Lateran Regesta 222
1418-1422

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'Lateran Regesta 222: 1418-1422', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7: 1417-1431 (1906), pp. 219-227. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104333 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CCXXII (fn. 1)

5 Martin V

De Diversis Formis

1422.
2 Non. March.
St Peter's, Rome.
(f. 5d.)
To Edmund Berton, rector of a moiety of the parish church of All Saints, Stanton, in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to him (whom the present pope lately dispensed to hold, as soon as he should reach his seventeenth year and be of sufficient learning, a benefice with cure, even if a dignity etc., after which he obtained the above moiety) that he, who is in his nineteenth year, may, after he has attained his twenty-second year and not otherwise, resign, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. the said moiety or other benefice with cure. Vite etc.
14 Kal. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 7.)
To John Urry, rector of Hurstperpond in the diocese of Chichester, bachelor of canon law. Prolongation by ten years of the period of three years during which the present pope dispensed him, who is of noble birth, to hold together with Hurstperpond one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church etc., after which, as his recent petition contained, he obtained the parish church of Beston (corrected from Weston) in the diocese of Norwich, value not exceeding 30 marks, which he holds with Hurstperpond. He almost rebuilt at his own expense the church of Hurstperpond and its buildings when he obtained possession thereof, and has laid out about 30 marks in repairing the church of Beston (corrected, as above). Further, after getting possession of Weston (sic) the ordinary received from him 27 marks by way of first fruits (racione illius annate), so that during the said three years he has received slender fruit from the said two churches. During the said ten years he is to exchange as usual; if not, he is to resign Hurstperpond. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc.
3 Kal. April.
St. Peter's Rome.
(f. 13d.)
To the bishop of Lichfield. Mandate to dispense Adam Wotton and Joan Spyser alias Hondeston of Chester, of his diocese, to contract anew and remain in the marriage which they formerly contracted per verba legitime de presenti in ignorance of the existence of an impediment of spiritual relationship (cognacio spiritualis) arising from the fact that the late Richard Hondeston, then Joan's husband, was godfather at the baptism of a son (quendam natum) of Adam. The offspring past and future of the marriage (prolem ex huiusmodi matrimonio suscipiendam) is to be declared legitimate. Oblate nobis.)
16 Kal. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 19d.)
To William Pencrych, rector of Blakdon by Bristol in the diocese of Bath, I.U.B. Dispensation to hold for seven years together with Blakdon, value not exceeding 26 marks, one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a perpetual vicarage etc., and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Litterarum etc. [See below, f. 127d.]
6 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 22d.)
To the bishop of Kilfenora. Mandate to dispense Patrick FitzMorys and Catherine daughter of Meccarryg, of the diocese of Ardfert, to marry notwithstanding that they are related in the double third and the second and third, and also in the second and fourth degrees of affinity, because Patrick has committed fornication with Joan daughter of Yhollywayn, which Joan is related to Catherine in the double third, with another woman who is related to her in the second and third, and with another who is related to her in the second and fourth degrees of kindred, all of the diocese of Kilfenora. For certain reasons [not stated] the pope is not writing to Nicholas, bishop of Ardfert, who ought to have been written to. Oblate nobis.
1421.
17 Kal. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 28.)
To Nicholas Steur, rector of Bradewell in the diocese of London, M.A. Dispensation to him, who is a scholar of theology, and holds the above church, value not exceeding 40 marks, and the compatible chapel of Maperton in the diocese of Wells and the canonry and prebend of Wedmore in Wells, value not exceeding 10 marks, to hold for three years together with the said parish church any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church etc. During the said period he is to exchange, as usual; if not, he is to resign Bradewell. Litterarum etc.
1422.
2 Non. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 36d.)
To Joan, countess of Westmoreland. Indult to enter, with eight honest women, any monasteries of nuns, even enclosed, and stay there with the nuns, eating, drinking and talking with them, and spending the night. Eximie deuocionis.
5 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 37d.)
To William Wynton', rector of Crosby Gerarde in the diocese of Carlisle. Dispensation to him (who formerly received papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure, by virtue of which he had himself so promoted and obtained the above church, value not exceeding 30 marks) to hold four other benefices with or without cure, and to resign them all, simply or for exchange. as often as he pleases. Vite etc.

