Prebendaries: Welton Beckhall

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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 3, Lincoln. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1977.

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Portion of Welton called 'Welton Davy Bekhall' first mentioned 1291 (Taxatio p. 56b); presum. corresponds with either 'Weleton' N. Tessun' or 'Welleton' Remig'' mentioned 1254 (Val. Norwich p. 279).

Payment of 2 marks from tithe of farm of city of Lincoln, presum. from 1154 × 55, in exchange for portion of tithe of manors of Caistor, Kirton and Wellingore, gr. by king William I 1072 (see below pp. 169-71).


1254 £7 10s.; 1291 £10


? Antony Bek (fn. 1)

Instal. as can. 7 Oct. 1278 (R.L. I). Occ. in weeks 4-10 Dec. 1278 and 1-7 Jan. 1279 (ibid.), and 1 Jan. 1280 (C.P.R. 1272-81 p. 356). Also preb. of London (Fasti 1066-1300 I 70, 80), Lichfield, and Wells; precentor of York; archdcn. of Dorset (Salisbury dioc.) and Durham. Bp. of Durham, el. 9 July 1283, temps. 4 Sept. 1283, cons. 9 Jan. 1284 (ibid. II 32, 39). Brother of M. Thomas Bek, can. (list 27). His name suggests that he may have held this preb., and given his name to it.

M. John de Lacy

Transf. to this preb. from preb. Nassington, after 21 Nov. 1299 (list 53). D. as this preb. by 11 Nov. 1301 (Reg. II fo. 276v).


  • 1. Member of Lincs. family of Bek; see C. M. Fraser, History of Antony Bek (Oxford, 1957) pp. 4-10, and for his career, see also Biog. Ox. I 151-2.