Regesta 140
1346-1347

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1897

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'Regesta 140: 1346-1347', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 3: 1342-1362 (1897), pp. 26-33. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96245 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. CXL.

5 Clement VI.

4 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 11d.)
To Henry, earl of Lancaster. Requesting him to withdraw his hands from the temporalities of the see of Dax, which he has seized.
4 Non. June.
Avignon.
(f. 18.)
To Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London, papal nuncio. Acquittance for 533l. 6s. 8d. collected by him and assigned, in a sum of 4000 gold florins at 32d. a florin, to Peter de Pirana, fellow of James Malabayla, merchant of Asti, for the papal camera.
6 Id. June.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 24d.)
To Ralph, baron of Stamfort, seneschal of Gascony. Requesting him to repay a loan of 400 pounds of Bordeaux to the collector of the estate of Peter, late archbishop of Bordeaux.
16 Kal. July.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 40.)
To cardinals Anibaldus, bishop of Tusculum, and Stephen of SS. John and Paul, papal nuncios. The pope has not answered their former letters, because he was and is much occupied by the wars and dissensions in Almain, Sicily, Lombardy, and elsewhere, and also because he heard that king Edward was about to cross the sea, and that they had not yet obtained a safe-conduct from him. Now the pope has received other letters from them, informing him that Andrew de Offorde, the king's envoy, has come to them with letters from the king, to which it was answered that either his envoys should come to the pope or he should give a safe conduct to the papal nuncios. The pope desires that if neither is done, or if the king on crossing the sea will make no treaty, the nuncios should, by a swift messenger, inform the pope, so that he may write to them what is next to be done.
Ibid.
(f. 40d.)
To Joan, queen of France. The pope has received her letters by the envoys of the aforesaid nuncios, but has not answered them until now, when he has received other letters from the nuncios informing him of what king Edward has written by Andrew de Offorde. He tells her what he has written to the nuncios, and has sent a message to be communicated to her by Firmin de Coquerello, dean of Paris, king Philip's councillor.
Ibid. To the master of the Hospitallers. Recommending Philip de Thame, their prior in England, touching the remission of arrears, the release from the journey beyond seas, and the revocation of a commission given to John de Pavelyno, acting as the master's lieutenant in England, in despite of the said prior, whose obedience and labours in the service of the order deserve favour and commendation.
Ibid.
(f. 41.)
To Philip, king of France. Recommending Ralph de Persiaco, appointed by prior Philip de Thame to rule one of the houses of the Hospitallers in France (domus Dilugii), which is in the gift of the said prior.
7 Kal. July.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 45.)
To Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London, papal nuncio. Faculty to use papal letters touching the Roman church and the papal camera in Ireland, although no mention be made in them of that country.
3 Non. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 75.)
To king Edward. The pope sends cardinals Anibaldus, bishop of Tusculum, and Stephen of SS, John and Paul, as nuncios for the reformation of peace between him and king Philip, and exhorts him to acquiesce in their monitions and persuasions.
Ibid.
(f. 75d.)
To the aforesaid cardinals. The pope has received their letters touching king Edward's entry into Normandy, and commends them for their diligence in setting out at once to meet him. He leaves it to them, who are on the spot, to take such steps as shall be expedient for the success of their mission, and directs them to keep him fully informed, so that he may be able to advise them, and sends them a copy of his letter to the said king.
Id. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 86d.)
To William Beaufiz, of the diocese of Canterbury, a Friar Minor. Conferring on him the dignity of honorary papal chaplain.
19 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 87d.)
To the cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. Touching the reformation of peace between the kings of France and England, and reciting all that has been done to that end from the time of Benedict XII. in accordance with which they are to carry out their mission.
Ibid.
(f. 91.)
To the same. The pope has received their letters informing him of their meeting with king Edward in France, and as they are engaged with him at Lisieux in intricate affairs, he sends a recital of what has been done touching the business confided to them.
17 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 91.)
To John de la Ryvere, knight, of the diocese of Worcester. Indult to visit the Holy Sepulchre with John de Noble, priest, and John Wayfor, donsel, members of his household.
