Lateran Regesta 190
1417-1418

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'Lateran Regesta 190: 1417-1418', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7: 1417-1431 (1906), pp. 58-64. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104301 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CXC (fn. 1)

1 Martin V

De Regularibus

1417.
7 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 14d.)
To the bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, the archdeacon of Kilfenora and the provost of Kilmacduagh. Mandate to grant in commendam for life to Odo Otigernayg, Cistercian monk of St. Mary's Corcomroe (de Petrafertili), in the diocese of Kilfenora (who is a priest and a professed monk of his order, and the son of a priest, also a professed monk of the same order, and an unmarried woman related in the third and third degrees of affinity, and who cannot be maintained in the said monastery on account of its poverty) the perpetual vicarage, value not exceeding 5 marks, of Huttmagma in the said diocese, void by the death of Nicholas Ogabuayn. Religionis zelus, vite etc.
1418.
Id. Jan.
Constance.
(f. 18d.)
To Thomas, abbot of St. Mary's without the walls of York, O.S.B. Confirmation of the letters (not exemplified) by which Innocent IV granted in perpetuity to the abbots of St. Mary's the use of the mitre, ring, pastoral staff, sandals and other pontifical insignia, and the faculty of blessing sacerdotal vestments and, in the absence of an archbishop etc., of giving solemn benediction [Cal. Lett. I, p. 222]; with indult hereby to him (who was sent by king Henry, and on behalf of the prelates and clergy of the province of York, as ambassador to the General Council of Constance, and was present at the conclave at the time of the pope's election) and to his successors, to bless altar linen etc., receive the vows of chastity of any persons, bless and give to them the veil etc., and give solemn benediction at mass and after matins and vespers, and at table, provided that no catholic bishop or papal legate be present. Religionis suadet honestas.
4 Id. Jan.
Constance.
(f. 19.)
To the same. Confirmation of Boniface IX's indult (not exemplified) to the late abbot Thomas and his successors to consecrate chalices of the monastery and its dependencies, and reconcile their churches and cemeteries [Cal. Lett. V. p. 21]; with indult hereby to reconcile churches and chapels and their cemeteries, dependent on or belonging to the monastery and its priories and cells, and bless the water, and to consecrate all altars and chalices of the said churches and chapels. Exposcit tue devocionis sinceritas.
1417.
8 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 19d.) (fn. 2)
To the same. Indult to hear the confessions of all monks of the monastery and its cells and to grant absolution, imposing penance, even in cases reserved to the apostolic see, but not in the cases of voluntary homicide, mutilation, and violence to prelates and parents, and to absolve them from any sentences of excommunication etc., and to dispense them on account of irregularity and rehabilitate them. Iniunctum nobis.
1418.
11 Kal. April.
Constance.
(f. 31.)
To William Hulles, prior of the priory of England of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. Confirmation of his appointment for life to the said priory by Philibert de Nailhaco, master of the hospital, on its voidance by the death of Walter Grendon. Religionis etc.
8 Id. March.
Constance.
(f. 41.)
To William Anglond (Englond in Cal. VI), prior of the priory of SS. Taurin and Feighin (Fechini), Fowr, O.S.B., in the diocese of Meath. Collation and provision to him, a priest, of the above conventual priory, which has cure and depends immediately on the monastery of St. Taurin, O.S.B., in the diocese of Evreux, is governed now by monks thereof, now by monks of its own, and whose value does not exceed 60 marks, of which he is a professed monk, and which became void (although Walter Prendargast, monk thereof, wrongly detained possession, as he still does) by the death of John Croyse, and therefore reserved by Baldassar, called John XXIII, under his general reservation of all conventual priories, had not been disposed of by that pope at the time of his deposition by the General Council of Constance, and remains reserved to the present pope and is therefore still void. Religionis etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Arezzo (Aretin.), the archdeacon of Meath and the dean of Ardagh. Religionis etc. (Anthonius. xiii. xv. Die vicesima octaua Aprilis moccccoxviiio . de Ponto.)
1417.
3 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 58d.)
To Maurice Oconchubair, canon of Derry (Cellenigre), O.S.A., in the diocese of Derry. Rehabilitation on account of his having (after he, who is the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman related in the third and fourth degrees of affinity, received the tonsure, and before he entered the above monastery) obtained and held for some years without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation super hoc, the perpetual vicarage of Tulach in the diocese of Elphin, which he has resigned. Sedes apostolica pia mater.
Ibid.
(f. 59.)
