Durham Cathedral Archive: Cartulary III
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Reference code: GB-0033-DCD-Cart3
Title: Durham Cathedral Archive: Cartulary III
Dates of creation: ca. 1407-1410; ca. 1500
Extent: 401 ff.
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Origination: Durham Priory
Language: Latin

This cartulary comprises three main sections: the oldest, ii ff. 1-142v and 151-152v, is in the same style as Cart.I and Cart.II, which were compiled in the second decade of the fifteenth century, but, save for ff.92v-104v, lacks rubrication; i ff. 1-48 is similar to Cart.IV, s. xv/xvi; and ii ff. 153-354v includes a document dated 1504 (ff.249v-251v).
f.i.1r-4v
f.i.5v-9v Index to f.ii.1-52
f.i.10r-15v Evidences re Lazenby chapel and Yorkshire parish churches
f.i.31r-48v Documents concerning Yorkshire
f.ii.1r-145r Documents concerning property and churches outside Durham and Northumberland
f.ii.145r-150v Acts of Durham prior and convent sede vacante 1406
f.ii.151r-152v Documents concerning Howden
f.ii.153r-204v Papal documents
f.ii.206r-247v Royal documents
f.ii.248r-272v Archiepiscopal documents
f.ii.274r-357v Episcopal documents

Accession details

Placed in the University's care by the Dean and Chapter of Durham in 1948.

Alternative forms

A negative microfilm is available at PGFilm 105

Bibliography

R. Surtees, The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham i (1816)

f.i.1r-48v
Index and Yorkshire documents

i.1r-4r   [1437 x ? 1446]] [s. xv med.]
{Replies, by the prior of Durham, to complaints of the mayor and burgesses of Newcastle- upon-Tyne about their rights in the Tyne and principally at South Shields, by reference to grants in 883 to St Cuthbert of all the land between Wear and Tyne and by Kings William I, William II, Henry I, Stephen, Henry II, Richard I and, in [1204], John [3.1.Reg.16], so predating John's grant to the mayor and community of Newcastle in 1212-13, with mention of Wallsend and Willington; answers to eight articles, with mention of the agreement between John Fossor prior of Durham and Peter Graper mayor and other burgesses of Newcastle over sales of fish at South Shields [Reg.II ff.143v-144r: 1353]; instructions to be shown to the bishop's and the prior's council, quoting a charter by King Henry I [2.1.Reg.5] produced in court in London by the late Bishop Langley [d. 1437] on the day that the tower and part of the Tyne bridge were recovered [1416: HDST p. ccvii, and cf. Storey p. 54 n. 6], together with the record of an inquest in the time of King Henry I and Ranulf [Flambard] bishop [of Durham, d. 1128] before Walter Espec and Eustace fitz John [as Reg.II ff. 178v-179r and Misc. Ch. 6588: RPD III,39-41, and see SS 179 pp. 62-63], with mention of an inquest in the time of King Henry II before Roger [of Pont L'Evêque] archbishop of York, Robert [de Chesney, d. 1166] bishop of Lincoln, Hugh [of Le Puiset] bishop of Durham, and Richard de Lucy ; referring to the case over the seizure of the liberty of Antony [Bek] bishop of Durham by H[ugh] of Cressingham and his fellow itinerant justices resolved in parliament in London [in October 1293], as recorded in the book of parliamentary petitions for 21 Edward [I] cap. xxv kept at the royal exchequer and exemplified 9 March 10 Henry V [impossible: dead for seven months]; quoting from charters by King Henry II for Bishop Hugh [of Le Puiset, HDST p. lii] and for the monks of Durham [3.1.Reg.4, HDST p. xlix]; quoting the record of an inquest by Simon Esh sheriff of Durham, Monday after Margaret v blank pont. Richard [Kellawe or Bury; if the latter must be 25 July 1334], with mention of the Gateshead market each Tuesday and Friday up to the middle of the [Tyne] bridge and the fair on Peter ad vincula [1 August], the fisheries of the bishop and the prior in Pipewelgate and Shields, the shipment of the prior's wool from Holy Island to Shields, and the burial at Gateshead of William de Aillosam after falling from the bridge into the river; on the basis of which Bishop Richard obtained a writ from King Edward [II or III] (recited) dated York 20 August Reg. 8 [1314 or 1334]; citation of a rental dated 1235, showing 24 tenants at Shields, the rental being called Melsonbybook and of comparable authority for the priory as Boldon Book for the bishopric; reference to a charter by William [of St Calais] bishop of Durham [1.1.Pont.1a, SS 179 pp. 53-58]; citation of Melsonbybook and other rentals regarding payments by brewers at Shields; reference to a charter by King William I.
Probably a copy of the replies drawn up at Prior Wessington's instigation, see HDST p. cclxxi; cf. Loc.II:3 and 9.]
i.4r   18 February 8 Richard [II: 1385]} [s. xv/xvi]
{Mandate, by Richard [II] king of England, to sheriffs, mayors, bailiffs, ministers and others, to allow the prior and monks of Durham their freedom from royal dues and their court, following his confirmation of the liberties granted to them by his ancestors as kings of England [cf. 3.4.Reg.6]
Witness: the king.
Dated: Westminster
i.4v
{Memorandum on the conduct of archidiaconal visitations} [s. xv/xvi]
i.5r
blank
i.5v-9v
Index to ii.1-152 [s. xv/xvi]
i.10r-11r
{Evidences for the prior's jurisdiction over the chaplain(s) in the chapel of Lazenby and of the bishop's manor of [North] Allerton}
Quoting 4.1.Archiep.1, and mentioning Tukyll son of Quebild [Turkil son of Quenilda: Liber Vitae ff.50v-51, EYC II,270] holding two carucates in Lazenby; quoting 1.1.Archiep.1 or 2; mentioning confirmations by Thurstan, Roger [of Pont L'Evêque], Geoffrey and Walter [Giffard], archbishops of York, quoting 2.1.Archiep.2, dated 18 years before the establishment in 1291 of Lazenby chantry by John de Lythegreynes, with the consent of Antony [Bek] bishop of Durham, and quoting the confirmation by the prior and chapter of Durham [see Reg.II f.322r-v]; mentioning members of the household of the late Joan [Beaufort] countess of Westmorland [d. 1440]; quoting 4.1.Archiep.2c; referring to the visitation by Archbishop Henry Bowet and the sentence by his chancellor and commissary Mr Richard Pittes [3.2.Archiep.1]; quoting the agreement between Archbishop William [Melton] and Louis [Beaumont] bishop of Durham [as in 1.2.Archiep.2]; citing examples of the exercise of the jurisdiction in Lazenby and the bishop's manors of Howden and [North] Allerton, mentioning the case of adultery between Roger Carter of Lazenby and Alice of Birkby in 1327, Alexander and William of Wath chaplains of Lazenby in 1334, the will of William Wright of Lazenby in 1372, Thomas of Hunton in 1387 before Robert of Blacklaw and Roger of Mainsforth monks of Durham and commissaries of the prior, Nicholas Coiser chaplain in the bishop's manor in 1388 before Robert of Blacklaw and other commissaries of the prior and in 1405 before Thomas Rome and William Barry [monks of Durham and] commissaries of the prior, and Thomas Lazenby in 1492 [for 1392] before Robert Ripon and Thomas Lythe [monks of Durham and] commissaries of the prior
[Cf. Misc.Ch. 5531 and 5532]
i.11v-14r
{Evidences for the pensions to be paid to the prior of D[urham] from his churches in the diocese of York [and his jurisdiction in them].} under seven heads:
First quoting from two charters by William [of St Calais] bishop of Durham [1.1.Pont.2, SS 179 pp. 15-20; and 1.1.Pont.3, SS 179 pp. 26-29), and charters by Thomas I, Thurstan and Roger [of Pont L'Evêque], archbishops of York (1.1.Archiep.1, SS 58 pp. lxxvi-ix; 1.1.Archiep.7, EYC II,274-75; 1.1.Archiep.4, Scammell pp. 265-66), and by referring to confirmations by Popes Lucius III and, with a quotation, Honorius III (Were 1.1.Pap.29, PU no. 223, and 2.1.Pap.11, see Cart.Vet. ff.12v-13r and 37r).
Second quoting [again] from a charter by Thomas I archbishop of York (1.1.Archiep.1, SS 58 pp. lxxvi-ix).
Third by quoting grants of the churches of Holtby, Brantingham with the chapel of Blacktoft, and Skipwith (as Reg.I.i. ff.119r, 120r-v and 120r).
Fourth by quoting from a charter by Walter [Gray] archbishop of York (2.1.Archiep.1, SS 56 pp. 153-54).
Fifth by quoting receipts by archdeacons of the East Riding for payments by the prior and chapter of Durham of an annual pension of 4 marks for their jurisdiction in Howden and Howdenshire in 1279, 1357, 1372 and 1434.
Sixth by mentioning to charters by Thurstan, Roger [of Pont L'Evêque] and Geoffrey [Plantagenet], by quoting from a charter by Walter [Giffard] archbishop of York (2.1.Archiep.2) and from an agreement between William [Melton] archbishop of York and the prior and chapter of Durham (4.1.Archiep.2), and by mentioning the sentence by Mr Richard Pittes (3.2.Archiep.1) confirmed by Pope John XXIII (Was 2.2.Pap.8, see Cart.I ff.22r-27r).
Seventh by argument referring to Extravagantes [CHECK], [Henricus] Host[iensis] on Extravagantes, the Archdeacon [Guido de Baysio] on Liber Sextus, Summa of [Henricus] Host[iensis], etc.
Original: DCD Loc.VII: 21 m.1-4r.
i.14r-15r
Evidences for the right of the prior and convent of Durham to receive an annual pension of 10 marks from the church of Brantingham, apparently as f.i.15r-v below; and then referring to the payment of 4 marks a year by the prior and chapter to the archdeacon of the East Riding to indemnify him for their jurisdiction in the churches of Hemingbrough, Howden, Brantingham, Welton, Walkington and Skipwith; and to the holding of chapters and the probate of wills by the officials of the prior and chapter of Durham in the churches of Howden and Howdenshire, with the perquisites shown in the accounts of the bursar of Durham.
Original: DCD Loc.VII: 21 m.4v.
i.15r   15 June [1438 x 1452]
Language:   English
Letter, by Cardinal J[ohn Kempe] archbishop of York, to the prior of Durham, charging him not to allow his archidiaconal jurisdiction in Howdenshire to be occupied by any other person in Howdenshire, since some with cures there have wrongfully done so in their cures.
Dated: London
i.15r-v
Evidences for the right of the prior and convent of Durham to receive an annual pension of 10 marks from the church of Brantingham, referring to the case between them and John Hansard over the advowson of Blacktoft church and reciting 1.3.Ebor.30; stating that they granted the church of Brantingham with the chapel of Blacktoft to their clerks down to the Lateran Council, reciting grant to Mr Odo of Kilkenny (as Reg.I.i. f.120r-v), and referring to grants of the churches of Walkington for a pension of 100s., the church of [Kirby] Sigston for a pension of 10 marks and the vicarage of [North] Allerton for a pension of £20; stating that after the Lateran Council they presented to the church of Brantingham, reserving the pension of 10 marks; and citing the grant by Thomas I archbishop of York [1.1.Archiep.1 and 2: spurious] concerning their jurisdiction in their churches in Howdenshire and Allertonshire.
(ff.i.14r-v appears to include another copy.)
i.16-30
Not now present
i.31r
1.1.Ebor.7.
i.31r-v
1.1.Ebor.9.
i.31v-32v
1.1.Ebor.10.
i.32v
1.1.Ebor.14, also entered as 2.1.Ebor.7.
i.32v
1.1.Ebor.15a.
i.32v
1.1.Ebor.15b.
i.32v-33v
1.1.Ebor.19.
i.33v
1.1.Ebor.21.
i.33v
1.1.Ebor.22.
i.33v-34r
1.1.Ebor.24a and cf. 24b.
i.34r-v
1.1.Ebor.25.
i.34v-35r
1.1.Ebor.26.
i.35r-v
1.1.Ebor.27.
i.35v
1.1.Ebor.29.
i.35v
1.1.Ebor.30.
i.35v-36r
1.1.Ebor.31.
[3.1.Pap.13] i.36r   Kal. [1] June 18 Innocent [III: 1215]
Mandate, by Innocent [III] pope, to the abbots of Newminster and Alnwick and the prior of Hexham, to hear and decide the case, following the complaint by the prior and convent of Durham of injuries by R. rector of the hospital of [North] Allerton respecting the hospital and other matters.
Dated: Lateran
Printed: LPI no. 1012, p. 272
[1.1.Archiep.16] i.36r-v   [1486 x 1503 ?: see 1.1.Archiep.18]
Legal opinion, by Justin de Carofis LL.D., advocate of the [papal] fisc and consistory, that, despite certain officials' attempts to insist on the prior of Durham's personal attendance at provincial councils and convocations of clergy, instead of by proxy, the prior and chapter of Durham's freedom from attendance at synods or chapters, granted by [Thomas I archbishop of York] their metropolitan, extends to provincial councils and convocations of clergy.
[4.1.Pap.2] i.37r
As Reg.II f.159r.
i.37r
1.3.Reg.11.
i.37r-v
2.1.Archiep.2.
i.37v
4.1.Archiep.12.
i.38r
4.1.Pont.11.
i.38r
3.1.Archiep.9.
i.38r
2.1.Ebor.6.
i.38r
2.1.Ebor.12, with "R. priori" for "B priori".
i.38r-39r
2.1.Ebor.4.
i.39r
2.1.Archiep.15.
i.39r
2.1.Ebor.30.
i.39r-41r
2.1.Ebor.32.
i.41r
2.1.Ebor.36.
