Volume XXXII
9 Innocent VI

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'Volume XXXII: 9 Innocent VI', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 361-375. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92388 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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9 Innocent VI

1361.(f. 1d.)
John de Stretle, D.C.L. constable of Bordeaux. For confirmation of the deanery of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Salisbury, and has a suit pending about the archdeaconry of Leicester.
Granted, if no other has a claim. Avignon, 16 Kal. Feb.
(f. 6.)
John de Appelby, D.C.L. For succession to William de Emeldon, deceased, in his right to the church of Rorethbury (Rothbury), in the diocese of Durham, about which there was a suit between the said William and John Marshall, who in the time of Clement VI. unlawfully held the same against the pope's reservation, notwithstanding that John has the church of Whitebern (Whitburn), and the poor hospital of Kypier (Kepire), in the same diocese, and has papal provision of the canonry and prebend of Scarle in Lincoln, of which he has not yet got possession. Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Feb.
(f. 12.)
Stephen, bishop of Limerick. On behalf of William Schotte of Nidetken, who came with him from England to the Roman court, for a benefice in the gift of the dean and chapter of St. Andrew's, Cologne.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Feb.
(f. 14.)
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Maurice O'Hallocham, rector of Kilbury, in the diocese of Ardfert, value 3 marks, skilled in canon and civil law, who came with him on business from Ireland, and who has been dispensed as the son of a sub-deacon, for a further dispensation to hold also a canonry or prebend in one or two cathedrals.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Griffiniduy, for the canonry and prebend of St. Asaph, papal provision of which was made to John Haralady on their voidance by the death of Richard Midelton at the Roman court, and which were resigned by John before taking possession of them, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Bangor, with expectation of a prebend, and the church of Gwenisgor, in the diocese of St. Asaph, value 5 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 15.)
William de Burton, knight. On behalf of Thomas de Baiocis, B.C.L. for an enlargement of the value of the benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramsey, provision of which was made to him of 20 marks, to 40l. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his nephew, Thomas de Burton, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, value 48l. notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of Batersey, in the diocese of Winchester, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 15d.)
Thomas de Bellocampo, earl of Warwick. Whereas the pope signed two petitions in favour of his son William, but in the vice-chancery it is pretended that they are useless, because the pope, in the sixth year of his pontificate, dispensed William so as to hold a sinecure, the pope is prayed on behalf of the said William, student at Oxford, in his eighteenth year, to declare that he may hold a parish church and a cathedral dignity, and exchange, resign, and accept these and other benefices. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
The same. For an augmentation of the value of the benefice, provision of which was made to his secretary, William de Barton, to 40 marks with cure of souls, or 25 without.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk and envoy, John de Sweynese (Swansea), M.A. and bachelor of canon and civil law, present in the Roman court, for a canonry of St. Davids, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Langathem, in the said diocese, value 6½ marks, including a vicarial portion in the same.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 16.)
Robert, earl of Suffolk. Whereas the pope lately dispensed his son, John de Ufforde, a minor, so as to hold a benefice with cure of souls when he was eighteen, but he, when seventeen, was presented by the lay patron to the church of Hintgham, in the diocese of Norwich, and instituted by the bishop, the earl prays for confirmation of the same, and for the necessary provision and dispensation, notwithstanding that John has a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, and also of Salisbury, about which last a suit is pending in the papal court.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 18.)
The king. Whereas he has founded a chapel in his palace of Westminster for a dean, twelve canons, fourteen vicars, four clerks, and six choristers, he prays that the said dean, canons, and vicars may have perpetual right to baptise the children of the kings of England and of their household, and to bury the same within the limit of the said palace. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. Feb.
Ibid.
John, king of France, and Edward, king of England. On behalf of the same William [de Wykeham] for a canonry, prebend, and dignity of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of St. Martin's, London, and a prebend of Llandaff. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 18d.)
