Volume V
2 Clement VI

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'Volume V: 2 Clement VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 54-75. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92355 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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2 Clement VI

1343.(f. 3.)
The under-written clerks. For the office of notary public:—
Richard, son of William Lerveton, of Tykhull, in the diocese of York.
Stephen de Marthingho, alias de Combemartin, in the diocese of Exeter.
Robert de Skipton, in the diocese of York.
Roger Fraunceys, of the diocese of Salisbury.
Robert de Swalfield, in the diocese of Lincoln.
William de Neuton, in the diocese of Lichfield.
Robert son of Richard de Torphankere, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Nicholas de Wharroum, of Wartre, in the diocese of York.
Adam de Hilton, in the diocese of Lichfield.
Conrad Trowrede, of Kingston-on-Hull, in the diocese of York.
William, son of the late William Sterman, of Walpole, alias de Cokely, in the diocese of Norwich.
John Bronclade, of Coliford, in the diocese of Exeter.
Geoffrey Jolif, of Canoligi, in the diocese of Exeter.
Granted, if they be found sufficient. Avignon, 14 Kal. June.
(f. 4d.)
Oliver de Hingham, knight, seneschal of Gascony for the king of England. On behalf of his chaplain, John de Lanton, of the diocese of Lichfield, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Werburg's, Chester, value 60 marks.
Granted to the value of 30l. Avignon, 14 Kal. June.
(f. 10.)
The under-written poor, wretched, and afflicted clerks and priests. For provision to them of canonries, prebends, and benefices, as follows:—
(f. 11d.)
Nicholas Rugerii, of the diocese of York, in the gift of the provost of St. John's, Beverley.
Ibid.
John Guerardi, of the diocese of Norwich, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Amberbuse.
Ibid.
John de Chalveston, of the diocese of Worcester, in the gift of the bishop.
Ibid.
Nicholas de Bildeston, of the diocese of Norwich, in the gift of the bishop of Ely, and renunciation of the prosecution of the cause which he has in the Roman court.
Ibid.
Andrew Strongue, of Kelingham, of the diocese of Norwich, in the gift of the chapter of Ely.
Ibid.
John [de] Dorcestria, of the diocese of Salisbury, in the gift of the bishop. Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. June.
(f. 15.)
Petition of the under-written poor clerks, for provision to them of canonries, prebends, and benefices, as follows:—
Robert son of Thomas Johannis, of West Walton, of the diocese of Norwich, in the gift of the abbot of St. Edmundsbury (Sancti Edmundi de Beri).
Ibid.
John son of Richard the smith (fabri), of Wytland, of the diocese of St. Davids, in the gift of the bishop.
Ibid.
John de Evyton, M.A. of the diocese of Winchester, in the gift of the abbot of Aynesham (Eynsham).
Ibid.
William, son of William Alan of Esterleyk, in the diocese of York, a canonry of Southwell.
Ibid.
William Verbi prefchenid (sic), of the diocese of Hereford, in the gift of the bishop of Worcester.
Ibid.
William Cherneyre, priest, of the diocese of Winchester, in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury.
Ibid.
Richard Galle, of Grimpton, subdeacon, of the diocese of Hereford, in the gift of the bishop.
Ibid.
Peter called ‘le Mason,’ of Faraham, of the diocese of Winchester, in the gift of the abbot of Westminster.
Ibid.
Thomas, son of the late William de Riston, of the diocese of York, in the gift of the prior of Drelington.
Ibid.
Richard Svimere, of Wisbech, of the diocese of Ely, in the gift of the bishop.
Ibid.
Peter, son of Aucelin Tranto, of Upwelle, of the diocese of Norwich, in the gift of the bishop of London.
Ibid.
Richard son of Roger de Wakfield, of the diocese of York, in the gift of the archbishop.
Ibid.
William le Tilere, of Albecote, of the diocese of Hereford, in the gift of the bishop of Kildare.
Ibid.
William de Newenton, of Severnstoke, of the diocese of Worcester, in the gift of the bishop of Llandaff.
Ibid.
William Nesson, of the diocese of Lichfield, at the gift of the abbot of Shrewsbury.
Ibid.
Henry, son of Robert Hailkis of Wolricheston, of the diocese of Lichfield, in the gift of the prior of Kaoneworth (Kenilworth).
Ibid.
Andrew son of William de Bokenham, of the diocese of Norwich, in the gift of the prior of Ely. Granted for these eighteen.
(f. 16.)
The under-written poor clerks, for the office of notary public.
Granted, if they are found sufficient by the vice-chancellor.
Robert de Walton, of the diocese of Norwich.
John the younger son of Stephen de Humburgh, of the diocese of St. Davids.
Ibid.
Thomas Churchehaye, of Frome Braunche, clerk, of the diocese of Bath.
Ibid.
John son of John de Erlegh, of the diocese of Chichester.
Ibid.
John, son of William Colyn, of the diocese of Norwich. William de Estrelik, of the diocese of York.
Avignon, 7 Kal. June.
(f. 22d.)
Alan Grys, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Durham. Granted. Avignon, Kal. June.
(f. 29.)
John Darewe, rector of Kilmersthorp, in the diocese of Lincoln, chaplain of William, archbishop of York. For a canonry and prebend of Ripon. Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. June.
(f. 33d.)
