Volume XIX
8 Clement VI

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'Volume XIX: 8 Clement VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 163-176. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92371 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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8 Clement VI

(f. 15d.)
King Edward, Henry, earl of Lancaster, and John, bishop of Hereford. Whereas the bishop proposes to translate the body of St. Thomas of Hereford from the tomb, and to place his relics in a decorated shrine, they pray that the pope will grant plenary remission at the hour of death to those who visit the church of Hereford on the day of the translation, or within its octave, and visit the said shrine in future years, or, being unable to do so, send oblations.
Granted, for this first translation, on the day itself, seven years and seven quadragene, and for the octaves a hundred days. Avignon, 14 Kal. June.
(f 17.)
John, bishop of Lincoln. On behalf of William de Gynewell. For the canonry and prebend void by the death of Henry de la Dale; notwithstanding that he has the church of Assheby Foleville.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, William de Navesby. For a canonry and prebend of York. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William son of Hugh de Scoter, of the diocese of Lincoln, already dispensed as the son of a priest, so as to be ordained and hold a benefice. For dispensation to accept another benefice in place of one resigned, and to hold an additional one with cure of souls, or two without. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his secretary, John de Carleton, licentiate in civil law, for a canonry and prebend of Salisbury; notwithstanding that he has a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Rameseye. Granted. Dated as above.
1349.Ibid.
The same. That all religious may eat flesh meat at his table on lawful days. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 21.)
Thomas de Tughall, canon of Salisbury. For a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, 20l. without, in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Durham; notwithstanding that papal provision has been made to him of the canonry and prebend of Warminster.
Granted to the same number of marks. Avignon, 5 Id. June.
(f. 21d.)
Edward and David de Brus, kings of England and Scotland, Charles de Blois, duke of Brittany, H, earl of Lancaster, Ralph, baron of Stafford, and John Darcy, lord of Kneyth. On behalf of Edmund de Morteyn, D.C.L. for a dispensation to hold two benefices, with cure of souls, and on resigning them to accept others.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of their kinsman, Alan de Crophill, M.A. son of Ralph de Crophill, knight, for the canonry and prebend of York, void by the death of Ralph de Turvill; notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of their envoy, John Philippi de Thedelthorpe, for a canonry with expectation of a prebend of York.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 23d.)
Peter de Gildesburgh, ambassador of the prince of Wales. For the canonry and prebend of Hereford void by the death of Thomas de Asteleye. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Philip de Cavirton for a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, 30l. without, in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Worcester; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of St. Davids and the church of Pembyr.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John Branketre, of the diocese of Norwich, for the church of Seggesbergh, in the diocese of Worcester, void by the death of John de Bradewas. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard Roter, of the diocese of York, for a benefice with cure of souls, value 20l. with cure of souls, or 20 marks without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Lexham, for an augmentation to 40 marks in the value of the benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes, provision of which has been made to him.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 31d.)
David Marshall (Marescallus), the pope's ancient servant. On behalf of Ralph de Hermestorp, of the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, 30l. without, in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury; notwithstanding that he has the church of Sulham, in the diocese of Salisbury, value 100s.
Granted to
[the same number of marks]. Avignon, 18 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Baxbi, of the diocese of York, for a benefice, value 50l. with cure of souls, or 40l. without, in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Durham.
Granted to [the same number of marks]. Dated as above.
(f. 33.)
William, bishop of Winchester. On behalf of his nephew, John de Edyndon, who is under age, for a dispensation to hold two benefices, and on resigning them to accept others.
Granted. Avignon, 18 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. Signification that he gave to John de Edyndon the mastership of St. Cross, in his gift, void by the death of Richard de Lusteshulle; there being an ordinance in the foundation of the hospital that it could be given to secular clerks; but as it is reported that the pope reserved the same before Richard's death, he prays him to confirm the collation. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the said John for a canonry and prebend of Salisbury. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his nephew, Thomas de Edyndon, for the canonry and prebend of Chichester void by the death of Henry de Idelesworth. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 33d.)
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Enham, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter; notwithstanding that he has the church of Froille, in the diocese of Winchester, which is the subject of a suit, and that provision has been made to him of a canonry of Llandaff with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his proctor, Reginald de Bugwelle, bachelor of civil and canon law, for a canonry and prebend of Wells; notwithstanding that he has the church of Widecumbe, and a canonry and prebend of Exeter, and a canonry with expectation of a prebend of Southwell. Granted. Dated as above.
