Lateran Regesta 208
1420

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'Lateran Regesta 208: 1420', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7: 1417-1431 (1906), pp. 150-156. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104319 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CCVIII (fn. 1)

De Diversis Formis

3 Martin V (cont.)

1420.
5 Id. Feb.
Florence.
(f. 27d.)
To the archbishop of Cashel. Mandate, at the recent petition of John Tanner, canon of Cloyne, to confirm the appropriation made for John's life, by the late Gerald, bishop of Cloyne, with consent of the chapter, of the parish church of Yoghwl in the diocese of Cloyne, to the prebend of Cachyrwltan in Cloyne, value not exceeding 20 and 3 marks respectively, both of which John held, as he still does, the said church being served by a vicar. Honestis supplicum votis.
1420.
2 Kal. June.
Florence.
(f. 39d.)
To John Everdon, rector of Herstmounceux in the diocese of Chichester. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, to hold for three years with Herstmounceux, value not exceeding 56 marks, any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible. Within the said period he is to exchange, as usual; if not, he is to resign Herstmounceux. Nobilitas generis, vite etc.
Id. Feb.
Florence.
(f. 41.)
To the bishop of Sodor. Mandate to dispense to marry Celestin Cambell, donsel, and Mariota de Insulis, damsel, daughter of Donald, knight, lord of the Isles and Ross, of the dioceses of Argyll and Sodor, who have become betrothed (sponsalia per verba de futuro contraxerunt), but cannot marry because they are related in the third degree of kindred on one side and in the third degree on another. Oblate nobis.
10 Kal. Aug.
Florence.
(f. 43.)
To the abbot of Newbotill in the diocese of St. Andrews. Mandate (at the petition of Patrick Stephani, priest, of the diocese of St. Andrews, containing that he and John de Dalchet, priest, agreed to exchange their respective benefices, namely the parish church of Penikuke and the perpetual vicarage of Lesewade in the said diocese, the latter of which is of greater value than the former, on condition that they should continue to receive for life the fruits of their said respective benefices, even after the exchange should be effected; that the exchange was carried out by bishop Henry, to whom Patrick took oath that there was no fraud or simony or other unlawful compact on his part, and who was ignorant of the above compact; and that Patrick has held possession of the said rectory for six months) to absolve Patrick from excommunication incurred and from the crime of perjury, enjoining a penance, rehabilitate him and dispense him on account of irregularity. He is to resign the vicarage. Sedes apostolica, pia mater.
17 Kal. Sept.
Florence.
(f. 43d.)
To the same. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above Patrick, if found fit, the above vicarage, void as above, value not exceeding 40l. sterling of the money of Scotland. Dignum etc. (Franciscus. xxv. Undecimo Kal. Septembris Anno Tercio. de Agello.)
Ibid.
(f. 57.)
To the official of St. Andrews. Mandate (Alexander Scerar, priest, of the diocese of Aberdeen, having reported to the pope that Hugh de Wellys, rector of Durrys in the diocese of St. Andrews, induced John Dermont to resign his perpetual vicarage of Kynnerny in the diocese of Aberdeen to the ordinary in favour of Alexander de Balcassy, priest, of the said diocese, Hugh's singular friend, in return for a yearly sum during John's life of 8 marks of silver to be paid by Hugh), if Scerar will accuse Hugh before the said official, to summon those concerned and decide the matter without appeal, and if Hugh be removed from Durrys on account of the above simony, to collate and assign it, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, to Scerar. Vite etc. (Antonius. xx. Quarto Non. Septembris Anno Tercio. de Ponto.)
1420.
7 Kal. Feb.
Florence.
(f. 72.)
Relaxation, during ten years, of two years and two quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who on the principal feasts of the year and the dedication, the octaves of certain of them and the six days of Whitsun week; and of a hundred days to those who during the said octaves and days visit and give alms for the fabric of the church of the Carmelite house of St. Mary, Ludlowye, in the diocese of Hereford, which has lately been begun to be built. Universis etc. Dum precelsa.
3 Id. July.
Florence.
(f. 78.)