The mayor and citizens of York. On behalf of Peter de Langaton, descended from mayors of that city, for a benefice in the gift of the archbishop, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice of 40 marks in the gift of the provost of Beverley. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. June.
(f. 39.)
Motu proprio the pope gives the canonry and prebend of Chichester, void by the promotion of G. bishop of Forli, to Nicholas de Bessia, archdeacon of Ponthieu, in the church of Amiens.
Avignon, 18 Kal. July.
(f. 44d.)
The abbess and convent of St. Mary's, Winchester. Whereas their monastery is much reduced, and chiefly by the king taking its temporalities during voidance, they petition for the incorporation of the parish church of Froylle.
Let it be done by the diocesan. Avignon, 18 Kal. July.
(f. 49d.)
Walter de Burley, S.T.P. For the canonry and prebend of Salisbury about to be void by the consecration of Manuel de Flisco, bishop elect of Vercelli, notwithstanding that he has the church of Asschestede, in the diocese of Winchester, value 20 marks, and has a papal provision of a canonry and prebend of York.
Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. July.
(f. 50.)
Henry, earl of Derby, eldest son of the earl of Lancaster. On behalf of John Gynwell, clerk, his chaplain, for a canonry and prebend of Wells, notwithstanding that he has the church of Lanethli, in the diocese of St. Davids, value 20 marks, and the prebend of Bedewynde, in Salisbury value 50l. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his chaplain, Peter de Wetton, for the like in Salisbury; notwithstanding that he has the church of Thorpe Edemere, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 23l. 6s. 8d.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John de Bredon, for the like in Lichfield; notwithstanding that he has the church of Ioxale, in the diocese of Lichfield, value 20 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Henry de Caumpeden, for the like in Hereford. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John de Welburne, for the like in York. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John de la Mare, for the like in Shaftesburi. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 52d.)
John de Astwode, of the diocese of Worcester. For a dispensation on account of illegitimacy as the son of a priest, that he may be ordained and hold a benefice. Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. July.
(f. 53.)
John Chiteling, of Wych, in the diocese of Worcester. For provision to him of a benefice in the gift of the bishop.
Granted to the value of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 with out. Avignon, 16 Kal. July.
(f. 56.)
Gervase de Wilfford, baron of the king's exchequer. Whereas, when John XXII. at the king's request, made provision to him of a canonry of Southwell, and by reason of revocation made by Benedict XII. the provision had no effect, he prays the pope to grant the canonry anew; notwithstanding that he has the church of Barnack, or Bernakre, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 24 marks.
Granted. Avignon, Kal. July.
(f. 56d.)
Edward, the king's eldest son. Whereas his clerk, Simon de Islep, by authority of the bishop, obtained the church of Horncastre, in the diocese of Lincoln, formerly held and resigned by Peter Gallicianus; but since Peter is said to have been papal chaplain it may be that the church was reserved to the collation of the pope; he prays the pope to confirm Simon's title, or to make provision to him anew; notwithstanding that he has a prebend of Lincoln, value 10 marks.
Provision is made anew and fruits are remitted. Avignon, 15 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The prior provincial and friars of the Carmelite order in England. Whereas there are eighteen counties without a convent, and none in Wales, so that the king petitioned Benedict XII. by letters, which on account of that pope's death are still unopened, for a licence to the brethren to accept convents according to the number of the counties; they ask for a licence to accept twelve houses in England and Wales.
Granted for four. Avignon, 8 Kal. July.
(f. 60.)
Bernard de Ortolis, bachelor of civil and canon law, who, after five years rule of the judicature of the court of the marshal at the Roman court, laboured as nuncio in Norway and Sweden. For the canonry and prebend of Ledbury, void by the demission of Itherius de Conquireto, papal collector, who has taken a wife.
Granted. Avignon, 15 Kal. July.
(f. 62.)
The bishop of Winchester. On behalf of Roger de Breynton, archdeacon of Gloucester, who has a slender prebend of Hereford, value 10s. that he may accept another, notwithstanding that others by some authority, not that of the pope, expect prebends of the same.
Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his secretary, Nicholas de Kerwent, of the diocese of Llandaff. For a canonry and prebend of Hereford; not- withstanding that he has the church of Caulborne, in the diocese of Winchester. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his official, John de Uske, of the diocese of Llandaff, B.C.L. and skilled in canon law, who has well served him and the church of Winchester for a long time. For a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the church of Bourghclere, in the diocese of Winchester, value 40 marks.
Granted. Bated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Wolveleye, of that diocese, bachelor of civil and canon law, who has served him well For a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Atherton, in the diocese of Winchester, value 50 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Bosco, M.A. skilled in medicine, of the diocese of Hereford, who has served him well, for a canonry and prebend of Chichester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Brighteston, in the diocese of Winchester, value 30 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Nulbeleye, priest, of the diocese of Worcester, for a canonry and prebend of Romeseye, in the gift of the abbess and convent, notwithstanding that he has the church of Alresford, value 40 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Baldewin de Whyteneye, deacon, of Hereford, for a canonry and prebend of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of Tamworth, value 10 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Beautre, priest, of the diocese of Worcester, who has served him well, for a canonry and prebend of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has the church of Freshewatere, in the Isle of Wight, value 60 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Adam Trewelon, M.A. and B.C.L. priest, of the diocese of Hereford, for a canonry and prebend of Wells, notwithstanding that he has the church of Bekenesfelde, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 23 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Meon, priest, of the diocese of Worcester, who has served him well, for a canonry and prebend in the conventual church of St. Mary, Winchester, in the gift of the Abbess; notwithstanding that he has the church of Compton, in the diocese of Winchester, value 20 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid. The same. On behalf of Peter de Hope, priest, of the diocese of Hereford, for a, canonry and prebend in the conventual church of Shaftesburi, in the gift of the abbess, notwithstanding that he has the church of Allewarstoke, in the diocese of Winchester, value 55 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Thynghull, of the diocese of Hereford, bachelor of civil and canon law, for & benefice in the gift of the bishop of Ely, value 50 marks.
