Regesta 70
1319-1320

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'Regesta 70: 1319-1320', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1305-1342 (1895), pp. 191-207. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96079 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. LXX.

4 John XXII.

Curial Letters.

1319.
14 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 5d.)
Citation of bishops William of St. Andrews, William of Dunkeld, Henry of Aberdeen, and David of Moray, to appear before the pope by the first of May touching the realm of Scotland, with order to all prelates and nobles of England to grant safe conduct to the said bishops. Cardinals Gaucelin and Luke having been sent to foster peace between king Edward and Robert Bruce, and letters sent by special envoys having been rejected by the said Robert, who has otherwise treated the pope's mission with contempt, this citation is issued.
Ibid.
(f. 9.)
Publication of the above citation on the doors of the church of Avignon in order that Robert Brus, his envoys and proctors, may not pretend ignorance of the same, he having resisted for more than a year various ecclesiastical sentences issued against him.
2 Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 9d.)
To Rigaud de Asserio, bishop elect of Winchester, papal chaplain and nuncio. Declaration that be may exact the first year's fruits of benefices void during three years in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; for a second period of three years if their fruits have not been exacted during the first period.

Common Letters.

6 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 110d.)
To Bertrand de Asserio. Provision of the rectory of Freschewatere in the diocese of Winchester, void by the cession of Master Richard Wodelober, who held it as a pluralist without papal dispensation.
Concurrent mandate to three persons beneficed out of England.
15 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 148d.)
To cardinals Gaucelin and Luke. Commission and mandate to carry out the sentences issued against Robert Brus and his adherents. The letters sent to Robert by James Douglas, and Alexander, knight, having, on their arriving at the castle of Roxburgh, been refused, and other insults and injuries committed by him, details of which are given at length.
Ibid.
(f. 150.)
To the same. Commission and mandate to carry out the said sentences and to absolve all subjects of the said Robert from their allegiance to him.
15 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 151.)
To all prelates, secular and regular, in England, Ireland and Wales, the Hospitallers excepted. Monition and exhortation to pay to the archbishops of Canterbury and Dublin, and to the bishop of London, the tenth of the proceeds of their benefices for one year from the present date, to meet the king's expenses in defending his realm.
1318.
Ibid.
To the said archbishops and bishop. Mandate to collect the tenth as above, with faculty to grant necessary dispensations.
2 Non. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 170d.)
To the official of Glasgow. Mandate to grant a dispensation to James de Cuningam, knight, and Elena de Carrideby, to remain in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that Christiana Boyd, a woman with whom James had connexion before his marriage, was related in the fourth degree to Elena.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 175d.)
To James Francisci de Signa, of the diocese of Florence. Reservation, at the request of Aymer de Valentia, earl of Pembroke, whose clerk he is, of a benefice value 30 marks in the gift of the archbishop of York.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of St. Mary's Southwark, the archdeacon of Winchester, and another named.
3 Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 192d.)
To John de Claxeton. Provision of a canonry of Chichester with reservation of a prebend, not withstanding that he is rector of Fornesete in the diocese of Norwich.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Hereford, the archdeacon of Northampton, and Master John de Ros, papal chaplain, canon of Hereford.
6 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 193.)
To Peter Sapiti, provost of St. Felix, Aquileia, living in England. Commission and mandate to cause to be paid to Lewis, bishop of Durham, according to papal letters, a third, or at least a fourth part, of the rents and proceeds of the chapter, to meet his losses caused by the incursions and devastations of the Scots, which, however, the bishop has not received, the chapter having raised objections against paying the same.
Ibid. To Lewis, bishop of Durham. Faculty to contract a loan of 2000 marks to meet his losses caused by the incursions and devastations of the Scots; he having petitioned for faculty to contract a loan of 6000 marks, and for extension of the time of payment from three years to five.
1320.
6 Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 193d.)
To the archbishops and bishops of England. Mandate to publish sentence of excommunication against invaders of the realm, according to orders given to cardinals Gaucelin and Luke, touching the magnates and nobles of Scotland, who have presumed to invade and injure the said realm.
Ibid.
(f. 194.)
Safe conduct for Robert de Brus and his envoys, who have been cited before the pope.
[Letters from Northern Registers, 296.]
Ibid.
(f. 194d.)
To the archbishop of York, and the bishops of London and Carlisle. Mandate to publish sentence of excommunication against Robert, earl of Barek (Carrick), who killed John and Robert de Caym (Comyn), knights, who were faithful to the late king Edward, in the cloister and church of the Friars Minors of Dinyfes (Dumfries), in the diocese of Glasgow.