The same [king of England]. On behalf of Richard de Skidby, for a benefice, value 60l. with cure of souls, or 40l. without, in the gift of the archbishop of York, notwithstanding that he has the church of Denton, in the diocese of Norwich. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Chestrefeld, rector of Flintham, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Codington, rector of Bottesford, for a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of Hastings.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
King Edward. On behalf of William de Winterton, rector of Callan, in the diocese of Ossory, for a canonry of Wherwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Lismore. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Richard de Granebey, rector of North Cadereby, in the diocese of Bath and Wells, for a canonry of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Nicholas de Louthe, rector of Mold (de Montealto), in the diocese of St. Asaph, for a canonry of St. Asaph, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Swinley, rector of Werington, in the diocese of Lichfield, for a canonry of St. John's, Chester, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Elemham, rector of High Aungre, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Durham.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de London, rector of Curia, in the diocese of Salisbury, for a canonry of Romsey, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Kirkeby, for a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Spalding. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Shipdam, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 19.)
The same. On behalf of Robert de Muskam, for a benefice in the gift of the bishop of London. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Adel, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Lambhith, rector of Lambith, for a canonry of Wingham, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of St. Stephen's, Westminster, and St. Mary Magdalene's, Bridgenorth.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William de Bokebrigge, rector of Herdwik, for a canonry of Bosham, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert de Schardelowe, rector of St. Mildred's, London, for a canonry of Bangor, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, Henry Despenser, S.C.L. aged nineteen, for a dispensation to hold a benefice with cure of souls.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The king of France, the prince of Wales, and the duke of Lancaster. On behalf of Thomas de Brayton, rector of Leveringam, in the diocese of Ely, for a dispensation to hold an additional sinecure benefice.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
King Edward. On behalf of John de Barnet, B.C.L. already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, for a further dispensation to hold two benefices or cathedral dignities. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 19d.)
The same. On behalf of John de Carrewe, already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and rector of Herbrandiston, and further dispensed so as to hold an additional benefice, he having studied civil and canon law, and arts during seven years, for dispensation to hold the said church, together with three benefices or cathedral dignities.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas the abbot and convent of Missenden, by reason of the pestilence and other causes, have suffered loss of rents, and are unable to make necessary repairs, the pope is prayed to appropriate to them the churches of Glatton, from which the abbot and convent of Brune have a pension of 30s. and of Missenden, from which they have a pension of 6 marks, this last church being of the patronage of the abbot and convent of Missenden, and of the value of 32l. notwithstanding that the diocesan and archdeacon are wont to share its fruits when void.
[Marginal note.] This petition was so far cancelled in the original.
Or else that the pope would issue a commission to the bishop of London to inform himself touching the same, and report to the pope.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 22d.)
David, king of Scotland. For faculty to his confessor to absolve him from all his sins, and from general sentences.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. Feb.
(f. 24d.)
Robert de Lewingston, knight, and Elizabeth, relict of John de Gordon. For a dispensation to intermarry, notwithstanding that Robert and John were related in the fourth degree of kindred.
Cancelled.
Ibid.
For plenary absolution at the hour of death to eight persons to be named in the chancery by friar Adam, confessor of the king of Scotland. Granted. Avignon, Non. Feb.
(f. 27d.)
Lewis de Cherleton, M.A. and licentiate of theology. Whereas he, being canon of Lincoln, accepted a prebend void, as he believed, by the death of Henry de Walton, and doubts whether the prebend was so void, he prays for confirmation of the same, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Hereford, St. Asaph, and Tetenhale, in the diocese of Lichfield, and a portion in Ledbury, and the rectory of Meyvot, and the chapel of Pole Castle (Welshpool), in the diocese of St. Asaph. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. Feb.
(f. 28.)
David Martin, B.C.L. warden of St. David's hospital, Swansea. For confirmation of the collation of the same by the ordinary, notwithstanding that he has the archdeaconry of Kermerdyn (Carmarthen).
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 33d.)
John de Stretle, D.C.L. constable of Bordeaux. For the canonry and prebend of Chichester, void by the death of Richard de Drax at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Salisbury, and expects a high dignity in Lincoln.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. May.
(f. 37.)
Hugh de Louther, the younger, and his brother Peter, legitimate sons of Hugh de Louther, for a benefice [apiece] with cure of souls, when they shall be twenty years old. Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. May.
Ibid.
Thomas de Luscy, son of Thomas de Luscy, knight. For the like.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Alberton, of the diocese of York, for the office of notary.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 47.)
John Aleyn, of Pateshull, in the diocese of Lincoln. For the perpetual vicarage of Clee, in the said diocese, void by the death of John de Olney at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has a chantry in the church of St. James, Garlekythe, London.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 47d.)
