The College of Minor Canons
Confirmation of privileges by Henry V, 1413-4

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W. Sparrow Simpson (editor)

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1873

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'The College of Minor Canons: Confirmation of privileges by Henry V, 1413-4', Registrum Statutorum et Consuetudinum Ecclesiae Cathedralis Sancti Pauli Londiniensis (1873), pp. 364. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=49161 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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VIII. CONFIRMACIO HENRICI V. SUPER FUNDACIONEM ISTIUS COLLEGII. (fn. 1) 1413–4.

Henricus, Dei gracia Rex Anglie et ffrancie et Dominus Hibernie, omnibus ad quos presentes littere pervenerint, Salutem. Inspeximus litteras patentes Domini nuper Regis Anglie Patris nostri factas in hec verba:—

Henricus, Dei gracia Rex Anglie et ffrancie et Dominus Hibernie, omnibus ad quos presentes littere pervenerint, Salutem. Inspeximus litteras patentes Domini Ricardi nuper Regis Anglie secundi post Conquestum factas in hec verba:—

Ricardus. (fn. 2)

Nos autem voluntatem, concessiones, donaciones, assignaciones, approbacionem, ratificacionem, roboracionem, et confirmacionem predictas ratas habentes et gratas, eas pro nobis et heredibus nostris, quantum in nobis est, acceptamus, approbamus, et nunc Custodi ac Canonicis Collegii predicti confirmamus, prout littere predicte racionabiliter testantur. In cujus rei testimonium has litteras nostras fieri fecimus patentes. Teste Me-ipso apud Westmonasterium, octavo die ffebruarii anno regni nostri primo.

Nos autem voluntatem, concessiones, donaciones, assignaciones, approbacionem, ratificacionem, roboracionem, et confirmaciones predictas ratas habentes et gratas, eas pro nobis et heredibus nostris, quantum in nobis est, acceptamus, approbamus, ac nunc Custodi et Canonicis Collegii predicti concedimus et confirmamus, prout littere predicte racionabiliter testantur. In cujus rei testimonium has litteras nostras fieri fecimus patentes. Teste Meipso apud Westmonasterium vicesimo primo die Marcii, anno regni nostri secundo. (fn. 3)

Pro quinque marcis solutis in Hanaperio.

Examinatum per Ricardum Gabriell
et Johannem Clerk, Clericos.

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1 Printed from the original Confirmation preserved amongst the Archives of the Minor Canons.
2 The Confirmation here recites, in extenso, the original Charter of Incorporation granted to the Minor Canons by Richard II., printed supra, p. 326.
3 The royal seal, attached by silken cords, still remains. This Charter is not illuminated, though the margin is ruled; the initial letter is not inserted.