To the dean of Elphin. Mandate to summon Dermit Maciadgan, prior of St. Mary's, Roschoman, O.S.A., in the diocese of Elphin, and if he find to be true what has been reported to the pope by the above Maurice Oconchubair, namely that Dermit publicly keeps a concubine (fornicariam), and wastes and alienates the priory goods, and that although he has held the priory, which is conventual, for several years he has neglected the obligation of celebrating mass and divine offices, to deprive him. Ad audienciam nostram.
3 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 59.)
To the same. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, in the event of his depriving Dermit, to collate and assign to the above Maurice the above priory, which is independent and whose value does not exceed 60 marks. Maurice is hereby dispensed, on account of his above illegitimacy, to hold the priory. Religionis etc.
10 Kal. Jan.
Constance.
(f. 70d.)
To the abbot of Westminster. Mandate, at the recent petition of William, abbot, and the convent of St. E[d]munds Bury, O.S.B., immediately subject, to confirm the indult of Boniface IX, granted at the petition of them and king Richard, that, notwithstanding any papal reservations, the convent should have freedom of election, and that the abbots elect should be deemed true abbots without requiring papal confirmation, and might be blessed by any catholic bishop in communion with the apostolic see; the said pope requiring that as compensation for first fruits and common and minute services etc. the abbot and convent should pay 20 marks to the papal collector in England every Michaelmas, and that if in any year payment were not made two months after the said date, the above indult should be null [Cal. Lett. V, p. 152]. The said pope's letters are to be confirmed except in regard to the non-payment clause, instead of which the pope substitutes that in case of non-payment the abbot shall eo ipso incur excommunication, from which he cannot be absolved except by the pope, save in the hour of death. Ad apostolice dignitatis.
1418.
2 Kal. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 72.)
To the bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo. Mandate to absolve Gibunus de Angulo, a Friar Preacher, priest, of baronial birth, from excommunication etc. incurred by having left his said Order and returned to the world, imposing penance, dispensing him on account of irregularity contracted, after temporary suspension, and rehabilitating him; and to license him to transfer himself from his said Order and enter the monastery of St. Michael, Mayo, O.S.A., in the diocese of Tuam, and make his profession as a canon of that Order. In the event of the foregoing, the pope dispenses Gibunus to hold any dignities etc. wont to be held by Augustinian canons, and to have voice and place in the chapter of St. Michael's. Sedes apostolica, pia mater.
18 Kal. Feb.
Constance (f. 80.)
To Philip, abbot of Derry (Cellenigre), O.S.A., in the diocese of Derry. Grant that the provision made by Baldassar, then John XXIII, to him, then canon of St. Severus's, O.S.A., in the diocese of Bologna, in priest's orders, of the above abbey, the value of whose abbatial mensa does not exceed 10 marks, on its voidance by the death of Odo, during whose life the said pope had specially reserved it, shall hold good from the present date, even though, as Philip's recent petition to the present pope contained, the abbey became void, not as above, but by the death of abbot Maurice, and is therefore still void. Apostolice solicitudinis. [See Cal. Lett. VI, p. 198.]
1417.
3 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 84d.)
To the bishop of Elphin. Mandate, the pope having learned from Odo Omartain, canon of St. Mary's, Dorean, O.S.A., in his diocese, that Patrick Macmuircertaid, prior thereof, has simoniacally exacted money from canons, bargaining with them at their admission, if Odo (who has had papal dispensation, as the son of a priest, a religious of the said Order, and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure) will accuse Patrick in presence of the bishop, to summon Patrick and decide without appeal what is canonical, and in the event of his depriving him, to collate and assign the priory, value not exceeding 30 marks, to Odo, whom the pope hereby dispenses, on account of his said illegitimacy, to hold it. [Religionis zelus], vite etc. (Franciscus. xxx. Die quinta Marcii mccccxviii. de Agello).
1418.
3 Non. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 150.)
To Cornelius Okeallaid, a Friar Preacher. Licence to him (who has had papal dispensation, as the son of a bishop and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 84d) to transfer himself to the Cistercian Order and enter the Cistercian monastery of St. Mary, Knockmoy (Collis Victorie), in the diocese of Tuam, of which his progenitors were the founders, and in the recovery and preservation of whose possessions he can be of great service, or other house of the same Order; with dispensation to hold any dignities etc. of the Order. Ad hoc circa regularis.
1417.
3 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 160.)