[2.1.Archiep.23] i.41r   [1234 x 1244: Thomas prior]
Decree, by Thomas [of Melsonby] prior and the convent of Durham, that Holy Trinity church York should be consolidated, half of the patronage belonging to them and half to the archbishop but half being insufficient to support anyone, and commitment to Walter [Gray] archbishop of York, at his request, of the disposition of their right in half that church.
Printed: SS 56 pp. 174- 75
i.41r
3.1.Pont.18, omitting witnesses 5- 8.
i.41r-v
3.1.Ebor.18.
i.41v
3.1.Ebor.15.
[3.1.Pap.24] i.41v-42r   5 Kal. August 3 Innocent [IV: 28 July 1246]
Mandate, by Innocent [IV] pope, to the abbot of Newminster, the prior of Tynemouth [and] the archdeacon of Northumberland, to hear and decide the case, following the complaint by the prior of Durham over the refusal by Mr Robert of Stapleford, rector of Skipwith in the diocese of York, to pay procurations or admit the prior's visitation of Skipwith church, despite the faculty granted by the archbishop of York for the prior to exercise archidiaconal jurisdiction in his churches in the diocese of York in accordance with ancient established custom.
Dated: Lyons
i.42r
1.3.Pont.10.
[2.1.Pap.32] i.42r
As exemplified in 1.1.Archiep.21a and 21b.
i.42r-v
4.1.Pont.1.
i.42v
1.1.Archiep.1.
[1.1.Pap.10] i.42v   6 Kal. April 1 Celestine [III: 27 March 1192]
Confirmation, by Celestine [III] pope, to R[oger] rector of Howden, of the tithes from newly cultivated lands in his parish of Howden, in accordance with the charter by [Hugh of Le Puiset] bishop of Durham [cf. 4.1.Pont.12].
Dated: Lateran
Printed: PU II no. 26
i.42v-43r
4.1.Ebor.34.
i.43r
3.1.Reg.22.
i.43r-44v
4.1.Ebor.39.
i.44v
4.1.Ebor.40.
i.44v
4.1.Ebor.42a.
i.44v-45r
4.1.Ebor.42b.
i.45r
4.1.Ebor.43.
i.45r-v
4.1.Ebor.44.
i.45v
4.1.Ebor.46a.
i.45v
2.1.Pont.3a.
i.45v
2.2.Archiep.4.
i.46r
2.2.Archiep.5.
[1.1.Archiep.15] i.46r-47r   2 March 1496 [1497]
Transcript, certified and sealed by Martin Collins, D.Cn.L., official of the court of York, of 1.1.Archiep.1, exhibited in the court of York by Mr Robert Cheston, notary and proctor of the prior and chapter of Durham.
Witnesses: Mr John Underwood, LL.B., and Mr John Metcalf, LL.B., advocates of the court of York; William Wright and George Evers, notaries and proctors general of the court of York; John Holme, litteratus.
Notary: John Deyce, Coventry & Lichfield diocese
Marginal note [presumably copied from the dorse of the original] recording registration among the acta of the court of York by John Dyce, registrar of the court of York, 26 July 1497
Dated: consistory court in York Minster
i.47r
4.1.Ebor.17.
i.47v
4.1.Ebor.18, omitting 3rd witness' forename, and with "Newvale" for "Neubald" for last witness.
i.47v
1.2.Ebor.1.
i.47v
3.2.Archiep.2.
i.47v-48r
1.2.Ebor.3.
i.48r
1.2.Ebor.4.
i.48r
1.2.Ebor.5.
i.48r-v
1.2.Ebor.8.
i.48v
1.2.Ebor.2.
i.48v
4.1.Ebor.53, breaking off at the foot of the page.
f.ii.1r-80v
Property and churches outside Durham and Northumberland

ii.1r-v
1.1.Archiep.1, originally omitting all but first witness, but with the others added later at the head of the page.
ii.1v-2r
1.1.Archiep.7a, with witnesses added later at the head of the page.
ii.2r
1.1.Archiep.4, with witnesses, including "Ric" for "Acardo", added later at the head of the page.
[2.1.Archiep.26] ii.2r
As Cart.Vet. f.157.
ii.2r-v
2.1.Archiep.2.
ii.2v
4.1.Archiep.10.
ii.3r
2.1.Archiep.1.
ii.3r
2.1.Archiep.18.
ii.3r-v
1.1.Archiep.22.
ii.3v-4r
2.1.Archiep.24.
ii.4r-v
4.2.Archiep.3.
ii.4v-5r
4.1.Archiep.2c.
ii.5r-6r
1.2.Archiep.2.
ii.6v
4.1.Archiep.12.
ii.6v
3.2.Archiep.4.
ii.6v-7r
3.2.Archiep.6.
ii.7r-v
3.2.Archiep.5.
ii.8r-9r
3.1.Archiep.1.
ii.9r
2.2.Archiep.3.
ii.9r-10r
2.2.Archiep.2.
ii.10r
2.2.Archiep.1 in part.
ii.10r
{1.2.Reg.6 in part, omitting all witnesses} [s. xv med.].
ii.10v
3.1.Archiep.10.
ii.10v-11r
4.1.Pont.12, omitting all witnesses.
ii.11r
{As Cart.Vet. f.57r-v} [s. xv med.].
ii.11r-v
4.1.Archiep.4.
ii.12r-v
4.1.Ebor.37.
ii.12v
Note of a similar ordinance [to those in 4.1.Archiep.4 and 4.1.Ebor.37] for a vicarage in the prebend of Saltmarshe [in Howden church] but of a later date.
ii.12v
Similar note referring to 4.1.Archiep.5
ii.12v
{Memorandum of the procedure for installing [a prebendary or prebendal vicar (?) in the church of Howden], giving details of the requisite oath, including observance of the ordinances by Walter [Giffard] archbishop of York and the chapter of York for the division of the church [3.1.Archiep.1] and by William [Melton] archbishop of York for prebendal vicarages [cf. 4.1.Archiep.5, etc.]}
ii.13r
Memorandum of the procedure for the induction by the keeper of the prior and chapter [of Durham's] spirituality in Howdenshire of a prebendary in the church of Howden, giving details of the requisite oath, including observance of the ordinances by Walter [Giffard] archbishop of York and the chapter of York for the division of the church [3.1.Archiep.1] and by William [Melton] archbishop of York for prebendal vicarages [cf. 4.1.Archiep.5, etc.]
ii.13r-14r
4.1.Archiep.5.
ii.14r
As Cart.III f.151r.
ii.14r-v   4 Id. [10] January 1328 [1329]
Consent, by William [of Cowton], prior, and the convent of Durham, for the ordinance by W[illiam Melton] archbishop of York, of a vicarage in the prebend of Skelton in the church of Howden, with vicars to be presented by them.
Dated: chapter, Durham
ii.14v-15v
As Reg.II f.100r-v.
ii.15v
Variant version of 1.2.Ebor.5, omitting mention of P[eter] Thebert.
ii.16r-v
As Reg.II f.96r.
ii.16v-17r
4.1.Ebor.44.
ii.17v
4.1.Ebor.46b.
ii.17v-18r
As Reg.II f.324r-v (cf. SS 56 pp. 180-81)
ii.18v-20r
2.1.Ebor.2.
ii.20r
2.1.Archiep.29.
ii.20r
2.1.Archiep.31.
ii.20v
1.1.Archiep.6.
ii.20v
3.1.Archiep.8.
ii.20v-21r
4.1.Archiep.13.
ii.21r
2.3.Archiep.4.
ii.21r
As Reg.III f.Ir.
[As Reg.III f.1r-v] ii.21v-22r   12 September 1404
Inspeximus, by John [of Hemingbrough] prior and the chapter of Durham, confirming: Earlier version of 3.1.Archiep.2 without text of licence by King Richard [II], mention of licence by Archbishop Richard [le Scrope] or specification of services. Witnesses: Alexander of Metham, Gerard Salvin and Thomas de Boseville, knights; John of Aske; Peter del Hay; William Roslyn; Stephen Cecil; and others. Dated: Howden 1 September 1404 Dated: chapter-house, Durham
ii.22r-24r   12 September 1404
Inspeximus, by John [of Hemingbrough] prior and the chapter of Durham, confirming: [3.1.Archiep.2a] Dated: chapter-house, Durham
ii.24r-25r
As Reg.III ff.IIIv-IVv.
ii.25r-26r
4.1.Ebor.50.
ii.26r-v
As Reg.III f.Vr.
ii.26v
4.1.Finc.4.
ii.27r
4.1.Finc.10.
ii.27r
{4.1.Finc.7} [s. xv med.].
ii.27r-28r
2.2.Finc.38.
ii.28r
Partly blank
ii.28v-31v
1.2.Archiep.1.
ii.31v-32r   12 February 18 Richard [II: 1395]}
{Licence, by Richard [II] king of England, for 10 marks paid to the royal hanaper, following the establishment by Walter [Skirlawe] bishop of Durham of a hall with chambers and other domestic offices for guests and communal accommodation of the vicars, deacons and other ministers of Howden collegiate church and the three chaplains of the chantries at the altars of Blessed Mary, St Thomas and St Katherine, and because of the poverty of the chantries, to Robert of Bolton clerk, to give four tofts in Howden, and to the same Robert and Peter del Hay, to give two messuages, ten tofts, two cottages, two gardens, 31 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, £4 of rent, and half a bovate in the same vill and in Knedlington, Asselby, Barmby [on the Marsh], Skelton, Saltmarshe, Cotness, Metham, Yokefleet, Laxton, Kilpin, Belby, Linton, Thorpe, Balkholme, Eastrington, Owsthorpe, Cavil, and Newsholme, to the chapter of the collegiate church of Howden, with the four tofts being held for guests and the communal accommodation, the two messuages, ten tofts, the cottages, gardens, land, meadow and rent for anniversaries and other works of charity and for maintenance of the buildings for guests and ministers; and licence to the chapter to grant annual rents to the chaplains of Blessed Mary's altar and of St Thomas' altar of 43s. 4d. each and to the chaplain of St Katherine's altar of 23s. 4d.; the Statute of Mortmain notwithstanding.
Witness: Edmund duke of York, regent
Marginal note: copy handed to John [Wessington] prior of Durham by Robert Frend on 14 February 1430 [1431], with the sealed original said by Robert to be in Howden chapter[-house ?].
Dated: Westminster
ii.32v
Extent or custumal for Hemingbrough compiled in 1430 by John Fishburn, chancellor of Durham, from ancient muniments and rentals of the chamberlain, referring to the grant in 1086 by King William I to the prior and monks of Durham of his manor, namely the vill of Hemingbrough with the church and all the land of Brackenholme, and with mention of the chaplain of Wasse and various named fields.
Printed in T. Burton, The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Hemingbrough, ed. J. Raine (York 1888), p.388-389.
ii.33-34
Not now present
ii.35r   13 Kal. July [19 June] 1330>
<Concluding clauses of ordinance by [William Melton archbishop of York] for a vicarage in the prebend of Skelton [in Howden church].
Notary: John [son of] Thomas de Barneby
Witnesses: Richard of Warwick and John son of Thomas Dring of Driffield, donzels of the [archbishop]
Dated: Laneham
York Register 9 f.491v
ii.35r-36v
As first part of 2.2.Archiep.6.
ii.36v-38v
1.2.Ebor.6.
ii.38v
partly blank
ii.39r-40r   10 May 1440} [s. xv med.]
{Will, by Joan [Beaufort] countess of Westmorland.
Printed: HDST pp. cclviii- cclx
ii.40r
Partly blank
ii.40v
Blank
ii.41-44
Not now present
ii.45r
4.2.Ebor.19a, with opening added above; originally followed on from f.80v below.
ii.45r-v
4.2.Ebor.19b.
ii.45v
4.2.Ebor.20.
ii.46r-v
4.2.Ebor.21a.
ii.46v
4.2.Ebor.22.
ii.46v-47r
4.2.Ebor.28a.
ii.47r-v
4.2.Ebor.29.
ii.47v
4.2.Ebor.30.
ii.47v-48r
4.2.Ebor.31.
ii.48r
2.1.Reg.17.
ii.48r-v
1.3.Ebor.2.
ii.48v-49r
1.3.Ebor.3.
49r
2.1.Pont.4.
49r
2.1.Pont.10.
49r-v
1.3.Ebor.6.
49v
2.1.Reg.11.
49v-50r
1.3.Ebor.8.
50r
1.3.Ebor.12.
50r
1.3.Ebor.13.
50r-v
2.1.Reg.3.
50v
1.3.Ebor.15.
50v-51r
2.1.Archiep.19.
51r
2.1.Archiep.20.
51r-v
1.3.Ebor.18.
51v-52v
2.1.Archiep.20.
52v-53r
1.3.Ebor.24a.
53r
1.3.Ebor.30.
53v
2.1.Archiep.30 ., with "busci" for "Dysci" as 6th witness.
53v
As Cart.III f.62r, but here with the date miscopied as Pont. 1 for 10: the first witness was not chancellor of York in 1216.
54r   16 February 1382 [1383]
Grant, by Robert [Walworth] prior and the convent of Durham, to John Lord Neville, of the advowsons of the churches of Welton and Walkington, in exchange for the advowsons of the churches of Frampton and Fishlake, saving their archidiaconal jurisdiction over them and the pensions owed to them of 40s. from Welton and of £6 of silver from Walkington.
Dated: chapter-house, Durham
54r
As Reg.II f.235v.
54v-56v
As Reg.II ff.179v-181r.
56v
Largely blank
59r
3.1.Archiep.4.
59r
4.2.Ebor.20.
59r
4.2.Ebor.19b in part, cross-referred "vt supra": see f.i.45r-v above.
59v
4.2.Ebor.21a.
60r
2.1.Archiep.29.
60r
2.1.Archiep.31.
60r
1.1.Archiep.6.
60r-v
3.1.Archiep.8.
