Volume XXXVI
1 Urban V

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'Volume XXXVI: 1 Urban V', Petitions to the Pope: 1342-1419 (1896), pp. 402-419. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92392 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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(f. 7.)
Rolls of Masters of the University of Oxford:—
William de Bermingeham, S.T.P. Robert Sumpter, D.C.L. and Simon Lamborn, M.A. envoys of the doctors and masters of the university. On behalf of the underwritten persons not contained in the former roll, for special graces under date of the said roll:—
To William Heytisbury, S.T.P. of the diocese of Salisbury, late chancellor of the university, a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. John's, Canterbury, and a canonry and prebend of Wingham.
Granted, and let him resign the church. Avignon, 15 Kal. Mar.
To John Wyliet, S.T.P. of the diocese of London, sometime chancellor of the university, who has taken nothing by a provision of a canonry of London with expectation of a prebend, the same, notwithstanding that he has the chancellorship and a canonry and prebend of Exeter, value 24l. Granted. Dated as above.
To Adam Portou, S.T.P. canon of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, a dignity or office in the same, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hoton Wandeslay and a prebend or portion of St. Probus, in the dioceses of York and Exeter. He is ready to resign the church. Granted. Dated as above.
To Thomas Faringlowe, S.T.P. of the diocese of Durham, a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the vicarage of Emeldon, in the said diocese, value 20l. which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
To William Trevelles, M.A. bachelor of theology, a canonry of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
To Richard Pecham, M.A. bachelor of canon and civil law, of the diocese of Canterbury, a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a church value 10l.
Granted, and let him resign the church. Dated as above.

To Thomas Stretford, B.C.L. and M.A. a canonry of Llandaff, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the archdeaconry of Gloucester, value 43 marks.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Walter Daventru, M.A. who has studied theology for eight years, and has publicly disputed in the same, provost of the scholars of St. Mary's, Oxford, founded by the king, a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Pichcote, of small value.
Let him have a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury. Dated as above.
To Thomas de Atturton, B.C.L. and M.A. of the diocese of Lincoln, for many years a scholar of canon law, a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Witherdeley, in the said diocese, value 20 marks.
Let him have a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Chester. Dated as above.
To William de Nywaton, M.A. of the diocese of Exeter, skilled in medicine, a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Exeter, notwithstanding that he has the church of Churchstow, in the said diocese, not taxed. Granted. Dated as above.
To John Landreyn, M.A. bachelor of medicine, licensed to practise, scholar of theology for six years, a canonry of St. Asaph, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. Maugam, in the diocese of Exeter.
Granted. Dated as above.
1363.(f. 8.)
To William Wilton, M.A. scholar of theology, of the diocese of York, a benefice, value 40 marks with the cure of souls, or 20l. without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in forma pauperum in the gift of the bishop of Durham. Granted. Dated as above.
To Robert Trethewy, M.A. scholar of canon law, of the diocese of Exeter, a sinecure benefice in the gift of the bishop of Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Alington, in the said diocese, value 9 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
To John Wyke, M.A. of the diocese of Worcester, a benefice, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 20 without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Westminster. Granted. Dated as above. To Walter Wandesford, M.A. of the diocese of York, a benefice of like value in the gift of the archbishop of York.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Robert Clyst, M.A. of the diocese of Exeter, a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Simon Lamborne, M.A. of the diocese of Salisbury, a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Sulthorn, value 10l. and a pension of 100s. about which there is a suit, and the free chapel of Kebworth, not taxed.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 22d.)
Juliana de Leyburn, countess of Huntingdon, relict of earl William, the king's kinswoman. On behalf of her tableman, John Roussel, for a canonry of Chichester, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Somerton by Flegg, in the diocese of Norwich, value 10 marks; or else for the like in Wingham.
Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. Mar.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of William Tankerville, M.A. and approved practitioner in medicine, for a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, or 30l. without, in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Little Lawfer, in the diocese of London, value 12 marks, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Peter, son of Robert Johannis of Wisbech, priest, of the diocese of Ely, for a benefice, value 30l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 23.)
Roll of the University of Cambridge:—
The university of masters and bachelors pray for graces to the underwritten persons:—
To Michael de Causton, S.T.P. chancellor of the university, a benefice, value 60l. with cure of souls, or 40l. without, in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Gronddesburwe, in the diocese of Norwich, which he is ready to resign.
Let him have one in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Norwich. Avignon, 8 Kal. Mar.
