Regesta 245: 1362-1363

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Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 4, 1362-1404. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1902.

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Regesta Vol. CCXLV.


7 Id. Nov.
(f. 9.)
To king Edward. Announcing his election, consecration, and coronation as pope, and recommending to the king the Roman church and the churches and ecclesiastics of the realm.
Ibid. To the king of Scotland. The like.
(f. 10d.)
To Raymund Pelegrini, canon of London, papal nuncio. Mandate to present to king Edward the enclosed letter announcing his consecration and coronation.
(f. 11.)
To Edward, prince of Wales; Lionel, duke of Clarence; John de Gandavo, duke of Lancaster; Edmund, earl of Cambridge; and Thomas de Ewdestoke—king Edward's sons; and to John de Charvestone, knight, seneschal of Gascony, and the king's lieutenant in the duchy of Aquitaine. Announcing his election, consecration, and coronation as pope, and recommending to them the Roman church and other churches and ecclesiastics.
6 Id. Dec.
(f. 47d.)
To king Edward. His envoys, Nicholas de Lovaigne, knight, and John de Wermenhale, D.C.L. have presented his letters, praying the pope to appoint John de Bukingham, archdeacon of Northampton, the king's councillor, bishop elect of Lincoln, to that see. The pope is informed that the election is void, and that it is doubtful whether John is of sufficient learning to rule so populous and noble a diocese; nevertheless, let him come to the Roman court, and it may be that his presence will sufficiently answer the objections made against him; otherwise, let the king nominate someone else, in whose person the pope may be able to satisfy the king's desire.
7 Id. Jan.
(f. 61d.)
To Simon, bishop of London. Faculty to receive the oath of fealty to the apostolic see from Gerald Rothonis, prior of Lewes, nuncio designate to the king on matters concerning the papal camera.
5 Id. Jan.
(f. 62.)
To king Edward. Praying him to remedy the injuries suffered by the abbot and convent of Grand-Selve, in the diocese of Toulouse, whose house and chapel in Bordeaux have been ruined.
(f. 62d.)
To Edward, prince of Wales. The like.
Non. Feb.
(f. 84.)
To king Edward. Desiring him to liberate Robert de Sancto Venantio, knight, who has been long a hostage for John, king of France, and is now old, and to accept in his place two nobles.
Ibid. To William, bishop of Winchester. Desiring him to use his influence with the king touching the same matter.
Ibid. To Simon, bishop of Ely; John de Boukingham, archdeacon of Northampton; William de Wykham, canon of Lincoln, councillor of the king. The like.
6 Id. Feb.
(f. 88.)
To king Edward. Desiring him to give licence to Beraud, dauphin of Auvergne, long a hostage for king John, to return to his country for a time.
2 Non. May.
(f. 152d.)
To the same. Thanking him for his letters sent by Nicholas de Lowain, knight, in reply to those of the pope announcing his election. As to the king's petitions the said knight will bring a verbal answer.
8 Kal. June.
(f. 163.)
To the same. Urging him (with the emperor Charles, Lewis king of Hungary, and others) to take part in the crusade, which is to be begun on the kalends of March 1365.
[Raynaldi Annales, anno1363, § XX.]
4 Id. July.
(f. 214d.)
To Edward, prince of Aquitaine and Wales. Recommending to him John de Revelhone, dean of Poitiers, bearer of these presents.
Id. July.
(f. 216.)
To Edward, prince of Wales. Desiring him to assist Stephen Alberti, his subject, in recovering his castle of Le Monteil (Montillium) in Auvergne, traitorously occupied by the men of the viscount of Thouars, also the prince's subject.
12 Kal. Aug.
(f. 217.)
To Thomas, earl of Warwick (Baroyci). Recommending to him. Raymond de Roqueriis, prior of St. Macaire, in the diocese of Bordeaux, bearer of these presents, who is sent to Edward, prince of Wales, on certain matters committed to him by the pope, by Stephen cardinal deacon of St. Mary's in Aquiro, and by Arnold archbishop of Auch, papal chamberlains.
8 Id. July.
(f. 223d.)
To John de Cabrespino, canon of Narbonne, papal nuncio in England and elsewhere. Faculty to dispense sixty persons on account of irregularity.
[See Vol. cclxi. f. 4.]
3 Id. Aug.
(f. 233d.)
To king Edward. Desiring him to give licence to Guy de Luxembourg, count of St. Pol. held as a hostage, to come to certain parts of France on affairs of his own and of his late father and brother.
15 Kal. Sept.
(f. 234d.)
