Lateran Regesta 570: 1461

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 12, 1458-1471. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1933.

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'Lateran Regesta 570: 1461', in Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 12, 1458-1471, (London, 1933) pp. 128-130. British History Online [accessed 13 April 2024]

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

4 Pius II.

De Prebendis Vacantibus.

3 Id. Dec.
(11 Dec.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 66d.)
To Richard Wyly, priest, of the diocese of Brechin, M.A. Reservation to the pope's gift, for collation to him, of a canonry of Orkney and the prebend of St. Olaf therein, value not exceeding 8l. sterling, to become void by the promotion. made by the pope this day, of William elect of Orkney, to that church, and by the consecration which is to be administered to him. Litterarum sciencia, vite etc. [See below, p. 134.]
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Orte, and the officials of Brechin and Orkney. Hodie cum canonicatus. (H. and G. Gonne. A. de Tuscanis. | H. xv. xiii. Expedita (fn. 2)Non. Kal. Januarii Anno Quarto. Folani.) [3¾ pp.]
12 Kal. March.
(18 Feb.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 199d.)
To William Machabrethum, a canon of Achonry (Akaden.) Collation and provision of a canonry of Achonry and the prebend of Kyllidayn therein, value not exceeding 2 marks sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the death there of Milerus de Exonia; notwithstanding that he holds the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Adrugul in the diocese of Killala (Aladen.), value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, and that the present pope recently granted him provision of the perpetual vicarages of the parish churches of Clancabia and Slanpadrich in the diocese of Tuam, value not exceeding 6 marks sterling.Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of Tuam, Jordan de Exonis, a canon of Tuam and Alexander de Omurku, a canon of Achonry. Hodie dilecto filio W[i]llialmo Machabrethun (sic). (H. and A. de Tuscanis. G. Gonne. | H.Gratis pro deo. Expedita (fn. 2) Decimo Kal. Aprilis Anno Quarto.Folani.) [3 pp. +.]

De Exhibitis.