60v
4.1.Archiep.13.
60v
2.3.Archiep.4.
60v
2.1.Archiep.28.
60v
2.1.Archiep.17.
61r
3.1.Ebor.22*, intact.
61r
3.1.Ebor.22.
61r
2.1.Ebor.31, with "Will-s" for "W" standing for Walter.
61r
2.1.Archiep.15.
61v
4.1.Archiep.14.
61v
3.1.Ebor.12, with one line omitted.
61v
3.1.Archiep.5.
61v
2.1.Archiep.19.
62r
2.1.Archiep.20.
[2.1.Archiep.21] 62r    122508276 Kal. September 10 Walter [Gray: 27 August 1225]
Notification, by Walter [Gray] archbishop of York, that, at the presentation of prior and convent of Durham as patrons of the church of Walkington, he has admitted and instituted Mr William of Bockenfield to that church and caused him to be inducted, saving the prior and convent's ancient pension.
Witnesses: Mr Richard of Cornwall, chancellor or York; Mr Walter de Taney, canon of York; Mr Simon of Evesham, and Mr John of Walkeringham, canons of Southwell; William and Richard, archbishop's chaplains; Giles Rufus, Martin de S. Andomaro, William de Vescy, Odo of Richmond, Philip of Cornwall, Reginald of Stowe, clerks.
Dated: Cawood
62r
4.1.Archiep.6.
62r
3.1.Ebor.26, omitting all except first witness.
62v
2.2.Archiep.4.
62v
4.1.Archiep.8, omitting last 8 witnesses.
62v
2.1.Archiep.6.
62v-63r
3.3.Ebor.38.
63r
1.4.Ebor.7.
63r
2.1.Archiep.25.
63v
2.1.Archiep.33.
63v
2.1.Archiep.27, with "Galfridus" for "G", and "iij" for "iiij" Kal.
63v
2.1.Archiep.30, omitting last 11 witnesses.
64r
1.1.Archiep.5, omitting last 2 witnesses.
64r
2.1.Archiep.22.
64r
4.1.Archiep.7.
64v
1.1.Archiep.8 in part.
64v-65r
1.1.Archiep.11, and cf. 10, in part.
65r
1.1.Archiep.12 in part.
65r-v
2.1.Archiep.13 in part.
65r
{Dating clause} at foot of f. 65r [by Thomas Swalwell]
65v
2.1.Archiep.12 in part.
65v
2.1.Archiep.14 in part.
66r
2.1.Archiep.10 in part.
66r
2.1.Archiep.11 in part.
66r-v
1.1.Archiep.3.
66r-v
{2.2.Ebor.17} in space [s. xv med.].
67 and 68
Not now present
69r
1.1.Reg.9.
69r-70v
2.3.Reg.2.
70v
1.3.Reg.8.
70v-71r
3.2.Ebor.18.
71r-72v
2.2.Ebor.18, with marginal note describing the prior and convent's grant as being to the Wasse chantry.
72v-73r
3.2.Ebor.20, with "de Ebor" for, line 3, "de Clif".
73r
3.2.Ebor.21.
73v
3.2.Ebor.22.
73v
3.2.Ebor.23.
74r
3.2.Ebor.24.
74r
2.1.Archiep.17.
74r
3.2.Ebor.26.
74v
3.2.Ebor.27.
74v-75r
2.1.Archiep.28.
75r
3.2.Ebor.29.
75r
3.2.Ebor.30a.
75r-v
3.2.Ebor.30b.
75v-76r
3.2.Ebor.31.
76r   No date [1272 x 1287: BRUO 656]
Grant, by Hugh of Evesham rector of Hemingbrough, to Henry of Hulton, for 2s. 6d. a year to the rector, of a house ( domicilium ) with a croft in Duffield between the lands that William Philing and Robert de Hewic held and running from the dike called Cristingdyke to the rector's rick-yard, in return for the grant by Henry to the rector of 2 selions to enlarge that yard.
Witnesses: Richard of Amcotts, William of Middleton, Robert of Newsham, John of Hackthorpe, Thomas of Lusby.
76r
{Note of presentment, recorded in York castle, that the prior of Durham had a fish- trap (gurges) with various spaces called “Roumes” in the Ouse at Draxlanding on the north side of the river in 9 Edward [III: 1335-6], which he maintained and enlarged down to 16 Richard [II: 1392-3], but, contrary to the statute, not now, as declared by the sheriff's inquest.} [s. xv in.]
76v
3.2.Ebor.32.
76v
3.2.Ebor.33.
76v-77r
3.2.Ebor.34.
77r-v
4.2.Ebor.1.
77v
4.2.Ebor.2.
78r
4.2.Ebor.3.
78r-v
4.2.Ebor.4.
78v
4.2.Ebor.5.
79r
4.2.Ebor.6.
79r
4.2.Ebor.7.
79v
4.2.Ebor.8.
79v-80r
4.2.Ebor.9.
80r
4.2.Ebor.10.
80r
4.2.Ebor.11.
80r
4.1.Pont.17.
80r-v
4.2.Ebor.16.
80v
3.1.Archiep.4.
80v
<4.2.Ebor.19a., with opening clauses, altered, probably from 19b>; the rest of the text is at the top of f.45r, with the opening clauses added in the top margin.
f.ii.81r-204v
Property and churches outside Durham and Northumberland; papal documents

81r
4.1.Archiep.1 ., omitting all but issuer's signum.
[1.1.Pap.22] 81r
As Cart.I f.33v-34r.
81v
1.1.Ebor.7.
[1.1.Ebor.3] 81v-82r   No date [1234 x 1244 ?]
Grant, by T[homas of Melsonby ?] prior and the convent of Durham, with the consent of Mr R. vicar of [North] Allerton, following their dispute with Mr Andrew [of Wycombe ? (Andrew of Wycombe occurs in 1238, BL MS Egerton 2827 f.304v, during the priorate of Thomas of Melsonby, 1234-44.)] keeper and the brothers of the hospital of St James of [North] Allerton, of freedom from the mother church's coercion, transgressions excepted, for the wardens, chaplains, clerks and brothers and sisters wearing the habit there, with their chapel having free burial for them, passing paupers and languishing paupers, but the rest of the staff ( familia ) answering to the mother church of [North] Allerton, with the wardens and brothers having free administration of divine services, except baptism and marriage, and exemption from tithes of the garden and orchards within their enclosure, paying for the tithes and oblations on the chapel's festival day 20s. a year to the church of [North] Allerton and, for oblations from passers-by, 3s. a year, with enforcement of the agreement subjected to the jurisdiction of the archbishop of York.
[For Robert's revocation of these concessions, see 1.1.Ebor.6, s. xiii med., printed SS 56 pp. 177- 78.]
82r   Kal. [1] April 6 Gregory [IX: 1232]
Confirmation, by Gregory [IX], of the agreement made through the mediation of the chapter of York between R. former vicar of [North Allerton] and Reginald warden of the hospital of [North] Allerton over the parochial rights of that church.
Dated: Rieti
[1.1.Ebor.5] 82v
Notification, by Mr Robert of Buckingham warden of the hospital of [North] Allerton, of his oath to observe fealty to the prior and convent of Durham, and to indemnify the mother church of [North] Allerton in accordance with the agreement between the late Thomas [of Melsonby ?] prior and the convent of Durham and Mr Robert vicar of [North] Allerton on the one side and Mr Andrew [of Wycombe ? (see ff. 81v-82r above)] former warden and the brothers of the hospital on the other [ff. 81v-82r above].
82v
1.1.Ebor.6, with "hap" for "hay" as last witness.
83r
1.1.Ebor.8.
83r
1.1.Ebor.9, omitting last 8 pledges.
83v
1.1.Ebor.15a, omitting last 9 + 1 witnesses.
83v-84v
1.1.Ebor.10.
84v
{Memorandum respecting the apparent onerousness of the annual pension of £20 owed by the vicar of [North] Allerton to the prior and convent of Durham, that the vicar has the corn-tithes of Worsall, recently valued at 12 marks, a rent of 40s, the glebe containing over two carrucates, with common pasture on the common moor and on the bishop of Durham's moor, such as no free man has in the lordship of Allerton.} [s. xv med.]
84v
{Cross-references to ff.86, 92 and 94} [by Thomas Swalwell]
85r-86r
1.1.Ebor.11a.
86r
1.1.Ebor.12, cf. the entry for 1.1.Ebor.20.
86v
1.1.Ebor.23.
86v
2.1.Ebor.1.
86v-87r
2.1.Ebor.11.
87r-v
2.1.Ebor.10.
87v-88r
2.1.Ebor.9.
88r-v
2.1.Ebor.8.
[3.1.Pap.6] 88v   10 Kal. May 3 Innocent [III: 22 April 1200]
As Cart. Vet. f.34r-v, but with
Dated: Lateran
88v
2.1.Ebor.12.
88v
4.1.Pont.11.
88v sch.
{Memorandum that the parochial chapel of Castle Eden, dependent on the church of Monk Hesleden, belonged entire to the prior and chapter of Durham until 1129, when they agreed that the prior and convent of Guisborough should have half the corn tithes from the vill of Eden and all the altar income, that under the old valuation for the Holy Land subsidy of 1292 each was assessed at 10s. for a tenth, and under the new valuation of 1318 at 6s. 8d., and that the registers of priors of Durham as collectors show that priors of Guisborough paid accordingly.} [s. xv med.]
89r
4.1.Archiep.11.
89r
2.1.Ebor.24.
89r-v
2.1.Ebor.26.
89v
2.1.Ebor.25.
89v
{2.1.Ebor.31} [s. xv in.].
[2.1.Ebor.33] 89v-90r   Saturday before John the Baptist [21 June] 1298
Notification, by John of Barnard Castle, monk of Durham and commissary of the prior of Durham, of the admission in the presence of Adam de Aldewode, proctor of the prior and convent of Durham, by Mr Robert of Cave rector of [Kirby] Sigston, of his obligation to pay the prior and convent arrears of the pension of 10 marks from his church amounting to 39s. 10d., with promise to pay by Mary Magdalen [22 July], as he was sentenced to do.
Dated: [North] Allerton church
90r-v
2.1.Ebor.28, with last word "quinto" for "p i mo".
90v
2.1.Ebor.27.
90v-92v
2.1.Ebor.29.
92v
1.1.Ebor.14, also entered as 2.1.Ebor.7.
92v
{2.1.Ebor.6} [s. xv in.].
92v
Ordinance of the vicarage of [North] Allerton that Mr Robert of Durham, doctor, vicar of [North] Allerton, and his successors should have all the income and tithes belonging to the churches of [North] Allerton and Brompton and the chapel of Worsall and their glebe, except the tithes of corn and legumes and the buildings and tofts in [North] Allerton and Brompton used for collecting those tithes; that vicars should pay the prior and convent of Durham 30 marks a year; and that vicars should receive 3 marks from Crosby Cote (“grangia de Cotum”) and the altarage of Deighton.
92v
{Memorandum that in 1259, after Geoffrey Walker, bailiff of Allerton, would not permit the payment of the tax for the fabric of [North] Allerton church of 6s. for Thomas Sheyll's house, 2s. for Stephen Sley's, etc., nor freely allow the vicar's draught animals pasture with the bishop's in the meadows and fields of Allerton, notably Reiker, the bishop came with John Silech his steward from Howden to Allerton on Wednesday after Exaltation of Cross [17 September], and the next day the steward held a great court in [North] Allerton churchyard under the ash towards the west, where the vicar, with Robert Stichill, prior of Finchale, made his complaints, which were upheld after 12 men from Allerton, 6 from Brompton and 6 from Romanby had attested that vicars had enjoyed the pasture since before the time of Richard Marsh bishop of Durham, and on the advice of Humfrey de Conyers, John of Romanby and William de Salecot.} [s. xv med.]
93r
2.1.Ebor.14.
93r
2.1.Ebor.15.
93r
2.1.Ebor.16, omitting last 16 witnesses.
93v
2.1.Ebor.17.
93v
1.11.Spec.4.
93v
2.1.Ebor.19.
93v-94r
3.1.Archiep.5.
94r
2.1.Ebor.21.
94r-v
2.1.Ebor.22.
[1.1.Ebor.16] 94v-95r
{At an inquest over the pension of £20 from the vicar of [North] Allerton}
William Fynchess, aged 50 and more, stated the prior and convent of Durham to be rectors of North Allerton parish- church from time out of mind, with an annual pension of £20 due to them from the vicar, which was paid by successive vicars, namely Mr Peter of Kelloe, Mr Peter of Fishburn, Alan [de] Chirden, Mr Richard of Askby, Mr Edmund Crower and the present vicar Robert of Deighton, and the vicarage to be sufficient to support its burdens and payment of the pension by having the real tithes of Worsall and Lazenby in recompense for the pension.
Richard Hoton clerk, aged 50 and more, stated as William Fynchess, but without mention of Mr Peter of Kelloe or the tithes of Worsall and Lazenby.
William of Barmby, aged 60 and more, stated as William Fynchess, but without mention of previous vicars or the tithes of Worsall and Lazenby.
Mr Robert of Drybeck, aged 53 and more, stated as William Fynchess, but without mention of previous vicars.
Mandate to induct Robert of Deighton, 7 January 1335/6: York Register 9 f.494r. On payments by him, see Reg.II ff.112r (1339) and 119v (1344).
95v
3.1.Ebor.1.
95v
1.1.Archiep.5.
95v-96r
3.1.Ebor.3.
96r
3.1.Ebor.4.
96r
3.1.Ebor.5.
96r-v
3.1.Ebor.6.
96v
3.1.Ebor.7.
96v-97r
Grant [in free alms], by William son of Yun [? or Thun, etc.] of Kirby Wiske, to the monks in Durham, of a toft in Kirby given in [free] alms to St Cuthbert by his father, in return for the benefits of their church.
