Regesta 4
1198-1200

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'Regesta 4: 1198-1200', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: 1198-1304 (1893), pp. 1-9. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=95996 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Calendar of Selections From Papal Regesta.

Regesta, Vol. IV.

1 Innocent III.

[March.]
Lateran.
(f. 16.)
Notification to the archbishop of Armagh that women may enter churches to return thanks as soon as they please after childbirth, but that if, out of respect, they abstain for a time, their devotion is not to be impugned. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 55.]
6 Kal. May.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 26d.)
Exemplification and confirmation of an exchange made between Walter archbishop of Rouen and king Richard of the manor of Andeli, with its new castle de Rupe and the appurtenances, for the king's mills at Rouen, the towns of Dieppe and Boteilles, with their appurtenances, the manor of Loviers and the forest of Aliermont, on October 16, 1197, at Rouen. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 93; Ralph de Diceto, ii. 154.]
[8 Kal. May.]
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 29.)
Inhibition to the archbishop, on complaint by the prior and convent of Canterbury, from building a new chapel at Lambeth (de Lamehe) contrary to the prohibitions of popes Urban and Clement; with order to pull down what is built, and suspension of the clergy who officiate in it.
Concurrent letters to the suffragans of the province. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 101; Epist. Cant., 391.]
15 Kal. June.
Rome.
(f. 46d.)
Licence for the archbishop of Armagh to accept the resignation of the bishop of Raphoe, and to confirm the election of G. and consecrate him as bishop. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 160.]
4 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 52.)
Letter to the king of England, accompanying four gold rings set with jewels, the respective virtues of which are explained. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 179.]
6 Kal. June.
[Rome.]
(f. 55.)
Mandate to the bishops of Orkney and Ross to compel J. bishop of Caithness to desist from preventing the payment of 1d. on every house in the county of Caithness granted to the apostolic see by H. earl of Caithness and Orkney in the time of Pope Alexander, and duly collected in the time of the late bishop A. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 189.]
2 Kal. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 57.)
Letter to the king of England in answer to his petitions, which the pope will grant so far as possible; and exhorting him to keep peace with France. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 196.]
3 Non. June.
Rome.
(f. 60d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury, the bishops of Lincoln and Worcester, and the abbot of Tewkesbury to restore M. the prior and the Benedictine convent to the monastery of Coventry, from which they have been ejected by the bishop of Coventry (Cestren.) by virtue of letters obtained on false pretences from pope Clement, secular canons being put in their places. The bishop and the intended canons are to make satisfaction; and all gifts of churches, leases, and alienations are to be cancelled. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 208.]
6 Id. June.
n.p.
(f. 64.)
Faculty to the bishop of Worcester to punish simony in his diocese, notwithstanding vexatious appeals made by those who are guilty. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 220.]
Id. June.
St. Peter's, Rome.
(f. 69d.)
Protection to Ralph, abbot of St. Osyth's, Chic, and his brethren, with confirmation of their lands, possessions, and privileges. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 240.]
10 Kal. July.
Rome.
(f. 74d.)
Mandate to the bishop and to Walter and John, archdeacons of Exeter, on the complaint of Peter, a deacon, to restore to him his prebend and other benefices in the diocese of Salisbury on recovery from his madness, caused by the loss of them, and injuries inflicted by the abbot of Reading and others. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 255.]
n.d.
Rieti.
(f. 95.)
Mandate to archbishops and prelates of France to receive and entertain Peter, cardinal of St. Mary's in Via Lata, sent to make peace, or at least a five years’ truce, between the kings of England and France.
Ibid.
(f. 95d.)
Indult to Peter, cardinal of St. Mary's in Via Lata, to summon any ecclesiastical persons in England to assist him in making the proposed peace.
4 Non. Sept.
Spoleto.
(f. 96d.)
Mandate to the priors of Favresham, St. Augustine's and St. Gregory's in the diocese of Canterbury, to inhibit any sentence of excommunication, suspension, or interdict against the church, prior, and monks of Canterbury, issued on account of an appeal by them to the apostolic see. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 324; Epist. Cant., 442.]
3 Id. Sept.
Perugia.
(f. 96d.)
Mandate to the priors of St. Augustine's and St. Gregory's, Canterbury, to declare John and Herbert, envoys of the prior and monks of Canterbury in the suit now before the apostolic see about the chapel of Lambeth, free from the sentence of excommunication issued by the archbishop after they had set out. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 324; Epist. Cant., 551.]
n.d.
(f. 98.)
Letter to the king of England, urging him to make peace with the king of the French [on the model of a letter to that king].
n.d.
(f. 98d.)
Letter to the king of England in answer to his, touching the building of the chapel of Lambeth.
[Opp. ed. Migne, i. 332; Epist. Cant., 551.]
15 Kal. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 101d.)
Mandate to the archbishops of Armagh and Cashel and the bishop of Killaloe to proceed against D[avid] who styles himself bishop elect of Ross. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 342.]
[11 Kal. Oct.
Perugia.]
(f. 102.)
Mandate to the chapter, clergy, and people of the city and diocese of Leighlin to receive J. formerly abbot of Rosevall, as their bishop, he having been elected by them and confirmed by the archbishop of Cashel in the absence of the exiled archbishop of Dublin, their metropolitan, and consecrated by the pope, on account of the opposition to his consecration by the archbishop of Cashel made by Ademund de Valon, official of the count of Moretain (de Mauritania). [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 344.]
