Regesta 105
1332-1333

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'Regesta 105: 1332-1333', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1305-1342 (1895), pp. 384-395. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96114 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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4 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 21.)
To John, abbot of Cumbe, in the diocese of Lichfield, master of theology. Appointment to the see of Cloyne, void by the death of Maurice. He has been consecrated by Anibaldus, bishop of Tusculum.
Concurrent letters to vassals of the church, to the chapter of Cloyne, to the clergy, and to the people of the diocese, to the archbishop of Cashel, and to the king. [Theiner, 259.]
1332.
3 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 30d.)
To John de Leys. Reservation of the perpetual vicarage of Abernethi; according to a faculty given to James, late bishop of St. Andrews, whose domestic chaplain he was, to grant him a dispensation to hold the same. The bishop died before the faculty reached him, but had given John the rectory of Kynelle, of which he has not yet taken possession. He is dispensed so as to hold both these benefices, and also a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld, and a canonry of Glasgow, with expectation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Brechin, the prior of St. Andrews, and the precentor of Dunkeld.
17 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 39d.)
To William Bernardi de Ranato, B.C.L. Provision of the canonry and prebend of London, void by the promotion of Hugh, bishop of Carpentras.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of London and two others named.
1333.
5 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 77d.)
To the archdeacons of London and Winchester, and another named. Mandate to assign to Roger Ysarni the canonry and prebend of London, void by the death of William Bernardi de Ranato.
Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 87d.)
To Anibaldus, bishop of Tusculum. Provision of the archdeaconry of Buckingham, void by the resignation of George de Salutiis, who has exchanged it for other benefices out of England; notwithstanding that the cardinal has a canonry and prebend of Chichester, the archdeaconry of Nottingham, and the churches of Maidstone and East Grinstead, and other benefices out of England.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, Robert de Patrica, canon of Lichfield, and another named.
1332.
3 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 102d.)
To the bishop of Brechin, the abbot of Neubotyl, and another named. Mandate to assign to Thomas de Hadyngton, the church of Lowthworwrat, void by the cession of the last rector, who obtained another benefice; notwithstanding that Thomas is perpetual vicar of Markinche, value 10l. which he is to resign.
Ibid.
(f. 103.)
Mandate to the same to grant in commendam to Thomas de Hadyngton the perpetual vicarage of Markinch, in the diocese of St. Andrews, resigned by him on obtaining another benefice, to be held by him during the pleasure of the apostolic see.
Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 104d.)
To Peter de Galliciano. Provision of the hospital of St. Cross, near Winchester, void by the resignation of Bertrand de Asserio, who has exchanged it for other benefices out of England.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Hyde, the archdeacon of Winchester, and another named.
1333.
13 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 129d.)
To Master Richard de Bury, otherwise called ‘de Sancto Edmundo.’ Provision, at the king's request, of the deanery of Wells, reserved to him when a canon of the same, at the king's request, and now void by the death of the last dean.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, Master Robert de Stratford, canon of Lincoln, and another named.
2 Non. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 159.)
To Master Thomas de Nevile. Provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Chester le Street, and is rector of Stanhope, in the diocese of Durham, which he is to resign.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Mary's, York, the prior of Durham, and the dean of Lincoln.
1332.
6 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 169d.)
To Hamelin de Troupe. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Aberdeen.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Moray, the abbot of Deir, in the diocese of Aberdeen, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 170.)
To John de Irwyn. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop and the dean of Brechin, and Master Manuel de Flisco, papal notary, canon of Lincoln.
Ibid. To William de Balcaska. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Glasgow.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Sodor, the abbot of Cupar, and another named.
3 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 173d.)
To Malcolm de Inverpeffri, M.A. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Dunkeld; notwithstanding that he is rector of Strathbroc, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and has a canonry and prebend of Dunblane, and a canonry of Glasgow, with expectation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Brechin, the abbot of Hollyrood, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 176.)
To Alan de Retford. The like provision, at the request of queen Isabella, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury; notwithstanding that he is rector of St. Mary's on the Hill, in the town of Chester, and has a canonry of Chichester, with expectation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Hyde, the prior of Mottesfont, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
Ibid.
