Regesta 56
1308-1309

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'Regesta 56: 1308-1309', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1305-1342 (1895), pp. 49-65. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96066 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. LVI.

4 Clement V.

16 Kal. Jan.
Monastery of
Grandisilva.
(f. 4.)
To Lewis de Bellomonte, son of Lewis, viscount de Bellomonte, treasurer of Salisbury cathedral. Dispensation, at the request of Isabella, queen of England, whose kinsman he is, to hold other benefices to the value of 200 marks, as well as canonries and prebends of York, Wells, and Le Mans.
12 Kal. Dec.
Villandrade.
(f. 7d.)
To Robert de Chisulle, clerk of Richard, archbishop elect of Dublin, already licensed to hold the churches of Bertovile and Chepingnorton, in the dioceses of Lincoln and Lichfield. Dispensation, at the request of John de Haveringe, knight, to retain the fruits of Great Saxham, in the diocese of Norwich, value 22 marks, he having resigned that church after holding it for nine years and a half while in minor orders.
1309
Non. Feb.
Villalheri,
dioc. Carcasson.
(f. 11.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury. Mandate to cite Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, to appear within two months before the pope to answer for what he has done against the honour of the pontiff.
4 Id. Jan.
Murell,
dioc. Toulouse.
(f. 21.)
To Raymund, cardinal of New St. Mary's. Power to appoint any fit person to the canonry and prebend of Southwell void by the resignation of his chaplain, Master John de Ferreria.
2 Id. Jan.
Monast. of Bonusfons.
(f. 27d.)
To Arnald son of William de Marsano, seneschal of Agen, one of the King's knights. Faculty to have a portable altar.
7 Id. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 30d.)
To the archdeacons of Bologna and Saintes, and to Galland de Casa, canon of Coutances. Mandate to receive the resignation of Peter, archbishop elect of Lyons, of the deanery and prebend of Salisbury, and to give them to William, cardinal of St. Pudentiana's, any statute or papal indult to the contrary notwithstanding.
6 Kal. Mar.
Montpellier.
(f. 44d.)
To Raymund de Pinibus. Dispensation, at the request of Raymund, cardinal of New St. Mary's, whose chaplain he is, to hold, besides the treasurership of St. Michael de Regula, the church of Orpington, in the dioceses of Bazas and Rochester, canonries and prebends in Lincoln and Bordeaux, and elsewhere in France, and in Southwell, also other dignities not having cure of souls, provided that the income of these does not exceed 100l. and to remain in minor orders.
1308.
9 Kal. Jan.
Toulouse.
(f. 45.)
To John de Hustkait, or Hustwait, deacon, rector of Barton in Ridale, and of Hedenham, in the dioceses of York and Norwich. Dispensation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, to retain the same for three years, without being ordained priest.
Ibid. To the same. Dispensation, at the request of the king, whose treasurer he is in Agen, to retain the benefices he has received, and their fruits, he having held the churches of St. Michael, near Penres, of Lingefeld, of Modestane, and Overtone Watervile, in the dioceses of Llandaff, Winchester, and Lincoln, and on resigning these obtained the churches of Hedenham and Barton in Ridale, and the canonry and prebend of Hustwait, in the church of York.
1309.
Non. May.
Avignon.
(f. 52d.)
To John de Britania, earl of Richmond. Indult to have a portable altar.
4 Non. April.
Avignon.
(f. 53.)
To Richard de Abindone, who, before the council of Lyons, held the church of St. Sampson, Crekelade, value 20 marks, and after it that of Wyvelingham, in the diocese of Ely, value 40 marks, for six years, not being in priest's orders. Dispensation to retain the same, as well as canonries and prebends of Salisbury, Wells, Lichfield, and Dublin.
Ibid. To John de Beyne, successively rector of Elmosere, value 16l. and of Benington, value 34l. in the dioceses of Norwich and Lincoln. Dispensation to retain the same.
17 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 53d.)
To Bernard Ezii de Lebreto, archdeacon of Canterbury and canon of Paris. Indult to him and to three clerks of his household to attend lectures in civil law for five years.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 54d.)
To Henry de Loutegarshale. He was dispensed so as to hold Landiveylok, Peuesey, and Dodington Magna, value 46l. 13s. 4d. in the dioceses of St. Davids, Salisbury, and Lincoln. Dispensation to hold also the church of Donham, value 16l. and on resigning one of these to accept another.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 55d.)
To Richard de Insula, subdeacon, who has obtained the precentorship of St. John's, Beverley, and the churches of Bothill and Hothum, value 40l. without papal dispensation. Dispensation to retain the same, and on resigning one of them, to accept a benefice, value 30l. he having received nothing from Hothum.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 56.)
