Lateran Regesta, 420
1445

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1912

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'Lateran Regesta, 420: 1445', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 9: 1431-1447 (1912), pp. 507-510. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=103447 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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15 Eugenius IV (cont.)

De Prebendis Vacantibus.

1444[–5].
5 Id. March. St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 26.)
To the archdeacon, the precentor and Denis Obarre, a canon, of Limerick. Mandate to collate and assign to Matthew Maccommara, precentor of the church of Killaloe —who is illegitimate, being the son of unmarried parents, both of a race of dukes, related in the double third and double fourth, and the fourth and fourth degrees of kindred, and the quadruple and double third and the double fourth, and the fourth and fourth and second and third and third degrees of affinity, which parents, notwithstanding the said impediments, contracted marriage, but without canonical dispensation; and who, in the belief that his parents had had such dispensation and that he was lawfully born, had himself made a clerk without mention of the foregoing, and obtained a number of benefices from which he received some fruits in good faith, and which he afterwards resigned—the canonry and prebend of St. Maynguyn in Limerick, void by the death of Philip Ohanle, and also the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of the same St. Maynguyn in the diocese of Limerick, void by the death of Emundus Ymayr, value not exceeding 6 and 3 marks sterling respectively; summoning and removing Maurice Oconalyg, priest, of the said diocese, who has for about five years unduly detained possession of the said canonry and prebend under pretext of a collation and provision thereof made to him by authority of the ordinary after their collation had by the statutes of the Lateran council lapsed to the apostolic see; notwithstanding that he holds by papal dispensation the said precentorship, a non-major dignity, and the rectory without cure of Tynmurlogach in the diocese of Killaloe, value not exceeding 5 and 2 marks respectively. He is hereby dispensed to receive the said canonry and prebend and vicarage, and to hold them and the said precentorship, even if it be with cure and elective, together for two years, notwithstanding the said defect etc., during which period he is to exchange either the precentorship or the vicarage for a compatible benefice, or after the said time resign the precentorship altogether. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xxx. Decimo Kal. Aprilis Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.) [4½ pp. See above, p. 442.]
1445.
8 Kal. May. St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 44.)
To the bishop of Ossero, and Rory Omearayn and Elias Omurchu, canons of Tuam. Mandate to collate and assign to James Joy, priest, of the diocese of Tuam, a canonry of Tuam and the prebend called of the small churches of Commacniculi and Commacnimara therein, value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, so long void (because John, archbishop of Tuam, then a secular clerk and in minor orders, entered the order of St. Augustine in the monastery of Cong in the said diocese and made his profession, that their collation has lapsed to the apostolic see; whether they became void as above, or by the promotion of the said archbishop John to the said church [of Tuam] and by his consecration performed at the apostolic see by the pope's order, or by the free resignation of the said archbishop or of John Stak, a canon of Limerick, to whom provision thereof was lately ordered to be made by papal authority, or in any other way; notwithstanding that the pope recently ordered provision to be made to James of the rectory of Inismeayn alias of the ecclesiastical lands of Portmien in the said diocese, of which he has not got possession, value not exceeding 6 marks sterling. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xx. Non. Maii Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.) [3⅓ pp.]
4 Id. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 48d.)
To the precentor of Ferns. Mandate to collate and assign the canonry and prebend of the church of Ballycassyn in the diocese of Waterford, value not exceeding 4 marks sterling, void by the death of Thomas Cardyfe, to Robert Lyncoll, clerk, of the said diocese, who has no hope of obtaining justice in the city or diocese of Waterford on account of Richard, bishop of Waterford's late appropriation (fn. 1) by his ordinary authority of the said canonry and prebend to the precentorship of the said church [of Waterford]. Dignum etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xx. Kal. Junii Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.)
5 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 140d.)