1 Martin V

1418.
2 Non. Nov.
Mantua.
(f. 47d.)
To Thomas Marchall, rector of Suth Waltham in the diocese of Winchester. Dispensation to him (who formerly received papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders, and hold two compatible benefices, and to resign them, as often as he pleased, for exchange or simply, after which he was so promoted and obtained the above church [value not given]) to hold four other benefices with or without cure, compatible with one another and with the said church, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc.

5 Martin V

1422.
10 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 64d.)
To the bishop of Kildare. Mandate to dispense Maurice Obryn, donsel, and Joan ingen y Concobayr, damsel, of the dioceses of Dublin and Kildare (who desire to marry in order to end the wars which have been going on between Maurice and Joan's parents and kinsmen, because he and she have several times committed fornication with one another), to marry, notwithstanding that they are related in the third, third and third, and the fourth, and also in the fourth and fourth degrees of kindred. A penance is to be imposed for their incest, and the offspring of the marriage (prolem … suscipiendam) is to be declared legitimate. Oblate nobis.
3 Kal. May.
St. Peter's. Rome.
(f. 79d.)
To the bishop of St. Andrews. Mandate to dispense Alexander Steuart, donsel, and Egidia de Duglas, relict of Henry Synclar, knight, of the dioceses of Glasgow and St. Andrews, to marry notwithstanding that Alexander is distant in the third, and Egidia in the second degree of kindred from their common stock. Oblate nobis.
3 Kal. May.
St Peter's, Rome.
(f. 91d.)
To Robert Allerton, rector of Amontesham in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to him, who is clerk of the offices of the household of king Henry and a subdeacon, at his own petition and that of the said king, not to be bound during five years to have himself promoted to any other holy orders on account of the above church or other benefice with cure which he may obtain. Vite etc.
5 Id. May.
St. Peter's,
Rome.
(f. 92.)
To the archbishop of Armagh. Mandate to dispense Christopher Flemyng, donsel, and Elizabeth Wogan, damsel, of the diocese of Meath (Minden.), to marry notwithstanding that they are related in the third and fourth degrees of affinity. Edward, bishop of Meath, who ought to have been written to. is at present absent (in remotis agat). Oblate nobis.
3 Id. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 96d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury. Mandate to grant licence to John Hessynden alias Marler, of Maydenstane, layman, of the diocese of Canterbury, and Joan his wife to have, in the hospital for poor and sick which they have had built in their own houses on the bridge of the town (villa) of Maydenstane, an altar or altars erected, to have it or them consecrated, and to have thereon mass and other divine offices celebrated. Sincere deuocionis affectus.
Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 123d.)
To John Stopyndon, canon of Rouen. Dispensation to him (who is secretary of Henry, king of, England, is in minor orders only and holds canonries of Rouen, Evreux and Lisieux, value not exceeding 200 gold florins of the camera, a canonry and prebend of Kyrton and the parish church of Wykham, value altogether not exceeding 70 marks sterling, and is receiving during a fixed period a yearly pension of 100s. sterling from the monastery of Glastenbirey, in the dioceses of Canterbury and Bath) to hold during ten years with the said parish church or, if he resign it, with another, one other benefice with cure or otherwise compatible (sic, corrected from incompatible), even if a dignity etc., and to resign both, simply or for exchange, and hold instead two similar or dissimilar mutually compatible (sic) benefices, provided that they be not two major dignities nor two parish churches. He is further dispensed not to be ordained deacon or priest for seven years on account of Wykham etc., provided that within the first two of the said seven years he have himself ordained subdeacon. Vite etc. (Ja. Gratis de mandato domini nostri pape. de Cerretanis.)
16 Kal. March.
St. Peter's Rome.
(f. 127d.)
To William Pencrych, rector of Blakdon (corrected from Blakedon) by Bristol in the diocese of Bath, I.U.B. Dispensation during seven years, he being a subdeacon, not to have himself promoted to higher holy orders on account of Blakdon etc. Litterarum etc. [See above, f. 19d.]
15 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 138d.)
To William Palmer, master called warden of the hospital of God's House, Ospringe, in the diocese of Canterbury. Indult to him (who holds the said hospital, a perpetual benefice without cure, which is in the sole gift of Henry, king of England, its founder, and requires no presentation nor institution, and whose master called warden has to take an oath of continual personal residence to the said king's chancellor, which William did on lately receiving the said hospital from the said king), notwithstanding the said oath, to absent himself from the said hospital, and to hold therewith any other benefice with or without cure and, with the king's consent, to exchange the hospital for any other benefice. Sincere deuocionis.
3 Id. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 146.)
To Richard Cordon, archdeacon of Rochester, D.C.L. Indult for five years to visit his archdeaconry by deputy, and to receive procurations in ready money, to an amount not exceeding 60 Tournois of silver a day, twelve to a gold florin of Florence. Meretur tue deuocionis.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury, the bishop of Chichester and the dean of London. Meruit dilecti filii.