To Ralph de Langgle, S.T.P. a canonry of St. Davids, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Great Horningisherth, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Roger de Sutton, D.C.L. a canonry of Hereford, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Glatton, in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
To Michael de Hanington, priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, bachelor of theology, a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, or 30l. without, in the gift of the bishop of Winchester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Multon, in the diocese of Norwich, which he is ready to resign.
Let him have one in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Lincoln, but not in the cathedral. Dated as above.
To Adam de Lakinghyth, priest, of the diocese of Norwich, bachelor of theology, a benefice with cure of souls, value 40l. in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes. Granted. Dated as above.
To William de Gotham, priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, bachelor of theology, a benefice with cure of souls, value 40l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury. Granted. Dated as above.
To John de Chaterys, M.A. of the diocese of Ely, a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Bourton, in the diocese of Lichfield.
Let him have one in the gift of the abbot and convent of Thorney. Dated as above.
To Thomas de Bingham, M.A. priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, a benefice, value 30l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without, in the gift of the archbishop of York.
Let him have one in the gift of the prior and convent of Spalding. Dated as above.
(f. 23d.)
To John de Strete, M.A. a benefice with cure of souls, value 30l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Thomas de Eli, M.A. a like benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Castleacre, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Dated as above.
To John de Carleton, M.A. priest, of the diocese of Norwich, a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Thorney.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Nicholas de Bothesham, M.A. of the diocese of Ely, a, like benefice in the gift of the abbess and convent of Barking, notwithstanding that he has the church of Capell, in the diocese of Norfolk, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
To Adam de Wykemere, M.A. a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hokewold, in the diocese of Norwich.
Let him have what he asks in Ripon. Dated as above.
To John de Shropham, M.A. priest, of the diocese of Norwich, a benefice with cure of souls, value 30l. in the gift of the bishop and convent of Worcester. Granted. Dated as above.
To Ralph de Holbeche, M.A. of the diocese of Lincoln, bachelor of canon and civil law, a benefice with cure of souls, value 40l. in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Durham.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Roger de Sutton, M.A. of the diocese of Lincoln, a benefice with cure of souls, value 30l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, notwithstanding that he has the church of Stokehamton, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 24.)
To Robert de Tunstede, M.A. a like benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of the Hospitallers in England, notwithstanding that he has the rural deanery of Hengham, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Richard de Morden, M.A. of the diocese of Ely, a benefice, with cure of souls value 30l. or 20l. without, in the gift of the dean and chapter of Lincoln.
Let him have one in the gift of the bishop of Ely. Dated as above.
To Roger de Frisby, M.A. priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, a like benefice in the gift of the bishop and chapter of London, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of St. John's, Cambridge, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
To William de Routham, M.A. bachelor of medicine, a canonry of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Sprouton, in the diocese of Norwich.
Let him have what he asks in Howden. Dated as above.
To Richard de Pulham, M.A. of the diocese of Norwich, a benefice with cure of souls, value 30l. in the gift of the prior and chapter of Rochester. Granted. Dated as above.
To William de Appilton, M.A. of the diocese of Norwich, a canonry of Abergwily, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a parish church, whose name is unknown in Cambridge, but will be expressed in the papal chancery. Granted. Dated as above.
To Nicholas Thorgramby, M.A. priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, a benefice with cure of souls, value 30l. in the gift of the prior and convent of Durham. Granted. Dated as above.
To Richard de Outteby, M.A. a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Westminster. Granted. Dated as above.
To Benedict de Massingham, M.A. of the diocese of Norwich, a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Albans, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of Thorp Market, in the said diocese, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Roger de Schadewell, M.A. of the diocese of Norwich, a like benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Thetford.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 24d.)
To Bartholomew de Tunstede, M.A. of the diocese of Norwich, a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Battle.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Thomas de Hornigsberth, licentiate of civil law, a benefice with cure of souls, value 40l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds, notwithstanding that he has the rural deanery of Thinghow, in the diocese of Norwich. Granted. Dated as above.
To Thomas de Eltesle, priest, of the diocese of Ely, bachelor of canon and civil law, a canonry of Wilton, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Grancester, in the said diocese. Granted. Dated as above.
To John de Swinesheved, M.A. bachelor of canon and civil law, priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Wethringsete, in the diocese of Norwich.
Let him have what he asks in Exeter. Dated as above.