6 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 102d.)
To Joan, queen of France. Touching the reformation of peace between the kings of France and England, which is likely to be prejudiced by king Edward's invasion of Normandy. Her clerk, John Camarlenchi, treasurer of Sens, will inform her by word of mouth of what the pope is doing and has done. The pope exhorts her to use her influence for peace, and that the cardinal nuncios, who have been insulted by the French, may be treated with due reverence.
Ibid.
(f. 103.)
To Bona, duchess of Normandy. The like.
Ibid.
(f. 103d.)
To Philip, king of France. The like, and urging him to acquiesce in the counsels and monitions of the nuncios.
Ibid. To king Edward. Exhorting him to carry out in detail his general wish for peace, which he has expressed to the nuncios.
4 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 104d.)
To John, king of Bohemia. Exhorting him to assist the aforesaid nuncios in their mission, and to interpose in the interests of peace between the kings of France and England.
Ibid. To Charles, king of the Romans. The like.
5 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 104d.)
To the cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. The pope has received their letters touching their labours, anxieties, and perplexities, and is grieved to hear that in France they have been insulted and even stoned. The pope has written about this to queen Joan and others, and he advises them to have with them constantly one or two serjeants for their security. He also directs them to have any proposals that may be made committed to writing and if possible sealed, so that no future dispute may arise about their nature, and to keep him fully informed from day to day of current affairs. They ought to have received his letter on the octave of the Assumption; he is ordering another process against the Flemings which will be sent to them They are to write to him at once on receiving his letters to king Edward touching the remission of the fruits of cardinals’ benefices taken by that king. As to what cardinal Anibaldus has written to him touching the appeal interposed in Flanders by that knight of king Edward, the bishop of Tournay has sent a writing to the pope which he said contained the said appeal, without date or names of notaries, so that it appeared to be rather a defamatory libel than anything else. As to who this knight and the notaries are, enquiry is to be made, and diligence and caution must be used in the affair.
Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 108d.)
To the same cardinal nuncios. Mandate to proceed either in person or by deputy to the towns and places of Flanders, or its neighbourhood, and there publish the sentences of excommunication and interdict issued against the Flemings and their country, which they have incurred as disturbers of the peace in the month of August last, by invading the kingdom of France.
3 Non. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 112d.)
To the lieutenant of the seneschal and to the judge of the seneschalcy of Beaucaire and Nîmes for the king of France. Requiring the release of William Inge, archdeacon of Surrey, arrested at Nîmes by the secular court of that place when on his way to the Roman court.
8 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 113.)
To Henry, earl of Lancaster. Recommending to him Aymar de Pictavia, the pope's nephew, in the matter of his ransom, in Gascony.
6 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 114.)
To cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. The pope has heard by letters of queen Joan and others of the conflict between king Philip and king Edward. He is grieved at this news instead of that of a treaty of peace, but glad that king Philip has carried himself bravely. He exhorts the nuncios to follows the instructions sent by the courier Bidotius, and sends a copy of his letter to the king and queen of France.
Ibid.
(f. 114d.)
To Fulk, bishop of Paris. Touching the same, and requesting him to keep the pope informed of current affairs.
Ibid. To two other prelates of France, to Master Firmin de Coquerello, dean of Paris, king Philip's councillor, and others. The like.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 116.)
To Henry, earl of Lancaster. Letter of credence for John de Ripis, a Carmelite, papal penitentiary, and the earl's secretary, who is sent touching certain affairs of the pope's nephew, Aymar de Pictavia, who is bringing a verbal message to him about the negotiations for peace between the kings of France and England.
5 Non. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 138d.)
To cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. The pope has received their letters, informing him that they have obtained from king Edward and king Philip negotiators (tractatores) for a treaty of peace, about which they are to keep the pope informed.
15 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 151d.)
To Henry, earl of Lancaster. Exhorting him to restrain his men from destroying and robbing churches and ecclesiastics, and especially recommending to his protection the Benedictine monastery of Saint Jean d'Angely, in the diocese of Saintes.
