BHO

Regesta 313: 1389-1392

Pages 278-284

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

This free content was digitised by double rekeying and sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. All rights reserved.

Citation:

In this section

Regesta, Vol. CCCXIII. [Paper.] (fn. 1)

2 Boniface IX.

De curia.

1391.
18 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 11d.)
To archbishops, bishops, prelates, and clergy, secular and regular, exempt and not exempt, of England. Admonishing, requiring, exchorting, and enjoining them to take into consideration the state of the Roman church, which is suffering from the attacks of schismatics, and to liberally help the pope in resisting them. Credence may be given to Nicholas, Benediction abbot of Nonantola, in the diocese of Modena, whom the pope is sending as nuncio to king Richard. (De curia.)
1390.
Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 19.)
To Master Thomas de Walkynton, papal auditor. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain, with the usual privileges.
1391.
3 Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 19d.)
To Nicholas de Neritone, a Friar Minor. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain.
2 Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
Rieti.
(f. 21.)
To Robert de Greves, Augustinian canon of the priory of Kertmell, in the diocese of York. the like. (Registrata gratis.)

1 Boniface IX.

1390.
15 Kal. Sept.
Rieti.
(f. 39.)
To Philip Sihalden, Augustinian canon of the priory of St. Bartholomew in Smytfeld without the walls of London. The like.

2 Boniface IX.

2 Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 44.)
To Thomas Bysschopiston, a Carmelite. The like.
1391.
Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 68.)
To the great council (majori consilio) of the realm of England. Recommending to them Adam, cardinal priest of St. Cecilia's, and exhorting them to interpose with the king in order to obtain execution of the pope's mandate ordering the bishop of St. Davids to admonish those who have intruded themselves into certain benefices of the cardinal, to resign them, and to make satisfaction for fruits received. The said intruders are endeavouring to hinder its execution by asserting that by vigour of the processes published by Urban VI. the cardinal had been depreived of this benefices, whereas that pope expressly declared his intention to have been the contrary. (De curia.)

1 Boniface IX.

Id. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 71.)
To Thomas Ylasshawe, a Friar Minor [seeReg. Lat. Bonif. IX. xxi. 120d]. Conferring on him, the dignity of papal chaplain. (Registrata gratis.)

