Lateran Regesta 828
1482-1483

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'Lateran Regesta 828: 1482-1483', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 13: 1471-1484 (1955), pp. 827-833. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=105202 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Lateran Regesta, Vol. DCCCXXVIII. (fn. 1)

12 Sixtus IV.

De Diversis.

1483.
4 Id. April.
(10 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 13r.)
To John Gybbysson, rector of Bylaham (? recte Bylcham) in the diocese of Norwich, M.A. Dispensation to receive and retain for life with the said church one other benefice, or if he resign the said church any two other benefices, with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches, etc., and to resign them, etc. Litterarum etc. [1½ pp.]
3 Non. April.
(3 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 17r.)
To Tristram Milford’, layman, of Exeter. Indult, at his recent petition (containing that after the office of notary public had been granted to him by papal authority he contracted marriage per verba legitime de presenti with a certain widow, and consummated it, and adding that it is alleged that on account of the consequent bigamy he cannot continue to exercise the said office), that he may exercise the said office, etc., as if he were not a bigamist. Sincere deuotionis affectus. [1 p.]
1483.
Id. April.
(13 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 17v.)
To William Westbury, prior of Mayden Bradley, O.S.A., in the diocese of Salisbury. Dispensation to him, who holds the said priory, which is conventual, and who has made his profession of the said order, to wear therein for life, and for as long as he holds it, an almuce of grey fur, (fn. 2) notwithstanding the constitutions of Otto and Ottobon, sometime papal legates in England. Sincere deuotionis affectus. [1 p.—]
16 Kal. May.
(16 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 20r.)
To the bishop of Llandaff (Landauen.). Faculty to confer the office of notary public on William John alias Whitcastell, priest, of the said bishop's diocese, to be exercised by him in pious and ecclesiastical causes only. Ne contractuum. [2/3 p.]
6 Kal. May.
(26 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 24r.)
To William Fendike (?), (fn. 3) rector of St. Peter's at Arches (ad Arcus), Lincoln. Dispensation as above, f. 13r. Vite etc. [14/5 pp.]
1482.
8 Id. Oct.
(8 Oct.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 29r.)
To Thomas Donalde alias Foster, perpetual vicar of the parish church of SS. Peter and Paul the Apostles, North Deruth, in the diocese of Canterbury. (fn. 4) Dispensation to receive and retain for life with the perpetual vicarage of the said church, which is situate within the jurisdiction of the deanery of Shorsam [sic], to receive etc., as above, f. 13r. Vite etc. [1¾ pp.]
7 Id. Nov.
(7 Nov.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 39r.)
To William Clyfford, perpetual vicar of St. George's, Benynden, in the diocese of Canterbury. Dispensation, as above, f. 13r. Vite etc. [12/3 pp.]
1483.
3 Non. April.
(3 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 49r.)
To William Hylle, rector of Ellysworth (fn. 5) in the diocese of Ely. The like. Vite etc. [1½ pp.]
3 Id. April.
(11 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 52v.)
To Thomas Staynburne, a canon of St. Mary Magdalen's, Heppe alias Schappe, O. Praem., in the diocese of Carlisle. Dispensation to receive and retain any benefice with or without cure wont to be held by secular clerks, even if a parish church, etc., and to resign it, etc.; with indult to wear the habit of his order under a mantle or robe (toga) or priestly garment of a decent and honest obscure colour. Religionis etc. [1 p. +]
1482.
4 Id. Oct.
(12 Oct.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 73v.)
To James Streytebarell, rector of Chepyng in the diocese of York. Dispensation, as above, f. 13r. Vite etc. [2 pp. +]
7 Id. Nov.
(7 Nov.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 80v.)
To John Windeyates, perpetual chaplain called a chantry priest (cantario nuncupato) at the altar of St. Saviour, situate in the church of York. Dispensation to him, who holds one of the two perpetual chaplaincies called chantries (cantariis nuncupatis) at the said altar, to receive and retain for life with the said chaplaincy any two benefices with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches, etc., and to resign them, etc. Vite etc. [2 pp. +]
1483.
3 Non. April.
(3 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 93v.)
To Robert Rownyng, rector of St. Andrew's in the town (ville) of Hertford, in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation, as above, f. 13r. Vite etc. [12/3 pp.]
1482[–3].
5 Kal. March.
(25 Feb.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 101r.)
To Richard Delves, perpetual vicar of Pryce in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield. Dispensation to him, who is a B.A. and of knightly birth, to receive and retain for life with the said vicarage any two benefices, and without it any three benefices, with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if parish churches, etc., and to resign them, etc., provided that of such three incompatible benefices not more than two be parish churches or perpetual vicarages. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. [1½ pp.]
12 Kal. March.
(18 Feb.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 102r.)
