Lateran Regesta 195
1417-1418

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'Lateran Regesta 195: 1417-1418', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7: 1417-1431 (1906), pp. 77-88. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104306 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CXCV (fn. 1)

De Diversis Formis

1 Martin V

1418.
14 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 18d.)
To John Rede, rector called master of the hospital of St. Thomas the Martyr in Suthwerk, in the diocese of Winchester. Indult to him and his successors to wear within and without the said hospital (which has been wont to be governed by a secular priest) surplices and almuces and black cappas (superpellicia et almucia ac cappas nigras) after the manner of canons of secular cathedral and collegiate churches in England. Apud sedem apostolicam.
Id. July.
Geneva.
(f. 20d.)
To Andrew, bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (Civitaten.), dwelling in the Roman court. Mandate at the petition of Richard Sywel, priest, of the diocese of Lincoln (who is at present in the Roman court and has to remain there for some time on certain business of his, and who states that when he was only in his thirteenth year he was fraudulently induced by certain enemies to enter the Cluniac priory of St. Andrew, Northampton, in which he assumed the monastic habit, but before completing (fn. 2) the year of probation refused to make his profession and left the said priory and abandoned the habit), if he find the facts to be so, to declare that he is not bound to the observance of the said or other religious order, but is free to live in the world. Justis et honestis supplicum votis.
5 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 37d.)
To James de Haldenston, prior, and the chapter of the cathedral church of St. Andrews in Scotland, O.S.A. Indult that the prior and his successors may wear the mitre, ring, pastoral staff and other pontifical insignia in parliaments, councils, synods and other congregations whenever any prelates below bishops wear their mitres, and to the like on feast days at mass and other divine offices. Exposcit uestre deuocionis sinceritas. (Antonius. 1. Gratis pro Bulla et Registro. de Ponto.)
6 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 41.)
To the prior of Folkinstone in the diocese of Canterbury. Mandate, after imposing a salutary penance, to absolve Andrew Ayillelkyn, priest, of the diocese of Canterbury, from excommunication and other sentences incurred by causing himself, when in his nineteenth year and in ignorance of the law, to be promoted in the Roman court to all holy orders including the priesthood, in which orders he, who is now in his twentysecond year, has never ministered; and to dispense him to minister therein. Humilibus supplicum votis.
Non. May.
Constance.
(f. 41d.)
To Nicholas Herbury, canon of London, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him (who is nephew of Richard, bishop of London, and holds the canonry and prebend of Haliwell alias Vynesbury in London, and the archdeaconry of Gloucester, a non-major dignity with cure, in Worcester, value together not exceeding 160 marks) to hold for life with the said archdeaconry any benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible therewith, and to resign both, as often as he pleases, for exchange or otherwise. Litterarum etc.
4 Non. June.
Berne. (fn. 3)
(f. 43.)
To Nicholas, bishop of Bath and Wells. Faculty to dispense twenty-five persons of his city and diocese, in their twentysecond year, to be promoted to the priesthood. Personam tuam. Antonius. lx. Die vicesima prima Juniimoccccoxviiio. de Ponto.)
13 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 43d.)
Reduction to 100 marks of the 300 marks which, by statute of Boniface IX [in Cal. Lett. V, pp. 529–531, here briefly recapitulated] each new canon of London has to pay on going into residence, bishop Richard having set forth in the pope's presence that the said sum of 300 marks is so far excessive that 10 or 12 years’ fruits etc. of the corps of a prebend are not enough, and that, as a result, of the thirty canons scarcely five reside. The said 100 marks shall be thus distributed:—each minor canon shall receive 20s., the sacristan, chamberlain, perpetual vicars and choir priests, 1 mark each, the clerks called choristers 5 marks among them, 20 marks shall be spent on the fabric of the old work, and the rest of the 100 marks on the conservation of the new work and on the betterment of the books, ornaments etc. for divine worship, according to the pleasure of the bishop and the dean and canons residentiary. Ad perp. rei mem. Ex debito pastoralis officii. [Sparrow Simpson, Reg. Stat. et Cons. Ecc. Cath. S. Pauli Londinensis, pp. 200–202.]
