Lateran Regesta, 360
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'Lateran Regesta, 360: 1438', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 9: 1431-1447 (1912), pp. 13-20. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=103387 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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8 Eugenius IV. (cont.)

De Prebendis Vacantibus.

1437[–8].
5 Id. March.
Ferrara
(f. 54d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Sagadul, and the prior of Ardcathan, in the diocese of Argyll, and the official of Argyll. Mandate to collate and assign to Ivor (Yuarus) Andree, rector of St. Molruba in Yle, in the diocese of Sodor, a canonry of Argyll alias Lismore and the prebend of St. Columba de Mueilkyntire, of the patronage of laymen, value not exceeding 8l. sterling, so long void, by the death of Malcolm Cristini, that its collation lapsed to the apostolic see; summoning and removing Moricius Dugaldi, priest, of the diocese of Argyll, who has unduly detained them for more than four years under pretext of a collation made by the ordinary after the said lapse; notwithstanding that Ivor holds the said rectory, value also not exceeding 8l. sterling. Vite etc. (An. and Pizolpassus. | An. xxi. Terciodecimo Kal. Aprilis Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
1437[–8].
16 Kal. April.
Ferrara
(f. 105d.)
To the bishop, and Donald Ocuynd and Donatus Macmachuna, canons, of Kilfenora. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Denis Ohanrahayn, perpetual vicar of Clooney (de Clonpurgis) in the diocese of Kilfenora, that Maurice Macclannchada, perpetual vicar of Kylleellach in the said diocese, has committed simony and is a public concubinary—if Denis, who is a priest, and was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, will accuse Maurice before them, to summon Maurice, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive Maurice of his said vicarage, and in that event to collate and assign it, value not exceeding 4 marks sterling, to Denis; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death or resignation of John Ychayl, or in any other way; and notwithstanding that Denis holds the said vicarage, value not exceeding I mark, which he is to resign, and that the pope lately ordered provision to be made to him of a benefice with or without cure in the gift of the bishop and the dean and chapter etc. of Kilfenora, and dispensed him to hold it, etc. Vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxviii. Terciodecimo Kal. Aprilis Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
1438.
8 Id. May.
Ferrara
(f. 121d.)
To the prior of St. Peter's, Dearg, in the diocese of Ardagh. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Eugenius Macmurceartayd, clerk, of the diocese of Ardagh, that Matthew Macaeda, perpetual vicar of St. Mary's, Granard, in the said diocese, being ignorant not only of letters and the divine offices but also of the language of the place, is unable to exercise the cure of souls and to be useful to the parishioners in confessions and (after the custom of other rectors of those parts) in preachings and refreshments of spiritual doctrine, neglects the wonted hospitality in the said church, and sometimes absents himself therefrom and betakes himself to and dwells in other parts, and is greatly suspected of simony and other crimes [not here mentioned]—if Eugenius, who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc., as above, f. 105d., will accuse Matthew before him, to summon Matthew, and if he find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive Matthew, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling, to Eugenius; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the non-promotion to the priesthood of William Yfrargayl (sic), or in any other way. Dignum etc. (An. and Pizolpassis. | An. xxv. Tercio Idus Maii Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
1437[–8].
5 Id. March.
Ferrara
(f. 128.)
To the abbot of Abbeygormacan (Nova via) and the prior of St. Catherine's, Achdraym Omayne, in the diocese of Clonfert, and the dean of Clonfert. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Maurice Ofyayth, priest, of the diocese of Kildare, that Cornelius Oleathlabyr, perpetual vicar of Monasteroris (de Castellopetra alias de Casleanfeorays) in the said diocese, has dilapidated goods of the said vicarage, and does not atone for his insufficient learning by his merits, but is on the contrary publicly defamed of divers vices and excesses—if Maurice, who from fear of Cornelius's power has no hope of obtaining justice in the city or diocese of Kildare, will accuse Cornelius before them, to summon Cornelius, and if they find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive Cornelius, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Maurice. Vite etc. (Ja. and G. de Elten. | Ja. xxiiii. Terciodecimo Kal. Aprilis Anno Octavo. Aprutin.)
1438.
Kal. July.
Ferrara
(f. 153d.)
To Raymund Macagearatayd, canon of Ardagh. Mandate to collate and assign to John Ofachna, clerk, of the diocese of Leighlin, who was lately ordered to be dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted etc., as above f. 105d., the treasurership of Leighlin, an office without cure, (fn. 2) value not exceeding 16s. sterling of the money of England, void by the death of Maurice Odeorayn. He is hereby further dispensed on account of the said defect etc. to hold it. Dignum etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xx. Tercio Non. Julii Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
5 Id. June.
Ferrara
(f. 157d.)
