Volume XXIV
1 Innocent VI

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1896

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'Volume XXIV: 1 Innocent VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 250-256. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92377 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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1 Innocent VI

(f. 1d.)
Walter Beneyt, D.C.L. For a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, or for the like in Wells, notwithstanding that he has the church of Atherton, in the diocese of Winchester, and is litigating in the Roman court about the chapel of St. Anne, a sinecure in the diocese of Wells. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, Kal. July.
(f. 4.)
Thomas de Bulton, D.C.L. For the church of Lucheburgh, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by the death of William de Swalonde, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Wells, value 6l. Or else for a renewal of the provision made to him by Clement VI. of a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, Kal. July.
(f. 6d.)
John, bishop of Moray. On behalf of Andrew de Bosco, bachelor of canon law, for a canonry of Moray, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and chancellorship of Aberdeen, and a canonry and prebend of Ross, whose fruits by reason of wars and the epidemic are diminished.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Non. July.
(f. 8.)
William de Suttron, son of Richard de Suttron, baron. For a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Whittewell, in the diocese of Lichfield.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 6 Non. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Parmentier of Whittewell, M.A. for a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, in the gift of the bishop of Ely. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 31d.)
John de Horton, and John de Stoke. Whereas they resigned their churches respectively of Bilsington and Boklond, in the diocese of Canterbury, in order to exchange them, they pray for provision of the same. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Kal. Aug.
(f. 34d.)
Nicholas Karewent. Whereas he, in ignorance of the revocation made by the pope of expectations granted by his predecessor Clement VI. accepted and held the prebend of Hinton in Hereford, void by death of John de Rees, he prays the pope to confirm the same, or to make provision of the canonry and prebend to him anew, notwithstanding that he has the church of Muchelmerch, in the diocese of Winchester.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 5 Kal. Aug.
1353.Ibid.
Simon de Sudbiria, auditor of causes in the sacred palace. On behalf of Master Richard de Hemesby, B.A. and skilled in the law, who has served him many years, for the church of Saltwode which Simon has resigned, notwithstanding that Richard has the church of Elveden, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 46d.)
Philip Drym, rector of Knightwick, in the diocese of Worcester, and John de Charnes, rector of Codington, in that of Lichfield. Whereas they resigned their churches in order to exchange them, they pray for papal provision of the same.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. Aug.
(f. 53.)
Stephen de Brantingham, B.C.L. for the office of notary.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
(f. 70.)
Walter de Lillebrok and Eleanor Winston, of the diocese of Worcester. They intermarried in ignorance that they were related in the fourth degree of kindred, and they now pray the pope for a dispensation to remain in the marriage so contracted, declaring their past and future offspring legitimate. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. Sept.
(f. 78.)
Guy de Briene, baron. Whereas his brother, John de Briene, dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, and William de Bromley, the king's treasurer in Ireland, canon of St. Patrick's and prebendary of the second portion of Lutch, resigned their benefices in order to exchange them, the pope is prayed to make provision of the same.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. Sept.
(f. 78d.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his clerk and chancellor, John de Hale, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a parish church, and the expectation of a canonry and prebend of York.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Wingfield, knight, the prince's steward, and his wife, of the diocese of Norwich, for plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Elferd, keeper of his lands in Cornwall, for a portable altar.
Granted, if he be a fit person to have it. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert Brome, for a canonry of Wingham, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stevenach, in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 81.)
John, bishop, and the chapter of Hereford. Whereas on the death of the dean the canons and chapter elected Master Thomas de Trillek, canon, licentiate in civil and canon law, they pray the pope to confirm the election, notwithstanding any papal reservation of the deanery, or that Thomas has canonries and prebends of Wells, Hereford, and Wilton, and the church of Eadherbery.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 8 Id. Sept.
Ibid.
Henry Boseworth, Robert Goldeburgh, Thomas Askquill, and John Donham, citizens of London and Lincoln, and their wives, for plenary indulgence at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 87.)
John de Swinesheved, M.A. and S.C.L. For a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls or 30l. without, in the gift of the bishop of Ely, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hagworthyngham.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
William, bishop of Winchester. On behalf of his clerk, Roger de Fulford, D.C.L. for a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Waltham, about which he is sustaining a suit in the papal court.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Lytthon, B.C.L. of the diocese of Ross. He having a papal dispensation on account of illegitimacy so as to hold one dignity not elective, and two other cathedral benefices, prays for the canonry and prebend of Moray void by the consecration of Master Alexander Steward, bishop of Ross, notwithstanding that he has the church of Disart, in the diocese of St. Andrews.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 18 Kal. Oct.
