Lateran Regesta 255
1424-1425

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'Lateran Regesta 255: 1424-1425', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7: 1417-1431 (1906), pp. 403-409. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104365 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, VOL. CCLV (fn. 1)

8 Martin V (cont.)

De Dignitatibus Vacantibus

1425.
6 Id. March.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 26.)
To the archdeacon of Derry. Mandate to collate and assign to Nicholas Magmallgussa, rector of Congbail in the diocese of Raphoe (who lately received 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), the deanery of Raphoe, a major elective dignity with cure, value not exceeding 30 marks, void and reserved, under the pope's late general reservation of all major dignities in cathedral churches, by the death of Reuelinus Odaighiri, removing Cornelius Macgillabridi, who unduly detains possession; whether it be void as stated, or by the death of Furgallus Omhaelghaichi, or in any other way; notwithstanding that Nicholas holds the above church, value not exceeding 8 marks, which he is to resign upon obtaining the said deanery. Dignum etc. (Pe. xxvi. Sexto Kal. Aprilis Anno Octauo. de Casatiis.) [See above, p. 149.]
6 Kal. April.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 35.)
To James Scrymegeour, licentiate of civil law. Collation and provision to him, who is also M.A., is by both parents of noble birth, and became licentiate of civil law by examination, of the deanery of Aberdeen, a major elective dignity with cure, the annual value of whose fruits etc. (upon which a yearly pension of 20l. of old sterlings is said to have been constituted by papal authority for Ingram de Lyndesay, canon of Brechin) does not exceed 60l. of like sterlings, void, and reserved as in the preceding, by the death of Patrick Spaldung, who was also a papal referendary, and who died in Rome, after the pope had transferred the Roman court thence to Tivoli, Nicholas Tunok, priest, of the diocese of Aberdeen, M.A., who has unduly detained possession, although not yet for two years, being removed; whether it be void as stated, or by the death of Richard Militis within two days’ Journey of the Roman court, or because Nicholas de Atholia, priest, to whom provision of the deanery, void as stated above, was granted by the pope, has this day resigned the said grant to the pope, before the letters thereof had been drawn up, or whether it became void in any other way; notwithstanding that James holds the parish church of Dunotir, and is litigating in the apostolic palace about that of St. Columba, Glasrode, of which he is in possession, (fn. 2) and which is of lay patronage, in the dioceses of St. Andrews and Argyll, the value of which churches does not exceed 40l. of old sterlings, and that the pope lately made him provision (under which he obtained Dunnotir) of a canonry of Glasgow, with reservation of a prebend thereof, and reservation of a benefice with or without cure, even if a dignity etc., in the common or several gift of the bishop and the prior and chapter of St. Andrews, dispensing him to hold for life, together with such benefice etc. with cure or dignity etc., any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, and hold instead two incompatible benefices. Upon obtaining the said deanery he is, as he has offered, to resign St. Columba's, if he win it, or give up all right. Nobilitas generis, litterarum etc. [See above, pp. 243, 262, 296, 297, 371.]
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Alet, the abbot of Balmurinoch in the diocese of St. Andrews, and the dean of Dunblane. Nobilitas etc. (Pe. xiii. xv. Id. Maii Anno Octauo. de Casatiis.)

De Provisionibus Prelatorum

1425.
10 Kal. June.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 84d)
To John, elect of Cork. Provision to him, who was prior of Bromholm, of the order of Cluny, in the diocese of Norwich, in priest's orders, of the above see, void by the death of Milus, during whose life it was specially reserved by the present pope. Apostolatus officium. [Eubel, Hierarchia, refers to f. 85, and gives John's surname as ‘Pastoris,’ but cf. above, p. 180, and ‘Paston Letters,’ ed. Gairdner, (1895) Vol. I., pp. 19–26.]
Concurrent letters to the chapter, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church of Cork—Apostolatus etc.; to the archbishop of Cashel— Ad cumulum; and to Henry, king of England—Gracie diuine.

