Prid. Non. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
|To Robert Potter alias Milam, rector of Halton by Spyllysby in the diocese of Lincoln. Appointing him a chaplain of the pope and the apostolic see, with the use and enjoyment of all privileges, liberties, immunities, emoluments, honours, graces and duties (oneribus) enjoyed by other (alii) such chaplains; notwithstanding the constitutions etc. of Clement V and of Otto and Ottobon, sometime legates in England, etc. Vite etc. (M. Ferrarii. | xxx. G. de Puteo. Jo. de Vulterris.) [In the margin: Maii. ¾ p.]
|Prid. Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
|To John Pursell, bishop of Ferns, collector in the island of Ireland and its cities and dioceses of fruits etc. due to the apostolic camera, and nuncio of the apostolic see. Appointing him, during the pleasure of the pope and the apostolic see, nuncio of the said see in the island of Ireland and each of the cities and dioceses thereof, and collector and receiver-general of the pope and the said see of fruits etc. due to the pope and the Roman church and the apostolic camera, with the usual powers to exact and receive all such dues, except only the common and petty services, and to give acquittances, audit and examine accounts of all collectors and sub-collectors etc., compel by ecclesiastical censure etc., invoke, if necessary, the aid of the secular arm etc. He is not to delay more than a year in making payment to the camera, is not to appoint more than one sub-collector in each city and diocese of his collectorate, if they are wide, and if small one sub-collector in two of them, is to send their names to the pope or his chamberlain or his lieutenant, and is to render his accounts every two years, etc. He is, moreover, to take the usual oath to execute his office faithfully to Lewis, cardinal priest of St. Laurence's in Damaso the pope's chamberlain, or his lieutenant etc. Ex fideli ac solicita. (M. Ferrarii. | Jo. de Vulterris. In the margin is ‘de Curia’.) [3 pp., of which the first two are printed in Theiner, Vet. Mon. Hib. et Scot. Hist. Illust., pp. 405–406, No. 783, with the spelling ‘Purcel,’ taken from ‘Reg. Offic. Tom. I. fol. 312,’ i.e. the present Register, the part omitted by Theiner consisting of the above from ‘He is not to delay’ to the end.]