Lateran Regesta, 427
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'Lateran Regesta, 427: 1446', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 9: 1431-1447 (1912), pp. 547-556. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=103454 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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16 Eugenius IV (cont.)

De Beneficiis Vacantibus.

1445[–6].
17 Kal. April.
St Peter's, Rome.
(f. 6d.)
To the prior of Molynger in the diocese of Meath. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Richard Nugent, clerk, of the diocese of Meath, that Henry Baret, rector of Kylhulagh in the said diocese, is a public concubinary and has dilapidated many goods of the said rectory) if Richard will accuse Henry before the above prior etc. as usual, to summon Henry, and if he find the above to be true, to deprive Henry, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, to Richard. Dignum etc. Ad nostram siquidem audienciam. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxi. Quarto Non. Aprilis Anno Sextodecimo de Adria.) [2½ pp.]
1445[–6].
10 Kal. April.
St Peter's, Rome.
(f. 15d.)
To the bishop of Ossero and the archdeacons of Brechin and Dunkeld. Mandate to collate and assign to John de Durhame, priest, of the diocese of Brechin, M.A., the perpetual vicarage of Culmac in the diocese of Caithness, value not exceeding 4l. sterling, so long void, by the death of John Phil[i]pson, that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see. Litterarum sciencia, vite etc. (An. and G. Gonne. | An. xx. Id. Aprilis Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.)
1446 (rectius
1445[–6]).
10 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome. 20.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Newry (de Viridiligno) in the diocese of Dromore, and John Omustehee and Donald Obirum, canons of Dromore. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Nicholas Oserwan, scholar, of the diocese of Down, that John Mackellidh alias Les, rector called plebanus of the parish church called the plebania of St. Colman de Kyllcil de Murnu, in the said diocese, has dilapidated the goods of the said rectory, committed simony, is a public fornicator, and is accused of divers other crimes) if Nicholas (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, and who from fear of John's power has no hope of obtaining justice in the diocese or city of Down) will accuse John before them etc. as usual, to summon John, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, of the patronage of laymen and value not exceeding 10 marks sterling, to Nicholas, after he has been made a clerk. Vite etc. (An. and pro G. Gonne. F. de Laude. | An. xv. Residuum pro deo. Quarto Kal. Maii Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.) [3½ pp.]
1446.
8 Id. April.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 21d.)
To the abbot of SS. Peter and Paul's, Armagh, and the dean and David Macdamyn, a canon, of Armagh. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Rory Omihian, clerk, of the diocese of Armagh, that Patrick Okeminan, rector of Ardbo in the said diocese, is a public fornicator, has dilapidated the goods of the said church and committed simony) if Rory will accuse Patrick before them etc. as usual, to summon Patrick, and if they find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, value not exceeding 7 marks sterling, to Rory. Vite etc. (An. and A. de Cortesiis. | An. xii. Residuum pro deo. Quarto Kal. Maii Anno Sextodecimo, de Adria.) [2¾ pp.]
Id. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 24d.)
To the bishop of Melfi, the abbot of Corsraguel in the diocese of Glasgow, and the archdeacon of Dunkeld. Mandate, at the recent petition of John Kendale, clerk, of the diocese of Glasgow, M.A.,—containing that (after John Blar, esquire, of the diocese of Glasgow, had endowed the chapel, lately founded, of St. Mary the Virgin in the common pastures of Andancton', and within the lordship of Lykylesteuart, in the said diocese, the patronage being reserved to himself and his successors) the said John Blar, intending to present for the first time the said John Kendale, nominated him, who, under pretext of the said nomination only, took possession and still detains it, but without taking any fruits—to collate and assign to Kendale the said chapel, still void, without cure and value not exceeding 3l. sterling. Litterarum sciencia, vite etc. (An. and Ciprianus. | An. xx. Kal. Septembris Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.)
10 Kal. July.
St. Peter's. Rome, (f. 29d.)
