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'Index of Subjects', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 14: 1484-1492 (1960), pp. 386-418. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=105333 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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The cross-references are in many cases to the Index of Persons and Places.

Abbots, blessing of, by the ordinary, 202.

-, indults to, to be blessed by any bishop, 100, 135, 142, 143, 198, 223, 225, 272, 295, 300, 320.

Absolution, ad cautelam, 113, 114, 260.

-, application to the Roman court for, 262.

-, by papal commissary, to be confirmed, 39.

-, granted by the ordinary, 113.

-, letters of. See Penitentiary.

-, reserved to the Pope, 11, 27, 139, 143, 150, 189, 190, 228, 271, 290, 295, 300.

-, sentence of, appeal against, 150.

See also Adultery; Apostasy; Bloodshed; Canonicide; Confessors; Excommunication; Fornication; Homicides; Incest; Inhibition; Marriage; Perjury; Simony; Suspension; Violence; Vows.

Acolytes of the Pope, appointment of, 56, 59.

See also Cameron, William; Carmichael, George; Long, Hugh; Lumsden, Alexander.

Administrator of see, collation by, 165.

Adultery by clergy, absolution from, 149, 152, 229, 282.

See also Deprivation; Illegitimacy.

Age, defect of, dispensations on account of, to receive and retain priorships of religious houses, 172, 249, 250.

-, -, -, to receive and retain secular benefices, 9, 115, 146, 172, 249, 250, 253, 254, 305.

-, -, -, -, faculties to grant, 3, 55.

-, given:—

6—forced entry into Order of Friars Minor, 38.

11—created papal protonotary, 57.

12—dispensed to hold canonry and prebend, with rectory and vicarage united, 253, 254.

13 (under)—forced profession as Friars Minor, 38.

14—granted deanery in commendam, 146.

15—dispensed to receive benefice on attaining, 9.

16—-, 305.

19—student of law, granted priory in commendam, 88.

19—dispensed to hold priory, with rectory and vicarage united, 172.

—to have canonry, with vicarage united, 185.

22—to have office in cathedral, rectory and vicarage, 268, 269.

23—dispensed to receive deanery, 115.

-, priory and rectory, 249, 250.

—seeking provision to bishopric; granted priory in commendam, 168.

54—bishop, despoiled of possession, 119.

69—dean, exchanges for precentorship, 162.

-, old, of rector, appointment of coadjutor on account of, 284, 285.

-, papal decree concerning provisions to persons under fourteen years of, 253.

See also Scholars.

Agreement, honest, suit for implementation of, 232.

-, settlement of disputes by, to be confirmed if lawful, 6, 7.

See also Arbitration; Composition.

Agriculture. See Trade.

Alienation of ecclesiastical property, allegations of. See Deprivation.

Alms, solicitation or receipt of, forbidden, 102, 103.

Altars, portable, indults to have, 28, 316.

-, -, -, faculties to grant, 3, 24, 55.

Alum, illicit trade in, confirmation of letters of Sixtus IV concerning, 115, 116.

Anathema, greater, 2, 33, 196.

Annates, bull against those not paying, 52, note.

See also Camera.

‘Annexes,’ the expression, 150.

Apostolic See. See Roman Court.

Apostasy, absolution from, 261.

Appropriation or Union of benefices. See Bishops; Camera; Cathedral churches; Parish churches; Universities.

Arbitration, private, settlement of ecclesiastical disputes by, 139, 143, 150, 191, 219, 233, 244, 278, 282, 292, 293, 296.

See also Agreements.

Archbishops:—

appeals to apostolic see from, 200, 322.

bishopric united to, 63, 72.

cardinal, dispensed to hold archbishopric, 322.

collation by, while administrator of the see, by alleged papal authority, 165.

-, claimed by, sede vacante, 200, 208.

-, lapsed to, 299.

commissaries of, 200.

consecration of, acts before, 215.

creation of, as primate and legatus natus, 152, 179–181.

debts of, 179–180.

enforcement of ordinances of chapter-general of Black Monks by, 206.

faculties to:—

to collate to benefices in his diocese becoming void in certain months, 140.

to confirm elections of heads of religious houses in his diocese, 181, 182.

to exact a charitable subsidy in his diocese, 179, 180.

to grant dispensations for the marriages of related persons, 262.

to visit religious houses in his province, in person or by deputy, 182.

interdict promulgated by, 211.

jurisdiction of, exemption of dean of collegiate church from, 213.

-, as primate and legatus natus, exemption of archbishop-elect from, 220, 289.

-, exercise of, sede vacante, 36, 40, 41, 193, 194, 203, 205, 206, 208.

ministership of Trinitarian house granted to, in commendam, 254.

order to, to visit religious houses in his province, 51.

pallium received by, 215.

seal of, 35, 262.

visitation of province by, deprivation during, 80.

See also Bishops and Archbishops (as ordinaries); Metropolitan church.

Archdeacons:—

arrest of, 6.

customary dues of, impositions in excess of, 36.

indults to, to visit by deputy and receive procurations in ready money, 34, 226, 227.

jurisdiction of, petition for exemption from, 36.

present at fights, 144.

refusal by, to obey sentence delivered by papal authority, 6.

sons of, 144, 191, 269.

to be received as a monk, 318.

Archdeaconry, dilapidation, alleged, of goods of, 144.

-, having habitual cure of souls, 297.

-, neglect, alleged, of cure of souls of, 144.

-, possession of, dispute for, settle with division of issues, 191.

-, union of two vicarages to, 144.

Arms, resort to, by contestants for priory, 122, 123.

-, use of, by prior against canons, 237.

Arms and Armour. See Helmet; Knives; Sword.

Arrest. See Archdeacons.

Arrouaise, Order of, priory of the Order of St. Augustine of. See Cloontuskert.

Assistant of the Pope. See Sherwood, John.

Auditors of the Apostolic Palace and papal chaplains, appeals from, 286, 287, 289, 290.

-, cessation of office of, 212.

-, named. See Accoltis, Peter de; Durcap, Egerdus; Ferrera, Peter de; Grassis, Anthony de; Perreriis, William de; Qualeatis, Mariano de; Sancto Georgio, John Anthony de; Sandeus, Filinus; Ubaldis, Matthew de; Villadiego, Gundisalvus de.

-, not named, suits before, 41, 190, 195, 232.

See also Household of the Pope.

Augustinian Order:—

abbatial dignity, suppression of, 241, 242.

abbots and priors of:—

absolution of, 152, 279, 294, 298, 299.

bishop supported by, 277.

concubines alleged to be kept by, 276, 277, 291.

crimes, admitted, of, 149.

-, alleged, of, 90, 122, 149, 150, 167, 168, 237, 241, 271, 275–279, 291, 293, 294, 296.

cure of souls belonging to, 121.

deprived by bishop, 277, 291, 293.

detaining vicarages, to be removed, 73, 137, 138, 172.

dispensed for non-promotion, 249, 250.

-, to hold secular benefices, 172, 236, 314.

disputes of, with archbishop, 293.

-, with bishop, 298, 299.

-, with convent, 149.

durnkenness, alleged, of, 225 256.

excommunicated, 275, 276.

journey by, to Rome, 298.

oath of fealty by, 272.

present at siege of castle, 150.

-, in arms at conflicts, 296.

presentation of, 199.

prisoner taken by, 293.

proceedings against, before judges delegate, 150.

rectory granted to, in commendam, 295.

resignation of, 121, 241–244, 249.

sale of wine by, 225, 256.

seal of, 272.

sons of, 63, 89, 100, 172.

succession to father as, 100, 172.

-, to uncle as, 149.

suspension and disability incurred by, 278, 279.

theft, alleged, by, from cemetery, 294.

treasurership of cathedral held by, in commendam, 67, 68, 276.

vicarages granted to, in commendam, 239, 295.

abbots (or priors) and convents, acting as patrons of rectory, 215.

-, chapels belonging to, 150, 169.

-, detaining rectory, 172, 176.

-, negligence of, in nonprovision of a rector, 74, 75.

-, vicarage in presentation of, 324.

appropriated rectories of, grant of farm of, 245, 313, 314, See also obligation, below.

appropriation (or union) of secular benefices to, 84, 117, 118, 172, 223, 242, 298, 299.

-, obtained by surreptitious papal letters, 227, 226, 267.

canons of:—

absolution of, 238.

admission of, by simony, 271, 290, 295.

chapel held by, 150, 169.

-, to be retained for life, 169, 170.

claimants to vicarages, 164, 177, 178.

collations of vicarages to, by papal authority, 66, 101, 129, 216, 291.

correction of, by prior, neglect of, 149.

crimes, admitted, of, 237, 238.

-, alleged, of, 215.

detaining vicarages, to be removed, 66, 144.

dispensed to hold secular benefices, 28, 29, 39, 216, 291, 316, 317, 323.

habitations, private, of, 167.

none resident, 88, 126.

person behaving as. See O'Brogy, Odo.

portion of, 271.

previously a secular clerk, 149.

profession of, made to abbot alleged not to be true abbot, 100.

-, of secular priest as, 201, 202.

property, private, of, 167, 295.

recall of, to the cloister, 170.

rectory held in commendam by, 215.

sons of, 66, 94, 145, 172, 216, 238.

superior of, licence of, to accept election to another house, 222.

transfer of, to another house, 216.

-, to be ruler of another house, 202, 237.

warden of monastery, 94.

elections of abbots and priors, 201, 202, 222, 223.

-, void because of reservation to the Pope, 65, 98. See also postulation, below.

entry into, believed to be adequate dispensation for bastard to receive orders, 100.

hospitals of:—

appropriation of, to royal chapel, 103–107.

brethren of, absolved from observance of rule, 107.

chapel pensionary to, 104, 105, 107.

churches appropriated to, 104.

dependence of, on alien monastery, severed, 102–104, 107.

exempted from all jurisdictions and taken under protection of the apostolic see, 103.

master of, dispensed to hold a secular benefice, 314.

monastery, also called a, 244, 245.

patronage of, grant of, 103.

See also London; Saint-Antoine-de-Viennois.

houses of:—

annate due from, 294.

appropriation of, to archiepiscopal mensa, 157–159.

-, to episcopal mensa, 242.

-, to university college, 127.

buildings of, dilapidation of, 84, 88, 130, 167, 241, 242, 298.

cell of, 157.

commendataries of, 28, 58, 130, 199.

detained by bishop, 239.

discipline not observed in, 241, 242.

divine services in, difficulty in maintaining, 298.

-, neglect of, 167.

erected into an abbey, 102.

fruits of, inadequacy of, 216, 223, 298.

-, said to be inadequate, alleged to be sufficient, 266, 267.

-, shared by rival claimants, 122, 150, 278, 292, 293, 296.

goods of, alienated or wasted by the abbot or prior, 84, 90, 167, 271, 277, 291.

-, shared by the canons, 241, 242.

-, taken by laymen, 126.

granted in commendam, 88, 130, 199, 200, 277, 278, 291, 292.

-, after removal of detainers, 65, 119.

-, if neither claimant can prove title, 201.

-, if prior is deprived, 167, 168.

homicide in, 149.

hospital, also called a, 102, 244, 245.

hospitality kept by, 298.

intruders in, monished, 42, 43.

obtained by simony, 237.

-, by surreptitious papal letters, 119, 200, 201, 239.

patrons of, 123, 127.

pensions assigned on, 323.

-, unlawfully paid from, 237, 244.

possession of, disputed with violence, 122, 123, 294.

prossession of, disputed with violence, 122, 123, 294.

-, not peaceful, 237.

-, termination of suit concerning, 323.

possessions of, wasted, 130.

provision to, 42, 100, 149–152, 200, 249, 255.

-, after removal of detainers, 117–119, 121, 171, 172, 239, 243–245, 249, 294, 295.

-, by archbishop, although not vacant, 278.

-, -, during visitation, void, 292, 294.

-, by ordinary, void because of reservation, 119, 249.

-, collation by archbishop, sede vacante, being void, 208.

-, election by chapter, etc. being void, 98, 201, 202.

-, if none of claimants can prove title, 123.

-, if present ruler is deprived, 84, 90, 236–238, 271, 272, 277–280, 291–293, 295, 296.

-, reserved to the Pope, 42, 43, 65, 98, 117, 119, 171, 208, note, 249, 255.

resignation of, as condition of provision to another house, 98.

-, licence to remain canon in same house after, 236.

-, to be received, 121, 244.

right in, proposal to code, 237.

secular priest dispensed to hold, 239.

steward of, licence to appoint, 28.

houses of:—

in England. See Butley; Creake; Dunmow; Lanercost; Leeds; Missenden; Newark; Selborne; Thurgarton; Waltham; West Acre.

in Ireland. See Abbeygormacan; Aghmacart; Annaghdown; Armagh; Athassel; Ballinskelligs; Ballintobes; Ballybeg; Ballyboggan; Banahan; Bridgetown; Cahir; Canon Island; Clonard; Clonfert; Clontuskert; Cong; Cork; Derrane; Derry; Dublin, All Saints; Dublin, St. Thomas; Ferns; Gallen; Greatconnell; Inchmacnerin; Iniscronain; Inistioge; Kells; Kilkenny; Killagh; Killeigh; Kilmacduagh; Kilmore; Knockmoy; Lisgoole; Lorrha; Loughsewdy; Mayo; Monaincha; Mothel; Naas; Rathkeale; Rattoo; Roscommon; Saul; Seirkieran; Tristernagh; Tuam; Waterford.

in Scotland. See Cambuskenneth; Inchaffray; Inchcolm; Jedburgh; Leith; Loch Leven; Pittenweem; St. Andrews; Scone.

abroad. See Mère Dieu; Rome; Saint-Antoine-de-Viennois.

nunnery of. See Graney.

obligation of, to the Camera, for appropriated benefices, 48.

postulation of secular clerk as prior, 201.

suppression of, 127.

