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Lateran Regesta 351: 1437-1438

Pages 633-637

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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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CCCLI (fn. 1)

7 Eugenius IV (cont.)

De Regularibus

1437[-8].
3 Non. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 36.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, at the recent petition of the Augustinian prior and chapter of the church of Holy Trinity, Dublin, of the letters patent Divinis cultibus desudantes of archbishop Richard, addressed to the Augustinian prior and convent of his cathedral and metropolitan church of Holy Trinity, Dublin, sealed with his seal and with the seals of the chapters of St. Patrick's and Holy Trinity, drawn up in the form of a public instrument by John Bryis and Thomas Peynton, notaries public, and dated at Dublin in the priory of Holy Trinity, 2 May, A.D. 1426, the sixth year of his consecration, whereby he, in consideration of their impoverishment by wars, devastation of lands, ruin of houses, pestilence etc., reduces in perpetuity to two marks and a half the five marks of silver, which before his day used to be ten, due from the said prior and convent as procuration to the archbishop on occasion of ordinary visitation, alike by reason of the said priory as of its appropriated churches etc. in the city and diocese. Ad fut. rei mem. Apostolice nobis iniuncte. (An. and Anselmus. | An. xxxviii. de Adria.) [41/6 pp.]
1437.
3 Kal. Aug.
Bologna.
(f. 51.)
To Hugh Kenedy, canon of the Augustinian monastery of St. John, Sens (Cenonen.). Indult to him, who is related to the late James, king of Scots, on the paternal and maternal sides in the fourth degree of kindred, to say the canonical hours after the manner of the churches and places in which he holds or shall hold benefices secular or regular. Devocionis tue. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xii. de Adria.) [See above, pp. 553, 554.]
6 Kal. Aug.
Bologna.
(f. 51.)
To the same. Dispensation to him—who is … kindred (as in the preceding), and is otherwise born of a race of great barons; who has rendered divers services to Charles, king of the French; to whom the pope recently ordered provision to be made of the provostship of the chapel royal of St. Mary, St. Andrews, and of the canonry and prebend of Turray in Aberdeen; and whom the pope has dispensed (i) to hold the said benefices, (ii) to hold therewith any mutually compatible benefices of any number and kind, secular or regular, even if canonries and prebends, dignities etc., and to resign all the said benefices, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased—at the petition of himself, who asserts that the habit of the above monastery is reputed almost secular (quasi secularis reputatur), and the petitions of the said kings, to hold for life with the said provostship, which is a principal dignity with cure, any benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if it be a dignity (not major nor principal) etc., even elective and with cure, in a cathedral, metropolitan or collegiate church, or be a parish church, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, and hold instead two other incompatible benefices, not being two major or principal dignities, nor one of each, nor two parish churches. Religionis zelus etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)

