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Volume XCIX: 13-16 Benedict XIII. Anti-Pope

Pages 634-640

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

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13–16 Benedict XIII. Anti-Pope

1407. (f. 3.)
Walter Ra, dispensed as the son of a priest. For confirmation to him of the church of Cumbertreis, in the diocese of Glasgow, which he obtained from the ordinary, on its voidance by William de Strabroc obtaining, by papal authority, the perpetual vicarage of Dunlop. [Waterstained.]
(f. 3d.)
William Ross. For confirmation to him of the church of Kilbouchot, in the diocese of Glasgow, value 40 marks, which he obtained on lay presentation to the bishop, on its voidance by the resignation of John de Douglas, who is said not to have been ordained, whereby the church was reserved to the pope.
Granted. Marseilles, 11 Kal. Mar. anno 13.
1406. Ibid.
Alexander Barberii, student of canon law, of noble birth. For the church of Mukkyrsy, in the diocese of Dunkeld, value 20 marks, void by the death of Hugh Gamyl.
Granted. Savona, 3 Non. June, anno 12.
Ibid.
Simon de Mandeville, of noble birth, M.A. licentiate of civil law bachelor of canon law, and lecturing in the same at the university of Orleans. For the church of Kirkmaquo, in the diocese of Glasgow, value 80 marks, void by the consecration of Eliseus, bishop of Whiteherne, notwithstanding that the petitioner has the archdeaconry of Glasgow, and a canonry of Dunkeld, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Marseilles, 13 Kal. Jan. anno 13.
1407. (f. 4.)
William Fayrhar, precentor of Ross, who has studied canon law for many years. For the deanery and annexed prebend of Ross, value 10l. on their voidance by the consecration of John de Innes, bishop elect of Moray. The petitioner is ready to resign the precentorship.
Granted. Marseilles, 14 Kal. July, anno 13.
Ibid.
Malcolm de Aula, bachelor of canon law, chaplain of the late Anabella, queen of Scotland. For the canonry and prebend of Kinnore, in Moray, value 20 marks, void by the consecration of Henry de Wardlaw, bishop of St. Andrews, notwithstanding that the petitioner has the church of Tanadas, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and that Thomas de Grenlaw has unlawfully detained the said canonry and prebend for ten months.
Granted. Marseilles, 13 Kal, Mar. anno 13.
Ibid.
John de Spyny, M.A. bachelor of canon law, of noble birth. For the canonry and prebend of Neu[er]ch and Ros[ke]ven in Ross, value 10l. void by the death of Master Duncan Petit, notwithstanding that the petitioner has canonries and prebends of Aberdeen and Ross, which he is ready to resign, and the vicarage of Duffus, in the diocese of Moray, value together 26l. Granted. Marseilles, 3 Id. June, anno 13.
Ibid.
Thomas de Brothy, of noble birth. For the canonry and prebend of Logi, in Ross, value 10l. void by the death of John de Montealto.
Granted. Marseilles, 5 Kal. June, anno 13.
(f. 4d.)
John Cristini. For the rectory of St. Mary's, Aran, in the diocese of Sodor, value 18 marks, void by reason that the late Bean [Johannis] obtained the archdeaconry of Sodor, or that John Clerk obtained the vicarage of Irwyn, in the diocese of Glasgow, notwithstanding that Richard de Cornel has unlawfully held the rectory for two years, or that the petitioner has the perpetual vicarage of Kikerand, in the diocese of Argyle, and is dispensed as the son of a priest.
Granted for all. Marseilles, 8 Id. April, anno 13. Expedited 18 June, anno 13.
(f. 56.)
William de Lawedre, of noble birth, D.C.L. For the church of Liston, in the diocese of St. Andrews, value 100 marks, void by the consecration of Walter Forestarii bishop of Brechin, [notwithstanding that he has] the archdeaconry of Lothian, value 100 marks. He is ready to resign a church he has in France.
Ibid.
