Vatican Regesta 447: 1457

Pages 57-58

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. CCCCXLVII. (fn. 1)

De Curia.

3 Calixtus III.

Prid. Non. May.
(6 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 187.)
To William Westecarre, elect of Sidon. (fn. 2) Grant to him to whom the pope has this day made provision of the said church, that even after he has been consecrated and has obtained possession of the rule and administration of the said church, or after the lapse of the canonical time for consecration he, who is S.T.M., may retain his priory of Holy Trinity Moteffont (sic), of the order of St. Augustine, in the diocese of Winchester, which is conventual and has cure, and may receive therewith any two other benefices, one of them secular and the other regular of any order, with or without cure, even if such regular benefice be a priory etc., and may retain them for life in commendam together with the said church of Sidon, and resign them, as often as he pleases, and hold instead two similar or dissimilar benefices, one of them secular and the other regular of any order, etc. Personam tuam. (Jo. Babtista [sic]. l. G. de Puteo. Jo. de Vulte[r]ris.) [In the margin: Aprilis. 1½ pp. See below, Reg. Vat. CCCCL., f. 157.]
Prid. Id. May (fn. 3).
(14 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 248d.)
To the archdeacons of Colchester in London and Coventry, and Henry Sharpe, canon of Olouhton in the church of Lichfield, (fn. 4) doctor of laws. Mandate to dispense John Pakynton, layman and Margaret Synyth (rectius Sinyth i.e. Smyth), of the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, to remain in and to solemnize before the church the marriage which they formerly contracted in ignorance that John Smith, Margaret's brother, had been godfather at the baptism of the said John Pakynton; decreeing legitimate the offspring born, if any, and that to be born of the marriage. Oblate nobis. (M. Ferrarii. xvi. G. de Puteo. Jo. de Vulterris.) [In the margin: Maii. ⅓ p. See below, Reg. Vat. CCCCXLVIII., f. 180d.]
(f. 249.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate to dispense William Wall’, layman, and Agnes Lussell’, of his diocese, to remain in the marriage which they recently contracted and caused to be solemnized before the church, in ignorance that William's brother had been godfather to Agnes at her baptism; decreeing legitimate the offspring to be born of the marriage. Oblate nobis. (M. Ferrarii. … Vulterris.) as in the preceding. [⅓ p. The month Maii is not written in the margin. See below, Reg. Vat. CCCCXLVIII., f. 180d.]


  • 1. On the back of the volume is the usual modern label, with ‘Calix. iii. de Cur. Ann. i. ii. [iii.] Tom. xii.’ Inside it is the usual front half of the original sheepskin binding, with ‘Liber xvius de Curia d(omini) n(ostri),’ ‘Vidit Phi,’ etc. The ‘Rubricelle,’ of which there are 20 pp., are headed ‘Seq[u]untur Rubricelle duodecimi libri de Curia sanctissimi in Christo patris et domini nostri domini Calisti divina providentia pape tertii pontificatus eiusdem anno tertio, incepte de mense Aprilis mcccclviio . indictione quinta. There are [1] + i. to cccxvi. of text.
  • 2. Not in Eubel's list of the bishops of ‘Sidonien. (Sidon) in Syria’ in Hierarchia, II., p. 260.
  • 3. The ‘Pridus Idus Maii’ is added in the margin.
  • 4. The mention of the prebend is a very unusual variant of the regular form ‘canon of Lichfield.’