Regesta 22
1250-1252

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'Regesta 22: 1250-1252', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: 1198-1304 (1893), pp. 259-288. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96016 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. XXII.

8 Innocent IV.

1250.
6 Id. July.
Lyons.
(f. 2.)
Indult to Oliver to hold, besides the rectory of Stoke in the diocese of Winchester, one benefice with cure of souls not much exceeding in value 10l.
7 Id. July.
Lyons.
(f. 2.)
Indult to Robert, clerk, son of Mary de Cortenay, of the diocese of Bath, to hold one benefice or dignity besides the two which he now has, whose value scarcely exceeds 30 marks.
7 Id. July.
Lyons.
(f. 2.)
Indult to Reginald, clerk, son of Mary de Cortenay, to hold two benefices with cure of souls besides the church of Hestengron in the diocese of Bath, whose value scarcely exceeds 100s.
7 Id. July.
Lyons.
(f. 2d.)
Order to the bishop on the one part and to the prior and convent of Rochester on the other, between whom there was a suit before the pope about the serjeanties of the layfolk, and the obedientiaries of the church of Rochester, that the bishop be content with that right of appointment of keepers of manors, and sergentes for offices of the church, which the archbishop of Canterbury has in the church of Canterbury.
14 Kal. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 6.)
Indult to Simon, son of Simon late lord of Daventry, in consideration of his noble birth, to hold, besides the rectory of Sutun, in the diocese of Coventry, value 16 marks, one other benefice with cure of souls.
4 Non. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 6d.)
Relaxation, addressed to the master, prior, and convent of Sempingham, of forty days of enjoined penance to penitents who visit their church, in which the body of the Blessed Gilibert is said to rest, on his feast or during the octave in any year.
1250.
Non. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 7.)
Indult to the bishop of Ossory that he shall not be cited by any letters unless mention be made in them of the present indult.
2 Non. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 7.)
Mandate to the bishop of Ossory to deal as follows with clerks in his diocese who have wives and take the proceeds of the benefices, those who have procured immediate succession to churches in which their fathers have ministered, others who obtain perpetual vicarages, take the whole of the proceeds, and neither reside nor are ordained priests; namely, married clerks are to be deprived, those who succeeded their fathers are to be removed, and perpetual vicars made to reside and be ordained by withdrawing their income.
8 Id. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 7d.)
Indult to the same that for five years he shall not be cited to a distance of more than one day's journey from his diocese unless express mention be made of this indult in the papal letters of citation.
The treasurer of Leighlin is appointed conservator.
5 Id. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 7d.)
Mandate to the priors of Holy Trinity, and All Saints, Dublin, to compel Stephen de Foresta and his sons Joseph and Thomas, clerks, to observe the obligation to do justice, as they promised, to the bishop of Ossory for certain injuries inflicted by them on him. [Theiner, 52.]
5 Id. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 7d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Ossory to deprive persons of illegitimate birth of the benefices which they have obtained without dispensation in his diocese.
3 Id. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 8.)
Relaxation, addressed to the prior and convent of Malton of the order of Sempingham, of forty days of enjoined penance to penitents who visit their church of St. Mary on her feasts or during their octave in any year.
Id. Aug.
(An. VII. sic.)
Lyons.
(f. 8.)
Indult to Luke called ‘Diuti,’ canon of Salisbury, who being executor of the will of the late P. bishop of Winchester, wishes to live in the Cistercian monastery of La Clarté (de Claritate) in the diocese of Tours, founded by the said bishop, to put vicars into his benefices, and take the income, so long as he lives in the said monastery.
The abbot of St. Albans is appointed conservator.
17 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 8.)
Mandate to Aymar de Lezigniaco, papal chaplain, kinsman of the king of England, to grant a dispensation to Peter de Belac, clerk of his brother William de Valentia, to hold two benefices with cure of souls.
8 Id. Aug.
Lyons.
(f. 8d.)
Indult to the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, that they shall not be cited by anyone by means of papal or legatine letters, however obtained, unless citation has not yet followed letters already obtained, or by means of the general clause ‘quidam alii,’ unless express mention be made of this indult in the papal mandate.
11 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 9.)
Indult to Walter called ‘Giffard,’ papal subdeacon and chaplain, kinsman of the bishop of Bath, to hold, besides the rectory of Wikam in the diocese of Salisbury, one other benefice with cure of souls in addition to those which he already has, whose value hardly exceeds 54l.
4 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 9d.)
Indult to Master Nicholas de Plimton, papal subdeacon, clerk of R. Passelewe, archdeacon of Lewes, to hold, besides a canonry of Staning in the diocese of Chichester, one other benefice with cure of souls.
3 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 13d.)
Mandate to the bishops of St. Andrews and Dunkeld and the abbot of Dunfermelin, papal chaplain, at the request of the king of Scotland, to assign to Richard called ‘Giffard,’ kinsman of the said king, who is going to the Holy Land with five knights at his own expense, 400 marks, before next Christmas, out of the redemption of crusaders’ vows, and legacies, and other grants in Scotland towards the relief of the Holy Land, as the twentieth of church revenues there is expended; with power to absolve crusaders who cannot perform their vows. Suitable sums are also to be assigned to Thomas Paynel, Alan de Lasceles and Adam Penkethan, his cousins, who are going with him at their own expense. [Theiner, 52.]
3 Non. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 14.)
Indult to Master Walter, papal chaplain, archdeacon of Surrey, that no one shall deprive him of his archdeaconry and other benefices having cure of souls which he holds by papal dispensation, without special papal mandate.
10 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 14.)
Licence to the same, to hold the chapel of Blokeswerdi, in the diocese of Salisbury, which he has in commendam, whose value hardly exceeds 10 marks a year.
8 Id. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 14.)
Indult to Philip Lovell, one of the king's clerks, of noble birth, rector of Hampshape, in the diocese of Lincoln, to hold an additional benefice with cure of souls.
Non. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 14.)
Indult to the same, to hold an additional benefice, dignity, or parsonage, with cure of souls.
2 Id. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 14d.)
Indult, at the request of the archdeacon of Surrey, papal chaplain, to Master William de Stanweia, canon of Exeter, to hold an additional dignity or benefice with cure of souls.
16 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 16.)
Sentence addressed to Master Matthew de Alperino, papal chaplain, touching the suit between him and Master Alberic de Vitriaco, about the church of Freshwater, heard by J. cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina, and referred to the pope.
1250.
8 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 16d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of York to grant a dispensation to John called ‘Francigena,’ the king's clerk, of good life and learning, so that notwithstanding his defective sight, and the blemish from which he suffers in one of his eyes, he may be promoted to higher orders, and retain his benefices with cure of souls.
6 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 16d.)
Indult at the request of the chiefs and party of the Guelphs of Florence, to Berengerius, son of Valeus Marsilius, citizen of Florence, rector of Williby, in the diocese of Norwich, whose value does not exceed 15 marks, to hold an additional benefice in England with cure of souls.
5 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 16d.)
Licence to William de Raley, nephew of the late bishop of Winchester, rector of Stokeby, in the diocese of Norwich, to hold an additional benefice with cure of souls.
10 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 17d.)
Grant to the bishop of Exeter that he shall not be forced by papal or legatine letters, under certain conditions, to make provision to, or receive anyone in his diocese.
3 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 18d.)
Relaxation, addressed to the king, of one year's enjoined penance to penitents who lend a helping hand to the fabric of the church of wonderful beauty now being built by him at Westminster.
10 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 18d.)
Supply of possible defects in the collation or reception of benefices held by John Maunsel, provost of Beverley.
11 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 18d.)
Licence to Fromund called ‘Brun,’ clerk of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to hold one benefice with cure of souls besides two which he already has.
2 Non. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 19d.)
Confirmation to Robert, clerk, son of John count of Burgundy, lord of Salins, of whatever has been done by the archbishop or official of Canterbury in executing the papal mandate for making provision to him of benefices worth 300 marks in the said province. John Sarraceni, dean of Wells, papal chaplain, and the archdeacon of Canterbury are appointed conservators.
10 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 20.)
Indult to the bishop of Exeter and to abbots, priors, and other religious subject to him, to present fit persons to void benefices, and to admit them when presented, provided that the right has not been lawfully acquired by anyone.
5 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 20d.)
Notice of annullment, with exemplification of the sentence, addressed to Henry, dean, P. archdeacon, R. precentor, Master William, of Lichfield, William called ‘Lifaite,’ and Robert called Monachus,’ canon of London, of the sentence of excommunication issued against them by the archbishop of Canterbury for denying his jurisdiction over them, and refusing to allow him to visit their church, or to pay him procurations. On their petitioning the pope to have the sentence declared null, the archbishop rejoined that he issued the sentence not on account of the fault of the chapter, but of theirs. The pope, after consultation, declares the sentence null, so far as it was directed against the said persons because of the fault of the chapter; but he will hear the archbishop as to his statement that he issued the sentence, on account of the fault of the said persons. The archbishop's sentence is dated St. Paul's, London, Tuesday after the Ascension, 1250.
5 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 21.)
Mandate to the abbots of St. Albans and Waltham, and to the archdeacon of St. Albans, after informing them that he has declared null the sentence of the archbishop as above, to stop the denunciation thereof.
16 Kal. Nov.
Lyons.
(f. 21.)
Mandate to the bishops of St. Andrews and Aberdeen to collect legacies and offerings from all sources in Scotland for the Holy Land, and after satisfying those [Scottish crusaders] to whom any share of the same has been promised by the pope to assign the rest to the king of England, at the pope's order, when the king has set out.
Ibid.
(f. 21d.)
Mandate to the archbishops, bishops, abbots, priors, and other prelates, and collectors of redemptions of crusaders’ vows and preachers of the crusade in England to assist the bishop of Chichester and the archdeacon of Essex, who have been substituted for the bishops of Lincoln and Worcester as collectors of the Holy Land subsidy.