14 Kal. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 102.)
Mandate to the count of Moretain to offer no hindrance to the bishop of Leighlin entering on his office on his return from Rome, and to compel his minister, Ha[mo] de Valon, to restore to the church and the canons whatever he has taken from them. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 344.]
14 Kal. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 104.)
Indult to Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, to recover whatever possessions of the church of Canterbury have been alienated since the times of his predecessors, Richard and Baldwin. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 352.]
15 Kal. Oct.
Perugia.
(f. 104d.)
Confirmation to the same, of the statute of king Richard, made lest the sacrifice of their treasure to procure his redemption [from captivity] should prejudice the clergy hereafter. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 352.]
8 Id. Oct.
Civita Castellana.
(f. 106.)
Mandate to the bishop of Lincoln and the dean of Huntingdon to examine and report on the validity of the second marriage of G. an Englishman, who had previously married a woman who was godmother to his illegitimate child. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 360.]
13 Kal. Nov.
Lateran.
(f. 111.)
Mandate to the bishop of Rochester, the archdeacon of Bath, and Master W. de Sancta Fide, canon of Wells, to examine and decide a suit between Master Philip de Ludelewe and Robert and Vincent, clerks, touching the church of Streton. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 381.]
9 Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 118.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury to pull down within thirty days what he has built of the chapel at Lambeth (de Lamehe) and cancel certain appointments. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 407; Epist. Cant., 459. (fn. 1) ]
Ibid.
(f. 120.)
Order to the suffragans of Canterbury to withdraw their obedience from their metropolitan if he does not obey the pope. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 413; Epist. Cant., 465.]
11 Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 120.)
Order to the bishops of Lincoln and Ely and the abbot of St. Edmunds to restore to the monks of Canterbury the churches and their fruits which have been taken from them, unless the archbishop make restitution within thirty days. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 414; Epist. Cant., 468.]
12 Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 120.)
Signification to king Richard of the pope's decision in the matter of the chapel of Lambeth. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 415; Epist. Cant. 469–470.]
12 Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 121d.)
Letter of condolence to the prior and convent of Canterbury on the losses they have suffered at the hands of the archbishop. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 416; Epist. Cant., 470.]
Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 124.)
Indult to the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds to dedicate their church; with mandate to bishops to come when invited. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 431.]
6 Id. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 124.)
Inhibition to the prior and convent of Durham to assign churches, alienate possessions, or institute priors or other ministers without consent of the bishop, who has among them the place of abbot. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 432.]
6 Id. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 124d.)
Indult to Philip, bishop of Durham, to collate fit persons to any churches and prebends in his diocese which are left too long void. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 433.]
[17 Kal. Jan.
Lateran.]
(f. 125.)
Confirmation to the bishop of Durham of institutions made by him and his predecessor to parsonages and prebends in the church of Denluton [Durham]. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 437.]
16 Kal. Jan.
Lateran.
(f. 126d.)
Mandate to the dean and chapter of York to admit Master P. de Corbolio, the pope's former teacher, to the prebend and archdeaconry to which he has been collated by the archbishop of York; otherwise they will be assigned to him by the bishop of Ely.
Ibid. Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Ely. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 442.]
Ibid.
(f. 126d.)
Exhortation to king Richard to aid Master P. de Corbolio in obtaining peaceful possession of the said prebend and archdeaconry. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 443.]
11 Kal. Jan.
Lateran.
(f. 128d.)
Exhortation to king Richard to revoke what has been done against the monks of Canterbury, and to see that the papal mandate issued in the cause between them and the archbishop is obeyed. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 451; Epist. Cant., 484.]
Ibid.
(f. 129.)
Order to the archbishop of Rouen and the bishop of Ely, to explain to the king the pope's letters addressed to him about the monks of Canterbury. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 453; Epist. Cant., 483.]
n.d.
Lateran.
(f. 130.)
Injunction to the bishop of Coventry to deprive simoniacal clerks of their benefices. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 459.]
6 Id. Jan.
Lateran.
(f. 134.)
Indult to G. bishop of Coventry to revoke alienations unlawfully made by his predecessor. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 478.]
3 Id. Jan.
Lateran.
(f. 134.)
Mandate to the same to appoint to churches when the decision of disputes about the right of patronage has been delayed for four months. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 478.]
3 Non. Feb.
Lateran.
(f. 189.)
Mandate to the bishops of Lincoln and Winchester, and the abbot of St. Edmunds, to hear and decide the cause between the bishop and the monks of Coventry. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 503.]