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Winchester and Concordia, and the abbot of Westminster. Hodie circa statum. (Antonius. lxxx. l. de Ponto.)
3 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 44d.)
To the official of Lichfield. Mandate (the pope having learned that Hugh (Hudo), rector of Chedle, and Edmund, rector of Poldon, in the dioceses of Lichfield and London, desire to exchange, and that they and Randolph (Ranulphus) Maynwaryng, donsel, of the diocese of Lichfield, patron of Chedle, desire that from the fruits of Chedle, whose value amounts to 60 marks, a yearly pension may be assigned for life to Hugh (Hugo) Manne, priest, of the diocese of Lichfield, who is a septuagenarian and weak, has been brought up in the house of the said donsel and his progenitors, and hold no benefice), in the event of his carrying out the said exchange, to assign such a pension to the amount of 10 or 8 marks, to be paid by the rector of Chedle or his successors. Vite etc.
14 Kal. Feb.
Constance.
(f. 54d.)
To John Cliderow, rector of Eard in the diocese of Rochester, B.C.L. Dispensation to him (who holds also a canonry and prebend of Chichester, and was present at the General Councils of Pisa and Constance, and has undergone much labour and expense for bringing about the unity of the church) to hold for five years with the said church any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, etc. Litterarum etc. [See below, p. 84.]
1417.
3 Kal. Jan.
Constance.
(f. 55.)
To William de Sponne, rector of Sybbesdon in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to him (who formerly received papal dispensation to hold for life with the said church any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign both, simply or for exchange) to resign the same as often as he pleases. Vite etc. [See Cal. Lett. VI, pp. 317, 437.]
1418.
11 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 55d.)
To Richard, bishop of London. Licence to manumit six serfs belonging to the episcopal mensa. Personam tuam.
18 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 56.)
To John Sudbury, rector of Heghhamme in the diocese of Wells. Faculty to him, who is in minor orders only, to receive from any catholic bishop, on any proper days between now and Sept. 21 next, even extra tempora, the orders of subdeacon, deacon and priest. Sincere deuocionis affectus.
5 Non. May.
Constance.
(f. 56.)
To the abbot of St. Mary's without the walls of York. Mandate to confirm the motu proprio appropriation made by Boniface IX to the Cistercian abbot and convent of St. Mary, Jervaulx (de Jorevallis), in the diocese of York, of the parish church of Ayschayght in the said diocese, value not exceeding 250 marks, that of the monastery not exceeding 350, by virtue of which they took possession on voidance, and have held it for about 17 years. Ad apostolice dignitatis culmen. [See Cal. Lett. V, pp. 160 and 286.]
4 Kal. March.
Constance.
(f. 56d.)
To John Kemp, clerk, of the diocese of Canterbury, D.C.L. Rehabilitation on account of his having, when holding a canonry and prebend of the church of Wingam and the parish church of Haukhurst (Haughurst on f. 57 below) in the diocese of Canterbury, obtained by collation of the ordinary the archdeaconry of Durham, a non-major dignity with cure, on its voidance by the death of John Helbingham (sic), and having held it and the said parish church together for more than a month against ‘Excerabilis,’ as he still does. John, who is in the service of king Henry, is to resign both. Sedes apostolica, pia mater.
4 Id. May.
Constance.
(f. 57.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishops of Durham and Lichfield. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above John Kemp, on his resigning, the above archdeaconry and church, value not exceeding 100 and 60 marks respectively. He is hereby dispensed to hold them together for five years, during which time he is to exchange one of them for a benefice compatible with the other. Litterarum etc.
2 Non. April.
Constance.
(f. 86d.)