15 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 21d.)
Confirmation to the bishop of Worcester, who has taken the cross, of the assignment made to him by the bishop of Lincoln and the Franciscan friar John Anglicus, papal nuncio in England, of the redemption of crusaders’ vows, offerings, and legacies to the Holy Land subsidy in his city and diocese, which assignment was made before the papal grant to the king.
Id. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 21d.)
Grant of authority to the bishop of Worcester to revoke grants of goods of churches in his diocese, and of charges made on them made by his predecessors to other churches.
15 Kal. Nov.
Lyons.
(f. 21d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Chichester and the archdeacon of Essex to audit the bishop of Worcester's account of the receipts and expenses of the Holy Land subsidy, and the grants thereof by papal mandate, conjointly with friar John Anglicus, papal nuncio.
Ibid.
(f. 22.)
Faculty to the same, who have been substituted for the bishops of Worcester and Lincoln in collecting monies for the Holy Land subsidy, to take their moderate and necessary expenses from the said monies.
Id. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 22.)
Indult to Roger, rector of Cumbe, in the diocese of Lincoln, whose value scarcely exceeds 8 marks, to hold an additional benefice with cure of souls.
2 Id. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 22.)
Supply of possible defects in the collation or reception of benefices held by Robert Passalewe, archdeacon of Lewes.
16 Kal. Nov.
Lyons.
(f. 22.)
Mandate to the bishop of Chichester and the archdeacon of Essex to put into writing the concessions, promises, and assignments made by papal mandate by the bishops of Lincoln and Worcester from goods set aside for the Holy Land subsidy, under their seals and those of the said bishops, so that at the general passage, to be appointed by the apostolic see, they may know what each ought to have.
16 Kal. Nov.
Lyons.
(f. 22.)
Mandate to the same, on petition of the crusaders of England, to cause the complete fulfilment of promises made concerning the assignment of redemptions of vows, offerings, and legacies to various crusaders of England, before they were granted to the king.
5 Id. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 22d.)
Letter to the prior, the sub-prior, the sacristan, the cellarer, and the precentor of St. Bartholomew's, London, in which the pope annuls the sentence of excommunication issued against them by the archbishop of Canterbury, on their refusal to admit him as visitor or pay the procuration, so far as it was issued against them for the fault of the convent; and he will hear the archbishop as to his statement that it has issued against them for their fault.
Ibid.
(f. 23.)
Mandate to the abbots of St. Albans and Waltham, and the archdeacon of St. Albans, to put a stop to the publication of the sentence issued by the archbishop of Canterbury against the prior and others of St. Bartholomew's.
Ibid. Letter to the prior, the sub-prior, the sacristan, the cellarer, and the precentor of the church of Holy Trinity, London, annulling, as above, the sentence which the archbishop of Canterbury has issued against them for having refused to admit him as visitor.
Ibid. Mandate to the abbots of St. Albans and Waltham, and the archdeacon of St. Albans, to put a stop to the publication of the sentence which the archbishop of Canterbury has issued against the prior of Holy Trinity, London.
14 Kal. Nov.
Lyons.
(f. 23.)
Confirmation to Master Reginald de Bathonia, rector of Paxton, in the diocese of Lincoln, of the dispensation granted to him by W. bishop of Worcester, to hold another benefice, with exemplification of the letter of the bishop of Worcester, dated Lyons the Sunday after the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, 1250, containing letters of the pope to him, dated Lyons, 4 Kal. Sept, an. 8.
6 Id. Nov.
Lyons.
(f. 25d.)
Mandate to the prior of the Friars Preachers, London, to grant such dispensation as may be necessary to the bishop of London, who has been absolved from the sentence of excommunication issued against him by the archbishop of Canterbury after his appeal to the pope. The episcopal acts performed by the bishop when under the said sentence are valid.
Ibid.
(f. 26.)
Indult to Manuel, son of Bonvassallus de Sauro, citizen of Genoa, the pope's kinsman, to hold the rectory of Kethering, and accept other benefices, causing them to be served by vicars; he being non-resident, and not in orders.
17 Kal. Dec.
Lyons.
f. 26.
Indult, at the request of the bishop of Bath and Wells to Robert de Chatiry, or Chanty, on resigning Rudes, in the diocese of Salisbury, to hold another benefice with cure of souls.
9 Kal. Dec.
Lyons.
(f. 26d.)
Indult to Master R. de Grena, canon of Salisbury, at the request of the bishop of Bath and Wells, to hold one other benefice in addition to his prebend to which the parish church of Yttreminster, in which he has a perpetual vicar, is annexed, and the church of Presthuite, not exceeding in value 12l.
4 Kal. Dec.
Lyons.
(f. 27.)
Indult to Master Alberic, canon of Werrewell, in the diocese of Winchester, chaplain of H. cardinal of St. Sabina's, to hold, besides the churches of Comthon and Godeword, in the dioceses of Salisbury and Winchester, annexed to his prebend of Werewell, one other benefice also with cure of souls.
8 Kal. Dec.
Lyons.
(f. 31d.)
Letter to the king of England, desiring him to lay aside his anger against the bishop of Worcester, William de Bellocampo, for proceeding against the sheriff of Worcestershire before the pope for having despoiled him and his church of a certain liberty, that is to say, the cognisance of the plea de vetito pignore, which is commonly called ‘namium,’ and disturbed him in other liberties of his church so that the bishop says he has fallen under sentence of excommunication.
2 Non. Nov.
Lyons.
(f.32.)
Dispensation to Master Fulk, papal writer, at the request of J. bishop of Palestrina, whose nephew he is, to hold besides the rectory of St. Mary Walmegath, York, and a canonry of Troyes, one other benefice.
1251.
2 Id. Jan.
Lyons.
(f. 32d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Tuam to receive in place of the pope the postulation of Concord, canon of Annadown, to that see. [Theiner, 53.]
Non. Jan.
Lyons.
(f. 35.)
Faculty to John Mansel, provost of Beverley, to grant a dispensation to his clerk John called ‘Clarell,’ rector of Overton, whose value scarcely exceeds 8 marks, that he may hold another benefice with cure of souls in the province of Canterbury.
1251.
10 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 36.)
Confirmation to the prior and chapter of Winchester of the postulation of Aymar, papal chaplain, kinsman of the king of England, to that see.
Concurrent letters to the clergy of the diocese; and to the archbishop of Canterbury.
6 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 36d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Norwich not to suffer John de Vercellis, papal subdeacon, canon of Lincoln, to be molested in his benefices in that diocese.
(f. 37.) The like to the bishop of Lincoln.
10 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 37.)
Letter of commendation to the king in behalf of his kinsman Aymar, papal chaplain, promoted to the see of Winchester.
The like to the barons, knights, and people of the city and diocese.
Ibid. Concurrent letter to Aymar, bishop elect of Winchester.
2 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 38.)
Faculty to Master Walter, archdeacon of Surrey, papal chaplain, to resign one of the benefices with cure of souls which he holds by apostolic dispensation, and to accept another like benefice if it be canonically offered him in England.
2 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 38d.)
Letter to the bishop of Agen about the peace to be made between Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, viceroy in Gascony, and the nobles of that country. The pope gives to him, to the archbishops of Bordeaux and Auch, and to the suffragans of Auch, faculty to absolve the said nobles and their abettors from oaths they have taken, and from sentences of excommunication, and to suppress robbers, and, if necessary, to impose an interdict.
5 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 39d.)
Indult to the said earl that no one of Gascony shall issue against him a sentence of excommunication, suspension, or interdict, without special papal mandate.
1251.
2 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 39d.)
Grant to the bishop of Agen to receive procurations from those churches to which he goes while engaged on putting an end to the discord between Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, viceroy in Gascony, and the nobles of that country.
1250.
6 Kal. Dec.
Lyons.
(f. 40.)
Mandate to the treasurer, to Master Ralph de Ebor[aco], and Peter de Cimba, canons of Salisbury, to bring to an end within six months the cause of Walter, archdeacon of Surrey, papal chaplain, against Master G. de Foring and other officers of W. late bishop of Winchester, who exercise undue jurisdiction in his archdeaconry, and oppress his subjects with exactions and extortions.
1251.
3 Non. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 41d.)
Confirmation with exemplification to Nicholas, nephew of W. late bishop of Winchester, rector of Grondel, or Crondal, in that diocese, of a charter of John cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina in favour of the said Nicholas, dated at Lyons, 18 Kal. February, 8 Innocent IV.
2 Id. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 43d.)
Indult to the archbishop of Canterbury when not in his province to examine, confirm, or annul elections of bishops in it, and generally to exercise his jurisdiction.
Id. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 45d.)
Grant to the bishop elect of Rochester to retain all the benefices he held when his election was confirmed, a prebend of Chichester excepted.
The abbot of St. John's, Colchester, and the prior of St. Felix, Waleton, are appointed conservators.
Id. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 45d.)
Grant to the same to hold two benefices, with cure of souls, of his gift or advowson, on their becoming in any way void. Conservators as above.
Id. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 46.)
Grant to the same to prosecute the cause between him and John Silvestir about the chapel of Stikeney, belonging to the church of Cibezey (Sibsey), held by the bishop, which on his confirmation the pope gave to Tedisius de Lavania, papal subdeacon and chaplain, and if he gets it to keep it to his own use.
Conservators as above.
Id. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 46.)
Letter to the king of England, on behalf of the bishop elect of Rochester, who assisted him in the promotion of his brother the bishop elect of Winchester, that he may keep certain benefices of the king's donation which the pope confirmed to him.
13 Kal. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 47.)
Dispensation to Thomas de Button, clerk, son of Robert de Button, kinsman of the bishop of Bath and Wells, to hold two benefices with cure of souls.
Ibid. The like to William de Button, clerk, son of Robert.
10 Kal. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 48d.)
Faculty to the bishop of Bath and Wells to receive the first year's proceeds of all benefices in his diocese that become void during three years, in order to pay his debts.
The officials of Salisbury and Exeter are appointed conservators.
7 Kal. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 49d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Cashel and the bishops of Cork and Kilfenora, to carry out the papal letter with regard to Concord, canon of Annadown, if the archbishop of Tuam does not confirm his postulation to the see within two months.
14 Kal. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 50d.)
Request to the archbishops and bishops of England to allow to be collected, for three years before the king's setting out for Palestine, the tenth granted to him by the pope for two years.