Granted to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 25 without Dated above.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas the papal provision made at the instance of William de Monteacuto, earl of Salisbury, to Thomas de Dunclent, of the diocese of Worcester, B.C.L. of a benefice in the gift of the bishop, value 35 marks with cure of souls, 25 without, is without effect, the pope is prayed to increase the amount to 40 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his chaplain Adam de Aylynton of the diocese of Hereford, for a canonry and prebend in the conventual church of Wherwalle, in the diocese of Winchester, in the gift of the abbess, notwithstanding that he has the church of North Midelton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 25 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Auste, of the diocese of Worcester, for a canonry and prebend in the collegiate church of Abergwyly, in the diocese of St. Davids. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Walter de Tudenham, of the diocese of Hereford, for a benefice value 20l. in the gift of the abbot of St. Peter's, Gloucester. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 69d.)
Gerald, cardinal of St. Sabina's. Statement that his proctors in England have not yet obtained possession of the precentorship of Salisbury, value 50 marks, the church of Northflete, in the diocese of Rochester, value 100 marks, and that of Tisbury, in the diocese of Salisbury, value 50 marks, accepted by him in virtue of a grace given him by the pope in the province of Canterbury.
Motto proprio the pope, if the said benefices are reserved to him, confers them on the cardinal, and grants the necessary dispensation. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Non. July.
(f. 70.)
John Wade, of the diocese of Lincoln. For a canonry and prebend of London, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend in the collegiate church of Hastings.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Non. July.
(f. 71.)
Adam, bishop of Winchester. For exemption for himself, his church, city and diocese, clergy, people, monasteries, priories, churches, and officials, as granted to his predecessor John by Boniface VIII.
Granted, as to John, bishop of Exeter, by John XXII. 13 Kal. Jan., and amplified, 3 Kal. June, an. 16. Villeneuve by Avignon, Kal. July.
(f. 73d.)
John de Trevaur, of the diocese of St. Asaph, S.T.B. and M.A. For a canonry. and prebend of the same.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, Non. July.
Ibid.
John, bishop of Exeter. That his spontaneous coming to the papal court may not be to the prejudice of himself or his household, so that they should be summoned or arrested, but that justice should be done as if they had not come; even if the causes against them, by reason of their presence in court in the papal palace, are put in commission, and proceeded with as far as citations and other acts against them.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 5 Non. July
(f. 74.)
The chancellor and masters of the university of Oxford. On behalf of William de Bergeveny, of the diocese of Llandaff, S.T.P. and chancellor, for a canonry and prebend therein; notwithstanding that lie has the church of Stakpol Elydre, in the diocese of St. Davids, value 30 marks. Granted, Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Non. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Master Richard de Retford, of the diocese of York, M.A. S.T.P. for a canonry and prebend therein; notwithstanding that he is fellow of University Hall, Oxford, in which he receives 12[d.] sterling a week for commons, and expects a benefice in the gift of the abbot of St. Mary's, York, value 40 marks.
Granted to the value of 50 marks. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Felthorp, of the diocese of Norwich, M.A. S.T.P. for a canonry and prebend of Lichfield; notwithstanding that he has the church of Rathsden, in the diocese of Norwich, value 30 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Laurence de Thornhill, of the diocese of York, M.A. S.T.P. for a canonry and prebend of St. John's, Beverley; notwithstanding that he has the church of Stidesterne, in the diocese of Norwich, value 25 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Seyvil, of the diocese of York, M.A. S.T.P. for a canonry and prebend of Southwell; notwithstanding that he has the church of Crumbwell, in the said diocese, value 20 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Roger de Kynton, clerk, of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. S.T.P. for a canonry and prebend therein; notwithstanding that he has the church of Briton, value 15 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Stretley, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. D.C.L. for a canonry and prebend therein.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Stephen de Penpell, clerk, of the diocese of Exeter, D.C.L. for a canonry and prebend of Wells; notwithstanding that he has the church of Cambron in Cornwall, value 12 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Paul Bray, of the diocese of Exeter, for a canonry and prebend therein; notwithstanding that he has the church of Westpotteford, value 6 marks 2s. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Houton, of the diocese of York, D.C.L. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Peterborough.
Granted to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 25 without. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Broch, of the diocese of St. Davids, D.C.L. for a canonry and prebend of Hereford.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Nottingham, of the diocese of York, M.A. and proctor or rector of the university, for a benefice in the province of York in the gift of the prior of the Hospitallers.