To the same. The pope has received his letters asking for power to be given to the bishops of Ely and Worcester to dispense two of his clerks on account of irregularity, so as to retain their benefices and fruits received; but, as neither the causes of the irregularity nor their names nor their benefices are stated, it cannot be done. Let the causes of the irregularity be expressed, without mention of names or benefices, and as the pope sees by the king's secret seal (signo secreto) that he has the matter much at heart, he will grant the request if possible.
6 Kal. Sept.
(f. 237d.)
To Edward, prince of Wales. Recommending to him Gaubert de Sancto Exuperio, donsel, member of the pope's household, bearer of these presents, touching the restitution to his father Elias, a subject of the prince, of the castle of Miremont in Auvergne, which Locosius de—, also the prince's subject, has seized and holds.
Ibid. To John de Chaverston, knight, seneschal of Gascony. Desiring him to use his influence with the prince touching the same matter.
(f. 239.)
To the king of Scotland. Desiring him to assist those deputed to compel the disobedient and rebellious persons who refuse to pay the annual pension to the master and community of the Hospitallers.
(f. 239d.)
To Edward, prince of Wales and Aquitaine. The like.
2 Kal. Sept.
(f. 240d.)
To the same. The pope has received his envoys, Ostense (Austencius), bishop of Sarlat, John de Bellocampo, knight, and Master Philip de Godeford, D.C.L. and has given them more fully, along with these presents, a verbal answer to be carried to the prince.
[Moisant: Le Prince Noir en Aquitaine, p. 267.]
Non. Sept.
(f. 246d.)
To Giles [Albornoz], bishop of Sabina, papal legate. Requiring him to recall any force which he may have sent against the commune of Pisa and Albert de Stercia, knight, captain-general of the company of English, the said English not having fought against the church, but rather acted on her behalf.
Non. Sept.
(f. 246d.)
To David, king of Scotland. Desiring him to favour the master and convent of the Hospitallers in recovering from David de Mar, treasurer of Moray, what is due to them on account of a preceptory and goods of the Hospital in Scotland, farmed by de Mar at 100 marks a year, and which has been unpaid for seven years, although he has been publicly excommunicated in the Roman court.
(f. 247d.)
To David de Mar, treasurer of Moray. Mandate to pay up the said arrears. If he does not, the pope will proceed against him so that he will be sorry for his negligence.
(f. 248.)
To Albert de Stercia, knight, captain-general of the English company. Announcing the order given for the recall, in response to his prayer, of the horse which Giles [Albornoz], bishop of Sabina, papal legate, having been misinformed, is said to have sent against him.
Id. Sept.
(f. 251.)
To the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England and in Ireland, among other priors named. Mandate to pay to the persons deputed on behalf of the master and convent of the said order the money overdue for the defence of Rhodes.
Non. Oct.
(f. 269.)
To Edward, prince of Aquitaine and Wales. Recommending to him John, abbot of Clairac, in the diocese of Agen, touching the recovery and preservation of the rights of his monastery.
8 Id. Oct.
(f. 269.)
To the same. Recommending to him Rigaud Bongeti and Jordan de Haya, clerks, members of the pope's household, bearers of these presents, who are being sent to Tours on certain affairs of the pope and the Roman church.
[Moisant, p. 267.]
(f. 269d.)
To the same. Desiring him to obtain for the provost and chapter of Brive[la-Gaillarde] the restoration of their town of that name, which has been seized from them.
[Moisant, p. 267.]
2 Id. Oct.
(f. 272.)
To the same. Desiring him to assist Guy, Benedictine abbot of Beaulieu, in the diocese of Limoges, who has some affair with the man of his town of Beaulieu.
Id. Oct.
(f. 275.)
To the same. Desiring him to inform himself touching the liberties of the church of Rodez, whose bishop, Faydit, has petitioned the pope upon the oath of fealty which the prince has required of him; and meanwhile not to do anything against the said bishop and his church.
8 Kal. Nov.
(f. 276d.)
To the same. The like, touching the houses in Aquitaine of the Hospitallers' priory of Saint-Gilles, whose prior, John de Eredia, has petitioned the pope in regard to a like oath.
[Moisant, p. 268.]
4 Kal. Nov.
(f. 279d.)
To the same. Master Philip de Codeford, D.C.L. having remained at the apostolic see for the transaction of certain business of the prince after the departure of the other ambassadors, the pope will entrust him with a message touching the same. As there are in Tuscany, near the territory of the Roman church, some companies of English, the pope desires the prince to write, telling them to abstain from injuring the lands of the faithful and of the allies of the said church, and to assist them wherever they can.