To John de Hothum. He is archdeacon of Glendalough, and canon and prebend of St. Patrick's, Dublin, of Cashel, Waterford, Emly, and Leighlin, and incumbent of Lanre and of Kennegh, in the dioceses of St. Davids and Dublin, and of two chaplaincies, value 4l. in the diocese of Waterford; he has received nothing from the parish churches, and less than 10l. from the archdeaconry, the proceeds of the prebends and chaplaincies being not more than 29l. Dispensation to retain the same, and on resigning one of the parish churches to accept another of like value.
4 Non. April.
Avignon.
(f. 58.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, of the appropriation of the church of Muchelendevere and its chapels, value 70l. to the abbot and convent of St. Peter's, Hyde, Winchester, made by John de Pontissara, bishop of Winchester, 4 Non. Jan. 1293, for the use of guests, poor and infirm persons, coming to the monastery; Henry, prior of St. Swithin's, and the convent consenting by letters dated 2 Kal. Mar. 1300.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Winchester and Master Richard de Bello and John de Abbotsbiri, canons of Salisbury.
17 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 59.)
To Guiccard son of Amaneuus, lord of Lebret. Provision of the canonry and prebend of Lincoln and archdeaconry of Huntingdon, void by the death of his brother Arnald, during whose life they were reserved to the pope.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Aran, canon of St. Bertrand's, Comminges, and Masters William de Prato and Peter Amalvini, canons of Comminges and Bordeaux respectively.
4 Non. April.
Avignon.
(f. 59d.)
To Peter called ‘Lebreton’, rector of Ponton, in the diocese, of Lincoln, value 28 marks. Dispensation to hold the church of Hacton, value 13 marks.
Ibid.
(f. 60.)
To Robert de Chorthom, aged eighteen, rector of Jakesham in the diocese of Norwich, value under 30 marks, of which he has received none. Dispensation to retain that church until he be of age to be ordained priest.
Ibid. To Ralph de Bouklonde, rector of Ellesburn Bishop, in the diocese of Salisbury, which he received, having been ordained priest when under age, without papal dispensation. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid. To William de Chorthom, rector of Bardewelle, in the diocese of Norwich, value 30 marks, he having accepted that church without papal dispensation from Rome when in his seventeenth year. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid.
(f. 71.)
To John de Feldburth, rector of Hotham and Stubton, in the diocese of Lincoln, which he holds by papal dispensation. Dispensation to accept an additional benefice, value 20l.
Ibid. To William de Langeleye. He, without papal dispensation, has been successively chaplain of Twheyt, value 8 marks, rector of Bowes (Bouexe), value 40 marks, and of Estwick, value 8 marks, in the dioceses of Norwich, York, and London, and has been molested by the archbishop of York on account of not taking holy orders. Dispensation to retain the said benefices.
12 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 71.)
To Walter, bishop of Worcester. Indult to visit his diocese for three years by deputy.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Colchester and Gloucester.
Ibid.
(f. 71d.)
To the same. Faculty to license six clerks to hold two benefices apiece.
Ibid. To the same and brethren of the hospital of St. Leonard, York. Appropriation, at the request of Walter, bishop of Worcester, of the church of Brigerlhale, in the diocese of York, value 16 marks.
Ibid. To Walter, bishop of Worcester. Licence to reconcile churches and cemeteries of his diocese by deputy for five years.
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to license six clerks under age to hold one benefice apiece.
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to license eight clerks, being sons of unmarried parents, and two, being sons of priests, to receive holy orders and hold a benefice apiece.
Ibid.
(f. 72.)
To the same. Confirmation, at the king's request, of his collation to the same of the wardenship of the hospital of St. Leonard, York, void by the resignation of Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, notwithstanding that he is already dispensed so as to hold for two years the churches of Wimbledon, Sabrichesworth, and Snyterslee, in the dioceses of Wimbledon, London, and Norwich, and a canonry and prebend of St. Paul's, London, which he held before his consecration.
Ibid. To the same, who has incurred great charges in repairs of the above-named churches, and in restoration of the manors, and in other affairs of the see of Worcester, and is thereby largely in debt to the apostolic see. Dispensation to hold for two years such benefices as are now in the hands of William de Testa as sequestrator.
Ibid. To the same, Faculty to confer the office of notary public on two persons.
4 Non. April.
Avignon.
(f. 72.)
To Ralph Oliverii, subdeacon, rector of Radewelle, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 7 marks. Dispensation to hold an additional benefice, value 20l.
Ibid.
(f. 72d.)
To Robert de Cunstable, rector of Foston, in the diocese of York, value 60 marks. Dispensation to hold an additional benefice of like value.
1309.
12 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 72d.)