Ibid. Safe conduct for bishops William of St. Andrews, William of Dunkeld, Henry of Aberdeen, and David of Moray, cited before the pope.
1319.
3 Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 199d.)
To William de Neweport. Provision of a canonry of Crediton, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Hereford, the archdeacon of Northampton, and Master John de Ros, canon of Hereford.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 203d.)
To John de Steping. Provision of the rectory of Berdene in the diocese of London, void by the renunciation of Master William de Steping, to whom papal provision of it was made, on its voidance by Master William de Segrave, who held it as a pluralist without papal dispensation.
3 Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 206d.)
To Ambrose de Neweborne. Provision of a canonry of Auckland, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate as above (f. 199d.)
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 209.)
To Thomas de Novavilla. Provision, at the king's request of the archdeaconry of Bedford, void by the cession of Master Roger de Rothewell, who held it without papal dispensation; notwithstanding that Thomas is rector of Gisburne in the diocese of York.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Vaudey, the prior of Sempingham, and Master Henry de Novavilla, canon of Lincoln.
Ibid.
(f. 210.)
To Henry de Novavilla, canon of Lincoln. Provision, at the king's request, of the rectory of Gisburne, void by the promotion of Thomas de Novavilla.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot and prior as above, and to the archdeacon of Bedford.
Ibid.
(f. 210d.)
To Thomas de Novavilla. Provision, at the king's request of a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot and prior as above, and to Henry de Novavilla, canon of Lincoln.
Ibid.
(f. 219d.)
To Richard de Feriby. Reservation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a benefice value 40 marks, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York; notwithstanding that he has a parish church value 20 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Hereford, the archdeacon of Middlesex, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 220.)
To Richard de Camel. Like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Albans.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Id. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 220.)
To William de Kirkebrunne, subdeacon, whose parents being related in the third and fourth degree, intermarried without dispensation. Dispensation to minister in the orders which he has received, to be promoted to higher orders, and to hold a benefice.
10 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 221d.)
To the archbishop of York, the bishop of Hereford, and Rigaud de Asserio, bishop elect of Winchester. Mandate to cite before the pope the Cluniac prior of Lenton, in the diocese of York, who has refused to obey the papal order directing him to induct the proctor of Bertrand, cardinal of St. Marcellus, into the rectory of Radclive on Sore in the diocese of York.
Ibid. To the same. Mandate to cite before the pope Walter de Alminslond, who by lay power has thrust himself into the parish church of Radclive on Sore, of which papal provision was made to cardinal Bertrand.
1319.
11 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 241d.)
To Bernard de Cutniaco. Provision of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury, void by the resignation Aymeric de Sancto Cirico.
Concurrent mandate to Simon, archbishop elect of Vienne, to the subdean, and to John de Abbatisburi, canon of Salisbury.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 254d.)
To Richard de Lustshull. Reservation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a benefice value 50 marks in the gift of the abbess and convent of Romsey, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Gilingham and Chester, and is rector of Elmdon in the dioceses of Salisbury and Coventry.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Hereford, the archdeacon of Middlesex, and another named.
6 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 260d.)
Appointment of Rigaud, master of the schools (scolastico) of Orleans, papal chaplain, to the see of Winchester, void by the death of bishop John.
Concurrent letters to the prior and chapter of Winchester, to the clergy, and to the people of the diocese, to vassals of the church, to the archbishop of Canterbury, and to the king.
2 Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 261.)
To the same. Faculty to be ordained and consecrated by bishops of his choice.
Ibid. To the same. Concession that he shall not be obliged to come to the apostolic see for ordination and consecration.
1320.
6 Kal. Mar.
(f. 269d.)
To the same. Mandate to ascertain the facts touching the concession and deputation made by William, late bishop of Norwich, of the church of Suthcrek to the prior and convent of St. Mary's, Castleacre, and confirmed by Alexander III. The late king Edward, of whose patronage was the said church, caused a clerk to be instituted to it on his presentation, but afterwards gave the advowson to the said prior and convent, and subsequently Robert, archbishop of Canterbury, removed the said clerk, and, on the ground that the prior and convent delayed to present, instituted another, on which the prior and convent caused a fit person to be instituted to it by the ordinary on their presentation. The bishop of Winchester is ordered, if the facts are as stated, to confirm the original concession and deputation, and to cause possession of the church to be given to the prior and convent, a vicar's portion being reserved.
19 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 276.)
