Regesta 73
1322

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'Regesta 73: 1322', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1305-1342 (1895), pp. 217-225. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96082 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. LXXIII.

6 John XXII.

1322.
6 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 21d.)
To Master John de Amelio, canon of Lichfield, treasurer of the duchy of Spoleto. Mandate touching the affairs of the duchy.
1321.
3 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 65.)
To Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. Power touching the appropriation of the churches of Worfeld and Cestreton. The king has intimated to the pope that the bishop, who was his father's treasurer, and executor of his will, granted to the said king certain rents and possessions of a lay fee, which belonged to the bishop in his private capacity, for masses and alms for the soul of the king's father, in recompence whereof the king gave him the advowsons of the said churches. Worfield was to be appropriated to the dean and chapter of Lichfield, and Cestreton to the prior and chapter of Coventry, but as no papal authority had been obtained, these appropriations were declared by persons skilled in the law to be of no force. They are now to be carried out on the voidance of the churches, Worfield being said to be void: vicars’ portions are to be reserved.
Ibid.
(f. 65d.)
To Nicholas de Galdeforde, rector of Cestreton. Dispensation, at the king's request, on resigning the same to accept another benefice.
1321.
3 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 83.)
To William de Melbourne. Provision of a canonry of Lichfield, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is rector of Melford, in the diocese of Norwich, value 30 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Bernewelle in the diocese of Ely, the archdeacon of Notingham, in that of York, and Master Benedict de Paston, canon of Exeter.
1322.
Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 86.)
To Elias, son of the late Elias Talairandi, count of Perigord Provision of the archdeaconry of Richmond, void by the promotion of Roger to the see of Coventry and Lichfield.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, the abbot of St. Mary's, York, and another named.
1321.
15 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 108d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishops of Worcester and St. Davids. Mandate to do justice to John Nicholas de Truru, rector of the chapel of St. Michael, in the cemetery of St. Austel. John, by papal letters granting benefices to poor clerks, obtained the said chapel with the annexed church of St. Cleder, but Master Richard de Coleton, precentor of Exeter, and Henry de Stedford, pretending that a general power had been given to them by the bishop of Exeter, decided that the said rector had no right in the chapel and church, which in spite of his appeal were sequestrated, and of which during his absence, while prosecuting his appeal, he was deprived, whereupon he, being reduced to penury, petitioned the pope.
1322.
3 Non. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 124.)
Suspension of John de Sutton, abbot of Abingdon, who is charged by the prior and convent with alienating their property to the amount of 1000l. and abstracting documents by which the said property was conveyed to their uses. The matter has been successively examined by Nicholas, cardinal of St. Eusebius, and Peter, cardinal of St. Stephen's on the Cælian, vice-chancellor, upon whose report, founded on the deposition of witnesses, the present sentence is issued.
Ibid. To the abbot of Westminster. Mandate to administer the monastery of Abingdon during the abbot's suspension.
Ibid. To the abbots of Eynesham and Oseney, and Master Henry de Goldingham, canon of Ossory. Mandate to publish the sentence of suspension against the abbot of Abingdon, and to cite him to appear before the pope within three months.
1321.
19 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 187.)
Appointment of Roger, archdeacon of Richmond, to the united sees of Coventry and Lichfield, void by the death of Walter.
Concurrent letters to the chapters of Coventry and Lichfield, to the clergy and people of the dioceses, to vassals of the churches, to the archbishop of Canterbury, and to the king.
1322.
15 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 191d.)
To Nicholas Capotie. Provision, at the request of his uncle Peter, cardinal of St. Angelo's, of the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, void by the death of Richard de Montenigro.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Laurence's, without Rome, Francis de Luco, canon of York, and another named.
17 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 196.)
