Volume XXIII
1 Innocent VI

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'Volume XXIII: 1 Innocent VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 237-250. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92376 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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1 Innocent VI

1353.(f. 1.)
The pope motu proprio reserves to William, bishop of Tusculum, the archdeaconry with annexed canonry and prebend of Wells, on their voidance by Thomas Fastolf, bishop elect of St. Davids, with the necessary dispensation. Avignon, 3 Non. Jan.
Ibid.
The like touching the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, on their voidance as above. Dated as above.
(f. 7d.)
Henry, duke of Lancaster. Whereas Clement VI. granted faculty to the master or prior of the hospital of St. Mary, Leicester, where the body of Henry's father, the earl of Lancaster, is buried, to hear confessions and grant absolution to those who visited the hospital on the feast of St. Michael, and during eight days before, and eight days after it, the duke prays the pope, in consideration of the numbers that flock there, to extend the faculty to others deputed by the said master or prior; cases reserved to the apostolic see being excepted.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. That his principal chaplain, who is called the dean of the duke's chapel, may enjoy all his privileges wherever he may be, or in his absence the subdean, when accompanying the duke.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas in his chapel of Pontefract castle there are three very fat prebends, to fill which there are only three chaplains, the pope is prayed to direct the ordinary to appoint as many chaplains as may be fitly provided for by the income of the said prebends, a dean and subdean being appointed to govern them; the duke's right of patronage being preserved. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 8.)
The same. On behalf of Henry de Walton, his treasurer, for a canonry and prebend in York and in Hereford, of Richard de Melborne, his receiver of money, for the same in Lichfield, of John de Kynnemeresforde, his chaplain, for the same in Salisbury, and of William Claville, his secretary, for the same in Dublin.
Granted for two. Dated as above.
(f. 9.)
Gilbert de Welton, D.C.L. Clement VI. made provision to him of a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, by which he has taken nothing except a suit in the Roman court touching the prebend, which he is prepared to resign on obtaining another in the same church, for which he now prays, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of York and Southwell.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. Feb.
(f. 10.)
John de Insula, knight. Whereas papal provision of a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, has been made to his son John, clerk of the diocese of Ely, and to Edmund de Grauntesete of a canonry of Beverley with expectation of a prebend, the pope is prayed to remit their examination.
It is committed to the archbishop of Canterbury or to the bishop of London, with mandate to the vice-chancellor. Avignon, 3 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Clavile, clerk of the duke of Lancaster, for a benefice without cure of souls, in the gift of the archbishop of York, nowithstanding that he has the church of Burton in Kendale, in the diocese of York. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 52.)
B. cardinal of St. Eustace's. On behalf of his proctor, Thomas de Mellonin, of the diocese of Lichfield, for the church of Donyton, value 10l. void by the resignation of John de Pencrich.
Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Mar.
(f. 74.)
Henry, duke of Lancaster. On behalf of his clerk and treasurer, Henry de Walton, archdeacon of Richmond, for the canonry and prebend of Exeter, value 40s. void by the death of Henry (Richard) de Braylee, dean of Exeter.
Granted, if no other has a lawful claim to it. Avignon, 4 Kal. Mar.
(f. 87d.)
William de Tydirleye, proctor of the archbishop of Canterbury, who obtained provision from Clement VI. of a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, by which he has taken nothing, for a renewal of the same, notwithstanding that he has the church of Boddeleye.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. Mar.
(f. 93.)
Thomas de Clipston, D.C.L. of the diocese of Lincoln, for the provostship of Wingham, void by the death of John de Bourn, and reserved to Thomas by Clement VI. notwithstanding that for two years before John's death another held it by authority of the ordinary.
Granted, if no other has a lawful claim to it. Avignon, 7 Id. Mar.
(f. 98d.)