To the prior of Roscoman in the diocese of Elphin, and the dean and Charles Oflainagan, a canon, of Elphin. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Dermit Odubda, a canon of Killala, that Dermit Odubda, rector of the parish churches, wont to be governed by one rector, of Castleconor (de Castroconchur), Cillglaise and Ymleachisseall, in the diocese of Killala, of lay patronage, has dilapidated the goods of the said rectory, neglected the divine office and the canonical hours, and committed simony) if canon Dermit (who was lately dispensed by authority of the ordinary, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to minor orders and hold a benefice without cure, by virtue of which he was, by the said authority, made a clerk and created a canon of Killala, and who, on account of the inordinate favours which rector Dermit has in the city and diocese of Killala, has no hope of obtaining justice therein) will accuse rector Dermit before them etc. as usual, to summon rector Dermit, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive him, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, value not exceeding 30 marks sterling, to canon Dermit, whom the pope hereby specially dispenses to be promoted to all, even holy orders and receive and hold the said rectory. Vite etc. (Chri. and A. de Cortesiis. | Chri. xv. Residuum gratis pro deo. Quarto Id. Septembris Anno Sextodecimo. Coronen.) [3 pp.]
13 Kal. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 36d.)
To the prior of the secular and collegiate church of St. Senan, Inyskaid, in the diocese of Killaloe. Mandate to receive and admit the resignation which Thady Macrayth proposes to make of his rectory of the united parish churches of Ocormayc in the diocese of Killaloe, and to collate and assign it, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Donatus Macrayth, clerk, of the said diocese, who is in his twentythird year, is on his father's side of noble race, and 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; whether it be then void by the said resignation, or be void by the death of Philip Macrayth, or in any other way; notwithstanding that the pope recently ordered provision to be made to Donatus of a canonry of Killaloe and the prebend of Clondagad, value not exceeding 2 marks sterling, and dispensed him to receive and hold them, and that he suffers the said defects of birth and age, on account of which the pope hereby specially dispenses him to receive and hold the said rectory. The prior is to see that there be no corruption. Dignum etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xxiiii. Quinto Kal. Octobris Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.) [2½ pp.]
3 Non. Oct.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 55d.)
To the prior of the secular and collegiate church of [St. Senan], Inyskayd, in the diocese of Killaloe, and Thady Meccrath, a canon of Killaloe. Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Mckehecayn, clerk, of the diocese of Limerick, that Laurence Okelly, perpetual vicar of Seangella in the said diocese, has dilapidated the goods of the said vicarage and committed divers other excesses and crimes) if John (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, and who on account of Laurence's power has no hope of obtaining justice in the city or diocese of Limerick) will accuse Laurence before them etc. as usual, to summon Laurence and others concerned, and if they find the above to be true to deprive Laurence, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to John; notwithstanding that the pope recently granted him provision of the wardenship or office of the collegiate church of Inyskayd in the said diocese, without cure, value [likewise] not exceeding 8 marks sterling. Vite etc. (A. and G. de Elten. | A. xx. Pridie Kal. Novembris Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.)
Non. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 64.)
To the dean of Cloyne. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Maurice Stack, dean of Ardfert, that Nicholas Okyllyn alias Okeally, rector of Yoghyll in the diocese of Cloyne, is a public fornicator and has dilapidated the goods of the said rectory, which is of lay patronage), if Maurice (who has studied canon and civil law for several years, and was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold any compatible benefices, of any number and kind, with and without cure, and resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased) will accuse Nicholas before the above dean, to summon Nicholas and others concerned, and if he find the above or enough thereof to be true, to deprive Nicholas, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling, to Maurice; notwithstanding that he holds the said deanery, a major elective dignity with cure, a canonry of that church [of Ardfert] with the prebend of Fyenyn, and a canonry of Limerick with the prebend of Crochin, value not exceeding 20, 2 and 20 marks sterling respectively. The pope hereby dispenses the said Maurice to hold together for life the said rectory and deanery, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, and hold instead two other incompatible benefices, provided that they be not two parish churches or their perpetual vicarages, notwithstanding his late ordinance to the contrary [see above, p. 5] etc. Dignum arbitramur. (A. and Cyprianus. | A. xlv. Pridie Id. Novembris Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.) [52/3 pp.]
