Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 5, Chichester. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1996.
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LIST 12 PREBENDARIES OF BRACKLESHAM
Bracklesham not in DB, but East Wittering (W. Suss.), in which it lies, was bp.'s manor 1086 (DB I 17a). Bracklesham bp.'s estate 945 (AS Chs. of Selsey no. 18). First reference to preb. is 4 Nov. 1256, a ch. of M. Roger de Cantilupe, as preb., concerning land in Bracklesham (Chart. Chichester no. 1080). Agreement between preb. Thorney (list 34) and this preb. over watercourse, 6 Apr. 1298 (Chart. Chichester no. 1075). In 1535 preb. consisted of church of Bracklesham, with lands, and lands outside Southgate, Chichester, i.e. Rumboldswhyke (Valuation 1535 p. 165; cf. Chart. Chichester no. 751). See also Inq. Non. p. 356b.
M. Roger de Cantilupe (fn. 1)
Occ. as canon, by proxy, 19 Apr. 1251 (Walcott, Statutes p. 213). Occ. as this preb., issuing a ch. which was conf. 4 Nov. 1256 (Chart. Chichester no. 1080). No other occ. at Chichester. A papal judge-delegate and royal clerk. Also canon of St Davids, Aug. 1235 (J. E. Sayers, Papal Judges Delegate in the Province of Canterbury, 1198-1254 (Oxford, 1971) p. 328); preb. of London by Feb. 1240 to death (1 Fasti I 37). Died between 30 May 1258 and 15 June 1259 (ibid.).
M. Walter of Bath (fn. 2)
Occ. as canon, cited for non-attendance at abp.'s visitation 22 May 1283 (Reg. Pecham II 199). Papal disp. for illegitimacy 6 July 1283, described as of Salisbury dioc. (Reg. Martin IV, ed. F. Olivier-Martin et al. (Bibliothèque des Ecoles Françaises d' Athènes et de Rome, 2nd ser. xvi) no. 346 = CPL I 468; cf. Reg. Honorius IV, ed. M. Prou (Bibliothèque des Ecoles Françaises d' Athènes et de Rome, 2nd ser. vii) no. 74 = CPL I 482, of 22 June 1285). Royal clerk by 1284. Also canon of Wells, occ. 10 Apr. 1290 (Two Chartularies of... Bath, ed. W. Hunt (Somerset Rec. Soc. vii, 1893) pt 2 no. 487). Occ. as parson of Bracklesham, therefore this preb., 28 Sept. 1294 (CPR 1292-1301 p. 92).
Occ. as attorney of dean Walter [of Gloucester, list 2], 12 Nov. 1267 (Suss. Fines II no. 727). Occ. as clerk, not canon, temp. dean William of Bracklesham (list 2), so after 19 Oct. 1272 (Chart. Chichester nos. 256-7). Presum. related to dean William of Bracklesham (list 2): occ. as rector of Lordington, of which William of Bracklesham was patron, 1280 × 86 and 19 Dec. 1293 (Chart. Chichester nos. 683, 695). Not called canon 19 Dec. 1293 (ibid. no. 695). Occ. as this preb. 6 Apr. 1298 (ibid. no. 1075; as 2 Fasti VII 16), and as canon 9 June 1300 and 2 Nov. 1301 (Chart. Chichester nos. 707, 709). Last occ. as canon 21 Sept. 1306 (Reg. William Greenfield, Abp. of York 1306-1315, ed. W. Brown and A. H. Thompson (5 vols.: Surtees Soc. cxlv, cxlix, cii-ciii, 1931-40), IV 232).