To Richard de Vernoyn. Provision of a canonry of Lichfield with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the rectory of Stockport, in the said diocese.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Evesham, the archdeacon of Northampton, and another named.
Ibid. To John de Baskervile. Provision of a canonry of St. Davids with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the rectory of Cunik, in the diocese of Worcester, value 10 marks.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 276d.)
To Walter Carles. Provision of a canonry of Abrewily, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has the rectory of Bradeway in the diocese of Worcester, value 10l.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Evesham, the archdeacon of Hereford, and another named.
Ibid. To Roger de Baskervile. Provision of a canonry of Llandewibrevi, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 279.)
To Adam, bishop of Hereford, who on his promotion left the papal court, having recovered from a severe illness, taking with him the letters of appointment. Dispensation for not having taken the oath of fealty to the pope.
Ibid. To John Luterel, who, being dispensed on account of illegitimacy, obtained the rectory of Helm in the diocese of York. Dispensation to accept also a dignity.
Ibid. To Adam, bishop of Hereford. Faculty to receive two literate girls as nuns in two monasteries of his choice in the dioceses of Salisbury, Lincoln, Winchester and Worcester.
Ibid. To Adam de Aylmeton. Provision of the rectory of Mordiford, void by the promotion of Thomas de Chaundos to the archdeaconry of Hereford, notwithstanding that he has the chapels of Meteleton and Dukeshulle of very small value.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Evesham, the archdeacon of Hereford, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 283d.)
To Henry de Schorne, successively archdeacon of Hereford, living in the Roman court without papal dispensation for non-residence, rector of Sechenefeld in the diocese of Salisbury, both of which he resigned after two years, and canon and prebendary of Hereford. Concession to retain the canonry and prebend as well as the fruits of the rectory. He is to restore half the procurations received, and to pay one year's fruits of the rectory to the Holy Land subsidy.
Ibid.
(f. 285d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury. Mandate, on the signification of the bishop of Hereford, to Peter Sapiti, and to the archdeacon of Northampton to compel certain diocesans and abbots and priors to observe the statute by which the abbots and priors are bound to receive faulty subjects transferred from other monasteries, and the bishops to enforce their reception.
Ibid. To Adam, bishop of Hereford. Faculty to visit and correct the dean and chapter, vicars, priests and clerks of the choir, notwithstanding any custom to the contrary, or the compromise made in the time of the late bishops by Richard, cardinal of St. Angelo's, the archdeacon of Canterbury, and Master Hugh de Mortuo Mari.
7 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 286d.)
To the abbot of Evesham, the archdeacon of Northampton, and another named. Mandate to induct Thomas, son of Richard Talebat, into the rectory of Laxefeld in the diocese of Norwich, reserved to him by the pope, notwithstanding the papal provision made of the same to John de Bramham, who took the habit of St. Augustine before obtaining the rectory.
Ibid.
(f. 287.)
To the dean and chapter of Hereford. Grant of the parish church of Scenigfeld, value 20l. of their patronage, with the chapel of Swallefeld in the diocese of Salisbury, for the rebuilding of the cathedral, so long as the work shall last. The old foundations were said by architects to be sound, and 20,000 marks having been spent in the superstructure, the whole threatened to fall, so that this sum and that spent on the canonization of Thomas de Cantalupo have burdened the chapter with debts.
Ibid.
(f. 287d.)
To penitents who contribute to the rebuilding of Hereford cathedral. Relaxation of sixty days of enjoined penance.
19 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 292.)
To the bishop of Hereford. Faculty to exercise his authority as ordinary over the religious of St. Gutlac's, Hereford, and other priories under St. Peter's, Gloucester, exempt or non-exempt, touching the removal of monks from the priories, whereby divine worship is diminished.
5 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 318.)
To James Francisci de Signa. Reservation of a benefice value 40l. in the gift of the archbishop of York.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Southwark, Francis de Luco, canon of York, and another named.
12 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 326d.)
To the archbishop of Dublin. Commission and mandate to absolve Edmund called ‘lu Buttillier,’ knight, his wife, and James, their son, of Ireland, from their vow to visit Compostella, they being unable to fulfil it on account of the wars between the English and the Irish. The expenses of the proposed journey are to be calculated, and the amount paid to the Holy Land subsidy.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 334.)
To John Cotesforde, formerly in the service of the king's justiciary. Dispensation, at the request of Hugh le Despenser, to minister in the orders he has received, and to hold a benefice, notwithstanding that he has been engaged before the said justiciary in causes of bloodshed, but not of murder.
7 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 346.)
