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Talbot ; Canon of Glasney, Bosham, and Crediton, Stafford's Reg.
240. In his will (Chichele's Reg. at Lambeth i. fol. 435), made
Monday in Pentecost week 1430 in his ' hospicio ' at Exeter, he
mentions his brother dominus Michael, sister Isabel, and Richard
Alet; and leaves 20s to the Scholars of Stapyldon Hall to pray for
his soul and that of Robert Boson, and 20s to the Scholars of Oriel
Hall : to his nephew Michael ' Repertorium meum super Sextum
et Clement.' (Coxe no. xvii, xxii, xxxi) : to his church of S. Mawgan
(Stafford 240, 319, instit. 14 10), Cornwall a priest's vestment of red
cloth powdered with golden birds, his Legenda Te7nporalium et Sanc-
torum ad usuni ephcopi J. de Grandi'sson, £10 for repairs, and 6s 8d
to the poor: 6s 8d to the poor of his former church S. Rumon
(Ruanlanihorne) : his furred robe to Walter Davy M.A. : to his
church of S. George de Hamme a part of the cross on which the
Lord Jesus was suspended, contained in a precious golden circlet;
his Concordances to the church of St. Thomas of Glaseney : 13^4^?
to the Prior and Convent of Launceston : executors his nephew
Michael treasurer of Exeter [23 Ap, 141 8], M. William Fylham
archdeacon of Cornwall, M. Richard Marke R. of S. Martin within the
close of S. Peter, Exeter. In Oriel Treasurer's Accounts 1411-12,
among the contributions for parishioners of S. Mary's for work on
the stalls, occurs an entry ' de magistro Martino Archedeken xxs.'
Michael Archdeacon was promoted when very young, and in minor
orders,? to Gwinear, Cornwall 1384-85, to Haccombe (patron a
Lercedekne) 30 July 1400 and again 18 Dec. 1409 (patron
a Courtenay), res. 18 Mch 14 1| (Eccl. Ant. i. 160, Maclean iii. 257,
259, 275), Canon of Crediton 1419, R. of Chagford 30 Sep. 1434-1440



1 6 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1372

(Stafford's Reg. ix, 161); d. 4 Ap. 1443 ; D. K. Rec. 44 p. 614, 48
p. 221 letters of attorney to William abbot of Torre and INIichaei
Lercedekne clerk, going abroad 27 Nov. 1422; Hewett's Cath. of
Exeter, App. p. 26 ; Stafford's Reg. 27 Feb. 139I at Battys ynne,
Oxon, dispensation to Michael Leardecrune clerk Exon. dioc. to take
orders although son of an unmarried man and woman ; 29 May 1401
licence to Michael Lercedekne archpriest or rector of Haccombe, sub-
deacon, to study at Oxford for seven years; 6 May 1402 letters
dimissory to Michael Lercedekne. Summer 142 1 'iis Vmd circa
M. Rogerum Bolter, Michael Lercedekne, et Johannem Schute quando
fuerunt nobiscum.' In his will dated 5 Jan. 1441, proved 28 Feb.
i44f , he left ' ad fabricam Turris sive Campanilis seu ad Campanas
ecclesie S. Wynneri in Cornubia x\s' viz. 20s from the goods of
Martin Lercedekne and 20J from his own: and i6.r 8^ to Thomas
Come.

Thomas Filly, dev. summer and autumn 1372.

John Henry or Herry or Harry, corn, summer 1372 — winter 1379 ;
M.A., Vice-Rector 1377-78; V. of Gwennap 22 Sep. 1381, R. of
Endellion 1394, exch. for V. of Gwinear 19 Mch 140^, res. 1438, all
in Cornwall. Stafford's Reg. (117, 123, 141) 10 Oct. 1411 licence to
John Harry, V. of Wynner to celebrate in a chapel of S. Wynner.

Richard Rowlond, dev. autumn 1372 — autumn 1376; .? Fellow
previously; M.A. in 1366 ; a family name at Exeter.