William de Mora. For the perpetual vicarage of Clee, in the diocese of Lincoln, of slender value, void by the death of John de Olney.
Cancelled.
Ibid.
William Donke. For the perpetual vicarage of Roderham (Rotherham), in the diocese of York, void by the death of William Litester, so long ago that it has lapsed to the pope, notwithstanding that it is occupied by a monk of the abbey of Roufforth (Rufford).
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 61.)
Walter Morin, M.A. bachelor of theology. Whereas the pope reserved to him the canonry and prebend of Holcumbe [Burnell] in Wells, held by Thomas de Batton, who obtained another canonry and prebend in the same; and whereas the said prebend is valued by some at 6l. and by others at 20s. he prays for provision of the same on its voidance, even if it be of the value of 6l.
Granted. Avignon, Kal. Feb.
(f. 61d.
Hugh de Bolton, of the diocese of Carlisle. For the church of Aghton (Hawton), in the diocese of York, void by the death of Henry de Gringlay, so long ago that it has lapsed to the pope.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 64.)
Roger de Burton. Whereas he, when rector of St. Gregory's, Sudbury, and John de Hegham, who said he was rector of Denford. resigned their benefices in order to exchange them, provision being made of the same, and whereas Roger fears that John was holding Denford without dispensation, and not being a priest, he prays for confirmation of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 64d.)
William Ros. He, having held the church of St. Mary's, Waynflete, for fifteen years, on presentation by the patron and institution by the ordinary, prays for confirmation of the same.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Elias de Trikingham. He, having held the church of Southoe, in the diocese of Lincoln, for five years on presentation by the patron and institution by the ordinary, prays for confirmation of the same.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Henry de Pik, priest, M.A. bachelor of civil and canon law. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the church of Bridestowe, value 8 marks, void by the death of William Bearn, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Exeter.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Thomas Moriot, priest. For the church of Clown, value 10 marks, in the diocese of Lichfield, void by reason that John de Welton has held it for many years without receiving holy orders.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 65.)
William de Doune, D.C.L. canon of Lincoln. He, having obtained papal provision of the prebend of Empingham on its voidance by the death of a canon, prays for confirmation of the same, notwithstanding that he has the church of Walclive, served by a perpetual vicar, and a prebendal portion in St. Endellion, and the archdeaconry of Leicester, about which last a suit is pending in the papal palace.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 66.)
William de Neuhawe. He, having accepted the church of Heggissete (Hethersett), in the diocese of Norwich, by virtue of papal letters in forma pauperum, of which he has not had possession, has since had reserved to him, and has been inducted by the diocesan into, the church of Ingham, void by the death of the last rector; but as he may be molested touching his acceptance of Heggissete, he prays for confirmation of what has been done by the diocesan.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Griffin de Cherleton. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the church of Llandrunyawe, in the diocese of St. Asaph, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Wells and Hereford.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John Tylour. He, having been dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and having obtained a church, which he resigned, and then the perpetual vicarage of Pole, in the diocese of St. Asaph, and being sufficiently able in the English and Welsh tongues, prays for confirmation of the said church.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 67d.)
Thomas son of Robert, of the diocese of York. For the church of Overbury, in the diocese of Worcester, value 16l. so long void by the simomacal resignation of Henry [de Stratford] that it has lapsed to the pope, notwithstanding that it has been occupied by some religious, or that he has a prebend in a collegiate church. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 70.)
Ralph de Bury, priest. For confirmation of the presentation and induction by William, Augustinian prior of Tortyngtone, in the diocese of Chichester, of the church of St. Swithin, Candlewick Street, London, void by the death of Richard Honiwode, notwithstanding that John Palmer, canon of the said priory, opposes the prior's title to the priory.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. May.
(f. 70d.)
Griffin de Charleton, S.C.L. (as above, f. 66.)
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 71.)
