Dignitaries and canons whose prebends cannot be identified
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'Dignitaries and canons whose prebends cannot be identified: Canons', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: volume 5: Chichester (1996), pp. 55-74. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34335 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Dignitaries and canons whose prebends cannot be identified

Adam of Ecclesden (fn. 108)

Occ. as canon three times only, on widely separated occasions: 1197/8 (Acta no. 101), 26 May 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41) and 19 Feb. 1222 (Eton Coll., ECR Lyminster LVI no. 9). Perhaps canon when occ. prob. late in the period 1192 × 97 (Acta no. 72), (fn. 109) and prob. to be identified with Adam 'de Coulesdoune' who occ. as canon c. 1190 × 28 July 1213 (Chart. Chichester no. 1064, from 17th-century transcript, Liber K p. 199). Charter by him for Fécamp, Rouen Archives SeineMaritime 7. H. 57 (Acta p. 4 and n. 3).

M. Adam de Hales

Official of court of Canterbury 1279; administering vacant sees of Winchester 1280-2 and Hereford 1282 (see Reg. Pecham index sub Hales). First occ. as canon 10 Apr. 1285 (cart. of see of Canterbury: Lambeth MS 1212 p. 178). Occ. several times. Last occ. 9 July 1287 (Registrum Roffense, ed. J. Thorpe (1769) p. 90).

M. Adam Peyn

Ordained dcn. as canon 20 Dec. 1287 (Reg. Pecham I 250). Occ. as canon and patron of church held by William of Bersted 23 Sept. 1290 (ibid. II 28).

Adam de Seldesly (fn. 110)

Clerk of bp. Ralph de Neville, occ. 7 Nov. 1231 or 1232 (Chart. Chichester no. 1070; for date see Ernisius de Tywa, below), March 1235/6 (Oxford, Magdalen Coll., Sele ch. 97) and 4 Apr. 1236 (ibid. 84). First occ. as canon 27 Aug. 1250 (St Richard p. 29 no. 10, as Adam de Sclecfleg'). Occ. several times in 1250s and 1260s. Last occ. c. 1275 (Chart. Chichester no. 663) and 19 Oct. 1272 × 5 Apr. 1279 (ibid. nos. 450, 637). (fn. 111)

[Albert

Papal prov. to a canonry without a preb., 28 June 1243 × 7 Dec. 1254, objected to by dean and chapter (Chart. Chichester no. 33). Prob. to be identified with M. Albert de Castro Sepio, canon of Milan, who had papal prov. to a preb. of Salisbury before 24 Dec. 1240 and was involved in a dispute over it 1243-58 (1 Fasti IV 56, 58).]

M. Alexander

Occ. as canon, as judge-delegate, 26 May 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41). Presum. to be identified with M. Alexander 'de Lorckel', who occ. as canon 19 Feb. 1222 (Eton Coll., ECR Lyminster LVI no. 9).

Blaise

Son of Giovanni Bonelli of Rome; a scholar, collated to a preb. by bp. Ranulph de Wareham shortly before his death on 14 Sept. 1222; preb. of less value than one that became vacant soon after; papal mandate to bp.-el. Ralph de Neville to give Blaise the next vacant preb., 6 May 1223 (Reg. Hon. III no. 4342 = CPL I 92).

Clement de Pecham

Ordained subdcn. as canon 20 Sept. 1287 (Reg. Pecham II 1). Presum. related to John Pecham (Patcham, E. Suss.), abp. of Canterbury (1279-92), and to M. Godfrey de Pecham, archdcn. of Lewes (list 9) (D. L. Douie, Archbishop Pecham (Oxford, 1952) p. 2).

Durand (fn. 112)

Occ. as canon five times: 6 Oct. 1174 × Dec. 1178 (Acta no. 61); c. 1177 × Apr. 1180, perhaps c. 15 Jan. 1179/80 (ibid. no. 58, prob. connected with ibid. no. 60, dated 15 Jan. 1179/80); Dec. 1184 × Dec. 1185 (ibid. no. 85); (fn. 113) c. 1180 (Chart. Chichester no. 1068); and 1186 × c. 17 March 1204 (ibid. no. 1069). (fn. 114)

M. Edmund

Not called canon when first occ., twice 6 Oct. 1174 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (Acta no. 59; Chart. Chichester no. 309). First occ. as canon 15 Jan. 1179/80 (Acta no. 60) and c. 1177 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (ibid. no. 68). (fn. 115) Also occ. 1197/8 (ibid. no. 101). Last occ. 23 Sept. 1202 (Suss. Fines I no. 70) and 1200 × Oct. 1206 (Innocent III, Cal. Letters no. 720).

M. Edward

Occ. as canon twice: 2 Feb. 1147 (Chart. Chichester nos. 94-5) and 3 Aug. 1147 × 20 March 1150 (Cart. Reading I no. 268).

Ernisius de Tywa

Presum. to be identified with Ernisius, who occ. as clerk and datary of bp. Ranulph de Wareham 18 July 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41), and as clerk of bp.-el. Ralph de Neville 31 March 1224 (Rot. Litt. Claus. I 591a). (fn. 116) First occ. as canon, as Ernisius, 19 Feb. 1222 (Eton Coll., ECR Lyminster LVI no. 9). Occ. as canon several times, with full name e.g. Nov. 1227 (Chart. Chichester no. 410). Bp.'s datary, occ. 31 Jan. 1229 (ibid. no. 44). Still canon 7 Nov. 1231 or 1232 (ibid. no. 1070, which bears the contradictory date '1231, anno 8 [= 1232]'). Presum. transf. to preb. Oving on becoming precentor, by 1 Apr. 1234; last occ. 19 Apr. 1251; died by 25 May 1252 (lists 4, 28).

M. Gentilius (fn. 117)

Not called canon when occ. as judge-delegate at Oxford 13 Oct. 1221 (Cart. of... St Frideswide at Oxford, ed. S. R. Wigram (2 vols., Oxford Historical Soc. xxix, xxxi, 1895-6) II 30), 29 Aug. 1230 (Reg. of Walter Gray, abp. of York, [ed. J. Raine] (Surtees Soc. lvi, 1872) p. 37) and when acting for [M. John of Ferentino] archdcn. of Norwich 3 March 1234 (CPL I 139, omitted from Reg. Grég. IX). Occ. as canon 1 Apr. 1234 (Chart. Chichester no. 246; cf. Early Chs. of the Cathedral Church of St Paul, London, ed. M. Gibbs (Camden 3rd series lviii, 1939) no. 182, of 2 Apr. 1234). Also occ. as canon March 1235 (Chart. Sele no. 15), Oct. 1235 (Chart. Chichester no. 274), c. 17 Nov. 1235 (Close R. 1234-37 p. 210), 1235 × 41 (Chart. Chichester no. 1027). Last occ. as canon 24 Feb. 1236/7 (Chart. Lewes II 110).

Geoffrey

Occ. as canon once only, 3 Aug. 1147 × 18 Apr. 1148 (Acta no. 22).

M. Geoffrey of Gloucester

First occ. 26 May 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41). Also occ. 21 Apr. 1224 × 11 June 1229 (Chart. Chichester no. 965), (fn. 118) 29 Oct. 1232 (Walcott, Statutes p. 160), 1 Apr. 1234 (Chart. Chichester no. 246), and Apr. 1236 (Oxford, Magdalen Coll., Sele ch. 84). Last occ. 1237/8 (Chart. Chichester no. 551) and presum. 14 June 1238 (ibid. no. 4; see above, list 5, n. 52). Dean by Aug. 1241 and presum. preb. Westgate (lists 2, 36).

