PREBENDARIES OF BROOMESBURY (fn. 3)
See lists in Cats. I fo. 95r, II fo. 111/118v.
First preb. in cats., 'Ailwardus Ruffus'. First occ. as can. 1104/5 (WD 4 fo. 19/23r-v,
pd. in Rep. p. 61b). Last occ. 1111/12 (A/24/521, pd. in Rep. p. 26a). Called 'custos
bracini' (Statutes p. 176; cf. Gibbs p. xxviii n.).
Note: This individual may be identical with Ailward the can., who occ. 1103/4
(WD 4 fo. 40/44r-v, pd. in Rep. p. 65a), 19 July 1111 (WD 4 fos. 53/57v-54/58r, pd.
in Rep. pp. 67b-68a), 1114/15 (Hale, pp. 127-8), 1115/16 (A/24/1478 and WD 4 fos.
19/23v-20/24r, pd. in Rep. p. 61b). But some or all of these occs. may belong to
Ailward son of Sired, preb. of Newington (below p. 65).
Occ. in cats. between Ailward Ruffus and Roger Brun, 'Arcoidus [Arcordus, Cat. II]
nepos episcopi Gilb.'. First occ., presum. as can., 1132/3 (WD 4 fo. 53/57r-v, pd. in
Rep. p. 67b), and [Jan. 1128 × Aug. 1134] (charter roll of Holy Trinity, Aldgate: B.M.,
Cotton Roll xiii. 18 no. 12). (fn. 4) Last occ. c. 1140 or a little later (WD 4 fos. 30/34v-31/35r,
pd. in Rep. p. 64b), (fn. 5) and [1138 × Apr. 1142] (A/71/1801, cal. incompletely in Rep. p.
50b; WD 4 fo. 54/58v, cal. incompletely in Rep. p. 68a). (fn. 6) Presum. nephew of Gilbert
the Universal, bp. of London (1128-34), and prob. author of a life and collection of
miracles of St. Erkenwald. (fn. 7)
Occ. in cats. between Arcoid and Laurence Belesmeins, 'Rogerus Brun'. Occ.,
prob. as can., called Roger 'le Brun', c. 1154 (J.S. Epp. 1 7). Possibly to be identified
with Roger Brun, steward of bp. of London, who occ. c. 19 Apr. 1142 (Gibbs no. 219).
Possibly also to be identified with Roger Brun, prob. a clk., who occ. [1121 × 24]
(Regesta 11 no. 1364).
Occ. in cats. between Roger Brun and Roger of Worcester, 'Laurentius Belesmeins'
(Cat. I), 'Laur' Belemeyns' (Cat. II). Not otherwise known.
Roger of Worcester
Occ. in cats. between Laurence Belesmeins and Walter de Brackele, 'Roger de
Wirecestria'. Not appd. until after [c. 1180 × 1181], when prob. still clk. (G.F.L. no.
370; cf. G.F. p. 276 n. 4). First occ. as can. [c. 1181 × 1183] (G.F.L. no. 446), and
[c. 1180 × Sept. 1186] (Gibbs no. 243). Occ. c. 1192 (D.S.R. II). Last occ. 1222/3
(Hale pp. 99, 100), and [May 1225 × June 1229] (A/20/1522, cal. in Rep. p. 22a;
A/30/406). (fn. 3) Commem. 23 March (Obits. II fo. 107v, III fo. 95r, IV pp. 64, 79). (fn. 4)
Walter de Brackele
Occ. in cats. between Roger of Worcester and Robert de Bonewell, 'Walterus de
Brackele [Brakkele, Cat. II]'. Royal gr. of preb. in succession to Roger of Worcester,
25 March 1229 (C.P.R. 1225-32 p. 243). Does not occ. as can., and may have res.
before el. to bpric. of Ossory, between 8 May and 14 June 1232 (ibid. pp. 473, 481),
cons. before 15 July 1233 (C.C.R. 1231-34 p. 315).
M. Robert de Bonewell
Occ. in cats. between Walter de Brackele and Ralph de August', 'Robertus de
Bonewelle'. Does not occ. as can., but archdcn. of Middlesex by March 1231, to July
1236 or later.
Ralph de August'
Occ. in cats. between Robert de Bonewell and Roger de Meulent, 'Radulfus de
August' '. Does not occ. as can. Possibly to be identified with R., provost and proctor
of Aosta ('Augustensis'), who occ. 3 Jan. 1244 (Reg. Innoc. IV no. 359), and occ. in
England 13 Feb. 1245 (ibid. no. 1010).
Roger de Meulent
Occ. in cats. between Ralph de August' and William Blundel, 'Rogerus de Meulent
[Menelent, Cat. II]'. Does not occ. as can. Possibly to be identified with M. Roger de
Meulun, alias Longespée, bp. of Coventry and Lichfield, el. Jan. 1257, cons. March
Occ. in cats. between Roger de Meulent and William de Middleton, 'Willelmus
Blundel'. Not otherwise known.
William de Middleton
Occ. in cats. between William Blundel and Geoffrey Aspall, 'Willelmus de Middelthone'. Occ. as can. once only, 7 July 1275 (Cart. Clerkenwell p. 253). Prob. to be
identified with William de Middleton, archdcn. of Canterbury, 1276-78; bp. of
Norwich, el. Feb., cons. May 1278. (fn. 6)
M. Geoffrey Aspall
Occ. in cats. between William de Middleton and Philip de Willoughby, 'Galfridus
Aspall [Aspal, Cat. II]'. Occ. as can. once only, 25 June 1278 (WD 1 fo. 107b). D. 11
June 1287 (Calendarium Genealogicum, ed. C. Roberts (1865) 1 379-80).
Philip de Willoughby
Occ. in cats. between Geoffrey Aspall and Reginald de Sancto Albano, (fn. 2) 'Philippus
de Wyleweby [Wyleby, Cat. II] per commutacionem'. Perhaps to be identified with
Philip de Wilebi who occ., not called can., 10 June 1286 (Cal. London Letter-Books: A,
c. 1275-1298, ed. R. R. Sharpe (1899) p. 165). Presum. transf. to this preb. from preb.
of Consumpta before Sept. 1287. Occ. this preb. c. 1294 (Liber F valor). (fn. 3) D. by 5
Aug. 1305 (C.P.R. 1301-07 p. 375).