Lateran Regesta 339
1436-1437

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'Lateran Regesta 339: 1436-1437', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 8: 1427-1447 (1909), pp. 590-595. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104493 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, Vol. CCCXXXIX (fn. 1)

6 Eugenius IV (cont.)

De Regularibus

1436.
Id. Dec.
Bologna.
(f. 26d.)
To the prior of St. Mary's, Druymleathan, in the diocese of Kilmore. Mandate to cause William Offlannagan, (fn. 2) provost of Elphin, to be received as a canon of the Augustinian monastery of St. Mary, Roscomman, in the diocese of Elphin, and to receive his regular profession. He is in due course to resign the said provostship, a dignity, value not exceeding 12 marks.Cupientibus vitam. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. xvi. de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 27d.)
To the same. (fn. 3) Mandate, recapitulating the preceding, after the above William Offlannagan has been received as a canon of the above priory, conventual, void by the death of Maurice Oconchobair, and reserved under the pope's late reservation of all conventual priories, and after he has made his profession, to summon John Maceadgan, canon of the said order, who has unduly detained possession for about two years under pretext of an election which was perhaps confirmed by authority of the ordinary, and on account of whose power William has no hope of obtaining justice in the city or diocese of Elphin, and if he find that the said priory, independent and value not exceeding 50 marks, is void as above, or by the death of Thomas Maceadgan, or in any other way, to collate and assign it to William (who has been dispensed by papal authority, as the son of unmarried parents, to be promoted to all, even holy orders and hold the said provostship), removing the said John and any other. William is hereby specially dispensed, on account of the said defect, to hold the priory. Dignum etc. (An. and M. Pinardi. | An. xxxx. Quintodecimo Kal.Januarii Anno Sexto. de Adria.)
1436[–7].
6 Id. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 43d.)
To Gilbert Mardouel (sic), a canon of the Premonstratensian monastery of Tangland in the diocese of Whitehern. Dispensation to him, a priest, notwithstanding his illegitimacy as the son of unmarried parents, to hold one of the abbatial dignities or conventual priories or other benefices with or without cure wont to be governed by canons of the said order, even if such dignity or priory be elective and have cure, and to resign such dignity simply only, and such priory or benefice simply or for purpose of exchange, as often as he pleases.Religionis zelus, vite etc. (An. and Ciprianus. | An. xxxv. deAdria.)
1436[–7].
5 Non. March.
Bologna.
(f. 49.)
To William Stoke, professed of the Augustinian friars’ house of Clare in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation to him, S.T.B. and a priest, at his own petition and that of Henry, earl of Northumberland, whose chaplain he is, to hold for life any benefice with or without cure wont to be governed by secular clerks, even if it be a parish church or a perpetual vicarage, and be of the patronage of laymen, and to resign it, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, disposing of the fruits thereof without requiring licence of anyone. Religionis etc. (An. and Poggius. | An. xxx. de Adria.)

