Osbaldwick (N.R) held by cans., and Gate Helmsley (N.R.) by cath. in 1086 (Yorks.
DB fos. 298, 303, 303v, 379, 381).
In 1294 preb. had manor-house and land in Osbaldwick, land and advowson of
vicarage in Gate Helmsley, land and a hall in Newbald (Extents pp. 8-11).
Property in Stonegate (RCHM York V 223).
1291 £26 13s. 4d. (Taxatio p. 297a).
Occ. as this preb. 1205 × 1214 (YMF I no. 42), and as can. 1206/7 (Cart.
Rievaulx no. 363). Prob. to be identified with royal clerk who was preb. of
London, first occ. c. 1192, excomm. 1215 and depr. prob. by 1217 (1 Fasti I
R[ichard] le Brun
As R. le Brun, clerk, had abp.'s coll. to this preb. 3 March 1271 (Reg. Giffard
p. 33). Presum. to be identified with Richard le Brun, archdcn. of Richmond, who
occ. 5 July 1271 (list 13).
M. Thomas of Corbridge
First occ. as can. 11 Sept. 1277 (Reg. Romeyn II 84 n.). Received vote of M.
Thomas de Hedon in el. to abpric. of York [22 June] 1279 (CPL I 459 = Reg. Nic.
III no. 559). Chanc. of York by 17 Feb. 1280 (list 4). Res. this preb. by 25 June
1280 (Reg. Wickwane p. 4). Transf. by abp.'s coll. to preb. Stillington 25 June
1280 (list 41).
M. Thomas of Adderbury (fn. 191)
Clerk, abp.'s coll. to this preb. in succession to M. Thomas of Corbridge 25
June 1280 (Reg. Wickwane pp. 3-4; cf. p. 17). Transf. by abp.'s coll. to preb.
Wetwang before 30 March 1282 (ibid. p. 9; list 47). Perhaps related to M. Robert
de la Forde (below).
M. Thomas de Grimston
Occ. as clerk 1272 × 73 and later (Chs. Vicars Choral nos. 68-9). Not yet can.
16 Sept. 1278, when holding houses in York of Vicars Choral (ibid. no. 415). Abp.'s
clerk by 19 June 1280, still called clerk 28 Apr. 1281 (Reg. Wickwane pp. 67,
120). Archdcn. of Cleveland, coll. 2 May 1281 (list 10). Abp.'s coll. to this preb.
to succeed M. Thomas of Adderbury, 30 March 1282 (Reg. Wickwane p. 9). Last
occ. as archdcn. of Cleveland 3 Nov. 1286, and d. before 6 July 1289 (list 10).
M. Robert de la Forde (fn. 192)
Abp.'s chanc. by March 1281 (Reg. Wickwane pp. 155, 320; cf. Reg. Romeyn I
35, II 50, 156). Preb. of Southwell 1281-1308 (Reg. Wickwane p. 11; Reg. Romeyn
I 361; Reg. Greenfield I 27); preb. of Beverley 1282-6 (Reg. Wickwane p. 16;
Reg. Romeyn I 361; Beverley Fasti pp. 69-70). Papal disp. for illegitimacy (son
of clerk in minor orders) and plurality 26 June 1289 (CPL I 498 = Reg. Nic. IV
no. 1047; cf. CPL I 504 = Reg. Nic. IV no. 1522, of 1 Oct. 1289). Abp.'s coll. to
this preb. in succession to M. Thomas de Grimston, with mandate to dean and
chapter to install, 6 July 1289 (Reg. Romeyn I 378). Papal mandate to be ord. and
reside 1 Oct. 1289 (CPL I 504). Occ. as can. frequently, first summer 1290 (Misc.
Reg. fos. 2r, 2v-3r, 4r, 5r, 8v, 9r, 9v). Occ. as this preb. 1294 (Extents p. 8). Still
alive, abp.'s vicar-general 1307 (Reg. Greenfield I 11), and 22 Jan. 1308 (cart.
Nostell fo. 86v). D. by 15 July 1308 (ibid. I 27; cf. Chs. Vicars Choral p. xxxiii).
Chantry in Minster for his soul and for John and Lucy his parents, Henry late
prior of Ossington (Hospitallers, Notts.), (fn. 193) Henry de Somerset late dean of Exeter,
Robert de la Forde senior and M. Thomas of Adderbury can. (this preb., above,
perhaps therefore a relative) (York Fabric Rolls p. 290).