The same. On behalf of Walter de Marlawe, brother of the hospital for the poor of St. Thomas the Martyr, in Southwark, for a dispensation that, notwithstanding his illegitimacy, he may be appointed prior of the hospital; especially as the mortality amongst the brethren has left no one so fit to rule as the said Walter. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 35d.)
Walter de Rodeneye, knight, and Petronilla his wife, Richard de Carleton, William de Cammel, Thomas Mareschal of Mussyngden and Isabel his wife, Joan Tremelet, a nun, Sara de Sowy, damsel, John Wy and Margaret his wife. For plenary indulgence at the hour of death. Granted. Avignon, 18 Kal. July.
(f. 37d.)
Queen Isabella. On behalf of her treasurer, Thomas de London, for a canonry and prebend of Wells; notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Chichester and St. Martin's, London, and the church of Mold (de Monte Alto), in the diocese of St. Asaph, and a canonry of York with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 18 Kal. July.
Ibid.
John de Carleton, D.C.L. for provision to him motu proprio of the canonry and prebend of Totenhale in London void by the death of John de Ufford, the said provision having been made to him on the voidance of the canonry and prebend by the consecration of the said John promoted to the see of Canterbury, their voidance by his death being barred. Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. July.
(f. 44d.)
Henry, earl of Lancaster. Signification that the abbot and Premonstratensian convent of St. Mary's, Suleby have a small income and many debts; he therefore petitions the pope to annex to the monastery the church of Esthaddon, value 16 marks.
To be done by the diocesan, fitting compensation being made to him and to the archdeacon. Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John de Welburne, for the canonry and prebend of Hustewait, in York, which he obtained, he now fearing that the prebend was reserved by the pope.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For dispensation to enter the house of the minoresses by Aldgate, London, with a company of honest persons.
Granted, with ten persons. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Adam de Everyngham, of the diocese of York, for the canonry and prebend of Suthewell void by the death of Henry de Harwedon. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Lenne, D.C.L. For the deanery of Chichester void by the death of Walter Segrave. Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
(f. 48.)
Daniel Provane. On behalf of his brother John, of the diocese of Turin, for the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, reserved to him on its voidance by the consecration of John de Offorde, archbishop elect of Canterbury, and now void by the death of the same, who died before his consecration; notwithstanding that John has the provostship of St. Donatus, Pinerolo, and the church of St. Mary, Susa (Souzasion), in the diocese of Turin. Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
(f. 48d.)
Matthew de Briselee. For succession to John de Langebergh who, having asserted his right to the canonry and prebend of Grantham, commonly called ‘North Provendre,’ in Salisbury, and held it, has since died, pending the suit; notwithstanding that Matthew has the deanery of Dublin, and canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Lichfield.
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
(f. 49.)
Roll of Confirmations:—
Acceptance by William Johannis de Aula, of Schipedham, canon of Howden, of the prebend of Saltmarsh.
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
Acceptance by John de Vyse, B.C.L. of the canonry and prebend of North Moreton, in the nuns' monastery of Wilton.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 50.)
Bartholomew de Burgherssh, knight, the king's chamberlain. That he with twenty knights, thirty esquires, and their attendants, may visit the Holy Land, and there remain fighting at their pleasure; also that they may choose a confessor who shall have faculty to give him and them plenary indulgence.
Granted also at the hour of death. Avignon, 14 Kal July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his secretary, James de Beuford, for the treasurership of Exeter, void by the death of Henry Wydeslade; notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Wells, and the church of Oundele. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, Bartholomew de Bourn, for the succession to Henry de Harwedon who asserted his right to the church of Haudenham, in the diocese of Ely, and has died after sentence in the Roman court was given against him.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John, son of John Alot, of the diocese of Norwich, for dispensation that being illegitimate he may hold benefices.
Granted for two. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of himself, his wife, and children, Edward de Monteacuto, John de Mohun, their wives and children, John de Weston and his wife, Elizabeth, prioress of Haliwell, Adam Franses, Stephen [and] Robert de Benhale, John Chandos, John Offorde, Robert de Causton, knights, Elizabeth de Weston and Robert Serle, for plenary indulgence. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 50d.)
Confirmation to Henry de Pyke, bachelor of civil and canon law, of his acceptation of a canonry and prebend of Exeter.
