Vatican Regesta 373
1434-1435

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1909

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'Vatican Regesta 373: 1434-1435', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 8: 1427-1447 (1909), pp. 282-286. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104443 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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Vatican Regesta, Vol. CCCLXXIII (fn. 1)

4 Eugenius IV

De Curia

1434.
7 Id. Aug.
Florence.
(f. 31d.)
To all etc. Requesting safe-conduct etc., during one year, for John Ely, serjeant-at-arms of the pope's court, whom the pope is sending to France and England on business of the pope and the Roman church, and especially to carry apostolic letters. Cum dilectum filium. (A. de Luschis. de Curia. | N. Cuper.) [See above, p. 281, and below, p. 292.]

5 Eugenius IV

1435.
Id. May.
Florence.
(f. 159.)
To all etc. The like, during one year, for John, bishop of Glasgow, papal assistant and referendary (assistens ac referendarius noster), who has to go from the Roman court to Scotland, and for his retinue to the number of thirty. Cum renerabilis frater. (Poggius, de Curia. | Collata etc. [i. e. Collata per me A. de Perusio.] G. de Callio.) [See below, p. 290.]
3 Kal. April.
Florence.
(f. 170)
To all etc. The like, during eight months, for Master Adam Moleyns, papal chamberlain and member of the pope's household, who is going to divers parts, and especially to England, on business of the pope and the Roman church, and for his retinue, to the number of four persons. Cum dilectus filius. (Cincius. de Curia. | Jo. de Nursia.)
11 Kal. May.
Florence.
(f. 177d.)
To Master Peter de Monte, I.U.D., an apostolic notary [see below, f. 183], nuncio of the apostolic see etc. Appointing him, who is also M.A., during the pleasure of the pope and the apostolic see collector-general in the realm of England, with the usual powers to employ sub-collectors, clerks only, to exact sums due and give receipts, to proceed by censure, citation etc., and to invoke the aid of the secular arm, etc. He is to take the usual oath of fealty to Francis, cardinal priest of St. Clement's, the pope's chamberlain, or his deputy. Ex fidei solita diligentia. (De Curia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. Ja. de Arimino.) [3 pp.] [See above, p. 221.]
11 Kal. May.
Florence.
(f. 179.)
To the same. Appointing him, whom the pope has this day (hodie) appointed collector and nuncio in England, to the like office in Ireland, with powers similar to those in the preceding, etc. Hodie siquidem te. (Subscribed as in the preceding.) [2½ pp. Theiner, Vet. Mon. Hibern. et Scot., p. 372, No. 744.]
Ibid.
(f. 180d.)
To the same. Appointing him, whom the pope has recently (nuper) appointed collector and nuncio in England and Ireland, to the like office in Scotland, with powers similar to those above, etc. Nuper siquidem te. (Subscribed as in the preceding.) [3 pp.] [See above, p. 221, note 2.]
Ibid.
(f. 182.)
To the same. Faculty to confer the office of notary public on ten persons of the above realms and island, not being married nor in holy orders, with the form of oath appended. Ne contractuum. (De Curia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. C. de Thomacellis.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense twelve ecclesiastical persons, after completing their twenty-third year, to be promoted to the priesthood and hold a benefice even with cure. Cum te in Anglie. (De Curia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. C. de Tomacellis.)
Ibid.
(f. 183.)
To the same. Faculty to dispense fifteen persons on account of illegitimacy, as being born of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, or a priest and an unmarried woman, or an unmarried man and a married woman, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold a benefice even with cure. Cum etc. (Subscribed as in the preceding.)
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispense twelve men and as many women to remain in the marriage which they have contracted in ignorance that they were related in the fourth degree of kindred or affinity, or to marry notwithstanding the said impediment; decreeing past and future offspring legitimate. Cum etc. (De Curia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. C. de Thomacellis.)
Ibid. To the same. Appointing him, motu proprio, in consideration of his noble birth, learning, virtue and services to the pope and the Roman church, a notary of the pope and the apostolic see. He is to take the usual oath of fealty as such to the above cardinal or his deputy. Pii patris. (Gratis de mandato domini nostri pape. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. C. de Thomacellis.)
Ibid.
(f. 184.)
To all etc. Requesting safe-conduct for the above Master Peter de Monte, and for his retinue, to the number of twenty. Cum dilectum filium. (De Curia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. C. de Thomacellis.)
1435.
11 Kal. May.
Florence.
(f. 184d.)
To the above Master Peter. Faculty to absolve a hundred ecclesiastics and laymen from sentences of excommunication etc. inflicted by popes, papal legates and nuncios etc., to dispense them on account of irregularity, and rehabilitate them, etc. Cum te in Anglie. (Subscribed as in the preceding.) [For a later series of faculties conferred on Peter de Monte as collector, in 1436, 1438 and 1439, see below, Reg. CCCLXXIV, ff. 127 sqq. and 275 sqq., and above, Reg. CCCLXV, ff. 228 sqq.]
9 Kal. May.
Florence.
(f. 189.)
To Nicholas, cardinal priest of St. Cross in Jerusalem, legate of the apostolic see (apostolice sedis legato) for the pacification of the realm of France. Mandate to undertake and execute the mission on which the pope has decided to send him, namely to go as a legate of the apostolic see (apostolice sedis legatum), in order to pacify the realm of France and bring about concord between the kings etc. of England and France; with the usual faculties to treat for the making of truces and a lasting peace, etc. Quamprimum fuimus divina disponente (sic) clementia … eterne beatitudinis munera promereri. Datum Florentie anno Incarnationis Dominice Millesimo quadringentesimo tricesimo quinto nono Kal. Maii pontificatus nostri anno quinto. [4 pp.] (De Curia. | P. de Vivianis.) [The text is almost identical with that above, p. 277, the chief differences consisting in the mention in the present text of the ‘efforts which the infidels are making today to form a fleet in order to capture the island of Rhodes,’ and in the legate's style, as noted above, p. 277. The present letter is printed in Raynaldi Annales, an. 1435, § 3, which has ‘Exstat in instrum. de ea re in append. conc. Basil. pag. 154, i. e. Binius, Conc. Basil. (1618), 4 vols., the basis of the later work of Labbe and Mansi.]