M. Gervase of Chichester

Clerk of abp. Thomas Becket (Calendar of Documents preserved in France, ed. J. H. Round, I (1899) nos. 741-2; EEA II, Canterbury 1162-90 no. 5, of midJune 1162 × early Sept. 1164); listed by Herbert of Bosham among the 'eruditi', as 'natione et cognomine Cicestrensis' (Materials for the History of Thomas Becket, ed. J. C. Robertson et al. (7 vols., RS lxvii, 1875-85) III 527). Perhaps to be identified with Gervase, not called Master, who occ. as canon 1165 × 69 (Select Documents of the English Lands of the Abbey of Bec, ed. M. M. Chibnall (Camden 3rd series lxxiii, 1951) no. 5). First certain occ. as canon 6 Oct. 1174 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (Chart. Chichester no. 309), c. 1177 × c. 26 Apr. 1180, perhaps c. Jan. 1179/80 (Acta no. 58, a ch. prob. connected with ibid. no. 60, dated 15 Jan. 1179/80) and c. 1180 (Chart. Chichester no. 1068). Also occ. 16 Nov. 1180 × 28 Oct. 1185 (Acta no. 76) (fn. 119) and Dec. 1184 × Dec. 1185 (ibid. no. 85). Last occ. 1187 × 92 (ibid. no. 77). (fn. 120) Author of a commentary on the prophecy of Malachi (see Mayr-Harting, in English Historical Review lxxviii (1963) 21-2, with some notes on his career), and homilies on the death of Thomas Becket (see R. Sharpe, Corpus of Medieval Library Catalogues: List of Identifications (British Academy, 1995) p. 81).

Gilbert

Occ. as canon three times: 2 Feb. 1147 (Chart. Chichester no. 95); 1154 × 61, prob. 1154 × 55 (Acta no. 49); 3 Aug. 1147 × 1157 (ibid. no. 28).

Godfrey

Occ. as canon and bp.'s datary twice: 17 Dec. 1220 (Eton Coll., ECR Lyminster LVI no. 8) and 19 Feb. 1222 (ibid. no. 9). Possibly to be identified with Godfrey de Weseham, below.

Godfrey of Stoughton (fn. 121)

First occ. as canon Dec. 1189 × Dec. 1190 (Acta no. 140). Occ. frequently in 1190s. Estates steward of bp. Seffrid II (ibid. pp. 14, 18, 20-1). Last occ. 1201 × c. 17 March 1204 (ibid. no. 124).

Godfrey de Weseham

Occ. as canon 1226/7 (Walcott, Statutes p. 207) and after 11 June 1229 (Chart. Chichester no. 210; for the date, see above, Dating). Possibly to be identified with Godfrey, canon and bp.'s datary in 1220 and 1222 (above). Prob. to be identified with 'Geoffrey de Westham', who occ. as canon Oct. 1237 (Chart. Chichester no. 247). Godfrey de Weseham died before 1253 (ibid. no. 611). Also canon of St Paul's, London, from before 1236 to 20 July 1243 or later (1 Fasti I 92); he was commem. at St Paul's 14 July (Documents Illustrating the History of S. Paul's Cathedral, ed. W. S. Simpson (Camden new series xxvi, 1880) p. 68).

Guy de Palude (or Lapalud) (fn. 122)

Royal collation to preb. formerly held by Richard de Maupudre, sede vacante, 23 Feb. 1246 (CPR 1232-47 p. 475; cf. below). Does not occ. as canon. Had ineffective collation of preb. in St Paul's, London (1 Fasti I 35). Keeper of queen's wardrobe (Tout, Chapters V 234-5); had benefices of Lambeth and Newchurch (CPR 1232-47 p. 379), Geddington (Northants) and Hemel Hempstead (Herts.) (Rotuli Roberti Grosseteste, ed. F. N. Davis (Lincoln Rec. Soc. xi, 1914) pp. 219, 287).

Guy de Russillun

Royal collation to succeed archdcn. of Lewes [prob. Reginald of Winchester] in a preb., sede vacante, 3 March 1244 (CPR 1232-47 p. 421). Also dean of St Martin le Grand, London (ibid. p. 423); canon of Lichfield and Wells; numerous other benefices (see, e.g., ibid. pp. 258, 387, 388, 420). Resigned church of Ribchester (Lancs.) by 1 Aug. 1246 (ibid. p. 484). Royal clerk and archdcn. of Lyons, occ. 15 Feb. 1254 as royal envoy to pope Innocent IV (Diplomatic Documents I 1101-1272, ed. P. Chaplais (1964) no. 269). Still alive, papal chapl., 19 May 1254 (Reg. Innoc. IV no. 7501, cf. no. 7745). Described as kinsman of king Henry III (ibid. nos. 223, 1709).

Henry de Bluntesdon

Preb. of Salisbury and archdcn. of Dorset 1297-1316 (1 Fasti IV 28, 63, 112); preb. of St Paul's, London (ibid. I 38) and Wells. King's almoner, papal disp. to retain benefices, including a preb. of Chichester, 25 June 1300 (CPL I 588 = Reg. Bon. VIII no. 3670; cf. 2 Fasti VII 55). Died 1316, shortly before 29 Sept. (1 Fasti IV 28).

M. Henry of Chichester

Occ. as canon once only, 29 June 1267 (Chart. Chichester no. 638). Perhaps to be identified with chanc. of Lincoln of same name, who occ. after Nov. 1264 and last occ. Apr. 1270 (1 Fasti III 17, 90, 96). Possibly same man as archdcn. of Lewes who occ. 19 Oct. 1272 × 5 Apr. 1279 (list 9).

M. Henry de Kilkenny

Occ. as preb. when given papal disp. for plurality 18 Sept. 1255 (CPL I 323 = Reg. Alex. IV no. 803). Occ. as canon c. 1275 (Chart. Chichester no. 663, closely related to no. 664).

M. Hervey of Cornwall

Physician of bp. Ralph de Neville, occ. 1 June 1233 (Close R. 1231-4 p. 225; cf. ibid. 1242-7 pp. 302, 449). Occ. as chapl., not canon, March 1235/6 (Oxford, Magdalen Coll., Sele ch. 97). First occ. as canon 31 Jan. 1244 (Chart. Chichester no. 211). Occ. frequently. Last occ. 4 Nov. 1256 (ibid. no. 1080).

Hugh of Pattishall (fn. 123)

Occ. as chapl. and canon once only, 26 June 1224 (cart. St Radegund, Bradsole: Bodl., MS Rawlinson B. 336 p. 171). Preb. of St Paul's, London, 1239 (1 Fasti I 65). Treas. of Exchequer 1234-6 (Tout, Chapters VI 18). Bp. of Coventry and Lichfield, el. 1239, temps. 1 Jan. 1240, cons. 1 July 1240.

M. Humphrey

Occ. as canon 26 May 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41). Preb. of Salisbury and archdcn. of Dorset, by Aug. 1226; last occ. Sept. 1241 × Sept. 1242 (1 Fasti IV 26, 43). Royal collation of his preb. in Chichester to Peter Chaceporc 23 Apr. 1244, so prob. already dead (CPR 1232-47 p. 423). Died in possession of houses in Chichester, prob. preb. (Close R. 1242-7 p. 180, of 1 May 1244).

