Regesta 57
1309-1310

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'Regesta 57: 1309-1310', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1305-1342 (1895), pp. 65-78. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96067 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Regesta, Vol. LVII.

5 Clement V.

1310.
3 Non. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 4d.)
To Hugh, abbot of St. Albans. Licence to contract a loan of 1000l. to meet his expenses at the Roman court.
1309.
12 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 7d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, York. Mandate to relax the sentences of excommunication, suspension, and interdict, issued against the prior and convent of Durham by the bishop of London, the abbot of Lézat, in the diocese of Pamiers, and the archdeacon of Cleveland, executors of a papal order, on occasion of the suit between the bishop of Durham and Richard, late prior.
1310.
Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 15d.)
To John called ‘Voel,’ of the diocese of St. Davids, the illegitimate son of a married man. Dispensation to be ordained and hold a benefice.
Ibid.
(f. 16.)
The like to John de Merston, of the diocese of St. Davids.
5 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 16d.)
To the bishops of Worcester and Salisbury, and to Master William [Testa], archdeacon of Aran, in the church of Comminges. Mandate, at the king's request, to enquire into the merits of Richard de Kidinton, abbot elect of Westminster, and, if he is worthy, to appoint him. The monastery being void by the death of Walter, the said Richard, a monk of the same, was elected; but an appeal to the pope was made against his election by Roger de Buiyns, prior of Sudbury, in the diocese of Norwich, who ought to have been summoned to take part in it; and when Richard came to Rome to have his election confirmed, the pope committed the matter to cardinal Peter Colonna. On Roger's death, Master John de Recca, proctor of Roger de Aldeuchan, monk of the said monastery, asserted that the abbot elect was not free from some faults.
Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 18.)
To Henry Petri, of Ayssele, called ‘Fykys,’ of the diocese of Norwich, and on Thomas de Mindone, of the diocese of London, and on Robert Riccardi, of Erium on Teys, of the diocese of York, and on Richard Guillermi of Ulseby, of the diocese of Lincoln, and on Matthew de Alvinechirche, called ‘de Asshebarewe,’ of the diocese of Worcester. The office of notary public is conferred, among others, on them.
1310.
Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 26.)
To Bartholomew Roberti, of Ireland, clerk of the diocese of Ferns; to John Petre called de Balirotheri, clerk, of the diocese of Dublin; and to John Johannis de Spaldewyk, clerk, of the diocese of Lincoln. The office of notary public is conferred on them.
3 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 26d.)
To Hugh de Eversden, Confirmation of his election as abbot of St. Albans. On the death of John, the prior and convent commissioned John Passavant, archdeacon of the same, Luke prior of Hartfel Penciorel (Hatfield Peverel), Richard prior of Horford (Hertford), John de Dunstupele, William de Bohun, William de Hexteneston, William Lebarbur, Richard de Paxton, and Richard de Treenggre, monks, to elect, when their choice fell on Hugh, who thereupon came to the pope, and on being examined by three cardinals, his election is confirmed.
Concurrent letters to the prior and convent of St. Albans, to the vassals of the monastery, and to the king.
13 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 32d.)
To Hugh de Eversden, abbot elect and confirmed of St. Alban's. Nicholas, bishop of Ostia, is to give benediction to him.
1309.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 38d.)
To Robert de Pratica, rector of Farindone, in the diocese of Winchester. Dispensation, at the request of Garsias Arnaldi, canon of Auch, whose chaplain he is, to hold an additional benefice, value 40l.
Ibid. To Master William de Prato. The pope has given him the canonry and prebend of York, void by the promotion of Peter, archbishop of Lyons. Indult to enjoy the fruits of the same and of his other benefices, being non-resident.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Sever, and two others named.
Ibid.
(f. 39.)
To Master John de Solerio, canon of Hereford. The like indult.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid
(f. 39.)
To William Testa, archdeacon of Aran, in the church of Comminges, and Garsias Arnaldi de Gallens, canon of Auch. The like indult when they are engaged in England on business of the pope.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Sever, in the diocese of Aire, the prior of Holy Trinity, London, and Master Bertrand de Turse, canon of Dol.
1310.
12 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 39.)