William Percehaye of Spaldewik, B.C.L. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the canonry and prebend of St. Cross, Lincoln, value 10l. void by the consecration of Robert de Streton bishop of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wale, value 5l. and the hospital of St. John Baptist, Armenston, of slender value. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John king of France, Edward king of England, the prince of Wales, the duke of Lancaster, and the earl of Arundel. On behalf of Hartwic Remelon, of the diocese of Cambray, bachelor of canon and civil law, for the church of Hagvorthingham, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by reason that John de Swinesheude obtained the church of Wetheringsete, notwithstanding that he has an altar in the church of Stranmeel, in the diocese of Cambray, value 24 florins.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 73.)
William de Cheshelm, licentiate in arts, S.C.L. of noble birth. For the perpetual vicarage of Fauchyre, void by the resignation of Adam de Tynigham, notwithstanding that he is rector of Neveth, in the diocese of St. Andrews, which he is ready to resign, and expects a benefice in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews.
Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. May.
(f. 73d.)
William Ardern of Milton, M.A. and S.C.L. For the church of Dynby (Denbigh), in the diocese of St. Asaph, void by the death of William de Sunderlond at the Roman court. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 74.)
John Parke[r], of Segbrok, a poor clerk. For succession to Gerlac de Clave, deacon, of Spires, deceased, in his right to the perpetual vicarage of Gilling, in the diocese of York, value 20 marks, which is detained by another. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The king. On behalf of his clerk, William de Dalton, for a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Ripon, and the church of Houghton in the diocese of Durham. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 77.)
Hugh de Craft, B.C.L. For the church of Denbegh, void by the death of William de Sunderlond at the Roman court.
Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. May.
(f. 97d.)
Walter Scot, captain of the Great Company (fn. 1) (Magne Societatis) and a Marchio not named. On behalf of William Massingham, for a canonry of Wells, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has obtained three sentences in his favour touching the vicarage of St. Cuthbert's, Wells. Granted. Avignon, Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert Rydel, for a canonry of Chichester, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has obtained a sentence in his favour touching the perpetual vicarage of Cherlebury (Charlbury), in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 103d.) Thomas Bertevile, vicar of St. Michael's, Coventry. He, having obtained the same, value 100s. by exchange for the church of Loughborough, prays for provision of it, fearing that William Antonii, with whom he made the exchange, had not a clear right to it.
Granted. Avignon, Kal. June.
(f. 104.)
Henry de Pyk, M.A. bachelor of civil and canon law, canon and prebendary of Exeter. Whereas he had a provision made to him by bishop John, of the office of primarius of the said church, and held it for seven years, seven months, and ten days, together with the church of Bridestowe, believed to be annexed to it, and afterwards heard from the bishop that the church was not so annexed, he resigned it, and the bishop gave it as void by the death of Master William Boara, its value being 18 marks, to the said Henry; but as he fears that he may be molested touching irregularity incurred, he prays for rehabilitation, and for provision of the said canonry, prebend, and church.
Granted. A vignon, Kal. June.
(f. 109d.)
Guy de Briene, the king's ambassador. That the pope, in consideration of his heavy expenses at the Roman court in the time of Clement VI. will give to six of his underwritten clerks the benefices, value together 350 gold florins, void by the death of his clerk, Thomas David, at the Roman court; namely—
To Richard de Horningdon, the canonry and prebend of Ippethorn in Chichester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Barwe (Barrow), in the diocese of Norwich.
To David Waghan (Vaughan), the canonry and prebend of St. Davids, notwithstanding that he has the church of Llandewauk, in the said diocese.
To Thomas Andrew, the canonry and prebend of Crediton, notwithstanding that he has the church of Kingsdon, in the diocese of Wells.
To John Seys, rector of Hanney, in the diocese of Salisbury, the canonry and prebend of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of St. Davids and Aberwily, and a canonry of Llande webrevy, with expectation of a prebend.
To John de Dalton, of the diocese of York, the canonry and prebend of St. Tethe.
To John de Braken, of the diocese of York, the canonry and prebend of Aberwily. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
(f. 112d.)
Guy de Briane, the king's ambassador. On behalf of his most special friend, William de Dalton, for the canonry and prebend of St. John's, Beverley, void by the death of Richard son of Ralph de Thornton, the younger, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Ripon, and the church of Houghton, in the diocese of Durham, and a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. July.
Ibid.
