Volume XVI
7 Clement VI

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1896

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'Volume XVI: 7 Clement VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 141-145. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92366 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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7 Clement VI

(f. 2d.)
King Edward and Henry, earl of Lancaster. On behalf of Reginald de Briane, brother of Guy de Briane, knight, for reservation of the canonry of York and prebend of Masham, about to be void by the resignation of John de Offord, archbishop elect of Canterbury.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.
(f. 5d.)
John, bishop of Lincoln. For an extension to ten years beyond the term of five years of the faculty granted to him to reconcile churches and cemeteries by deputy.
Granted for so long as he presides over his diocese. Avignon, 6 Id. Nov.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his nephew, William de Navesby, for dispensation to hold a benefice with cure of souls and a dignity, and to resign the same, and accept others in their place.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Navesby. For a portable altar, on which he may celebrate before daybreak. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, Adam de Navesby, for a benefice, value 30 marks, with cure of souls, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk and notary, John de Wetfeld, of the diocese of Lichfield, for a benefice, value 40 marks, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Werburgh's, Chester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Honesdon, in the diocese of London, value 12 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 6d.)
A. bishop of Tusculum. For the treasurership of York void by the death of Francis Orsini (de Ursinis), papal notary.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. Nov.
(f. 8.)
Henry la Zouche, licentiate in arts, skilled in civil law, son of Yvo la Zouche, baron and knight. For the archdeaconry of Sudbury, void by the death of Gilbert de Yarwell, notwithstanding that he has the church of Beroughby, and a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. Oct., dated 8 Kal. Nov. corrected by order of the pope.
(f. 9.)
Thomas de Brembre, the king's clerk and secretary, of the diocese of Norwich. For the canonry and prebend of Sutton in Lincoln, which he has obtained by the king's collation.
Granted motu proprio. Avignon, 3 Kal Nov.
Ibid.
Roger Holm, clerk, of the diocese of Salisbury. For reservation of the canonry and prebend of Wells, void by the election of John de Offord, notwithstanding that he expects a canonry and prebend of Winchester, and a benefice in the gift of the abbot of Ramesey, in the diocese of Lincoln; or for the canonry and prebend of Salisbury, void in like manner. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
Simon de Briselee, dean of Lichfield, and rector of Tonsted, in the diocese of Norwich, on whose behalf the king has written. For a dispensation to receive the funds of his benefices for five years while studying civil and canon law; and in consideration of his having been seized and imprisoned in Almain by brigands (predonibus) and held to a ransom of 3100 gold crowns on his return from the Roman court, to be allowed to share during five years the common, daily, and great distributions and other emoluments of the deanery as if he were resident.
Granted, except the daily distributions. Avignon, 3 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his brother, Matthew de Briselee, student in laws, for the canonry and prebend of Louth in Lincoln, void by the death of Gaucelin, cardinal bishop of Albano, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, about which a suit is pending in the court of Canterbury. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 14d.)
William, bishop of Norwich. For power to appropriate churches of his diocese, any constitutions or oaths taken by him to the contrary notwithstanding. Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
William, bishop of Dunblane. On behalf of Michael Monymosur, of the diocese of Aberdeen, for a canonry and prebend of Brechin.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. Nov.
Ibid.
Nicholas de Kynboc, of the diocese of Dunblane. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews.
Granted to the amount of 30 marks with cure of souls, 20 without. Avignon, 6 Id. Nov.
(f. 23d.)
Nicholas de Hethe, rector of Hodenet, in the diocese of Lichfield. For that church, and for the removal therefrom of Richard Prayers, who, when he had proceeded against Nicholas in the apostolic palace, obtained sentence in his favour. Nicholas being condemned in fruits received appealed to the pope; and since this Richard has died at the papal court, Nicholas petitions as above, notwithstanding that he has the church of Burton, to which is annexed the hospital of Denewalle, and a canonry and prebend of London.
Granted. Avignon, Id. Nov.
Ibid.
John le Straunge, baron, Alan de Cravene, Robert Barnam, Philip de Bourghton, and their wives, Adam de Cleburie, Mary de Aschebourne, John de Woitunhul, James de Woitunhul, Nicholas de Sonford and his wife, Griffin de Lee, Adam de la Home, Hugh de Prestecote, Marjory relict of John de Brickhul, John le Whnte and his wife, Geoffrey Veaumys and his wife. For plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, Id. Nov.
(f. 24d.)
Robert de Redyng, of the diocese of London, who has laboured for sixteen years with divers papal nuncios. For a canonry of Chichester with expectation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he has a portion of St. Probus, in the diocese of Exeter, value 5 marks.
Granted. Avignon, Id. Nov.
(f. 25.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of John de Buckingham, chamberlain of the king's exchequer, for a dispensation to hold two benefices with cure of souls, notwithstanding that he has the church of Sutton in Colfeld, in the diocese of Lichfield, and the canonry and prebend of Compton Murdak in St. Mary's, Warwick, and a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, Id. Nov.
(f. 36d.)
Richard de Saham, B.C.L. the king's ambassador. For a dispensation to hold two benefices with cure of souls, and on resigning them to accept others.
