Volume XV
7 Clement VI

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'Volume XV: 7 Clement VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 130-141. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92365 Date accessed: 16 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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7 Clement VI

1348.(f. 42.)
Galhard, cardinal of St Lucy's in Silice. On behalf of Arnald de Ferrono, of the diocese of Auch, kinsman of Vitalis de Testa, for the canonry and prebend of Hovaecclesia, Chichester, void by the death of the said Vitalis. Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Bonaaura, proctor of the above cardinal in England, for the church of Henney, in the diocese of Salisbury, void by the death of Vitalis de Testa; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Chichester.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 60d.)
Roger de Dorkyng, envoy of the archbishop of Canterbury. For the canonry and prebend of Edindon, in the church of the nuns of St. Laurence's, Romsey, void by the consecration of Robert bishop of Chichester; notwithstanding that Gilbert de Bruera detains them, and that Roger has the church of Chertham, in the diocese of Canterbury, and a canonry of Lichfield with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. June.
(f. 64d.)
William de Farlee. For the canonry and prebend, called the portion of St. Laurence and Timbresbury, in the conventual church of Romsey, with the chapel of Inmere, in the diocese of Salisbury, annexed to the said prebend, which, on the consecration of William, bishop of Winchester, the pope gave to John Wawayn, who died before he could take possession of them; although they are occupied by Andrew de Ufford, and notwithstanding that William de Farlee has canonries and prebends of Salisbury and Winchester, and that provision has been made to him of the hospital of St. Cross.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. June.
Ibid. The same.
That his examination be remitted.
Let it be committed. Dated as above.
(f. 88d.)
John de Rath, S.T.P. archdeacon of Aberdeen. On behalf of Alexander de Abiracrumbi, licentiate in arts, of the diocese of St. Andrews, for the perpetual vicarage of Eloyn, in the diocese of Aberdeen, void by the death of Adam de Eloyn.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. June.
(f. 91d.)
David and Joan, king and queen of Scotland. On behalf of their chaplain John de Stallis, Augustinian canon of Holy Rood, Edinburg, for some benefice in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews.
Granted as to benefices held by regulars. Avignon, 13 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the abbot and convent of Holy Rood, Edinburg, for confirmation of concessions and donations made to them and their predecessors, and admitted by diocesans, and of the compositions between them and the abbot and convent of Newbotyl, which have been admitted and approved. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 92.)
John de Carleton, D.C.L. of the diocese of Lincoln. For remission to him of the first fruits, and others received from the chancellorship and prebend of Haselbeare, Wells, and from the church of Heyghehamms, in the same diocese, which he has obtained.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. July.
(f. 94d.) William de Grinlaw, a Scot, M.A. and advanced in canon law, lately rector of the university of Paris. For reservation of a dignity or office in the church of Moray; notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Aberdeen with expectation of a prebend, and the parish church of Adel, in the diocese of St Andrews, value 12 marks, which he is bound to resign.
He is habilitated, and provision is made to him of the said church. Avignon, 13 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. For a canonry of Glasgow, with reservation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 104.)
Thomas de Tughall, of the diocese of Durham. For the canonry and prebend of Vebermynstre (Warminster), in Salisbury, value 6l. void by the death of John de Abboddesbury, notwithstanding that Thomas de Bocton occupies them. Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. June.
(f. 110.)
Ralph de Bondeby, of the diocese of Lincoln, of the household of Sir Thomas Fastolf, and auditor of causes of the papal palace. For provision to him of the parish church of Melleburn, in the said diocese, value 20 marks, void by the death of Robert de Kilingholm, of the same household; notwithstanding that Ralph has a canonry of Wells with expectation of a prebend, and expects in forma pauperum a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Thornholm. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
(f. 110d.)
William, lord of Hoerne, and the lord of Arkel. Signification that there was between their ancestors and is still feared a most mortal strife, from which fights, homicides, imprisonments, raids, and rapine have taken place, and are still going on; and worse things are looked for. But as they believe these strifes would be caused to cease by a contract to intermarry between the said William, and Matilda daughter of the lord of Arkel, now eleven years old, they being related in the fourth degree of kindred, the pope is petitioned to grant the necessary dispensation.
