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Volume XLIII: 4 Urban V

Pages 527-537

Petitions to the Pope 1342-1419. Originally published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1896.

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4 Urban V

(f. 183d.)
Hugh Raa, student of canon law at Paris. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the subdeanery of Glasgow, value 30 marks, which he has held for two years, but as his predecessor, John Peny, held it together with the precentorship of Aberdeen, Hugh fears that he may be molested touching the same.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. June.
(f. 188.)
David, king of Scotland. On behalf of his chaplain, Laurence Kauth, for a benefice, value 25 marks, in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of St. Andrews. Granted. Avignon, Non. June.
(f. 188d.)
For correction of a petition, f. 143 (sic), in which a canonry and prebend is prayed for in the metropolitan church, whereas York is the only metropolitan church in which there are secular canonries and prebends. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. June.
1366. (f. 189.)
John Kelk. For the canonry and prebend of St. Maurice in Aberwyly, value 2½ marks, which Thomas de Tetford is bound to resign on succeeding John de Waltham in the church of Heversham, notwithstanding that Kelk has papal grant of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. June.
(f. 193d.)
John Wasil, scholar of canon law. For a canonry of Moray, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is chancellor and has a canonry and prebend of Caithness, which he is ready to resign, especially as he is ignorant for the most part of the language of the people of that part. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. June.
(f. 194d.)
Robert de Hamslape. For leave to retain the church of Torteworth for four years after obtaining a benefice, value 8 marks, in the gift of the bishop of Exeter, within which time he is bound to resign the said church in order to exchange it, notwithstanding the pope's order to resign it.
Granted, even so that you may have two benefices by way of exchange, if their value does not exceed 150 florins. Avignon, 4 Id. June.
(f. 215.)
Michael de Monymusk. For mandate to the judges or executors deputed by the pope to confer on him the reserved deanery of Glasgow to make provision of it to him, inasmuch as William de Grenlaw, who was bound to resign it on obtaining a canonry and prebend of the same, still holds it, together with the archdeaconry of Glasgow; notwithstanding that Michael has a canonry and prebend of Brechin, value 2 marks. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
(f. 217.)
For the duke of Lancaster:—
John, duke of Lancaster, third son of the king of England, and Blanche his wife. For plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted.
The same. For leave to change as well as to choose their confessors. Granted.
The same. On behalf of their kinsman, Henry Percy, knight, for a portable altar. Granted.
The same. On behalf of Robert Urswik, donsel, and Margery, relict of Robert de Hornby, who have intermarried in ignorance that they were related in the third degree of affinity, for a dispensation that they may remain in the marriage so contracted, and that their past and future offspring be declared legitimate.
Granted, information being first obtained touching the scandal of a divorce, which it is alleged is to be avoided.
The same. On behalf of a member of their household, William son of William Dudeman, scholar in arts, for a canonry of Howden, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted, if he is sixteen years old.
The same. On behalf of Adred son of Godfrey Foljambe, knight, scholar of civil law, for the like in York. Granted.
The same. On behalf of William Basy, son of Hamo Basy, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, for a further dispensation that he may exchange his benefice. Granted.
The same. On behalf of John Wodhulle, M.A. for a benefice, value 50 marks, in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Ely.
Granted.
The same. On behalf of John Wauncy. Carmelite, master in theology, for dispensation on account of illegitimacy, that he may be promoted to all offices and dignities of his order.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. July.
(f. 231d.)
Whereas, on behalf of John de Alchawe, the pope was petitioned for confirmation of the church of Snodelond, in the diocese of Rochester, collated to him and the ordinary by Way of exchange, notwithstanding that someone by virtue of letters of pope Innocent accepted the said church, and prosecuted his right in the Roman court, where he afterwards died, and whereas surrogation was not prayed for the letters of confirmation cannot pass the chancery, the pope therefore is now prayed to order the letters to pass with surrogation, if necessary.
Granted. Avignon, prid. Kal. July.
