Regesta 270
1374

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'Regesta 270: 1374', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 4: 1362-1404 (1902), pp. 130-136. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=96387 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Regesta. Vol. CCLXX.

4 Gregory XI.

Littere Secrete.. Per Nicolaum De Auximo, Notarium Et Secretarium.

1374.
Id. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 3d.)
To John Agut (Hawkwood), knight, captain of the English force in Lombardy in the service of the pope and the Roman church. The pope has received his letter dated at Romagnese, 29 December, repeating what he had said by his ambassador John Briz, knight, to which the pope replies that he has already answered it in his detailed, and he hopes satisfactory, reply sent by the said knight, who left before Christmas. The pope exhorts him to continue his praiseworthy operations against the enemy. [See f. 221.] [Leader & Marcotti, p. 324.]
Ibid. To Bérenger abbot of Lézat in the diocese of Rieux, papal nuncio. Mandate, among other things, to do his best to retain John Agut (Hawkwood) and his force in the territory of the enemy, they being disposed to return towards Bologna on account of suspicions of certain treaties in Romagna (Romandiola), which treaties, the pope believes, are made up by the enemy in order to alarm the said force into quitting their territory. The pope is writing to the said John to this effect.
4 Kal. April.
Avignon.
(f. 25.)
To Lewis count of Flanders. Desiring him to give order for the release of twelve bales (ballas) of cloth which were brought from England in a Venetian ship by merchants of the society of the ancient Alberti of Florence, and were seized by the officers of the count at the port of Sluys (Scluse) in ignorance that he had previously allowed forty similar bales to be conveyed through his territory.
7 Id. July.
Orgon by Avignon.
(f. 44d.)
To Edward king of England. Requesting him to release two ships, one of Genoa, the other of Naples, laden with cloth and wool, belonging to the Alberti of Florence, sailing from the port of Bruges to that of Pisa, and seized by the English on the pretext that they were going to the parts of the Spaniards, the king's enemies. [Fœdera.]
Ibid. To Edward prince of Aquitaine and Wales. Requesting him to use his influence with the king touching the same.
Ibid.
(f. 45.)
To John duke of Lancaster; to John Knyvet, knight, the king's chancellor; to William lord of Latimer, chamberlain of England; to Simon bishop of London. The like.

Per Guillermum Baronis, Secretarium.

