Regesta 103
1331-1332

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'Regesta 103: 1331-1332', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1305-1342 (1895), pp. 359-369. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96112 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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1331.
4 Id Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 26d.)
To Anibaldus, cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina. Provision of the archdeaconry of Nottingham, which he has exchanged with Master Manuel de Flisco, for a canonry of Lincoln, and prebend of Milton.
Concurrent mandate to Alan de Houdun, canon of London, and two others named.
Ibid.
(f. 27.)
To Master Manuel de Flisco, papal notary. Provision of the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, which he has exchanged with cardinal Anibaldus for the archdeaoonry of Nottingham.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, Richard de Bury, canon of Salisbury, and another named.
4 Id. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 39d.)
To Thomas de Boynton, rector of St. Mary's, Gateshead. Provision, on petition of queen Isabella, of the canonry and prebend of Beverley, provision of which was made at the request of Aymer de Valentia, earl of Pembroke, to John de Crasseby. The prebend of St. Stephen, having become void by the death of Henry de Carleton, was obtained by the said John, but he was despoiled of it by Robert de Risshton, who falsely asserted that by certain papal letters it belonged to him, and while the cause between John and Robert was being heard, and appeal made to the pope, John died, whereupon the canonry and prebend are given to Thomas.
6 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 45d.)
To George de Strevelyn. Provision of the precentorship of Aberdeen, void by the promotion of Gilbert to the deanery, notwithstanding that he is rector of Lechework, in the diocese of Brechin, which he is to resign.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Moray and Brechin and another named.
16 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 62d.)
To Master Laurence de la Barre, M.A. Provision of the canonry of Hereford, and prebend of Wellinton, void by the death of John Walewayn, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Wells, and the rectory of Compton Martin, in the same diocese, value together 20 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Dore, Master Nicholas de Lodelaw, canon of Salisbury, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 66d.)
To the bishop of Exeter, and William de Nassington and Henry Bloyou, canons of the same. Mandate to assign to Richard de Langacre, of the diocese of Exeter, the church of St. Michael, Ilstyngton, value 2 marks, to which was added a pension of 100s. from the prior and convent of Plympton. He obtained the said church by virtue of papal letters making provision to him of a poor clerk's benefice in the gift of the said prior and convent, and doubts whether the addition to the value does not vitiate the provision, which is now cancelled.
1332.
10 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 94.)
To Simon Sapiti, papal chaplain. Provision of the canonry and prebend of Lichfield, void by the resignation of Edward, son of Master Andrew Sapiti, who obtained it on the resignation of Thomas Nerii of Florence.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester and two others named.
4 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 109d.)
To Peter, cardinal of St. Stephen's, canon of York. Reservation of the prebend of Rikala (Riccall) in the same, about to be void by the consecration of Hugh, bishop of Carpentras.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Salisbury and two others named.
2 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 143d.)
To Peter de Galaciano, papal chaplain. Provision of the canonry and prebend of Salisbury and prebendal portions of Fordhampton and Witelington in the same, which he obtains by exchange with William Fresapanis for a benefice in Agen.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of London and Winchester and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 151.)
To William Fresapanis. The like provision, mutatis mutandis.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 176d.)
To the bishop of St. Andrews. Mandate to rehabilitate Fergus de Crawfor, who in his thirteenth year was instituted by the bishop to the church of St. John Baptist, Dalry, in the diocese of Whitehern, on the presentation of the patron Patrick, earl of March, he having held the same for fifteen years without being ordained. Fergus is to be inducted and defended in possession of the said church.
2 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 188.)
To Gilbert de Brueria, archdeacon of Ely, John Clarell, canon of Lichfield, and another named. Mandate to assign to William de Hale the canonry of Salisbury and prebend of Bedemynsere, void by the death of Gerald de Tilleto, papal chaplain.
1331.
10 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 192.)
To Robert de Wynneferthing. Provision of a canonry of Hereford. with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Starihoue in the diocese of Norwich, value 15 marks, which he is to resign.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Westderham, the archdeacon of Norwich, and another named.
12 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 195d.)
To John de Redeswelle. Provision of a canonry of Exeter, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Gristhston, value 32 marks, which is to be resigned, and has a canonry and prebend of Gnoushale, and the chapels of Bokyngsold and Danyngberi in the dioceses of Norwich, Lichfield, Canterbury and London.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Westminster, the archdeacon of Colchester, and another named.
3 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 216.)
To John de Flete. Provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry of Chichester, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Coulyinge in the diocese of Rochester.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Westminster, the prior of St. Mary's, Southwark, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
Ibid.
(f. 217.)
To William de Kestevene. The like provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Exeter; notwithstanding that he is rector of Potterespyry in the diocese of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of Hyde and Malmesbury, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
6 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 222.)