Granted to the value of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Bodringham, of the diocese of Exeter, M.A. and proctor or rector of the university, son of Otto de Bodringham, knight, for a canonry and prebend of Chichester.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Kynessale, clerk, of the diocese of York, M.A. for a benefice in the province of Canterbury, in the gift of the prior of the Hospitallers.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Deverel called ‘de Glastingbury,’ of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Abingdon.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Culmyngton, of the diocese of Wells, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbess of Schaftesbury.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Saxilby, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Ely.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Alfred Rosorfeth, of the diocese of Exeter, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Lullington, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Ramesey.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Herford, of the diocese of Hereford, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Worcester.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Bysseley, of the diocese of Worcester, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Gloucester; notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Wynchecombe, which collation is almost useless.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Geoffrey de Leycestre, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of St. Edmunds.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Luyton, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Reading.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Wotton, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a canonry and prebend of London.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Walter de Byrcomb, clerk, of the diocese of Exeter, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Scerne (Cerne), in the diocese of Salisbury.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Ravenysmelys, of the diocese of Lichfield, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Lichfield.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Swynesheved, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Bardenay; notwithstanding that he expects a benefice value 15 marks, or with cure of souls 20 marks, in the gift of the abbot of Croyland.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Peggesworth, of that diocese, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Durham.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Yonge, of the diocese of Exeter, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Winchester.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Eton, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Norwich.
Ibid.
The same. Thomas de Malmeshull Lacy, of the diocese of Hereford, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the prior of Worcester.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Geoffrey de Askeby called ‘de Paston,’ of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the prior of Spalding.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Farnilawe, of the diocese of Durham, M.A. for a canonry and prebend of Aukelond.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Niklyn, clerk, of the diocese of Exeter, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the prior of Bodmin.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Chiston, of the diocese of Lichfield, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the dean of Lincoln.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Blebury, of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbess of Wherwell; notwithstanding that he expects a benefice of 15 marks without cure of souls, or 20 with, in the gift of the abbot of Abingdon.
Granted for all masters of arts contained in this roll of petitions to the value of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Non. July.
(f. 77d.)
The abbot and convent of St. Mary's, Neath, in the diocese of Llandaff Whereas the bishop has, at their instance, in consideration of their losses by tidal floods, appropriated to them the church of St. Donat of their patronage, a vicar's portion of 8 marks, a house and lands by the church, being reserved, they pray the pope to confirm the said appropriation.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Non. July.
(f. 78.)
John de Pateshull, nephew of the bishop of Exeter. On behalf of John de Pateshull, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, for a plenary indulgence. Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. July.
(f. 86.)
Mero motu the pope makes provision to William de Norwico, dean of Lincoln, of the canonry and prebend of the same, about to be void by the consecration of Manuel de Flisco, bishop elect of Vercelli. Villeneuve by Avignon, Id. July.
(f. 89.)
John, bishop of Exeter. Whereas by an indult of John XXII. neither he nor his officials can be suspended or interdicted by the archbishop of Canterbury, he prays the pope to add to those privileges that those who contravene them shall incur ipso facto the greater excommunication.
Executors are granted in regard to the said privilege. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Non. July.
Ibid.
The same. Touching the petitions presented to the pope by the bishop of Palestrina, vice-chancellor, (1) for the confirmation of the college of St. Mary, Ottery, which the pope signed, and (2) in regard to the provision of five canons, as this last cannot be found in the Register, the pope is prayed to grant and sign.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to make provision of canonries and prebends in collegiate churches to seven fit persons. Chanted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For the confirmation of the appropriation of the church of Ylstyngton, in the diocese of Exeter, to that of the new college of St. Mary, Ottery.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That if the cathedral of Exeter and collegiate church of St. Mary, Ottery, be violated, they may be reconciled by any priest in the absence of the bishop.
The churches of the diocese generally may be reconciled by a fit priest during five years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For special relaxations of enjoined penances to those who with devotion visit the churches of Exeter and Ottery on the feasts and octaves of the Blessed Virgin, the Dedication, and Edward the Confessor, or who contribute to the same.
Granted on the feasts for forty days, and to benefactors for a year and forty days. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Master William de Donne, scholar in civil and canon law, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and holding a portion in the church of St. Endellion, value 4l. 2s. who is coming with the bishop to the pope, for a dispensation that he may obtain three benefices, without being ordained priest or obliged to reside. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to grant dispensations to seven persons of illegitimate birth, that they may be ordained and hold one benefice apiece. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to create four notaries public.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. In enlargement of a faculty granted by John XXII. for faculty to bestow two dignities on deserving persons, even if they be already beneficed.
That granted by the pope's predecessor is renewed. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Wake, whose niece the bishop's nephew, eldest son and heir of the earl of Salisbury, has married, and of Blanche his wife, that their confessor may give them plenary absolution at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the same, for a portable altar.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That religious may eat meat in the lodging of the said noble and his wife. Granted, Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Cruce, chief clerk of the king's wardrobe. For renewal of the grant of a canonry and prebend of Wells, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln, Dublin, Crediton, and Boseham, and the church of Kilkhampton.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de la Barre, M.A. scholar in civil law, sub-deacon, of the diocese of Hereford. For a prebend of St. Davids, notwithstanding that he has the church of Laurenny, in the same diocese, value 12 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Brankescombe, rector of Dupeford (Dunsford), in the diocese of Exeter, M.A. scholar in civil law. For a canonry and prebend of Salisbury. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 90.)
