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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Vatican Regesta, Vol. CCCCLXXVIII. (fn. 1)
2 Pius II.
7 Kal. Sept.
(f. 4.) (fn. 2)
|To the abbots of Clare (de Forgeo) and St. Mary's, Inisgad, in the diocese of Killaloe, and Cornelius Odeayd, a canon of Killaloe. Mandate to reserve to their gift, for collation to Maurice Ogyllahanan, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Eaglaysandenoyc in the diocese of Killaloe (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 so promoted and obtained the said vicarage and a certain portion in the secular [and] collegiate church of Yniscathayd in the said diocese) the rectory of the parish churches of Ocormaege in the said diocese, which is of the patronage of laymen and has habitual cure of souls, but not actual, seeing that its cure is exercised by the perpetual vicars of the said churches, (fn. 3) and the value of which does not exceed 12 marks sterling, void by the promotion of Thady Macraych, elect of Killaloe, to that church and by the consecration which is to be administered to him; notwithstanding that he holds the said vicarage and portion, value not exceeding 6 marks and 20s. sterling respectively. He is hereby dispensed to receive the rectory and to retain with it for life the said vicarage, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, and hold instead two other parish churches or their perpetual vicarages, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (G. de Piccolominibus. | xxv. Residuum gratis pro paupere Ibernico. M. Amici. F. de Maffeis. Jo. de Tartarinis.) [In the margin: Septembris. 3 pp. Theiner has made his usual cross in the margin of the Rubricelle, although not in the margin of f. 4, but has not printed or summarized the bull.]|
6 Id. July.
|To the bishop of Dunkeld. Mandate, at the petition of John Hudton, a monk of the Cistercian monastery of St. Mary, Cupar (de Cupro), in the diocese of St. Andrews (containing that on its voidance by the death of abbot William Blar, Nicholas V granted it in commendam for life to the late Thomas de Lewingston, a bishop in the universal church [sometime bishop of Dunkeld], who under pretext thereof obtained possession of the rule and administration; and that on the death of the said bishop Thomas and consequent expiration of the said commenda and the renewed voidance of the monastery as aforesaid, the convent duly elected the said John, a professed monk of the order, in priest's orders and of lawful age, who consented; and adding that he doubts whether for certain reasons the election holds good) to confirm the said election of John, if found fit, to the said monastery which, as the pope has learned, is still void as above; and moreover, pro tuitiori cauthela, to make provision to him thereof, net value not exceeding 40l. sterling a year. The above bishop is to cause him to be blessed by any catholic bishop, who after blessing him shall receive from him the usual oath of fealty according to the form enclosed, and shall send the form of oath taken by John as soon as possible to the pope by John's letters patent sealed with John's seal. (fn. 4)Ex suscepte servitutis. (Ja. Papien. | l. M. Amici. A. Lumpe.) [In the margin: Julii. 2 pp. Theiner, Vet. Mon. Hib. et Scot. Hist. Illust., pp. 426–427, No. 802, from ‘Reg. Tom. XI, fol. 61,’ i.e. the present Register. See above, Reg. Vat. CCCCLXXII, f. 14d. Nicholas V's grant to bishop Thomas does not occur in his Registers in Cal. Papal Lett., Vol. X.]|
|5 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
|To the abbot of Paisley in the diocese of Glasgow, the chancellor of Chartres (Carnoten.) and the official of Glasgow. Mandate to collate and assign to Thomas de Murhede, clerk, of the diocese of Glasgow, a nephew of Andrew bishop of Glasgow and a student at Bologna, (fn. 5) a canonry and the prebend of Casteltaris in Glasgow, value not exceeding 9l. sterling, void by the death without the Roman court of William Walteri; whether it be so void, or be void in any other way. Vite etc. (G. de Piccolominibus. | xx. M. Amici. F. de Maffeis. D. de Piscia.) [In the margin:Octobris. 2 pp. Briefly in Theiner, Vet. Mon. Hib. et Scot. Hist. Illustr., p. 454, from ‘Reg. Tom. XI. fol. 72,’ i.e. the present Register.]|
14 Kal. Aug.
|To John de Burgo, Thomas Obraeyn and Dermit Oscara, canons of Tuam. Mandate to collate and assign to Thomas Macgillavanach, a canon of Kilmacduagh (Duacen.) (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 holy orders and hold a benefice without cure, (fn. 6) and afterwards, having been made a clerk, to receive and retain a canonry and prebend of Kilmacduagh in the event of their being collated to him in virtue of a papal mandate of provision thereof, they being then void, and who from fear of the power of the below-named William cannot safely meet him in the city and diocese of Kilmacduagh) the rectory of Kyllthomaessy in the diocese of Kilmacduagh, value not exceeding 16 marks sterling, of lay patronage, so long void by the death of Thomas Ohygelayn without the Roman court, that by the Lateran statutes its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although William Ocorgrayn, priest, of the diocese of Tuam, who is to be summoned and removed, having been presented by the patron after the said lapse and instituted by authority of the ordinary, has unduly detained possession for several years; whether it be void as above, or by the death of Donald Yhacgnasay, or by the resignation of the said Thomas Ohygelayn or of John Macgillavanach, or in any other way, and notwithstanding the said defect or that he holds a canonry of Kilmacduagh without cure and the prebend commonly called [the prebend] of Cauda therein, their value not exceeding 4 marks sterling, with which he is hereby dispensed to receive and retain the said rectory. Vite etc. (L. Dathus. | xii. residum pro deo. Juravit. L. de Lynardo pro Amici. T. de Castello pro Maffeis. C. de Rinutiis.) [In the margin: Septembris. 3 pp.]|