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
(f. 54d.)
Simon Briselee, dean of Lichfield. On behalf of his kinsman, Roger Neucroft, archdeacon of Norhampton, for dispensation that, during five years in which he is occupied in his studies at a university he may visit his archdeaconry by a proctor and receive the fruits of it.
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, Thomas de Baddeby, of the king's household, for the canonry and prebend of Chichester, void by the death of Henry Idesworth. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Acaster, of the diocese of York, for a canonry and prebend of Ely.
Granted in Wells. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Melton, of the diocese of York, for a canonry and prebend of Beverley. Granted Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert Brian, of the diocese of Lincoln, for a canonry and prebend of London. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Hanunte, of the diocese of Lichfield, for a benefice in England, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Evroul, in the diocese of Lisieux. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 57d.)
Roll of Resignations:—
To William de Chyntyngh, of the diocese of Chichester, the vicarage of Cokefield, void by the resignation of Robert Longe, of Sofforde. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
To Thomas de Pentrich, of the diocese of Lichfield, the church of Danyton, in the diocese of Lichfield, void by the resignation of John de Pentrich. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 62d.)
John de Helwell, of the diocese of Lincoln, kinsman of the archbishop of York. For the canonry and prebend of Skelton in Howden. Adam de Heselbech, canon and prebendary of Skelton in Howden, and Ralph Turvill, master of the hospital of Norton, in the diocese of York, exchanged benefices; Ralph died, and although John, by papal grant made to the archbishop, held the prebend for a year and two months, Henry de Rosse accepted it by virtue of a papal grant which he pretends was made to him. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
Ibid.
Simon de Bekingham, B.C.L. canon and prebendary of North-Leverton in the church or Southwell, envoy of the archbishop of York. For a canonry of Ripon with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
Ibid.
Robert de Beverley, licentiate in civil law, rector of Burton, in the diocese of York. For a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 63.)
William, bishop of Sodor. For faculty to unite to the bishopric or episcopal income, and enter into possession of and hold, goods, lands, personal and real property which temporal lords may have wished to give to the bishopric.
Granted, all rights of others being saved. Avignon, 18 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas the same petitioner is subject to the archbishop of Trondhjem, and does not dare to face the dangers of the long sea voyage, which he would have to take in going to pay his obedience, he prays the pope that if the archbishop exacts his obedience, or summons him to come for the discharge of that or other duties beyond the limits of the diocese of Sodor, he should not be bound to go.
For this time he may pay his obedience by a proctor. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For the usual privileges, dispensations, and faculties; namely, for licence to dispense eight persons of illegitimate birth so as to be ordained and hold a benefice apiece; that religious in his province may eat flesh meat on lawful days; for faculties to create six notaries public, there being none in his diocese. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may claim and receive the goods and debts of his predecessor, Thomas, of which no disposition was made before his death.
Granted, but he must make over a fourth part to the papal camera. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That the pope will grant a charitable subsidy to his diocese. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the said petitioner, Alexander de Walton, William de Aune and his wife, the brothers John Russell (sic), their uncle John Russell and their wives, John Asskill and his two sisters, Richard de Burton and his wife, John de Wynkefeld, Katherine, prioress of Douglas, Gilbert Mackenny and his wife, William Lange and Thomas his son, Nicholas Makscaly and his wife, Thomas de Lucy, knight, and his wife, Roger Penewertham of Eurcham and Alice his wife, and John Penewortham, of Euecham, for a plenary indulgence. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Alexander, abbot of Furneys, for faculty to dispense three or four of the monks working on their granges or travelling, so that they may eat flesh meat.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Master John Demester, for a canonry of Brechin with expectation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he has the archdeaconry of Man, value 10 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas son of John de Bridkirk, skilled in the law, for a canonry and prebend of Beverley; notwithstanding that he has the church of Stanhope, and a canonry and prebend of Auckland. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of David Martyn, B.C.L. for the canonry and prebend of St. Davids, void by the death of Walter Alexandri; notwithstanding that he has the church of Rodebacston (Rudbaxton).
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Coventre, B.C.L. for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Shrewsbury, value 40l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without.
Granted to the [same number of marks]. Dated as above.
(f. 78d.)
Simon de Sudbury, D.C.L. auditor of causes in the papal palace. For the canonry and prebend of Moreton in Hereford, void by the death of Thomas Staunton; notwithstanding that he has the churches of Saltwode and Wichambroc, and a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. July.