See also Arrouaise, Order of; Cruciferi, Order of; St. Victor, Observance of.

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Benedictine Order:—

abbots of, in the province of Canterbury, 205–207.

appropriated churches of, 46, 48, 203.

chapter-general (of Black Monks) of, in England, attempts by, to compel attendance, 205–207.

-, exemption from attendance and jurisdiction of, 206, 207.

-, ordinances of, to be enforced by the archbishop, 206.

election of abbot despite papal provision, 43.

houses of, fabric of, in need of repair, 264.

-, -, office of administrator of the fruits of, granted in commendam, 264.

-, granted in commendam, 43, 286, 320.

-, held in commendam, surrender of, 45.

-, intruders into, to surrender possession, 43.

-, possession of, papal sentence concerning, 45.

-, possession and privileges of, confirmation of, 202–208.

-, provision to, reserved to the Pope, 43.

-, sacristship of, 203.

-, subject only to the Pope and archbishop, 205–207.

-, suppression of, and erection into collegiate church, confirmation of; with revocation of proceedings instigated by opposing parties, 44–48.

-, treasurership of, 203.

houses of:—

in England. See Canterbury; Durham; Faversham; Glastonbury; Malvern; Muchelney; Peterborough; Tewkesbury; Westminster; Winchester; York.

in Ireland. See Athlone; Ross.

in Scotland. See Arbroath; Coldingham; Kelso.

abroad. See Ripoll.

monks of, dispensed to hold a secular benefice, 320.

-, removed from their house, 46.

-, secular clerks to be admitted as, 45, 46, 63, 64, 85, 318.

obligation of, to the Camera, for appropriated benefices, 48.

prior and chapter, keepers of the spiritualities of the province, sede vacante, 36, 40, 41, 193, 194, 203–208.

rule of, 203.

statutes and customs of, 206.

Benefices, compatible, dispensation to hold five, 195.

-, -, Hospitaller dispensed to hold two, 171.

See also Colleges.

-, grants of, in commendam. See Commendam.

-, incompatible, two, dispensations to hold for life or for a term, to resign and exchange, 9, 10, 29, 35, 67, 69, 73, 87, 91, 95, 116, 117, 125, 126, 130, 161, 185, 192, 218, 224, 227, 230, 240, 243, 270, 276, 297, 305, 316–321, 323, 324.

-, -, -, -, faculty to grant, 23, 24.

-, -, -, held without dispensation, rehabilitation for, 244.

-, -, -, -, -, with grant of dispensation, 12, 55, 97, 217, 230, 231, 258, 259, 282–285.

-, -, three, dispensations to hold, etc., 8, 29, 79, 80, 120, 231, 305, 306, 314.

-, intrusion into. See Collations and provisions (i); Commendam.

-, religious orders, members of, dispensed to receive and retain, etc., 28, 29, 34, 39, 171, 236, 300, 314, 316, 317, 320, 323. See also Age; Cathedral churches; Chantries; Chapels; Collations and provisions; Colleges; Commendam; Deprivation; Exchange; Hospitals; Institution; Patronage; Parish churches; Reservations; Residence; Resignation.

‘Benevolence’, grant that bishop may exact, 30.

Birth, illegitimate. See Illegitimacy.

-, noble, grants, etc. to persons claiming, 56, 65, 68, 71, 73, 86, 88, 90, 93, 96, 97, 108, 114, 116, 117, 120, 123, 125, 130, 137, 146, 163, 174, 176, 219, 228, 247, 253, 269, 270, 281, 294, 314.

-, -, bastards of, 145, 148, 168, 224.

-, -, being chief of his sept, 264.

-, -, challenged, whereby letters would be deemed surreptitious, 131.

-, -, kinsman of the king of Scots, 73.

-, -, -, of the queen of England, 57.

Bishops and Archbishops (as ordinaries):—

abbot appointed and blessed by, 202.

absolution granted by, 113.

age of, 119.

annates to be paid by, 153.

appeals to the apostolic see from, 210, 219, 265, 272, 280, 286, 298, 299, 319, 320.

appropriation dissolved by, 242.

appropriations made by authority of, 126, 127, 133, 165, 166, 175, 176, 183, 222.

bastards made clerks by, 83, 194, 269.

benefices held by, voided by promotion, 78, 135, 146, 191.

canon translated by, 201.

captured during strife for possession of monastery, 294.

Cistercian abbot, formerly, 235.

-, Order, professed of, 119.

citation of, by judges delegate, 92, 148, 299.

coadjutor appointed by, 284, 285.

commendataries of priories, 119, 130, 199, 235, 239.

commissaries of, 200, 229.

confirmation by, of election of abbot, 222.

-, -, of prior, by virtue of alleged papal faculty, 98.

-, of elections of heads of religious houses, faculty for, 181.

creation of supernumerary canons by, 185.

consecration of, 78.

-, at apostolic see, 145, 191.

debts of, assignment of moiety of first-fruits and grant of ‘benevolence’ to assist payment of, 30. See also loans, below.

despoiled of possession of his two united churches, 119.

detaining deanery after his consecration, 146.

-, priory, 239.

disputes by, for possession of see, 31, 259–261, 277.

dues, customary, of, 36.

election of canon by, 120.

enmity and exactions of, 298.

entry of, into see, prevented by laymen, 44.

erection of collegiate churches by, 72, 91, 133, 250, 251, 253, 254.

-, of prebends in cathedral churches by, 99, 147, 263.

-, opposed by, 164.

excommunications, under sentence of, celebration of masses by, 235.

extra tempora, 123.

faculties to, collate to benefices reserved to the Pope and visit churches, monasteries, etc., exempt from his ordinary jurisdiction, 160.

fear of, deterred litigant from making appeal to the apostolic see, 38.

-, to appear before, 200.

fornication, alleged, by, 235.

Friars Preachers, member of the Order of, 214.

goods, immovable, of, taken by laymen, 241.

habitation, in his cathedral city, want of, remedied by appropriation of monastery, 241, 242.

ill in bed, 253.

indult to, to choose a confessor, 254, 255.

in partibus, dispensation to, to hold benefices in commendam, 41.

intruder in monastery, monished to surrender possession, 43.

Irish, resident in London, 321, 322.

judgement, suspect, of, submission to, 219.

jurisdiction of, exemption from, 36, 102, 103, 160, 274.

-, papal grants not to be prejudicial to, 101, 272, 295.

letters of, granted, then revoked, 219.

-, to yield possession of monastery, 293.

loans by, provision for repayment of, making successors responsible for arrears at voidance of see, 152–156.

mensa of, collectors of, 322.

-, compensation to, for suppression of priory, 45.

-, foundation of cathedral prebend from lands of, 172–174.

-, fruits of, assignment of pension on, 127.

-, -, cause concerning refusal of collectors to release, 322.

-, -, inadequacy of, 241.

-, -, not to be paid to pretender, 31.

-, -, taken during vacancy, 253.

-, revenues of, decayed because of civil wars, 13.

-, union of canonry and prebend in collegiate church to, cause concerning, 78–80.

-, -, of parish churches to, renewed, 180, 181, 289, 290.

-, -, revoked, 73, 269.

-, -, surrendered and dissolved, 211, 212.

-, -, of religious houses to, 157–159, 242.

monitions by, ignored, 137, 224.

official of, 297.

patron of priory, 127.

prebend erected for, so that he can be present as canon at meetings of cathedral chapter, 172–174.

resignation of, faculty to make; with reservation of pension, 127.

restoration of moiety by, 233.

revenues. See mensa, above.

shaming the episcopal and clerical order, 235.

simony committed by, in obtaining his church, absolution for, 255.

sons of, 66, 70, 194, 214, 276.

temporal lord, 110.

translation of, 322.

-, costs for expedition of, 30, 152, 153.

-, difficulty in obtaining execution of, 153.

treason by, viz. adherence to enemies of Henry VII, papal mandate for enquiry into, 307.

in universal church, dispensation to, to hold parish church, with indult for non-residence, 317. See also MacCarthy, Thady.

vicars-general of, 210, 265, 272, 280.

violence to, 189.

visitations by. See faculties, above.

See also Collations and provisions; Deprivation; Excommunication; Illegitimacy; Institution; Legislation; Parish churches; Provision; Resignation; Roman Court; Vacancy.

Black Monks, chapter-general of. See Benedictine Order.

Blessing, papal, of the king and queen of England and their marriage, 27.

Blindness, clergy alleged to suffer, 70, 211.

Bloodshed, presence of clergy and religious at, absolution from, 90, 128, 149–152, 296. See also Deprivation; Violence.

Buildings, ecclesiastical, assignment of first-fruits for repair of, 7.

-, -, in need of repair, 28, 65, 197.

See also Deprivation; Hospitallers; Indulgences; Parish churches; and the various Religious Orders.

Bulla , drawing of, 234, note.

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Camera, papal:—

annates due to, from benefices, 52, 57.

-, from bishops, 153.

-, from monastery, 293, 294.

-, for expedition of papal letters, 79.

auditor-general of, court of, 156.

books of taxation of, 158, 286.

collectors of, commissions, faculties and powers of, 3, 54–59.

-, payment of annates to, not made, 293, 294.

-, revocation of appointments of, 57, 58.

-, in England, 40.

See also Castellensis, Hadrian; Giglis, John de.

-, in Ireland. See Courcey, Edmund.

-, in Scotland. See Barry, John; Liester, John; Lumsden, Alexander; Phinlay, Simon; Schevez, William.

collector-general of, in Ireland. See Burgo, Miles de.

commissary of. See Palenterus, Alexander.

debtors of, faculty to proceed against, 52, 56, 57.

letters, papal, of provision, delivered from, 153, 155.

-, -, of union, lying in, 79, 80.

money of. See Money.

notary of. See Verisius.

obligations of, for loans, 153–156.

obligations to, for appropriated benefices, 48.

procuration paid to, for exemption, 40.

satisfaction to, for fruits of priory, 46, 48.

sub-collectors of, in Ireland. See Delaney, Malachy; Fitz-Maurice, John.

to be certified of names, etc. of persons dispensed, 262.

Canonicide, crime of, absolution from, 152.

Canonsation:—

commission to enquire concerning life, miracles, etc., of Margaret, queen of Scots, 4.

Cardinal:—

Bishops:—

Albano. See Balue, John.

Ostia. See Estoutevilla, William de.

Palestrina. See Barbus, Mark.

Sabina, See Carafa, Oliver.

Priests:—

St. Ciriac in Thermis. See Bourchier, Thomas.

SS. Peter and Marcellus. See Levis, Philip de.

Deacons:—

St. Eustachius. See Tedeschini Piccolomini, Francis.

St. George in Velabro. See Riario, Raphael.

Cardinals, college of, dues of, for translation of bishops, 153.

-, -, obligations of, for loans, 153–156.

-, counsel and assent of, 31, 154, 260, 307, 310, 311.

-, dispensed to hold archbishopric, 322.

-, granted monastery in commendam, 43, 286.

-, households of, members of, dispensations and grants to, 108, 109, 131, 132, 314.

-, seal of, 311.

See also Consistory.

Castle, in England. See Farleigh Hungerford.

-, in Ireland, siege of, 150.

Cathedral churches:—

benefice in, called rectory of rural lands, collation to, by bishop and chapter, without force, 120, 121.

canons of, number of, not fixed, 67, 71.

-, orders of, statute concerning, 188.

-, received by bishop and chapter, 146.

-, residence by, statute concerning, 187, 188.

-, supernumerary, 168, 185, 247.

-, -, election of, by bishop and chapter, and collation of prebend to, without force, 120, 121.

canonries, erection of, by papal authority, 82, 83, 94, 111–115, 176–178, 221, 247.

-, of no value, 132, 248.

canonries and prebends in, annexed to archdeaconry, 267.

-, collation to, reserved to the Pope, 109.

-, decree of Innocent VIII concerning provision of persons under fourteen years of age to, 253.

-, dispensation to hold under one roof, with rectory of rural lands, 121. See also treasurership, below.

-, possession of, disputed, 200, 201, 267, 268.

-, presentation to, by the king, 267.

-, to be resigned on obtaining possession of precentorship, 131.

-, unions of rectories and vicarages to, by papal authority, 67, 68, 71, 74, 76, 77, 82, 83, 87, 88, 91–94, 96, 111, 112, 128, 129, 135, 137, 138, 146–149, 164, 177, 178, 185, 191, 195, 198, 199, 210, 222, 247, 248, 253, 254, 283, 284.

