Volume XXXIV
1 Urban V

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'Volume XXXIV: 1 Urban V', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 384-393. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92390 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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1362.(f. 2)
John de Croindole, doctor of canon law, kinsman of David, king of Scots. Whereas when the canonry of Ross and annexed prebend of Newerch and Roskevin ought to have been void by the dimission of Andrew de Busco on obtaining a canonry and prebend of Moray, and whereas Andrew continued to hold them by a new collation of the ordinary, and then on Andrew's death John obtained them by authority of the same ordinary, he prays for confirmation of the collation, or for provision anew, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Aberdeen with the annexed church of Wchtyrles, and a canonry of Dunkeld, which he resigns. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Nov.
(f. 7.)
Adam de Tiningham. For a canonry of Moray, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has provision from Innocent VI. of the deanery of Aberdcen, and a canonry of Glasgow, with expectation of a prebend, which he has not yet obtained.
Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Dec.
(f. 11d.)
Laurence Goveneue, deacon, rector of Lansant, in the diocese of Exeter. He intends to be ordained priest at the next general ordination, and prays for faculty to continue his studies in canon and civil law at an university for five years.
Granted for three. Avignon, 13 Kal. Dec.
(f. 12.)
John de Kirketon, knight. Whereas he founded and endowed a hospital for fifteen poor persons and a master at Holbeche, for the good of the souls of himself, his wife Isabella, and of the late Robert de Littilbiris, their heirs and ancestors, and made statutes for the government of the hospital, he prays for confirmation of what has been done.
Let the cardinal of Nîmes inform himself touching the matter, and report. Avignon, 13 Kal. Dec.
(f. 13.)
John Bret, lord of Wycherton, knight. On behalf of William de Arden, M.A. for a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Chesterton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 16 marks. Granted. Avignon, 15 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
The same. For a portable altar. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard Halet, for a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, notwithstanding that he has a chantry in the cathedral of London. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Roger White, scholar of canon law, for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. Stephen, Bristol, value 7½ marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Gleyne of Podington, for a canonry of Beverley, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Friskenay. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 13d.)
Roger White (as above). For a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding (as above).
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. Dec.
(f. 20d.)
Robert Sumpter, D.C.L. envoy to the pope from the University of Oxford. For a canonry of Exeter, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has put in a petition in forma pauperum.
Granted. Avignon
, 11 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
William de Bermingham, M.A. and S.T.P. Whereas Innocent VI. gave him a canonry, with expectation of a prebend, and the deanery of Hereford, without effect, the grant having been made by word of mouth only, he prays for provision of the said canonry and prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Llandaff, not taxed, and a canonry and prebend of Exeter, value 4l.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 21d.)
Nicholas de Aston, master of theology, lately chancellor of the university of Oxford, the queen's clerk, and sent to the pope by the university touching the promotion of masters of theology, doctors of canon and civil law, and masters of arts. Whereas Innocent VI. on last Assumption by word of mouth promoted him to the deanery of Chichester, but died before the grant could be executed, he prays for provision of the same, and for the annexed canonry and prebend, void by the consecration of William, bishop of Chichester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stone in the same diocese, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John Pays, S.C.L. of the diocese of Durham, for the said church of Stone when void.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 22.)
John, king of France. On behalf of Master John de Cromdole, doctor of canon law, kinsman of David, king of Scots, for a canonry of Moray, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the canonry and precentorship of Aberdeen, with the annexed church of Wchtyrlesse, and the canonry and annexed prebend of Newerch and Roskevyn [in Ross]. Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
Robert de Middelonde, S.T.P. For a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and a monetary prebend of 8 marks in Wells, the treasurership and a canonry and prebend of Exeter, about which there is a suit in the apostolic palace, and a prebend of St. Davids, value 3 marks.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Dec.
(f. 24.)
Hugh de Wymmundewold, S.C.L. brother of the late Master Richard, D.C.L. advocate in the Roman court. For a canonry of Salisbury, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the precentorship of York, and the church of Leek, and the canonry and prebend of Wellington under Wrekene in Lichfield, and canonries and prebends of Norton and St. Chad's, Shrewsbury. He is ready to resign the precentorship. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to continue his studies at an university for five years.
It is time to leave off studies, and reside on some one of your benefices. Dated as above.
(f. 39.)