To Adam, bishop of Hereford. Faculty to confer the archdeaconry of Salop on a fit person of his choice, it having become void by the cession of John de Ros, who held it without papal dispensation, it having been wrongfully held by William, son of Thomas le Mercier of Ros, dean of Donsvic in the diocese of Norwich, who was also rector of Hinton St. George, in the diocese of Bath, without papal dispensation.
16 June [sic.]
Avignon.
(f. 350.)
To the bishop of Lincoln, to Rigaud, bishop elect of Winchester, and to the archdeacon of Lincoln. Mandate to cite before the pope Master James de Barthele, archdeacon of Northampton, who has opposed the papal provision made to John de Podio Barsaco, canon of Lincoln, of the prebend of the same void by the death of Hugh de Normanton, and refused to obey the papal mandate touching the same sent to the archbishop of Canterbury and the said Rigaud, then papal chaplain.
2 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 357d.)
To William de Ottringham. Provision of a canonry of Beverley with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is rector of Beforde in the same diocese, value 20l.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Neusum, the dean of Lincoln, and John de Ros, canon of Salisbury.
5 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 357d.)
To Thomas Berk. Provision of a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Ingoldemeles, and canon and prebendary of Salisbury, value together 20l.
Concurrent mandate to the chancellors of London and Exeter, and to Master John de Ros, canon of Salisbury.
19 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 372d.)
To Arnald, cardinal of St. Eustace's. Faculty to receive from Adam de Brom his resignation of the rectory of Barthewik in the diocese of Bath, which is a prebend in Werewell in the diocese of Winchester, and give the same to some fit person.
Ibid.
(f. 375d.)
To Philip Matthei de Lanveir, successively perpetual vicar of St. Egwin in the diocese of St. Davids, value 5l. and rector of Langelon in the same diocese, of very small value. Dispensation to accept another benefice, resigning the vicarage, whose fruits are remitted to him.
Ibid. To Richard Baret, perpetual vicar of Bromiard in the diocese of Hereford, on which while studying at Oxford he has not resided for fourteen years. Dispensation remitting to him the fruits received, but requiring him to resign the vicarage.
4 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 376d.)
To Henry, bishop elect of Lincoln. Permission to be consecrated by any catholic bishop of his choice, assisted by two or three others in communion with the apostolic see.
2 Non. June.
Avignon.
(f. 376d.)
To Master Adam Batum. Provision of the rectory of Tide in the diocese of Lincoln, void by the cession of William de Rouden, who held it as a pluralist without lawful dispensation, the provision of it made to Master Elias de Asshebi, who died before the papal letters were published, not taking effect; and notwithstanding that Master Adam is rector of Elingham in the diocese of Norwich.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Norwich, the abbot of St. Benedict's, Hulme, and the prior of St. Mary's, Walsingham.
Ibid.
(f. 377.)
To John Bakoun. Provision of a canonry of Salisbury, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Salle, in the diocese of Norwich.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Norwich, the prior of St. Bartholomew's London, and another named.
19 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 380.)
To Rigaud, bishop elect of Winchester. Commission and mandate to appropriate to the archbishop of Canterbury the church of Canebroke (Cranbrook) of the archbishop's patronage, value 40 marks, situate in the wooded and desert part of the diocese, through which he has to pass, and where no lodging can be found during a long day's journey. A vicar's portion is reserved.
Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 381.)
To Bertrand, cardinal of St. Mary's in Aquiro. Provision of the rectory of Brantingham in the diocse of York, void by the cession of Robert de Pikering, who held it as a pluralist without papal dispensation.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Mary's York, and two others named.
6 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 384.)
Appointment of Henry to the see of Lincoln, void by the death of John. Henry de Malmeffed (Mannesfeld), dean, having been elected, refused the election, whereupon the chapter elected Anthony [Bek] the chancellor, who petitioned the archbishop of Canterbury to confirm the election, but on learning that the appointment was reserved to the pope, the chancellor appealed to him, who annulled it.
Concurrent letters to the chapter of Lincoln, to the clergy, and to the people of the diocese, to vassals of the church, to the archbishop of Canterbury, and to the king.
15 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 588d.)
To the archbishop of York and his suffragans. Mandate to carry out the orders issued by Clement V. touching the Hospitallers. Restitution is to be made to them of the possession of which the Templars have been deprived, but which are withheld by certain nobles and bodies corporate of the realm, the king having given up what he held. Those who disobey this order are to be visited with ecclesiastical censures.
Ibid.
(f. 389.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and his suffragans. Like mandate.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 401d.)