De Diversis Formis

1436.
7 Id. Dec.
Bologna.
(f. 99.)
To Adlard (Athelardo) Welby, rector of Surflete in the diocese of Lincoln, (fn. 4) B.C.L. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth, to hold for life with Surflete, value not exceeding 50l., one other, or if he resign Surflete, any two benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches or perpetual vicarages, or dignities etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding the pope's late ordinance to the contrary [see above, p. 247], etc. Nobilitas etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxx. de Adria.)
1436.
4 Id. Dec.
Bologna.
(f. 100.)
To Thomas atte Wode, master of the College of the Annunciation of St. Mary in the university of Cambridge, S.T.B. Dispensation to him—whom Martin V dispensed to hold for five years, not yet expired, with the parish church of Ellesworth in the diocese of Ely any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church or a perpetual vicarage, or a dignity etc. and to resign both, simply or for exchange, once only, by vigour of which he obtained and held with Ellesworth, as he still does, the parish church of Bokesworth in the said diocese, the value of each not exceeding 30 marks—to hold for life the said two churches, or any two other benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if two parish churches etc. as in the preceding. Litterarum etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xlv. de Adria.)
16 Kal. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 104d.)
Relaxation, in perpetuity, of five years and five quarantines of enjoined penance to penitents who, on the feasts of the Assumption and St. Patrick, visit and give alms for the repair etc. of the church of the Augustinian conventual priory of Druyntleathan (rectius Druymleathan) in the diocese of Kilmore.Univ. etc. Lieet is. (An. and Cincius. | An. xxxx. de Adria.) [See above, p. 384.]
1436[–7].
6 Id. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 121d.)
To the bishop of Whiteherne. Mandate to absolve from excommunication, enjoining penance, and thereafter, and after temporary separation, to dispense George de Seton, knight, and Margaret Stewart, noblewoman, of the dioceses of Whiteherne and St. Andrews, to contract anew and remain in the marriage which they formerly contracted per verba legitime de presenti and consummated, not in ignorance that they were related in the double third degree of kindred, proclaiming legitimate the offspring to be born of the said marriage. Oblate nobis. (B. and Ja. Goier. | B. xxx. Valven.) [Stuart, Geneal. Hist. of the Stewarts, p. 462.]
1436.
17 Kal. Nov.
Bologna.
(f. 170.)
To John Caranborne, rector of Winterborne in the diocese of Salisbury. Dispensation to hold for seven years with the said church, besides which he holds a canonry and prebend in Salisbury, value not exceeding 26l. and 30l. respectively, any other benefice with cure and otherwise incompatible, even if another parish church or a perpetual vicarage, or a dignity etc., or to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. l. de Adria.)
Kal. Dec.
Bologna.
(f. 188d.)
To the archdeacon of Ross. Mandate as below. The recent petition of Thomas de Kylqhus, canon of Ross, contained that after he had been dispensed by papal authority, 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, Lupus de Galdo, S.T.M., penitentiary of Peter de Luna, called Benedict XIII, to whose obedience belonged the city and diocese of Ross, by viva voce order thereof dispensed Thomas, then a priest, of the said diocese, to hold four other benefices compatible with the above, even if one of them likewise had cure, or were a canonry and prebend, and to resign all, for exchange or otherwise, once only, after which he obtained the perpetual vicarages of Euraferayne and Bamff in the dioceses of Ross and Aberdeen, and, resigning them, a canonry of Ross and the prebend of Lymnalayr therein, value not exceeding 12l. sterling, which he holds at present. At the said petition the pope orders the above archdeacon, if he find that the foregoing was lawful, to decree that the said letters, which are in those parts, are legal proof as regards the effect of the said dispensation. In that event the pope dispenses Thomas to hold any mutually compatible benefices, with or without cure, of any number and kind, even if canonries and prebends, dignities etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. (An. and G. de Elten. | An. l.de Adria.) [See above, p. 397.]
6 Kal. July.
Bologna.
(f. 199.)
To Henry Willestorpe, rector of Brafirton in the diocese of York, I.U.B. Dispensation to him—whom Martin V [Cal.Lett. VII, p. 276] dispensed to hold for seven years with the said church one other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign both, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased; and who is by both parents of noble birth, and is (existis) a chaplain of William (sic), bishop of Carlisle—to hold, even after the lapse of the said seven years, and for life, with the said church, value not exceeding 55l. sterling, one other, or without it any two, benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches or perpetual vicarages, or dignities, even major or principal, etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding the pope's late ordinance to the contrary [see above, p. 247], etc.Nobilitas etc. (B. and Cyprianus. | B. xxxx. Valven.)
1436[–7].
Kal. Feb.
Bologna.
(f. 223.)
To William de Keythe, knight, of the diocese of St. Andrews. Indult, he having lately by a doubtful impulse made vows, which his bodily weakness makes it inconvenient to fulfil, to visit the Lord's Sepulchre and the shrines of SS. Peter and Paul and St. James, that the confessor of his choice, religious or secular, may commute the said vows into other works of piety. Tuis honestis. (An. and Blondus. | An. xxx. de Adria.)
1436[–7].
3 Id. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 251.)
To the bishop of Whiteherne. Mandate, after absolving from excommunication and enjoining penance, and after temporary separation, to dispense Simon Glandonwyn, layman, and Agnes Helborn, of his diocese, to contract anew and remain in the marriage which they formerly contracted per verba legitime de presenti, solemnized before the church and consummated, not in ignorance that they were related on one side in the third and fourth, and on the other side in the double third degrees of affinity; decreeing past offspring, if any, and future offspring legitimate. Oblate nobis. (B. and M. Pinardi. | B. xxx.Valven.)
1436[–7].
13 Kal. Feb.
Bologna.
(f. 251d.)
To William Monylaw, priest, of the diocese of Ross [in Scotland]. Dispensation to him—who was formerly dispensed by papal authority, 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 so promoted —to hold three other benefices with or without cure compatible with one another and with the said benefice, and to resign all, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases. Vite etc. (B. and G. de Elten. | B. xxiiii. Valven.)