To the bishops of Winchester and Durham. Mandate to receive from Edmund, bishop of Exeter, recently translated thither by the pope from Hereford, in order to save him the toil and expense of coming to the Roman court, the usual oath of fealty according to the form enclosed, and to send it, as usual, to the pope. Cum nuper venerabilem. [See below, p. 158.]
14 Kal. Sept.
Florence.
f. 99d.)
To Gilbert Cauen, rector of Carnemol in the diocese of Whitehern, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him (who is a priest, and whom Benedict XIII dispensed to hold for three years with Carnemol one other parish church, requiring him to exchange within the said period one or other for a benefice compatible with the remaining church, and, if not, to resign such other church; after which dispensation, as his recent petition contained, he obtained the parish church of Purton in the said diocese, which he has held with Carnemol under the said dispensation), the said three years being nearly at an end, to hold together for four more years the said two churches, value altogether not exceeding 80l. sterling. Within the said period he is to exchange, as usual; if not, he is to resign Carnemol. Litterarum etc.
4 Non. Aug.
Florence.
(f. 100.)
Exhortation to all faithful to help in building the bridge which Andrew de Hawyke, rector of Liston in the diocese of St. Andrews, proposes to build between Edinburg and Linlithc[o]w over the river Aumonde, which flows near the church of Liston, and for want of which many people are drowned or exposed to danger; with relaxation, during fifteen years, of three years and three quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who do so. The pope inhibits the sending of these presents by questuarii, and if this be done, they are declared void. Universis … Quoniam ut ait apostolus. [See f. 183d.]
Kal. June.
Florence.
(f. 120d.)
To the bishop of Condom, the archdeacon of Dromore and Henry (Hanrico) Odubaill, canon of Derry. Mandate to grant in commendam during the pope's pleasure to Nimeas, Augustinian abbot of St. John Baptist's, Kells (de Deserto), in the diocese of Connor, who says that he has been de facto despoiled of the rule and administration of the goods of the said monastery by lay power, lest he be compelled to beg, the Augustinian priory of Muchamur in the said diocese, value not exceeding 12 marks, in which, although it is conventual, no canon of the order resides, void by the death of Michael Albanath. Personam dilecti filii. (Antonius. xx. Gratis pro deo in Bulla et Registro de mandato domini nostri pape. Decimo Kal. Augusti Anno Tercio. de Ponto.)
12 Kal. Aug.
Florence.
(f. 122.)
To Thomas, elect of Hereford. Indult motu proprio to him who, being a notary apostolic, has lived for some time in the Roman court not without great expense, and to whom the pope has recently [below, Reg. CCIX, f. 117d] made provision of the see of Hereford, the fruits of which are insufficient, to retain during the pope's pleasure, even after his consecration, his canonries and prebends of Strensale in York, Swerdes in Dublin and Stodeley in Rypon. Exigentibus meritis. (Antonius. Gratis de mandato domini nostri pape. de Ponto.)
Ibid. To the same. Dispensation, for the same reasons as above, to hold together with the above see during six months after his consecration, his deanery of York, a major elective dignity with cure, and his parish church of Hatfelde in the diocese of Lincoln, which he was and is holding together by papal dispensation, Exigentibus etc. (Antonius. Gratis de mandato domini nostri pape. de Ponto.)
4 Id. July.
Florence.
(f. 124d.)
Relaxation, during ten years, of three years and three quarantines of enjoined penance, and of a hundred days respectively to penitents who on the same feasts etc., as above, f. 72, visit and give alms for the repair and conservation of the church, founded in honour of St. Rumon the Confessor, of the Benedictine monastery of Tavistock (Tauystochye) in the diocese of Exeter, and the chapel of St. Mary the Virgin situate in the same church. Universis etc. … Licet is.
14 Kal. July.
Florence.
(f. 130.)
