Regesta 345
1411-1413

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'Regesta 345: 1411-1413', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 6: 1404-1415 (1904), pp. 174-182. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104220 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. CCCXLV

3 John XXIII

Liber Septimus (corrected to Sextus) (fn. 1) Litterarum Apostoli Carum In Camera Apostolica Registratarum

1413.
7 Id. May.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 32.)
To John Limebirgh, Cistercian monk of Tintern in the diocese of Llandaff. Appointing him a papal chaplain, without the clause conferring the usual exemptions, privileges etc.Virtutibus clarens. (Collacionata.)
3 Id. March.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 39.)
To William Smyth, priest, of the diocese of York. The like, with the above clause. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)
5 Non. March.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 47d.)
To Thomas, archbishop of Dublin. Exhorting him and his suffragans etc. to attend the General Council convoked for December next, the place to be announced by the pope within three months from the date of these presents. Ad regimen universalis ecclesie. (De curia.) [Raynaldi Annales, an. 1413, § 16 Theiner, Monumenta Hibern., p. 369.]
Ibid.
(f. 48d.)
To John, archbishop of Tuam; to Nicholas, archbishop of Armagh; to Thomas, archbishop of Canterbury; to Henry, archbishop of York, and to Richard, archbishop of Cashel. The like. [Theiner, ibid.]
4 Non. Feb.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 53.)
Decree—with the approbation of the General Council which is being held in St. Peter's, Rome, and on the report of certain cardinals and bishops, doctors of theology and canon and civil law and others, who have examined the Dialogus, Trialogus and other works of John Wickleff—condemning the same, forbidding their being read, expounded, taught, or kept, and ordering them to be burned. Ad perp. rei mem. In generali concilio. (De cancellaria. De curia.) [Cocquelines, Bullarium Romanum, tom. III, pars ii (Rome, 1741), p. 416; Raynaldi Annales, an. 1413, § 1, from an exemplification in the Register of Martin V.]
6 Id. Feb.
St Peter's, Rome.
(f. 54d.)
To all archbishops etc., abbots etc. and other prelates and inquisitors of heresy. Mandate to carry out the above decree, here exemplified. Nuper in generali concilio. (De cancellaria. De curia.)
Kal. April.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 56.)
To William Rivel, priest, of the diocese of Llandaff. Appointing him a papal chaplain, with the enjoyment of the usual exemptions, privileges etc. Virtutibus clarens. (Collacionata.)
Ibid. To John Tudur, priest, of the same diocese. The like. [Virtutibus etc.] (Collacionata.)
1413.
5 Id. April.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 57.)
To all and singular. Request—seeing that Aldigerius Francisci, merchant of Florence, residing in the Roman court, is going to cause to be brought from the parts of England a certain tabernacle of gold and precious stones, which belongs to the pope—for a safe-conduct for any bearer of these presents and the carrier of the said precious object (jocalis). Cum dilectus filius. (De curia.)
6 Kal. Feb.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 65d.)
To Richard Standon, Friar Preacher. Appointing him a papal chaplain, with the enjoyment of the usual exemptions, privileges, etc. Virtutibus clarens. (Collacionata.)
14 Kal. May.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 66.)
To Thomas Stoclond alias Bremelier, Benedictine monk of Middelton, in the diocese of Salisbury. The like to him, who is a priest. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)
12 Kal. May.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 69)
To Lewis Thome, Friar Preacher. The like, without the clause about exemptions etc. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)
16 Kal. May.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 69.)
To John Covyntre, Friar Preacher. The like, also without the above clause. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)
2 Non. May.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 95d.)
To John Brugge, Friar Minor. The like, with the above clause. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)
2 Non. May.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 127.)
To John Chernyllis, Cistercian abbot of St. Mary's, Tintern, in the diocese of Llandaff. The like, without the above clause.Virtutibus etc. [Collacionata.]
12 Kal. June.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 134.)
To Yvo Hyngston, Augustinian friar. The like to him, a priest, also without the above clause. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)

4 John XXIII

2 Kal. June.
St.Peter's, Rome.
(f. 141.)
To patriarchs etc., prelates etc. and other clergy, secular and regular, dukes etc. Requesting safe-conduct, during two years, for Thomas Polton, archdeacon of Taunton, bachelor of canon and civil law, abbreviator of papal letters, who is going to England by order of the pope. Cum dilectus filius. (De curia. Collacionata.)