To John de Harleton, bachelor of canon and civil law, of the diocese of Ely, a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hinton, in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Dated as above.
To Robert de Wourtham, B.C.L. a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Brisele, in the diocese of Norwich.
Let him have what he asks in the conventual church of Shaftesbury. Dated as above.
To Walter de Aldeby, bachelor of canon law, priest, of the diocese of Norwich, a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hallywell, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Let him have what he asks in the conventual church of Wherwell. Dated as above.
To John de Dunwich, bachelor of canon law, priest, of the diocese of Norwich, a benefice with cure of souls, value 30l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, notwithstanding that under letters of Innocent VI. he expects a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Stephen de Hogton, bachelor of canon law, priest, of the diocese of Norwich, a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramsey, notwithstanding that he has the church of Swenington, in the said diocese, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 25.)
To Richard de Hamcotes, B.C.L. of the diocese of Lincoln, a canonry of Westbury, in the diocese of Worcester, notwithstanding that he has the church of Marsham, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Dated as above.
To Thomas de Baketon, B.C.L. a benefice, with cure of souls value 30l. or 20l. without, in the gift of the bishop of Norwich, notwithstanding that provision was made to him by Innocent VI. of the church of St. Gregory, Sudbury, which he has not yet obtained, and which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
To Peter Pawe, B.A. a benefice with cure of souls, value 20l. in the gift of the bishop of Ely, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of St Botulph's, Cambridge, which he is ready to resign.
Let him have what he asks in the gift of the abbot and convent of Walden. Dated as above.
To William Waruby, B.A. priest, of the diocese of Lincoln, a like benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Christ Church, Canterbury. Granted. Dated as above.
To John Erouwe of Little Chesterford, B.A. of the diocese of London, a benefice, with cure of souls value 20l. or 15l. without, in the gift of the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Little Chishull, in the said diocese, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
To Richard de Croulond, B.A. a benefice with cure of souls, value 20l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of Croulond.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 25d.)
To John de Tynmuwe, B.A. a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ware. Granted. Dated as above.
To Michael de Causton, B.A. a like benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. John's, Colchester.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 34d.)
Whereas in the roll in the university of Cambridge, the pope gave to Michael Causton, S.T.P. then absent, but now present at the Roman court, a benefice in the gift of the bishop and chapter of Norwich, and whereas in the papal chancery letters cannot be expedited for a benefice beyond the value of 25 marks, and in the gift of the said persons there is no benefice which does not exceed that amount, so that the grace is fruitless, the pope is prayed to extend it to a benefice of whatever value. Granted, n.d.
Marginal note.
The petition to which this relates is the first in the said roll, f. 23 (p. 404).
(f. 55d.)
Richard, earl of Arundel. On behalf of his clerk, John Wilby, for a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, or 30l. without, in the gift of the bishop of St. Davids. Granted. Avignon, 7 Id. Mar.
(f. 59.)
Simon, bishop of London, formerly papal auditor. Whereas on account of the number of those who expect benefices under papal letters, he is unable to make provision to his servants and friends, he prays for faculty to reserve, collate, and provide to six persons one or two benefices apiece in the gift of the bishop of London for the time being.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Mar.
(f. 95d.)
Thomas Chou of Wetewang. For the church of Apulton in Rydale, of the diocese of York, void by the death of Walter Fleming.
Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. April.
(f. 62d.)
Hamo de Deval, priest, of the diocese of Lichfield. For the church of Multon, in the diocese of Norwich, void by the death of Edmund de Witewelle at the Roman court. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Mar.
(f. 74d.)
Thomas, archbishop elect of Dublin. On behalf of Thomas de Eltesle, of the diocese of Ely, bachelor of canon and civil law, for the church of Newton, in the diocese of Winchester, value 22 marks, on its voidance by his consecration, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Lincoln with expectation of a prebend.
Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. April.
(f. 75.)
John de Middelton. He is already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and had the church of Hoton Wandeslay, in the diocese of York, which he exchanged for that of Kirkby Ravenswath; he prays therefore for confirmation of the same. Granted. Avignon, 12 Kal. April.
(f. 80d.)
Geoffrey de Herdeby, S.T.P. Augustinian provincial in England, of illegitimate birth. For dispensation to be promoted to any dignity of his order, short of the patriarchal.
Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. April.
(f. 90.)