To Humphrey Harwardyn, rector of Bereford Martyn in the diocese of Salisbury, doctor of laws. Dispensation to him (whom the pope lately dispensed to receive and retain for life with the said church any other benefice, etc., as above, f. 13r., and who in virtue thereof holds by canonical collation with the said church the perpetual vicarage of Chepingcampden in the diocese of Worcester), to receive and retain for life with the said parish church and vicarage any other third benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church, etc., and to resign it, etc., provided that not more than two of such three incompatible benefices be parish churches or perpetual vicarages. Litterarum etc. [2 pp.]
1483.
6 Kal. April.
(27 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 122v.)
To Richard Bleuet, an Austin friar. (fn. 6) Dispensation to receive and retain any benefice wont to be held by secular clergy, even if a parish church, etc., and to resign it, etc., the constitutions of Otto and Ottobon, sometime papal legates in England, etc. notwithstanding. Religionis etc. [11/6 pp.]
4 Non. April.
(2 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 123v.)
To the archbishop of York. Mandate to dispense John Beuerilai, layman, and Anna alias An Ferebi, mulier, of his diocese, to marry, notwithstanding that they are related in the third degree of kindred. Oblate nobis. [¾ p.]
4 Id. Apr.
(10 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 127v.)
To the abbot of St. Benet's Hulme (de Hulmo), [O.S.B.], in the diocese of Norwich. [Faculty to confer the office of notary public on Robert Burgh, clerk, of the diocese of Norwich, married to one wife, a virgin. The faculty itself is omitted, and it is the oath of fealty of the said Robert Burgh which fills the whole of f. 127v., coming immediately after the address, thus: Dilecto filio abbati monasterii sancti Benedicti de Hulmo Noruuicensis diocesis salutem etc. Ego Robertus BurghSic me deus adiuuet et hec sancta dei euangelia.]
1483.
10 Kal. May.
(22 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 132v.)
To Roger Chuller, perpetual vicar of Maylond in the diocese of London. Dispensation, as above, f. 13r. Vite etc. [1½ pp.]
4 Kal. May.
(28 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 133r.)
To Thomas Horncaster, rector of Heringesiuolt [sic] (fn. 7) in the diocese of Norwich, I.U.B. The like. Litterarum etc. [1⅓ pp.]
Non. April.
(5 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 135v.)
To the prior of the monastery of St. John Baptist [no place] wont to be governed by a prior, in the diocese of Killaloe (Laonien.), and the chancellor of Killaloe. Mandate, as below. The pope exemplifies (fn. 8) the letters Cum in omnibus judiciis of Paul II, dated at St. Peter's, Rome, 1465, Id. May anno 1, (fn. 9) and at the recent petition of Matthew Imllachnayd’, clerk, of the diocese of Killaloe (containing that Patrick Omitria, warden (custos) of the monastery of St. Mary de Yhondonayn, wont to be governed by a warden, O.S.A., in the said diocese, considering that the said monastery received little profit from the yearly fruits etc. of the vicarage of the parish church of All Saints [no place], in the said diocese, which is canonically united to it, has, with consent of the convent, granted the said fruits to the said Matthew for life, for renewable periods of five years, with the burden of placing a wax candle on the high altar of the said church at each renewal, under a yearly payment of nine ounces of the money of that country to the warden and convent), orders the above two to summon the said warden and convent, and others concerned, and if they find the said grant to be to the manifest profit of the said monastery, in accordance with the said letters of Paul II, to approve and confirm the same. Ex iniuncto nobis. [2 pp.]
1482[–3].
12 Kal. March.
(18 Feb.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 142r.)
To Edmund Hatfelde, subprior of the church of Rochester, O.S.B. Dispensation to receive and retain in commendam for life with the said subpriorship (which is a non-elective office without cure (fn. 10) ), or with the priorship or other office in the said church, any other benefice with or without cure, of the said order or wont to be held by secular clerks, even if it be a parish church, etc., and to resign it, etc. Religionis etc. [11/5 pp.]
1483.
18 Kal. May.
(14 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 178r.)
To Alexander Scot, rector of Wigtounne in the diocese of Whiteherne (Candidecase). Dispensation to him, who is a scribe of James, king of Scots, in his privy council, and master of the rolls, (fn. 11) to receive and retain for life with the said church any two benefices, or without it, and if he resign it, any three benefices, [with cure] or otherwise incompatible, and to resign them, etc., provided that of such three incompatible benefices not more than two be parish churches or perpetual vicarages. Vite etc. [1½ pp.]
1483.
Prid. Id. April
(12 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 181r.)
