Vatican Regesta 603: 1480

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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. DCIII.

Bullarum Communium Lib. LIII. Tom. LVIII.

10 Sixtus IV.

12 Kal. Oct.
(20 Sept.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 149r.)
Exemption (at the petition of the prior and convent of St. Pancras, Lewes, O. Clun., in the diocese of Chichester, and at the petition of king Edward and queen Elizabeth, and Richard, duke of York and Norfolk, their natural and lawful son, founder of the said priory in right of his wife), of the said priory from the jurisdiction of the abbot of Cluny, the said priory (from which, from the time of its foundation, the sum of 50s. of English money has been payable yearly, besides the expense of sending to Cluny on each occasion of the election of a new prior) being hereby taken under the protection of St. Peter and the apostolic see; with grant of freedom of election of the prior, the election being eo ipso valid without requiring papal confirmation, and the prior for the time being to pay to the papal collector in England a yearly cess of 1 mark, viz. 13s. 4d. of English money, in token of the present exemption and subjection; with mandate executory hereby to the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishops of Chichester and Worcester. Ad perp. rei mem. Etsi universa. (In the margin: Aug.) [6 pp.]
13 Kal. Nov.
(20 Oct.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 271d.)
To Thomas, [bishop] elect of Kilmore. Provision to him, archdeacon of Kilmore, of noble birth by lawful wedlock, and of lawful age, of the said church, void by the death without the Roman court of John, (fn. 1) during whose lifetime it was specially reserved by the present pope; with mandate hereby to the chapter and to the clergy and people of the city and diocese to obey him as bishop, etc., and motu proprio dispensation for him to retain in titulum with the said see the said archdeaconry, value 12 marks sterling, and grant to be consecrated by any catholic bishop of his choice in communion with the apostolic see. Apostolatus officium. (In the margin: Octo.) [2 pp. +]


  • 1. Not Cormac, therefore, as conjectured by Eubel, Hierarchia Cathol., ad loc. The date given by Eubel for the obligation by the above bishop elect, Thomas O'Brady, should be Oct. 2, not Oct. 6.