To John Swethog. Provision of the rectory of Birton in the diocese of York, value 18½ marks, void by the cession of the last rector who held it as a pluralist without papal dispensation.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Croxton, to the prior of Thurgarton, and the archdeacon of Nottingham.
9 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 405.)
To John Warini. Provision of the rectory of Gimmyngham in the diocese of Norwich, void by the cession of the last rector, as above.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, to the prior of Westacre and another named.
15 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 428d.)
Canonisation of the Blessed Thomas [Cantelupe], formerly bishop of Hereford. His virtues and miracles are related. A relaxation of enjoined penance of two years and two periods of forty days is granted to penitents who yearly approach his tomb on his feast, which is fixed on 6 Non. Oct. and to those who come during the octave a relaxation of a hundred days.
[Bullarum Collectio, tom. iii., p. 178.]
Concurrent mandate to all bishops and prelates, to publish the above canonization, and relaxation of penance, and to celebrate the feast on the appointed day.
4 Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 430.)
Extension to next Christmas of the time within which Rigaud, bishop elect of Winchester, is to be consecrated, the limit of All Saints’ day having been first fixed.
16 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 432.)
Sentence of excommunication against Robert de Brus for contumacy is published and enforced. He is to be absolved from it only at the point of death. The mission of cardinals Gaucelin and Luke is related, and the acts of Robert in invading England, and the rejection of the cardinals’ letters to Robert, are specified and condemned.
Ibid.
(f. 434.)
Sentence of excommunication is issued against the bishops William of St. Andrews, William of Dunkeld, Henry of Aberdeen, and David of Moray, for contumacy, they having disobeyed the papal citation, although a safe conduct was granted to them.
4 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 447.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury, Walter bishop of Exeter, and Rigaud bishop elect of Winchester. Mandate to discuss the articles of peace made between the Friars Preachers and the university of masters and scholars of Oxford, which on the part of the provincial chapter of the said order were brought to the pope by the friars Nicholas de Stratton, and John de Wrotham, and on the basis of the said articles to bring the parties to an agreement. If they cannot do this, a full report of the difficulty is to be sent to the pope.
10 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 453d.)
Prorogation to All Saints’ day next of the time within which Rigaud, bishop elect of Winchester, is to be consecrated.
1319.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 457.)
To Simon de Lausellis. Provision, at the request of queen Isabella, whose clerk he is, of a benefice value 30 marks, in the gift of the bishop of Norwich. Papal provision had been made to him, then rector of St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, of the rectory of Langneuton in the diocese of Durham, value 30 marks, but the lay patron of that church had vindicated his right in the king's court against the said provision.
3 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 458d.)
To Robert, son of Henry de Spigurnel, the king's justiciar. Dispensation, at the king's request, to hold a benefice, he being in his twenty-first year.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 458d.)
To the abbot and convent of Thame. Confirmation, at the king's request, of the union made to them of the church of Chilgrove of their patronage, with the consent of Walter Jorsz, coadjutor of the bishop, and the dean and chapter.
1320.
6 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 459.)
To Guy de la Valle, rector of Maydenestan. Indult at the request of his kinsman, John, duke of Britanny, whose clerk he is, to retain the same, he being in deacon's orders and non-resident.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Angers and Durham, and the abbot of St. Albin's, Angers.
1319.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 460d.)
To the abbots of Waltham and Beauchief, and to Master Rigaud de Asserio, papal chaplain, canon of London. Faculty to receive from Master John de Nassington his resignation of a canonry and prebend of St. John's Beverley, and to give the same to a fit person.
1320.
Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 465d.)
To the prior provincial and friars of the order of Hermits of St. Augustine in England. Faculty at the king's request to receive the place at Boston given to them by the king, and to build thereon oratories, and whatever is necessary for dwelling and celebrating divine offices.
Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 470d.)
To Lazarinus, son of George Malocellus. Provision, at the request of his kinsman Luke, cardinal of St. Mary's in Via Lata, of the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, void by the death of Thedisius Malocellus, papal chaplain.
Concurrent mandate to Francis de Lucho, canon of York, and their two others named.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 480d.)
To Thomas de Chorleton, canon of Salisbury. Reservation of the next void benefice in that diocese; notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of York, Salisbury, Lichfield and London, and is rector of Dounton.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Dorchester, and two others named.
1319.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 485.)
To Richard de Cornubia. Provision of a canonry of York, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is rector of Walsokne and Frothingham in the dioceses of Norwich and Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Perpignan and Hereford, and to the archdeacon of Middlesex.
1320.
Non. June.
