Regesta 165
1344-1345

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'Regesta 165: 1344-1345', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 3: 1342-1362 (1897), pp. 162-172. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96270 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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Regesta, Vol. CLXV.

7 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 2.)
To Talairand de Grelino, canon of Lincoln, nephew of cardinal Talairand. Indult to receive the fruits of his benefices while pursuing his studies in an university for two years, or while residing on any one of them.
Concurrent mandate to Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London, and two others named.
11 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 3d.)
To John le Smale, canon of Ripon. Indult that while engaged in the service of king Edward, or of Henry de Lancastria, earl of Derby, or in pursuing his studies at an university, he shall receive for two years the fruits of his benefices.
Concurrent mandate to the bishops of Winchester and Norwich, and the abbot of Leicester.
1345.
8 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 23d.)
To Richard Noreys, M.A. and B.C.L. rector of Uggeberght (Ugborough). Indult to receive the fruits of his benefices while engaged in his studies for three years.
Concurrent mandate to the archdeacons of Taunton and Wilts, and John de Carlton, canon of Wells.
The office of notary is conferred on:—
12 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 35d.)
William called ‘Constable,’ of the diocese of Armagh.
6 Kal. June.
(f. 36.)
Robert de Leycestria, William de Modeburi, B.C.L. John Albon, of the diocese of Exeter, at the request of queen Philippa; to be examined by Raimund Pelegrini, papal nuncio.
1344.
5 Id. Aug.
(f. 36d.)
Robert de Dunslond, or Dinislond, of the diocese of Exeter.
16 Kal. Aug.
(f. 36d.)
Two clerks to be named by Hugh de Calce, who has served the papal camera in Ireland for seventeen years; to be examined by the archbishop of Dublin.
17 Kal. Sept.
(f. 37.)
Four clerks; to be examined by Master Raimund Pelegrini.
Id. Oct.
(f. 38.)
Thomas called ‘de Thorp,’ of Peterborough.
6 Kal. Aug.
(f. 38d.)
One clerk; to be examined by William, abbot of St. Werburg's, Chester.
Kal. Dec.
(f. 40.)
Simon de Stratforde, of the diocese of Worcester.
3 Id. Nov.
(f. 40.)
Thomas de Lunderthorp, of the diocese of Lincoln.
8 Id. Dec.
(f. 40.)
William Hyne of Wendlingburgh, of the diocese of Lincoln.
3 Id. Oct.
(f. 40d.)
William Yung, of the diocese of Norwich.
Ibid. Simon Withiel, of the diocese of Exeter.
8 Id. Dec.
(f. 40.)
Gruffin Mathei de Penullyn, of the diocese of St. Asaph.
[Cal. Pet.. i. 77.]
1345.
4 Non. Feb.
(f. 41d.)
William de Bertin Bymedich, of the diocese of Norwich.
Ibid. John called ‘Brasour,’ of Eye, of the diocese of Norwich.
Id. Feb.
(f. 43.)
Richard Willelmi de Erjum, of the diocese of York.
15 Kal. March.
(f. 43.)
Thomas called ‘le Werghte,’ of Levemenstre, of the diocese of Chichester.
14 Kal. Feb.
(f. 43d.)
Three clerks to be examined by the bishop of Exeter.
2 Non. Feb.
(f. 43d.)
Robert de Hakthorp, of the diocese of Carlisle; to be examined by the abbot of St. Mary's, York.
14 Kal. April.
(f. 44.)
Six persons to be examined by William, bishop of Norwich.
15 Kal. May.
(f. 46.)
Two clerks to be nominated by Henry de Haroudon, canon of Wells; to be examined by the bishop of Norwich.
1345.
8 Kal. April.
(f. 47.)
Two clerks to be examined by William, abbot of Evesham.
1344.
5 Kal. Nov.
(f. 47.)
Henry de Pyk, of the diocese of Exeter. [Cal. Pet.. i. 77.]
1345.
8 Kal. Feb.
(f. 47d.)
Three clerks; to be examined by Richard, bishop of Dunkeld.
2 Non. March.
(f. 48.)
John Willelmi de Wetfield, of the diocese of Lichfield; to be examined by the abbot of Whalley.