Ibid.
(f. 69.)
To the bishop of Clonmacnoise, Hylarius Omaleaclayid, a canon of Clonmacnoise, and Magonius Maceoacgayd, a canon of C[l]onfert. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Donatus Magruaire, clerk, of the diocese of Meath, that Thomas Nuugunt, perpetual vicar of St. Enanus's de Dronrath in the said diocese, of lay patronage, has dilapidated the goods of the said vicarage, and committed simony) if Donatus (who from fear of Thomas's power cannot safely meet him in the city [sic] and diocese of Meath) will accuse Thomas before them etc. as usual, to summon Thomas and others concerned, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive Thomas, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 12 marks sterling, to Donatus; notwithstanding that the pope recently granted him provision of a benefice with or without cure in the gift of the bishops and chapters etc. of Clonmacnoise and Meath, which grant shall, upon his obtaining the said vicarage, be without force as far only as regards a benefice with cure. Vite etc. (A. and A. de Cortesiis. | A. x. Residuum gratis pro deo. Decimoseptimo Kal. Decembris Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.) [3 pp.]
Prid. Kal. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 79d.)
To the abbot of the monastery of St. Mary, Innisgad, in the diocese of Killaloe. Mandate to collate and assign to Donatus Okaellagy, clerk, of the diocese of Killaloe, the perpetual vicarage of Cnog' in the said diocese, value not exceeding 6 marks sterling, so long void, by the death of John Ohurrely, that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see; summoning and removing Dermit Okaellagy, priest, of the said diocese, who, under pretext of a collation made to him by authority of the metropolitan after the said lapse, has unduly detained possession for between four and five years; whether it be void as stated, or by the resignation of Maurice Ykaellagy or in any other way. Dignum etc. (An. and A. de Cortesiis. | An. xx. Duodecimo Kal. Octobris Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.) [2 pp.]
4 Id. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 82d.)
To Thady Macrayth, a canon of Killaloe. Mandate, at the recent petition of John Ybeckayn, a perpetual portionary in the collegiate church of Iniskayd in the diocese of Killaloe (containing that formerly, on the voidance of the sacristship of the said church, an office without cure, by the death of Donatus (fn. 2) Okeyt, the chapter in accordance with ancient custom elected the said John, who got the election confirmed by the prior of the said church, to which the confirmation belongs by like custom, and in virtue of the said election and confirmation obtained possession and still holds it, but now doubts whether they hold good) to collate and assign the said sacristship, wont to be held by portionaries of the said church, without cure and value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, to John; whether it be void as stated, or by the resignation of the late Cornelius Yheogonayn, or in any other way, and notwithstanding that he holds a perpetual portion of the said church, value not exceeding 20s. sterling. Dignum etc. (An. and A. de Cortesiis. | An. xx. Octavo Kal. Octobris Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.) [3¼ pp.]
15 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 99.)
To Charles Offlannagan, a canon of Elphin. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Lodoficus Oduinnan, clerk, of the diocese of Tuam, that Thady Ohanlid, perpetual vicar of Liskyaid in the said diocese, is guilty of simony and a notorious fornicator, and has dilapidated the goods of the said vicarage), if Lodoficus (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, and who from fear of Thady's power cannot safely meet him within the city or diocese of Tuam) will accuse Thady before the above canon etc. as usual, to summon Thady, and if he find the above to be true, to deprive Thady, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, to Lodoficus; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the resignation of John Herifort, priest, of the said diocese, or in any other way. Dignum etc. (fn. 4) (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xx. Undecimo Kal. Julii Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.) [3¾ pp.]
Prid. Id. Sept.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 146d.)