Granted, even if one of them be a dignity. Avignon, 11 Kal. Dec.
(f. 38.)
John, archbishop elect of Canterbury. For licence to be consecrated by any catholic bishop, with two assistants, seeing that he is unable to come to the pope as is customary.
Granted in consistory. Avignon, 13 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to choose his confessor.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may put off his consecration for a year, and receive the fruits of his benefices. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may visit his province, not in order of precedence, and receive procurations.
Granted for five years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may visit churches and monasteries by deputy during five years. Granted for one turn. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may exact a charitable subsidy.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may summarily punish those who injure him on occasion of his absence from his diocese.
Conservators are granted for five years, according to the provisions of the council of Vienne. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to reserve twelve benefices.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may grant dispensations to thirty clerks of illegitimate birth. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may grant dispensations to as many clerks under age, but not under twenty. Granted for six. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may grant dispensations to four doctors or bachelors of civil law to hold two benefices apiece with cure of souls.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may cause to be received in religious houses of any order one fit person in each. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may create eight notaries public.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Wyght, B.C.L. of the diocese of London. For a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, 30 without, in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 40d.)
John Thursteyn, B.C.L. clerk of the bishop of Ely, rector of Bysshopbourn, in the diocese of Canterbury. For a canonry and prebend of Wells; notwithstanding that provision has been made to him of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, and of a canonry of London with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Dec.
(f. 42.)
William, bishop of Winchester. On behalf of his nephew, John de Edyndon, B.A. of the diocese of Salisbury, in his eighteenth year. For a dispensation to hold a benefice as well as the wardenship of St. Nicholas's hospital, Portsmouth. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Dec.
(f. 49d.)
Hugh le Despenser. On behalf of Edmund de Grymesby. For a canonry and prebend of London; notwithstanding that he has the church of Barowe in the diocese of Norwich, value 24l. and the chapel of Stanford, in the diocese of London.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Dec.
(f. 50.)
Alan de Shutlyngton, envoy of the bishop of Durham. That he may receive the fruits of his benefices for five years while studying canon or civil law in some university.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Dec.
(f. 52.)
The queen of Scotland. On behalf of John de Moravia, pantler of Scotland, and Margaret de Grame, daughter of John de Grame, earl of Menteith. related in the fourth degree of kindred for a dispensation to intermarry. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
Duncan, earl of Fife. For faculty to found a convent of Friars Preachers in his castle of Cupar, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and to build an oratory, offices, and other necessaries for the friars.
Granted. Dated as above
(f. 52d.)
The vicars general and the Friars Preachers in Scotland. For faculty to build three places in that realm where it shall seem expedient to them to do so.
Granted for one besides that named in the above petition. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The queen of Scotland. On behalf of Thomas de Duns, of the diocese of St. Andrews, for a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of St. Andrews, notwithstanding that he is under nineteen years of age.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The pope, motu proprio, reserves the deanery of Lincoln held by John, archbishop elect of Canterbury, to be given to Thomas de Bredwardin, master in theology, canon of Lincoln. Avignon, Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
The king. On behalf of Simon de Islep, keeper of the privy seal. For dispensation to have two benefices with cure of souls, and on resigning them, to accept others. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Dec
1349.(f. 101.)
Roll Of Anibaldus, Bishop of Tusculum.
That he, to whom the pope has lately made provision of the treasurership of York, may hold with it the canonry and prebend of Wettewang. Granted. Avignon, Id. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. Signification that whereas provision of the canonry and prebend of Wetewang had been made to him, one John de Mewury thrust himself into them; he therefore prays the pope to commission executors to compel the said John to resign the same.
The cause is to be heard at the papal court with power of citing those concerned. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Battisbi, who holds the said bishop's precentorship and annexed prebend of Lichfield. For the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, void by the death of Francis Orsini (de Ursinis) papal notary; so that on Thomas's resignation of the precentorship and prebend, the bishop may enjoy peaceful possession of them. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 113.)
The pope, motu proprio, provides to Thomas Fastolf, auditor of the papal palace, the deanery of Wells, void by the death of Walter de London. Avignon, 8 Kal. Feb.
(f. 119d.)
Walter de Conventre, a Scot, of the diocese of Dunblane, M.A. licentiate in civil law, and envoy of the university of Orleans. For the deanery of Aberdeen, void by the death of Gilbert Flaming, auditor of the papal palace; notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Ross and the collegiate church of Abernethy in the diocese of Dunblane, and the expectation of a prebend of Dunkeld which he is prepared to resign. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Jan.