William Ramsay, licentiate of canon law, dean of Dunkeld. For the canonry and prebend of Moray, value 40 pounds of Tours, on their voidance by W. de Lawedre obtaining the church of Liston. He holds also a canonry and prebend of Aberdeen.
Granted for all. St. Honorat, Iles de Lérins, diocese of Grasse, 5 Kal. Sept. anno 13. Expedited in Porto Venere, near Genoa, 13 Kal. Feb. anno 14.
1408. (f. 93.)
James Walteri, licentiate of canon law, M.A. For the archdeaconry of Teviotdale, with annexed canonry and prebend of Glasgow, value 10s. void by the death of William M'Moyn, who held also the church of Kirkpatrick in the same diocese, notwithstanding that Gilbert de Moussald unlawfully holds the archdeaconry, and that the petitioner has the vicarage of Inver[le]than in the same diocese, and has a chaplaincy of St. Nicholas, Dalkeith, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and the canonry and prebend of Diskirk (Ashkirk), in Glasgow, which he is ready to resign, and is litigating about the church of Magracamis, in the diocese of Glasgow. As the archdeaconry is situate on the border, and has suffered by the wars between Scotland and England, the petitioner prays for dispensation to retain the said vicarage. Granted.
(f. 93d.)
John Gray, M.A. licentiate of medicine, rector of Kirk Andrews, in the diocese of Whiteherne. For the canonry and prebend of Askirk in Glasgow, value 40s. on their voidance by James Walteri obtaining the archdeaconry of Teviotdale. Granted.
Ibid.
Richard Hunter, licentiate of canon law, at the papal court for five years. For the precentorship, with annexed canonry and prebend of Ross, value 12l. on their voidance by William Fayrhar obtaining the deanery of Ross, notwithstanding that the petitioner has the church of Hall, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and expects a benefice in Dunkeld, and a canonry and prebend of Aberdeen.
Granted. Porto Venere, near Genoa, 12 Kal. June, anno 14.
(f. 96d.)
Matthew, bishop of Glasgow. For commission to summon the chapter and the canon and prebendary of Barlanar, in the same church, touching certain rents or pension due to the bishop from the said prebend, and with consent of the chapter to suppress the prebend on the death of the said canon and prebendary, and to unite its fruits to the bishop's income.
The pope granted the request on condition of another prebend of like value being founded. Porto Venere, 4 Id. June, anno 14.
(f. 100.)
Richard de Cornel, licentiate of canon law, ambassador of the duke of Albany, governor of Scotland. On behalf of William Stephani, for the canonry and prebend of Ryny, in Moray, value 20 marks Scots, on their voidance by Alexander de Lylliscleft obtaining the archdeaconry of Dunkeld, notwithstanding that the petitioner has the church of Essy, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and the hospital of Edingham in the same.
Granted. Collioure, Perpignan, prid. Id. July, anno 14.
1409. (f. 102.)
William de Conyngham, bachelor of canon law, papal chaplain, kinsman of king James, and of Robert, duke of Albany, governor of Scotland, vicar of Dundonald, in the diocese of Glasgow. For a commission to some approved person to investigate and annul the pretended union of the church of Kingorn, value 40l. sterling, to the monastery of Holyrood, made by the pope on the petition of the abbot and convent, to take effect on the death of Walter Bel, then rector, or the granting to him of a yearly pension of 40l. Scots, upon which he resigned the said church, which has been held by the abbot and convent for six or seven years; they being already well provided for and able to meet all charges without the said church, which, as its appropriation has been gained by fraud, the pope is prayed to give to the petitioner, who is dispensed so as to hold a plurality of incompatible benefices.
Granted. The official of St. Andrews is to take the matter on his conscience. Perpignan, 3 Id. Oct. anno 15.
(f. 103.)
Andrew de Hawik, first secretary and keeper of the seal of the duke of Albany, governor of Scotland. For dispensation to hold the church of Liston, in the diocese of St. Andrews, together with an additional benefice. Granted. Perpignan, prid. Id. Oct. anno 15.
(f. 104d.)
