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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Lateran Regesta, Vol. DCCLXXXVII. (fn. 1)
7 Sixtus IV.
De Beneficiis Vacantibus.
St. Peter's, Rome.
|To the treasurer of Killaloe. Mandate to collate and assign to Donald Obreyn, a canon of Killaloe [Finoboren., recte Laonien.], (who is in his eighteenth year, and was lately dispensed by papal authority on account of illegitimacy, as the son of a married nobleman and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all holy even priests’ orders and receive and retain a canonry [of Killaloe] and the prebend of Ogormaich therein, provision of which the pope by other letters ordered to be made to him; and who in virtue of the said dispensation has obtained the said canonry and prebend), the [perpetual] vicarage of the parish church of Clondagad in the diocese of Killaloe, value 8 marks sterling, so long void that there is no certain knowledge of the way of its voidance, and that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although Robert Okaelli, priest, who is to be summoned and removed, has detained it for between eight and twelve years, without any title and without papal dispensation. Donald is hereby dispensed to receive and retain the said vicarage, notwithstanding the said defects, etc. Dignum etc. (Jo. xii. Tercio Idus Aprilis anno septimo. Gerona.) [2⅓ pp.]|
St. Peter's, Rome.
|To Cormac Macraynaill and Eugenius Orodochan (fn. 2) and Morianus Maccinkuayd, canons of Ardagh. Mandate to grant in commendam for life to Maurice Macandagan [sic], prior of St. Mary's, Mathail [sic], O.S.A., in the diocese of Ardagh (who is illegitimate, being the son of an unmarried man and a married woman, and who holds the said priory, conventual and value 12 marks sterling, lately collated to him by papal authority, with sufficient dispensation) the perpetual vicarage of Anachuduib in the said diocese, value 5 marks sterling, void because Magonius Macankuaid, clerk or subdeacon, held it for more than a year without having himself promoted to the priesthood, and without dispensation, and so long void that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although the same Magonius, who is to be summoned and removed, has continued to hold it for between seven and twelve years, without any title; whether it be void as above, or by the death of Dermit Macankuaid, or in any other way. Maurice is hereby dispensed to receive and retain it in commendam for life, notwithstanding the said defect, etc. Religionis zelus, vite etc. (Jo. x. Quinto Idus Aprilis anno septimo. Gerona.) [2½ pp.]|
St. Peter's, Rome.
|To the dean of Killaloe (Laonien.), David Ocormacha[n], a canon of the same, and Roricus Ovara, a canon of Killala (Aladen.). Mandate to collate and assign to Nicholas Offahy, perpetual vicar of St. Brandan's, Ryneleyn [sic] alias Ryndelayn [sic], in the diocese of Clonfert (who is a priest, and 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, after which he was promoted to all orders and obtained the said vicarage, value 10 marks sterling), a canonry of Tuam and the prebend of Rylmayn [sic] therein, value 8 marks sterling, so long void that there is no certain knowledge of the way of their voidance, and that their collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although Donatus Ohahyn, clerk, who is to be summoned and removed, has detained possession of them for between six and eight years, without any title, from fear of whom the said Nicholas cannot safely meet him in the city or diocese of Tuam; whether they be void as above, or by the death of Edmund de Burgo extra R.c., or be void in any other way. The said Nicholas is hereby dispensed to receive and retain them, notwithstanding the said defect, etc. Vite ac morum. (P. xx. Tertiodecimo Kal. Junii anno septimo. de Varris.) [2½ pp.]|
|To the priors of St. Mary's, Monaincha (de Insula viuentium) and St. John Baptist's by le Nalnach [sic], in the diocese of Killaloe, and Nicholas Omynachan, prior of Syarkyran in the diocese of Ossory, who is dwelling in the diocese of Killaloe. Mandate, as below. The pope has been informed by Malachy Olannagayn, clerk, of the diocese of Killaloe, that Thady Osawayn, perpetual vicar of Kennety in the said diocese, has violated an interdict, and celebrated masses etc. in contempt of the Keys and taken part therein, and, as a result of an agreement for life, has shared the fruits etc. of the said vicarage with a certain adversary, perhaps by authority of the ordinary. The pope, therefore, hereby orders the above three, if Malachy will accuse Thady before them, to summon the latter, and, if they find the foregoing to be true, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to erect a canonry in the said church of Killaloe, and out of the said vicarage, value 15 marks sterling, to erect a prebend, and make provision thereof to Malachy. Vite etc. (N. xx. Septimo Kal. Junii anno septimo. Garilliati.) [2⅓ pp.]|