Volume XXXI
8 Innocent VI

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'Volume XXXI: 8 Innocent VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 350-361. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92387 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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1360.(f. 15d.)
Walter de Sutton (Stratton), B.C.L. He, being dispensed on account of illegitimacy, obtained the church of Dontesfold, in the diocese of Winchester, and exchanged it, by authority of the ordinary, for the perpetual vicarage of Iklesham, prays for the necessary dispensation.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Jan.
Ibid.
Henry Lynyk, M.A. bachelor of theology, for a benefice, value 40l. (fn. 1) with cure of souls, or 20l. without, in the gift of the bishop of Bath.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Jan.
(f. 16d.)
Robert de Maincestre, for the church of Kerselowe, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by reason that Robert de Stretle has obtained the church of Theversham, in the diocese of Ely.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. Feb.
(f. 20.)
Thomas, bishop of Whitehern. For plenary absolution at the hour of death to eight persons to be named in the chancery.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Bartholomew de Insulis, of the diocese of Sodor, learned in theology and canon law, already dispensed as the son of a priest, for a further dispensation to hold a canonry and prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 23.)
Adam de Tynoghame, priest, of the diocese of St. Andrews, secretary of William, earl of Douglas, and sub-collector in Scotland. For a canonry and prebend of Glasgow, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Fauchkyrc. Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. Feb.
(f. 23d.)
Simon, archbishop of Canterbury. Whereas he put John de Severley in the place of Robert de Solbury, deceased, who was litigating in the Roman court about the provostship of Wingham; and whereas the church of Bokstede, held by John, will be void on his obtaining the provostship, he prays for reservation of it to his clerk, William de Tradington, notwithstanding that he has a benefice without cure of souls. Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. Feb.
(f. 25.)
John atte Wood, usher of the King's chamber. For an indulgence of three years and three quadragene to those who visit the chapel of St. Mary, Trimppeleye, on her four chief feasts.
Granted for one year and forty days. Avignon, 4 Non. Feb.
(f. 27d.)
Thomas Macdowel, priest, of the diocese of Whitehern. He was unanimously elected to the see of Whitehern, void by the death of Michael, yet the pope made provision of it to another; he prays therefore for a canonry of Glasgow, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Caramul.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Non. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. For remission at the hour of death to himself and six persons to be named in the chancery. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 32.)
The prior and monks of St. Mary's, Kirkeby, and the clergy and people of the city and diocese of Lichfield. Whereas Christ has wrought many miracles in honour of His mother in the church of the said priory, which is old and in danger of ruin, they pray for relaxation of seven years and seven quadragene of enjoined penances to penitents who visit the said church on the four feasts of the Blessed Virgin, and at Easter and Pentecost, and give a helping hand to the fabric.
Granted for one year and forty days. Avignon, 2 Non. Feb.
(f. 44d.)
Henry, duke of Lancaster. On behalf of William de Neuport, rector of Wearmouth, for dispensation to hold an additional benefice, or for a canonry of Beverley, with reservation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. April.
(f. 45d.)
For an indulgence of one year and forty days to those who visit the hospital of St. Thomas, Estbrigge, founded by the archbishop of Canterbury, or the chapel of St. Mary within the same, which has been newly repaired, on the feasts of St. Mary.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. Mar.
Ibid.
The king. On behalf of his chaplain, Thomas Cicill, for a canonry of Houden, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Estrington. Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. April.
(f. 46.)
Roger de Mortuo Mari, earl of March, and marshal of England. For a portable altar. Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. Mar.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, William de Wenlok, rector of Calais, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John Salmesford, of the diocese of Rochester. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramsey.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For a plenary remission at the hour of death to himself and six others to be named in the chancery.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 46d.)
The king, the prince of Wales, and the duke of Lancaster. On behalf of Henry de Isenburg, lord in Budingen and Alherd, and four others to be named in the chancery, for plenary remission.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. Mar.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William son of the said Henry for a canonry of Mainz, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is litigating in the Roman court about a canonry and prebend of Spires, and has been admitted by the ordinary to a canonry of Bamberg. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Henry son of the said Henry for the like in Wurzburg. Granted. Dated an above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Werner son of John called ‘Barbe,’ knight, for the like in Aschaffenburg. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 47d.)