Whereas Henry de Lutiberugh and Ralph de Daventre resigned respectively a canonry and prebend of St. Pancras in London, and the canonry and prebend entitled E. of St. Mary's by Leicester castle, in order to exchange them, they pray for confirmation of the same, notwithstanding that Ralph has the church of Braybrok, and the chapel of St. Mary in the same. Granted. Avignon, 5 Non. Mar.
(f. 91d.)
Whereas Robert Fraunceys and William de Swafeld resigned respectively the churches or chaplaincies of Langdon and Alswick, in the diocese of London, in order to exchange them, they pray for confirmation of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 96.)
Whereas William de Grenlawe, papal collector and nuncio in Scotland, exchanged the church of Tarbeth, annexed to his archdeaconry of St. Andrews, for the church of Kynnef, which the bishop united to the archdeaconry, he prays for confirmation of the same.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Non. Mar.
Ibid.
Robert de Keet. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the canonry and prebend of Deer in Aberdeen, void by the death of William Wricht. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Ormyskirch. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the treasurership of Aberdeen, void by the death of John de Kynnynmond. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Andrew Ox. For confirmation of the collation of the church of Invyrrarite, void by the promotion of Walter de Conventre, bishop of Dunblane. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The bishop, dean, and chapter of Aberdeen. Whereas the late king Alexander granted to the bishop and church of Aberdeen the tenths of all rents and emoluments belonging to the king of Scotland, between the waters of Dee and Spee, and other kings confirmed the same, and king David has declared that they belong to the said bishop in perpetuity, and whereas the bishop and chapter have been continuously in possession of them; they pray the pope to confirm the said donation. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 97.)
Hugh Carles, rector of Ogemundon, in the diocese of Lichfield. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the canonry and prebend of Gnowsale, which he doubts were void and reserved to the pope by the resignation of Nicholas de Hethe.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 110d.)
Thomas de Bellocampo, earl of Warwick, lord of Gower, and marshal of England. On behalf of his treasurer, John Balake, for a dignity and prebend of Lincoln, Lichfield, or Salisbury, notwithstanding that he has the church of Grafton, in the diocese of Worcester, value 10l.
Granted. Avignon
, 6 Kal. April.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of the same clerk, for a dispensation to hold two benefices with cure of souls. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 111d.)
Whereas the bishop of London, under papal letters, appropriated the church of Wareslee, in the diocese of Lincoln, to the warden and scholars of Valence Mary hall in the university of Cambridge, and whereas the church is valued at 12 marks, thereby exceeding by 2 marks the limit named in the papal letters; the said warden and scholars, and Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke, foundress of the said college, pray the pope to confirm the appropriation.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. April.
Ibid.
The said countess. Whereas the three churches of Saxthorp, Tilnee, and Wareslee, in the dioceses of Norwich and Lincoln, were appropriated to the college of Valence Mary, and whereas the diocesans are wont, in their own interests, to burden appropriated churches, and to limit excessively the vicars' portions, the foundress and scholars pray that the bishop of London, or some other English prelate, not of the said dioceses, be commissioned to adjust and limit the vicars' portions and the bishops' dues.
Ibid.
The said countess On behalf of her clerk John de Audelliers, for a canonry of Chalons, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Anesti in the diocese of London, value 15 marks. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her clerk, Sir Philip de Melreth, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Westmell, in the same diocese.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 116.)
Edward, prince of Aquitaine and Wales. On behalf of his chancellor, Master John de Stretle, D.C.L. dean of Lincoln, and occupied in his service in Aquitaine, for an indult to enjoy the fruits of his deanery for three years, being non-resident. Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. April.
(f. 117.)
The bishop of Cambray. Whereas Lewis of Bavaria, who, although condemned for heresy and deprived of, any right acquired by his contested election, presumed to call himself emperor of the Romans, and issued letters depriving the bishop of Cambray of all his possessions held under the empire, and cited him to appear before king Edward as vicar of the same; and whereas Stephen Maulion, subject of the said bishop, and bearer of the letters of citation, was deprived by Clement VI. of all his benefices, and was rendered unable to obtain any others, under date of Avignon, 8 Id. Mar. Anno 6; and whereas the said Stephen, in spite of the above sentence, and with no other title, unless it be that he is a good falconer, holds the deanery of Cambray, and other benefices; the bishop prays the pope to cause the sentence of Clement VI. to be observed.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Non. April.
(f. 120.)
