Vatican Regesta 383: 1445-1446

Pages 319-320

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 8, 1427-1447. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1909.

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Vatican Regesta, Vol. CCCLXXXIII (fn. 1)

Liber Tertius Officiorum

15 Eugenius IV

8 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 20d.)
To Master John de Obizis, canon of Ferrara, papal chaplain, nuncio of the apostolic see, and collector of the papal camera in England. Appointing him (who is also an auditor of causes of the apostolic palace, and who formerly exercised for several years the office of collector in the said realm) to the said office during the pleasure of the pope and the apostolic see, John [de Castilliono], bishop of Coutances, at present collector in the said realm, being hereby recalled and removed; with the usual faculties. He is to send in his accounts every two years, and pay in his receipts by letters of exchange or other safe way, and is to take the usual oath of fealty to Lewis, cardinal priest of St. Laurence's in Damaso, papal chamberlain, or the vicechamberlain, and to receive a like oath from his own subcollectors. Ex fideli. [See the appointment of the said John de Castilliono, above, p. 318. See also above, p. 316.]
4 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 22d.)
To the same, with ‘Ireland’ substituted. The like, mutatis mutandis. Nuper siquidem te.
(f. 23.)
To the same, with ‘Scotland’ substituted. The like, mutatis mutandis. Nuper cum te. (Subscribed at the beginning of the first of the three letters Poggius; and at the end of the third letter Prima xx., secunda xvi., tertia xviii., Ja. de Vicentia. Collata P. Parvi Johannis. L. de Costiaris. [5 pp.]

16 Eugenius IV

Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 50d.)
To Hugh Forster, a Benedictine monk of St. Mary's, Glastonbury, bachelor of canon law, of the diocese of Bath and Wells, papal chaplain. Appointing him (who has been found fit after examination made in the presence of John, bishop of Palestrina, the pope's major penitentiary, and a number of penitentiaries and masters of theology), a penitentiary in St. Peter's, Rome and in the Roman court. Before beginning to exercise the office he is to take the usual oath of fealty to the said major penitentiary.Religionis zelus, vite etc. (Blondus. Collata, F. Lauezius.A. de Magio. In the margin: Gratis de m. d. n. p.)


  • 1. Described on the back ‘T. 24’ and ‘E. IV. Off. L. iii.’ On a flyleaf De Prætis has: ‘Eugenii IV. Officiorum Tom. iii.’ On the next folio, in a contemporary hand, is: ‘Jesus Marie filius Incipit liber officiorum domini Eugenii pape quarti die xii mensis Junii Anni a Nat[ivitate] Domini MCCCCXLV, indictione octaua pontificatus uero prefati sanctissimi domini nostri Eugenii pape quarti anno xvo. 12 Junii. Et sequuntur Rubrice libri principaliter.’ The rubrice in fact begin on the following folio.