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Regesta 293: 1381-1381

Pages 242-244

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. CCXCIII.

3 Clement vii. Anti-pope.

De Indultis, Privilegiis, Etc.

1381.
16 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 27d.)
To Patrick Roberti, rector of Dalton Magna in the diocese of Glasgow. Extension of dispensation on account of illegitimacy to be ordained and hold a benefice with cure of souls, by virtue of which he holds his church, so that he may hold three other benefices compatible therewith, and exchange all four as often as shall seem good to him for similar or dissimilar benefices. In future graces no mention of the said dispensation need be made.
7 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 34d.)
To Robert lord of Fiennes, knight, of the diocese of Exeter (Exuniensis). Indult that his confessor may dispense him to eat flesh and milk-meats (lacticiniis), during Lent and other days when they are forbidden.
14 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 38d.)
Relaxation of a hundred days of enjoined penance to penitents who on the usual feasts and octaves annually visit and gives alms for the repair of the chapel of St. Mary, Oulmes (de Ulmis) in the diocese of Nantes, which has been in great measure destroyed and devastated by the attack (concursum) of the English in the past year and by the prolonged wars.
19 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 66.)
To Thomas O'Colman, a Friar Minor. Dispensation to him, who is being already dispensed on account of illegitimacy to be promoted to the episcopal dignity, so that he may freely accept the see of Armagh, to which the pope intends this day to appoint him. [See Reg. cclxxxvi. f. 51d.]
9 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 121d.)
To the bishop of Glasgow. Mandate, on the petition of John, Premonstratensian abbot, and the convent of Driburch in the diocese of St. Andrews, and if the facts be as stated, to ratify and confirm (i.) the grant (concessit et dedit actranstulit) made to them formerly (olim) by John son of the late John de Maxwellis of Pentelant, knight, of the patronage of the church of Penteland and of the chapel of Pastoun, with ten acres of land by Sowthsyde [of Newton], in the said diocese; (ii.) the subsequent collation and gift by William bishop of St. Andrews of the said church and chapel, to be held and possessed by them upon the resignation or death of Gilbert de Gleir, rector of the same; (iii.) the unanimous confirmation by the chapter of St. Andrews of the said collation and gift; the three being contained in sealed letters (not here exemplified) of the knight, of the bishop, and of the chapter. Upon Gilbert's death the abbot and convent took possession and have held it for twenty years and more. If a perpetual vicar with a fitting portion assigned have not been deputed, one is to be deputed by the bishop.
Ibid.
(f. 122.)
To the same. A like mandate touching (i.) a similar grant, made by Walter Steward (Senescallus) of Scotland [1326], of the patronage of the church of Maxtoun and four acres of land in Lonecrofte, both in the diocese of Glasgow, to the said abbot and convent of Driburch; (ii.) a similar collation and gift of possession by John late bishop of Glasgow, to take effect on the death of John de Goware, rector of the same; (iii.) the confirmation by the chapter of the said collation and gift. Upon John's death the abbot and convent took possession, and have held it for thirty years and more. A perpetual vicar is, as above, to be deputed by the bishop. [See Innes, Origines Paroch. Scot., Bannatyne Club, I. 298.]
3 Non. June.
Avignon.
(f. 124.)
To William bishop of St. Andrews. Indult that his confessor may dispense him, being feeble and broken with age, to eat eggs and milk-meats (ovis et quibuslibet lacticiniis) twice or thrice daily in Lent and on other fast days.
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense six men and six women of his city and diocese, related to one another in the fourth degree of kindred or affinity, to intermarry.
Ibid. To the same. Indult that his confessor may commute into other works of piety his life-long vow to fast every Wednesday.
Ibid.
(f.124d.)
To the same. Faculty to dispense ten persons of his city and diocese, of illegitimate birth, to be ordained and hold a benefice even with cure of souls.
Ibid. Indult, on petition of the bishop andchapter of the Augustinian church of St. Andrews, that the claustral subprior, who is continually resident as penitentiary of the bishops of that see, shall annually, on the feast of SS. Peter and Paul and during its octave, give absolution and enjoin penance to those who devoutly repair to the said church; likewise, that he may dispense on account of irregularities, even as the minor papal penitentiaries dispense those who personally visit the apostolic see.
15 Kal. June.
Pont de Sorgues.
(f. 126.)
To the bishop and chapter of St. Andrews. Grant—for the rebuilding of the cathedral church, which has been destroyed by fire—of the fruits of the first or second year, at their choice, of whatsoever benefices, with or without cure, shall during the coming ten years become void in the city and diocese. A fitting portion is to be reserved for those who serve them.
3 Non. June.
Avignon.
(f.126d.)
Relaxation of four years and four Quadragene of enjoined penance to penitents who on the principal feasts of the year, the feasts of St. Andrew and the dedication, the octaves of certain of them, and the six days of Whitsun week; and of a hundred days to those who on the said octaves and six days, annually visit and give alms to the fabric of the church of St. Andrews.
7 Id. July.
Avingnon.
(f. 139.)
To Robert de Montros, rector of Qwylt, in the diocese of St. Andrews. Dispensation to hold one other benefice with cure of souls, of which he is about to obtain possession under a provision by the present pope of a benefice with cure in the common or several gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of St. Andrews; provided that he exchange his recotory, value 15 marks, within a year from his obtaining such additional benefice, for a benefice compatible therewith. If not, the rectory must be resigned.