15 Kal. May.
(f. 48.)
Robert Northgate of Beygham, alias of Deping, of the diocese of Lincoln.
Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 86.)
To the archbishop of York, and the abbots of Westminster and St. Albans. Letters conservatory for the abbot and convent of St. Edmunds for two years.
1344.
15 Kal. Aug.
Avignon.
(f. 95.)
To Richard, earl of Arundel, and Isabella his wife. Indult to have a portable altar.
7 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 95.)
To Simon Symeonis, donsel, of the diocese of Lincoln. The like.
14 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 109.)
To the bishop of London. Mandate, at the request of king Edward, and Bertrand de Petralevata, a Friar Preacher, to absolve and dispense the said Bertrand, who has left his order, provided that within six months he enter that of St. Benedict.
2 Non. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 109d..)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishop of Chichester. Mandate, on the petition of Richard, earl of Arundel, and Isabella daughter of Hugh de Dispensariis—who, at the respective ages of seven and eight, not by mutual consent, but by fear of their relatives, contracted espousals, and on coming to years of puberty expressly renounced them, but were forced by blows to cohabit, so that a son was born—to summon the said parties, and by canonical procedure annul the marriage, they having constantly lived apart, and providing for their son, so that they may be free to intermarry with others. [Cal. Pet.. i. 81.]
17 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 110.)
To William Rous, rector of Wodeford in the diocese of London. Extension of dispensation on account of illegitimacy, so that he may hold an additional benefice. [Cal. Pet.. i. 79.]
5 Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 111.)
To William de Orgolio, Friar Preacher, who has left his order and has since been absolved by a papal penitentiary. Licence, at the request of king Edward, to be received into the Benedictine order, provided that he enter it within six months.
[See Cal. Pet.. i. 35.]
5 Id. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 112.)
To the bishop of Limerick. Mandate, on the petition of the archbishop of Cashel himself, and the bishops of Lismore, Cloyne Cork, and Emly, to grant dispensation to Maurice, earl of Kildare, and Joan daughter of Maurice, earl of Desmond, to intermarry, notwithstanding that they are related in the fourth and third degrees of kindred. [Cal. Pet.. i. 79.]
1345.
7 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 115.)
To Talairand de Grelino, at the request of his uncle Talayrand, cardinal of St. Peter's ad Vincula. Validation of the provision of the canonry and prebend of Lincoln, void by the death of John de Podio Barsaco, notwithstanding that in his petition no mention was made of his canonry of Bordeaux, with expectation of a prebend.
1344.
8 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 122d.)
To Patrick de Lochris, rector of Tynygham, in the diocese of St. Andrews, and canon of St. Andrews. Confirmation, at the request of king David and queen Joan, with exemplification, of the bishop's mandate to the dean of Christianity of Hadingtoun to induct Patrick into the said church, void by the resignation of Peter de Vetericampo, dated Tuesday next after St. Luke, 1342.
4 Non. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 139.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate to proceed according to papal letters touching the dispensation to be granted to John, son of John de Darcy, baron, and Elisabeth, daughter of Nicholas de Menilla, knight, to intermarry, notwithstanding that in their petition the name of John's first wife was not Elisabeth, but Eleanor, and that she was related to Elisabeth in the third and fourth degrees of Kindred, and not merely in the fourth.
[Cal. Pet.. i. 78.]
4 Id. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 140d.)
To the bishop of St. Andrews. Faculty to grant dispensation to John de Duglas, knight, and Agnes de Grame to intermarry, they having lived together and had offspring, notwithstanding the assertion made that Agnes was aunt of a woman with whom John had cohabited, Agnes being ignorant of the said impediment. A penance is to be enjoined on John, and two chaplaincies of 10 marks each are to be founded within two years. Their past and future offspring is to be declared legitimate. [Cal. Pet.. i. 79; Theiner, 282.]
12 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 144d.)
To Thomas son of Hugh, earl of Devon, and kinsman of king Edward, in his fifteenth year. Indult to hold a sinecure dignity or office, and, on attaining his twentieth year, any other benefice. [Cal. Pet.. i. 80.]
Id. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 151.)
To Ralph Spigurnel, knight. Indult to have a portable altar.