Henry Beamond, Dev. 1372, vac. i Nov. 1382, d. autumn
1415; of Exon. dioc, M.A.; Computus Lent 1374 a payment due to
him in the time of Dagenet's Rectorship, i.e. 1371-72 ; summer 141 1
* xii^ o5. M. H. Beamond, quando fuerat nobiscum ' ; winter 1 4 1 1
' iiii<f pro vino dato procuratoribus M. Henrici Bewmond ' ; Lent 1 4 1 3
' liiij iiii</ procurator! M. Henrici Beaumond in finalem solucionem
decem marcarum sibi debitarum'; autumn 14 15 ' iii(/ o3. oblatis in
die funeralium Beaumond '.

Richard Browne, Dev. autumn 1372 — autumn 1379; M.A., Vice-
Rector 1378, Rector 1378-79, Canon of Exeter; at Queen's 1379-89,
W. Thomson's Afi Open College 32; Queen's Coll. Computus 1387
' Expens. M. Ric. Broun usque partes suas, circa Exon, pro libris quos
legavit M. Hen. Witfeld xiij iiii^, pro cariagio librorum xx^/.' Ex. Coll.
Computus summer 1414 'iiii^ pro vino dato executoribus ]\L Ricardi
Brown ' ; ' iiii^ pro emendacione duoruni librorum quos habuimus ex
dono M. Ricardi Brown.' The Old List gives R. Browne as a Fellow
in 1 409 ; but, if so, it may have been another R. Browne.



1372 J REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 17

John Hennok (Ilenokes, Ennok ; this family, in Ilennock parish,
was connected with the family of Clist), Dev. autumn 1372 ; chamber-
fellow with Dagenet in rooms ad ostium.

John Dedemor, Chapl. 18 Sept. 1372 to Lent 1374; M.A., men-
tioned in winter 1377 ; ? R. of North Benfleet, Essex, 12 Dec. 1386 ;
d. 1392 ; Newcourt ii. 46.

Richard Pester, Dev., occurs summer and autumn 1372 : men-
tioned autumn 1400; R. of Widworthy, Devon, in 1388 (Ancient
Deeds, D. K. R, i. p. 449), a kinsman of Bishop Reade (see 1357,
Hist. Comm. v, 477, Brodrick 224). A Richard Pestour (Phis father)
was R. of Widworthy 12 Dec. 1349; N. and Gleanings iv. 35, 59,
173, 189.

John Coly, or Colie, dev. 1372; M.A., vac. 31 Oct. 1379.

Thomas Worth, corn. 1372; M.A., Rector 1375-77; .''vac. 17
Oct. 1379; a leader in the dispute against the Civilians 1376;
Gutch i. 489.

Laurence Stevine, corn. 1372; M.A., Rector 1379 — Mch 1380;
vac. 16 Ap. 1380. Brantingham's Reg. 20 Sep. 1379 ' Londoniis,
dominus contulit Laurencio Stevyn Exon diocesis primam tonsuram
habenti literas dimissorias ad omnes ordines tarn minores quam sacros
a quocunque episcopo etc., et presbiteratus ordines a quocunque
episcopo etc.'; but the bishop in 1382 ordered the Priors of Launceston
and Bodmin, and friar Benedict Lugans, S.T.P., provost of Glasney,
and the Official of the bishop's peculiar jurisdiction in Cornwall, and
the vicar of Probus (.? William Noe), to examine into Bedeman's
preaching in Cornwall. L. Stephyn alias Bedeman, of Ex. Coll.,
renounced Wiclifism 18 Oct. 1382, when the Archbishop restored him
to his academical rights, Gutch i. 492, 506, 509, English Works of
Wyclif, p. xxix. Stafford's Reg. 22 Nov. 1397 leave of absence for
a year to M, Laurence Stevyn alias Bedeman, R. of Lifton; 15 Jan.
14^^ named Penitenciary ; 11 June 14 10 Laurence Bedeman, B.D.,
R. of Lifton, lie. to preach in Latin or English. Stafford's Reg.
18, 241, 256, 338 and V. heresy. Ease. Zizaniorum 274, 310,
Foxe's Monuments ed. Townsend iii. 805, 809. Nat. Biog. ii. 210,
iv. 108.