5 Martin V

1421.
2 Non. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 158d.)
To William Fallan, rector of Gre[n]don’ in the diocese of Lichfield. Dispensation to him, who is in subdeacon's orders only and is in the service of king Henry, not to be bound for three years to be promoted to higher orders on account of Grendon’. Vite etc. [See above, p. 216.]
16 Kal. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 164.)
To Hugh Persay, rector of Almere in the diocese of Salisbury. Dispensation to him (who formerly received papal dispensation, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 37d, by virtue of which he had himself so promoted and obtained the above church, value not exceeding 20 marks) to hold four other mutually compatible benefices with or without cure, and to resign all, simply or for exchange. Vite etc.
1422.
7 Id. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 164d.)
To Thomas Sottewell’ alias Mordon, rector of Marnhull in the diocese of Salisbury, B.C.L. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, to hold for seven years with Marnhull, value not exceeding 80 marks, one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Within the said period he is to exchange, as usual; if not, he is to resign Marnhul[1]. [Nobilitas generis,] (fn. 2) litterarum sciencia, vite etc.
Ibid.
(f. 165.)
To William Lynford, rector of Horsyngton in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, to hold for seven years with Horsyngton, value not exceeding 10l., one other benefice etc. as in the preceding, mutatis mutandis. [Nobilitas generis,] (fn. 2) vite etc.
Ibid.
(f. 165d.)
To Thomas Faukys, rector of St. Bride's (Sancte Brigide) without the walls of London. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, and holds the above church, value not exceeding 100 marks, and a canonry and prebend of Bangor, value not exceeding 10 marks, to hold for seven years with St. Bride's one other benefice etc. as above, mutatis mutandis. [Nobilitas generis,] (fn. 2) vite etc.
1421.
16 Kal. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 169d.)
To Adam Dominici, perpetual vicar of St. Ouen's (Sancti Eugenii) in Rossye in the diocese of Sodor. Dispensation to him, at the petition also of Donald de Yle, lord of the Isles, whose chaplain he is, that he (who is a priest and who lately received papal dispensation, as the son of a Benedictine monk and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 37d, by virtue of which he was ordained priest and obtained the above vicarage, value not exceeding 3l. of old sterlings, whose holder has to pay the episcopal dues etc., and offer free hospitality to all comers after the manner of those parts) may hold for seven years one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if another perpetual vicarage. Within the said period he is to exchange, as usual; if not, he is to resign the above vicarage in Rossye. Vite etc.
1421.
2 Non. Dec.
St Peter's, Rome.
(f. 173d.)
To Simon Gaunstede, archdeacon of Wilts (Wiltschirie) in Salisbury. Indult, at the petition also of king Henry, he being clerk and keeper of the Rolls, to visit by deputy for three years his said archdeaconry, and to receive procurations, even in ready money. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Durham, and the deans of London and Chichester. Vite etc.
18 Kal. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome
(f. 182d.)
To Nicholas Preston, perpetual vicar of Kirkeby Stephani in the diocese of Carlisle, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, to hold for life with the above vicarage, value not exceeding 80 marks, one other benefice etc. as above, f. 164d,mutatis mutandis, e.g. without the final clause. Nobilitas generis, litterarum sciencia, vite etc. [See above, p. 216.]
1422.
Id. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 186d.)
To John Wyghtman, rector of Musgrave in the diocese of Carlisle, B.C.L. Prolongation to the term of his life of the ten years, about to expire, during which the late John XXIII dispensed him to hold for ten years with the above church, one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased; he having obtained the perpetual vicarage of Brumfeld in the same diocese, value not exceeding 28 marks, and held it, as he still does, by virtue of the said dispensation together with the said church of Musgrave, value not exceeding 30 marks. Litterarum etc.
7 Id. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 188.)
To John Conge, provost of the collegiate church of St. Edmund, Salisbury. Dispensation to him, who holds the provostship in the collegiate church of St. Edmund, which is a major dignity therein and has cure, value not exceeding 100 marks, and the prebendal church without cure of North Neweton in the diocese of Salisbury, which is a prebend in the nuns’ monastery of Wilton, value not exceeding 40 marks, to hold for seven years with the said provostship one other benefice etc. as above, f. 164d, mutatis mutandis, e.g. he is to resign the provostship. Vite etc.
1421.
11 Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 188d.)
To William Paynell, rector of Warsope in the diocese of York, licentiate of civil law. Dispensation to him, who is of noble and knightly birth, and is a licentiate of civil law by examination, to hold for life with the above church, value not exceeding 40 marks, any other benefice etc. as above, f. 164d, mutatis mutandis. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. [The confirmation of Sept. 28, 1422, below, p. 230, shows that the date of the present dispensation is Nov. 21, 1421, not 1422.]
1422.
7 Id. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 201.)
To Richard Collyng, perpetual vicar of St. Laurence's, London, S.T.B. Indult for life to hear the confessions of all the parishioners of St. Laurence's or other church which he may hold, and to grant absolution and enjoin penance, except in cases reserved to the apostolic see. Sincere deuocionis.