M. Humphrey of Millières (fn. 124)

Royal collation to preb. formerly held by M. Richard de Kirkham, sede vacante, 20 Sept. 1222, perhaps as reward for diplomatic work (Pat. R. 1216-25 p. 340; see EEA IX, Winchester 1205-38 p. 167). Official of bp. of Winchester. Arrangement for his anniversary in his will, undated (Chart. Chichester no. 558; cf. no. 457). Still alive 17 June 1238 (CPR 1232-47 p. 224). Died before 13 Apr. 1241 (ibid. pp. 249-50, 252, 253).

James de Kawrth (fn. 125)

Occ. as canon once only, 19 Apr. 1251 (Walcott, Statutes p. 213).

M. James Romanus

Royal collation to preb. formerly held by Robert of London, sede vacante, 23 June 1214 (Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 117b). Prob. to be identified with M. James of Vercelli, companion of legate Guala; preb. of Salisbury by 1227, to 1233 or later (1 Fasti IV 90).

M. Jocelin de Alta Ripa

Occ. as canon three times: c. 1190 × 28 July 1213 (Chart. Chichester no. 1064); Nov. 1227 (ibid. no. 410; for date, see above, Dating); 29 Oct. 1232 (Walcott, Statutes p. 160). Bequeathed land in South Street, Chichester, to dean and chapter, before May 1253 (Chart. Chichester no. 611).

John

Occ. as canon 3 Aug. 1147 × 18 Apr. 1148 (Acta no. 22).

M. John

Occ. as canon when papal judge-delegate, 11 Apr. 1235 and July 1238 (cart. Dover: Lambeth MS 241 fos. 175v-176r).

M. John Blund (fn. 126)

Royal clerk, prob. by 1227 (Close R. 1227-31 p. 278). At Paris when university dispersed 1229 (Chron. Maj. III 168). Already canon of Chichester when el. abp. by monks of Canterbury 26 Aug. 1232 (Gerv. Cant. II 129); quashed by pope 1 June 1233 (see 1 Fasti II 6). Chanc. of York by 3 Nov. 1234 (York Minster Fasti I 19). Occ. also as canon of Chichester, by proxy, 23 July 1247 (Walcott, Statutes p. 185). Died 1248 (Chron. Maj. V 41).

M. John de Coudre

Occ. as canon once only, 29 June 1267 (Liber Y fo. 202r, cal. Chart. Chichester no. 638), but perhaps an error for M. John de Coruleto, successively preb. Selsey and Wightring (lists 30, 37).

M. John de Langeton (fn. 127)

Notorious pluralist: canonry of Chichester among benefices listed 21 Apr. and 29 June 1299 (CPL I 581, 583 = Reg. Bon. VIII nos. 3005, 3156). Also treas. of Wells, archdcn. of Canterbury, canon of Lichfield, Lincoln, Salisbury and York (see 1 Fasti IV 43-4). Bp. of Chichester, el. 5 Apr. 1305, temps. 16 July, cons. 19 Sept. (2 Fasti VII 1).

John de Nectone

First occ. as canon on two occasions before the death of dean Simon de Peregorz: 1226/7 (Walcott, Statutes p. 207, wrongly printed as 'Heketon') and 18 July 1220 × 11 June 1229 (Chart. Chichester no. 552). Offered part of his preb. for augmentation of deanery 11 June 1229 (ibid. no. 42; for date, see Dating). Last occ. as canon 1 Apr. 1234 × Aug. 1241 (Chart. Chichester no. 1067). Died by 1246/7, when his anniversary was endowed (ibid. no. 562; cf. no. 566).

M. Laurence de Sancto Martino (fn. 128)

In king's service by 16 Dec. 1243 (Close R. 1242-7 p. 144). Royal collation of preb. formerly held by Nicholas de Neville, to be installed by proxy during his absence on king's business at the papal Curia, mandate 28 Feb. 1245, sede vacante (CPR 1232-47 p. 448; cf. ibid. p. 449). Occ. as canon 23 Aug. 1246 (CPL I 228, omitted from Reg. Innoc. IV) and by proxy 23 July 1247 (Walcott, Statutes p. 185). Also preb. of Salisbury (1 Fasti IV 69); archdcn. of Coventry (Lichfield dioc.). Bp. of Rochester, el. 19 Oct. 1250, cons. 9 Apr. 1251 (ibid. II 77). This preb. exempted from papal disp. for retention of benefices after elevation to bpric., 13 Feb. 1251 (Reg. Innoc. IV no. 5069, cal. CPL I 267).

M. Laurence de Sancto Nicholao

Papal subdcn., clerk of legate Guala, papal chapl.; first occ. in England 1218; preb. of Lincoln (by 1226 to before 1235), Salisbury (by 1222 to 1233 or later) and York (1226) (1 Fasti III 131, IV 67; York Minster Fasti II 73-4). Occ. as canon of Chichester once only, 10 May 1232 (Pat. R. 1225-32 p. 474).

M. Laurence de Somercotes (fn. 129)

Papal subdcn.; papal prov. to next vacant preb., after 28 June 1243 (Liber Y fo. 68r, Master Laurence 'de Sumercot', cal. Chart. Chichester no. 32 as 'de Simicor'). Occ. as bp.'s official, not called canon, 14 Apr. 1247 (Chart. Chichester no. 221). First occ. as canon, by proxy, 23 July 1247 (Walcott, Statutes p. 185). Last certain occ. as canon 5 Aug. 1254 (Close R. 1253-4 pp. 92-3), but still alive 14 Nov. 1257 (CPR 1247-58 p. 606). Wrote a tract on the mode of conducting an episcopal election, which was observed at Lincoln in 1279 (Statutes of Lincoln Cathedral, arranged H. Bradshaw, ed. C. Wordsworth (2 vols. in 3, Cambridge, 1892-7) I 114, II pp. cxxiv-cxxv; see also Russell, Dict. of Writers pp. 81-2).

M. Louis

Not certainly canon when occ. before c. 26 Apr. 1180 (Acta nos. 63, 64), 16 Nov. 1180 × 15 Nov. 1181 (ibid. no. 120), and 16 Nov. 1181 × 15 Nov. 1182 (ibid. no. 119). Not called canon when instituted to churches of All Saints, Clayton, and St Mary, Keymer, at presentation of Lewes priory, 16 Nov. 1180 × 1186 (ibid. no. 117). (fn. 130) Occ. as canon Dec. 1184 × Dec. 1185 (ibid. no. 85) and 16 Nov. 1180 × 28 Oct. 1185 (ibid. no. 76). (fn. 131) Became precentor by Dec. 1189 × Dec. 1190 (list 4), and transf. to preb. Oving (list 28).

M. Luke

First occ. as can. 11 Aug. 1215 (Vetus Registrum Sarisberiense... S. Osmundi, ed. W. H. Rich Jones (2 vols., RS lxxviii, 1883-4) I 259). Occ. as canon several times temp. bps. Richard Poore (1215-17), Ralph de Neville (1224-44) and Richard de Wich (1245-53) (Chart. Chichester nos. 756, 1120; Charters and Documents illustrating the History of... Salisbury, ed. W. H. Rich Jones and W. D. Macray (RS xcvii, 1891) p. 107n.; carts. St Radegund, Bradsole: Bodl., MSS Rawlinson B. 336 p. 171, and B. 461 fo. 26r). Possibly to be identified with Luke des Roches [of Winchester], archdcn. of Surrey c. 1227-1243, preb. of London and Salisbury, who died c. 1253 (1 Fasti II 94, I 86, IV 64, 79, 93), and for whose career, see Vincent, in EEA IX, Winchester 1205-38 pp. 175-7.

