Volume XXVII
5 Innocent VI

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'Volume XXVII: 5 Innocent VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 290-304. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92380 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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5 Innocent VI

1357.(f. 9d.)
William, bishop of Winchester, papal chaplain. On behalf of his clerk, John de Blebury, who has served him faithfully for eight years, for the canonry and prebend of St. John's, Beverley, void by the death of William de Feriby, notwithstanding that he has the church of Bughtwelle, and a diaconal sinecure office.
Granted. Avignon, 19 Kal. Feb.
(f. 10d.)
Peter, bishop of Palestrina, Guy, bishop of Porto, Peter, bishop of Ostia, Raymund, cardinal of St. Cross, and Audoin, cardinal of SS. John and Paul, executors of the will of Gualhardus, cardinal of St. Lucy's in Silice. On behalf of John de Mota, nephew of the cardinal, and of the archbishop of Bordeaux, in his tenth year, for the prebend of Milton in Lincoln, void by the cardinal's death.
Provision has been made to a new cardinal, but John is granted a canonry, with expectation of a prebend. Avignon, 8 Id. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Amaneuus de Mota, the cardinal's nephew, for the canonry and treasurership of Salisbury and prebend of Calne, void by the cardinal's death, notwithstanding that he is beneficed in France.
Provision has been made, but Amaneuus is granted a canonry, with expectation of a prebend. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Galhardus de Oruone, the cardinal's nephew, scholar of canon and civil law, for the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, and archdeaconry of Oxford, void by the cardinal's death.
Provision has been made, but he is granted a canonry, with expectation of a prebend. Dated as above.
(f. 12d.)
Edward, prince of Wales. For a portable altar.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. That the dean of his chapel, or in his absence the sub-dean, may give plenary remission to the prince and all his household at the hour of death.
Granted for twenty members of the household to be named in the chancery. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That the dean, or in his absence the sub-dean, may hear the confessions of the prince and his household, and absolve them, and enjoin penance. Granted for five years. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That all religious at his table may eat flesh meat at Christmas, Easter, the Ascension, Whitsunday, All Saints, and the four feasts of the Blessed Virgin. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Richard Broun of Selby, of the prince's household. For the church of Braile, in the diocese of London, void by the death of Master John de Hinton at the Roman court. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Feb.
(f. 13.)
King Edward. On behalf of William Mugge, warden of his chapel of Windsor, for a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has by papal dispensation a parish church, and a canonry and prebend of Exeter.
Granted. Avignon, 19 Kal. Feb.
(f. 13d.)
John Henry of Broughton, in the diocese of Worcester. Whereas in the suit between William de Celario of Athelingflet and Thomas Inne, touching the perpetual vicarage of Crostwayt, in the diocese of Carlisle, in which Thomas obtained a sentence in the papal palace, and whereas pending an appeal William died, John Henry prays to succeed William in whatever right he had in the said suit.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Jan.
(f. 15.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his kinsman, William de Courtenay, son of the earl of Devon, and John de Offord, son of the earl of Suffolk, aged sixteen, for dispensation to hold a benefice or dignity. Granted when they are eighteen. Avignon, 7 Id. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the said William, for a canonry of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend, and on behalf of the said John for the same in Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his treasurer, Henry de Blakebourne, for the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, void by the death of cardinal de Mota, notwithstanding that he has the church of Radclive, in the diocese of York. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the said Henry, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a dignity or office. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Rasen, clerk of his household accounts, for a benefice value 60l. in the gift of the archbishop of York, notwithstanding that he has the church of Scoter, in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 15d.)
The same. On behalf of his sub-treasurer, Hugh de Berton, for a canonry of Wingham, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. Michael, Herbaldon.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the treasurer of his chamber, William de Peykirk, for a canonry of Shaftesbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Donington, in the diocese of Salisbury. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Loring, brother of his chamberlain, Nigel Loring, knight, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Durham. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard Daneys, brother of Roland Daneys, knight, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramsey, notwithstanding that he has the church of Houby (Hoby), in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Daneys, brother of the said Roland, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Drayton, chief clerk of his treasury, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Worcester. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Ecton, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Durham, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hordeby, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 16.)