-, -, by authority of the bishop, confirmation of, 263.

chancellorship of, successive voidances of, provisions to, and litigation concerning, 37, 38.

-, union of vicarage to, by papal authority, 92, 93.

chapters of, collations by, alleged to be simoniacal, 97, 228.

See also Collations and provisions.

-, patronage of church disputed by, with dean and archdeacon, 71, 72.

-, statute made by, with bishop and dean, 187, 188.

-, to be summoned in matter of erection of a prebend, 148. See also Vacancy.

community of, 142, 146.

dean of, to resign after making profession as monk, 236.

deanery of, assignment of pension on, by papal authority, on termination of suit, 231, 232.

-, deprivation of, for nonpromotion, 115.

-, granted in commendam, 146.

-, occupied despite papal reservation, 163.

-, possession of, disputed, 75.

-, -, taken by (the dean's) own authority, 97, 228.

-, prebend annexed to, to be separated, 194.

-, retained by bishop after his consecration, 146.

-, union of non-major dignity in same cathedral to, 165.

-, -, of vicarages to, 81, 98, 229, 230.

dignities in, persons holding obliged to reside, 187.

dignities, major, in, reservation to Pope of collation to, 64, 80, 98, 163, 165, 230.

dignity, major, in, held by prior, 204, 206.

-, non-major, in, called a conventual dignity, 165.

erection of, into Metropolitan church, q.v.

indulgences for those visiting and giving alms for repair of, 12, 13, 178, 179, 188, 189, 306.

prebends in, erection of vicarages and rectories into, by papal authority, 72, 82, 83, 87, 88, 94, 109, 111–116, 124, 128, 129, 146, 148, 164, 168, 176–178, 187, 198, 199, 209, 221, 247.

-, -, -, consent of bishop and chapter to, to be obtained, 164.

-, -, -, dissolved, 171.

-, -, -, opposition of bishop and chapter to, 164.

-, -, by authority of the bishop, 99.

-, -, -, confirmation of, 263.

-, -, by authority of the bishop and chapter, 147.

-, -, provincial constitution concerning promotion of canons holding, 116.

-, goods of, alleged to have been dilapidated and turned to evil purposes, 137.

-, parishioners of, 188.

-, perpetual, to be called the episcopal prebend and held by the bishop and his successors, 172–174.

-, -, -, erected from parish church, 173, 174.

-, succession to, of father by son, without intermediary, 121.

-, to be sacerdotal, 188.

precentors of, to resign on obtaining possession of religious houses, 121, 225.

precentorship of, appeal concerning possession of, 219.

-, goods of, inadequacy of, 219.

-, -, taken by force, 219.

-, union of vicarages to, 195, 220, 283.

provostship of, alleged dilapidation of, 214.

repair of buildings of, revenues of deanery partly applied to, 97, 228. See also indulgences, above.

scholasticus (of Tours), 109.

statutes of, indult giving exemption from penalties of, 187, 188.

treasurer of, dispensed from proceeding to major orders, 89.

-, to resign on obtaining possession of precentorship, 185.

treasurership of, dispensation to hold under one roof with canonry and prebend, 89.

-, fruits of, shared by claimants, 276.

-, held in commendam by religious, 67, 276.

vicarage or chaplaincy in, called office or stipend, 63, 69, 163.

-, -, fruits of, shared by claimants, 139.

-, -, union of, to vicarage of parish church, 143, 144.

-, -, -, to rectory and vicarage of parish church, 268, 269.

See also Metropolitan church; Provision.

Cemetery, corn hidden in, 294.

-, eroded by the sea, 318.

Cemeteries, reconciliation of, 183.

Censure, ecclesiastical, faculties to employ, 52, 57.

Chamberlains of the pope. See Lessy, Richard; Malintius, Perseus; Riario, Rapheal, cardinal.

-, deputy of, 54.

Chancellor. See England.

Chancellorship. See Cathedral churches.

Chancery, apostolic, 52, note.

See also England.

Chantries. See Besançon; London, Corpus Christi; New Romney; York.

Chapel, annexed to parish church, 104, 107.

-, -, in castle. See Farleigh Hungerford.

-, repaired by incumbent, to be held by him for life, 169, 170. See also London, Corpus Christi; New Romney; Wanborough.

Chapel, free. See Hospitals.

Chapels, royal. See St. Andrews, St. Mary on the Rock; Wimborne; Windsor.

See also Colleges.

Chaplain, papal. See Caccia, James.

See also Acolytes; Auditors; Subdeacon.

Chastity, vows of, 189, 316.

Cistercian Order:—

abbot of, alleged crimes of, 225, 256, 257.

-, dispensed to retain vicarage, 300.

-, former, now a bishop, 235.

appropriated rectory of, put to farm, 313, 314.

church of, destruction of buildings of, 309.

elections of abbots, etc., of, confirmation of, 182.

house of, burnt by army, 253.

-, dependent on another, 235.

-, granted in commendam, after deprivation of previous commendatary, 134.

-, -, if present commendatary is deprived, 235, 236.

-, held in commendam, 233, 235.

-, pension paid from fruits of, to deprived abbot, 301, 302.

-, possession of, papal declaration concerning, 192.

-, provision to, by papal authority, 192.

-, -, -, after removal of detainers, 142, 143, 299, 300.

-, -, -, if none of claimants can establish title, 134, 302, 303.

-, -, -, if present abbot is deprived, 225, 256, 257, 301.

-, -, -, vacant by appointment of abbot to another house, 192.

houses of:—

in England. See Hailes.

in Ireland. See Abbeydorney; Abbeylara; Abington; Baltinglass; Boyle; Carrigillihy; Dublin; Fermoy; Graiguenamanagh; Holycross; Inishlounaght; Jerpoint; Kilbeggan; Kilcooly; Leix; Middleton; Monasterevan; Newry; Shrule; Tracton.

in Scotland. See Balmerino; Culross; Newbattle; Sweetheart.

lands of, distant, put to farm, 308, 309.

profession as monk of, 119.

-, dispensation not to make, until possessed of abbey, 142, 143.

-, refusal to receive, without payment, 235.

simoniacal agreement with commendatary and convent of, 233.

Cluniac Order:—

elections of abbots, etc., of, confirmation of, 182.

house of, provision to, after election by the convent, 80.

-, in England. See Montacute.

Coadjutor to incapable rector, reservation of collation to, 284, 285.

Collation belonging to religious, prescription against, 97, 228.

Collations and provisions by papal authority:—

(i) of secular benefices (dignities, canonries, prebends, rectories and vicarages of parish churches, etc.) (fn. 1) , 47, 61, 64, 70, 75, 78, 80, 81, 85, 99, 115, 130, 131, 136, note 147, 162, 164, 169, 173, 174, 185, 186, 190, 211, 213, 221, 222, 232, 233, 235, 240, 241, 254, 267, 268, 280, 283, 309, 315, note.

-, already held by person provided, but without certain title, 65, 95, 97, 98, 119–121, 125, 130, 131, 165, 183, 184, 187, 222, 226, 228–230, 232–234, 239, 240, 242, 243, 263, 276, 277, 284, 291, 299.

-, being disputed, if none of the claimants can establish a title, 37, 75, 129, 130, 164, 169, 178, 190–192, 199, 201, 210, 220, 247, 265, 267, 268, 272, 273, 280, 281, 287, 288.

-, the collation being reserved to the apostolic see, 63, 64, 78, 85, 108–110, 131, 132, 135, 146, 284, 285.

-, the collation having lapsed to the apostolic see by the statutes of the Third General Council of the Lateran; with orders to remove unlawful intruders, 32, 33, 54, 61–77, 81–83, 86–96, 101, 108, 111, 112, 114, 116–118, 120, 123–126, 130–132, 135–138, 142–148, 161–163, 168–172, 174–177, 184, 185, 190–192, 194, 195, 216–218, 221, 223, 227, 228, 231, 238–240, 242, 243, 249, 267–269, 275–277, 283, 284, 294, 297–299, 324.

-, if the present incumbent be deprived on account of alleged offences, 37, 38, 62, 64–67, 70, 81, 82, 85, 86, 90, 91, 93, 96–100, 107, 108, 113–116, 125, 126, 128–131, 137, 138, 143–145, 148, 161, 166–167, 192, 193, 198, 199, 209–211, 213–216, 219, 220, 224–226, 232, 233, 240, 247, 248, 254, 268, 270, 275–277, 297.

-, appeals against, 168, 169, 198, 199.

-, disputed, 73, 129, 139–141, 160, 190, 218, 219, 268.

-, execution of, delay in, 76, 86.

-, -, not effected before canditate died, 131, 132, 164, 269, 270.

-, -, possession taken without, 99.

-, -, simony in, 143, 209, 232, 233.

-, in exchange of benefices, 141, 162.

-, of intermediary, 61, 84.

-, letters of, anticipated, 99.

-, -, death of candidate before drawing up of, 109.

-, -, declared void, 33, 276, 277, 310.

-, -, oath not to impetrate, 165.

-, -, stolen, 219.

-, -, surreptitious, 67, 130, 131, 147, 148, 214, 249, 299, 309, 310.

-, -, surrender of, 78.

(ii) of houses of religious, mendicants and Hospitallers, 100, 200.

-, after lapse of collation to the apostolic see, declared to hold good on termination of cause, 192.

-, already held by person provided, after prosecution on account of crimes; with absolution, 236–238.

-, -, but without certain title, 80, 201, 202, 208, 222, 223, 243–245, 259.

-, being disputed, if none of the claimants can establish a title, 122, 123, 134, 301–303.

-, the collation being reserved to the apostolic see, 98, 255.

-, -, monition against intruder preventing, 42.

-, -; with orders to remove unlawful intruders, 117, 118, 171, 172, 249.

-, the collation having lapsed to the apostolic see by the statutes of the Third General Council of the Lateran; with orders to remove unlawful intruders, 130, 238, 239, 299, 300.

-, conditional upon resignation of a second house, 98.

-, de facto, 149.

-, if the present ruler be deprived on account of alleged offences, 84, 90, 110, 111, 150, 198, 225, 237, 255–257, 271, 272, 277–280, 291–293, 295, 301, 302.

-, obtained by surreptitious papal letters, 119, 200, 201, 239, 294.

-, with orders to remove unlawful intruders, 121, 142, 143, 244.

-, to person previously provided and prosecuted before judges delegate; with absolution from admitted crimes, 149–152, 281, 282, 291–295.

See also Commendam; Provision; Reservations.

Collations and provisions, various:—

by administrator of the see, doubtful validity of, 165.

by bishop and chapter, simoniacal, 97, 228.

-, dean, archdeacon and part of chapter, 72.

by metropolitan, claiming visitation of diocese, 292.

-, the collation lapsing to him by long voidance, doubtful validity of, 299.

-, sede vacante, 200.

-, -, doubtful validity of, 208.

-, -, invalid, 132.

by ordinary, 194, 214, 229.

-, assignment of pension pending, 74.

-, despite lapse of collation to the apostolic see, 82, 92, 95, 120, 130, 176, 242.

-, despite papal reservation, 119, 249.

-, disputed, 129, 160, 199, 286, 287, 324.

-, doubtful validity of, 63, 65, 87, 95, 97, 119, 184, 188, 233, 263, 276.

-, in contempt of appeal to the apostolic see against deprivation, 319.

-, in exchanges of benefices, 184, 222.

-, invalid, 222, 225, 291.

-, simoniacal, 110, 166, 229, 235, 260, 261, 297.

-, -, faculty to obtain absolution for, 254.

-, without dispensation for plurality, 217, 230, 231, 258, 259, 282, 283, 285.

-, -, on account of illegitimacy, 85, 113, 256.

by ordinary and metropolitan authority, to abbey alleged not to have been void, 278, 292.

by superior of order, invalid, 259.

faculty, general, concerning, lately granted to prelates and other ecclesiastical persons, 140.

-, to make, to benefices void by deprivation of debtors to the Camera, 52.

-, -, to benefices void in certain months, 140.

-, -, to reserved benefices, and benefices acquired by simony, 160.

See also Institution.

Collectors. See Camera.

Colleges, collegiate churches and chapels royal:—

appropriation of, to university college, 165, 166.

appropriations to, of parish churches, 104–107, 133.

building of, 212.

canons of, election of, 31.

canonry and prebend in, erection of, from parish church, 79, 80, 211.

-, -, -, suppressed, 212.

-, patronage of, 264, 265.

-, possession of, litigation concerning, 78–80, 211, 212, 265.

-, reserved for doctor or licenciate in canon and civil laws, 212.

-, union of, to archiepiscopal mensa, 78–80, 211, 212.

-, union of parish church to, 320.

compatability of, as a benefice, 9, 10.

endowment of, 212.

dean of, election of, 31.

-, exempted from jurisdiction of ordinary and made immediately subject to apostolic see, 213.

deanery of, appropriation of parish church to, 213.

-, collation to, reserved to the Pope in perpetuity, 213.

erection of, 72, 91, 133, 212, 213, 250–252.

-, annulled, 253, 254.