12 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 151.)
To John de Prittelwell, citizen of London. Indult to enter once a year the new monastery of nuns of the order of St. Clare without London, with four honest persons.
Ibid. To Sibyl, wife of the said John. The like, with a suite of four honest matrons at any time.
1344.
8 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 152.)
To Raimund Pelegrini. Grant that the papal letters by which he holds a canonry of Cahors, with expectation of a prebend, shall have their effect even after he obtains the church of Corondale, in the diocese of Winchester, on its voidance by the consecration of John, bishop of Hereford, which church he is to resign on obtaining a dignity with cure of souls in Cahors.
11 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 152d.)
To Benedict, bishop of Cardica, who receives no fruits from his bishopric or any other benefice. Indult, at the request of queen Philippa, whose private (specialis) secretary he is, to hold two benefices, one with cure of souls and one without, to the value of 200l. [Cal. Pet. i. 80.]
1345.
7 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 158d.)
To Robert de Offord, earl of Suffolk. Indult to have a portable altar.
Ibid.
(f. 160d.)
To the same. Indult that his confessor may give leave to religious to eat flesh-meat at his table on lawful days.
Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 169.)
To William, abbot of St. Edmunds. Faculty to dispose of his personal property by will.
1344.
7 Id. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 169d.)
To Henry de Lancastria, earl of Derby. Grant that his principal chaplain may receive the whole of the oblations made in his chapel. [Cal. Pet.. i. 78.]
Ibid.
(f. 170.)
To the same. The like.
1345.
2 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 175d.)
To Galhardus, cardinal deacon of St. Lucy's in Silice. Indult to visit his archdeaconry of Ely by deputy for six years, and receive procurations.
Concurrent mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury, the bishop of Norwich, and another named.
1344.
6 Kal. Aug.
Villeueuve by
Avignon.
(f. 183.)
Decree, on the petition of king Edward, of John de Sancto Paulo, provost of Wells, Gilbert de Bruera, dean of London, and Alan de Conyngesburghe, canon of Lichfield, touching the prebend of Edingdon in Romsey. This was obtained by the said John on its voidance by the consecration of Robert, bishop of Chichester, in ignorance that the bishop was a papal chaplain, and was exchanged by him with Gilbert for canonries and prebends of York and Lichfield, and afterwards the said canonry and prebend of Lichfield and the church of Sutton, in the diocese of Salisbury, with the said Alan for the provostry of Wells; but papal provision of Edyngdon had been given to Robert de Adria, papal writer, since deceased, wherefore the above-named collation and exchanges are confirmed, and fruits received are remitted.
1345.
8 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 186d.)
Confirmation, with exemplification, of the appropriation to the abbot and convent of St. Werburg's, Chester, of the church of Chaumpeden (Campden) by the bishop, prior, and chapter of Worcester, whose letters are dated Blockley 10 July and Worcester 11 July, 1340. The monastery has lost by inundation of the sea thirty carucates of land in Brumburgh, Estham, Whiteby, and Ines, of the yearly value of 100l. and the manors of Brocton, Issard, and the church of Haliwell in Wales, by reason of the wars between the kings of England and princes of Wales. The belfry and most of the church are dangerously out of repair.
1344.
4 Non. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 186d.)
To Gichardus de Caroloco, prior of Wenlok. Licence to choose his confessor. [Cal. Pet. i. 81.]
1345.
14 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 200d.)
To William, bishop of Norwich. Faculty to dispense four doctors of theology or canon law so as to hold two benefices apiece. [Cal. Pet. i. 75.]
Ibid.
(f. 201.)
To the same. Indult to appropriate to his mensal two benefices with cure, to the value of 200l.
3 Non. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 207.)
To John Cogges, priest, perpetual vicar in the cathedral church of Wells. Dispensation on account of irregularity incurred by his having when in minor orders struck a prostitute in ignorance that she was pregnant, who after four years tried to extort money from him, saying that she had miscarried of a child whom she had conceived by him. He, not believing the woman, continued his ministration; but afterwards, on the truth of her story being established, abstained from celebrating divine offices. He is now dispensed so as to minister in minor orders only, and to hold a sinecure benefice.
1344.
5 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 209.)
