List 49: Prebendaries, Wistow

Pages 109-110

Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 6, York. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1999.

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Wistow and Cawood (W.R.): not named in Yorks. DB, but part of abp.'s soke of Sherburn in 1086 (cf. ibid. fo. 302v). Abp.'s land in Wistow and South Milford 1154 × 63 (EYC I no. 36 = EEA XX no. 33).

Prebs. of Fenton (list 25) and Wistow created by abp. out of former preb. of Sherburn, after 10 Nov. 1215, conf. by pope 31 Aug. 1218, this preb. consisting of churches of Wistow and Cawood, tithes in Monk Fryston, Hillam, Burton Salmon and Fairburn (Reg. Gray pp. 132-4 and n.).

House in Goodramgate 1220 × 27 (Chs. Vicars Choral nos. 136-7).

Preb. not included in Extents of c. 1295.


1291 £100 (Taxatio p. 297a).


M. Percival (Fieschi) of Lavagna

Immediate predecessor of Peter of Savoy in this preb. (Reg. Romeyn I 389). First occ. as a preb. of York c. 1267 (Reg. Giffard p. 148; cf. p. 210). Papal subdcn. and chapl. Also preb. of Ripon and sacrist of chapel of St Mary and Holy Angels (ibid. pp. 148, 210, 233-4). Preb. of Lincoln from 18 Nov. 1267; archdcn. of Buckingham from 18 Apr. 1270 (1 Fasti III 40-1, 49). Occ. as can. of York at el. of abp. Romeyn in Rome, conf. 17 Feb. 1286 (Reg. Hon. IV no. 278, cal. CPL I 483). Occ. as this preb. before 1290 (Misc. Reg. fo. 1v). D. at Rome 1290, before 22 Apr. (Ann. Dunstable p. 362; Reg. Nic. IV no. 2530 = CPL I 512). Brother of Ottobono, cardinal-dcn. of S. Adriano, legate in England (Oct. 1265-July 1268), later pope Adrian V (1276) (Reg. Giffard pp. 148-9, 230; Reg. Antiquissimum of Lincoln I, ed. C. W. Foster (Lincoln Rec. Soc. xxvii, 1931) no. 278). Presum. related to M. Henry of Lavagna, preb. Ampleforth (list 14) and Albert of Lavagna, preb. Dunnington (list 24).

Peter of Savoy

Papal prov. of this preb. in succession to Percival of Lavagna, abp.'s mandate to induct 17 Aug. 1290 (Reg. Romeyn I 389). D. as this preb. by 17 Oct. 1312 (Reg. Greenfield I 84). Not to be confused with Peter of Savoy, preb. South Newbald (list 36), who became abp. of Lyon 1308 (see A. H. Thompson in Reg. Greenfield I 294).