To Walter Wyld, rector of Kyngton Magna in the diocese of Salisbury, bachelor of decrees. Dispensation to him (whom Paul II dispensed to receive and retain for life with the parish church of Tutpyl [sic] in the diocese of Salisbury one other benefice, etc., as above, f. 13r. [Cal. Papal Lett., Vol. XII, p. 824], and who in virtue thereof obtained by canonical collation and holds with the said church of Tutpyl [sic] that of Kyngton Magna), to receive and retain for life with the said two churches, etc., any third benefice with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if a parish church, etc., and to resign it, etc.; provided that of such three incompatible benefices not more than two be parish churches or perpetual vicarages. Litterarum etc. [2 pp.]
1482[–3].
15 Kal. April.
(18 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 183r.)
To Lewis Johnn, rector of the parish church in the place of Llangoydmawr in the diocese of St. Davids, I.U.B. Dispensation, as above, f. 13r. Litterarum etc. [12/3 pp.]
1483.
7 Id. May.
(9 May.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 204r.)
To Thomas Campion. rector of Sowth Stoke in the diocese of Chichester, bachelor of decrees. The like. Litterarum etc. [1 p. +]
1482[–3].
3 Non. March.
(5 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 212r.)
To the prior of the priory of Kells (de Kelbyis [sic]) in the diocese of Ossory, and the official of Ossory. Mandate, as below. After the issue of Paul II's letters ‘Ad perp. rei mem. Cum in omnibus judiciis etc.’, (fn. 12) as the recent petition of Thomas Pourcel, priest, of Cloyne, contained, John abbot of St. Thomas the Martyr's and the then prior of All Saints’ and the abbess of Grayn, without the walls of Dublin, O.S.A. (fn. 13) (considering that by reason of distance and the delay and negligence of the lessees in the payment of the yearly farms or pensions, the said monasteries of St. Thomas, All Saints and Grayn received no profit from the yearly fruits etc. of the rectories of their respective united and incorporated parish churches, etc., viz., in the case of the said monastery of St. Thomas the chapel of Baellekyfy and the parish churches of Martir and Garriboy and Ballynachory Insynabaky, and the parcel of Rosmor and Tyllychambrog and Dunmor and Kylmokarry, in the case of the said monastery of All Saints the parish church of Rathbarre, and in the case of the said monastery of Grayn the parish churches of Rathgogan and Ballythankarth, in the dioceses of Cloyne, Ossory and Limerick, respectively), leased and granted, with consent of the respective convents, the fruits etc. of their respective rectories etc. to the said Thomas, namely, the said abbot of St. Thomas's for sixty years under a farm or yearly pension of four marks of the money current in those parts, the said prior of All Saints’ for life under a farm etc. of one mark, and the said prioress for life under a farm etc. of a mark and a half, payable yearly to the said abbot prior and abbess and the convents of the said monasteries, respectively, on condition that he should bring back the said fruits etc. to the use and profit of the said respective monasteries, as is contained [more] fully in certain letters bearing the seals of the respective convents. (fn. 14) At the said petition, therefore, the pope himself orders the above two to summon the said abbot, prior and abbess, and the said convents, and others concerned, and if they find the said lease and grant to be to the manifest profit of the said monasteries, to approve and confirm the same. The pope wills, however, that after the said sixty years and after the death of the said Thomas, the said fruits etc. shall revert to the respective monastery. Ex iniuncto nobis. [2 pp.—]
1483.
9 Kal. May.
(23 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 218v.)
To William Cunstable, rector of Therffeld in the diocese of Lincoln, bachelor of decrees. Dispensation to him (whom Paul II dispensed to receive and retain for life with the perpetual vicarage of Huton Cranswike in the diocese of York, any other benefice etc. as above, f. 13r. [see Cal. Papal Lett., Vol. XII, p. xxxvi], and who, having resigned the said vicarage, has obtained the abovenamed church of Therffeld and that of Huton in (fn. 15) Spaldingmor, in the dioceses of Lincoln and York, and at present holds them), to receive and retain for life with the said two churches, etc., any third benefice, etc., as above, f. 181r. Litterarum etc. [1¾ pp.]
1482[–3].
Kal. Jan.
(1 Jan.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 245r.)
To John London, rector of the parish church of St. Gonandus, Rothe [recte Roche], in Cornwall, in the diocese of Exeter. Dispensation, as above, 13r. Vite etc. [1½ pp.—]
1483.
8 Kal. April.
(25 March.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 255r.)
Confirmation, as below. The petition of the prior and convent of the Trinitarian (fn. 16) priory of Eston in the diocese of Salisbury contained that the late bishop William appropriated thereto in perpetuity the parish church of Stapulford in the said diocese, of lay patronage, with consent of the chapter of Salisbury and the patrons, and that in virtue thereof they took possession and have held it for more than twenty years. The said petition adding that some doubt whether the said union holds good, the pope hereby confirms the union of the said church, value 12 marks of silver sterling. Ad perp. rei mem. His que pro monasteriorum. [1¾ pp.]
Non. April.
(5 April.)
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 256r.)