To William de Briston. He is rector of Patringtone, in the diocese of York, about which there is an unexpected suit, and of Estbradenham, a canon and prebendary of Westbury, York, Worcester, and Norwich, and St. Martin's le Grand, London, value 20 marks, which he holds by papal dispensation. Dispensation to accept an additional benefice; and if he loses or resigns Patringtone, to receive another benefice in its place.
4 Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 74d.)
To Henry, abbot of Cluny. Faculty to hold for five years all the goods of the priories, when void, which are subject to the said monastery, those of St. Martin-des-Champs, Paris, La Charité, Lewes, and London, excepted.
13 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 77.)
To William de Goseford. He has obtained the churches of Castlenuk, Ormisheld, Goseford, and Albotesle, in the dioceses of Glasgow, Carlisle, York, and Lincoln, value 80l. which he holds without papal, dispensation. Dispensation to retain three of the same, on resigning the fourth, together with a canonry and prebend of Dunblane; and on resigning one of the three churches to accept another. [Theiner, 179.]
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 77d.)
To the archbishop of York. Mandate, at the petition of Francis, cardinal of St. Mary's in Cosmedin, archdeacon of Richmund, to which archdeaconry John de Sandale had been presented by the king to the archbishop for institution, to take no further steps in the matter, and to cite the said John to appear within three months before the apostolic see, and state his claim to the archdeaconry.
6 Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 77d.)
To Master Jordan Morandi, subdeacon, rector of Northibam, in the diocese of Chichester. Licence to remain in minor orders for five years, with remission of fruits of that or of other benefices which he may accept.
6 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 82.)
To Robert de Gisburn, prior of Werdehale, in the diocese of Carlisle. Licence to contract a loan of 2000 gold florins to meet his expenses at the apostolic see.
2 Id. Jan.
Murell.
(f. 88d.)
To Jordan Morandi. Reservation of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Winchester, value 100l. notwithstanding that he holds a canonry and prebend of Chichester, and the church of Northiam, in the same diocese.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Chichester, to the archdeacon of Media, in the church of Nantes, and to John de Ditton, canon of London.
Id. Jan.
S. Gaudentius.
(f. 84.)
To the same. Dispensation to hold two additional benefices, to the value of 100l.
11 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 84d.)
To John, bishop of Norwich. Faculty to appoint two of his clerks to benefices in his diocese, in the gift of any religious or secular persons.
1309.
4 Non. April.
Avignon.
(f. 85d.)
To William de Bolitan, rector of Brandestone, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20l. License to hold also the church of Humberstone, in the same diocese.
3 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 88.)
To the archbishop of York. Repeated mandate on the representation of Francis, cardinal of St. Mary's in Cosmedian, to carry out punctually the provisions of the farmer mandate, touching John de Sandale, and the archdeaconry of Richmund.
8 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 89.)
To Adam called ‘Bakon,’ acolyte, who was successively rector of Olton, Elingham, and Sandford Parva, value 20l. in the dioceses of Norwich and London, which he has held without papal dispensation. Licence to retain the same for five years, he having vowed to take the cross.
4 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 89.)
To Lewis, son of Lewis, viscount de Bellomonte, treasurer of Salisbury. He is already licensed, at the request of his kinswoman, queen Isabella, to hold, besides canonries and prebends in York, Wells, and elsewhere in France, other benefices to the value of 200 marks, no mention having been made of a canonry and prebend of Norton, in the diocese of Durham. Dispensation to retain that and other benefices to the value of 300 marks.
11 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 89.)
To John, bishop of Norwich. Indult to grant dispensation to two of his clerks, even if perpetual vicars, to be non-resident for five years.
6 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 89.)
To John de Foresta. Dispensation at the request of queen Isabella, whose clerk he is, to hold besides his present benefices, two others to the total value of 200 marks.
Ibid. The like to Bouchard de Vernone, William de Lonaco, William de Milliaco, John de Jargolio, and William de Boudone, clerks of queen Isabella.
Ibid.
(f. 89d.)
To John de Britania, earl of Richmond. Indult that four of his clerks shall receive the fruits of their benefices, being nonresident, for five years.
Concurrent letter to the abbot of Westminster, the dean of St. Martin's le Grand, and to archdeacon William de Testa.
Ibid. The like to Blanche de Britania for four of her chaplains or clerks.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of St. Denis and St. Germaindes-Prés, and the dean of Paris.
Ibid.
(f. 90.)
To the bishop of Chichester, the abbot of Westminster, and dean of St. Martin's le Grand. Mandate to appoint a fit person nominated by queen Isabella to a benefice in the diocese of Canterbury, in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes.
Ibid. To the same. Mandate to appoint a fit person nominated by queen Isabella, to a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of Canterbury.
Ibid. To the warden and Friars Minors of Oxford, in the diocese of Lincoln. Grant, at the request of John de Britania, earl of Richmond, they having to receive a large number of students, of a place adjoining theirs, about to be given up by the friars of the order of Penance.
