Lateran Regesta 271
1426-1427

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1906

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'Lateran Regesta 271: 1426-1427', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7: 1417-1431 (1906), pp. 512-517. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104381 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, Vol CCLXXI (fn. 1)

10 Martin V (cont.)

De Regularibus

1427.
2 Id. May.
SS. Apostoli, Rome
(f. 15d.)
To the prior of Plympton in the diocese of Exeter. Mandate, at the recent petition of the Benedictine prioress and convent of Canyngton in the diocese of Bath—containing that at its foundation the said priory was endowed with the fruits etc. in low-lying villages (in villagiis in terra plana), some of which are by the sea, and that by tides and other misfortunes the said fruits etc. have been much diminished— to appropriate to them the parish church of Wytherygge in the diocese of Exeter, of their patronage, value not exceeding 20 marks, (fn. 2) that of the priory not exceeding 60l. sterling. A fit portion for a perpetual vicar is to be reserved. Digna reddimur attencione.
4 Kal. Aug.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 17.)
To the abbot of Cerne in the diocese of Salisbury. Mandate, at the petition of abbot Nicholas and the convent of the Benedictine monastery of St. Peter, Hyde, near Winchester, to confirm, after enquiry, the appropriation lately made by [the late] John, bishop of Salisbury, who took counsel with Henry, cardinal priest of St. Eusebius's, then bishop of Winchester (seeing that the ancient fruits etc. of the said monastery were diminished and that it lacked the means which it had hitherto possessed for keeping hospitality etc.), of the parish churches, value not exceeding 100 marks, of Pudeltre[n]thide and Chesulden in the diocese of Salisbury, within the archdeaconries of Dorset and Wilts (Wiltesshirie), of the patronage of the abbot and convent, that of the monastery not exceeding 1,500, a portion being reserved by the said bishop for perpetual vicars. Digna exandicione vota.
17 Kal. Aug.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 18d.)
To the abbot of Meaux in the diocese of York. Mandate to license the prior and convent of the Carthusian priory or house of St. Michael the Archangel by Kyngeston super Hull’ to rent, let or grant to farm their appropriated churches of North Cave and Foston in the diocese of York, provided that such lease etc. do not extend to fee or otherwise to alienation; and to grant that the said prior shall not be bound, on account of the said churches, to appear in councils and convocations, except by proctor. Quociens illud a nobis.
7 Id. July.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 29.)
To Nicholas, (fn. 3) abbot of the Benedictine monastery of St. Peter, Hyde, in the diocese of Winchester. Faculty to dispense, during two years from the present date, six of his monks who have reached their twenty-second year to be promoted to all holy orders. Sincere deuocionis affectus.
Kal. Sept.
SS. Apostoli Rome.
(f. 47.)
To the bishop of St. Andrews, and the abbots of Aberbrothoc and Lindores (de Lundoris), in the diocese of St. Andrews. Mandate to collate and assign to Robert de Pasleto, priest, Augustinian canon of St. Andrews, the Augustinian conventual elective priory of Monemousk in the diocese of Aberdeen, value not exceeding 40l. of old sterlings, void by the death of Richard de Doueri, and reserved in virtue of the pope's late reservation of all conventual priories; summoning and removing Robert de Kilconcar, an Augustinian canon [of Monemousk?], who for more than nine months has without canonical title detained possession. Religionis zelus, vite etc. (Pe. xxvi. Id. Septembris Anno Decimo. de Cerretanis.)
1426.
10 Kal. Dec.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f 49.)
To Henry Torfort, Augustinian canon of St. Mary's, Norton, in the diocese of Lichfield. Dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to hold any dignities of his order, even that of abbot. Religionis etc.
1427.
6 Id. Jan.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 60.)
To Laurence Roch, Cistercian monk of Mellifont in the diocese of Armagh. Dispensation to him—who formerly received papal dispensation, as the son of a Cistercian monk and an unmarried woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice [even with cure]—to hold etc., as in the preceding. Religionis etc.
1427.
Id. Jan.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 65d.)
To the bishop of Raphoe. Mandate, at the recent petition of William Rycdymer and Richard Gower and other friars of the house of Athnery, of the order of Friars Preachers, in the diocese of Tuam—containing that in Ireland, of which they are natives, there is no supply of preachers and other learned men, by whom the people can be duly taught in the catholic faith— to license them to receive and hold two places in Ireland and to build in each a church or oratory, with bell-tower, bell, cemetery, house, cloister and other needful offices; without requiring licence of the diocesans or any others, and saving the rights of parish churches etc. Sacre religionis. [Ripoll, Bullarium Prædicatorum, II, p. 675, with the reading Richard ‘Golber,’ after a copy taken from ‘Libro cxxix, fol. 65,’ i.e. the present register. See above, p. 512, note.]