To the bishop and the dean of Mayo, and Dermit Odubda, a canon of Killaloe. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Tatianus Okearnayd, priest, of the diocese of Achonry, that John Ocluman, rector of the rectory of the rural lands of Oficari and Benfada in the said diocese, which is of the patronage of laymen, has dilapidated the goods of the said rectory and committed simony) after rehabilitating the said Tatianus (who alleges that formerly, under pretext of letters of the present pope, by which he was expecting a benefice with or without cure in the gift of the bishop and the dean and chapter etc. of Achonry, he accepted within the lawful time the said rectory, then void and not comprehended under the said letters, caused provision to be made to him thereof, and under pretext of the said acceptance and provision obtained possession but subsequently resigned; and who, on account of the inordinate favours which the said John has in the city and diocese of Achonry, has no hope of obtaining justice), and after absolving him from any sentences of excommunication etc. as far only as regards the obtaining of effect of the present grace, and enjoining penance, if Tatianus will accuse John before them etc. as usual, to summon John etc., and if they find the above to be true, to deprive John, and in that event to collate and assign the said rectory, with cure and value not exceeding 16 marks sterling, to Tatianus; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void because the late Cormac Ohegra or Thady Ocluman, sometime rectors, did not have themselves ordained priests within a year, without dispensation, or be void in any other way. As soon as he obtains possession under these presents the pope's said letters shall be without force as far as regards a benefice with cure [only]. Vite etc. (An. and A. de Cortesiis. | An. viii. Residuum pro deo. Quinto Id. Octobris Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.) [3½ pp.]
Non. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 164.)
To the dean and Hylarius Omalcaclaynd and William Ocharnean, canons, of Clonmacnoise. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Thady Magruaric, clerk, of the diocese of Meath, that Maurice Macaedagan, perpetual vicar of Locluatha in the diocese of Clonmacnoise, of lay patronage, has dilapidated many of its goods and committed simony) if Thady (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 Maurice before them etc. as usual, to summon Maurice etc., and if they find the above to be true, to deprive Maurice, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 24 marks sterling, to Thady; notwithstanding that the pope recently granted him provision of a benefice with or without cure in the gift of the bishops and chapters etc. of Clonmacnoise and Meath, which grant shall, as soon as he obtains the said vicarage, be without force as far as regards a benefice with cure only. Vite etc. (A. and A. de Cortesiis. | A. x. Residuum pro deo. Decimoseptimo Kal. Decembris Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.) [2½ pp.]
3 Non. May.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 212.)
To the dean and Philip Merning and Thady Macraith, canons, of Lismore. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Cornelius Oboyan alias Wyodi, priest, of the diocese of Ardfert, that Thomas Ohallayd, perpetual vicar of Lisgeibinan in the diocese of Lismore, has committed simony, is a notorious fornicator, and has dilapidated the goods of the said vicarage) if Cornelius, who is a priest, will accuse Thomas before them etc. as usual, to summon Thomas, and if they find the above to be true, to deprive Thomas, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, to Cornelius. Vite etc. (An. and A. de Cortesiis. | An. x. Residuum pro deo. Decimooctavo Kal. Julii Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.)
7 Id. July.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 185.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's, Boyle (de Buellyo), the prior of St. Mary's, Inchmacnerin (de Insulamacnerii), in the diocese of Elphin and the dean of Elphin. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Cornelius Macdiarmada, priest, of the diocese of Elphin, that Patrick Ostingin, perpetual vicar of St. Bede's, Ardcharna, in the said diocese, has dilapidated many of the goods thereof, and committed simony and perjury) if Cornelius will accuse Patrick before them etc. as usual, to summon Patrick etc., and if they find the above to be true, to deprive Patrick, and in that event to collate and assign the said vicarage, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Cornelius; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the death of Magonius Mickechin, or in any other way. Vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xii. Residuum pro deo. Quinto Kal. Augusti Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.)
