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Lateran Regesta 355: 1437-1438

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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. CCCLV (fn. 1)

7 Eugenius IV (cont.)

De Diversis Formis

1437.
8 Id. Nov.
Bologna.
(f. 28d.)
To John Heyworth, archdeacon of Coventry, bachelor of canon law. Exemplification, which shall have the force of the original, from the register of Martin V of that pope's letters Litterarum sciencia, vite etc., dated at S. Maria Maggiore, Rome, 5 Kal. Nov. anno 6 [1423], and addressed to John Heyworth, archdeacon of Coventry, bachelor of canon law, dispensing him, a licentiate in arts and holding, besides the said archdeaconry, which has cure and is a non-major non-elective dignity, the canonry and prebend of Welton Riuall’ in Lincoln, value etc., as in Cal. Lett. VII, p. 278. Provisionis nostre. (Ja. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | Ja. xxxx. Aprutin.)
3 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 46d.)
To William Hille, rector of Whytyngton (also written Wytyngton) in the diocese of St. Asaph. Dispensation to him, who is of noble race, is a clerk in the chancery of king Henry, and holds the said church, value not exceeding 40l. sterling, to hold for life any benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church etc., and the said church, 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] (fn. 2) etc. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 47d.)
To John Honne, rector of West Felton in the diocese of Lichfield. Dispensation to him (who is of noble race and holds, besides the said church, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling, the wardenship without cure of the free chapel of Chrawardyn in the diocese of Hereford, value not exceeding 7 marks, and the canonries and prebends, value not exceeding 24 marks, of Nonnyngton in Hereford and the second portion of Lannoyeredolehayam in St. Asaph) to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas etc. (An. and Ja. Goyer. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
1437.
Prid. Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 48.)
To John Richard, rector of Lidford in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Dispensation to him, who is of noble race, and holds the said church, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
3 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 49.)
To Robert Beawmount, rector of Caterston in the diocese of Salisbury, I.U.B. Dispensation to him, who is also M.A. and of noble race, and holds the said church, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, and a canonry and the united prebends of Teyntonregis and Yalmyton in Salisbury, value not exceeding 120 marks, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. Goyer. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
Ibid. To Richard Symon, rector of Calborn in the diocese of Winchester. Dispensation to him, who is of noble race, and holds the said church, value not exceeding 20l. sterling, to hold etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
12 Kal. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 51.)
To Zanabius Molakin, archdeacon of Essex in London, doctor of canon law. Dispensation to him—whom Martin V dispensed [above, p. 88] to hold for five years, not yet expired, with the parish church of Ivechurch in the diocese of Canterbury one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased, in virtue of which he obtained and has held with the said church, as he does still, the archdeaconry of Essex, a non-major dignity with cure—to hold the said church and archdeaconry, value not exceeding 40l. and 50l. respectively, together for life, and to resign them etc. as above, f. 46d. Litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxxv. de Adria.)
3 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 53d.)
To Thomas Rudham, (fn. 3) rector of Fakenham in the diocese of Norwich, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him, who holds the said church, value not exceeding 80 marks sterling, to hold for life etc. as above, f. 46d. Litterarum etc. (An. and Franchomme. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
Prid. Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 54.)
To Richard Hervy, (fn. 4) archdeacon of Carlisle, M.A. Dispensation to him, who holds the said archdeaconry, a non-major dignity with cure, value not exceeding 20l. sterling, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Litterarum etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx de Adria.)
5 Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 55d.)
To William Byconyll, rector of St. Martin's, Oxford, in the diocese of Lincoln, licentiate of civil law. Grant to him—whom lately, then, as he alleged, a licentiate of civil law and holding St. Martin's, the present pope dispensed to hold for life any benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church etc., and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased—that the said letters hold good from the date thereof as if it had been stated therein that he was a bachelor of civil law, not a licentiate. Litterarum etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xvi. Decimo Octavo Kal. Decembris Anno Septimo. de Adria.)
4 Non. Nov.
Bologna.
(f. 56d.)