3 John XXIII

Id. May.
St.Peter's, Rome.
152.)
To Anthony [de Challant, as in Reg. Vat. 340, f. 111(olim cxvii)], cardinal priest of St. Cecilia's, papal nuncio in the realm of England and other dominions of king Henry. Faculty to him, whom the pope is sending with full power of a legate de latere, to legalize and make good (juris solemnitatem et alios deffectus sine fraude et malicia omissos supplendi) all acts, judicial and extra-judicial, or other contracts, public or private, and to approve and validate (approbandi, firmandi et validandi) the same. Cum te ad regnum. (De curia. Collacionata.)
1413.
Ibid.
(f. 154.)
To the same. Faculty to appoint papal chaplains a hundred persons, secular and regular, in the said realm etc., granting them enjoyment of the usual exemptions, privileges etc., and to receive their oath of fealty, according to the form appended. The nuncio is to certify the camera as to the names of persons and their benefices, and as to dates. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f.155.)
To the same. Faculty to celebrate or cause to be celebrated mass before daybreak, and to grant the like grace to fifty other persons of the said realm etc. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to legalize etc., as above, f. 152. Cum etc.
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense a hundred persons within his legation in those cases in which the pope's major penitentiary can dispense. Cum etc.
Ibid.
(f. 156.)
To the same. Mandate to execute his mission to England etc. for the extirpation of the Schism and the union of the church etc., for which purpose the pope has sent him as nuncio with full power of a legate de latere. The pope will ratify the sentences and pains which, under faculty hereby granted to him, he may inflict upon rebels. De summis celorumdispensamus [i.e. preamble of 20 lines, which goes on] Sane inter cetera desiderabilia. (De curia. Collacionata.) [See f. 161.]
Ibid.
(f. 157.)
To the same. Faculty to absolve, and to dispense on account of irregularity contracted, and to rehabilitate, making fresh collation, all persons, secular and regular, who have obtained benefices simoniacally. Of fruits unlawfully received, restitution is to be made to the papal camera or its collector in those parts, to be converted, at the pope's will, to the help of the Holy Land against Saracens, Turks, Greeks and other infidels and heretics and rebels of the Roman church. The nuncio is to certify the camera or the collector in those parts with respect to names and dates. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 158.)
To the same. Faculty to consecrate or cause to be consecrated, churches and monasteries in the above parts, which have not been consecrated by catholic bishops in communion with the apostolic see, and to cause the same to be reconciled by fit priests, the water having been in that case blessed by a bishop; without derogation to the constitution which requires such reconciliation to be done by bishops only. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty, after entering the limits of his nunciature, to absolve any persons from any oaths, to relax such oaths, and to dispense on account of perjury. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
1413.
Ibid.
(f. 159.)
To the same. Faculty to dispense forty persons to take during seven years the fruits of their benefices whilst studying letters at an university, and not to be bound meanwhile to reside in their benefices. Cum etc. (De curia.) [Collacionata.]
Ibid.
(f. 160.)
Faculty to absolve a hundred fornicators, adulterers and violators of nuns, and any others who have been guilty of plunder, rapine and arson, who have murdered laymen and have committed crimes in time of war. Cum etc. (De curia.Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to absolve pirates, corsairs (latrunculi maritimi) and other robbers, upon their making restitution, etc.Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to absolve seculars and regulars who have converted the fruits etc. of their benefices to unlawful uses. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense, after temporary suspension, any persons who have contracted irregularity by celebrating or assisting at divine offices, when excommunicate, or in places under interdict. Cum etc. [De curia.] (Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 161.)
To the same. Faculty to absolve persons who, without licence of the apostolic see, have trafficked to Alexandria and other places subject to the Soldan of Babylon and other infidels; provided that they give, as far as they can, their unlawful gains to the papal camera or its collector in the above parts, in aid of the fabric of the basilica of St. Paul without the walls, Rome.Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to allow any secular ecclesiastics to say the canonical hours according to the Roman, or any other Use which they prefer. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense any men and women, related in the third only, or in the third and fourth, or in the fourth and fifth degrees of kindred or affinity, to marry, and a hundred persons, so related, to remain in the marriages which they have contracted, declaring past and future offspring legitimate. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Mandate as above, f. 156, omitting the first part of the preamble, and with other variants. Inter cetera desiderabilia. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 162d.)
To the same. Faculty to absolve, dispense and rehabilitate ecclesiastics and lay persons who have, for various reasons enumerated, incurred sentences and other penalties; penance being imposed. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 163d.)
To the same. Faculty to grant indulgence and remission of three years and three quarantines to penitents who within the limits of his nunciature accompany him from place to place (qui tede loco ad locum transeuntem in itinere associaverint.) Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to absolve any persons, lay and ecclesiastical, who have laid violent hands, short of death, on priests and clerks, and to grant rehabilitation and, after temporary suspension, dispensation to minister in orders received, short of the ministry of the altar. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 164.)
To the same. Faculty to dispense a hundred persons on account of illegitimacy, as sons of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, even if some of them be sons of priests or married [persons] or be in any other way illegitimate, to be promoted to all holy orders, and, in the case of those who have already had papal dispensation in regard to orders and holding one benefice only, to dispense them to hold two compatible benefices with or without cure, not being a dignity, and to resign and exchange them. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to grant to a hundred persons that the confessor of their choice may grant them, being penitent, plenary remission once only, at the hour of death. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to summon and retain in his service brethren of any order, the leave of no superiors being required.Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 165.)
To the same. Faculty to license twenty ecclesiastics to dispose of their personal property by will, with the usual restrictions. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Power to proceed against and punish any persons; ecclesiastical and secular, who commit any offence against or molest his person or members of his household and his officers on their way to and from his court; with power to inflict ecclesiastical censure without appeal, and to invoke the aid of the secular arm. Cum etc. (De curia.) [Cancelled, with marginal note:—inferius est ad longum. See f. 174.]
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to confirm any exchanges of benefices, even if made without consent of the ordinaries or others concerned, or if otherwise invalid, provided that they be not simoniacal. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 166.)