Mauger (fn. 132)

Prob. not canon when occ. 16 Nov. 1180 × 1186 (Acta no. 117). First certain occ. as canon 1192/3 (ibid. no. 84). Occ. several times. Last occ. 11 July 1204 × 21 Aug. 1207 (Chart. Chichester no. 339). Occ. twice as 'Master Mauger: c. 1190 × 28 July 1213 (ibid. no. 1064), and late 1190s (Chart. Lewes I 110). (fn. 133) His anniversary mentioned Chart. Chichester no. 584.

Nicholas

Occ. as chapl. and canon 26 June 1224 (cart. St Radegund, Bradsole: Bodl., MS Rawlinson B. 336 p. 171). Prob. to be identified with Nicholas, canon, who occ. in undated ch. (Chart. Chichester no. 844).

M. Nicholas de Bagenden

Occ. as canon May 1272 (CPR 1266-72 p. 653) and c. 1275 (Chart. Chichester no. 663, closely related to no. 664, which bears date 1275/6). Prob. to be identifed with Nicholas de Blachingdon who occ. as canon 27 Dec. 1271 (Walcott, Statutes p. 222) and 19 Oct. 1272 × 5 Apr. 1279 (Chart. Chichester no. 637). (fn. 134)

Nicholas de Bauuere

Occ. as canon once only, 29 June 1267 (Liber Y fo. 202r, cal. Chart. Chichester no. 638, where Peckham prefers to read 'Baunere').

M. Nicholas de Croyland (fn. 135)

Occ. as canon twice only: 28 Dec. 1264 and 29 June 1267 (Chart. Chichester nos. 242, 638). Died before June 1287 (Oxford, Merton Coll. Records 3032).

M. Nicholas of Lewes

Occ. as canon once only, c. 1177 × 26 Apr. 1180 (Acta no. 68). (fn. 136)

Nicholas de Neville

Two certain occs. as canon: 11 June 1229 and a little later (Chart. Chichester nos. 42, 210; for dates, see Dating). But almost certainly to be identified with 'W. de Nevill', who occ. as canon once only, 31 Jan. 1244 (Chart. Chichester no. 211, from Liber B fos. 66v-67r and Liber E fo. 64v (old 192v), omitted in Liber Y fo. 102r; for another corruption in this text, see below, Walter of St Giles). Royal clerk (Tout, Chapters I 146 n. 3, 208-9, VI 114; EEA IX, Winchester 1205- 38 no. 18 and note); dean of Tettenhall, appointed 3 Nov. 1232 (see VCH Staffs. III 320); archdcn. of Bath, appointed after Oct. 1234, had been succeeded by 5 Feb. 1242/3. Died before 28 Feb. 1245, when his unident. preb. in Chichester granted to M. Laurence de Sancto Martino (above), saving houses in Chichester (CPR 1232-47 pp. 448-9). Brother of bp. Ralph de Neville (1224-44) (Pat. R. 1225-32 p. 246; list 1), of M. William de Neville, treas. (list 6), of Robert de Neville (Chart. Chichester no. 577), and of Roger de Neville (CPR 1232-47 p. 205).

Nicholas of Séez

Occ. as canon once only, 28 Dec. 1264 (Chart. Chichester no. 242).

Nicholas de Tuthum

Occ. as canon twice: 1197/8 (Acta no. 101) and 11 July 1204 × 21 Aug. 1207 (Chart. Chichester no. 339). Prob. to be identified with Nicholas Thyrchone who occ. as canon c. 1190 × 28 July 1213 (ibid. no. 1064).

Nicholas de Wich

Occ. as canon twice only: 15 March 1262 (Reg. Urbain IV no. 75, cal. CPL I 377) and 28 Dec. 1264 (Chart. Chichester no. 242). Not called canon when occ. as Master, witnessing ch. of bp. Richard, 14 Apr. 1247 (ibid. no. 221). As Master, a dcn., of Ossory dioc., disp. to be ordained pr. despite being the son of a dcn., 18 Feb. 1258 (Reg. Alex. IV no. 2482 = CPL I 355). Presum. related to bp. Richard de Wich (cf. Reg. Urbain IV nos. 72, 75-6, cal. CPL I 377).

Odo de Ledred

Royal clerk, presented to Nettlestead (Suff.) 8 Feb. 1214 (Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 110b). Royal collation to preb. of Chichester formerly held by William [de Cornhill], sede vacante, 27 Nov. 1214 (ibid. p. 124b). Prob. to be identified with Odo, clerk in the wardrobe (Rot. Litt. Claus. I 132a) and possible keeper ? 1211, 1213, 1215, ? 1216, who disappears from record after king John's death, Oct. 1216 (Tout, Chapters I 168, 188, VI 25).

M. P-

Occ. as canon once only, 8 June 1205 (Innocent III, Cal. Letters no. 628). Possibly to be identified with Pandulph, treas. (list 6).

Peter

Occ. as canon once only, 3 Aug. 1147 × 18 Apr. 1148 (Acta no. 22). Cf. Peter of Lewes, below.

Peter Chaceporc

Royal collation to preb. formerly held by Humphrey archdcn. of Dorset, sede vacante, 23 Apr. 1244 (CPR 1232-47 p. 423; cf. Close R. 1242-7 p. 180). Occ. as canon once only, by proxy 23 July 1247 (Walcott, Statutes p. 185). Keeper of wardrobe 1241-54 (Tout, Chapters I 260-78, VI 25); dean of Tettenhall; archdcn. of Wells; chanc. of Exeter; treas. of Lincoln (1 Fasti III 20, 51, 114); preb. of London (ibid. I 60-1). Died at Boulogne 24 Dec. 1254 (Chron. Maj. V 483, 484).

Peter de Colemere

Occ. as canon 1197/8 (Acta no. 101), and perhaps already canon when occ. prob. late in the period 1192 × 97 (ibid. no. 72; (fn. 137) cf. Mayr-Harting's note, ibid. p. 17 n. 7; and Eton Coll., Misc. ch., witnesses omitted from copy printed in Acta no. 102). Not otherwise known.

Peter de Depham

Occ. as canon once only, by proxy, 19 Apr. 1251 (Walcott, Statutes p. 213). Prob. to be identified with M. Peter de Depeham, who occ. as canon of Salisbury June 1247 and Sept. 1250, and died before 24 July 1255 (1 Fasti IV 127).

Peter of Lewes

Only one certain occ. as canon, 1197/8 (Acta no. 101). Man of same name occ., not called canon, 1154 × 4 June 1163 (ibid. no. 31), and as Master, not called canon, 3 Aug. 1147 × c. 13 July 1169 (ibid. nos. 25, 27, 33; cf. no. 26). Cf. Peter, above.

Peter de Wilton

Occ. as canon Easter term 1203, acting as cathedral chapter's attorney in a suit concerning the church of East Dean (Curia Regis Rolls II 193). Prob. to be identified with Peter de Wincestr', clerk of bp. Seffrid II, c. 1196 × 1204 (Acta no. 133), and with P- de Wilton, possibly canon of Salisbury (1 Fasti IV 126).

Philip

Occ. as canon c. 1177 × c. 26 Apr. 1180, perhaps c. Jan. 1179/80 (Acta no. 58, a ch. prob. connected with ibid. no. 60, dated 15 Jan. 1179/80), c. 1180 (Chart. Chichester no. 1068), and c. 1196 × c. 17 March 1204 (Acta no. 118). Prob. to be identified with Philip of London, who occ. as canon 1197/8 (ibid. no. 101). Prob. also to be identified as Philip, brother of bp. John 'de Greenford', who occ., not called canon, 6 Oct. 1174 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (ibid. no. 59). Cf. the following.