To Roger de Middelton, M.A. Provision, at the king's request, of a canonry of Auckland, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Bath and Ardfert, and Richard de Buri, canon of York.
12 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 231d.)
To Richard de Haningfelde. Provision of a canonry of Ripon, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of Sutton in the diocese of Canterbury, value 50 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Westderham, the archdeacon of London, and another named.
16 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 236d.)
To Otto, son of the late John de Northwode. Provision of a canonry of Chichester, with reservation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop and archdeacon of Exeter, and the prior of St. Nicholas, Exeter.
Ibid.
(f. 237.)
To Thomas, son of John de Pateshulle. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Southwell.
Concurrent mandate as above.
4 Non. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 237d.)
To Canobius Martini de Florentia. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Howden.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Lincoln, and two others named.
4 Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 239d.)
To John de Neutone, M.A. and B.C.L. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Southwell; notwithstanding that the expects a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of Cashel, the provost of Wells, and Henry de Iddesworth, canon of London.
16 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 243.)
To John de Eysi. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Wells; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of St. Karentoc, and is rector of St. Just.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of St. Nicholas, and the archdeacons of Exeter and Barnstaple.
Ibid. To Master William de Nassington. The like provision, at the request of John, bishop of Exeter, whose clerk and seal-bearer he is, of a canonry and prebend of Boseham; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Exeter, and a prebendal portion in Osmunderle, and is rector of Niweton St. Cyres.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of St. Nicholas, the archdeacon of Exeter, and another named.
6 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 246.)
To John de Crakehale. The like provision, at the king's request, of a canonry and prebend of Ripon.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Bath and Ardfert, and Richard de Bury, canon of York.
1332.
6 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 258.)
To John Traveis. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of York.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Mary's, York, the prior of Pontefract, and another named.
1331.
8 Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 262.)
To Master Gilbert de Buckingham. The like provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Lichfield; notwithstanding that he is rector of Naileston in the diocese of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Bichlisden in the diocese of Lincoln, the archdeacon of Lincoln, and another named.
1331.
8 Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 264.)
To Simon, son of the late William Kitzter of Ripon, skilled in civil and canon law. The like provision, at the request of Robert, king of Sicily, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of York.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Fountains, the prior of Holy Trinity, York, and another named.
1332.
2 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 277.)
To Papinianus, son of the late Gabriel de Flisco. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Bardenay, the archdeacon of Ely, and another named.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 281.)
To William de Vodeglen. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Ross.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Moray and the archdeacons of Moray and Lothian.
Ibid.
(f. 289.)
To John de Leys. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Moray, notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld, a canonry of Glasgow with expectation of a prebend, and the perpetual vicarage of Abernethy, and is canon of Dunblane.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of St. Andrews and Aberdeen, and another named.
2 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 300.)
To Arnald de Tilio of Bearn. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Chichester; notwithstanding that he is rector of Tling'ton, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Lincoln, the prior of Honnington, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
6 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 324d.)
To Guarinus Draperii [of] Vermenton. The like provision, at the king's request, of a canonry and prebend of Ripon.
Concurrent mandate to Masters Guy de Calma, canon of Lincoln, and Itherius de Concoreto, canon of Salisbury, and another named.
4 Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 325.)
To Malcolm de Inverpeffri. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Glasgow; notwithstanding that he is rector of Strhtbrot in the diocese of St. Andrews, and has a canonry and prebend of Dunblane.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of St. Andrews, Manuel de Flisco, canon of Lincoln, papal notary, and the abbot of Holyrood, Edinburgh.
1331.
2 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 345.)
To Master Henry de Schipton, B.C.L. of the diocese of Hereford. Reservation of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of St. Davids, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the treasurer of Hereford, Master John Luterel, canon of Salisbury, and another named.
1331.
6 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 346d.)
To John de Knapetoft, M.A. of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the prior and convent of Launde.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Bath and Ardfert, and Richard de Bury, canon of York.
Ibid.
(f. 347.)
To Walter Brethei, M.A. of the diocese of Exeter. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of Lahuder (Hyde) in the diocese of Winchester.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To John de Modbury, M.A. of the diocese of Exeter. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To Richard de Kilvington, M.A. of the diocese of York. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the prior and convent of Thurgarton.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To John de Laghtone, M.A. of the diocese of York. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 348.)
To Robert de Wakefelde, M.A. of the diocese of York. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of Selby.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To John de Ingolmeles, M.A. of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Petresburgh.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To William de Kirkham, M.A. of the diocese of York. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Werburgh, Chester.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 349.)
