Prebendaries
Ilminster

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Diana E. Greenway

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'Prebendaries: Ilminster', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: volume 7: Bath and Wells (2001), pp. 59-61. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34386 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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LIST 44 PREBENDARIES OF ILMINSTER

PREBEND

Ilminster (Som.): Muchelney abbey's TRE and in 1086 (DB I 91a).

Church of Ilminster gr. to church of Wells by Richard abbot and convent of Muchelney, admitting cans. of Wells to their fraternity, 1 Dec. 1201 (Cal. I 48); church gr. as preb. to abbots of Muchelney by bp. Savaric, same day (EEA X no. 240).

Abbot's house in Wells 1299 (Cal. II 578 (no. 144); Bailey, Canonical Houses pp. 169-70). See also Muchelney Memoranda, ed. B. Schofield (SRS xlii, 1929) pp. 25, 111-12.

Valuation 1291 £22 10s (Taxatio p. 200a).

PREBENDARIES

ABBOTS OF MUCHELNEY

For the abbots of Muchelney to 1216, see Heads I 26-7. (fn. 181)

Richard

Occ. 17 Oct. 1198 (Chart. Bath II 7 (no. 18)). Received this preb. 1 Dec. 1201 (EEA X no. 240). Witness to chs. of bp. Savaric (ibid. nos. 181b, 190, 196, 208, 225, 233-4, 238). Unnamed abbot of Muchelney occ. as can. at el. of bp. Jocelin, early 1206 (below, app. 2 no. 12). Occ. 8 June 1202, Apr. 1211, 2 Jan. 1221, 14 Feb. 1231 (Cart. Muchelney nos. 27, 29, 30, 58). Royal justice 1228 and 1229 (Pat. Rolls 1225-32 pp. 280, 291). Occ. c. 1230 (Cart. Athelney no. 34). D. 1235 (Ann. Tewkes. p. 97), by 14 May (CPR 1232-47 p. 105).

Richard [of Glastonbury] (fn. 182)

Sacrist. Lic. to el. gr. 14 May 1235 (CPR 1232-47 p. 105). Royal assent and temps. 19 June 1235 (ibid. p. 109). D. 30 Sept. 1237 (Ann. Tewkes. p. 105).

Walter de Cerne

Lic. to el. gr. 8 Oct. 1237 (CPR 1232-47 p. 198). Royal assent 22 Oct. 1237 (ibid. p. 199). Last occ. 9 Feb. 1241/2 and 12 March 1242/3 (Cart. Muchelney nos. 47, 127).

Stephen

Occ. as abbot once only, 20 June 1248 (cart. Glastonbury: Bodl. Wood Empt. 1 fo. 34v).

John de Barnevile

Lic. to el. gr. 22 June 1252 (CPR 1247-58 p. 143). Royal assent to el. 29 June 1252 (ibid. p. 144). Bp.'s request for release of temps. 3 July 1252 (PRO C.84/1/ 28). Occ. as John abbot 6 Apr. 1254, 1258, Feb. 1268 (Cart. Muchelney nos. 26, 25, 36). Full name n.d. (ibid. no. 45). Last occ. as John abbot 26 May and 15 July 1269 (Som. Pleas II, ed. L. Landon (SRS xxxvi, 1923) 86, 96, 97).

William de Gyvele (fn. 183)

Prior, royal assent to el. 27 Sept. 1274 (CPR 1272-81 p. 58). Bp.'s request for release of temps. 6 Oct. (PRO C.84/5/4). Temps. 8 Oct. (CPR 1272-81 p. 59). Occ. as William abbot [1277], 21 May 1277 (Cart. Muchelney nos. 46, 108). Unnamed, cited 11 Oct. 1284, on prec.'s side (below, app. 4 no. 15). D. before 15 June 1294 (PRO C.84/12/8).

Ralph of Muchelney

Lic. to el. sought 15 June 1294 (PRO C.84/12/8), gr. 19 June (CPR 1292-1301 p. 74). Petition for royal assent 25 June (PRO C.84/12/12), gr. 3 July (CPR 1292- 1301 p. 78). Bp.'s request for release of temps. 25 July 1294 (PRO C.84/13/16). Temps. 5 Aug. (CPR 1292-1301 p. 83). Occ. as Ralph abbot 14 Nov. 1297, 22 Oct. 1298, 21 July 1299 (Cart. Muchelney nos. 110, 124, 125). His successor had royal assent 1 March 1303 (CPR 1301-7 p. 315; see 2 Fasti VIII 52).

Footnotes

181 I am grateful to Professor Smith for help with the abbots after 1216; see above, list 2 n. 25.
182 Called 'Ricardus Glestonie' in Ann. Tewkes. p. 97.
183 Prob. Yeovil, Som.