M. Philip Rufus

Occ. as canon once only, 6 Feb. 1207 (Acta no. 153). Perhaps to be identified with the preceding.

Philip de Sancto Edwardo

Occ. as canon 1197/8, together with Philip of London (Acta no. 101; cf. Philip, above). Also canon of Salisbury, from before Nov. 1184 to Jan. 1213/14 or later (1 Fasti IV 128). Died before 27 Nov. 1214 when his preb. in Chichester collated to Robert of Gloucester (Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 124b).

M. R-of Chichester

Royal collation to preb. formerly held by M. Jocelin, archdcn. [of Lewes] (lists 9, 41), mentioned [1 Dec.] 1205, but presum. made sede vacante, so c. 17 March × 11 July 1204 (Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 48a).

M. Ralph de Ford (fn. 138)

First certain occ. as canon 1197/8 (Acta no. 101), but perhaps already canon when occ. without title prob. late in the period 1192 × 97 (ibid. no. 72). (fn. 139) Occ. several times. Proctor of bp. Seffrid II c. 1203 (ibid. no. 81). Last occ. 11 July 1204 × 21 Aug. 1207 (Chart. Chichester no. 339).

M. Ralph of Framingham (fn. 140)

Clerk of Canterbury dioc., disp. for plurality 22 Nov. 1258 (Reg. Alex. IV no. 2700, cal. CPL I 360). Occ. as canon, cited for non-attendance at abp.'s visitation 22 May 1283 (Reg. Pecham II 199). Also preb. of London (1 Fasti I 74, II 111). Still alive 1 Aug. 1283; died before 28 Aug. 1287 (Reg. Pontissara I 7, 29).

M. Richard

Occ. as canon once only, 1192/3 (Acta no. 84). Possibly to be identified with Richard, archdcn. [of Chichester], who occ. 1192 × 97 (list 8), and/or with Richard treas. by 1197/8, who last occ. after 11 July 1204 (list 6), but neither of these is called Master.

M. Richard Bacun (fn. 141)

Occ. as canon once only, 19 Oct. 1272 × 5 Apr. 1279 (Chart. Chichester no. 450).

Richard of Chichester

Chapl. of bp. Hilary, occ. without title after Aug. 1147 (Acta no. 27). Occ. as canon 3 Aug. 1147 × 1157, receiving grant of church of Eartham, not as preb. (ibid. no. 28; cf. list 14).

M. Richard of Ferring

Occ. as canon twice only: 11 Apr. 1267 (Bodl., MS Chs. Northants a. 1.2) and 30 Oct. 1279 (Reg. Pecham II 92-4). Abp.'s official; archdcn. of Canterbury 1280- 99 (1 Fasti II 15); preb. of Lincoln (ibid. III 56-7). Became abp. of Dublin, by papal prov. c. June 1299, cons. before 1 July (Reg. Bon. VIII no. 3151, cal. CPL I 583). Perhaps preb. Ferring (list 15), where his career would fit into gap between known prebs. from 1265 to 1306. Described as uncle of William de Irton, canon and treas. (see list 6). Presum. also related to M. Geoffrey of Ferring, precentor (list 4).

Richard de Glentham

Occ. as canon once only, 29 Oct. 1232 (Walcott, Statutes p. 160).

M. Richard de Kirk[ham] (fn. 142)

Occ. as canon twice only: 1197/8 (Acta no. 101, name given in various MSS as Richard de Kirle, Kirik', Kirkl', not called Master); and 1192 × 97 (San Marino, Huntington Libr., Stowe Grenville evidences STG box 37 no. 21). (fn. 143) Presum. to be identified with M. Richard de Kirkham, whose former preb. passed by royal collation to M. Humphrey de Millières, 20 Sept. 1222 (Pat. R. 1216-25 p. 340; cf. above).

Richard de Maupudre

Occ. as canon 1226/7 (Walcott, Statutes p. 207). Prob. canon when gave 40s to St Mary's hospital, Chichester, undated (Chart. Chichester no. 485). Also preb. of Salisbury by 1221, still alive 1233 (1 Fasti IV 73). Died by 23 Feb. 1246, when his preb. and houses in Chichester passed by royal collation to Guy de Palude (CPR 1232-47 p. 475; cf. above). His anniversary arranged 29 Nov. 1250 (Chart. Chichester no. 600).

Richer of Wittering

Occ. as canon four times: 26 Nov. 1289, 2 Nov. 1291, 9 June 1300, 2 Nov. 1301 (Chart. Chichester nos. 981, 972, 707, 709). Perhaps preb. Wightring and just possibly to be identified with M. Richard of Arundel, preb. Wightring (list 37).

Robert

Occ. as canon once only, 1187 × 97, together with M. Robert of Bosham (Acta no. 132; cf. below). Perhaps to be identified with Robert de Melkele, below.

M. Robert de .....don (fn. 144)

Occ. as can. 1279 (Liber Y fo. 209v, printed as 'Master S... de ...erdon Chart. Chichester no. 662).

Robert of Amberley (fn. 145)

Occ. as bp.'s clerk 18 July 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41). First occ. as canon 19 Feb. 1222 (Eton Coll., ECR Lyminster LVI no. 9). Occ. frequently. Last occ. 1241/ 2 (Chart. Chichester no. 504). Prob. to be identified with Robert of Amberley who occ. as estates steward of bp. Ranulph de Wareham, 7 Jan. 1218 × 14 Sept. 1222 (ibid. no. 206).

Robert de Beccles (fn. 146)

Occ. as canon three times only: 2 Jan. 1245 (Eye Priory Cart., ed. V. Brown (2 vols.: Suff. Records Soc., 1992-4) I no. 49); 19 Apr. 1251 (Walcott, Statutes p. 213); undated (Cat. Ancient Deeds V no. A/11670). Perhaps to be identified with Robert de Becco who occ. as chapl. of bp. Ralph de Neville 21 March 1233 (Close R. 1231-4 p. 203).

M. Robert of Bosham (fn. 147)

First occ. as canon [1189] (Cart. Southwick I 86 (I 143)). Prob. to be identified with M. Robert who occ. without title of canon 16 Nov. 1181 × 15 Nov. 1182 (Acta no. 119) and as canon 1192/3 (ibid. no. 84). With full name and title occ. several times in late 1180s or early 1190s. Last occ. 1197/8 (ibid. no. 101).

M. Robert of Hastings

Bp.'s official, first occ. 28 Feb. 1251/2 (Chart. Chichester no. 224), still official 26 Nov. 1263 (Reg. Urbain IV no. 1004, cal. CPL I 404). First occ. as canon 11 July 1261 (Chart. Sele no. 42). Occ. several times. Last occ. 19 Oct. 1272 × 5 Apr. 1279 and c. 1275 (Chart. Chichester nos. 637, 663). Prob. also canon of Arundel when occ. 22 June 1255 (ibid. no. 1082). Beneficiary of St Richard's will (d. 3 Apr. 1253), received copy of Decretals (St Richard p. 68).

Robert of London

Occ. as chapl., not canon, March 1196 × c. 17 March 1204 (Acta nos. 71, 75, 113, 129). Presum. to be identified with Robert of London, canon, whose former preb. was collated to M. James Romanus, 23 June 1214 (Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 117b; cf. above).