The abbot and convent of Muchelney. For an indulgence of one year and forty days to those who visit the chapel of St. Mary atte Stone on her feasts. Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. Mar.
(f. 48.)
Whereas a fire has destroyed the church, bell-tower, cloister, refectory, dormitory, and nearly the whole priory of Eskdale, in the diocese of York, together with the bells, vestments, and church vessels, so that help is needed to rebuild and replace the same, the pope is prayed to relax a year and forty days of enjoined penances to penitents who give alms and visit the church on the five feasts of Our Lord, the five feasts of St. Mary, those of Pentecost, St. Bartholomew, and the dedication of the church. Granted. Avignon, Id. Mar.
(f. 48d.)
Simon, archbishop of Canterbury. For faculty to create six notaries. Granted for two. Avignon, 8 Id. Mar.
(f. 49d.)
John Salmesford. He has built the chapel of St. Anne annexed to the church of Yessalham, in the diocese of Rochester, and prays for relaxation of ten years and forty days of enjoined penances to penitents who visit it, or give alms for the lights and divers needs of divine worship. Granted for a hundred days. Avignon, 6 Id. Mar.
(f. 62d.)
John Dych, and Henry Nundy of Walkefeld, having resigned respectively the church of St. Mary, Hertford, and the chaplaincy of St. Peter's, Wolvey, in the diocese of York, in order to exchange them, they pray for provision of the same. Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. April.
(f. 63.)
Roger de Burton and John de Higham. Having resigned respectively the churches of St. Gregory, Sudbury, and that of Denford, in the diocese of Lincoln, in order to exchange them, they pray for provision of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 63d.)
Henry de Lalre and John Mensanger. Having resigned respectively the perpetual vicarage of St. Michael near St. Albans, and the chantry by the bridge of Elvestow, in order to exchange them, they pray for provision of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 73.)
Whereas the pope made provision to Walter de Skirlawe of the archdeaconry of East Riding, void by reason that William de Walcote, who held it, unlawfully obtained also a parish church, he is prayed to confirm the same. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. April.
(f. 74d.)
Thomas Cisill (Cicill) of Houden. For confirmation of the institution by the ordinary to the perpetual vicarage of Eastrington, in the diocese of York, which he has held for three years. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 76.)
Lewis de Cherleton, M.A. licentiate in theology, canon of Lincoln. For confirmation of the prebend of Nassington, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Hereford, St. Asaph, and Totenhale, and a portion of Ledbury, the rectory of Meyvot and the chapel of Pole Castle (Welshpool) in the diocese of St. Asaph.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 81.)
The archbishop of Auch. On behalf of his advocate, Richard de Drax, D.C.L. rector of Herlawe in the diocese of London, value 14l. which the pope has willed him to resign, to retain the same, and also canonries and prebends of Chichester and Beverley, and the archdeaconry of Totnes, about which, and the prebend of Beverley, he is litigating. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
(f. 82d.)
The king. On behalf of his clerk, Stephen de Perton, of the diocese of Lichfield, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Wells. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
(f. 83.)
William de Burton, knight. Whereas he rebuilt and endowed an ancient chapel near his manor of Tolthorp in the parish of Casterton, and obtained papal indult for the setting up of a college of a master, priests, clerks, and ministers, he prays for an indulgence of three years and three quadragene to those who visit the same on the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin and during the octave.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. For an indult to the master or president of the said college to hear the confessions of those who come to the chapel on the aforesaid feast. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Nicholas de Burton, son of the aforesaid William, S.C.L. For a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Therming in the same diocese.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
Ibid.
Robert, earl of Suffolk. Whereas the pope dispensed his son, John de Ufforde, so as to hold a benefice when he reached the age of eighteen, and whereas he when seventeen was presented by the lay patron to the church of Hoyingham in the diocese of Norwich, and was instituted by the bishop, there being now eight months wanting to the age determined, he prays for confirmation of the said presentation and institution, notwithstanding that John has a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, and is litigating about a canonry and prebend of Salisbury. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 83d.)
Hugh de Midelham, of the diocese of Durham. For the office of notary. Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. May.
(f. 84.)
Thomas de Bellocampo, earl of Warwick. On behalf of his son, William de Bellocampo, who is studying at Oxford, and is now sixteen, for a dispensation to hold two or more benefices with cure of souls.