To Robert de Carlenton. Provision, at the request of Master John de Lascapon, canon of Nantes, whose clerk he is, of a canonry of Ossory, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding any benefice he may obtain in the gift of the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Meath, the prior of Holy Trinity, Dublin, and Master Peter Amalvini, canon of Bordeaux.
1309.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 40d.)
To William Boni, prior of Vivent, in the diocese of Auch. Confirmation of that benefice, notwithstanding that the has the church of Huntington (Hunton), in the diocese of Rochester.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Sever, and two others named.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 40d.)
To Master John de Lascapon, canon of Nantes. Indult to enjoy the fruits of his benefices, being non-resident while engaged on the pope's business in England and Ireland.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Holy Trinity, Dublin, the precentor, and Master Peter Amalvini, canon of Bordeaux.
Ibid
(f. 41.)
To Vitalis de Testa, canon of Wingham, in the diocese of Canterbury. The like indult while in the service of William Testa, papal nuncio in England.
Concurrent mandate to the priors of St. Cyprian, in the diocese of Périgueux, and of Holy Trinity, London, and the precentor of Lincoln.
1310.
12 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 41.)
To Master John de Lascapon. Reservation of a benefice in the church of Nantes, notwithstanding that he has, among other benefices, a canonry and prebend of Dublin.
Concurrent mandate to the precentor and sacristan and Master Peter Amalvini, canon of Bordeaux.
Ibid
(f. 41d.)
To William de Lascapon. Provision of a canonry of Dublin, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Meath, the prior of Holy Trinity, Dublin, and Master Peter Amalvini, canon of Bordeaux, papal chaplain.
1309.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 41d.)
To John de Farrendon. Provision, at the request of Master John de Lascapon, of a canonry of Limerick, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Clonfert, and the vicarage of Mancle, in the diocese of Meath.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 42.)
To Bertrand, bishop of Alby, papal chamberlain. Mandate to make the exchange of benefices between Alexander Rayner, rector of Ewelle, and Gerald de Sancto, Cirico, perpetual vicar of Farnham, in the diocese of Winchester.
6 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 49d.)
To the Premonstratensian abbot and convent of Croxton, in the diocese of Lincoln. Appropriation, at the king's request, of the church of Sproxton, value 12 marks, of their patronage, a third part of which already belonged to them, to take effect on the death or resignation of the rector; the church is to be served by a priest, who shall receive cure of souls from the bishop.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Neubo, in the diocese of Lincoln, and Masters Peter Amalvini and John de Abbotsbury, canons of Bordeaux and Salisbury.
Ibid.
(f. 50.)
To Stephen de Segrave, dean of Glasgow, canon and prebendary of Dunkeld, and rector of Ayleston and Stowe, in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation, these benefices being, by reason of the Scotch war, insufficient, to accept two others, value 50l.
Ibid. To Robert de Pinchebeck, rector of Herpingham, in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to hold an additional benefice.
Ibid. To Adam de Castro Martini, successively rector of Rathconarci, in the diocese of Meath, value 7l. and Lemartiri, value 18l. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid.
(f. 51d.)
To Richard called ‘Lengleis,’ succesively rector of Farnham, value 8 marks, and of Deane, value 10l. in the dioceses of and Salisbury. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid. To William de Wythington, successively rector of Sidesterne, value 25 marks, and of Thyring, value 14 marks, in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid. To John de Tyngewyk, successively rector of Wappenham, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 24 marks, and of Vikes, in the diocese of London, value 6 marks. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid. To Geoffrey de Welleford, rector of Lindewode, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20 marks. Dispensation to hold additional benefices to the value of 50 marks.
1310.
3 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 56.)
To John de Insula, D.C.L. rector of Bolam, and prebendary of Auckland, value 46l. Indult to accept the church of Boldon, in the same diocese, value 40l., and on resigning either of these to accept another, value 45l.
13 Kal. Apr.
Avignon.
(f. 56d.)
To Francis, cardinal of St. Mary's in Cosmedin. Faculty to receive the resignation by Francis de Moliano, papal chaplain, of the church of All Saints, Manfield, in the diocese of York, and to give it to a fit person.