De Diversis Formis

18 Kal. Sept.
Bologna.
(f. 106d)
To John Latham, rector of Knesale in the diocese of York. Dispensation to him—who holds, besides the said church, the chapel without cure called the free chapel of Ferybrig and a certain yearly pension in and from the Benedictine monastery of Sewy (rectius Selby) in the said diocese, the net annual value of all which does not exceed 50l. 13s. 4d. sterling—to hold for life with the said church one other benefice, or if he resign that church, any two benefices, with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches etc., and 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. (An. and Cyprianus. | An. l. de Adria.)
8 Kal. May.
Bologna.
(f. 107d.)
To William Bothe, archdeacon of Middlesex in London. Dispensation to him—whom lately, holding under a papal dispensation, which had not expired, the said archdeaconry, which is a non-major dignity with cure, and the parish church of Leght in the diocese of Lichfield, the present pope dispensed to hold them for life, or any two benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if dignities etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased, provided that they were not two parish churches [nor two perpetual vicarages]—so that, the said letters remaining in force, except the clause about not holding together two parish churches or perpetual vicarages, he, who is of noble birth, may hold for life with Leght one other, or without it two, parish churches or perpetual vicarages, and may resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, provided that he cannot, by vigour of the aforesaid and of these presents, hold more than two incompatible benefices; notwithstanding the above ordinance etc. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (An. and Cyprianus. | An. xxxx. de Adria.) [See above, pp. 324, 448.]
7 Id. Aug.
Bologna.
(f. 113d.)
To John Lyndefeld, archdeacon of Chichester, B.C.L. Dispensation as below. Martin V dispensed him to hold for a year with the said archdeaconry, which is a nonmajor dignity, any benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible; dispensed him to hold together for five years the parish church of Estlavent in the diocese of Chichester, which he had meanwhile obtained, and the said archdeaconry, even if the latter had cure, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased; and prolonged the said five years by three, which latter period the present pope, before it expired, prolonged [above, p. 409] by other five years, likewise not yet expired. The pope now dispenses John (who holds, besides the said archdeaconry, which has cure, and parish church, the canonries and prebends of Somerle in Chichester and Fontiton in Boseham, in the said diocese, the value of all not exceeding 100l. sterling) to continue to hold the said archdeaconry and church even after the lapse of the said five years, and to do so for life, or any other two benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Litterarum etc. (An. and Cyprianus. | An. xxxx. de Adria.) [See above, pp. 629, 630.]
1437[-8].
15 Kal. Feb.
Bologna.
(f. 162.)
To the bishop of London. Mandate, at the petition of William Soper, layman, and Joan Chamburlayn, as above, p. 579. Oblate nobis. (An. and Cincius. | An. xxx. de Adria.)
1437[-8].
4 Kal. March.
Ferrara.
(f. 163.)
To the bishop of St. Davids. Mandate to dispense Richard Halle, layman, and Agnes Philippi, of the place of Tenby (Tenebia) in his diocese, after imposing on them a salutary penance, to remain in the marriage which they formerly (not in ignorance of an impediment of spiritual relationship (fn. 2) arising from the late Ellen, then Richard's wife, having been godmother at the baptism of a now deceased child of Agnes by her late husband William Alexandri) contracted per verba legitime de presenti and, solemnizing it before the church after the manner of the country, consummated, and had offspring; past offspring of the said marriage and future offspring being decreed (fn. 3) legitimate. (An. and Cyprianus. | An. xx. de Adria.)
1437[-8].
8 Kal. March.
Ferrara.
(f. 180d.)
To John Southam, archdeacon of Oxford in Lincoln. Indult to him, who has completed almost his seventieth year and is detained by an incurable disease, to visit for life his said archdeaconry by deputy and receive the procurations, even in money. Meruit tue devocionis.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of London and Salisbury and the abbot of Westminster without the walls of London. Meruit dilecti filii. (An. and Ja. Goyer, Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxviii. xxx. de Adria.)
1437.
12 Kal. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 188d.)
Relaxation, to be valid during twenty years only, of five years and five quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who on the principal feasts of the year and those of Exaltation of Holy Cross and the dedications, the usual octaves and days, and of a hundred days to those who during the said octaves and days visit and give alms for the repair etc. of the churches of the Carmelite houses of Holy Cross, Montescanchuach and St. Mary, Lochryach, in the dioceses of Elphin and Clonfert. Univ. etc. Licet is. (An. and Blondus. | An. xx. Residuum pro deo. de Adria.) [See below, pp. 639, 640.]
3 Kal. Dec.
Bologna.
(f. 190.)
To John Esby, rector of Weme in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, to hold for life with the said church, value not exceeding 46l. 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 above ordinance etc. Nobilitas etc. (An. and Ja. Petri. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
1437[-8].
13 Kal. March.
Ferrara.
(f. 240.)
To John de Lathum, scholar, of the diocese of Lichfield. Dispensation to him, who is by both parents of noble race, is in about his nineteenth year, and is studying in the university of Cambridge, to hold, after he has been tonsured and has attained his twenty-second year, any benefice with cure, even if a parish church etc. Nobilitas etc. (An. and B. de Monte. | An. xx. de Adria.)
1437.
12 Kal. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 264.)
To Thomas Mascy, rector of Waryngton in the diocese of Lichfield. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, to hold for life with the said church, value not exceeding 100 marks sterling, one other benefice, or if he resign the said church any two benefices, with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if etc. as above, f. 106d. Nobilitas etc. (An. and Ja. Goyer. | An. l. de Adria.)
Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 305d.)
To Robert Fitz Hugh, (fn. 4) rector of St. Michael's in Wodestrete, London, S.T.M. Indult to him (who holds a canonry in the chapel royal of [St.] Martin-le-Grand and the prebend of Buoghes therein, value not exceeding 15, and the parish churches of St. Michael in Wadestrete [sic], London, and Kelsehill in the diocese of Lincoln, the value of each not exceeding 40 marks, and a certain perpetual benefice without cure, called a prebend, in the collegiate church of St. Martin-le-Grand, London, value not exceeding 15, (fn. 5) ) to rent, let or grant to farm or yearly pension, to any persons, even laymen, even for such periods as he shall think good, the fruits of the said and of any other his benefices. Exigentibus que tibi. (An. and Ja. Goyer. | An. xx. de Adria.)
3 Id. June.
Bologna.
(f. 315d.)
To Thomas Fitzgerrode, clerk, of the diocese of Kildare. Dispensation to him, who is of a race of earls, and was lately tonsured notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold any mutually compatible benefices with and without cure, of any number and kind, even if canonries and prebends, dignities etc., and to resign all, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. (An. and Jo. de Tefelen. | An. xxx. de Adria.)

Footnotes

  • 1. Described on the back of the volume: 1437. An. vii. Eugenii IV.’ A flyleaf has the contemporary notes: ‘Secundus de Regularibus et diuersis formis Anno vii Eugenii pape 4’ (the same contemporary description occurs also on the bottom edge of the volume). ‘Roberti’ and ‘Rubricatus est, Roberti.’ Another flyleaf has the usual modern ‘Vidi pro R. C. A. H. A.’, ‘Lib. lxxxxix, fol. 314,’ etc.
  • 2. The words ‘cognacionis spiritualis’ are added in the margin. with the note:Correctum de mandato domini F[rancisci Condulmari] Venet[iarum], vicecancellarii, An. de Adria.
  • 3. nunciando of the text is cancelled and replaced in the margin by decernéndo, with the note: Cassatum et correctum ut supra, An. Three other corrections in the margin are similarly subscribed.
  • 4. Substituted in the margin for the cancelled ‘Fishuugh’ of the text with the note: Cassatum et correctum de mandato domini Morinen. [Cancellariam] Regentis, An. de Adria.
  • 5. Of the passages in italics the second is cancelled, with the marginal note 'Cassatum ut supra, An.', and the first is inserted in the margin, with the note 'Correctum ut supra, An.'