The same. On behalf of his councillor Bartholomew de Burghersh, baron, for a portable altar. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Lady Joan de Mouhoun, sister of the said Bartholomew, for a portable altar. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de la Chambre, confessor of the said Bartholomew, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Karnarvan, in the diocese of St. Davids. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Sutton, for a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Roger de Brichhelam, priest, of the diocese of Norwich, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Norwich. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of James de Audeley, knight of his chamber, who desires to found and endow a chantry for five chaplains in the church of Estington, in the diocese of Hereford, of his patronage, to commission the bishop of the diocese to approve and confirm the same.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 21.)
The pope motu proprio reserves to Master Francis de Sancto Mario, papal notary, the canonry of Lincoln and prebend of the manor of Leghton, on its voidance by the consecration of Peter, bishop elect of Rieux. Avignon, 6 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The pope motu proprio makes provision to the same of a canonry of York, with reservation of a prebend, and dispenses him so as to hold also other offices and benefices. Dated as above.
(f. 23.)
Henry, duke of Lancaster. Whereas John de Excestre, principal chaplain of his chapel, obtained institution, on presentation by the lay patron, of the church of Catton, in the diocese of York, in ignorance that the collation has devolved to the apostolic see, the pope is prayed to confirm the same or to make provision anew.
Granted if no other has a claim. Avignon, 8 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Robert de Creswell, for the church of Winwick, void by the death of John de Chisenhale, notwithstanding that it is occupied by Geoffrey de Burgh, canon regular of St. Oswald's Nostle, or that Robert has provision of a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 32.)
Hugh Pelegrini, treasurer of Lichfield, papal nuncio, for a portable altar.
Granted while he is collector in England. Avignon, 2 Non. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to choose his confessor.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to create six notaries, two in holy orders, two clerks, and two married men. Granted for two. Dated as above.
(f. 45.)
William Clavile, clerk, and envoy of the prince of Wales, for the precentorship and a prebend of Chichester, value 53l. 6s. 8d. void by the death of cardinal [Galhardus] de Mota, notwithstanding that he expects the church of Burton, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, value 60 marks, and a sinecure in the gift of the archbishop: Or else the precentorship, canonry, and prebend of Lichfield, void by the death of Anibaldus, bishop of Tusculum, which Thomas de Baddeby has unlawfully held for many years.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. Feb.
( f. 46.)
Edward, prince of Wales, duke of Cornwall, earl of Chester. Signification that Clement VI. at his instance gave to his councillor and governor of his lands, Peter de Gildesburgh, a canonry and prebend of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he had other benefices; but as it is asserted that only two were included, and as Peter had a canonry and prebend of Exeter, about which he is litigating, and the archdeaconry of Totnes, canonries and prebends of Lincoln, Bangor, and Penryn, and the church of Wassinburgh, the prince prays that the provision of the canonry and prebend of Lichfield and consequent acts may hold good. He has resigned the canonry and prebend of Bangor.
Granted under present date. Avignon, 14 Kal. Mar.
(f. 49.)
William de Haulghton. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Abingdon. Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Mar.
(f. 51.)
Whereas on account of the miracles wrought by the Saviour in the chapel dedicated to Him at Sutton, in the diocese of Exeter, multitudes flock thither, the pope is prayed to relax two years of enjoined penance to those who visit the said chapel and image on the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin and at Easter.
Granted for one year and forty days. Avignon, 10 Kal. Mar.
(f. 53.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his clerk, Master Gerard de Podio, licentiate of civil law, for the treasurership of St. Severin, Bordeaux, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend and the sacristy of the cathedral church. Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. Mar.
(f. 53d.)
The same. On behalf of his clerk, William Bovrelli, for confirmation of a papal grant made to him of a benefice in France.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 56.)
