Lateran Regesta, 410
1444-1445

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'Lateran Regesta, 410: 1444-1445', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 9: 1431-1447 (1912), pp. 430-436. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=103437 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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14 Eugenius IV (cont.)

De Dignitatibus Vacantibus.

3 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 38d.)
To the priors of Athlone (de Innocentia juxta Athluayn) and St. Mary's, Roscomayn, in the diocese of Elphin, and the official of Elphin (fn. 2) . Mandate to collate and assign to Thady Macgereactayd, a canon of Elphin, who is of a race of dukes, the archdeaconry of Elphin, a non-major dignity, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, void by Odo Macdiarmada's obtaining, by collation made to him by authority of letters of the pope, the perpetual vicarage of Ardeharna [sic] in the said [sic] (fn. 3) diocese [of Elphin], and therefore reserved under the pope's late reservation of all benefices void by the obtaining of other benefices collated by papal authority; summoning and removing Magonius Omochan, clerk, of the said diocese, who, with the aid of lay power, without any canonical title, took possession and has detained it for more than a year; whether it be void as stated, or by the resignation of the late Cornelius Yconel, or in any other way; and notwithstanding that Thady holds a canonry and the prebend of Figarta and Kyllcomnata in Elphin and the perpetual vicarage of Achascrat in the said diocese, the value of each not exceeding 8 marks sterling. He is hereby dispensed to hold the said archdeaconry and vicarage together for life. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xx. Residuum gratis pro deo. Quartodecimo Kal. Julii Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
6 Id. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 51.)
To the bishop of Città di Castello (Civitatis Castelli), the dean of Clonfert and the chancellor of Killaloe. Mandate to collate and assign to Malachy Ocuyrc, clerk, of the diocese of Elphin, who has for more than ten years followed and is still following the Roman court, has for several years studied canon and civil law at Oxford, Bologna and Cambridge (Candabrie) in the diocese of Ely, and was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman related in the third and fourth degrees of kindred, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, the archdeaconry of Clonmacnoise (Cluanen.), a non-major dignity with cure, value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, void by the death of James Macohlayn; whether it be void as stated, or by the death of Cornelius Yrodechayn, or in any other way; and notwithstanding that the pope lately ordered provision to be made to him of the perpetual vicarage de Acharuym de Tyrbruyn in the said diocese, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, of which he has not got possession. He is hereby dispensed on account of the said defect etc. to receive and hold both. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xxx. Pridie Id. Novembris Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)
1444[–5].
15 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 68d.)
To the abbot of Fearn (Noveferne) in the diocese of Ross. Mandate to collate and assign to Lancelot Ross', rector of Tyre in the diocese of Aberdeen, by both parents of noble race, the treasurership of Ross, a non-major non-elective dignity with cure, value not exceeding 40l. sterling, void by the death of Henry Buge; summoning and removing Thomas Tulach, clerk, of the diocese of St. Andrews, who without any canonical title has detained possession for more than 3 months but less than a year; notwithstanding that he holds the said parish church, value not exceeding 15l. sterling, which he is to resign upon obtaining the treasurership. Dignum etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xx. Pridie Non. Februarii Anno Quartodecimo. de Adria.)

De Provisionibus Prelatorum.

1444.
Prid. Non. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 166d.)
To Lewis. Provision to him, a professed monk of the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte ([Sancti] Salvatoris Vicecomitis) in the diocese of Coutances, in the province of Rouen, in priest's orders, of the said monastery, void by the death of abbot Stephen, during whose life it was specially reserved by the present pope. Inter solicitudines.
Concurrent letters to the convent and to the bishop of Coutances—Inter etc., and to Henry, king of England—Gratie divine [premium] etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xvi. viii. viii. viii. de Adria.) [See below, Reg. Lat. CCCCXV, f. 168.]
