Regesta 114
1326-1328

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'Regesta 114: 1326-1328', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1305-1342 (1895), pp. 480-489. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96123 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. CXIV.

11 John XXII.

Secreta.

1327.
9 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 78.)
To William, archbishop of Vienne, whose letters the pope has received touching his return from England to France; the pope exhorts him to prosecute the business of the peace confided to him and to his colleague John de Grandisono, archdeacon of Nottingham, papal chaplain, and not to leave those parts so long as their presence there is expedient. Should this be useless the archbishop is to come to the pope, who will write to him in due time.

Letters Patent.

1326.
6 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 1d.)
To William, archbishop of Vienne, and Hugh, bishop of Orange, papal nuncios, who, together with John de Grandissono have been sent by the pope to make peace between the kings of France and England. Granting them joint faculties in addition to the powers given to them severally.
4 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 2.)
To the archbishop of Sens and his suffragans, and all prelates regular and secular in that province. Desiring them to offer certain prayers for the success of the mission of the abovenamed nuncios, and granting a relaxation of twenty days of enjoined penance to penitents who shall pray as directed.
Ibid. The like to other archbishops and their suffragans in France and England.
6 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 3d.)
To the archbishop of Vienne, the bishop of Orange, and John de Grandissono, papal nuncios. Ordering them to appear before the kings of France and England and queen Isabella, and take such steps as shall be expedient to promote peace between the said kings, and to remove the discord that has arisen between the king and queen of England. Faculties are given them to dissolve pacts and confederations, and annul oaths, which may hinder the success of their mission.
3 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 9d.)
To the king of France. Begging him to amplify his letters of safe conduct granted to John de Grandissono, papal nuncio, so that they may serve for his return from as well as for his going to the French, English, and papal courts.
Ibid.
(f. 10.)
To Peter, bishop of Auxerre. Exhorting him to intercede with the king of France that the request contained in the above letter may be granted.
Ibid. To John Cerchamont, chancellor of the king of France. The like.
Ibid. To the queen of France. Begging her to assist the abovenamed nuncios in their mission.
Ibid. To queen Clemence; to the bishop of Auxerre; to the bishop of Chartres; to the archbishop of Canterbury; to the bishop of Winchester; to John Cerchamont; to Hugh de Engolisma, archdeacon of Canterbury, papal nuncio; to Hugh le Despensier, the younger; and to the earl of Warrenne. The like.
7 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 10.)
To the king of France. Praying him to listen to the abovenamed nuncios, and to make peace with the king of England.
Ibid. To the king of England. The like, mutatis mutandis.
Ibid. To the king of France. Praying him to assist the nuncios in putting an end to the discord between the king and Isabella, queen of England.
10 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 12d.)
To Hugh, bishop of Orange, papal nuncio. Ordering him, on account of his chronic ill-health, to return by easy stages to the papal court. The pope is writing to the king of France in this regard.
Ibid. To the king of France. Explaining that, as the health of the bishop of Orange does not permit him to cross the sea, the pope has recalled him.
Ibid. To the said king's chancellor. The like.
1327.
8 Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 13d.)
To the king of France. The pope has received letters touching the business of the king of Scotland, but as that king has never made himself sufficiently represented at the papal court the pope cannot attend to it.
Ibid. To the same. The pope has received his letters on behalf of Walter Wynam, for whom the king would not have asked anything had he known that Walter had behaved treacherously against the pope and the church.
9 Kal. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 13d.)
To John de Grandissono, archdeacon of Nottingham, papal nuncio, whose letters the pope has received touching his return with his colleague, the archbishop of Vienne, from England to France. The pope exhorts him not to leave those parts so long as their presence there may serve the business of their mission; when it ceases to be of use they are, with the king's consent, to betake themselves to the pope.
7 Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 17.)
To the king of France. Persuading him to use his influence in reconciling and bringing together the king and Isabella, queen of England. The pope has directed the above-named nuncios to follow the king's counsel in prosecuting this business.
Ibid. To the aforesaid nuncios. Ordering them to take council with the king of France touching the desired reconciliation of the king and queen of England; but if their presence is of no service in this matter, they are, with the consent of the king of France, to return to the pope.
17 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 17.)
To the said nuncios. The pope has received their letters touching the business of the peace of Gascony, in which they are to use diligence, and report to the pope.
7 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 17.)
To the said nuncios. Touching the same business.
6 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 17.)