James de Keth, canon of Jedburgh. For the priory of the same, value 40s. Scots, void by the resignation of Thomas de Esdale, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Oxinham, in the same diocese, value 10 marks Scots. Granted. Perpignan, Non. Nov. anno 15.
Ibid.
Nicholas Childe, priest. That the pope would declare that the provision made to him of the church of Halis, in the diocese of St. Andrews, value 22l. sterling, void by the death of his kinsman, Richard Hunter, at the Roman court, was made with deliberation on consideration of the said defunct, and the poor scholars, his kinsmen, so that no prejudice may arise to the petitioner, who has accepted the church of Dunothir, in the diocese of St. Andrews, by virtue of a papal expectation. Granted. Perpignan, 7 Id. Nov. anno 15.
(f. 105.)
William de Camera, priest, M.A. in the fifth year of hearing lectures in canon law, rector of Erol, in the diocese of St. Andrews, member of the pope's household, kinsman of the duke of Albany, and of the earls of Moray and March. For the archdeaconry of Moray, with annexed prebend, value 20l. void by reason that James de Dunbar, now deceased, obtained also the precentorship when under age, and held them without dispensation. The petitioner has also the canonry and prebend of Moy in Moray, which he is ready to resign; the value of them and of the church of Erol is together 100l.
Ibid.
William de Gobam, priest, bachelor of canon law. For the canonry and prebend of Moray, on their voidance by the resignation of William de Camera, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Mu[n]kton, in the diocese of Glasgow, value 10l. and papal provision of the canonry and prebend of Alincrum in Glasgow, about which he is litigating in the Roman court, and which he is ready to resign.
1408. (f. 105d.)
John de Dalgles. For the said canonry and prebend of Glasgow, on their resignation by William de Gobam.
Granted for all, with the necessary dispensations. Perpignan, 6 Non. Oct. anno 14.
1409. (f. 116.)
The pope, motu proprio, makes provision to Master Simon de Mandavilla, doctor of canon and civil law, papal chaplain, archdeacon of Glasgow, of the church of Liston, in the diocese of St. Andrews, void by the consecration of Master William de Lawadir to the see of Glasgow. Perpignan, 4 Non. Jan. anno 15.
(f. 127.)
John Bulloc, canon regular of St. Andrews. For the vicarage of Travernent in the same diocese, value 60 marks Scots, void by the death of John Balbothin, papal chaplain and canon regular of Holyrood, notwithstanding that the petitioner has also the vicarage of Dull, in the diocese of Dunkeld.
Granted. Perpignan, 10 Kal. April, anno 15.
(f. 145.)
Nigel Colini, subdeacon, bachelor of canon law, rector of St. Columba in Keneuaden, in the diocese of Argyle, value 16l. For the rectory of St. Monevog in Lochaber, in the same diocese, value 20l. Scots, void by reason that Bean, bishop of Argyle, formerly dean of Lismore, in the same diocese, held it together with the deanery, and did not resign it on his promotion to the see, and, when the lay patron presented Cristin Dointi, the bishop refused collation.
(f. 145d.)
William de Goban, priest, bachelor of canon law. For the canonry and prebend of Glasgow, value 100l. old sterling, void by the resignation of William de Camera, on obtaining the canonry and prebend of Moffet in the same, or by the promotion of Simon de Mandeville to the archdeaconry of Glasgow, notwithstanding that the petitioner has the vicarage of Merton, in the same diocese, and a canonry and prebend of Moray, value together 20l. and that John de Merton unlawfully detains the said canonry and prebend.
Ibid.
John de Carruthers. For the vicarage of Mernis, in the diocese of Glasgow, value 40 marks, on its voidance by John Gardner obtaining the rectory of Egilsam, notwithstanding that the petitioner has the vicarage of Dreger, in the said diocese, value 20 marks.
Granted for all. Perpignan, 14 Kal. Feb. anno 15.
1408. (f. 157.)
