Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 3, Lincoln. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1977.
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LIST 14 ARCHDEACONS OF STOW
Appd. to unnamed dignity by bp. Remigius before May 1092 (D.C.M. p. 301).Predecessor of Osbert (ibid.), prob. his father. Perhaps to be identified with Hugh,who occ. as can. c. 1118 (below p. 128). ? To be identified with Hugh, can. andsacerdos, who d. before c. 1188, commem. 17 June (obit. I 158).]
Osbert succeeded Hugh in unnamed dignity (D.C.M. p. 301). Occ. as Osbertarchdcn. once only, ? c. 1133 (R.A.L. II no. 553, see app. 3); must be archdcn. ofStow, because occ. here in company with the other seven archdcns. of Lincoln dioc.,whose archdcnries. are named. Had been succeeded by c. 1134 (D.C.M. I p. 301).Prob. to be identified with Osbert son of Hugh who occ. as can. in L.P. I of ? c. 1132(app. 2 no. 26), and was commem. 15 Feb. (obit. I 154). Prob. son of Hugh (above)and father of William (below).] (fn. 1)
Can. Not yet archdcn., occ. as can. in L.P. I, of ? c. 1132 (app. 2 no. 22), and? c. 1133 (R.A.L. II no. 553, see app. 3). Succeeded Osbert in unnamed dignity byc. 1134 (D.C.M. I p. 301, see app. 4). Occ. as archdcn., acting within Stow archdcnry., c. 1145 (Bodl., MS. Dodsworth 94 fo. 76v, for date cf. Mowbray Chs.nos. 196-7). Also occ. c. 1146 (D.C.M. II p. 301, see app. 7). Last occ. Nov. 1152 ×1155 (R.A.L. I no. 133), (fn. 2) and ? mid 1150s (Danelaw Chs. no. 218, see app. 16).Commem., without title, 25 March (obit. I 156). Called archdcn. of West Riding(Bodl., MS. Dodsworth 94 fo. 76r). Son of Osbert archdcn. [of Stow] (cart. Alvingham fo. 60r, cf. app. 16). Father of Philip son of William son of Osbert, preb.Thorngate (list 65).
Can. Precentor from second half of 1147 (list 3). Succeeded William son of Osbertin this archdcnry. and retained precentorship (Bodl., MS. Dodsworth 94 fo. 76r).First occ. as archdcn., called 'of Lindsey', Jan. 1156 × Aug. 1158 (Cart. CirencesterII no. 669). Occ. as precentor and archdcn. (e.g. Danelaw Chs. no. 284). Last occ.,as precentor, after Nov. 1160 (R.A.L. II no. 613, see app. 18). Had been succeededas precentor before 19 Apr. 1161 (list 3).
Can. Succeeded Roger de Almaria as precentor, and therefore presum. as archdcn.of Stow, between Nov. 1160 and 19 Apr. 1161 (list 3). First occ. as archdcn. (alsoprecentor) before 1163 (Cart. Thame I no. 4). (fn. 3) Occ. several times as precentor andarchdcn. of West Riding (e.g. cart. Bardney fo. 199r; cart. Welbeck: B.L., HarleyMS. 3640 fo. 125r). Last occ. as precentor and archdcn. after 21 Sept. 1186 (cart.Malton fo. 42v). (fn. 4) Does not occ. in L.P. II, of c. 1187 (app. 33). Had been succeededas archdcn. by c. 1187 (below), and as precentor by 18 Oct. 1188 (list 3).
Can. and vice-archdcn. Prob. not yet archdcn. when occ. 29 March 1187 (B.L.,Harley Ch. 47. I. 9). First occ. as archdcn., presum. of Stow, in L.P. II, of c. 1187(app. 33 no. 9). Last certain occ., called archdcn. of W. Riding, 29 March 1198(R.A.L. VII no. 2068), and c. 1198 (ibid. II no. 637, IX no. 2458, see app. 45), andperhaps later, c. 23 Apr. 1200 (B.L., Add. MS. 6118 fo. 388v, cf. final concord,fos. 388v-389r). Occ. as can., not called archdcn., among debtors of Aaron the Jew,from 1191 to 1199, not present in 1200 (P.R. 3 Ric. I (P.R.S., n.s. ii) p. 20-1 John(P.R.S., n.s. x) p. 141; cf. 2 John (P.R.S., n.s. xii) p. 69). Brother of M. Hamo thechanc., a Breton (B.L., Add. MS. 6118 fo. 387v; C.D.F. no. 853; and B.L., HarleyCh. 47. I. 9), and therefore presum. brother of Peter abbot of Missenden (abovep. 16). Donor of a book to the cathedral (Gir. Cambr. VII 171).