5 Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 52.)
Confirmation to the bishops of Bath and Wells and Salisbury of the ordinance by which many burgesses of cities and places in England have set aside a certain sum of money to be lent to the poor without interest, by trustworthy persons, that they may not be oppressed or devoured by usury, with mandate to the same not to allow any interference with the said ordinance.
Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 54.)
Mandate to the archbishops of Canterbury and York and the bishops of Ely and Hereford to collect the redemptions of crusaders’ vows, legacies, and offerings, of whatever kind, to the Holy Land subsidy, which were not granted to others when the king took the cross, to place them in safety, and assign them all to the king as soon as he is ready to set sail.
6 Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 54.)
Concession to the prior of Coventry and his successors to use the ring at all times and places, except [in celebrating] the sacrament of the altar.
5 Id. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 54d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Ely not to make or permit any exaction from Templars, by reason of (occasione) tenth granted to any person.
3 Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 54d.)
Confirmation with exemplification, at the request of the bishop of Bath and Wells, to John de Rumesey, clerk of Fulk, bishop of London, of the dispensation granted to him by that prelate to hold an additional benefice, dated the eve of the Epiphany in the fourth year of his consecration, in accordance with the faculty given to him, 16 Kal. Oct. 3 Innocent IV.
6 Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 55d.)
Faculty to the prior and convent of Coventry to wear caps (pileis) suited to their order.
12 Kal. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 57d.)
Indult to Roger Luvel of Withecum, the king's clerk and proctor, to hold two benefices with cure of souls.
6 Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 58.)
Indult to the same to hold a benefice or dignity with cure of souls, although in minor orders, if he is prepared to go on to the higher.
Id. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 58d.)
Indult, at the request of Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, to the lord de Monte Renilfo and Margaret his wife to remain in matrimony, although they are connected in the fourth degree of affinity.
Id. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 58d.)
Indult to William de Lintton to hold a beneflce with cure of souls, besides the rectories of Childeferme and Mappodre, in the diocese of Salisbury, whose value scarcely exceeds 11 marks.
15 Kal. April.
Lyons.
(f. 58d.)
Faculty to the bishop of Ely of granting dispensations to two of his clerks, whose nobility, morals, birth, and letters, warrant it, so that they may hold two benefices apiece with cure of souls.
1251.
15 Kal. April.
Lyons.
(f. 60d.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, to Nicholas de Walton, canon of Wells, rector of Chiuton, whose value scarcely exceeds 4 marks, clerk of the bishop elect of Bath and Wells, of the dispensation to hold an additional benefice granted to him by William [Bitton], bishop of the said diocese, in which the bishop transcribes the faculty which he has received from pope Innocent, dated at Lyons, 5 Non. March, 8 Innocent IV. The bishop's dispensation is dated at Francheville, 1250.
15 Kal. April.
Lyons.
(f. 61.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, to Adam de Nutstede, clerk of the bishop of Bath and Wells, of the dispensation to retain the churches of Clafferton and Lantidian, whose value scarcely exceeds 20 marks, granted to him by that prelate, at Lyons, 7 Ides March, with copy of the pope's faculty to the bishop, dated 3 Non. March 1250.
13 Kal. April.
Lyons.
(f. 62.)
Robert Passalewe, archdeacon of Lewes, is made papal chaplain.
Ibid. John Mansel, provost of Beverley, is appointed a papal chaplain.
2 Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 62.)
Notification to Henry, abbot of Shrewsbury, chaplain of J. cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina, that Adam, the sacristan, was elected abbot, and when the bishop of Coventry refused to confirm the election, appealed to the pope; but at length, on his renouncing his right, the pope promoted Henry, then monk, of Evesham, to be abbot; in the meanwhile, the bishop had appointed William, a monk, of Coventry, who, on the pope's order, sent his proctor, Master Adam de Lintonia, clerk, to prosecute his right; the pope, however, annuls what the bishop has done, and imposes silence on the said William.
4 Id. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 62d.)
Mandate to the abbot of Evesham to suffer no one to molest the said Henry in regard to the provision by which he is appointed abbot of Shrewsbury.
2 Non. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 62d.)
Mandate to William, monk, of Coventry, who has been appointed abbot of Shrewsbury, to resign the monastery and its appurtenances, and to restore to abbot Henry all the rents and proceeds he has received.
The bishop of St. Asaph is appointed executor.
4 Id. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 62d.)
Mandate to the bishop of St. Asaph to restore to their former proprietorship whatever has been alienated by concessions and other acts of the said William, the pope himself cancels all concessions, alienations, leases, provisions, or presentations made by the said William.
7 Kal. April.
Lyons.
(f. 62d.)
Grant to Henry, abbot of Shrewsbury, to wear the ring.
1251.
7 Kal. April.
Lyons.
(f. 63.)
Grant to the same and to his convent to wear caps.
3 Id. Jan.
Lyons.
(f. 63.)
Confirmation, to the bishop of Worcester, of the sentence given in the church of St. Irenæus, Lyons, 2 Nones Jan., by J. cardinal of St. Nicholas in Carcere, appointed to hear the cause between the bishop of Worcester and William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, Walter Trenchefoyll, John Le Poer, Richard de Sudintonia, and John de Abbetot, of the household of the said sheriff, confirming certain sentences of excommunication issued by him against them, for seizing the bishop's cattle because his bailiff refused to deliver the pledge of a certain John Flint.
15 Kal. Mar.
Lyons.
(f. 64.)
Indult to Alan de Poireton, clerk of the diocese of Lincoln, to hold one benefice with cure of souls, besides the two which he now has, whose value scarcely exceeds 20 marks.
1250.
4 Non. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 64d.)
Confirmation with exemplification to Master Walter, official of W. bishop of Worcester, of the dispensation to hold an additional benefice granted to him by that prelate, dated Vienne, 15 Kal. Sept., in accordance with a mandate of the pope, 8 Innocent IV., dated Lyons, 16 Kal. September.
16 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 64d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Worcester, as above.
1251.
3 Non. April.
Lyons.
(f. 66.)
Prohibition to the abbot of Evesham to give benediction, according to the pope's permission, except in divine offices.
3 Non. April.
Lyons.
(f. 66.)
Mandate to the abbot and convent of Evesham to wear caps suited to their order, and not such as secular clerks wear.
8 Id. April.
Lyons.
(f. 66d.)
Letter to the king of England refusing his requests (1) that the king of Scotland, as his liegeman, should not be anointed or crowned without his assent, and (2) that a tenth of church proceeds in Scotland should be granted to him.
15 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 67.)
Approval of the composition accepted by the parties in the suit about the church of Axminster, between Peter, son of Nicholas Sarraceni, Roman citizen, and John Mansel, provost of Beverley, and G. canon of York, whereby the church was adjudged to Mansel, and 20 marks yearly therefrom to the other two.
Non. April.
Lyons.
(f. 67d.)
Indult to Roger, clerk, of Taleton, at the request of Andrew Luke de Grimaldi and Gabriel, his son, to hold one benefice in England with cure of souls besides those which he has, whose value does not exceed 16 marks.
1251.
Non. April.
Lyons.
(f. 69.)
Grant to the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, to hold for their own uses the church of their manor of Lenham, in the diocese of Canterbury, on its next voidance. The church had been assigned for the repair of the utensils of their refectory, but R., the late abbot, obtained from the convent a grant thereof to Master R., his nephew, contrary to the prohibition of pope Celestine.
Ibid. Mandate to the abbot and prior of St. Eadmunds to induct the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's into corporal possession of the above church on its voidance.
2 Kal. June.
Genoa.
(f. 70.)
Mandate to the bishop of Rochester and John Mansel, provost of Beverley, to annul the composition formerly made between the predecessor of the present abbot of Westminster and the convent in regard to the division between them of the goods of the monastery, and certain limitations of the abbot's authority.
Kal. June.
Genoa.
(f. 70d.)
Faculty to the abbot of Westminster, papal chaplain, to dispense with Walter de Thudentunne, clerk, his nephew, and Master Adam de Boxgrave, his clerk, both in his service, so that they may hold an additional benefice apiece with cure of souls.
3 Non. June.
Genoa.
(f. 70d.)
Grant to the same and to the convent of relaxation of penance for one year to penitents who visit the body of Edward the Confessor on the day when it is translated by them to another honourable place, and during the octave, and of one hundred days to those who visit it on the anniversary.
7 Id. June.
Genoa.
(f. 71.)
Licence to Manuel, son of Henry Pictavinus, citizen of Genoa, to hold the rectory of St. Mary, Ludeborch, or Luddebore, in the diocese of Lincoln, and to receive other benefices, without any obligation to reside or to receive orders.
The archbishop of Genoa is appointed conservator.
2 Non. June.
Genoa.
(f. 71.)
Confirmation to the abbot and convent of Westminster of certain pensions granted by the diocesans in certain churches, up to the value of 25l.
The priors of La Blakemor and Thenteng, in the dioceses of London and Winchester, are appointed conservators.
1250.
10 Kal. Jan.
Lyons.
(f. 71d.)
Inhibition to anyone to exact or extort procurations, on account of visitation, from the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, or to in any way burden their appropriated churches, out of whose proceeds a portion is reserved for their vicars.
The abbot and the prior of St. Edmunds and the archdeacon of St. Albans are appointed conservators.
1251.
7 Id. June.
Genos.
(f. 71d.)
Confirmation to the prior and chapter of St. Andrews of the sentence given by J. cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina, by which the prebends of the Culdees are adjudged to them. [Theiner, 53.]
The dean of Dunkeld is appointed conservator.
1251.
12 Kal. June.
Genoa.
(f. 72d.)
Confirmation to the prior and convent of Binham, in the diocese of Norwich, of the donation by which they have obtained for their own uses the church of Westlet, in the diocese of Ely, notwithstanding the collation thereof by papal mandate to Henrigeitus, clerk, of Genoa.
The abbot of Crek, in the diocese of Norwich, is appointed conservator.
3 Id. April.
Lyons.
(f. 74.)
Indult to the abbot and convent of Waltham, one of whose benefices is already filled by papal provision, that they are not to be compelled to make provision to anyone in pensions or benefices by papal letters already obtained, unless any right has been acquired by them, or to be obtained, unless special mention be made in them of this indult.
The prior of Merenton in the diocese of Winchester is appointed conservator.
12 Kal. June.
Lyons.
(f. 74d.)
Mandate to the bishops of Ely and Rochester to confer benediction on Simon, abbot elect of Waltham, formerly cellarer, whose election has been confirmed on being presented to the pope by William de Rapem and Walter de Alrihesia, canons, and Master Nicholas de Plumtonia.

