PREBENDARIES OF NEWINGTON
See lists in Cats. I fo. 95r, II fo. 111/118v.
Ailward son of Sired
First preb. in cats., 'Ailwardus filius Siredi' (Cat. I), 'Wilwardus filius Siredi' (Cat.
II). Almost certainly to be identified with 'Aeilwardus canonicus filius Siredi', who
occ. 1104/5 (WD 4 fo. 19/23r-v, pd. in Rep. p. 61b). Possibly son of Sired, can.
(unident. preb.) who occ. 1066 (see below, p. 89).
Note: For other possible occs., see note under Ailward Ruffus, preb. of Broomesbury (above p. 27).
Occ. in cats. between Ailward son of Sired and Walter de Belmeis, 'Fulco prior
Sancte Osith'. Does not occ. as can., but occ. in connection with Richard de Belmeis I,
bp. of London (1108-27), c. Jan. 1127 (Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire 11 201), and
possibly to be identified with the 'prior de Chich' [= St. Osyth (Aug., Essex)], who
occ. in connection with St. Paul's before Jan. 1127 (Diceto 1 251; cf. above, p. 15 n.
4). Last occ. as prior of St. Osyth 1127 (Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire 11 201).
Walter de Belmeis (of Beaumais)
Occ. in cats. between Fulk and Gilbert Foliot, 'Walterus filius Ricardi episcopi'.
First occ. as can. before Apr. 1138 (Hale p. 124; Gibbs no. 218; WD 4 fo. 52/56v, pd.
in Rep. p. 67a-b). (fn. 1) Last occ. [Sept. 1152 × May 1162] (Cart. Clerkenwell no. 162). Son
of Richard de Belmeis I, bp. of London (1108-27); brother of William de Belmeis I,
archdcn. of London (A/23/1718, pd. in Rep. p. 24a).
Gilbert Foliot II
Occ. in cats. between Walter de Belmeis and John de Garland, 'Gilebertus Foliot'.
First occ. as can. 2 Dec. 1178 (G.F.L. no. 410), and [1175 × 79] (G.F.L. no. 464).
Also archdcn. of Middlesex from before 1183, to after Apr. 1196. Presum. not to be
identified with Gilbert Foliot, clk., who occ. [1186 × 87] (G.F.L. nos. 408-9; cf. G.F.
John de Garland
Occ. in cats. between Gilbert Foliot and William Comin, 'Johannes de Garland'.
First occ. as can. before Dec. 1196 (Cheney, Eng. Bps.' Chanceries p. 5). (fn. 3) Last occ.
1198 (P.R.O., Anc. Deeds, D.L. 25/220), but may occ. later, [Apr. 1196 × May 1201]
(A/40/1435). (fn. 4) Possibly to be identified with M. John de Garlande, king's justice, who
occ. 15 Oct. 1192 (cart. of Binham: B.M., Cotton MS. Claud. D. xiii fo. 169r), and
12 Oct. 1193 (Ely, Diocesan Records, Liber M (Cambridge, Univ. Libr., G. 3. 38) p.
597). Not to be identified with scholar of same name, who was still alive c. 1258 (see
Biog. Ox. 11 743).
Occ. in cats. between John de Garland and Ranulph de Bisacia, 'Willelmus Comin'.
Not otherwise known. If cat. sequence at fault, perhaps to be identified with William
Cumin, chanc. of king David of Scotland, archdcn. of Worcester, prob. 1125-43 and
from c. 1156 to d. in c. 1158; bp.-el. of Durham, 1141-43 (see G.F.L. pp. 539-40).
Cf. William Cumin, parson of Waltham (Essex) and clk. of Bertram, abbot of Chertsey,
who occ. [July 1186 × Sept. 1189] (cart. of Waltham: B.M., Cotton MS. Tib. C. ix
fo. 139r). (fn. 5)
M. Ranulph de Bisacia
Occ. in cats. between William Comin and John de Ramesey, 'Ranulfus de Bisacia'.
First certain occ. as can. 29 Dec. 1213 (charter roll of Holy Trinity, Aldgate: B.M.,
Cotton Roll xiii. 18 no. 9), and [1212 × Apr. 1214] (Gibbs no. 263), but may have been
can. earlier, possibly [Sept. 1203 × March 1204] (B.M., Harley MS. 6956 fo. 48r, from
an original deed formerly in St. Paul's pyx 'B'), (fn. 6) and may be identical with M. Ranulph,
can., unident. preb., who occ. [March 1204] (Gibbs no. 58; cf. below p. 94). Last
occ. apparently 7 Nov. 1245 (B.M., Harley MS. 6956 fo. 24v, from an original deed
formerly in St. Paul's 'in thecis'), but perhaps d. or res. before 17 March 1242 (C.P.R.
1232-47 p. 277). Prob. d. by 1245 (Simpson, Two inventories p. 495).
William of York
Does not occ. in cat. Royal gr. of preb. in St. Paul's in succession to Ranulph de
Bisacia, 17 March 1242 (C.P.R. 1232-47 p. 277). Evidently ineffective, because royal
gr. of preb. of Mapesbury, 24 Oct. 1242.
John de Ramesey
Occ. in cats. between Ranulph de Bisacia and Henry de Wengham I, 'Johannes de
Ramesey [Rameseye, Cat. II]'. Not otherwise known.
Henry de Wengham I
Occ. in cats. between John de Ramesey and Henry de Wengham II, 'Henricus de
Wengham episcopus Lond.'. Does not occ. as can. Appd. papal chapl. 13 May 1254
(Reg. Innoc. IV no. 7498), and described as of London dioc. 11 May 1255 (Reg. Alex.
IV no. 475). Occ. as dean of St. Martin le Grand Jan. 1258 (C.P.R. 1258-66 p. 8) and
18 Jan. 1259 (Reg. Alex. IV no. 2814). Bp. of London, el. by June 1259, cons. Feb.
M. Henry de Wengham II
Occ. in cats. between Henry de Wengham I and Thomas of Ingoldisthorpe,
'Henricus de Wengham archidiaconus Middl.'. Prob. appd. before July 1262 by his
uncle, Henry de Wengham I, bp. of London (cf. Reg. Alex. IV no. 2936). Does not
occ. as can., but archdcn. of Middlesex by Aug. 1262, to Jan. 1267 or later.
M. Thomas of Ingoldisthorpe
Occ. in cats. between Henry de Wengham II and Ralph de Baldock, 'Thomas de
Ingoldestorp decanus Lond.' (Cat. I), 'Thomas de Ingoldesthorp' (Cat. II). Does not
occ. as can., but successively archdcn. of Middlesex by Apr. 1268; dean, 1276-Sept.
M. Ralph de Baldock
Occ. in cats. between Thomas of Ingoldisthorpe and John de Everdon, 'Radulphus
de Baudak decanus London [Cat. II omits decanus London]'. Presum. transf. to this
preb. from preb. of Holbourn before Feb. 1291. Occ. this preb. c. 1294 (Liber F
valor). (fn. 2) Also successively archdcn. of Middlesex by June 1278; dean, Oct. 1294-Feb.
1306. [? Also preb. of Islington.]