Thomas, archbishop elect of Dublin. On behalf of his domestic chaplain, Nicholas de Chelington, for the canonry and prebend of Ossory, value 10l. on their voidance by the consecration of the said archbishop, notwithstanding that he has the chancellorship of Dublin, value 20 marks. Granted. Avignon, 5 Kal. April.
(f. 131d.)
William de Gotham, licentiate of theology, present at the Roman court. Whereas in the roll of the university of Cambridge provision was made to him of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury, and he was wrongly described as of the diocese of Lincoln, whereas he is of that of York, he prays for correction of the same, and that the value of the benefice may be extended to 40l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without. Granted. Avignon, 71 Kal. May.
(f. 132.)
Simon, bishop of Ely, treasurer of the realm. On behalf of his clerk, William de Picwelle, for a canonry of St. John's, Beverley, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Trente.
Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Jan.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of his clerk, Robert de Derby, for a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of St. Mildred in the Poultry, London.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Thomas Blakelake, of the diocese of Exeter, of illegitimate birth, that he may be ordained and hold a benefice when he has completed his twentieth year. Cancelled.
(f. 132d.)
Richard de Bydike, clerk in the king's chancery. For a benefice, value 40l. with cure of souls, or 30l. without, in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Durham. Granted. Avignon, 2 Id. Jan.
Ibid.
Richard de Lintesford, clerk of the king's chancellor. For a canonry of St. John's, Beverley, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Bourholere (Burghclere), in the diocese of Winchester. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Matthew de Assheton, bachelor of canon law, the king's clerk. For a canonry of York, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the churches of Shittlingdon and Slapton, in the diocese of Lincoln, which last he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
Marginal note.
These three ought to have been registered on f. 51.
(f. 135d.)
William de Brinkhill, B.A. For the church of Neuton, in the diocese of Winchester, void by the consecration of Thomas archbishop elect of Dublin, papal provision of which was made to Thomas de Eltesle, who resigned it after the consecration of the said prelate; notwithstanding that William has the church of East Barkworth, in the diocese of Lincoln, of small value, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. May.
Ibid.
King Edward. At whose request the pope verbally granted to his ambassador the underwritten benefices. For faculty to the bishops of Winchester and Worcester to make provision to fit persons nominated by the king, of the deanery of Lichfield, and canonries and prebends of London, Salisbury, St. Davids, and Abergwily, on their voidance by the consecration of John de Buckingham, the king's clerk, bishop elect of Lincoln. Granted. Avignon, 4 Id. April.
(f. 136d.)
William, bishop of Winchester. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary to his nephew, Thomas de Edyndon, of the church of Dounton, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Granted. Avignon, 17 Kal. May.
(f. 142d.)
John de Kirkebi, the king's envoy. Whereas Robert de Stretton held the canonry and prebend of St. Cross in Lincoln, value 10l. and on being consecrated bishop of Lichfield, they were given by John, late bishop of Lincoln, to William de Spaldewik, and whereas Innocent VI. gave them to him, any reservation notwithstanding; but before these papal letters were made out, William died. Wherefore John prays for the same, notwithstanding that he has the church of Mepham, in the diocese of Rochester. Granted. Avignon, 13 Kal. May.
Ibid.
John de Wormenhale, D.C.L. Whereas the pope, under the signature “Fiat B” (fn. 1) gave him a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, dignity, or office, and whereas under that signature only a canonry, with expectation of a prebend, can pass, he prays the pope to provide the prebend, dignity, or office, notwithstanding that he has the church of Felgham, in the diocese of Chichester.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 151.)
Ralph de Cantebriggia, canon regular of Holy Trinity, London. For confirmation of the collation of the church of St. Botulph, Aldgate, London, commonly held by canons of the said house.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Non. Mar.
Ibid.
Adam de Kingeston. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the portion of Castle Kanok in Dublin, which he has held for fourteen years since its voidance by the death of John Dene, notwithstanding that at the time of the collation the ordinary was excommunicate. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Nicholas de Chedelington, chancellor of Dublin. Whereas the late John de Troye, who held the precentorship by collation of the ordinary, and resigned it on obtaining by the same authority the prebend of Swerdes, and the ordinary then gave the precentorship to Nicholas, he prays for confirmation of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 151d.)
William de Rugenhillis. Whereas he has for some time held the church of Caldebek by provision of Gilbert, bishop of Carlisle, he prays for confirmation of the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 157.)
John, bishop elect and confirmed of Lincoln. For confirmation of all privileges, liberties, and immunities granted to his predecessors by former popes.