To the bishop of Dunkeld. Mandate to receive and admit the proposed resignation by Alexander de Casteltarris of his canonry of Aberdeen and prebend called the pensionaria of Ellone, and to collate and assign them, of lay patronage, value not exceeding 9l. sterling, to Alexander Pyot, clerk, of the diocese of St. Andrews; notwithstanding that the pope lately ordered provision to be made to Pyot of a canonry of Dunkeld and the prebend of Olmer, then about to become void, of which he has not got possession, value likewise not exceeding 9l. sterling. Dignum etc. (An. and Jo. Tefelen. | An. xxii. Quarto Non. Augusti Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.) [See above, p. 143.]
8 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 150d.)
To the abbot of Rosglas, the prior of St. Mary's, Killethe, in the diocese of Kildare and Eugenius Oconcubair, a canon of Kildare. Mandate to collate and assign to Donald Macostealba, clerk, of the diocese of Kildare, a canonry of Kildare and the prebend, of lay patronage, of Lea (de Lega), commonly called a rectory, value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, so long void by the death of John Blach that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see; summoning and removing Maurice Ocuynd, clerk, of the said diocese, who has under pretext of a collation made to him by the ordinary after the said lapse detained possession more than two years. Vite etc. (An. and Jo. de Steccatis. | An. xx. Id. Maii Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.)
4 Id. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 182d.)
To the precentor and Philip Oduynneckayn and Thomas Okaramada, canons of Ardfert. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Edmund McEclyoyth, clerk, of the diocese of Ardfert, that Dermit Oscanlayn, a canon of Ardfert, has committed simony and perjury, is a notorious fornicator, and is accused of divers other crimes, if Edmund (who lately, notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents, had himself tonsured, and to whom the pope recently ordered provision to be made of the perpetual vicarage of Galle in the said diocese, value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, which was then about to become void, and of which he has not got possession, at the same time dispensing him, on account of the said defect, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold the said vicarage) will accuse Dermit etc. before them, as usual, to summon Dermit, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign his canonry and prebend of Muyrrylz (i.e. Muyrrylgh), value not exceeding 2 marks sterling, to Edmund, who is hereby specially dispensed to hold them. Vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xx. Non. Junii Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.)
Prid. Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 194d.)
To the abbot of Deer in the diocese of Aberdeen and James Stewart and Robert Stewart, canons of Aberdeen. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Simon Rede, priest, of the diocese of Aberdeen, that William Craforde, a canon of Aberdeen, resigned the parish church of Duris in the diocese of St. Andrews in favour of Hugh de Vellis, priest, of the diocese of Aberdeen, in return for a certain sum of money paid to him by the said Hugh, or a yearly pension upon the fruits etc. of the said church, thereby committing simony, has practised usury, committed adultery and incest, and has laid violent hands upon Alexander Ethale, clerk, of the diocese of Aberdeen, and wounded him to bloodshed), if the said Simon, who is by both parents of noble race, will accuse the said William before them, etc. as usual, to summon him. and if they find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign his canonry and prebend called Crowdane and his perpetual vicarage of Tarves in the said diocese of Aberdeen, value not exceeding 30l. and 20l. respectively, to Simon. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (An. and Ciprianus. | An. xxvi. Decimoseptimo Kal. Septembris Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.)
_
(f. 287.)
To Arthur Magrath, a canon of Clogher. Collation and provision of a canonry of Clogher [with reservation of a prebend etc.] Vite etc. (Unfinished and cancelled with strokes, without the usual marginal subscriptions at the beginning.)
Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 295d.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Inishlounaght (de Surio), in the diocese of Lismore. Mandate to collate and assign to Philip Loyd son of David, rector of the parish church of Merthirkeler in the diocese of St. Davids, the canonry and prebend of Moriston' in Lismore, value not exceeding 8l. sterling, which became void at the apostolic see and therefore reserved by the death there of Richard Scadon. Dignum etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xxvi. Non. Januarii Anno Quintodecimo. de Adria.)

Footnotes

1 qui ... disposuit ... uniri et incorporari.
00 On the back of the volume is the usual modern 'Eugenio IV. 1445. Anno 15. Lib. 19.' A flyleaf has, in modern hands: 'Primus de prebendis vacantibus anno xv domini nostri Eugenii pape iiii,' 'Hermannus,' and 'Rubricatus per me Hermannum Lutkehus,' and the usual modern 'Lib. clxxxxvii. fol. 312.' The bottom edge of the volume has the contemporary 'Primus de prebendis vacantibus anno xv Eugenii pape iiiiti.'