To John Mayev (sic), rector of Yelvertoft in the diocese of Lincoln, bachelor of canon law. Prolongation by five years of the period of seven years, the end of which is at hand, for which he, who is of noble birth, received papal dispensation to hold with Yelvertoft, value 60 marks, which church he still holds, any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church or a perpetual vicarage or a dignity etc., and to resign both meanwhile, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased, and hold two similar or dissimilar benefices, even if parish churches, but not major or principal dignities etc., with the condition of exchanging within the said period one of such benefices for another one compatible with the one retained or, if not, of resigning such other; after which dispensation he obtained the deanery of Blofelde in the diocese of Norwich, resigned it after about four months, and obtained the parish church of Abyndon alias Abyngdon in the diocese of Lincoln, value not exceeding 30 marks, which he has held with Yelvertoft for five years. Within the said further period of five years he is to resign whichever he chooses of the two incompatible benefices for a compatible one, etc. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc.
1420.
13 Kal. April.
Florence.
(f. 165.)
To Nicholas Archere, perpetual vicar of Apuldore in the diocese of Canterbury, bachelor of canon and civil law. Dispensation to hold for three years with the perpetual vicarage of Apuldore, value not exceeding 40 marks, one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a dignity etc. Within the said period he is to exchange, as usual, or thereafter resign the vicarage. Litterarum etc.
6 Id. March.
Florence.
(f. 183d.)
To Andrew de Hawyke, priest, of the diocese of St. Andrews. Absolution, dispensation on account of irregularity, and rehabilitation on account of his having, following the common opinion of the realm of Scotland, adhered to Benedict XIII even after the definitive sentence of the Council of Constance against him; of his having, in ignorance of the decree by which the said realm gave its obedience to the present pope, repaired as envoy of Robert, duke of Albany, governor of the realm, to the said Benedict, from whom as soon as he heard of the said decree he departed, without finishing his business, and returned to Scotland; and of his having subsequently paid to Edward de Lawedre, priest, of the said diocese (to whom the pope granted provision, see above, p. 136, of the parish church of Liston in the same diocese, which Andrew held as he still does, as being void by Andrew's adhesion etc., as above), a sum of money in order that Edward should, as he has this day done to the pope, give up the said grant. Andrew is to resign Liston. Sedis apostolice graciosa benignitas. [See f. 100.]
Ibid.
(f. 184.)
To the bishops of Condom and Dunblane and the abbot of St. Mary's, Balmurinach, in the diocese of St. Andrews. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above Andrew, who says he is secretary of the above duke, upon his resignation, the above church, value not exceeding 140 marks sterling; notwithstanding that the pope has lately made provision to him of a canonry of Glasgow and another of Dunkeld, with reservation of as many prebends therein and of a non-major dignity, personatus etc. of one of them, and has dispensed him to hold for life the said church together with such dignity etc., and to resign both, simply or for exchange, etc. Vite etc. (Antonius. xxvii. Septimo Id. Maii Anno Tercio. de Ponto.)
15 Kal. May.
Florence.
(f. 187.)
To the archbishop of York. Mandate to dispense Robert Weston and Ellen Robynson, of his diocese (who contracted marriage per verba legitime de presenti in ignorance that they were related in the third degree of affinity, and who cannot therefore lawfully remain in such marriage), notwithstanding the said impediment to contract marriage and remain therein (matrimonium inter se contrahere libere et in co postquam contractum fuerit remanere licite valcant), declaring future offspring (prolem ex huiusmodi matrimonio suscipiendam) legitimate. Oblate nobis.
1420.
4 Id. July.
Florence.
(f. 222.)
To John Nywcomme, perpetual vicar of Okampton in the diocese of Exeter, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to hold for two years with the above vicarage, value not exceeding 40 marks, any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church etc. Within the said period he is to exchange, as usual, or thereafter resign the vicarage Litterarum etc.
17 Kal. Sept.
Florence.
(f. 258.)
To John Cokeworthy, rector of Alwyngton in the diocese of Exeter. Dispensation to him (who is of noble birth, and who lately had papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, (i) to be promoted to all, even holy orders and to hold one benefice even with cure, (ii) after he had been ordained priest and had obtained the parish church of St. Ewin (Sancti Audoeni), London, to hold any mutually compatible benefices, of any number and kind, with or without cure, even if canonries and prebends etc., and to resign them, as often as he pleased, simply or for exchange; and who, having resigned St. Ewin's, holds the above parish church of Alwyngton and a canonry and prebend of Hereford, value not exceeding 30 and 10 marks respectively) to hold for five years together with Alwyngton any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church etc. He is to exchange within the said period, as usual, or thereafter resign Alwyngton. Nobilitas generis, vite etc.