Whereas Michael, when bishop elect of London, by authority of the ordinary exchanged his archdeaconry of Suffolk with a certain clerk for a canonry and prebend of York, the pope, seeing that the exchange is not valid, motu proprio makes provision of the archdeaconry to Master Francis de Sancto Maximo, papal notary, who is to resign his other benefices. Avignon, 2 Kal. Mar.
(f. 62d.)
Robert Kerrot, priest, of the diocese of Durham. For the church of Musgrave in that of Carlisle, void by the death of John de Stocton, on his return from Rome at the time of the jubilee indulgence.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Kal. Mar.
(f. 68d.)
Robert Renaut, monk of St. Jacutus de Insula, in the diocese of Dol. Signification that the abbot presented him to the diocesan for the priory of Linton, in the diocese of Ely, dependent on St. Jacutus, void by the death of William Bourdet; but John de Withelsey, monk of Thornay, intruded himself therein, and holds it. Robert therefore prays the pope to commit the cause touching the same to an auditor of the papal palace. Granted. Avignon, 5 Id. Mar.
(f. 72.)
Peter, cardinal of St. Martin's. On behalf of his proctor in England, William de Mulleborn, for a canonry of Shaftesbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Wilton and Heytesbury, and expects a benefice, and in litigating about the canonry and prebend of Heytesbury has obtained a sentence, but the suit is still pending at the Roman court.
Granted. Avignon, 15 Kal. April.
(f. 85.)
Whereas Bernard Richerii had two sinecures, commonly called chaplaincies of St. Julian de Ordeis and St. Mary de Villa Onant, in the diocese of Gerona, John Lamberti had a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, and Ralph de Daventre had a canonry and prebend of Westbury, in the diocese of Worcester, which they resigned in order to exchange them, they pray for provision to Bernard of the canonry and prebend of Westbury, to John of the sinecure chaplaincies, and to Ralph of the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, notwithstanding that John has canonries and prebends of Bayeux, and of St. Emilion, in the diocese of Bordeaux, and the church of Landels, in the diocese of Coutances, Richard a sinecure chaplaincy of St. Thomas, Valence, and Ralph the church of Braybroke, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. May.
(f. 87d.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of Raymundi Bernardi de Rogerio, bachelor of civil law, monk of St. Cross, Bordeaux, for a dignity or office in the gift of the abbot and convent of La Séoube, in the diocese of Bordeaux. Granted. Avignon, 8 Kal. May.
(f. 88.)
Whereas, on the petition of the prince of Wales, Robert de Walsham, sub-dean of his chapel, rector of Stanesfeld, in the diocese of Norwich, obtained papal provision of a benefice value 25 marks, in the gift of the bishop of Ely, which on account of its slender value is useless, he prays the pope to augment it to 40l.
Granted. Avignon
, 14 Kal. May.
(f. 88d.)
Duke William of Bavaria, count of Holland, etc. and his wife, countess Matilda de Lancastria. For a portable altar.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Kal. May.
(f. 89.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his clerk, Thomas Carbonell, of the diocese of Lincoln, etc. (sic.)
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk. Edmund de Wygtham, of the diocese of Salisbury, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of London.
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Andrew Geet, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Norwich. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 89d.)
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Richard Monndevill, rector of Sternefeld, in the diocese of Norwich, which he is ready to resign, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Henry Simonys and Soneta Xander, of the diocese of Chichester, for a dispensation to them to remain in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that Gerard Cortois, Soneta's first husband, was related to Henry in the third degree of kindred. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 94d.)
Ralph, bishop of Wells. Whereas he gave the succentorship, value 6l. void by the resignation of William de Somerford, to his clerk, William de Cookham, B.C.L. and fears that it was reserved to the pope, he prays for confirmation of the collation.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. May.
(f. 102.)
Whereas in the time Clement VI. provision was made by authority of the ordinary to William to Loutteborgh, D.C.L. canon of London, councillor of the duke of Lancaster, and servant in England of [the bishop] of Maguelone [cardinal of SS. John and Paul], of the archdeaconry of Lewes, void by the death of Walter Lindrich, he prays for confirmation of the same, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of London and Crediton, and a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Kal. May.
