Vatican Regesta 639: 1483

Pages 156-157

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. DCXXXIX.

Bullarum Lib. LXXXIX. Tom. XCIV.

13 Sixtus IV.

Id. Nov.
(13 Nov.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 44r.) (fn. 1)
To Thomas Ross(e), clerk, of the diocese of Moray (Moravien.) Dispensation for him, who was formerly dispensed by authority of the ordinary on account of illegitimacy, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to minor orders and hold a benefice without cure, after which he was made a clerk, so that he, who is a continuous commensal member of the household of Mark, [cardinal] bishop of Palestrina, may be promoted to all, [even] holy orders and hold any compatible benefices with or without cure, etc., and to resign or exchange them, as often as he pleases, etc. Vite etc. (In the margin: Aug.) [12/3 pp.]


  • 1. On f. 270v., under date 1483/4, 14 Kal. March (17 Feb.), anno 13, is a bull addressed to the bishop of Dromore and two canons of Nantes, about the parish church of All Saints, Rennes (Redonen.).