Lateran Regesta 556
1460

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1933

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'Lateran Regesta 556: 1460', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 12: 1458-1471 (1933), pp. 75-80. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=103823 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Lateran Regesta. Vol. DLVI. (fn. 1)

2 Pius II.

De Beneficiis Vacantibus.

1460.
Prid. Kal. May.
(30 April.)
Macereto in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 32d.)
To the archdeacon of Killala (Aladen.), and William Bared and William Occarind (or Ocearind), canons of the same. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Niallanus Odubda, a canon of Killala, that Cornelius Obuachilid, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Castleconor (de Castro Conchur) in the diocese of Killala, an open and notorious fornicator, has committed simony and has violated an interdict lately laid by authority of delegates of the apostolic see in certain places of those parts, to the shame of the clerical order) if and after Nia[l]lanus, who says he is of noble birth by both parents, accuses Cornelius before the above three, to summon Cornelius and others concerned, and if they find the foregoing, or one of them enough for the purpose, to be true, to deprive and remove Cornelius, and in that event to collate and assign the vicarage, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Niallanus; notwithstanding that he has been received by authority of the ordinary as a canon of Killala. The pope hereby dispenses Niallanus, who is only a clerk, not to be obliged, whilst studying canon or civil law in a university, or a nonuniversity studium, (fn. 2) to have himself promoted to deacon's or priest's orders for seven years, provided that within a year from obtaining the vicarage he be ordained subdeacon.Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. xx.Residuum gratis pro deo. de Varris.) [3 pp.]
1459[–60].
3 Kal. March.
(28 Feb.)
Siena.
(f. 41d.)
To the dean and the archdeacon of Derry (Deren.) and John Okerualan, a canon of the same. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Nellanus Mattuarta, clerk, of the diocese of Derry, that Lewis (Ludovicus) Macgillacalma, rector of the parish church of Keppach in the said diocese, has dilapidated etc. and consumed for evil purposes many goods of the said rectory, openly kept a certain woman as his concubine and committed perjury, and has neglected, as he still does, to reside in person, about which and divers other crimes he is much defamed in those parts) if and after Nellanus, who was lately made a clerk, notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, accuses Lewis before the above three, to summon Lewis and others concerned, and if they find the foregoing, or one of them enough for the purpose to be true, to deprive and remove Lewis, and in that event to collate and assign the rectory, with cure and value not exceeding 6 marks sterling, to Nellanus; whether it become void by such deprivation and removal, or be void by the non-promotion of the said Lewis to the priesthood within the lawful time, or by his resignation, or in any other way. The pope hereby dispenses Nellanus to receive and retain the rectory, notwithstanding the said defect etc., and also not to be bound for three years to have himself, whilst studying canon or civil law in a university etc. as in the preceding, mutatis mutandis. Vite etc. (P. and A. de Cortesiis. | P.x. Residuum gratis pro deo. Quintodecimo Kal Maii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [4¼ pp.]
1460.
Id. June.
(13 June.)
Siena.
(f. 48.)
To Malachy Ofeargussa, Niallanus Odubda and Thomas Omurchuan, canons of Killala (Aladen.). Mandate to collate and assign to Henry Brenach, priest, of the diocese of Killala, the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Adruguyl (fn. 3) in the said diocese, value not exceeding 5½ marks sterling, so long void by the resignation to Bernard, bishop of Killala, of Maurice Omurchuan, who held canonically united thereto for his life the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Orind, (fn. 3) that by the Lateran statutes its collation has lapsed to the apostolic see, although William Macabreim, priest, of the diocese of Tuam and (et) Mayo, who is to be summoned and removed, has detained it, without any canonical title, for about a year after the said lapse; whether it be void as stated, or by the deprivation of David Oguare, or in any other way. Vite etc. (P. and A. de Cortesiis. | P. xvi. Nono Kal. Julii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3 pp.]
12 Kal. July.
(20 June.)
Petriolo in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 86.)