19 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 56d.)
To James de Pulcis, archdeacon of Winchester. Indult, at the request of Nicholas, bishop of Ostia, whose chaplain he is, to visit his archdeaconry by deputy, and receive procurations.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, the abbot of Hyde, and the provost of Pistoia.
11 Kal. Aug.
Groseau
(f. 70d.)
Suppletion of an omission, in the indult granted to John de Hustwait, to hold a canonry and prebend of York and the parish churches of Barton in Ridale and Hendenhan, or Hondenhan, in the dioceses of York and Norwich, in which it was not stated that he was litigating about the letters; with dispensation to him to hold also two other benefices, value 300l.
1309.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 73d.)
To Vitalis de Testa. Confirmation of the collation of the rectory of Shoreham and the canonry and prebend of Wingham, in the dioceses of Rochester and Canterbury, made by William Testa, archdeacon of Aran, administrator of Canterbury, archbishop Robert being suspended.
Concurrent mandate to the priors of Minusan, in the diocese of Bordeaux, and Holy Trinity, London, and to the precentor of Lincoln.
1310.
5 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 82.)
To John de Bonovillari. Dispensation to hold a canonry and prebend of Bella Aqua and the church of Middelton Supervallis, in the dioceses of Lausanne, and York, as well as the deanery of Syluyac, in that of Geneva; this last he obtained by a papal dispensation, in which no mention was made of the other benefices.
8 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 83.)
To the Cistercian abbot and convent of Robertsbridge, in the diocese of Chichester. Appropriation of a prebend in the king Edward's chapel, in the castle of Hastings, the rents of which consist of tenths in the churches of Salherst and Odimere (Udimore), given to them by William de Etchingham and con firmed by the king, and the chapel of Mundefeld (Mountfield) depending on the said prebend; to take effect on the death or resignation of the prebendary and rector, the prebend and chapel being served by chaplains, who are to be presented to the bishop.
1309.
16 Kal. Dec.
Groseau.
(f. 86d.)
To Michael de Drokenesforde, of the diocese of Winchester. Dispensation, he being under age, and not in orders, to hold two benefices, without being ordained until the proper age.
Ibid. The like to William, to Philip, and to Roger de Drokenesforde.
1310.
6 Id. July.
Groseau.
(f. 94.)
To Oddo son of John de Colonna. Provision of the canonry, prebend, and precentorship of Lichfield, void by the death of Raymund, cardinal of New St. Mary's, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Noyon and St. Omer, and the churches of St. Peter, Stepelmont, and Holy Trinity, Stelendon, in the dioceses of Ely and Worcester.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Durham, the abbot of Westminster, and Peter Giudice, canon of Verona.
10 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 96d.)
To Ralph, abbot of St. Augustine's, Canterbury. Confirmation of his election. The monastery being void by the death of Thomas, the prior and convent appointed Ralph, Adam de Rydem, chamberlain, John de Pecham, John Godehep, Robert de Fakenham, Simon de Byer, and William de Oxonia to elect; Ralph unwillingly consented to his election, and came to the Roman court, where, after examination by three cardinals, the election is confirmed.
Concurrent letters to the prior and convent, and to the king.
10 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 99d.)
To Malachy, bishop of Elphin. On the death of Donatus, the canons elected Malachy, but Salomon, the dean, elected Charles, abbot of Lochke, who was confirmed by Master Reginald, official, and consecrated by the archbishop of Armagh; whereupon Malachy and the canons appealed to the pope, who finally annulled the election and consecration of Charles, confirming the sentence of Thomas, cardinal of St. Sabina's, and orders Malachy to be consecrated by Nicholas, bishop of Ostia and Velletri.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of Elphin, to the clergy and people of the diocese, to the archbishop of Tuam, and to the king. [Theiner, 180.]
1309.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 103.)
To William de Stanweye. Confirmation, at the request of Garsias Arnaldi, canon of Auch, papal chaplain, of the vicarage of Mundeham, in the diocese of Chichester, which he, being in minor orders, obtained, but was refused ordination to the priesthood by John, bishop of Chichester, so that, according to the constitution of Ottobon, cardinal of St. Adrian's, he could not hold the vicarage.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Chichester.