To the bishops of Meath, Down, and Clonmacnoise. Mandate to enquire into the charges made against the archbishop of Armagh, and pending the affiair to take charge of the diocese, seeing that the archbishop is said to have ceased for two years to execute his office. It has been stated by the chapter of Armagh, and Oddo, abbot of SS. Peter and Paul, an Augustinian monastery in that city, that archbishop Roland has been for five years excommunicate, being guilty of perjury in not keeping his oath to pay common service due from him to the apostolic camera, that nevertheless he has appointed and consecrated Gelasius, bishop of Clogher, and has refused to publish the processes by cardinals Gaucelin and Luke against Robert Brus, thereby incurring further sentences, as also by absolving a nobleman called Columba, of his province, who, as an adherent of the said Robert, was excommunicate; also that on his income being sequestrated for debt he violated the sequestration; also that he gave the church of Termirafechin to Robert de Cotgrave, perpetual vicar of the same, it having been appropriated to the prior and convent of St. Mary's, Luueth, who the bishop imprisoned and despoiled, also that he beat Alan, a priest, and wounded Nicholas de Drumeskin, a clerk, and took a silver-gilt image made in honour of St. Michael, a holy water vessel, an aspersory, an incense-boat, a thurible, and many silver chalices from the treasury of his church, and pawned them with a merchant, pledging also vestments belonging to the archbishop's chapel, and removed roof timbers, called in those parts ‘meremia,’ from the buildings of the manor of Ruschath, and sold them to a kinght, doing the same to the roof of a house in the manor of Terinunfechin, and ruining the manor and town of Inisquin. He is charged with these and many other crimes, such as bloodshed, adultery, and incest. Although for four years he has not visited his province he has received from Derry 30 marks, from Clogher the same, from Dromore 15 marks, and has taken a bribe of 40s. from a nobleman to remove from the land an interdict under which it had been placed, an account of his having put away his lawful wife in order to live in adultery with another woman, which the archbishop still permits. The archbishop is to be cited to appear in person before the pope, and the chapter and abbot by their proctors.
[Theiner, 223.]
Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 212d.)
To William, archbishop of York. Faculty to give to a fit person the archdeaconry of the East Riding, void by the cession of Bertrand de Fargis, who held it as a pluralist without lawful dispensation.
1322.
Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 221d.)
Decree, at the king's request, whereby the omission of the value, to wit, 40 marks, of a church in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, papal reservation of which had been made to Richard de Fereby, shall not be to his prejudice, notwithstanding that he has a church value 20 marks, which on obtaining the other he is to resign.
8 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 225d.)
To the abbot of Peterborough, and Masters James, archdeacon of Winchester, and John de Abbatisburi, canon of Salisbury. Mandate touching the payment of money borrowed by John, late archbishop of Dublin. The petition of Robert de Pinchebek, canon of York, states that the archbishop had licence from Clement V. to borrow 800 marks to meet his expenses at the papal see. Robert lent 3000 florins, which debt was acknowledged by Alexander, John's successor in the see, with the addition of 40l. for expenses, all which remained unpaid, whereupon the matter was brought before the pope, and after various hearings it was agreed that Robert should receive 600 florins on All Saints in one year, and the like sum in the next, the remainder to be paid in two years. This agreement is now ordered to be carried out.
5 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 238d.)
To William de Weston. Provision of a canonry of Lincoln, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is rector of Alberburg, in the said diocese.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Albans, and the archdeacons of Lincoln and Northampton.
Ibid.
(f. 239.)
To John de Streford. Provision of a canonry of York, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is archdeacon of Lincoln, and has a canonry and prebend of the same, and of Lichfield.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Evesham, the prior of Worcester, and the archdeacon of Westminster.
Ibid. To the archbishop of Canterbury. Commission and mandate to confirm the union made by the bishop of Lincoln, to the abbot and convent of Evesham, of the parish church of Baddeby, value 20 marks, of their patronage; to take effect on the death of the rector, a perpetual vicar being appointed.
1321.
6 Non. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 247.)
Appointment of Maurice, archdeacon of Cloyne, to that see, void by the death of Nicholas.
Concurrent letters to the dean and chapter, to the clergy, and to the people of the diocese, to vassals of the church, to the archbishop of Cashel, and to the king.
1322.
3 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 252.)
To Richard de Solbery, rector of Turvey, in the diocese of Lincoln. Reservation of a benefice, value 20l. in the gift of the bishop of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, and the archdeacons of Lincoln and Northampton.
3 Non. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 270.)
Appointment of Maurice to the see of Dunblane, void by the death of Nicholas. The litigation, consequent on the discordant elections of Maurice, and of Master Roger de Balnebrich, rector of Ferrewict, in the diocese of St. Andrews, having been terminated by Maurice's resignation.
Concurrent letters to the dean and chapter, to the clergy, and to the people of the diocese, and to Malisius, earl of Strathern.
[Theiner, 216.]
10 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 270d.)
To the same Maurice. Mandate, on his consecration by Berengarius, bishop of Porto, to betake himself to his diocese.
[Theiner, 217.]
5 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 273d.)
To Master Neapoleo Orsini (de filiis Ursi), papal notary, and the abbots of Westminster and Stratford. Mandate not to suffer John, cardinal of St. Theodore's, to be molested touching his archdeaconry of Coventry.