To the dean, and Maurice Oleargassa and Thomas Macmegeanaich, canons, of Clogher. Mandate to collate and assign to Terence (Tyrencius) Magmachuna, clerk, of the diocese of Clogher, who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents etc. as in the preceding, the perpetual vicarage of St. Congal's (Sancti Comgalli) de Gabaluyn alias de Dartragy in the said diocese, value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, so long void by the death of Adam Omulchomayll that its collation lapsed to the apostolic see; summoning and removing Malachy Ogoband and Patrick Ocurriecheam, priests, and Matthew Osihigi, clerk, of the said diocese, who have unduly detained possession for more than a year under pretext of a collation made, by his ordinary authority, after the said lapse, by bishop Peter, who divided it into three portions; whether it be void as above, or by the resignation of Catholicus Obruyn made to the said bishop, or be void in any other way. Vite etc. (An. and Pizolpassus (fn. 3) | An. Gratis pro deo. Quarto Id. Julii Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
1438.
6 Kal. June.
Ferrara
(f. 195.)
To the abbots of Ballintober (Fontis Sancti Patricii) and St. Mary's, Asdara, in the dioceses of Mayo and Killala, and Cornelius Omochan, canon of Killala. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Cornelius Orothlayn, canon of Killala, that Nicholas Omacnayd, perpetual vicar of Caslean Conchubayt (sic) alias de Castro Carnelii in the diocese of Killala, has committed simony and perjury and many other crimes [not here mentioned]—seeing that Cornelius, fearing Nicholas's power, cannot safely meet him in the city or diocese of Killala, if Cornelius will accuse Nicholas before them, to summon Nicholas, and if they find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive Nicholas, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, to Cornelius; whether it become void by the said deprivation, or be void by the death of Gelasius Ymallagayn, or by the resignation of Thomas Yflandayle, or be void in any other way; and notwithstanding that Cornelius was lately received by authority of the ordinary as a canon of Killala. Vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xx. Decimooctavo Kal. Julii Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
Id. July.
Ferrara.
(f. 203d.)
To the bishop of Clonmacnoise. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Huathne Omailmuaid, clerk, of the diocese of Meath, that Donald Omailmuaid, rector of the parish church of St. Colman, Layndeala, in the said diocese, has committed simony with Odo Oheygeyn, clerk, of the same diocese, is a wilful murderer (voluntarius homicida existit), often neglects to read the canonical hours, celebrate divine offices and administer the sacraments and, living like a layman (ut laicus incedens) and wandering hither and thither, has taken part in secular and enormous acts, and has perpetuated other crimes [not here mentioned]—if Huathne (who is in his twenty-third year, is born of a lawful marriage, and by both parents of noble race, and, fearing Donald's power, cannot safely meet him within the city [sic] or diocese of Meath) will accuse Donald before him, to summon Donald, and if he find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive Donald, and in that event to collate and assign to Huathne, if the lay patrons consent, the said rectory and its annexed chapels, value not exceeding 30 marks sterling. Huathne is hereby specially dispensed on account of the said defect of age etc. Dignum etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxii. Quartodecimo Kal. Augusti Anno. Octavo de Adria.)
4 Non. Aug.
Ferrara
(f. 222d.)
To the archdeacon, and Solomon Macreauair and Maurice Oleargassa, canons, of Clogher. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Patrick Odubbthayd, clerk, of the diocese of Clogher, that Matthew Maccleryth, perpetual vicar of St. Dachalmog's de Cluayntibrut alias de Tellachgelagan in the said diocese, has committed simony and perjury, has often neglected to administer the sacraments, and, being publicly proclaimed excommunicate, has celebrated mass and other divine offices and taken part therein, even in contempt of the keys, and has perpetrated other crimes [not here mentioned]—if Patrick, who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 105d., will accuse Matthew before them, to summon Matthew, and if they find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive Matthew, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, to Patrick. Vite etc. (An. and Ja. Goier | An. Gratis pro deo. Id. Septembris Anno Octavo. de Adria.) [See Cal. Lett. VIII, p. 75.]
Id. Sept.
Ferrara
(f. 223d.)
To the abbot of Neuwbotyl in the diocese of St. Andrews. Mandate to receive from John Clerici, rector of Irwyn in the diocese of Glasgow, a papal chaplain, his proposed resignation of the said church, and to collate and assign it, value not exceeding 25l. sterling, to William Hog, priest, of the diocese of St. Andrews. The abbot is to see that there be no corruption. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xxii. Sextodecimo Kal. Octobris Anno Octavo. de Adria.) [See below, Reg. Lat. CCCLXVII, f. 263.]