The Same. On behalf of his kinsman, Hugh de Ferrariis, for a sinecure benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Exeter, and the church of Hembury, in the diocese of Worcester. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Richard de Hormington, for the chapel of Bokinfold, void by the death of William de Bradele at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Chichester, and the church of Barwe (Barrow), in the diocese of Norwich. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Adam de Carles, for a canonry and prebend of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has the church of Newenton, value 6 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Twerton, for a canonry and prebend of Wells, notwithstanding that he had the church of Langhetre (Langtree), in the diocese of Exeter. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Robert Perlee, for a canonry and prebend of Llandaff, notwithstanding that he has the church of All Hallows at Hay wharf (ad Fenum), London. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, John Uppehulle, bachelor of canon and civil law, for the church of Havonte, in the diocese of Winchester, void by the death of John Noion at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Exeter and Crediton, value together 8l. and papal provision of the church of Newton St. Cyres, of which he has not yet get possession, and the church of Tor Bryan. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Simon Withiel, for the prebendal portion of St. Endellion, void by the death of William Doune, at Barbantana, near Avignon, notwithstanding that he has the church of Withiel, and a canonry and prebend of Penryn. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 113d.)
The same. On behalf of Hugh de Craft, B.C.L. for the church of Waltham, in the diocese of Winchester, void by the death of Gilbert David at the Roman court. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For plenary remission at the hour of death to twenty-four persons to be named in the chancery.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Adam de Hilton, provost of Wells, and envoy of the king and of the prince of Wales. For the canonry and prebend of Exeter, void by the death of Richard de Thormerton, of William de Bradely (sic) at the Roman court, value together 40 florins, notwithstanding that he has a sinecure prebend annexed to the provostship, and the church of Glatton, and a canonry and prebend of St. Maurice's, Aberwily, and a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, and papal provision of a canonry and prebend of Chichester, of which he has not yet got possession. Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas de Neuton, for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Battle. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid. The same. On behalf of Walter de Fenton, for the prebend of St. Maurice's, Aberwily, value 15 florins, void by the death of William de Bradely at the Roman court. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his kinsman, David Mort, priest, of the diocese of Lichfield, for the church of All Saints, York, value 40 florins, void by the death of Simon Warde of Bonington.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Kirkeby, priest, of the diocese of York, for the church of Mepham, in the diocese of Rochester, touching which John Blod obtained a sentence in his favour against Roger Wy, admitting Kirkeby in succession to Blod in his right to the same, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 115.)
John de Tatenhall, a Friar Preacher, doctor of theology, and Provincial. For the office of Minor Primarius of England, void by the death of Robert de Wigornia, monk of St. Albans.
Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. July.
Ibid.
Whereas John de Brinkele, in the cause between him and Richard de Derby about the archdeaconry of Nottingham, obtained three sentences in his favour, and then by papal mandate renounced the same, the pope, motu proprio, makes provision to P. cardinal of the Basilica of the Twelve Apostles, of a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, and puts him in place of the said John in the said cause, and makes provision to him of the said archdeaconry.
Avignon, 10 Kal. July.
(f. 116.)
H. cardinal of St. Laurence's in Damaso. On behalf of Richard de Drax, scholar in arts, and nephew of Richard de Drax, advocate in the Roman court, for the canonry and prebend of Chichester, void by the death of the said advocate, notwithstanding that he has a rural deanery. Cancelled.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John Parker, kinsman of the aforesaid Richard, for the church of Herlaw, in the diocese of London, void by the death of the same Richard. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Walton, for the perpetual chaplaincy of the church of Clee, void by the death of John [de Olney] at the Roman court, John being a familiar of the said Richard.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas Marcer, subdeacon, of Bruyton, in the diocese of Wells, for the church of Langeton, in the diocese of York, void by the death of Gerlac [de Clave] at the Roman court, Gerlac being a member of the household of the said Richard.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 122d.)
Thomas de Fulnetby, knight, the king's ambassador. On behalf of his brother, William de Fulnetby, B.C.L. for the canonry and prebend of Empingham in Lincoln, void by the death of William de Doune at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has the church of Toft, in the same diocese. Granted. Avignon, 11 Kal. July.
(f. 132d.)
The king. On behalf of William de Dighton, rector of Wyberton, in the diocese of Lincoln, for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The king. For confirmation of the appropriation to the abbot and convent of Vale Royal of the church of Llanpader, in the diocese of St. Davids.
