Prebendaries: Mapesbury

Pages 59-61

Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 1, St. Paul's, London. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1968.

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See lists in Cats. I fo. 95v, II fo. 112/119r.

Albert Lotaringus

First preb. in cats., 'Albertus Lotaringus'. Occ. as tenant in many counties in 1066 and 1086, not called can. (see Round, Commune of London pp. 36-8). Presum. d. before c. 1128 (Davis, London lands p. 56).

Hugh son of Albert

Occ. in cats. between Albert Lotaringus and Baldwin, 'Hugo filius eius', i.e. son of Albert Lotaringus. Occ. as can. twice: 1115/16 (A/24/1478 and WD 4 fos. 19/23v- 20/24r, pd. in Rep. pp. 61b-62a); [c. 1108 × Apr. 1138] (WD 4 fo. 51/55v, pd. in Rep. p. 67a). (fn. 2)

Baldwin (fn. 3)

Occ. in cats. between Hugh son of Albert and Geoffrey Plantagenet, 'Baldewynus'. First occ. as can. [1138 × Apr. 1142] (A/71/1801). (fn. 4) Last occ. [March 1163 × 1168] (G.F.L. no. 196).

Geoffrey Plantagenet (fn. 5)

Occ. in cats. between Baldwin and Walter Map, 'Gaufredus filius regis'. Illegitimate son of Henry II. Does not occ. as can., except as having res. this preb. for bpric. of Lincoln, presum. in 1173 and certainly before 1183 (Walter Map, De Nugis Curialium, ed. M. R. James (Oxford, 1914) p. 248). Bp.-el. of Lincoln, 1173-81; abp. of York, 1189-1212.

M. Walter Map (fn. 6)

Occ. in cats. between Geoffrey Plantagenet and Richard [de Fincheleya], 'Walterus Map'. Succeeded Geoffrey Plantagenet in preb., presum. in 1173, and certainly before 1183 (Walter Map, De Nugis Curialium, ed. M. R. James (Oxford, 1914) p. 248). Occ. as clk. or can. [1163 × 73] (G.F.L. no. 439). Occ. as can. c. 1192 (D.S.R. II). Bp.-el. of Hereford, 1199; bp.-el. of St. Davids, 1203. D. between 15 March 1208 and 1210 (Rot. Litt. Claus. 1 106a; cf. Giraldi Cambrensis Opera, ed. J. S. Brewer and J. F. Dimock (Rolls ser. xxi) v 410).

Richard [de Fincheleya]

Occ. in cats. between Walter Map and Thomas of Stortford, 'Ricardus capellanus'. Presum. not yet can. [21 Apr. × 30 Dec. 1196] (Gibbs no. 103, and cf. nos. 183, 186, 285). (fn. 7) Only certain occ. as can. [c. 1201 × May 1212] (Gibbs no. 139), (fn. 8) but possibly can. before June 1203 (Gibbs no. 70). (fn. 9) Prob. to be identified with Richard de Fincheleya, the chapl., who occ. as can. [1212 × Apr. 1214] (Gibbs nos. 255, 263), [c. 1214 × Sept. 1216] (Gibbs no. 145), (fn. 10) 1215/16 (A/39/1369), and who cannot otherwise be assigned to a preb. (cf. below pp. 94-5).

M. Thomas of Stortford (fn. 11)

Occ. in cats. between Richard [de Fincheleya] and Peter of Bordeaux, 'Thomas de Storteford'. First occ. as can. 1217/18 (A/29/331). Also occ. as precentor in 1241, before May.

M. Peter of Bordeaux

Occ. in cats. between Thomas of Stortford and William of York, 'Petrus de Burdegal'. Apparently res. this preb. before 13 Oct. 1242 (C.P.R. 1232-47 p. 330; cf. ibid. p. 305). Still alive in 1262 (C.P.R. 1258-66 p. 207).

Peter Chaceporc

Does not occ. in cats. Royal gr. of preb. in St. Paul's in succession to Peter of Bordeaux, 13 Oct. 1242 (C.P.R. 1232-47 p. 330). Evidently ineffective, but Chaceporc occ. together with several cans. and with William of York, 21 May 1245 (Hist. Church York 111 161-2).

William of York

Occ. in cats. between Peter of Bordeaux and Stephen de Sandwic, 'Willelmus de Ebor''. Royal gr. of preb. in succession to Peter of Bordeaux, 24 Oct. 1242 (C.P.R. 1232-47 p. 305). Does not occ. as can., but occ. in connection with St. Paul's 21 May 1245 (Hist. Church York 111 161-2; cf. Peter Chaceporc, see above), [March 1243 × July 1247] (A/4/685, cal. in Rep. p. 4b), (fn. 12) and [Dec. 1246 × June 1247] (cf. A/4/686-92, cal. in Rep. p. 4b). Bp. of Salisbury, el. Dec. 1246, cons. July 1247.

M. Stephen de Sandwic

Occ. in cats. between William of York and Robert Parvus, 'Stephanus de Sandwyc. commutac.' (Cat. I), 'Stephanus de Sandwic'' (Cat. II). Presum. transf. from preb. of Weldland before 1255. Also archdcn. of Essex by Feb. 1253, to Aug. 1265 or later.

Robert Parvus

Occ. in cats. between Stephen de Sandwic and John Soudan, 'Robertus parvus'. Not otherwise known.

John Soudan

Occ. in cats. between Robert Parvus and Giles Filliol, 'Johannes Soudan'. First occ. as can. 5 Oct. 1273 (WD 1 fo. 64b). Last occ. as can. 16 Nov. 1285 (B.M., Harley MS. 6956 fo. 89v, from missing Liber F fo. 63).

M. Giles Filliol

Occ. in cats. between John Soudan and Peter de Dene, 'Egidius Fillol [Filol, Cat. II]'. Instal. as can. between Sept. 1286 and Sept. 1287 (Hale p. 173). Occ. this preb. c. 1294 (Liber F valor). (fn. 13) Also archdcn. of Colchester by March 1287, to after May 1299.


  • 1. The name prob. derives from Walter Map, this preb. (below), P.N. Middlesex p. 162.
  • 2. Temp. William [de Mareni], dean (above p. 5).
  • 3. See also G.F. p. 283.
  • 4. Temp. Richard de Belmeis II, archdcn. of Middlesex (above p. 15), and Geoffrey, archdcn. of Colchester (p. 18).
  • 5. See also G.F. p. 283.
  • 6. See also ibid. Cf. above p. 59 n. 3.
  • 7. Temp. Alard de Burnham, archdcn. of London (above p. 10), and before Alan the chapl. became can. (preb. of Mora, below p. 62).
  • 8. Temp. Peter of Blois, archdcn. of London (above p. 10).
  • 9. Temp. Richard de Stortford, mag. schol. (above p. 26).
  • 10. Temp. Gilbert de Plesseto, archdcn. of London (above p. 10), and Alard de Burnham, dean (p. 6).
  • 11. Cf. above p. 24 n. 8.
  • 12. Temp. Henry de Cornhill, dean (above p. 7), and before William of York cons. bp. of Salisbury.
  • 13. See below App. II.