De Beneficiis Vacantibus

8 Id. Sept.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 161d.)
To Odo Macgarmlegayd. Collation and provision to him (who lately received papal dispensation, as the son of an un- married man and an unmarried woman, related in the fourth and fourth degrees of kindred, to be promoted etc., as above. f. 26) of the parish church of Carnnsegail in the diocese of Armagh, value not exceeding 5 marks, void and reserved because Patrick Olucheran obtained collation, by authority of papal letters, of the perpetual vicarage of Dompnachmor in the said diocese, although Cristin Olucheran, priest, of the same diocese, has, without canonical title, unduly detained possession for more than five years, as he still does. Vite etc.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of SS. Peter and Paul's, Armagh, and Magonius Ohanractaych and Donald Okellachayn, canons of Armagh. Vite etc. (Pe. vi. vii. Residuum pro deo. Tereiodecimo Kal. Nouembris Anno Octano. de Casatiis.)
8 Kal. Oct.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 176.)
To Robert de Carannach, M.A. Collation and provision to him, who is also a bachelor of canon law, of the perpetual vicar- age, value not exceeding 12l. of old sterlings, of Tibermor in the diocese of Dunkeld, void, and therefore reserved, by the death at the apostolic see of Henry de Ogilby; notwithstanding that the pope lately granted provision to be made to him of a canonry of Dunkeld and another of Moray, with reservation of a prebend etc., as above, p. 371, and, by other letters, made provision to him of a canonry of Dunblane, with reservation of a prebend and of a dignity etc. therein, and of a benefice with or without cure in the common or several gift of the Benedictine abbot and convent of Abirbrothoc in the diocese of St. Andrews. He is hereby dispensed to hold for three years together with the said vicarage such dignity etc. or such, or any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, with the usual condition of exchanging or resigning. Litterarum etc.
Concurrent mandate (with the spelling Crannachat) to the bishops of Alet and Brechin, and the abbot of Scone. Litterarum etc. (Ja. xii. xiiii. Sexto Non. Octobris Anno Octano. de Cerretanis.) [See above, p. 392 and below, f. 179d.]
1425.
2 Non. Aug.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 179d.)
To the abbots of Cambustreneth (sic) and Inchaffray (Insula Missarum) in the dioceses of St. Andrews and Dunblane, and the dean of Kildare (Daren.) Mandate to collate and assign to Michael Ouchtre, dean of Dunblane, bachelor of canon law (who lately received papal dispensation, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, (i) to be promoted to all, even holy orders, and hold a benefice even with cure, even if a canonry and prebend in a cathedral church, (ii) to hold any other mutually compatible benefices with or without cure, of any number and kind, and to exchange them as often as he wished), the perpetual vicarage, value not exceeding 12l. of old sterlings, of Tybermore in the diocese of Dunkeld, void by the death of William de Muskelburch; notwithstanding that he holds the said deanery, a major dignity with cure (which he is to resign upon obtaining the said vicarage) and a canonry of Dunkeld and the prebend of Inchemagranach, value with the deanery not exceeding 24l. of old sterlings. Litterarum etc. (Pe. xxii. Sexto Non. Octobris Anno Octauo. de Casatiis.) [See above, p. 392 and f. 176.]
5 Kal. Sept.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 186.)
To the bishop of Sodor, the abbot of St. Columba's, Y, in the diocese of Sodor, and the archdeacon of Sodor. Mandate to collate and assign to Nigel Doncani, clerk, of the diocese of Sodor (who lately, without mention of his illegitimacy, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, had himself tonsured), the parish church of St. John the Evangelist in Ardinis in the said diocese, value not exceeding 5 marks sterling, void by the resignation of Duffey (Duffatus) Nigelli, priest, sometime vicar (sic) of the said church, made before Cristinus Duffati and Duncan Nemie and other magnates of those parts; although the said Duffey, who is to be removed, has unduly detained possession for more than a year after his said resignation, as he still does. Nigel is hereby specially dispensed to act as a clerk and be promoted to all, even holy orders, and hold the said church. Vite etc. (Pe. xx. Secundo Non. Octobris Anno Octano. de Casatiis.)
4 Kal. Oct.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 190d.)
To the bishop, the dean and the precentor of Dunkeld. Mandate, there being no supply of lawyers (jurisperitorum copia) in the city and diocese of Argyll, to make inquiry, and if they find the facts to be as stated, to collate and assign to Bean David, clerk, of the diocese of Argyll (who lately received papal dispensation, as the son of a priest and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 26), the perpetual vicarage, value not exceeding 5l. of old sterlings, of St. Bride's in Lorn, in the said diocese, so long void, by the death of Cristinus Macamanach, that its collation has by the Lateran statutes lapsed to the apostolic see; although Brice (Brixius) Kenniti, priest, who is to be removed, has unduly detained possession for about a year and a half without canonical title; notwithstanding that the pope recently granted provision to be made to Bean of the precentorship of Lismore, a nonmajor, non-elective dignity with cure, value not exceeding 8l. of old sterlings, of which he has not got possession, and with which he is hereby dispensed to hold the said vicarage for life, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. (Ja. xxvi. Decimoseptimo Kal. Nouembris Anno Octano. de Cerretanis.)
2 Id. Aug.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 201d.)
To the prior of St. Mary's, Monaincha (Insula vivencium), in the diocese of Killaloe, and the archdeacon and the precentor of Killaloe. Mandate to collate and assign to Thady Omeachyr, clerk, of the diocese of Killaloe (who lately received papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc., as above, f. 26), the perpetual vicarage, value not exceeding 5 marks, of Castletown Ely (de Castro Phillippi) in the said diocese, void because Henry Olayth alias Olathym, who is to be removed, held it for a year and a half without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation: notwithstanding that the pope recently [above, p. 398] ordered provision to be made to him of the perpetual vicarage of Butyun (sic) in the said diocese, value not exceeding 8 marks, with which he is hereby dispensed to hold that of Castletown Ely for life, and to resign them, simply or for exchange. (Pe. xxx. Decimo Kal. Septembris Anno Octauo. de Casatiis.)
6 Kal. Sept.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 216.)
To the bishop of Dunkeld, the abbot of Scone and the dean of Dunkeld. Mandate, there being no supply of lawyers in the diocese of Argyll, to make inquiry, and if they find the facts to be as stated, to collate and assign to John Malcolmi, clerk, of the said diocese, the rectory, of the patronage of laymen, value not exceeding 9l. of old sterlings, of the parish church of St. Bean in Upper Lorn, called of Kilmor, in the said diocese, which became void by the death of Michael [no surname], and also the vicarage of the same church, value not exceeding 4l. of old sterlings, which became void because the late Peter Donaldi held it for more than a year without having himself ordained priest and without dispensation, both rectory and vicarage having been so long void that by the Lateran statutes their collation has lapsed to the apostolic see; removing John de Arane, who has unduly detained possession of the rectory for a year and a half, and Maurice Fullonis, who has similarly kept possession of the vicarage for more than twelve years, both of them priests, of the dioceses of Sodor and Argyll. The collation is to be made whether the said rectory and vicarage became void as stated, or by the resignation of Conganus Machabei, or of the said Michael. John is hereby dispensed to hold them together for seven years. Vite etc. (Ja. xxvi. Septimo Kal. Octobris Anno Octano. de Cerretanis.)