2 Id. March.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 80.)
To the archdeacon of Connor. Mandate to collate and assign to Adam Macgillarinan, priest, of the diocese of Connor (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, and whom the pope has ordered this day the above archdeacon to cause to be received as a canon of the Augustinian priory of St. Mary, Mucamyr, in the said diocese, and to receive his profession), after he has been duly admitted and has made his profession, the said priory, which is conventual and elective and has cure, value not exceeding 16 marks, void by the death of Michael Albanach, Luke the present detainer, who has unduly detained possession for more than ten years, being summoned and removed. Adam is hereby dispensed to hold the priory. Dignum etc.
15 Kal. May.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 89.)
To John, abbot of the Cistercian monastery of St. Mary, Coggessale, in the diocese of London. Indult to wear the mitre, ring and other pontifical insignia, and to give in the said monastery and its subject priories, and in the parish and other churches belonging to it, solemn benediction after mass, vespers and matins; provided that no bishop or papal legate be present. Exposcit tue deuocionis.
3 Id. May.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 125d.)
Confirmation, as below. The recent petition of the friars of the house or priory of Kings Langley, of the order of Friars Preachers, in the diocese of Lincoln, contained that the late Leonard de Florencia, master-general of the order, with the unanimous assent of the diffinitores in the chapter-general then held at Pavia [in 1423], declared that the convent of the said house or priory belonged without distinction, in accordance with its foundation and the custom of the order, to all four visitations of England, and ordained that the government of the said convent should chiefly remain in the hands of the friars of the visitation of Oxford, who by their sole labour and at their sole expense had caused the said priory to be built; and that subsequently on the death of Leonard, Bartholomew Texerii, master-general, removed John Henle from the office of prior of the said house or priory. At the said petition, the pope hereby confirms the said acts of the above masters-general. Ad fut. rei mem. Exposcit nobis injunctum. [Ripoll, Bullarium Prædicatorum, II, p. 679, after a copy taken from ‘Lib. cxxix, fol. 126 (sic), i.e. the present register, as above, f. 65d.]
7 Id. May.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 137d.)
To Andrew de Constantinopoli, a Friar Preacher, S.T.P., master of the schools of theology of the apostolic palace. Mandate, at the petition of James Blacdon, a Friar Preacher, completed (formatus) bachelor of theology—who has studied so hard from his youth that he has already been for several (fn. 4) years a lector of theology in the university of Oxford, and who has read the books of the 'sentences'—after he has responded in a public disputation on some question, and has been found fit after examination by the above Andrew and three other masters of theology, to grant to him the mastership and the licence to teach. Viri sacre lectionis.
3 Id. May.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 164d.)
To the prior of Wallyngford in the diocese of Salisbury. Mandate as below. The recent petition of the Benedictine abbot and convent of Radynghe set forth that although they have been wont to dilute their drink and prepare their food (potum et cibaria sua temperare et condere) with the water of the river called ‘Carenterbrock’ which flows about (circa) and belongs to their monastery, nevertheless some sons of iniquity who live in the said town, although able to use other waters and rivers which flow in the town, maliciously and in opprobrium of the abbot and convent, pollute the said river to such an extent that at times the abbot and convent shrink from preparing their food and [diluting their] drink with it, and are often rendered indisposed to exercise divine offices. At their petition, praying the pope to help them in the matter with fatherly diligence, he orders the above abbot to warn all persons of either sex in the said town, and forbid them to throw filth into the said river, or otherwise stir it up or pollute it, to excommunicate those who disobey, and cause the sentence to be solemnly published. Decet apostolicam sedem.
11 Kal. April.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 181.)
To Nicholas Maunetel, Augustinian canon of St. Leonards, Bresete Magna, in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to hold any benefice with or without cure, wont to be held by canons of any other monastery or church of the said order, and to resign it, and hold instead a similar or dissimilar benefice. Religionis etc.
5 Kal. April.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 200.)
