Prebendaries: Minor 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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Smaller portion of oblations of high altar of cath. (see Major Pars, list 41).

Preb. prob. added to Psalter list, after c. 1150.

Subdcn.-preb.; cantoris side; term of residence c. 1270: Jan.-March.


1220s 3m.; 1226 40s.; c. 1284 100s.; 1291 £3


M. Henry de Sancto Edmundo

First occ. as can. and this preb. Oct. 1226 × Feb. 1227 (app. 1). Occ. several times as can. before last occ. 17 Aug. 1238 (Sar. Chs. p. 246).

[? Edmund de Mortimer (fn. 1)

Letter of summons sent to his vicar because he has no certain place or domicile by reason of his preb., so possibly this preb., 30 May 1284 (C. 523). Also can. of Hereford, treas. of York 1265-c. 1282 (York Minster Fasti I 26). Inherited family estates 24 Nov. 1282; married c. 1285 (ibid.).]

M. William de Marchia (fn. 2)

Does not occ. in letters of summons 28-30 May 1284 (C. 523-4), but occ. this preb. at el. 26 June 1284, his name written later than other names in list (C. 517, app. 2), so prob. received preb. in interim. Occ. as can. 14 June 1285 (IV/C.4/41) and in papal disp. for pluralism, at king's request, 20 March 1291 (Reg. Nic. IV, no. 4606, cal. CPL I 530-1). King's clk.; controller of wardrobe 1283-90; treas. of Exchequer 1290-5. Also dean of St Martin le Grand, London; can. of Chichester and Wells. Bp. of Bath and Wells, el. 28 Jan. 1293, temps. 19 March, cons. 17 May.

Next identified preb. is M. Richard of Abingdon, (fn. 3) who occ. at Salisbury, no title, 15 Aug. 1294 (RSO II 116). Coll. to this preb. 9 Oct. 1305, transf. to preb. Horton 1309 (see 2 Fasti III 68, 60-1).


  • 1. Son of Roger de Mortimer, lord of Wigmore; for his career, see Biog. Ox. II 1316, Comp. Peer. IX 281-3.
  • 2. For his career, see Biog. Ox. III 2195.
  • 3. For his career, cf. ibid. I 4-5.