17 Kal. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 186d.)
To Charles Oflandagan, a canon of Elphin. Mandate to collate and assign to Donatus Omureagaid, priest, of the diocese of Annadown [alias] Tuam, the perpetual vicarage of Galina in the said diocese, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, so long void by the death of John Lang that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see; whether it be so void, or by the death of Thomas Bonnule or John Verdone, or in any other way; notwithstanding that the pope lately [above, p. 146] ordered provision to be made to him of the deanery of Clonfert, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling, of which he is not in possession, and afterwards of a benefice with or without cure in the gift of the archbishop and the dean and chapter etc. of Tuam. As soon as he obtains possession of the said vicarage he is to resign the said deanery or all right in or to it, and the said later letters shall be without force as far as regards a benefice with cure only. Dignum etc. (An. and Ja. de Vicentia. | An. xx. Octavo Id. Augusti Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.) [3 pp.]
10 Kal. July.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 216.)
To the same. Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Oflandgale, clerk, of the diocese of Killala, that Thicus Magillauaneach, perpetual vicar of Ymleachaesseall in the said diocese, has dilapidated the goods thereof and committed simony) if John (who, on account of the inordinate favours which Thicus has in the city and diocese of Killala, has no hope of obtaining justice therein) will accuse Thicus, before the above canon etc. as usual, to summon Thicus etc., 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 6 marks sterling, to John. Dignum etc. (A. and F. de Laude. | A. xx. Tertio Non. Julii Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.) [2½ pp.]
5 Id. July.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 229.)
To the abbot of Holyrood in the diocese of St. Andrews, the provost of Toulouse and William Turnbul, a canon of Glasgow. Mandate to collate and assign to Andrew de Durisder, clerk, of the diocese of Glasgow, M.A., by both parents of noble birth, a continual commensal member of the household of William, cardinal priest of St. Martin's in Montibus, who has petitioned on his behalf, the parish church of Kylpatric in the said diocese, value not exceeding 15l. sterling, void by the death of William de Vardlau; whether it be void thus, or by the resignation of the said William, or in any other way; notwithstanding that provision was lately made to him by papal authority of the parish church of Obin in the diocese of Aberdeen, value not exceeding 14l. sterling, of which he is not in possession, and which, or all right in or to it he is, as he has offered, to resign as soon as he obtains possession of Kylpatric. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. (A. and G. de Elten. | A. xx. Duodecimo Kal. Augusti Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.) [2½ pp.]
15 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 269d.)
To the dean and Donald Oconchubayr and Cristinus Macquedian, canons, of Elphin. Mandate to collate and assign to Dermit Oflannagan, clerk, of the diocese of Elphin (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure) the perpetual vicarage of Balintobairbride (fn. 3) in the said diocese, value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, void and reserved to the pope because Finnardus Ofyachnay, who is to be summoned and removed, when holding it obtained, collated to him by authority of the ordinary, the [perpetual] vicarage of Dukylronan [in the same diocese], and has detained them together for more than a year against 'Execrabilis' without dispensation; whether it be void as above, or because the late Maurice Macquedian, when holding it, obtained the same vicarage of Dukylronan, collated to him by authority of the ordinary, and detained them together for more than three years against 'Execrabilis,' without dispensation, or be void in any other way. Vite etc. (An. and A. de Cortesiis. | An. xviii. Residuum pro deo. Quinto Kal. Junii Anno Sextodecimo. de Adria.)
Id. Aug.
St. Peter's, Rome. (f. 309d.)
To the prior of Drumlean in the diocese of Kilmore. Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Ogoband, clerk, of the diocese of Kilmore, that Malachy Ogoband, perpetual vicar of SS. Bridget and Fyncilla, Dysser[t]fyncelle, in the said diocese, when under sentence of excommunication and publicly proclaimed excommunicate, has celebrated masses and other divine offices and taken part therein, thereby incurring irregularity, and has committed simony) if John will accuse him before the above prior etc. as usual, to summon Malachy etc., 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 John; whether it become void by such deprivation, or be void by the resignation of Adam Yfegayd, or be void in any other way. Dignum etc. (Chri. and A. de Cortesiis. | Chri. xx. Septimo Id. Septembris Anno Sextodecimo. Coronen.)