(176d.)
To John de Donne. The like provision, at the request of queen Isabella, whose clerk and almoner he is, of a canonry and prebend of Chichester; notwithstanding that he is rector of Ufford, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Lesnes, the prior of Merton, and Master Guy de Calma, canon of Lincoln.
2 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 178d.)
To John de Aslakby. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of London; notwithstanding that he is rector of Castre, in the diocese of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Norwich, the chancellor of Lincoln, and John Luterel, canon of Salisbury.
1333.
3 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 179.)
To Thomas de Northwode, professor of theology. The like provision, at the king's request, of a canonry and prebend of Chichester; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend and the archdeaconry of Lincoln.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of St. Albans, the prior of St. Katherine's near Lincoln, and another named.
15 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 180.)
To John de Vienna, son of the late Richard Bateman. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Wilton; notwithstanding that he expects a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon and chancellor of Salisbury, and another named.
Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 183.)
To Thomas Michel, B.C.L. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of St. Michael's, Penkrych, in the diocese of Lichfield; notwithstanding that he is rector of Berkley, in the diocese of Norwich.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of Burton and Derley, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
1333.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 189d.)
To Master Edmund de Grymesby. The like provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of St. John's, Beverley; notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Southwell, with expectation of a prebend, and is rector of Grymesby, and has the chapel of Staneford, value half a mark.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of Waltham and Westminster, and another named.
9 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 194.)
To the dean of Wells, John Luterell, canon of Salisbury, and Robert de Stratford, canon of Lincoln. Mandate, at the king's request, to give to Michael de Wath, the king's clerk, a canonry of Howden, and to reserve to him a prebend of the same; notwithstanding that he has a canonry and prebend of Southwell, and is rector of Wath.
4 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 194d.)
To William de Tywe. Provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry of Salisbury, with reservation of a prebend; notwithstanding that he is rector of [H]Atfordskyngg, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Hyde, the prior of Winchester, and another named.
Ibid. To Robert de Tauton. The like provision, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of York; notwithstanding that he has the sinecure provostship of Wells, a canonry of Exeter, with expectation of a prebend, canonries and prebends of Dublin and Aberwylle, and is rector of Hadenham, in the diocese of Ely.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, the abbot of St. Mary's, York, and another named.
5 Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 209.)
To Arnald Servati de Portu Sancte Marie. The like provision of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Winchester, the abbot of Reading, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
2 Non. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 221.)
To Peter de Ayleston. The like provision, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Lichfield; notwithstanding that he is rector of Silhamsted, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Stratford, the dean of York, and another named.
Ibid. To Hugh de Glaunvill. The like provision, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Beverley; notwithstanding that he is rector of Cayngham (Kayingham), in the same diocese.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Thurgarton, Walter de Londoniis, canon of Lincoln, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 221d.)
To Matthew le Palmer. The like provision, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Boseham; notwithstanding that he is rector of Conesfeld Parva, in the diocese of London.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Lincoln, the archdeacon of London, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 222d.)
To John de Oston. The like provision, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Salisbury; notwithstanding that he is rector of Sutton, in the diocese of York.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Hyde, the dean of York, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 223.)
To William de Culpho. The like provision, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of Southwell; notwithstanding that he is rector of Oukele, (Oakley) in the diocese of Norwich.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Thurgarton, Walter de Londoniis, canon of Lincoln, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 223d.)
To John de Colby. The like provision, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a canonry and prebend of York; notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Lincoln, with expectation of a prebend, and is rector of Pulham, in the diocese of Norwich.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Lincoln, the archdeacon of London, and another named.
1332.
18 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 230.)
To Thomas de Bliton. Reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, value 20l. with cure of souls, or 15l. without it.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Norwich, and two others named.
2 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 231d.)
To William Johannis de Edinburg. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews, value 25 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Brechin, the abbot of Newbotle, and another named.
1333.