Ibid. To John de Britania, earl of Richmond. Indult that two of his clerks shall hold benefices to the value of 100l.
Ibid. To queen Isabella. Relaxation of a hundred days of enjoined penance.
12 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 90d.)
To the same. Indult for five years, that her confessor shall give her absolution, and, if necessary, in reserved cases.
Ibid. To the same. Indult that she and her chapels shall not be subject to sentences of excommunication or interdict.
6 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 90d.)
To Blanche de Britania. Indult to visit, with a retinue, convents and monasteries in England and France, and to enjoy other privileges.
8 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 91.)
To John son of Francis de Villiers, knight, of the diocese of London, who has been despoiled of his goods by the Saracens. Dispensation, at his father's request, to hold a benefice, notwithstanding that he is under age, and not in orders.
10 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 91d.)
To Master John Walham, D.C.L. rector of Long Staunton, in the diocese of Ely. Dispensation, at the request of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, to hold other benefices to the value of 200 marks.
Ibid. To the abbot of Waltham. Mandate, at the request of the aforesaid earl, to grant dispensations to two of the earl's clerks to hold additional benefices to the value of 200 marks.
Ibid.
(f. 91d.)
To Master Hugh son of Grimbald Paincefot, knight, rector of Lampedir. He, when under age, held that church and Lancaddok, in the diocese of St. Davids,. value 22l. without papal dispensation. Dispensation, at the request of the earl of Pembroke, to retain the same.
Ibid. To Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke. Indults to choose his confessor, and to have a portable altar.
Ibid.
(f. 92.)
To the same. Indult that four of his clerks engaged in his service shall enjoy the fruits of their benefices, being nonresident, for five years.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of Waltham and Cirencester, and to Agolans Guidonis, canon of Pistoia.
Ibid. To Boniface de Salutiis. Indult to visit his archdeaconry of Buckingham, in the diocese of Lincoln, by deputy for three years.
Concurrent mandate to the precentor of Wells, the chancellor of London, and Buxolus de Parma, papal chaplain, canon of Tournai.
Ibid
(f. 92d.)
To Manfred son of Opizo marquis Malaspina, canon of Lincoln. Dispensation, at the request of his kinsman Henry, earl of Lincoln, to hold two benefices, and a prebend, notwithstanding his being under age, and not in holy orders.
2 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 92d.)
Decree in favour of Master John de Fonte, physician to queen Margaret, canon of Rouen, touching the reservation to him of a prebend of the same, and the collation of the church of Kerkebiferes (Kirkby Ferrers), in the diocese of York, which are enforced.
10 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 93.)
To Edmound de Marclisham, rector of Vykhambrok, in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation, at the request of the earl of Pembroke, whose clerk he is, to hold additional benefices, to the value of 200 marks.
Ibid. To James, son of John de Salutiis. Dispensation, at the request of his uncle Boniface, archdeacon of Buckingham, to hold, besides a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, one other benefice, and to be non-resident until he becomes of age to be ordained.
Ibid. To William Fraunceys, rector of Boklonde, in the diocese of Winchester. Reservation, at the request of Guy Ferrers, seneschal of Aquitaine, of a benefice in the diocese of Ely, value 40l.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Worcester, the abbot of St. Edmunds, and Agolans Guidonis, canon of Pistoia.
Ibid.
(f. 93d.)
To James son of John de Salutiis, of the diocese of Turin. Reservation, at the request of his uncle, Boniface de Salutiis, archdeacon of Buckingham, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, with licence of nonresidence until he comes of age to be ordained.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Messendene, the prior of Buruceste, in the diocese of Lincoln, and Master Buxolus de Parma, canon of Tournai.
Ibid.
(f. 94.)
To Manfred son of Opizo marquis Malaspina. Provision, at the request of his kinsman, Henry, earl of Lincoln, of a canonry and prebend of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to Benedict de Pisis, treasurer of Noyon, George de Salutiis, precentor of Salisbury, and Thomas de Gorges, precentor of Wells.
6 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 94d.)
To the bishop of Worcester and the archdeacon of Buckingham. Faculty to make provision to two clerks nominated by John, earl of Richmond, of one benefice apiece in the gift of the abbot of St. Mary's, York.
Ibid. Relaxation of forty days of enjoined penance to penitents who give help to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Nicholas, Richemund, in the diocese of York; to hold good for twenty years.
8 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 96d.)
To Thomas de Boyville, rector of Lediert Millicent, in the diocese of Salisbury. Indult to enjoy the fruits of his benefice while non-resident for three years, either at his studies or in the service of queen Isabella.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Worcester and Chichester and the abbot of St. Aldhelm's, Malmesbury.
9 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 102d.)