Queen Philippa. On behalf of her spiritual son, Philip de Bello Campo, of the diocese of Lincoln, son of Roger de Bello Campo, knight, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is in his fourteenth year, and has the free chapel of Tikhill, and canonries and prebends of Crediton and St. Tethe, about which he has a suit in the Roman court, and canonries and prebends of Wimborne, Exeter, and Salisbury, and canonries with expectation of prebends of Beverley and Southwell. Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. Mar.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk and secretary, Richard de Aston, rector of Langeton, in the diocese of Lincoln, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has also a canonry and prebend in the free chapel within Pontefract castle, and canonries with expectation of prebends of Hereford and Lichfield.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, William de Cheston, for the church of Wimbeldon, in the diocese of Canterbury, value 20l. void by the death of cardinal Aymer, notwithstanding that he has the church of Winterborne Strykelane, in the diocese of Salisbury, value 8 marks, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, Thomas de Brigham, of the diocese of York, for a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of York, value 60 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without.
Granted to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 30 without. Avignon, 7 Id. Mar.
(f. 104.)
Henry, duke of Lancaster. Whereas Clement VI. granted to the master or prior of St. Mary's hospital, Leicester, etc. (sic.)
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his sub-treasurer, Richard de Northwelle, for a canonry of Southwell with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. Mar.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Walton, receiver of his moneys, rector of Bradeford, in the diocese of York, for a canonry of Salisbury with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Briton, of the diocese of York, for a canonry of Howden with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Eyneston, for a benefice value 40l. in the gift of the abbot of Gloucester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Northleu, in the diocese of Exeter.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his treasurer at Bergerac, Adam de Everingham, for a canonry of York with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. Ishmael, in the diocese of St. Davids, and a canonry and prebend of Southwell.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Sir John de Chestrefeld, rector of Fosseton, in the diocese of York, for a canonry of Beverley with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his confessor, William de Reynham, a Carmelite, bachelor of theology, for faculty to incept in theology at Oxford, and after inception to resign at will, any statutes of the university and of the order of Friars Preachers to the contrary notwithstanding.
Granted, if on diligent examination he be found fit. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For twenty indulgences at the hour of death for persons to be named in the chancery. Granted for ten. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Nicholas de Croxhale, principal chaplain of his chapel, for a canonry of Ripon with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Navesby, in the diocese of Lincoln, and expects a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 120.)
Simon de Sudbiria, D.C.L. auditor of causes in the sacred palace. For a canonry of Salisbury with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Saltwode, and a canonry and prebend of Hereford, and is litigating about a prebend of Lincoln and the church of Derham, which are occupied by others. He is ready to resign Saltwode. Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. May.
(f. 125.)
Richard de Drax, D.C.L. of the diocese of York, advocate in the Roman court. Whereas Clement VI. made provision to him of canonries of York and Howden with expectation of prebends, and these have had no effect, he prays the pope to renew the same, notwithstanding the process touching the provision in Howden, or that he has the church of Herlawe, value 20 marks.
Granted for Howden. Avignon, 17 Kal. May.
(f. 128.)
Petitions of the envoys of the University of Orleans.
Walter de Coventre, a Scot, D.C.I. envoy of the university of Orleans, M.A. for a canonry of Moray, with expectation of a, prebend, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of Aberdeen, and canonries and prebends of Dunkeld and Ross, and expects a benefice with cure of souls in the diocese of St. Andrews.
Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. May.
(f. 131d.)
Adam de Warton, deacon, of the diocese of Lichfield. Whereas he obtained papal letters of dispensation addressed to his diocesan touching his illegitimacy, so as to be ordained and hold a benefice, he had previously, in ignorance of the law, received the orders of sub-deacon and deacon; but now, on learning the state of the law, and that his parents were related in the fourth degree, he prays for dispensation to minister in the orders he has received, and to be ordained priest.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
(f. 132.)
Richard, earl of Arundell. On behalf of his clerk, William de Rostwold, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted for Chichester. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Ralph de Rastwold, for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Donedale, knight, and Margaret de Insula, his wife, for a plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 133.)
Queen Isabella. For a plenary indulgence, and for leave to choose her confessor, and that the bull granted by Clement VI. touching the confessor's faculty to give her absolution at the hour of death may hold good. Granted for the hour of death. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
(f. 135.)
William de Sturmere, of the diocese of London. For succession to whatever right William Hugonis in Angulo of Aylington, of the diocese of Lincoln, had in the cause in the sacred palace, where he died, against Richard de Bury, touching the church of St. Magnus, London; notwithstanding that William has obtained a benefice in the gift of the bishop of London, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
(f. 136d.)