To William Clerc, a Carmelite, of the diocese of Exeter. Indult to him, who is by both parents of knightly race, and has been deputed a lector of theology at Oxford after the custom of his order, to hold in commendam during the pope's pleasure a benefice with or without cure in the gift of his brethren or other lay kinsmen. Religionis etc. [Notwithstanding the differences between this and the indult above, p. 493, neither of them is cancelled.]
1427.
Kal. April.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 204.)
To the archdeacon of Lismore. Mandate to collate and assign to William Pynchebeck, Augustinian canon of St. Mary and All Saints, Westacre, in the diocese of Norwich, the sacristship thereof, an office without cure (simplex), value not exceeding 8 marks, void because the late John obtained by authority of the ordinary, when holding it, the priorship of the monastery; summoning and removing John, the present prior, who has for more than ten years unduly detained the said sacristship, and on account of whose power William has no hope of obtaining justice in the city or diocese of Norwich. Dignum etc. (Ja. xx. Secundo Id. Aprilis Anno Decimo. de Cerretanis.)
4 Id. Feb.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 226d.)
To John Osiredean, Premonstratensian prior of Holy Trinity, Lochuaucheair, in the diocese of Kilmore. Reservation, to be for life held in commendam by him (who holds the said priory, conventual, with cure, value not exceeding 5 marks, on which depends no benefice wont to be governed by canons thereof), of a benefice with or without cure, value not exceeding 25 or 18 marks accordingly, in the common or several gift of the bishop and the dean and chapter of Kilmore, provided that it be not a canonry and prebend of a cathedral church. Religionis etc.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Alet, the abbot of St. Mary's, Granard, in the diocese of Ardagh, and the arch- deacon of Clogher. Religionis etc. (Ja. v. vi. Residuum gratis pro deo. Quintodecimo Kal. Aprilis Anno Decimo. de Cerretanis.)
4 Kal. April.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 234.)
To John Attilburgh, Cluniac monk of Castelacre in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to hold etc. as above, f. 181, mutatis mutandis. Religionis etc.
2 Id. Feb.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 246d.)
To the Premonstratensian abbot of Lavenden in the diocese of Lincoln. Indult for himself and two or more other fit priests of his choice, secular or regular, during three years, between the first vespers of Passion Sunday and the second vespers of Palm Sunday, and between the first vespers of the feast of the Nativity of St. John Baptist, the patron of Lavenden, and the second vespers of the octave of the said feast, to hear the confessions of those who visit the monastery, which, for the fourth time in ten years, has been damaged by fire. Injunctum nobis.
14 Kal. July.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 262.)
To Isabel Falowfeld, Cistercian (sic) nun of St. Bartholomew's in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the diocese of Durham. Licence to transfer herself to another monastery of her order, on account of her weak constitution and the inclemency (intemperiem) of the air near St. Bartholomew's. Religionis etc.
2 Non. May.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 302.)
To Thomas Mersche, canon of the Gilbertine priory of St. Catherine without the walls of Lincoln, papal chaplain. Dis- pensation to him (who is a minor penitentiary in the Roman court, and who, when already a canon of St. Catherine's, was presented to bishop William by John Bacon, donsel, Peter Garueys, Robert Polgrave, and John Halden, laymen, of the diocese of Norwich, patrons of the parish church of Gelston in the said diocese, wont to be governed by secular clerks), to be instituted to the said church, and to receive and hold it during the pleasure of the apostolic see.Grata deuocionis obsequia. (Pe. xx. Sexto Kal. Junii Anno Decimo. de Casatiis.)
2 Non. May.
SS. Apostoli, Rome.
(f. 306d.)
To the same. Dispensation to him (who has been deputed a minor penitentiary in the Roman court, and who when etc. as in the preceding as far as ‘diocese of Norwich,’ patrons of the parish church of Gelston in the said diocese, wont to be governed by secular clerks, on its voidance by the death of Godfrey Crowe) to be instituted to the said church and to receive and hold during the pleasure of the apostolic see it or any other similar or dissimilar benefice wont to be governed by secular clerks. Religionis zelus, vite etc. (Ja. xx. Secundo Id. Junii Anno Decimo. de Cerretanis.) [Here with readings Palgrave and Haldey.]

Footnotes

1 A flyleaf has, in contemporary hands, ‘Primus de Regularibus anno X,’ ‘Mota,’ and Rubricatus per me, Jo. de Mota,’ and, in the usual modern hand, Lib. cxxix. …’ On the top edge of the volume is the almost obliterated contemporary description: ‘Primus de Regularibus anno decimo.’
2 The word marcharum is inserted in the margin, with the note: Correctum de mandato domini F[rancisci electi] Gebennen., Pe. de Casatiis.
3 The word Nicolao is added in the margin, with the same note as at the bottom of p. 512.
4 Pluribus, corrected in the margin from tribus.