Nicholas de Lovaygne, knight, ambassador of the king of England, and of the prince of Aquitaine and Wales. On behalf of his friend, Thomas de Dhovdale, knight, lord of Tachesee (Titsey), for a portable altar. Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his servant, Thomas de Estesle, of the diocese of Ely, bachelor of canon and civil law, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a benefice in forma pauperum in the gift of the bishop of Lichfield.
Granted. Dated as above. (fn. 1)
(f. 55.)
David, king of Scotland. On behalf of William de Spiny, bachelor of canon law, M.A. for a canonry of Aberdeen, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the canonry and prebend of Adwy in Moray, and the church of Donhotir, in the diocese of St. Andrews, which last he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Kal. Dec.
(f. 60.)
William Hoo, knight, a member of the household of the prince of Wales. On behalf of his poor clerk, Gilbert Fowne, called ‘de Sancto Botulpho,’ proctor in audentia contradictoriarum et penitentiarie, for a benefice, with cure of souls, value 25l. in the gift of the prior and convent of Spalding. Granted. Avignon, 2 Kal. Dec.
(f. 72.)
Robert Sumpter, D.C.L. envoy to the pope from the University of Oxford, with petitions touching the promotions of doctors and masters of theology, laws, and arts. For the canonry and prebend of Salisbury, on their voidance by the consecration of John de Buckingham, bishop elect of Lincoln, notwithstanding that Robert is canon of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend, value 6 marks.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Non. Dec.
(f. 72d.)
Raynald, cardinal of St. Adrian's. On behalf of his chaplain, William de Glynton, in the diocese of Lincoln, for the subdeanery of Salisbury, void by the death of Nicholas de Mardfeld at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in forma pauperum, in the gift of the bishop of Exeter.
Granted, and resign the expectation. Avignon, Non. Dec.
(f. 73d.)
Simon de Ketenis, of the diocese of St. Andrews, M.A. scholar of canon law lately rector of the university of Paris. For a canonry of Aberdeen, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Monimusk. Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. Dec.
(f. 108.)
Simon, archbishop of Canterbury. Whereas by reason of the numbers who expect benefices under papal letters, he is unable to make provision to masters of theology, doctors, and licentiates of canon and civil law, and others who are his servants and fit persons, he prays for faculty to confer six benefices in his gift on as many persons, of whom at least three are masters of theology, or doctors of civil or canon law, even if each has one or two benefices, one of which is a cure of souls. Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Dec.
Ibid.
John, archbishop of York. For the like in regard to three persons (as above). Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John, bishop of Exeter. For the like in regard to three persons (as above). Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William, bishop of Rochester. For the like in regard to three persons (as above). Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Simon, bishop of Ely. For the like in regard to three persons (as above). Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John, bishop of Ossory. For the like in regard to three persons (as above). Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 121d.)
Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey. On behalf of his clerk, Philip Ace, B.C.L. for a canonry of Hereford, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hope Say, in the same diocese, value 9 marks, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 18 Kal. Jan.
(f. 128.)
Hugh, lord la Zouche, baron, and the king's kinsman. For a portable altar. Granted. Avignon, 18 Kal. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. For plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John Marescall, for a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Routhbury, in the diocese of Durham, about which he is litigating in the papal palace. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Longholm, for a canonry of Ripon, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Kirkeland, in the diocese of Carlisle, about which he is litigating in the papal palace. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Hugh de Feriby, for a canonry of St. John's, Beverley, with expectation of a prebend,
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Nicholas de Feriby, S.C.L. For a benefice, value 40 marks, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Bache of Spauding, for the church of Holm, in the diocese of Norwich, void by the death of Thomas Michel at the Roman court. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas Clervaus, for a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Durham. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Feriby, for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hotham, in the diocese of York. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Adam de Thirop, B.C.L. scholar of canon law, for a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Queldrik, in the same diocese.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Adam de Ridelington, for a benefice, value 40 marks, with cure of souls, or 20 without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, notwithstanding that he has a chantry in the cathedral of London. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Marays, B.A. scholar of canon law, who has undergone much toil and cost in prosecuting his expectation of a benefice under letters of Innocent VI. for a benefice, value 4l. with cure of souls, or 30l. without, in the gift of the archbishop, prior, and chapter of Canterbury.
Granted. Dated as above. Excepta ultima cancellata [but there is no mark of cancelling].
(f. 159.)
