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Lateran Regesta 35: 1394-1395

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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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Lateran Regesta, Vol. XXXV.

6 Boniface IX.

De Diversis Formis.

1395.
6 Kal. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 2.)
To William Nicolai, of Schefelde. Extension of dispensation on account of illegitimacy to be ordained and hold a benefice even with cure, after which he received the tonsure, so that he may hold two other mutually compatible benefices with or without cure, even if they be canonries and prebends or dignities, personatus, or offices in metropolitan, cathedral, or collegiate churches, or in regular places, and such dignities be major in the two former, or principal in the two latter, and may exchange them as often as he pleases for similar or dissimilar mutually compatible benefices. His illegitimacy need not be mentioned in future graces.
1394.
2 Id. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 6d.)
To the bishop of Carlisle. Mandate to absolve from the sentence of excommunication incurred, imposing a salutary penance, and afterwards to dispense (first separating them for a time) to contract marriage anew, declaring their past and future offspring legitimate, Thomas Warcop, of Lambertfet, donsel, and Margaret Plumland, damsel, who married knowing that Margaret and Joan de Smerdal, Thomas's first wife, were related in the third degree of kindred, and therefore Thomas and Margaret in the third degree of affinity. The survivor is to remain unmarried.
1395.
4 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 14d.)
To the inhabitants (universitati) of the town of Strengesham, in the diocese of Worcester. Indult to them—who have lately obtained and indult from the present pope to have in time of necessity their dead buried by any fit priest of their choice, at the church, otherwise called chapel, built in the said town; the monastery of Pershore, where their dead have been from time immemorial buried, being difficult of access in winter on account of floods—to have their dead thus buried at any time soever, even when no such necessity exists. [Note in left-hand margin: Cancelletur alia si reperiatur, quia per istam corrigitur.]
11 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 22d.)
To John Ixworth, of Cambridge, rector of Sevenok, in the diocese of Rochester, B.C.L. Dispensation to him—who is priest, has lately taken his degree of B.C.L. at Cambridge, has followed the Roman court for some years, and still does so; to whom the said church, value 50 marks, collation of which he received by papal authority, has been adjudged at the cost of great labour and expense; and to whom the present pope has lately made provision of canonries of Salisbury, London, and Westbury, in the diocese of Worcester, with expectation of prebends, and of a major dignity in London, personatus or office, with or without cure—to hold for life, together with the said parish church, one other elective dignity with cure, major or principal respectively, personatus or office, in a metropolitan, cathedral, or collegiate church, and to exchange both as often as seems good to him for two similar or dissimilar incompatible benefices.
12 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 28.)
Relaxation of seven years and seven quadragene to penitents who, on the principal feasts of the year, those of the dedication, Holy Trinity, SS. Philip and James, the octaves of certain of them, and the six days of Whitsun week; and of a hundred days to those who, during the said octaves and six days, visit and give alms to the fabric of the church of St. Asaph.
8 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 51.)
Relaxation of two years and two quadragene to penitents who, on the principal feasts of the year, and that of the dedication, the usual octaves and days; and of a hundred days to those who, as usual, visit and give alms for the repair of the parish church of St. Andrew on the Hill, Lincoln.
4 Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 71.)
To William de Lalanad, clerk, of the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to him, which is in his twenty-first year, and has studied civil law for several years, to be promoted to all holy orders, and hold and exchange a benefice even with cure.

De Regularibus.