To be granted by the diocesan, if the facts are as stated. Avignon, 5 Kal. July.
(f. 115.)
Henry, earl of Lancaster, Derby, and Leicester, and steward of England. On behalf of his treasurer Henry de Walton, for a canonry and prebend of York; notwithstanding that he has the church of Lanethely, in the diocese of St. Davids, value 20 marks.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Nicholas de Colshull for a canonry and prebend of Lincoln; notwithstanding that he has the church of Stokton, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20 marks, and the bursary prebend of Wells, value 8 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his surgeon, Master Pascasius de Bononia, for a canonry and prebend of St. Paul's, London.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 140.)
John de Lichefeldia, rector of St. Leonard's, Eastchepe, London. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Rochester, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without.
Granted. Avignon, Id. July.
(f. 140d.)
Henry, earl of Lancaster, Derby, and Leicester. On behalf of his knight, Thomas de Verdon, for a plenary indulgence at the hour of death. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his steward, Peter de la Mare, knight, for a portable altar. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William Cromphorn, otherwise called ‘de Modbury,’ rector of Westantro Keshavede (West Quantoxhead) in the diocese of Bath, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy and having obtained the church of Kynton (Keinton), which he exchanged for Westanto. For a dispensation so that on resigning one benefice he may pass to another.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
(f. 141d.)
Roger de Withepole, vicar of Wells, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy. For a dispensation to pass from the said vicarage to another benefice. Granted. 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
Robert de Stonor, rector of Stantone Harcourt, in the diocese of Lincoln. Signification that he, as his notaries asserted, in his twenty-fourth year obtained the said church, and held it for some time, but afterwards a doubt was raised whether he was of canonical age. He petitions the pope to remove his scruple by confirming the provision made to him, rehabilitating him, and granting to him remission of fruits received. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
(f. 142.)
Henry de Chadesdent, who having the portion commonly called Attegrene, value 10l. in the reputed parish church of Wottedone in the diocese of Lincoln, thereafter obtained the archdeaconry of Leicester, which is not taxed. It being asserted by some and denied by others that the said portion and archdeaconry were compatible, he prays for a dispensation to hold them together; notwithstanding that he is canon of London and Lincoln, and prebendary of Wallesdon in London, value 6 marks, and of St. Martin's in Lincoln value 10 marks, and has a portion in the church of All Saints, Derby, that is not taxed.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
(f. 142d.)
Thomas de la Chambre, of the diocese of Lincoln. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Abingdon, value 40 marks.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
Richard de Haveresham, B.C.L. treasurer of Llandaff. For a canonry and prebend of Salisbury. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
William de Wyttheseye, archdeacon of Huntyngdon. For licence to study civil law in some university for three years.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
(f. 144.)
Joan Poleyn, and Helena de Preston, nuns, of the diocese of Winchester. That their confessor may give them plenary absolution at the hour of death. Granted. 2 Id. July.
Henry, earl of Lancaster. Signification that his knight Robert Corbet, who was rich and powerful, by reason of his great liberality when marrying his sons and daughters, is now come to want, has still left unmarried an elegant and fair daughter Amice, whom he now, labouring under perpetual infirmity, purposes to marry to the noble and powerful Edward Le Straunge of Myrdel, donsel, who is related to her in the fourth degree of kindred. The earl therefore prays for a dispensation that Edward and Amice may intermarry.
To be granted by the diocesan, if the facts are as stated. Avignon, 2 Id. July.
(f. 145.)
Walter de Berneye, of the diocese of Norwich. For a benefice value 40l. in the gift of the prior and convent of St. Pancras, Lewes.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
And that his examination may be remitted.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Agnes Hugelat, Thomas de Lorbreo, canon of Croxton, and Richard le Veneur and Isabella his wife. For a plenary indulgence at the hour of death. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. July.
