List 27: Prebendaries


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Diana E. Greenaway

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'List 27: Prebendaries: Givendale ', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 6: York (1999), pp. 76-77. URL: Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Little Givendale (E.R.): abp. held 2 car. in 1086 (Yorks. DB fo. 381v). Upper Poppleton (W.R., near York): abp.'s manor in 1086, with a 'prebendarius' (ibid. fos. 303v, 379v). Preb. held manor of Givendale (G. Lawton, Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum de Diocesi Eboracensi (1842) p. 339) and 1 car. in Upper Poppleton (YMF I no. 31).

Preb. not included in Extents of c. 1295.


1291 £12 (Taxatio p. 297b).



Occ. as this preb. c. 1121 × c. 1137 (YMF II no. 83) and as can. c. 1125 × 1133 (EEA V no. 74).

M. Walter de Wisbech

Prob. occ. as M. Walter can. of York c. 1190 × c. 1210 (EYC XII no. 84). First occ. as this preb. ? 1201 (YMF I no. 31). Occ. as can. 1206/7 (Cart. Rievaulx no. 363) and 1199 × 1217 (Chs. Vicars Choral no. 72). Went to Rome over el. of abp. 1214 (Rot. Litt. Claus. I 180; cf. Rot. Litt. Pat. p. 141). Transf. to preb. Fenton, prob. 1218 × 19 (list 25).

Guy de Boys

D. as this preb. before 8 Feb. 1293 (Reg. Romeyn II 15). Also can. of Lyon (ibid.).

[John de Colonna son of Landulf

This preb. assigned to his proctor, Bartholomew de Ferentino, in succession to Guy de Boys, 8 Feb. 1293 (Reg. Romeyn II 15). Evidently ineffective. Same proctor was offered and refused preb. Holme 30 Sept. 1294 (list 29). Claimed preb. Masham 1298 (list 34). Also claimed a preb. in Lincoln (see 1 Fasti III 82 and for details of his family).]

Amadeus of St John (fn. 165)

This preb. assigned to him by abp. on papal authority, with mandate to induct, 30 Apr. 1293 (Reg. Romeyn II 16). Transf. to preb. Weighton, in possession before 12 May 1299 (list 46).

M. William of Pickering

Archdcn. of Nottingham by 28 Sept. 1287 (list 12). Transf. from preb. Holme (list 29), abp.'s coll. to this preb., mandate dated 18 March 1299 (Reg. Newark p. 216). Dean, el. 11 Sept. 1310, instal. 9 Oct.; d. 7 Apr. 1312 (2 Fasti VI 6).


165 He was son of Sir John of St John (Reg. Romeyn II 16; Reg. Bon. VIII no. 4005, cal. CPL I 593), for whom see Comp. Peer. XI 325-6.