To Roger de Middelton, M.A. of the diocese of Salisbury. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Eynsham.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To Bernard de Bristollia, M.A. of the diocese of St. Davids. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the prior and convent of Pembroke.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To Robert Kary, M.A. of the diocese of Exeter. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the prior and convent of St. Peter's, Plympton.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 350.)
To William de Walemede, M.A. of the diocese of Salisbury. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the abbot and convent of Glastonbury.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To Thomas de Radyngg, M.A. of the diocese of Salisbury. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the prior and convent of Spalding.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To John de Kynebelle, M.A. of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value, in the gift of the prior and convent of Merton.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 358d.)
To John de Anstan, M.A. of the diocese of York. The like like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the prior and convent of Lenton.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 359.)
To John de Newbygging, M.A. of the diocese of Durham. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the bishop of Durham.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To Richard de Leigh, M.A. of the diocese of Worcester. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of Gloucester.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid.
(f. 360d.)
To William de Kundale, M.A. of the diocese of Carlisle. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Non. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 365d.)
To William de Aldyrforthe, M.A. of the diocese of Norwich. Reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Albans, value 25 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Norwich, Carlisle, and Middlesex.
6 Kal. Oct.
Avignon. (f. 366.)
To Thomas de Bokyngham, M.A. of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Albans, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Bath and Ardfert, and Richard de Bury, canon of York.
8 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 367d.)
To Richard de Leverington, M.A. and B.C.L. of the diocese of Ely. The like reservation of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of Thorney.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Lincoln and Norwich, and John Luterel, canon of Salisbury.
1331.
19 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 867d.)
To Thomas, son of Hugh Adam of Asscheburne, of the diocese of Lichfield. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Chester, value 25 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Lichfield, John Luterel, canon of Salisbury, and William de Nassington, canon of Exeter.
Ibid.
(f. 368.)
To Thomas, son of Peter called ‘Profet,’ of Langetoft, of the diocese of York. The like reservation of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of York, John Luterel, canon of Salisbury, and Richard de Selby, canon of York.
1332.
8 Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 376d.)
To Ralph de Horncastre, of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation of a benefice of like value in the gift of the abbot and convent of Spalding.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of York and two others named.
4 Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 377d.)
To Adam de Dornach, of the diocese of Caithness. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Glasgow, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of St. Andrews, the abbot of Holyrood, Edinburgh, and another named.
6 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 379d.)
To John Lucoborio, canon of Salisbury. The like reservation of benefices in France; notwithstanding that he has a benefice with cure of souls, in the diocese of Winchester, which he is to resign.
Concurrent mandate to three persons beneficed out of England.
1331.
3 Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(and other dates).
(f. 419d. etc.)
The office of notary public is conferred on Thomas, son of Thomas de Paston, B.C.L. on William de Camel, and on Thomas de Hulle, of the diocese of Wells, on three persons chosen by the bishop of Exeter, on one person nominated by the bishop of St. Davids, on John Andree Benet of Bedefelde, of the diocese of Norwich, and on Geoffrey Johannis called ‘Baroun,’ of the diocese of Ossory.
Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 438d.)
To the dean, the sub-dean, and Master Robert de Bridlington, canon of Lincoln. Mandate to cause John de Neunle, late of the order of the Friars Minors, to be transferred to that of the Cistercians, in the monastery of Louth Park.
6 Id. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 440.)
To the bishops of St. Andrews and Glasgow, and the archdeacon of Lothian. Mandate, at the request of Gaucelin, bishop of Albano, to cause Adam Hamull[ton], of the diocese of Glasgow, who has left the order of the Friars Minors, to be received into the Cistercian house of Kelkou.
14 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 449.)
To John Bo[h]un, earl of Hereford. Indult that his confessor, whom he may choose, shall give him, being penitent, plenary remission at the hour of death.
1331.
10 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 449.)
To Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke. The like indult.
Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 449d.)
To Henry de Arsi and to John de Poltenay, citizens of London. The like indult.
3 Id. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 452.)
To Hugh de Courtenay, knight, and Agnes his wife, and to Hugh, son of the same, and Margaret his wife, of the diocese of Exeter. The like indult.
2 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 469.)
To Anibaldus, cardinal of St. Laurence's in Lucina. Indult to visit his archedeaconry of Nottingham by deputy for three years and receive procurations.
Concurrent mandate to Alan de Houdun, canon of London, and two others named.
13 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 470.)
To the bishop of Norwich. Mandate to grant a dispensation to John Perbrann of Great Yarmouth. (Jerennua), and Constance Fastolf his wife. To remain in the marriage which they contracted, in ignorance that they were related in the third degree, and declaring their past and future offspring legitimate.
17 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 470.)
To the bishop of Winchester. Mandate, on queen Philippa's petition, to appropriate to the abbot and convent of Barlings the church of Swaneton, in the diocese of Lincoln, of their patronage, a perpetual vicar's portion being reserved.
