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Lateran Regesta 511: 1457-1456

Pages 272-278

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 11, 1455-1464. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1921.

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Lateran Regesta, Vol. DXI. (fn. 1)

2 Calixtus III.

De Beneficiis Vacantibus.

1456[–7].
3 Id. Jan.
(11 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 18d.)
To John Ocolman. Collation and provision to him (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, on account of illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to all even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, after which he had himself so promoted and obtained the perpetual vicarage of Stradbale in the diocese of Lismore, which he subsequently resigned) of the perpetual vicarage of Kyllgobnat in the said diocese, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Philip Ocost[i]gain. He is hereby dispensed to receive and retain it, and to resign it, simply or for exchange, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the provost of St. Anscarius's, Bremen, the dean of Waterford and William Crewag, a canon of Limerick. Hodie dilecto filio (here with the spelling ‘Ocalman.’). (P. and H. Mashe[i]m. Ernestus. | P. x. vi. Residuum pro deo. Pridie Non. Februarii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [2¾ pp. See the next following mandate.]
1456[–7].
4 Id. Feb.
(10 Feb.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 20.)
To the dean, the archdeacon and the precentor of Ardfert. Mandate, the pope having been informed by John Ocolman, priest, of the diocese of Ardfert, that Thady (Tatheus) Olaghare, rector of Acthamaland in the said diocese, has committed simony [and] incurred perjury and irregularity, to the shame of the clerical order, if and after John, who was lately dispensed by papal authority, on account of illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents to be promoted to all even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, accuses Thady before them, to summon him, and if they find the foregoing to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, without cure and value not exceeding 4 marks sterling, to John; notwithstanding that he holds the perpetual vicarage of Killgobnat in the diocese of Lismore, of like value. He is hereby dispensed to receive and retain the said rectory, and to resign it, simply or for exchange, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (C. and H. Masheim. | C. x. Residuum pro deo. Pridie Non. Februarii Anno Secundo. de Montepoliciano.) [3½ pp. See the preceding collation.]
1456[–7].
18 Kal. Feb.
(15 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 23d.)
To the dean of Achonry (Akaden.). Mandate to collate and assign to John Oheara, a canon of Achonry, the rectory of Benfada alias Kilmthig in the diocese of Achonry, of lay patronage, without cure and value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, so long void by the resignation of Malachy Ymochan to Cornelius bishop of Achonry and admitted by that bishop by his ordinary authority, that by the Lateran statutes its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although Odo Omachan, priest, of the said diocese, who is to be summoned and removed, has without canonical title or tittle of any other right unlawfully detained possession for more than a year but less than two years; notwithstanding that he holds a canonry of Achonry, the fruits etc. of which are of no value. Dignum arbitramur. (P. and Jo. de Millinis. | P. xxii. Pridie Id. Februarii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3 pp.]
1456[–7].
6 Id. Jan.
(8 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 40.)
To the prior of St. Mary, Razgella (i.e. Rathgella), in the diocese of Limerick, and William Crewagh and Gerald de Geraldinis, canons of Limerick. Mandate to collate and assign to Cornelius Macmachuna, clerk, of the diocese of Limerick, who lately, without mention of his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents, had himself made a clerk, the perpetual vicarage of Killkidi in the said diocese, value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, void by the resignation of Thomas Macingind made to John bishop of Limerick and admitted by that bishop by his ordinary authority; summoning and removing Dermit Macmachauna (sic), clerk, of the said diocese, who under pretext of a collation made to him by the ordinary when under age has unlawfully detained possession for more than two years without a tittle of any right and canonical title; whether it be void as stated, or by the non-promotion of the said Dermit to holy orders within the lawful time, or in any other way, and even if a suit be pending about it between the said Dermit and Maurus Obrian alias Omolruanayg, clerk, of the diocese of Killaloe (Laonien.) and any others. He is hereby dispensed to act as a clerk and be promoted to all even holy orders and receive and retain the vicarage, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (P. and M. Amici. | P. xvi. Residuum gratis pro deo. Undecimo Kal. Martii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [2 pp.]
1456[–7].
6 Kal. Feb.
(27 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 61.)