Ibid.
(f. 233d.)
To the dean of Raphoe. Mandate to collate and assign to Cornelius Odochartaydh, clerk, of the diocese of Raphoe, who was lately dispensed by authority of the ordinary, as the son of unmarried parents related in the second and fourth degrees of kindred, to be tonsured, after which he was tonsured, the rectory of Cluainmanni in the diocese of Derry, which is in the gift of the bishop of Derry only, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, void by the death of Solomon Omurgesan; summoning and removing John Omurgesan, priest, of the diocese of Derry, who has for more than three years unduly detained possession under pretext of a collation and provision made to him by the dean and chapter of Derry during voidance of the see, and on account of whose power Cornelius has no hope of obtaining justice in the city or diocese of Derry. Cornelius is hereby specially dispensed to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold the said rectory. Dignum etc. (fn. 4) (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxiiii. Sexto Non. Octobris Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
6 Non. Oct.
Ferrara
(f. 244d.)
To the same. Mandate to collate and assign to Torlough (Torletus) Macdaleig alias Macdeganaig, clerk, of the diocese of Raphoe, who was lately dispensed by authority of the ordinary, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be tonsured, after which he was tonsured, the perpetual vicarage of Cunduail in the said diocese, value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, still void because the late Laurence Magna' held it for more than a year without being ordained priest and without dispensation; summoning and removing Eugenius Macund, priest, of the same diocese, who has unduly detained possession for more than five years without any canonical title; whether it be void as stated, or by the death of the said Laurence or of P[h]ilip Micdalaig, or in any other way. Torlough is hereby specially dispensed to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold the said vicarage. (An. and Pizolpassis. | An. xxiiii. Septimo Id. Octobris Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
Prid. Kal. Oct.
Ferrara
(f 245.)
To the archbishop of Kolossi (Colocen.), the bishop of St. Andrews and the treasurer of Glasgow. Mandate to collate and assign to Andrew Tulach, archdeacon of Orkney, the perpetual vicarage of Loghroton in the diocese of Glasgow, value not exceeding 20l. sterling, void by the death of John Walson; whether it be so void, or be void by the resignation of the said John or of Thomas Walson, or in any other way; notwithstanding that he holds the said archdeaconry, a dignity with cure, value [also] not exceeding 20l. sterling, and that the pope lately ordered provision to be made to him of a benefice with or without cure, even if a canonry or prebend or dignity etc., in the gift of the bishops and the deans and chapters etc. of Moray and Ross. Upon obtaining the said vicarage he is to resign the said archdeaconry, and the said letters shall be null as far as regards an incompatible benefice only. Vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten.| An. xxi. Quinto Id. Octobris Anno Octavo. de Adria.) [See Cal. Lett. VIII, p. 620.]
7 Kal. July.
Ferrara.
(f. 249d.)
To the abbots of SS. Peter and Paul's, Armagh, and St. Mary's, Mellifont, and the prior of St. Mary's, Lowthe, in the diocese of Armagh. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Donald Offearchian, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Tamlachtalyag in the diocese of Armagh, that Henry Offearchian, priest, of the said diocese, simoniacally paid money to David Macdaymyn in order to induce him to resign the rectory of the said church, which he did to archbishop John, upon which Henry obtained it under pretext of a collation which he got made to him by the said archbishop, by his ordinary authority, and has unduly detained possession for about four years—seeing that, if the facts be as stated, the said collation is null, and seeing that the said archbishop has since, with the consent of the dean and chapter, ordained that the said rectory shall in future be held to be a prebend, if Donald (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc., as above, f. 105d, some people asserting that his illegitimacy arises from his being the son of a married man and an unmarried woman) will accuse Henry before them, to summon Henry, and if they find the above to be true, to declare the said collation null, and to remove Henry, and in that event to collate and assign to Donald a canonry of Armagh and the said rectory or prebend, value not exceeding 14 marks sterling; whether it be void by the resignation of the said David, or by the death of Eugenius Olarchan, or in any other way; and notwithstanding that Donald holds the perpetual vicarage of the same church, value not exceeding 5 marks, which he is to resign upon obtaining the said rectory or prebend. Donald is hereby specially dispensed to hold the said canonry and prebend or rectory and two other benefices with or without cure compatible therewith and with one another, even if canonries and prebends, dignities, etc. and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding his said defect etc. Vite etc. (Ja. and Ja. Goier. | Ja. Gratis pro deo. Quarto Id. Julii Anno Octavo. Aprutin.)
3 Id. Aug.
Ferrara.
(f. 264d.)