Ibid.
Whereas William Clavile, clerk of the prince of Wales, obtained papal provision of the precentorship and a canonry and prebend of Lichfield, void by the death of Anibaldus, bishop of Tusculum, and doubts whether Anibaldus or his predecessors held them canonically, he prays for confirmation of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 102d.)
Walter de Baketon, M.A. bachelor of canon law. For confirmation of the church of Wytrichesham, in the diocese of Canterbury, which he holds, it being void by the death of the last rector.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 105d.)
Deodatus Chave of Wyke, of the diocese of Exeter. For a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury.
Granted. Pont de Sorgues 6 Id. May.
(f. 106d.)
Whereas Clement VI. gave Richard de Blomhan, a poor clerk, a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Bernwelle, in the diocese of Ely, which was annulled before it took effect, Richard prays for the like. Granted. Pont de Sorgues, 3 Non. May.
(f. 108.)
John de Denby and Alice his wife, Thomas de Denby, Augustinian canon, John de Sandale, James de Hall and Helen his wife, of the diocese of York. For plenary indulgence at the hour of death.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 109.)
Thomas Bay of Solchor, of the diocese of Lincoln. For the office of notary. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John Burel. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Plympton. Granted. Pont de Sorgues, 6 Id. May.
(f. 109d.)
The same. For a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 113.)
William de Tholeton, Robert Pach and Rose his wife, of the diocese of Norwich, for plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 114d.)
Simon, archbishop of Canterbury. For confirmation of the collation made by him to John de Echynham, M.A. bachelor of theology, of the deanery of Malling, void by the death of John de Aylesbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 116.)
John Permay, Thomas Mordale, Alexander Godchild, and John de Bury. For plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 119.)
John Umfray, priest, of the diocese of Wells, for the office of notary.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Id. May.
(f. 120.)
Thomas Umfray of Homyngton, Richard and John, his sons. For a plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Pont de Sorgues, 6 Id. May.
(f. 124d.)
William Barker of Tholweton. For a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Castleacre.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Id. May.
(f. 128d.)
Queen Isabella. For an indulgence of three years and three quadragene to those who visit the chapel of Babelake, founded by her in the parish of Holy Trinity, Coventry, in honour of St. Mary the Virgin, St. Anne, and St. John Baptist, on the feasts of those saints, and of Christmas, Easter, Whitsunday, and SS. Peter and Paul.
Granted for one year and forty days. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. June.
(f. 130d.)
J. bishop of Lincoln, the dean and chapter, and the mayor, commune, and citizens of the city. On behalf of the official of Lincoln, William de Donne, D.C.L. archdeacon of Leicester, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, inasmuch as his archdeaconry has no prebend or house of residence attached to it, notwithstanding that he has a prebendal portion of St. Endellion.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. June.
(f. 131.)
The prince of Wales. On behalf of Walter de Craston, for a benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 131d.)
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Thomas de Hortone, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Battle.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 10 Kal. June.
Ibid.
Bartholomew de Burghersch. On behalf of his clerk, Laurence Forester, for a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, York, or Wells.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Richard Sharp. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Athelney. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. June.
(f. 132.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of Stephen de Cusington and Constance his wife, for plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 10 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. For confirmation of the privileges granted to the chapel of St. Michael, in the manor of Cusington, in the diocese of Rochester, and of the compositions and customs held therein by the lord of the manor.
Let them be exhibited in the chancery, and, if reasonable, confirmed. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For an indulgence of seven years and seven quadragene to penitents who visit the said chapel on the feasts of St. Michael.
Granted for two years and two quadragene. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Lavinton, of the diocese of Salisbury, for a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Caicaia. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 134.)
John, king of France. On behalf of his clerk, Sir William Steel, rector of Great Dodington, for [dispensation] touching plurality of benefices.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the same, for a church with cure of souls in the gift of the bishop of Ely.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 11 Kal. June.
Ibid.