To Charles Oduynd, canon of the priory of St. Mary, Killhech, O.S.A., in the diocese of Kildare (Daren. here and throughout: Deren. throughout the concurrent mandate below). Rehabilitation of him (who has had papal dispensation, as the son of a priest, prior of the said priory, and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 84d), on account of his having accepted and held, by collation and provision of the late (sic) John, bishop of Kildare, the above priory, which is conventual, on its voidance by the said bishop's deprivation of John Osuync, now canon, then prior, of Killhech, Charles and the bishop being both perhaps ignorant of the general reservation by Baldassar, called John XXIII, of all conventual priories. He is to resign. Sedes apostolica, pia mater. (Antonius. xvi. de Ponto.)
Ibid. To the bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, the abbot de Benedictione dei and the prior of the priory of St. Mary, Derwach, in the diocese of Meath. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above Charles, who is a priest, upon his resignation, the above priory, still reserved and void, having the rectory of Baliquen in the said diocese of Kildare annexed to it, independent, and not exceeding in value 20 marks. He is hereby dispensed, on account of his above illegitimacy, to hold it. Religionis zelus, vite etc. (Antonius. xciii. Die tercia Marciimocccoxviiio. de Ponto.)
1418.
2 Id. Jan.
Constance.
(f. 177d.)
To John Oragillich, canon of St. Udalricus's in Cruczelingen without the walls of Constance, O.S.A. Dispensation to him (who received papal dispensation, as the son of a prince, unmarried, and an unmarried noblewoman, related in divers specified degrees of kindred and affinity, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 84d, since when, having been ordained priest, he has made his profession in the above Order) to hold any dignities etc. of the said Order. Religionis etc.
4 Kal. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 181.)
To Richard Dele, monk of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, immediately subject, O.S.B. Decree (the pope having been informed on the subject by James, [bishop] elect of Penna, to whom he had given commission) that the above Richard has not incurred apostasy nor excommunication by having lately repaired to the Roman court, during the voidance of the apostolic see, with a view to obtain a visitation and reform of the abbey of St. Augustine, without the knowledge and licence of the abbot (who is in large measure responsible for its disorderly condition), but with the approval of many of the monks; and that he (whom the pope hereby takes under the protection of himself and the apostolic see) may and shall, in his own name and in the name of those who support him in the matter, lawfully prosecute his said purpose. Justis petencium votis.
1417.
3 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 210.)
To Philip Omiragaid, prior of the priory of St. Mary the Virgin, Dungemin, O.S.A., in the diocese of Derry. Collation and provision to him, who is a priest and a professed canon of St. Mary's, of the said priory, conventual and independent, not exceeding in value 12 marks (which sum is spent in common by the prior and convent), which became void by the resignation, made to the convent, of the late John Omirgaid, and admitted by authority of the ordinary, and therefore reserved, under his general reservation of conventual priories, by Baldassar called John XXIII, was not disposed of by that pope at the time of his deposition, and the reservation of which was continued by the present pope under his general renewal of the said pope's reservations, and is therefore still void. Philip is hereby dispensed, as the son of a priest, an Augustinian canon, and an unmarried woman, to hold the priory. Religionis etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, the abbot of Derry (Celle nigre), and the dean of Derry. Religionis etc. (Antonius. xvi. xviii. Die decima septima (sic) moccccoxviiio. de Ponto).
1418.
3 Kal. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 225.)
To the bishop of Bath and Wells. Mandate, at the petition of the master and brethren of the hospital of St. John Baptist, Bruggewalter, O.S.A., in the diocese of Wells, to confirm (i) the assignment made more than a hundred years ago by bishop Walter of a portion for a perpetual vicar in their appropriated parish church of Bruggewalter as follows: the whole of the messuage (mansum), with curtilage, which the late Richard Purchaz possessed during his life in the town of Brugge, and three acres (arcas, rectius acras) of meadow held by the said Richard, all oblations on the four principal feasts, visitations of the sick, all legacies for forgotten tithes, triennials (tricennalia) and all oblations at burials, marriages and churchings, with the wax arising therefrom, mass pennies, requests, anniversaries, confession pence, Good Friday offerings, with the eggs and other things offered at the Cross, the tithe of calves and calf money due from the parishioners of the said church, likewise the tithe of geese (aucarum) and garlic (cum alleis), and all the lesser tithes belonging to the chapel of Horsi; all on condition that the said vicar should have the said church and chapel duly served and should provide the holy water therein; the said master and brethren receiving, as rectors, the tithes of corn and hay belonging to the said church and chapel, as before, all the lesser tithes of the parish of Brugge and the obventions, except the portions assigned above, and bearing two thirds of all the burdens, the vicar bearing one third; (ii) the declaration by the said bishop in the matter of the oblations arising from churchings, namely that the vicar should have all the oblations arising to the said church from churchings, and the master and brethren the wax only on Candlemas day. Justis et honestis. [See Cal. Lett. V, p. 201.]