De Provisionibus Prelatorum (cont.).

1424.
3 Id. Dec.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 281d.)
To John de Crannach, elect of Caithness. Provision to him, rector of Chantenay in the diocese of Le Mans, M.A., S.T.B., priest, of the above church, immediately subject, void at the apostolic see and therefore reserved by the pope's late translation to Whiteherne [above, p. 287] of Alexander, who was at the said see. Apostolatus officium. [In Eubel, Hierarchia, with reference to f. 282.]
Concurrent letters to the chapter, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church of Caithness—Apostolatus etc.; and to James, king of Scotland —Gracie diuine.

7 Martin V

5 Id. Oct.
S. Maria Maggiore, Rome.
(f. 285d.)
To John, Benedictine abbot of St. Peter's, Luxeuil (Luxouio), immediately subject, (fn. 3) in the diocese of Besancon. Provision to him, prior of la Charité, of the order of Cluny, in the diocese of Auxerre, S.T.M., priest, of the above abbey, void by the death of Etienne, during whose life it was specially reserved by the present pope. He is to wear the habit which is worn in St. Peter's, etc. Inter solicitudines.
Concurrent letters to the convent and to the vassals of St. Peter's, and to the archbishop of Besancon—Inter etc., and to the king of France (fn. 4) —Gracie diuine. [The letter of provision and the concurrent letters are all cancelled, with marginal note: Correcte de mandato domini F[rancisci] abbatis presidentis, sed propter ejus (sic) nimiam correcturam cassatc et alibi registrate, Ja. de Cerretanis. See above, pp. 33, 34, 346, 375.]

8 Martin V (cont.)

15 Kal. Jan.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 288d.)
To John [Stafford], elect of Bath and Wells. Provision to him, dean of Wells, D.C.L., of the above see, void by the death of Nicholas, during whose life it was specially reserved by the present pope. Inter cetera.
Concurrent letters to the chapter, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church of Bath; to the chapter, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church of Wells— Inter etc.; to the archbishop of Canterbury—Ad cumulum; and to Henry, king of England—Gracie diuine.
1425.
4 Id. Jan.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 297d.)
To Richard, elect of Ardagh. Provision to him, abbot of the Cistercian monastery of St. Mary, Granard, in the diocese of Ardagh, priest, of the above see, void by the death of Cornelius, during whose life it was specially reserved by the present pope; the postulation by the chapter, made perhaps in ignorance of the said reservation, of the said Richard, who consented and who has petitioned the pope to admit it, being null and void. Apostolatus officium. [In Eubel, Hierarchia, with reference to f. 298.]
Concurrent letters to the chapter, to the clergy and to the people of the city and diocese, and to the vassals of the church of Ardagh—Apostolatus etc.; to the archbishop of Armagh— Ad cumulum; and to [Henry], king of England—Gracie diuine.

Footnotes

1 On the back is Lib. 108. The top edge of the volume has the almost obliterated contemporary description: Ius (?) de dignitatibus vacantibus, prouisionibus prelatorum et beneficiis vacantibus et prouisionibus prelatorum anno VIIIo .
2 Quam non possides has been corrected to quam possides by P[etru]s [de Casatiis].
3 The words Romane ecclesie immediate subjecti are twice added in the margin.
4 For the manner in which the king of France is addressed by Martin V sec above, p. 346 note.