Curial Letters.

4 Non. April.
Lyons.
(f. 92.)
Notification to the king of England, who desires to see the pope, that although affairs of the church, which cannot be put off, hinder him from gratifying the king, he hopes to do so when the king goes abroad.

Benefices.

Id. July.
Lyons.
(f. 97.)
Mandate, at the request of the archbishop of Armagh and the counts of Thekenbore and Marca, to Franco de Herorne, canon of Munster, to provide Henry, clerk, of Munster, with a prebend or other benefice in the city or diocese of Maestricht.
2 Non. July.
Lyons.
(f. 97.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Armagh to bestow on Otto Visconti, papal subdeacon, a void benefice in some cathedral church in Ireland.
1250.
7 Kal. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 98.)
Mandate to Master Peter de Depeham, canon of Salisbury, and Silvester, canon of St. John's de Duce, Anagni, dwelling in England, to make provision to Stephen, a scholar, son of James de Ponte, Roman citizen, of one or more benefices in the province of Canterbury. A former mandate was issued, under which the church of Bramfort in the diocese of Norwich was given to him; but this, by papal authority, was afterwards given to Henry de Monticello.
4 Non. Oct.
Lyons.
(f. 99.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury to proceed, according to a former mandate, to make provision to Robert, son of the count of Burgundy, lord of Salins, of one or more benefices in his province, value 300 marks, the archbishop's official having neglected to execute his commission.
7 Id. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 103.)
Mandate to Peter Chaceporc, papal chaplain, archdeacon of Wells, to grant a dispensation to Master John Chisull, his clerk, so that he may receive an additional benefice with curo of souls.
8 Kal. Feb.
Lyons.
(f. 107.)
Mandate to the prior and convent of Carlisle to make provision to Roger Luvel of Whytun, the king's proctor, clerk of R. cardinal of St. Angelo's, of a benefice of their collation, he having been presented to the bishop of Carlisle for [institution to] the church of Camberc, of their patronage, which the bishop, on the ground of its having lapsed, gave to another.
2 Kal. April.
Lyons.
(f. 107d.)
Mandate to the bishop of St. Davids to grant a dispensation to Master Richard, rector of Maynabyr, so that he may receive an additional benefice in the domain of the king of England.
2 Non. June.
Genoa.
(f. 108d.)
Mandate to Master Berard de Nimpha to give to Simon, a scholar, son of Zachary de Castello, citizen of Genoa, a benefice of the prior and convent of Worcester, worth 30 or 40 marks, papal provision of the same having been made to Tedisius, canon of Beauvais, son of Mazia, the pope's nephew.
Ibid.
(f. 109.)
Mandate to the same to give to Giles, a scholar, son of Lanfranc Rossi (Rubeus), citizen of Genoa, a benefice of the prior and convent of Eye, worth 30 or 40 marks, papal provision of the same having been made to Angelerius de Lavania.