Henry de Rosse, of the diocese of Hereford, B.C.L. For a canonry and prebend of Houden, in the gift of the prior of Durham; notwithstanding that he has the church of Cliburn, and the annexed chapel of Wynandorwath, in the diocese of Carlisle, value 13l. 6s. 8d.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 2 Non. July.
(f. 91.)
Queen Philippa. For faculty to enter with a retinue the houses of religious, whether men or women.
Granted, according to her conscience. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Non. July.
Ibid.
J. [bishop] of Exeter. Signification that his predecessor, bishop Walter de Stapeldon, founded a perpetual hall in the university of Oxford, appointing in it twelve scholars and one priest, and for their sustentation assigned certain fruits, rents, and profits, building a fair chapel in the scholars' inn, in which the said priest was to celebrate masses and other divine offices, and the scholars were to meet at such times, and specially on festivals, as has been observed for many years; but whereas the scholars were lately interfered with by the diocesan in regard to the precentorship in the chapel, and the celebration of divine offices was suspended, the said bishop prays that the scholars may have divine offices celebrated without reference to the diocesan; notwithstanding any processes made by him against them in regard to the precentorship. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Non. July.
Ibid.
John de Sharreshull, B.C.L. and B.A. and brother of William, knight, justice and councillor of the king. Signification that he, not knowing that the precentorship of Exeter belonged to the disposition of the pope, exchanged the church of Wirardisbury and the chapel of Langelegh Mareis, in the diocese of Lincoln, with Adam Murimouth then precentor, and held the precentorship for many years; but since, some say that Walter de Stapeldon, bishop of Exeter, who, at the time of his consecration, above thirty-four years ago, had the precentorship, was a papal chaplain, the said John prays that the collation of the precentorship, value 30l. may have effect, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of the same church.
Granted, and fruits remitted. Avignon, 5 Non. July.
Ibid.
Richard de Karkeby, sub-dean of Exeter. Signification that when Benedict XII. gave William, archbishop of York, before he was elected, a canonry and prebend of Exeter, value 6 marks, he was bound to resign them, and Richard got them in exchange for a canonry and prebend of St. Carentonc; he therefore prays that the collation so made may be confirmed.
Granted, and fruits remitted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John de Eysy. Signification that he, believing that John de Aldislegh, or Ildeslegh, canonically held a canonry and prebend of Exeter, exchanged for them a canonry and prebend of St. Carentoce, value 6 marks. But as it appears that the canonry and prebend of Exeter were by the consecration of Richard, bishop of Durham, in the gift of the pope, the said John prays the pope to make to him the life concession as the last above; notwithstanding that he has the church of Cadebury, in the diocese of Wells, and is litigating in the papal court about a prebend and canonry of Wells.
Granted, and fruits remitted. Dated as above.
(f. 100d.)
Margaret countess of Kent. On behalf of Thomas de Dunclent, B.C.L. For a canonry and prebend of Chichester, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Worcester.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Id. July.
(f. 103.)
William de Bohun, earl of Northampton and constable of England. For a portable altar for himself and his wife.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 16 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Hugh de Neweton, for provision of canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Dodington, value 40l.
Granted for a canonry of Salisbury. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 16 Kal. Aug.
ibid.
Henry, earl of Lancaster, steward of England. On behalf of his kinsman, John de Cornubia, of the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, M.A. for a dispensation on account of illegitimacy, as the son of a married man and a spinster.
Granted for one benefice with cure of souls and one without. Villeneuve by Avignon, 16 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his chaplain and almoner, John de Horncastre, for a like dispensation. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 105.)
John de Arowe, chaplain of the archbishop of York. For a canonry and prebend of Ripon, notwithstanding that he has the church of Aylmersthorp, value 10l.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 16 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
Thomas, earl of Warwick. On behalf of Master John de Clifford, of the diocese of Hereford, for reservation of a canonry and prebend of the same, notwithstanding that he has the church of Dodilliston, in the diocese of Lichfield, which he is ready to resign.
Granted, nor need he resign. Villeneuve by Avignon, 16 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Master Richard de Clifford, of the diocese of Hereford, for the like in the church of Llandaff, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Aberwily, and the church of Kysope, in the diocese of Hereford, value together 14 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 105d.)
Thomas de Bellocampo, earl of Warwick. On behalf of Master Philip Ewyas, M.A. rector of Thurstanton, in the diocese of Lichfield, value 2l., for a canonry and prebend of Hereford.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Id. July.
(f. 108d.)
Ada, relict of the baron, lord of St. Philibert. That her confessor may give her plenary indulgence at the hour of death.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 13 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, Gilbert de Arundell, for a canonry and prebend of London, notwithstanding that he has the church of Moese, in the same diocese, value 4l.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, John Roys of Great Cressingham, for provision of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Norwich.
Granted to the value of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Dated as above.
(f. 112.)
William de Mortuomari, son of Constantine de Mortuomari, knight, B.C.L. For a canonry and prebend of London, notwithstanding that he has the church of Lyng, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 12 Kal. Aug.
(f. 117.)
Alexander Steward, of Scotland (senescallus Scotus), licentiate in canon law, for a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld, notwithstanding that he has a prebend and the archdeaconry of Ross.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
The king and queen of Scotland. On behalf of Alexander Buscote, B.C.L. for a canonry and prebend of Moray, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld, from which, on account of the wars, he takes little or nothing, and the church of Tulli, in the diocese of Aberdeen, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Andrew de Bosco, bachelor of canon law. For provision to him of a canonry and prebend of Aberdeen, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Ross, value 8l. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 117d.)