Witnesses: Richard son of Daniel, Alexander nephew of Gilbert Hansard
97r
Erase text
97r-v
3.1.Ebor.9.
97v-98r
3.1.Ebor.10.
[3.1.Ebor.11] 98r   9 Kal. June [24 May] 1277
Resignation, by A. Dalton, to W[alter Giffard] archbishop of York, of the church of All Saints Ousegate in York, acquired by him on the presentation of the prior and convent of Durham, with the seal of the officiality in St Cuthbert's liberties in the diocese of York as well as his own.
Dated: Durham
98v
3.1.Ebor.12.
98v
4.1.Archiep.15.
98v-99r
4.1.Archiep.14.
99r-100r
3.1.Ebor.19.
100r-v
3.1.Ebor.20, omitting correction clause.
100v
3.1.Ebor.21.
101r
3.1.Ebor.22, with "Bedeford" for "Wodeford".
101r
{3.1.Ebor.23} [s. xv in.].
101v
4.1.Ebor.1.
[4.1.Ebor.2] 101v   Tuesday after Epiphany 1265 [12 January 1266]
Precept, by Bogo de Clare, papal chaplain and dean of Stafford, to his proctor John of Broxted and other proctors, to withdraw immediately from possession of the churches of Howden and Eastrington, the prebendal houses and all property of those churches, and to surrender them to the proctor of the prior and convent of Durham and the canons of Howden or their proctors.
Dated: Northampton
101v
4.1.Ebor.3 breaking off incomplete.
102r
4.1.Ebor.4.
102r-v
4.1.Ebor.5.
102v-103r
4.1.Ebor.6.
103r-v
4.1.Ebor.7.
103v
4.1.Ebor.8.
103v
4.1.Ebor.9.
103v
4.1.Ebor.10.
104r
4.1.Ebor.11.
104r
4.1.Ebor.12.
104r-v
4.1.Ebor.13.
104v
4.1.Ebor.14.
104v
4.1.Ebor.15, omitting last 6 witnesses.
105r
1.2.Reg.11.
105r
2.1.Reg.7.
105r-v
2.3.Ebor.6.
105v
3.1.Reg.6.
106r
1.1.Reg.14.
106r-v
2.3.Ebor.7.
106v
2.3.Ebor.8.
106v
2.3.Ebor.9, omitting regnal year.
106v-107r
2.3.Ebor.10a.
107r
2.3.Ebor.10b.
107r
2.3.Ebor.24.
107r-v
2.3.Ebor.11.
[2.3.Ebor.12] 107v
As Cart. Vet. f.56v ., but with
Witnesses: Nicholas, dean; Ivo, priest of Radcliffe; Richard his chaplain; Ivo, priest of “Hauertirna”; Siward, priest of Normanton; Osbert, chaplain; Arum [?] of Gotham; Osgot, priest of Barton; John, priest of Leake; William of Barton; Fulk, clerk; Robert Kippecarl; Hugh; Odo; Siric; Erum [?]; Albert, clerk; Richard son of Leffi.
107v
2.3.Ebor.13.
107v
2.3.Ebor.14.
107v-108r
4.1.Archiep.7.
108r
2.1.Archiep.22.
108r-v
4.1.Archiep.8.
108v   13 January 1360 [1361]
Notarial instrument certifying declaration and oath, by John of Barnard Castle, monk of Durham and prior of Stamford, travelling towards York, that he was about to set out for the Roman curia over matters concerning that priory against the rector of Normanton.
Witnesses: Robert Lister of Elvet in Durham; Lawrence Fairhair, clerk of Durham diocese; John Sone, layman of Durham diocese.
Notary: John of Barningham, of the York diocese.
Dated: Thirsk
108v-109v
2.3.Ebor.18.
109v-111r
2.3.Ebor.22.
[1.1.Pap.6] 111r-v   6 Non. [2] May 7 Celestine [III: 1197]
As Cart. Vet. f.28r-v., but with
Dated: Lateran
111v
3.3.Ebor.2.
111v
3.3.Ebor.4., with "Cotingh a m" for "frothingha-", and omitting last 6 witnesses.
112r
3.3.Ebor.8.
112r-v
3.3.Ebor.9.
112v
3.3.Ebor.12.
112v
3.3.Ebor.13.
112v-113r
3.3.Ebor.14.
113r
3.3.Ebor.15.
113r-v
3.3.Ebor.16.
113v
3.3.Ebor.17.
113v-114r
3.3.Ebor.19.
114r
3.3.Ebor.20.
114r-v
3.3.Ebor.22.
114v
3.3.Ebor.29.
114v-115r
3.3.Ebor.23.
115r
3.3.Ebor.28.
115r
3.3.Ebor.24.
115r-v
3.3.Ebor.26.
115v
3.3.Ebor.27.
115v-116r
3.3.Ebor.25.
116r
3.3.Ebor.43.
[1.1.Pap.3] 116r   7 Kal. March 4 Celestine [III: 23 February 1195]
As Cart. Vet. f.28r., but with
Dated: Lateran
116r
3.3.Ebor.31.
116v
3.3.Ebor.40*, originally 3.3.Ebor.32.
116v
A slightly variant version of 3.3.Ebor.31.
[4.1.Pap.26] 116v-117r
As Misc. Ch. 7177 f.27r., with "xxij" for "xvij" Kal.
117r-v
3.3.Ebor.35a, with first witness "Roberto" for "Rad-o", and penultimate "Dunh a m" for "Burnh a m".
117v-118r
3.3.Ebor.36.
118r
3.3.Ebor.37.
118r-v
3.3.Ebor.38.
118v
3.3.Ebor.40.
118v
4.3.Ebor.1b.
118v-119r
4.3.Ebor.2a.
119r
4.3.Ebor.2c.
119r
4.3.Ebor.19.
119r
4.3.Ebor.3.
119r-v
4.3.Ebor.4.
119v
4.3.Ebor.5.
119v-120r
4.3.Ebor.6.
120r
4.3.Ebor.7.
120r
4.3.Ebor.8a.
120r
4.3.Ebor.9.
120v
4.3.Ebor.10.
120v
4.3.Ebor.12.
120v-121r
4.3.Ebor.13.
121r
4.3.Ebor.14.
121r
4.3.Ebor.15.
[2.1.Pap.4] 121r   4 Non. [4] July [1186 or 1187]
Confirmation, by Urban [III] pope, to the prior and chapter of Durham, of the church of Blyborough.
Dated: Verona
PU II no. 244
121r-v
4.3.Ebor.17 or 1.4.Reg.9.
121v
1.4.Ebor.3.
[1.4.Ebor.2] 121v-122r
Confirmation, by John de Warenne earl of Surrey, as in 1.3.Reg.1.
122r
1.4.Ebor.4.
122r-v
1.4.Ebor.5.
122v
1.4.Ebor.6.
122v
1.4.Ebor.7.
122v-123r
1.4.Ebor.9., omitting from line 2 "et ecclesiam croilandensem".
123r-v
2.3.Ebor.23.
123v   Kal. [1] September 3 Innocent [IV: 1245]
Ordinance, by Innocent [IV] pope, addressed to the archdeacon of Stowe, for the payment of 10 marks a year from the revenues of the church of Blyborough for 60 years to the Carthusian monastery of St Bartholomew of Trisulti, the archdeacon having reported the insufficiency of the revenues for the payment of 20 marks a year as required by papal mandate.
Dated: Lyons
123v-124r
Letter, by R[oger ?] of Tynemouth [prior of St Leonard's Stamford ?], to W[illiam of Tanfield ? *] prior of Durham, having been informed by W. that Thomas of Blyborough, W's neif and formerly clerk of the earl of Lancaster, had sent to W. his two brothers with letters by the king, queen and others requesting a grant to Thomas's mother of one bovate from W's demesne in Blyborough claimed as leased to her by R's predecessors.
[The content of the letter, and in particular the mention of a lease by R's predecessors, indicate that the writer was prior of Stamford, and the only possible indentification is with Roger, who was commissioned as prior in October 1308 (Lincoln Register 2 f.23v), shortly after the appointment of William of Tanfield as prior of Durham; William resigned in June 1313.]
124r-v
1.4.Ebor.19.
124v
1.4.Ebor.20.
124v-125r
2.1.Pont.17.
125r-v
4.2.Pont.10.
125v
Indented manumission as Reg.II f.295r.
125v-126r   4 Non. [2] April 1293
Presentation, by R[ichard de Hoton] prior and the convent of Durham, to the bishop of Lincoln, of Geoffrey of Boston, to the custody of the house of St Leonard's Stamford, vacant by the resignation of Ingram of Chatton, requesting his admission.
Dated: Durham
126r-v
As 3.13.Pont.5, including copies of 1.4.Ebor.27 and 1.4.Ebor.28.
126v-127r
1.4.Ebor.25.
127r
2.1.Reg.14.
127r-128r
2.3.Ebor.20.
[3.3.Ebor.3] 128v
Added on blank page:
{Grant in free alms, by Geoffrey son of Thomas called of Swineshead of Boston, to the prior and monks of Durham, of all his inherited land with buildings in Wormegate in Boston, granted to his father by Henry son of Goda and his sister Petronilla, and of a rent of 18d. from the heirs of Henry son of Goda, for annual rents of 13d. to the heirs of Baconeys, 3d. to the heirs of Henry son of Goda and 1d. to the heirs of Theobald of Leake at the Boston fair.
Witnesses: William son of Roger, clerk; Roger of Whitby; Thomas Gernum; John son of Odo; John Tulle; Henry Makfar; John de Kyper.} [s. xv]
129r
2.4.Ebor.2a omitting last 8 witnesses.
129r-v
2.4.Ebor.2b.
129v
2.4.Ebor.20a.
130r-v
2.4.Ebor.22 omitting last witness.
130v
2.4.Ebor.3.
130v-131r
2.4.Ebor.23 omitting ninth witness.
131r-v
2.4.Ebor.24.
[2.4.Ebor.19] 131v-132r
Assise to recognize whether Adam of Sharples, John le Vogher, John Aleynson, Adam fitz Aleyn, Roger fitz Richard, Roger le Foughler [Fowler], William le Foughler, Roger le Foughler and John son of William of Kellamergh disseised the prior of Durham of his free tenement in Lytham, the complaint being over 100 acres of pasture. Adam of Sharples appeared but not the others, but he answered for them, as their bailiff, that the tenement was only 40 acres of pasture and in Kellamergh not Lytham and that there had been no disseisin; he put himself on the assise, and likewise the prior. The jurors, Adam de Bradkyrke, Edmund of Haydock, Henry of Carleton, Thomas Travers, Adam of Singleton, Henry Bannaster, William of Whittingham, Adam of Brockholes, William of Edleston, Richard of Catterall, Thomas of Rigmaden and Edmund of Weddicar, stated that the tenement was a vacant piece of Eastholmker, in Lytham, not Kellamergh, that Richard son of Roger was seised of it in the time of King John and granted it in free alms to the monks of Durham, and that Richard of Claxton prior of Durham [1273-85] was seised of it, and his successors until disseised by force by Adam and all the others, with damage of five marks. The prior recovered his seisin and damages; Adam and the others to be taken, with Adam committed to prison.
[2.4.Ebor.5] 132r   26 April; Lytham 8 May 1327
Lease, by William of Cowton prior of Durham, to John de Bredkyrk and Alice his wife, for their lives and the life of their son John, of the whole waste of Eastholmer in Lytham, by the bounds in the grant to the prior and convent by Richard son of Roger, for 4d. a year to the prior of Lytham for every acre brought into cultivation, meadow or pasture, milling corn from that land at Lytham mill, doing suit of court with the tenants of Lytham and Eastholm, paying tithes to Lytham church, having turbary and pasture as the other tenants of Lytham but not selling or giving away turf or marl, and having no pasturage in the adjoining places or pasture belonging to the prior of Lytham.
Dated: Durham
[2.4.Ebor.12] 132v
Appeal before a judge to the court of Rome, by the abbot and convent of Evesham, against the prior and convent of Durham, for the alienation by their predecessors of the priory, custody or grange of Lytham to be revoked.
132v-133r
2.4.Ebor.13.
133r
2.2.4.Ebor.75.
133r-v
2.4.Ebor.15 or its duplicate 2.4.Ebor.17.
133v
2.4.Ebor.11.
133v-134r
2.4.Ebor.8.
134r
2.4.Ebor.9.
134r-v
2.4.Ebor.21.
134v-135v
2.4.Ebor.18.
135v
2.4.Ebor.16.
135v
2.4.Ebor.6.
135v-136r
2.4.Ebor.7.
136r
2.4.Ebor.14a.
136v
2.4.Ebor.39.
136v
3.4.Ebor.1.
136v
3.4.Ebor.2.
137r
3.4.Ebor.4.
137r
3.4.Ebor.5.
137r
3.4.Ebor.6.
137r-v
3.4.Ebor.7.
137v
3.4.Ebor.8.
137v-138r
3.4.Ebor.9.
138r-139v
4.4.Ebor.2a.
139v
3.4.Ebor.3.
139v
3.4.Ebor.12.
140r-142v
4.4.Ebor.4a.
141r
<Opening of 4.4.Ebor.2a or 2b.> Crossed out
143r
2.2.4.Ebor.36.
143r
2.4.Ebor.46 dorse.
143r-v
2.4.Ebor.46.
143v-144r
English version of 2.4.Ebor.46 (Loc.IX: 65).
144r-v
{3.4.Ebor.33} [s. xv].
144v-145r
3.3.Ebor.42c.
146-147
146 and 147 were removed before 145 and 148-149 were used
145r-v & 148r-149r
{1.12.Pont.6. } [s. xv/xvi]
[1.12.Pont.12] 149v   30 March 1406
{Commission, by the prior and chapter of Durham, to Mr Robert Ripon, subprior, and John Barton, chamberlain, to exercise their spiritual jurisdiction of the diocese of Durham, vacant by the death of Walter [Skirlawe].