5 Id. March.
(11 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 244d.)
To the provost of St. Salvator's in the diocese of St. Andrews and the official of St. Andrews. Mandate as below. The recent petition of Margaret, damsel, relict of William de Murray of Tulibardyn, layman, exhibited to the pope in the names of herself and her and the said William's children, her wards of the diocese of Dunblane, contained that (fn. 3) she brought before Robert bishop of Dunblane, not by papal delegation, the late Andrew de Murray, provost of Methsen (sic) and John de Murray, layman, of the same diocese, brothers of the said William and executors of his will, in order that they might be compelled to show according to custom the said will, and to give and deliver to her the portion belonging to her and the said children (liberos) of the goods left by the said William, and that they should not be admitted to render account of the said goods nor have their account approved until they had given and delivered the said portion; that although the said bishop decreed that the will ought to be judicially shown, nevertheless he unjustly refused to cause the division of the said goods to be made and the portion belonging to Margaret and her children (liberos) to be given and assigned, and absolved the said John (Andrew, the other executor having died) from prosecution by Margaret, wherefore she has appealed to the apostolic see, and has petitioned for the commission of the cause of the appeal and of the principal matter to some honest (probis) men in those parts. The pope therefore orders the above two to summon the said surviving executor John and other concerned, hear both sides, and decide what is just without appeal, causing their decision to be observed by ecclesiastical censure. Humilibus supplicum votis. (O. and A. de Cortesiis. | O. xiiii. Pontanus.) [2 pp.]
4 Non. March.
(4 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 263.)
To the prior (fn. 4) of St. Mary's, Dungebhin, in the diocese of Derry (Deren.), and the dean and the archdeacon of Derry. Mandate (at the recent petition of Patrick Oceanndaela, priest, of the diocese of Derry, containing that on the voidance of the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Bothmeba in the said diocese, because Magonius Machbloschayd, having obtained possession by canonical collation, held it for more than a year without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation, John bishop of Derry made collation and provision of it, thus void, by his ordinary authority to the said Patrick, who in virtue thereof obtained possession and at present holds it, but now doubts whether the said collation and provision hold good) to collate and assign to him the said vicarage, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling. Vite etc. (H. and Ja. de Anagnia. | H. Gratis pro deo. Expedita (fn. 5) Tertio Idus Marcii Anno Quarto. Folani.) [32/3 pp.]
16 Kal. Nov.
(17 Oct.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 280.)
To William abbot of St. John the Evangelist's, Tuam, residing in the Roman court, and Nemeas Odroma, canon of Kilmore. Mandate as below. The recent petition of Donald Yconnyn, priest, of the diocese of Killaloe (Laonien.), contained that after Martin V and Eugenius IV's renewal of sentences of excommunication etc. promulgated by their predecessors against simoniacs, and their reservation to themselves and their successors of absolution therefrom, on the voidance of the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Tulachnaneasbug in the said diocese by the death of Nicholas Osyda, the said Donald simoniacally gave two horses to Donatus bishop of Killaloe, in order that the bishop might make provision to him of the said vicarage, after which gift the said bishop made him collation and provision thereof by his ordinary authority, (fn. 6) under pretext of which he took possession and at present holds it, taking the fruits for about eight years, thereby incurring the said sentences etc.; and that he afterwards promised and swore to pay to a number of clerks or lettered persons, nobles, who were persecuting (infestabant) him in regard to the said vicarage, in order to buy off their vexations, certain pensions, which for several years he unduly paid out of the fruits of the said church. The said collation and provision being therefore without force, and the vicarage being still void as above, the pope hereby orders the above two to absolve Donald from the sentences etc. incurred on account of the foregoing, enjoining penance, dispense him on account of any irregularity contracted, and rehabilitate him, relax the said oath, and decree that he is not bound to observe it, inhibiting the said nobles to vex him in future in regard to the said pensions, and moreover, in the event of their doing so, to collate and assign the vicarage, value not exceeding 16 marks sterling, to Donald, whether it be void as above, or because the late Denis Maconmara did not have himself ordained priest, without dispensation, or whether it be void in any other way. Before, however, they proceed to execute the foregoing, Donald is to resign the vicarage to them. Solet apostolice sedis. (P. and A. de Cortesiis. | P. xxx. Non. Novembris Anno Quarto. de Varris.) [5 pp.]


  • 1. On the back of the volume is the usual modern description in Latin: ‘1561 (corrected in present to ‘1461’). An. iv. Pii. ii,’ and on a modern flyleaf is Mgr. Wenzel's ‘An. 4o. to. 2.’ A contemporary flyleaf has, in different contemporary hands, the description: ‘Primus de prebendis vacantibus et de exhibitis anno quarto domini nostri domini Pii pape ii,’ and the order: ‘R[ecipe) Jo. P,’ immediately followed by the answering ‘R(ubricatus) est.’ A like contemporary description: ‘Primus etc.’ occurs as usual on the bottom edge of the volume. There are i-cccxvi. ff. of text.
  • 2. See above, p. 109, note.
  • 3. Exhibita siquidem nobis nuper pro parte dilecte in Christo filie nobilis mulieris Margarete relicte quondam Withelmi de Murray de Tulibardyn laici domicelle vidue. tam suo proprio quam dilectorum filiorum eius et dicti Wilhelmi liberorum pupillorum Dunblanensis diocesis nominibus, peticio continebat quod. …
  • 4. ‘priori’ is substituted in the margin by P. [de Varris] for the cancelled ‘abbati’ of the text.
  • 5. See above, p. 109, note.
  • 6. prefatus Donaldus ad eandem vicariam improbe et symoniace aspirans venerabili fratri nostro Donato episcopo Laoniensi, ad hoc ut sibi de dicta vicaria sic vacante provideret, duos equos realiter et cum effectu tradidit, post quam quidem traditionem dictus episcopus vicariam ipsam sic vacantem eidem Donaldo ordinaria auctoritate contulit et de illa etiam providit, licet de facto.