5 Martin V

1422.
3 Id. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 201.)
To Simon Hulles, rector of Ludgarsall in the diocese of Lincoln, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him, who is a B.A. and a kinsman of William Hulles, prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, and to whom the pope lately granted provision of a canonry with reservation of a prebend of Dublin, to hold for ten years with the above church, value not exceeding 24l., any other benefice with cure as above, f. 164d, mutatis mutandis. Litterarum etc.
7 Id. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 208.)
To John, elect of Rochester. Faculty for him, to whom the pope recently made provision of the above see, to be consecrated by any catholic bishop assisted by two or three like bishops. The consecrator is to send his oath of fealty to the pope, as usual; without prejudice to the archbishop of Canterbury. Cum nos nuper. [See above, p. 161.]
11 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 212.)
To John Colby, perpetual vicar of Neuburn in the diocese of Durham. Dispensation to him, who formerly received papal dispensation, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted, etc., as above, f. 37d, after which he was so promoted and obtained the above vicarage, value not exceeding 20l., to hold two other mutually compatible benefices with or without cure, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc.
3 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 214.)
Relaxation, during ten years, of three years and three quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who on the principal feasts of the year, 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 six days visit and give alms for the repair of the church of St. Mary the Virgin, Carlisle, which was formerly almost totally destroyed by fire and, on account of the calamities of war which continually afflict those parts, cannot from its own resources be restored. Univ. Christifid. etc. Dum precelsa.
5 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 214d.)
To Peter Wynton, clerk, of the diocese of Carlisle. Dispensation to him (who formerly, without mention of his illegitimacy, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, had himself tonsured) to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold four compatible benefices with or without cure, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc.
11 Kal. Feb.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 217.)
To John Wyse, priest, of the diocese of Exeter. Dispensation to him (who formerly, after having, without mention of his illegitimacy, as the son of a married man and an unmarried woman, had himself tonsured, received papal dispensation to act as a clerk and be promoted etc. as above, f. 37d, after which dispensation he was so promoted and obtained the free chapel without cure commonly called the chapel of Crofton in the diocese of Salisbury, value not exceeding 20 marks) to hold two other mutually compatible benefices with or without cure, and resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc.
1421.
3 Kal. Dec.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 222.)
To the archdeacon of du Port (de Portu) in the church of Toul. Mandate as below. Upon its being lately set forth to the pope on behalf of John Ycearnaig, [now] dean of Tuam, then clerk, of the diocese of Tuam, that the deanery of Tuam, a major dignity, had become and was void because William Rany, who held it, had obtained without canonical title, and had held therewith for several years, the deanery of Mayo, also a dignity, the pope ordered the abbots of St. Mary's, Cong (de Cunga), St. Michael's, Mayo and Ballintober (Ville fontis Sancti Patricii) in the said diocese, to summon William and others concerned, and if they found that the said deanery of Tuam was void as above or in any other way, to collate and assign it to the said John. John's recent petition contained that William, abbot of St. Mary's, Cong, in execution of the pope's said mandate, gave a definitive sentence, made collation and provision to John and removed William; and added that he fears lest others have intruded themselves or may do so. The pope therefore orders the above archdeacon to execute the said sentence alike against such intruders as against the said William. Justis et honestis. (Ja. xxv. Non. Decembris Anno Quinto. de Cerretanis.)