4 Non. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 170.)
To John. Provision to him, archdeacon des Vés (de Citravada) in the church of Bayeux, S.T.M., a papal notary, of the church of Coutances, void by the death of Giles, during whose life it was specially reserved by the present pope. Apostolatus officium.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of the church, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church—Apostolatus etc.; to the archbishop of Rouen—Ad cumulum; and to Henry, king of England—Gratie divine premium etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xx. x. x. x. x. x. x. de Adria.)
1444.
14 Kal. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 174d.)
To John Odalay. Provision to him, a Friar Minor, S.T.B., in priest's orders, of the church of Clonmacnoise (Cluanen.), void by the death of Cormac, during whose life it was specially reserved by the present pope. Divina disponente.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of the church, to the clergy of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church—Divina etc.; to the archbishop of Armagh—Ad cumulum; to Henry, king of England—Gracie divine etc.; and to the people of the city and diocese—Divina etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xx. x. x. x. x. x. x. de Adria.)
18 Kal. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 176d.)
To the bishop, the dean and the official of Elphin. Mandate—recapitulating the letters by which the pope has this day ordered them to cause Cornelius Omachan, priest, of the diocese of Achonry (who is of a stock of kings and dukes, and who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents related in the double fourth degree of kindred, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure) to be received as a monk of the Cistercian monastery of St. Mary, Boyle, in the diocese of Elphin, to which by the favours of his parents and friends he could be of great service, and to receive his profession—if they find him fit, and after he has been received etc. as above, to make provision to him of the said monastery, value not exceeding 60 marks sterling, void by the death of Donald Omochan; summoning and removing Cormac Macdavid, a monk thereof, who by his own temerity and without any right has intruded himself in the abbatial dignity and the rule and administration, and has unduly detained the same for more than two years; whether it be void as stated, or by the death of Thady Macdermada, or in any other way. The pope hereby specially dispenses him, and grants that he may be blessed by any catholic bishop. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. l. de Adria.) [See above, p. 423.]
5 Id. Dec.
St. Peter's' Rome.
(f. 180d.)
To Garsias Arnaldus. Translation from the church of Dax to that of Bayonne, void by the translation, made by the pope this day, of William Arnaldus to Dax. Before receiving possession of the rule and administration he is to take to the bishops of Tarbes and Aire the usual oath of fealty to the pope, according to the form enclosed. Romani pontificis.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of Bayonne, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church—Romani etc.; to the archbishop of Auch—Ad cumulum; and to the king of England—Gracie divine etc. (An. and Cyprianus. | An. xxii. xi. xi. xi. xi. xi. xi. de Adria.) [See below, Reg. Lat. CCCCXV, f. 123.]
1444[–5].
15 Kal. Feb.
St. Poter's, Rome.
(f. 187.)
To Richard. Provision to him, whom, a monk and sacrist of the Benedictine monastery of Dunfermlyng in the diocese of St. Andrews, the pope appointed abbot of the Cluniac monastery of Paisley in the diocese of Glasgow, of which he has not obtained possession (see below, f. 211), of the said monastery of Dunfermlyng, void by the death of abbot Andrew during whose life the pope specially reserved it. Before receiving possession of the rule and administration he is to take to the bishop of St. Andrews the usual oath of fealty according to the form enclosed. Ex suscepte servitutis officio.
Concurrent letters to the convent and to the vassals of Dunfermlyng, to the bishop of St. Andrews, and to James, king of Scots—Ex. suscepte etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xviii. viiii. viiii. viiii. viiii. de Adria.) [See also below, f. 301, and Reg. Lat. CCCCXIV, f. 71d. and CCCCXV, f. 206.]
1444.
10 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 197d.)
To John. Translation from the church of St. Asaph to that of Rochester, void by the death of William, during whose life it was specially reserved by the pope. Before receiving possession of the rule and administration he is to take to the bishops of Worcester and London the usual oath of fealty, according to the form enclosed. Romani pontificis.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of the church, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church—Romani etc.; to the archbishop of Canterbury—Ad cumulum; and to Henry, king of England—Gracie divine premium etc. (An. and F. de Laude. | An. xxii. xi. xi. xi. xi. xi. xi. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 200.)