Ralph Basset, baron. Signification that his progenitors founded a chantry for three chaplains in the chapel of their manor of Drayton Basset, and that he proposes to add a chaplain; he prays, therefore, for faculty to the diocesan to make the said addition, Ralph assigning a fit portion of the maintenance of the chaplain.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Ralph Basset, knight and baron, Joan his wife, Thomas Savage, knight, and Katherine his wife, Hugh Humleryerd, John de Gildesborgh, Thomas de Brome and Philippa his wife, for plenary remission at the hour of death. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Robert Bregg, of the diocese of Canterbury. For a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Rochester.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert Leffete, of the diocese of London, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, for a further dispensation to exchange his benefice, and to hold two additional benefices.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John de Bramham, otherwise called ‘de Skokyrk.’ For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 134d.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his agent, John Brocland, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 10 Kal. June.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Donel, for a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. Signification that in the suit between William Giffard and the late Anthony de Monte Peliologo, touching the canonry of Lichfield and prebend of Weford, Antony obtained sentence in his favour, but died before its execution. He therefore prays the pope to grant to Thomas Michel, D.C.L. advocate in the Roman court, whatever right Anthony had in the matter, notwithstanding that William has held the said canonry and prebend for many years, or that Thomas has the church of Holm, in the diocese of Norwich, and a canonry and prebend of Pencrich in that of Lichfield. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 141.)
William de Driffield, treasurer of the duke of Lancaster, resigned his canonry of Salisbury and prebend of Rotfen, and Peter de Gildesburgh resigned his canonry of Lichfield and prebend of Tervyn in order to exchange them; they therefore pray for provision of the same, notwithstanding that William has the archdeaconry of Coventry, and Peter has a canonry and prebend of Exeter, about which he is litigating, the archdeaconry of Totnes, and the church of Gassingburgh (Washingborough), in the diocese of Lincoln, and canonries and prebends of Lincoln, Tamworth, and Penryn.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, Kal. June.
(f. 148d.)
Richard de Drax, D.C.L. canon and prebendary of Chichester. For the canonry and prebend of Howden void by the death of John de Metham, Richard having for many years expected a benefice in that church. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 7 Id. June.
(f. 154d.)
Ernaud de Duroforti, knight. Signification that Clement VI. gave to Bernard de Brocariis, M.A. a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, and a dispensation to retain St. Nicholas, Guildford; but as by the pope's death Bernard got nothing, he prays for a like provision, notwithstanding that Bernard has the said church and canonries and prebends of Wells, Chichester, and Hastings, and expects a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Carlisle.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, Id. June.
(f. 163d.)
Simon de Sudbiria, auditor of the papal palace. On behalf of Bartholomew Sydey, for the rural deanery of Humlyard, in the diocese of Norwich, value 50s. void by the resignation of Walter de Baketon. Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 3 Kal. July.
(f. 168.)
John, king of France. On behalf of William de Sutton on Trent, clerk of Reginald de Cobham, knight, for a benefice in the province of York, in the gift of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 2 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The archbishop of York. For faculty to create Richard de Whyte a notary public, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of Launn, in the diocese of York. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 168d.)
Arnald, lord of Daudenan, marshal of France, on the part of Master John de Schipedham, rector of Kemesing. For faculty to the abbot of Westminster to create three notaries.
Granted for two, to be named in the chancery. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Langton. For the church of St. Dionis, London, of slender value, void by the death of Adam de Threngeston, who died on his way to Rome on the jubilee pilgrimage.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John de Preston, rector of Horspath, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, for a further dispensation to hold an additional benefice. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 171d.)
John Gogh, the younger. For the canonry of Llandewybrevy and prebend of Lanbeudy, void by the resignation of John Gogh, the elder, notwithstanding that he has the church of Lanvebecheiter.
Granted. Villeneuve by Avignon, 5 Id. July.
(f. 178d.)
Roger de Berwick, the king's envoy, canon and prebendary of Chester, in the diocese of Durham. For a canonry of South Malling, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
Elizabeth de Burgo, the king's kinswoman. Whereas Clement VI. gave her leave to enter the enclosures of Minoresses accompanied by three ladies, she prays for leave to enter with five.
Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Aug.
(f. 179d.)
Thomas de Fulnechby, knight, and Elisabeth Paynel, his wife. Signification that they married in uncertainty whether there was affinity between them, and had many children, and then were certified that Elisabeth's first husband, Richard, was related to Thomas in the third degree of kindred. They therefore pray for dispensation to remain in their marriage.
Granted, a penance being imposed according to the form of the penitentiary. Avignon, 7 Kal. Aug.
(f. 188.)
David Martin, of Rosmarket, B.C.L. For the archdeaconry of Kemerdin, in St. Davids, void by the death of Griffin de Caunteton, notwithstanding that he has the hospital of St. David, Sweyneset, in the said diocese.
Granted. Avignon, 15 Kal. Aug.
Ibid.
John de Wodeford, canon regular of St. Frideswide's, Oxford. For the perpetual vicarage of Qwythingham, in the diocese of Durham, void by the death of canon William de Arbilby at the apostolic see.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 189d.)
Whereas there was a suit in the papal palace between John, now archbishop of York, and John de Denton, who died within a day's journey of the Roman court, touching the canonry of Southwell and the prebend of Northwell, in which Denton obtained a sentence, and afterwards William de Northwell seized and held the same; Thomas Mount, of Wytham, prays for succession to Denton in his right in the same, notwithstanding that he has the church of Halghysto, in the diocese of Rochester. Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. Aug.
(f. 190d.)
William de Feriby. For confirmation of the collation made to him by authority of the ordinary of the archdeaconry of Cleveland, which he has held for two years, void by the exchange made of it with the church of Kipaux, in the diocese of York, notwithstanding that he has the canonry and prebend of Donington, in York.
Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Aug.
(f. 194.)
Benedict de Montealto, B.C.L. who has completed his study of civil law, and has studied canon law for three years. For the deanery of St. Asaph, on its voidance by the consecration of L. bishop elect, notwithstanding that he has the church of Eskevioc, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Avignon 4 Non. Aug.
Ibid.
Simon de Sudberia, auditor of the papal palace. On behalf of John Lyoun, skilled in the law, for the church of Slingesby, void by the death of Nicholas de Feriby, who died at the papal court, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Durham.
Granted. Dated as above,
(f. 199d.)
Ithel son of Robert, B.C.L. elected bishop of Bangor by the dean and chapter. He incurred great expenses in presenting and obtaining confirmation of his election, and the pope appointed Thomas de Ringstede to the see. He prays, therefore, for a canonry of St. Asaph, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Bangor, and a portion with cure of souls in the church of Llanynys in that diocese. Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Sept.
(f. 217d.)
David de Grafton. For the church of Eskeyvrok, on its voidance by the promotion of Benedict de Montealto to the deanery of St. Asaph.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. Sept.
(f. 222d.)
Raynald, cardinal of St. Adrian's. On behalf of William called ‘Chesterton,’ of Neuton, of the diocese of Lichfield, who has served him in his treasurership of Salisbury, for the church of Upmerdon, in the diocese of Chichester, value 20 marks, of the patronage of the prior and convent of Lewes, void by the death of William Haket at the Roman court. Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. Sept.
(f. 240d.)
John Umfray, of Lymington. For a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. Oct.
(f. 246d.)
Philip, son of the king of France. On behalf of Ralph de Ripon, for a canonry of Ripon, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Nov.
(f. 247d.)
William de Chelaston, of the diocese of Lichfield. For the church of St. Edmund, Lumbard-strete, London, void by the resignation of Ralph de Idebury. The church is of slender value, and is of the patronage of the prior and convent of Christ Church, London.
Granted, if no other has a claim. Bated as above.
(f. 248.)
William, bishop of Tusculum. On behalf of his chaplain and proctor, William de Kellesey, rector of Pulham, in the diocese of Norwich, for a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of St. Patrick's, Dublin, and the prebend of Horothe. Granted for Wells. Avignon, 10 Kal. Nov.