To Rory (Roricus) Machechean, deacon, of the diocese of Ardagh. Rehabilitation on account of his having (after receiving papal dispensation, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders, and hold a benefice even with cure, after which he was made a clerk) obtained, by collation made to him under papal authority, the rectory of Regeles alias Caluayn (Reghels alias Cluyan in the following mandate) in the above diocese on its voidance by the death of Nicholas Michechean, and of his having held it, as he still does, for more than a year without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation super hoc. He is to resign. Sedes apostolica, pia mater. (Franciscus. xii. de Agello.)
Ibid. To the bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (Civitaten.) and the dean and archdeacon of Ardagh. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above Rory, on his resigning, the above rectory, value not exceeding 5 marks, with which he is hereby dispensed to hold two other benefices compatible with it and with one another, and to resign them, for exchange or simply. Vite etc. (Antonius. xxiiiior. Die duodecimo Maii moccccoxviiio. de Ponto.)
13 Kal. May.
Constance
(f. 98.)
To John Arondel alias Hille, clerk, perpetual beneficiary, called prebendary or portionary, in the parish church of Sendelyen in the diocese of Exeter. Dispensation to him (who formerly received papal dispensation, as the son of a married knight and a married woman, to be promoted etc., as above, f. 86d, after which he was made a clerk and obtained a certain perpetual benefice without cure called a prebend or portion in the above church) to hold any mutually compatible benefices of any number and kind, with or without cure, and to resign them, as often as he pleases, simply or for exchange. Vite etc. [See below, f. 298d.]
4 Non. June.
Berne. (fn. 4)
(f. 99d.)
To Nicholas, bishop of Bath and Wells. Faculty to dispense twelve persons of either sex of his diocese who have married, knowing or in ignorance that they were related in the third or fourth, or the third and fourth degrees, to re-contract and remain in, or to remain in, respectively, their said marriages; after, in the former case, temporary separation, absolution from excommunication, and the injunction of a salutary penance. Offspring past and future is to be declared legitimate. Personam tuam.
11 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 106d.)
To Richard, bishop of London. Indult that the laymen appointed by him, even for their lifetime, to offices in the manors and enclosed places called parks, belonging to the episcopal mensa, shall not, in the event of his ceasing to be bishop of London, be removed without reasonable cause by any of his successors, or the dean and chapter, or any others. Tue deuocionis exigentibus meritis.
Ibid.
(f. 107.)
To William Beket, scholar, of the diocese of London. Dispensation to him, who is in his sixteenth year only, after he has received the tonsure, to hold canonries and prebends, and after he has reached his eighteenth year any dignities, personatus and offices without cure, and to resign them as often as he pleases, simply or for exchange. Generis preclari nobilitas.
Id. July.
Geneva.
(f. 110.)
To John, bishop of Salisbury. Grant that his election to the see of Salisbury, made by the chapter when he was dean, on the voidance of the see by the death of bishop Robert in the castle of Gottlieben without the walls of Constance, during the Council of Constance and the voidance of the apostolic see, and the confirmation of the election by Henry, archbishop of Canterbury, by his ordinary authority as metropolitan, and his consecration, shall hold good as if the provision had not been, as he fears, reserved. As soon as he has had the present letters expedited, he is to take to the bishops of Bath and Bangor the usual oath of fealty according to the form which the pope is sending to them. Ad ea ex apostolice seruitutis.
4 Non. Aug.
Geneva.
(f. 111.)
To the bishops of Bath and Bangor. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to receive from the above bishop the usual oath of fealty, and to send it to the pope by his letters patent sealed with his seal. Cum dudum dilecti filii capitulum.
1418.
13 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 122.)
To Richard, bishop of London. Licence, in the event of his becoming too old or too weak to administer his see and exercise pontifical offices, etc., to choose as often as he thinks fit any catholic bishop in communion with the apostolic see as his vicar in pontificalibus, and to choose such bishop or one or two others as his coadjutors; without requiring licence of the metropolitan or any other. Tue deuocionis precibus.
1417.
5 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 136.)