-, litigation concerning, 44–48.

fund, common, of, 79.

insignia of, 213, 251, 252.

patronage of, 250, 251.

prebend in, assignment of pension from, 175.

privileges of, 251 252.

seal of, 213, 252.,

statutes of, 133, 251, 252.

-, mandate to examine, interpret and reform, 30, 31.

in England. See Howden; Leicester; London, Corpus Christi; Staindrop; Wanborough; Windsor; Wingham.

in Ireland. See Athenry; Galway; Inniscattery; Kilmun.

in Scotland. See Abernethy; Corstophine; Dumbarton; Dunglass; Edinburgh; Lincluden; Methven; Restalrig; St. Andrews, St. Mary on the Rock; St. Andrews, St. Salvator.

abroad. See Tririario.

See also University.

Commendam , dispensation to bishop to retain monastery in, 13.

-, dispensations to hold secular benefices in:—

to bishops, 13. 41. 317.

to religious, 215.

-, faculty to grant dispensations for regular persons to hold secular benefices in, 23, 24.

-, grants made in, by papal authority:—

of deanery of cathedral church, the collation being reserved to the apostolic see, for one year; to be followed by collation; with orders to remove unlawful detainers, 145, 146.

of parish churches, 215, 317.

-, the collation having lapsed to the apostolic see by the statutes of the Third General Council of the Lateran; with orders to remove unlawful detainers, 238, 239, 294, 295.

of religious houses, 88, 199, 235, 320.

-, being disputed, if neither claimant can establish a title, 199–201.

-, the collation being reserved to the apostolic see, 43, 130, 134, 286.

-, -; with orders to remove unlawful detainers, 43, 65, 119, 254.

-, the collation having lapsed to the apostolic see by the statutes (as above), 277, 278, 291, 292.

-, if the present ruler be deprived on account of alleged offences, 134, 167, 168, 235, 236.

-, obtained by surreptitious papal letters, 200, 239.

-, proposal to surrender, 45.

of office in religious house, if present holder be deprived on account of alleged maladministration; with dispensation for monk to hold it with secular clerk, 264.

Commendataries of religious houses, 28, 58, 130, 233.

-, alleged crimes of, 134, 235.

Composition, termination of ecclesiastical disputes by, 278, 292.

See also Agreement; Simony …division of fruits, etc.

Concubinage, allegations of. See Deprivation.

Coney-warrens, 7.

Confessors, to hear confessions, grant absolution from sentences of excommunication, commute vows, etc., indults to choose, 3, 11, 12, 27, 28, 52, 53, 254, 255, 275, 315, 316.

Confirmation, papal, of grants, etc. See Letters, papal, issued Potiori pro cautela, etc.

Consecration. See Archbishops; Bishops.

Consistory, petition read before Pope and cardinals in, 1.

-, provision to be as if made in, with consent of cardinals, 192.

-, report to be made to Pope in, 260.

-, secret, reports made to Pope and cardinals in, 192, 311.

See also Cardinals.

Conspiracy against the Pope, 189.

Constitutions. See Legislation.

Continence, vows of, 3, 189.

Contumacy, excommunication not through, 298.

Coronation [of Lambert Simnel], 307.

Corn, hidden in cemetery, 294.

-, poor supply of, in Wales, 197.

Council, General. See Legislation.

Council, provincial. See Cashel.

Councillors. See Henry VII; James III; Richard III.

Corruption. See Judges delegate.

Court, Roman. See Roman Court.

Court, spiritual, seal of, 35.

Cruciferi , Order of St. Mary of the, of the Order of St. Augustine, house of. See Limerick.See also Crutched Friars.

Crusade, alms for, 52, 53.

-, commissaries in England for, appointment of, 52, 53.

-, indulgence for, collection of arrears due for, 57.

Crutched Friars, Cruciferi, house of, patronage of, 282.

-, -, -, provisions to, and litigation concerning, 281, 282. See also Athy.

Cure of souls, dispensation to appoint priest to exercise, 88.

-, endangered by vicar's ignorance of local tongue, 193.

-, exercise of, by stipendiary priests, 251.

-, -, by vicar, 133, 186.

-, habitual, 170, 297.

-, neglect of. See Deprivation.

-, principal, 251.

-, rectories and vicarages without, 146, 221, 244.

Curia domini Pauli , libro primo de, 245.

D

Deans. See Cathedral churches; Colleges.

Debts. See Archbishops; Bishops; Camera.

Defects, physical. See Blindness.

Degrees:—

Arts, licenciate in. See Forman, Andrew.

-, master of. See Abraham, Henry; Balzbe, Thomas; Barry, John; Bischop, Robert; Bodi, Henry; Bowdon, Thomas; Daloquhy, Robert; Douglas, Hugh; Drummond, Walter; Flescher, John; Fresel, John; Murhede, Richard; Roche, John; Roston, Richard; Seton, David; Skynner, Robert; Wulgas, John de.

Law, canon (in decretis), bachelor of. See Bryndholme, Richard; Geoffrey ap Thomas; Hethcote, Ralph; Levett, Henry; Male, Robert; Meade, William; Palmer, Thomas; Smith, William; Sompnor, Oliver.

-, doctor of. See Durcap, Egerdus; Henkwyn, John; Jane, Thomas; Laurus, Baptista; Ugolinus, Tyberius; William, David.

-, -, faculty to examine for, and admit, 29.

-, -, licenciate in. See Fresel, John.

Laws (in legibus), bachelors of. See Bulkeley, Richard; Smith, John; Terynden, Richard.

-, doctor of. See Haywardyn, Humphrey.

-, both (utriusque juris), bachelors of. See Baylife, John; Blodywell, Richard; Reed, John; Roston, Richard; White, William.

-, -, doctor of. See Giglis, John de.

-, -, prebend in collegiate church reserved for doctor or licenciate in, 212.

See also Law.

Theology, bachelors of. See Chubbis, William; Maddeis, Thomas; Murhede, Richard; Wooderoofe, Robert.

-, masters of. See FitzJames, Richard; Wryxham, William.

-, -, faculty to examine for, and admit, 29.

Deprivation, by papal authority, if the following allegations are proven:—

(i) of heads of religious houses:—

adultery, 149, 150, 168, 225, 256.

alienation and dilapidation of goods, 84, 90, 198, 271, 277, 291.

-, of estates, 225, 256.

concubinage, 277, 291.

drunkenness, 225, 256.

fornication, 90, 225, 256, 257.

homicide, 149, 150.

neglect to correct canons, 149, 150.

perjury, 149, 150.

ruin of buildings, 84.

sacrilege, by violence to clerks and religious, 149, 150.

simony, 90.

theft, 84.

-, trade, participation in, 225, 256.

(ii) of secular clergy:—

blindness, 70, 211.

bloodshed, presence at, 144.

celebration before excommunicated persons, 125, 211.

concubinage, 86, 96, 99, 148, 224, 247, 248.

dilapidation and alienation of property, 81, 85, 91, 93, 96, 99, 100, 137, 144, 148, 167, 198, 211, 213, 215, 216, 219, 224.

excommunication, 70, 100, 125, 128.

fornication, 70, 81, 85, 86, 91, 96, 114, 128, 198, 214–216, 219, 224, 226.

ignorance of letters, 226.

-, of local language, 193.

irregularity, 62, 66, 67, 100, 114, 125, 137, 144, 145, 167, 215, 216, 219, 248.

neglect of cure of souls, 137, 144, 167.

-, to say masses, 148, 215.

non-promotion to the priesthood, 37, 38, 64, 108, 114–116, 128.

non-residence, 91, 144, 187, 215, 223.

perjury, 70, 81, 85, 100, 114, 128, 145, 167, 198, 213, 215, 219, 247, 248.

refusal to administer sacraments, 93, 270.

second, incompatible, benefice held without dispensation, 97.

simony, 81, 86, 93, 128, 143, 145, 161, 166, 167, 193, 198, 209, 211, 215, 216, 219, 226, 240, 248, 268, 270, 297.

surreptitious letters, benefice obtained by, 131, 213, 254, 268.

violation of interdict, 211.

litigation concerning, 143, 149, 150, 198, 199, 232, 233, 236, 237, 256, 257.

monitions threatening, 42, 43.

Deprivation, faculty to employ, 52.

-, ipso facto, 294.

-, penalty of, 42, 187, 274.

-, sentences of, by judges delegate, 122, 123.

-, -, by the metropolitan, during visitation, 80.

-, -, by the ordinary, 87, 277, 291, 293, 319.

-, threat of, by the ordinary, withdrawn after payment of money, 226.

Dilapidation of ecclesiastical property, allegations of. See Deprivation. See also Buildings.

Diocese of clerk, doubt as to, 194.

Diplomacy, international. See Legates de latere; Orators.

Disability, 274, 278.

-, incurred by possession of benefice without dispensation for illegitimacy, 224.

-, -, rehabilitation for, 221, 222.

-, -, without dispensation for non-promotion to the priesthood, rehabilitation for, 113.

-, incurred by possession of (reserved) religious house, 200.

-, -, second benefice without dispensation, rehabilitation for, 258, 259, 285.

Disease. See Blindness; Insanity.

Disorder, rebellion, etc., in England, 1, 13.

See also Inhibition.

-, in Ireland. See Castle; Inhibition; Mariners.

-, in Scotland. See Legates.

See also Cistercian Order, house of; Imprisonment; Robbery; Violence; Wars.

Dispensations, application to the Roman Court for, 262.

-, -, by messenger, 226.

-, -, in person, 60, 61.

-, -, robbery of messengers sent to make, 262.

-, -, through a friend, 12.

-, -, written, 55, 217, 230.

-, by papal commissary, to be confirmed, 39.

-, money sent to the Roman Court for, 217, 230.

-, names of persons granted, Camera to be certified of, 262. See also Age; Benefices; Cardinals; Commendam; Cure of souls; Disability; Dress; Illegitimacy; Irregularity; Marriage; Orders; Residence.

Distributions, daily, by incumbents of churches, 8, 55, 195.

Dominican Friars. See Friars Preachers.

Dress:—

bishop's ordinance concerning, 76.

habit of Friars Minor, cast off, 38.

habit with sign called potent in habit worn in hospital, 307.

honour of St. Anthony, 102.

Premonstratensian canon dispensed to wear garment of secular clerk, 34, 35.

Drunkenness, alleged, of abbot, 225, 256.

E

Ecclesiastical liberty, death in defence of, 189.

Elections. See Archbishops; Bishops; Cathedral churches; Colleges; and the Religious Orders.

English church, computation of, 14, 23.

Erection, of collegiate churches. See Colleges.

-, of prebends. See Cathedral churches; Colleges.

-, of priory into abbey, 102.

See also Metropolitan church.

Ex arrepto , judge delegate thus proceeding, 33.

Exchange of benefices, 141, 162, 184, 222.

Excommunication, 2, 31, 33, 41–43, 46, 70, 128, 274.

-, absolution from any sentences of, 154, 206, 207.

-, by the ordinary, 62.

-, absolution from, 219, 293, 294, 298, 299, 319.

-, faculties to absolve from, 3, 182, 196.

-, -, to proceed by, 11, 52.

-, incurred by casting off habit of Friars Minor, absolution from, 39.

-, -, by celebration in unconsecrated place, 125.

-, -, by exercising office of a secular judge, 100.

-, -, by refusal to obey papal letters of monition, faculty to absolve from, 31.

-, -, by refusal to obey papal sentence, absolution from, 6.

-, -, by robbery of archiepiscopal mensa, 253.

-, ipso facto penalty of, for breach of cathedral statute, 188.

-, -, for exceeding powers of faculty, 40.

-, -, for unlicensed collection of alms, 102.

-, mandatary and provide under sentence of, 33.

-, of claimant to bishopric, absolution from, 310.

See also Confessors; Deprivation; Irregularity; Marriage; Perjury; Sacraments; Simoniacs; Simony; Violence.

Execrabilis . See Legislation.

Exemption, from all jurisdiction except that of the archbishop, 36, 40, 41.

-, grant of, from jurisdiction of all ecclesiastical and secular authorities, 274.

-, payment of procuration to the Camera for, 40.

See also Archdeacons; Bishops.

F

Family of the Pope, admission to, 273.

Farms and leases, of chapels and churches appropriated to religious houses, licences for, 10, 11, 32.

-, of conventual lands, confirmation of, 10.

-, -, licence for, 308, 309.

-, of demesne lands of archbishop, confirmation of, 7, 8.

Fasting, omissions of, 254.

See also Lent.

Fee, lay, church in, 247.

First-fruits, assignments of, 7, 30.

Fish, poor supply of, in Wales, 197.

Fisheries, 7.

Fornication, absolution from, 282.

-, allegations of, acquittal from, 150.

-, -, against bishop, 235.

-, -, difficult to prove, 257.

See also Deprivation; Illegitimacy.

Fraternities. See Friars Minor.

Friars. See Mendicant Orders.

Friars Minor (Franciscan Friars), Order of, 313.

-, -, member of. See Liester, John.

-, conventual order of, habit of, 38.

-, -, house of, fraternity established in; granted indult to eat milk-meats in Lent, 197.

-, -, -, in need of repair, 197.

See also Cardiff.

