Regesta 277


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'Regesta 277: 1374', Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 4: 1362-1404 (1902), pp. 152-153. URL: Date accessed: 16 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Regesta, Vol. CCLXXVII.

4 Gregory XI.

Regestrum Litterarum Seu Bullarum Camere Apostolice (Paper).

8 Id. Oct.
(f. 84d.)
To John de Peblis, archdeacon of St. Andrews, doctor of canon law, papal nuncio. Appointing him nuncio and collector with the usual powers. [See Reg. cclxxxi. f. 68d.]
Ibid. Safe-conduct for the same. [See ibid.]
6 Id. Oct.
(f. 85.)
To the same. Faculty to exercise ecclesiastical censure and if necessary to cite before the pope all persons clerical and lay who, he fears, may injure or hinder him or his sub-collectors and invade the rights of the papal camera, and to enforce thereby payment and due satisfaction to the same. [See ibid.]
(f. 86.)
To the same. Mandate to execute the recent reservation made by the present pope of —(i) the moveables and other personal property of the [late bishops] of Sodor and Orkney and other archbishops, bishops, and abbots of the realm of Scotland at the time of their death, having regard to the modification recited below (cum infrascripta moderatione); (ii) of the rents and rights pertaining to the archiepiscopal, episcopal, and abbatial mense during voidance; (iii) of the fruits and rents during voidance of all benefices whatsoever held by such archbishops, bishops, and abbots at the time of their death. The collector is to inform himself, and exact and send the same without delay to the camera, giving acquittances, and invoking the aid, if necessary, of the secular arm as well as of ecclesiastical censure and other penalties; the camera is to be certified by one or more sealed instruments. The modification, here recited, is with slight variants (the chief being the mention of archbishops and abbots instead of prelates and other ecclesiastics, secular and regular) the ordinance which was ordered to be observed by William de Grenlaw, 10 Kal. Sept. anno 3, Reg. cclxv. f. 173. [See Reg. cclxxxi. f. 69d.]
14 Kal. Dec.
(f. 93d.)
To Nerotius Bernardi de Albertis and others, factors of the ancient Alberti of Florence. Faculty, as above, Reg. cclxvi. f. 115. [See cclxxxj. f. 76.]
(f. 94d.)
To Arnold Garnerii, canon of Châlons, papal nuncio. Mandate, as above, Reg. cclxvj. f. 14d. [See cclxxxj. f. 78d.] [Cancelled, with marginal note alibi est.]
(f. 96.)
To the same. The like mandate; an eodem modo, not cancelled.
6 Id. Dec.
(f. 100d.)
To John de Peblis, as above. Power to use and carry out all papal commissions and letters addressed to his predecessors in the office of collector of papal dues in Scotland. [See Reg. cclxxxj. f. 82d.]
(f. 101.)
To the same. Power to impose a grateful subsidy (gratum subsidium) on all ecclesiastical persons in those parts in aid of the defence of the pope and the Roman church in Italy, with the exception of the Cistercian order which has offered the pope a certain subsidy [30,000 gold florins, Reg. cclxxxvi. f. 150], and to exact and enforce payment of the same by ecclesiastical censure and sequestration. [See ibid. f. 83.]
(f. 101d.)
To the same. Faculty to collect sums due to his predecessor William de Grenlaw, as above, Reg. cclxvi. f. 106. [See ibid. f. 83d.]
15 Kal. Jan.
(f. 102.)
To the same. Mandate to execute the reservation made by the present pope at the beginning of his pontificate, after the example of Urban V. of—(i) the rents and rights pertaining to the episcopal and abbatial mense, during voidance, in the parts where he is collector; (ii) of the fruits and rents, during voidance, of all benefices whatsoever in those parts which were already at the aforesaid time void in any way soever at the apostolic see, or which became void, or which had been otherwise reserved to the pope. The collector is to inform himself and to proceed as above, f. 86.
(f. 103.)
To the same. Mandate, as above, f. 86, § (1); with repetition of the moderatio (here in the same terms as addressed to W. de Grenlaw, loc. cit), and without the special mention of the bishops of Sodor and Orkney.
6 Id. Dec.
(f. 105.)
To John [Duncan] bishop of Sodor, papal nuncio. Appointing him collector in his city and diocese, as above, Reg. cclxvi. f. 105d. [See cclxxxi. f. 87d.]
8 Id. Nov.
(f. 109d.)
To John de Peblis, as above. Mandate to visit churches, monasteries, and other ecclesiastical places in Scotland, and the dioceses of Sodor and Orkney, with power to exact the usual procurations, any privileges and indults granted by Gregory X. and Innocent IV. notwithstanding. [See Reg. cclxxxi. f. 91.]

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