M. Robert Lyd'

Occ. as chapl. and canon once only, 16 Nov. 1180 × Dec. 1190 (Acta no. 138).

Robert de Melkele (fn. 148)

Occ. as canon once only, 1197/8 (Acta no. 101). Perhaps to be identified with Robert, above.

Robert de Purle

Bp.'s clerk, not canon, when occ. 26 Dec. 1256 and 27 Aug. 1254 × 15 March 1261 (Chart. Chichester nos. 233, 820). Not called canon, occ. as rector of Chailey (E. Suss.), 31 July 1257 (Oxford, Magdalen Coll., Findon chs. O, 14, 24). First occ. as canon 11 July 1261 (Chart. Sele no. 42; cf. Chart. Chichester no. 92, of Sept. 1261). Occ. frequently. Had custody of temps. of bpric. 4 Aug. 1269 (CPR 1266-72 p. 361), 27 Aug. 1273 (CPR 1272-81 p. 27). Occ. as one of executors of St Richard's will 18 June 1276 (ibid. p. 148). In residence 2 Nov. 1291 (Chart. Chichester no. 972). Last occ. Aug. 1292 (ibid. no. 904). Perhaps to be identified with Richard de Purle, who occ. as canon once only, 6 Jan. 1293/4 (reg. of Christ Church, Canterbury (Eastry): Cambridge University Libr., MS Ee. 5. 31 fo. 56r).

M. Robert the Universal

Occ. as canon once only, 11 Aug. 1215 (Vetus Registrum Sarisberiense... S. Osmundi, ed. W. H. Rich Jones (2 vols., RS lxxviii, 1883-4) I 259).

M. Robert de Wintonia

Collector of papal tenth; fruits of his preb. in Chichester sequestrated by king; in Rome, 28 Feb. 1272 (CPR 1266-72 pp. 631-2). His clerk and proctor was Simon le Blund (ibid.). Just possibly to be identified with M. Robert of Wiston (Wistalmeston, Wystneston), preb. unident., archdcn. of Chichester, treas. (lists 41, 8, 6).

Roger the chaplain of King Henry II

Occ. as canon Dec. 1184 × Dec. 1185 (Acta no. 85) and 16 Nov. 1180 × Dec. 1190 (Chart. Chichester no. 345). (fn. 149) Presum. not to be identified with Roger the chapl. of bp. Hilary, who held preb. Ferring from before c. 13 July 1169, prob. after 1154, to after 16 Nov. 1180 (list 15). Not clear which of the two is Roger the chapl. who occ. as canon 1187 × 92 and 1197/8 (Acta nos. 77, 101; cf. ibid. no. 130, of c. 1187 × c. 1197), and whose anniversary is mentioned c. 1290 (Chart. Chichester no. 688).

Roger son of Gundewin

Occ. as canon 1180 × 97 (Chart. Chichester no. 536), referring to his niece Leticia and his nephew Laurence. (fn. 150) Prob. to be identified with Roger who occ. as canon Dec. 1184 × Dec. 1185 (Acta no. 85). (fn. 151)

M. Roger of Wittering (fn. 152)

Occ. as canon twice only: c. 1285 and 26 Nov. 1289 (Chart. Chichester nos. 1022, 981).

[? M. Silvester de Everdon

Succeeded a canon of Chichester in receiving payment for tithe from 'boveria de Leghton', mentioned 29 Dec. 1245 (Close R. 1242-7 p. 380), so possibly canon. Had houses in Chichester formerly belonging to Nicholas de Neville, canon, 28 Feb. 1245 (CPR 1232-47 p. 448), but did not succeed to Nicholas's preb. (cf. above). Chancery clerk under bp. Ralph de Neville; keeper of great seal 1244-6; judge in the 1250s (see Tout, Chapters I 288, VI 4; E. Foss, Judges of England (9 vols., 1848-64) II 322-3). Preb. of London (1 Fasti I 44); archdcn. of Chester by Jan. 1245; bp. of Carlisle, el. Nov. 1246, temps. 8 Dec. 1246, cons. 13 Oct. 1247.]

Simon son of the dean

Occ. as canon 16 Nov. 1180 × 28 Oct. 1185 (Acta no. 76), (fn. 153) 1187 × 92 (ibid. no. 77) and 1192/3 (ibid. no. 84). A dispute over money due from him on the marriage of his daughter c. 1191 (Chart. Chichester no. 284). Mayr-Harting understands 'filius decani' to mean that he was son of John 'de Greenford', dean by mid Feb. 1157, until el. bp. by 1 May 1173, cons. 6 Oct. 1174 (lists 2, 1) (see Acta index). But Simon's career as canon overlaps the terms of office of two deans: Seffrid II, dean by prob. Dec. 1178 until became bp., cons. 16 Nov. 1180 (lists 2, 1), and M. Matthew of Chichester, dean by 15 Nov. 1181 to mid 1190s (list 2). Perhaps Simon was son of a local dean rather than a dean of the cathedral. He is almost certainly to be identified with Simon, not called son of the dean, who occ. as canon three times: 15 Jan. 1179/80 (Acta no. 60), before c. 26 Apr. 1180, perhaps c. Jan. 1179/80 (ibid. no. 58 and Chart. Chichester no. 1068, both connected with Acta no. 60), and 1186 × 89 (Cart. Southwick I 82 (I 135)).

Simon Greylly

First occ. as canon 3 Oct. 1298 (Reg. Winchelsey I 288). Last occ. 18 March 1309, going overseas (CPR 1307-13 p. 108). Also 2 Fasti VII 54.

M. Simon de Waltham (fn. 154)

M. S- de Waltham occ. as canon, seeking licence to elect a bp., which was granted 24 July 1217 (Pat. R. 1216-25 p. 83). Occ. as canon, with full name, 26 May 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41) and 19 Feb. 1222 (Eton Coll., ECR Lyminster LVI no. 9). Presum. to be identified with M. Simon de Waltham, royal clerk, rector of churches of St Andrew, Hastings (E. Suss.), Coldred (Kent), Slapton (Northants), Caterham (Surr.) and Niton (Isle of Wight), who died before Feb. 1229 (see EEA IX, Winchester 1205-38 p. 64).

M. Sinitius

Clerk of papal chamber, first occ. as canon 28 Jan. 1257 (Norwich, Norf. and Norwich Record Office, 19816). Papal collector, papal subdcn. and chapl. (see, e.g., Reg. Alex. IV no. 2392; Reg. Urbain IV no. 392, cal. CPL I 354, 391; CPR 1247-58 pp. 552, 569, 587 etc.; CPR 1258-66 p. 193 etc.; CPR 1266-72 pp. 92, 200 etc.); called papal chamberlain 1 Jan. 1258 (PRO, SC.7/2/36). Occ. as canon several times, last 28 Oct. 1268 (CPR 1266-72 p. 300). Still alive, presum. still canon, Feb. 1270 (ibid. p. 409).

M. Stephen of Bersted

Occ. as canon 11 Jan. 1254 × 2 Aug. 1256 (Chart. Chichester no. 261). Bp., el. after 26 May 1262, temps. 20 June, cons. 24 Sept. (list 1).

Stephen of Bersted

Occ. as canon five times: c. 1275 (Chart. Chichester no. 663); 19 Oct. 1272 × 5 Apr. 1279 (ibid. no. 450); 1279 (ibid. no. 662); 1 Aug. 1284 (Reg. Pontissara II 413); c. 1285 (Chart. Chichester no. 1022). Also occ. as rector of Stoughton (W. Suss.) 1 Feb. 1287/8 (Reg. Pecham I 70). Presum. a relative of M. Stephen of Bersted, bp. of Chichester (1262-87) (list 1 and above) and of M. Thomas of Bersted, dean (1296-1306 (list 2).