Dated: chapter house
149v
1.12.Pont.9.
150r-v
1.12.Pont.5} [s. xv/xvi].
150v
{Memorandum of expediency of inspecting the registers of the bishop of Durham for presentations by:
the bishop of Carlisle to the vicarage of Newcastle;
the abbot of St Mary's York to Gainford church;
the prior of Guisborough to the vicarages of Hart and Stranton;
the prior of St Oswald's [Nostell] to Bamburgh church;
the prior of Hexham to Brinkburn, Ovingham, Stamfordham and Chollerton;
the prior of Carlisle to Bolton and Warkworth;
the prior of Kirkham to Carham;
the college of [St George's] Windsor to Simonburn.} [s. xvi]
151r
The next section begins at this point
151r   Date omitted [1321 x 1322: see 4.1.Archiep.5]
Submission, by William [of Cowton], prior, and the convent of Durham, to W[illiam Melton] archbishop of York, for the ordinance of a vicarage of Walter of Bedwyn's prebend of Barmby in the church of Howden, with vicars to be presented by them and to have the entire cure of souls.
151r-v
4.1.Archiep.5.
152r
Consent as Reg.II f.96r.
152r-v
Ordinance as Reg.II f.100r-v, here incomplete.
153r
The next section begins at this point
[1.1.Pap.3] 153r
As Cart.III f.116.
[1.1.Pap.4] 153r
As Cart.II ff.118v-119r.
[1.1.Pap.5] 153r-v
As Cart.II ff.107v-108r.
[1.1.Pap.6] 153v
As Cart.III f.111r-v.
[1.1.Pap.7] 153v-154r   2 Non. [4] December 2 Clement [III: 1189]
Precept, by Clement [III] pope, to Hugh [of Le Puiset] bishop of Durham, at the instance of Richard [I] king of England, not to undertake his crusading vow before the king's return from Jerusalem, and giving him the choice of whether to do so subsequently.
Dated: Lateran
Printed: HDST pp. lxiii-iv
[1.1.Pap.8] 154r   Id. [13] April 5 Celestine [III: 1196]
Confirmation, by Celestine [III] pope, of the unanimous election, invocata Spiritus Sancti gratia, by the prior and chapter of Durham of Philip [of Poitou] as bishop of Durham following the death of Hugh [of Le Puiset].
Dated: Lateran
Printed: HDST p. lxv
[1.1.Pap.9] 154r-v   9 Kal. January 2 Celestine [III: 24 December 1193]
Mandate, by Celestine [III] pope, to the bishop of London and the abbot of Bury [St Edmunds], following report by H[ugh of Le Puiset] bishop of Durham of excommunications and other injuries by abbots, priors etc. of the province of York after an appeal to the court of Rome, to warn them to make satisfaction.
Dated: Lateran
[1.1.Pap.10] 154v
As Cart.III.i f. 42v.
154v
1.1.Pap.11.
154v-155r
2.1.Pap.5.
[2.1.Pap.6] 155r
As Cart.II f.51v.
[2.1.Pap.7] 155r-v
As Cart. Vet. ff. 36v-37r.
155v
2.1.Pap.14.
[2.1.Pap.15] 155v   3 Id. [13] May 1 Honorius [III: 1217]
Mandate, by Honorius [III] pope, to G[uala], cardinal priest of S. Martino and papal legate, to make inquiry following the request to the pope by the prior and chapter of Durham that, since by ancient and approved custom of the English church deans and chapters of cathedrals have the spiritual cure of dioceses when vacant, this be granted to them for the diocese of Durham when vacant, particularly as the prior has the same in his church as deans in theirs.
Printed: Brentano p. 182
[2.1.Pap.16] 156r   4 Non. [4] May 1 Honorius [III: 1217]
Mandate, by Honorius [III] pope, to the abbots of St Agatha's [Easby] and Egglestone and the prior of St Martin's Richmond, following report by the prior and convent of N priest and others of the diocese of Durham impeding celebration of the divine office in the chapel of the hospital for the infirm poor opposite their gate, contrary to their papal rescript, to compel the priest and the others [to desist].
Dated: Lateran
156r
2.1.Pap.17.
156v
2.1.Pap.18.
[2.1.Pap.19] 156v
As Cart. Vet. f.37r-v.
[1.1.Pap.24] 156v-157r
As Cart.II f.42r-v.
[1.1.Pap.25] 157r-v
As Cart.II f.9r.
157v
1.1.Pap.26.
[1.1.Pap.27] 157v
As Cart.II f.105v.
157v-158r
1.1.Pap.28.
[2.1.Pap.21] 158r   5 Kal. June 9 Gregory [IX: 28 May 1235]
Mandate, by Gregory [IX] pope, to the bishop of Durham, following the petition by H[ugh] lord of Morwick to have a chaplain, for whom he is prepared to make provision, in the chapel on his estate, to grant this.
Dated: Perugia
[2.1.Pap.22] 158r
As Cart.II f.30r.
158r
2.1.Pap.23.
[2.1.Pap.3] 158v-159v
As Cart.Vet. ff.19r-20v., omitting date.
[2.1.Pap.4] 159v
As Cart.III f.121r.
159v
2.1.Pap.25.
159v-160r
2.1.Pap.27.
[2.1.Pap.28] 160r   Non. [7] October 13 Gregory [IX: 1239]
Mandate, by Gregory [IX] pope, to the bishop of Lincoln, to protect the monks, clerks and secular officials of the vacant church of Durham.
Dated: Anagni
[2.1.Pap.30] 106r   4 Id. [10] April 3 Gregory [IX: 1229]
Mandate, by Gregory [IX] pope, to the prior and convent of St Cuthbert, to receive the bearer, Roger priest, as a monk.
Dated: Perugia
[2.1.Pap.32] 160r-v
As exemplified in 1.1.Archiep.21a and 21b.
[2.1.Pap.26] 160v   2 Id. [14] March 3 Gregory [IX: 1230]
Mandate, by Gregory [IX] pope, to the abbot and prior of Dryburgh and the archdeacon of Glasgow, the hear the case and end it, following the complaint by Mr W. de Grenl' [William of Greenlaw] of damage done to him by the prior and convent of Durham and others of the Durham diocese over a fishery [in the Tweed at Orde called Pole].
Dated: Lateran
160v
4.1.Spec.56.
[2.1.Pap.35] 160v-161r   10 Kal. November 7 Gregory [IX: 23 October 1233]
Mandate, by Gregory [IX] pope, to the abbot of Alnwick, the prior of Tynemouth and the dean of Newcastle, following the claim by the archdeacon of Holderness [i.e. the East Riding] to archidiaconal jurisdiction and procurations in the prior and convent of Durham's churches of Howden, Welton, Walkington, Brantingham and Blacktoft, the papal letters obtained by him to the prior of Pontefract and his fellow judges, the appeal from them by the prior and convent, and the putting of the archdeacon in possession of the procurations by the judges.
Dated: Anagni
[2.1.Pap.36] 161r   11 Kal. February 6 Gregory [IX: 22 January 1233]
Mandate, by Gregory [IX] pope, to the abbot of Alnwick and the priors of Lanercost and Brinkburn, following the refusal by the prior and convent of Durham of certain procurations to W. archdeacon of the East Riding, the papal letters obtained by him to the prior of St Oswald's [Nostell] and his fellow judges, the archdeacon's statement in the proceedings that the monks had usurped his jurisdiction in certain churches in his archdeaconry, and the appeal by the monks against this as not a matter in the case.
Dated: Anagni
[2.1.Pap.37] 161r-v
As Cart.II f.23r.
161v
2.1.Pap.38.
[2.1.Pap.40] 161v   13 Kal. December 3 Gregory [IX: 19 November 1229]
Confirmation, by Gregory [IX] pope, to the prior and convent of Durham, of the lands in Hilton granted to their almonry by Thomas Bardolf and Robert of Nottingham.
Perugia
161v-162r
2.1.Pap.43.
[2.1.Pap.44] 162r   10 Kal. October 3 Gregory [X: 22 September 1274]}
Note that the bull by Gregory X to Mr Raymond [de Nogaret] for the sexennial tenth granted in the Council [of Lyons] and to be collected by him as a subsidy to the Holy Land is not copied here because it is ineffective now.
{Dated: Lyons
SS 109 pp. 274-76, a text dated 21 October.
162r
2.1.Pap.45.
[3.1.Pap.4] 162v
Note that the confirmation and protection by Innocent III for Yearhaugh al. Friarside founded by H[ugh of Le Puiset] bishop of Durham is not copied here because it is not for this house.
Printed: LPI no. 111
162v
3.1.Pap.5.
[3.1.Pap.4] 162v-163r
As Cart.III f. 88v.
[3.1.Pap.7] 163r   [23 May 1214]
Mandate, by Innocent [III] pope, to the prior of Kirkham and Master Roger canon of Beverley and penitentiary of York, following petition by the prior and convent of Durham, to compel the archdeacon of Durham and others of the diocese of Durham, holders of ecclesiastical benefices from the monks, to observe the oaths of fealty that they have sworn to them, having acted against the liberties of the church of Durham.
Dated: St Peter's Rome, 10 Kal. June Pont.17.
Calendar (p.162) and printed (p.269): Letters of Pope Innocent III concerning England and Wales, ed C.R. Cheney and M. Cheney (Oxford 1967), no.974.
163r
3.1.Pap.8.
[3.1.Pap.9] 163r-v
As Cart.II f. 51v.
[3.1.Pap.11] 163v   8 Id. [6] April 10 Innocent [III: 1207]
Mandate, by Innocent [III], to the abbots of Newminster, Alnwick and Blanchland, following report by the prior and monks of Durham, to restore to them tithes of their church of Edlingham of which the prior and canons of Kirkham have deprived them, and to hear and decide the case.
Dated: Lateran
Printed: LPI no. 747, p. 253
[3.1.Pap.12] 163v
As Cart.II ff.36v-37r.
[3.1.Pap.13] 164r
As Cart.III.i f.36r.
164r
3.1.Pap.14.
164r-v
3.1.Pap.15.
164v-165r
3.1.Pap.16.
[3.1.Pap.18] 165r   5 Id. [9] February 4 Innocent [IV: 1247]
Commission, by Innocent [IV] pope, to the prior of Durham, to dispense William priest and monk of Durham to minister despite his illegitimacy, as requested by the prior.
Dated: Lyons
165r-v
3.1.Pap.19.
165v
3.1.Pap.22.
[3.1.Pap.23] 165v-166r   15 Kal. September 3 Innocent [IV: 18 August 1245]
Mandate, by Innocent [IV] pope, to the abbot of Newminster, the prior of Tynemouth and the archdeacon of Durham, following the prior of Durham's complaint against Mr Robert [of Stapleford] rector of Skipwith for refusing the procurations due from him, to hear and decide the case.
Dated: Lyons
[3.1.Pap.24] 166r
As Cart.III.i ff.41v-42r.
[3.1.Pap.25] 166r
Note that the confirmation by Innocent IV of the agreement between the prior and chapter of Durham and Mr Stephen Anibaldi over an annual pension of 20 marks granted to him by Pope Gregory until provided by the prior and chapter with a suitable benefice, dated 1250, is not copied here because it has now expired.
166r-v
3.1.Pap.26.
166v
4.1.Pap.1.
[4.1.Pap.3] 166v-167v   7 Id. [9] May 1 Innocent [VI: 1353]
Grant, by Innocent [VI] pope, to William of Ryhall of the diocese of York, following examination by Peter bishop Penestrium and having sworn the requisite oath (recited), of the office of notary.
Dated: Villeneuve, dioc. Avignon
167v
4.1.Pap.4.
[4.1.Pap.5] 167v-168v
As Bishop Langley's Register, f.1.
Printed: HDST pp. cxcvii- viii; SS 164 pp. 1-3
168v
Opening of what was 4.1.Pap.7.
168v
Note of what was 4.1.Pap.9.
168v
Note of 4.1.Pap.10.
168v
Note of 4.1.Pap.11.
168v-169r
4.1.Pap.16.
169r
Note of 4.1.Pap.13.
169r
Note of 4.1.Pap.14.
169r-v
4.1.Pap.16., but lettered “H3”, i.e. as if 4.1.Pap.15.
169v
Note of what was 4.1.Pap.17.
169v
4.1.Pap.18.
169v
Note of 4.1.Pap.19.
[4.1.Pap.20] 169v-170r
As Cart.II f.67r.
[4.1.Pap.21] 170r
As Cart.II f.182r.
[4.1.Pap.25] 170r-171r   2 Id. [12] December 2 Honorius [IV: 1286]
Mandate, by Honorius [IV] pope, to the abbots of Fountains and Blanchland and the provincial prior of the Dominicans in England, to hear and decide the appeal by J[ohn le Romeyn] archbishop of York, having shown the jurisdiction of the vacant see of Durham to be known to belong to the archbishop of York by ancient, approved and hitherto peaceful custom, the prior and chapter of Durham having falsely asserted that William [Wickwane] archbishop of York usurped that jurisdiction, which they claimed, and obtained papal letters to the bishop of Dunkeld and the abbots of Alnwick and St Agatha's [Easby], the abbot of Alnwick having commissioned in his place the prior of Dryburgh, the sacrist of Kelso, Mr Robert Merley canon of Dunblane and Mr Baldred Bisset canon of Caithness, the abbot of Easby having refused to take cognizance of the case, Archbishop William having appealed to the pope and died, and Archbishop John being prepared to prosecute the appeal.
Dated: S. Sabina Rome
Printed: HDST pp. xciii-iv, and see Brentano p. 144 n. 172
[4.1.Pap.26] 171r-v
As Misc. Ch. 7177 f.27r.