1310.
10 Kal. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 105.)
To Richard, abbot of Westminster. Licence to contract a loan of 6000 florins to meet his expenses at the Roman court.
2 Id. July.
Groseau.
(f. 105d.)
To Walter de Maydenestan. Reservation, in extension of a former reservation made to him of a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, value 100l. of one to the value of 120l.notwithstanding that he has other letters allowing him to obtain benefices to the amount of 50l.and holds the church of Tilberton, or Tiberton, in the diocese of Hereford, value 12 marks.
13 Kal. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 106.)
To Henry son of John de Hastings, knight, lord of Bergeveny, in the diocese of Llandaff, who is under age, and not in orders. Dispensation, at his father's request, to hold three benefices, without being ordained until the proper age, or residing, whilst he is engaged in his studies.
Ibid. To Master Simon de Shyrlee. Confirmation of his benefices. At the age of fourteen he obtained in commendam the church of St. Gregory, Bernham, in the diocese of Norwich, value 20 marks, and at the age of twenty-two was ordained subdeacon and instituted to the rectory, and held it for many years without being ordained priest; he then obtained the secular priory of Danewelle, in the diocese of Coventry and Lich field, to which the church of Bertone is annexed, value 40 marks, and also a canonry and prebend of St. Mary's, Stafford, value 20s. He is to give 20 marks to his benefices within two years.
17 Kal. Nov.
Groseau.
(f. 107d.)
To Geoffrey de Cave. Dispensation to retain a moiety of the rectory of Leringsete, or Loringsete, in the diocese of Norwich, value 10l. which he held, not being a priest, and that of Yelvertoft, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 13 marks; with indult to him to accept one other benefice.
10 Kal. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 108.)
To the bishop of Worcester. Mandate to give benediction to Richard, abbot of Westminster, whose election has been confirmed, and who is unable to come to the apostolic see.
15. Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 119d.)
To Oddo son of John de Colonna. Provision of the rectory of Holy Trinity, Stelendon, in the diocese of Worcester, void by the death of William de Ceccano.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Durham, the abbot of Westminster, and Peter Giudice of Rome, canon of Verona.
3 Non. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 125d.)
To Raymund son of William de Fargiis. Provision of a canonry and prebend of Bordeaux, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln, Beauvais, and other places in France, and the church of Velce, in the diocese of York.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Vezelay and two others named.
1309.
3 Id. Sept.
An. IV. Avignon.
(f. 126d.)
To the king, desiring him to assist Robert, abbot of Fécamp, touching the possessions in his realm belonging to that monastery, two elections of Robert, and William called ‘Champion,’ having been made on the death of Thomas, when that part of France was subject to the king.
1310.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 128.)
To Richard le Vavasoir. He was dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and obtained the moiety of St. Helen, Thedilthorp, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 7 marks, and, on resigning it, accepted the church of Wytherin, in the same diocese, value 30 marks. Dispensation to retain the same, and also to accept another benefice, value 30l.
4 Kal. Sept.
Groseau.
(f. 128d.)
To Guicard son of Amaneuus, lord of Lebret. Indult to visit his archdeaconry of Huntingdon by deputy for three years, and receive procurations.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Coventry, the abbot of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, and archdeacon William Testa.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 129d.)
To Henry de Ditinshale, who was dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and obtained a benefice, which he resigned, and then accepted the rectory of Abbeketelby, in the diocese of Lincoln value 20l. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid.
(f. 130.)
To William de Pastone. Dispensation to hold, besides the rectory of Petteworthe, in the diocese of Chichester, value 70 marks, one other benefice, value 60l.
Ibid. To William de Carletone. Dispensation to hold, besides the rectory of Snelleslande, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 100s., one other benefice, value 20l.
4 Kal. Sept.
Groseau.
(f. 130.)
To Bernard Ezii, of Canterbury. Indult to visit his archdeaconry by deputy for three years, and to receive procurations.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Coventry, the abbot of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, and Master William Testa.
5 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 130.)
