Lateran Regesta 555: 1459-1460

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 555: 1459-1460', in Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 12, 1458-1471, (London, 1933) pp. 72-75. British History Online [accessed 13 April 2024]

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

2 Pius II.

De Diversis [Formis].

5 Kal. Oct.
(27 Sept.)
(f. 164.)
To the abbot of St. John the Evangelist's, Tuam. Mandate, as below. The recent petition of Donatus Yleannayn, rector of the parish church of Killerieraynd alias Monterahay in the diocese of Tuam, contained that on the voidance of the rectory of the said church, which is of the patronage of laymen, by the death of Nimeas Orvari (i.e. Oruari), and also of the perpetual vicarage of the same church by the resignation of the said Donatus, made to the chapter of Tuam, the see being for the purpose of the below-mentioned union void, the said chapter, considering that the fruits etc. both of the rectory and vicarage were so slight that the rector and vicar could not be becomingly maintained, took away the cure of the vicarage and imposed it on the rectory, and united the vicarage to the rectory in perpetuity, and made collation and provision of the rectory, with consent of its patron, to the said Donatus, who in virtue of such collation and provision and union obtained and still holds possession of the rectory and vicarage; and that afterwards Donatus archbishop of Tuam approved and confirmed the said union. At the petition of the said Donatus, who alleges that the value of the rectory and vicarage does not exceed 8 and 3 marks sterling respectively, the pope orders the above abbot to summon those concerned, and if they find the foregoing to be true, to confirm and approve the said union and confirmation. Hiis que pro ecclesiarum. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. Gratis pro deo. de Varris.) [2 pp. +.]
4 Id. June.
(10 June.)
Petriolo in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 200d.)
To the official of Kilmacduagh (Duacen.). Mandate, as below. It was set forth to the late Dominic cardinal priest of St. Cross in Jerusalem, major penitentiary of the apostolic see, on behalf of Matthew Ykeallagy, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Kyllearda in the diocese of Killaloe (Laonien.), that the said Matthew and a certain kern (fn. 2) or soldier of his sept went on business to the town and place of habitation of Conner (?) Mickarayn (? recte Mickatayn); that a certain Maurice Mackatayn, an alleged clerk of the said diocese, had obtained letters apostolic [addressed] to a certain judge-delegate commissioning him to make inquiry against Matthew with a view to his deprivation; and that [Maurice and] a certain Eugenius Mackatayn, a blood-brother of Maurice and a son of the said Conner, uttered a number of insults and threats to kill Matthew; that, upon Matthew and his kern or soldier leaving the town, [the said Maurice and Eugenius,] inflamed by hate and deliberately desiring to carry their threats into effect, followed Matthew, accompanied by a number of their armed servants; that, upon a certain blood-brother of Maurice trying to kill Matthew's kern, the latter in self-defence slew him; that, upon Eugenius and a number of his armed servants pursuing Matthew, and coming up to him with naked weapons in their hands, and again repeating the said threats, Matthew again and again begged from Eugenius protection and safety, and humbly prayed and besought him not to kill him; but that Eugenius, led by the Evil One, refused to grant him the protection or safety which he asked for, wherefore Matthew, perceiving that he could not escape the danger of death nor, as he thought, withstand Eugenius except by defending himself by force, inflicted on him a wound of which he died. The said cardinal (fn. 3) therefore gave commission to the bishop of Killaloe, if he found the foregoing to be true, to declare that Matthew had incurred no guilt of homicide on account of the aforesaid, and had contracted no irregularity and disability, but that he could minister freely and lawfully in all his orders. At Matthew's recent petition to the present pope, containing that the said bishop duly made the said declaration, and adding that Matthew desires it and its consequences to be approved and confirmed by papal authority, the pope hereby orders the above official, if he find the foregoing to be true, to approve and confirm by the said authority the said declaration and its consequences. Ex iniuncto nobis. (P. and A. de Tuscanis. P. xii.Residuum gratis pro deo. de Varris.) [2½ pp.]
11 Kal. July.
(21 June.)
Petriolo in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 216.)
To all Christ's faithful. Relaxation in perpetuity of three years and three quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who visit the church of the glorious Virgin Mary, Outhihus, in the diocese of Dunkeld, on the Assumption and Nativity of the same Virgin Mary, and give alms for the repair and conservation of its buildings. Virgo venustissima. (P. and Dathus. | P. xxv. de Varris.) [¾ p.]
7 Kal. June.
(26 May.)
Macereto in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 266d.)
To Thady Yhanly, priest, of the diocese of Tuam. Rehabilitation etc. as below. It was set forth to Nicholas V on his behalf that on the voidance of the parish church of Dunimor (or Diminor, recte Dunmor) in the diocese of Tuam by the said pope's promotion of the late Redmond (Raymundus) Breurygam (recte Bremygam), bishop of Annaghdown, to that church, and by his consecration administered to him in the Roman court, Thomas Bremigayn, the patron, presented the said Thady to the chapter of Tuam, the archiepiscopal see being void, and that he was instituted by the chapter, and that in virtue of the said presentation and institution he had obtained possession and had held it for more than a year, but doubted whether the presentation and institution held good. The said pope therefore ordered a certain judge (not here named), if he found Thady fit, to collate and assign to him the said church [Cal. Papal Letters, Vol. X, pp. 574, 575]. At his recent petition, containing that, without having ever presented the letters to such executor, and without their having been executed, he has always remained in possession and has detained the church for about ten years without any other canonical title, the pope hereby rehabilitates him, but requires him to resign.Sedes apostolica, pia mater. (P. and Jo. de Millinis.) | P.xvi. de Varris.) [2 pp.]
(f. 267d.)
To the abbot of Holy Trinity, Tuam, and Thomas Oconalta and Thady Oruadry, canons of Tuam. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding (here with the spellings ‘Ohanli,’ ‘Diminor,' ‘Raymundus Bremygam,’ and ‘Thomas Bremigaym’) to collate and assign to Thady (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) the said church, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, whether void as above, or by the resignation of the said Redmond, or in any other way. He is hereby dispensed to receive it, and to resign it, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (P. and A. de Tuscanis. | P. xxx. Non. Junii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [4¼ pp.]