2 Innocent III.

13 Kal. April.
Lateran.
(f. 145d.)
Protection and confirmation of possessions, rights, and privileges of the monastery of St. Mary, Lundors, addressed to Guy the abbot. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 540.]
6 Kal. Mar.
Lateran.
(f. 145d.)
Mandate to R. bishop of St. Andrews to restrain monks and canons regular from appropriating to their own use churches to which they have the presentation, unless such churches are exempt from his jurisdiction. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 542.]
4 Non. Mar.
Lateran.
(f. 146.)
Licence for the same to build a new church to meet the increase of population in the parish of St. Andrews. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 542.]
3 Kal. April.
Lateran.
(f. 147.)
Confirmation to Donatus, bishop of Killala, and his successors, of possessions and privileges. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 548.]
Kal. April.
Lateran.
(f. 147d.)
Faculty to P. cardinal of St. Mary's in Via Lata, to make order for the observance of the five years’ truce between the kings of France and England. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 554.]
5 Id. Mar.
Lateran.
(f. 149.)
Mandate to the bishop of St. Andrews to detain in custody bearers of suspicious letters from Rome until such letters have been sent back for verification. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 559.]
6 Id. April.
Lateran.
(f. 150.)
Confirmation to W. abbot of Dereford, and his brethren, of certain specified possessions and of the privileges of their monastery. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 564.]
2 Id. April.
Lateran.
(f. 150.)
Confirmation to the bishop of Cork and his successors of certain specified appurtenances and liberties of the see. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 565.]
4 Kal. May.
Lateran.
(f. 156.)
Exhortation to R. king of England, to restore to his favour G. archbishop of York, and to see that his rights and temporalities are preserved. To carry out this, the pope sends the archbishop of Rouen and the abbot of Perseigne (de Persagnia).
Concurrent letter to the said envoys. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 595.]
4 Kal. May.
Lateran.
(f. 156.)
Similar letter to the same king, adding that P. cardinal of St. Mary's in Via Lata, papal legate, has orders to lay first the province of York, and then all England, under an interdict if the pope's orders, as declared by the legate, are not carried out within a fixed time. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 597.]
Concurrent letter to P. cardinal of St. Mary's in Via Lata, papal legate, with grant of powers and faculties. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 598.]
(In margin) Hoc capitulum est extra de concessione prebende et ecclesie non vacantis.
2 Non. May.
Lateran.
(f. 156d.)
Answer to a question asked by the abbot of St. Andrews, that an excommunicate, who having shown signs of repentance, dies before absolution, should be considered as absolved. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 599.]
(In margin) Hoc capitulum est extra de sententia excommunicationis.
14 Kal. June.
Lateran.
(f. 158d.)
Commission to the bishops of Lincoln and Ely and the abbot of St. Edmunds to hear and decide the cause between the archbishops of Canterbury and the prior and monks of the same touching the chapel of Lambeth (de Lamehe). [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 608; Epist. Cant., 490.]
8 Kal. June.
Lateran.
(f. 158d.)
Confirmation to the abbot and convent of Chertsey of the tithes of Chertsey, Egham, Torp’, and Chobeham. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 609.]
8 Kal June.
Lateran.
(f. 158d.)
Confirmation to the same of privileges and exemptions. [Ibid.]
8 Kal. June.
Lateran.
(f. 160d.)
Confirmation to W. prior of Seez and his brethren of certain specified possessions and privileges, among which there are in England ten librates of land in the king's manor of Benton, that is Britalmeton, which is a member thereof. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 615.]
2 Non. June.
Lateran.
(f. 165.)
Confirmation to the prior and convent of Nostle of the churches of Felechurche, Fedrestan, Batteley, and Warnefeld, granted to them by B. late archbishop of York. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 637.]
3 Id. June.
Lateran.
(f. 165.)
Confirmation to the prior and canons of St. Oswald's [Nostle] of their possession of the churches of Boolton, Sudkerkebi, Rowelle, and Felekirche. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 637.]
2 Id. June.
Lateran.
(f. 165d.)
Confirmation to the same of the churches of Cukewald with the chapels of Silton and Brudeford. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 640.]
2 Id. June.
Lateran.
(f. 165d.)
Confirmation to M. the prior, and the canons of Newburgh (de Novo Burgo) of the church of Hovingham. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 640.]
6 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 169.)
Order to the archbishop of Canterbury to restrain his suffragans and their officials from taking money for chrism, &c. and trying to evade punishment. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 657.]
(In margin) Hoc capitulum est extra de symonia.
Non. July.
Lateran.
(f. 171.)
Confirmation to the abbot and convent of Holy Cross, Waltham, of their institutions to the churches of Nesinges and Nettleswille, of their patronage, made by the archdeacon during the voidance of the see. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 664.]
6 Id. July.
Lateran.
(f. 171.)
Grant of protection to the same, in accordance with a like grant of pope Clement. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 665.]
2 Non. July.
Lateran.
(f. 172d.)