4 Id. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 80.)
To Edward, king of England. Recommending to him the Hospitallers of his realm, and praying him to assist them in the recovery and defence of their property in the realm, to the end that they may be enabled to fulfil divers ordinances made in a congregation of the lieutenant of the master of the hospital, and many priors, preceptors, commanders, and brethren, held by the pope's mandate at Avignon. [See Reg. cclxxi. f. 62d.]
Ibid.
(f. 80d.)
To Robert king of Scotland; to Edward prince of Wales; to Richard earl of Arundel; to the archbishop of Canterbury. The like, mutatis mutandis.
14 Kal. March.
Avignon.
(f. 80d.)
To [Edward le] Dispenser, knight, constable of England (sic). Requesting him to cause to be restored churches and fortresses taken by his forces in the lands of William viscount of Turenne, the pope's brother, notwithstanding that the said lands are subject to king Edward.
Ibid.
(f. 81.)
To Hugh de Calviley (Calveley), knight, marshal of John duke of Lancaster. The like. [See. f. 108.]
Ibid. To John, duke of Lancaster. Requesting him to cause to be restored the said churches and fortresses.
6 Id. March.
Avignon.
(f. 86d.)
To Lewis, second son of John, late king of the French, duke of Anjou. Exhorting him to foster peace between the kings of France and England, and to give credence to the fresh nuncios, William patriarch of Jerusalem, and Elias archbishop of Bordeaux, whom the pope is sending to him and the duke of Lancaster.
Ibid.
(f. 87.)
To John duke of Lancaster. The like, mutatis mutandis.
Ibid. To Hugh de Calvile (Calveley), marshal of the said duke. Exhorting him to use his influence in favour of the nuncios with the duke of Lancaster, who is, with the duke of Anjou, as the pope has learned, making hostile preparations.
Ibid.
(ff. 87d, 88, 88d, 89.)
To John Sentelow, knight; Walter Huetz (Hewett); Hugh de Carvalay (Calveley), knight; [Edward le] Dispenser, constable of England (sic); Henry de Arderne, knight; Roger Boys, knight; Bernard de Lebreto (d'Albret), lord of Gironde; William de Ufforti, earl of Suffolk; Michael atte Pole, baron; Thomas de Felton, seneschal of Aquitaine; Henry, lord of Percy; Robert de Wilugbi, baron; Thomas de Hesildein, donsel; Ralph de Erghum, chancellor of John duke of Lancaster; Thomas de Bellocampo, earl of Warwick; Hugh, earl of Stafford; John Neumarche, donsel; Edward de Lyngregge (Dalyngrigge), knight; Edward de Rocheford, knight; and others named. The like.
Kal. May.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 100.)
To Edward king of England. The pope has gladly received his letters, to which he has lately returned thanks in paper letters (per nostras litteras papireas), and will shortly send [Bernard] bishop of Pampeluna, [Ralph] bishop of Sinigaglia, and Giles Sancii Munionis, provost of Valencia, D.C.L. as nuncios, who will be at Bruges on the feast of St. John Baptist. Power is given to the nuncios to prorogue until Michaelmas the articles agreed upon at the Roman court with the king's ambassadors [See Reg. cclxxxv. f. 167]. The king is prayed to send his own envoys to Bruges at the date proposed, and to allow the said nuncios to receive the customary procurations. [See Milman Lat. Ch. 3rd. ed. viii. 167, note r. 168, note t.]
Ibid.
(f. 100d.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury. Informing him of the mission of the above nuncios touching the whole English church and ecclesiastics of the realm, respecting which he is to give full credence to Walter de Skirlawe, archdeacon of East Riding (Estrindigie), doctor of canon law. The archbishop is ordered to cause to be paid to them the customary procurations, and in order that they may act with full information he is to write to them or send to them an envoy fully informed respecting the rights and liberties of the English church.
Ibid.
(f. 101.)
To Alexander archbishop elect of York. The like.
4 Non. May.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 102.)
To Edward king of England. Proroguing the aforesaid articles of agreement to the feast of St. Mary Magdalen, and requesting him to give full credence to Walter Skirlawe. [Fœdera.]
12 Kal. June.
Salon by Arles.
(f. 108.)
To Hugh de Calvyley (Calveley), knight. The pope has received his letters, and thanks him for having restored three castles to William viscount of Turenne. [See f. 81.]
6 Kal. June.
Salon by Arles.
(f. 109.)
To John Acuti (Hawkwood), knight, captain of forces in Italy for the pope and the Roman church. Letters of credence for John de Canis, donsel, whom the pope is sending with instructions. [Leader & Marcotti, p. 326.]
Ibid. To John Tournebarril (Thornbury), marshal of forces in Italy for the pope and the Roman church. The like.
Kal. June.
Salon by Arles.
(f. 110.)
To Lewis count of Flanders. Commending to him the above-named three nuncios.
3 Kal. June.
Salon by Arles.
(f. 110d.)
To Edward king of England. The pope has given power to the aforesaid nuncios to prorogue the articles of agreement to the feast of All Saints.
Ibid.
(f. 111.)
To Edward prince of Wales. Exhorting him to use his influence with the king, to whom he has written as contained in the enclosed schedule, and to give full credence to the nuncios named therein.
Ibid. To John duke of Lancaster. The like.
Ibid. To the archbishop of Canterbury. Mandate to pay and cause to be paid to the nuncios the customary procurations.
Ibid.
(f. 111d.)
To the archbishop of York and to the bishop of London. The like.
Kal. June.
Salon by Arles.
(f. 112.)
To the archbishop of Canterbury. Letters of credence for the aforesaid nuncios.
Ibid.
(f. 112d.)
To the archbishop of York and to the bishop of London. The like.
4 Non. June.
Salon by Arles.
(f. 112d.)
