Vatican Regesta 597: 1477-1479

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Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 13, 1471-1484. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1955.

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Vatican Regesta, Vol. DXCVII.

Bullarum Communium Lib. XLVII. Tom. LII.

7 Sixtus IV.

Id. Dec.
(13 Dec.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 228v.)
To Hugh Donglace, rector of Abbirnethy in the diocese of Dunblane, M.A. Dispensation for him (who is of royal race, is studying in the university of Paris, has been postulated and appointed by Hubert, general of the Premonstratensian Order, to be abbot of the monastery of Driburgh, of that Order, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and is litigating in the Roman court about the said church of Abirnethy, provision of which was made to him by papal authority, against the abbot and convent of Abrebrothoc, O.S.B., in the diocese of St. Andrews) to hold in commendam for life with the said monastery of Driburgh, provision of which the pope has this day granted to him, the said church, if he gain it, even after he makes his profession as a monk of Driburgh. Preclari et alti. (In the margin: Novembris.) [3 pp.]

8 Sixtus IV.

6 Non. Mar.
(2 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 239v.)
To Gilbert de Rerik, archdeacon of Glasgow. Prolongation by fourteen years of the ten years during which the present pope granted him indult to visit his said archdeaconry by deputy, and receive the procurations in ready money to a daily amount not exceeding 30 [gros] tournois of silver, 12 to the gold florin of Florence; his recent petition containing that he is continually in the service of James, king of Scots, and John, bishop of Glasgow, etc.; with power, during the said fourteen years only, to compel payment by excommunication, etc. Meruit tue devotionis. (In the margin: Apri.) [1¾ pp.]