Lateran Regesta, 409
1444

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'Lateran Regesta, 409: 1444', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 9: 1431-1447 (1912), pp. 425-429. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=103436 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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14 Eugenius IV (cont.)

De Beneficiis Vacantibus.

1444.
9 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 40.)
To the abbot of Cella Nigra in the diocese of Derry, and Odo Mackamayl and Donald Ocailte, canons of Derry. Mandate to collate and assign to Eugenius Oqueribollan, clerk, of the diocese of Derry (who lately, notwithstanding his illegitimacy, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, had himself tonsured) the rectory of Ardsratha in the said diocese, value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, void by the death of Isaac Oculean; summoning and removing Cornelius Otomoltan, priest, of the said diocese, who obtained papal letters against Cornelius Oirmegaich, priest, of the same diocese, in the matter of his deprivation on account of crimes pretended (conficta), and who, having by bribery obtained a venal definitive sentence, has under pretext of its execution unlawfully detained possession for between two and three years; whether it be void as stated, or by the free resignation of the said Cornelius Oirmegaich, or in any other way. The pope hereby dispenses Eugenius to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold the said rectory. Vite etc. (An. and Jo. de Tefelen. | An. x. Residuum pro deo. Pridie Kal. Novembris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.) [See above, p. 192.]
11 Kal. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 103.)
To the dean of Moray. Mandate to collate and assign to John [son of Alexander] Kennochsen clerk, of the diocese of Ross, the succentorship of Ross (to which are annexed a canonry and prebend of the same church and the parish church St. Madidus in the said diocese) a non-elective office without cure, value not exceeding 9l. sterling, void by the resignation of William Bayn to bishop Thomas (fn. 2) ; notwithstanding that the pope lately ordered provision to be made to him of the parish church in Eygh, in the diocese of Sodor, of the patronage of laymen [above, p. 169], and of the precentorship of Caithness, a non-major dignity without cure, value not exceeding 13l. and 15l. sterling respectively. Dignum etc. (An. and Ja. de Vicentia. | An. xxi. Pridie Id. Septembris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
9 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 170d.)
To the archdeacon and the precentor (cantori) and David Bultiler (rectius Buttiler), a canon, of Ossory. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Thady Omuryssaid alias Mackanerruly, priest, of the diocese of Limerick, that David Gundun, perpetual vicar of Kylmegen in the diocese of Ossory, has dissipated many of the goods of the said vicarage, has detained two incompatible benefices without dispensation, has neglected the cure of souls of the parishioners of the said church, and is a notorious fornicator—if Thady will accuse David, who is a priest, before them, etc., to summon David, and if they find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive David, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, to Thady; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death of William Weng, or be void in any other way. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. Gratis pro deo. Undecimo Kal. Decembris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
6 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 197d.)
To the prior of St. Mary's, Inchmacnerin (de Insula Macneri), in the diocese of Elphin, and the dean and Cormac Macdonchaid, a canon, of Elphin. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Imarus Macaclerid, priest, of the diocese of Elphin, that Odo Macaclerid, perpetual vicar of Tamnacha in the said diocese, sought to compel by lay power Malachy Macaclerid and Nemias Macaclerid, laymen, of the said diocese, to pay him a certain quantity of bread, flesh and other victuals (cibariorum), due to him from them, as he alleged, on account of his temporal lordship, and that the said laymen brought him before John, bishop of Elphin, who, upon his contumacy, promulgated sentence of excommunication against him, and ordered him to be publicly declared excommunicate, regardless of which he has publicly and more than once celebrated mass, etc. in contempt of the keys, and is also a dissipator and dilapidator of the goods of the said vicarage—if Imarus will accuse before them etc. the said Odo, who is a priest, and has held the said vicarage for five years and more, to summon Odo, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, to Imarus; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death of Matthew Macaclerid, or by the free resignation of the said Odo, or in any other way. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. Gratis pro deo. Quarto Id. Junii Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
7 Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 220d.)
To William Turrnbull. Collation and provision to him, a priest, of the perpetual vicarage of Cadzow in the diocese of Glasgow, value, with that of the annexed chapel of Dalseeff [sic], not exceeding 10l. sterling, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the resignation to the pope, without having had possession, of Robert Lawedre, to whom, on its voidance by the death of Adam de Strahern, provision thereof was made by papal authority, and who won in the Roman court a definitive sentence, which became a res judicata, against David Cadzow, priest, of the said diocese, by which the vicarage was adjudged to him etc.; notwithstanding that the pope lately ordered provision to be made to him of a benefice with or without cure in the gift of the abbot and convent of Calkou, O.S.B., and the abbot and convent of Gedworth, O.S.A., in the dioceses of St. Andrews and Glasgow, which upon his obtaining the said vicarage shall be null as far as regards a benefice with cure only. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Ossero and the archdeacon and William Turnbull, a canon, of Glasgow. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne, Jo. le Goupil. | An. x. xii. Undecimo Kal. Januarii Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
