Appendix
A licence to hear confessions

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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Kingsford, C.L.

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1915

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203

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'Appendix: A licence to hear confessions', The Grey Friars of London (1915), pp. 203. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51604 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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II. A LICENCE TO HEAR CONFESSIONS. (fn. 1)

8th March, 1319–20.

Stephanus, (fn. 2) permissione diuina Londoniensis Episcopus, sancte religionis viro prouido et honesto Fratri Ricardo de Gorges, ordinis Minorum, salutem in vero salutari: vt animabus nobilis viri domini Hugonis de Neuille et domine Ide vxoris sue et familiarium ipsorum commensalium salubrius consulatur, vobis, de cuius industria circumspecta plenam in domino gerimus fiduciam, ad audiendum confessiones eorundem vobis confiteri volencium et ad absoluendum eosdem et eciam iniungendum eis penitencias salutares pro admissis tam in communibus quam in casibus nobis specialiter reseruatis, dumtamen in ecclesiarum parochialium in quarum parochiis ipsos morari contigerit preiudicium nullum cedat, quousque eam duxerimus reuocandam, concedimus facultatem. In cuius rei testimonium sigillum nostrum presentibus est appensum. Datum apud Wykham viij. Idus Marcii, Anno domini Millesimo cccmo decimo nono.

[Seal, with only the central figure preserved, attached.]

Footnotes

1 From Campbell Charter iv., 5 at the British Museum.
2 Stephen de Gravesend.