To Edward king of England. Urging him to make peace with Charles king of the French, and praying him, in order to treat thereof, to send one of his sons to meet one of king Charles's brothers, and to give credence to Pileus archbishop of Ravenna, and William bishop of Carpentras, papal nuncios, of whom the bishop of Carpentras, after having returned to the pope, has again repaired to those parts.
Ibid.
(f. 113.)
To Edward prince of Wales. Requesting him to use his influence with the king touching the same. [See Milman. loc. cit. 24, note a.]
Ibid.
(f. 113d.)
To John duke of Lancaster. The like.
Ibid. To William lord of Latimer, the king's chamberlain. The like, mutatis mutandis.
8 Kal. July
Salon by Arles.
(f. 117d.)
To Edward king of England. Recommending to him Aymar de Rupe (Roche), the pope's nephew, appointed to the archdeaconry of Canterbury, void by the death of William, cardinal of St. Clement's. [See Reg. cclxxi. f. 143, and Milman, 169 note a.]
Ibid.
(f. 118.)
To Edward prince of Wales and to John duke of Lancaster. The like.
4 Id. July.
Orgon by Avignon.
(f. 121d.)
To John Tournebarril (Thornbury), knight. Thanking him for his letters informing the pope of a company which, it is feared, is being formed in those parts: he is desired to inform thereof William cardinal of St. Angelo's, vicar in those parts.
17 Kal. Aug.
Noves by Avignon.
(f. 122.)
To John Acuti (Hawkwood), knight. Exhorting him to go with his forces to assist the pope's city of Vercelli, besieged by Barnabas and Galeatius de Vicecomitibus (Visconti). [Leader & Marcotti, p. 326, with wrong folio.]
Ibid.
(f. 122d.)
To John Tournebarril. Exhorting him to induce the said John to comply.
2 Id. Aug.
Noves by Avignon.
(f. 137d.)
To Charles king of the French. Pileus archbishop of Ravenna has had an interview with the king of England, and has written informing the pope that that king would accept a truce until Easter next if king Charles would consent, and would send envoys to Bruges if king Charles would do the same. The pope prays him to consent to the truce as a step towards a good peace and concord.
Ibid.
(f. 138.)
To Lewis, second son of John, late king of the French, duke of Anjou. Urging him to use his influence with king Charles touching the same.
Ibid.
(ff. 138d, 139.)
To Philip duke of Burgundy; to Edward prince of Wales; to John duke of Laucaster; to Lewis count of Flanders; to Simon bishop of London; to Alexander archbishop of York; to William lord of Latimer, the king's chamberlam; to [Edmund] earl of March. The like, mutatis mutandis.
Id. Aug.
Noves by Avignon.
(f. 139d.)
To William bishop of Carpentras, papal nuncio. Mandate to work with his colleague the archbishop of Ravenna in fostering peace between the kings of France and England.
Ibid. To Pileus archbishop of Ravenna, papal nuncio. The like, mutatis mutandis.
13 Kal. Oct.
Villeneuve by
Avignon.
(f. 146d.)
To the abbot of St. Sulpice (Supplicii), in the diocese of Bourges. Mandate to grant a delay until the feast of the Purification next following of the homage due to him by Robert de Villamuro, and James son and heir of the late John de Villamuro, donsels, they being hostages in the hands of Edward king of England. [See Reg. cclxix. f. 326.]
12 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 151.)
To Edward king of England. The pope has received his letters, and has heard from Giles Sancii Munionis, who has come from Bruges, whither he will shortly return, that the king has sent, as desired, his envoys to Bruges, who have set forth to the papal nuncios his sincere devotion towards the Roman church. The pope has himself prorogued the articles [See Reg. cclxxxv. f. 167] until the feast of St. Andrew, and has given power to the nuncios to prorogue them until Easter, so that the discord between the king and the pope may be terminated.
Ibid.
(f. 151d.)
To king Edward's envoys about to come to Bruges. Enclosing the articles of concord drawn up on the occasion of the embassy from king Edward; recapitulating the king's other to send from king Edward; recapitulating the king's offer to send envoys to Bruges or Calais; thanking them for their good affection, which the pope has learned from Giles Sancii Munionis; informing them of the prorogation, and urging them to foster peace and concord between the Roman church and the king, and to give full credence to the said Giles.
Ibid.
(f. 152.)
To Edward prince of Wales. Urging him to use his influence with the king touching the same.
Ibid.
(f. 152d.)
To John duke of Lancaster; to [John Knyvet] chancellor of England; to [Richard le Scrope] treasurer of England; to William de Brian, knight; to William lord of Latimer; to Simon bishop of London; to [William] bishop of Hereford. The like, mutatis mutandis.
12 Kal. Nov.
Avignon.
(f. 153.)
To Bernard bishop of Pampeluna, and Ralph bishop of Sinigaglia, papal nuncios. The pope has heard the report of their labours brought by Giles Sancii Munionis, and urges them to continue the same and to give full credence to the said Giles.
Ibid. To [John] bishop of Bangor. Urging him to continue his labours in behalf of certain arduous affairs concerning the whole English church, himself, and other ecclesiastics of the realm, and to give full credence to Giles Sancii Munionis.
9 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 161.)
To Nicholas Spinello, knight, chancellor of the kingdom of Sicily, seneschal of Provence. Desiring him to order the release of Walter Noble, priest; Richard canon of the Augustinian priory of Stanlee, priest; Thomas Bramston and John de Babinglee, clerks of England, who, on their return from the Roman court to England, passing through Provence, in order to avoid the companies of Bretons, have been captured and plundered near the castle of Resselhous by men of Raymund Agoth (Agout), knight, lord of the same.
Ibid.
(f. 161d.)
To Raymund Agoth (Agout), knight. The like, mutatis mutandis.