To Roland Targa. Dispensation on account of irregularity incurred by his having in his twenty-third year obtained the church of East Bradenham, though duly ordained, but without dispensation. One half of the fruits received is to be applied in aid of the faithful against the Turks.
1345.
13 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 211d.)
To the bishop of Exeter. Indult that religious may eat fleshmeat at his table on lawful days.
17 Kal. May.
Avignon.
(f. 231.)
To the abbot and convent of Dore. Appropriation of the church of Wigetofth, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 30l. a vicar's portion being assigned, they having suffered by the wars between the English and Welsh.
8 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 232.)
To William, abbot of Evesham. Indult to choose his confessor.
Ibid. To the bishop of Lincoln. Renewal of the mandate to absolve Thomas le Mareschal from the excommunication which he has incurred by intermarrying with Isabella de Foxle, he having carnally known her sister, the fact being known only to his confessor, and he, who was the king's donsel, being unable to come to the Roman court. Thomas and Isabella were to be dispensed so as to remain in the marriage which they had contracted, and their past and future offspring declared legitimate. A chaplaincy of 8 marks was to be founded by them, Isabella was not to be bound to pay the conjugal debt, and if Thomas survived her he was to remain unmarried As, however, they have submitted that their means are too small to found a chaplaincy, and the said Isabella too modest to exact the conjugal debt, the said debt may be exacted by Thomas, and the chaplaincy commuted for other good works at the bishop's discretion. [See p. 173.]
1344.
4 Non. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 233d.)
To the prior and convent of Wenlok. Confirmation, with exemplification, of the appropriation to them by the bishop, dean, and chapter of Hereford, of the churches of Stoke Milburgh and Madeley, dated Thursday after the feast of the nativity of St. John Baptist, 1343. They are to pay 1 mark a year to the sustenance of the choristers of Hereford. [Cal. Pet. i. 81.]
1345.
Id. May.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 239.)
To queen Isabella. Indult that after her death her body may be divided and buried in three places.
Ibid.
(f. 239d.)
To Margery de Rumesen, of London. Indult to have a portable altar.
16 Kal. June.
Villeneuve by Avignon.
(f. 239d.)
To Raimund Pelegrini, canon of London. Faculty to dispose of his personal property by will.
1344.
16 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 241.)
To John de Reppes, Carmelite, papal chaplain. Grant that he may preach at fitting times and places without leave of the diocesan.
Ibid. To the same. Grant that he may lodge at any house in the English province of the order with his fellow and their servant, and retain his chamber in the house in London for life.
Ibid. To the same. Indult to have a portable altar.
Ibid. To the same. Faculty to dispose of his personal property by will. [Cal. Pet. i. 80.]
1345.
8 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 241d.)
To Master Laurence Northburgh. Extension of dispensation on account of illegitimacy so as to enable him to hold three benefices.
1344.
16 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 244.)
To John de Reppes. Exemption from the jurisdiction of his Carmelite superiors. [Cal. Pet. i. 81.]
1344.
18 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 245d.)
To the abbot and convent of Selby. Appropriation of the church of Sibertoft, in the diocese of Lincoln, value 8 marks, a vicar's portion being reserved.
1345.
3 Non. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 248d.)
To the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate to grant a dispensation to William Honyman of Hauton, the younger, and Emma de Hauton to remain in the marriage which they have clandestinely contracted, notwithstanding that they are related in the fourth degree of kindred, declaring their past and future offspring legitimate. A chapel is to be founded by them, value 5 marks a year, or if they are poor some other good penance enjoined.
8 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 249d.)
Relaxation of a hundred days of enjoined penance to penitents who visit the chapel of St. Michael, Bradeston, in which Thomas de Bradeston, knight, has founded three chaplaincies, on the feast of the said saint.
Id. May.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 251.)
To the bishop of St. Asaph. Mandate to absolve John de Warenna, earl of Surrey and Strathearn, lord of Bromfield and Yal, from the excommunication which he has incurred by intermarrying with Joan, daughter of Henry, count of Barre, whose mother's sister Mary (fn. 1) he had carnally known. A penance is to be enjoined, and as to the marriage, canonical action is to be taken.
8 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 251d.)
