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Prebendaries: Woodhorn

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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 5, Chichester. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1996.

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Prebendaries

PREBEND

Woodhorn is to be identified with Woodhorn Farm in Oving parish (W. Suss.), rather than Woodhorn Farm in Birdham (PN Suss. I 76, 82): this is clear from record of suit between preb. and chanc. over a bank in Tangmere (next parish to Oving), which was alleged to damage preb.'s free tenement in Woodhorn, assize judges appointed to hear case c. 1 May 1232 (Pat. R. 1225-32 p. 517). See also VCH Suss. IV 166.

Church of Amberley, with chapels of Houghton (fn. 1) and Waltham, added from preb. Aldingbourne 11 June 1229 (Chart. Chichester no. 42; for date see above, Dating; cf. list 10); but transf. to bp. before Aug. 1241 (Chart. Chichester no. 272). (fn. 2)

Arlington (E. Suss.) count of Eu 1086 (DB I 19a). Church of Arlington previously part of chancellery (list 5), with land bought from John Gulafre, assigned to preb. by bp. Ralph de Neville, 11 June 1229 × Aug. 1241 (Chart. Chichester no. 272). Church of St Pancras, Arlington ibid. nos. 261 = 621, 620. 20s. from preb. Arlington given to cathedral by bp. John de Climping (ibid. no. 903/35). See Inq. Non. p. 357a.

Pr.-preb.

Valuation 1291 £20 (called preb. Arlington) (Taxatio p. 137b).

PREBENDARIES

Eustace de Leveland

Archdcn. of Lewes, first occ. 11 July 1204 × 21 Aug. 1207, last occ. 11 June 1229 (list 9); chanc. from soon after 11 June 1229, last occ. 1246/7 (list 5). Preb. Aldingbourne as archdcn., but presum. transf. to this preb. at time of dismemberment of Aldingbourne, 11 June 1229 (Chart. Chichester no. 42; see list 10). Occ. as this preb. c. 1 May 1232 (CPR 1225-32 p. 517) and 11 June 1229 × Aug. 1241 (Chart. Chichester no. 272).

M. Peter of Lidsey (fn. 3)

Occ. as preb. Arlington, so this preb., 1247 × 54 (Chart. Chichester no. 1073; cf. no. 620). Arrangement for his anniversary, undated (ibid. no. 716).

William of Bracklesham

First occ. as canon 26 Feb. 1254 (Oxford, Magdalen Coll., Sele chs. 1, 28; cf. Shoreham ch. 5, of 27 Feb. 1254). Occ. as this preb. 11 Jan. 1254 × Dec. 1256 (Chart. Chichester no. 261 = 621, also 620). Provision for his anniversary, ibid. no. 623. Still canon 27 Aug. 1254 (Magdalen Coll., Southwick ch. 21). Chanc. by 4 Nov. 1256; last occ. 27 Dec. 1271 (list 5). Dean by 1275/6; presum. transf. to preb. Westgate (lists 2, 36).

Giles de Audenard

Royal clerk c. 1270-80; canon and preb. of Lanchester; rector of Charing (Kent), 1278; canon of St Mary in the Castle, Dover, by 1 Feb. 1287/8 (Fasti Dunelmenses (Surtees Soc. cxxxix, 1926) p. 6; Reg. Pecham I 69-70). Occ. as canon of Chichester 28 Sept. 1294 (CPR 1292-1301 p. 92). Died as this preb. before 1 July 1305 (ibid. 1301-7 p. 367; cf. W. Blaauw, 'Letters of Edward, prince of Wales', Suss. Archaeol. Collections ii (1849) 94). 2 Fasti VII 51.

Footnotes

  • 1. For Houghton, see AS Chs. of Selsey nos. 1, 20.
  • 2. Temp. dean M. Thomas of Lichfield, list 2.
  • 3. 'Ludesey' is to be identified as Lidsey, in Aldingbourne parish (W. Suss.) (PN Suss. I 63), an early property of the see (AS Chs. of Selsey nos. 1, 2, 20). A man of the same name, presum. a layman, occ. as one of the reeves of Chichester Apr. 1239 (Chart. Chichester no. 507), and without title in 1240s and 1250s (ibid. nos. 378, 436, 503, 602, 634, 832, 845, 847-8), last certain occ. May 1260 (ibid. no. 441).