(f. 146.)
Ralph, bishop of Bath and Wells, and the dean and chapter of Wells. Signification that of old, by common consent of the bishop dean and chapter, it was ordained that the chancellor of Wells should by himself or a deputy lecture in theology or canon law in the schools within the precincts of the cathedral church of Wells on lecture days, beginning and resuming his lectures each year on the morrow of St. Calixtus [October 15] and going on to the translation of St. Thomas of Canterbury [July 7] any lawful hindrance excepted, and that anyone on being admitted to the dignity of the chancellorship should take oath to fulfil this obligation; which ordinance and statute have been faithfully observed. Now lest they should be called in doubt, the bishop dean and chapter pray the pope to confirm them.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
John de Carleton, B.C.L. of the diocese of York. For a benefice value 40 marks in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramesey in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
Robert de Erburghfeld, of the diocese of Salisbury. For a benefice value 40 marks in the gift of the prior and convent of Laund in the diocese of Lincoln; notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of a stall (vicariam stalli) in the church of Wells.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. July.
(f. 147.)
The abbot of Chester. For confirmation of his foundation and statutes of a chapel of St. Nicholas and two chaplaincies within the limits of the monastery. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
The same. For an indult that he shall be interdicted by no ordinary, and that his goods and share of the monastery shall not be sequestrated; he having suffered many persecutions on account of his exemption. Granted as regards himself. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. Signification that although the pope has lately exempted the monastery, monks, and lay-brethren, there are some who doubt whether an altar of St. Oswald, under the roof of the monastery church, to which cure of souls is attached, which the abbot and convent hold to their own uses, ought to be exempt. The abbot therefore prays the pope to declare the said altar and the cemetery belonging thereto and the aforesaid chapel of St. Nicholas to be exempt; and also the parish of the said altar and parishioners, of whom the greater part are of the domain of the said monastery and occupied in its service; and also to exempt the chapels of Bruere and Wyrwyn, annexed to the said altar, and the parishioners and ministers who serve the said altar and chapels, from ordinary jurisdiction, and to subject them to that of the abbot and convent and their successors, granting them full ordinary jurisdiction over the said parishes and ministers.
Let the abbot say whether [the ministers] are regular or secular and whether they are instituted by the bishop. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For a grant of conservators to him and the convent for ten years. Granted for five. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to reconcile the church and cemetery, if necessary, during ten years. Granted for five. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his nephew Richard de Oklegh, of the diocese of Hereford, for a benefice in the gift of the said abbot and convent. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 147d.)
Simon de Islep, keeper of the king's secret seal, Thomas de Brembre, canon of Lincoln, the king's secretary, and Thomas de Cary, of the diocese of Wells, of the king's household. That they may have portable altars. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. July.
Ibid.
John de Colneye, of the king's household. For the same.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Ralph, bishop of Bath, John de Chevereston, knight, captain of Caleys, William de Littelton, precentor of Wells. That their confessors may give them plenary absolution at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. July.
The aforesaid John. For a portable altar.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 150.)
John de Carleton, D.C.L. of the diocese of Lincoln. For the parish church of Donington, in the diocese of Salisbury, void by the death of cardinal Colonna; and that he may retain the chancellorship of Wells. Granted motu proprio. Avignon, 3 Id. July.
(f. 150d.)
John de Horsington, of the diocese of Wells. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and Benedictine convent of Rameseye, value 60 marks with cure of souls or 40 without.
Granted to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 30 without. Avignon, 3 Id. July.
(f. 154d.)
John de Faryndon, B.C.L. For the church of Herghehamme, in the diocese of Wells, void by the resignation of John de Carleton, on his obtaining the church of Donington; notwithstanding that he has the parish church of Bishopton, in the diocese of St. Davids.
Granted. Avignon, Id. July.
Ibid.
Thomas Fastolf, auditor of causes of the papal palace. On behalf of his nephew, Bartholomew de Drayton, of Yarmouth, of the diocese of Norwich. For the church of Melcheburn, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20 marks, void by the death of Ralph de Bondeby.
