Vatican Regesta 377: 1444-1445

Pages 301-303

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating To Great Britain and Ireland: Volume 8, 1427-1447. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1909.

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Vatican Regesta, Vol. CCCLXXVII (fn. 1)

De Curia

14 Eugenius IV

Non. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 6.)
To Cornelius, elect of Emly. Decree, at the petition of the said Cornelius, to whom the pope recently [Sept. 11, 1444] (fn. 2) made provision of the said see on its voidance by the death of Thomas [de Burgo], (containing that although the said Thomas was for nineteen years bishop of the said see, and ruled it without opposition, some assert that provision thereof had been made [by Martin V, March 5, 1428, above, p 111] to Robert [Portland], of England, a Friar Minor, and that he therefore fears molestation by the said Robert or others), that the said Robert had and has no right in or to the said see, and that the said provision and appointment of Cornelius shall take full effect. Sincere derocionis a[f]fectus. (A de Florentia. | Collata per me P. Parvi Johannis. Gratis de mandato d. n. p. E. Pollart.) [Theiner, Vet. Mon. Hibern. et Scot., p. 376, No. 749.]

15 Eugenius IV

4 Id. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 58d.)
To Henry, archbishop of Milan. Confirmation etc. as below. Lately the pope granted him divers faculties in aid of the Christian army against the Turks and other Infidels, and appointed him in the territory of the duke of Milan and in divers parts of Almain and England nuncio and orator of the pope and the apostolic see, with full power of a legate de latere. Seeing that the said faculties are said to expire on July 1 next, and his said legation to have expired by his coming to the [Roman] court or otherwise, the pope, in order that he may be able the better to carry out the visitation of his province, and that the said aid may be the greater, renews, confirms and prolongs, only in the province of Milan and the territory of Filippo Maria Anglus, duke of Milan, and until he has completed in the said province and territory the said visitation, his said legation and faculties, and commits to him anew his full power of a legate de latere. de Dudum fraternitati tue. (A. de Florentia. | Collata per me F. Lauezium. J[a]. de Viterbio. de Curia.)
4 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 103d.)
To Thomas, Cistercian abbot of Morgan in the diocese of Llandaff. Indult that he and fit priests appointed by him may hear, once, the confessions of any of the monks of the said monastery in foro conscientie, and absolve them from all sins, etc., in all cases, even in cases reserved to the apostolic see, and from all sentences of excommunication etc., enjoining a salutary penance, dispense on account of irregularity, rehabilitate them, and commute simple vows, etc. Injunctum nobis. (G. Trapezuntius. lx. A. Dardanon. | Jo. de Tefel. Collata P. Parvi Johannis. G. de Callio.)
Prid. Id. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 123d.)
To John Squyer, rector of Aldirton in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to hold for life with the said church, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling, any benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding the pope's late ordinance to the contrary [see above, p. 247.] etc. Vite etc. (G. Trapezuntius. xxxx. A. Dardanon. Coll[ata] per me P. Parvi Johannis. M. de Pistoria [sic].)
4 Id. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 176d.)
To all, etc. Requesting safe-conduct etc., during two years, for Hugh Mydilton, turcopolier (tricoplerius) of the convent of Rhodes of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, lieutenant in Hungary and other places of the master and convent of Rhodes, who has to go to divers parts on business of his order, and for fifteen companions. Cum dilectus filius. (Poggius. | Collata, F. Lauez[ium]. Gabriel. de Curia.)
Id. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 232d.)
To John Brinke alias Dobeler, rector of Sourwell (sic) in the diocese of Winchester, B.C.L. Dispensation as below. Martin V (i) dispensed him to hold for a year with the parish church of Shorwell (also written Sorwell) in the said diocese another benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church; (ii) after he had obtained the parish church of Wodington in the said diocese, successively prolonged the said dispensation, when about to expire, by three, two and seven years, during which he could resign the said two churches, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased [see Cal. Lett. VII, pp. 155, 566]. At his recent petition, containing that having resigned Wodington he has obtained Hampton Bishop in the diocese of Worcester, and is holding it with Shorwell, the value of each not exceeding 40 marks sterling, the pope hereby dispenses him (who is past his sixtieth year, holds a canonry of [Alt] Sanct Paul, Mũnster, with one of the major prebends therein, a canonry of St. Davids with a cursal prebend therein, the free chapel of Appuldeford in the diocese of Winchester, value not exceeding 10 marks of silver and 6 and 4 marks sterling respectively) to continue to hold together Hampton Bishop and Shorwell even after the lapse of the said seven years, and to do so for life, and to resign them etc . as above, notwithstanding the pope's late ordinance to the contrary [above, p. 247.] Litterarum etc. (Poggius. | xxx. Ja. de Vicen. M. de Pistoria. Collata F. Lauez[ius].)
6 Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 278d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Lindores, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and the prior of St. Andrews. Mandate—the pope having received the complaint of James, bishop of St. Andrews, containing that although the Augustinian monastery of Scone in the diocese of St. Andrews was granted to him in commendam by papal authority, to be held by him with the see of Dunkeld, which he then held, or with any other see to which he might be translated, and that although he obtained possession of the said monastery, nevertheless George Gardiner, a monk (sic) of Scone, who was under sentence of excommunication and alleged to be guilty of apostasy, had himself intruded by certain enemies of the said bishop—to summon the said George and all other detainers of the possessions of the see of St. Andrews and of the said monastery, and admonish them to make restitution, under pain of excommunication etc. Gravem venerabilis fratris. (Blondus. | xxii. H. Attendarii. Coll. P. Parvi Johannis. Ja. de Calvis.)


  • 1. Described on the back as ‘To. 18’ and ‘Eng. IV. de Cur. An xiv. xv. Lib. xviii.’ On a paper flyleaf de Prætis has ‘Eugenii IV. de Curia. An. xiv. xv. Lib. xviii. Tom. xxii.’ (sic. On the usual contemporary parchment cover (itself originally a papal letter about a benefice in litigation at the Roman court) is ‘Eugenius 4. Lib. 23,’ with other more or less contemporary notes. The rubrice have no heading.
  • 2. Eubel, Hierarchia, ad. verb. ‘Imilacen.’