John [Devenish], abbot, and the convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury. For letters conservatory in perpetuity.
Granted for six years. Avignon, 11 Kal. Aug.
The same. On behalf of William de Kenington, who was elected abbot, for a priory or other office in the province.
Granted for an office in the gift of the abbot and convent. Dated as above.
The said abbot. On behalf of William Spersholt, monk of Winchester, who was with him at the Roman court, and has been elected by the chapter to pursue the study of scholastic theology at an university, with a yearly pension, for faculty to do so for seven years.
Granted as to the licence to study, and as to the pension when one is void. Dated as above.
The same. On behalf of two secular clerks, for power to induct them into benefices in the gift of the abbot and convent.
Granted. Dated as above.
The same. On behalf of his brother, Thomas Devenish (de Venis), for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Eston, and a canonry of Wherwell, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
The same. On behalf of his proctor, Thomas Enham, for a canonry of Llandaff, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Froylle. Granted. Dated as above.
The same. For faculty to create three notaries.
Granted. Dated as above.
The same. On behalf of Philip Wyle, rector of Muchelmersch, John Usk, rector of Buwclere (Burghclere), William Mucholdever, citizen of Winchester, and Joan his wife, Agnes Cormayls, her sister, William Randolf, and John Burtleburi, monk of Winchester, for a plenary remission. Granted. Dated as above.
The same. For an indulgence of one year and forty days to those who give alms to the fabric of Winchester cathedral, which threatens to fall to ruin.
Granted for a hundred days, to last ten years. Dated as above.
John Batheman, called ‘de Vienna,’ proctor of queen Isabella. For the church of Neucherch, in the diocese of Canterbury, about to be void by reason that the cardinal of Perigueux has obtained a church in the diocese of Lavaur, notwithstanding that John has canonries and prebends of Salisbury, Hereford, and Wilton, value together 32l.
Granted. Avignon, Non. Aug.
Master Ralph atte Gredik of Malverthorp. For the church of St. Crux, York, value 10 marks, void by the death of Alan de Setrington at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has been put in place of Robert Abot of Wodweston, in his right to the church of Fenny Drayton, touching which a suit is pending in the Roman court against John Elys of Hilton. Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. Aug.
Cancelled, the petition being torn across by the pope, as the church was given to another.
Richard Talbot, lord of Godric Castle. Whereas, on founding a priory of Canons Regular at Flanesford, in the diocese of Hereford, he prayed the pope to appropriate to it the church of Westbury by Gloucester on Severn, which was done, and whereas some assert that the appropriation is invalid, because when it was made the prior and convent were not actually in the said monastery, he prays for confirmation of the same. Let the said defect be supplied. Avignon, 8 Id. Aug.
Richard Vachan, D.C.L. canon of London. For the archdeaconry of Surrey, void by the death of William Inge at the apostolic see, notwithstanding that he has the church of Saltwode, in the diocese of Canterbury, and canonries and prebends of London and Aberwily, and expects a canonry and prebend of St. Davids.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Aug.
As above, with additional clause providing for the voidance of the archdeaconry in whatever way, according to the stile of the Roman chancery. Granted. Avignon, Non. Aug.
The same. On behalf of Simon de Sudberya, D.C.L. licentiate of canon law, for the church of Saltwode, void by the resignation of the same Richard, notwithstanding that Simon has the church of Wickhambroc, in the diocese of Norwich; and for a dispensation to hold this together with Saltwode. Granted. Avignon, Non. Aug.