John Skyllinge, Sar., already fellow 18 Sep. 1372; a commis-
sioner 1 4 Feb. 1 4of to inquire about the property of Queen's College ;
Statutes iii. App. p. 50.

Reginald Povy, Sar. Dec. 1372 to winter 1377; autumn 1391
' \d pro potu ad M. Reynaldum Povy'; a 'dominus Riginaldus ' is

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1 8 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1374

mentioned summer 1397, Lent 1398, summer 1400. Reginald
Povy was Patron and Rector of Colerne, Wilts 1401 ; R. of Upwey,
Dorset 14 10 (Poney, u and n confused) : Phillipps i. 69, 87, Hutchins
ii. 847.

William Wedemore, dev. 1374. In Old List. A William Wed-
more was abbot of Dunkeswell, Devon 1353-82.

William Noe (? Noy), corn. 1374 ; a previous William Noe was V.
of Probus 1349; V. of Probus, appointed Penitenciary 15 Jan i4x^;
27 Mch 141 3 William Noe, chaplain, and canon of Glasney, licensed
to preach in Latin or English. Stafford's Reg. 114, 204, 263. In
Old List.

Phillip Stone, dev. Lent 1374 to autumn 1376.

John Uggeborw^e (Huggeburgh), from Ugborough in Devon,
Chapl. Lent 1374 to autumn 1376. A patron of Mamhead 9 Ap.
1400, of Stoke Fleming i Mch 140X: Stafford's Reg. 186, 210.

John Horton, Dev., el. 18 June 1374; d. 29 Nov. 1374.

Henry Parker, 1374. In Old List.

Martin Lydeford, Dev. 1374; Rector 1374.

Walter Ufcote or Offecote, Dev. 3 Dec. 1374, in place of Horton,
to autumn 1375; rented a school of the College 1379 — Lent 1381.

Ralph Redruth (Redruffe, Ruderhith), Corn. 1374 ; D.D., one of
the two Senior Fellows of Oriel before July 1373, and in 1386 ; Chan-
cellor of the University 1392: of Ex. Coll. 1392, lately of Oriel;
Gutch i. 525, 528, iii. App. p. 3, Rogers ii. 646 (Feb. 1395), Statutes
iii. App. pp. 39, 46, Smith 264, Bokenham's Reg. (Lincoln) fol. 359,
Le Neve iii. 548, Clark's Oxford Colleges 98 : R. of Grittleton dioc.
Sarum, when instit. to R. of Creed in Cornwall 18 Nov. 1395 in the
person of his proxy Nicholas Herry, M.A., patron Richard II, in
exchange with John Grey; 22 Dec. 1395 collated Canon of Glasney
on resignation of John Grey, Michael Cergeaux his proxy, and
Nicholas Harry, Sacristan of Glasney, proxy for Grey ; exch. Creed
for Saint Columb Major 6 July 1399, d. 1404: 24 Mch and i Ap.
1396 'licence to M. Ralph Redruth sacre pagine professori, R. of
S. Crida in Cornwall, to hear confessions &c.' ; 15 Sep. 1400 leave to
Ralph Rudruth R. of S. Columb Major, to celebrate in oratories &c.
Stafford's Reg. 54, 114, 162, 200, 280, 310.