2 Boniface IX.

1391.
18 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 79d.)
To Nicholas Brunne, Cistercian monk of Vaudey (Valledei), in the diocese of Lincoln. The like.
2 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 80.)
To James Dardani, papal nuncio. Mandate to assign 200 gold florins for his expenses to Nicholas, Benedictine abbot of St. Silvester's, Nonantola, in the diocese of Modena, bearer of these presents, whom the pope is sending to England and other parts. The abbot is to give acquittance, and the nuncio is to make two public instruments, sending one to the camera and keeping the other. (De curia.)
4 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 82.)
To the archbishop of Tours and his suffragans, and to other clergy, secular and regular, of that province. Mandate to provide with safe conduct and 20 gold florins a day for his expenses, John, bishop of St. Davids, whom the pope is sending as nuncio to Brittany and other parts. These presents are not to hold good after four months from his entrance into the said province. (De curia.)
11 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 88d.)
To John Jordan, of Burton, Gilbertine canon of Sixill, in the diocese of Lincoln. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain.
10 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 97.)
To James Dardani, papal nuncio. Mandate to pay without delay to the society of Francis Johan[n]ini and Jaquetus Dini of Florence, or their factors in England, in the name of Spinellus Francisci, merchant of Florence, dwelling in Rome and of his society, 240l. sterling as the equivalent of (pro) 1515 gold florins of the camera and 30 silver Bolognini, which Spinellus, in the name of himself and his society, has assigned [as a loan] to the camera in Rome, and which the pope wills to be paid from the moneys collected and to be collected for thecamera in England; the said society of Francis, etc., may hereby give acquittance in the name of Spinellus, etc., for the said 240l. (De curia.) [See. f. 123d.]
4 Id. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 102d.)
To John de Arnholte, a Friar Preacher. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain.
13 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 121.)
To Thomas Swethe, a Friar Preacher. The like.
Kal. July.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 121d.)
To James Dardani, archdeacon of Norfolk, collector to the camera in England. Mandate to assign all sums collected and to be collected by him to Bartholomew [de] Moritoni[bus], merchant of Lucca, or his proctor, or to the proctor of Bartholomew Turchus, merchant of Lucca, which last has made an arrangement with the officers of the camera in respect of the exchange of moneys (de cambio monetarum), and has given them a fitting guarantee in respect of the assignment of moneys to be received by his associates. The said merchants have faculty to give him acquittance. (De curia.)
13 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 123.)
To John Levenham, a Friar Minor. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain.
Non. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 123d.)
To James Dardani, collector in England. Mandate to assign to Francis Johannini, and Jaquetus Dini, merchants of Florence, or their proctors, from moneys collected or to be collected in England, the sum of 252l. 12s. 6d. (sic) sterling, as the equivalent (loco) of 1515 gold florins of the camera and 30 Bolognini, which Spinellus Francisci and his fellows, merchants of Florence, have assigned to the camera as a loan; the collector is to make the usual two public instruments, and the said merchants have hereby faculty to give acquittance for the said sum of 260l. (sic) sterling. (De curia.) [See f. 97 and Reg. Lat. xviii. f. 187.]
Kal. July.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 124.)
To the same. Exemplification of the preceding letter (repeating the amounts as therein), with mandate to pay the said sum without delay. (De curia.)
Ibid.
(f. 127d.)
To the same. Exemplification, as above, f. 124. (Here not repeating the sum of 260l. but giving the amount as 252l. 12s. 6d.) (De curia.)
Non. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 128.)
To the same. Mandate, as above, f. 123d. (An eodem modo with reference to the preceding.) (De curia.)
16 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 128.)
To John Kyrton, Premonstratensian canon of Neubo, in the diocese of Lincoln. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain.
[Marginal note: Bis registratus est prout inferius apparet. See f. 265.]
8 Id. July.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 150.)
To James Dardani, archdeacon of Norfolk, collector in England. Mandate to provide Damianus de Cathaneis, knight, of Genoa, papal nuncio, D.C.L. whom the pope is sending to England, with 6 gold florins a day from the fruits of the camera, in place of and in case any scandal of great difficulty arise in getting the provision of 8 florins a day for three months or longer, as ordered by the pope's mandate to the prelates and clergy of the realm. (De curia.)
Ibid. To the prelates and clergy, secular and regular, in the realm of England. Mandate to provide the above-named Damianus with 8 gold florins a day for his expenses, and a safe conduct, under pain of the sentence which the bishops of London, Winchester, and St. Davids have power to issue. These presents are to hold good during three months from his entry into the realm, or even longer, if his mission shall require it. (De curia.)
Ibid.
(f. 150d.)
To Damianus de Cathaneis, knight, of Genoa, papal nuncio. Appointing him—who is D.C.L.—proctor—general and special nuncio of the pope and the Roman church, with full and free mandate, general and special, and fullest power, to treat and make a league, confederation, and union with king Richard and his realm, and the nobles and magnates thereof; and to bind the pope and the camera to hold and observe the same. (De curia.)
Ibid.
(f. 151d.)
To prelates and clergy secular and regular, dukes, princes, etc. captains, etc. officers, other temporal lords, communities, etc. Requesting safe conduct for the above—named nuncio. (De curia.)
Ibid.
(f. 152.)
To Damianus de Cathaneis, knight of Genoa, papal nuncio. Informing him of the two letters of provision for his expenses [f. 150]. If both fail, the camera is hereby bound in an equivalent sum. (De curia.)
Ibid.
(f. 152d.)
To the same. Full and free power to treat and conclude everything that shall seem to him necessary and useful, etc., even such things as would require a special mandate, for his mission to king Richard and his nobles, magnates, and council. (De curia.)
1390.
11 Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 238d.)
To William de Nydecgen, Benedictine monk of St. Swithin's, in the diocese of Winchester. Conferring on him, who is kinsman of the dukes of Gueldres (Gelrie), Juliers, and Berg (Montensis), the dignity of papal chaplain. (Registrata gratis.)

3 Boniface IX.

1392.
Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 254.)
To James Dardani, collector of dues to the camera in England. Mandate to pay, without delay, to the society of Alamannus and Anthony Mannini of Florence, or their factors in England, in the name of Spinellus Francisci, merchant of Florence, dwelling at Rome, and of his society, 176l. as the quivalent of (pro) 1000 gold florins which Spinellus in the name of himself and his society has assigned to the camera in Rome, and which the pope wills to be paid from the moneys collected and to be collected for the camera in England; the said society of Alamannus, etc., may hereby give acquittance in the name of Spinellus, etc., for the said 176l. (De curia.)
3 Non. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 262d.)
To John de Lewycestria, an Augustinian friar. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain, with the usual privileges.

2 Boniface IX.

1391.
16 Kal. Aug.
(f. 265.)
To John Kyrton, etc. as above, f. 128.

3 Boniface IX.

1392.
7 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 265.)
To William Orton, an Augustinian, friar. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain, with the usual privilleges. (Registrata gratis.)
7 Kal. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 275.)
To William Stoke, a Friar Preacher. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain. (Registrata gratis.)
14 Kal. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 275d.)
To John Tebbe, Augustinian canon of the monastery of St. Bartholomew's, in the diocese of London. The like, with the usual privileges.

1 Boniface IX.

1389.
5 Id. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 287.)
To Thomas Gray, of Helperbi, in the diocese of York. Conferring on him the office of papal serjeant—at—arms. (Gratis de manadato domini nostri pape.)