Let it be exhibited in the chancery, and, if reasonable, confirmed. Avignon, 7 Kal. July.
Ibid.
Richard la Vache, knight, of the king's chamber. On behalf of his son Edward, aged thirteen, for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 4 Non. July.
(f. 133.)
John de Bukingham, dean of Lichfield, and keeper of the king's secret seal. Whereas the pope granted him leave of non-residence for three years, he prays for a two years' extension of the same in order to visit Rome and other places across the sea, with sixteen members of his household. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For leave to choose his confessor for three years.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The king. For an indulgence of seven years and seven quadragene to those who visit St. Stephen's chapel, Westminster, on the feasts of Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, Corpus Christi, SS. Peter and Paul, and St. Stephen. Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. July.
Ibid.
The king. Whereas John de Raynford, rector of St. Clement's, Hastings, one day about noon fell into the hands of malefactors, who attacked him, and chopped off two joints of the index finger of his left hand, and in other ways wounded him, he prays for a dispensation that, notwithstanding this defect, John may minister in the orders he has received, and accept other benefices. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 133d.)
Edward, prince of Wales. Whereas on his petition the pope made provision (4 Kal. Jul. anno 8) to his clerk, Richard de Drayton, of a benefice, value 40 l. in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Worcester, by virtue of which he obtained the church of Clyve, value 50l. the prince prays for confirmation of the same, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Wilton, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The king. On behalf of the underwritten clerks, who have served in his chancery for a long time, namely—
To Thomas de Brayton, a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Leverington.
To Elias de Grimmesby, a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Norton, in the diocese of London.
To Walter Power, a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, and the church of Leke, in the same diocese.
To John de Codington, a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is dean of the chapel royal of Hastings, and the church of Botelesford.
(f. 134.)
To William de Lounds, a canonry of London, notwithstanding that he has the church of Althorp.
To Henry de Haydok, a canonry of Hereford, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Eccleston.
To William de Bourgh, a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Medbury, and a canonry and prebend in the chapel of St. Mary and All Saints near York cathedral church.
To John de Branketre, treasurer of York, clerk of the king's chancery, and his notary, that he may choose his confessor.
To Thomas de Coringham, a sinecure benefice, value 40l. in the gift of the archbishop of York, notwithstanding that he has the church of Huntingfield, in the diocese of Norwich.
To Richard Ravenser, a canonry of St. John's, Beverley, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the provostship of the same, and a canonry and prebend of Lincoln.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. July.
(f. 137d.)
Nicholas de Loveyne, knight, ambassador of the king, queen, and prince of Wales. On behalf of his clerk, Robert Storde, of the diocese of Chichester, for the church of Bishopsbourn, void by the death of John Thoursteyn at the Roman court; or else for a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. July.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Richard Sugwerede, for the church of Chertham, in the diocese of Canterbury, void by the death of William de Bradeley at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has the free chapel of Colan, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, William de Churchill, for the deanery and the prebend of Chichester, void by the death of John Thoursteyn at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has the church of Esling, in the diocese of Canterbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 139.)
Nicholas Bonde, donsel of Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his brother William, for succession to Thomas de Clipston, deceased at the Roman court, in his right to the canonry and prebend of Monkton in Ripon. Granted. Avignon, 6 Id. July.
(f. 154.)
Adam Oweyn, bachelor of canon law. Whereas between William Napton and Adam Froweyn there was a suit touching the archdeaconry of Meath, and the annexed church of St. Columba de Kenlis, in which William obtained three sentences in his favour, but died at the Roman court before he got possession, Adam prays for provision of the said archdeaconry and church, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of Sydan, value 9 gold florins, in the same diocese; or else for the deanery of Limerick, void by the death of Henry With at the Roman court, or by the consecration of the bishop of Limerick.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
(f. 155d.)
Nicholas de Hethe. For the church of Brentingham, void by the death of Thomas de Nevile at the apostolic see, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of London and Hereford, and the portion of Overhalle in the church of Ledebury and the church of Hodnet; or else for the canonry and prebend of Tervyn in Lichfield, void by the death of William de Driffield at the apostolic see.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
King Edward. On behalf of his secretary, William de Wykeham, for the canonry and prebend of St. Andrew's, Auckland, void by the death of Thomas de Bridekirke, alias de Karlell, at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has the deanery of St. Martin's le Grand, London, and a canonry and prebend of St. Paul's, and a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
(f. 156.)