10 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 155d.)
To the same. Touching the same, and desiring him to restore and set free goods and persons of the aforesaid monastery.
6 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 158d.)
To Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London, papal nuncio. Recommending the proctors of Master William de Veyraco, D.C.L. papal chaplain and registrar, touching his affairs and benefices in England.
4 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 173.)
To Humbert, dauphin of Vienne, captain-general of the army of the faithful against the Turks. Touching the money and supplies of men and munitions for the expedition; informing him of the success of the mission of cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, for peace between the kings of France and England, and requesting him to further the same.
13 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 189.)
To John, count of Armagnac, king Philip's lieutenant in Languedoc. The pope has received his kinsman the bishop of Lectoure, and thanks him for what he has done, desiring him to continue his good offices touching the desired peace between the kings of France and England.
1347.
18 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 203d.)
To cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. The pope has received their letters touching the reformation of peace, and encourages them to persevere in their labours, which will have their reward, whether they are successful or not.
Ibid.
(f. 204.)
To king Edward. Urging him to make peace with king Philip, and to hold favourable communication with the cardinals sent, who will safeguard his honour in carrying out their mission. [Fædera.]
Ibid.
(f. 204d.)
To the king of France. Touching the same.
12 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 210d.)
To king Edward. Recommending to him Constantius, knight, secretary and envoy of Constantius, king of the Armenians, and his barons and people of that realm, who have suffered grievously at the hands of the infidels, and exhorting him to make peace with France. [Fœdera.]
Ibid.
(f. 211.)
To Philip, king of France. The like, mutatis mutandis.
Ibid. To cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. Touching the same, and sending a copy of his letters to the kings of France and England.
Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 222d.)
To the chapter of Lincoln. Notifying to them the reservation to the pope of the appointment to that see.
Ibid. To the archbishop of Canterbury. The like.
Ibid.
(f. 223d.)
To Thomas Choc, seneschal of Gascony. Requiring him to liberate and restore to Bernard, bishop of Dax, the temporalities of that see taken by order of Henry, earl of Lancaster.
Non. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 225.)
To cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. The pope has received their letters dated 13 January, and exhorts them to continue their labours for the reformation of peace between the kings of France and England; and whereas Anibaldus has found king Edward disposed to make a truce, this is to be promoted, even if peace be not made. The pope sends copies of his letters to the two kings.
17 Kal. March.
Avignon.
(f 231d.)
To Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London, papal nuncio. Faculty to make composition with the prelates and parsons of Ireland touching the residue of the tenth imposed by Boniface VIII. and Clement V. not yet collected, and to grant necessary dispensations.
3 Kal. March.
Avignon.
(f. 235.)
To the same. Acquittance for 266l. 13s. 4d. in a sum of 2000 florins at 2s. 8d. a florin, collected by him in England and parts adjacent, and assigned by him to Peter de Proana, partner of James de Malabayla, merchant of Asti, for the papal camera.
6 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 250d.)
To Thomas Tot (Choc, Koch), seneschal of Gascony for king Edward, John de Valham, constable of Bordeaux, and Henry, earl of Lancaster, and others. Requesting them to restore to Amaneuus, archbishop of Bordeaux, castles, towns, and goods taken and detained by their officers.
Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 254.)
To Joan, queen of France. The pope has received her letters touching, among other matters, the processes to be made against king Edward, which he hopes will not hinder the treaty of peace.
Ibid.
(f. 255.)
To Master Firmin de Coquerello, dean of Paris, king Philip's councillor. Touching the same.
4 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 255d.)
To cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. The cardinals have delayed to present the pope's letters to king Edward, touching the seizure by him of the fruits of benefices held by foreigners, fearing that the treaty of peace might be thereby hindered. They are now to present the said letters and others, copies of which, as well as of the king's letters, are enclosed. Joan, queen of France, has written to the pope that, at her instance, her husband has revoked like novelties attempted against ecclesiastical liberty as regards the cardinals, and members of his and the pope's households, but as this is not enough, the pope has ordered Pastor, archbishop of Embrun, and William, bishop of Chartres, to make instance with queen Joan, and if by her they cannot obtain what is demanded, they are to present monitory letters to king Philip.
