Holme Archiepiscopi (E.R.) (fn. 166) prob. part of abp.'s estate in Wetwang in 1086
(Yorks. DB fos. 302v, 381v).
Vill of Holme, with church of Hexham (Northumb.) gr. by abp. as a preb. of
York c. 1085 × 1100, possibly before 1092 (Priory of Hexham I 50, cal. EEA V
app. 1 no. 3). Hexham removed from preb. when priory of Hexham refounded by
abp. as Aug. house 1113 × 24 Feb. 1114 (Priory of Hexham II 108-9, 133, cal.
EEA V no. 15A).
Church of Withernwick (E.R.) (abp.'s berewick in 1086, Yorks. DB fo. 304)
annexed to preb. by abp. 13 Nov. 1230 (Reg. Gray pp. 52-3 = Reg. Giffard p.
In c. 1295 preb. was lord of Holme, with lands, and rector of Withernwick,
where he had a manor-house and land (Extents pp. 26-7).
1291 £16 13s. 4d. (Taxatio p. 297b).
Richard de Maton
Can. of Beverley, gr. this preb. at its creation c. 1085 × 1100 (EEA V app. 1 no.
3). When church of Hexham was lost to preb. 1113 × 24 Feb. 1114, he was
compensated for its loss by gr. of rights as resident can. of York (Priory of Hexham
I 54; cf. Beverley Fasti p. 13 and n.).
Aymer de Valence alias de Lusignan (fn. 167)
Immediate predecessor of M. Arnulf in a preb. of York, which he had vacated
by 18 May 1255 (CPR 1247-58 p. 411). Also preb. of London (1 Fasti I 68). Bp.
of Winchester, el. 4 Nov. 1250, cons. 16 May 1260 (ibid. II 86). Papal disp. to
retain previous revenues after el. to bpric. in 1251 (Chron. Maj. V 224, 227, 241).
Half-brother of Henry III, being younger son of kg. John's widow, Isabel, and
Hugh count of La Marche (ibid. IV 627). Identification of this preb. depends on
succession down to Martin de Sancta Cruce (below).
Prob. to be identified with papal chapl., nephew of pope Gregory IX, who had
benefices in England by 21 Aug. 1243 (CPL I 199 = Reg. Innoc. IV no. 64). Papal
chapl. and archdcn. of Thouars, royal coll. to a preb. in succession to Aymer de
Valence, with mandate to install 18 May 1255 (CPR 1247-58 p. 411, 414; Close
Rolls 1254-6 p. 87). D. by 2 May 1256 (CPR 1247-58 p. 471).
Martin de Sancta Cruce
Clerk and steward of Aymer de Valence 1249 (Chron. Maj. V 91; CPR 1247-58 p.91); dcn. of Exeter dioc., disp. for plurality 9 Aug. 1255 (CPL I 321). Royal
coll. to a preb. in succession to M. Arnulf, s.v., 2 May 1256 (CPR 1247-58 p.
471). Occ. as this preb. 20 Apr. 1259, making pres. of vicar of Withernwick (G.
Poulson, Hist. and Antiquities of ... Holderness (2 vols.: Hull, 1840) I 470). No
Royal clerk. Held this preb. from before 20 May 1267, when abp. authorized
exch. with M. William de Waleby for preb. Grindale (Reg. Giffard p. 23; list 28),
but ineffective. (fn. 168) Archdcn. of York by 27 Dec. 1270 (list 9). Transf. to preb.
Grindale on abp.'s coll. 16 Oct. 1272 (list 28).
M. Thomas of Bitton (fn. 169)
Archdcn. of Wells, abp.'s coll. to this preb. in succession to Robert Burnel 16
Oct. 1272 (Reg. Giffard p. 37). Transf. to preb. Knaresborough on abp.'s coll. 20
Dec. 1281 (list 31).
M. Henry of Newark
Archdcn. of Richmond, by royal coll. 28 Apr. 1279 (list 13). Abp.'s coll. to
this preb. 20 Dec. 1281 (Reg. Wickwane p. 9). Transf. to preb. Strensall on abp.'s
coll. 9 Nov. 1283 (list 42).
M. Ralph of Ivinghoe (fn. 170)
Prec. of Beverley by 25 June 1273 (Beverley Act Book II 295-6; Beverley Fasti
p. 123). Abp.'s coll. to preb. of York in succession to M. Henry of Newark 9 Nov.
1283 (Reg. Wickwane p. 332). Royal clerk, collector, justice; preb. and chanc. of
St. Paul's, London, and preb. of Lincoln (1 Fasti I 26-7, 36, III 87). Not resident,
excused for contumacy prob. autumn 1291 (Misc. Reg. fo. 4r). Res. this preb.
before 30 Sept. 1294 (Reg. Romeyn II 19). D. by 9 Nov. 1304 (Reg. Johannis de
Pontissara, ed. C. Deedes (CYS xix, xxx, 1915-24) I 180).
John de Berwick
Royal clerk; abp.'s coll. to this preb. in succession to M. Ralph of Ivinghoe 30
Sept. 1294 (Reg. Romeyn II 19). (fn. 171) Exch. this preb. with M. William of Pickering
for preb. Fenton 22 Nov. 1296 (list 25).
M. William of Pickering
Archdcn. of Nottingham by 28 Sept. 1287 (list 12). Exch. with John de Berwick
of this preb. for preb. Fenton conf. by kg. 22 Nov. 1296 (CPR 1292-1301 p. 221).
Abp.'s mandate to admit him 10 July 1297 (Reg. Newark p. 219). Ineffective coll.
of preb. Weighton 22 July 1298 (list 46). Transf. to preb. Givendale on abp.'s
coll. 18 March 1299 (Reg. Newark p. 216; list 27).
M. Robert of Pickering
Transf. from preb. Bilton (list 17) on abp.'s coll. to this preb., with mandate to
install 22 July 1298 (Reg. Newark p. 209). Scrutator at el. of abp. Corbridge, before
9 March 1300 (CPL I 586 = Reg. Bon. VIII no. 3475). Occ. as can. 20 May 1304
(Chs. Vicars Choral no. 505). Also preb. of Lincoln 1306-27 (2 Fasti I 59);
archdcn. of Northumberland 1312 (ibid. VI 113). Abp.'s clerk, official 1289, 1290,
1298; vicar-general 1311, 1312, 1315. Dean of York, el. 12 June 1312 (ibid. p.
6). D. as dean and this preb. by 1 Jan. 1333 (Reg. Melton I fos. 130v-131r).