Vatican Regesta 358
1417-1428

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'Vatican Regesta 358: 1417-1428', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7: 1417-1431 (1906), pp. 20-24. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104296 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Vatican Regesta, Vol. CCCLVIII

De Curia

De Capellanatu Honoris

1 Martin V

1417.
3 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 95.)
To William Omalachtan, a Friar Preacher. Appointing him a papal chaplain (without the usual exemptions, privileges etc.). Virtutibus clarens. [See above, p. 1.]

2 Martin V

1419.
6 Id. June.
Florence.
(f. 96.)
To Simon Sotrere, S.T.M., monk of St. Albans in the diocese of Lincoln, O.S.B. The like, with the usual exemptions, privileges etc. Virtutibus etc. [See ibid.]

De Conservatoriis.

5 Martin V

1422.
Non. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 119.)
To the abbots of Balmurynach, Kelkow and Holywood (Sacrinemoris) in the dioceses of St. Andrews and Glasgow. Letters conservatory, during seven years, for William Croysier, archdeacon of Teviotdale (Tevidalie) in the church of Glasgow. Militanti ecclesie.
Id. Oct.
S. Maria Maggiore, Rome.
(f. 122d.)
To the bishops of Winchester, Durham and Salisbury. The like, during ten years, for the dean and chapter of Wells. Militanti etc.

7 Martin V

1424.
5 Id. Aug.
Gallicano in the diocese of Palestrina.
(f. 131.)
To the bishops of Winchester and Rochester and the abbot of Westminster. The like, during five years, for John Snellis, archdeacon of London. Militanti etc. (Terminal subscription after the date: Franciscus. xxxx. Non. Octobris anno septimo. de Agello.)
Non. Oct.
S. Maria Maggiere, Rome.
(f. 131d.)
To the abbots of Ford, Benyng and Cleeve (Clyua), in the dioceses of Exeter, Salisbury and Wells. The like, during fifteen years, for the Benedictine abbot and convent of St. Mary, Glastonbury, in the diocese of Wells. Militanti etc.

5 Martin V

1422.
11 Kal. Aug.
Tivoli (Tibure).
(f. 144d.)
To the bishops of Winchester and Durham and the abbot of St. Edmunds Bury. The like, during ten years, for the Benedictine abbot and convent of St. Augustine's without the walls of Canterbury, immediately subject. Militanti etc.

7 Martin V

1424.
16 Kal. Dec.
S. Maria Maggiore, Rome.
(f. 166d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and the abbots of St. Albans and St. Werburgh's, Chester. The like, during seven years, for Adam de Olton, preceptor of the house of St. Anthony, London, O.S.A. Militanti etc.

9 Martin V

1426.
5 Id. July.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 176d.)
To the bishop of Glasgow, and the abbots of Abirbrothoc and St. Colm's, in the dioceses of St. Andrews and Dunkeld. The like, during seven years, for Adam, abbot, and the convent of Scone, O.S.A., in the diocese of St. Andrews. Militanti etc.

1 Martin V

1418.
8 Kal. March.
Constance.
(f. 181.)
(a) Exemplification and confirmation of the following letters of John XXIII about the condemnation of the works of John Wycleff (i) Ad perp. rei mem. In generali concilio, dated at St. Peter's, Rome, 4 Non. Feb. anno 3 [1413, in Cocquelines, Bullarium Romanum, tom. III, pars ii (Rome, 1741), p. 416; Raynaldi Annales, an. 1413, § 1; see Cal. Papal Letters, vol. VI, pp. 148 note 2 and 174]; (ii) the letters executory thereof, Nuper in generali concilio, dated at St. Peter's, Rome, 6 Id. Feb. anno 3, and addressed to archbishops and bishops, and to [bishops] elect, abbots etc. and other prelates, and to inquisitors of heresy. (b) Exemplification and confirmation of the condemnations by the Council of Constance (i) Ad perp. rei mem. Fidem catholicam, of the 45 articles of John Wycleff [Labbe, Concilia, ed. Mansi, vol. XXVII (Venice, 1784), col. 632]; (ii) In nomine etc. amen. Cum in nonnullis mundi partibus, of the heresy of the Utraquists [ibid. col. 727]; (iii) Ad perp. rei mem. Quia teste veritate, of the 30 articles of John Huss [ibid. col. 752]. (c) Exemplification and confirmation of the declaration, Presens sacrosancta synodus, by the Council that safe-conducts granted by secular princes to heretics or those suspect of heresy are not to be observed [ibid. col. 799], and of the condemnation, In nomini domini amen. Christus deus et saluator noster [ibid. col. 894] of Jerome of Prague. Ad perp. rei mem. In eminentis apostolice dignitatis. (De curia. 31 pp.) [The present bull In eminentis is in Labbe, ut supra, col. 1215. See also Raynaldi Annales, an. 1425, § 15, from ‘Divers. de curia to. 8, pag. 181’, i.e. the present Register. For the above articles of Wycliffe and Hus see also Cocquelines, Bullar. Rom. tom. III, pars ii, pp. 421 sqq.; Raynaldi, an. 1408, § 69 and 1415, § 41; Labbe, ut supra, col. 794. The above two letters of John XXIII, In generali concilio inter omnes and Nuper in generali concilio are again exemplified in the present Register, ff. 209d. sqq.]
8 Kal. March.
Constance.
(f. 205d.)
To the archbishops of Canterbury and York, the bishops of London, Rochester, Chichester, Winchester, Exeter, Lincoln, Bath [and] Wells, Salisbury, Worcester, Hereford, Coventry [and] Lichfield, Norwich, Ely, St. Davids, St. Asaph, Llandaff, Bangor, Durham, Carlisle and Candida Casa, and inquisitors of heresy in the provinces of Canterbury and York. Condemnation of the errors of John Wickleff of England, John Huss of Bohemia, and Jerome of Prague; form for examining heretics and suspected heretics, etc. Inter cunctas pastoralis cure. (De curia. 181/5 pp.) [In Cocquelines, op. cit. tom. III, pars ii, pp. 419 sqq.; Labbe, ut supra, col. 1204, cf. Raynaldi Annales, an. 1418, § 3.]