Per Franciscum Bruni, Secretarium.

6 Non. March.
Avignon.
(f. 169.)
To Raymund Berengarii, master of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. Desiring him, on petition of Charles king of the French, at the prayers and instance of Robert king of Scotland, who is joined to him by affection and treaty (dilectione ac federe coniuncti), to grant certain property in Scotland belonging to the Hospital, accustomed, as the pope has learned, to be governed by laymen, to Robert Mercerii, lord of Endirpeffry, member of the household of the said king, for a pension due to him. [See Reg. cclxvij. f. 38; cclxxj. f. 61d. seq.]

Per Nicolaum Le Diseur, Secretarium.

12 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 205d.)
To Bertrand de Chavanhaco, knight. The pope is much pleased with the message he has sent to William viscount of Turenne. He is to go to the duke of Lancaster, if he can do so without danger, and ascertain his intention with respect to certain articles (capitulis) enclosed, and especially the appeal question (super ressorto) [in Aquitaine]. For if the duke himself guarantee (se fortem et securum faciat) that the said appeal (ressortum) can remain in the hands of the king of France, the pope hopes to find means of making peace, and will devote thereto all his efforts. Otherwise he is unable to incline the French to concord, in spite of his already frequent attempts to that end upon the duke of Anjou.
14 Kal. Feb.
Avignon.
(f. 205d.)
To Hugh Dispenserii, knight. Thanking him for his services done to William bishop of Carpentras, papal nuncio, and praying him to interpose on behalf of Roger de Belloforti, knight, now imprisoned, and to give credence to the preceptor of Bordeaux and Hugh de Jaf, papal serjeant-at-arms, sent to the duke of Lancaster touching the liberation of the said knight, and other matters concerning William viscount of Turenne.
Ibid.
(f. 206.)
To Ralph Erghum, D.C.L. chancellor of John duke of Lancaster. Touching the same.
14 Kal. March.
Avignon.
(f. 209d.)
To Thomas de Bellocampo, earl of Warwick. Letters of credence for Arnold Bernardi Ebrarduni, preceptor of the house of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem at Bordeaux, and Hugh de Jaf, as above, sent to John duke of Lancaster.
Ibid.
(f. 210.)
To Hugh earl of Stafford; to William de Uffardi, earl of Suffolk; to Thomas de Felton, seneschal of Aquitaine; to John Ploys, knight; to John Neumarche, donsel; to Thomas de Hasildene, donsel; to Walter de Urswilt (Urswik), knight; to Richard Burle, knight; to Thomas Briastre, knight; to Walter Blont, knight; to Hugh de Calvile (Calveley), knight; to Henry, lord of Parcy (Percy); to William de Bellocampo, knight; to Robert Rous, mayor of the city of Bordeaux; to John de Pomeriis, lord of Lestuich, knight; and others named. The like.
Id. March.
Avignon.
(f. 211.)
To John duke of Lancaster. Desiring him to revoke a grant of land made to Bidon de Pe, esquire, captain of Miremont, to the injury of the heir, William de Bellafayda, donsel, and orphan, the pope's kinsman, on pretext of defect of homage due.
3 Id. May.
Salon by Arles.
(f. 214.)
To John Acuti (Hawkwood), knight, captain of forces in the service of the pope and the Roman church. The pope cannot at present, by reason of the expenses with which the camera is beyond measure burdened, grant an increase of lances. As to this and his other articles (capitula), his secretary, who has brought them, will convey back to him more fully the pope's mind. [Leader & Marcotti, p. 325.]
3 Kal. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 219.)
To Simon, bishop of London. Faculty to exact and receive the subsidy imposed on the clergy of England, where alone of many realms the pope's censures and sentences have been contemned, and to grant, after full payment, absolution from the same.
Non. Jan.
Avignon.
(f. 221.)
To John Acuti (Hawkwood), captain of the force of English fighting in Italy for the Roman church. Informing him that he shall soon have satisfaction touching the pay of himself and his men, about which John Briche, knight, Hawkwood's companion, has lately conveyed the pope's intentions. The pope desires him to continue his services in the parts of Piacenza and Parma until he shall receive other orders, and to give full credence to the cardinal of Bourges. [See f. 3d.] [Leader & Marcotti, p. 324, with wrong Register]
Ibid. To Coch of England, constable of the same; to John Tourneberi Thornbury), marshal of the same; to William Martedonis of England, captain of the same; to John Brez (Brise), knight, marshal of the same; and to Thomelinus de Bellomonte, donsel, marshal of the same. The like. [Note: The concluding folios of the vol. are out of order.]