To Master Martin de Rinhaco, Benedictine monk of Cimorra, in the diocese of Auch, who has obtained certain benefices in France and the priory of Wanguefford, in the gift of the prior of Tyfford, in the diocese of Norwich. Dispensation, at the request of king Edward and of the earl of Richmond to retain the same, and also one other priory or administration.
8 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 105.)
To the bishop of Bayeux and the archdeacon and sacristan of Bazas. Mandate to cause to be paid to Bernard Ezii, archdeacon of Canterbury, the fruits of his archdeaconry while he is non-resident for five years.
5 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 106.)
To William Raymundi de Gensaco, of the diocese of Bazas. Absolution from his vow of going to the Holy Land with king Edward.
July 1.
Avignon.
(f. 106d.)
To William de Thorritest, one of the king's clerks, who holds by papal dispensation the rectories of Kneshale, Walington, Fonstone, and Doderhulle, in the dioceses of York, Lincoln, and Worcester. Indult, at the request of Thomas, cardinal of St. Sabina's, to accept two other benefices, value 100 marks.
8 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(ff. 117, 118d.)
To Guicard de Lebreto, archdeacon of Huntingdon. Two indults to enjoy the fruits of his benefices while non-resident for five years, and to visit his archdeaconry by deputy for three years.
Concurrent mandates to the bishop of Bayeux and the archdeacon and the sacristan of Bazas.
8 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(ff. 117, 118d.)
To Bernard Ezii, archdeacon of Canterbury. Two indults to enjoy the fruits of his benefices, being non-resident for five years, and to visit his archdeaconry by deputy for three years.
Concurrent mandates to the bishop of Bazas and two others named.
15 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 121d.)
To Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. Licence to contract a loan of 1000 marks to meet his expenses at the apostolic see.
10 Kal. Aug. Concurrent mandate to Master Nicholas de Fractis, Oddo de Sermineto, and Raymund de Monte Boerii, touching the repayment of the same to Francis Ghini Higolini and Simon Proini, merchants of Florence.
4 Id. July.
Avignon.
(f.124d.)
To Aymo de Sabaudia, archdeacon of York. Indult to visit his archdeaconry by deputy for three years.
Concurrent mandate to the priors of Lenthon and Bermondsey and the archdeacon of Bologna.
7 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 126.)
To Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. He is to be absolved by the bishop of Poitiers from the citation to Rome on account of alleged crimes against the pontiff.
2 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 130.)
To Master William Testa, archdeacon of Aran, and William de Prato, canon of Comminges, and Garsias Arnaldi de Garlens, canon of Auch, papal nuncios. Mandate not to exact certain sums of money, as they had been ordered, from members of a firm of Mozzi, Florentine merchants dwelling in England, Scotland, and Ireland.
4 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 133.)
To William, cardinal of St. Pudentiana's. Faculty to induct and defend a fit person or his proctor in possession of the prebend of West Graham, in the church of Salisbury, about to be vacated by the cardinal.
10 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 133d.)
To Ralph de Piperaregh, of the diocese of Worcester. Reservation, at the request of Guy Ferrers, seneschal of Aquitaine, whose chaplain he is, of a benefice, value 50 marks, in the diocese of Winchester.
Concurrent letter to the abbot of Warle, in the same diocese, and to Agolans Guidonis, canon of Pistoia, and John de Eboraco, canon of York.
2 Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 140d.)
To Robert de Donnebrugge. Provision of the rectory of Creyk, in the diocese of York, value 30 marks, void by the death of Nicholas de Blice, notwithstanding that he holds the churches of Werplesdone and Lecheworth, in the dioceses of Winchester and Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of York and Masters William de Pikeringe, archdeacon of Nottingham and Peter Amalvini, canon of Bordeaux.
2 Non. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 142d.)
To the abbots of Westminster and Dunfermlin, the priors of Durham, of Holy Trinity, Dublin, and of Athisill, in the diocese of Cashel, and the archdeacon of Armagh. They, among others, are appointed protectors of the privileges of the Cistercian order.
13 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 144.)
To John de Shaddeworthe. He has held the rectories of Burton, in the diocese of Lincoln, and of Lakyntone, in the diocese of York, value 44l. without papal dispensation.
Dispensation to retain the same, he having as yet received nothing from Lakyntone.
13 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 177.)
To John de Hokham, acolyte, rector of Feyhales (Foxholes), in the diocese of York, value 28l. Dispensation, at the king's request, whose clerk he is, to hold two other benefices, and on resigning one of them, to accept another.
Ibid. To the same. Indult, while engaged in the king's service, to put off being ordained priest and to be non-resident for three years, on condition of being ordained subdeacon within a year.
1308.
3 Kal. Jan.
Toulouse.
(f. 177.)
To the king, urging his to seize the Templars and hand them over to the bishops of the places where they are found, or to the inquisitors.
