PREBENDARIES OF WENLOCKSBARN
See lists in Cats. I fo. 92v, II fo. 110/117v.
First preb. in cats., 'Adwinus [Adwynus, Cat. II]'. Prob. to be identified with
Edwin, who occ. as can. 1103/4 (WD 4 fo. 40/44r-v, pd. in Rep. p. 65a) and 1104/5 (as
'Aedwinus canonicus', WD 4 fo. 19/23r-v, pd. in Rep. p. 61b). Perhaps also to be
identified with Edwin the pr., who occ. 1115/16 (A/24/1478 and WD 4 fos. 19/23v-
20/24r, pd. in Rep. pp. 61b-62a), and with Edwin son of Goldwin, who occ. 1114/15
(Hale pp. 127-8), and d. by c. 1128 (Davis, London lands p. 57). (fn. 2)
William of Winchester
Occ. in cats. between Adwin and Richard of Winchester, 'Willelmus de Wyntonia
[Wyntonio, Cat. II]'. Occ., not yet can., c. 1108 (Gibbs no. 63). Occ., presum. as can.,
c. 1127 (Gibbs no. 274). Possibly to be identified with M. William, who occ., not called
can., 19 July 1111 (WD 4 fos. 53/57v-54/58r, pd. in Rep. pp. 67b-68a). Presum. not to
be identified with William of Winchester, who occ. as can. of York before 1143 and
after 1148 (York Minster Fasti 1 nos. 1-5).
Richard of Winchester
Occ. in cats. between William of Winchester and Alberic, 'Ricardus filius eius', i.e.
son of William of Winchester. First occ., presum. as can., [c. 1128 × 1138] (WD 4 fo.
52/56v, pd. in Rep. p. 67a). (fn. 1) Last occ. as can. [1138 × Sept. 1152] (WD 4 fo. 44/48r,
pd. in Rep. p. 66a). (fn. 2)
Occ. in cats. between Richard of Winchester and Walter of Hartpury, 'Albertus'.
Albert not otherwise known, and cats. prob. in error for 'Albericus', who is not found
in cats. First occ. as can. 1148/9 (WD 4 fos. 27/31v-28/32r, pd. in Rep. p. 63a-b), and
1150/1 (B.M., Harley MS. 6956 fo. 84v, from missing Liber F fo. 35), and perhaps
earlier, [Apr. 1138 × c. 1154] (A/19/1490 and WD 4 fo. 30/34r, pd. in Rep. p. 64a-b). (fn. 3)
Last occ. 26 May 1162 (Gibbs no. 217). Author of 'Mythographus Tertius Vaticanus'
(see E. Rathbone, in Medieval and Renaissance Studies i (1941-3) 35-8).
M. Walter of Hartpury (fn. 4)
Occ. in cats. between Alberic and Richard Foliot, 'Walterus Berdeperier'. Almost
certainly to be identified with M. Walter of Hartpury (see G.F. p. 287). Occ. as
clk. or can. [1163 × 72] (G.F.L. no. 439). Possibly to be identified with M. Walter
who d. by 1179 (G.F.L. no. 241).
Richard Foliot I (fn. 5)
Occ. in cats. between Walter of Hartpury and Robert Folet, 'Ricardus Foliot
archidiaconus Middl.'. Does not occ. as can. Occ. as archdcn. of Colchester together
with predecessor in this preb. [1163 × 72] (G.F.L. no. 439), so presum. held another
preb. (possibly Consumpta, cf. above, p. 43) at this time. Also archdcn. of Colchester
from before 1168, to c. 1179; ?archdcn. of Middlesex, c. 1181.
Occ. in cats. between Richard Foliot and Ralph de Neville, 'Robertus Folet'. First
occ. as can. [July 1183 × Nov. 1184] (G.F.L. no. 404). Last certain occ. as can. c. 1192
(D.S.R. II, as 'Foliot', a scribal error, see G.F. p. 287). But prob. to be identified
with Robert Folet, can. of Hereford, who occ. 1195 (cart. of Hereford: Oxford,
Bodl. Libr., MS. Rawlinson B. 329 fos. 150v-152r), and with Robert Folet, parson
of Peldon (Essex), London dioc., Sept. 1202 (Curia Regis Rolls 11 130). Perhaps to
be identified with Master R. Folet, can. of Hereford, who occ. after 18 June 1205
(Innocent III, Cal. Letters no. 629).
Ralph de Neville
Occ. in cats. between Robert Folet and Luke, 'Radulphus de Nevill'. Does not occ.
as can. Presum. to be identified with Ralph de Neville, dean of Lichfield, 1214-22;
chanc. of Chichester, 1222. Bp. of Chichester, el. by Nov. 1222, cons. Apr. 1224.
Occ. in cats. between Ralph de Neville and Geoffrey de Fering, 'Lucas archidiaconus
de Surr.'. Does not occ. as can. Archdcn. of Surrey by Jan. 1234, to July 1243 or later.
M. Geoffrey de Fering
Occ. in cats. between Luke and Adam Bek, 'Galfridus de Fering'. Presum. not
appd. until after 2 Apr. 1234, when not can. (Gibbs no. 182). Occ. as can. [Aug. 1257
× Sept. 1261] (B.M., Harley MS. 6956 fo. 91r, from missing Liber F fo. 64). (fn. 1) Disp.
for plurality 19 Sept. 1245 (Reg. Innoc. IV no. 1512). Also dean, prob. from Dec. 1262,
to Oct. 1267 or later.
Occ. in cats. between Geoffrey de Fering and John de Sancta Maria, 'Adam Bec
[Bek, Cat. II]'. Not otherwise known, unless to be identified with Adam of Canterbury, who occ. as can. 3 Jan. 1274 (A/25/1734; cf. WD 1 fo. 70a-b). (fn. 2)
John de Sancta Maria
Occ. in cats. between Adam Bek and Hugh of Collingham, 'Johannes de Sancta
Maria'. First occ. as can. 26 Feb. 1275 (reg. J. Stokesley: Guildhall Libr., MS. 9531/11
fo. 155r-v). Last occ. 5 or 19 July 1282 (A/22/1615), 1282 (A/28/288), 1283 (Hale p.
167). D. before 23 Aug. 1287 (C.P.R. 1281-92 p. 287). Commem. 23 Aug. (Obits. II
fo. 109r, IV pp. 69, 93). Prob. to be identified with John de Sancta Maria, whose will
was proved 15 Oct. 1285 (Cal. of Wills 1 72), and therefore presum. d. Aug. 1284 or
M. Hugh of Collingham (fn. 3)
Occ. in cats. between John de Sancta Maria and Stephen de Gravesend, 'Hugo de
Colingham'. First occ. as can. [Oct. 1283 × Aug. 1285] (A/11/1067, cal. in Rep. p.
12b), (fn. 4) and 12 Jan. 1284 (Reg. Epp. Peckham 11 645). Presum. transf. to this preb. from
preb. of Chamberlainwood before 1292. Occ. this preb. c. 1294 (Liber F valor). (fn. 5) Last
occ. 11 Apr. 1295 (Statutes, p. 94). D. by 1 March 1296 (Reg. Sutton 11 135).
M. Stephen de Gravesend
Occ. in cats. between Hugh of Collingham and Gilbert de Middleton, 'Stephanus
de Gravesend per commutacionem' (Cat. I), 'Stephanus de Gravesende' (Cat. II).
Presum. transf. to this preb. from preb. of Chamberlainwood between Apr. 1295 and
Feb. 1299. Res. 27 Oct. 1318 to become bp. of London (Reg. R. Baldock, ed. R. C.
Fowler (Canterbury and York Soc. vii) 195).