To Richard, bishop of Dunkeld. Faculty to dispense six sons of priests so as to be ordained and hold a benefice apiece.
Ibid.
(f. 252d.)
To the same. The like on behalf of six persons of illegitimate birth.
Ibid. To the same. The like on behalf of six sons of deacons.
1344.
2 Non. Aug.
Villeneuve by Avignon.
(f. 271d.)
To Isabella, abbess of Fontevraud, and the sisters of the monastery. Confirmation of their possessions, among which are gifts from king Richard, queen Eleanor, king Henry, king John, the earl of Leicester, and others, in various sums of money. In England—Of the gift of king Henry, 30l. a year; from king Richard, 35l. at the exchequer (quaquarium) at Michaelmas; and Henry de Sorrieis and his heirs. Of the gift of king Henry, the manor of Lecton and 4l. in the manor of Radenesche, the place of Ambresbury with all its appurtenances, the manor of Wallop, and the church of Ledecumbe. Of the gift of king John, the manor of Wintreslau, and 10l. in the manor of Arton. Of the gift of the earl of Leicester (Bleccestria), 10 marks’ worth of land in the manors of Bleinefort and Neudfort, and the manor of Elmondestruo. Of the gift of William de Sancto Johanne, one virgate at Couthone. Of the gift of king Richard, the mills of Partemue. Of the gift of Ganguelinuss (Walkelin) Monimot, the mill of Meslingues (Barlings). Of the gift of Eustace, bishop of Ely, 10 marks. Of the gift of the earl of Leicester, ‘Ethona’ and ‘Westuuda.’ [Imperfect.]
n. d.
(f. 273d.)
To the same. A like confirmation of other possessions, including 100 marks a year given by king Henry (60 from the farm of the city of London, and 40 from the city of Winchester). [Imperfect.]
1345.
8 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 274d.)
To Thomas de Abetot. Rehabilitation on account of irregularity incurred by his having held successively the churches of Pupplynton, Steenigesham, Bishinton, Legh, and Otinton, in the diocese of Worcester, the value of the last being 22 marks, which he is to resign, and pay 100 florins in aid of the faithful against the Turks; other fruits received are remitted.
1344.
8 Kal. June.
Avignon.
(f. 280d.)
To the dean of Chichester, the archdeacon of Surrey, and the chancellor of Hereford. Mandate to carry out the ordinances touching apostates in regard to Robert Coumbere, monk of Robertsbridge, who, having left his order, desires to be reconciled to it.
2 Kal. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 281.)
To the archbishop of York and the bishop of Lincoln. Mandate to sequestrate the canonry and prebend of South well which were conferred by John XXII. on Henry de Haraudon, when void by the death of Thomas de Sancto Albano, and of which the said Henry has been despoiled by Robert de Kildesby, who procured his presentation from Edward III. during the vacancy of the see of York. On Henry's obtaining a sentence against him in the papal court, Robert fraudulently resigned the canonry, and William de Kildesby, who now holds the canonry, succeeded, and Henry hears that he has procured the appointment, by royal warrant, of Thomas called ‘Taverner,’ of the diocese of Lichfield, and certain others, to seize and imprison him, or his proctors or executors, if they endeavour to carry out the sentence. The two prelates are to put Henry or his proctor in possession of the prebend.
4 Kal. Oct.
Villeneuve by Avignon.
(f. 281d.)
To the abbots of Abingdon and Nutley, and the archdeacon of Norwich. Mandate to carry out the ordinances touching apostates in favour of Alan de Codintone, canon of Lantony by Gloucester, who, having left his order, desires to be reconciled to it.
5 Kal. Oct.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 282d.)
To Richard, bishop of Dunkeld. Mandate to betake himself to his diocese, on his consecration by Peter, bishop of Palestrina.
Ibid. To William, bishop of Aberdeen. The like.
4 Non. Oct.
Avignon.
(f. 282.d)
To Robert de Barton, canon of York, Roger de Moclowe, canon of Lichfield, and Geoffrey de Edenham, canon of Lincoln. Mandate to carry out the ordinances touching apostates in regard to Alan de Waynflet, canon of Markeby, who, having left his order, desires to be reconciled to it.
1344.
Ibid.