4 Non. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 241d.)
To Master Gilbert de Awerwyk. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Durham without cure of souls, value 15 marks; notwithstanding that he is rector of Langton by Malton, value 20 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Holy Trinity and the dean of York, and another named.
1332.
3 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 243.)
To John Huet de Castro Martini, of the diocese of St. Davids. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of St. Nicholas, Pembroke, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 10 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of St. Davids, the archdeacon of London, and another named.
1333.
4 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 245d.)
To William Barkere of Saxtorp. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Hulme, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacon of Suffolk, John de Offord, canon of Lincoln, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 247d.)
To William de Langeton near Partenay, of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Spalding, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Lincoln and two others named.
Ibid.
(f. 248.)
To John Rogeri, called ‘Lord,’ of Stanton. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Lincoln, and two others named.
4 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 249)
To John de Empingham, of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the provost of Beverley, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Newstead, John Aslakby, canon of London, and another named.
4 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 250.)
To William Nadal, M.A. and S.T.P., of the diocese of Carlisle. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Abingdon, value 30 marks with cure of souls, or 20 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Oseney, John de Northwode, canon of Lincoln, and Richard son of Ralph, canon of Exeter.
Ibid.
(f. 250d.)
To William de Stivecle. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Eynsham, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Ossory, the prior of Huntingdon, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
1332.
2 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 256.)
To John de Caldeu, B.C.L. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Durham of like value; notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Howden, with expectation of a prebend, and is rector of Ormeshead in the diocese of Carlisle, which last he is to resign.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of York, the bishop of Carlisle, and the archdeacon of Norwich.
3 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 257.)
To John de Leys. The Like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of St. Andrews, with cure of souls, value 30l. notwithstanding that he has a canonry of Glasgow with expectation of a prebend.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Brechin and the dean and precentor of Dunkeld.
1332.
3 Non. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 258.)
To Adam de Baltrodouch, of the diocese of Glasgow. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Dunfermlin, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Culros, in the diocese of Dunblane, the archdeacon of Lothian, and another named.
7 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 259.)
To the bishop of Lincoln, and two others named. Mandate to reserve to Bernard Bartholi of Florence a benefice in the gift of the archbishop and chapter of Canterbury, value 30 marks with cure of souls, or 20 without it; the same having been reserved, at the king's request, to John Doffi, canon of Florence, who died before obtaining it on his way to the Roman court.
1333.
3 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 262.)
To William de Sowy, of the diocese of Bath. Reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Bardenay, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the abbots of Tupholm and Kirkstead, and another named.
15 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 265.)
To Robert de Glaston, B.C.L. of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the prior of Launde, the archdeacon of Salisbury, and another named.
4 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 269.)
To Robert de Chigwello, of the diocese of Norwich. The like reservation, at the king's request, of a benefice in the gift of the bishop of Worcester, value 40 marks with cure of souls, or 20 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Bath and Lichfield, and another named.
4 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 272.)
To Alan de Killon, of the diocese of York. The like reservation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, value 30 marks with cure of souls, or 20 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Bronn (Bruerne), Robert de Tauton, canon of York, and another named.
Ibid. To Philip de Weston, of the diocese of Lincoln. The like reservation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the archbishop of York, value 25 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Selby, the dean of York, and another named.
Ibid. To William de Dalton, of the diocese of York. The like reservation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, value 30 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Ely, Robert de Tauton, and another named.
1333.
Ibid.
(f. 273.)
To John de Grymesby. The like reservation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramesey, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the abbot of Peterborough, Richard de Feriby, canon of Lincoln, and another named.
Ibid. To Edmund de Buri. The like reservation of a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Lewes, value 20 marks with cure of souls, or 15 without it; notwithstanding that he is rector of Wyneston, in the diocese of Worcester, which he is to resign.
Concurrent mandate to Richard de Bury, dean of Wells, Hamon Belers, canon of London, and another named.
2 Non. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 275d.)
To Nicholas Wykwan. The like reservation, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Lincoln, the archdeacon of London, and another named.
Ibid. To Henry de Burgwell. The like reservation, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop and the archdeacon of London, and another named.
