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Volume LXXIII: 13 Clement VII. Anti-Pope

Pages 574-576

Petitions to the Pope 1342-1419. Originally published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1896.

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13 Clement VII. Anti-Pope

(f. 1.)
Gilbert de Bothwyle, perpetual vicar of Caldore, in the diocese of St. Andrews. For the canoury and prebend of Askirk, in Glasgow, void by the resignation of William de Bothwyle.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Nov.
1390. (f. 12.)
The earl of Fyff, second son of the king of Scotland. On behalf of his chaplain, Congham MacPaden, for the archdeaconry of Argyle, value 30 marks, void by the promotion of John to that see, and unlawfully detained by David Marcad, who holds it by collation of the ordinary; notwithstanding that Congham has the treasurership of the said church, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Jan.
Ibid.
Celestin Colini, fellow commoner of the bishop of Sodor. For the perpetual vicarage of St. Columba's, Sorm, in the island of Siryech, of the same diocese, value 9 marks, void by the death of Murcard Laurentii, so long ago that it has lapsed to the apostolic see; notwithstanding that Donald Fynlay unlawfully detains the said vicarage.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 14.)
John Steye, monk of Lindores, of noble birth. For the priory of Coldingham, dependent on Dunfermlin, void by the resignation of William Rede. Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Jan.
(f. 14d.)
Brice Macuichy, of the diocese of Derry, who has lived in the diocese of Glasgow for twenty years. For the perpetual vicarage of Kirkpatrick, on its voidance by Walter Bricii obtaining another benefice. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. Dec.
1391. (f. 40d.)
Archibald, earl of Douglas. On behalf of his kinsman, John de Douglas, rector of Newland, in the diocese of Glasgow, M.A. and B.C.L. for the deanery of Moray, void by the promotion or consecration of Robert de Sancto Claro, translated from Orkney to Dunkeld, or in any other way, and for dispensation to him to hold also the said rectory.
Granted, and he is dispensed for two years. Avignon, 12 Kal. April.
(f. 49d.)
Thomas de Butyl, priest, bachelor of canon law. For the archdeaconry of Whiteherne, void by the death of Master Patrick Macduoel, who was not duly ordained; notwithstanding that the archdeaconry has been successively held unlawfully by Stephen de Malstarston, canon of Holyrood, and one Richard Smerles, and that Thomas has the vicarage of Lechrat and the provostry of St. Mary's, Maybol, and expects a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Whiteherne, and of the prioress and convent of Morth Berwick.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Non. March.
(f. 93d.)
John Oliverii, priest, of the diocese of Ross, dispensed as the son of a priest. For the perpetual vicarage of Newtyl, in the diocese of St. Andrews, void by reason that William Gerland has obtained the sub-deanery of Moray. Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. June.
(f. 99.)
Roll presented by the ambassador of the king of Scotland:—
On behalf of James Besat, canon of St. Andrews, bachelor of canon law, and lecturer in the same for three years at Paris, for the priory of Loch Leven Isle, value 40l. void by the resignation of David Bell, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Forgrond, in the same diocese. Granted. Avignon, 15 Kal. July.
Ibid.
Whereas the abbot and convent of Holm, in the diocese of Carlisle, have the church of Kyrkgunnyne, in the diocese of Glasgow, which in time of peace was served by one of the monks, but now, by reason of the schism, and of the wars, Englishmen cannot dwell in Scotland, so that the church is neglected, and committed to laymen, being served now by one priest, now by another, they pray the pope to commit the church to Thomas de Glenluysse of that monastery, in the diocese of Whiteherne, while the schism lasts.
Granted so long as they persist in the schism. Dated as above.
(f. 110.)
Alexander de Wrchard, priest, of noble birth, student of canon law at Paris. For the church of Carynston, in the diocese of St. Andrews, void by the death of Adam Blake, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Moray and Ross.
State the value. Avignon, 4 Non. July.
Ibid.
William Yhong, priest. For the perpetual vicarage of Forgrond, in the diocese of St. Andrews, on its voidance by James Besat obtaining the priory of Loch Leven Isle. State the value. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Nigel Cambell, of the diocese of Dunblane, dispensed as the natural son of a married nobleman. For the church of St. Mary, Aran, in the diocese of Sodor, value 20l. void by reason that Beanus Johannis, who, while holding it, obtained by letter of pope Gregory the archdeaconry of the Isles, in the diocese of Sodor, and held them together without papal dispensation. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 131d.)
John Armistrang, one of the pope's footmen. For the perpetual vicarage of Forgrond, in the diocese of St. Andrews, value 10l. on its voidance by James Besart obtaining the priory of Loch Leven Isle.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. Sept.
(f. 143.)
Celestin Johannis. For the deanery of Argyle, value 15l. void by reason that the person holding it had also the church of St. Columba, Kyllemine, in the same diocese, or that Malalanders, who held the deanery for above a year, had also the church of Kilmonabac, without dispensation.
Present yourself to the bishop of Nîmes. Avignon, 7 Kal. Sept.