(f. 283.)
To the abbots of Crowland and Saltrey, and another named. The like in regard to John de Thoulislond, canon of St. Mary's, Huntingdon, who, having left his order, desires to be reconciled to it.
15 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 288.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury, and the bishops of London and Ely. Mandate to cite John de Hamerton, Robert de Aleysham, John de Wysberch, and Ralph de Hynton, monks of Ely, and Elias de Hoxon, to appear before the pope within three months to answer touching their action in regard to John de Wendlingburgh, proctor of Henry de Hareudon, whom they caused to be arrested by their servants, William de Ardern and Simon de Clyveland, and detained for six weeks, Elias having got a writ from the king's court to imprison the said proctor in the king's prison, the same having been done in opposition to the papal provision made to the said Henry of the church of Hadeham, which was contested by John de Marcham, against whom Henry had appealed to Benedict XII. who commissioned a papal auditor to hear the cause.
9 Kal. July.
Avignon.
(f. 208d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury, and the bishops of London and Ely. Mandate touching the same cause, to sequestrate the fruits of Hadenham, and to keep them until Henry obtains possession of the same, he having been despoiled of the said church by John de Marcham, since deceased, at the instance and by the help of Elias de Hoxon; Thomas de Hadfeld and Bartholomew de Bourne having since successively held it.
14 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 290.)
To the bishop of Norwich, and the archdeacons of Huntingdon and Colchester. Mandate to cause to be observed the ordinances touching apostates in regard to John de Welton, of the Augustinian hospital of St. Mary's, Melethon, by Gravesend, who, having left his order, desires to be reconciled to it.
6 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 291d.)
To the archdeacon of Norwich, Nicholas de Capucio, canon of Lincoln, and another named. The like in regard to John de Scelleye, canon of Derley, in the diocese of Lichfield, who, having been maliciously thrust out of the monastery by the abbot, and now wearing the dress of a secular clerk, desires to be reconciled to his order.
8 Kal. Dec.
Avignon.
(f. 292d.)
To the same. The like for Thomas de Dancastre, of the same monastery, ejected in like manner.
1345.
10 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 298.)
To the bishops of Kilmacduagh and Clonfert, and the dean of Elphin. Mandate to cite Malachi, archbishop of Tuam, to appear by his proctor, and James, bishop of Killala, to appear in person before the pope by the first of October next, to answer touching the postulation, election, and confirmation of the bishop of Killala. On the death of John the three scrutators, canons Luke Oraoran, Stephen Leryed, and Robert Linort, appointed for that purpose, declared that canon William Idubda was postulated by twelve of the canons, and that two other canons, the said
Robert and William Obresseam, who was also proxy for Robert Bremegham, Peter Lahtruth, and John de Lecto, elected James de Bretoehem. William appealed to the pope, but the election of James was confirmed by the archbishop, and William, on his way to the apostolic see, was, at the instance of James, seized by the king's men, despoiled of his goods, and imprisoned for many days. On the matter being committed to the hearing of Bertrand, bishop of Ostia, and relation thereof made in consistory, this mandate is issued.
10 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 301d.)
To the archbishop of York. Mandate to reinduct John le Graunt, of Hakusmuth, into the church of Byrthon Jorz, which he obtained by papal authoilty, and of which he has been despoiled by John de Bekingham, rector of a moiety of West Burroc, in the diocese of Lincoln, who, falsely representing that the presentation had been ceded to him. by William de Leycestria, the prior and the convent of Schelford, put John Glide, the prior's brother, into it, and obtained the king's writ for the capture and imprisonment of John le Graunt and his executors.
Ibid.
(f. 303.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishop or Lincoln. Mandate to replace John Mainowe of Craule in possession of the vicarage of Bradewelle, in the diocese of Lincoln, of which he was despoiled by William Vivian. Appeal was made to Benedict XII. and the cause having been heard by successive auditors, Vivian was removed, and William Parent of Irtlingburgh, whom the rural dean of Flitte found in possession, was inhibited. Parent, however, in despite of sentence issued against him, held the vicarage, and obtained the king's writ for the capture and imprisonment of John and his executor.

Footnotes

1 Daughter of King Edward I. a nun.