Granted for one dignity without care of souls. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his secretary, William de Barton, for a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of York.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 84d.)
John de Appelby, D.C.L. For the poor hospital of St. Giles, Kypiere, in the diocese of Durham, void by the death, long since, of Peter de Thoresby, notwithstanding that he has the church of Whitebern in the said diocese, and a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, of which last he has not yet got possession. Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. May.
(f. 85.)
William de Burton, knight, and ambassador of the king. On behalf of James de Areitton, for a canonry of Metz, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Vicy, in the diocese of Geneva. Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. May.
(f. 86.)
The king. For dispensation to two of his children to intermarry with persons related to them in the fourth degree of kindred or affinity. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
(f. 86d.)
The king. On behalf of his clerk, Master Henry de Hassheton, D.C.L. for a canonry of York, or of Lincoln, or of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Llansanfreyd in the diocese of St. Asaph. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 87d.)
The earl of Warwick. Whereas the pope dispensed his son when in his sixteenth year, or as he really was aged seventeen, to hold a benefice with cure of souls, and a dignity without cure, and whereas in England there are few or no such dignities, he prays for an amplification of the dispensation in favour of his son, William de Bellocampo, now studying at Oxford, that he may hold a dignity with cure of souls, together with the other benefice.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Non. May.
(f. 90d.)
Thomas, bishop of St. Davids. On behalf of his clerk, William de Tilney, for a canonry and prebend of Wells, notwithstanding that he has the chancellorship of St. Davids, with annexed canonry and prebend, value 21l. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. May.
(f. 97.)
William de Sutton, perpetual vicar of the chapels of Thorton and Altherthorp in the parish of Pokelington, in the diocese of York. Whereas he and other vicars minister sacraments to their parishioners and receive their fees and tithes, those only for the burial of the dead and the funeral mass being reserved, and as the distance of one chapel is four, and of the other three miles from the parish church, they pray for leave to bury their dead in their chapels and cemeteries, without prejudice to the rector of the said church.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
(f. 97.)
Richard, abbot of Chester. Whereas on the death of William, the monks considering that the exemption of the monastery [from ordinary jurisdiction] would be hurtful, bound themselves by oath to procure its revocation, and then elected Richard de Seynesbury abbot, who set out to obtain confirmation from the apostolic see, but being hindered by prohibition of the temporal power, and the wars between England and France, obtained confirmation and benediction from the court of Canterbury, making oath of obedience to the metropolitan, who thenceforward intervened in the rule and administration of the monastery. Richard afterwards applied to Clement VI. who confirmed the election, rehabilitating Richard, and committing to him the rule of the monastery in spirituals and temporals. But he, seeing that no mention was made of the aforesaid oaths, feels his conscience burdened, and prays the pope to confirm what has been done, and to rehabilitate him touching the same, and touching his non-observance of the said oaths. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
(f. 108d.)
Thomas called ‘Polaye,’ of the diocese of York. For provision of the church of Helawe, in the diocese of London, about to be void by promotion of the rector to the archdeaconry of Totnes, notwithstanding that he, who is servant of Master Richard Anglicus, advocate in the Roman court, has a canonry and prebend of a collegiate church.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. May.
(f. 118.)
Anthony Malabaila. On behalf of John Turk, M.A. scholar of theology, son of John Turk, citizen of London, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Westminster.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 12 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Michael Fre, aged twenty-two, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy so as to hold a canonry and prebend of Chichester, and a benefice with cure of souls, so soon as he shall attain the lawful age, for a further dispensation to hold a benefice or dignity with cure of souls, and two others without cure.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 138.)
William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury. For a portable altar for himself and Elizabeth his wife.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 7 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to choose a confessor for himself and his wife.
Granted for five years. Dated as above.
(f. 140.)
Richard, earl of Arundell, and John de Cherleton, baron, the king's chamberlain. Whereas they sent, as their envoy to the pope, Walter Moryn, M.A. and bachelor of theology, who was at the Roman court for more than a year, they pray for provision to him of a canonry of Dublin, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wystheburi (Ashbury), in the diocese of Salisbury.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 9 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Bischebury, the said baron's clerk, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Shrewsbury, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of the king's chapel of Totenhale. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 141.)