Ibid. The like to other kings and chief rulers in Europe.
1309.
16 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 179.)
To the bishops of Durham and Coventry and Lichfield, and to the provost of Marseilles. Mandate to make provision to Raymund de Planellis of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, notwithstanding the want of any mention of them in former letters reserving to him a dignity or office in that church.
13 Kal. Nov.
Groseau.
(f. 180d.)
To Master William Testa. Provision of the canonry and prebend and precentorship of Lincoln, void by the promotion of Peter, archbishop of Lyons, with dispensation to him to hold also the church of Hames, in the diocese of London.
Concurrent mandate to Bertrand, bishop of Alby, papal chamberlain, and the bishops of London and Worcester.
12 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 187.)
John de Bonovillari, clerk of Odo de Grandison, knight, holds, besides benefices in Lausanne and elsewhere the parish church of Middilton super Valle, in the diocese of York.
3 Kal. Nov.
Groseau.
(f. 187d.)
To Thomas de Sancto Albano. He is already dispensed as the son of a sub-deacon, so as to be ordained and hold a benefice, and having held the rectory of Laufare (Laver), in the diocese of London, being non-resident. Dispensation to retain the same and also that of Mispton, in the diocese of York, value together 35l.
11 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 195.)
To the archbishop of Armagh and the bishops of Ardagh and Cloyne. Mandate to cite John Tanguard, who, on the death of Donatus, had been wrongfully elected bishop of Killala, and whose election had been confirmed by the archbishop of Tuam, and against which Master John Heine, canon of Killala, on the ground that he had no part in it, had appealed to Rome, the bishop elect having meanwhile caused himself to be consecrated. John Tanguard is to appear in person before the pope within three months. [Theiner, 179.]
8 Id. Oct.
Groseau.
(f. 196d.)
Relaxation of twenty days of enjoined penance to all the faithful in the diocese of Dublin who shall pray for the soul of John de Haveringges, knight, father of Richard, archbishop elect; to hold good for three years. [Theiner, 180.]
Ibid. To Richard, archbishop elect of Dublin, in deacon's orders when elected. Prorogation of his consecration to a year hence. [Theiner, 180.]
2 Non. Feb.
Poitiers.
(f. 207.)
To James de Cobeham, who was successively rector of Clyve and Caulinge, in the diocese of Rochester, value 20 marks, and canon and prebendary of Wells, which he has held without papal dispensation. Dispensation to retain the same.
9 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 217.)
To Amaneuus de Astariaco, treasurer of Wells. Indult to hold canonries and prebends of the same, and of Saintes during non-residence for three years.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Sever, in the diocese of Aire, and two others named.
Ibid.
(f. 218.)
To the same. Indult to spend seven years with a companion in the study of civil law, while holding their benefices.
Ibid.
(f. 219.)
To the same. Dispensation to retain his benefices, being under age.
Ibid. To the same. Dispensation, being in his eleventh year, to retain his benefices, and also when fourteen years old to receive two others; when of age, he is to be ordained priest.
2 Id. Feb.
Villaleri.
(f. 220d.)
To Bertrand de Fargiis, archdeacon of the East Riding York. Indult to visit his archdeaconry by deputy.
Concurrent letter to the abbot of St. Albans and two others named.
Ibid.
(f. 221.)
To the same. Indult, with two of his clerks, to study civil law for five years, while holding their benefices.
7 Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 221d.)
To Gregory de Folgario, rector of St. Mary in Marisco, in the diocese of Canterbury. Dispensation, at the request of Peter Amalvini, canon of Bordeaux, whose clerk he is, being in minor orders, to retain that benefice. He is to be ordained priest in due course.
Ibid. To the same. Indult to be non-resident for three years.
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to be ordained by any bishop he may choose.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Sever, in the diocese of Aire, Master William de Testa, archdeacon of Aran, and Robert de Laci, treasurer of Lincoln.
13 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 223.)
To John Cankeymuch. He was successively rector of Castel Rysing and Tymeringham, and prebendary of Longeruge in Penkrich, and of Kinkeb in the chapel of St. Mary and St. Andrew, in the dioceses of Norwich, St. Andrews, and Coventry and Lichfield, whose value, together with the church of Tymeringham, is 70l. those of Castle Rising and Longeruge being 12 marks and a half. Dispensation to retain the same, and on resigning one of them to accept another value 60l.
Ibid. To Henry de Appelby, rector of Tyneroiton, or Tyntrington, in the diocese of York, value 30l. already dispensed on account of illegitimacy, at the request of Beraldus, bishop of Albano, then papal nuncio, so as to be ordained and hold a benefice. Dispensation to accept another, value 60l.
8 Kal. Oct.
Groseau.
(f. 223.)