6 Non. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 82d.)
To the abbot and convent of St. Albans, immediately subject to the Roman church. Indult that whenever, as often happens, the abbot is prevented by absence or by infirmity or otherwise from admitting the professions of novices in the said monastery, its priory and cells, from absolving them and other monks, and granting them dispensation for irregularity when contracted, the claustral prior may do so in his stead.
Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 84.)
To the bishop of Chichester. Mandate to summon John Symonde, priest, of the diocese of Rochester, and others concerned, and to make order touching the chapel of St. Edmund, near Dotteforde, which belongs to the Augustinian prioress and convent of the monastery of Dotteforde (Dartford), in the diocese of Rochester, is not a benefice, requires no canonical institution, and has been unlawfully taken possession of by the said John.
9 Kal. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 87d.)
To the Benedictine abbot and convent of St. Peter's, Gloucester. Licence, except on days when it is prohibited by the canons to do so, to eat flesh meat from Septuagesima Sunday to Quinquagesima Sunday inclusive, their statutes and those of the order forbidding the same, although it is commonly permitted in many monasteries of their order in England. Nobles and other guests have to eat flesh, for there is no supply of fish, their monastery being 40 English miles from the sea.
Ibid.
(f. 88d.)
To the abbot and convent of St. Albans, immediately subject to the Roman church, and all priors and rectors of its dependent or otherwise subject priories, cells, churches, chapels, portions, and benefices. Indult to let to farm their fruits, possessions, etc. to any persons, even laymen. [Cancelled with strocks, and note in the left-hand margin: cancellata quia propter sui nimiam, etiam in dato, correctionem de anno undecimo registrata est. The date has been altered in the margin from sexto non. Oct. anno sexto to duodecimo kal. Maii anno undecimo. See Reg. Lat. lxxix. f. 280d.]
6 Non. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 88d.)
To the abbot of the monastery of St. Albans, immediately subject to the Roman church. Indult to him and his successors to bless chalices, patens, sacerdotal vestments and other ecclesiastical ornaments belonging to the said monastery and its dependent or otherwise subject priories, cells, churches, chapels, and other places.
Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 93d.)
Confirmation at the recent petition of the prioress and convent of the Augustinian monastery of Derteforde, living according to the institutes and under the care of the order of Friars Preachers, in the diocese of Rochester, of (i.) John XXII.'s licence [Cal. Lett. II. 217] to Edward [II.], king of England, to found and build a monastery of the above order, which Eleanor, queen of England, his mother, had intended to do, but was prevented by death; (ii.) his grant [Cal. Lett. ibid.] dated at Avignon, 6 Id. June, anno 5, exemplification of which is here given, to such monastery when founded of a certain privilege, on the model of his similar privilege to the prioress and sisters of the monastery of Beaumont (de Bellomonte), situate in Valenciennes (Valencenis), of freedom from tithes from their possessions; from annual rent or cess therefrom to the diocesan bishops; from pedages, tolls (tholonea), and other exactions to kings or other secular persons; from procurations to papal legates or nuncios; and from tenth or other portion, or any subvention, even though the papal letters thereabout expressly mention that they extend to any places and monasteries soever, exempt or not exempt—unless they make full and express mention of the preceding privilege and monastery; exemption from the jurisdiction of patriarchs, archbishops, diocesan bishops, and others; and enjoyment of the privileges of the Friars Preachers; (iii.) the founding in the town of Derteforde, in virtue of the above licence, of the above monastery by the successors of the said king, who died without doing so. [See Reg. Lat. xxxviii. f. 6d. Ripoll, Bullarium Præd. ii. 353, omitting date of John XXII.'s privilege, as well as the above part (iii.).]
12 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 109.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishops of Norwich and Tuy. Mandate to carry out the ordinances, here recapitulated, of Benedict XII. touching apostates in regard to Thomas Fornessete, Augustinian canon of Walsingham, bearer of these presents, who having left his order desires to be reconciled to it.
8 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(119d.)
To Walter Cook. Provision of the canonry and prebend of Milton Ecclesia, in Lincoln, value 100 marks, void by exchange with Master Andrew Baret, papal chaplain and auditor, for the canonry and prebend of Holborne in London, the resignations having been made to the pope; with dispensation motu proprio to hold the same with his other benefices.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Tuy, the archdeacon of Durham, and William Waltham, canon of Salisbury.

De Fructibus Percipiendis.

Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 150.)
To William Langbrok, treasurer of Wells, licentiate of canon law. Indult to take the fruits of his treasurership of Wells and other benefices, the daily distributions alone being excepted, while engaged in the service of king Richard, or of John, duke of Lancaster, or while studying letters at an university, or residing in any of his benefices.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Salisbury, the abbot of Glastonbury, in the diocese of Wells, and the official of Salisbury.
Ibid.
(f. 152.)
To John Wodeman, perpetual vicar of South Pederton, in the diocese of Wells. Indult for seven years to take the fruits of his vicarage and other benefices, the daily distributions alone being excepted, while studying letters at an university.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Bruton, in the diocese of Wells, the chancellor of Wells, and the archdeacon of Barnastapol, in Exeter.
12 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 154.)
To Master Thomas de Walkington, archdeacon of Cleveland, doctor of canon law, papal chaplain. Indult for seven years to him, who is also auditor of causes of the apostolic palace, to take the fruits of his archdeaconry and other benefices, the daily distributions alone being excepted, while studying letters or residing in any of his benefices.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Salisbury, the abbot of Ossney, and the prior of St. Frideswide's.
Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 155.)
To John Rympton, perpetual vicar of kyngesbury Episcopi, in the diocese of Wells. Indult as above, f. 152.
Concurrent mandate as above, ibid.