To the same. Faculty to grant to fifty persons to be promoted to holy orders at other than the Ember seasons (eciam extra quatuor tempora), even two orders on one day. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Power to grant relaxation, during ten years, of three years and three quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who help to build, repair and maintain, and who visit churches, hospitals, and bridges and other pious places. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to absolve apostate religious, after recalling them to their monasteries, to dispense them on account of irregularity, after temporary suspension, and to dispense them to hold any offices and benefices, with or without cure, of their order. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 167.)
To the same. Faculty to grant leave to a hundred persons to visit the Lord's Sepulchre and other places and oratories of the Holy Land, provided that they bring nothing which can be of service to the infidels. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense fifty persons, after attaining their twenty-first year, to be ordained priests and minister as such, and to dispense forty of such persons to hold a benefice with cure. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense forty persons, defective in body, provided that the defect be not so conspicuous as to cause scandal, to be promoted to all holy and priest's orders and hold a benefice with cure, even if a dignity etc. Cum etc. (De curia.) Collacionata.
Ibid.
(f. 168.)
To patriarchs etc. and other prelates, and to masters etc. of all orders, and to dukes etc. Requesting safe-conduct for the above Anthony, cardinal priest of St. Cecilia's—whom the pope is sending as nuncio to England and legate to Scotland, and to the other dominions of king Henry and king James, with full power of a legate de latere. Cum dilectum filium. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the above legate. Faculty for the absolution of apostates, as above f. 166, here more fully. Cum etc. [De curia.] (Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 169.
To the same. Faculty to dispense twenty persons on account of any kind of illegitimacy, to succeed to the goods of their parents, without prejudice to those persons who would be the successors in case of intestacy; and to be promoted to secular honours and offices. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Indult to license fifty persons to have a portable altar, provided that they be prelates or nobles or graduates. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Indult to license fifty persons to have a portable altar, provided that they be prelates or nobles or graduates.Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to cause fifty persons to be received as religious into monasteries of men and women, one in each, provided that in monasteries where the number of religious is not fixed there be no canonical obstacle, and that where there is a fixed number of religious the number be incomplete, or as soon as it becomes so, and provided also that such monasteries be not thereby over-burdened. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
1413.
Ibid.
(f. 170.)
To the same. Faculty to absolve a hundred illegitimate persons who have, without obtaining dispensation, and per saltum and before the lawful time, had themselves promoted to holy, even priest's orders and ministered therein, and, after temporary suspension, to dispense them on account of irregularity and rehabilitate them, and to dispense them to hold two benefices only, of any kind, which they held at the time of their said promotion. Cum etc. [De curia. Collacionata.]
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to confer the office of notary, after examination, on fifty persons, even if married or in priest's or other holy orders, and to receive their oath of fealty according to the form appended. Cum etc. [De curia.]
Ibid.
(f.171.)
To the same. Indult to grant indulgence of a year to penitents who are present whenever he celebrates pontifically or holds assemblies (parlamenta). Cum etc. [De curia.]
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to summon patriarchs, archbishops, bishops etc. and other prelates etc. secular and regular, and to enjoin upon them whatever he thinks expedient for the prosecution of his mission, to compel obedience by papal authority, without appeal, and to deprive the disobedient of their benefices. Cum etc. (De curia.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to absolve adherents of Peter de Luna, called Benedict XIII, and Angelus Corario, called Gregory XII, on their returning to the true and due obedience of the Roman church, enjoining a salutary penance; to deprive all those who do not so return and to make collation of their benefices to others. Of names and of dates of such fresh collations he is to certify the camera. Cum etc. [De curia.] (Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f.172.)
To the same. Faculty to collate to fit persons of his choice all benefices generally or specially reserved to the apostolic see or to the pope's gift, and those of which the collation has devolved to the said see, not being benefices of members of the pope's household, cardinals etc. Fruits unlawfully received are to be restored to the papal camera or its collector to be converted, at the pope's pleasure, in aid of the Holy Land against Saracens, Turks, Greeks and other infidels and heretics and rebels of the Roman church. Of names etc. he is to certify the camera or its collector in the above parts. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 173.)
To the same. Faculty to receive enemies and rebels who return to the obedience of the pope and the Roman church, to remit sentences etc. incurred by them, and to rehabilitate them.Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense fifty religious of any order, on attaining their twentieth year, to be promoted to the priesthood and to minister therein. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty and power, by himself or by fit priests, to hear the confessions of any persons and give absolution, even in all those cases in which papal minor penitentiaries resident in the Roman court can do so, a salutary penance being enjoined; and to grant, for five years, indult to a hundred persons, of any estate, rank, pre-eminence etc., that the confessor of their choice may give them the like absolution. Cum etc. [De curia.] (Collacionata.) [See below.]
Ibid.
(f. 174.)
To the same. Faculty to dispense any persons, on account of adultery and the greater crimes and on account of irregularity, to minister in holy orders, and to dispense them on account of irregularity contracted, and to absolve them from ecclesiastical sentences, such persons having first been suspended and had a salutary penance enjoined. Cum etc. [De curia.] (Collacionata.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty, by himself or by fit priests, to hear the confessions of any persons of either sex, ecclesiastical and secular, and to give absolution, even in cases in which papal minor penitentiaries resident in the Roman court can do so, a salutary penance being enjoined. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.) [See above.]
Ibid. To Anthony, cardinal priest of St. Cecilia's, in the realms of England and Scotland and other parts papal legate and also nuncio. Power to him—whom the pope is sending as nuncio to England, and as legate to Scotland, and to the other dominions of kings Henry and James, with full power of a legate de latere—to proceed against and punish any persons, ecclesiastical and secular etc., as above, f. 165. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 175.)
To Anthony, cardinal priest of St. Cecilia's, in the realm of England and the other dominions of king Henry papal nuncio, with full power of a legate de latere. Faculty to confer on seculars and regulars, found fit after examination by two, three or four doctors and masters, the degrees of licentiate, doctor and master in canon and civil law and other lawful sciences, receiving their oath of fealty. Cum etc. (De curia. Collacionata.)
Ibid.
(f. 176.)
To the same. Faculty to reform the statutes, constitutions, ordinances and observances of universities and colleges, and to make new ones, and to compel obedience thereto by ecclesiastical censure without appeal. Cum etc. [De curia.]
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to receive resignations of any benefices made simply or for purpose of exchange, and to collate such benefices to fit persons. Benefices incompatible with those obtained by virtue of these presents are to be resigned, except in cases in which persons have canonical licence to the contrary. Of names and dates the nuncio is to certify the camera or its collectors in the above parts. Cum etc. [De curia.] (Collacionata.)