[4.1.Pap.27] 171v-172r   15 Kal. August 1 Alexander [V: 18 July 1410]
Indult, by Alexander [V] pope, to Thomas [Langley] bishop of Durham and the prior and monks of Durham, for plenary remission of all sins confessed in articulo mortis.
Dated: Pisa
HDST p. cii
172r
Note of 4.1.Pap.28.
172r-173v
4.1.Pap.31.
173v-174r
4.1.Pap.29.
174r   Id. [13] April 4 Nicholas [IV: 1291]
Mandate, by Nicholas [IV] pope, to the prior of Tynemouth, following the petition by the prior of Durham concerning the chapter of Howden church impeding him over the institution and deprivation of the chaplains of all the altars in Howden church, known to belong to him by ancient, approved and hitherto peaceful custom, to hear and decide the case.
Dated: Viterbo
174v
1.2.Pap.1.
174v
Note of 1.2.Pap.2.
174v
1.2.Pap.3.
174v-175r
1.2.Pap.7.
175r
1.2.Pap.9.
175r-v
1.2.Pap.10.
[1.2.Pap.11] 175v   3 Non. [5] May 2 Urban [IV: 1263]
Mandate, by Urban [IV] pope, to the dean and archdeacon of York, following the petition by the prior and chapter of Durham, to enforce observance of the agreement between them and a former bishop of Durham settling the dispute over the bishop bringing secular clerks into the cloister at visitations.
Dated: Viterbo
[1.2.Pap.12] 175v-176r   6 Id. [8] November 1 Urban [V: 1362]
Indult, by Urban [V] pope, to John of Hemmingburgh monk of Durham, for his chosen confessor to grant plenary remission of all sins confessed in articulo mortis.
Dated: Avignon
[1.2.Pap.16] 176r-v
As Cart.I f.36v.
[1.2.Pap.20] 176v-177v
As in 2.5.Ebor.3a.
[1.2.Pap.22] 177v-178r   15 Kal. December 2 Clement [V: 17 November 1306]
Mandate, by Clement [V] pope, to the bishop, prior and archdeacon of Carlisle, to hear and decide the case, following petition by the chapter of Durham that, after the pope committed the spiritual and temporal administration of Durham priory to the bishop of Durham at papal pleasure, with the abbot of Lézat and his colleagues as papal executors, Thomas of Goldsborough, canon of Lincoln, claiming to be the abbot's commissary, ordered the chapter to obey Henry of Lusby, deputed by the bishop to exercise the administration, but the chapter appealed to the pope because Thomas refused a copy of his commission, and in contempt of the appeal he excommunicated twenty monks of Durham (named).
Dated: Bordeaux
[1.2.Pap.24] 178r-179r   2 Non. [4] September 4 Clement [The Magnum Repertorium lists this under Clement V, making the date 1308; if it were Clement VI, the date would be 1347.]
Mandate, by Clement pope, to the prior of Durham, to be a conservator of the Cistercians.
Dated: Avignon
179r-v
1.2.Pap.25.
179v
2.2.Pap.1.
[2.2.Pap.2] 179v-180v
As in 1.1.Archid.Dunelm.5.
[2.2.Pap.3] 180v-182r   Id. [13] February 9 John [XXII: 1325]
Mandate, by John [XXII] pope, to the prior of Newstead by Stamford and Mr Antony Bek chancellor and subdean of Lincoln, to hear and decide the case, following the petition by the prior and chapter of Durham that they peacfully possessed ecclesiastical jurisdiction over the canons, other ministers and parishioners of Howden, with right of visitation, by ancient, approved and hitherto peaceful custom, and with the predecessors of William [Melton] archbishop of York exempting Howden from their jurisdiction and visitation, with the consent of the chapter of York and papal confirmation; but that, after Archbishop William asserted his wish and duty to visit Howden, with the prior and chapter's proctor asserting that it did not belong to him, and had them summoned before his official of York and Mr John of Woodhouse iurisperitus to show why he should not visit, their proctor stated that they were prepared to prove why not, but a suitable term for producing further documents was denied and, in contempt of the prior and chapter's subsequent appeal to the pope, sentence was given for the archbishop.
Dated: Avignon
182r-v
2.2.Pap.4.
182v
2.2.Pap.5.
[2.2.Pap.6] 182v-183v   17 Kal. May 7 John [XXII: 15 April 1323]
Mandate, by John [XXII] pope, to the prior of Blyth and the dean and Mr John of Clare canon of York, to hear and decide the case, following the petition by the prior and chapter of Durham that they peacefully possessed ecclesiastical jurisdiction over the rectors, chaplains, ministers and parishioners of their appropriated churches in the diocese of Durham, with right of visitation, by ancient, approved and hitherto peaceful custom; that after Mr Thomas of Goldsborough, archdeacon of Durham, falsely asserted that the jurisdiction over their appropriated churches of Jarrow, Monk Wearmouth, [Bishop] Middleham, Merrington, Whitworth, Hesleden, Dalton-le-dale, Witton [Gilbert], Billingham, Heighington, Aycliffe, St Oswald's Durham and PIttington, in the archdeaconry of Durham, belonged to him, the matter came before the bishop of Durham and, on appeal by both sides, before the official of the court of York, where it was still pending when the archdeacon, by falsely suggesting to the pope that an amicable composition between the two sides had come about, obtained papal letters to the archdeacon of Nottingham to secure its observance; that since the prior of Nocton and Mr Ralph de Holbeche canon of Lichfield, commissaries of the archdeacon of Nottingham, summoned the prior and chapter, but refused them a copy of the acta before them, they appealed to the pope.
Dated: Avignon
[2.2.Pap.7] 183v-184r   6 Kal. July 6 John [XXII: 26 June 1322]
Mandate, by John [XXII] pope, to the priors of Blyth and Watton and Dominican priors of York, notwithstanding the papal indulgence freeing Dominicans from papal commissions for such business, to hear and decide the case, following the petition by Mr Thomas of Golsborough, archdeacon of Durham, that archdeacons of Durham peacefully possessed jurisdiction, with visitation and procurations, in their archdeaconry, by ancient, approved and hitherto peaceful custom, and exercised it, and that, since the prior and chapter of Durham impeded his exercise of it in their appropriated churches of Jarrow, Monk Wearmouth, [Bishop] Middleham, Merrington, Whitworth, Hesleden, Dalton-le-dale, Witton [Gilbert], Billingham, Heighington, Aycliffe, St Oswald's Durham and Pittington, in his archdeaconry, he appealed to the pope, in contempt of which the prior and chapter deprived him of possession.
Dated: Avignon
[2.2.Pap.11] 184r-v
As Cart.I f.40r.
[3.2.Pap.2] 184v   8 Id. [6] June 9 Boniface [VIII: 1303]
Mandate, by Boniface [VIII] pope, to the prior of Tynemouth, following report by the prior and convent of Durham of the departure of Henry of Lusby, Henry of Stamford and Adam de Boyville, monks of Durham, to compel them to return.
Dated: Anagni
[3.2.Pap.3] 184v-185r   3 Kal. March 3 Boniface [VIII: 27 February 1297]
Mandate, by Boniface [VIII] pope, to the abbot of Alnwick, to revoke illicit or injurious grants by the prior and chapter of Durham of their property, possessions or privileges, papal confirmations notwithstanding.
Dated: St Peter's Rome
185r
3.2.Pap.4.
185r-v
3.2.Pap.5.
185v
3.2.Pap.6.
[3.2.Pap.7] 185v-186r   4 Id. [12] March 8 Boniface [VIII: 1302]
Mandate, by Boniface [VIII] pope, to the abbot of Whitby, to excommunicate Walter of Offerton priest, Robert de Langledenham clerk, Philip Darcy knight, Hugh Darcy, Thomas of Kirkton layman, of the Lincoln diocese, if they impeded Richard Hoton, prior of Durham, prosecuting his appeal to the pope over grievances caused by Antony [Bek] bishop of Durham, by violently taking him and incarcerating him for a month and more.
Dated: Lateran
[3.2.Pap.8] 186r-187r
As Cart.I f.17v-18v.: decree Debent.
187r
3.2.Pap.9.
187r
Note of 3.2.Pap.11.
187r
Note of what was 3.2.Pap.12, with added note "now expired".
187r
Note of what was 3.2.Pap.13.
187r-188r
Bull as exemplified in 3.2.Pap.14.
188r
Note of 3.2.Pap.16.
[3.2.Pap.17] 188r-v   6 Id. [8] November 4 Boniface [IX: 1393]
Indult, by Boniface [IX] pope, to John of Hemmingburgh prior of Durham, for his chosen confessor to grant plenary remission of all sins confessed in articulo mortis.
Dated: St Peter's Rome
188v
Memorandum that on 26 January 1452 [1453] in the chancery of William [Booth] archbishop of York the bull by Boniface IX [as exemplified in 3.2.Pap.14] was exhibited by John Gateshead monk of Durham before Mr Richard Tone, the archbishop's vicar-general, and a true copy, examined by Mr Richard Tone and Mr John Sendale, the archbishop's registrar, was handed over to the archbishop's registry.
188v-189r
Memorandum that on 24 October 1427 at Bolton Percy the bull by Boniface IX [as exemplified in 3.2.Pap.14] was exhibited by John Fishburn monk of Durham before Mr John Selow, vicar-general of John [Kempe] archbishop of York, and a true copy, examined by Mr John Selow and John Belvas notary, was handed over to the archbishop's registry.
189r
1.3.Pap.24.
189r-v
Indult to the scholars of Durham College Oxford as in 1.3.Pap.26.
189v-189*r
Memorandum that on 26 January 1452 [1453] in the chancery of William [Booth] archbishop of York the bull by Boniface IX [as in 1.3.Pap.26] was exhibited by John Gateshead monk of Durham before Mr Richard Tone, the archbishop's vicar-general, and a true copy, examined by Mr Richard Tone and Mr John Sendale, the archbishop's registrar, was handed over to the archbishop's registry.
189*r
Memorandum that on 24 October 1427 at Bolton Percy the bull by Boniface IX [as in 1.3.Pap.26] was exhibited by John Fishburn monk of Durham before Mr John Selow, vicar-general of John [Kempe] archbishop of York, and a true copy, examined by Mr John Selow and John Belvas notary, was handed over to the archbishop's registry.
[3.2.Pap.20] 189*r
As Cart.I f.19r.
[4.2.Pap.1] 189*v-190r   Non. [7] October 3 Martin [IV: 1283]
Mandate, by Martin [IV] pope, to the bishop of Dunkeld and the abbots of Alnwick and St Agatha's [Easby], to hear and decide the case, following the petition by the prior and chapter of Durham that William [Wickwane] archbishop of York, claiming spiritual jurisdiction of the vacant see of Durham against them, ordered them to admit him for visitation and produce the procuration due, but, since he was excommunicate, they were not required to do so; that he refused to hear them, and they appealed to the pope, in contempt of which the archbishop excommunicated Roger the subprior and other leaders of the chapter.
Dated: Viterbo
190r
4.2.Pap.2.
190v
4.2.Pap.4.
[4.2.Pap.5] 190v   Non. [7] May 2 Martin [IV: 1282]
Mandate, by Martin [IV] pope, to the abbot of Crowland, to revoke illicit or injurious grants by the prior and convent of Durham of their property, possessions or privileges, papal confirmations notwithstanding.
Dated: Viterbo
[4.2.Pap.6] 190v-191r   Id. [15] October 3 Martin [IV: 1283]
Mandate, by Martin [IV] pope, to the abbot of Holm[cultram], the prior of Coventry and Mr Bartholomew canon of S. Pancracio Ferentino, to ensure the observance of the sentence of excommunication by Reginald of Barnby, official of the prior and chapter of Durham, on Nicholas of Darlington, vicar of St Oswald's Durham, for failing to desist from impeding them in exercising their spiritual jurisdiction of the vacant see of Durham, following their petition for papal confirmation of it.
Dated: Viterbo
[4.2.Pap.7] 191r   Non [5] June 2 Martin [IV: 1282]
Mandate, by Martin [IV] pope, to the abbot of Crowland, to hear and decide the case, following the complaint by the prior and chapter of Durham against Mr Adam of Brampton, vicar of Auckland, for administering sacraments to the parishioners of their appropriated church of Heighington and injuring them over tithes, etc. belonging to that church.
Dated: Viterbo
191v
4.2.Pap.8.
[4.2.Pap.9] 191v-192r
As Cart.I f.18v.
192r   4 Id. [10] April 1 Martin [V: 1418]
Confirmation, by Martin [V] pope, to the bishop and the prior and chapter of Durham, of all liberties and immunities granted to them by popes, kings, princes and others.
Dated: Constance
[4.2.Pap.13] 192r-193r   4 Id. [12] March 1435 [1436]
Decree, by the Council of Basle, reciting at the instance of John Wessington prior of Durham: Bull, by Eugenius [IV] pope, granting indulgences in commemoration of Corpus Christi, etc., as Reg.III ff.191r-192r.
Dated: Rome, St Peter's 7 Kal. June [26 May] 1433 that it be attended to faithfully.
Dated: Basle
193v
4.2.Pap.10.
[4.2.Pap.14] 193v   4 Kal. March 1435 [27 February 1436]
Confirmation, by the Council of Basle, to the prior and convent of Durham, of all liberties, immunities, prerogatives, indulgences, privileges and indults granted to them by popes, emperors, kings, princes and others.
Dated: Basle
193v-194r
1.3.Pap.2b, and cf. 2a.
[1.3.Pap.3] 194r-v
Mandate by Eugenius [IV] pope as Reg.IV ff.24r-25r.
195r
Part of bull by Eugenius [IV] pope as in Loc.IX:14.
195r-v
1.3.Pap.5.