M. William de Firsby (fn. 5) preb. ? Scamblesby, list 57
Can. First occ. c. 1200 (R.A.L. III no. 674, see app. 47), and certainly 8 Apr.1201 (C.R.R. I 442). Last occ. after May 1205 (B.L., Add. MS. 6118 fo. 393r-v), (fn. 6) and presum. to be identified with William archdcn. of W. Riding who occ. duringInterdict, March 1208 × July 1214 (Gir. Cambr. VII 147, cf. ibid. p. 137). Possiblyto be identified with William of Frisby, who became prior of Alvingham (Gilb.,Lincs.) after 4 May 1208, and occ. 1213, and d. or res. before 13 Oct. 1218 (Headsof Relig. Houses p. 201).
Bp.'s clk. Occ. without title, presum. still clk., 5 Oct. 1213 (W.A.M. 15683). Firstocc. as archdcn. 27 Feb. 1214 (Liber Ant. p. 72). Also bp.'s datary. Last occ. 11 Apr.1219 (ibid. p. 94). Archdcn. of Lincoln by 22 May 1219 (list 7).
Can. First occ. as archdcn. 23 Sept. 1219 (Liber Ant. p. 97). Last occ. 25 Nov.1222 (R.A.L. III no. 898). For his full name, see ibid. II no. 570. ? Donor of a bookto the cathedral (Woolley, Cat. MSS. p. x).
Can. First occ. as archdcn. 12 March 1223 (R.A.L. II no. 513). D. almost a yearbefore 8 Oct. 1224 (Rot. Welles II 65), certainly by 30 March (ibid. I 219-20), andhad been succeeded by 4 Jan. 1224 (below). Commem. 10 Nov. (R.L. I). So d. prob.Nov. 1223. Son of Fulk son of Robert son of Guthred (see R.A.L. IX 261 andnos. 2393-2401).
M. William of Canterbury (fn. 7) preb. unident. p. 118
Can. Presum. not yet archdcn., occ. as can. 4 Nov. 1223 (Rot. Welles II 203).First occ. as archdcn. 4 Jan. 1224 (ibid. p. 204). For full name and title, see LiberAnt. p. 69. Also official of abp. of Canterbury. Last occ. in year 17 June 1236-16 June1237 (Rot. Grosseteste p. 136), but d. or res. before 16 June 1237 (ibid. p. 137).
Occ. c. 6 May 1239 (Rot. Grosseteste pp. 139, 141); in year 17 June 1238-16 June1239 (Grosseteste roll IV m. 1, Crowle inqu. and mand., detail omitted in Rot.Grosseteste p. 140); and in year 17 June 1239-16 June 1240 (Grosseteste roll IVm. 1, Coates inqu. and mand., detail omitted in Rot. Grosseteste p. 140). (fn. 8) Had beensucceeded before 16 June 1240 (below).
First occ. in year 17 June 1239-16 June 1240 (Rot. Grosseteste p. 141), (fn. 8) and21 Aug. 1240 (Rot. Gravesend p. 163). Last occ. early in year 17 June 1241-16 June1242 (Grosseteste roll IV m. 2, Roxby inqu. and mand., detail omitted in Rot.Grosseteste p. 144), and had been succeeded before 16 June 1242 (below).
First occ. in year 17 June 1241-16 June 1242 (Rot. Grosseteste p. 144). Last occ.throughout year 3 Nov. 1262-2 Nov. 1263 (Gravesend roll III m. 2, details mostlyomitted in Rot. Gravesend pp. 89-90), and held inqus. for insts. of 25 Jan. and 5 Apr.1264 (Gravesend roll III m. 3, Haxey and Whitton inqus., details omitted in Rot.Gravesend p. 90). Usually called Michael or M., but presum. to be identified withMichael de Benington, who occ. as can. 21 Oct. 1239 (Rot. Grosseteste p. 143), theonly Michael in the Lincoln chapter at this time.
Can. First occ. as archdcn. 12 Apr. 1264 (Rot. Gravesend pp. 90, 290). Last occ.11 Nov. 1279 (Gravesend roll III m. 7, Luddington inqu. and mand., detail omittedin Rot. Gravesend p. 97). D. 1280 (obit. II p. ccxliv; cf. R.A.L. X no. 2698). Commem.16 Sept. (L.S. II(2) 820).
M. Antony de Sauzthorp (fn. 9) preb. unident. p. 110
Can. Not yet archdcn., occ. as can. in week 10-17 Sept. 1279 (R.L. II). Appd.archdcn. by 2 Oct. 1280 (Reg. Sutton I 6). Last occ. 9 July 1285 (ibid. p. 65) andpossibly 14 × 29 Sept. 1286 (R.A.L. X no. 2834), and held inqus. recorded after19 May 1287, for inst. of 12 July (Sutton roll III m. 3, Halton).
Can. Not yet archdcn., occ. as can. 21 Oct. 1288 (Reg. Sutton II 70). First occ. asarchdcn. shortly before 21 Jan. 1289 (Sutton roll III m. 4, Epworth inqu.). Last occ.28 Sept. 1291 (Reg. I fo. 253r). D. by 4 Dec. 1291 (ibid. fo. 354v). (fn. 10)
M. Jocelin de Kirmington (fn. 11) preb. Empingham, list 35