Gilbert, bishop elect of Carlisle. That he, who is to be consecrated on the morrow, may retain his benefices in York and Southwell for a year, so that the pope may dispose of them after the consecration: else they will fall to the king, because the archbishop of York has not yet received the pallium. If it does not please the pope to make the grant for a year, that it may be made to Christmas or All Saints next ensuing.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
(f. 137d.)
Thomas, bishop of St. Davids. That he may make provision by papal authority, etc. (sic.)
Ibid.
The same. That he may grant the office of notary public to six clerks of his diocese. Granted for three. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. That he may grant dispensations to six persons of his diocese of illegitimate birth, to be ordained and hold one benefice apiece.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the underwritten members of his household:
For his brother Laurence Fastolf, skilled in canon and civil law, for a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of London and Chichester, and the church of Clive, in the diocese of Canterbury.
Granted for Norwich. Dated as above.
Ibid.
For Thomas de Bockinge, for a canonry of London, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that under letters of Clement VI. he expects a poor clerk's benefice in the gift of the bishop of London. Granted for Wells. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Henry, duke of Lancaster. On behalf of William de Horewych, clerk of his wardrobe, for a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Driffeld, clerk of his household, for a benefice, value 40l. in the gift of the abbess and convent of Wilton. Granted to the value of 30l. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his chaplain, Richard Forestier, rector of Thornsawe, in the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice, value 40l. in the gift of the bishop of Durham.
Granted to the value of 30l. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Sir Hugh de Berewyk, steward of his lands, and Sir Richard de Boweclyst for portable altars, and for plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 139.)
Gilbert, bishop elect of Carlisle. For an indult to choose his confessor, who shall absolve him in all cases not reserved to the apostolic see, and to celebrate before dawn, and in places subject to an interdict, and also have masses celebrated in his presence in like time and place.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to create eight notaries by apostolic authority.
Granted for four, two of whom may be in holy orders. Dated as above.
(f. 139d.)
Queen Isabella. For plenary indulgences at the hour of death, on behalf of her clerk, Hugh de Thrikyngham, of her chamberlain, Edward Blount, knight, and Sara his wife, of Nicholas de Walcote and Agnes his wife, of her secretary, Robert de Congham, of Peter de Sancto Paulo, of Margery de Romsey, chief lady of her chamber, of Nicholas Pomaret and Agnes his wife, of Edward Burghart and Margaret his wife, of William de Neuton and Matilda his wife, of John la Touerke and Margaret his wife, of William Brett and Matilda his wife, of Agnes Auget, of William Walshman, of Walter Noel and Margaret his wife.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
(f. 140.)
William de Bohun, earl of Northampton and constable of England. On behalf of his clerk, Baldwin de Whiteney, for a canonry and prebend of Hereford, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of Thamworth, value 10 marks. Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same, On behalf of his clerk, Richard Garland, fur a canonry and prebend of St. Davids, notwithstanding that he has the church of Ideshale, value 30 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 141d.)
Queen Isabella. On behalf of her clerk and receiver, William de Walcote, for a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the church of Gaytyngton, value 50l. and the archdeaconry of St. Peter's, York, value 50l. Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk and treasurer, John de Baddeby, for a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, notwithstanding that he is a canon of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, and has the church of Norton Davy, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 30 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the principal chaplain of her chapel, Robert de Elinham, for a canonry and prebend with an office in Beverley, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Hastings, value 20 marks, and the church of High Aungre, in the diocese of London, value 40 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk and almoner, Thomas Rous, for a canonry and prebend of Hereford, notwithstanding that he has the church of South Wotton, in the diocese of Norwich, value 8½ marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk and secretary, Robert de Congham, for a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstand that he has the church of Risings, in the diocese of Norwich, value 10½ marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her domestic chaplain, John de Kendale, for a canonry and prebend of Southwell, notwithstanding that he has the church of Ripton Regis, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 13 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her domestic chaplain, John de Wynterton, of the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice, value 30 marks, in the gift of the bishop of Ely. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her domestic clerk and writer, William de Tateford, for the office of notary public, notwithstanding that he has a lawful wife. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 143d.)
