Vatican Regesta 572: 1474-1475

Pages 45-46

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. DLXXII.

Bullarum Communium Lib. XXII. Tom. XXVII.

5 Sixtus IV.

14 Kal. Jan.
(19 Dec.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 229r.)
To the prior of St. Mary's, Ragelly, in the diocese of Limerick. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Thomas de Geraldinis, clerk, of the diocese of Limerick, that Donald alias Denis (fn. 1) Offelan, chancellor of Limerick, has dilapidated the goods of the chancellorship, and is accused of perjury (fn. 2) —if Thomas, who is by both parents of noble birth, will accuse Donald, to summon Donald and others concerned, and if he find the foregoing to be true, to deprive and remove Donald, and in that event to collate and assign the chancellorship, a major non-elective dignity with cure, value 50 marks sterling, to Thomas. Dignum arbitramur. (In the margin: De.) [3 pp.]

3 Sixtus IV.

3 Non. Oct.
(5 Oct.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 272r.)
To Peter Anthony (fn. 3) de Nardis, prior of the church of Terni (Interamnen.), doctor of decrees, an acolyte of the pope. Reservation to him, who is also a papal chaplain, of an annual pension for life of 40 florins of the papal Camera on the fruits etc. of the archdeaconry of Teviotdale (Thevidalie) in Glasgow, the value of which does not exceed 160 florins, to be paid to him yearly at Rome, at Michaelmas, by Patrick Hom, archdeacon thereof, a papal notary, who has consented, and by his successors. Grata devotionis obsequia.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Città di Castello (Civitatis Castelli), Narni and Terni. Hodie dilecto filio. (In the margin: Oct.) [4 pp.]

5 Sixtus IV.

14 Kal. Feb.
(19 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 318v.)
To Edmund, abbot of Ballintober (Villefontis sancti Patritii) in the diocese of Tuam, the prior of Inishmurray (de Insula Mary) alias Aughris (de Achros (fn. 4) ), in the diocese of Killala (Aladen.), and the official of Killala. Mandate to collate and assign to Thomas Bared, perpetual vicar of Rilligan (fn. 5) in the diocese of Killala (who was lately dispensed by authority of the ordinary on account of illegitimacy, as the son of a priest and a married woman, to be promoted to minor orders, and by papal authority to be promoted to all [even] holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, after which he was so promoted and obtained the said vicarage, value 6 marks sterling, and who has been de facto received by authority of the ordinary as a canon of Killala, in which church there is not a fixed number of canons), the precentorship of Killala, called the rectory of the small churches, (fn. 6) a non-elective office with cure, value 2 marks sterling, void by the death without the Roman court of Donald Omulamire (fn. 7); with the necessary dispensation. Apostolice sedis providentia. (In the margin: Fe.) [3 pp.]


  • 1. Donaldus alias Dionisius.
  • 2. Periurii crimine irretitus.
  • 3. Petroantonio, in Italian Pierantonio.
  • 4. Very ill written, and the first letter inkstained.
  • 5. Or Killigan.
  • 6. precentoria rectoria parvarum ecclesiarum nuncupata ecclesie Aladensis.
  • 7. The grounds on which the pope makes the collation are not explicitly stated.