Ibid.
(f. 256d.)
To king Edward. Repeating his monition touching the revocation of novelties attempted against ecclesiastical liberty, which the pope defends as his conscience and his office oblige him.
Ibid. To king Philip. Requesting him to give credence to cardinal Stephen.
Ibid.
(f. 257.)
To king Edward. The like in regard to cardinal Anibaldus.
Ibid. To queen Joan, John, duke of Normandy, Bona, duchess of Normandy, William Flote, king Philip's chancellor, and others. Touching the same.
Ibid.
(f. 257d.)
To queen Isabella, Edward, prince of Wales, William, bishop of Winchester, William, earl of Northampton, John de Thoresby, dean of Lichfield. The like.
8 Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 261.)
To king Edward. Urging him to state his demands with a view to peace with France, and requesting him to reconsider his refusal to make a truce unless Calais, now besieged by him, is given up. John de Rippis is bringing a verbal message from the pope touching these matters.
Ibid.
(f. 261d.)
To queen Philippa. Requesting her to use her influence with the king for peace.
Ibid. To Edward, prince of Wales. The like.
Ibid.
(f. 262.)
To John, archbishop of Canterbury. Touching the same, and requesting him to follow the king to France, where he will meet John de Rippis, to whom the pope has given a verbal message for him, and then to proceed to the papal court with a statement of king Edward's demands.
Ibid. To Henry, earl of Lancaster. The like, and informing him of the mission of John de Rippis.
Ibid.
(f. 262d.)
To William, archbishop of York, Thomas, bishop of Durham, William, bishop of Winchester, Thomas, bishop elect of Ely, John, bishop elect of Lincoln, John de Offorde, dean of Lincoln, John de Thoresby, dean of Lichfield. The like.
Ibid. To queen Isabella. Touching the same, and thanking her for a jewel.
3 Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 266d.)
To cardinals Anibaldus and Stephen, papal nuncios. Encouraging them in their labours for peace, and directing them to open and send a copy of king Edward's letters addressed to the pope, which they, by reason of the dangers of the roads, have not sent to him.
2 Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 267.)
To Philip, king of France. Recommending to him James Malabayla, merchant of Asti, dwelling in the Roman court, whose agents and goods have been seized in France on suspicion that he favoured the part of king Edward in the said court. James has done no more than to present letters touching the promotion of John, bishop elect of Lincoln, and certain prelates of England.
Ibid. To William Flote, lord of Revel, king Philip's chancellor, and Giles, abbot of St. Denis, Paris. The like.
3 Id. May.
Avignon.
(f. 288.)
To William, archbishop of York. Recommending to him Master William de Veyraco, precentor of Agde, and his proctors, in regard to affairs which he has to expedite in those parts.
Ibid. To John, archbishop of Canterbury, and to Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London, papal nuncio. The like.
1346.
14 Kal. Sept.
Avignon. (f. 294.)
To Richard, bishop of Ossory, the archbishop of Cashel, the bishop of Waterford, and the chancellor of Limerick. Indult to visit churches and monasteries in their dioceses by deputy, and to receive procurations.
1347.
3 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 304.)
To Peter de Sancto Martiale, canon of Lincoln. Indult to enjoy the fruits of his benefices while non-resident for five years. Executors are Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London, and two others named.
1346.
17 Kal. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 311d.)
To all prelates, secular and regular. Safe-conduct for John de la Ryvere, knight, of the diocese of Worcester, going in aid of the faithful against the Turks.
4 Id. Sept.
Avignon.
(f. 312.)
To the same. The like for John de Rippis, a Carmelite, papal penitentiary, going to Gascony on business of the pope.
2 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 312d.)
To the same. The like for papal envoys and a courier, bringing letters close from the pope to Henry, earl of Lancaster.
1347.
8 Id. April.
Avignon.
(f. 313.)
To the same. The like for John de Rippis, going on business of the pope to France and England.