To William, abbot, and the convent of St. Edmunds Bury, immediately subject, O.S.B. Indult, at their recent petition (containing that abbot William and his predecessors have for about two hundred years under a papal privilege, the authenticity of which they are unable to prove by reason of the lapse of time, used the mitre, ring, pastoral staff and other pontifical insignia within and without the monastery at mass and divine offices), for William and his successors to continue in future to do as above, and also to give solemn benediction at mass, vespers and matins, provided that no catholic bishop or papal legate be present. Exposcit uestre deuocionis.
1418.
Id. June.
Geneva.
(f. 137d.)
To Thomas Frome, canon of Wells. Grant, at his recent petition—containing that by the statutes of Wells and by ancient custom, when the dean is absent or deceased, the senior (antiquior) canon is bound to exercise the office of presiding over the choir (officium presidencie chori), and that one of the canons is elected by the chapter to the office of steward (ad regimen officii senescallie) of the said church; that he has held the former office for about thirty years and the latter for some time, and is in about his sixtieth year—that he shall, notwithstanding the said statutes, be not bound to exercise the said offices. Deuocionis tue sinceritas.
11 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 138.)
To Thomas Pole, son of the late Michael, earl of Suffolk (Suffalchie), scholar, of the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to him, who is in his twelfth year only, after he has received the tonsure, to hold canonries and prebends, and after he has reached his eighteenth year any dignities etc. as above, f. 107. Generis etc.
13 Kal. March.
Constance.
(f. 138.)
To the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds Bury etc., as above, f. 136. Indult to have in perpetuity, as for the last two hundred years, their appropriated parish churches of St. Mary the Virgin and St. James the Apostle, situate within the precincts of the monastery, served only by secular priests removeable at the pleasure of the abbot and convent, which priests shall, as hitherto, have the cure of souls of the parishioners and administer to them sacraments and sacramentals; without the obligation of keeping a perpetual vicar or reserving any portion for such. Pro fidelium presertim religiosorum.
11 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 141d.)
To John, bishop of Ely. Licence to him, who is beginning to get so old and weak that he will probably soon be unable to administer his see in person and exercise pontifical offices, to choose as often as he thinks fit etc., as above, f. 122. Tue etc
1417.
4 Id. Dec.
Constance.
(f. 172d.)
To John Okynean, priest, of the diocese of Meath. Rehabilitation on account of the following. On the alleged voidance of the rectory of St. Patrick's, Magmora, in the diocese of Meath, by the death of Donald Magluagii, he (who had received papal dispensation, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 86d) was (although Thomas Magluagii had obtained possession of it under collation made by papal authority as having become void by Donald's resignation made at the apostolic see and admitted there by papal authority) presented by the patrons, Margaret, prioress, and the convent of the Cistercian priory of St. Mary, Lochseudy, in the said diocese, to William Yonge, archdeacon of Meath, the see being vacant, who, after John had given for the purpose a number of presents to divers persons, instituted him. John, under pretext of the said presentation and institution, dispossessed Thomas, who, after bringing John, not by papal delegation, before bishop Edward, accepted from him a sum of money, and resigned before a notary public and witnesses the said suit and all right in or to the rectory, which John still detains, taking the fruits. He is to resign. Sedes apostolica, pia mater. (Antonius. xvi. de Ponto.)
Ibid.
(f. 173d.)
To the prior of the priory of Newtown (Noucuille) by Trym in the diocese of Meath. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to resume the above suit (which, inasmuch as John says he has no hope of obtaining further justice from the said bishop, the pope hereby calls up to himself) as it remained when before the bishop, and to decide it; to surrogate John to the right which Thomas had at the time of his resignation; and furthermore to collate and assign to him the rectory itself, value not exceeding 5 marks, whether it became void by the said resignation or in any other way. John is hereby specially dispensed, on account of his illegitimacy, to hold it. Vite etc. (Antonius. xxiiiior . Die nona Aprilis moccccoxviiio. de Ponto.)
1418.
13 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 182d.)