10 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 470d.)
To Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke. Indult to choose her confessor, to whom faculties are given.
Ibid. To the same. Indult to have divine offices celebrated privately in places lying under an interdict.
13 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 471.)
To the archbishop of York. Mandate to grant a dispensation to Richard, son of Robert de Wyrinthorp and Beatrice, daughter of Thomas de Lofthous, to remain in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that they were related in the fourth degree.
10 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 471.)
To Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke. Indult to have a portable altar.
Ibid. To the same. Indult to have mass celebrated before daybreak.
Ibid. To the same. Indult that her chaplain or confessor shall be able to administer to her the sacraments in any parish.
14 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 472.)
To the bishop of Lichfield. Mandate to grant a dispensation to Thomas Hagstoy (Halton), knight, and Margaret called ‘le Botiler,’ to remain in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that they were related in the fourth degree, and declaring their past and future offspring legitimate.
Ibid. To the archbishop of York. Mandate to grant a dispensation to Geoffrey Luterell, knight, and Agnes, daughter of the late Richard de Sotton, knight, to remain in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that they were related in the third and fourth degrees. declaring their past and future offspring legitimate.
16 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 473d.)
To John, bishop of Exeter. Appropriation of the church of Sancta Marina (Merryn) of his diocese, a perpetual vicar's portion being reserved.
Ibid. To the same. Indult that if he die more than a day's journey from his church, his body may be embalmed and brought thither.
Ibid.
(f. 474.)
To Richard de Langrace, of the diocese of Exeter. Remission of fruits received during two years for the church of St. Michael, Ilstyngton, of the patronage of the prior and convent of Plympton, of greater value by 2 marks than was stated, and having a pension of 100s. due to the said prior and convent.
4 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 475d.)
To the bishop of Worcester. Mandate to grant a dispensation to Maurice Beckelere (Berkeley) knight, and Margery de Veer, to remain in the marriage which they contracted in ignorance that they were related in the fourth degree, declaring their past and future offspring legitimate.
8 Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 479d.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate, at the king's request, to appropriate to the prioress and convent of St. Helen's, London, the church of Eyworth, of their patronage, value 7 marks, a perpetual vicar's portion being reserved.
1332.
6 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 479.)
To Oliver de Ingham, the king's seneschal in Aquitaine. Indult to have a portable altar.
Ibid. To the same. Indult to have divine offices celebrated privately in places lying under an interdict.
Ibid. To the same. Indult to have mass said before daybreak.
7 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 479d.)
Robert de Stratford, canon of Lincoln, is made a papal chaplain.
13 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 485d.)
To James, bishop of St. Andrews. Faculty to grant a dispensation to John de Leys, perpetual vicar of Abernethi, in the diocese of Dunblane, to hold also another benefice with cure of souls; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld, and a canonry of Glasgow with expectation of a prebend.
16 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 486.)
To Master Richard de Solbury, canon of York. Faculty to dispose of his personal property by will.
1331.
13 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 486d.)
To the abbot of Rufford. Mandate to grant a dispensation to Thomas de Noningthon, one of his monks, touching the irregularity he has contracted by having pointed out to a bailiff a thief who was taken and executed. The monk had been appointed guardian of a manor and town belonging to the monastery; one day, two years before, being hailed “Master,” on entering the town, a bailiff said that a thief, whom he was following, had escaped him, and on the thief's clothes being described the monk identified him.
1332.
7 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 488d.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate to unite to the prior and canons of Dunstable, whose house is on the great high road, the church of Northmerston near Whitchurch, of their patronage, whose value is now said to exceed 20 marks, out of which 4 are paid to the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England. A perpetual vicar's portion is reserved.
7 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 499d.)
Robert de Stratford is made a papal chaplain, as above (f. 479d).
Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 516.)
To the prior of Canterbury and Master William de Renham, canon of London, and the official of Canterbury. Mandate to liberate Peter de Dene, priest of the diocese of Chichester, who, to escape his enemies, took the habit at St. Augustine's, having made over his goods to that house and added largely to the buildings there. It is stated that he took the habit with no intention of remaining under the rule, and on wishing to return to the world he has been deprived of his property, forcibly detained, denied appeal to the pope, and not allowed to hear mass and receive the eucharist. All this the abbot denies. These counter statements are to be examined.
Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 520d.)
To the bishop of Worcester the abbot of St. Augustine's Canterbury, and Itherius de Concoreto, canon of Salisbury, papal nuncio. Mandate to warn Simon, archbishop of Canterbury, not to molest John, bishop of Exeter, whom the pope has exempted from the jurisdiction of his metropolitan.