To Thomas, cardinal of St. Sabina's. Faculty to collate fit persons to the parish church of Fennysutton, which John Lebreton formerly held, together with the tithes, or portion of tithes, of Winterbourn, in the diocese of Salisbury, by collation, of the abbot of Glastonbury, provided that the said tithes do not belong to the income of the abbot.
Ibid.
(f. 223d.)
To William son of Robert de Riseley. Collation, at the request of his uncle Thomas, cardinal of St. Sabina's, he being under age and in minor orders, to the rectory of Overy, in the diocese of Ely, void by the death of his brother Robert.
Concurrent mandate to Master Bernard Royardi, papal chaplain, archdeacon of Saintes, James de Florentia, archdeacon of Winchester, and John de Sutton, canon of Lincoln.
Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 224.)
To Adam de Rocheley, successively rector of Whitewik, in the diocese of Lincoln, and of Qwalton, in that of Durham, value 29l. Dispensation to retain the same.
2 Kal. Non.
Groseau.
(f. 224.)
To John de Duncton, rector of Tretone, in the diocese of York, value 15l. Dispensation to accept two other benefices, value 100 marks.
7 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 224.)
To Ralph de Lalee, successively rector of Northton in Hales, in the diocese of Lichfield, and Stiltone in the diocese of Lincoln, value 17½ marks. Dispensation to retain the same, together with a canonry and prebend of St. Chad's, Lichfield.
Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 225.)
To John de Horkestowe, rector of Hetherington, in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to accept the church of Estclaydon, value 10 marks.
Ibid. To Thomas de Randolf, rector of Holesle, in the diocese of Norwich, value 15 marks. Dispensation to accept a benefice value 30 marks.
Ibid. To Alan de Ely, archdeacon of Sudbury, in the diocese of Norwich, which has no house of residence. Dispensation to accept a benefice value 60 marks.
Ibid. To Andrew de Tothele, successively perpetual vicar of Staunton, in the diocese of London, value 4 marks, and rector of Queningtone, in the diocese of Worcester, value 15 marks. Licence to retain the same.
Ibid. To the Augustinian prior and convent of Scheledford. Appropriation, at queen Margaret's request, of a moiety of Gedlinge, in the diocese of York, value 20 marks, of their patronage, to take effect on its voidance, a perpetual vicar being appointed.
Concurrent mandate to the treasurer and the subdean of Lincoln, and Master Lanfranc de Pergamo, canon of Brescia.
Ibid.
(f. 225d.)
To Adam de Skering subdeacon, rector of Letton, in the diocese of Norwich, value 16 marks. Dispensation to retain the same, provided he is ordained priest at the next opportunity.
12 Kal. Oct.
Groseau.
(f. 225d.)
To the abbot and convent of the Cluniac monastery of Reading, in which king Henry, who built it, is buried. Appropriation, at the request of queen Isabella, of the church of Thatcham, value 50 marks, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of Chertsey (Chaueseya) and Mussyndene, and to Master Gregory de Placentia, papal chaplain.
Ibid.
(f. 226.)
To Richard de Bray, successively rector of Wadeford, or Wodeford, and of Cattelborthe, in the diocese of Lincoln. Dispensation to retain the same.
2 Kal. Nov.
Groseau.
(f. 226d.)
To John de Lodelalbe, rector of Spellebury, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20 marks. Dispensation to accept an additional benfice value 20 marks.
Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 226d.)
To Richard son of John de Belloprato, successively rector of St. Just in Penlhydia, or Ponwydia, in the diocese of Exeter, value 8l. and of St. Ladote, or Ladote, value 6l. Dispensation to retain the same.
6 Kal. Oct.
Groseau.
(f. 227.)
To Master William de Kyngescote, successively rector of Westbury, in the diocese of Hereford, doctor of canon law, and dean of Exeter, value 64l. and canon and prebendary of Hereford, Wells and Exeter. Dispensation to retain these benefices.
Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 227.)
To Walter de Bedewynde, treasurer of St. Peter's, York, dean of Thamvirthe, rector of Aughton and Catton, and canon and prebendary of Houden and Bridgnorth, in the diocese of York, Coventry and Lichfield, and Hereford. Dispensation to retain the same, and also accept two other benefices to the value of 60l.
Ibid. To Master Geoffrey de Hengham, rector of Bergh, in the diocese of Norwich, value 14 marks. Dispensation to accept an additional benefice, value 20 marks, provided he be ordained priest within a year.
Ibid.
(f. 227d.)
To John Oliver, successively rector of Rendelesham, in the diocese of Norwich, value 37 marks, and of Helmingham, in the same diocese, value 18 marks. Dispensation to retain the same.
Ibid. To Roger de Horton, Augustinian prior of Lanceston, in the diocese of Exeter. Confirmation of a former licence to hold that priory, value 60l. he being already dispensed on account of illegitimate birth.