9 Innocent IV.

3 Kal. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 114.)
Dispensation to Walter de Campeden, clerk, of the diocese of Lincoln, to hold one benefice besides the churches of Thiringia and Being, worth respectively 9 marks and 100s.
5 Kal. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 114.)
Dispensation to Master Peter de Glovernia, physician, to hold one benefice besides the churches of Brondesburton and Holy Trinity, Gloucester, worth respectively 15 and 8 marks.
16 Kal. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 114.)
Confirmation to Master N. de Eboraco, official of the bishop of Salisbury, of the grant, made to him by the bishop, of the prebend of Graham, in ignorance of the dispensation to the bishop of Rochester to retain his benefices for three years. N. de Eboraco is to have it after the expiration of that term.
The prior of St. Frideswide's is appointed conservator.
Kal. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 114.)
Mandate to the dean of Wells, papal chaplain, and the deans of Chichester, and Hereford, to order the archbishop of Canterbury to be content with 12,000 marks, the sum granted towards the removal of the debts of the church, and not to harass the clergy for more. Any further sum is to be restored to the donors. Hugh, cardinal of St. Sabina's, was auditor of the account of money received by the archbishop.
Kal Aug.
Milan.
(f. 115.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Tuam to receive the resignation of the bishop of Ardfert, disabled by age, and to assign to him some provision out of the goods of the see.
Non. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 115d.)
Dispensation to Thomas de Alditheford, clerk, of the diocese of Bath, to hold the churches of Essebritel and Barewe, with cure of souls, worth respectively 12 marks and 20s.
5 Id. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 115d.)
Dispensation to Walter, parson of Stenton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 12 marks, to hold one additional benefice, with cure of souls, in the province of Canterbury.
5 Id. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 115d.)
Dispensation to David de Boterell, clerk, of the diocese of Exeter, to hold one benefice, with cure of souls, besides the two which he has, also with cure of souls, whose value scarcely exceeds 26 marks.
8 Id. Aug.
Milan.
(f. 116.)
The like to Master John de Sancto Corono, to hold one benefice in the province of Canterbury, besides a canonry of Exeter and a benefice, with cure of souls, whose value scarcely exceeds 35 marks.
12 Kal. Sept.
Milan.
(f. 116.)
Indult, at the request of William, cardinal of St. Eustace's, to Master John de Cheam, rector of Raikeull, or Rukeull, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
4 Non. Sept.
Milan.
(f. 117.)
Faculty to the countess of Lincoln to enter Cistercian monasteries in England, in company with three or five honest matrons, and there hear divine offices.
8 Kal. Sept.
Lyons.
(f. 117.)
Mandate to the archbishop of York to grant a licence to the countess of Lincoln to have a portable altar.
4 Kal. Sept.
Milan.
(f. 117.)
Indult to Roffridus de Ferentino, chaplain to R. cardinal of St. Angelo, rector of a moiety of the church of Holonde, in the diocese of York, to hold an additional benefice.
2 Id. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 121d.)
Grant to the bishop elect of Winchester to confer parsonages, dignities, prebends, and other benefices in his gift, when void, on fit persons.
Peter Chaceporc, archdeacon of Wells, is appointed conservator.
13 Kal. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 122.)
Licence to Walter de Hereford, rector of Ratindon, in the diocese of London, whose value scarcely exceeds 22 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
1251.
15 Kal. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 123d.)
Confirmation to the dean and chapter of Lincoln, on their petition, of the custom whereby, for forty years, canons who do not reside four months in the year give up a seventh of their income to the resident canons.
The abbot of Roche and the prior of Wirichsob, in the diocese of York, are appointed conservators.
1252.
Id. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 124.)
Mandate to the bishop of Worcester to see that Marinus, archbishop elect of Capua, is not molested in regard to his benefices in that diocese, and that rents amounting to 200 marks are paid to him or his proctor.
10 Kal. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 126.)
Licence to Master Walter, papal chaplain, archdeacon of Surrey, to hold the church of Clandon Abbots, to which he is said to have been presented by the true patrons.
Non. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 129.)
Licence to Master John, rector of Stibputon (Stibbington), in the diocese of Lincoln, to hold an additional benefice in the province of Canterbury.
Non. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 131.)
Licence to Thomas Lombard, rector of Hahill, in the diocese of Norwich, to hold one benefice besides those which he now has, whose value scarcely exceeds 55 marks.
8 Id. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 132d.)
Licence to the archdeacon of Surrey, papal chaplain, to hold an additional dignity or benefice with cure of souls.
Non. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 132d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Armagh to receive the resignation of the bishop of Raphoe, who has lost his sight.
5 Kal. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 132d.)
Licence to John, rector of Stetton, or Statton, in the diocese of Norwich, whose value scarcely exceeds 13 marks, to hold an additional benefice in the province of Canterbury.
7 Kal. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 133.)
Licence to John de Button, clerk, at the request of his uncle, the bishop of Bath and Wells, to hold two benefices in the province of Canterbury.
7 Kal. April.
Perugia.
(f. 135d.)
Notification to P[hilip], bishop elect of Waterford, that the pope grants licence to the chapter to admit him as bishop.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of Waterford, ordering them to pay obedience to the bishop elect.
The like to the archbishop of Cashel, ordering him to consecrate the said bishop elect.
8 Id. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 140.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, of the collation by Frederick, curate (plebanus) of Vico Pisano, papal chaplain, to John de Camezano, canon of Le Puy, nephew of John de Camezano, the pope's nephew, by special papal mandate, of the church of St. Mary, Heleserton, in the diocese of York, which Master Thomas, corrector of papal letters, now bishop elect of Rieti, formerly held, and of his investiture therewith of Master Tedisius de Lavania, papal writer, at Perugia, 2 Non. Feb., 9 Innocent IV.
8 Id. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 140.)
Mandate to the provost of Beverley to induct the said John or his proctor, into corporal possession of the said church.
8 Kal. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 144.)
Indult to the prior and brethren of the hospital of St. James, Bordeaux, that they shall not be bound to pay tithes on the produce of 50 acres of forest, given to them by the king of England, which they wish to bring into cultivation.
The abbot of la Tenaille, in the diocese of Saintes, is appointed conservator.
8 Kal. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 146d.)
Mandate to the abbot of Westminster, papal chaplain, not to suffer the king to be molested contrary to the tenor of indults and privileges granted to him by the pope.
8 Kal. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 146d.)
Mandate to the abbot of Westminster and John Mansell, provost of Beverley, papal chaplains, to compel those clerks and laymen who have received sums over and above the amount granted to them by the pope out of redemptions of Holy Land vows, offerings, and legacies, to restore the same for the use of the king.
Non. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 146d.)
Mandate to the same to inhibit those to whom papal letters have been obtained by divers persons granting redemptions of crusaders’ vows, offerings, and legacies, after the grant made to the king, from taking any further proceedings in respect of them.
10 Kal. May.
Perugia.
(f. 148d.)
Decision, addressed to the archbishop of Canterbury, of the question between him and the dean and chapter of St. Paul's and the priors and convents of St. Bartholomew's and Holy Trinity, London, in regard to visitation, correction, exemption, and immunity of their churches, about which letters have been sent to the priors of Canterbury and St. Radegund's. The proctors of both parties have been to Rome, and the bishop of Albano has been appointed to hear the case. The pope condemns the adverse party to admit the archbishop to visit their churches as metropolitan, and to pay procurations.
Ibid. Mandate to the abbot of Boxele to see that the archbishop of Canterbury is not molested in regard to the above.
Ibid. Mandate to the dean and chapter of St. Paul's (majoris ecclesie) and the priors and convents of St. Bartholomew's and Holy Trinity, London, to admit the metropolitan to visit them, and to pay procurations.
6 Id. May.
Perugia.
(f. 151d.)
Dispensation to Master Stephen, archdeacon of Canterbury, papal chaplain, to hold one benefice with cure of souls in the province of Canterbury, besides the archdeaconries of Canterbury and Vienne.
Ibid. Indult to the same to reside in whichever of the two archdeaconries he may prefer.
14 Kal. June.
Perugia.
(f. 156.)
Indult to Master John de Aseby to hold the rectory of Thorneton Steward besides the benefice which he now has.
Kal. June.
Perugia.
(f. 162.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, of the grant made, under papal authority, by Raynald, bishop of Ostia and Velletri, to Master Peter [de Radnor], papal chaplain, archdeacon of Salop, of a canonry and prebend of Hereford, void by the resignation of S. de Anagni, papal chaplain.
2 Id. May.
Perugia.
(f. 162.)
Relaxation of one year and forty days of enjoined penance to those who help in completing the monastery of St. Robert of Gnarebur, in the diocese of York, where that saint's body is buried.
3 Id. June.
Perugia.
(f. 163.)
Licence to Master Richard de Chireburne, rector of Egmanton, in the diocese of York, value 8 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
10 Kal. April.
Perugia.
(f. 167.)
Indult to the archbishop of Armagh that Milo, his official, may hold an additional benefice in Ireland.
12 Kal. Sept.
Milan.
(f. 167d.)
Indult to John de Cheam (as on f. 116 above).

Curial Letters.

7 Id. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 171d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Tuam and the bishop of Annadown not to proceed in the commission of inquiry against John de Frusinone, canon of Dublin, papal chaplain and nuncio in Ireland, in regard to the sum of 40,000 marks received by him from redemptions of vows, legacies, and other Holy Land subsidies, of which, besides jewels and annual procurations from archbishops, bishops, and other prelates, he appropriated 3,000 marks to himself, and deposited them with the Friars Minors and Preachers, and in the Cistercian houses of St. Thomas, Dublin, and Mellifont.
5 Id. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 171d.)
Appointment of John de Frusinone, canon of Dublin, as a papal chaplain.

Benefices.