Granted. Avignon, Id. July.
(f. 158.)
William Godeham, M.A. of Humberston, of the diocese of Lincoln. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Abingdon, value 40 marks; notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the prior and Augustinian convent of Kyme in the said diocese.
Granted. Avignon, Id. July.
(f. 162d.)
Simon Atte Thorne of Fareweye, of the diocese of Exeter, skilled in the law. Being already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and having obtained the church of Southlegh, on resigning it he obtained that of Chilton, in the diocese of Wells, and on resigning this he obtained that of Lydyard St. Laurence. He prays that he may retain this last, and with it hold another benefice, or, on resigning it, hold two.
He is habilitated, and provision is made to him of the church he now holds. Avignon. Id. July.
(f. 169d.)
Gilbert de Elleffeld, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, Joan, relict of baron Ralph Basset, and Adam de Carleton, canon of Exeter. For plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. Aug.
(f. 190d.)
Poor priests and others. For benefices as underwritten:—
John de Fulford, of the diocese of Exeter. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Durham; notwithstanding that he is warden of the altar of St. Michael in the church of York, about which he has a suit in the Roman court.
Ibid.
Thomas Spakeman, of Colchester. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Osith's, in the diocese of London.
Ibid.
Matthew Hugonis de Bolton, of the diocese of Carlisle. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop.
Ibid.
William Zeli, of the diocese of Lincoln. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Eynesham.
Ibid.
Peter de Tynwell, of the diocese of Lincoln. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough.
Ibid.
John Purnell, of the diocese of Llandaff. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Gloucester.
Ibid.
Richard de Estry, of the diocese of Canterbury. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and Benedictine convent of Feversham.
Ibid.
Thomas Baret, of the diocese of St. Davids. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and brethren of St. John of Jerusalem in England; notwithstanding that he is the son of a priest.
Ibid.
Robert Banham, of the diocese of Lichfield. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and Augustinian convent of Norton.
Granted for all. Avignon, 6 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
John Clerk, of Calveton, in the diocese of York, and Dermicius Otarpa, of the diocese of Elphin. For the office of notary public.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Oliver de Tregony, priest, of the diocese of Exeter. For the vicarage of Wytekyrk, in the diocese of York, void by the death of John de Sibthorp. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 219.)
The pope, motu proprio, makes provision to William de Sancto Marciale, student of civil law, canon of Bourges, of the canonry of York and prebend of Driffield, void by the death of Gaucelin, bishop of Albano; notwithstanding that he is in his twelfth year.
Avignon, 5 Id. Sept.
(f. 221.)
John de Wetfeld, clerk of John de Carleton, the king's ambassador, and now at the Roman court in the service of the said John. For the church of Honesdon, in the diocese of London, value 12 marks, void by the death of John de Merton at the apostolic see.
Granted. Kal. Sept.
(f. 229.)
Master Richard Plessys, archdeacon of Colchester. For faculty to create two notaries public. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. Sept.
Ibid.
Master Richard de Saham, the king's envoy, and his brothers and sisters, Richard de Cortenhale, donsel, Robert de Morten, Stephen de Brokesbury and Master Richard Plessys. For plenary indulgence at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 240d.)
John, bishop of Lincoln. That so long as he presides over that church, he, his officials, ministers, and servitors, in their church or chapel, or others his servitors who share his table, of whatever rank or condition, may not be excommunicated, suspended, fined, or interdicted by the metropolitan, his successors, or officials, or by the prior and chapter of Canterbury, or by anyone exercising jurisdiction during the voidance of the metropolitan see, or by pretext of legation, visitation, or appeal, and that the goods of the same may not be sequestrated, and that whatever causes may be set on foot between the said archbishop and bishop, or their officials or ministers, may be carried on in the Roman court, unless they are of such a nature as bars them; the archbishop, his successors, the prior, chapter, officials, and any other being strictly inhibited from attempting anything against this indult, and whatever they may do being annulled; any oath of fealty or obedience by which the bishop is bound to the metropolitan notwithstanding.