Roger, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. On behalf of two clerks of his household, for canonries and prebends of Lichfield, and on behalf of four clerks for benefices in the gift of the bishop.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Kal. Aug.
(f. 122.)
John Grey, of the diocese of Norwich, son of Thomas Grey, knight, B.C.L. and B.A. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Ely, notwithstanding his being under age, for which a dispensation is prayed, and that he has the chapel of Danagbiri, without cure of souls, in the diocese of London, value 100s.
Granted to the amount of
80 marks with cure of souls, 50 without, and he is dispensed. Villeneuve by Avignon, 12 Kal. Aug.
[Marginal note.—Corrected in the original by the pope from 50 to 80 marks.]
(f. 132.)
Robert de Ferrariis, knight, baron, the king's chamberlain. On behalf of John de Vyse, B.A. and S.C.L. of the diocese of Salisbury, for a benefice in the gift of the abbess of Wilton.
Granted to the amount of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Kal. Aug.
(f. 134d.)
Henry de Haroudon, M.A. doctor of both laws, and S.T.P. for many years chancellor of the university of Cambridge, envoy to the pope. For the canonries and prebends of Wells, value 8l. void by the consecration of Lewis de Bellomonte, bishop of Durham, the provision made to him of the same by John XXII. twenty years ago, having before it took effect, and on the death of that pope, been revoked by Benedict XII. notwithstanding that he had the church of Hadenham, in the diocese of Ely, and the prebend of Dunham in Southwell, of both of which he has been despoiled by violence.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
Thomas de Morle, M.A. bachelor in civil and canon law. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Ely; notwithstanding that he has the church of Braken (Bracon-Ash), in the diocese of Norwich, value 14l. and a canonry and prebend of Wells.
Granted to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 25 without. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The said Henry [de Haroudon]. For provision of the office of notary public to William Bate of Wendingburgh, of the diocese of Lincoln.
To be granted by the vice-chancellor if he is sufficient. Dated as above.
(f. 138d.)
Andrew de Offord, D.C.L. the king's ambassador. Whereas the provision made by John XXII. to William de Hale, of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, void by the death of Gerald de Tyleto, did not have effect, he prays for provision of them to himself; notwithstanding that he has the church of Overe, in the diocese of Ely.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Id. March. Cancelled by order of the pope.
(f. 141 d.)
William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and constable of England. On behalf of his domestic chaplain Henry Broun, rector of Elmestett, in the diocese of Norwich, which he is prepared to resign, for the of Brumpton, value 80 marks, in the gift of the prior of Malton, of the order of St. Gilbert, void by the consecration of Thomas de Beeke, bishop of Lincoln. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
Philippa, queen of England, lady of Ireland, and duchess of Aquitaine. On behalf of her confessor, Simon de Nortwode, for confirmation of the royal grant of the prebend of Iwerne, in the nuns' church of Shaftesburi, on its voidance by the death of Peter de Berkeley, but really void by the consecration of Thomas, bishop of Hereford.
Provision is made anew, and fines are remitted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her chaplain, Reginald de Gayton, for a benefice in the gift of the Augustinian prior of Launde, in the diocese of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the chantry of Evenele, in the same diocese.
Granted to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 25 without. Dated as above.
(f. 143.)
Nicholas de Hethe, of the diocese of Lichfield. For the canonry and prebend of Mora, in the church of London, value 12 marks, void by the consecration of Robert, bishop of Chichester; notwithstanding that he has the wardenship of the hospital of Danewell, to which is annexed the church of Burton in Wirhale, in the diocese of Lichfield, value 10l. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. Aug.
(f. 145.)
William de Pylmer, scholar in canon law, nephew of the bishop of Moray. For a canonry and prebend of Moray; notwithstanding that he has the church of Abothnoch, in the diocese of St. Andrews, which he is prepared to resign.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
Thomas de Pylmer, nephew of the same bishop, scholar in civil law. For a canonry and prebend of Caithness. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 145d.)
John Verdon, knight, the king's justiciar. On behalf of John de Tibeschelf of Penkeston, of the diocese of Lichfield, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Winchester, value 40 marks.
Granted to the amount of 40 marks with cure of souls, 25 without Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. Aug.
(f. 146.)
Richard, bishop of Durham. That all religious of his province may eat flesh meat when dining at his table or in his presence.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 146d.)
Robert de Ufford, knight. That to him and John his brother, knight, their confessor may give plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Geoffrey de Cornusano, for provision of a canonry and prebend of Llandaff; notwithstanding that he has the church of Lantrissan, and is illegitimate.
Granted, with dispensation. Dated, as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Sculthorp, for a canonry and prebend of Wherewelle, in the diocese of Winchester; notwithstanding that he has the church of Mesen, in the diocese of York.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 147.)
Matilda de Lancaster, countess of Ulster (Wltan). That to her and her husband, Ralph de Ufford, their confessor may give plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. For a portable altar. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That religious coming to their table may eat flesh meat.
Granted, if with consent of their superiors. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That she may enter [monastic] enclosures with a retinue
Granted, with six women, Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her kinsman, Master Robert de Walkynton, M.A., for a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the church of Vitoxhathere (Uttoxeter), in the diocese of Lichfield, and a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, Master John de Vienna, for a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has a canonry with prebend of Wilton. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk John de Penebrek, of the diocese of St. Davids, for a benefice in the gift of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, value 40 marks.