Roll of the English Nation at the University of Parts:—
The University. On behalf of all regent masters of arts of the English nation, under which are included those who come to the university from the empire of Almain, and others from neighbouring realms, namely, Hungary, Bohemia, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Scotland, England, Ireland, etc.
Master Malcolm de Dunbret, chancellor of Aberdeen. For leave to choose his confessor. Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. Dec.
1363.(f. 163d.)
Whereas John Leye accepted in forma pauperum the church of Bishop's Morchard, in the diocese of Exeter, and afterwards had a suit about it with Robert Bonuslond, which is now pending in the papal palace, and whereas Robert died at the Roman court, John prays for succession to him in his right to the said church.
Granted. Avignon, 19 Kal. Feb.
1362.(f. 175.)
Adam de Pottowe, M.A. doctor of theology, who has long laboured in public affairs, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Houton Wandeslai, in the diocese of York, and a prebend of St. Probus, in that of Exeter, value together 24l. Granted. Avignon 13 Kal. Jan.
(f. 181d.)
John Michel, domestic chaplain of John de Chevereston, baron, related to the king of England, and seneschal of Aquitaine, who has written in his favour. For a canonry of Abergwily, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wotesdon, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 10l.
Granted. Avignon
, 18 Kal. Jan.
(f. 183d.)
Thomas, earl of Warwick, marshal of England. On behalf of his clerk, Hugh Carles, a subdeacon, for a sinecure benefice, value 30l. in the gift of the bishop of St. Davids, notwithstanding that he has the church of Egemundon, in the diocese of Lichfield.
Granted a benefice in the gift of the dean and chapter of St. Davids. Avignon, 12 Kal. Jan.
(f. 184d.)
John de Caron, licentiate of civil law, M.A. and skilled in canon law. For a canonry of Moray, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Rathow, in the diocese of St. Andrews, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. Jan.
(f. 194.)
Alexander de Caron, licentiate of civil law, M.A. and skilled in canon law. For a canonry of Glasgow, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Creich, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and expects, under letters of Innocent VI. a benefice, value 40l. in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews. He is ready to resign the said church and expectation.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Jan.
(f. 206.)
Eustace de Invernys, licentiate of civil law, and scholar of canon law. For the canonry and prebend of Ross, on their voidance by the consecration of Alexander Buer, bishop elect of Moray, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Invernys, in the diocese of Moray.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. Jan.
(f. 207.)
Roll of Masters of the University of Oxford:—
The chancellor and congregation of masters pray for the underwritten graces, with the wonted clauses and executors:—
To John de Renham, of the diocese of Canterbury, M.A. and S.T.P. chancellor of the university, a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the church of Holingbourn, value 60 marks. Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. Dec.
To John de Broghton, of the diocese of Lincoln, D.C.L. a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Saltwod, value 50 marks, a prebend in the royal chapel of Wimbourn Minster, value 10l. and the prebend of Kinweston in the royal chapel of Wolverhampton, value 16 marks.
Granted, and resign the said chaplaincies. Dated as above.
To Eustace de Cheddesey, of the diocese of Wells, M.A. doctor of medicine, a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Worcester.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Simon de Lambourn, of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. proctor or rector of the university, a canonry and prebend of Wells, notwithstanding that he has the church of Sulthorn, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 10l. Granted in Ripon. Dated as above.
To James de Staunton, of the diocese of York, M.A. proctor or rector of the university, a canonry and prebend of Southwell, notwithstanding that he has the church of Basingham, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 40 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 207d.)
To John de Wyclif, of the diocese of York, M.A. a canonry and prebend of York, notwithstanding that he has the church of Filingham, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 30 marks.
Granted in Westbury, dioc. Worc. Dated as above.
To Richard de Sutton, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Westminster.
Granted. Dated as above.
To William de Barton, of the diocese of Canterbury, M.A. a canonry and prebend of Wingham, notwithstanding that he has the church of Lanteglos, in the diocese of Exeter, value 18 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
To John de Cotysford, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
Non-regent Masters:—
To William Reed, of Exeter, M.A. and S.T.P. a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, notwithstanding that he has the archdeaconry of Rochester, value 20 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
To John de Echyngham, of the diocese of Canterbury, M.A. bachelor of theology, a canonry and prebend of St. Paul's, London, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of South Mailing, value 60 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 208.)