(f. 248d.)
Thomas de Socton. For confirmation of his acceptance, under papal provision, of the canonry of Salisbury and prebend of Preston, void by the death of John de Kircheby, archdeacon of Dorset, notwithstanding that he has the church of Walston in the same diocese.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
Luke de Herdeburgh, skilled in the law. For a sinecure benefice, value 25 marks, in the gift of the bishop of Coventry, notwithstanding that he has the church of Honinton, in the diocese of Worcester.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 249d.)
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his clerk, Edmund de Wygtham, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of London.
Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Nov.
(f. 250.)
The same. On behalf of Andrew Geet, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Norwich. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Richard Mundevill, rector of Sternenfeld, in the diocese of Norwich, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds. Granted. Bated as above.
(f. 250d.)
John, king of the French. On behalf of Thomas de Swynnerton, knight, for relaxation of one year and forty days of enjoined penance on those who visit the chapel of the Blessed Virgin in the church of Swynnerton, built and endowed by the said knight, on the five feasts of the said saint. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 253.)
Richard de Drax, D.C.L. canon of Chichester. Whereas a fruitless provision was made to him of a canonry of Howden, with expectation of a prebend, he prays for the canonry of York and prebend of Donington, value 10l. formerly held by Michael de Norburgh, archdeacon of Suffolk, notwithstanding that he has a parish church, and that the said prebend has, by authority of the ordinary, been occupied by others. Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. Nov.
(f. 256.)
John, king of the French. On behalf of Henry Undel, otherwise called ‘de Eccleshale,’ for a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, dean and chapter of Lichfield and Coventry, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Stafford. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 257.)
John Bret, knight, William de Everisfeld, John Bacon, and William Trussell, knight, for a plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. Nov.
Ibid.
The same John Bret. For licence for himself and ten companions to visit the Lord's sepulchre. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 260.)
John, king of the French. On behalf of Richard de Swynnerton, canon of Salisbury, brother of Thomas de Swynnerton, knight, for the archdeaconry of Totnes, and canonry and prebend of Exeter, void by the death of John de Northwode, notwithstanding that the said archdeaconry has been unlawfully held by another, or that Richard is dean of St. Chad's, Shrewsbury. Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. Nov.
(f. 267.)
William de Esenden, S.C.L. For the canonry and prebend of Llandewybrevy, void by the death of Griffin de Canteton, archdeacon of Kermedyn, notwithstanding that he has the church of Pokebrok, value 12 marks. Granted. Avignon, 2 Non. Nov.
Ibid.
The abbot of Whalley. On behalf of William Massingham, skilled in the law, for the perpetual vicarage of the church of St. Cuthbert, Wells, void by the resignation of Philip Exente of Norton Canons.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John Gate, treasurer of Dublin. On behalf of his chaplain, William Violet, of the diocese of Lichfield, for the canonry and prebend of Cashel, value 20 florins, void by the consecration of Thomas Maccormacghan. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 273d.)
Roger Inkepenne, B.C.L. secretary of the bishop of Exeter. For confirmation of the collation made to him by authority of the ordinary of the church of Stokenhide. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal Dec.
(f. 274d.)
Whereas Thomas de Bredon had papal dispensation to hold the churches of Weston on Trent, and St. Illogan's, in the diocese of Exeter, and licence to exchange Weston, he and Nicholas de Linbergh, rector of Clopham, in the diocese of Winchester, resigned those benefices. They therefore pray for provision of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 275.)
Whereas in the time of Clement VI. Roger de Kington obtained the archdeaconry of Salisbury by papal authority, the church of Bruton, value 10l. thus void, was given by authority of the ordinary to John de Purbrick, who has held it for six years. John therefore prays for confirmation of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 275d.)