William Talkarn or Talcaryn, Corn, summer 1375 ; M.A., Rector
Mch — Oct. 1380; Chaplain 1384-94; William Serche was removed
by the Archbishop, who appointed Talkarn in his place ; the order
8 Dec. 1384 is drawn up by his Commissaries, Robert Rygge Chan-



1378] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 19

cellor of Oxford, John Landreyn D.D., and Thomas Chylyndon
Doctor of Decrees. Autumn 1393 ' \\us a M. Willelmo Talkarn in
plenam solucionem unius basse scole.' He was V. of S. Erth, Corn-
wall 17 Dec. 1395-1431, Dean of Crantock 11 May 1418, d. 143 1 :
Monast. Exon. 55; Rogers ii. 646 (Feb. 1395). Stafford's Reg. 313,

16 Nov. 1400 commission (renewed ten times subsequently) to
William V. of S. Ercus to hear confessions; 15 Feb. i4o|- leave to
M. William Talkarn V. of S. Ercus to celebrate once a year, on
Easter Monday, in a chapel of S. Ercus near Trefussa ; 9 Oct. 1411
preaching licence to William Talkarn senior, V. of S. Ercus, m Artibus
magisiro et scolwi in iheologia, and Reg. 159 (senior and junior).

William Slade, Dev. autumn 1375 to 1384; M.A., Vice-Rector
1378, Rector 1380-84; V. of Cotleigh 1385, of Axmouth 1393-
1397, Eccl. Ant. ii. 84; Warden of Ottery 1397, d. 1399; Monast.
Exon. 261, 371 'born in Devon, brought up at the school in Exon,
thence sent to Oxford, where he became very well learned, especially
in Aristotle, whose works he did read openly in the schools, to his
great commendation ; when made Abbot of Buckfast he furnished the
house with fair buildings, and adorned the Commonwealth with his
learning, leaving behind him xiii books of his own penning.' These
included De Anima, Super 4 libros sententiarum, Flores Moralium,
Grostest super Decem Precepta (Leland Coll. iii. 152, Pits 530,
Rowe's Cistercians 95-100). Stafford's Reg. 13 Dec. 1396 letter
from Official of Court of Canterbury, dated 9 Dec, on complaint of
M. William Slade V. of Axmouth against Sampson Trigal prior of
Lodres, dioc. Sarum (Hutchins ii. 308-9); Reg. 11, 143, 157, 192,
330. His Computus gives the expense of building a Library.

John Russell, dev. Lent 1376 to 1387 ; M.A., rented a school of
Ex. Coll. 1380, ? V. of Dean Prior, Devon 24 Nov. 1407 ; Stafford's
Reg. 163.

William Dyer or Deyer, sar. Lent 1376 to autumn 1387; M.A.;
a William Dyer, V. of Bray, Berks, d. 31 Jan. 144^; Ashmole's
Berkshire iii. 8. A William Dyare chaplain V. of Great Fontmel

17 Mch 1406 exch. 1442 with John Hunt, Hutchins iii. 561.

John Mattecotte (Mathecok, Lyson's Devon 437 Maddacott),
dev. autumn 1376 to winter 1386, M.A.

Thomas White (Wite, Wit), Rector 1378, but his work was done
by a succession of Vice-Rectors, John Henry, Richard Browne,
William Slade, Henry Beamond. See Lewis' Wiclif 280.

John Gardiner, Dev. summer 1378 to 6 Ap. 1381 ; Fellow of

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20 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1378

Merton 1382 and 1388 (Carole Hall deed No. 29); mentioned
autumn 1399: R. of Exminster 8 Jan. 1397^, d. 1400, Eccl. Ant. ii.
24. Stafford's Reg. 172, 29 Jan. 139" leave of absence for a year to
M. John Gardiner, R. of Exminster; 380, 20 May 1400 will of John
Gardyner R. of Exminster, leaves his sister Johanna i^^- \d-, and
legacies to Richard Drake clerk si velit scolas excercere, and to Roger
Jurdan clerico vieo; executors his brother Henry Gardiner and
Richard Skinner chaplains and Roger Jurdan clerk ; will proved
31 May 1400 by Richard Hals canon of Exeter, Chancellor of the
Bishop; succeeded at Exminster 8 June 1400 by Henry Gardyner,
also a fellow of Ex. Coll., who exch. 9 Jan. 140^ for Yate,
Glouc, Eccl. Ant. ii. 24. Stafford's Reg. 18 Dec. 1396 dispensation
to M. Henry Gardiner R. of Meavy, acolite, to sludy at Oxford for
three years, and letters dimissory for orders; 4 Oct. 1399 Henry
Gardyner chaplain sent as agent to Rome; 12 Ap. 1402 leave of
absence for two years to Henry Gardyner R. of Exemynster, in
obsequiis Guydonis episcopi Meneviensis ; winter 1463 ' xxx a M.
Henrico Gardiner via doni quia quondam hie erat socius ' ; if this was
the same man, he was very old. Reg. no.