To John Carter, rector of St. Mary's de Pedale (recte de Depedale), in the diocese of Norwich, M.A. Dispensation, as above, f. 13r. Litterarum etc. [1⅓ pp.]
Ibid.
(f. 258r.)
To Richard West, scholar, of the diocese of Chichester. Dispensation to him, who is by both parents of noble birth, and who is in his sixteenth year, to receive forthwith (ex nunc), but after he has been made a clerk, and to retain for life, one benefice with cure, and therewith, as soon as he has attained his twentieth year, one other benefice, or without them any two other benefices, with cure or otherwise incompatible, even if they be parish churches, etc., and to resign them, etc. Nobilitas generis, vite etc. [1⅓ pp.]

Footnotes

1 On the back of the volume: Anno 12. Lib. 3, and on an end-paper at the beginning of the volume: An. 12. to. 6.
2 almutium de pe[l]libus grigeis.
3 Ill written.
4 It was in the diocese of Rochester, but (like all the parishes in the deanery of Shoreham), it was a peculiar of Canterbury.
5 ‘Ellyworth’ in the text, as well as ‘Ellysworth.’
6 ordinis fratrum heremitarum sancti Augustini professori.
7 Sic also in the text: recte Heringsuell.
8 In full, which is unusual. Cf. above, pp. 176, 181 and 186, and notes.
9 millesimo quatringentesimo sexagesimo quinto Idibus Maii anno primo i.e. 15 May, 1465. Cf. above, p. 176, note, where it is mentioned that the bull is printed in the Bullarium Romanum, with date 11 May 1465. If the latter date is right, the date in the present exemplification ought to be corrected to ‘… sexagesimo quinto, quinto idus Maii.’
10 simplex officium.
11 qui ut asseris carissimi in Christo filii nostri Jacobi Scotorum regis illustris in suo secreto consilio scriba et rotulorum registri dicti regis magister e[x]istis.
12 i.e. only in brief. Cf. f. 135v, above, p. 830 and note.
13 recteAll Saints’, [both] without the walls of Dublin, and the abbess of Grayn, O.S.A.
14 Et deinde exhibita nobis nuper pro parte dilecti filii Thome Pourcel presbyteri Clonen(sis) petitio continebat quod alias dilectus filius Johannes abbas sancti Thome Martiris ac tunc prior Omnium Sanctorum per priorem soliti gubernari necnon dilecta in Christo filia abbatissa de Grayn monasteriorum extra muros Dublinen(ses) ordinis sancti Augustini respectiue, prouide attendentes quod sancti Thome ex capelle de Baellekyfy ac de Martir et de Garriboy ac Ballynachory Insynabaky et particule de Rosmor et de Tyllychambrog et de Dunmor ac Kylmokarry sancti Thome, necnon Omnium Sanctorum ex de Rathbarre illi, et de Grayn monasteria predicta ex de Rathgogan et de Ballythankarth de Grayn monasteriis huiusmodi canonice unitarum et incorporatarum parrochialium ecclesiarum rectoriarum Clonensis Ossoriensis et Limericensis diocesum annuis fructibus redditibus et prouentibus ad monasteria predicta etiam respectiue pertinentibus, ac ad firmam seu annuam pensionem dari solitis, tam propter locorum distantiam quam propter dillationem [sic] et negligentiam quibus fructus redditus et prouentus predictos ad firmam seu annuam pensionem tunc obtinentes in solutione firme seu pensionis annue huiusmodi utebantur, nullam percipiebant utilitatem, abbas rectoriarum particule et capelle sancti Thome (fn. 17) dicto Thome pro se ac personis per eum nominandis ad sexaginta annos sub quatuor, prior vero Omnium Sanctorum sub unius, abbatissa autem predicti de Grayn monasteriis predictis unitarum et incorporatarum rectoriarum fructus redditus et prouentus huiusmodi dicto Thome quoad viueret duntaxat sub unius cum dimidia marcharum monete in partibus illis currentis firma seu annua pensione abbati priori et abbatisse predictis ac dilectis filiis monasteriorum eorundem conuentibus annis singulis respectiue persoluenda, de conuentuum eorundem expresso consensu, cum hac tamen condicione quod ipse Thomas fructus redditus et prouentus predictos ad usum et utilitatem monasteriorum predictorum respectiue reduceret, locarunt et concesserunt, prout in quibusdam litteris conuentuum eorundem sigillis respectiue munitis plene [? recte plenius] dicitur contineri … The construction is unusually involved.
15 The words ‘Huton in’ are added in the margin, with the note: Co[r]rectum de mandato M(ariani) Glandaten(sis) [episcopi], pro reuerendissimo domino Cancellario. P. Altissen.
16 ordinis sancte Trinitatis redemptionis captiuorum.
17 sancti Thome’ ought perhaps to have come after ‘abbas.’