[1.3.Pap.6] 195v   8 Kal. May [24 April] 1438 8 Eugenius [IV]
Indult, by Eugenius [IV] pope, to the prior and convent of Durham, for the prior to absolve monks and conversi of Durham from sins reserved to the pope and from sentences of excommunication, suspension, etc.
Dated: Ferrara
Printed: HDST pp. ccliv-v
[1.3.Pap.7] 196r
As Cart.I f.41v.
[1.3.Pap.9] 196v   2 Id. [14] July 1432 2 Eugenius [IV]
Mandate, by Eugenius [IV] pope, to the prior of Durham, to hear and decide the case, following the petition by William Doncaster, official of Durham, that, after inhabitants of Brandon and Branton brought Robert Bamburgh, vicar of Eglingham, before him over the provision at the vicar's expense of a priest in the chapel of Brandon, and, following proceedings, William had fruits and revenues sequestrated, Robert appealed to the pope but failed to prosecute the appeal for a year, so that it lapsed.
Dated: St Peter's Rome
Petition to the prior: DCD Loc.X:16.
196v-197r
1.3.Pap.11.
[1.3.Pap.12] 197r   [ ] 1444 14 Eugenius [IV]
Indult, by Eugenius [IV] pope, to John Oll prior of Coldingham, for him to have a portable altar.
Dated: Rome
[1.3.Pap.10] 197r-200r   17 Kal. January [16 December] 1444 14 Eugenius [IV]
Confirmation, by Eugenius [IV] pope, of grants, following the petition by the prior and convent of Durham, that time out of mind they had peacefully possessed the cell and barony of Coldingham and its possessions and rights, as granted by kings of Scotland and earls of Dunbar and confirmed by popes, and that James [Kennedy] bishop of St Andrews had ordered the grants to be transcribed; reciting: Inspeximus, by James [Kennedy] bishop of St Andrews, of charters pre [?]
[Possibly Misc. Ch. 1293 ?] Dated: St Peter's Rome
200r-v
1.3.Pap.13.
[1.3.Pap.14] 200v-201r
As exemplified in 3.5.Reg.19.
[1.3.Pap.15] 201r-v   12 Kal. May [20 April] 1455 1 Calixtus [III]
Decree, by Calixtus [III] pope, for the prior and convent of Durham, giving effect to the indult granted by Pope Nicholas V on 9 Kal. November Pont. 8 [24 October 1454], but not embodied in a bull because of his death, for the prior and monks of the monastery to eat meat, outside the refectory, on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between Septuagesima Sunday and Quinquagesima Sunday and on the second fast-day (feria) of Christmas when a Sunday, since they had long been accustomed to eat fritters and puddings (frixa et farciaturas) from Septuagesima Sunday to Quinquagesima Sunday, often made from meat and often harmful, and fish on the second fast-day of Christmas when a Sunday, to their inconvenience, because, with about fifty monks in the monastery and little space for exercise, inappropriate diet caused infirmities and withdrawal from divine service, and, with many people invited on Christmas Eve and eating meat when the said second fast-day fell on a Sunday, but the monks fish, the disparity caused much expense.
Dated: St Peter's Rome
Printed: HDST pp. cccxxix- xxxi
[1.3.Pap.16] 201v-202r   5 Kal. May [27 April] 1465 1 Paul [II]
Confirmation, by Paul [II] pope, to the prior and chapter of Durham, of all liberties and immunities granted to them by popes, kings, princes and others.
Dated: St Peter's Rome
[1.3.Pap.17] 202r   6 Kal. May [26 April] 1465 1 Paul [II]
Mandate, by Paul [II] pope, to the abbot of Blanchland and the prior of Hexham, to warn publicly all those wrongfully detaining in secret payments, fruits, rents, revenues and other moveable or immoveable goods belonging to the chapter mensa of the prior and chapter of Durham to make restitution within a prefixed term, and to excommunicate for failure to do so.
Dated: St Peter's Rome
[1.3.Pap.18] 202r-v   12 Kal. July [20 June] 1466 2 Paul [II]
Mandate, by Paul [II] pope, to the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishop of Ely, to warn publicly all those wrongfully detaining in secret trees, tithes, payments, fruits and other moveable or immoveable goods belonging to the chapter mensa of the prior and chapter of Durham to make restitution within a prefixed term, and to excommunicate for failure to do so.
Dated: St Mark's Rome
Printed: HDST pp. cccl- li
[1.3.Pap.19] 202v-203r   Prid. Non. [4] December 1487 4 Innocent [VIII]
Indulgence, by Innocent [VIII] pope, following the deputation of John [Shirwood] bishop of Durham from Henry [VII] king of England, to those visiting the church of Durham between first vespers and sunset on the Deposition and the Translation of St Cuthbert or either ( aliqua ) of them, and making offerings to its upkeep, of 20 years and as many forty-day fasts.
Dated: St Peter's Rome
HDST pp. ccclxxii- iii
203r-v
1.3.Pap.23.
203v
1.3.Pap.29.
203v-204r
1.3.Pap.21., with Kal. for Id.
204r-v
Letter asking the pope to deign that the prior and chapter of Durham be allowed to eat meat of bipeds or quadrupeds outside the refectory between Septuagesima Sunday and Quinquagesima Sunday and on Christmas Eve when a Sunday, since between Septuagesima Sunday and Quinquagesima Sunday they are allowed to eat outside the refectory only fritters or fried food ( frixa vel frixaturas ), which indispose them and impede their performance of divine service, particularly because they cannot have a garden or healthy air for recreation, and since some wish at that season to eat fish and some fried or baked meat, causing trouble in the monastery, scandals and, for the servants, much work.
205
Not now present
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Royal and archiepiscopal documents

206r
The next section starts at this point
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1.1.Reg.9.
206r-v
1.1.Reg.11.
206v-207r
1.1.Reg.15.
207r
1.1.Reg.16.
207r
2.1.Reg.2.
207r
2.1.Reg.3.
207r
2.1.Reg.9.
207r-v
2.1.Reg.10.
207v
2.1.Reg.12.
207v-208r
2.1.Reg.15.
208r
2.1.Reg.16, as Cart.II f.98v.
208r
3.1.Reg.2.
208r
3.1.Reg.5, with "berwic" for "Everwic".
208r
3.1.Reg.6.
208r
3.1.Reg.7, with "Ranulfo" for "Ernulfo".
208v
3.1.Reg.8.
208v
3.1.Reg.11.
208v-209r
3.1.Reg.18, as Cart.II f.29v.
209r
3.1.Reg.20.
209r
3.1.Reg.22.
209r
3.1.Reg.23.
209r-211r
1.2.Reg.3. (Magna Carta, 1216)
211r-212v
1.2.Reg.5. (Charter of the Forest, 1225)
212v-213v
1.2.Reg.6a and cf. 6b.
213v
1.2.Reg.7.
[1.2.Reg.8] 213v-214v   14 July 18 Henry [III: 1234]
Confirmation, by Henry [III] king of England, to W[alter de Gray] archbishop of York, R[ichard Poore] bishop of Durham, Robert abbot of St Mary's York and all holders of land between the Ouse and the Derwent in the county of York, of liberties in relation to the royal forest and its officers, saving the liberties and customs previously granted by kings of England to the bishop and church of Durham.
Witnesses: W[alter Mauclerc], bishop of Carlisle; G[ilbert] Marshal, earl of Pembroke; H[umfrey] de Bohun, earl of Hereford; Godfrey of Crowcombe; John son of Geoffrey; John son of Philip; Geoffrey Dispenser; Geoffrey de Caux; Henry de Capella.
Dated: per manum Ralph [Neville], bishop of Chichester and chancellor Westminster
214v-215v
1.2.Reg.9.
215v-216r
1.2.Reg.10.
216r
1.2.Reg.11.
216v
1.2.Reg.12.
216v
1.2.Reg.13.
216v
Was 1.2.Reg.14; now 1.5.Reg.5.
217r-219v
2.2.Reg.2. (Re-issue of Magna Carta, 1300).
219v
2.2.Reg.3a.
219v
2.2.Reg.6.
219v-220r
2.2.Reg.7.
220r-v
2.2.Reg.8. (Re-issue of Charter of the Forest, 1300), in part.
220v-221r
2.2.Reg.10 or its duplicate 2.2.Reg.22.
[2.2.Reg.11] 221r   23 April 31 Edward [I: 1303]
Letters of credence, by Edward [I] king of England, to the knights, free men and community of the liberty of the bishopric of Durham, for his nephew John of Brittany and others who will set out the king's business to them.
Witness: the king.
Dated: Westminster
221v
2.2.Reg.13.
221v
2.2.Reg.14.
[2.2.Reg.15] 221v-222r   24 February 11 Edward [I: 1283]
Mandate, by Edward [I], to the prior and convent of Durham, because of the danger from the Welsh, to permit Walter of Cambo and Thomas of Nelson sheriff of Northumberland to supervise and direct for the safety of the deposit of money in their house arising from the Holy Land tenth recently granted, with undertaking for indemnification for any of the money passing to the king.
Witness: the king.
Dated: Rhuddlan
[2.2.Reg.16] 222r   7 August 34 Edward [I: 1306]
Grant, by Edward [I] king of England, at the instance of Richard [Hoton] prior of Durham, for Hugh de Monte Alto and William de Scaccario, attorneys in English courts appointed by the prior before going overseas with the king's licence on business concerning himself and the church of Durham, to come before the king in his court.
Witness: the king.
Dated: Durham
222r
Note of seal described at 2.2.Reg.17, with added marginal note [by Thomas Swalwell] of it being "pressio" [i.e. rather than matrix].
222r-v
1.3.Reg.3.
222v
1.3.Reg.4.
222v
1.3.Reg.5.
222v-223r
1.3.Reg.14.
223r
1.3.Reg.7.
223r-v
1.3.Reg.8.
223v-224r
1.3.Reg.9.
224r
Note that 1.3.Reg.10 not copied because in French.
224r
1.3.Reg.11.
224r
1.3.Reg.12a.
224v-225v
2.3.Reg.2.
225v
2.3.Reg.5a and cf. 5b.
225v-226v
2.3.Reg.7., with clerk as "Reg 9 " for "Retf 9 ".
226v-227v
2.3.Reg.8.
227v-228r
2.3.Reg.9.
228r-v
1.4.Reg.1b and cf. 1a: clerks and endorsements different.
228v
1.4.Reg.3a and cf. 3b.
228v-229r
1.4.Reg.4.
229r
1.4.Reg.5.
229r-v
1.4.Reg.6.
229v
Note of 1.4.Reg.8.
229v
1.4.Reg.9.
229v-230r
1.4.Reg.10.
230r
1.4.Reg.11.
230r   18 February 44 [Edward III: 1370 ?]
Writ, by [Edward III ? (Was 1.4.Reg.15, i.e. in the Magnum Repertorium section for Edward III, but entered there as a copy, and hence cannot not have been assigned to him on the basis of the seal or the original handwriting; here the royal style is not given. Only Henry III's reign was sufficiently long to be an alternative, giving a dating 1260.)] king [of England], to the sheriff of Yorkshire, to allow the prior and monks of Durham to enjoy the freedom from shires, hundreds, tithings and wapentakes granted to them for their lands and men by his predecessors.
Witness: the king
230v
2.4.Reg.1.
230v-231r
2.4.Reg.4.
231r-232r
2.4.Reg.5.
232r-v
3.4.Reg.7.
232v-233r
3.4.Reg.8.
233r
3.4.Reg.9.
233v   10 October 10 Richard [II: 1386]
Grant in free alms, by Richard [II] king of England, to the prior and convent of Durham and their newly set up college in the university of Oxford, founded by the king, of three bovates in Ruddington and Claxton and the advowsons of Ruddington, Bossall and Fishlake, with freedom to appropriate the churches to help support eight monks and eight seculars studying and celebrating in the college for himself, his [grand]father King E[dward III], Queen Philippa and others, the statute of Mortmain notwithstanding.
Witness: the king.
Dated: Westminster
233v-234v
3.4.Reg.11.
234v-235r
3.4.Reg.12.
235r-v
3.4.Reg.13.
235v-236v
3.4.Reg.15.
236v-237r
1.5.Reg.1.
237r-238v
1.5.Reg.2.
238v
1.5.Reg.3.
239r
2.5.Reg.2.
239r
2.5.Reg.3.
239r-v
2.5.Reg.4.
239v
2.5.Reg.5.
239v
3.5.Reg.1.
240r-241r
3.5.Reg.2.
241r-242r
3.5.Reg.3.
242r
4.5.Reg.1.
242r-243v
4.5.Reg.2.
243v-244r   27 May 7 Henry [VII: 1492]
Inspeximus, by Henry [VII (was 3.5.Reg.8, entered in the Magnum Repertorium as being by Henry VII. Richard Skipton occurs as a clerk in Henry VII's reign)] king of England, confirming: 1.5.Reg.1
Witness: the king
For 7 marks in the hanaper Skypton
Dated: Westminster
243v
Added note [by Thomas Swalwell] referring to Henry VII and exemplification by Richard Skipton and W Malhom clerks
244r-v
3.5.Reg.13.
244v-245r
3.5.Reg.14.
245r   10 December 18 Henry [VII: 1502]
Language:   English
Receipt, by Henry [VII (was 3.5.Reg.7(i), entered in the Magnum Repertorium as being by Henry VII; cf. 4.5.Reg.3, also entered as 3.5.Reg.7(ii))] king of England, to the prior of Durham, for 500 marks kept for the king at the monastery of Durham.
Dated: Westminster
245r
4.5.Reg.3.
245v-247r
3.5.Reg.9.
247v
Blank
248r
1.1.Archiep.6 ., omitting last 14½ witnesses.
248r
1.1.Archiep.9, as Cart.I f.183v., but erroneously beginning "[H]enricus" for "Thomas".