To Thomas Oruayn, a canon of Tuam. Mandate to collate and assign to Richard Odearmadaig, clerk, of the diocese of Tuam alias Mayo (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, on account of illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, after which he had himself made a clerk), the perpetual vicarage of Cilldacomog in the said diocese, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of John Odublearga. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. xx. Quarto Non. Aprilis Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [22/3 pp.]
1456[–7].
4 Kal. Feb.
(29 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 103d.)
To the archdeacon of Killala (Aladen.) and William Bared and John Oflandaile, canons of the same. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Murianus Machyllichan, perpetual vicar of Attigi in meassa in the diocese of Achonry (Akaden.), that Donatus Olochaid (? rectius Oloch[l]ai[n]d), perpetual vicar of Ymleachyssall (also written ‘Ymleachyseall’) in the diocese of Killala (Aladen.), received and took possession of and retained the said vicarage without having obtained any canonical dispensation on account of a deformity in his eye, (fn. 2) and has incurred perjury and committed simony, to the shame of the clerical order—if and after Murianus accuses Donatus before them, to summon him, and if they find the foregoing to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 7 marks sterling, to Murianus; notwithstanding that he holds the said vicarage of Attigi in meassa, value not exceeding 1 mark sterling, which he is to resign upon obtaining that of Ymleachysseall. Vite etc. (P. and H. Mascheim. | P. xii. Residuum gratis pro deo. Octavo Id. Martii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [2½ pp.]
1456[–7].
Non. Feb.
(5 Feb.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 148.)
To the dean of Ardfert. Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Fismoris de Geraldinis, perpetual vicar of the church of Ardfert, that John Fismoris, priest, precentor of the said church, has notoriously kept a concubine in his house by whom he has had offspring, and, although corrected by his ordinary with a money fine has not dismissed her, and has removed and dilapidated the property and precious moveables of the precentorship, and committed simony, to the shame of the priestly order) if and after vicar John, who is of noble birth, accuses precentor John before the above dean, to summon the latter, and if he find the foregoing to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the precentorship, a nonmajor non-elective dignity with cure, value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, to vicar John; notwithstanding that he holds the said vicarage, to which belongs the cure of souls of the parishioners of the said church, which has also a parish, together with a certain other annexed vicarage, the value of both not exceeding 4 marks sterling. (fn. 3) Upon obtaining the precentorship he is to resign the said vicarages. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (P. and H. Mashe[i]m. | P. xxiiii. Undecimo Kal. Martii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [21/5 pp. See below, p. 312.]
1456.
Prid. Non. Dec.
(4 Dec.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 186d.)
To Lewis Macgillacalma. Collation and provision to him (who lately had himself made a clerk, notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman who before he was ordained priest had been his wife (fn. 4) ) the rectory of Ceapach in the diocese of Derry (Deren.), value not exceeding 6 marks sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Edmund Macconmmgy. He is hereby dispensed to be promoted to all even holy orders and receive and retain the rectory, notwithstanding the said defect, etc. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Alessandria, Patrick Okeallaid alias Okinagan, a canon of Armagh and the official of the same. Hodie dilecto filio. (C. and G. Gonne. M. Amici. | C. Gratis pro deo. Nono Kal. Februarii Anno Secundo. de Montepoliciano.) [3¼ pp.]
1456[–7].
3 Id. Jan.
(11 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 188.)
To John Machagier, clerk, of the diocese of Clogher. Collation and provision to him, who was lately dispensed by authority of the ordinary, on account of illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to minor orders, in virtue of which he was made a clerk, the perpetual vicarage of Termun Cuminn (also written ‘Termuin Cuman’) in the diocese of Armagh, value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Rory (Roricus) Ocomhaltan. He is hereby dispensed to receive and retain it, and to be promoted to all even holy orders, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Alessandria, the dean of Armagh and Donald Machasy, a canon of the same. Hodie dilecto filio. (C. and Jo. Augeroles, G. de Callio. | C. Gratis pro deo. Quarto Kal. Februarii Anno Secundo. de Montepolitiano.) [3⅓ pp.]
1456.
Prid. Non. Dec.
(4 Dec.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 234.)
To the prior of St. Catherine's, Achdrymd Omany, in the diocese of Clonfert. Mandate to collate and assign to Donald Orodechayn, priest, of the diocese of Tuam, the perpetual vicarage of Brechmard (rectius Brechmaid) in the said diocese, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Donatus Omarchachayn. Dignum arbitramur. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. xxii. Tertio Id. Decembris Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [2¼ pp.]