-, -, profession of, made under duress, release from, 38, 39.

-, of the Observance, order of, entry into, and departure from, 260.

-, -, -, vicar of, in the province of Scotland, 197.

Friars Preachers (Dominican Friars), Order of, 313.

-, -, bishop a member of, 214.

-, -, member of. See Peter.

-, -, of the province of Ireland, exemplification of letters of Sixtus IV granted to, 312, 313.

G

Garter, Order of the, 104.

Guardian of vicarage, 187.

H

Habit. See Dress.

Handcuffs, 6.

Helmet, of a layman, 150.

Heralds. See Rose Blanche.

Highway, the king's, 298.

Highwaymen. See Sanctuaries.

Homicides, absolution from, 152.

Horses, gifts of, 235.

Hospitallers, of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem:—

benefices in presentation of, assignment of first-fruits of, 7.

brother of, dispensed to receive rectory and compatible benefices, 171.

buildings of, in need of repair, 7.

business of, in divers parts of the world, 5.

collectors of, in Scotland, revocation of appointment of, 57.

convent of. See Rhodes.

dispute between, confirmation of settlement of, 6, 7.

fraternity of, in England, indult to, to choose a confessor, 275.

hospitality not kept by, 170.

houses of:—

in England. See Clerkenwell; Temple Bruer.

in Ireland. See Clonoulty; Down; Kilkenny West; Randown.

indulgences for, collection of arrears due for, 57.

-, granted for visits to, and alms towards building, repair, etc., of church of priory of, 4, 5, 195.

master of, 57, 273, 274, 305.

mastership or priorship of, alleged simoniacal collation to, to be declared void, if proven, and provision made by papal authority, 110, 111.

preceptors of, sons of, 224, 255, 300.

prior of, son of, 148.

priory of, union to, of vicarage, alleged to have been made on false pretext of inadequacy of revenues, 213, 214.

privileges of, 273, 274.

-, conservators of, 274.

Hospitals, Augustinian. See Augustinian Order.

Hospitals, poor:—

appropriated to university college, 175, 176, 183.

called a free chapel or chantry, 175.

compatibility of, as a benefice, 307.

granted to sisters of Third Order of St. Francis, 197.

habit worn in, 307.

hospitality not observed in, 175, 183.

in England. See Aynho; Brackley; New Romney; Strood.

in Scotland. See Aberdour.

Household of the Pope, commensal prelate of. See Brown, George.

-, members of, appointment of, 5.

-, -, benefices held by, reservation of, 109.

-, -, going to divers parts on business of the Pope, 5, 6.

-, -, privileges of, 5, 6.

See also Altissen, Peter; Bonneti, Michael; Castellensis, Hadrian; Droyni, Miletus; Fradeti, Peter; Kendal, John; Lumsden, Alexander; Weston, John. And see Auditors.

I

Idioma . See Language.

Ignorance of letters, alleged, 226.

Illegitimacy:—

(i) children of laymen:—

parents related in prohibited degrees, born before grant of dispensation for marriage, 222, 223.

-, married without dispensation, 229, 230, 235, 236.

-, unmarried, 83, 84, 145, 216, 217, 224.

unmarried parents, 79, 80, 85, 86, 91, 92, 114, 115, 117, 134, 135, 142, 146, 147, 161, 168, 184, 212, 218, 226, 239, 240.

(ii) children of religious and mendicants:—

abbots and unmarried women, 63, 100, 225, 256, 257.

bishop (a Friar Preacher) and married woman, 214.

canon and married woman, 145.

canons and unmarried women, 94, 172, 216, 238.

Hospitallers and unmarried women, 148, 224, 225, 255–257, 300, 301, 303.

(iii) children of secular clergy:—

archdeacon and married woman, 268, 269.

-, and married or unmarried woman, 191.

-, and unmarried woman, 144.

bishops and unmarried women, 66, 67, 70, 194, 195, 276, 277.

(iii) children of secular clergy—cont.

canon and unmarried woman, 120, 121.

clerks and unmarried women, 101, 123, 161, 186, 283, 284.

priest and married woman, 163.

priests and unmarried women, 61, 63, 64, 74, 75, 82, 84, 87, 89, 90, 95, 99, 100, 108, 110, 111, 113, 116, 163, 174, 175, 199, 221, 222, 243, 270, 320.

See also Succession.

dispensation of clergy on account of, by papal authority, 61, 63, 64, 66, 67, 70, 74, 75, 79, 80, 82–87, 89–92, 94, 95, 99–101, 108, 110, 111, 113–117, 120, 121, 134, 135, 142, 144–147, 161, 163, 168, 172, 174, 175, 184, 186, 191, 194, 195, 199, 212, 214, 216–218, 221–226, 229, 230, 235, 236, 238–240, 243, 255–257, 270, 276, 277, 283, 284, 300, 301, 303.

-, by authority of the ordinary, 89, 91, 108, 114, 115, 117, 120, 145, 161, 168, 172, 174, 216.

-, faculties to grant, 3, 24, 55.

-, orders received without obtaining, 100, 148, 226, 229.

-, -, indult for non-molestation on account of, 230.

-, promotion to benefice without obtaining, 85, 225, 226, 255, 256.

See also Augustinian Order, entry into.

Immunities. See Sanctuaries.

Imprisonment, faculty to proceed by, 57.

-, of bishop, 294.

-, of claimants to abbey, 293, 294.

Incest, absolution from, 262.

Indulgences, granted by Sixtus IV, suspension of, 179.

-, grants of, for alms to pilgrims, 312.

-, -, for visits to, and gift of alms towards the building, repair, etc., of:—

cathedral churches, 12, 13, 178, 179, 188, 189, 306.

chapel in castle, 308.

parish church, 318.

religious house, 4, 5, 195.

-, -, for visits to seven altars in any church or churches, 12.

-, to be the same as those gained by personally visiting churches in Rome in the year of Jubilee, 12, 178, 189.

See also Crusade; Hospitallers.

Indult, granted to king of Scots and his successors, 4.

-, provision in despite of any, 86.

Inhibition, from assisting occupation of suppressed priory, 46.

-, to inhabitants of England, from revolting against the royal succession, 2.

-, -, -, commission to absolve from sentences incurred by disobedience of, 196.

-, -, -, commission to enquire into alleged contempt of, 307.

-, -, -, extension of, to all ecclesiastics and to Ireland, 33, 34.

Inns, taverns, sale of wine in, 225, 256.

Insanity, patron suffering from, curator of, 210.

-, rector suffering from, coadjutor of, 284.

Institution by the ordinary, to religious house, doubtful validity of, 199–201.

-, to secular benefices, 84, 139, 168, 272.

-, -, alleged to be simoniacal, 167.

-, -, doubtful validity of, 125, 226, 284, 324, 325.

-, -, refused; appeals to the apostolic see subsequent to, 210, 265, 272, 280, 286.

Interdict, 42, 274.

-, by the metropolitan, violation of, 211.

-, faculty to proceed by, 52.

-, relaxation of, 260, 310, 311.

See also Mass.

Instruments, public:—

concerning agreement for repayment of loan, 154–156.

-, appropriation of benefices and religious houses, 127, 166, 176.

-, lease of archbishop's lands, 7.

-, process for dispensation for marriage, 14–26.

declared to have the force of papal letters, 311.

subscriptions to, 25, 26.

See also Notaries public.

Intimidation, fear of, wherefore mandataries of another diocese are appointed, 70, 76, 87, 113, 116, 118, 123, 131, 132, note, 134, 135, 148, 162, 167, 184, 191, 218, 264, 267.

-, fear to appear before archbishop or his commissaries, 200.

-: sentence given in place where litigant dared not go, 302.

Irregularity:—

allegations of, 215, 319.

dispensations for, 81, 82, 97, 98, 114, 233, 234, 291, 296.

incurred by celebration before excommunicated persons, allegation of, 125.

-, by celebration while under sentence of excommunication, allegations of, 62, 66, 100, 134, 137, 144, 145, 214, 216, 219, 235, 248, 253.

-, dispensations for, 139, 143, 152, 191, 206, 229, 237, 238, 244, 260, 261, 276, 277, 293, 294, 310, 311.

-, -, faculties to grant, 160, 182.

incurred by disobedience of bishop's ordinance, dispensation for, 76, 77.

-, by having benefices served by another, while under sentence of excommunication, 263.

-, by presence at bloodshed, 90, 122, 123, 128.

not to be incurred by celebration in places under interdict, 4.

J

Jews, synagogue of, 101, 102, note.

Jubilee subsidy, 57.

Jubilee year, indulgences gained by visiting churches in Rome in, 12, 178, 189.

Judges delegate, 78, 130, 131, 228, 276, 295.

-, appointment of, by surreptitious letters, 200, 201.

-, -, persons suitable for, 111, 112, 114, 115.

-, corruption to be prevented by, 238, 242.

-, justice not obtained from, 150.

-, legal expenses of, 233.

-, litigation before, 75, 129, 247, 268.

-, proceeding contrary to mandate, 149.

-, -, ex arrepto, 33.

-, resignation admitted by, 61.

-, sentences by, 143, 160.

-, -, appeals to the apostolic see from, 37, 38, 122, 123, 134, 139, 164, 169, 178, 190, 241, 256, 281, 301, 302.

-, -, -, not prosecuted, 150, 151, 198, 199, 237.

-, -, -, sentences by other judges appointed to determine, 277, 278, 282, 291–293.

-, -, confirmation of, 152, 237.

-, -, not effective, 95, 96.

-, -, obtained by simony, 150, 209, 237.

-, -, surrendered, 237.

-, -, to be annulled, 242.

-, signature of, on petition, 39.

-, sub-delegates appointed by, 37, 139, 296.

-, summons before, failure to make, 79.

-, under sentence of excommunication, 33.

Judges (local), sentence by, appeal to the apostolic see from, 190.

Judges ordinary, faculty to create, 59.

Judge, secular, exercise of office of, by a clerk, 100.

Jurisdiction. See Bishops; Exemption.

Justice, secular, safety from punishment by, 35.

K

Knives, carried by clergy, 113, 149.

L

Language, local (ydioma), alleged ignorance of vicar of, 193.

Lateran, Order of the, 48.

-, Third General Council of the. See Legislation.

Lateran palace, count palatine of, creation of, 59.

-, -, faculties of, 59.

See also Forman, Andrew.

Law, canon and civil, claim to be skilled in, 144.

-, -, clerk studying, 88.

-, claim to be expert in, 186. See also Degrees.

Lay fee. See Fee.

Leases. See Farms.

Legates de latere , attestation by, 25.

-, exemption from jurisdiction of, 274.

-, faculties of, 2, 15, 23–25, 27.

-, in England. See Otto and Ottobon; Pasarella, James.

-, -, and Scotland, auditor of causes of. See Laurus, Baptista.

-, -, commissioned to induce the princes and others of these realms, now at truce, to make perpetual peace, 52.

-, in Scotland, commissioned to make peace between the king and his subjects, 11, 51.

-, -, empowered to proceed against debtors of the Camera, 52, 56, 57.

-, -, revocations made by, 179. See also Pasarella, James.

-, powers of, 11, 23, 51, 52, 56. See also Nuncios.

Legati nati , creation of, 152.

-, exemption from jurisdiction of, 274.

-, in England. See Bourchier, Thomas; Canterbury, archbishop of; Rotherham, Thomas.

-, in Scotland. See St. Andrews, archbishop of.

Legislation:—

constitutions, legatine, of Otto and Ottobon, 41, 59.

-, papal, of Benedict XII, concerning Order of St. Benedict, 205–207.

-, -, of John XXII, concerning pluralism (Execrabilis), 24, 55, 217, 231, 258, 284.

-, -, of Paul II, concerning alienation of ecclesiastical property, 314.

-, -, -, concerning payment of annates, 294.

-, -, of Sixtus IV, revoking unions of benefices, 269.

-, provincial, of Cashel, 116.

-, synodal, of Leighlin, 125.

constitutions and declarations, papal, exemption from, 206.

declarations of Innocent VI upon constitutions of Benedict XII, 205–207.

decree of Innocent VIII concerning provisions to persons under fourteen years of age, 253.

ordinance of bishop of Kilmacduagh, 76.

-, of Sixtus IV concerning time for appearance before judges, 79.

statute of bishop of Derry, 100.

-, of bishop, dean and chapter of Ossory, 187, 188.

statutes of the Third General Council of the Lateran. See Collations and provisions; Commendam.

See also Benedictine Order.

Legitimisation of offspring, 2, 6, 11, 24, 27, 40, 55, 59, 183, 222, 262, 306.

Lent, indults to eat milk-meats in, 28, 197.

Letters, authentic, 127.

-, of credence, to the Pope, 47.

Letters, papal, appeal from, 260.

-, -, cancelled, 318.

-, -, certification of copies of, 35, 274, 275.

-, -, costs in obtaining, 152, 153, 164, 217, 230.

-, -, declared null and void, 31.

-, -, death of Pope before drawing up of, 9, 10, 30, 73, 98, 109, 132, 316–318, 320.

-, -, executors of. See Judges delegate.

-, -, not received, 237.

