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Prebendaries: Warminster

Pages 105-106

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

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LIST 60 PREBENDARIES OF WARMINSTER

PREBEND

Warminster (Wilts.) a royal manor 1066 and 1086 (DB I 64d). 2 hides in Warminster, formerly held by Walter son of Edward, given to cath. by Henry I 1107 × 35 (RSO I 202, cal. Regesta II no. 1972); conf. by pope 26 Nov. 1146 (PUE II no. 53 p. 210) and Henry II 1158 (RSO I 204).

Preb. prob. in existence by c. 1150 (Psalter list). Preb. taken into royal hands during Interdict, valued c. 1210 at £5 (Interdict Docs. p. 20, cf. ibid. pp. 7, 16). Preb. consisted of 2 hides in Warminster 1242 (Book of Fees II 737; cf. Taxatio p. 182a). Exempt from archdcn. 1222 (RSO I 338).

See also K. H. Rogers in VCH Wilts. VIII 104; IV/E.5/Prebend of Warminster/1-3).

Subdcn.-preb.; cantoris side; term of residence c. 1270: Apr.-June.

Valuations

1220s 5m.; 1226 41s.; c. 1284 5m.; 1291 £5

PREBENDARIES

Peter Picot

Clk. of dean and chapter of Salisbury, occ. 1197 × 1215 (RSO I 235), and occ. as proctor of chapter 11 Aug. 1215 (ibid. p. 258). First occ. as can. 1215 x Aug. 1220 (HMC Var. Coll. I 369; RSO II 34). Occ. this preb. several times: first Oct. 1226 × Feb. 1227 (app. 1), last 20 March 1232 (Close R. 1231-4 p. 134). Occ. as can. frequently. Last occ. 12 Jan. 1240 or 10 Jan. 1241 (Sar. Chs. p. 254). Not called Master in any occ. at Salisbury, but possibly to be identified with Master Peter Picot, who occ. as can. of Exeter June 1190 × June 1191 (H. P. R. Finberg, West Country Historical Studies (Newton Abbot, 1969) pp. 182-4). Possibly to be identified with M. Peter who ruled the schools some time between c. 1180 and 1214 (above p. 18 n. 4).

Robert Foliot

Not yet can., still clk., 24 Aug. 1242 (I/13/Sarum 3/2). First occ. as can., this preb., Oct. 1242 × Jan. 1243 (Book of Fees II 737; cf. Sar. Chs. p. 289, of 7 Dec. 1243). Also occ. this preb. 14 May 1249 (IV/E.5/Prebend of Warminster/2; cf. Civil Pleas Wilts. 1249 no. 75). Indult to hold his preb. (valued at seven and a half marks), with other benefices, 25 Oct. 1257 (Reg. Alex. IV no. 2283, cal. CPL I 352). Occ. as can. several times. Last occ. prob. 27 July 1272 (I/5/D-F/Fordingbridge/12). D. by 28 June 1286 (CCR 1279-88 p. 398).

Hugh de Albiniaco

Res. this preb. by 15 March 1263 (CPR 1258-66 p. 252).

Walter de Albiniaco

Royal coll. to this preb. on res. of Hugh de Albiniaco, s.v., 15 March 1263 (CPR 1258-66 p. 252). Custodian of queen's lands, 1264-7 (ibid. p. 336; 1266-72 p. 31).

M. John de Polbergh alias Medicus (fn. 1)

Occ. this preb., called John Medicus, May-June 1284 (app. 2), summoned as John de Pulbrigg' (C. 524, pd. incorrectly Sar. Chs. p. 363 as 'Polliberge'). M. John de Polbergh gr. simple protection 2 Aug. 1283 (CPR 1281-92 p. 72). Occ. as can. 10 May 1288 (app. 3). Transf. to preb. Beminster I before d., and d. by 3 March 1298 (list 18).

M. Osbert de Baggeston

Occ. in Exeter dioc., called Master, but not can., 9 Feb. 1284 (Reg. Bronescombe p. 339). Occ. as can. twice only, 2 and 6 March 1297 (CCR 1296-1302 p. 92; CPR 1292-1301 p. 264). D. as this preb. by 22 Jan. 1304 (Reg. Gandavo II 627).

Footnotes

  • 1. 1 Not to be confused with John de Pulbergh, acolyte, rector of 'Chaubergh', gr. lic. to study 22 Apr. 1310, Reg. Gandavo II 891.