1436[–7].
5 Kal. Feb.
Bologna.
(f. 264d.)
To Robert Rolleston, archdeacon of Durham. Dispensation as below. Lately the present pope prolonged by other ten years [above, p. 340] the ten years, then about to end, during which John XXIII dispensed him to hold with his parish church of Malberthorp (sic) in the diocese of Lincoln any other benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleased, after which dispensation and in virtue thereof, resigning Malberthorp, he obtained the parish church of Wartun in the diocese of York and the said archdeaconry, which is a non-major dignity. At his recent petition, containing that he, being in the service of king Henry, is still within the said [second] ten years, the pope dispenses him, who is by both parents of noble birth, to hold the said church and archdeaconry together for life, and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, and hold instead two other incompatible benefices, even if they be two parish churches etc., notwithstanding the pope's late ordinance to the contrary [see above, p. 247] etc. Nobilitas etc. (An. and Ja.de Ugolinis. | An. l. de Adriá.) [See also above, p. 343.]
1436.
7 Kal. Dec.
Bologna.
(f. 271d.)
To James Baguley, rector of All Saints in Northstrete, York, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him, who is by both parents of noble birth, to hold for life with the said church, value not exceeding 20l. sterling, one other, or if he resign it any two, benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he pleases, notwithstanding as in the preceding. Nobilitas etc. (An. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | An. xxxx.de Adria.)
Ibid.
(f. 272.)
To William Reresby, rector of Asshover alias Essover in the diocese of Lichfield, bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to him, who is of knightly race, to hold for life with the said church, value not exceeding 40 marks sterling, one other etc.as in the preceding. NobilitasAdria), as ibid.
1436[–7].
Prid. Non. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 272d.)
To William Duncastre, dean of the collegiate church of St. Andrew, Aukland, in the diocese of Durham, B.C.L. Dispensation to hold for life with the said deanery, which is a principal dignity with cure, but not elective, value not exceeding 200 marks sterling, one other etc. as in the preceding.Litterarum [sciencia] vite etc. (An. etc. as ibid.)
1436.
4 Id. Dec.
Bologna.
(f. 273.)
To Robert Thornton, perpetual vicar of Darthington in the diocese of York, M.A., bachelor of canon law. Dispensation to hold for life with the said vicarage, value not exceeding 20l. sterling, one other etc. as in the preceding. Litterarum etc. (An. etc. as ibid.)
1436[–7].
11 Kal. Feb.
Bologna.
(f. 278d.)
To Thomas Lyseux, canon of London, M.A. Dispensation to him, who is of noble birth and holds canonries and prebends of London and the chapel royal at Windesore, and the parish church of St. Michael in Cornhill in the diocese of London, value not exceeding 19 marks, 40s. and 50l. respectively, to hold for life with the said church any other benefice or otherwise incompatible, or without it any two benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if two parish churches or as many dignities etc., and to resign them, simply or for exchange, as often as he wishes, notwithstanding the above ordinance etc.Nobilitas etc. (B. and G. de Elten. | B. l. Valven.)
1436[–7].
8 Kal. Feb.
Bologna.
(f 304d.)
To Robert Humbald, rector of Tuddeworth in the diocese of Salisbury, M.A. and S.T.B. Dispensation to him, who holds the parish church of Tuddeworth in the county of Wilts (in comitatu Wilscherie), in the diocese of Salisbury, value not exceeding 20 marks sterling, to hold therewith for life any other, or if he resign it any two, benefices etc. as above, f. 271d. Litterarum etc. (B. and Ja. de Ugolinis. | B. xxxx.Valven.)
1436[–7].
7 Id. Jan.
Bologna.
(f. 309.)
To the abbot of Holyrood (Sancte Crucis), Edynburgh, in the diocese of St. Andrews. Mandate as below. The recent petition of John Forestarii, knight, of the diocese of St. Andrews, contained that he formerly founded in the cemetery of the parish church of Corstorsyne (sic) in the said diocese a college for five priests, one called provost, and two boys, and endowed it with yearly rents of 120 ducats of gold; it being provided that the provosts and priests shall be presented by the said knight and his successors and heirs, that the provost shall be instituted by the bishop, and the said other priests by the provost, and that the said other priests shall obey the provost in all matters concerning divine offices and the capitular statutes, and in other matters concerning excesses and corrections shall obey the bishop and the archdeacon of the place. At the said petition, which added that if the rectory, which is in the gift of the bishop, of the parish church of Rathow in the said diocese (the cure of whose parishioners is exercised by a perpetual vicar), were united to the said college, other four or five priests could from its fruits etc., value not exceeding 40l. (fn. 5) sterling, be instituted in the said college, the pope orders the above abbot, if he find the aforesaid to be true, to approve and confirm the said institution, endowment etc., and moreover to make the appropriation of the said rectory, to take effect on the resignation or death of the present rector. The pope wills that after such incorporation five other priests shall be instituted, and ordains that the presentation of them shall belong alternatively to the said John and his successors and to the bishop, and their institution to the bishop. Inter multiplices. (An. and A. de Camporegali. | An. l. de Adria.) [See above, p. 265.]

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume is the usual Italian description: Eugenio IV. 1436.Anno 6. Lib. 3. A flyleaf has, in modern hands, the usual ‘Vidi pro R[everenda] C[amera] A[postolica] Hib. Aug.’ and ‘Liber lxxxii, foliorum 318,’ etc. Another flyleaf has, in two different hands, the contemporary description: ‘Tercius de Regularibus et diuersis formis Anno Sexto Eugenii pape iiii’ (the same contemporary description occurring on the bottom edge of the volume) and ‘Niuella 17 Augusti 1437’ and ‘Rubricatus per me, Jo. de Niuella die xvi mensis Septembris 1437.’
2 Corrected in the margin by An[dreas de Adria] from ‘Offlanngan.’
3 The spelling has been corrected in the margin, as above, from ‘Drumleathan to ‘Druymleathan.’
4 Lincolnien.’ is substituted in the margin for the cancelled ‘Elien.’ of the text, with the note: Cassatum et correctum de mandato domini Morinen. [Cancellariam] Regentis, An. de Adria.
5 marcharum of the text is cancelled and replaced in the margin by librarum, with the note: Cassatum et correctum de mandato domini Jo[hannis] vicecancellarii, An. de Adria.