13 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f 250d.)
To the prior of St. Mary's, Cloyntwaskertanasynna in the diocese of Elphin. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Cornelius Oclabayd, clerk, of the diocese of Elphin, that Matthew Oclabayd, perpetual vicar of Fueran, has dilapidated goods of the said vicarage, is a notorious fornicator, and has neglected the cure of souls, whereby many of the parishioners have died without extreme unction—if Cornelius (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure) will accuse Matthew before the above prior, etc. as usual, to summon Matthew, and if he find the above to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Cornelius. Dignum etc. (An. and Ja. de Vicentia. | An. xxii. Tercio Non. Septembris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
13 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 254.)
To James des Hayes, canon of Rouen. Mandate to collate and assign to Geoffrey de Valle, rector of Houville (de Houvilla) in the diocese of Rouen, the chapel of the castle of Dangu in the said diocese, of the patronage of laymen, without cure and value not exceeding 15l. petits tournois, so long void, by the death of its rector, John Norhanton, that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see; notwithstanding that he holds the said church and a perpetual chaplaincy without cure at St. Catherine's altar in the parish hurch of Saint-Nicase (Sancti Nicasii), Rouen, the value of each not exceeding 20l. petits tournois. Dignum etc. (An. and Jo. le Goupil. | An. xxii. Quarto Id. Septembris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
7 Kal. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 268.)
To the dean, the archdeacon and Donald Ochailthi, a canon, of Derry, Mandate to collate and assign to Thady Omoelanfaidy [sic], clerk, of the diocese of Derry, who lately, notwithstanding his illegitimacy, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, had himself tonsured, the rectory of St. Patrick's, Domnachmormugisy, in the said diocese, with cure and value not exceeding 7 marks sterling, so long void, by the death of Laurence Omoelanfardi [sic], that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see; summoning and removing Donatus Occarwaillan, priest, of the said diocese, who made an agreement with the said Laurence that if Laurence would resign the rectory in his favour, he would give him a third part of the fruits yearly, in accordance with which Laurence is alleged to have simoniacally given up the rectory, without authority of the superior, in favour of Donatus, and to have resigned it to him, after which Donatus intruded himself by his own temerity and has detained possession for between seven and eight years. Thady is hereby dispensed to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold the said rectory. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xii. Residuum pro deo. Terciodecimo Kal. Octobris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
15 Kal. July.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 277.)
To the abbot of Ballintober (Ville fontis sancti Patricii) in the diocese of Tuam, the dean of Tuam, and Rory Omacrran, a canon of Annadown. Mandate to collate and assign to William Oconmachan, priest, of the diocese of Tuam alias Mayo, the rectory of Croisbuatain in the said diocese, with cure and value not exceeding 6 marks sterling, void by the death of Murianus Ogamnan (fn. 3) . Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. Gratis pro deo. Quinto Kal. Julii Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
5 Kal. July.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 288d.)
To the priors of St. Mary's, Mismore (rectius Inismore), and Inysglochrand, in the diocese of Ardagh. Mandate to collate and assign to Matthew Oforgail, clerk, of the diocese of Ardagh (who was [lately] dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents related in the second degree of kindred and the double fourth of affinity, and both of a noble stock of dukes, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold two compatible benefices with or without cure, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased) the perpetual vicarage of Cluainbronardh in the said diocese, value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, void by the resignation of Maurus Macgillanacui [sic] to bishop Richard; summoning and removing Eugenius, also [called] Macgillananam', son of the said Maurus, and Thomas Macmuirceartaidh, clerks, of the said diocese, the former of whom, without any right or dispensation, succeeded his said father and took possession, and both of whom have detained the vicarage for about two years, dividing the fruits between them. Vite etc. (An., and G. de Elten. | An. xx. Quintodecimo Kal. Augusti Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
9 Kal. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 302.)
To the bishop of Kilmore, the prior of the house of Holy Trinity, Locuac[t]hair, in the diocese of Kilmore, and the archdeacon of Kilmore. Mandate to collate and assign to Edmund Osyridean, clerk, of the diocese of Kilmore, who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, the perpetual vicarage of St. Bridget's, Dysirt[f]inkel, in the said diocese, value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, void by the death of Philip Macbradyg; summoning and removing Malachy Ogondon, priest, of the diocese of Clogher, who by certain expectative letters of the pope accepted it, but not within the lawful time, and who, under pretext of the said letters and acceptance, has unduly detained possession for more than a year. Vite etc. (An. and Ja. Petri. | An. Gratis pro deo. Sexto Kal. Decembris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume is the usual modern description: 'Eugenio IV. 1444 (corrected from '1445'). Anno. xiv. Lib. 183. The bottom edge of the volume has the contemporary description: 'Primus de beneficiis vacantibus anno xiiii Eugenii pape iiiiti. A flyleaf has, in different contemporary hands: 'Primus,' 'Primus de beneficiis vacantibus anno xiiiio domini nostri Eugenii pape iiii,' 'Dionisius,' 'Rubricatus est,' and the usual modern 'Lib. clxxxiii, fol. 313.'
2 The ground upon which the pope's right to order the collation is not stated.
3 The ground upon which the pope's mandate is based is not stated.