To John de Cokerin, subdeacon. He has obtained the churches of Castelrissing and Tynynham, and the canonries and prebends of Longeruge in Penkrich, and Kinkeb in St. Mary's chapel, St. Andrews, in that diocese, and those of. Norwich and Coventry, and, afterwards resigning Castelrissing, accepted the church of Horsynton, in the diocese of Bath and Wells, whose value amounts to 100 marks, and held them for some years without being ordained priest. Dispensation to retain the same, and, on resigning either Tynynham or Horsyntone, to accept another benefice, value 60l.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 130d.)
To Ingelard de Warlei, dean of the king's chapel of Bridgnorth (Brugis). He, by papal dispensation, obtained the churches of Croppethorne, Chynynton, Albrihton, and Mokleston, in the dioceses of Coventry, Worcester, and Norwich. Dispensation, on resigning two of them, to accept the church of Sabricheworth, in the diocese of London, and another benefice, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends in York, Wells, St. Davids, and St. Martin's le Grand, London.
Ibid. To William de Molton, provost of St. John's, Beverley. He, by papal dispensations, obtained the churches of Lyth and Fakenhandam, in the dioceses of York and Norwich, and canonries and prebends of Lincoln, York, Dublin, Beverley, and Southwell, and the deanery of St. Martin's le Grand, London. Dispensation to retain the same, he being in doubt whether he has not exceeded the said dispensations, and also to accept the church of Spofford, in the diocese of York, and on resigning two of the said benefices or dignities to accept others.
13 Kal. Sept.
Groseau.
(f. 133.)
To Michael Maclachloyim, of the order of Friars Minors, of the diocese of Armagh, the son of a nun. Dispensation to accept offices in his order and any dignity, even that of archbishop.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 135d.)
To John de Ros. Provision of the perpetual vicarage of that church, in the diocese of Hereford, which indeed he had held for two years; but John de Kemeseyn, the rector, occupied it on the ground that its value exceeded the amount named in the letters in favour of John, who also, not being then a priest, was ineligible, according to the decree of Ottobon, papal legate.
Id. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 151d.)
To Gregory de Falgariis. Reservation, at the request of, Master Peter Amalvini, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Poitiers, notwithstanding that he has the rectory of St. Mary's de Marisco (Romney), in the diocese of Canterbury.
Ibid. To Vivian de Blancaforti. Reservation, at the request of the same Peter, of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Rodez, or another, notwithstanding that he has the rectories of Eynesford and St. Mary's de Brolio, in the dioceses of Rochester and Poitiers.
Concurrent mandates touching both these reservations.
3 Non. July.
Carpentras.
(f. 153d.)
To Thomas de Bautre, rector of Merton, in the diocese of Norwich. Reservation, at the request of the late Raymond, cardinal of New St. Mary's, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Poitiers and of Cleveland and Master Gaucelin Johannis, canon of Aix.
5 Kal. Nov.
Carpentras.
(f. 162d.)
To Beniface de Quarto, nephew of Aymon, bishop of Geneva, rector of Donganayn, in the diocese of Lismore. Indult to postpone being ordained priest for four years while engaged in his studies at an university.
5 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 173.)
To the bishop of London. Mandate to cite the rector and convent of the Augustinian house of Asserugie (Ashridge), in the diocese of Lincoln, to appear before the pope in person, or by proctor, within four months, with all papers touching the cause between them and the preceptor and brethren of the chapel of St. Thomas the Martyr in Acon, commonly called the hospital, in the city of London, who have complained that the said chapel, situated, in the place called ‘Altovico,’ and the church of Calcherche, near the said chapel, have been taken from them by the said rector and convent. The pope has appointed William, cardinal of St Nicholas in Carcere, to hear the cause.
Id. Oct.
Groseau.
(f. 173.)
To the archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the bishop of London. Mandate to cite John Busce of London to appear before the pope to answer touching the cause between him and Francis son of Peter Caetani, count of Caserta, nephew of Francis, cardinal of St. Mary's in Cosmedin, whose canonry and prebend of York have been wrongfully occupied by the said John, who, having been already cited at the prayer of the said cardinal, did not appear, and the cause was allowed to drop.
Ibid. The like touching the treasurership of York, wrongfully held by Walter de Bedewient.
7 Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 177d.)