(f. 235d.)
John Forster, of the diocese of London. For a canonry of the monastery of St. Mary's, Winchester, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, Non. July.
(f. 237d.)
John, duke of Lancaster. On behalf of Robert, S.C.L. son of Godfrey Foljambe, knight, for a canonry of Beverley, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his secretary, Richard Morley, for augmentation of the value of the benefice granted him in the gift of the archbishop of York, from 20 to 30 marks.
Granted an augmentation of 5 marks. Dated as above.
(f. 238.)
The same. On behalf of his confessor, William de Reynham, a Carmelite, master in theology, and Agnes Dudman his sister, for plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John Chaterys, M.A. warden of the scholars' college of Clare Hall, Cambridge, lately proctor or rector of the university, and for three years scholar of civil law, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Thorney, value 53 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, notwithstanding that he has the church of Burton, in the diocese of Lichfield, value 12 marks, which he is ready to resign, and a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend. Granted, and resign the expectation. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Ralph Pyemur of Gravelee, regent master of arts, and proctor, or rector, in the university of Cambridge, for augmentation of the value of the benefice granted him in forma pauperum, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Westminster, value 25 marks. Granted an augmentation of 8 marks. Dated as above.
(f. 240d.)
The same. On behalf of John Dudman, husband of the sister of his confessor, William de Reynham, for plenary remission at the hour of death, he being of the age of sixty years and upwards.
Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Aug.
(f. 244d.)
John Dugaldi, archdeacon of Argyle, value 20 marks, advanced in canon law, and formerly the pope's scholar. For a canonry of Dunkeld, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted, and let him first be examined, and information given touching the matters contained in the following schedule:
[Information.]
The church of Argyle, in which is the said archdeaconry, is distant a a day's journey from that of Dunkeld, and the dioceses are conterminous; the said John knows the language and idioms of both, and speaks them well; he is present in the Roman court, where he was the pope's scholar. Avignon, 11 Kal. Aug.
(f. 248.)
Walter Tyrell, of Ireland, Augustinian canon of St. Thomas the Martyr, Dublin. For the conventual priory of St. Mary's, Conall, in the diocese of Kildare, void by the provision made to William Whyt of the see of Down, or for reservation of the same.
Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Aug.
(f. 250d.)
Stephen, bishop of Limerick. Whereas the archdeaconry of his church, value 40 marks, was given by him, in the time of Innocent VI. to Maurice son of Peter, and whereas he doubts whether it was reserved to the pope, or lapsed to the apostolic see, the pope is prayed to confirm the said collation, notwithstanding that Maurice has a canonry of Cashel, from which he gets nothing, and which he is prepared to resign, and a canonry and prebend of Ardfert, value 50 gold florins.
Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Aug.
(f. 256d.)
John Chandos, viscount of St. Sauveur, and constable of Aquitaine. On behalf of his clerk, John de Stratford, scholar of canon law, for the canonry and prebend of Salisbury, value, according to the taxation of the tenth, 17l. but according to common estimate 27l. which Forcenarius de Calvomonte is bound to resign on getting the priory and a canonry and prebend of St. Radegund's, Poitiers, notwithstanding that John has the church of Chilmark, value 13l. 6s. 8d. and a canonry of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend, which last he is ready to resign.
Granted, and resign all. Avignon, 12 Kal. Aug.
(f. 257.)
Roger Payn. For confirmation of the canonry of Crediton, and a prebend styled ‘Bursary,’ granted to him by the pope on their being lapsed to the apostolic see, notwithstanding that they are detained by a certain John who holds another prebend in the same church; and in the papal letters Roger is described as having studied arts and civil law at Oxford for five years, whereas it is now five years since he studied civil law, which he did study for four years.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Aug.
(f. 258d.)
Eleanor de Lancastre, countess of Arundel and Surrey. For licence to enter houses of the religious of St. Clare, and to stay three days, accompanied by her sons, daughters, and kinsfolk, who are above suspicion.