To the official of Lichfield. Mandate (at the petition of John, bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, containing that sixty years ago the late Geoffrey de Wolseleye, clerk, with consent of the king and others, for the welfare of the souls of his parents and progenitors and all faithful, and to the praise of the Divine Name and the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, All Saints and all the heavenly court, founded and endowed with tenements etc. to the value of 5 marks, and with ornaments, books, chalices and other necessary utensils etc., a chantry in the church of Colewich in the diocese of Lichfield, for one chaplain; and adding that the said endowment has diminished so much in value that for several years mass and other divine offices have not been celebrated in the chantry, and that nobody is willing to reside, and that near the said chantry, on a bridge over which there is much traffic, a chapel of Holy Trinity has been newly built from the offerings of wayfarers, in which a chaplain celebrates mass every day, which bridge and chapel are kept up and chaplain maintained by alms) to appropriate to the said chapel the said chantry and all its endowment, the value of which does not exceed 2 marks a year. Piis et honestis supplicum volis.
2 Non. July.
Geneva.
(f. 195d.)
Relaxation, during ten years, of two years and two quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who on the principal feasts of the year and the dedication, the octaves of certain of them and the six days of Whitsun week; and of a hundred days to those who during the said octaves and days visit and give alms for the repair of the parish church of Ascewater in the diocese of Exeter. Univ. ChristifidLicet is.
2 Non. April.
Constance.
(f. 198.)
To the dean of Clonmacnoise (Cluan.). Mandate to cause John Onniel, priest, of the diocese of Ardagh, who has studied canon and civil law for many years, to be admitted to make his profession as a monk in the Cistercian abbey of St. Mary, Granard (de Grannardo), in the said diocese. Cupientibus vitam ducere regularem.
8 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 199d.)
To the archbishop of Armagh and the bishop and dean of Clonmacnoise (Cluanen.). A like mandate in regard to Matthew Orodochan (Orodachon in the following mandate), canon of Clonmacnoise, who desires to enter the priory of St. Mary, Darg, O.S.A., in the diocese of Ardagh, in which there is no fixed number of canons. Before making his profession therein, he is to resign his canonry and prebend of Clonmacnoise. Cupientibus etc. (Autonius. xvi. Quarto Id. Augusti Anno Primo. de Ponto.)
8 Id. July.
Geneva.
(f. 200.)
To the same. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above Matthew, who has studied canon and civil law for more than ten years, after he has taken the habit and made his profession as above, the priory of St. Mary, Mucgail, O.S.A., in the diocese of Ardagh, conventual and with cure, dependent on the above priory of Darg, and wont to be governed by its canons, value not exceeding 20 marks, void by the death of Gillibert Omoran. Religionis etc. (Antonius. xxii. Quarto Id. Augusti Anno Primo. de Ponto.)
4 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 218d.)
To John Eliot, rector of Craiford in the diocese of Rochester, B.C.L. Rehabilitation on account of having (after receiving papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 86d, and after having obtained the above church) obtained, without further dispensation, the canonry and prebend of Ertham in Chichester, which he (who is a priest and has undergone great labour and expense in the Councils of Pisa and Constance) has this day resigned to the pope. He is hereby dispensed to hold four benefices with or without cure, compatible with one another and with the said church, and to resign them and it, simply or for exchange. Sedes apostolica, pia mater. [See above, p. 79.]
13 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 221d.)
To the bishop of Clonmacnoise (Cluanen.), the prior of St. Peter's de Innocencia by Athlone in the diocese of Elphin, and Cornelius Orodochan, canon of Clonmacnoise. Mandate to cause Charles Macgrueryc, clerk, of the diocese of Meath, to be admitted to make his profession in the Hospitallers’ house of St. John Baptist, Kilkenny, in the said diocese, which is conventual and is at present without a prior. Cupientibus vitam ducere regularem. (Franciscus. xvi. de Agello.)
13 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 222.)
To the same. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above Charles, after he has made his profession as above, the above priory, conventual, with cure and elective, value not exceeding 24 marks, void by the death at the apostolic see of Thomas Ocathasay. Religionis etc. (Franciscus. xxii. Sextodecimo Kal. Augusti Anno Primo. de Agello.)