Whereas Clement VI. gave the church of Bishopeston, in the diocese of Salisbury to John Uppehulle, bachelor of canon and civil law, who has taken nothing by the gift, and whereas the church of Nywaton St. Cyricius, in the diocese of Exeter, value 8l. has been for some time void which William de Molton holds as vicar under the prior and convent of Plympton, John prays for the same, notwithstanding that he is litigating in the Roman court about a canonry and prebend of Exeter, and has a canonry and prebend of Crediton, and the church of Torrebryan, which last he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. Dec.
(f. 285.)
Richard Chude, rector of St. George's, Guescas, in the diocese of Bordeaux, and Philip Eynte of Norton, perpetual vicar of St. Cuthbert's, Wells, having resigned their benefices, which are of like value, in order to exchange them, pray for provision of the same.
Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. Dec.
Ibid.
John Hawile, perpetual vicar of Schaldeford, and Robert de Hempp, perpetual vicar of Bampton, in the dioceses of Winchester and Carlisle, having resigned their benefices in order to exchange them, pray for provision of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 290d.)
Roger de Mortuomari, earl of March. On behalf of his clerk, John Knave, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury, notwithstanding that he has a church value 7l.
Granted. Avignon
, 14 Kal. Dec.
(f. 293.)
Whereas Michael, when bishop elect of London, exchanged, by authority of the ordinary, the archdeaconry of Suffolk for a canonry and prebend of York, and whereas the said exchange was invalid, the pope gave the archdeaconry to Master Francis de Sancto Maximo, papal notary, who died in the Roman court before obtaining possession, and now motu proprio makes provision of the archdeaconry, and of a canonry of Norwich, with expectation of a prebend, to Talairand, bishop of Albano. Avignon, 4 Kal. Dec.
(f. 295d.)
William de Chelaston. For the church of St. Edmund, Lumbardstrete, London, void by the resignation of Sir Ralph de Idebury. (As above, f. 247d.)
Granted, if no other has a claim. Avignon, 4 Non. Dec.
(f. 298.)
Richard, earl of Arundell. Whereas the pope gave John Blod a benefice, value 25 marks with cure of souls, or 18 without, in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, which on account of the smallness of the value is hitherto of no effect, he prays for its enlargement to 40l. with cure of souls, or 30l. without.
Granted under the present date. Avignon, 4 Non. Dec.
(f. 302.)
William Bertulmoey, of the diocese of Lincoln. For the church of Boxlee, void by reason that Hugh Pelegrini has obtained the church of Maydeynston, in the diocese of Rochester.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. Dec.
(f. 307.)
Stephen de Valle, canon of Limerick, scholar of civil and canon law. For the deanery of Limerick, value 21 marks, void by the death of Thomas de Berkele, notwithstanding his canonry and prebend, value 3 marks, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Dec.
(f. 307d.)
William Dany, of the household of Simon de Sudbiria. For the church of Lansant, in the diocese of Exeter, value 5l. void by the death of Thomas Derword, who, coming to the Roman court, was drowned in the Rhone. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Dec.
(f. 309.)
Robert Monypeni, M.A. of the diocese of St. Andrews. For the church of Kynnef, in the same diocese, void because Robert Moyne, who is not in holy orders, has held it for many years without dispensation. Granted. Avignon, 14 Kal. Jan.
(f. 310.)
Whereas John, bishop of Exeter, gave to Guy de Ayschwylle, priest, of the diocese of Exeter, the church of Bridestowe, collation of which is said to have devolved to the pope, he prays for confirmation of the same. Granted, if no other has a claim. Dated as above.
(f. 314.)
William de Driffeld, treasurer of the duke of Lancaster, for absolution at the hour of death for himself and six persons to be named in the chancery. Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Jan,
(f. 323.)
Whereas the hospital of St. Thomas the Martyr, founded by the saint in Southwerk, to which flock numbers of poor and sick, so that the master, brethren, and sisters, of the rule of St. Augustine, cannot support their charges without alms, they pray for an indulgence of two years and two quadragene to those who visit the hospital at Christmas, Easter, and the feasts of the Blessed Virgin and SS. Peter and Paul, and on Good Friday, and who lend a helping hand to the hospital.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. Jan.