Granted, entrance in decent dress, with four women aged not less than forty, and not to pass the night. Avignon, 9 Kal. Aug.
(f. 265d.)
Walter Pavely, knight, lord of Helperton, in the diocese of Salisbury. For a portable altar.
Granted for four years. Avignon, prid. Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to choose his confessor.
Granted as above. Dated as above.
(f. 266.)
Bartholomew de Burgherssh, knight. On behalf of Philippa Mortimer, countess of March, for a portable altar.
Granted. Avignon, Kal. Aug. 3.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Mary Chasteler, for the like.
Granted for four years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the same, for faculty to choose her confessor.
Granted for six years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas Morant, knight, for a portable altar. Granted for four years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Grey, knight, lord of Retherfeld, and Matilda his wife, Henry Coggeshale, knight, and Joan his wife, Thomas Hungerford and Eleanor his wife, John Gildesburgh and Elizabeth his wife, William de Penbrigge and Margaret his wife, William Soty and Margery his wife, Idoyna Gonnewardby, Alice Ilger, Cristina atte Doune; William Steel, William Windessore, and William de Sutton, priests, and Thomas Courteys, for plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted for two, of whose life information is to be received. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas he and Margaret his wife had leave to choose their confessors to give them plenary remission at the hour of death, they pray that this remission may be granted them when [at any time] in danger of death. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to choose their confessors to absolve them in all cases except those reserved to the apostolic see.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For a portable altar for himself and his wife.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to himself and his wife to enter the enclosures of Minoresses in London, and to speak, eat, and drink with them.
Granted for his wife, and with four matrons aged forty. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to choose a confessor to absolve him and his companions in the expedition they purpose to make against the enemies of the Christian faith, whether their journey be interrupted before they cross the sea, or at any time during it.
Granted, if the said enemies possess the Holy Land, or attack Christians in the unity of the faith; the concession is extended to forty persons. Avignon, Kal. Aug.
(f. 266d.)
The same. For leave for himself and his wife to enter, even severally, the monasteries of Minoresses in London with a limited number of men and women (as above), notwithstanding the concession granted as above, and that the four matrons therein mentioned may be women of any age, to be chosen by his wife, and above suspicion.
Granted for his wife, with four women aged fifty. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That his and his wife's confessors, and other mendicant friars, may eat such meats at their table as are served to seculars, notwithstanding any prohibition.
Granted at one meal. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the persons (John de Grey and others) as above; the petition is repeated, notwithstanding the limitation to two persons, inasmuch as they are all of honourable state and honest life and conversation, as the petitioner will prove.
Granted for six, as above. Avignon, Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
John de Cobham, son of the late James de Cobham, knight. On behalf of his brother, Thomas de Cobham, of the diocese of Exeter, who has studied civil law for six years, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. Aug.
(f. 267.)
Richard Ponchardon, knight, of the diocese of Lincoln. For a portable altar. Granted for eight years. Avignon, 3 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to choose his confessor.
Granted for six years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Margaret, daughter of Simon Sexage, for plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same, ambassador and marshal of the prince of Aquitaine. That the confessor of his choice may absolve him from all sins save those reserved to the apostolic see.
Granted for eight years. Avignon, 3 Non. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Agnes Filoill, of the diocese of London, for plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted, on information touching her being received. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Edmund Bardolf, baron and knight, for the like. Granted as above. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That the concession of a portable altar may be for his life. Granted. Avignon, Kal. Aug.
(f. 267d.)
An Augustinian, professed in a monastery of the diocese of Meath, and after some time elected to be prior of another monastery, and confirmed by the bishop, inasmuch as he could not reside there without danger of his person, resigned the same, and returned to his former monastery, in which he prays the pope to order him to be received, and provision made to him as a professed canon.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. Aug.
(f. 268d.)