Henry, duke of Lancaster. On behalf of his clerk, Richard de Herswell, for the church of St. Magnus, London, void by the death of William [Hugonis in Angulo] at the Roman court, notwithstanding that William was despoiled of the said church.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Donedale, knight, and Margaret his wife, for plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William Clavile, clerk of the duke of Lancaster. For the canonry of Lichfield and prebend of Berkeswych, void by the death of Tido de Varesio, papal chaplain, notwithstanding that he has the church of Burton in Kendale,in the diocese of York, and expects a benefice without cure of souls in the gift of the archbishop of York.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 7 Kal. May.
(f. 144d.)
Simon Dalton of Esill, Robert de Kidlington, Alan de Anloghby, John de Lonisdall, a Benedictine, and Peter de Neubald, rector of Great Hougton, three of whom are married, for plenary indulgence to them and their wives at the hour of death.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 147.)
Philip de Codeford, D.C.L. For a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Cor[fe], value 15 marks.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 149d.)
Gilbert, bishop of Carlisle. Signification that before his promotion and consecration he obtained the canonry and prebend of Scarle in Lincoln, and held them for five years, when John de Kirkeby, pretending to a right in them, appealed to the pope against him. Stephen de Marsenhaco, auditor of the sacred palace, heard the cause, and while it was pending Gilbert was promoted. He therefore prays that his kinsman, Nicholas de Welton, B.C.L. may take his place in the suit.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, Kal. May.
(f. 154d.)
John Wodroue, a Friar Preacher, S.T.P. the king's confessor. On behalf of his brother, William Wodroue, for a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Berton, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Non. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his nephew, John de Stanton, M.A. bachelor of theology, for a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Winchester. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The king. For faculty to the bishops of Winchester and Ely to incorporate one, two, or more benefices of his patronage to the value of 100l. to the prioress and convent of the sisters of the order of Friars Preachers [at Dartford] in the diocese of Rochester, whose monastery he has newly built and endowed, perpetual vicars' portions being provided.
To be done by either of the said bishops as to one benefice to the value of 50l. taking care that the vicar has a fit portion. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Non. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Bellocampo, knight, brother of the earl of Warwick, for a portable altar, and for faculty to choose a confessor who shall absolve him in cases not reserved to the apostolic see. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 157.)
John, archbishop elect of York. For indult to choose his confessor, who shall absolve him in cases not reserved to the apostolic see, and that he may celebrate, and cause to be celebrated in his presence before dawn, and in places subject to an interdict.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Non. May.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to create twelve notaries.
Granted for five, to be named in the Roman chancery. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his nephew, John de Thoresby, B.C.L. for a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Askeby, in the diocese of Norwich, value 20 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his nephew, John de Waltham, inceptor in arts, skilled in the law, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canons and prebends of Aberwili and the royal chapel of Shrewsbury, value 8 marks.
Granted for Southwell. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the underwritten, for benefices to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 30 without, namely:—
To John de Alvin, a benefice without cure of souls in the church of Ripon, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend in the chapel of St. Mary and the Angels, York, value 8 marks.
To Robert Swetmouth, a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, notwithstanding that he has a chantry in York not taxed, which he is ready to resign.
To Ralph de Drayton, a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Durham, notwithstanding that he has a perpetual chaplaincy, value 40s.
To Richard de Aslakby, a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Bridlington. Granted. Dated us above.
And for indulgences at the hour of death to persons to be named in the Roman chancery. Granted for ten. Dated as above.
(f. 170.)
Thomas de Burgo Sancti Petri. Signification that when he worked with Bindus [de Bandinellis], canon of Arras, in collecting money due to the pope when he was in England, he obtained, at the request if the same, from Clement VI. the provision of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Hyde, by which he has taken nothing. He prays therefore for a renewal of the said provision, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wakyrle in the diocese of Lincoln, value 12 marks. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 13 Kal. June.
(f. 173.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his confessor, Robert de Stratton, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Llanpadarnvawr, and canonries and prebends of Chichester and Gnowsale, which last he is prepared to resign. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John de Hale, for a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wykingeston, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Dated as above
Ibid.