William de Assheton. For a sinecure benefice in the gift of the archbishop of York, notwithstanding that he has the sinecure chapel of Skelton. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Kal. July.
Ibid.
John de Wynwik, the king's secretary, treasurer of York. Whereas he has built a chapel in the church of St. Michael, Huyton, in the diocese of Lichfield, where his father, mother, and other relations are buried, and has founded and endowed therein certain chaplaincies, and made ordinances for the same, he prays for confirmation of what has been done, and for an indulgence of one year and forty days to those who visit the chapel on the feasts of St. Mary, St. Michael, Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost, and give alms.
Granted as to the indulgence; the ordinances must be exhibited in the chancery, and, if reasonable, confirmed. Dated as above.
(f. 141d.)
[The king] by the abbot of Cluny. On behalf of his confessor, John Woderoue, for a papal chaplaincy. Dated under privy seal at Sourse before Chartres, 7 May. (French.)
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same, by the abbot of Cluny. On behalf of his clerk, John Bukingham, dean of Lichfield, constantly engaged in his service, for a further dispensation for non-residence for three years. Dated under privy seal as above. (French.) Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
King Edward. On behalf of William de Farley, canon and prebendary of Salisbury, for a dignity in the same, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends in the churches of the nuns of Winchester and Romsey, and is warden of St. Cross, Winchester.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 148d.)
Adam de Hilton, the king's envoy. Touching the electio [...] de Stratton to the see of Lichfield. (Incomplete.)
Ibid.
The same. Whereas he obtained the church of Glatton by authority of the ordinary, and afterwards had papal provision made to him of the provostship of Wells, with annexed canonry and prebend, he prays for confirmation of the same, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of St. Maurice's, Aberwily.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Kal. July.
(f. 149d.)
The same. On behalf of Thomas Henrici, alias de Cestria, a member of his household, for a benefice value 25l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without, in the gift of the prior and convent of St. John's, Clerkenwelle, notwithstanding that he has the church of Winterbrune Stikelawe, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 153d.)
John de Gourmonchestre, Henry Blakebourne, John Cristemesse, Thomas de Horton, and William Caproun, clerks of the prince of Wales, pray the pope to commit their examination to be held in England. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. July.
(f. 154d.)
William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury. For a portable altar, and for leave to choose a confessor (as above, f. 138).
Granted, under date of 3 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his secretary, John de Treford, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Durham, notwithstanding that he has the church of Aston Clinton. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 160d.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his counsellor, Master John de Stretle, D.C.L. constable of Bordeaux, for a dignity in Lincoln cathedral, and for dispensation to hold it together with canonries and prebends of the same and Salisbury.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Id. July.
(f. 161.)
Hugh de Arlam. For the church of Horncastre, void by reason that Master Hugh Pelegrini has obtained the church of Maidstone.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 164d.)
William de Esinden. For confirmation of the collation of the church of Crostwayt, in the diocese of Carlisle, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of St. John's, Chester, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Id. July.
(f. 170.)
William de Seynesbury. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the priory of St. Bega, in the diocese of Durham, dependent on St. Mary's, York. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 5 Kal. July.
(f. 174d.)
Hugh Carles. Whereas in the cause between him and William de Cherleton and others, touching the church of Egemundon, in the diocese of Lichfield, three sentences were given in his favour, and whereas William obtained another benefice with cure of souls, he prays for succession to the said William in his right to the said church, notwithstanding that he has the chapel of Bigesow, in the diocese of Hereford, value not less than 5 marks.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 9 Kal. Aug.
(f. 177.)
John de Branketre. Whereas he obtained a canonry of London and the prebend of the same, void by the consecration of Richard de Bury, bishop of Durham, although the said prebend was held by William de Cusancia, since deceased, he prays for provision of the same, notwithstanding that he has by papal dispensation two parish churches, and has provision of a canonry and prebend of Wherwell, of which he has not yet got possession.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Kal. July.
(f. 177d.)
Richard de Drayton. Whereas he, on petition of the prince of Wales, whose sub-treasurer he is, had provision of a benefice value 25 marks, in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Worcester, which value was increased by 5 marks, he prays for a further augmentation to 40l. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For augmentation of the provision of a canonry of Wilton, with expectation of a prebend, to the value of 20l.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 182d.)