M. Stephen of Pagham

Occ. as canon three times only: 23 July 1247 (Walcott, Statutes p. 185); 19 Apr. 1251 (ibid. p. 213); 4 Nov. 1256 (Chart. Chichester no. 1080).

M. Thomas

Occ. as canon three times: 6 Oct. 1174 × Dec. 1178 (Acta no. 61); 6 Oct. 1174 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (Chart. Chichester no. 309); c. 1177 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (Acta no. 68). (fn. 155) Prob. to be identified with M. Thomas vice-archdcn. and canon who occ. 6 Oct. 1174 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 and 16 Nov. 1181 × 15 Nov. 1182 (ibid. nos. 64, 119).

M. Thomas the chaplain

Occ. as canon once only, 1197/8 (Acta no. 101). On chronological grounds not likely to be identified with the preceding.

M. W- de Kylkermyn

Occ. as canon once only, 27 Dec. 1271 (Walcott, Statutes p. 222). Possibly the name is a corruption of M. Henry de Kilkenny, canon by 18 Sept. 1255, last occ. c. 1275 (above).

M. Walter de Augon'

Occ. as canon once only, 6 Oct. 1174 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (Liber K p. 251, cal. Chart. Chichester no. 309).

M. Walter of Gloucester

First occ. as canon 31 Jan. 1244 (Chart. Chichester no. 211) and 17 Feb. 1244 (CPR 1232-47 p. 420). Occ. several times while John de Neville still preb. of Waltham: 17 Feb. 1244 (CPR 1232-47 p. 420), Apr. 1245 (Chart. Chichester no. 509), 1246/7 (ibid. nos. 502, 562). Also 17 July 1247 (ibid. no. 595) and 23 July 1247 (Walcott, Statutes p. 185). Transf. to preb. Waltham by 22 May [1249] (list 35).

M. Walter de Kirkham (fn. 156)

Occ. as canon once only, 3 Feb. 1236 (CPR 1232-47 p. 135). Preb. of Lincoln (1 Fasti III 88); dean of St Martin le Grand, London; preb. of York; dean of York 1244-9 (York Minster Fasti I 4-6). Royal clerk, keeper of wardrobe 1224-31 and 1234-6 (Tout, Chapters I 192-201, 244, VI 25). Bp. of Durham, el. 21 Apr. 1249, temps. 20 Oct., cons. 5 Dec. (1 Fasti II 32).

M. Walter de Langeton (fn. 157)

Occ. as preb. 2 Oct. 1295 (Reg. Bon. VIII no. 415, cal. CPL I 559). Also canon of Lichfield, London (1 Fasti I 55), Salisbury (ibid. IV 135), Wells, Dublin, Bishop Auckland and Lanchester. Bp. of Coventry and Lichfield, el. 20 Feb. 1296, temps. 16 June, cons. 23 Dec.

Walter son of Peter

Royal collation to preb. formerly held by Geoffrey Aguillun, sede vacante, 29 Nov. 1213 (Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 106a; list 41). Occ. as canon three times: 29 Oct. 1232; by proxy 23 July 1247 and 19 Apr. 1251 (Walcott, Statutes pp. 160, 185, 213).

Walter of St Giles

Occ. as W- de Sancto Egidio canon by proxy 23 July 1247 (Walcott, Statutes p. 185). Occ. with full name, as having died before 2 Aug. 1256 (Chart. Chichester nos. 582-3). Already dead when provision made for his anniversary, ibid. no. 580. Almost certainly to be identified with 'W. de Sancto Edwardo' (for 'Egidio'), who occ. as canon once only, 31 Jan. 1244 (ibid. no. 211, from Liber B fos. 66v-67r and Liber E fo. 64v (old 192v), omitted in Liber Y fo. 102r; for another corruption in this text, see above, Nicholas de Neville).

Warin

Occ. as canon, holding land in the suburb of Chichester, 1220-1 (Curia Regis Rolls VIII 357-8, IX 56, X 120), and Jan. 1223, when he is called Warin of Firle (ibid. XI no. 380). Presum. therefore to be identified with Warin who was admitted to perpetual vicarage of Firle, presented by dean and chapter, March 1198 × March 1204 (Acta nos. 99-100), and not to be identified with Warin, preb. Heathfield (list 20).

M. William

Occ. as canon once only, 1154 × 61, prob. 1154 × 55 (Acta no. 49).

William de Alta Villa

Occ. as canon twice only: 19 Oct. 1272 × 5 Apr. 1279 and c. 1275 (Chart. Chichester nos. 450, 663). Perhaps to be identified with M. William de Alta Villa, rector of St Peter's, Northampton, March-Apr. 1258 (Reg. Alex. IV no. 2515, cal. CPL I 356).

William the chaplain

Occ. as canon twice only: 1192/3 and 1197/8 (Acta nos. 84, 101). Note, however, that two individuals called William the chapl., neither called canon, attest two chs. of 24 Jan. 1191 × 1197 (ibid. nos. 116, 121).

William of Chichester

Occ. as canon once only, 6 Oct. 1174 × c. 26 Apr. 1180 (Chart. Chichester no. 309). Perhaps to be identified with man of same name, who occ. as canon of Salisbury on four occasions between c. 1163 and 1193 (1 Fasti IV 136). Prob. not to be identified with canon of Exeter of same name, who died 14 March 1174/5 (ibid., citing Exeter, Dean & Chapter MS 3518 fo. 7v).

William de Cornhill

Occ. as advocate of chapter of Chichester Trinity term 1214 (Curia Regis Rolls VII 145). Bp.-el. of Coventry, his preb. of Chichester collated to M. Robert of Gloucester (list 41) 9 July 1214 (Rot. Litt. Pat. pp. 117b-118a), and again 19 Oct. (Rot. Litt. Claus. I 173b), and to Odo de Ledred (above) 27 Nov. (Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 124b). Royal clerk, first occ. 4 Apr. 1205 (ibid. p. 52a); archdcn. of Huntingdon from June 1207 (1 Fasti III 28); bp. of Coventry, temps. 20 Oct. 1214, cons. 25 Jan. 1215.

William de Fordes

Occ. as canon twice only: 1 Aug. 1284 (Reg. Pontissara II 413) and c. 1285 (Chart. Chichester no. 1022). Prob. to be identified with M. William de la Forde who occ. in suit concerning lands in Horsham and other places in W. Suss., 8 July 1285 (Suss. Fines II no. 977).

M. William of Keynsham (fn. 158)

Occ. as canon on six occasions between 1197 and c. 17 March 1204: with full name in Acta nos. 71, 113, 129, and as M. William ibid. nos. 75, 88, 137. No further appearance as canon of Chichester until 26 May 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41), after which he occ. several times, last Oct. 1237 (Chart. Chichester no. 247). Arrangement for his anniversary ibid. no. 548. If these two periods of activity at Chichester belong to the same individual, the gap between them may be explained if he is also to be identified with William de Keinesham, canon of Wells, who occ. at Lincoln several times between 23 Sept. 1217 (Liber Antiquus de Ordinationibus... Hugonis Wells, ed. A. Gibbons (Lincoln, 1888) p. 81 etc.) and 1219 (Rotuli Hugonis de Welles, ed. W. P. W. Phillimore et al. (CYS i, iii, iv, 1912- 14) I 157-8); and at Wells in the late 1220s or early 1230s (HMC Calendar of the MSS of the Dean and Chapter of Wells I (1907) 29).