Roll of Robert, duke of Albany, governor of Scotland:—
On behalf of the underwritten, for benefices void by the promotion of William de Lawadir to the see of Glasgow:—
Richard de Cornel, licentiate of canon law, for the archdeaconry of Lothian, value 80 marks Scots, which may also be void by the death of James de Borthwik, who is now on a sick bed, he, as is said, having exchanged the archdeaconry for the church of Caldor Comitis with Alexander de Lilliscleff, notwithstanding that Richard has the archdeaconry of Dunkeld, which he is ready to resign, and the canonry and prebend of Erskine in Glasgow.
Alexander de Lilliscleff, B.C.L. and licentiate in canon law, for the archdeaconry of Dunkeld, value 50 marks, on its voidance by Richard de Cornel obtaining the archdeaconry of Lothian, or by the death of Ingram de Ketnesse, who exchanged it with St. Mary's in the isle of Aran, notwithstanding that he has the canonry and prebend of Ryny in Moray, which he is ready to resign, and the church of Caldor Comitis, in the diocese of St. Andrews.
Andrew Hawik, his secretary and keeper of his secret seal, for the church of Liston, in the diocese of St. Andrews, value 60l. notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld, which he is ready to resign.
Thomas de Grenlaw, M.A. bachelor of canon law, for the canonry and prebend of Ruffill in Dunkeld, value 20 marks, on their voidance by Andrew de Hawik obtaining Liston, notwithstanding that Thomas has canonries and prebends of Aberdeen and Moray.
Granted for all, with the necessary dispensations. Collioure, near Perpignan, prid. Id. July, anno 14.
(f. 172.)
The pope, motu proprio, makes provision to Simon de Mandevile, doctor of canon and civil law, M.A. papal chaplain, of a canonry and prebend of St. Andrews and of Aberdeen, with dispensation to hold other benefices. Perpignan, 6 Kal. Sept. anno 14.
1409. (f. 200d.)
Henry de Lichton, deacon, licentiate of civil law, bachelor of canon law, rector of Kinkell, in the diocese of Aberdeen, kinsman of the duke of Albany. For dispensation not to be ordained for five years while studying at an university.
Granted. Perpignan, 4 Kal. May, anno 15.
Ibid.
Robert de Sancto Claro. That the pope will issue a commission to enquire touching the vicarage of Duffus, in the diocese of Moray, value 20l. and, if it be found that John de le Ard has unlawfully held it together with the succentorship and a prebend of Moray, to give it to the said Robert, notwithstanding that Robert de Logy holds it by collation of the ordinary.
Granted. Perpignan, 4 Kal. June, anno 15.
1408. Ibid.
John de Aberdeen, abbot of Dryburgh. For confirmation of his election and benediction, made on the voidance by the death of William de Driburgh.
Let a commission be issued to the bishop of Glasgow to do what is necessary. Perpignan, 12 Kal. Sept. anno 14.
1410. (f. 208d.)
Robert, duke of Albany. On behalf of Richard de Mariton, canon of Scone, for the hospital of St. German, in the diocese of St. Andrews, value 50l. old sterling, wont to be given by the bishop of Bethlehem to clerks bearing the red cross, void by reason that Roger de Edinburgh is a notorious schismatic, notwithstanding that Henry de Ramsay unlawfully holds it. Granted. Barcelona, Non. Jan. anno 16.
1409. (f. 209.)
William de Cunynghame, knight, lord of Kilmaubris, and Marjory Steward, relict of James Kenedi, donsel, of the diocese of Glasgow. For dispensation to intermarry, notwithstanding that Margaret, William's first wife, was related to Marjory in the second and third degrees of kindred. Granted. Perpignan, Non. July, anno 15.
1410. (f. 217.)
Robert de Merthon, subdeacon, M.A. and B.C.L. For the prebend of Castletarris in Glasgow, value 20 marks, void by the resignation of John de Hawik, who obtained it on the resignation of Henry de Wardlau, and then exchanged it for the prebend of Renfrew in the same, with Patrick de Huyston, by authority of the ordinary (the prebend being reserved to the pope on the promotion of Wardlau), notwithstanding that the said Patrick, bachelor of canon and civil law, has held it for eight years.
Granted. Barcelona, prid. Kal. March, anno 16.