Let them be exhibited in the chancery, etc. [and, if reasonable, confirmed]. Avignon, 13 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas the prior of Sempringham, who has many houses of nuns to whom the bishop of Lincoln was used to give benediction, and to consecrate the said nuns, is endeavouring surreptitiously to obtain from the pope the right to bear the mitre, ring, and pastoral staff, and to consecrate the nuns, the bishop prays the pope to revoke whatever has been done; especially since it would be to the prejudice of the diocesan, and also other prelates without comparison greater than the prior, and peers of the realm, would disdain to take a lower place in congregations, and at burials of the dead.
Let the cardinal of Terouanne Morin(en) hear the cause. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas he, on account of those who expect benefices under papal letters, is unable to make provision to masters of theology, doctors and licentiates of canon and civil law, and others his servants, he prays for faculty to make provision to three such persons, and to three others of his choice, of benefices in his gift in his city or diocese.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For an indult to grant dispensations to six persons of his diocese of illegitimate birth, so that they may be ordained and hold a benefice apiece. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
For licence to create four notaries, and to confer on them the office of tabellio. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 161d.)
Richard Sturry, donsel, of the diocese of London. For a portable altar. Granted for three years. Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 166.)
Henry Winterton, B.C.L. Whereas the pope made provision to him of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, held by Richard de Norwico, deceased, and whereas it was said that they were void by the death of Thomas Clipston. Henry prays for confirmation of the same, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Wells, with expectation of a prebend, the church of Dungarvan, of which he has not yet got possession, and a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, which last he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 5 Non. Mar.
(f. 169d.)
Roger de Skutebury. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary, on exchange, of the vicarage of Kildewik, value 5 marks, in the diocese of York, notwithstanding that he was under sentence of excommunication issued by Bartholomew de Boscaris, auditor of the papal palace, of which he, being then in England, was ignorant, and from which he has been absolved. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 172.)
John de Castrobernardi. Whereas he and John de Wirkeshale resigned respectively the canonry and prebend of Bires in Auckland, and the vicarage of Neweton in Glendale, in the same diocese, in order to exchange them, and whereas he was presented by the patron of the said vicarage and was instituted to it by the ordinary, and whereas Wirkeshale obtained the canonry and prebend by collation of the ordinary, and whereas he doubts whether the said vicarage, on its voidance by the death of Robert de Jaris at Rome in the jubilee year, was reserved to the pope, he prays for confirmation of the same.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 174d.)
John Marescall, rector of Routhbury, in the diocese of Durham. For confirmation of the exchange which he has made, and the institution by the ordinary to the said church. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 176.)
John, bishop of Cloyne. For plenary remission at the hour of death.
Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. For a portable altar. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to make a will. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to reconcile churches and cemeteries by deputy. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For letters conservatory for seven years, according to the form of the council of Vienne. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. Whereas his cathedral has suffered from winds and unwonted tempests, he prays for an indulgence of three years and three quadragene to those who lend a helping hand to its restoration, or who visit it devoutly at Christmas, Easter, and Pentecost, on the feast of All Saints, and on the five feasts of the Blessed Virgin, and on that of the patron St. Colman, and during their octaves, and for confirmation of former papal indulgences.
Granted for one year and forty days. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to dispense three clerks, aged twenty-one, who have accepted benefices, and to confirm their collations.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. For faculty to create six notaries public.
Granted for three. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Berking, for a canonry and prebend of St. Paul's, London, notwithstanding that he has the church of Disse, in the diocese of Norwich. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John de Lewes, scholar of canon and civil law, for a canonry of South Malling, with expectation of a prebend, in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury, notwithstanding that he has provision of the church of Duntesfold, in the diocese of Winchester, of which he has not yet got possession. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 181d.)
Henry de Snayth, keeper of the king's great wardrobe. For a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Balham, in the diocese of Ely.
Granted. Avignon, 10 Kal. May.
Ibid.
Thomas de Brantingham, the king's treasurer in Calais, and in the county of Gynes. For confirmation of the provision by Innocent VI. of a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Hereford.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
William de Gunthorp, the king's cofferer. For a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Esenden, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Nicholas de Luda, the king's treasurer in Ponthieu. For a canonry of St. John's, Beverley, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Cotingham, in the diocese of York, and canonries and prebends of Salisbury and St. Asaph. He is ready to resign that of St. Asaph. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John de Thorp, clerk of the money, and keeper of the jewels of the king in the Tower of London. For a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Walton atte Stone, in the diocese of Lincoln, and canonries and prebends of London, and of the chapel of St. Mary and the Angels, York. He is ready to resign that of the chapel.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Robert de Muskham, clerk in the king's chancery. He was dispensed as the son of a priest, and obtained the church of Colby, in the diocese of Norwich, and was dispensed so as to hold an additional benefice. He prays for provision of a canonry of Ripon, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Dated as above.