To Reginald. Provision to him, a priest, of the diocese of St. Davids, M.A. and S.T.B., of the church of St. Asaph, void by the translation of John to Rochester [above, f. 197d]. Pastoralis officium.
Concurrent letters as in the preceding. (An. and F. de Laude. | An. xx. x. x. x. x. x. x. de Adria.)
6 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 211.)
To Richard. Provision to him, sacrist of the Benedictine monastery of Dunfermlyne in the diocese of St. Andrews, professed of the Benedictine order, in priest's orders, of the Cluniac monastery of St. Mirrin (Sancti Merani), Pa[i]sley, in the diocese of Glasgow, void at the apostolic see, and therefore reserved, by the resignation there of Thomas, [now] a monk, then abbot thereof, made by his proctor John de Dowglas, priest, of the diocese of St. Andrews, to William, cardinal priest of St. Martin's in Montibus, who has admitted it by order of the pope; the pope hereby calling up to himself and extinguishing the suit which Robert Barbeir, a monk of the said monastery, intended to bring against the said Thomas about the rule and administration, and which the pope committed to the said cardinal. As soon as he receives these presents he is to wear the same regular habit as is worn in St. Mirrin's and to conform to its institutes. Apostolice solicitudinis.
Concurrent letters to the convent and to the vassals of St. Mirrin's, Pa[i]sley, to the bishop of Glasgow, and to James, king of Scots—Apostolice etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xxx. xv. xv. xv. xv. de Adria.) [See above, f. 187, and below, f. 301 and Reg. Lat. CCCCXIV, f. 71d.]
5 Id. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 247d.)
To William Arnaldus. Translation from the church of Bayonne to that of Dax, void by the translation, made by the pope this day, of Garsias Arnaldus to Bayonne [above, f. 180d.]. Before receiving ... , as above, ibid. Romani pontificis.
Concurrent letters as ibid., mutatis mutandis. (An. and Ciprianus. | An. xxii. xi. xi. xi. xi. xi. xi. de Adria.) [See below, Reg. Lat. CCCCXV, f. 286.]
9 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 273.)
To the archdeacon and Cormac Macdonchyd and Cormac Omochan, canons, of Achonry (Akaden). Mandate—the pope having been informed by Rory Macdonchyd, a canon of the Augustinian monastery of St. Mary, Rosscomayn, in the diocese of Elphin, that Cornelius Maccearryd, abbot of the Augustinian monastery of St. Mary, Asdara, in the diocese of Achonry, has dilapidated goods etc. thereof, is a public perjurer, and (no mention having been made in the provision to him of the said monastery that he was blind of one eye, and no sufficient dispensation having been obtained by him) has unduly detained possession thereof—if Rory (who is professed of the said order and in his twenty-third year, and who was lately dispensed by authority of the ordinary, as the son of unmarried parents related in the second and third and other third and third degrees of affinity, to be promoted to minor orders and hold a benefice without cure) will accuse Cornelius before them etc. as usual, to summon Cornelius, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive Cornelius, and in that event to collate and assign the said monastery, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling, to Rory. The pope hereby dispenses him to be promoted to all, even holy orders and to exercise the administration etc. Ex suscepte servitutis officio. (An. and Ja. de Vicencia. | An. lx. de Adria.)
Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 275d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Dusce, in the diocese of Ossory, and John Ocuryn and Patrick Obruyn, canons of Leighlin. Mandate—the pope having been informed by Patrick Macaluard, a canon of the Augustinian priory of St. Mary, Roscoman, in the diocese of Elphin, that Thomas Odrufyn, abbot of the Augustinian monastery of St. Mary, Ferns, has dilapidated goods thereof and committed perjury, and on account of these and divers other crimes is diffamed in those parts—if Patrick (who has made his profession and who, before entering religion, was dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and receive and hold the deanery of Ferns, of which provision was ordered to be made to him, and who, from fear of Thomas's power, cannot safely meet him within the city or diocese of Ferns) will accuse Thomas, before them etc. as usual, to summon Thomas, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to make provision of the said monastery, value not exceeding 24 marks sterling, to Patrick; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death of Nicholas Odrufyn or in any other way. The pope hereby dispenses him to exercise the administration etc., and grants that he may be blessed by any catholic bishop. Solicite considerationis. (An. and Jo. de Tefelen. | An. xxxxvi. de Adria.) [See Cal. Lett. VIII, p. 651.]