9 Martin V

1426.
6 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 224.)
Exemplification, which shall have the force of the original, from the register of Alexander V, made at the petition of Master Michael, plebanus of the church of St. Adalbert sub Sderass, Prague, procurator of causes of the faith, of the letters Sedis apostolice diligentia of the above pope, dated at Pistoia, 13 Kal. Jan. anno 1 [1409], and addressed to Sbinco, archbishop of Prague, ordering the prohibition of the works of John Wicleff. Ad perp. rei mem. Apostolice sedis precellens auctoritas. (De curia.) [Raynaldi Annales, an. 1409, § 89; Palacky, Documenta Mag. Joannis Hus VitamIllustrantia (Prague, 1869), p. 374. Cf. Cal. Papal Lett. VI, p. 148 note. Many of the remaining letters of Martin V in the present register deal with the heresy of Wycliffe and Hus.]

10 Martin V

1427.
13 Kal. March.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 238.)
To the archbishops of Canterbury and York. Mandate to forbid all persons, ecclesiastical and secular, of any rank soever, to teach, defend or approve in churches or schools or elsewhere any of the works of John Wiclef of England, his books called the Dialogus and Trialogus, his tractates, and his opuscula containing the forty-five articles, which works were condemned by the general councils of Rome and Constance [see above, f. 181], and have been publicly burned in divers places; to forbid ecclesiastics to preach anywhere except in cathedral, collegiate, parish or monastic churches or their cemeteries or other lawful places; and to enjoin such persons to produce whatever of the said works they possess or can get hold of, in order that they may be burned. The necessary faculties are given. Gregis nobis crediti curam gerentes. (De curia.) [On f. 285d is a similar letter addressed to all archbishops and bishops.]

11 Martin V

1427.
5 Id. Dec.
SS. Apostoli. Rome.
f. 248d.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate, in execution of the sentence of the Council of Constance [4 May, 1415, in Labbe, Concilia, ed. Mansi, tom. XXVII, coll. 635, 636], which the pope has by other letters confirmed, to publish the same and to proceed in person to the place, in the bishop's diocese, where John Wickleff is buried, and cause his body and bones to be exhumed, cast far from ecclesiastical burial and publicly burned, and his ashes to be so disposed of that no trace of him shall be seen again. Quia sacris canonibus. [Raynaldi Annales, an. 1427, § 14, from ‘Diver. de cur. to. 8. p. 248,’ i.e. the present Register.]
Ibid.
(f. 249.)
To the royal councillors of Henry, king of England. Requesting them to assist the bishop of Lincoln in executing the preceding letter, here exemplified. Quanto Romanam ecclesiam. (De curia.)
Ibid. To the archbishop of Canterbury. A like request, with like exemplification. Hodie siquidem venerabili fratri. (De curia.)
Ibid.
(f. 250.)
To Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, regent of the realm of England. A like request, with like exemplification. Probata tue devocionis. (De curia.)

12 Martin V

1428.
17 Kal. Jan.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 250d.)
To the mayor and aldermen (senioribus) of the city of Exeter. A like request, with like exemplification. Quanto Romanam ecclesiam. (De curia.)
Ibid. To the mayor and aldermen of the city of London. Simili modo. Quanto etc. (De curia.)
Ibid. To the mayor and aldermen of the city of Coventry. Simili modo. Quanto etc. (De curia.)
Ibid. To the mayor and bailiffs and commonalty (communitati) of the town (opidi) of Northampton. Simili modo. Quanto etc. (De curia.)
Ibid.
(f. 251.)
To the mayor and aldermen of the city of Winchester. Simili modo. Quanto etc. (De curia.)
Ibid. To the mayor and bailiffs and commonalty of the town of Leicester (Licestrie) in the diocese of Lincoln. Simili modo. Quanto etc. (De curia.)

11 Martin V

Kal. Feb.
SS.Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 283.)
Prohibition of bringing ecclesiastics before the secular court. Ad perp. rei mem. Ad reprimendas insolencias. (De curia.) [Cocquelines, Bullarium Romanum, tom. III, pars ii, p. 459.]
1428.
Id. July.
Genazzano in the diocese of Palestrina.
(f. 285.)
Suspension, during the pleasure of the apostolic see, of the preceding letters, of which exemplification is given, the pope having learned that in France and England, as well as in other parts, they are likely to give rise, not to peace and quiet, but to contentions and scandals between ecclesiastical and secular persons. Ad fut. rei mem. Romani pontificis providencia. (De curia.)