Ibid.
(f. 276.)
To Robert de Creke. The like reservation, at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Ramesey, value 25 marks with cure of souls or 15 without it.
Concurrent mandate as above.
Ibid. To Robert Raynaldi de Torkesay. The like reservation at the request of queen Philippa, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of Torkesay, of like value.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop of Lincoln, the archdeacon of London, and another named.
Ibid. To Robert de Imworth. The like reservation, at the request of queen Isabella, whose clerk he is, of a benefice in the gift of the abbot and convent of Westminster, of like value.
Concurrent mandate as above.
4 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 293d.)
To James de Hawe, monk of Spalding. Reservation of a benefice in the gift of the prior and convent of that monastery. value 40 marks.
Concurrent mandate to the dean of Lincoln, and two others named.
17 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(And other dates.)
(f. 301.)
The office of notary public is conferred on Roger le Barkere, John Willelmi de Langeton near Partenay, Robert called ‘Wale’ of Foletby, and Simon de Dingelee of the diocese of Lincoln.
1333.
17 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 314.)
To Amaury de Bellomonte. Indult to enjoy the fruits of his archdeaconry of Durham, being non-resident for three years.
Concurrent mandate to the bishop and official of Durham and Ralph de Holbeche, canon of Lichfield.
8 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 315d.)
To Richard de Bury, alias de Sancto Edmundo, papal chaplain. Indult, at the king's request, to enjoy the fruits of his deanery of Wells, while non-resident, for purposes of study at some university, for three years.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Winchester and Exeter, and Nicholas Capoche, canon of Lincoln.
6 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 323.)
To John Gros, clerk, of Hereford. Indult that his confessor shall give him plenary remision at the hour of death.
6 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 323.)
To queen Philippa. The like indult.
15 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 326d.)
To Thomas, son of the late king Edward, earl of Norfolk. The like indult.
Non. May.
Avignon.
(f. 327.)
To Walter Noel, citizen of London. The like indult.
2 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 328.)
To James Freysel of Bledelawe, of the diocese of Lincoln. The like indult.
9 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 328d.)
To Richard, bishop elect of Kildare. The like indult.
Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 329.)
To John de Pultenay and Margaret, his wife, citizens of London. The like indult.
Ibid. To John de Oxenford, donsel, of the diocese of Lincoln. The like indult.
Ibid. To Nicholas de Oxenford, citizen of London. The like indult.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 329.)
To Peter de Groet, citizen of Worcester, and to Agnes, his wife. The like indult.
Ibid. To John de Exonia, monk of Glastonbury, and to John de Breynketon, prior of the same. The like indult.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 340.)
To the abbots of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, Waltham, and St. Albans. Mandate not to suffer the abbot and convent of Westminster to be molested in regard to their possessions and privileges.
1332.
3 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 352.)
To James de Gerundwelle, B.C.L. of the diocese of Salisbury, of illegitimate birth. Dispensation to be ordained and hold a benefice.
1333.
3 Kal. Dec.
Avignon. (f. 364.)
To Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke. Indult to enter monasteries of religious women, with a retinue of six matrons, once a year.
8 Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 366.)
To Lewis, bishop of Durham. Faculty to appropriate to the prior and chapter of his cathedral the church of Ellewyk, in his gift, now valued at 25 marks.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 369d.)
To the bishop of Bath and Wells. Mandate, at the king's request, to appropriate to the abbot and convent of Glastonbury the church of Dychesgate of their patronage, according to the union made by the late bishop Walter, but defeated by the appointment of a clerk to the said church; a, vicar's portion is reserved.
9 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 374.)
Richard de Bury, alias de Sancto Edmundo, dean of Wells, is absolved from his oath of residence, he being occupied in the king's business so as to be unable to reside.
4 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 374d.)
To William de Tykehill. Being dispensed on account of illegitimacy, and holding the church of Esthatoeley (East Hatley), in the diocese of Ely, he resigned it, and accepted that of Ouyngeham, in the diocese of Durham; being ejected from this by the secular power he obtained a moiety of Elnesthewe (Elstow), in the diocese of Lincoln, which he is to resign. Rehabilitation being granted at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, he may then obtain a benefice.