Alexander de Nevill, son of Ralph de Nevill, baron, M.A. and S.C.L. For the archdeaconry of Cornwall, void by the death of Master Thomas David at the apostolic see, for the execution of two sentences given in his favour in the apostolic court, notwithstanding that he has the churches of Ayscarth and Kirkeby Misperton, and the hospital of Bolton, in the diocese of Durham. He is ready to resign Kirkeby Misperton. Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
Edward, prince of Wales. On behalf of his kinsman, William de Courtenay, son of Hugh de Courtenay, earl of Devon, for the canonry and prebend of York, void by the death of Henry la Zouch at the apostolic see, notwithstanding that he has the church of Crukern, and a prebendal portion in Exeter castle. Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
(f. 156d.)
Philip de Bellocampo, skilled in the law, aged twenty-three, son of Roger de Bellocampo, baron, on whose behalf John, king of France and the duke of Brittany have written to the pope. For the canonry and prebend of Bole in York and the church of Brentingham, void by the death of Thomas Nevyle at the apostolic see, notwithstanding his defect of age, and that he has canonries and prebends of Lincoln and Crediton, and the chapel of Tickhill; or else for a canonry and prebend of York. Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his special companion, and for ten years his teacher and governor [Roger de Stanford], for the church of Bishopsbourn, void by the death of John Thurstayn at the Roman court, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of St. Karentoce, value 30s. Or else for the church of Overe in the diocese of Ely, void by the death of Thomas de Clipston at the Roman court.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 157.)
Thomas de Fulnetby, knight, the king's ambassador. On behalf of Adam de Cnarisburgh, a member of his household, for the church of Flechergate, void by the death of John Suldan at the Roman Court.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
Guy de Briane, the king's steward. On behalf of his connexion, Philip de Courtenay, son of Hugh de Courtenay, earl of Devon, and kinsman of the king, aged thirteen, for the canonry and prebend of Chichester, void by the death of Thomas David, Guy's clerk, at the apostolic see, which the pope, on his petition, gave to his clerk Richard de Hornington, who died at the said see, notwithstanding that Philip has prebends of Crukerne, Chulmelegh, and Exeter castle.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Id. Aug.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf his clerk David Vaghan, for the free chapel of Bokingfold, in the diocese of Canterbury, void by the death of William de Bradele at the Roman court, and provision of which was given by the pope to Richard [de Hornington], Guy's clerk, who died at the said court, notwithstanding that David has the church of Llandchauk, in the diocese of St. Davids. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Baunton. For the canonry and prebend of Crediton, value 4l. void by the death of John Colste at the apostolic see, notwithstanding that he has a perpetual vicarage in Exeter cathedral, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 161.)
William Strode, clerk of the late Master Thomas de Nevill. For the church of Brantingham, void by the death of the said Thomas at Villeneuve by Avignon, notwithstanding that he has the church of Patric Brompton, in the diocese of York, and expects a canonry and prebend of Wherwell. Granted. Avignon, 16 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
William de Norwico, B.C.L. clerk of the aforesaid Thomas. For the church of Bishopsbourn, void by the death of Master John Thursteyn in the bastide ssssssssssor monastery of St. Praxed's by Avignon, notwithstanding that he has the church of Misteleych which he is ready to resign.
Cancelled.
Or else for the church of Stanhop, in the diocese of Durham, void by the death of Thomas de Bridkirke, alias de Karleolo, at the apostolic see. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Robert de Stratton, D.C.L. clerk of the said Thomas, for the canonry and prebend of Ripon, void by the death of William de Driffield at Villeneuve by Avignon, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stretham, in the diocese of Ely. Cancelled.
Or else for the canonry and prebend of Auckland, void by the death of Thomas de Bridekirke (as above). Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 161d.)
Degarius Says, of the diocese of St. Asaph. For leave to visit the Holy Sepulchre, and other sacred places on either side the sea, with fifty persons. Granted. Avignon, 9 Kal. Sept.
Ibid.
The same. For a portable altar, to be used by his chaplain when on pilgrimage. Granted. Dated as above.

Footnotes

1 Mercenaries.