Prid. Non. Nov.
(4 Nov.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 252.)
To the abbot of Monasterevan (de Rossevalle) in the diocese of Kildare (Daren.), the dean of Kildare and John Maclaghlyn, a canon of the same. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Gillibertus Ohelan, perpetual vicar of Kylcorboy alias Cruachan in the diocese of Kildare, that Maurice Oconallan, perpetual vicar of Rathyman alias Cloenbolt in the said diocese, a notorious fornicator and simoniac and an open perjurer, and not personally resident in the said church, has alienated and converted to evil uses a number of goods belonging to the said vicarage, about which and several other crimes etc. he is much defamed in those parts) if and after Gillibertus, who was lately dispensed by papal authority, on account of illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, after which, having been so promoted, he obtained the said vicarage of Kilcorbey (sic), accuses Maurice before them, to summon him, and if they find the foregoing or one of them sufficient for the purpose to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage of Rathyman, which is of lay patronage and value not exceeding 9 marks sterling, to Gillibertus; notwithstanding that he holds the said vicarage of Kylcorbey (sic), value not exceeding 3 marks sterling. He is hereby dispensed to receive and retain the said vicarage of Rathyman, notwithstanding the said defect etc., upon obtaining which he is to resign that of Kilcorboy. Vite etc. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. xx. Decimosexto Kal. Decembris Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3¾ pp.]
1456[–7].
15 Kal. Feb.
(18 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 268d.)
To the bishop and dean of Kilmacduagh (Duacen.) and John Magillavanath, a canon of the same. Mandate, the pope having been informed by Donatus Odauin, priest, of the diocese of Killaloe (Laonien.), that Maurice Odauin, perpetual vicar of Cilleferbuidi in the said diocese, an open and notorious fornicator, has dilapidated etc. the goods of the vicarage and committed simony, to the shame of the clerical order, if and after Donatus (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, on account of illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, after which, having been so promoted, he obtained the perpetual vicarage of Killtheam in the diocese of Emly (Emblacen.), collated to him by authority of the ordinary, which he afterwards privately (tacite) resigned, and who from fear of Maurice's power cannot safely meet him in the city and diocese of Killaloe) accuses Maurice before them, to summon Maurice, and if they find the foregoing to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage of Cilleferbuidi. value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Donatus, whom the pope hereby dispenses to receive and retain it notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (P. and H. Masheim. | P. xv. Residuum gratis pro medietate. Quinto Non. Martii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3⅓ pp.]
1456.
10 Kal. Nov.
(23 Oct.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 296d.)
To the abbot of Monasterevan (de Roseavalle) in the diocese of Kildare (Daren.) and Thady (Thateo) Omacua and Donald Machesdela, canons of Kildare. Mandate, the pope having been informed by Thady (Thateus) Osulmacg, clerk, of the diocese of Kildare, that Magonius Oconelaen, perpetual vicar of St. John Baptist's de Castropetri, in the said diocese, a notorious fornicator and perjurer and illiterate, has dilapidated etc. the goods of the said vicarage, about which and several other crimes etc. he is much defamed in those parts, if and after Thady accuses Magonius before them, to summon him, and if they find the foregoing or one of them enough for the purpose to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, of lay patronage and value not exceeding 7 marks sterling, to Thady; whether it become void by such deprivation and removal, or be void by the death of Maurice Yhiaith, priest, or by the resignation of the said Magonius or Maurice, or in any other way. Vite etc. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. xx. Decimosexto Kal. Decembris Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3 pp. +.]

Footnotes

  • 1. On the back of the volume is the brief description in Latin: ‘1456. An. ii. Callixtus iii.’ The contemporary flyleaf has gone. F. i. is headed ‘de beneficiis vacantibus anno secundo.’ On the bottom edge of the volume is the contemporary description, difficultly legible as usual, ‘Primus de beneficiis vacantibus anno secundo domini nostri domini Calisti pape iii.’ There are ff. i. to cccx. of text.
  • 2. super macula di[f]formi quam in oculo habet.
  • 3. Seu quod dictus Johannes vicarius, ut similiter asserit, perpetuam vicariam dicte ecclesie cui cura animarum parrochianorum ipsius ecclesie que eciam parrochiam habet imminere dinoscitur, cum certa alia illi canonice annexa vicaria, quarum fructus redditus et proventus quatuor marcharum similium secundum extimacionem predictam [i.e. communem] valorem annuum non excedunt, noscitur obtinere.
  • 4. qui dudum ut asseris non obstante defectu natalium quem pateris, de presbytero et soluta alias ante presbyteratum sibi coniugata genitus, clericali caractere alias tamen rite insigniri te fecisti.