On behalf of his chaplain and envoy, John Orger of Rolleston, for a benefice value 20l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of Westminster.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 173d.)
William, earl of Huntingdon. On behalf of his clerks, William de Draycote, Adam Coriat, and Thomas de Wotton, of illegitimate birth, each of whom holds a church by papal dispensation, for a further dispensation to hold three benefices, namely, one with cure of souls and two without.
Granted for two. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Thomas de Merston, for a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For indulgences to twenty persons to be named in the Roman chancery. Granted for ten. Dated as above.
(f. 174.)
Ralph, bishop of Bath. On behalf of his clerk, Thomas de Bulton, D.C.L. for a benefice value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, in the gift of the prior and chapter of Bath, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Wells, value 9 marks.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John de Sidenal, M.A. for a canonry of Bosham, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Camel in the diocese, and a canonry and prebend of Wells. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 180d.)
Richard de Compton, a poor priest of the diocese of Worcester, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy so as to be ordained and hold a benefice, for a further dispensation to hold an additional benefice.
(Marginal note.) This should not be registered, as it was not signed.
Ibid.
William Careles, knight, and Thomas Cras of Harwell, for a plenary indulgence for them and their wives.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. June.
(f. 182d.)
Charles, duke of Brittany. On behalf of his chaplain and secretary, Walter de Heyworth, for a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Eydon, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Master William de Bide, B.C.L. for a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Winchester.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William, bishop of Norwich. On behalf of his underwritten nephews, by whom nothing was taken under grants made to them by Clement VI.—
To Henry de Winterton, skilled in the law, for a canonry of Salisbury with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the rural deanery of Lennie, in the diocese of Norwich.
To John de Winterton for the like in London, notwithstanding that he has the rural deanery of Hengham, in the diocese of Norwich, value 30s.
To William de Winterton for the like in Hereford, notwithstanding that he has the rural deanery of Sudbury.
To Henry de Brandon for the like in Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has the rural deanery of Ingeworthe, value 2 marks.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Master William Rede, of Tudeham, in the diocese of Norwich, B.C.L. for a benefice value 30l. in the gift of the bishop of Ely. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 184d.)
Richard de Kaylvyngton, S.T.P. For the canonry and prebend of Osbaldwick in York void by the consecration of Gilbert de Welton to the see of Carlisle, notwithstanding that he has the archdeaconry of London. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Id. May.
(f. 185.)
Thomas Willelmi de Honyngg, in the diocese of Norwich, the bishop's domestic clerk. For a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the prebend of Ludington in Shaftesbury, and a pension of 30l.
Granted for Norwich. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 2 Id. June.
(f. 187.)
Guy de Briene, baron. Whereas Clement VI. made provision to Hugh de Ferrariis, his kinsman, of a canonry of Exeter with expectation of a prebend, he prays for a renewal of the same.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, Non. June.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas Clement VI. made provision to his clerk, Gilbert David of Teignmouth, skilled in the law, of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Winchester, which has had no effect, he prays for a benefice value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For plenary remission to twelve persons to be named in the Roman chancery. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 187d.)
William, earl of Huntingdon. On behalf of his clerks, William de Draycot, Adam Coriat, and Thomas de Wootton, of illegitimate birth, already dispensed so as to hold one church, for a further dispensation to hold three benefices, one with cure of souls, and two without.
Granted, including those which they hold. Villeneuve by Avignon, Non. June.
Ibid.
The same. For indulgences to twenty persons to be named in the Roman chancery. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he, his wife, and children may have mass celebrated before them, and sacraments administered by their or other fit chaplains.
Granted, saving the rights of parish priests. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Thomas de Merston, for a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
J. countess of Huntingdon. On behalf of her confessor, Alexander Wayte, for a canonry of Wingham, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of Preston, in the same diocese. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Hugh Pelegrini. On behalf of his nephew, Arnald Pelegrini, for a canonry of Beverley, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend in the diocese of Cahors, and has a suit against William de Okeburn, who on the strength of a royal presentation has ousted him from a canonry and prebend of Salisbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 189d.)