1251.
Non. Sept.
Milan.
(f. 175d.)
Mandate to John Mansel, provost of Beverley, papal chaplain, to make provision to Henry de Vengham, one of the king's clerks, of a benefice in the province of Canterbury, the dioceses of Lincoln and Salisbury excepted, equivalent to the church of Periton, in the diocese of Salisbury, which, on being presented, he failed to obtain, as it was already conferred by the pope on another.
1252.
12 Kal. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 176d.)
Mandate to the same and Master William de Kilkenni, archdeacon of Coventry, to give the parish church of Giburne, in the diocese of York, so long void that its collation has lapsed to the pope, to Master Roger Luvel, of Witheton, the king's clerk and proctor, and chaplain of J. cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina; but if John de Cnol, clerk, of the diocese of York, makes opposition, a term is to be fixed within which the parties are to appear before the pope.
3 Non. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 177.)
Mandate to Master John de Frisinone, canon of Dublin, living in Ireland, to make provision of some church in that country to John called Rossi (Rubeus), canon of Ferentino, son of Rammannus, knight of that place.
Kal. June.
Perugia.
(f. 180.)
Mandate to the precentor and John Francigena, canon, of Lichfield, to cause Peter, archdeacon of Salop, to be received by the dean and chapter of Hereford as canon, and inducted to the prebend conferred on him by the bishop of Ostia and Velletri.
Non. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 180d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Bath and Wells to make provision to Adam de Mora, clerk, his kinsman, of a benefice with cure of souls, in his diocese or in Wales, he having resigned a prebend of Wells, which has, by papal mandate, been given to Hugolinus, nephew of Master Paul de Carfantan, papal chaplain.
2 Non. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 183.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, to the prior and convent of St. Andrew's, Heghtildesham, in the diocese of York, of the ordinance of Nicholas, sometime bishop of Durham, by which, with the consent of the chapter of Durham, and Hugh rector of Stanford, the tithes of certain places in that parish were assigned to them. The grant of bishop Nicholas is dated 15 March, 1245, that of Hugh de Staynbrige, on the feast of St. Mark, 1246. The witnesses to the former were G. abbot of Waverley; S. abbot of Newminster; Master John de Reygate, rector of Witeborne; Sir John de Colemere; Sir Martin de Sancta Cruce; Sir Robert de Sancto Albano, chaplain; Sir Walkelin de Cicestria; Master Alexander the physician; Master John de Ridale; Sir Roger de Wynton, chaplain; Sir Heinrich Fleming; Thomas de Wyndesor, and Richard Basset, clerks. Those to the latter were R. vicar of Wardun; A. vicar of Chollerton; W. chaplain of St. John's; S. chaplain of Hextildesham; W. Caperon, chaplain of Haydon; and Richard the bailiff of Hexham, W. de Dunelmo, R. de Spanden, R. de Dunelmo, chaplain of Stanfordham.
The priors of Whyteby, Bridlintone, and Newburgh, in the diocese of York, are appointed conservators.
Kal. June.
Perugia.
(f. 185d.)
Mandate to the abbots of St. Albans, St. Edmunds, and Waltham, in consequence of a complaint by the suffragans of the province of Canterbury, to inhibit the archbishop from hindering their jurisdiction, and prohibiting them from proceeding against their subjects on their appeals to Rome or Canterbury.