De Officio Notariatus.

St. Peter's, Rome.
(ff. 184–196.)
The office of notary public is conferred, or ordered to be conferred, on the underwritten persons, the form of oath taken, or to be taken, being in each case appended.
1394.
4 Non. Dec.
William Ferrour, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Winchester, who has been found fit after examination by Master Bartholomew Francisci, provost of St. Stephen's, Prato, in the diocese of Pistoja, papal notary, regent of the chancery of the holy Roman Church.
6 Kal. Dec. John Irdeslegh, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Lichtield; by the abbot of Cokyrsand, if found fit after examination.
1395.
Non. Jan.
Robert Bryan, priest, of the diocese of York; by the prior of Dray, in the same diocese, if found fit after examination.
3 Kal. April. Thomas Hylbrond (or Kylbrond, as in the oath appended), priest, of the diocese of Norwich; by the prior of St. Nicholas's, Spaldyng, if found fit after examination.
Non. April. John Panoth, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Llandaff, who has been found fit after examination by Peter, bishop of Dax [papal chamberlain].
11 Kal. May. Maurice Ocoggaran, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Limerick (Lincoln, in the oath appended), who has been found fit by the above Master Bartholomew.
16 Kal. June. William Folke, clerk, of the diocese of London; by the abbot of St. John's, Colchester, if found fit after examination.
12 Kal. June. Hugh Astbury, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Lichfield; by the bishop of Norwich, if found fit after examination.
9 Kal. June. Lewis ap Mereduth, priest, of the diocese of St. Davids, who has been found fit by the above Master Bartholomew.
Kal. June. Four persons, even if in holy orders, or married, to be chosen by John, bishop of Ely, and if found fit after examination by him.
7 Kal. July. John Robynton, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Lichfield; by the abbot of St. Albans, if found fit after examination.
Ibid. Thomas Gaunt, of Kyrkhamerton, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of York; by the abbot of Walden, if found fit after examination.
7 Id. Aug. Adam Bodi, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Salisbury; who has been found fit after examination by Peter, bishop of Dax, papal chamberlain.
10 Kal. Aug. Four persons, even if in holy orders or married, to be chosen by Alexander, prior of Norwich, and if found fit after examination by him.
12 Kal. Nov. Robert Cathorpe, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Lincoln, who has been found fit by the above Master Bartholomew.
2 Id. Jan. William Purcell, unmarried clerk, not in holy orders, of the diocese of Ossory, who has been found fit by the same.

De Provisionibus.

13 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 211d.)
To Gilbert alias Comedinus Macbradaych. Provision of the see of Ardagh (Archaden. with variants, Archadien. Ardechaden.), void by the death of bishop John, during whose lifetime it was reserved to the pope.
Concurrent letters to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, to vassals of the church, to king Richard, to the chapter of Ardagh, and to the archbishop of Armagh.

De Litteris Dominorum Cardinalium

Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 261.)
To Raynald, cardinal deacon of St. Vitus's in the Shambles. Reservation motu proprio of the canonry and prebend of Bychull cum Gnaresbourch, in York, value 100 marks, which are shortly to become void by the promotion by the pope, and the forthcoming consecration of Edmund, elect of Exeter.
Concurrent mandate to the patriarch of Grado, the provost of Beverley, and the dean of Lincoln. (Pro domino Cardinali.)
18 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 262d.)
To Christopher, cardinal priest of St. Ciriac's. Reservation motu proprio of the canonry and prebend of Wyforde, in Lichfield, value 70 marks, and the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, value 24 marks, which are to become void in the same way.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Anglona, Castro, and St. Asaph. (Pro domino Cardinali.)
Id. July.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 263d.)
To Henry, cardinal priest of St. Anastasia's. Reservation and assignation for life motu proprio of a yearly provision of 200 gold florins of the camera on the fruits of the archdeaconry of Taunton, to be paid by the archdeacon on or within a month after the feast of the Nativity of St. John Baptist, under pain of excommunication, not to be removed except in the hour of death. (Pro domino Cardinali.)
8 Id. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 264d.)
To Landulph, cardinal deacon of St. Nicholas's in Carcere Tulliano. Licence to resign to the archbishop of Dublin (corrected in margin from bishop of Ossory, as originally in text) his deanery of Dublin, which he holds by grant of the apostolic see, for the purpose of exchanging it against any other benefice, without requiring the licence of the said see; and to the archbishop to carry out the exchange. The archbishop is to certify the camera or its collector in those parts of date and names. (Pro domino Cardinali.)