4 Id. July.
Geneva.
(f. 226.)
To John Fyton, rector of Stopport in the diocese of Lichfield, S.T.B. Dispensation to him, who is M.A. and holds also the canonry and prebend of Heiworth in Salisbury, value not exceeding 300 marks, to hold for seven years with the said church any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible. Litterarum etc.
14 Kal. Aug.
Geneva.
(f. 226d.)
To the bishops of Limerick and Emly. Mandate to receive from Eugenius, bishop of Killaloe, whither the pope has translated him from Kilmacduagh, the usual oath of fealty, and to send it to the pope in the usual way. Cum nos nuper.
7 Id. July.
Geneva.
(f. 227.)
To the abbot of Perschore in the diocese of Worcester. Mandate, if he find true what is stated in the recent petition of Thomas, bishop of Worcester and John Throkmorthon (also written Throkmorton), esquire (armigeri), of the said diocese— namely that in the vill or town of Throkmorton there are divers lands and tenements, some of which owe rents and services etc. to the episcopal mensa and others to the said John, whence arise contentions among the cultivators thereof; and that if the said lands etc. were let to John and his successors on lease or perpetual farm, under a yearly cess to be paid by them to the said mensa, the latter would be greatly benefited—to grant licence to the said bishop to do as desired. Illis per que ecclesiarum.
7 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 239.)
To Nicholas, bishop of Bath and Wells. Mandate during two years (the pope having learned that many religious and seculars of the diocese have, especially during the Schism, obtained from the popes of their obedience and from the Council of Constance exaggerated grants and privileges, to the prejudice of the rights of others) to summon all such persons to exhibit to him all such grants etc. obtained from the beginning to the end of the Schism; to make and send to the pope a copy of those which appear to him to be exorbitant; and to stay execution of them until the pope has declared his pleasure. Romani pontificis providenciam.
5 Non. May.
Constance.
(f. 242.)
To Richard, bishop of London. Licence to him and his successors not to be bound to keep up more than the episcopal palace of London, the manors of Fulham, Hadham and Wikham in the counties of Middlesex, Hertford and Essex, and the castle of Storteford in the diocese of London, and to dispose of any other manors or habitations belonging to the see, some of them being almost in ruins and others falling in ruin, for the repair and upkeep of which the resources of the see are insufficient. Deuocionis tue sinceritas.
5 Id. May.
Constance.
(f. 242d.)
To the bishop of London. Mandate as below. Alexander V granted letters whereby he ordered the bishop of London, as executor, to grant indult to the master and minor canons of the college of minor canons in the church of London (in which, besides the dean and chapter, are twelve perpetual beneficiaries called minor canons, of whom one is called master or warden, and two are called ‘cardinals’) that they and their successors, whilst residing in the said church, could take, without being bound to residence, the fruits etc. of all other benefices held by them in any other churches or places, the daily distributions alone excepted, as though resident therein, with the consent, however, of the diocesans, if the benefices had cure and were situate without the diocese of London, and that they could rent, let or farm, to clerks or laymen, the said fruits etc.; as is contained in letters of Baldassar, called John XXIII, Alexander V having died before his letters were drawn up. At the recent petition of the said master and minor canons (containing that each of them, under the oath which he has to take at his admission to his canonry and minor prebend, has to reside in the said church and be present at the canonical hours, day and night), the pope orders the bishop to grant to them that whilst residing in the said church they may take the fruits etc. of such benefices situate within and (fn. 5) without the said diocese, even if they have cure, in other respects as granted in the above letters, and that they may do so without requiring the consent of the diocesans or any other, and orders him to proceed, in this respect also, to the execution of the said letters, as if they did not contain the words ‘with the consent, however, of the diocesans, if the benefices had cure and were situate without the diocese of London.’ Deuotorum precibus. Antonius. xxxx. de Ponto.)
11 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 245.)