William de Waldegrave. For provision of the perpetual vicarage of Watford, value 7 marks, void by the resignation of Roger Waltsoef.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 9 Kal. Aug.
(f. 187.)
Adam de Hilton, the king's clerk. For a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Wells and Aberwily, and the church of Glatton.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. Aug.
(f. 195d.)
Simon de Aldeborn, B.C.L. For a benefice value 251l. with cure of souls, or 201l. without, in the gift of the bishop of Winchester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Babestok, value 10 marks.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 19 Kal. Sept.
(f. 200d.)
John de Ulram. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Marton, in the diocese of York.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 17 Kal. Sept.
(f. 233.)
Walter Moryn, M.A. bachelor of theology. Whereas Master Thomas de Botton accepted a canonry and prebend of Wells, the canonry and prebend of Holcombe in Wells ought to be void. Walter, therefore, prays for provision of these, whose value is 20s. notwithstanding that he has the church of Ashbury, in the diocese of Salisbury, and a canonry and prebend of Dublin.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 19 Kal. Sept.
(f. 242.)
Hugh de Spacking. For confirmation of the presentation and institution by the diocesan to the church of Haughton, in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
Whereas Gerlac de Clave, servant of Richard de Drax, advocate in the Roman court, exchanged the perpetual vicarage of Gilling, in the diocese of York, for the church of St. Wilfrid, York, with Hugh de Saxton, who exchanged the said vicarage for that of Pontefract with John de Beek, and Gerlac exchanged St. Wilfrid's for Langeton with Richard de Wintringham, Richard Drax prays for confirmation of the said exchanges, inasmuch as Gerlac held his first vicarage for a year and more not being a priest; he is prepared to compound with the apostolic camera for fruits received. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 242d.)
David Martin of Rosmarket, B.C.L. present at the Roman court. Whereas in the causes between him and Howel ap David Vaughan, touching the archdeaconry of Kermerdyn in St. Davids, he obtained three sentences in his favour, and whereas before these were executed Howel died, David prays for succession to whatever right Howel had in the cause, notwithstanding that he has the hospital of St. David, Sweyne[se]. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Seynesburi, for confirmation of the provision by the ordinary of the priory called ‘the cell of St. Bega,’ in the diocese of Durham. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Stephen Eyncheton, for confirmation of the provision by N. cardinal of St. Vitalis of the church of Erklawe, the cardinal having power to confer benefices in England, value not exceeding 7 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 245.)
William de Waldegrave, a poor priest. For provision of the church of Watford, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by the resignation of Roger Waltschef. Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. Sept.
(f. 249.)
William de Pyl, M.A. scholar of theology. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has the church of South Perrot, in the diocese of Salisbury, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, Kal. Sept.
(f. 252d.)
Richard, archbishop of Armagh. On behalf of his kinsman, Walter Donedale, present with him at the Roman court, for succession to John Galtrym, deceased, in his right to the canonry and prebend of Thagymon in Ferns, papal provision of the same having been made to John, who had a suit touching them against Robert Grinston.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. Sept.
(f. 275d.)
John, king of France. On behalf of Walter de Heyworth, of the diocese of Salisbury, who served him faithfully when he was in England, for a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury, which he is ready to renounce; or else for the like in York. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Heyworth, for the church of Eydon, void by the resignation of Walter de Heyworth.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 276d.)
Richard de Ponchardon, knight, of the diocese of Lincoln. For plenary remission at the hour of death for himself and twelve persons to be named in the vice-chancery. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. For plenary remission to himself and twelve persons to be named in the vice-chancery. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 282.)
Richard son of Thomas de Drax, clerk and scholar. For the rural deanery of Hengham, in the diocese of Norwich, value 20s. void by the death of Thomas at the Roman court.
Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Oct.
(f. 284d.)
Poncius de Vereriis, registrar, and locum tenens of the papal collectors in England for many years. For confirmation of the canonry and prebend of London, void by the death of William de Cusanciis, notwithstanding that he has the church of Walpol, in the diocese of Norwich, and a canonry and prebend of Wells.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Sept.
(f. 286.)
John le Hincte of Bermyngeham, priest. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and brethren of the Hospitallers in England, in the diocese of Lichfield. Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. Oct.