(f. 84d.)
Thomas Thorp of Burgh. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Spaldyng, value 40l. notwithstanding that he has the church of Aspele.
Granted to the [same number of marks]. Avignon, 6 Non. July.
Ibid.
Robert Begeth of Cornwall. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop and dean of Exeter. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 85.)
Adam de Hilton of the diocese of Lichfield. For the canonry and prebend of Hova in Chichester, void by the death of Vitalis de Testa, on which papal provision of them was made to Arnald de Feiron, who died before taking possession; this petition is made with the concurrence of bishops Peter of Senlis and John of Grasse, and of Thomas de Bredwardin, and John Scotus, S.T.P. in whose presence Adam has laboured as notary public in matters objected against William Bernardi.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Non. July.
(f. 86.)
Aymeric de Pestell, knight. On behalf of Thomas de Enham, proctor of the bishop of Winchester, for succession to John Croume in the church of Laverskestok, in the said diocese, about which he obtained a sentence in the Roman court against Edmund de Chinham; notwithstanding that Thomas has a suit about the church of Froil, and has provision of a canonry of Llandaff, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. July.
(f. 88d.)
Richard de Biskele, of the diocese of Norwich. That he may choose a confessor, who shall give him plenary indulgence at the hour of death. Granted. Avignon, Non. July.
Ibid.
Nicholas de Hethe, rector of Hodenet. For the canonry and prebend of Hereford, void by the death of Walter Carles; notwithstanding that he has the church of Borton in the hospital of Denewalle and canonries and prebends of London and Salisbury.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. July.
(f. 90d.)
John de Holand, rector of Tisseburi, in the diocese of Salisbury, and canon and prebendary of Chulmelegh, in the diocese of Exeter, and the bishop's proctor at the papal court. For succession to Master Richard de Wydeslade, and Master John de Northwode, in the canomy and prebend of St. Carantoce, in Corwall; David Maynard having litigated about the same with Richard, who died, whereupon the bishop gave them to John, since deceased. Granted. 4 Non. July
(f. 95d.)
Richard de Wymundewold, D.C.L. On behalf of John Leffeete, of the diocese of London, skilled in the law, for the church of Peykerke, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by the death of Laurence de Northburg, who died at the Roman court; notwithstanding that he has the canonry and prebend of Northton in the diocese of Durham.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. Aug.
(f. 111.)
William, bishop of Winchester. On behalf of his proctor, Reginald de Bugwell, bachelor of civil and canon law, for the church of Bledon,in the diocese of Wells, void by the death of Thomas de Bokenhull at the Roman court; notwithstanding that lie has the church of Wydecombe, and that papal provision haa been made to him of canonries and prebends of Exeter, Wells, and Southwell.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. Aug.
(f. 116.)
John Okeruil, monk of St. Mary's of the Scots in Vienna. For a dispensation to be elected abbot of the same; notwithstanding his illegitimacy Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Sept.
(f. 116d.)
Stephen de Brokesbourne, rector of Ripton Abbots, in the diocese of Lincoln, and secretary of John, archbishop elect of Canterbury. For the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, void by the consecration of Thomas de Bradwardyn. Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
John Seys, rector of Schaldflete, in the Isle of Wight. For a dispensation, in addition that which he has, to hold two benefices, he being illegitimate, to exchange or resign the same, and accept others.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 117.)
Simon abbot and the convent of Westminster. For conservators.
Granted for six years. 3 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Drax, D.C.L. for a canonry and prebend of Howden, he having other benefices.
Granted, his other benefices being taken as named. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Walter de Weston, for a canonry and prebend of London; notwithstanding that he has the church of Torveston, in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Hamenassah, B.C.L. for a canonry and prebend of Southwell. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Vyse, B.A. B.C.L. for a canonry and prebend of Exeter; notwithstanding that provision has been made to him of the subdeanery of Salisbury and of a canonry and prebend of Wilton. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That he may create six apostolic notaries, and that three of them being clerks of eighteen years of age may be promoted to a benefice apiece.
Granted for two notaries public. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of himself, Benedict de Chertsai, John de Radyng, Simon de Pieford, and John de Murimouth, monks; Thomas de Brayton and William de Salteby, rectors of Leverington and Blickling, William de Ayremynne and John Chaumberleyn, the younger, knights, and their wives, and John de Mordon, friar, and Walter de Leycestria, for plenary indulgence.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 117d.)