William de Skipwith, chief baron in the king's exchequer. On behalf of his brother, Adam de Skipwith, for a canonry of Ripon, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Long Beningworth, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 182.)
Whereas, in the Cambridge roll, William de Gotham, present at the Roman court, was described as of the dioceses of Lincoln and Evreux, he prays that the mistake may be corrected, and for an extension of the value of the benefice to 40l. with cure of souls, or 20l. without.
Granted under date of the roll.
Ibid.
Robert de Wistowe, M.A. present at the Roman court. He was left out of the said roll, and prays for a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramsey, notwithstanding that he has the perpetual vicarage of Badburgham, in the diocese of Ely, which he is ready to resign. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Whereas the age of Michael de Causton, B.A. present at the Roman court, was omitted from the said roll, he being in his twenty-third year, he prays for dispensation on account of the defect of age, and that the grant of the benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. John's, Colchester, may hold good. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Whereas in the said roll no mention was made of the perpetual vicarage of Barenton held by John de Carleton, M.A. he prays that the omission may be supplied. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Whereas in the said roll it was omitted that Nicholas Dynis, M.A. and scholar of civil law and theology for four years, held a fourth part of the church of Thorgamby, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 5 marks, he prays that the omission in the grant of a benefice in the gift of the bishop, prior, and chapter of Durham, may be supplied.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
Whereas in the said roll it was said that the benefice given to Thomas de Ely was in the gift of the Benedictine instead of the Cluniac prior and convent of Castleacre, he prays for correction of the error. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 184.)
Queen Philippa. On behalf of her chancellor, John de Clissehy, for a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Simondeborne, in the diocese of Durham, and the wardenship of St. Katherine's hospital, London.
Granted, and resign the hospital. Avignon,10 Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of her almoner, Robert de Witebergh, for a canonry of Salisbury, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Peusey, in the same diocese, and a canonry and prebend of St. Davids. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of John called ‘Aleyn,’ for a canonry of London, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Bradstede, in the diocese of Rochester, immediately subject to the archbishop of Canterbury, and canonries and prebends of the royal chapels of Exeter castle and Windsor. He is ready to resign that of Exeter. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Ralph de Nottingham, for a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Glemesford, in the diocese of Norwich.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 185d.)
Adam Cradok, advanced in canon and civil law. For the canonry, prebend, and archdeaconry of Limerick, value 10l. void by the death of Peter Godin, notwithstanding that he has the precentorship of Emly, value 40s. and a canonry and prebend of Cork, value 1 mark, and is litigating about the rectory of Novavilla, in the diocese of Cloyne, which he is ready to resign.
Granted, and resign all but one prebend. Avignon, 7 Kal. May.
(f. 186d.)
William Wellis, esquire of the kings of England and Cyprus. On behalf of John de Thoresby, D.C.L. for a benefice in the gift of the prior and chapter of Durham, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Lichfield, and the church of Lilleford, in the diocese of Lincoln, which last he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 8 Id. May.
Ibid.
The same. On behalf of Geoffrey Salyng, S.C.L. official of the archdeacon of Essex, and the pope's servant for collecting the money of the papal camera in the said archdeaconry. For a canonry of St. Davids, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Delisby, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Avignon, 6 Kal. May.
(f. 191d.)
Peter de Newbald, B.C.L. For a canonry of Lichfield, with expectation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hoghton in the diocese of Lincoln. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 195.)
Nicholas de Lovaygan, knight, the king's ambassador. On behalf of a member of his household, Thomas de Eltesle, bachelor of canon and civil law, for reservation of the church of Elesworth, in the diocese of Ely, held by John de Merton, to whom the pope reserved a church, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend. Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 199.)
Robert, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. For faculty to make provision to two clerks of his choice of one or two benefices apiece, and to two others of one benefice apiece.
Granted, if they are masters or doctors of theology or canon or civil law, and to the others if they are bachelors in any faculty.
Avignon
, 6 Kal. May.
(f. 200.)