Ibid.
(f. 228.)
To the provost and priests of the chapel of St. Nicholas, Stoke under Hamedone, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Confirmation, with exemplification, of an ordinance made by Walter bishop of the diocese, dated Warewell, 4 Non. Oct. 1304, on the petition of John de Bellocampo, whose ancestors founded the said chapel, and who, on the resignation of it by Henry de Wyk, granted to it lands and the patronage of the parish church, value 20l. for the maintenance of five priests, those appointed being named Reginald de Meneketon, provost, Henry Cros, Thomas de Ateberi, John Champion, William de Septon, chaplains; part of their duties being to pray for the souls of John, father of John de Bellocampo, Robert his brother, Cicely his mother, and John his son, and to distribute certain doles. The property specified is a moiety of the tithes of six acres and a half in Shepton Beauchamp, called ‘Standine,’ between the lord's land and that of John de Lawerence, of three acres above Lahulle, between the lord's land and that of John Jonkyn, and of two acres in Walhecline, between the land of Geoffrey Asshelonde and John de Lecalewe, and of all the ancient lordships of the lord of Shepton, except of five acres between the land of the said lord called ‘Middelforlong,’ and of three acres called ‘Nethermedeforlong,’ near Conpton waterway, and of three acres called ‘Froggelmere,’ near the land of Richard Wackard, by that of Robert Farinan, and of a half acre at the head of the said ‘Froggelmere.’ The provost is to receive Chirset (Churchscot) from John Jonkyn, Hugh Homlikkare, John Dreng, smith, Richard Tuyte, John Cros, Roger de Tochulle, John Dreng, and Walter Atteferme; and also from Philip Cros, Walter Stouble, William Dring, John Homlikkare, Thomas Love, Richard Prankard, Robert son of Hugh, and Robert de Crich. The provost and the other priests are to have the messuage which Roger Oliverii held, and the advowson of the parish church of Stok.
Ibid
(f. 229d.)
Confirmation, with exemplifications, of the appropriation of the parish church of Wulton (Alton), made by the bishop of the diocese, with consent of the chapter, to the abbot and convent of St. Peter, Hyde, Winchester, dated Farnham, 6 Kal. April 1309, and Winchester, Prid. Id. April.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Winchester, to Richard de Bello, and John de Abbotisburi, canons of Salisbury.
Ibid.
(f. 230.)
To the abbot and convent of Croxton, in the diocese of Lincoln. Appropriation, at the king's request, of the parish church of Melinge, in the diocese of York.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Neubo, and to Master John de Sutton, and John de Abbotisbiri, canons of Lincoln and Salisbury.
Ibid.
(f. 230d.)
To Master Walter Hervi, canon of Salisbury, successively subdeacon in the monastery of Wilton, value 1 mark, rector of Kynele, in the same diocese, value 40 marks, and archdeacon of Salisbury, value 30 marks. Dispensation to retain the same, and, on resigning the archdeaconry, to accept another, value 50 marks.
2 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 233.)
To Master Bartholomew de Sancto Laurentio. Dispensation to hold the parish church of Exminster, value 30 marks, together with the archdeaconry and a canonry and prebend of Exeter.
2 Kal. Nov.
Groseau.
(f. 236d.)
To the prior and convent of Walton, or Watton, of the order of Sempingham, in the diocese of York. Appropriation of the proceeds of the church of Sancton, in the same diocese, to the clothing of the nuns of Sempingham, a portion being reserved for a perpetual vicar.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Revesby and the priors of Ellesham, near Claunford Bridge, and Noktone Park, in the diocese of Lincoln.
4 Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 243.)
To William de Bordis, subdeacon and papal chaplain. Indult, at the request of his kinsman, Bertrand, bishop of Alby, to hold, besides other benefices out of England and the parish church of Witbern, in the diocese of Durbam, two more benefices while he is for five years engaged in the study of civil law.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Poitiers and two others named.
3 Non. Nov.
Groseau.
(f. 256.)
To John, bishop of Lincoln. Faculty, on the petition of Peter, bishop of Sabina, to confer on one person the office of notary public.

Curial Letters.

5 Kal. Mar.
Montpellier.
(f. 271d.)
To the king. Urging him to assist the archbishops and others in his kingdom who are administrators of the property of the Templars, and to hand over to them any retained by him, that such property may be used for the service of the Holy Land, should the brethern of the order be found guilty.
Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 279.)
Letters commendatory for Guy de Vichio, rector of Hoshe, in the diocese of London, sent to make inquisition against the Templars in England, Scotland, and Ireland.
11 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 281.)
To the bishop of Worcester and Master William Testa, archdeacon of Aran, and three others named. Mandate to collect Holy Land tenths, legacies, gifts, and fines left unpaid in England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, since the time of Gregory X.