3 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 279d.)
To Thomas de Nevill. Provision, at the request of cardinal Gaucelin, of the rectory of Botheby, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 30 marks, void by the cession of John de Harington, who held it as a pluralist without lawful dispensation, notwithstanding that Thomas has a canonry and prebend of Llandaff, and is rector of Newport, in the diocese of Lichfield, or that Botheby is occupied by another.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Thurgarton, the dean of Lichfield, and Thomas de Segrave, canon of Lincoln.
8 Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 298.)
To the bishop of Salisbury, Bartholomew de Sancto Laurentio, dean of Exeter, and Gerard de Cusancia, canon of London. Commission and mandate to do justice to Boniface de Salutiis, precentor of Salisbury, to whom the chapter refuse his share of the daily distributions, which are due to canons and prebendaries.
3 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 338d.)
To the abbot and convent of Thame. Confirmation of the appropriation made to them by John, bishop of Lincoln, of the parish church of Chalgrave, the patronage of the same having been given to them by the king.
Ibid. To the abbots of Peterborough, and St. James without Northampton, and the archdeacon of Lincoln. Mandate to assign to Roger de Appoltre, the rectory of Chove, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 20l. void by the cession of John de Ringwode, who held it as a pluralist without lawful dispensation, it having been refused by Henry before his promotion to the see of Lincoln.
Ibid. To Robert de Baldok. Provision, at the king's request, of a canonry of Salisbury, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Horton, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to Roger de Northburgh, bishop elect of Lichfield, and the archdeacons of Lincoln and Winchester.
4 Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 339.)
To Nicholas Brunel. Provision of a canonry of St. Mary's of the Benedictine nuns, Winchester, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he is rector of Herbaldon, in the diocese of Canterbury.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Rochester, the archdeacon of Northampton, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 339b.)
To John de Pritewelle. Provision of the rectory of St. Vedast's, London, void by the cession of Walter called ‘le Fuster,’ of London, who held it as a pluralist without lawful dispensation, the papal provision of the same made to Richard de Luytan not having been accepted by him.
Concurrent mandate as above.
2 Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 357d.)
To Maurice, bishop of Dunblane. Faculty to contract a loan to the amount of 1000 florins, to meet his expenses at the apostolic see; it is to be repaid in two years.
Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 366d.)
To Benedict de Pastone. Provision of the canonry and prebend of St. John's, Beverley, void by the consecration of Roger, bishop of Lichfield, notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Exeter, with a prebend from which he gets no more than 40s. yearly, and that he is rector of Blokele, in the diocese of Worcester.
Concurrent mandate to the chancellor of Lincoln, Master John de Sterford, canon of York, and another named.
2 July [sic].
Avignon.
(f. 372.)
To Master Alexander de Kinnimont. Provision of the rectory of Kinkel, in the diocese of Aberdeen, with decree that the omission from his petition that the church of Tanadis, in the diocese of St. Andrews, held by him, has cure of souls, shall not be to his prejudice; the church of Kinkel being void by the cession of Master William de Eglisan, who held it and the archdeaconry of Lothian without papal dispensation, notwithstanding that Alexander has a canonry and prebend of Brechin, value 10 marks, and is litigating about a prebend of Dunkeld, and has a canonry of Aberdeen, with expectation of a prebend. On obtaining Kinkel, he is to resign Tanadis.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Dunblane, and two others named.
16 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 403.)
To Nicholas Capocie, canon of Lincoln. Reservation of a dignity or office in the same church.
Concurrent mandate to Francis de Luco, canon of York, and two others named.
2 Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 408.)
To Kelinus de Mineteth. Reservation of a benefice, value 100l. in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews, notwithstanding that he is perpetual vicar of Kaledrach, in the diocese of Dunblane.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Dunblane, Alexander de Kinnemunt, canon of Brechin, and another named.
11 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 411d.)
To John Caprarii. Reservation of the priory of Montacute, in the diocese of Bath, in the gift of the abbot and Cluniac convent of Mâcon.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Mâcon, and two others named.
Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 415d.)