The same. On behalf of William de Leyk, B.C.L. of the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 118.)
Thomas, abbot, and the convent of St. Albans. That, in consideration of their being bound by a constitution of Benedict XII. to send at their expense fiVe monks to the university, whose costs are 10l. yearly, and of the diminution by a fourth part of the fruits of the monastery by reason of the epidemic, the pope will appropriate to the said monastery the church of Appelton in Ridale, value 46l. 13s. 4d. a portion being reserved for a vicar to be instituted by the archbishop of Canterbury.
Granted, saving the rights of the bishop and archdeacon. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. That the said Thomas may dispose or make provision of the priory of Tynemouth, which he holds, to one of his monks.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 118d.)
The same. On behalf of Master John Thomas of Appelby, B.C.L. for a benefice in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Durham; notwithstanding that he has the church of Brincclai, in the diocese of Durham.
Granted, and without tax, to the value of 40 marks with cure of souls, 30 without. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Barne, archdeacon of Wiltshire, M.A. and bachelor in canon law, for a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, he being bound to reside, and not admitted to the daily distributions or capitular acts, unless he holds a canonry and prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Coventry, B.C.L. for a canonry and prebend of Abergwilly, in the diocese of St. Davids; notwithstanding that he has a pension of 20l. which he may exchange by papal provision for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Shrewsbury.Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Leffeete of the diocese of London, skilled in the law, for a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, or l. without, in the gift of the archbishop of York; notwithstanding that he has the canonry and prebend of Northton, in the diocese of Durham, value 100s. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Burcote of the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice, value 30l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Abingdon; notwithstanding that he has a suit about the church of Gersyndon (Garsington).
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Johannis de Warthecoppe, for the vicarage of Bedelynton, in the diocese of Durham, void by the death of Richard de Fenrocher. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 119.)
The same. On behalf of John Lybert of Strixton, in the diocese of Lincoln, for a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the said abbot of St. Albans, for perpetual conservators. Granted for six years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Wyght of Hopton, in the diocese of Lichfield, for reservation of a benefice value 30 marks with cure of souls, or 20 without, in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of himself, Richard de la Mare, monk of Thetforde, John de Stucle, monk, of the diocese of Norwich, John de Whitechurche, John Atewy and his wife, of the diocese of Lincoln, John Barnet, canon of London, Robert de Oggle, William. de Bewyck and his wife, Richard de Crostewayth and his wife, William de Newbiggingue and David de Newbigginge, Thomas de Scolacken, of the diocese of Durham, Margaret de Morton, Thomas de Appelby, William de Appelby, Laurence de Groke (Broke), of the diocese of Lincoln, John Chelle, of the diocese of Lichfield, for plenary remission.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to create three notaries.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 120d.)
Guy de Briane, knight. On behalf of Reginald de Briane, for confirmation of the papal provision made to him of the prebend of Salisbury void by the death of Thomas de Asteleye; notwithstanding the reservation of the same made to Thomas de Luco, who died before obtaining it. Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Sept.
(f. 122.)
Thomas David, of Teignmouth, in the diocese of Exeter. For the canonry and prebend of Salisbury, void by the death of Master William de Crouthorne; notwithstanding that he has canomies and prebends of Exeter and Crediton. Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Sept.
(f. 126d.)
Henry, earl of Lancaster. On behalf of his clerk and secretary, John de Welburne, canon of Lincoln, for confirmation of the acceptance of the treasurership of the same, void by the death of Walter de Staureth, which he fears may have been reserved to the pope, and that he may hold it together with the church of Raundes, in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the aforesaid John, for a dispensation to be non-resident, while engaged in his service.
Granted, so that he may receive the fruits of his benefices for two years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Aymeric de Ruppe Cauardi, knight. On behalf of Hugh de Wydewekingh, for the church of Scarlindon, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by the death of William Bacheler.
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. Sept.
(f. 139.)
Thomas, bishop of Ely. On behalf of his nephew Richard Michaelis of the diocese of Canterbury, for the canonry and prebtnd of London void by the consecration of Thomas, archbishop of Canterbury.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Robert Seyr, of the diocese of Wells, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, for dispensation to hold three benefices, and on resigning them to accept others.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Aleyn, rector of Wederingsete, in the diocese of Norwich, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Myddelton, rector of Lutelbiry, in the diocese of London, for a canonry of Hereford, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same On behalf of himself, Fallio, prior of Venice, a Friar Preacher, John de Insula and Joan his wife, for plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to confer the office of notary public on three clerks. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 140d.)