To Robert Sumptor, of the diocese of Exeter, D.C.L. a canonry and prebend of Exeter. Granted. Dated as above.
To Adam de Toneworth, of the diocese of Worcester, M.A. doctor of medicine, a canonry and prebend of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has the church of Whitcherch, in the diocese of Worcester, value 25 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
To William Durant, of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. bachelor of theology, a canonry and prebend of Hereford, notwithstanding that he has the church of Huse, in the diocese of London, value 35 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
To Henry de Wytfelt, of the diocese of Exeter, M.A. bachelor of theology, a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Wilton.
Granted. Dated as above.
To John de Midelton, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York. Granted. Dated as above.
To Peter de Curraf, of the diocese of Dublin, M.A. scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lenton, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Dublin, not taxed.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 208d.)
To John Josekyn, of the diocese of Rochester, M.A. scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he expects in forma pauperum a benefice, value 20 marks, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Abingdon.
Granted. Dated as above.
To William de Ardern, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. a canonry and prebend of St. John's Beverley, notwithstanding that he has the church of Chesterton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 16 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
To John de Bukingham, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A. a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stokton, in the diocese of Salisbury, value 10 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Ebrard Huoprost, of the diocese of Freising, M.A. scholar of theology, a canonry and prebend of Chichester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stanford Ryvers, in the diocese of London, value 40 marks.
Granted [a benefice] in the gift of the bishop of Freising. Dated as above.
To Henry de Hopton, of the diocese of Lichfield, M.A. scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes.
Granted. Dated as above
To William de Denby, of the diocese of Coventry, M.A. scholar of theology, a canonry and prebend of St. John's Howden, notwithstanding that he has the church of Rampston, in the diocese of York, value 20 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
To Henry Boragge, of the diocese of Exeter, M.A. scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has the church of Schagbrok, in the same diocese, value 20 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 209.)
To John Tink, of the diocese of London, M.A. scholar of theology, a canonry and prebend of St. Wilfrid's, Ripon, notwithstanding that he has the church of Mychelmersh, in the diocese of Winchester, value 35 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
To Richard de Toneworth, of the diocese of Worcester, M.A. scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Winchester.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Henry Westebrok, of the diocese of Salisbury, M.A scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Granted. Dated as above.
To Roger de Aswardeby, of the diocese of Lincoln, M.A scholar of theology, a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 209d.)
Hugh de Wymundewold, S.C L. brother of Richard, D.C.L. advocate in the Roman court. For a canonry of Salisbury, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is precentor of York, and holds the church of Leek by papal dispensation, notwithstanding that he has the canonry and prebend of Wellington under Wrekine in Lichfield, and canonries and prebends of Norton and St. Chad's, Shrewsbury. He is ready to resign the precentorship and the canonries and prebends.
Granted: and choose one benefice, and resign all the rest. Avignon, 10 Kal. Jan.
Ibid.
Richard de Tysho, bachelor of canon law. For a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hertelegh, in the diocese of Rochester, value 8l.
Granted. Avignon
, 6 Kal. Jan.
[Continuation of petitions registered on f. 39. See p. 386 above.]
(f. 213d.)
To John de Ludham, a benefice with cure of souls, value 40l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Chichester, and the church of Belagh, in the diocese of Norwich, which last he is ready to resign. Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
To Robert de Strode, a benefice with cure of souls, value 40l. in the gift of the prior and chapter of Canterbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Esling, in the same diocese, and expects, under letters of Innocent VI. a benefice value 40 marks in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Thomas de Eccleshale, of the diocese of Lichfield, a benefice with cure of souls, value 40l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury. Granted. Avignon, 2 Kal. Dec.
(f. 240d.)
The cardinal of Pampelona. On behalf of his chaplain, Thomas Mounte of Wykham, B.A. skilled in the law, who for two years was scholar in the university of Avignon, when the pope lectured there, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has provision of the church of Brumpton, in the diocese of York, of which he has been despoiled, and has succession to the late John Dentonis in his right to the canonry and prebend of Norwell in Southwell.
Let him have a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury. Avignon, 13 Kal. Dec.
(f. 244.)
The cardinal of Bellefayc. On behalf of John Malteby, a member of his household, for a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend.
Let him have a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of York. Dated as above.

Footnotes

1 For continuation of these petitions, see p. 392.