  • 1. On the back of the volume is the usual modern description in Italian: ’Pio ii. 1460. Anno 2. Lib. 1.’ and on a flyleaf is Mgr. Wenzel's ‘An. 2. to. 14.' Another flyleaf has in different contemporary hands: ‘Primus de prebendis vacantibus et de diversis [formis] anno secundo domini nostri domini Pii pape ii,’ and the order: ‘R(ecipe) Mar[celle], P. [i.e. P. de Varris].’ A like contemporary description occurs also, as usual, on the bottom edge of the volume. There are i. to cccxxi. ff. of text.
  • 2. See Du Cange: ‘Turbiculi, Turbarii, vulgo Kerniapud Hibernos milites levis armaturae …’
  • 3. quod cum ipse Matheus olim antea cum quodam turborio (recte turbario) seu armigero nacionis eiusdem Mathei ad villam et locum habitacionis Co(n)nerbii Mickarayn (? recte Mickatayn) negacionis (recte negocionis) sue causa exivisset, et quidam Mauricius Mackatayn (the passage from ‘olim' to ‘Mauricius Mackatayn’ is added in the margin by P. [de Varris]) assertus clericus dicte diocesis litteras apostolicas commissionis inquisicionis fiende contra ipsum Matheum ad privacionem ipsius (the word ‘ipsius’ is ill written) ad quendam judicem delegatum impetrasset, et quidam Eugenius Mackatayn dicti Mauricii frater carnalis et filius dicti Co(n)nerbii nonnulla verba iniuriosa et minatoria ad mortem ipsius protulissent, ipso Matheo cum suo turbario sive armigero villam dimittente, ex odii fomite procedentes ex tota intencione cupientes verba ipsa minatoria ad effectum deducere, ipsum Matheum cum suis nonnullis familiaribus sua arma in manibus deferentibus prosecuti fuissent, et quendam fratrem carnalem dicti Mauricii volentem (recte et quodam fratre carnali dicti Mauricii volente) turbarium dicti Mathei occidere, ipso turbario se defendente fratrem ipsorum occidisset, demum vero prefato Eugenio cum nonnullis familiaribus armorum dictum Matheum prosequebantur (? recte prosequentibus) et cum armis evaginatis in manibus tenentibus et ipsum attingentibus, dictaque verba minatoria iterato proferentibus, dictus Matheus sepius tutelam et securitatem ab ipso Eugenio postulasset, ac rogans eum ne ipsum interficere vellet misericorditer peciisset, prefatus Eugenius maligno spiritu ductus tutelam seu securitatem petitam eidem Matheo minime concedere voluit, ipseque Matheus videns periculum mortis non posse evadere, nec ut credebat contra dictum Eugenium resistere nisi se defenderet vim vi repellendo et se defendendo, ipsum Eugenium vulneravit, ex quo vulnere diem suum clauserat extremum, prefatus cardinalis