John Were, Chapl. autumn 1378 to summer 1381.

Robert Ivon or Yvon, dev. autumn 1378 to autumn 1381.

Richard Wodeford, Dev. 1378 to autumn 1383 : Prior of S. John's
Hosp. Exeter 1384, d, 6 Aug. 1428; Monast. Exon. 301. Summer
1379 'xj Ricardo Wodeford pro pensione sibi debita anno preterito.'
A Richard de Wodeford was R. of Widworthy 21 Mch. 133!, a Sir
John de Wodeford 21 May 1348 ; N. and Gleanings iv. 135, 137.

Thomas Dyre, dev. summer 1379 ; M.A., Rector 1385-89.
Chaplain 1390-93, V. of Bampton, Oxon 1399.

William Serche, .? Chaplain 1381, removed 1384 by the Archbishop
for Wiclifism; Computus winter 1386 and Lent 1387.

John Nude or Nuda, dev. 4 Nov. 1382 — 3 [ Oct. 1388 ; 1 succeeded
Beamond; M.A.; Eccl. Ant. ii. 63.

John Jaycok, dev., occurs autumn 1383. A John Jaycock was
witness to a deed about the cemetery of Kingsbridge 23 Ap. 14 10.

John Bydelwille or Bydewill, Dev. 1383 to winter 1385; ? lived
afterwards at Henley, and died before autumn 1409, when we have
' xxd cuidam presbitero de Henley qui portavit nobis octo quaternos
legatos per Johannem Bydewill quondam consocium Collegii nostri ' ;
Stafford's Reg. 14, 193, 287.

Thomas Lange, Corn, autumn 1383 to 1396, Chaplain winter



1384] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 21

1393, afterwards lived at Exeter, mentioned in summer 1398;
22 Ap. 1407 leave to I\L Thomas Lange R. of Yenstowe (Instow),
subdeacon, to sludy at Oxford for one year; 22 Jan. 141 J Thomas
Lange R. of Yenstowe admonished to reside; Stafford's Reg. 221,

234.

Thomas Browne, sar. autumn 1383 to Nov. 1389; Gutch i. 595.

Thomas Hendyman or Hyndeman, com. 1383 ; D.D., Rector
16 Oct. 1389 — 2 Ap. 1390, Chancellor 1395-97, 1 399-1400; Dean
of Crantock, Cornwall 8 Dec. 1390, exch. for Wardenship of Cemetery
at S. Austell 25 Feb. 14^^, res. 141 1, instit. to Clare portion, Tiverton
II Dec. 1398, to Sampford Courtenay 12 Mch i4of, to Widecombe
in the Moor 27 Aug. 141 2, exch. for Farway 26 Oct. 141 2, to preb.
of Heyes in Exeter Castle 3 Sep. 1413, V. of S. Winnow 2 Jan. 141I,
res. 1412, archdeacon of Exeter 28 Feb. 14^^^, R. of S. Mabyn 13 Ap.
1415, Chancellor of Exeter 19 Jan. 141^-1428, R. of South Perrot,
Dorset 12 June 1428, res. almost at once; R. of the first portion of
Crewkerne; d. before 1445; Hutchins ii. 169; Gutch i. 526, 532,
Maclean ii. 461 ; Statutes iii. App. p. 48; Rogers ii. 643, 646; paid
the College io«r. in 1385 for rent of School 'ubi scamnum situatur in
medio,' and in autumn 1397: autumn 141 4 '\\\s \\\\d cursori pro
cariagio vii librarum quas recepit de I\L Thoma Hendeman.'
Stafford's Reg. 18, 62, 67, 127, 159, 167, 177, 199, 225; Lyte 292.