Ibid.
(f. 191.)
To Nicholas, cardinal priest of St. Cross in Jerusalem, legate of the apostolic see. Faculty to him, whom the pope is sending to pacify the realm of France, with the office of a legate, to take into his service any number and any kind of religious, and to send them within and without the said realm on his business, etc. Cum te ad pacificandum. (De Curia. | B. de Novaria.) [On ff. 191d–199 are twenty-one of the usual kind of faculties, granted to the cardinal to facilitate the object of his mission, variously subscribed but all under the same date, viz. Florence, 1435, 9 Kal. May, anno 5. On f. 203 is another faculty to the same cardinal (to reserve twenty benefices in France to his own gift), under date Florence, 1435, 6 Id. May, anno 5.]
7 Kal. June.
Florence.
(f. 212d.)
To all etc. Requesting safe-conduct etc., during one year, for William Croyser, archdeacon of Teviotdale, bearer of these presents, papal acolyte and member of the pope's household, who is going to divers parts on business of himself and of the Roman church, and for the members of his household to the number of four persons. Cum dilectus filius. (A. de Florencia. De Curia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio R[egistratorem]. C. de Reate.) [See above, p. 281.]
1435.
10 Kal. Sept.
Florence.
(f. 251d.)
To Robert Burtonen', precentor of Lincoln, S.T.M. Dispensation as below. He was lately dispensed by papal authority (i) to hold for life, with the parish church of Stebbenhith in the diocese of London, any benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased, (ii) subsequently, to hold for five years with the precentorship of Lincoln and the archdeaconry of Northumberland, which have cure and are non-major dignities (both of which he was then holding, having resigned the said church), or with other two incompatible benefices, one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible. The pope hereby dispenses him (who holds the parish church of Bliburgh in the diocese of Lincoln, value not exceeding 15 marks, which he obtained after the above second dispensation, and the canonry and prebend of Grenecroft in Lanchestre, in the diocese of Durham, and is still holding the said precentorship and archdeaconry, value with that of the said canonry and prebend not exceeding 102 marks, who is old and is still within the said period of five years) to hold for life, with the said precentorship and archdeaconry, or other two incompatible benefices, the said church of Bliburgh or any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign the said church, simply or for exchange etc. Litterarum etc. (A. de Florencia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. Ja. de Arimino.) [3 pp. See above, p. 276.]
10 Kal. Sept.
Florence.
(f. 253.)
To Robert Burtonen', archdeacon of Northumberland, S.T.M. Indult for life to visit his said archdeaconry by deputy, and to receive the procurations, even in ready money. Meruit tue devocionis. (A. de Florencia. | Collata per me A. de Perusio. Jo. de Stecatis.)
Ibid.
(f. 254.)
To the bishops of Lincoln, Norwich and Carlisle. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding indult in favour of Robert Bur[t] on', archdeacon of Northumberland, S.T.M., to cause the same to be executed. Meruit dilecti filii. (Subscribed as in the preceding.)
9 Kal. Sept.
Florence.
(f. 255.)
To Robert Burton, precentor of Lincoln, S.T.M. Indult for life to take and to rent, let or grant to farm or yearly pension, to any persons, even laymen, the fruits etc. of his benefices, and not to be bound to reside therein, whilst engaged in the study of letters at an university or in the service of … king of England or of … duke of Gloucester or of a prelate, or residing in one of his benefices. Grata devocionis. (Subscribed as in the preceding, but here with the spelling ‘Steccatis.’)
Ibid.
(f. 256d.)
To the bishops of Norwich, Lichfield and Carlisle. Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, to cause the same to be executed. Grata dilecti filii. (Subscribed as in the preceding.)
18 Kal. Oct.
Florence.
(f. 263d.)
To all etc. Requesting safe-conduct etc., during one year, for Master Adam de Molyns, D.C.L., papal chamberlain and member of the pope's household, who is going to divers parts, and especially to the realm of England, on business of the pope and the Roman church, and for his retinue to the number of eight persons. Cum dilectus filius. (Poggius. De Curia. | Jo. de Nursia.)
Prid. Kal. Oct.
Florence.
(f. 266.)
To all etc. The like, during two years, for Master William Swan, licentiate of civil law, writer and abbreviator of apostolic letters, member of the pope's household, who is returning (recedens) from the Roman court, and going on his own business to the realms of France and England and to other parts, and for his retinue to the number of seven persons. Cum dilectus filius. (G. de Callio.)

Footnotes

1 Described on the back as ‘To. 14’ and ‘Eug. IV. de Cur. An iv. v. Lib. xiv.’ On the original inside of a double parchment flyleaf, which formed the old cover, De Prætis has written ‘Eugenii IV. de Curia. An. iv, v. Libro (sic) xiv. Tom. xviii.’ On’ the original outside of the parchment (amongst other more or less contemporary notes of little importance) is ‘Eugenius 4. Lib. xiix.’ and ‘Registrum bullarum d. n. d. Eugenii pape iiii. inceptus (sic) Florentie.’ The rubrice are headed Sequuntur rubrice tercii (corrected from quinti) libri bullarum de curia incepti tempore sanctissimi domini nostri Eugenii diuina prouidencia pape quarti anno quarto (corrected from quinto).