To Beraud, lord of Salvagniac, seneschal of Toulouse. Urging him to prosecute the business of the peace of Gascony, about which the pope has received his letters.
5 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 17d.)
To the aforesaid nuncios. Ordering them not to slacken their labours in the business of the said peace, their letters to the pope having showed that they feared it would not be successful.
(1326?)
5 Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 22.)
To Master Hugh de Engolisma, archdeacon of Canterbury, papal nuncio. Touching the mission of the archbishop of Vienne, the bishop of Orange, and John de Grandissono. Master Hugh is put in the place of the bishop of Orange, who is incapacitated by ill-health.
Ibid. To John de Grandissono. Granting him an indult to say mass before daylight, but desiring him to use this permission sparingly.
1327.
7 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 22.)
To Hugh de Engolisma, papal nuncio. William Scotesman having, with interference of the secular court, disturbed Vitalis, bishop of Albano, in possession of the church of Rithefeld, in the diocese of Chichester, the cause was committed to William, bishop of Sabina, who excommunicated Scotesman, and gave letters of sequestration to the bishop of Chichester. Scotesman remained under this sentence for six years, and the bishop of Albano dying, left a will bequeathing the fruits of the said church to the subsidy against the heretics in Italy. Hugh is ordered to receive from the bishop of Chichester or any others all fruits, rents, profits, and goods of the said church of Richefeld, for the seven years during which it was held by the said bishop of Albano, since its voidance by the promotion of Thomas, bishop of Worcester, and to enforce restitution of the same.
1326.
3 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 22d.)
To the bishop of Ely. Requesting him to assist the archbishop of Vienne, the bishop of Orange, and John de Grandissono, papal nuncios, in their mission to the kings of France and England, and to queen Isabella.
Ibid. To the bishops of Exeter, London, Hereford, Lincoln, and Norwich. The like.
7 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 22d.)
To the king. Beseeching him to listen to the above-named nuncious touching the dissension between him and queen Isabella.
Ibid.
(f. 28.)
To the queen. The like.
1327.
Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 23.)
To John, bishop of Winchester, whose letters touching the treaty of peace the pope has received with joy. Thanking him for his diligence, and exhorting him to watch over the execution of the provisions of the treaty.
Ibid. To William, bishop of Norwich. The like.
3 Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 23.)
To Hugh de Engolisma, papal nuncio. Exhorting him, in spite of his sufferings from the climate, to continue in his mission. The pope is detaining Hugh's envoy, Aitius de Clarencio, while waiting the arrival of Adam, bishop of Hereford, who will inform the pope of the state of those parts, so that the pope's intention may be better and more safely conveyed to the nuncio.
2 Id. July.
Avignon.
(f. 23.)
To the king. Begging him to excuse the pope's inability to comply with his request brought by Adam, bishop of Hereford, Bartholomew de Burghassh, knight, and Thomas de Asteleie, clerk, touching a certain dispensation about which the said knight will more fully inform the king.
Ibid.
(f. 23d.)
To queen Isabella, whose letters brought by the bishop of Hereford have been received by the pope. Begging her to excuse him (as above).
6 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 23d.)
To William, bishop of Norwich. The pope has received his letters touching the state of Gascony. For the reformation of this the pope begs him not to relax his efforts, which will be seconded by the archbishop of Vienne and John de Grandison to whom the pope is writing.
10 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 23d.)
To the king. Commending to him Leonard de Tibertis, who is sent by Helion de Villanova, master of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem to collect the yearly reports of the priors and preceptors, and other matters touching the property of the Hospital.
Ibid. To queen Isabella. The like.
Ibid. To Henry, earl of Lancaster; to Edmund, earl of Kent; to Roger de Mortuo Mari; to John, bishop of Winchester, and to the bishop of Ely. The like.
6 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 24.)
To William, bishop of Norwich, from whose last letters the pope fears for the state of Gascony. Exhorting him to labour for peace, touching which the pope is writing to his nuncios.
1326.
10 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 64.)
To the bishop of Hamar and the papal nuncios. Touching William, bishop of Orkney, who has imprisoned and despoiled Engelbert Liming, canon of that church, and has appropriated Peter's pence to the amount of 100 marks, 50 of which were to be assigned to the bishop of Hamar, and 50 to the archbishop of Throndhjem for the papal camera. The nuncios are ordered to compel the bishop to make satisfaction to the said canon, and to restore the money appropriated. If this is not done the bishop is to be summoned before the pope.
1327.
2 Non. Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 67.)
To Hugh de Engolisma, archdeacon of Canterbury. Acknowledging the receipt of 211l. 18s. 7½d. collected in England and Wales from the fruits of void benefices, the yearly cess, Holy Land legacies, and other sources, and consigned to Aytius de Clarencio for the papal camera in the sum of 750 florins, and 436 golden agni, at the rate of 40¼d. for each florin, and 47¼d. for each agnus, and 6s. 3d. in addition.
4 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 74d.)
To John, bishop elect of Exeter. Appointing him to that see, reserved to the pope on its voidance by the death of the late bishop.