Granted, if with cure of souls, if without to the value of 25 marks, Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas Styn, a member of her household, priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Leicester.
Granted to the value of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Geoffrey de Stiucele, a member of her household, of the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Ely. Granted as in the last. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Utilicote, a member of her household, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Worcester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Lungonr, in the diocese of St. Davids, value 4 marks. Granted as before. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert Spenser of Vitoxhafchere (Uttoxeter) in the diocese of Lichfield, for a benefice in the gift of the prior of Kenilworth. Granted as before. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert Crek, queen Philippa's almoner for a canonry and prebend of Southwell, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wath, in the diocese of York.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 150.)
Robert de Whiteneye, of the diocese of Hereford, son of Eustace de Whiteneye, knight. For a canonry and prebend of St. Davids, notwithstanding that he has the church of Whiteneye, value 5l. and a canonry and prebend of Tamworth, value 7 marks.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 5 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. That his examination may be committed to the chancellor of London. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William, son of Constantine de Mortuomari, knight, of the diocese of Norwich, B.C.L. rector of Lyng. On behalf of his clerk, John de Wrotham, son of Henry Couche of Eastwrotham, S.C.L. for the office of notary public.
Granted, if he be found sufficient by the vice-chancellor. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Id. Aug.
(f. 161.)
Queen Isabella. On behalf of her treasurer, Thomas de London, for a canonry and prebend of York, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Chichester, value 50 marks, and a canonry and prebend of St. Martin's le Grand, London, value 8 marks 2s. and the church of Polsted, in the diocese of Norwich, value 57 marks.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 13 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Edmund de Rammesbury, for a canonry and prebend belonging to the nuns of Shaftesbury, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and the rectorial prebend of Bitton in Salisbury, value 40 marks, and the church of Heyhangre (High Ongar) in the diocese of London, value 40 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her secretary, Alan de Retford, for a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. Mary, Malberthorp, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 8l. The executors are the abbot of Hyde, the prior of St. Swithin's, Winchester, and Edmund de Rammesbury, canon of Salisbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her almoner, Edmund de Burnham, for a canonry and prebend of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has the church of Honyngton, in the diocese of Worcester, value 10l. The executors are the abbots of Coumbe and Stonleye, and John de Hull, canon of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her chaplain, John de Hull, for a canonry and prebend of St. John's, Beverley, in the gift of the archbishop of York, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and the rectorial prebend of Clifton, in Lincoln, value 20l. and the church of Thornton in Mora (le Moor), in the same diocese, value 20 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her chaplain, Walter de Notingham, for a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the church of Southwotton, in the diocese of Norwich, value 8 marks and a half. The executors are the abbots of Bardeneye and Barlingges, and Edmund de Rammesbury. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, Nicholas de Tonker, for a canonry and prebend of Southwell, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stanfford Rivers, in the diocese of London, value 40 marks. The executors are the priors of Thurgarton and Wirsop, and John de Hull, canon of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, John de Hardeshill, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Ely, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stilton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 10 marks. Executors are the abbot of Barlinges and the prior of St. Catherine's without Lincoln.
Granted to the value of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, William de Walcote, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Rameseye. Executors are the abbots of Peterborough and Sautre and the prior of Sempringham.
Granted as in the last. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, William de Mundele, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Winchester. Executors are the abbots of Hyde and Waverley and the prior of Mottisfont.
Granted as before. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, Elias de Sancto Edmundo, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of St. Edmunds, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hutham, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 6 marks. Granted as before. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, John de Neuby, for a benefice in the gift of the abbess and nuns of Wilton. Executors are the abbot of Stanley, the prior of Bradenstoke, and Edmund de Rammesbury, canon of Salisbury. Granted as before. Dated as above.
(f. 164d.)
Andrew de Offord, D.C.L. the King's ambassador. For a canonry and prebend of York, notwithstanding that he has the church of Over, in the diocese of Ely.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 12 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to create four notaries public.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 165.)
Henry de Rosse, of the diocese of Hereford, B.C.L. for the church of Colsull, in the diocese of Salisbury, value 26l., void by the death Master Nicholas de Tyngwyk, notwithstanding that he has the church of Cliburn and chaplaincy of Wynandorwath, in the diocese of Carlisle, value 13l. 6s. 8d. which he is ready to resign, and also a canonry of Howden. Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
John de—, donsel of Andrew de Offord, the king's ambassador, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Ely, value 60 marks with cure of souls, 30 without.
Granted to the value of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Dated as above.
(f. 166.)
David, archbishop of Armagh. That his confessor may give him plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Isaac Otulean, skilled in the law, canon of Armagh, already dispensed as the son of a sub-deacon, for a dispensation that he may accept dignities. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Roger Sampford, who has six times been to the Roman court on business of the church of Armagh, for the church of Tamlacheliat. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the said Roger, for a canonry and prebend of Armagh. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, William Beyer, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Meath.
Granted to the amount of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his proctors, Matthew Philippi de Pratis, and Roger Sampford, that their confessors may give them plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 173.)
The university of Oxford. On behalf of John Cronn, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Hyde.