To William, cardinal of St. Pudentiana's. Faculty to give to some fit person the canonry and prebend of Estracredon, as it is commonly called, in Chichester, formerly held by John, bishop elect of Bath, who resigned it by his proctor, Thomas de Harelkelle (Harewelle).
1310.
17 Kal. Nov.
Groseau
(f. 187d.)
To Master John de Ros. Indult, at the request of Thomas, cardinal of St. Sabina's, whose clerk he is, to visit his archdeaconry of Shrewsbury by deputy for three years, and receive procurations.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, to the archdeacon of Hereford, and to Master Gilbert de Mideltone, canon of Lincoln.
Ibid. To Thomas de Suttone, now aged. Indult, at the request of the same cardinal, to visit his archdeaconry, of Northampton by by deputy for three years and to receive procurations.
Concurrent mandate to the subdean and Masters Gocelin de Kirington and John de Subton, canons of Lincoln.
6 Kal. Sept.
Groseau.
(f. 187d.)
To William de Swylington. Dispensation, at the request of the same cardinal, to hold that church as well as the rectory of Gonolston, in the diocese of York.
5 Non. July.
Bideridde.
(f. 192d.)
To Peter de Sabaudia. Provision of a canonry and prebend of Cambray, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Chartres, Salisbury, Bayeux, York, and Lyons, and expects a dignity of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Albert, and two others named.
5 Non. July.
Bideridde.
(f. 193d.)
To Luke, cardinal of St. Mary's in Via Lata. Faculty, at the request of Amedeus, count of Savoy, to give to William Vacca, the count's clerk, the parish church of Wytenee, in the diocese of Lincoln, which his uncle, Master William Vacca of Chambery wishes to resign.
5 Id. Non.
Avignon.
(f. 195d.)
To the archdeacon of Suffolk. Mandate to restore to Walter de Wlpec, a poor priest of the diocese, the right he had by papal provision to a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of St. Mary's and All Saints, Westacre; but which he, on an agreement made by Master Nicholas de Witcherche, canon of Lincoln, acting for the bishop of Norwich between him and the prior and convent, renounced, on condition of receiving a pension of 20s. until he got a benefice of 10l. which has not been given him, although many of that value have become void.
6 Id. Sept.
Groseau.
(f. 198.)
To the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury. Appropriation of the churches of Sturreye and Kennington, of their patronage, value 50 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of St. Albans and Westminster and Master Accursius de Massa, provost of Pistoia.
2 Id. July.
Groseau.
(f. 202d.)
To the abbots of St. Edmunds and Waltham and the prior of Pontons, in the diocese of Dax. Mandate to assign to Walter de Maydenestan a benefice value 120lhe having had an indult without effect to receive a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, value not exceeding 100l. and this notwithstanding that he had dispensation to hold other benefices to the value of 50l. by virtue of which he held the church of Tilbertone, in the diocese of Hereford, value 20 marks, and has provision made to him of the next vacant prebend of York, and is canon of Scotien, and has the chapel of Calannac, in the diocese of Bordeaux.
5 Kal. Nov.
Carpentras.
(f. 204d.)
To Hugh, abbot of St. Albans. Faculty, for three years, to exact, a subsidy from priors and others his subjects, according to their means, to enable him to pay the debts of the monastery.
5 Id. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 210d.)
To Walter Estinande. Dispensation to hold besides the rectory of Kilkeyvan, in the diocese of Ferns, value 5l. one other benefice, value 20l.
3 Non. July.
Carpentras.
(f. 211d.)
To Bego de Cavomonte, archdeacon of London. Absolution from sentences of excommunication, suspension, and interdict incurred by him, and from the guilt of simony, if he has committed it, with dispensation to him to retain his benefices in France.
Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 211d.)
To James Odaclith, of the diocese of Annadown, a Friar Minor. Absolution from the sentence of excommunication he may have incurred by leaving his order and going to the Benedictine house of St. James outside the walls of Wiirzburg, where he was professed, and has remained for six years, with licence to betake himself to any Cistercian monastery he pleases.
[Theiner, 182.]
Id. Oct.
Groseau.
(f. 220.)