6 Non. May.
Lateran. (f. 323.)
To the abbot of St. John the Evangelist's, Tuam, and Matthew Ohannli and Thomas Ogamnayn, canons of Tuam. Mandate, as below. The recent petition of Nigel Ilachnam, priest, of the diocese of Tuam, contained that after Martin V's reservation to himself and his successors of absolution from sentences of excommunication etc. for simony, he promised and afterwards paid a sum of money to Peter Bremecheam, the vicar [sic], in order that he should resign in Nigel's favour his parish church of Killeluane in the said diocese, and that it should be granted to him in commendam, which resignation the said Peter made to the dean and archdeacon of Tuam, who were empowered by the chapter, the see being then void, and who made to him the commenda for six months; and that he promised and paid another sum of money to John, archbishop of Tuam, in order that he should collate to him the said church, which archbishop admitted the said resignation, and made collation and provision of the said church, thus void, to Nigel, who under pretext alike of the said commenda and of the said collation and provision obtained possession of the said church, and detained it for between three and four years, taking the fruits, thereby incurring the said sentences etc. At the said petition the pope (who has recently learned that the perpetual vicarage of Adraguyl in the said diocese is void by the death of Patrick Maccassurllai, and has been so long void that its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although Peter Ocormacam, priest of the said diocese, without any collation or provision or other right, but by his own temerity, intruded himself and has detained possession for between three and four years) orders the above to absolve the said Nigel, who has resigned the said church of Killeluane, from the said sentences, etc., enjoin penance, dispense him on account of irregularity contracted and rehabilitate him, and thereafter to collate and assign to him the said vicarage [of Adraguyl], value not exceeding 6 marks sterling, summoning and removing the said Peter. He is to spend on the repair of the said church of Killeluane the value of the fruits which he has received from it. Sedes apostolica. (A. and A. de Cortesiis. | A. xvii. Residuum gratis pro deo. Quarto Non. Junii Anno Sextodecimo. de Felletis.] [3¾ pp].

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume is the usual modern description: 'Eugenio IV. 1446. Anno 16. Lib. 1.' A flyleaf has, in contemporary hands: 'Rubricatus est 1447, viii Julii,' 'Primus de beneficiis vacantibus anno xvio. domini nostri Eugenii pape iiii.,' 'Solui pro isto ligatore (?) solidos (?) ...,' and ' R(ecipe) Henrice.' The bottom edge of the volume has the usual contemporary description, only partly legible: 'Primus de beneficiis ...' as above.
2 The text calls him 'Pilpus Okeyt.' He is presumably the 'Donatus Okeyt' of Cal. Latt. viii. p. 98.
3 Also written 'Balintobairbrida.'
4 On f. 101d is the following, cancelled with strokes, without marginal note: 'Eugenius etc. dilecto filio Odoni Oconollan clerico Ardmachane diocesis, salutem etc. Vite ac morum honestas aliaque laudabilia probitatis et virtutum merita, super quibus apud nos fidedigno commendaris testimonio nos inducunt ut tibi reddamur ad gratiam liberales. Volentes itaque tibi cum quo dudum ut asseris super defectu natalium quem pateris de presbytero genitus et soluta ut eo non obstante ad omnes etiam sacros ordines promoveri et beneficium ecclesiasticum etiam si curam haberet animarum obtinere valeres apostolica fuit auctoritate dispensatum, premissorum meritorum tuorum intuitu gratiam facere specialem, beneficium ecclesiasticum cum cura vel sine cura, cuius fructus redditus et proventus.' In the left margin is 'An.' and in the right margin 'A. de Cortesiis, Nicasius,' as usual. The whole of f. 102r and almost the whole of f. 102v has been left blank for the rest of the letter, which was rightly left unfinished, as (being a reservation of a benefice in the gift of certain patrons) it would have been cancelled by the corrector with the usual 'Cassata quia indecenter et alibi (viz. under 'De beneficiis vacaturis') decenter registrata.'