Granted to the amount allowed to other masters of arts of the said university. Villeneuve by Avignon, 9 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Bodrugham, of the diocese of Exeter, son of Otto de Bodrugham, M.A. for a canonry and prebend of St. Davids, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Glaseneye, in the said diocese, value 52s. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Hugh de Braynton, of the diocese of Hereford, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Cirencester.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Roger Loke, of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the prioress of Ambresbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The Same. On behalf of Thomas Sadok, of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Croyland.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Halle, of the diocese of Hereford, M.A. for a canonry and prebend of Aberwylly, in the diocese of St. Davids. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Golaffre, of the diocese of Worcester, M.A. for a canonry and prebend of Landewybrevy, in the diocese of St. Davids. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John de Trillek, envoy of the university of Oxford. That the examination of the masters, to whom provision has been made by the pope, be committed to Raymund Pelegrini, canon of London, papal nuncio, and to the chancellor of London.
Granted to Raymund Pelegrini. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Appelby, bedel of the university, present at the papal court, for the office of notary public.
Granted if he be found sufficient by the vice-chancellor. Dated as above.
(f. 176d.)
Peter de Hakenesse, of the diocese of York. For the office of notary public.
To be granted by the vice-chancellor if he be found sufficient. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Kal. Sept.
(f. 187d.)
Thomas, marshal of the pope's horses. On behalf of his uncle, Roger de Sevenoke, of the diocese of Rochester, for the vicarage of Barowe, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by the death of Eustace, papal writer, value 7½ marks; notwithstanding that the pope gave the said vicarage to Thomas Olegeri, of the diocese of Ross, in Ireland, who has since died, without having obtained, a bull for the same, or having been examined. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Kal. Sept.
(f. 188d.)
Thomas de Wincestre. Whereas the pope, at the request of William de Norvico, granted to his nephew Thomas called ‘de Wincestre,’ of Mendlisham, student at Bologna, the precentorship of Hereford, with the annexed church of Walford, he being then only twenty years of age, he prays for a dispensation that he may hold the precentorship and study civil law.
Granted, and for five years. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Kal. Sept.
(f. 190.)
Robert Dufford, earl of Suffolk. On behalf of his clerk, John de Ecton, for a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Great Massingham, in the diocese of Norwich, and a canonry and prebend in the free royal chapel of St. Martin's le Grand, London, value 40l.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 4 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Adam de Shakelthorp, for a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the church of Dynyngton, in the diocese of Norwich, value 33l. 6s. 8d.
Granted. Dated as above
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Robert de Watford, for a canonry and prebend of Chichester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Holy Trinity, Chester, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield value 6l. 13s. 4d. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 190d.)
Martin de Hapesburgh, canon of the priory of Hikeling, in the diocese of Norwich. That the pope will order executors to compel the abbot and convent of St. Benedict, Hulme, to receive him as a monk, according to a mandate of Benedict XII., from which the abbot at the suggestion of the prior of Hikeling did, as it is said, remove the bulla.
Granted, if pope Benedict did make a special mandate in the case. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 2 Kal. Sept.
(f. 191.)
Matilda de Lancastria, countess of Ulster (Ultonie), present at the papal court. To absolve her from her vow of visiting Santiago de Compostella.
Granted, on condition of her sending thither her oblation, and within a year founding in England a chapel, value 8 marks, in honour of St. James, or making a subsidy for the Christians against the Turks, to the amount of the expenses of her journey, or giving 200 florins to the papal nuncio in England for the expedition against the Turks. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her damsels, Petronilla de Pagham and Agnes Waleys, for absolution from observance of their vow.
Granted, if they send oblations as above, and within three months after reaching England, hand over 20 florins to the fund against the Turks. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her esquire John Chastelun, for a like absolution or commutation of his vow. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That the graces granted to her kinsman, Master Robert de Walkinton, to Geoffrey de Stiuecle, Sir Robert de Utilicot, Sir Robert Spenser of Uttoxhathere, Sir Geoffrey de Cornezano, John de Sculthorp, priests, and to Robert Creyk, may be without examination, or that their examination may be committed to Raymond Pelegrini, canon of London and to the chancellor of London.
Granted; and for the kinsman without examination. Dated as above.
(f. 193d.)
Queen Philippa. On behalf of John de Gaydenton, of the diocese of Lincoln, member of her household, for a canonry and prebend of Cambray. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Non. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Francisci of Falcinello, of the diocese of Luna, member of her household, for a canonry and prebend of Pisa. Granted, Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Peter Francisci of Falcinello, for a canonry and prebend of Volterra. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 194d.)
T. cardinal of St. Peter's ad Vincula. On behalf of his nephew Talayrand de Greli, for the canonry of Lincoln and prebend of Leighton Buzzard, void by the death of John de Podio Barsaco.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 5 Id. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Ayquelin de Sparra, for the archdeaconry of Winchester. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 195.)
Andrew de Offord, D.C.L. the king's ambassador to the pope. For provision of the canonry and prebend of Rammesbury in Salisbury, void by the promotion of Simon, now bishop of Ely, to the see of Worcester; notwithstanding that provision has been made to him of a canonry and prebend of York, and that he has the church of Overe, in the diocese of Ely. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Non. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. For a canonry and prebend of St. Laurence's Romesey, in the diocese of Winchester, with the chapel of Innere, in the diocese of Salisbury, adjacent to the prebend, void by the death of Peter de Gallitiano. Granted. Dated as above.