3 Id. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 296.)
To Cornelius Ocunlis. Provision to him, a Friar Minor, S.T.B., in priest's orders, of the church of Emly, void by the death of Thomas, during whose life it was specially reserved by the pope. Divina disponente clemencia.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of the church, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, to the vassals of the church—Divina etc.; to the archbishop of Cashel—Ad cumulum; and to Henry, king of England—Gracie divine etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. gratis de mandato domini nostri pape. de Adria.) [See Wadding, Annales Minorum, vol. xi, p. 465.]
1444[–5].
7 Id. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 300.)
To the archbishop of Armagh, the abbot of St. Mary's, Granard, in the diocese of Ardagh, and the official of Kilmore. Mandate—the pope having been informed by John Oragillich, a canon of the Augustinian monastery of St. Mary de Kenlys in the diocese of Meath, that John, abbot thereof, has dilapidated many of its goods and committed perjury—if Oragillich (who has made his profession, and who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest, professed of the said order and abbot, and an unmarried woman, to be elected etc. to any dignities, even abbatial, priories etc. of the said order, even elective and with cure and who, for fear of abbot John's power cannot safely meet him in the city [sic] or diocese of Meath—if Oragillich will accuse abbot John before them etc., to summon abbot John, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to make provision of the said monastery, value not exceeding 60 marks sterling, to Oragillich; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death of the late John Oragillich or in any other way. They are to grant that he may be blessed by any catholic bishop; without prejudice to the bishop of Meath, to whom the said monastery is by ordinary law subject. Solicite consideracionis. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. l. de Adria.)
1444[–5].
15 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 301.)
To Thomas Tarveis. Provision to him, a professed monk of the Benedictine monastery of Abberbrothoc in the diocese of St. Andrews, in priest's orders, of the Cluniac monastery of Paisley (de Pasleto) in the diocese of Glasgow, void by the provision made this day to its abbot, Richard, of the Benedictine monastery of Dunfermlyng in the said diocese of St. Andrews. He is henceforth to wear the same habit as is worn in Paisley, and conform himself to its institutes. Inter solicitudines varias.
Concurrent letters to the convent and to the vassals of Paisley, to the bishop of Glasgow, and to James, king of Scots—Inter etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xvi. viii. viii. viii. viii. de Adria.) [See above, ff. 187 and 211, and below, Reg. Lat. CCCCXIV, f. 71d.]
1444.
8 Id. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 302.)
To Cormac. Provision to him, prior of the Augustinian house of St. Mary, Drymletha[n], in the diocese of Kilmore, of the church of Ardagh, void by the death of Richard, during whose life it was specially reserved by the pope. Divina disponente clemencia.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of the church, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church—Divina etc.; to the archbishop of Armagh—Ad cumulum; and to Henry, king of England—Gracie divine premium etc. (An. and Jo. de Reate. | An. xx. x. x. x. x. x. x. de Adria.) [See below, Reg. Lat. CCCCXV, f. 215.]

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume is the usual modern description 'Eugenio IV. 1444. Anno 14 (corrected from '15'). Lib. 1.' A flyleaf has, in contemporary hands: 'Primus de dignitatibus vacantibus et prouisionibus prelatorum anno xiiiio domini nostri Eugenii pape 4' and 'Henricus,' and in the usual modern hand 'Lib. clxxxiv., fol. 309.' On the bottom edge of the volume is the contemporary description 'Primus de dignitatibus vacantibus et de prouisionibus prelatorum anno xiiii Eugenii pape iiiiti.'
2 'ac officiali Elphinen.' is added in the margin, and subscribed 'An.'
3 No diocese has yet been mentioned in the text of the letter.