-, -, originals of, preserved in the Public Record Office, 2, 26, 27, 34, 35, 196.

-, -, revocatory, to be declared void, 48.

-, -, surreptitious, 65, 67, 81, 118, 191, 227, 237.

-, -, -, alleged to be, 79, 119, 131, 147, 200, 201, 213, 214, 239, 241, 249, 253, 254, 267–269, 294, 310.

-, -, -, falsely alleged to be, 122.

-, -, -, feared to be, to hold good, 80, 97, 98, 228–230, 244, 256–259, 282, 306, 320.

-, -, -, not presented for execution, 299.

-, -, threat to impetrate, 234.

-, -, issued:—

Incipits (The first two items below occur prefixing several of the succeeding incipits, which are marked):—

Ad futuram rei memoriam, 5, 7, 31, 41–44, 69, 115, 116, 156, 192, 194, 261, 311, 313.

Ad perpetuam rei memoriam, 2, 6, 7, 10, 26, 27, 32, 34, 52, note, 72, 91, 107, 127, 152, 159, 166, 174, 176, 179, 181, 183, 204, 208, 213, 290, 308, 312–314.

A pacis auctore, 51.

Ad compescendos conatus (fn. 2) , 31.

Ad ea libenter intendimus, 269.

Ad ea per que, 28, 133.

Ad fructus uberes, 275.

Ad Romani pontificis providentiam, 42.

Alti sanguinis, 247.

Apostolice camere (fn. 3) , 52.

Apostolice nobis desuper iniunctum servitutis officium (fn. 3) , 176.

Apostolice sedis circumspecta benignitas, 135, 141, 162, 221.

Apostolice sedis circumspecta benignitas regularem vitam ducere cupientibus, 121.

Apostolice sedis circumspecta providentia, 248, 255.

Apostolice sedis gratiosa benignitas cupientibus vitam ducere regularem, 172.

Apostolice sedis indefessa clementia, 82, 98, 123, 129, 187, 196, 226, 230, 233, 234, 238, 277, 296.

Apostolice sedis providentia circumspecta, 68, 71, 72, 86, 91, 94, 125, 126, 138, 147, 148, 177, 195, 198, 210, 214, 216, 218, 220, 239, 240, 254, 284.

Apostolice sedis providentia circumspecta cupientibus vitam ducere regularem, 85, 135, 300.

Commissum nobis, 245.

Consueverunt Romani pontifices predecessores nostri, 4.

Consuevit apostolice sedis circumspecta benignitas, 111.

Cuiuscumque vestrum fidem et devotionem, 53.

Cum dilectus filius Johannes, 5.

Cum hodie dilectum filium, 57.

Cum in hiis que ecclesiasticorum et piorum locorum (fn. 3) 183.

Cum in omnibus judiciis sit rectitudo justicie (fn. 3) (of Paul II), 7, 32, 245, 308, 314.

Cum nos alias te ad regnum Anglie, 55.

Cum nos hodie dilectum filium, 56.

Cum nos nuper, 3.

Cum venerabilis frater noster, 6, 305.

Cunctis orbis ecclesiis (fn. 3) , 174.

Cupientibus vitam, 318.

De salute populi Christiani, 306.

Decens et debitum, 274.

Decens reputamus, 110.

Deuotis supplicum precibus, 31.

Dignum arbitramur, 68, 74, 77, 88, 287.

Dispositione divina, 242.

Divina supereminens largitas, 320.

Dudum sinceram devotionem, 58.

Dum cunctorum Christifidelibus animarum salute, 52.

Dum sinceram devotionem, 56.

Et si cunctorum fidelium, 52.

Ex apostolice sedis consueta providentia (fn. 2) , 192.

Ex fideli ac solicita diligentia prudentia et probitate circumspecta, 57.

Ex fideli et diligenti industria, 54.

Ex fideli sollicita ac diligenti probitate quoque circumspecta, 58, 59.

Ex iniuncto nobis, 8, 11, 32, 43, 69, 94, 112, 166 (fn. 3) , 309, 314.

Ex superne providentia maiesstatis (fn. 3) , 213.

Ex suscepto servitutis officio, 223, 236.

Exigentibus meritis tue devotionis, 221.

Exigit commissi nobis desuper apostolatus officii debitum (fn. 3) , 290.

Exigit protervorum plectenda rebellio (fn. 2) , 44.

Exigit specialis deuotionis affectus (fn. 3) (of Urban VI), 204.

Exigit tue devocionis affectus, 30, 180.

Exigit tue devocionis sinceritas, 13.

Eximie devocionis sinceritas, 28.

Exponi nobis fecit, 10.

Fervens sinceraque vestra devotio, 318.

Gerentis in desideriis cordis nostri, 264.

Grata devotionis obsequia, 59.

Grata per te dilecto filiohactenus impensa obsequia, 285.

Hodie dilecto filio, 34, 109, 135, 175, 323.

Hodie venerabili fratri nostro David, 254.

Honestas et religio vestra (of Alexander III), 202.

Humilibus et honestis supplicum votis, 299.

Humilibus etc. Exhibita siquidem nobis, 320, 322.

Humilibus supplicum votis, 36, 38, 188.

Illius qui pacis est auctor, 11.

In supreme dignitatis specula (fn. 5) , 26.

Ineffabilis sedentis in trono, 2.

Iniunctum nobis (fn. 5) , 127, 159.

Intenta continue saluti animarum Christifidelium, 262.

Inter universa opera, 197.

Justis et honestis, 307, 310.

Justis et honestis supplicum votis, 33.

Laudabilia probitatis, 145.

Licet ea que de nostro mandato, 39.

Licet ea que per Romanos pontifices (fn. 5) , 208.

Licet is, 5.

Litterarum sciencia, vite etc. (or Litterarum etc.), 8, 9, 10, 12, 36, 55, 64, 80, 108, 109, 135, 231, 317, 319, 320, 321.

Magne devocionis affectus, 12.

Meruit tue devotionis sinceritas, 34, 227.

Ne censure ecclesiastice contemptibiles reputentur (fn. 4) (of Sixtus IV), 115.

Ne de hiis que in Romana curia per commissarios ad id deputatos (fn. 4) , 311.

Nobilitatis generis, litterarum scientia, vite, etc., 73, 109, 114, 270, 281.

Nobilitas generis, vite, etc., 65, 88, 96, 117, 120, 125, 130, 174, 314.

Nuper pro parte dilecti filii Willelmi, 306.

Oblate nobis, 6, 11, 33, 306.

Officii nostri debitum exposcit (fn. 4) (of Sixtus IV), 5.

Pastotalis officii (fn. 5) 105, note, 107.

Pastoralis officii debitum, 6 (fn. 5) , 43 (fn. 4) .

Pastoris eterni, 179 (fn. 5) , 195.

Personam tuam, 30, 40, 41, 127, 140, 160, 161, 183, 254, 289.

Personam venerabilis fratris nostri Nicolai, 119.

Pii patris altissimi, 56, 57.

Pontificalis auctoritas (fn. 4) , 41.

Provisionis nostre (fn. 4) , 5, 313.

Quanta in dei ecclesia, 51.

Que a predecessoribus nostris (fn. 4) , 116.

Quoniam Romani pontificis (fn. 5) , 91.

Quoniam ut ait apostolus, 312.

Rationi congruit, 10 (fn. 5) , 30, 98, 132, 316, 317, 320.

Redemptoris et domini nostri Iesu Christi (fn. 5) , 27.

Regimini universalis ecclesie (fn. 5) (of Sixtus IV), 312.

Religionis zelus, vite acmorum, 5, 29, 35, 39, 66, 80, 101, 170, 171, 216, 236, 250, 257, 259, 314, 316, 317, 320, 323.

Romani pontificis providentia circumspecta, 286, 307.

Romanorum gesta pontificum, 318.

Romanum decet pontificem, 35.

Romanus pontifex ad ea per que, 48.

Romanus pontifex in quo potestatis plenitudo (fn. 4) , 2.

Sacre religionis, 197.

Sacri predicatorum et minorum fratrum ordinis (fn. 5) , 313.

Sacrosanctis domini nostri praeceptis, 53.

Sacrosanctis domini nostri Yesu Christi preceptis, 53.

Salutem cunctarum animarum, 13.

Salvatoris domini nostri Jesu Christi, 308.

Sedes apostolica pia mater, 83, 86, 90, 93, 99, 114, 140, 144, 186, 201, 222, 226, 245, 259, 263, 272, 282, 284, 291.

Sedis apostolice circumspecta benignitas cupientibus vitam ducere regularem, 118.

Sedis apostolice consueta clementia, 208.

Sedis apostolice copiosa beingnitas, 303.

Sedis apostolice providencia, 7.

Sedis apostolice providentia plurimum circumspecta (fn. 7) , 34.

Sincere devotionis affectus, 255, 316.

Solet apostolice sedis benigna clemencia, 6, 285.

Solet sedes apostolica, 77, 152.

Solicite considerationis, 143, 202.

Spectat ad Romani pontificis providentiam (fn. 6) , 156.

Summi dispositionis rectoris, 101.

Super cathedram preheminentie pastoralis (fn. 6) , 261.

Super gregem dominicum (fn. 6) , 72, 194.

-, (of Eugenius IV), 206.

Super universas orbis ecclesias (fn. 7) , 152.

Suscepti cura regiminis, 280, 295.

Thesauri sacratissime passionis dominice, 189.

Universalis ecclesie regimini (fn. 7) , 7.

Ut corda fidelium, 4.

Ut ea que pro utilitate ecclesiarum (fn. 7) , 181.

Viri sacrarum litterarum studio dediti, 29.

Virtutibus clarens, 56, 59.

Vite ac morum (or Vite etc.), 9, 10, 54, 61–70, 73–76, 78, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 90, 92, 93, 95, 96, 100, 108, 110, 113, 115–118, 121, 123, 124, 130–132, 136–138, 142, 145, 146, 148, 161–165, 167–169, 171, 175, 177, 178, 184, 185, 190, 193, 196, 199, 210, 211, 214, 215, 217, 224, 227, 228, 231, 232, 241, 243, 263, 265, 267, 268, 270, 273, 280, 283, 288, 297, 299, 304–306, 317, 319, 321, 323–325.

Breve sub plumbo, 4.

Duplicata, 2, 12, 27, 34, 109, 192.

Ex super habundanti cautela, 165.

Gratis de mandato, 59.

Gratis de mandato domini nostri pape, 2, 10, 13, 174, 195–197, 305, 306, 314.

Gratis de mandato etc., 140, 147, 159–161, 181, 183, 189, 197, 275.

Gratis de mandato sanctissimi domini nostri pape, 2–5, 7–12, 26, 27, 30, 34, 35, 49, 52, 55, 57, 59, 69, 148, 152, 179, 180, 202, 274, 305–308, 312, 313.

Gratis pro deo, 6, 38, 62, 63, 68–70, 72, 73, 75–78, 81, 87, 89, 90, 92, 95, 108, 113, 132, 136–138, 142, 145, 161, 163, 167, 169–171, 175, 177, 222, 227, 231, 241.

Gratis pro deo et paupere Ibernico, 66.

Gratis pro deo etc., pro paupere Hibernico, 117.

Gratis pro deo pro paupere, 118.

Gratis pro paupere Ibernico, 75.

Gratis pro solicitatore, 316.

In forma ‘communis justitie’, 278, 292.

-, ‘humilibus’, 292, 293.

Potiori pro cautela, 179, 208.

Pro potiori cautela, 6, 127, 176, 183, 290.

Pro potiori premissorum cautela, 166.

Pro potiori premissorum robore, 91, 251.

Pro potioris cautele suffragio, 72, 263.

Taxata, 109.

Taxata gratis de mandato sanctissimi domini nostri pape, 2.

Taxe mutate, 243.

Triplicata, 2, 27.

Universis, so addressed, 5, 6, 13, 189, 195, 305, 308.

See also Camera; Collations and provisions; Dispensations; Instruments; Provision; Scriptors; Solicitator.

Litigation, threat of, 234.

Loans. See Bishops; Camera; Cardinals.

M

Mariners, island plundered by, 90.

Marriage:—

banns of, dispensation to contract marriage without, 2.

contracted between persons related in prohibited degrees, without dispensation, 229, 235.

-, dispensation to offspring born of, before dispensation (for the marriage) obtained, 222.

dispensations to persons related in prohibited degrees to contract or remain in, 1, 2, 6, 11, 33, 306.

-, faculties to grant, and absolve from sentences of excommunication incurred thereby, 3, 24, 40, 55, 182, 183, 262.

of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, confirmation of dispensation granted by nuncio for; with rehearsal of process, 14–27.

Martyrdom of St. Thomas the Martyr, 189.

Mass and other divine offices, indult to have celebrated, after noon, 28.

-, -, before dawn, 28.

-, -, in places under interdict, 4, 28.

-, intention to increase, 65.

See also Altars, portable; Sacraments.

Matrimony, cause of, appeal in, 322.

Mendicant Orders, houses of, elections of heads of, 182.

-, -, exempted from jurisdiction of the ordinary, 160.

-, -, -, from visitation by the primate, 182.