Thomas Penereth, the king's squire and servant, on behalf of his brother John, student of canon law at Oxford, for a benefice value 40l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramsey.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
Ibid.
John, king of France. On behalf of John de Peblis, M.A. student of civil and canon law, and practising in law for five years in the court of the bishop of Glasgow, whose official he has been for three years, for a canonry of Dunkeld, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is treasurer of Glasgow, value 20l. and has the administration of the hermitage of Segdon, in the diocese of St. Andrews, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 200d.)
Isabella, the king's daughter. For extension of the faculty granted to her for a portable altar, that the dean of her chapel may give her and her household the sacraments, without leave of the ordinary.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
The same. That the examination of Thomas de Okele, Richard de Skidby, and John de Northwode, to whom provision of canonries and prebends has been made, may be committed to persons in those parts.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 201d.)
Thomas de Middelton, priest, of the diocese of Lincoln. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the canonry and prebend of St. Mary and the Angels, York, void by the death of Nicholas de Whiteby, notwithstanding that he has the church of Arkeby in Clifland, in the same diocese. Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. May.
(f. 202.)
Walter de Reddenesse. For confirmation of the collation by the ordinary of the church of Blikling, value 16 marks, void by reason that William de Swinflet obtained the archdeaconry of Norwich.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 203.)
Adam de Kelminiscote, canon regular of Assehebiri, and perpetual vicar of Morton, which belongs to the said priory. For confirmation of the ordinance made by Otto, papal legate, touching the serving of the said vicarage by the prior and convent.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 203d.)
William Steel, archdeacon of Totnes. For confirmation of the exchange of the church of Dodington, in the diocese of Lincoln, by authority of the ordinary, there having been a suit at the Roman court between him and the late Richard Drax touching the said archdeaconry. He prays also for succession to the said Richard in his right to the same. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 209.)
Robert de Stratton, D.C.L. auditor of the papal palace, and papal chaplain. For an indulgence, during ten years, of seven years and seven quadragene to penitents who help to repair the cathedral church of Holy Trinity, Norwich, which has suffered from wind and storm.
Granted for a year and forty days. Avignon, 3 Kal. May.
(f. 211d.)
John Cosin. For the perpetual vicarage of Haringworth, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20l. void by the death of Simon Altey at the Roman court. Granted. Avignon, 7 Kal. May.
Ibid.
John de Ditton, of the diocese of Lichfield. For the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, value 5l. void by the resignation of William de Askeby, papal chaplain. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 212d.)
Walter de Childerle Parva, of the diocese of Ely, advanced in canon law. For the church of Brodesideling, in the diocese of Salisbury, void by the death of Nicholas de Englisch, so long ago that it has lapsed to the pope. Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John Annestey, a good grammarian. For the church of Hokclive, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 12 marks, void by the death of John de Windhull at the Roman court. Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 215d.)
William de Bermingeham, S.T.P. dean of Hereford. For leave of non-residence for two years, in consideration of the destruction of the house of residence by a storm last year, and the cost of repairs.
Granted for a year. Avignon, Kal. May.
Ibid.
The same. For licence to create two notaries.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 228.)
John de Brokenhull, the king's clerk. For the perpetual vicarage of Boriton, in the diocese of Hereford, void by the resignation of Adam called ‘de Abbatia.’ Granted. Avignon, 4 Kal. May.
Ibid.
Peter de Newbald, B.C.L. For the canonry and prebend of Munkton in Ripon, void by the death of John de Winwik, notwithstanding that he has the church of Haughton Magna, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Granted. Dated as above.
Ibid.
John Essex. For the church of Rudstan, in the diocese of York, void by the resignation of the rector so long ago that it has lapsed to the pope, notwithstanding that he has the church of Hanoningdon, in the diocese of Lincoln, which he is ready to resign.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 228d.)
Thomas de Penreth, priest, of the diocese of Carlisle. For the church of Whessington, in the diocese of Durham, void by reason that Robert de Warchopp, of illegitimate birth, held it for two years without a dispensation, notwithstanding that he is litigating about the chapel of St. Mary, Jesmicch (Jesmond), and expects a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Carlisle.
Granted. Dated as above.
(f. 229d.)
Theodore, son of John ap Owen, licentiate of arts at Oxford. For the half portion of the church of Laddiman, void by reason that the bishop of Bangor has held it for three years.
Granted. Dated as above.

Footnotes

1 See Rules of John XXII. and Urban V. for the Roman chancery.