12 John XXII.

1328.
5 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 124.)
To all prelates, secular and regular. Requiring them to receive the bearers of this letter, Gerald de Stata and Peter Natalis, sent by the pope to seize William de Okam, a Friar Minor, whom they are to take and keep in custody, or send to the Roman court.
8 Id. June.
Avignon.
(f. 124d.)
To the archbishop of Milan and his suffragans. Touching Michael de Cesena, formerly general of the Friars Minors, and Bonagratia, and William Okam, an Englishman of the same order, who have been suspected of heresy and schism, and have been cited but left Avignon. Sentence of excommunication is issued against them for contumacy, and ordered to be published. [Margin torn off.]
11 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 161d.)
To archbishops, bishops, and all prelates regular and secular in England, Wales, and Ireland. Commending to them Master Itherius de Concoreto, canon of Salisbury, whom the pope is sending as nuncio; and directing that a safe conduct be given to him and 7s. a day provided for his expenses.
2 Non. July.
Avignon.
(f. 161d.)
To the same. Requiring them to give a safe conduct to Master Hugh de Engolisma, archdeacon of Canterbury, papal nuncio.
1327.
9 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 209.)
To Hugh de Engolisma, archdeacon of Canterbury, papal nuncio. Faculty to absolve and grant a quittance to the heirs or others concerned in the execution of the will of the late earl of Ulster (Otonie), in which a precious stone given to him by the pope was directed to be returned.
[Margin torn off.]
17 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 209.)
Nicholas de Capociis, canon of Lincoln, is appointed papal chaplain. [Margin torn off.]
1328.
11 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 209.)
To Hugh de Engolisma. Indult that his confessor shall give him plenary absolution at the hour of death.
Ibid.
(f. 209d.)
To the same. Faculty to dispose of his personal property by will.
8 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 209d.)
To the bishop of Worcester. On the petition of queen Isabella. Setting forth that by the marriage of David, only son of Robert, regent of Scotland, and John, daughter of the said queen, those concerned in this marriage came under the sentence of excommunication issued against the said Robert and others connected with him, wherefore the queen prayed the pope to absolve the children of the said marriage, and all others concerned in it, from the said sentence. Faculty is given to the bishop to grant the desired absolution. [Margin torn off.]
11 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 209d.)
To Itherius de Conquoreto, canon of Salisbury, papal nuncio. Whereas Gregory X. Nicholas IV. Boniface VIII. and Clement V. ordered a tenth of benefices in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland to be collected for the Holy Land subsidy, much of which remained unpaid, Rigaud, bishop of Winchester, then canon of Orleans, and Hugh de Engolisma, then sacristan of Narbonne, were ordered to exact the same; but as Hugh, by reason of ill-health, is unable to carry out that mandate Itherius is to take his place. The tenth, as aforesaid, Peter's pence, the yearly cess, and other sums due from legacies, or commutation of crusaders' vows and others is to be collected. Faculty is given to Itherius to compel payment, any exemption or indult to the contrary notwithstanding.
Ibid.
(f. 210d.)
To the same. Ordering him to pay over the sums collected to the papal camera, with faculty as above.
Ibid.
(f. 211.)
To archbishops, bishops, and all prelates, regular and secular, in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. Requiring them to assist the said collectors and their agents. [A portion torn off.]
Ibid. To [Itherius de Conquoreto]. Touching the same, directing him to enforce the above mandate touching Peter's pence, and, if necessary, to call in the aid of the secular arm.
Ibid. To archbishops, bishops, and others (as above). Ordering them to assign Peter's pence to the aforesaid nuncio, whom the pope has ordered to induce and solicit them to obey the directions of the papal letters touching the same. [A portion torn off.]
12 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 211d.)
To the aforesaid nuncio. Directing him to take the place of Hugh de Engolisma, who is incapacitated by ill-health, and giving him faculty to carry out his mission.
9 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 212.)
To Albert, bishop of Annadown. Requesting him to take steps that the precious stone bequeathed to the pope by the earl of Ulster (Otonie) be consigned to Hugh de Engolisma, archdeacon of Canterbury, who has orders to receive the same from the heirs and executors of the earl's will.
Ibid. To Master Hugh de Engolisma. Ordering him to receive the aforesaid stone, about which the pope has written to the bishop of Annadown. [A portion torn off.]
5 Kal.—.
Avignon.
(f. 112.)
To the bishop of Co[ventry and Lichfield]. Requesting him to take steps that John, cardinal of [St. Isi]dore's be put in possession of the archdeaconry of Coventry, with its rights and jurisdiction, and to cease from hindering the same.
1327.
6 Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 212.)
To the king. Congratulating him on his accession to the throne, and exhorting him to show filial reverence to his mother, queen Isabella. [A portion torn off.]
3 Id. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 212d.)
To Hugh de Engolisma. Ordering him to use all diligence in collecting the subsidy for the Roman church.
Ibid. To the same. Ordering him to write fully to the pope touching his mission.
