Lateran Regesta 198: 1417-1418

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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. CXCVIII (fn. 1)

De Beneficiis Vacantibus

1 Martin V

14 Kal. July.
(f. 43d.)
To the bishop of Dunkeld and the abbots of Saint-Maixent (Sancti Maxencii) and Balmurynagth in the dioceses of Poitiers and St. Andrews. Mandate to collate and assign to William Croyser, canon of Dunkeld, M.A., who is studying at Paris in the faculty of theology, the perpetual vicarage of Enverlithan in the diocese of St. Andrews, value not exceeding 25l. of old sterlings, void by the death of James Walteri; notwithstanding that he holds a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld, has possession of the parish church of Kirlgonzan (sic), under a grant of it in commendam lately made to him by papal authority, and that a grant was formerly made to him by papal authority of the parish church of Magna Kaveris in the diocese of Glasgow, value not exceeding 6, 20 and 80l. of old sterlings respectively; that the present pope has ordered provision to be made to him of a canonry and prebend and the precentorship, a non-major dignity, of Moray, value together not exceeding 60l., and later of a canonry and prebend and the archdeaconry of Teviotdale (Theridalie), a dignity with cure, in Glasgow, value altogether not exceeding 80l., and has granted him provision of a benefice with or without cure, even if a canonry and prebend, dignity etc. in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Aberdeen; that he has dispensed him, by the above first letters of provision, to hold the said precentorship and the church of Magna Kaveris together for three years, and has by the second letters prolonged the said commenda by five years from the time of his obtaining the said archdeaconry; and that he has required him, upon obtaining the archdeaconry, to resign Magna Kaveris and the canonry and prebend and precentorship of Moray. He is hereby dispensed to hold together the above vicarage and the said archdeaconry during the pleasure of the apostolic see, and to resign them meanwhile, simply or for exchange. At the end of the said pleasure he is to resign the archdeaconry or the vicarage or one of the incompatible benefices which he may have obtained in their stead, and as soon as he obtains the vicarage is to resign Magna Kaveris and the canonry and prebend and precentorship of Moray; and the above grant of a benefice shall be null and void as far as regards a benefice with cure or a dignity or personatus only. Litterarum etc. (Antonius. xxxii. Nono Kal. Februarii Anno Secundo. de Ponto.) [See above, pp. 66, 67, 73, 92, 93.]
15 Kal. Dec.
(f. 62d.)
To the bishop of Sessa, and the archdeacon and John Oflahainayn, canon, of Ardfert (Areferten.). Mandate to collate and assign to Donald Okynnelyg, clerk, perpetual beneficiary called a portionary in the church of St. Senan, Inyskathayg, in the diocese of Killaloe (who has had papal dispensation, 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 wardenship of the said church, a non-elective office without cure, value not exceeding 7 marks, void by the death of Dermit Omulumne, although Philip Maickeheachayn, priest, of the diocese of Limerick, who is to be removed, wrongfully detains possession. He is to resign the said portion. Vite etc. Antonius. xi. Resciduum (sic) pro deo. Secundo Id. Decembris Anno Secundo. de Ponto.) [See below, pp. 110, 111.]
9 Kal. Dec.
(f. 65d.)
To the bishop of Spoleto, the abbot of SS. Peter and Paul's, Armagh, and Henry (Hanrico) Odubaill, canon of Derry. Mandate to collate and assign to John Macmolynd, priest, of the diocese of Clogher (who has received papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 62d), the perpetual vicarage of St. Brocanus's, Roserchan, in the diocese of Connor, value not exceeding 7 marks, void by the death of Donatus Ochosuechan; whether it be so void, or by the resignation of John Ochosuechan made to bishop John, or in any other way. Vite etc. (Antonius. viii. Resciduum pro deo. de Ponto.)
7 Id. Dec.
(f. 116d.)
To the dean of Armagh. Mandate to collate and assign to William Ocanalan (sic), clerk, of the diocese of Armagh, the perpetual vicarage of Dairyluran in the said diocese, value not exceeding 4 marks, void because Donald Oconalan, priest, held it for several years without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation super hoc. Dignum etc. (Franciscus. xx. Tercio Non. Januarii Anno Secundo. de Agello.)

[De Prebendis Vacantibus.]

5 Kal. April.
(f. 220d.)
To John Beck. Collation and provision, at the petition also of Sigismund, king of the Romans and of Hungary, of whose household he is a continual member, of the canonry and prebend of York (value, together with that of the parish church of Stertforde in Clay, in the diocese of Lincoln, which Robert also held, not exceeding 40 marks), which became void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Robert Appulton; notwithstanding that he holds the poor hospital of St. Mary Magdalen [Reading] in the diocese of Salisbury, wont to be governed by secular clerks, value not exceeding 5 marks. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Cefalu or Cephalonia (Cephaluden.) and Surronensis, and the dean of Wells. Vite etc. (Antonius. xi. xiii. Quinto Kal. Maii Anno Secundo. de Ponto.)

De Prebendis Vacantibus

15 Kal. Aug.
(f. 261.)
To the abbot of Leix (de Legedei) in the diocese of Leighlin. Mandate to collate and assign to William Devenis, rector of the parish church of Rosconille in the diocese of Ossory, the canonry and prebend, value not exceeding 14 marks, of the church of St. Lactanus, Achoyr, in the same diocese, which became void by the death of John Fynan; notwithstanding that he holds the said parish church, value not exceeding 10 marks. Dignum etc. (Franciscus. xxi. Devimo septimo Kal. septembris Anno Primo. de Agello.) [The date has been corrected by Franciscus in the margin from quinto to quinto decimo Kal. Augusti.]


  • 1. On the back is Anno 1. Lib. 1. On the top and bottom edges of the volume is the contemporary description: De beneficiis et prebendis vacantibus anno primo.…