Avignon.
(f. 488.)
To the bishop of St. Andrews. Commission to suspend for a time Marchus, canon of the Premonstratensian monastery of Dribart (Dryburgh), who has performed the penance enjoined him by the abbot, whom he knocked down with his fist on being reproved, and who has been absolved by the pope, and finally to dispense him on account of the irregularity he has incurred.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 490d.)
To Master Henry de Luceby, who, having obtained the rectories of Waldneuton and Bliburg, has resigned the former. Provision of a canonry of Houedon, with reservation of a prebend of the same, in the gift of the prior and chapter of Durham.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Middlesex, the chancellor of Lincoln, and another named.
12 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 495d.)
To John, son of Richard, late earl of Arundel. Provision, at the request of his kinsmen, Philip and Edward, kings of France and England, and of their wives, Joan and Isabella, of a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of Lichfield and Chichester, and is rector of Bury and Atteclif, in the dioceses of York and Chichester, value together 100l.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Chichester, to the abbot of Haghmon, in the diocese of Coventry, and to another named.
Ibid.
(f. 496.)
To the same John. Provision, as above, of a canonry of York, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate as above.
15 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 511d.)
To the guardian of the Friars Minors, Roscheburc, in the diocese of Glasgow. Commission and mandate to grant a dispensation to Patrick de Dumbar, and Agnes, [daughter] of Ralph of the diocese of St. Andrews, to intermarry, they being related in the fourth degree. If they are excommunicate they are to be absolved, and if the realm is under an interdict, it may be relaxed to allow of the celebration of the marriage.
Ibid.
(f. 512.)
To the same. The like, touching John Giffard, knight, and Eufena de Marahon, of the diocese of St. Andrews, to continue in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that Eufena was related in the fourth degree to Isabella, with whom John had intermarried, and who died without the marriage having been consummated.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 513d.)
To Thomas Willermi de Midelton of Escrik. Reservation of a benefice, value 30l. in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Nottingham and two others named.
6 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 525.)
To Richard de Feriby. Provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry of St. John's, Beverley, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is rector of Beningworth, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Melsa, the prior of Bolton, and the archdeacon of Nottingham.
Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 525d.)
To Edmund, son of the late king Edward. Indult that Carmelites and other religious dining in his house may eat flesh meat on two days a week.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 528.)
To the bishop, of Salisbury. Exhortation and mandate not to molest the Carmelites, to whom the late queen Margaret, as her son Edmund has informed the pope, gave a place in the town of Marleberge, where they have erected an oratory and other necessary buildings.
6 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 530d.)
To Gilbert de Wigeton. Provision, at the king's request, of a canonry of St. Mary's, Shaftesbury, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is rector of Northmimmes, in the diocese of Lincoln, and has a canonry and prebend of St. Andrew's, Acland, in that of Durham.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Winchester and Richmund and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 531d.)
To Simon de Kirkeby, of the diocese of Carlisle, who is in his nineteenth year. Dispensation, at the king's request, to hold a benefice with cure of souls.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 536d.)
To William de Weston. Provision, at the request of Edmund, son of the late king Edward, of a canonry of Exeter, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Wells, and is rector of Dodeton, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to Bartholomew de Ereley, chancellor of Kild, and Richard de Plumstoke and William de Clopcote canons of Wells.
6 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 538.)
To the prior provincial and friars of the order of Hermits of St. Augustine in England. Faculty, at the king's request, to accept two places in the realm, where they may celebrate divine offices.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 540d.)
To John de Denton, priest, of the diocese of Norwich. Reservation, at the request of Edmund, son of the late king Edward, of a benefice, value 40 marks, in the gift of the bishop of Lincoln, notwithstanding that he is rector of Woton Basset, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Norwich and two others named.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 541d.)
To John de Cantuaria. Reservation of a benefice, value 20l. in the gift of the abbess and convent of Berking, notwithstanding that he has board and lodging and 20s. from the priests’ hospital in Canterbury.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Stratforde, the prior of Holy Trinity, London, and Master John de Ros, canon of Hereford.
6 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 542.)
To the archbishop of York. Commission and mandate, at the king's request, to make over to the abbot and convent of Sallay the church of St. Andrew, Gayregrave, which, by the gift of Henry de Percy, knight, is of their patronage, its value being, on account of the Scots’ wars, no longer 50, but 30 marks. A vicar is to be appointed.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 542d.)
To Hugh Despenser the younger, the king's chamberlain. Faculty to have a portable altar.