To the bishop of London. Mandate to dispense Richard Pomfret, layman, and Marion, widow of the late Thomas Adam, who are dwelling in the city of London, to remain in the marriage which they formerly contracted per verba legitime de presenti not in ignorance of the existence of impediments of spiritual relationship arising from the fact that the late Janet, Richard's [former] wife, was godmother at the confirmation of a child of Marion and the said Thomas, then her husband, and that the said Thomas was godfather at the confirmation of a child of the said Janet and Richard. The bishop is to declare legitimate the offspring to be born of the said marriage. Oblate nobis. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxv. de Adria.)
Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 68.)
To John Osbaldwik, rector of Althorp in the diocese of Lincoln, B.C.L. Dispensation to him, who is of noble race, is a B.C.L., and holds the said church and the free chapel of West Witton in the diocese of York, value not exceeding 40 and 15 marks respectively, to hold for life etc. as above, f. 46d. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxxv. de Adria.)
15 Kal. Sept.
Bologna.
(f. 68d.)
To Thomas Graunt, rector of Whitstaple in the diocese of Canterbury, M.A. Dispensation to him, who is M.A. and holds the said church and the prebend of Thurrok in the collegiate church of Hastyng in the diocese of Chichester, value not exceeding 40l. and 20l. sterling respectively to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Litterarum [sciencia], vite etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxxv. de Adria.)
5 Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 69)
Relaxation, to be valid during ten years only, of four years and four quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who on the feast of St. Catherine the Martyr, Passion Sunday and the Assumption, or one of them, from the first to the second vespers, visit the chapel of St. Catherine the Virgin by the town of Winnebornmynster in the diocese of Salisbury, and give alms for its conservation and for the repair of the roads and bridges leading thither; with indult for three fit priests, secular or religious, chosen by the ordinary or by the dean of Salisbury, to hear the confessions and grant absolution, except in cases reserved to the apostolic see. Univ. etc. Et si cunctarum virginum. (An. and Blondus. | An. l. de Adria.)
Prid. Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 72d.)
To John Bolde, rector of Adeshame in the diocese of Canterbury. Dispensation to him, who is a continual commensal member of the household of archbishop Henry, and holds the said church, value not exceeding 40l. sterling, to hold for life etc. as above, f. 46d. Vite etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
1437.
3 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 73.)
To Nicholas Carent, rector of Symondesbo [ru] in the diocese of Salisbury, I.U.B. Dispensation to him (who is of noble race, and holds the said church, a certain perpetual benefice without cure called the prebend of Ywern (fn. 5) in the conventual church of Shaftesbury in the diocese of Salisbury, and a canonry and the prebend of Roscomp (fn. 6) in Salisbury, value not exceeding 100, 150 and 12 marks sterling respectively) to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 78d.)
To William Mauleveret (sic), rector of Wynthenam (sic) Abbas in the diocese of Salisbury, I.U.B. Dispensation to him, who is of knightly race, and holds the said church, value not exceeding 26l. sterling, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 79.)
To John Stranglond, rector of St. Mary's, Somerset, London. Dispensation to him, who is of noble race and B.A., and holds the said church, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 80.)
To Robert Cantell, rector of Askeby in the diocese of Norwich, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him, who holds the said church and the wardenship without cure of the free chapel of Haveryngmere, in the dioceses of Norwich and Ely, value not exceeding 40l. and 2 marks sterling, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. Goyer. | An. xxxx. de Adria.) [See above, p. 631.]
Ibid. To William Witham, rector of Basyngham in the diocese of Lincoln, B.C.L. Dispensation to him, who is of noble race, and holds the said church, value not exceeding 20l. sterling, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. Goyer. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
6 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 92.)
To Robert Rolleston, (fn. 7) archdeacon of Durham. Dispensation to him (who is by both parents of noble race, and whom the pope lately [above p. 594], dispensed to hold for life the parish church of Wartun in the diocese of York and the archdeaconry of Durham, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased, and hold instead two other incompatible benefices, even if two parish churches etc., notwithstanding the above ordinance; and who still holds the said church and archdeaconry, value together not exceeding 200l. sterling) to hold for life with the said church and archdeaconry any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, and hold instead three other incompatible benefices, notwithstanding the said ordinance etc. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. l. de Adria.) [See also above, pp. 340, 343.]