13 Kal. March.
Constance.
(f. 260.)
To James de Haldenstoun, prior of St. Andrews, O.S.A., S.T.M. Collation and provision of the above priory to him, who is of noble race and who, then a canon of St. Andrews, was elected to the priory, a major elective dignity, with cure, on the death of James Biset, papal chaplain, by the chapter in accordance with ancient custom, both parties being perhaps ignorant that Peter de Luna, then called Benedict XIII, had reserved all major cathedral dignities, which reservation having been, after the said pope had, without having disposed of the priory, been deposed by the Council of Constance, continued by the present pope, the priory still remains reserved and therefore void; notwithstanding that he had a suit, which has remained undecided, in the palace of the said pope about the priory of May, O.S.A., in the diocese of St. Andrews, all right to which priory he is to resign as soon as he obtains St. Andrews under these presents. Religionis etc.
Concurrent mandate to the patriarch of Constantinople, the bishop of Brechin and the abbot of Balmurynach in the diocese of St. Andrews. Religionis etc. (Antonius. xvi. xviii. Die nona Maii mccccxviii. de Ponto.)
1417.
3 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 273d.)
To the bishops of Ciudad Rodrigo and Clonmacnoise and the abbot of Cella parva in the diocese of Annadown. Mandate to collate and assign to Fergallus Omulmiadhundh, canon of St. Mary's, Cong (Eunga), O.S.A., in the diocese of Tuam, priest, the priory of St. Mary, Cluaintuasceartnasinna, O.S.A., in the diocese of Elphin, a conventual dignity, value not exceeding 40 marks, whether it be void by the death of Matthew Omulhymnin or by the death of Hector Myeago (Maciago in Cal. Lett.VI) or otherwise. Religionis etc.
1418.
3 Non. Jan.
Constance.
(f. 276d.)
To Thomas, abbot of St. Mary's without the walls of York, O.S.B. Indult to him (who was sent by king Henry, and on behalf of the prelates and clergy of the province of York, as ambassador to the General Council of Constance, and was present at the conclave at the time of the pope's election) and his successors to rent, let or farm to any persons, cleric or lay, the fruits etc. of all parish churches appropriated to the monastery or its dependent priories and cells. Quociens illud.
3 Kal. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 286d.)
To Maurice Macdonnchaid, prior of the priory of St. Mary, Inchmacnerin (de Insulamacneri), O.S.A., in the diocese of Elphin. Collation and provision to him, who is a canon of Derry (Cellanigre), O.S.A., in the diocese of Derry, the son of a priest, a Cistercian monk, and an unmarried woman, of the said priory, a conventual dignity, independent, with cure, and not exceeding in value 30 marks, void by the death of Cornelius Ogamna, and reserved under the pope's general reservation of conventual priories. He is hereby dispensed, on account of his said illegitimacy, to hold the priory. Religionis etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, the prior of the priory of St. Mary, Roscoman, in the diocese of Elphin, and the dean of Elphin. Religionis etc.
16 Kal. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 287d.)
To John, son of the late John Eynesfordi, knight, canon of the priory of Holy Trinity, London, O.S.A. Dispensation to him (who formerly, then as now a canon of Holy Trinity, and promoted to all, even holy orders, received papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to minister in the orders which he had received, and to be appointed to all administrations and offices of his Order, short of a principal dignity) to hold a parish church or a perpetual vicarage. Religionis etc.
5 Kal. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 310d.)
To Malcolm de Rostinot, canon of Jedworde, O.S.A., in the diocese of Glasgow. Reservation to him, a priest, of a benefice with or without cure, even if a priory or a dignity, not conventual etc., value not exceeding 30 marks, wont to be governed by canons of Jedworde or of Holyrood in Edinburgh (in Edimburgo), and in the common or several gift of the abbots and convents thereof. Religionis etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Glasgow, the abbot of St. Thomas's, Abirbrothoc, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and the official of Brechin. Religionis etc. (Pe. xi. xiii. Secundo Kal. Junii Anno Octauo. de Casatiis.)

Footnotes

1 On the back is Anno 1 Lib. 1. Fol. i. is headed De regularibus anno primo. Rubricatus est.
2 On f. 22d. John Paston, described as a monk of Cluny, is to become a Benedictine.