10 Innocent IV.

15 Kal. Aug.
Perugia.
(f. 198.)
Faculty to the bishop of St. Davids to grant dispensations to Moreduc son of Trahern and Nesta; to William Wachan de Breton and Anable; to Bartholomew de Lambilion and Isabella; to remain in the marriage state, they being in the fourth degrees of consanguinity as regards the first two couples, and of affinity as regards the third.
4 Id. July.
Perugia.
(f. 203.)
Indult to Master John de Cheam, papal chaplain, canon of St. Paul's, London, to hold an additional benefice.
14 Kal. Sept.
Perugia.
(f. 203d.)
The like to John de Mersa, rector of St. Peter's, Berchamsted, which is worth 30 marks.
Kal. Aug.
Perugia.
(f. 203d.)
Dispensation to Master Walter, papal chaplain, archdeacon of Surrey, to hold the church of Farnham with cure of souls, annexed to the archdeaconry, mentioned in the dispensation granted to him by W. late bishop of Winchester, permitting him to hold three benefices with cure of souls in addition to the archdeaconry.
4 Kal. Sept.
Perugia.
(f. 204.)
Dispensation to Master John de Cheam, papal chaplain, to hold an additional benefice in England.
Kal. Sept.
Perugia.
(f. 204d.)
Mandate to the archbishops of Canterbury and York and the bishops of Hereford, Ely, and Durham, to collect the tenth of church revenue granted to the king for three years, redemption of vows and legacies for two years, and assign it to him when he sets out to cross the sea.
3 Non. Sept.
Perugia.
(f. 205d.)
Grant to Guy de Laziniaco, the king's brother, to choose his confessor.
3 Non. Sept.
Perugia.
(f. 207.)
Mandate to the archbishops and bishops of England, Ireland, Gascony, and other lands subject to king Henry, to urge the crusaders to be in readiness to set sail with him to the assistance of the Holy Land, compelling them, if necessary, by ecclesiastical censures, and excepting those only who are so prevented that their vows ought to be deferred or commuted by papal decision.
Ibid. Licence to the archbishops of Canterbury and York to grant to the wives of crusaders, being contrite and confessed, the same pardon of sins as is granted to their husbands.
7 Kal. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 208.)
Licence to Margaret, queen of Scotland, daughter of the king of England, together with other women, to enter and receive hospitality in Cistercian abbeys and granges.
15 Kal. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 212.)
Licence to John Mansel, provost of Beverley, to choose his confessor.
Id. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 212.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Armagh to receive the resignation of the bishop of Ardagh, since the people there are so stiff-necked that he cannot preside over them with profit. A pension is to be assigned to him. [Theiner, 56.]
14 Kal. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 212d.)
Mandate to the abbots, priors, and convents of the Benedietine, Cistercian, Augustinian, and other orders, and all religious in England, Ireland, Gascony, and other lands subject to king Henry, to offer prayers, with processions and litanies, for the said king and his allies, until they reach the Holy Land.
Ibid. Faculty to the archbishops and bishops of England and other lands subject to king Henry to grant, at their discretion, an indulgence to those who attend processions, litanies, and sermons, as above.
15 Kal. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 213.)
Mandate to the bishops of London and Chichester not to suffer king Henry to be molested by anyone in regard to his realm, lands, rights, and goods, until his return from beyond seas.
2 Kal. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 214d.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, of the grant made by William, master of the schools at Parma, vice chancellor of the Roman church, 3 Kal., November, 10 Innocent IV. to John de Camezano, canon of Le Puy, nephew of Master John de Camezano, the pope's nephew and chaplain, of the canonry and prebend of Exeter, which John Sarraceni, dean of Wells, formerly held.
Concurrent mandate to John Mansell, provost of Beverley, and Master Berard de Nimpha, papal writer.
2 Kal. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 215d.)
Indult to Master Nicholas, archdeacon of Ely, to hold two additional benefices in England.
Non. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 217.)
Mandate to the bishops of London and Chichester not to suffer the king of England to be molested in regard to his lands, rights, and goods in the provinces of Bordeaux and Auch.
13 Kal. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 218.)
Indult to the abbot and convent of St. Mary's de Gloria, Anagni, to let to farm for twenty years the churches of Lydes and Magor, in the dioceses of Canterbury and Llandaff, which the pope had before granted to them to let for a certain time.
10 Kal. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 219.)
Confirmation to the abbot and Cistercian convent of Maurimosoli, in the diocese of Velletri, of the remission of the loan made to them of 80l. by the late bishop of Norwich, which, in his will, he left to the Holy Land subsidy, they being unable to repay it without great injury to, or even destruction of, the monastery, notwithstanding the revocation of such remission formerly made at the instance of the cardinal of St. Angelo's.
2 Kal. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 219.)
Mandate to the abbot of Westminster to visit in person the college of Beverley, and enquire touching the complaint of John Mansel, the provost, that the canons, vicars, and others live luxuriously at his expense, contributing nothing, and demanding the same fare, even when absent, instead of being content with a simple corrody in the refectory or the place called ‘Bederna,’ according to the old ordinance. The abbot is to reform this abuse, and order those who oppose this mandate to appear personally or by proctors before the pope within a given time.
1252.
2 Id. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 219.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury, on complaint of Master Robert Anketil, to compel the parishioners of the town of Hedwa (Hythe) to restore to him, being rector of St. Peter's, Salthewede (Saltwood), and of the chapels of Hedwa, certain oblations made or legacies given by pilgrims in honour of a rood, with relics enclosed in the chapel of St. Leonard, which the parishioners claim under the will of the donor of the said rcod.
2 Id. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 219d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury, in behalf of the abovenamed Master Robert Anketil, who complains that the prior and Benedictine monks of St. Philibert, in the diocese of Lisieux, demand and extort from him a pension newly imposed on his church, contrary to the statutes of the Lateran Council.
15 Kal. April.
(An. VIII.)
Lyons.
(f. 220.)
Licence to Master Walter rector of Tofres (Toftrees), in the diocese of Norwich, to hold an additional benefice.
9 Kal. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 220.)
Confirmation of the sentence, dated 12 Kal. December, by which William, master of the schoo's of Parma, papal vicechancellor, by special viva voce mandate of the pope, conferred on Thomas de Sancto Ægidio the perpetual vicarage of St. Botolph, Cambridge, void by the death of Thomas de Teweyt, at the request of the archdeacon of Durham, papal chaplain, professor of theology at Rome, whose clerk he is.
5 Kal. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 220.)
Indult to the abbot and convent of St. Albans to apply to the uses of their sacristy the rectory of Kingsbury, in the diocese of Lincoln, now void, whose value scarcely exceeds 22 marks.
The abbot of Waltham is appointed conservator.
4 Kal. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 221d.)
Indult to Master Ralph de Teilloel, clerk of Isabella, countess of Norfolk, the king of Scotland's aunt, to hold two benefices with cure of souls in England or Scotland.
7 Id. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 222.)
Indult to Master Robert Anketil, canon of Dol, to hold an additional benefice in Ireland.
6 Kal. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 222d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Armagh to admit the postulation of Thomas, priest, guardian of the Friars Minors of Drogheda (de Ponte), in the diocese of Armagh, to be bishop of Clonmacnois, if he finds that it was canonically made, although Thomas is illegitimate. [Theiner, 57.]
9 Kal. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 225d.)
Dispensation to friar Bartholomew, of the order of Friars Preachers, papal chaplain, brother of king Henry, being an illegitimate son of king John, to minister in the orders he has received, and to be promoted to the episcopate.
1252.
10 Kal. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 226.)
Mandate, at the request of the earl of Gloucester and Hertford, to the dean of Exeter to grant a dispensation to Elmer,de Traci, clerk, of the diocese of Exeter, the earl's kinsman, to hold one benefice or dignity in the province of Canterbury besides those which he has, whose value scarcely exceeds 35l.
7 Id. Nov.
Perugia.
(f. 227d.)
Relaxation, at the request of the king, and of the bishop and chapter of Worcester, of one year and forty days of enjoined penance to those penitents in England who assist in the rebuilding of that cathedral, in which lies the body of king John.
1253.
7 Id. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 228d.)
Declaration to the chapter of Leighlin that the pope has confirmed the election of Thomasius, prior of St. Mary's, Conal, to that see.
Ibid. The like to the clergy of the diocese.
Ibid. The like to the people of the diocese.
4 Id. Jan.
Rouen.
(f. 228d.)
Relaxation to the abbot and Benedictine convent of St. Katherine's, Rouen, of the suspension of their right of presentation to the church of Saham, in the diocese of Norwich, of which they have the patronage, and to which they, after its reservation by the pope and his collation of it to William Paniscampi, his kinsman and chaplain, presented another clerk, upon which their right of presentation and collation was taken from them and given to the archbishop of Rouen, which grant is now revoked.
Ibid. Licence to Master Ralph de Tilloel, clerk of the countess of Norfolk, to receive a benefice, although he is not in holy orders, to which he is ready to be promoted.
Non. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 228d.)
Indult to Thomasius, bishop of Leighlin, that he shall not be summoned, by papal or legatine letters, to a distance of more than two days’ journey from his church, unless special mention be made of this indult.
6 Id. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 228d.)
Indult to Simon de Radenore, rector of Lambister, in the diocese of St. Davids, to hold an additional benefice.
14 Kal. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 231.)
Dispensation, at the request of Master Robert de Cotum, papal chaplain, doctor of theology, to Master Bartholomew, rector of Winterton, in the diocese of Norwich, to hold an additional benefice.
5 Id. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 231.)
Indult to Master Robert de Seleki, rector of Kinemundecotes, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 17 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
6 Kal. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 233d.)
Mandate to the chancellor and Master Hugh de Sancto Edmundo, canon of London, to go to the place in which the sale, lease, or alienation of property belonging to the Knights Templars in England is to take place, in order to pay their debts, and there, according to their judgment, give licence for the alienation of real property to the amount of 4,000 marks.
15 Kal. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 233d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Rochester to exercise his office touching certain clerks of his diocese, who, having held benefices with cure of souls without papal dispensations, concealed this fact, and then got dispensations to hold additional benefices; and also touching other clerks who hold a plurality of benefices without papal dispensation.
2 Non. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 236d.)
Faculty to Walter called ‘Parisius,’ proctor of the prior and chapter of Rochester, who borrowed money for his expenses, to contract a loan of 30 marks, and to bind the prior and chapter to repay the same to William de Sancto Martino, papal chaplain, who obtained the money for him, the said William being agent of the bishop.
3 Non. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 237d.)
Indult to the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, to present fit persons to churches of their patronage.
The abbot and prior of St. Edmunds are appointed conservators.
Non. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 237d.)
Faculty to Robert, monk and proctor of St. Augustine's, to contract a loan of 50 marks to meet his expenses, and to bind the abbot and convent to repay the same.
13 Kal. Aug.
Perugia.
(f. 239.)