To the dean, the archdeacon and the precentor of Emly. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Donatus Ohogayn, scholar, of the diocese of Killaloe (Laonien.), that Matthew Ohurrhayly, rector of the parish church of Bale in Cayssleaynara in the said diocese, is an open fornicator, and that both he and Cornelius Omulluyn, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Teampallincalayth alias Calathconarrayn (fn. 4) in the diocese of Cashel, have dilapidated etc. and uselessly consumed the goods of the said rectory and vicarage, and have committed simony and perpetrated other crimes [not here expressed], to the shame of the clerical order) if Donatus (who is of a great race of nobles, is illegitimate, being the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, and has studied canon and civil law for some time, and who from fear of the power of Matthew and Cornelius cannot safely meet them in the city and dioceses of Killaloe and Cashel) will accuse them, after he has been made a clerk and has accused them, to summon Matthew and Cornelius, and if they find the foregoing, or one of them enough for the purpose to be true, to deprive and remove them, and in that event to collate and assign the rectory and vicarage, value not exceeding 10 and 6 marks sterling respectively, to Donatus; whether they become void by such deprivation and removal, or the rectory be void by the deaths of Cornelius Yhurrhayli or Cornelius Ymulleampuyll, or because John Ohogayn held it for more than a year without having himself ordained priest, and without dispensation, or the vicarage be void by the death of Donald Ythuythayg (sic), or whether they be void in any other way. The pope hereby dispenses Donatus to be made a clerk and to be promoted to all even holy orders, and receive and retain the rectory and vicarage for life, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Nobilitas generis [vite ac morum honestas], laudabiliaque probitatis. (P. and A. de Tuscanis.) P. xxxx. Sexto Id.Julii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [5¾ pp.]
Kal. April.
(1 April.)
Siena.
(f. 122.)
To the abbot of Kyrieleyson, in the diocese of Ardfert, and the archdeacon and the precentor of Ardfert. Mandate (the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Achamaland in the diocese of Ardfert being void because Cornelius Oconchabhayr, when holding it, obtained the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Drumconnayn in the diocese of Lismore, by collation made to him by authority of the ordinary), to collate and assign it, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Donald Okynnela, clerk, of the diocese of Ardfert; summoning and removing the said Cornelius, who has unduly detained possession for more than a month, although less than a year, of the said vicarage of Achamaland together with the said vicarage of Drumconnayn. Vite etc. (O. and G. Gonne. | O. xii. Residuum gratis pro deo.Sexto Non. Maii Anno Secundo. Pontanus.) [2½ pp.]
5 Kal. April.
(28 March.)
Siena.
(f. 131d.)
To the precentor, the chancellor and the official of Kilfenora (Fynnaboren.). Mandate to collate and assign to Donald Olochlynd, priest, of the diocese of Kilfenora, the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Noua alias Mougaual in the said diocese, value not exceeding 3 marks sterling, void by the death of John Odubgaborynd; summoning and removing Dermit Macgeruayster, priest, of the same diocese, who has unduly detained possession for more than five years without a title; whether it be void as stated, or by the resignation of the said John or of Denis Macgeruayster, or in any other way. Vite etc. (P. and G.Gonne. | P. Gratis pro deo. Sextodecimo Kal. Junii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3 pp.]
7 Kal. June.
(26 May.)
Macereto in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 144.)
To Patrick Osgyngyn, Donald Macaed[a]gayn and Cornelius Okahalayn, canons of Elphin. Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Otuahaid, priest, of the diocese of Tuam, that Magonius Machaband, [perpetual] vicar of the parish church of Kallehayn in the diocese of Elphin, an open and notorious fornicator, has committed simony and perjury and, having been publicly proclaimed excommunicate by his ordinary, has celebrated masses and [other] divine offices in contempt of the Keys, and taken part therein, thereby incurring irregularity, to the shame of the clerical order) if and after John accuses Magonius before the above three, to summon Magonius and others concerned, and if they find the foregoing to be true, or one of them enough for the purpose, to deprive and remove him, and in that event to collate and assign the vicarage, value not exceeding 4 marks sterling, to John, if found fit. Vite etc. (P. and A.de Tuscanis. | P. x. Residuum gratis pro deo. Tertiodecimo Kal. Julii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3 pp.]
1460.
Non. April.
(5 April.)
Siena.
(f. 149.)
To the prior of St. Mary's, Raythguela, in the diocese of Limerick, and Gerald and Maurice de Geraldinis, canons of Limerick. Mandate (the pope having been informed by Dermit Ocontn (recte Oconcu), clerk, of the diocese of Ardfert, that Edmund Macclygeoyd, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Lyseltyn in the said diocese, has dilapidated etc. and consumed for evil purposes the goods etc. of the said vicarage, committed simony and perjury and openly kept a certain woman as his concubine, to the shame of the clerical order) if and after Dermit, who lately, notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, was made a clerk, and who from fear of Edmund's power has no hope of obtaining justice in the city and diocese of Ardfert, accuses Edmund before the above three, to summon Edmund and others concerned, and if they find the foregoing to be true, to deprive and remove Edmund, and in that event to collate and assign the vicarage, value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, to Dermit, if found fit. The pope hereby dispenses him, notwithstanding the said defect etc., to be promoted to all even holy orders and receive and retain the vicarage or any other benefice with cure.Vite etc. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. xv. Residuum gratis pro deo. Tertio Id. Maii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3 pp.]