Indult to the archbishop of Canterbury to make and enforce ordinances concerning those who pay tithes not to those churches in whose parishes they live or have farms, but to others. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 672.]
6 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 172d.)
Indult to the same to annul pensions uncanonically charged on certain churches. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 672.]
6 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 172d.)
Grant of protection and confirmation of Simon in the archdeaconry of Wells, with the churches of Huish (de Iwis) and South Brent (Subrent). [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 672.]
3 Non. July.
Lateran.
(f. 172d.)
Indult to the abbot and convent of Waltham that clerks be not admitted to churches in their gift unless presented by them or with their consent. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 673.]
3 Non. July.
Lateran.
(f. 172d.)
Indult to the same to refuse to pay undue procurations demanded by archdeacons and their officials. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 674.]
Non. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173.)
Confirmation to the same of their liberties, immunities, and customs.
[Opp. ed. Migne, i. 674.]
6 Id. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173.)
Grant to the same that chaplains appointed by them to serve void churches shall be admitted by the official, who, in the voidance of the see, has episcopal jurisdiction. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 675.]
16 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173d.)
Confirmation to the same of the church of Scerninges. [Opp. ed. Migne. i. 678.]
16 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173d.)
Confirmation to the same of the church of Lamburn. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 678.]
17 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173d.)
Confirmation to the same of the church of Wrengle. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 678.]
16 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173d.)
Confirmation to the same of the churches of St. Andrew, Guist (Geiste), All Saints, Geistorp, and St. Peter, Wudnorton. [Ibid.]
Non. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury and the abbots of Chertsey (de Ceresia) and Cirencester to compel the abbot of Waltham to observe the constitution confirmed by the apostolic see to keep the money of the abbey in a bag in the custody of two or three canons. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 679.]
16 Kal. July.
Lateran.
(f. 173d.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishop of Rochester to restrain certain disturbers of the liberty of the monastery of Waltham. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 679.]
Non. July.
Lateran.
(f. 174.)
Confirmation to the abbot and convent of Waltham of the church of Badburgeham. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 680.]
Id. Sept.
Lateran.
(f. 185.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury, on complaint by the monks of that church, not to allow secular clergy to walk in procession between him and the monks, or to occupy their stalls in choir. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 732.]
12 Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 199d.)
Indult to the bishop of Leighlin, who has been consecrated by the pope, that no prelate shall excommunicate or interdict him vexatiously. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 790.]
7 Id. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 199d.)
Faculty to the same to restore to his office the archdeacon of Leighlin, who has been despoiled of it by H. a vagabond monk of Canterbury. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 790.]
7 Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 200.)
Mandate to the bishop of Man, the archdeacon of Bangor, and the prior of the isle of Glannan, to take cognisance of and decide the case of R. prince of North Wales, who wishes to marry a daughter of the prince of the Isles previously betrothed to his uncle. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 791.]
Non. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 200d.)
Mandate to the abbot and convent of St. Mary de Prato, Leicester, to supply R. a baptised Jew, the bearer of this letter, with food and clothing. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 792.]
3 Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 201d.)
Faculty to the chapter of Kelcho to restrain anyone from collating to their churches those by whom the proceeds may be applied to other uses than those for which they were granted. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 796.]
Kal. Dec.
Lateran.
(f. 201d.)
Mandate to bishops and other prelates in the realm of Scotland not to excommunicate, suspend, or interdict the abbot and brethren of Kelcho. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 797.]
n.d.
(f. 203.)
Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury, the bishop of London and Master W. de Sumercote, canon of Lincoln, to declare excommunicate those who, in the cause between Master B. and R., clerks, about the vicarage of Heminton, committed by pope Clement to the abbot of Ford, the archdeacon of Dorset, and Master T. canon of Wells, used violence to hinder the execution of the sentence. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 804.]
1200.
Non. Feb.
Lateran.
(f. 215d.)
Mandate to the bishop, the dean, and the subdean of Lincoln to restore to Master Helias de Chevele the church of Chevele, which, in fear of the king, he has resigned. [Opp. ed. Migne, i. 850.]
(In margin) Hoc capitulum est extra de hiis que vi metusve causa fiunt.

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