12 Kal. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 93.)
To Thomas Chelyngron (rectius Chelyngton) alias Stoter, perpetual vicar of Chedder in the diocese of Bath. Indult to him, a priest, for seven years to take and to rent etc. to any persons, even laymen, the fruits etc. of his benefices, whilst studying letters at an university, and not to be bound meanwhile to reside. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Glastonbury, and the deans of Exeter and Wells. Vite etc. (An. and Ciprianus, Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xvi. xviii. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 94d.)
To Thomas Whityng, perpetual vicar of Yatmynske (also rightly written Yatmynstre) in the diocese of Salisbury. The like indult for seven years to him, also a priest. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate … Adria), as in the preceding.
Ibid.
(f. 95d.)
To John Pudell, perpetual vicar of Yerccome in the diocese of Exeter. The like indult for seven years to him, also a priest. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate … Adria), as in the preceding.
4 Kal. Sept.
Bologna.
(f. 107.)
To Richard Morton, succentor of York, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him, who holds the said succentorship, a non-major dignity with cure, value not exceeding 30l. sterling, to hold for life etc. as above, f. 46d. Litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
6 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 107d.)
To the prior of Selskyr in the diocese of Ferns. Mandate, at the recent petition of Laurence Boscher, archdeacon of Ferns (containing that bishop Robert, considering that from the fruits etc., value not exceeding 13 marks sterling, of the said archdeaconry, a non-major dignity with cure, Laurence, who is of noble race, could not be maintained etc., united to it for Laurence's life the rectory, value not exceeding 6 marks, of Kilkewan in the diocese of Ferns, with consent of the dean and chapter of Ferns and of the patron of the said church) if he find the facts to be so, to confirm the said union. Ad ea ex apostolice. (An. and Ja. Goier. | An. xxx. de Adria.)
Prid. Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 108.)
To John Whytey, clerk, of the diocese of Ferns. Dispensation to him, who is the son of unmarried parents, nobles, and has been tonsured, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold any benefices of any number and kind, with or without cure, even if canonries and prebends, dignities etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
6 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 108d.)
To Simon Seler, master or warden of the collegiate church of St. James, (fn. 8) Sutton in Holdernesse, in the diocese of York. Dispensation to him (who is a priest, and who cannot well be maintained from the fruits etc. of the said mastership or wardenship, an office with cure, whose holder is elected or nominated, value not exceeding 8 marks a year, besides meat and drink, (fn. 9) and whose holder cannot, by the statutes of the said church hold another benefice with cure) to hold therewith for life any other benefice with cure, even if a parish church or a dignity, not major or principal, etc., and resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
3 Kal. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 109.)
To the bishop of Salisbury. Mandate to dispense William Wodstane, layman, and Catherine Wrang, of his diocese, to remain in the marriage which they formerly contracted per verba legitime de presenti and consummated in ignorance of the existence of an impediment of spiritual relationship arising from William's mother having been godmother at Catherine's baptism; declaring past and future offspring legitimate. Oblate nobis. (An. and Ciprianus. | An. xvi. de Adria.)
6 Non. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 109.)
To the bishop of London. A like mandate in the case of William Belham (or Bolham), layman, and Margery Burnham, of his diocese, who married etc. in ignorance of an impediment of spiritual relationship arising from Margery's first husband having been godfather to William at his confirmation. Oblate etc. (An. and Ciprianus. | An. xvi. de Adria.)
Ibid. To the bishop of Lincoln. A like mandate in the case of John Emonde, layman, and Joan Robins, of his diocese, who married etc. in ignorance of an impediment of spiritual relationship arising from John's mother having been godmother to Joan at her confirmation. Oblate etc. (An. and A. de Camporegali. | An. xvi. de Adria.)
4 Kal. Sept.
Bologna.
(f. 143d.)