Thomas Willelmi de Honyngg, in the diocese of Norwich, the bishop's domestic clerk. For a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the prebend of Ludington in Shaftesbury, and a pension of 30l.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 5 Id. June.
(f. 194.)
Richard Anglicus, advocate in the Roman Court. Signification that Baldwin de Witeney, son of Eustace de Witeney, knight, obtained provision from Clement VI. in his second year, of a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, of which he has received no fruit. Richard therefore, on behalf of Baldwin, prays for a like provision, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of Tamworth, value 10 marks, and a canonry of Hereford with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 10 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his domestic, Thomas Griffin, of Withrington, for the canonry and prebend of Southwell, on their voidance by the expiration of the time allowed to Gilbert de Welton, bishop of Carlisle, to hold them after his consecration, notwithstanding that Thomas expects a benefice in forma pauperum in the gift of the abbot of Peterborough. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas Poulteneye, licentiate in civil and canon law, for a canonry of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a moiety of Minsterton, in the diocese of Lincoln, and a canonry of Salisbury with the prebend of Aulton.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his chaplain, Henry Attewode of Linacre, for a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramesey, notwithstanding that he has obtained sentence in his favour at the Roman court, touching the perpetual chaplaincy in the church of St. Thomas, Winchelsea, of such small value that it is not taxed. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 196d.)
William, archdeacon of Huntingdon. Whereas Clement VI. made provision to his clerk, William de Loughton, of a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramesey, but the pope's death happened before the papal letters were expedited, he prays therefore for a renewal of the same, or for a fresh collation.
Granted anew. Villeneuve by Avignon, 9 Kal. June.
(f. 197.)
Robert de Solbery. That the papal confirmation by Clement VI. [anno 11] of the collation made to him by authority of the ordinary of the provostship of Wingham may pass under the papal seal (bulla).
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 10 Kal. June.
Ibid.
Joan de Somersete. For a remission of sins at the hour of death.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John de Akern. For remission of the examination on the papal provision made to him of a benefice without cure of souls in the church of Ripon. To be committed. Villeneuve by Avignon, 9 Kal. June.
Ibid.
Ralph de Drayton. For the like touching his benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Durham.
To be committed. Dated as above.
(f. 198.)
Thomas Johannis de Bridebak, skilled in the law, chaplain of T. bishop of Albano. For a canonry of Beverley, with reservation of a prebend (provision having been made to him of the same by Clement VI. with expectation of a prebend), notwithstanding that he has the church of Stanhope, a, canonry and prebend of Auckland, and the poor hospital of Gretham in the diocese of Durham, of which he has not yet obtained possession. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Id. June.
(f. 211d.)
Thomas de Ringsted, primarius Anglie. On behalf of his servant in primaria, Thomas Henrici, called ‘de Cestria,’ for the church of Winterbourn Stikelane, value 7 marks, void by the resignation of William de Cheston. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
Ibid.
Thomas Willelmi de Honyngg, domestic clerk of the bishop of Norwich. For a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the prebend of Ludington in Scafrome (Shaftesbury), in the diocese of Salisbury, and a pension of 30l.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 212d.)
Edward, prince of Wales, Henry, duke of Lancaster, Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, and William, bishop of Norwich. On behalf of John de Ufford, the earl's son, for a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, or for the like in Salisbury.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 12 Kal. July.
(f. 213.)
Michael de Northburgh, D.C.L. the king's secretary and keeper of his privy seal. Whereas he has visited by himself and by deputy many churches in his archdeaconry of Suffolk, and has received fruits therefrom beyond his right, for remission of the same, and relaxation of sentences incurred.
Granted, and restitution of fruits unduly received is to be made. Villeneuve by Avignon, 12 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard Friday, chaplain, for a benefice, value 30l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramesey. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Roger de Fulford, D.C.L. who being illegitimate, obtained papal dispensation to hold a parish church, for a further dispensation to obtain two benefices without cure of souls.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For plenary indulgences to ten persons to be named in the Roman chancery. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 214d.)
John Merton, of the diocese of Norwich, M.A. bachelor of civil and canon law, for a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend, or for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramsey, notwithstanding that he has the church of Toft, value 8l.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon
, 12 Kal. July.