6 Id. Aug.
Avignon. (f. 378d.)
To the bishop of Winchester. Mandate, at the king's request, to appropriate to the scholars’ house of Stapeldenhall, in the university of Oxford (they studying dialectics), the church of West Wittenham, which Walter, late bishop of Exeter, purposed to give them, and to that end acquired the patronage of it. A vicar's portion is reserved.
9 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 382d.)
To William de Tikhill, priest, of the diocese of York. Rehabilitation, at the request of the king, whose clerk he is, as above, remitting to him the fruits received from Elnestowe, of which he is to give one year's value to that church.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 383d.)
To the bishop of Worcester. Mandate, at the king's request, to appropriate to the abbot and convent of Westminster the church of Langdon, in his diocese; he having refused to do so unless the abbot submitted to him the jurisdiction over the priory of Malvern, belonging and subject to the said abbot. Much money has been spent on rebuilding the monastery partly destroyed by the fire in the adjoining royal palace.
Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 384.)
To John, son of the late Henry de Percy, of the diocese of London, illegitimate son of a married woman. Dispensation, at the king's request, to be ordained and hold a benefice.
1333.
14 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 384d.)
To the bishop of London. Mandate, at the king's request, to appropriate to the abbot and convent of Westminster the churches of Sawbridgeworth and Kelleverdon of their patronage; he having neglected to carry out a former papal order, his chapter and the archdeacons of Colchester and Middlesex opposing the appropriation. If this be not done, the bishop is to give his reasons to the pope for not doing it.
17 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 384d.)
To John, bishop elect of Cloyne. Faculty to contract a loan of 500 florins to meet expenses incurred in expediting the business of his church at the apostolic see.
Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 395.)
To William de Colby, the queen's chancellor and treasurer. Confirmation, at the king's and queen's request, of the provision made to him of a canonry of York, with reservation of a prebend, which has been amplified so as to include any dignity in that church short of the archiepiscopal, and by virtue of which he has obtained the deanery, although it was reserved to the pope.
Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 395.)
To the bishop of Coventry. Mandate touching John de Grey, knight, and his wife Eleanor, relict of Hugh le Despencer, the younger, knight. William la Zouche Mortimer, lord of Assheby la Zouche, seized and ravished the said Eleanor, and detains her. John prayed the bishop of Lincoln to do justice in the matter, but he, giving no reason, declined to do so; whereupon the official of Canterbury, at John's request, ordered him to do justice, and, on the bishop still declining, summoned William, who, together with Eleanor declared themselves man and wife, and said that John had falsely asserted that he had previously married. Eleanor. On the cause being brought before the pope, on appeal from the official of Worcester, who had decided in favour of John, and papal letters having been obtained to other judges, John was summoned before the prior of Southwark, and William Ingge, archdeacon of Surrey. John appealed to the pope, and the cause was re-heard by William de Crouthorne, canon of Salisbury. An appeal was again made, and papal letters were obtained, addressed to the bishop of London, Adam Mirimouth, canon of London, and Laurence de la Barre, canon of Wells, but canon William, acting on his commission, gave sentence, condemning John in costs to be paid to William and Eleanor, whereupon John prayed the pope to put an end to the subterfuges, intricacies, and involutions of judicial processes. The pope orders the bishop of Coventry to summon the parties, and cause to be brought before him all the processes. If John has been despoiled of his wife, she is to be restored to him, and justice is to be done, notwithstanding the said appeals and processes.
9 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 399.)
To the bishop of Worcester. Mandate to appropriate to the abbot and convent of Tewkesbury the church of Fereford (Fairford); a vicar's portion being assigned.
1333.
8 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 399d.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate, at the king's request, to ascertain the facts touching the alleged poverty of the monastery of Louth Park, which is said to be taxed for the tenth beyond the value of its possessions, and to send a full report to the pope, who will take such action as may be necessary.