-, member of, choice of, as confessor, 275.

See also Crutched Friars; Friars Minor; Friars Preachers; St. Francis, Third Order of; Trinitarian Friars.

Mensa . See Bishops.

Merchants, following the Roman Court, loans by, 153–156.

See also Calais; Florence.

Metropolitan church of Canterbury, customs of, extended to primatial see of St. Andrews, 152.

-, of St. Andrews, erection of, 152, 157, 178, 180, 181.

-, erected into a primatial church, 152, 179–181.

-, tax of, augmented, 158.

Miracles. See Canonisation; Relics.

Monasteries. See Religious Orders.

Money, of the Camera:—

gold ducats, 7, 35, 55, 61, 153–155, 285, 323.

-, value of, in marks sterling of Ireland, 61.

-, -, in li. petits tournois of France, 323.

gold florins, 4, 13, 61, 69, 77, 80, 127, 153, 154, 166, 176, 183, 284, 286.

Money. English:—

li. sterling, 40.

marks sterling, in Ireland, 61–73, 75–78, 81–84, 86–98, 100, 101, 108, 111, 113, 115–121, 123–126, 128–132, 134–136, 138, 140, 142, 144–148, 152, 161–172, 174, 176–178, 184–187, 191, 195, 199–202, 208, 210, 211, 214–227, 230–235, 238–240, 242–245, 247–249, 253, 254, 256, 259, 263, 267, 269, 270, 272, 277, 279, 282–284, 291, 294–300, 303, 313, 324.

-, value of, in gold florins of the Camera, 61.

Money, Florentine:—

gold florins, 34.

-, value of, in silver li. tournois of France, 34.

Money, French:—

li. petitis tournois, 323.

-, value of, in gold ducats of the Camera, 323.

li. tournois, 34.

-, value of, in gold florins of Florence, 34.

Money, Scottish:—

li. sterling, 7, 46, 54, 64, 73, 79, 80, 85, 98, 109, 110, 114, 131, 141, 158, 162, 173, 175, 181, 184, 190, 196, 198, 210, 213, 232, 265, 268, 269, 273, 280, 281, 285, 287, 288, 290, 304, 325.

marks sterling, 74, 79, 141, 173, 175, 190, 193, 196, 232, 255, 304.

-, value of, in li. sterling, 175, 190, 196, 232, 304.

Money-lenders. See Merchants.

Monitions, papal, against claimant to bishopric, 31, 310.

-, -, published abroad, to be as binding as if served in England, 41.

-, -, to admit bishop provided, 43, 44.

-, -, to restore issues of benefices, 41.

-, -, to surrender possession of monasteries, 42, 43.

-, to be promoted to the priesthood, 115.

See also Bishops; Excommunication.

Motu proprio , papal grants, etc., so made, 2, 5, 6, 27, 31, 33–35, 42–44, 57, 115, 116, 153, 179–181, 196, 220, 262, 273, 274, 286, 310, 320.

Murderers. See Sanctuaries.

N

Notaries apostolic. See Castellensis, Hadrian; Giglis, John de; Hom, Patrick.

See also Camera; Protonotaries.

Notaries public, faculties to create, 3, 25, 55, 59.

-, resignation of benefices before, 78, 147.

-, signature of letters by, 274.

-, subscription to letters by, 35, 275. And see Instruments.

See also Capite Ville, Peter de; Laurus, Baptista; Nyckel, James; Reed, John; Spencer, Richard; Treronit, John.

Nuncios, papal:—

exemption from jurisdiction of, 274.

faculties of, 2, 3, 23–25, 54, 55.

having power of legate de latere, 14, 274.

in England. See Castellensis, Hadrian; Giglis, John de; Malintius, Perseus.

in Ireland. See Burgo, Miles de; Courcey, Edmund.

See also Legates de latere.

Nunnery, of the Order of St. Augustine. See Graney.

O

Oaths, made in simoniacal agreements, 191, 219, 282, 296.

-, not to impetrate benefices from the apostolic see, 165, 239.

-, of graduates, not to receive degrees except in their universities, 29.

-, release from, 11, 12, 29, 165, 189, 191, 219, 225, 239, 255, 282, 296.

See also Roman Court; Vows.

Observance, Friars of the. See Friars Minor.

Oil, not grown in Wales, 197.

Orders:—

bastards promoted to, without dispensation, 100, 217.

bloodshed, party to, dispensed to proceed to, 123.

former Friar Minor dispensed to proceed to, 39.

impediments to. See Age; Defects; Illegitimacy.

priest's, benefices with cure, or requiring priest's orders, unlawfully detained without promotion to, and therefore canonically void, 64, 108, 113–116, 128.

promotion to, dispensations to receive and retain benefices without, 89, 186, 249, 250, 299.

-, -, while studying letters, 99.

Orators sent to the Pope, by the king of England. See Hungerford, Walter; Langton, Thomas; Selling, William; Weston, John.

-, by the king of Scots. See Blacader, Robert; Forman, Andrew; Schevez, William.

-, by the master and convent of Rhodes. See Kendal, John.

Ordinances. See Legislation.

Ordinaries. See Bishops.

P

Palace, Apostolic, auditors of. See Auditors.

Palace, Lateran. See Lateran palace.

Pallium . See Archbishops.

‘Pardoners’, forbidden to carry letters of indulgence, 312.

Parish churches, rectories and vicarages of:—

alienation and dilapidation of property of, 245.

See also Deprivation.

appropriation or union of:—

to archdeaconries, 144, 186.

to canonries and prebends in cathedral churches, 67, 68, 71, 74, 76, 77, 82, 83, 87, 88, 91–94, 96, 111, 112, 128, 129, 135, 137, 138, 146–149, 164, 177, 178, 185, 191, 195, 198, 199, 210, 222, 247, 248, 253, 254, 283, 284.

-, by authority of the bishop, confirmation of, 263.

to canonry and prebend in collegiate church, 320.

to deaneries of cathedral churches, 81, 98, 229, 230.

to deanery of collegiate church, 213.

to hospital, extinguished, 104, 107.

to archiepiscopal mensa, 73, 180, 181.

-, disputed, 211, 212, 289, 290.

-, revoked, 269.

to precentorships of cathedral churches, 195, 220, 283.

to office in cathedral church, 269.

to religious houses, 84, 118, 172, 223, 298, 299.

-, by letters alleged to be surreptitious, 176, 177, 213, 214, 227, 266, 267.

-, chaplains appointed to, 203.

-, dissolved and renewed, 242.

-, farms of, assigned by papal letters, 32, 245, 313, 314.

-, obligations to the Camera for, 48.

-, wasted by farmers, 32, 245, 313, 314.

to royal chapel, 104, 107.

appropriation or union to:—

of office in cathedral church, 143, 144.

of a second rectory or vicarage, 69, 85, 86, 126, 171, 185, 214, 216, 218, 226, 233, 240, 270.

-, and erection into collegiate church, 250–252.

-, dissolution of, 234, 240.

-, litigation arising from, 233, 234.

buildings of, alleged to be ruinous, 32, 43, 93, 96, 170, 215, 313.

-, and cemetery, eroded by sea, indulgence for those giving alms for repair of, 318.

-, repaired by vicar, 222.

called rectory of rural lands. See Coolavin.

- wardenship of relics. See Skreen.

containing two rectories and a vicarage, 247.

erection of:—

into a canonry and prebend in collegiate church, 79, 80.

into collegiate churches, 212, 213, 250–252.

-, dissolved, 212, 253, 254.

into perpetual prebend in cathedral church, 173, 174.

into temporary prebends in cathedral churches, 72, 82, 83, 87, 88, 94, 99, 109, 111–116, 124, 128, 129, 146, 148, 164, 168, 176–178, 187, 198, 199, 209, 221, 247.

-, the cure of souls to be separated and assigned to the vicarage of the same church, 83.

-, dissolved, 171.

-, by authority of the ordinary, 99, 147, 263.

erection or union of, to archiepiscopal mensa, dispute concerning, 211, 212.

farm of. See revenues, below.

guardian of, 187.

in lay fee, 247.

pensions from. See revenues, below.

portion of vicar of, 133.

revenues or fruits of:—

assignment of pensions on, by papal authority, on termination of suits for possession, 74, 189, 190, 195, 196, 304.

converted to evil purposes, 167.

division of, by claimants, 76, 95, 96, 129, 143, 160, 161, 233, 234, 240, 268, 276.

farmed under pension, to be put to a higher farm, under certain conditions, 43.

governor of, inhibited from sending money to incumbent, 41.

pension from, dispensation to receive, in addition to two incompatible benefices, 35.

taken in part by lay patron, 193.

rural. See Carrig-patrick.

unions of. See appropriation, above.

Parliament. See England.

Patronage:—

clerical, benefices in, in dispute, 71, 72.

of bishop, religious house in, 127.

-, secular benefices in, 166, 176.

of clerks or laymen, benefices in, 120, 130.

of the king of England, benefices in, 68, 77, 199.

-, -, by papal grant, 103.

-, -, not mentioned in papal letters, 200.

of the king of Scots, canonry and prebend in cathedral church in, 267.

of laymen, benefices in, 76, 82, 83, 87, 93, 108, 111, 113–115, 125, 137, 138, 147, 167, 168, 176, 177, 183, 194, 197, 215, 218, 221, 223, 226, 230, 242, 247, 249, 250, 263, 268, 272, 284, 324.

-, alternate, benefices in, 264, 265, 280.

-, derogation from, 265, 273, 281, 284.

-, in dispute, 210, 272, 280.

-: erected into collegiate church without patron's consent, 253.

-, religious houses in, 123, 282.

of religious, benefices in, 126, 215, 286, 324.

-, -, part of the fruits of, paid to the patron, 193.

Peace between England and Scotland, to be promoted, 52.

Penance, the Order of. See St. Francis, Third Order of.

Penitentiary, papal, dispensation obtained from, 2.

-, -, letters of absolution of, 238.

Perjury, absolution from sentences of excommunication incurred by, 234, 254.

-, admitted, 149.

-, allegations of. See Deprivation.

-, conviction for, alleged, 247.

-, declared not to have been incurred, 282.

-, false allegation of, 319.

Pensions, assignment of, by papal authority, 74, 127, 175, 189, 190, 195, 196, 231, 232, 304, 323.

-, dispensation to receive, 35.

See also Augustinian Order, houses of; Parish churches.

Petition, signed by judge delegate, 39.

Petitions, register of, master of the. See Bertinis, Leonard de.

Pilgrimage, vows of, 3, 28, 189, 255, 316.

Pilgrims from India, indulgence for those giving alms to, 312.

Pluralism. See Benefices.

Popes. See Alexander III; Alexander VI; Benedict XII; Eugenius IV; Innocent VI; Innocent VIII; Nicholas V; Paul II; Pius II; Sixtus IV; Urban V; Urban VI.

Potent. See Dress.

Preaching, alleged neglect of, 215.

Preceptors. See Hospitallers.

Precentorship. See Cathedral churches.

Premonstratensian Order:—

abbot of, alleged to have dilapidated and alienated goods, 198.

canon of, dispensed to hold benefice and wear garment of secular clerk, 34, 35.

elections of abbots, etc., of, confirmation of, 182.

house of, held in commendam, 13.

-, provision of secular clerk to, if present abbot is deprived, 198.

houses of:—

in England. See Langley; Shap.

in Ireland. See Fearn; Lough Key; Lough Oughter.

in Scotland. See Holywood; Tongueland.

Prescription. See Collation.

Priest-murder, 189.

Primates. See Archbishops.

Primatial church. See Metropolitan church.

Prisoner of the Pope. See Zizimus.

Prisoners. See Imprisonment.

Processions of clergy, 160.

Procuration, mandates of, 14, 15.

Procurations. See Archdeacons; Camera.

Professions, religious. See Augustinian Order, canons of; Cistercian Order.

Protonotaries of the Pope, appointment of, 56, 57.

See also Haute, Henry; Forman, Andrew; Lythoun, David.

Provision of bishops, 13, 31, 44, 54, 78, 109, 135, 145.

-, disputed, 32, 259–261, 310.

-, letters of, personal resort to apostolic see for expedition of, 168.

-, -, retained as security for loans, 154.

See also Camera.

-, to episcopal prebend, 173, 174.

Provision to abbeys and cathedral churches in Scotland, grant that the Pope will defer making, until king's wishes learnt, 4.

Provision to persons under fourteen years of age, decree concerning, 253.

See also Collations and provisions.

R

Rebellion. See Disorder.

Reconciliation of churches and cemeteries, by deputy, faculty for, 183.

Referendary, papal. See Mucciarellis, D. de.

Registers, papal, exemplifications from, 5, 202–207, 312, 313.

-, -, of petitions, 196.

-, -, pious ejaculations on last folio of, 231, note.

-, -, purchase of, in market, 315, note.

Registrar. See Canterbury, court of.

Rehabilitation. See Disability.

Relics:—

image of the Holy Cross, miraculous appearance of, 170.

relics of St. Jarlath. See Skreen.

wood of the Holy Cross, 225, 256.

Religion, entry into, voidance of benefices by, 63, 64, 85, 194.

-, vows of, 3, 28, 189, 255, 316.