William of Lagness

Occ. as canon once only, cited for non-attendance at abp.'s visitation, 22 May 1283 (Reg. Pecham II 199).

M. William de Marchia (fn. 159)

Occ. as canon, being disp. for plurality at king's request, 20 March 1291 (Reg. Nic. IV no. 4606, cal. CPL I 530-1). No other occ. as canon. Royal clerk; controller of wardrobe 1283-90; treas. of Exchequer 1290-5 (Tout, Chapters II 16-17, VI 28, 19). Also dean of St Martin le Grand, London; preb. of Salisbury (1 Fasti IV 84); canon of Wells. Bp. of Bath and Wells, el. 28 Jan. 1293, temps. 19 March, cons. 17 May.

William Psalter (alias Sautir)

Occ. as canon c. 1190 × 28 July 1213 (Chart. Chichester no. 1064) and 26 May 1220 (Chart. Sele no. 41). Mentioned as having died, his house granted by dean and chapter to John the glazier, March 1239/40 (Chart. Chichester no. 404; cf. no. 554).

William of Selsey

Occ. as canon five times: 12 Sept. 1247 × 3 Apr. 1253 (Chart. Chichester no. 226); mid 1250s (Liber Y fo. 79r, wrongly given as Walter of Selsey in Chart. Chichester no. 66); (fn. 160) 4 Nov. 1256 (Chart. Chichester no. 108); c. 1275 (ibid. no. 663); and 18 June 1276 (CPR 1272-81 p. 148). Chapl., beneficiary and executor of St Richard's will (d. 3 Apr. 1253), receiving a Bible and some quaterns in 'hairy' binding (St Richard pp. 68, 69, 'quaternos meos sub coopertorio piloso').

Footnotes

108 Presum. Ecclesden Manor, in Angmering parish, W. Suss.
109 This ch. is attested by Richard, archdcn. of Chichester, whose predecessor M. Peter occ. in 1192/ 3, list 8.
110 He is called Adam 'de Selesey' once, 6 Oct. 1251 (Liber E fo. 98v (old fo. 226v), not printed in version of ch. given in Chart. Chichester no. 232).
111 Temp. dean William of Bracklesham and treas. Nicholas of Pagham, lists 2, 6.
112 Cf. M. William Durand, archdcn. of Chichester, lists 8, 41.
113 In the last charter, Roger and Durand must be distinguished as two individuals, not 'Roger Durand' as printed.
114 Peckham wrongly identifies as [William] Durand, for whom see lists 8, 41. The date is temp. Louis precentor and bp. Seffrid II, lists 4, 1.
115 Temp. dean Seffrid II and bp. John 'de Greenford', lists 2, 1.
116 In view of his career described below, he is not likely to be identified with Ernisius, chapl. of Philip d'Aubigny, who occ. 1231 as incumbent of Farlington, Close R. 1227-31 p. 551.
117 For a note on his career, see Biog. Ox. III pp. xxiv-xxv.
118 Temp. bp. Ralph de Neville and dean M. Simon de Peregorz, lists 1, 2.
119 Temp. bp. Seffrid II and Henry precentor, lists 1, 4.
120 For two or more men called M. Gervase in the last decades of the 12th century, see EEA III, Canterbury 1193-1205, ed. C. R. Cheney and B. Jones (1986), index.
121 W. Suss.
122 For a note on his possible place of origin, see Tout, Chapters I 254 n. 7.
123 Northants.
124 Manche. For his career, see Vincent, in EEA IX, Winchester 1205-38 pp. xlii, 166-8, also Biog. Ox. II 1281. For some notes on his family, see W. Farrer, Honors and Knights' Fees III (Manchester 1925) 97-8.
125 ?Keyworth, Northants.
126 A theologian of some repute who lectured in Paris and Oxford: for his career and writings, see Biog. Ox. I 206; Russell, Dict. of Writers pp. 56-8; and Vincent, in EEA IX, Winchester 1205-38 p. xlii.
127 For his career, see Biog. Ox. II 1099-1100.
128 For his career, see Biog. Ox. III 2211-12.
129 Prob. related to Robert of Somercotes, the English cardinal who died at Rome in 1241; see J. E. Sayers, 'Canterbury proctors at the court of Audientia Litterarum Contradictarum', Traditio xxii (1962) 325 n. 87.
130 Cf. Acta nos. 119, 120, already cited, which also concern Lewes priory.
131 Temp. bp. Seffrid II and Henry precentor, lists 1, 4.
132 Not to be identified with M. Mauger, archdcn. of Evreux (1190-99), bp. of Worcester (1199- 1212) (Fasti II 100), with whom the canon of Chichester is confused in Biog. Ox. III 2196-7.
133 Temp. Richard treas., list 6.
134 Temp. dean William of Bracklesham and treas. Nicholas of Pagham, lists 2, 6.
135 For his career, see Biog. Ox. I 522-3.
136 Temp. dean Seffrid II and bp. John 'de Greenford', lists 2, 1.
137 This ch. is attested by Richard, archdcn. of Chichester, whose predecessor M. Peter occ. in 1192/ 3, list 8.
138 For a note on his career, see Acta p. 215.
139 This ch. is attested by Richard, archdcn. of Chichester, whose predecessor M. Peter occ. in 1192/ 3, list 8.
140 Norf., where he was tenant-in-chief, see CCR 1279-88 p. 496.
141 He was at Oxford c. 1260, see Biog. Ox. I 90.
142 Presum. not the same man as noted in Biog. Camb. pp. 338-9.
143 A ch. of bp. Seffrid II, not printed in Acta, temp. Richard archdcn. [of Chichester] (list 8).
144 Under ultra-violet light the name appears to be something like 'Bauerdon'.
145 W. Suss.: bp.'s manor. His name is corrupted to 'Arubed' in a ch. Oct. 1235 (cart. Battle: San Marino, Huntington Libr., MS 29 fos. 70v-72v).
146 In view of his connection with Eye, Suff., the placename is perhaps to be identified with Beccles, Suff.
147 For a note on his career, see Acta p. 215.
148 Identified by Mayr-Harting as Mentley, Herts., Acta index.
149 Temp. Luke precentor, list 4.
150 For Henry Gundewine, a citizen of Chichester in the second half of the 13th century, see Chart. Chichester index, sub Gundewine.
151 In this charter, Roger and Durand must be distinguished as two individuals, not 'Roger Durand' as printed.
152 W. Suss.
153 Temp. bp. Seffrid II and Henry precentor, lists 1, 4.
154 For notes on his career, see Biog. Ox. III 1976 (distinguishing him from Simon de Walton) and EEA IX, Winchester 1205-38 pp. 63-4.
155 Temp. dean Seffrid II and bp. John 'de Greenford', lists 2, 1.
156 Presum. Kirkham, Yorks., E.
157 For his career as a notorious pluralist, see A. H. Thompson, 'Pluralism in the mediaeval Church', Reports and Papers... of the Architectural Societies xxxiii (1915-16) 35-73, at pp. 57-9.
158 The identification of 'Kaynesham' or 'Keinesham' as Keynsham, Somerset, made by Mayr-Harting, Acta index, seems to be confirmed by William's connections with Wells and with Hugh of Wells, bp. of Lincoln (1209-35). For a note on his career, see Acta p. 215.
159 For his career, see Biog. Ox. III 2195.
160 Temp. Roger [Germayn] mayor of Chichester.