(f. 289d.)
Thomas Macgeoyd. He, being already dispensed as the son of a deacon, prays for the vicarage of Thaheatsingy, in the diocese of Ardagh, void by the death of Austin Osinn at the Roman court, notwithstanding that the presentation belongs to the Cistercian prioress of Lochsewdy, in the diocese of Meath.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Sept.
(f. 296d.)
John de Stoke Naylond. For the church of Lacford, in the diocese of Norwich, in the gift of the abbot of [St. Edmunds] Bury, void in the Roman court by the demission of Richard Walkeleyn, John having for many years expected a benefice in the gift of the said abbot, and having accepted the same.
Granted, if no other has a claim. Avignon, 4 Id. Oct.
(f. 304d.)
David, king of Scotland. On behalf of his clerk, William de Cheshelm, licentiate in arts, and S.C.L. of noble birth, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews, notwithstanding that he has the church of Nevet in the said diocese, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. Oct.
(f. 306d.)
Whereas Henry de Wintriton, rural dean of Lenne, and Adam Thebaud of Sudbury, rector of Dungarvan, in the diocese of Lismore, respectively resigned their benefices in order to exchange them, they pray for provision of the same, notwithstanding that Henry has a canonry and prebend of Salisbury. Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Non.
(f. 309.)
G. bishop of Tusculum. On behalf of William de Bere, a member of his household, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Wells, value 20l. with cure of souls, or 15l. without, notwithstanding that he has the church of Norton Melreward of slender value, which he is ready to resign; or else for a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury. Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. Oct.
Ibid.
Philip, duke of Burgundy. On behalf of John Carewe, rector of Herbrandiston in the diocese of St. Davids, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, for dispensation to resign or exchange the said benefice, and accept another. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. Oct.
(f. 312.)
Simon de Neuton, scutifer viridis (sic) [? virilis]. On behalf of his kinsman, William Wenlok, for a canonry of Hereford, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. Mary, Calais. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Nov.
(f. 316d.)
Walter Moryn, M.A. bachelor of theology, canon of Dublin. For confirmation of the prebend of Howth, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wychesbury (Ashbury), in the diocese of Salisbury.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Oct.
(f. 331d.)
Adam de Hilton, the king's clerk. For the canonry and prebend of Chichester, value 10l. void by the consecration of Robert de Streton bishop of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has the church of Glatton, and canonries and prebends of Wells and St. Maurice [Aberwily].
Granted. Avignon, 18 Kal. Jan.
(f. 334.)
William de Burton, knight. He, having founded the chapel of Tolthorp, to which the pope gave certain indulgences, prays for extension of the same to those who visit it on the feast of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Baiocis and Thomas de Burton.
[Incomplete. See below, p. 362.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his chaplain, John Atte Kirk of Burton, for a benefice in the gift of the Premonstratensian prior of Estrafriandol.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 334d.)
John Digg, S.C.L. a member of the household of Sir Simon de Sudburia. For the church of Mudele, in the diocese of Lichfield, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Scrovyabery, value 20l. void by the death of Robert de Coventre. Granted. Avignon, 19 Kal. Jan.
(f. 336.)
Robert de Dinislonde, priest, skilled in the law. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has the church of Bishop's Morchard, value 10 marks, in the same diocese.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Henry, duke of Lancaster. Whereas Thomas, bishop of St Davids, united the churches of Penbray and Llandevaylok, with their chapels, to the new collegiate church of St. Mary, Leicester, and made certain ordinances touching the same, the pope is prayed to confirm what has been done.
Let the union and ordinances be exhibited in the chancery, and, if reasonable, confirmed. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That the dean, canons, and ministers of the said church may not be summoned by the diocesan or metropolitan beyond their chapter, and that on the visitation of the said prelates, whatever has to be corrected, may be done in their chapter and not elsewhere.
Granted in regard to excesses and light faults. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard Hamslape, B.C.L. for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is dean of St. Mary's, Leicester. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That the duke's chaplain, to whom faculties were given to hear the confessions of the duke, his wife, children, and household, and were extended to cases reserved to bishops, may delegate his faculties to others.
Granted for the duke, his wife, and children. Dated as above.

Footnotes

1 Cancelled in the original.