To Thomas Radcliiff, bishop of Dromore. Indult, (fn. 10) the episcopal mensa of Dromore having been so much impoverished by wars etc. that he, who is an Augustinian friar and S.T.M., cannot well be maintained etc., to hold in commendam with the said church of Dromore as long as he is bishop thereof, and until the said mensa is restored to its pristine state, any benefice with or without cure, even if it be a parish church or a perpetual vicarage, of any value, and to resign it, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Personam tuam. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxx. de Adria.)
15 Kal. Nov.
Bologna.
(f. 166d.)
To John Warthill, rector of St. Margaret's, York, M.A. Dispensation to him, who holds the said church, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, to hold for life etc. as above, f. 46d. Litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxxv. de Adria.)
1437.
Prid. Id. Oct.
Bologna.
(f. 167d.)
To Edward Clayton, rector of Bardesley in the diocese of Worcester, B.A. (fn. 11) Dispensation to him, who is of noble race, and holds the said church (here Bardeslei), value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to hold for life etc. as in the preceding. Nobilitas generis, litterarum sciencia, (fn. 12) vite etc. (Ja. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | Ja. xxxxv. Aprutin.)
Ibid.
(f. 168)
To John Coryngh[a]m, rector of St. Michael's le Querne (S. M. de Blado), London, M.A. Dispensation as below. John XXIII dispensed him to hold for ten years with his church of Campsale in the diocese of York any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church etc., and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased, by vigour of which he obtained the parish church of St. Michael le Querne, London, and (having resigned Campsale) that of Cleware in the diocese of Salisbury. The pope hereby dispenses him, who is of noble race, is within the said ten years, and holds, besides St. Michael's and Cleware, a canonry and prebend of the chapel royal of Wyndosore in the said diocese, value not exceeding 30, 15 and 3 marks sterling respectively, to hold the said two churches for life, or, if he resign them, any other two benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if two parish churches etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxxv. de Adria.)
1437[–8].
Id. Feb.
Ferrara.
(f. 200.)
To the archbishop of York and the bishop of Carlisle. Commission and mandate to receive and send to the pope the usual oath of fealty from Richard, bishop of Durham, recently translated thither by the pope from Salisbury, in order to save him the labour and expense of coming to the Roman court. Cum nos nuper. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xvi. de Adria.)
1437[–8].
Prid. Non. Feb.
Ferrara.
(f. 200.)
To William Palmer, rector of Rymore in the diocese of Exeter, M.A. Dispensation to him, who holds the said church, value not exceeding 24l. sterling, to hold for life etc. as above, f. 46d. Litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. l. de Adria.)
1437.
Prid. Id. Nov.
Bologna.
(f. 229.)
To William Hende, archdeacon of Worcester. Dispensation as below. Martin V dispensed him to hold for seven years with his parish church of Kemesey in the diocese of Worcester any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased [above, p. 55], in virtue of which he obtained the parish church of Odestoke in the diocese of Salisbury, having resigned Kemesey, and the said archdeaconry, a non-major dignity with cure; and the present pope prolonged the said seven years, when about to end, by other seven, which are not yet at an end. The pope hereby dispenses him to hold for life the said archdeaconry and church and the canonry and prebend of Axforde in Salisbury, value not exceeding 60, 10 and 8 marks sterling respectively, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, and hold instead two other incompatible benefices, even if parish churches etc., notwithstanding the pope's late ordinance to the contrary [see above, p. 247] etc. Vite etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
1437[–8].
Prid. Non. Feb.
Ferrara.
(f. 284.)
To the bishop of Sodor. Mandate, after imposing penance for incest, to dispense to marry Torquellus [son] of Roderick Macleoid, layman, and Mariota [daughter] of John Macgilleoni, of his diocese, who formerly, not ignorant that they were related in the third and fourth degrees of kindred, committed fornication and had offspring, which, and future offspring, is to be decreed legitimate. Oblate etc. (An. and Pizolpassus. | An. xx. de Adria.)
1437[–8].
12 Kal. March.
Ferrara.
(f. 302.)
Relaxation, to be valid in perpetuity, of four years and four quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who on Læare Sunday visit and give alms for the repair and conservation of the church of Dublin. Univ. etc. Licet is. (An. and A. de Florencia. | An. xxv. de Adria.)
1437.
5 Id. June.
Bologna.