To Adam de Osgodeby. Extension of the dispensation granted to him to hold the churches of Wanyngdon, Haukeswelle, and Gayrgrave, in the dioceses of Lincoln and York, together with canonries and prebends of York, Wells, Borford, and Langcester, in the dioceses of Hereford and Durham, provided their total value did not exceed 100l. but as it hardly reaches 66l. he is now, at the request of Otho de Grandison, whose clerk he is, allowed to hold one more benefice, and on resigning one of the said churches to accept another in its place, the limit of 100l. being preserved.
10 Kal. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 230d.)
To the bishop of Winchester,Mandate to give benediction to Richard, abbot of Westminster, whose election has been confirmed by the bishop of Worcester, and Master William Testa, acting under papal letters.
4 Kal. Sept.
Grosean.
(f. 233d.)
To Nicholas de Lovetio Dispensation to hold one benefices in addition to the rectories of Welhope (Wallop), Kirkeoswald, and Stokyuanune, in the dioceses of Winchester, Carlisle, and Exeter, and a canonry and prebend of the royal chapel of Wolverhampton; and on resigning any one of these benefices to accept another.
Ibid. To William de Slhanton (sic). He, without dispensation, has successively held the rectories of Rougeton and Cherringe, in the dioceses of Norwich and Canterbury, value respectively 30 and 80 marks. Dispensation to retain the same, and in place of Cherringe, from which he has had nothing, and about which he fears a suit, to accept another church.
Ibid. To Robert de Croyland, rector of Undele, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 40 marks. Dispensation to accept an additional benefice value 50 marks.
6 Kal. Oct.
Groseau.
(f. 233.)
To Thomas de Holm. He has successively held the churches of Hestbarsam, value 10l. and Cranewiz, of no greater value, in the diocese of Norwich,. Dispensation to retain the same; the second church has been held under title of Commendam.
Ibid. To Roger de Essex, rector successively of Maupodere, Value 8 marks, in the diocese of Salisbury, and Wolverton, and value 11 marks, in that of Winchester. Dispensation to retain the same.
4 Kal. Sept.
Groseau.
(f. 233d.)
To John de Wokindone, who has successively obtained the churches of Wokingdon Bishop's and Chaldewell, in the diocese of London, and held them for more than a year, their value respectively being 12 and 8 marks. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid. To Thomas de Langeton. He, in his eighteenth year, obtained the rectory of St. Ilda, Dalnach, in the diocese of Down, value 4l. and was ordained priest, afterwards accepting the church of St. Patrick, Haythranton (Ballyaghran), in the diocese of Connor, value 6l. Dispensation to retain the same.
1309.
5. Kal. May.
an. IV.
Avignon.
(f. 235.)
To John son of Octavian de Brunforte, Knight, canon of Fermo, who has a canonry and prebend of Lichfield and the archdeaconry of Stafford. Reservation, at the request of Gerald de Tastis, knight, of a benefice in the diocese of Fermo.
1310.
4 Kal. Sept.
Groseau.
(f. 237.)
To Robert de Bardewi. Confirmation of a dispensation by which he obtained and held the rectories of Sandherst and Dudtungton, in the dioceses of Canterbury and Ely, with one other benefice, and then accepted the church of Monkenton on More, and the prebend of Donington, in York; but as in the dispensation there was no mention of the churches of Burgualeys and Brideford, in the dioceses of York and Exeter, and the canonry of the chapel of St. Mary and the Angels, York, which he already held, he has begged that this omission may not nullify the said dispensation.
8 Kal. Nov.
Groseau.
(f. 262d.)
To John de Lewes, canon of Wengham, in the diocese of Canterbury. Absolution, at the request of Thomas, cardinal of St. Sabina's, whose chamberlain he is, from the sentence of excommunication he has incurred under the statutes of archbishop John, since deceased, by breaking the oath he took to observe them in not paying, as administrator of the said church, what was due to canons and persons of the same; this he confessed to a penitentiary at the apostolic see, and was absolved by him; but archbishop Robert allowed this absolution to hold good only in conscience and not in law, and summoned the said John, who, in fear of his position, came to the pope, and is by him absolved and dispensed, every process against him on this count being revoked.
Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 267.)
