold a benefice with or without cure, wont to be governed by canons of the said house, even if a priory etc., and to resign it, simply or for exchange. Religionis etc.
10 Kal. Oct.
S. Maria Maggiore, Rome.
(f. 264d.)
To Simon London, Benedictine monk of Snellehale alias Snellishale in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to him, who is the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, and who, after entering the above house and making his profession, had himself ordained priest, to hold any dignity etc. wont to be governed by monks of his order or house, and to resign it, simply or for exchange. Religionis etc. (Franciscus. Gratis de mandato. de Agello.)
5 Id. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 278.)
To the bishops of Todi and Killaloe, and the archdeacon of Killaloe. Mandate (recapitulating the rehabilitation on account of the parish church of Letrach, and the mandate to admit as a canon and receive his profession, as above, Reg. CCXII, ff. 278d and 279) to collate and assign to William Omeagra, clerk, of the diocese of Killaloe, who is of noble birth, after he has been received as a canon and made his profession, the priorship of the Augustinian house of St. John Baptist by Lenaenach in the said diocese, which is conventual, depends on no monastery or other regular place, has cure and is elective, and whose value does not exceed 40 marks, which, on its voidance by the death of Patrick Funagy, the late John XXIII reserved, under his previous reservation of all conventual priories, void and to be void, and which, pope John not having disposed of it when he was deposed, remained reserved to the present pope; whether it became void as stated, or by the death of Richard Parcel, or otherwise. Religionis etc. (Ja. xxxiiii. Id. Julii Anno Quarto. de Cerretanis.)


  • 1. On the back is Lib. 51. On the flyleaf, in the usual modern hands, is ‘ViditContelorius,’ ‘Primus de Regularibus ….’ and ‘Lib. LI …’ On the top and bottom edges of the volume is the contemporary description: Primus de Regularibus anno iiii At the top of f. i, in a contemporary hand, is ‘Rubricatus est.’