Id. June.
Florence.
(f. 277.)
To John Brincke alias Dobeler, rector of Shorwell (de Scorwelis) in the diocese of Winchester. Dispensation to him (to whom lately the present pope made provision of a canonry of Alt Sanct Paul's and another of Sanct Martin's, Münster (de uno Veteris ecclesie Sancti Pauli et alio Sancti Martini Monasterien. … ecclesiarum canonicatibus…), with expectation of a major prebend of each, and of a dignity etc. of one of them, requiring him, as soon as he obtained such dignity etc., to resign his above church of Shorwell, value not exceeding 30 marks sterling, and who has under the said letters of provision obtained a canonry and major prebend of Alt Sanct Paul's, value not exceeding 8 marks of pure silver) to receive and hold for five years together with the said parish church a dignity etc. as above, if he obtain it under the said letters, or another benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible with the said church, even if a dignity etc., but not a major or principal dignity nor another parish church. He is to exchange within the said period, as usual, or thereafter resign the said church. Vite etc.
13 Kal. May.
Florence.
(f. 282.)
Relaxation, during ten years, of three years and three quarantines of enjoined penance, and of a hundred days respectively, to penitents who on the same feasts etc., as above, f. 72, visit and give alms for the repair, conservation and fabric of the church of the Premonstratensian monastery of Duieforde (sic), and the chapel of St. Mary the Virgin and St. John Baptist, subject to the said monastery, in the diocese of Chichester. Univ. etc. … Licet is.
1420.
13 Kal. April.
Florence.
(f. 288d.)
To Nicholas Huntar, rector of Mukyrsy in the diocese of Dunkeld. Dispensation to him—who is a priest, and a secretary and continual member of the household (familiaris continuous commensalis) of Robert, duke of Albany, governor of the realm of Scotland, and who was dispensed by Benedict XIII to hold for three years the above church with another benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, under which dispensation be held, as he still does, Mukyrsy (also written Murkyrsy) together with the parish church of Forteviot in the diocese of St. Andrews—the end of the said period being at hand, to hold together for seven years the said two churches, whose value does not exceed 60 marks of old sterlings, or, if he resign them, two other incompatible benefices, or, if he resign one of the said churches, one other incompatible benefice. He is to exchange within the seven years, or resign, as usual. Further. he is within a year to satisfy the ordinary with regard to the alleged dispensation by Benedict XIII; if not, the present letters shall be null. Vite etc.
6 Kal. May.
Florence.
(f. 289d.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate to confirm John XXIII's erection into a collegiate church of secular canons, one being dean, at the petition of Edmund earl of March and with the consent of king Henry, of the Benedictine priory of Stoke in the diocese of Norwich, founded by the earl's ancestors [Cal. Lett. VI, p. 456]. Sincere denocionis affectus.
Id. Feb.
Florence.
(f. 294d.)
To the bishop of Argyll. Mandate (at the petition of Gilbert Machperson, bachelor of canon law, rector of St. Columba's in Glascot in the above diocese, which church has been wont to be governed by a rector and by a perpetual vicar, containing that the fruits of the rectory, value not exceeding 40l. sterling, are too slight to enable him to keep hospitality after the custom of the realm of Scotland, and to give meat and drink to all comers) to incorporate, unite and annex to the rectory the perpetual vicarage, with cure and value not exceeding to a non-resident 15l. and to a resident 20l. sterling, of the said church, void because Martin Makillandis held it for a year and more without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation. Ad ea ex apostolice. (Franciscus. xxx. Decimo Kal. Junii Anno Tercio. de Agello.)

Footnotes

1 On the back is Lib. 43. F. 1 is headed, in a contemporary hand, Secundus de diuersis formis anno 30. On the top edge of the volume is the contemporary description: Liber secundus de diuersis formis anno tercio.