248r-v
As Cart.III.i ff.46r-47r, abbreviated. (Cf. 1.1.Archiep.15)
248v-249v
1.1.Archiep.16, as Cart.III.i f.36r-v.
249v-251v
1.1.Archiep.17.
251v-252v
1.1.Archiep.18.
252v-253r
1.1.Archiep.21.
253r-v
1.1.Archiep.23.
253v-254r
1.1.Archiep.24.
254r-v   [13 April 1253]
Licence, by Walter [Kirkham], at the instance of B[ertram of Middleton] prior and the convent of Durham, for any bishop of England, Scotland, Ireland or Wales passing through Durham in his absence from the diocese to ordain monks and other religious of the diocese, to consecrate chrism in the church of Durham and to dedicate churches belonging to the prior and monks, but not to ordain secular clerks.
Dated: Durham, Palm Sunday Pont.4.
Printed: Historiae Dunelmensis Scriptores Tres, ed J. Raine (Surtees Society 9, 1839) p.lxxxi-lxxxii; English Episcopal Acta 29: Durham 1241-1283, ed P.M. Hoskin (Oxford 2005), p.59-60.
254v
1.1.Archiep.26.
254v
2.1.Archiep.1.
255r-v
2.1.Archiep.2.
255v
2.1.Archiep.6.
255v-256v
2.1.Archiep.14 in part.
256v
2.1.Archiep.15.
256v
2.1.Archiep.16.
256v
2.1.Archiep.17.
256v-257r
2.1.Archiep.19.
[3.1.Archiep.3] 257r   2 June 1404
Mandate, by Walter [Skirlawe] bishop of Durham, by authority of the archbishop of York, to the prior and chapter of Durham, to induct Nicholas Kayser into the chantry at St Cuthbert's altar in Howden collegiate church, newly founded by the bishop with the licence of Richard [II] late king of England and of Richard [le Scrope] archbishop of York, the bishop having appointed and instituted him as the first chaplain.
Dated: Wheel Hall
257v-258r
3.1.Archiep.6 ., omitting last 10 witnesses of episcopal grant.
258r
3.1.Archiep.7.
258r
3.1.Archiep.9.
258r-v
4.1.Archiep.10.
258v
4.1.Archiep.13.
258v
4.1.Archiep.16.
258v-259v
1.2.Archiep.3.
259v-260r
1.2.Archiep.7.
260r
1.2.Archiep.9.
260r-v
1.2.Archiep.10.
260v
2.2.Archiep.4.
260v
2.2.Archiep.5.
260v-264v
3.2.Archiep.1b.
265r
3.2.Archiep.2.
265r-v
3.2.Archiep.3.
265v-266r
3.2.Archiep.8.
266r-v
3.2.Archiep.9.
266v
4.2.Archiep.1.
266v-267v
4.2.Archiep.2e.
[4.2.Archiep.4?] 268r   18 September 1438
Mandate, by Richard Arnall subdean of York and vicar-general of John [Kempe] archbishop of York, to the keeper of the spirituality of Howden, to induct William Wilkinson as vicar of the prebend of Howden in Howden church, to which he has admitted him on the presentation of the prior and chapter of Durham following the resignation of Adam Walshe.
Dated: York
268r-269r
1.3.Archiep.1.
269r-v
1.3.Archiep.4 in part.
269v
1.3.Archiep.7.
269v-270r
2.3.Archiep.1.
270r
2.3.Archiep.2.
270v-271r
2.3.Archiep.3.
271r
2.3.Archiep.5.
271r
2.3.Archiep.7.
271r-v
2.3.Archiep.8.
271v-272r
2.3.Archiep.10.
272r-v
2.3.Archiep.13.
273
Not now present
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Episcopal documents

274r
1.1.Pont.6.
274r
2.1.Pont.8.
274r-v
2.1.Pont.15b.
274v
2.1.Pont.16, omitting witnesses 5- 8.
274v-275r
2.1.Pont.17.
275r
2.1.Pont.18.
275r-v
3.1.Pont.9.
275v
3.1.Pont.12.
275v
3.1.Pont.16.
275v-276r
3.1.Pont.18.
276r
4.1.Pont.5, omitting last 25 witnesses.
276r
4.1.Pont.8.
276r
4.1.Pont.11.
276v
4.1.Pont.14.
276v
4.1.Pont.17.
276v
4.1.Pont.18.
276v-277r
4.1.Pont.5*.
277r-v
4.1.Pont.5†.
277v
1.2.Pont.9.
277v
1.2.Pont.13.
277v
1.2.Pont.14b.
277v-278r
1.2.Pont.16.
278r
2.2.Pont.7.
278v
2.2.Pont.14.
278v-279v
3.2.Pont.1.
279v-280r
3.2.Pont.12 and cf. 3.2.Pont.8b and 8a.
280r-v
3.2.Pont.14.
280v
4.2.Pont.14.
280v-281r
1.3.Pont.6.
281r-v
1.3.Pont.8 in part.
281v-282r
3.2.Pont.11.
282r
2.3.Pont.15.
282v-283r
3.3.Pont.2.
283r
3.3.Pont.3 face and dorse.
283v-286v   8 July 2 Henry [V: 1414]
Inspeximus, by Henry [V] king of England, confirming: 3.3.Pont.7
Witness: the king.
Dated: Westminster
CPR 1413-16 pp. 206-07
286v-287v
3.3.Pont.9.
287v
3.3.Pont.8.
288r   [ca. 1370: the Convenit is dated 1229, see 1.4.Pont.1- 4]
Arguments against the repetition to the bishop of Durham of professions made by monks [of Durham] to the prior, as contrary to the position during 140 years since the agreement made between the bishop and the prior and chapter by the Convenit.
288r-v
2.10.Pont.7.
288v-291r
2.10.Pont.8.
291v-292r
2.10.Pont.6.
292r
1.10.Pont.3.
293r
3.9.Pont.1.
293r-v
1.10.Pont.1.
293v-294r
1.10.Pont.2.
[1.10.Pont.4] 294r-v   20 January 14 Robert [Neville: 1452]
Licence, by Robert [Neville] bishop of Durham, following his recent licence [1.10.Pont.3] to William Ebchester, prior, and the convent of Durham for the acquisition of £20 worth of lands, etc. to help the repair of his church, the statute of Mortmain notwithstanding, for them to acquire from John Binchester chaplain, John Partrike chaplain, John Haggerston chaplain, William Lawson and Richard Palmer chaplain 2 messuages, 1 cottage, 4 tofts, 7 burgages, 153 acres and 8 acres 1 rod of meadow in Billingham, Burdon, Barmpton, East Rainton, Kirk Merrington, Middlestone, Westerton, the barony of Elvet and the Old Borough Durham, worth £4 8s. 8d. a year clear according to the inquest held by Geoffrey Middleton knight and the bishop's escheator in County Durham [1.11.Pont.14]
Dated: per manus John Lound clerk of the bishop's chancery, Durham
294v
1.10.Pont.9.
294v-295v
1.10.Pont.10.
295v
1.6.Pont.12.
295v-296r
1.6.Pont.13.
296v
1.6.Pont.14.
296v-297r
2.6.Pont.4.
[2.6.Pont.6] 297r-v
Loc.XXV:167.
Printed: From Cart.III, HDST pp. ccv-vi; from Reg.Lang. f.84rv-v, SS 166 pp. 109-10
297v
2.6.Pont.7.
297v-298v
2.6.Pont.8, omitting close of notary's subscription.
298v-299r
2.6.Pont.9.
299r
2.6.Pont.12b.
299r-300r
4.6.Pont.10.
300r-v
4.6.Pont.12 and cf. 3.6.Pont.8 and 9a.
[4.6.Pont.13] 300v   4 December 1464
Mandate, by Lawrence [Booth] bishop of Durham, to Richard [Bell] prior of Durham, to cite all priors, masters, keepers and monks of the cells of the church of Durham to appear before the bishop in the chapter- house at Durham, with the subprior and chapter, on 10 December next for the bishop's visitation, and to certify the bishop of the citations.
Dated: [Bishop] Auckland
300v-301r
4.6.Pont.13.
301r-v
4.6.Pont.16.
301v-302r
3.6.Pont.13.
302r-303v
1.7.Pont.2 in part.
303v-304r
1.7.Pont.10.
304r-v
1.7.Pont.9.
304v
1.7.Pont.12.
304v-305r
1.7.Pont.13.
305r
1.7.Pont.15.
305v
1.7.Pont.16.
305v
1.6.Pont.15.
306r
1.7.Pont.7.
306r-v
1.7.Pont.11.
307r
2.7.Pont.11.
307r-v
2.7.Pont.8.
307v-308r
2.7.Pont.9.
308r-v
2.7.Pont.12 face and dorse.
308v
2.7.Pont.15.
309r-310r
2.8.Pont.11 dorse.
310r-v
1.8.Pont.3 in part.
311r
2.7.Pont.16a.
311r
1.8.Pont.4.
311v-312r
Was 2.8.Pont.N.1, for which there is no entry in the Magnum Repertorium. There are five drafts of the petition in 2.9.Pont.1
Petition, [by the prior and chapter of Durham], to [Boniface IX] pope, for him to revoke his indult obtained by Walter [Skirlawe] bishop of Durham declaring that the religious person accompanying him on visitations of the church of Durham might be a member of the chapter or any other Benedictine house, and to declare that the religious person should be from the chapter of Durham, Pope Boniface VIII having issued the decree [Debent] following the appeal by the prior and chapter against Bishop [Antony Bek].
[A copy of the bishop's indult is Loc.XXVII:11, dated 3 May 1396.]
Printed: HDST pp. ccccxxxvii-ix.
312r
Was apparently 2.8.Pont.O.1, for which there is no entry in the Magnum Repertorium
Opinion [by Hubert de Navaia ? (See 2.8.Pont.15. A copy of the bishop's indult is Loc.XXVII:11, dated 3 May 1396)] concerning the appeal by the prior and chapter of Durham over the breach of custom by Walter [Skirlawe] bishop [of Durham] as set out in the preceding petition.
312v
2.8.Pont.15.
313r-317r
1.11.Pont.1.
317r-319v
1.11.Pont.2a.
319v-321v
1.11.Pont.3.
321v-323v
1.11.Pont.4 face.
323v-325r
1.11.Pont.4 dorse.
325r-327v
1.11.Pont.5.
327v-329v
1.11.Pont.6.
329v-330v
1.11.Pont.7.
330v-332r
1.11.Pont.8.
332r-v
1.11.Pont.9.
332v-333r
1.11.Pont.11.
333r-v
1.11.Pont.12.
333v-336r
1.11.Pont.14.
336r
1.11.Pont.15.
336r
1.11.Pont.16.
336v
1.8.Pont.17*.
337r
Was 1.8.Pont.S2, mentioned, but not entered, in the Magnum Repertorium at 1.8.Pont.S1 = 19.
Injunctions, by bishops of Durham, following visitations [of the prior and convent of Durham], as: 1.8.Pont.19Reg.II f.51 final injunction2.8.Pont.4 thirteenth injunction (AA 4th 36 p. 99 lines 28-37; SS 21 p. 13 lines 17- 26); continuing with injunction against any brother troubling any of his brethren on account of the said deposition, on pain of excommunication.
337v-338r
1.8.Pont.7 in part.
338r-339r
1.8.Pont.8 in part.
339v-340v
1.9.Pont.7.
340v-341v
2.8.Pont.9 with notarial subscription abbreviated.
341v-342v
1.9.Pont.4.
342v-343r
1.9.Pont.5.
343r
Was presumably one of 1.9.Pont.5.
Misc. Ch. 5988.
[1.9.Pont.6] 343r-v   No date
Letter, by Robert [Neville bishop of Durham], to the prior and chapter [of Durham], relaxing the relevant charges, following his recent visitation [1432], their fuller discussion of two of the comperta, concerning repairs to manors and holdings and the advantageousness of the bursar's office remaining divided, and the bishop's acceptance of their responses through Mr Robert Beaumont, Mr John Lounde and Mr William Ebchester, commissaries for reform in accordance with the comperta, that £100 a year would be spent by the bursar, cellarer and granator under the terrar's supervision on repairs to manors, holdings, chancels of churches and mills belonging to the main estate, with other office-holders having enough for repairs, and that the office of bursar should stand divided.
343v-349v
2.9.Pont.5 face and dorse.
349v-350v
2.9.Pont.11 face and dorse.
350v
2.9.Pont.14.
350v-353r
2.9.Pont.15.
353r
2.1.Pont.2 omitting all but first two witnesses.
[1.12.Pont.Y.1] 353v
Was apparently 1.12.Pont.Y.1, for which there is no entry in the Magnum Repertorium
Lists of probate payments in the bishopric of Durham and of fines of fornicators in the bishopric between Tyne and Tees.
[Misc. Ch. 7071a/5 is a fragment of these lists in a file of sede vacante acta of Durham cathedral chapter in 1406.]
354r-v   Mark [25 April] 1406 - Bartholomew [24 August].
Account by Robert de Berall, as sequestrator in Northumberland, deputed by John Barton, [keeper of] the spiritualities of Durham sede vacante
Misc.Ch. 7071a/6 and 1 are fragments of this account.
354v-355r
{Uncertainties regarding the agreement with William Melton [archbishop of York, cf. 4.1.Archiep.2 (1325) and 1.2.Archiep.2 (1330 and 1331)], and the confirmation by Pope Alexander.} [s. xvi]
355v-356r   [1381 x 1400: John Repham archdeacon]} [s. xvi]
{Letter, by [the prior and chapter of Durham], expounding their archidiaconal jurisdiction in their churches in the diocese of Durham down to the disturbance of it by the present archdeacon [of Northumberland], Mr J[ohn] R[epham], and their vindication in parliament.
356r-357v
{1.5.Spec.42.} [s. xvi]