3 Boniface IX.

1392.
2 Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 291d.)
To James Dardani, clerk of the camera, collector thereof in England. Mandate to admonish and compel the archbishop of York to pay 3650 gold florins of the camera, the bishop of Ely 1000, and the bishop of Llandaff 357, for the common services of themselves and their predecessors, due to the camera, acquittances for which are sent under the seal of Marinus, cardinal of New St. Mary's, the pope's chamberlain. The camera owing 7734 gold florins of the camera to Lazarus Francisci of the Guinisii, and his fellows, merchants of Lucca, sometime changers to the camera, and 3000 more having been newly lent by them to the pope for the camera, the sums received from the said prelates, with 3000 gold florins at the rate, of 38 pence sterling, and the rest, namely, 2827 (sic) florins, at the rate of 37 pence sterling a florin (both the letter sums being from the moneys received by the collector for the camera), are to be assigned to the said merchants or to Nicholas de Guinisiis, or his proctor, who have hereby power to give acquittance, the nuncio making the usual two public instruments. (De curia.)

2 Boniface IX.

1391.
4 Id. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 298.)
To John Kogel, a Carmelite. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain, with the usual privileges.

3 Boniface IX.

1392.
8 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 300.)
To Thomas Hawnes, Cistercian monk of Warden, in the diocese of Lincoln. The like.
Ibid. To John Astley, a Carmelite. The like.
14 Kal. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 305d.)
To William Brumle, Augustinian canon of Leysen (Lesnes), in the diocese of Rochester. The like. (Registrata gratis.)
15 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 307.)
To Richard Helmesle, a Friar Preacher, S.T.M. The like. (Registrata gratis.)
12 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 308.)
To John Bannyge, Augustinian canon of St. Frideswyde's. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain.
3 Non. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 310d.)
To Peter de Orta, preceptor, and the convent of the poor hospital of the Holy Ghost in Saxia, Rome. Acknowledgment of the receipt from them, in ready money, for the defence of the Roman and universal church against shismatics, in accordnace with the duty of other churches and ecclesiastics to aid in her need the Roman Church, their head, of 5000 gold ducats from the sale by them, under papal authority, of the temporal goods situate in the county of Essex and elsewhere in England, and belonging to the above-named hospital, of the parish church of Wrytle and its annexed chapel of Rokeswell. (De curia.)
13 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 311d.)
To William called ‘Wynter,’ a Friar Minor. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain, with the usual privileges.
Ibid. To Peter called ‘Durnken,’ a Friar Minor. The like.
5 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 315.)
To John Hugonis de Orton, of the diocese of Lichfield, a Friar Minor. The like.
3 Non. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 320d.)
To Matthew Horlee, a Friar Preacher. The like.
14 Kal. July.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 329d.)
To Francis de Caponago, prior of the Augustinian priory of St. Martin, Siena, doctor of canon law, papal nuncio. Mandate to him, who is collector of dues to the camera in Ireland, to summon John Karlel, chancellor of Dublin, sometime collector under Urban VI. of dues to the camera in Ireland, and after enquiry to compel the restitution of whatever he ownes to the camera; proceeding by ecclesiastical censure, sequestration of his goods, capture of his person, deprivation of his benefices and disability to hold the same or others, without appeal, and invoking, if necessary, the aid of the secular arm. When William, (sic for Henry) bishop of Norwich, crossed over to Flanders against the schismatics, at the command of Urban VI. that pope granted to those penitents of England and of the dominion of the English who took the cross and crossed with him, or who aided his crossing, the indulgence usually granted to those going to the help of the Holy Land, and the said John together with the late William Karlel, clerk, his brother, whose heir he is, was deputed to collect, and did collect, the subsidy which was asked for the purpose in Ireland. Cited by Marinus, cardinal of New St. Mary's, chamberlain of the present pope, as of Urban VI. to appear before him and give an account, he has not done so; more than that, he violently snatched the letters of citation from the hands of their bearer, threw them on the ground with vituperation, and stamped upon them, to the grave danger of his soul, contempt of the apostolic see, and the prejudice and loss of the camera. To the end that he may not be able to boast of his contumacy and malice, the present mandate is issued. (De curia.)
2 Id. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 332d.)
To Thomas, Premonstratensian abbot of Bylegh, in the diocese of London. Conferring on him the dignity of papal chaplain.
7 Kal. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 374d.)
To John Chawmber, a Friar Preacher. The like.
Ibid.
(f. 377d.)
To Thomas Merston, Augustinian prior of Kenilleworth, in the diocese of Lichfield. The like.
3 Kal. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 377d.)
To Martin Bredon, Augustinian canon of St. John the Baptist, Bikenacr (Woodham Ferrers), in the diocese of London. The like.
7 Id. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 381.)
To Henry Talo, Augustinian canon of Combewell, in the diocese of Canterbury. The like.

Footnotes

  • 1. On back: Bonifac. IX. Litt. diver. Anno ii. iii. Liber ii. On flyleaf, in same hand as before: Bonifacii IX. de Curia, An. ii. iii. Liber. ii..