John Cheyney. For the canonry and prebend of Carswille, value 5½ marks, in St. Cross, Crediton, void by reason that John Perour, who holds the prebend, has by authority of the ordinary obtained another, styled the Bursary prebend, in the same church, notwithstanding that Cheyney expects a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Aug.
(f. 271d.)
Eleanor de Lancastre, countess of Arundel and Surrey. For licence to enter the dwellings of religious of the order of St. Clare, accompanied by her sons, daughters, and kinsfolk.
Granted for four women aged forty. Avignon, Kal. Aug.
(f. 272d.)
Sampson Cliston, esquire of Richard Stafford, baron, the king's ambassador. For relaxation of a year and forty days of enjoined penance to penitents who visit and help to repair the Augustinian priory of Stone, in the diocese of Lichfield, on the feasts of St. Mary the Virgin, Christmas, Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Corpus Christi, St. John Baptist, the Apostles, All Saints, and St. Wlphad, martyr, of Stone, and during their octaves; the same to hold good for ten years.
Granted. Avignon, prid. Non. Aug.
Ibid.
The warden and fellows of the college of Holy Trinity in the university of Cambridge. That they, their successors, and students of the college may celebrate mass and other divine offices in the chapel built and founded within the same.
Granted. Avignon, prid. Non. Aug.
(f. 277.)
The bishop of Limerick. For confirmation of the exchange made by Thomas del Bathe, chancellor of Limerick, and his resignation of the canonry and second prebend of Luske, in Dublin, value 40l. there being a doubt whether these were not reserved to the pope.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. For confirmation of the election of Patrick O'Corry to the deanery of Armagh, value 200 gold florins, void by the death of Christopher Ofearghila, there being a doubt whether it was reserved by Innocent VI. Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. Aug.
(f. 278.)
Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke, lady of Belac and Montignac, foundress of the college of the hall of scholars of Valence Marie, in the university of Cambridge. For licence to build a chapel, with bells and other requisites, within the said college, and have it dedicated, and therein by seculars and regulars to have celebrated masses and other divine offices, the sacrament of the Eucharist administered, oblations received, and bodies buried, without prejudice to the rights of the diocesan and others.
Let them have the chapel for themselves. Avignon, 8 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of James Nicolai, M.A. student in theology for three years, of the diocese of Roeskilde, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Ely, value 60l. with cure of souls, or 40l. without. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 279d.)
The hospital for poor and lepers of St. Batholomew, Tweedmouth, in the diocese of Durham. Whereas it has been devastated by incursions of the Scots, and its rents and profits are no longer enough to repair the buildings, the master, John Lowyck, has provided of his own goods a little fishing vessel to fish in the sea, on whose shore the hospital stands, for the sustenance of the brethren and the infirm; and whereas the masters of the hospital have not paid tithes to any other church of the lands of the hospital, nor of their other goods, nor of oblations offered in their oratory, nor have any been demanded, and whereas the prior and convent of Halleland (Lindisfarne), pretending that the hospital is in their parish, now demand tithes of the fisheries, though they do not presume to exact them on other goods, the pope is prayed to grant them exemption. Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. Aug.
(f. 280d.)
John de Buckingham, M.A. B.C.L. For provision anew of the church of Harwe (Harrow), in the diocese of London, already granted him on its voidance by the death of Raymund Pelegrini, as it appears that Raymund resigned it in the time of Innocent VI. whereby it was reserved to the pope. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. Aug.
(f. 288d.)
The hospital of St. Bartholomew, Tweedmouth. (As above, f. 279d.)
Granted, provided that they do not sell [the fish]. Avignon, 16 Kal. Sept.
(f. 291d.)
Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk. For licence to himself and his wife to enter the monasteries of enclosed nuns of St. Clare with a retinue and therein talk, eat, and drink, and stay for three days.
Granted, if the earl and his wife are aged sixty, and their suite of the same age. Avignon, 10 Kal. Sept.
(f. 292d.)
Simon de Neuton, esquire. On behalf of his kinsman Walter, prior of Stone, in the diocese of Lichfield, that he may be made an honorary papal chaplain, with the privileges granted by Clement VI.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Sept.