Granted according to the form used by John XXII. in the case of the bishop of Exeter. Avignon, Kal. Aug.
(f. 242.)
The bishop of Durham. That, so long as he presides over that church, he, his officials, and chancellor may not be excommunicated, interdicted, or suspended by the archbishop of York, or anyone exercising jurisdiction by right or custom during the voidance of that see, or under pretext of legation or appeal; with inhibition, &c. (as above). The bishop being absolved from his oath of fealty to the metropolitan only so far as this indult is concerned; any conventions made between the predecessors of the said bishop and archbishop notwithstanding. Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Oct.
Ibid.
The same. For conservators in accordance with the form of the council of Vienne. Granted for five years. Dated as above.
(f. 257d.)
Richard de Saham, B.C.L. the king's ambassador. For the church of Stevenhethe, in the diocese of London, void by the death of Gaucelin, bishop of Albano. Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. Oct.
(f. 257d.)
John, bishop of Lincoln. That his confessor may give him plenary absolution once a year. Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. Oct.
Ibid.
The same. That he may reconcile by deputy churches and cemeteries when necessary. Granted for five years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Wetfeld, scholar of canon and civil law, of the diocese of Lichfield, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy so as to hold a benefice. For an extension of the dispensation so that he may hold one benefice with cure of souls and two without.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 258d.)
Peter Willelmi Abraham of Bynbrok, of the diocese of Lincoln For the perpetual vicarage of St. Gabriel's, Bynbroke, void by the resignation of Sir Walter Abraham. Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. Oct.
(f. 263.)
Alan de Shutlyngdon, the bishop of Durham's envoy. For the church of Henynbargh, in the diocese of York, void by the death of Gaucelin, bishop of Albano; notwithstanding that he has the church of Bradford Peverell, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Granted. Avignon, Non. Oct.
(f. 267.)
Thomas Willelmi de Honyngg. Whereas, the pope having lately signed a petition presented by William, cardinal of St. Mary's in Cosmedin, on behalf of the said Thomas, clerk of William, bishop of Norwich, in regard to the prebend of Ludington, which was said to be void in the pope's gift; and whereas Thomas got nothing by it, since the pope, as was said, had already made provision of the prebend to some one else; Thomas prays that in compensation provision may be made to him of the canonry and prebend of Shaftesbury void by the death of John de Lydington; notwithstanding that he has the parish church of Hegham Potters, in the diocese of Norfolk.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. Oct.
(f. 274d.)
King Edward. That Simon de Islep, keeper of the privy seal, may accept two benefices with cure of souls.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. Oct.
(f. 280.)
Roger, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. For licence to grant dispensations to twelve persons of illegitimate birth.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Non. Oct.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk and kinsman Master Hugh de Marisco, B.C.L. for provision of the church of Brutton, in the diocese of Salisbury, void by the promotion of Master Roger de Kynton, S.T.P. to the archdeaconry of Salisbury; notwithstanding that Hugh has canonry and prebend of St. Laurence's, Gnowsale, in the diocese of Lichfield. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman John Hugonis, son of the late Geoffrey de Northburgh, rector of Chestirton in the diocese of Lichfield, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy. For dispensation to hold two benefices. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his niece Sarah Preyers, Laurence de Northburgh, Francis Ysward, William de Schepoye, Richard de Caldecote, Ralph Coke, John de Norton, John de Colonia and his wife, Thomas de Candiche, Nicholas Pungo, Thomas de Schepoye and his wife, Richard de Esk, John de Pingo, Thomas de Clopton, David Wolhouere. For plenary indulgence at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Non. Oct.
(f. 280d.)
Thomas, abbot elect of St. Augustine's, Canterbury. That he and his successors, abbots and monks, may, without prejudice to any other right, celebrate divine offices in the chapels or oratories of their manors and churches united to the monastery. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. Oct.