Constitution, whereby, in the province of Cashel, the evil custom of giving credence to an Englishman on his oath touching a theft, if supported by six Englishmen, while an Irishman, whose innocence is testified by thirty witnesses, has to make restitution, is abolished, and equal justice is ordered to be done between English and Irish.
2 Id. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 239.)
Commission, at the king's request, to John Mansel, papal chaplain, provost of Beverley, to grant dispensation to Alan de Wasanud, Robert de Stotingdon, John de Summercotes, the king's clerks, to hold an additional benefice apiece.
11 Kar. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 240.)
Indult to Master Stephen de Sanwico, archdeacon of Essex, and benefices elsewhere in England, to hold an additional benefice with cure of souls.
2 Id. Feb.
Arignon.
(f. 240.)
Mandate, at the king's request, to Master William de Kelkigni, archdeacon of Coventry, to grant a dispensation to Raymund de Bonisvilla, the king's kinsman, to hold an additional benefice in England.
Id. Feb.
Perugia.
(f. 241.)
Mandate, at the king of Scotland's request, to Robert, late abbot of Dunfermelin to grant a dispensation to William de Swineburne, the king's clerk, to hold an additional benefice in Scotland.
1253.
Non. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 245d.)
Grant of protection, addressed to the master of St. Mary's, Sempingham, his successors, and the brethren, canons, and sisters, present and future. Their privileges granted by former popes are confirmed, as also their churches and possessions, namely, Sempingham, Haverholm, Catteley, Boungton, Sixle, Ormesbi, Alvingham, Watton, Malton, Chikesand, Lincoln, Maresera, St. Mary's Suldame, St. Andrew's York in Fiskergate, Aslakesby, Bilingburgh, Kirkebi, Havington, Buxtune, Brunetorp, Lotton, Tirington, Brokloustow, Paxtun, Wandeslei, Trowell, Stow, Birktorp, Torstantun, Horbling, Hekingtun, Hal, Walecote, St. Margaret's and All Saints, Suldam, Stoke, Caveham, Toteill, Torp, Wrgehale, Welles, Lea, &c.; with lands and rents given by Hugh Murdac and William son of Peter; the pasture with the dwelling of John, late hermit in the marsh of Hoyland; the island of Rugholm, and lands and rents in Husum, Cadenei; the churches of Querintun, East Lafford, and Hamewic, St. James's Bulingtun, St. Alban's Spridelingtun, Ingham, Langetun, Burgh, Winetorp, Hameringham, Oxecumbe, Tefford, Prestwaud, Bileburge, Westorp, Biringtun, Suthferebi, Haketorn, Freskenei; the conventual church of Holy Trinity, founded by Henry II, in the island of Rugholm. Their statutes and rule, their liberties and exemptions, are confirmed. Signed by the pope, eight cardinals, and the vice-chancellor.
3 Id. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 252.)
Mandate to the collectors of the church tenth granted to the king for three years, to exact the same from certain manors, to which pre'ates and others, their owners, assert that it does not extend.
2 Id. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 252.)
Mandate to the chapter of Sodor to pay due obedience to Richard, chaplain of J. cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina, canon of St. Andrews, whom the archbishop of Throndhjem, as metropolitan, has under papal mandate appointed to that see and consecrated.
5 Id. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 254d.)
Indult to Peter, son of Bartholomew de Alexio, a Roman citizen, rector of Sutton-on-Trent, to hold an additional benefice in the province of Canterbury.
15 Kal. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 254d.)
Faculty to Hugh, and John Alexander, brethren and proctors of the order of Sempingham, to contract a loan of 1500 marks, to meet their expenses incurred at the apostolic see.
16 Kal. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 254d.)
Mandate to the bishop of Lincoln not to molest the master, prior, and convent of Sempingham touching the taxation made by the late bishop Hugh of the perpetual vicarages of churches appropriated to them.
9 Kal. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 257.)
Indult to Henry de Malolacu, rector of Cordewell, in the diocese of Salisbury, and Tiringham in that of Lincoln, value together 30 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
1253.
Non. Mar.
Perugia.
(f. 257.)
Indult to Clarus, scholar, of London, of illegitimate birth, to be ordained and hold a benefice.
4 Kal. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 257.)
Indult to Walter, rector of Sproxton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 19 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
2 Kal. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 257d.)
Confirmation to the master, prior, and convent of Sempingham of the taxation made by the late bishop Hugh of the perpetual vicarages of churches appropriated to them.
3 Non. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 260.)
Indult to Aymar, bishop elect of Winchester, that he shall not be excommunicated or suspended by papal or legatine letters which do not make special mention of this indult.
The chancellor of Salisbury is appointed conservator.
6 Id. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 260d.)
Indult to the same that he shall not be cited by papal or legatine letters to a distance of more than one day's journey from his diocese, unless mention be made in them of this indult.
The abbot of Westminster is appointed conservator.
1253.
3 Non. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 265.)
Mandate to the bishop of Clermont to ascertain the facts touching the excommunication of the earl of Leicester by the archbishop of Bordeaux, and on the earl's making satisfaction to remove it.
Ibid. The like to the same, touching the observation of the oath of fealty taken by barons and others of Gascony to the said earl.
4 Non. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 265d.)
Mandate to the same to summon the parties and inquire into the quarrel between Simon earl of Leicester and the archbishop of Bordeaux, who has excommunicated the earl, contrary to a papal indult granting him exemption from such a sentence for two years.
6 Kal. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 265d.)
Mandate to the same to summon the said archbishop, and cause the sentence to be relaxed on the earl's making due amend, or, if there be a doubt about the case, the bishop is to deal with it as may be expedient.
Id. Apr.
Perugia.
(f. 265d.)
Indult to Elias, rector of Eppworth, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 24 marks, to hold also the church of Badesworth, in that of York.
8 Kal. May.
Perugia.
(f. 265d.)
Indult to John de Horsia, rector of Grateley, in the diocese of Winchester, value 15 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
6 Kal. May
Perugia.
(f. 226.)
Faculty, at the request of the bishop of Bath and Wells, to his proctor, Thomas de Rumesi, to hold two benefices with cure of souls.
1253.
Ibid.
Dispensation to John de Crauford, rector of Wily and Beucham, in the dioceses of Salisbury and Lichfield, value together 3 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
10 Kal. May.
Perugia.
(f. 266.)
Faculty to the abbot and Cistercian convent of St. Edward's, in the diocese of Winchester, to whom the patronage of the churches of Syre and Welwe has been given at the king's request, to hold that of Syre on the death of the rector, although, after the said gift, they presented to it a clerk.
The official of Canterbury is appointed conservator.
Ibid. Dispensation to Master Giles de Bridiport, archdeacon of Berkshire and rector of Simondesberge, to hold an additional benefice.
3 Non. May.
Assisi.
(f. 267.)
Confirmation of the election of Roger de Cicestria, chamberlain of the monastery of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, to be abbot of the same.
Ibid. Concurrent letters to the archbishop of Canterbury, and to the said Roger.
5 Id. May.
Assisi.
(f. 269d.)
Faculty to Master Alan de Belesby, proctor of Adam, rector of Bekinghale, to contract a loan of 20 marks.
9 Kal. June.
Assisi.
(f. 271d.)
Indult, at the request of W. king of the Romans, to his kinsman W. dean of Glasgow, to hold an additional benefice.
11 Kal. June.
Assisi.
(f. 272.)
Faculty to the archbishops and bishops of England touching the provision of benefices to aliens. The Anglican church is, it is said, burdened by such provisions to the amount of 50,000 marks. The pope, wishing to give relief, purposes to reduce this amount to 8000 marks, and to require residence and due ordination from those to whom papal provision is made. He has ceased for some years to give benefices in England, and does not wish to insist on the particular sum named, but gives faculty to the prelates to carry out his purpose in such a way that there may be no complaint.
10 Kal. June.
Assisi.
(f. 272d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Armagh to receive the cession of the bishop of Ardagh, whose diocese, by reason of the stiffnecked and malicious people, is more than he can manage. Provision is to be made to him out of the episcopal income.
[Theiner, 55.]
Ibid. Commission to the same to receive the cession of the bishop of Raphoe, who is aged, infirm, and blind, and to make provision to him out of the episcopal income. [Theiner, 57.]
5 Kal. June.
Assisi.
(f. 273.)
Appointment of Bartholomew a Friar Preacher, the king's kinsman, to be a papal chaplain.
1253.
3 Non. June.
Assisi.
(f. 273d.)
Dispensation to Master William de Stanwei, already dispensed so as to hold a benefice, and successively treasurer and dean of Exeter, the deanery being of the value of 30 marks, to retain this.
7 Id. June.
Assisi.
(f. 273d.)
Indult to the same to hold an additional benefice.
8 Id. June.
Assisi.
(f. 273d.)
Grant of protection to the same, touching his benefices.
The archdeacon of Surrey, papal chaplain, and the prior of Tywardrait are appointed conservators.
3 Kal. June.
Assisi.
(f. 274.)
Indult to John de Holteby, canon of Salisbury, and rector of Kyuele, in the same diocese, and Sutton in that of Lincoln, value together 30 marks, to hold an additional benefice.
2 Id. June.
Assisi.
(f. 276.)
Indult to the archbishop of Canterbury to enforce due satisfaction from those of his suffragans and their subjects who, in his progress through his province or stay at his manors, have injured him or his household.
9 Kal. July.
Assisi.
(f. 284.)
Appointment of Isaac, dean of Killaloe, to that see, his election having been annulled by the pope. He has been consecrated by the bishop of Ostia.
Ibid. Concurrent letters to the chapter; to the clergy; and to the people of the city and diocese; to the archbishop of Cashel; and to the king. [Theiner, 57.]
7 Kal. July.
Assisi.
(f. 285.)
Dispensation to William de Sancto Martino, papal chaplain, to hold the archdeaconry of Rochester, given to him by his brother the bishop, besides two other benefices which he has.
1252.
6 Kal. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 292.)
Mandate to the archdeacon of Surrey, papal chaplain, to make provision to Andrew de Montibus of a benefice in the province of Canterbury, value 40 marks.
1253.
2 Kal. June.
Perugia.
(f. 292.)
Mandate to the bishop and chapter of Ferns to give a canonry and prebend to Richard called ‘Chancellor,’ of their diocese, who has long studied at Paris. If not, the archbishop and precentor of Cashel have orders to carry out the mandate.
1252.
9 Kal. Dec.
Perugia.
(f. 293.)
Mandate to the abbot of Westminster, and John Mansel, papal chaplain, provost of Beverley, to make provision to Robert de Anketil, clerk of the queen of Scotland, of a benefice, prebendal or other, in that realm.
1253.
4 Id. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 294.)
Mandate to the dean of Dunkeld to make provision to Master Ralph de Tilloel, clerk of the countess of Norfolk, who is the king of Scotland's aunt, of a benefice in some cathedral church of that realm.
1252.
15 Kal. Jan.
Perugia.
(f. 295.)
Mandate to Hugh de Mortuo Mari, papal chaplain, official of the archbishop of Canterbury, to make provision to Peter, son of Peter de Columpna, Roman citizen, of a benefice in some cathedral church in the province of Canterbury, those of Lincoln and Salisbury excepted.
1253.
5 Id. Mar
Perugia.
(f. 296d.)
Mandate to Andrew, papal chaplain, precentor of Salisbury, to make provision to a papal sub-deacon out of England.
12 Kal. June.
Assisi.
(f. 299.)
Mandate to the archdeacon of Norwich, and Master Alexander, canon of St. Mary Major's, Ferentino, living in England, to make provision to Stephen de Ponte, canon of St. Peter's, Rome, and having half the proceeds of Bathengale, in Norfolk, of a benefice, value 40 marks, in the province of Canterbury; previous mandates, addressed to Masters Berard de Septia, John, canon of St. Mary's, Piperno, living in England, and Silvester, canon of St. John's de Duce, Anagni, and Master Peter de Depham, canon of Salisbury, having been neglected.
4 Kal. Mar.
Assisi.
(f. 300.)
Mandate to the prior of St. Andrews, Northampton, to make provision to Ralph de Dunimum, the queen's clerk, of a benefice equal in value to that of Saham, about which he has had a suit with William de Lavania, papal chaplain, and has renounced all right in the same.
7 Id. June.
Assisi.
(f. 310).
Dispensation to Master R. treasurer of Salisbury, prebendary of Staunton in Wilton, and rector of Collingbourn and Sinterle, to retain the same, and accept an additional benefice.