1422.
2 Non. March.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 243.)
To Thomas Damet, rector of Stokton (corrected in the margin by Franciscus de Agello from Henton) in the diocese of Salisbury. Dispensation—at his recent petition, containing that he formerly received papal dispensation, as the son of a married man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders, and hold two compatible benefices, and to resign them, as often as he pleased, for exchange or simply, after which he was so promoted and obtained the parish church of Stokton (similarly corrected from Henton)—to hold two other benefices with or without cure, compatible with one another and with the said church, and to resign them as above. Vite etc. (Ja. xx. de Cerretanis. Correcta et reportata Non. Maii Anno Sexto. Franciscus de Agello.)
5 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 246.)
To the bishop of Norwich. Mandate to dispense John Graunger the younger and Olive Brodok, of his diocese, who formerly, in ignorance that a marriage impediment existed, committed fornication, to marry notwithstanding that, as they have since learned, they are related in the third degree of affinity. A penance is to be imposed for the said incest, and offspring, past, if any, and future, is to be declared legitimate. Oblate nobis.
15 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 252d.)
To John Fytzmoris, canon of Lismore. Rehabilitation on account of his having held for more than a year, as he still does, without having himself ordained priest and without having dispensation, the rectory of Kyllury in the diocese of Ardfert, of the patronage of laymen. John, who is of noble birth, is to resign. Sedes apostolica, pia mater. [See above, p. 165.]
15 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 253.)
To the bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, and the abbots of St. Mary's, O'Dorney (de Kyrieleyson), and St. Mary's, Rathuoygh, in the diocese of Ardfert. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to collate and assign to the above John Fytzmoris the above church, value not exceeding 10 marks, upon his resignation, and also the canonry and prebend of Fyenayim in Ardfert, value not exceeding 2 marks, void by the death of John Oflahawayn; notwithstanding that he holds the canonry and prebend of Kylgobnythin in Lismore, value likewise not exceeding 2 marks. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. (Ja. xxv. Quarto Non. Aprilis Anno Quinto. de Cerretanis.)
6 Kal. April.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 256.)
To Nicholas Burton, canon of Wells, B.C.L. Dispensation to him, who is by both parents of knightly birth, and holds the parish church of Cley in the diocese of Norwich, and a canonry and prebend of Wells, value respectively not exceeding 60 and 24 marks, to hold for ten years together with the said church any other benefice [with cure] or otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church etc. Within the said period he is to exchange, as usual, or resign Cley. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc.
6 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 308d.)
To the bishop of Lichfield. Mandate to dispense John Legh and Catherine de Kengesley, of his diocese, to remain in the marriage which they contracted per verba legitime de presenti and solemnized before the church, in ignorance of an impediment of spiritual relationship arising from the fact that Catherine was godmother at the baptism of a son of John by another woman. Offspring past, if any, and future is to be declared legitimate. Oblate nobis.
1421.
16 Kal. Jan.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 309d.)
To the bishop of Hereford. Mandate to dispense Nicholas Chippenham and Margaret Mey, of his diocese, to contract marriage notwithstanding an impediment of spiritual relationship arising from the fact that Nicholas's mother was godmother at Margaret's baptism. Oblate nobis.

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume is Lib. Primo. On the top and bottom edges is the contemporary description: Primus de diuersis formis anno vto domini Martini pape quinti.
2 Cf. ff. 182d and 188d.