14 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 212d.)
To the king. Commending to him the aforesaid nuncio.
Ibid. To queen Isabella. The like.
2 Non. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 212d.)
To the king. Touching John Francisci, of the society of the Bardi, of Florence, resident in England, against whom the king has been indignant on account of what the said John has written to members of his society at the papal court about him. The pope has paid no attention to this, and begs the king to receive John and his society into favour.
Ibid. To queen Isabella. The like.
4 Non. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 213.)
To the king. The pope has received his letters asking that Wolfran, prior of Worcester, should be appointed to that see, but having already translated to it the bishop of Hereford, and having appointed Thomas to this see, he is unable to comply with the king's request. He will not forget Wolfran in due time and place.
Ibid. To the queen. The like.
1328.
2 Non. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 213.)
To William, archbishop of York. Thanking him for a contribution of 1000 florins, sent by Master Alan Conyngelburch, D.C.L. the archbishop's proctor at the Roman court.
—Mar.
Avignon.
(f. 213.)
To Henry, earl of Lancaster, steward of England, whose letters the pope has received, and thanks him for the devotion expressed therein, exhorting him to continue the same. [A portion torn off.]
6 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 213.)
To queen Isabella. Exhorting her so to train her son, the young king, that he may always pursue the path of justice, and govern the realm in peace. A subsidy for the Holy Land should be given. [A portion torn off.]
Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 213.)
To the king. The pope has received his letters, and has spoken to the Master of the Hospitallers as to the appointment of Leonard de Tibertis to be prior of England, which the master will do on the meeting of the chapter of the order. [A portion cut off.]
Ibid.
(f. 213d.)
To the queen. The like.
18 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 213d.)
To the king. Requesting him to make satisfaction to the abbot of Fêcamp, who has suffered loss of goods and fruits at the hands of the king's officers. [A portion cut off.]
Concurrent letter to the queen.
11 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 213d.)
To Hugh de Engolisma, papal nuncio. Permitting him, on the ground of ill health, to leave his mission and return to the pope.
8 Kal. July
Avignon.
(f. 213d.)
To Adam, bishop of Worcester. The pope has received his letters, touching his reconciliation to the king, with whom the pope exhorts him so to deal as to secure both the temporalities of the see and the good will of the king.
12 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 214.)
To the king. Commending to him Itherius de Conquoreto, canon of Salisbury, who takes the place of Hugh de Engolisma as nuncio.
Ibid. The like to queen Isabella, and to queen Philippa, to the archbishop of Canterbury, to the bishops of Worcester and Hereford, to the archbishop of York, and to the bishops of Winchester and Ely.
Ibid. To Hugh de Engolisma. Ordering him to instruct his successor, Itherius de Conquoreto, in the details of his mission. [A portion cut off.]
Ibid. To Itherius de Conquoreto. Ordering him to collect money due to the pope and the Roman church, and pay it over in equal parts to the Bardi and Perusii, merchants of Florence. [A portion cut off.]
7 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 214.)
To the queen [Isabella]. In answer to her letters presented by P. cardinal of St. Mar [ ], touching the abbot of [ ], and requesting her to mediate with the king, her son. [A portion cut off.]
Ibid.
(f. 214d.)
To the same. Exhorting her to induce the king to employ faithful councillors. [A portion cut off.]
Ibid. To the king. Exhorting him to consult his mother, queen Isabella, and to be guided by her in the conduct of affairs of state.
6 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 214d.)
To queen Philippa. Congratulating her on becoming queen, and pointing out her duty to assist the king, her husband, in defending the rights and liberties of the church, protecting the poor, and exercising herself in good works.
12 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 215.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury. Commending to him Itherius de Conquoreto, who succeeds Hugh de Engolisma as nuncio.
Ibid. The like to other prelates (as above f. 214).
Ibid. The like to Edmund, earl of Kent; to Henry, earl of Lancaster; to Roger de Mortuo Mari; to John, earl of Warrenne; to Henry de Bellomonte, earl [of Buchan]. [A portion cut off.]
7 Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 215.)
To queen Philippa. Congratulating her on her marriage, and exhorting her to fulfil the duties of her position, to love her husband, and encouraging her to have recourse to the pope and to the church when occasion requires. [A portion cut off.]
15 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 215d.)
To the king. Requesting him to cause restitution to be made to Mary, lady of Biscay, of her niece, who is detained by certain nobles of the realm. [A portion cut off.]
Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 239d.)
To the king. Touching the processes instituted against Michael de Cesena, minister general of the Friars Minors, and William de Okam, an Englishman, delated for heresy, and sentenced for contumacy in leaving the Roman court without special licence.
Ibid. To queen Isabella. Requesting her to induce the king to listen to the representations touching the aforesaid matter made by the pope's envoy, William Richer.