Ibid. To Thomas de Melthon. Provision of a benefice, value 40 marks, in the gift of the archbishop of York.
Concurrent mandate to the priors of St. Mary's, Southwark, and St. Catherine's, Lincoln, and the archdeacon of Winchester.
2 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 544d.)
To Roger, donsel, son of Roger de Mortuomari, lord of Wiggemore, in the diocese of Hereford, and Joan, daughter of Eadmund Butler (Pincerna), of Ireland, who are related in the fourth degree. Dispensation, at the king's request, to intermarry.
3 Non. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 548d.)
To William Risle. Provision, at queen Isabella's request, of the rectory of Misne, in the diocese of York, void by the resignation of Richard de Hecte, proctor of Thomas de Garton, late rector; notwithstanding that he is rector of Overe, in the diocese of Ely.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Wartir, the dean of London, and the archdeacon of Northampton.
2 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 550d.)
To the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Thomas the Martyr of Accon. Ratification, with exemplification, of the privilege of pope Alexander IV. dated Viterbo, Non. Feb. an. 9. granting the church of St. Mary Colechirche, London, contiguous to the hospital, of their patronage, value 5 marks.
Ibid. To the same. Indult to bury those who desire it in their churches; excommunicate and interdicted persons and notorious usurers excepted.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 551d.)
To Yvo, son of Maurice de Berkeley, knight. Provision of a canonry of Abrewily, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Huntingdon and Nottingham and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 552.)
To Peter, son of the said Maurice. Like provision of a canonry of St. Davids, as above.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 552d.)
To Philip Daventre. Provision, at the request of Edmund, son of the late king Edward, whose clerk he is, of a canonry of Schowell, in the diocese of York, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Ikene, in the diocese of Norwich, value 10 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Nottingham and Richmund, and Master Henry de Clyf, canon of York.
Ibid.
(f. 553.)
To William de Hoo. Provision, at the request of Edmund, as above, whose clerk and treasurer he is, of a canonry of London, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Dalinghoe in the diocese of Norwich, value 20 marks.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 555.)
To Walter Bever, of the diocese of Lincoln. Reservation, at the request of Edmund, as above, whose clerk he is, of a benefice, value 30 marks, in the gift of the bishop of Winchester.
Concurrent mandate as above.
2 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 562.)
To William, cardinal of St. Ciriac's. Provision of the rectory of Kirketon, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 80 marks, void by the cession of the last rector, who held it as a pluralist without papal dispensation; notwithstanding that the brethren of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, by virtue of a papal appropriation made to them, have possession of the said church, or that the cardinal is rector of Spofford in the diocese of York, and has other dignities, offices, and benefices.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Lincoln, and two others named.
Ibid.
(f. 563d.)
To Thomas de Goldingham. Provision of a canonry of Ossory, and the prebend of Kilmanach, void by the cession of Master John Cantok, who held it as a pluralist without papal dispensation, or, if this be not vacant, another prebend is reserved.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Westminster, the dean of Dublin, and another named.
3 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 567.)
To Edmund, son of William de Bereford, knight, who in his twentieth year obtained the rectory of Leyham in the diocese of Norwich, and on resigning it, that of Terfield in the diocese of Lincoln. Licence on resigning it, the same to hold a benefice without cure of souls, and, on coming to a fit age, one with cure of souls, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of St. Martin's, London.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 567.)
To John Bateman of Moneghden, of the diocese of Norwich. Reservation, at the request of Edmund, son of the late king Edward, whose clerk he is, of a benefice value 30 marks in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Nottingham, Master John de Abbatisbyri, canon of Salisbury, and William de Hoo, canon of London.
2 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 572.)
To the bishop of London, the abbot of Waltham, and the archdeacon of Lincoln. Mandate to restore to the master and convent of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem whatever property of theirs has been alienated without special papal licence, according to letters of pope Clement dated Châteauneuf Avignon. 4 Kal. June. an. 8. which are here exemplified.
3 Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 575.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishops of Lincoln and Bath. Mandate to restore to the prior and convent of the Chartreuse, Grenoble, and other Carthusian priors and brethren the property of which they have been despoiled, compelling those who detain the same, or molest the said religious, under pain of church censure, and calling in if necessary the aid of the secular arm.
6 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 581d.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Commission and mandate, at the king's request, to appropriate to the abbot and convent of Seleby the church of Stanniford, of their patronage, value 25 marks. A vicar is to be appointed.
Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 581d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury, the bishop of Norwich, and the prior of Sempyngham. Mandate to carry out the papal provision made, at the king's request, to Master Thomas de Novavilla of the archdeaconry of Bedford, void by the cession of Master Roger de Rothewell, who held it as a pluralist without papal dispensation. John, bishop of Lincoln, dying before the papal letters left the Roman chancery, where they had remained for some months, the king in ignorance of them gave the archdeaconry to Edmund de Londoniis, who is to be removed therefrom.
Ibid. To the king, explaining the above matter, and begging him not to hinder Master Thomas in obtaining the said archdeaconry.
12 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 591.)
To the bishops of Achonry and Lismore, and the abbot of St. Mary's by Dublin. Mandate not to suffer the master and brethren of the Augustinian hospital of St. John Baptist without the new gate of Dublin, to be molested touching their possessions in that place and elsewhere.
6 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 597.)
To the king, acknowledging the receipt of 1000 marks, being the yearly cess for the realm of England and land of Ireland, due half-yearly at Michaelmas and Easter, sent by Adam, bishop of Hereford.
Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 598.)
Dispensation to Thomas, son of the late Richard Thalebot, priest, of the diocese of Hereford, who, in his twentieth year, on the presentation of his brother Gilbert, obtained the rectory of Credenhull, in the diocese of Hereford, which he held for six weeks, receiving from it 3s. and then, having been presented by his kinsman, the late Guy, earl of Warwick, to the rectory of Thoneworth, in the diocese of Worcester, held it for eleven years before resignation. He is to give one year's fruits of the said church to the Holy Land subsidy.
13 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 600.)
To Master Thomas de Wilton, S.T.P. who, being chancellor and canon of London, remained for his studies at Paris, thereby breaking the oath of residence. Dispensation, at the request of James, cardinal of St. George's, whose chaplain he is, to remain there for a year from next All Saints, and to enjoy the fruits of the said benefices as well as those of his canonry and prebend of Wells.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Arras and Nottingham, and Master John de Wynchelese, canon of Salisbury.
8 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 607.)
To the bishop of Winchester. Mandate to grant a dispensation to Robert called ‘Bernad’ of Morstede, to remain in the marriage he contracted with Agnes de Witherst in ignorance of the impediment caused by Agnes's mother having been Robert's godmother.
15 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 611d.)
To John de Stainton. Provision of a canonry of London with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Herlawe, in the said diocese, value 20 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Norwich, and the abbots of St. Edmunds and Waltham.
2 Id. Aug.
Avignon. (f. 613.)
To the archbishop and dean of Dublin, and the precentor of Lincoln. Mandate not to suffer Richard, bishop of Ossory, to be molested touching the possessions that belong to his episcopal income.
2 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 613d.)
To the justiciary of Ireland, appointed by the king of England as his lieutenant, present and future. Requisition to cause satisfaction to be made to Richard, bishop of Ossory, touching injuries which he has received in his own person and property and those of his household and envoys. Under colour of false accusations, he has been molested by royal officials, tithes and proceeds due to him have been withheld, and he has been despoiled by violence of 100s. and been thrust into prison with criminals, and three of his servants sent on business to the town of Kylk were grievously maltreated.
Ibid.
(f. 614.)
To Richard, bishop of Ossory. Informing him, in answer to his question, that one who has a benefice with cure of souls ought not to hold also a prebendal church in which there is no perpetual vicar.
2 Non. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 614d.)
To the same. Faculty to give to fit persons the churches of Blaunchevileston and Dernach, void by the cession of Master Peter de Blauncevilla and the dean of Kilkenny, who held them as pluralists.
13 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 615d.)
To John called ‘de Colonia.’ Reservation of a benefice, value 30 marks, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramesey.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of York, the abbot of St. Mary's, York, and the archdeacon of Richmund.
5 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 617.)
To the bishop of Hereford. Faculty to confer the office of notary public on two persons.
Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 618–19.)
John Henry de Hertecombe, of the diocese of Exeter, Reginald de’ Moucelowe, Richard Hervi, John de Radendale, of that of Hereford, Robert de Gonewardeby, of that of Lincoln, John de Lanceston, of that of Exeter, Richard de Thormerton, of that of Worcester, and William Giffard, of that of Exeter, are created notaries public.
6 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 621.)
To the master and provincial of the order of Friars Preachers in England, and to the prior of Langeley. Commission, at the king's request, to hold under their obedience the sisters living under the rule of St. Augustine, in the house founded by the late queen Eleanor.
Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 621.)
To the bishop of Salisbury. Mandate to grant a dispensation to Roger de Esthamstede and Margery West, who intermarried in ignorance that Roger's father was Margery's godfather.