The king. On behalf of William de Wyttleye, bachelor of civil and canon law, of the diocese of Ely, official of cardinal Galhard, in his archdeaconry of Ely, for a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, 30l. without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Rameseye, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted [to the same number of marks]. Avignon, 12 Kal. Sept.
(f. 154.)
William de Sallowe, licentiate in civil law, advocate of the papal consistory, and canon of Lichfield. For provision or confirmation to him of the archdeaconry of Coventry and prebend of Langedon, void by the death of Humphrey de Hastang.
Granted, and provision made if it be reserved. Avignon, 3 Non. Sept.
(f. 154d.)
Miles de Stapleton, knight. For a portable altar.
Granted. Avigno, 2 Non. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of himself, his brothers and sisters, and their children, of William de Hemelseye, William de Latton, Thomas de Brakeleye, Stephen Franceys, Michael de Northburgh, John de Karkebey and his wife, Henry de Spense and his wife, for plenary remission. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, William de Scheffeld, who is twenty-three. For dispensation to hold a benefice with cure of souls.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the said William, for a canonlry of York, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 155d.)
Michael de Northburgh, M.A. and D.C.L. one of the king's councillors and envoy to the pope. For dispensation to hold two benefices with cure of souls, and to exchange or resign the same and accept others.
Granted for one with cure of souls and one dignity. Avignon, 2 Non. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. For the church of Pulham, in the diocese of Norwich, void by the death of John de Hyldresse, and reserved to the pope, and for licence to hold it together with the archdeaconry of Suffolk.
Granted, with dispensation. Dated as above.
(f. 169d.)
William, earl of Huntingdon. On behalf of Roger Wy, of Canterbury, for a benefice, value 50l. with cure of souls, 30l. without, in the gift of the bishop of Rochester.
Granted to the value of 40 marks with care, 30 without. Avignon, 5 Id. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas Cok, monk of Bradewelle, of illegitimate birth, for dispensation to be elected prior.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 170.)
The bishop of Ely. For the appropriation to his episcopal income of the churches of Hadenham, value 80l. Leverington, value 85l. and Somersham, value 35l. seeing that his possessions are held of the king in capite, and can be confiscated by royal mandate or applied to the royal use.
Granted as to one of the above churches which the bishop may choose. Avignon, 5 Id. Sept.
(f. 183d.)
Roll of the University of Paris.
(f. 213.)
The English nation. Petition of masters of the English nation for provision to them of benefices as in the under-written petitions.
Henry Hologhe, clerk, of Minden, is proctor of the English nation.
(f. 215.)
To Master Malcolm de Drumbrec, clerk, of the diocese of Aberdeen, provision is made of a canonry of Caithness, with expectation of a prebend; notwithstanding [that he has] the vicarage of Tarvas, in the diocese of Aberdeen, and of a canonry of Dunblane, with expectation of a prebend.
Avignon, 11 Kal. June.
To Master Henry de Smalham, of the diocese of St. Andrews, M.A. provision is made of a canonry of Dunkeld, with expectation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Fagov. Dated as above.
The under-written have a very small income in proportion to their position.
Master Walter de Wardelaw, of the diocese of Glasgow, scholar in theology at Paris, who, with the last [roll] of the university of Paris, written to the pope for beneficing the masters, obtained a provision of a benefice which had no effect; he therefore prays for a dignity or office in the church of Aberdeen, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Glasgow and the church of Dunenach, in the diocese of St. Andrews.
Granted, for one in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews. Avignon, 11 Kal. June.
(f. 215d).
To Master Richard de Fagov, of the diocese of St. Andrews, provision is made of a canonry of Glasgow, with expectation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he has the church of Wanfray in the diocese of Glasgow. Dated as above.
(f. 216.)
The masters of the aforesaid English nation. That they may obtain the benefices collated after presentation of the roll, together with the graces for which they ask.
Granted for all who ask for benefices in collegiate churches, and all others who ash for benefices in the gift of any one to the value of 70 [pounds] with cure of souls, 50 without. Avignon, 11 Kal. June.