To the bishop of Ely. Mandate to enquire into the case of the Augustinian prior, and Bartholomew de Coventry and Thomas de Bradeway, canons, of Kenilworth monastery, touching the visitation of the priory of Brok by the bishop of Lincoln. Stephen, prior of Brok, where the said canons were dwelling, had appealed to the archbishop of Canterbury, and, in order to hinder this appeal, was dragged from before the high altar of the monastery of Torkesey, where he had been placed by the bishop, and, with the two canons, was imprisoned by the said prior of the monastery, and forced to confess that they had betrayed him; they were then deprived of their religious profession, and silence was imposed on them. The canons, however, got away and came to the pope, who, if their tale is true, orders that Stephen, if he is still alive, is to be liberated, and the three admitted into other monasteries of the same order.

Curial Letters.

1309.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 274d.)
To Master Peter de Labatud, canon of Great St. Mary's, Poitiers, and Bertrand Calculi, citizen of Bordeaux, in the pope's service. Acquittance of a sum of 29,000 Florentine florins and 2000 great florins of Lamasa—value 4000 Florentine florins—and 600l. received by them from Masters William Testa and Garsias Arnaldi, papal agents in England, and paid over to the pope in the amount of 37,070 florins.
Ibid. To Master Peter de Labatud and Galhard de Pinsaco, in the pope's service. Acquittance of a sum of 300 florins and two baggage animals, bought for twenty marks, and 104s. 6d. for the harness of the said beasts, and 20s. for necessaries; the animals were assigned to the papal camera, and an account rendered of the expenses.
Ibid. To Masters William Testa, Peter Amalvini, Garsias Arnaldi, and William de Prato. Acquittance of the following sums: 1200 florins to Arnald, bishop of Poitiers; 31,600 to Galhard de Pinsaco; 37,070 florins to Peter de Labatud and Bertrand Calculi, who accounted for the same to the papal camera; also 300 florins to Sycard de Vauro for his expenses in England, and to Peter de Labatud a like sum, and two beasts, bought for 93 florins.
Ibid.
(f. 275.)
To William Testa and Garsias Arnaldi de Garlens, papal chaplains. Mandate to cite persons before the pope who neglect to give account of the business committed to them by the said chaplains touching their business in England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Ibid. To the bishop of Ferns. Monition to receive and hold the fruits, rents, and profits of the benefices of those persons in his diocese who are in arrears in the payment of the six years’ tenth and other dues which, by papal mandate, they have been ordered to pay to John de Lascapon, clerk of the papal camera, and to pay out of them the sums that are due.
1310.
3 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 275.)
The like to the bishops of Meath, Lismore, Cloyne, the archbishops of Armagh and Tuam, and to the bishop of Connor.
1309.
8 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 275.)
To John de Lascapon, clerk of the papal camera, and papal agent in England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. Licence to transmit the money he receives at the risk of the said camera, or to deposit it with safe persons.
Ibid.
(f. 275d.)
To the same. Acquittance for a sum of 1800l. 12s. 3¼d., including his expenses of 326l. 7s. 8½d. being the amount of the arrears of the six years’ tenth imposed by Nicholas IV. which he has collected in Ireland and paid over to the papal camera.
1310.
2 Non. April
Avignon.
(f. 276.)
To the archbishops of England and Ireland and their suffragans, to the bishops of Scotland, and to the king. Prorogation of the meeting of the general council at Vienne, the inquisition against the Templars not being yet completed.
5 Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 288.)
To the chapter of York. Faculty, at the request of cardinal Raymund, late dean, to elect a person to the deanery void by his death.
Ibid. The like to the chapter of Lincoln.
8 Id. Aug.
Groseau.
(f. 297.)
To the archibishop of Canterbury and his suffragans. Touching the business of the Templars, against whom the inquisition ordered by the pope has been hindered by certain prelates, and the provisions of the bull sent to London by the bishop have not been carried out. All those concerned are warned to obey the apostolic orders and directions.
Ibid. The like to the archbishop of York and his suffragans.
Ibid. To the king. Exhorting him to listen to the church, and not to his councillors and officials; and to put no hindrance in the way of the inquisition against the Templars.