To Richard, bishop of London. Relaxation of the oath which he took to accept the arbitration of the late Thomas, archbishop of Canterbury, in the suit, which had been introduced to the Roman court and long heard short of a decision by a papal auditor, between himself and the dean and chapter of London about the oblations made at (circa) a picture, situate in the nave of the cathedral church, of St. Mary the Virgin de Graciis, which oblations the bishop claimed for the episcopal mensa, and the dean and chapter for the capitular mensa, the said archbishop, deceived, having given an unjust decision. The bishop and his successors and the episcopal mensa are hereby restored to the position in which they were before the said undertaking was given.Illis per que ecclesiarum.
2 Non. July.
Geneva.
(f. 248.)
To the official of Armagh. Mandate (at the petition of Elias Borlach, rector of St. Lonan's, Kyluelagh, in the diocese of Meath, containing that he formerly proposed to exchange the said church with Nicholas de Vallis for his canonry and prebend of Dublin; that he appointed as his proctor for the purpose John Horler, priest, of the diocese of Dublin; that before the exchange took place he cancelled the appointment, in spite of which John named as his substitute Robert Notyngham, priest, of the diocese of Meath, who resigned the said church to bishop Edward; and that the bishop, with [the consent] of Walter, prior of the priory of Dublek in the said diocese, the patron, made collation and provision to John Notyngham alias Clerk, priest, of the diocese of Dublin, who still detains possession), to summon the said bishop, prior, John Notyngham, John Horler and Robert and others concerned, and if he find the facts to be as above, to remove John and to induct Elias, causing satisfaction to be made to him for fruits received since the wrongful taking of possession. Exhibita nobis).
7 Id. July.
Geneva.
(f. 273.)
To the archbishop of York. Mandate to dispense Robert Clerck and Elena Wryght, of his diocese, to remain in the marriage which they contracted, in ignorance of an impediment due to Robert's first wife having become, whilst she was Robert's wife, godmother to a child of Elena. Offspring past and future is to be declared legitimate. Oblate nobis.
7 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 296d.)
To the bishop of Lichfield. Mandate to absolve from excommunication, imposing a salutary penance, and afterwards to dispense, after temporary separation, to contract marriage anew, John Aburham, donsel, and Isabel Boydelle, noblewoman, of his diocese, who married not in ignorance of an impediment arising from their being related in the third and third degrees of affinity. Oblate nobis.
6 Kal. July.
Geneva.
(f. 297d.)
Relaxation, during ten years, of two years and two quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who on the principal feasts of the year and those of St. Leger (Leodegarii) and the dedication, etc. as above, f. 195d, as far as visit and give alms for the conservation of the anciently founded and endowed chapel of St. Leger in the diocese of Lincoln, the sustentation of its ministers, and the repair of a certain bridge called of St. Ives (Sancti Yuonis), which has been damaged by the river [Ouse]. Univ. Christifid… Licet is.
3 Kal. May.
Constance.
(f. 298d.)
To John Arondel alias Hille, clerk, of the diocese of London. Dispensation to him (who is in his seventeenth year only, and who recently received papal dispensation, as the son of a married knight and a married woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders, and hold any mutually compatible benefices etc. as above, f. 98, as far as the end), after reaching his twentysecond year, to hold a benefice with cure, even if it be of lay patronage, and to resign it, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. [See above, f. 98.]

Footnotes

1 On the back is Anno 1 Lib. 3. This register to a large extent concerns German benefices, and contains nothing for the present Calendar.
2 On the back is Anno 1 Lib. 2. Inside the volume is a piece of parchment inscribed Secundus de diuersis formis anno primo domini nostri Martini pape quinti.
3 Datum Berne Lausanensis diocesis.
4 Datum Berne Lausanensis diocesis.
5 The words intra et have been added in the margin and are subscribed: Cor[r]ectum de speciali mandato reuerendi patris domini B. cardinalis Placentini apostolicam cancellariam regentis, Antonius de Ponto. Branda de Castillione, bishop of Piacenza, was made cardinal of St. Clement's by John XXIII on 6 June, 1411 (Eubel, Hierarchia).