Kal. June.
(1 June.)
Petriolo in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 170.)
To the abbot of Holy Trinity, Tuam (Taumen., rectius Tuamen.), and Thady Ohanly and Bernard Ofloynd, canons of Tuam (Taumen.). Mandate to collate and assign to William Russel, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Du[n]mor in the diocese of Tuam, who says he is of a great race of nobles, the rectory of rural lands of Raydcurnayn in the said diocese, of the patronage of laymen, with cure and value not exceeding 8 marks sterling, void by the death of William Prindagras; summoning and removing Maurice Oculinayn, priest, of the same diocese, who has unlawfully detained possession for more than four years but less than five, without any title or tittle of right. Russel is hereby dispensed to retain it for life together with the said vicarage.Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (P. and A. de Tuscanis. | P.xxxx. Nono Kal. Julii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3⅓ pp.]
17 Kal. July.
(15 June.)
Petriolo in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 171d.)
To the prior of the monastery of Lorrha (Fontis vivi de Lorcha) in the diocese of Killaloe (Laonien.). Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Oscalli (? recte Osculli), priest, of the diocese of Killaloe, that Donald Okennedy, perpetual vicar of the parish church of Magdrine in the said diocese, an open and notorious fornicator, has committed simony and dilapidated etc. and uselessly consumed the goods of the vicarage, and neglected the cure of souls of the parishioners and other divine offices, to the shame of the clerical order) if and after John accuses Donald before the above prior, to summon Donald and others concerned, and if he find the foregoing to be true, or one of them enough for the purpose, to deprive and remove Donald, and in that event to collate and assign the vicarage, value not exceeding 4 marks sterling, to John, if found fit. Dignum arbitramur. (P. and A. de Tuscanis. | P. xxii. Nono Kal. Julii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) [3⅓ pp.]
17 Kal. June.
(16 May.)
Petriolo in the
diocese of Siena.
(f. 173.)
To the bishop of Kilmacduagh (Duacen.), John Ma[c]gillavanach, a canon of the same, and the official of the same. Mandate (the pope having been informed by John Oceallaig alias Macgillaruayg, priest, of the diocese of Clonfert, that Emundus de Burgo, rector of the parish church of Lochriach in the said diocese, an open and notorious fornicator, has dilapidated etc. and uselessly consumed the goods of the rectory, and neglected the cure of souls of the parishioners and other divine offices, to the shame of the clerical order) if and after John (who was lately dispensed by papal authority, on account of illegitimacy as the son of a priest religious and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, in virtue of which he was so promoted and obtained the [perpetual] vicarage of the parish church of Cillmokonaid in the said diocese, which he afterwards resigned, and who from fear of the power of Emundus cannot safely meet him in the city and diocese of Clonfert) accuses Emundus before the above three, to summon Emundus and others concerned, and if they find the foregoing to be true, or one of them enough for the purpose, to deprive and remove Emundus, and in that event to collate and assign the rectory, of the patronage of laymen and value not exceeding 30 marks sterling, to John, if found fit. The pope hereby dispenses him to receive and retain it, and to resign it, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding the said defect etc. Vite etc. (P. and A. de Tuscanis. | P.xxviii. Nono Kal. Julii Anno Secundo. de Varris.) 4⅓ pp.
Non. April.
(5 April.)
Siena.
(f. 289d.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, of:—
the letters In hospitali nostro of Boniface VIII, addressed to the master and brethren of the pope's (nostri) hospital of the Holy Ghost in Sassia, Rome (Sancti Spiritus in Saxia de Urbe), and dated at Anagni, 5 Kal. Aug. anno 1 [28 July, 1295], in which pope Boniface, recalling, inter alia, its foundation by Innocent III, built at the church of St. Mary in Saxia, gives a list of its possessions, including ‘In Anglia ecclesiam omnium sanctorum de Writellcum capellis dependentibus ab eadem Londoniensis diocesis.’
The present letters begin Ad fut. rei mem. Ex apostolice sedis provisione. (P. and G. Gonne. | P. xxx. de Varris.) [5 pp. Pope Boniface VIII's bull is not in Cal. Papal Letters, Vol. I.]

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume is the usual modern description in Latin: ‘1460. An. ii. Pii. ii.’ A flyleaf has Mgr. Wenzel's ‘An. 2. to. 12,’ and another has, in different contemporary hands, the description: ‘Primus de beneficiis vacantibus et de regularibus anno secundo domini nostri domini Pii’ and the order: ‘R(ecipe) G., P. (i.e. P. de Varris).’ A similar contemporary description occurs also, as usual, on the bottom edge of the volume. There are i.-cccv. ff. of text.
2 in aliquo litterarum studio ubi illud generale vel etiam particulare vigeat in altro iurium insistendo.
3 These two names are indistinctly written. Further on in the letter the name of the first vicarage is in one place shortened to ‘Adruyl.’
4 The letter or letters between the ‘h’ and the first ‘n’ have apparently been corrected, and are indistinct.