Religious Orders, houses of, elections of heads of, faculty to confirm, 181, 182.

-, -, faculties to visit, 51, 160, 181, 182.

-, -, in the province of Canterbury, relaxation of discipline in, 51.

See also Arrouaise, Order of; Augustinian Order; Benedictine Order; Cistercian Order; Cluniac Order; Premonstratensian Order.

Remission, plenary, in the hour of death, 11, 28.

Reservations of collation to the Pope, exclusion from, 173.

-, general, of:—

benefices of members of the Pope's household, 109.

benefices of members of cardinals' households, 109, 132.

conventual priories and dignities, 42, 43, 65, 80, 117, 119, 171, 208, note, 249, 254, 255, 280.

major cathedral dignities, 64, 80, 98, 163, 165, 230.

preceptorships-general of Orders, 255.

-, in perpetuity, of deanery of collegiate church, 213.

-, ipso facto, by:—

death at the apostolic see, 65, 110, 131, 134.

promotion to the episcopate, 78, 135, 146, 191.

resignation to the Pope, 124.

-, special, of:—

benefices, 63, 64, 85, 284, 285.

bishoprics, 44, 109.

religious houses, 280, 286.

-: faculty to collate to benefices reserved to the Pope, 160.

Residence in benefices, allegations of failure to keep. See Deprivation.

-, indults and dispensations to take fruits without, 86.

-, -, notwithstanding foundation of the church, 317.

-, -, while studying at a university, 8, 36, 195, 317.

-, -, faculties to grant, 3, 55.

-, statute requiring certain canons to keep, 187, 188.

Resignation:—

by bishop, faculty for, 127.

of religious houses, mandates to admit, 121, 241, 242.

-, to the ordinary, 249.

of secular benefices, admitted by judge delegate, 61.

-, before notaries public, 78, 147.

-, mandates to admit, 77, 78, 147, 164, 177, 178.

-, to the ordinary, 84.

-, -, alleged to be simoniacal, 297.

-, -, continued possession after, 163.

-, -, for the purpose of exchange, 184, 222.

-, to be made, after profession as monk, 236.

-, -, before execution of letters of provision, 99, 186.

-, -, if it has cure of souls, 220.

-, to the Pope, 75, 124, 141, 186, 189, 190, 267, 268, 287, 315, note, 325.

-, -, for the purpose of exchange, 162.

Res judicata , sentences become, 37, 38, 45, 96, 143, 151, 291, 293.

Revocation of papal authority, 73.

Robbers. See Sanctuaries.

Robbery, by clergy, alleged, 84, 219, 294.

-, of archiepiscopal mensa, 253.

-, of clergy, 112, 113.

-, of messengers to the Roman Court, 262.

Roman Court, or Apostolic See:—

appeals to, contempt of, 319.

-, excommunication of appellant pending, 219.

-, extra-judicial, 79, 267, 289, 290.

-, from apostolic letters, 260, 310.

-, from judges delegate, 37, 38, 78–80, 122, 134, 139, 140, 150, 151, 164, 169, 178, 190, 199, 237, 241, 256–258, 281, 282, 296, 301–303.

-, from metropolitan, 200, 201, 219.

-, from ordinary, 210, 219, 265, 272, 280, 298, 299, 319, 320, 322.

-, from papal auditor, 286, 287, 289, 290.

-, maliciously anticipated, 200.

-, not prosecuted within the lawful time, 122, 150, 151, 199, 237, 296, 310.

-, renounced, 139.

application to. See Dispensations.

cases reserved to, 11, 13, 27, 254, 310, 315.

See also Absolution.

causes, suits, at, 41, 162, 190, 260, 311.

-, not lawfully devolved, 211, 212, 288, 325.

-, proposal to cede, 237.

-, resigned and extinguished, 195, 196, 211, 212, 231, 232, 286, 287, 289, 290, 304, 325.

consecration of bishops at, 145, 191.

death at, 65, 109, 110, 131, 134, 269.

distance of Ireland from, 262.

false relation to, 236.

journey to, robbery of priest during, 112, 113. See also resort, below.

merchants following, 153.

messenger sent to, to receive papal letters, 237.

See also Dispensations.

money sent to. See Dispensations.

monition to be published in, 41.

oaths of fealty to, 3, 25, 56, 57, 272.

oaths not to impetrate benefices from, 165, 239.

obedience to, by the king of England, 3, 193, 195, 207, 306.

-, by the king of Scots, 4, 152, 181, 220.

officials of, 153, 154, 158.

orators to, departure of, 220.

-, by the king of Scots, 4, 152, 181, 220.

officials of, 153, 154, 156.

orators to, departure of, 220.

See also Orators.

protection of, 40, 103, 202, 203, 220, 273, 274, 289.

protonotary excused from going to, 56.

resident, bishop, in 123.

See also Ceretanis, John, bishop of Nocera; Clericatus, Lionel, bishop of Trau; Gaius, Philip, archbishop of Antivari; Sancto Georgio, John Anthony de, bishop of Alessandria.

resort in person to, for expedition of letters of provision to bishopric, 168.

-, on private business, 54.

-, to promote litigation, 33, 40, 41, 199, 298.

-, to seek a benefice, 75.

See also Dispensations.

resort, threatened, to, to arrange division of priory into prebends, 47.

services to, 273.

subjection, immediate, to, 6, 101, 205, 206, 213.

trial before, 274.

S

Sacraments and divine offices:—

celebration of, before excommunicated persons, alleged, 125, 211.

-, by priests under sentence of excommunication. See Irregularity.

-, in unconsecrated place, alleged, 125.

inability, alleged, to celebrate, 211.

neglect, alleged, to celebrate, 43, 148, 215.

parishioners dying without, 93.

See also Mass; Simony.

Sacrilege, by violence to clergy, 149.

Safe-conduct, letters requesting, for papal envoys, 5, 6, 305.

St. Augustine, Order of. See Arrouaise, Order of; Augustinian Order; Cruciferi, Order of; St. Victor, Observance of.

-, rule of. See Trinitarian Friars.

St. Benedict, Order of. See Benedictine Order.

St. Francis, Third Order of, called the Order of Penance, houses of sisters of, in France and Flanders, 197.

-, -, -, in Scotland. See Aberdour.

-, -, introduced into Scotland, 196, 197.

St. John of Jerusalem, Order of Hospitallers of. See Hospitallers.

St. Justina of Padua, congregation of, 48.

St. Victor, Observance of, house of the Order of St. Augustine of the. See Keynsham.

Sanctuaries, in England, giving shelter to murderers, robbers, highwaymen and traitors, to be investigated and corrected, 35.

Scholars, collation of benefices to, 73, 74, 145, 210.

See also Age.

Scriptors, papal, and members of the Pope's household. See Altissen, Peter; Castellensis, Hadrian; Fradeti, Peter.

Seals:—

common, of collegiate churches, 213, 252.

of abbot, 272.

of archbishops, 35, 262.

of cardinal bishop of Sabina, 311.

of legate de latere, 25, 26.

of spiritual court, 35.

See also Bulla.

Secretaria apostolica , 312, 313.

Secretaries of the Pope. See Ragusinus, John; Trapezuntius, A. de.

Secular arm, faculties to invoke, 31, 46, 57.

Sept, chief of, 264.

Sequestration, faculty to proceed by, 57.

Signature. See Judges delegate.

Simoniacs, papal sentences of excommunication against, renewal of, by Paul II, 97, 139, 143, 150, 190, 228, 271, 290, 295, 300.

Simony:—

absolution from sentences of excommunication incurred by, faculty to choose confessor to grant, 254, 255.

faculties to absolve from sentences etc., 24, 160, 161.

incurred by division of fruits of disputed benefice or religious house or by grant of pension to adversary, 282.

-, absolution from sentences etc., 139, 143, 150–152, 191, 232–234, 237, 238, 244, 276, 296, 301–303.

-, allegations of, 160, 161, 240, 268, 278, 292, 293.

incurred by purchase of sentences from judges delegate, absolution from sentences etc., 237, 238.

-, allegations of, 150, 209.

incurred by taking money for administration of sacraments, allegations of, 93, 270.

incurred in admission of Augustinian canons, absolution of abbot from sentences etc., 295, 296.

-, absolution of canons from sentences etc., 271, 290, 291.

incurred in obtaining collation, etc., to benefice or religious house, absolution from sentences etc., 97, 226, 228, 229, 255, 260, 261.

-, allegations of, 110, 166, 167, 235.

incurred in obtaining possession of bishopric, absolution from sentences etc., 255.

incurred in resignation of benefice, allegation of, 297.

See also Deprivation.

Solicitator of papal letters and member of the Pope's household. See Bonneti, Michael.

Statutes. See Legislation.

Stepmother, induces child to enter Order of Friars Minor, 38.

Steward of monastery, licence to appoint, 28.

Stipendiary priests, 251.

Study, collations to enable clerks to, 88, 89.

See also Orders; Residence.

Subdeacon of the Pope. See Giglis, John de.

Subsidy, charitable, grant that primate may exact, 179, 180.

Succession to father, as abbot, 100.

-, as archdeacon, 191.

-, as dean of cathedral church, 61, 62.

-, as prior, 172.

-, as rector of parish church, 84.

-, to uncle, as prior, 149.

Suspension, absolution from 206, 207, 278, 279.

-, faculty to proceed by, 52.

Sword, of a prior, 150.

Synagogue, Jewish, erected into chapel, 101, 102, note.

T

Taverns. See Inns.

Taxation. See ‘Benevolence’; Camera; Jubilee; Metropolitan church; Subsidy; Tenths.

Tenths granted to the Pope, 57.

Testament. See Wills.

Theft. See Robbery.

Titulum , secular benefices held in, 13, 23.

Trade and Agriculture. See Alum; Corn; Fish; Wine.

Trading, alleged, by abbot, 225, 256.

Traitors. See Sanctuaries.

Translation. See Bishops.

Treason against Henry VII, by Irish bishops, 307.

Treasurers. See Cathedral churches; Scotland.

Trinitarian Friars, minister-general of, in Ireland. See Guagung, Robert.

-, under the rule of St. Augustine, house of. See Adare.

-, -, -, ministership of, granted to archbishop in commendam, 254.

-, -, -, provision to, 259.

Truce between England and Scotland, 52.

U

Union, of benefices. See Appropriation.

-, of bishopric. See Archbishops.

University, college in, appropriation of benefices and religious houses to, confirmation of, 126, 127, 165, 166, 175, 176, 183.

-, dispensation to take fruits of benefices while studying at. See Residence.

-, faculties in, 165, 175, 183.

-, oaths of graduates of, not to receive higher degrees elsewhere, absolution from, 29.

See also Cambridge; Oxford; Paris.

V

Vacancy, of archiepiscopal see of Canterbury, grant to prior and chapter of jurisdiction and visitation of province during, 193, 194, 205, 206, 208.

-, -, -, claim to exemption from, 36, 40, 41.

-, of episcopal see, appointment of guardian of vicarage by chapter as keeper of spirituality during, 187.

-, -, collation by archbishop during, 132, 200, 208.

-, -, institution by chapter during, 199, 200, 267.

-, -, litigation before commissaries of chapter during, 129.

-, -, provision by papal authority during, 267.

-, -, vicar-general of chapter during, 199.

Vicarage, reservation of portion for, 133.

See also Cathedral churches.

Vicars-general. See Bishops; Vacancy.

Victuals, provision of, by clergy, to bishop, archdeacon and secular lords, complaint concerning, 36.

Violence to ecclesiastics, absolution from sentences of excommunication incurred by, 11, 27, 189.

-, by clergy or religious, absolution from sentences etc., 6, 81, 82, 113, 114, 149–152, 237, 238, 263.

-, -, -, by the ordinary, 113.

See also Bloodshed; Canonicide; Homicide; Priest-murder; Robbery; Sacrilege.

Visitations. See Archbishops; Archdeacons; Bishops; Religious Orders; Vacancy; Wills.

‘Visitor’, a special messenger sent by keepers of spirituality, sede vacante, 36.

Viva voce , papal grants, etc., so made 4, 192, 220.

Vows, commutation of, faculties for, 3, 11, 12, 28, 189, 255, 315.

-, transgressions of, absolution from, 254.

See also Oaths.

W

Wars, against the Turks, 195.

-, between England and France, 103.

-, in Ireland, 262.

See also Disorder.

Wax, cess or pension of, 245, 313.

Wills, faculty to grant ecclesiastical persons licence to make, 25.

-, of Edward IV, 103, note.

-, visitations of, 194.

Wine, not grown in Wales, 197.

-, sale of, 225, 256.


Footnotes

1Under this head are given grants for unions of parish churches to other benefices or for the erection of rectories and vicarages into cathedral prebends as these are in fact forms of provision. Grants in commendam, however, are indexed separately.
2Prefixed by Ad futuram rei memoriam.
3Prefixed by Ad perpetuam rei memoriam.
4Prefixed by Ad futuram rei memoriam.
5Prefixed by Ad perpetuam rei memoriam.
6Prefixed by Ad futuram rei memoriam.
7Prefixed by Ad perpetuam rei memoriam.