(f. 307d.)
To Hugh Kenedy, a canon of the Augustinian monastery of St. John, Sens (Cenonen.). Rehabilitation, at his recent petition containing that on the voidance, by the death of Robert de Lany, of the provostship of the chapel royal of St. Mary at St. Andrews, a principal dignity with cure, and, by the resignation to bishop Henry of William de Foresta, of the canonry and prebend of Turray in Aberdeen, the late James, king of Scots (to the king of Scots for the time being belonging by special papal privilege the collation and provision of the said provostship and the presentation to the said canonry and prebend) made collation and provision to him of the said provostship and presented him for the said canonry and prebend to the said bishop, who instituted him, and that, without having obtained any canonical dispensation, he still detains possession. He is to resign both benefices. Sedes apostolica, pia mater. (An. and Ja. Goier. | An. xvi. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 308.)
To the abbot of Corsraguell in the diocese of Glasgow. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above Hugh (who is related to the above late king [James] in the fourth degree of kindred, (fn. 13) and has rendered great services to Charles, king of the French, and out of regard for the said kings, who petition the pope on Hugh's behalf (fn. 14) ), if found fit, and after he has duly resigned them, the said provostship and canonry and prebend, value not exceeding 60l. and 50l. sterling respectively. Hugh, who asserts that the habit of the above monastery is reputed almost secular, is hereby dispensed to hold the said two benefices, notwithstanding that he has expressly professed the said order, etc. Dignum arbitramur. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxxv. Nono Kal. Martii Anno Septimo. de Adria. [See above, pp. 553, 554, 633, 634, and below, Reg. Lat. CCCLVII, f. 75d.]

Footnotes

  • 1. On the back of the volume is the usual Italian description: ‘Eugenio IV 1438 [sic]. Anno 7. Lib. 90.’ A flyleaf has, in contemporary hands, ‘Tertius de diuersis formis Anno Septimo domini nostri Eugenii pape iiii’ (which occurs also on the bottom edge of the volume) and ‘R[ubricauit] Daniel xxi Martii; and in modern hands, ‘Vidi Hib. Ang. et pro PP.’ ‘Vidi pro R.C.A.H.A.O.’ ‘Liber lxxxx, foliorum 309. etc.
  • 2. This and the following dispensations contain the usual proviso that the cure of souls shall not be neglected.
  • 3. ‘Ludham’ in Blomefield, vii, 99.
  • 4. Not in the list of archdeacons in Le Neve-Hardy, III, p. 249.
  • 5. The words ‘de Ywern’ are added in the margin, with note: Correctum de mandato domini Morinen. Regentis. An. de Adria.
  • 6. Substituted in the margin for the cancelled ‘Ywern’ of the text, with note:Cassatum et correctum ut supra. An. [de Adria.]
  • 7. Not in the list of archdeacons of Durham in Le Neve-Hardy, III, p. 304, but see above, pp. 44, 340, 343, 594.
  • 8. ‘Andree’ of the text is cancelled, and ‘Jacobi’ is substituted in the margin, with note: Cassatum et correctum de mandato domini F[rancisci Condulmari] Venet[iarum], Vicecancellari, An. de Adria.
  • 9. citra esculenta et poculenta.
  • 10. ‘indulgemus,’ substituted in the margin by An [dreas de Adria] for the cancelled ‘dispensamus’ of the text.
  • 11. The text was Magistro in Artibus. The word ‘Magistro’ has been cancelled, and ‘Bacallario’ substituted in the margin with the note: Cassatum et correctum de mandato domini Morinen. Regentis, An. de Adria.
  • 12. Notwithstanding the correction in the address, the words litterarum sciencia have not been cancelled, although they are not usual in the case of a bachelor of arts
  • 13. qui ut asseritur dicto Regi in quarto consanguinitatis gradu coniunctus existit
  • 14. consideratione corumdem regum pro ipso Hugone nobis super hoc humiliter supplicantium. King James is described, however, in the present as in the pre- ceding letter as ‘clare memoric Jacobus Rex Scotorum.’ The petition was evidently framed before the king's murder, Feb. 20.