Ibid.
Simon, archbishop of Canterbury. On behalf of his clerk, Richard de Plassis, bachelor of civil and canon law, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the archdeaconry of Colchester, and a canonry and prebend of Wimborne.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John de Severle, licentiate in civil law and bachelor of canon law, for a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Boxtede. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Robert Burbach, for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Cumpton Chaumbleyn, and a canonry and prebend of Wingham. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 87d.)
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Thomas de Walton, for a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Enyesford. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Walter Dautre, for a canonry of Beverley, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Lovente. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John Burgh, for a benefice with cure of souls value 40l. or 30l. without, in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For portable altars to three persons, for power to create three notaries, for plenary indulgence at the hour of death to ten persons to be named in the Roman chancery.
Granted, if the persons are fit to receive the same. Dated as above.
(f. 88.)
Bartholomew de Burghersh, baron, the king's chamberlain. On behalf of himself, and William Latimer and John de Winkefeld, knights, and their wives, for indulgences at the hour of death, for portable altars, for faculty to choose confessors who shall absolve them in all cases not reserved to the apostolic see.
Granted for the indulgences and the portable altars, and for the rest if the persons deserve them. Villeneuve by Avignon, 4 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, John Turke, B.A. in his nineteenth year, for dispensation to hold a benefice with cure of souls.
At such an age the pope does not dispense.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, Bartholomew de Bourn, rector of Haddenham, in the diocese of Ely, and canon and prebendary of Lincoln, for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Henry Piel, for the like in Southwell, notwithstanding that he has a parish church.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid
The same. On behalf of William de Rokele, who has a parish church for a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 30 without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his chaplain, Geoffrey de Clermond, for a like benefice, in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 89d.)
Guy de Briene, baron. Whereas his brother, John de Briene, dean of St. Patrick's, and William de Bromley, the king's treasurer in Ireland, canon of St. Patrick's and prebendary of the second portion of Lusk, resigned their benefices in order to exchange them, he prays for provision of the same. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Kal. Oct.
(f. 105d.)
William de Grinlaw, M.A. collector of papal dues in Scotland. For the archdeaconry of St. Andrews, void by the death of William de Pilmor, notwithstanding that provision of the same was made by the bishop to Henry Stupi, rector of Kyngorn, and that William has the deanery of Glasgow, and has obtained papal provision of a canonry and prebend of Moray and the archdeaconry of Brechin. He is ready to resign the said deanery and archdeaconry.
Granted, if the archdeaconry of St. Andrews was reserved to the pope. Avignon, Id. Oct.
(f. 113d.)
John, king of France. On behalf of the bishop of St. Andrews, who, on behalf of his secretary, William de Spiny, for two years at the Roman court, examined in the faculty of arts and found sufficient, prays for a dignity or office in the cathedral of Moray in the bishop's gift, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage, and pension of 20 marks, of the church of Strathadoll, in the diocese of Dunkeld, which vicarage, or any other parsonage he may obtain before getting possession of the dignity prayed for, he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, Id. Oct.
(f. 116d.)
Reginald Grey and John de Ravenesholm, knights of the king's chamber. On behalf of themselves, Ralph de Lenny, John de Worstede, and their wives, Thomas Cheyne and William Castel, of the dioceses of Lincoln and London, for plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Avignon, 2 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
Bartholomew de Bourghersh, the king's chamberlain. On behalf of his clerk, Roger de Chesterfield, for a canonry of Wilton, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Flinton, in the diocese of York, value 30l.
(f. 124d.)
William, bishop elect (provisus) of Connor. For plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his friend John Fitzjohan, B.C.L. of the diocese of Armagh, for the archdeaconry of Down, on its voidance by William's consecration. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to create two notaries public, there being none in the diocese of Connor. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 125.)
Nicholas de Hopton, of the diocese of Hereford. Whereas he obtained the church of Montgomery, of lay patronage, and was ordained sub-deacon by the ordinary, from whom he obtained a dispensation to study at a university for three years without receiving higher orders; and whereas he was unable to help his widowed mother during the scarcity of victuals in those parts, and also to pursue his studies, he stayed at home with his mother, and was not ordained priest. He prays the pope, therefore, to confer the church on him anew, and to issue a commission touching fruits received, and to dispense him.