Ibid.
The same. That the church and cemetery may be reconciled by the abbot. Granted for the abbot that now is. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Mugge, one of the king's household clerks, rector of Hertefeld, in the diocese of Chichester. For the canonry and prebend of Lichfield, void by the death of John de Amelio; notwithstanding that Robert de Kildesby has held them for three years.
Granted for the canonry, with expectation of the prebend. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Master John Thursteyn, B.C.L. rector of Bisshopsbourne, in the diocese of Canterbury, who is coming to the apostolic see on the business of the abbot's postulation. For the canonry and prebend of Wells or London, void by the consecration of John de Offord, archbishop elect of Canterbury; notwithstanding that provision has been made to him of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, of which he has not yet got possession.
Granted for the canonry with expectation of the prebend in whichever he pleases. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to confer the office of notary public on four clerks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to grant dispensations to six clerks of the realm of illegitimate birth.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Wardeboys, monk of his monastery, to Peter de Hayward and Elena his wife, William Wavere and Joan his wife, John de Kemeseye and Juliana his wife, and Isabella Terry, for plenary indulgence. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 296.)
Roger de Dorkyngg, late envoy of John, archbishop of Canterbury. For a canonry of St. Laurence's, Romsey, with expectation of a prebend; notwithstanding any reservation of the benefices of that church, or that he has the church of Chertham, in the diocese of Canterbury, and a canonry of Lichfield with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. Nov.
(f. 297.)
John Bagge, chaplain of Wells. For the perpetual vicarage in the church of Wells void by the death of Roger de Culford.
Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. Nov.
(f. 301.)
John Dunmere, of the diocese of Wells. For the vicarage of the stall of Wells, void by the death of Edmund Bouler.
Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
John de Carleton, D.C.L. For the canonry and prebend of Totenhale, London, void by the consecration of John de Ufford (Offord) archbishop of Canterbury. Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal Nov.
(f. 301 d.)
Stephen de Ketelbergh, D.C.L. The pope gave him a canonry with expectation of a dignity and prebend of Chichester, after which by collation of Simon, late bishop of Ely, he obtained the archdeaconry of Ely, on condition that no one else claimed a right to it, the pope's right being also preserved; and on its being understood that a reservation of the archdeaconry had been made in favour of cardinal de Mota, he resigned it; and whereas he has obtained the treasurership of Chichester, he fears, since some are looking for it, to lose the former grant by having got the archdeaconry. He therefore prays the pope to dispense him so as to hold the treasurership.
Granted. Avignon, 15 Kal. Nov.
(f. 302d.)
The king. On behalf of John Provane, of the diocese of Turin. For the canonry and prebend of Lincoln void by the promotion of John de Offord. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
Raymond Pelegrini, papal nuncio in England. On behalf of his brother Hugh, D.C.L. actu ordinario legens at Oxford. For the treasurership of Lichfield, void by the death of Gaucelin, cardinal bishop of Albano; notwithstanding that he has a portion in the church of Lanchestre, and the church of Boxele, in the dioceses of Durham and Canterbury. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.
Thomas Dulay, licentiate in civil law, and secretary of the archbishop elect of Canterbury. For the church of Hakeney, in the diocese of London, void by the death of cardinal Gaucelin; notwithstanding that he has the church of Bedhempton, in the diocese of Winchester.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.
(f. 303.)
William de Navesby, nephew of the bishop of Lincoln. For the archdeaconry of Chester, void by the death of Peter, cardinal of Sabina, and for a dispensation that he may hold the church of Ouston, in the diocese of Lincoln, about which he has a suit, together with the archdeaconry; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Chichester. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.
(f. 304.)
John de Bryane, brother of Guy de Bryane, knight. For the canonry and prebend of Lichfield, void by the death of John de Amelia, and now occupied by Robert de Kildesby; notwithstanding that he has the church of Bledelowe, in the diocese of Lincoln, and a canonry and prebend in the chapel of Wolverhampton, and a canonry of Wells with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.