To Guigo de Sancto Germano, canon of Le Puy, papal chaplain and auditor. Commission and mandate to inhibit the bishop of Lincoln from doing anything against George de Solerio of Ivrea, touching his canonry of Lincoln. George states that William de Recuertote has deprived him of a canonry and prebend of St. Mary's, Southwell; whereupon he, being unable to obtain justice in England, appealed to the pope, and William, pleading that the papal citation was contrary to the custom of the realm, obtained a royal writ addressed to the sheriff of Exeter, directing him to cite George before the king. The sheriff made certificate that George was a clerk, and had no lay fee by which he could be attached, on which the king ordered the bishop of Lincoln to cite George to answer to the king on this plea, which the bishop did, and also sequestrated his prebend; George then again appealed to the pope, praying him to take cognisance of the matter of the citation and the prebend. Whatever the bishop has done is, if the above statement be found true, declared null, and restitution is to be made to George of the fruits of his prebend.
12 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 421.)
To all prelates, secular and regular, in England, Ireland, and Wales, the Hospitallers excepted. Request and monition to pay to the archbishop of Canterbury, the bishop of London, and Roger, bishop elect of Coventry and Lichfield, the tenth of all their fruits, rents, and profits, granted to the king for two years. Payment to be made twice a year, at Martinmas, and the Ascension.
Concurrent mandate to the said archbishop and bishops.
Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 427.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Inhibition annulling what he has done against George de Solerio, forbidding him to take any action against him, and ordering him to restore to him the fruits of his prebend of Lincoln, informing him that the cause has been committed to Master Guigo de Sancto Germano.
8 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 441.)
Appointment of John to the see of Clonfert, void by the death of Gregory. The chapter having met in the church of Kellcullen, Clonfert not being accessible by reason of the fighting in those parts, the said John, archdeacon of Kilmacduagh, Isaac, archdeacon of Clonfert, Tlomeus Magglend, Richard de Arad, James Ograde, John Onuadhan, and Coud Oconyng, canons, were deputed to make the election. Richard, James, and Tlomeus elected John; the other three elected Robert Lepetit, a Friar Minor, who was finally chosen, and on this election being presented to the archbishop of Tuam for confirmation, John appealed against it to the pope, who had it examined; and Robert, making no appearance in answer to citation, was declared contumacious. John resigned his right in the election, and that of Robert having been pronounced irregular, the present appointment is made.
Concurrent letters to the clergy and to the people of the diocese, to vassals of the church, to the archbishop of Tuam, and to the king.
7 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 471.)
To John de Grandissono, papal chaplain, canon of Lincoln. Provision of the prebend of Stoke, void by the consecration of Roger, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, notwithstanding that he is archdeacon of Nottingham, has a canonry of York, and canonries and prebends of Wells and Lincoln, and is perpetual vicar of Lampader, in the diocese of St. Davids, and is litigating about a prebend of York.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Bamberg and two others named.
8 Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 487.)
To Boniface de Salutiis, doctor of canon law, papal chaplain, precentor of Salisbury. Provision of a canonry of the same, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Lincoln, and the royal chapel of Tikhille, in the diocese of York.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of Missenden and Nutley, in the diocese of Lincoln, and another named.
4 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 500.)
To Adam de Mor and Joan de Cunningham. Dispensation to remain in the marriage which they have contracted. Joan, knowing that Adam was related in the third degree to her former husband, Hugh de Huesco, at first refused to marry him, but when the archdeacon of Glasgow showed her certain letters patent of the bishop granting a dispensation, she consented, Adam being aware that these letters were worthless. Their offspring, past and future, is declared legitimate.
[Theiner, 225.]
Ibid.
(f. 500d.)
The like to James de Cunningham and Helen de Catantilley, of the diocese of Glasgow, who intermarried, not knowing that a woman with whom James had previously had connexion was related to Helen in the fourth degree. Their offspring, past and future, is declared legitimate.
3 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 513.)
To Geoffrey de Outhebry, rector of St. Martin's the Less, in the diocese of London. Reservation of a benefice, value 40l. in the gift of the bishop of Ely.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Langedon and the archdeacons of Lincoln and Winchester.
1322.
12 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 524d.)
To Roger de Nassington. Provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry of Wells, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Glastonbury, the archdeacon of Lincoln, and Richard de Elsedefeld, canon of London.
Ibid. To John de Depyng. Like provision of a canonry of Chichester, with reservation of a prebend, notwithstanding that he has canonries and prebends of St. Davids and St. Andrew's, Auckland, and that he is rector of Peykirk, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Middlesex, Robert de Wodhous, canon of Lincoln, and Richard de Elsefeld, canon of London.
9 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 530d.)
To Ralph Beler, rector of Humberston, who accepted that church when in his twenty-second year. Dispensation, at the request of Thomas, earl of Lancaster and Leicester, steward of England, to retain the same. One year's fruits are to be given to the Holy Land subsidy.