To the dean, David Macduyn, canon, and the official, of Armagh. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Patrick Odangussa, clerk, of Clogher, that Rory Mactageairt, perpetual vicar of Arigaldacerog in the diocese of Armagh, is a notorious fornicator and has committed simony and perjury and other crimes [not here mentioned]—if Patrick (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of an Augustinian canon, a priest, and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 105d.) will accuse Rory before them, to summon Rory, and if they find the above to be true to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage. value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, to Patrick; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death of Maurice Ochorcain, or by the resignation of Solomon Mecreuair, or in any other way; and notwithstanding that the pope lately ordered provision to be made to Patrick of a benefice with or without cure, even if a canonry and prebend, in the gift of the archbishop of Armagh and the bishop of Clogher, and the deans and chapters etc. of those churches, and dispensed him to hold such canonry and prebend, and to resign such reserved benefice, simply or for exchange. He is hereby specially dispensed to hold the said vicarage, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. Gratis pro deo. Id. Septembris Anno Octavo. de Adria.) [See Cal. Lett. VIII, p. 123, which has the spelling 'Rory Macgagyrr' and 'Ocoreran rectius Ocorcran.']
6 Id. Aug.
Ferrara.
(f. 265d.)
To the abbots of SS. Peter and Paul's, Armagh, and St. Mary's, Mellifont, and the prior of St. Mary's, Lowte, in the diocese of Armagh. Mandate to collate and assign to Gofredus Olucharean, clerk, of the diocese of Armagh (who was lately dispensed by authority of the ordinary, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to minor orders, after which he was tonsured), besides a canonry of Armagh, the rectory or prebend of Donachmor in the said diocese (which archbishop John, with consent of the dean and chapter has meanwhile ordained to be henceforth a sacerdotal prebend of Armagh), value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, void because Nyalanus Olucharean, its rector, held it for more than a year without being ordained priest and without dispensation, although he has continued to hold it for more than four years after the lapse of the said year; whether it be void as above, or by the death of William Olucharean, or by the resignation of the said Nyalanus, or in any other way. Gofredus is hereby specially dispensed, on account of the said defect etc. Vite etc. (An. and Ja. Goier. | An. Gratis pro deo. Id. Septembris Anno Octavo. de Adria.)
4 Id. May.
Ferrara
(f. 303d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Mellifont, in the diocese of Armagh. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Cognoscius Ohaeda, clerk, of the diocese of Clogher, that Thomas Olucharean, rector of the parish church of Achadliuga, otherwise called the plebs of Monterlyrend in the diocese of Armagh, keeps a concubine by whom he has had offspring which is still living, and has committed perjury and is defamed of other crimes [not here mentioned], and, being publicly proclaimed excommunicate, has celebrated or rather profaned mass and other divine offices, even in contempt of the keys—if Cognoscius, who is the son of unmarried parents related in the double third degree of kindred and the second and third degrees of affinity, and has been tonsured, will accuse Thomas before him, to summon Thomas, and if he find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive Thomas, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, value not exceeding 16 marks of silver, to Cognoscius; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death of John Ocorra, or be void in any other way. Cognoscius is hereby specially dispensed to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold the said rectory. Dignum etc. (Ja. and Cyprianus. | Ja. xxvi. Nono Kal. Junii Anno Octavo. Aprutin.)
14 Kal. June.
Ferrara
(f. 309d.)
To Remundus Macagcarrtayd, canon of Ardagh. Mandate to admit, after he has found it lawful, the resignation which John Ochaynean has made of his rectory of St. Mary's, Loch Seydi, in the diocese of Meath, and to collate and assign to Rory MacMurceartayd, deacon, of the diocese of Ardagh (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents related in the triple third and fourth degrees of kindred, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 105d., after which he was ordained deacon) the said rectory, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling; whether it be void by the said resignation, or by the death of John Ykatassayd, or in any other way. Dignum etc. (An. and B. de Monte. | An. xx. Pridie Kal. Junii Anno Octavo. de Adria.)

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume is the damaged Italian description: 'Eugenio IV. [14]38. Anno 8. Lib. 103 ... ' A flyleaf has in contemporary hands: 'Primus de prebendis vacantibus et de beneficiis vacantibus Anno viii' (which occurs also, as usual, on the bottom edge of the volume, with the addition of 'Eugenii pape iiiiti.') and 'R[ubricauit] Peter Martini per totum annum 1438.'
2 que sine cura ac inibi simplex officium existit.
3 This name occurs in two abbreviated forms, one of which represents 'Pizolpassus,' as here, and the other 'Pizolpassis' as above. The latter spelling occurs in full on f. 230 of the present Register. The same variation has occurred in Cal. viii.
4 The incipit is added in the margin by An[tonius de Adria.]