(f. 296d.)
Edward, king of England. Whereas by reason of personal citations issued in the Roman court against clerks and laymen of the realm, it happens that the king and nobles are disturbed, and complaint has been made in the parliaments of the realm touching the same, and whereas those Englishmen at whose instance the said citations have been made, have been moved by rancour rather than by desire to get their rights, so that it is easy for simple and suspected witnesses who have causes in the said court to make false depositions in the absence of the parties, whereby such personal citations are issued to the grievance of those cited, and the disturbance of the king and realm; the king, in order to put a stop to such scandals and dangers, prays the pope to order that hereafter when any shall proceed either by word or writing against any of the said nation, before the citation be issued, the matter shall be committed for examination to the cardinals of Boulogne, Pampeluna, Limoges, and Carcassonne, and enquiry made of approved and competent Englishmen, on whose testimony the matter in hand may be determined.
Granted that two of the aforesaid cardinals examine the case before a personal citation be issued. Avignon, 4 Non. Aug.
(f. 297.)
John Cheyne, student of civil law for three years. Whereas Henry Ingelby, an undergraduate, is rector of Halghton, in the diocese of Durham, value 100 marks, and canon and prebendary of Cave in York, value 160 marks, and canon and prebendary of Castre in Lincoln, value 68 marks, and canon and prebendary of Southwell, the pope is prayed to remove him from the canonry and prebend of Castre, and to give them to John, notwithstanding that he has the church of Kirby Misperton, in the diocese of York, value 55 marks.
Granted, and resign the church. Avignon, 3 Id. Sept.
(f. 298.)
John de Wesenham, student of civil law for five years, now at Bologna. For the canonry and prebend of Howden, formerly held by James de Multon, and now void by reason that William Dinby, who obtained them, notwithstanding that he had the church of Peniston, in the diocese of York, unlawfully concealed his illegitimacy.
Granted. Avignon, prid. Id. Sept.
(f. 306d.)
The pope motu proprio makes provision to Anglicus, cardinal of Avignon, of the canonry, prebend, and deanery of York, void by the death of T. cardinal of Perigord. Avignon, 4 Kal. Oct.
(f. 309.)
Queen Philippa. On behalf of her clerk, John de Saunford, B.A. student at Oxford, for dispensation to retain his canonries and prebends of London, Wells, and St. John's, Beverley, value together 64 marks, and to exchange the same [this last clause is cancelled].
You can retain these without fear of removal, and have what are given you. Avignon, 6 Kal. Oct.
(f. 310.)
Benedict de Massingham, M.A. For confirmation of the perpetual vicarage of Litton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 24 marks, which he obtained by papal provision, but now fears it is void by reason that the late Robert de Wissingsete, to whom provision of it was made in the Roman court by way of exchange, obtained another church, before getting possession of the said vicarage.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. Oct.
(f. 312.)
Andrew de Trebrun, M.A. For a canonry of Moray, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is litigating in the papal palace about the church of Kinhowell, in the diocese of St. Andrews.
Granted, and resign the suit. Avignon, 4 Kal. Oct.
Ibid.
William de Trebrun, M.A. and an advanced scholar in theology. For a canonry of Aberdeen, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 316d.)
Lionel, second son of the king of England, duke of Clarence. On behalf of his clerk, John Donewich, licentiate of canon law, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, value 33 marks with cure of souls, or 22 without.
Granted, and resign the expectation. Avignon, 6 Non. Oct.
(f. 317d.)
John de Lichefeld, canon of the priory of Stone. For dispensation on account of illegitimacy, that he may be elected and promoted to all offices and dignities of his order.
Granted, except those of abbot and prior major. Avignon, 4 Non. Oct.
(f. 319d.)
Whereas in Aquitaine there are many English in the service of the prince of Aquitaine and Wales, who being ignorant of the language have died imperfectly confessed, the pope is prayed to grant faculties to John de Lyons, papal chaplain, and confessor of Sir J. de Chandos, to hear the confessions of such persons.
