Prebendaries: Major Pars Altaris

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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 4, Salisbury. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1991.

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A portion of oblations of high altar of cath., 'medietatem totius oblationis que super principale offertur altare', included in bp. Osmund's gr. to cath. 1091 (carta; cf. Inst. p. 80). Conf. by pope 26 Nov. 1146 (PUE II no. 53 p. 210).

Moiety of high altar oblations created preb. by bp. Jocelin (IV/C.2/Royal charters/36 and C. 47, clause omitted from version in RSO MS, pd. RSO I 203-6; see Greenway, 'Orders' p. 58 n. 14). (fn. 1) Placed first in Psalter list of prebs., prob. c. 1150. Preb. accounted for 108s. in 1186, 100s. in 1187, £4 in 1188 (PR 32 Hen. II p. 167, 33 Hen. II p. 187, 34 Hen. II p. 184).

Preb. annexed to bpric. until 11 Apr. 1219, when released in place of Horton, list 37 (Sar. Chs. pp. 85-6).

Pr.-preb.; cantoris side; term of residence c. 1270: July-Sept.


1220s 16m.; 1226 16m.; c. 1284 20m.; 1291 £10


Reginald Sinibaldi

Occ. this preb. once only, Oct. 1226 × Feb. 1227 (app. 1).

William of Chardstock (fn. 2)

Penitentiary, by 23 Nov. 1276 (Cart. Glastonbury I 62). First occ. as can. (also penitienciary) 27 March 1277/8 (Salisbury, D. & C. Libr. MS 153, see Cat. Libr. Sal.). Occ. as William penitentiary and this preb. May-June 1284 (app. 2). Occ. several times (cf. app. 3). Executor of will of M. Ralph of York I (Early Rolls of Merton p. 109). Last occ. as can. and executor of bp. Robert de Wickhampton's will, 20 June 1302 (Reg. Gandavo I 90). But presum. transf. to another, unident., preb. (list 66) before 30 Dec. 1295 (cf. below).

M. Peter de Sancto Mauro

Archdcn. of Surrey, 1258 and 1264 to d. (Winchester dioc., 1 Fasti II 94, 95). Occ. as can. and this preb. 30 Dec. 1295 (CCR 1288-96 p. 503). D. before 11 Nov. 1296, commem. 23 June (1 Fasti II 95).

Ralph de Stanford

Preb. of London (1 Fasti I 74); royal clk. Royal coll. to unnamed preb. in succession to M. Peter de Sancto Mauro, s.v., 20 June 1297 (CPR 1292-1301 p. 253). D. as this preb. by 5 March 1309 (Reg. Gandavo II 708).


  • 1. Preb. said in Valor II 74 to consist of Whitsun oblations.
  • 2. Devon. He is perhaps to be identified with the man of the same name who occ. as vicar of cath. 4 Dec. 1268. cart. De Vaux fos. 59v-60r.