Granted, composition being made with the papal chamberlain touching fruits received. Avignon, 17 Kal. Dec.
(f. 125d.)
Stephen Gracilis of Eyncheton, of the diocese of Hereford, S.C.L. For the church of West Bradenham, in the diocese of Norwich, value 10 marks, void by the promotion of Master John de Brinkele to the archdeaconry of Nottingham. Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. Dec.
(f. 127.)
John de Wellewik, B.C.L. For a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Heghtredbury, in the diocese of Salisbury. Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
The same. For the remission or commission of his examination to the archbishop of Canterbury. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 128d.)
William, bishop of St. Andrews. Signification that on the voidance of the archdeaconry of St. Andrews by the death of William de Pilmor, the bishop gave it to William Wys, canon and prebendary of Moray; but as he fears that it may have been reserved to the pope, he prays for confirmation of the said collation.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Dec.
(f. 143.)
Richard, formerly prior of the cathedral, bishop elect of Down. On behalf of Nicholas Langton, for the said priory on its voidance by his consecration, notwithstanding that Nicholas has a papal dispensation on account of illegitimate birth. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. Dec.
(f. 145d.)
Adam de Hilton. For the canonry and prebend of Heytesbury, void by the resignation of Bartholomew Patricii of Avignon, notwithstanding that he has papal provision of the canonry of Chichester and prebend of Huva (Hove), about which he is litigating in the papal court.
He does not say that they are void in the Roman court, nor before whom the resignation was made.
Ibid.
The same. Makes declaration that collation and provision of the aforesaid canonry and prebend belong of custom to the dean of Salisbury, and that they were held by Robert de Tresk, who died at the Roman court, when papal provision of them was made to Bartholomew Patricii, who resigned them into the hands of the said dean's vicar-general before he got possession of them. He therefore prays as above.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. Dec.
(f. 152.)
Henry, duke of Lancaster, earl of Derby, Lincoln, and Leicester, lord of Brageriac, steward of England. Whereas his father Henry founded a hospital in Leicester, near his castle, and endowed it, which foundation was confirmed by John XXII. and the present duke desires to erect therein a college with a dean, canons, prebendaries, and other ministers; he prays for a licence to the archbishop of Canterbury, the bishop of Lincoln, and the archdeacon of Richmond to erect and change the hospital into a collegiate church, making such order as shall seem good to the duke.
Let it be done by the archbishop or diocesan, but so that the endowment be first made by the duke in the said place in presence of the commissaries, and provided that the conditions and methods of endowment are lawful, and that poor are received and treated therein as was ordered by the dukes father; all church rights being preserved. Avignon, 19 Kal. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. For an indulgence to those who visit on Trinity Sunday, or contribute to the Augustinian priory of Motesfont, in the diocese of Winchester, where the duke's mother Matilda is buried.
Granted for a year and forty days, to hold good for five years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Robert de Cresswell, of the diocese of Lichfield, for a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of York. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 153.)
John, king of France. On behalf of Thomas de Harcars, of the diocese of St. Andrews, M.A. and an advanced scholar in canon and civil law, for a canonry and prebend of Moray, notwithstanding that he is canon and prebendary of Glasgow and Dunbar, and has the church of Dunberny, in the diocese of St. Andrews, the prebend of Glasgow being, on account of the wars, insufficient to support its charges.
Granted. Avignon, 19 Kal. Jan.
(f. 157.)
Richard de Hemesby. He has resigned the church of Elveden, in the diocese of Norwich, and prays the pope to give it to William Simeon of Wichambroke. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Jan.
(f. 159.)
John de Brankete, rector of Attestronde, in the suburb of London, for a canonry and prebend of Wherwell, in the diocese of Winchester, papal provision of which, on their voidance by the consecration of Robert, bishop of Chichester, was made to Robert de Turre de Adria, papal writer, who died before obtaining possession of them, notwithstanding that John has the church of St. Michael in Crooked Lane, London, which he is prepared to resign, and has papal provision of a canonry and prebend of Beverley, of which he has not yet obtained possession. Granted. Avignon, 15 Kal. Jan.