4 John XXIII

1413.
Non. Oct.
St. Anthony's without Florence.
(f. 178.)
To William Askeby, Cistercian monk of Kyrkested in the diocese of Lincoln. Appointing him a papal chaplain, with the enjoyment of the usual exemptions, privileges, etc. Virtutibus clarens. (Collacionata.)
10 Kal. Sept.
St. Anthony's.
(f. 214.)
To John Stepyng, Carmelite. The like. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)
10 Kal. Oct.
St. Anthony's.
(f. 229.)
To Richard Cotyngham, Premonstratensian canon of Newhous in the diocese of Lincoln. The like, without the exemptions etc. clause. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)
10 Kal. Sept.
St. Anthony's.
(f. 246d.)
To Thomas Mayssyndene alias Bere, Augustinian canon of Neuwerke in the diocese of Winchester. The like, with the above clause. Virtutibus etc. (Collacionata.)

2 John XXIII

1411.
6 Id. Nov.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 253.)
To John Garcie, Friar Minor, S.T.M. Mandate to proceed against adherents, in the realm of France and the duchy of Aquitaine, of Angelus Corario, formerly called Gregory XII, and Peter de Luna, called Benedict XIII; with the necessary faculties. Pre cunctis nostre mentis.

Footnotes

1 Described also on the back as Liber vi.