Granted for two years. Avignon, prid. Non. Oct.
(f. 325.)
John Gilberti, bachelor of theology at Oxford, a Friar Preacher born abroad (forinatus). Whereas between the friars of his order, and the chancellor and masters of the said university, a question was prosecuted by him on the part of his order in the Roman court and in England, whereby he incurred the enmity of the chancellor, masters, and scholars, and was unable to study there and be promoted to scholastic degrees, he prays to be allowed to study theology in the schools of the order at the university of Paris, so as to take his bachelor's degree, and in the following year to incept in the faculty of theology.
You may be received at Paris as you would be received in England. Avignon, 5 Id. Oct.
Ibid.
John Cheyne, who has studied civil law for three years. For the canonries and prebends of Salisbury and Southwell, to be void by the deprivation of Henry Ingelby, rector of Halghton, in the diocese of York (sic), value 100 marks, and holding canonries and prebends of York, value 200 marks, of Lincoln, value 80 marks, and Southwell, value 60 marks, and by the deprivation of John Welbourn, treasurer of Lincoln, who holds a canonry and prebend of the same, value 340 marks and a canonry and prebend of York, value 60 marks, and a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, value 80 marks, neither Ingelby nor Welbourn being graduates, but only slightly instructed in grammar; notwithstanding that Cheyne has the church of Kirkeby Misperton, value 55 marks [50 in text, 5 added by a corrector], which he is ready to resign, and a papal grant of the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, which Ingelby is said to hold, and which Cheyne is ready to resign.
Granted, and Henry and John are deprived. Avignon, 3 Id. Oct.
(f. 333.)
John de Cariloco, prior of Lewes, sub-collector of the apostolic camera in England. For a portable altar.
Granted for four years. Avignon, 10 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Stransall, registrar of the business of the apostolic camera, for a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes, value 60l. notwithstanding that he has the church of Agromont (Egremont), in the diocese of York, which he is ready to resign as soon as he has possession of another benefice under the same grant. Granted, and resign the other benefice. Dated as above.
(f. 335.)
Walter de Wandsworth, M.A. scholar in theology. For the hospital of Schirborn, in the diocese of Durham, to be void by the deprivation of Alan de Schetelington, rector of Heminburgh, in the diocese of York, value 160 marks, and chaplain or master of the said hospital, value 86 marks, and canon and prebendary of York, value 40 marks, which he, having no scholastic degree, holds contrary to papal monition against plurality; notwithstanding that Wandsworth expects a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of York, which he is ready to resign.
Granted, and Alan is removed from the hospital. Avignon, 9 Kal. Nov.
(f. 342.)
The pope is prayed to declare valid the processes heard by the archbishop of Naples, auditor of the papal palace, instituted by Robert called ‘de Preston,’ canon and prebendary of All Saints, Derby, and rector of Whethamstede, against Geoffrey Scrop and John de Belmers, canons of Lincoln, and Roger de Sutton and others, also those against William de Arderne, intruded into the said canonry and prebend, and others, heard by J. Robinelli, auditor of the papal palace, touching injuries, imprisonment, losses, and violence inflicted on the said Robert; the validity of the aforenamed processes having been brought into doubt on their further hearing before B. de Bosqueto under papal commission, whom the pope is prayed to order to proceed in the hearing and deciding of the same.
The aforesaid processes are to hold good as if they had been signed by me; provided the vice-chancellor signed them. Avignon, 15 Kal. Nov.
(f. 345d.)
Joan, princess of Aquitaine and Wales. On behalf of her clerk, Thomas Yerd, for a canonry and prebend of the collegiate church of Kirketon (Crediton), in the diocese of Exeter.
Granted, on information being given of his sufficiency. Avignon, 10 Kal. Nov.

Footnotes

  • 1. Originally part of Vol. XLII.