Richard Mark or Marks, Com. autumn 1384; M.A., Rector
2 Ap. 1390-1391, vac. before 1396; summer 1404 ' \d latori qui
portavit nobis casulam nigram cum pertinenciis quam habuimus ex
dono M. Ricardi Mark.' Stafford's Reg. 5 Jan. 14^^ preaching
licence to Richard Mark, M.A., R. of S. INIartin in Exeter, to which he
had been instit. 12 Ap. 1407.

Roger Wilberte, sar, autumn 1384 to Lent 1386.

Robert Marschel, dev. autumn 1384, vac. before 1396; M.A.,
Rector 11 Oct. 1393-1394; R. of Musbery, exch. 15 May 1403 for
Harberton, 13 Oct. 1405 for Widecombe, 11 Nov. 1410 for S. Mary
Steps, Exeter, 31 Mch 1412 for Greinton, Som.; Stafford's Reg. 171,
176, 189, 220, 252.

John Sawyer or Sayere, dev. autumn 1384 to 1391. Stafford's
Reg. 16 July 1398 indulgence to those who contribute for John
Sayer ' Cantuar. in obsequiis Regum Anglic per plures annos,' his
house having been burnt &c. ; 22 June 141 1 letters dimissory to John
Sayer who already has the first tonsure.

Thomas Plymiswood, Dev. autumn 1384 to 1396, V. of



22 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1384

Heavitree, Exeter 9 Sep, 1396, exch. with John Wydelonde for
Bampton, Oxon 28 Oct. 1401 ; Chaplain for a short time from
13 Nov. 1395; d. 1418; Stafford's Reg. ii. 295b ordinance 28 Mch
1401 for V. of Heavitree, and 5 June 141 1 to Thomas Plymmeswode,
V. of Bampton, Oxon, M.A., leave to preach in Latin or English ;
summer 14 17 ' viii^ famulo M. Thome Plymmyswode quando por-
tavit nobis ii libros nobis datos per magistrum suum, xvid pro aqua
vite et zuccara missis M. Thome Plymmyswode ' ; winter 1 4 1 7 * x\d
ob. circa M. Thomam Plymyswode quando detulit nobis ii libros ' ;
autumn 1 4 1 8 ' yX\d famulo M, Thome Plymyswode quando portavit
nobis libros legatos'; autumn 1418, 'iiiii- \\\d circa vicarium de Wit-
tenham, dominum Walterum, et alterum de Bampton, executores IVL
Thome Plymyswode, quando fuerunt nobiscum in prandio ' ; winter
1 41 8 ' ix</ pro cathenacione librorum remanentibus post distribu-
cionem factam sociis de summa legata eisdem per M. Thomam
Plymmyswode'; winter 1418 'xxiiia? circa dominum Walterum Abra-
ham et pro cena et i pari cerotecarum dato sibi et Waltero Fysher
quando M. Johannes Saunder et ipsi assignabant nobis Dominicam
Lincoln cum Sermonibus et Mandatis eiusdem [Robert Grostete,
bishop of Lincoln], pro anima M. Thome Plymmyswode.' Giles'
Bamptofi xxxvi. 57 ; Coxe no. xxi, xxiii, xliii. ; Stafford's Reg. 12, 126,
177. 294, Gascoigne 43, 170.

Thomas Turke, Sar. autumn 1384 ; named Chaplain by Dean
and Chapter of Exeter 30 Ap. 1393 (Reynolds' Abstract of Chapter
Acts p. 12, and 13 Nov. 1395 'on the res. of the Venerable Thomas
Turke, Chaplain of Exeter College, we appoint Thomas Plymeswode
M.A. in his place'). Turke was V. of Bere Regis, Dorset 141 1
and abjured for heresy, Hutchins i, 155. Principal of Hart Hall
1399-1400; Vice-Custos of Winchester sch. 1400 (Kirby's Win-
chester p. X, 3 'M.A., from Swindon, adm. 22 Ap. 1400, res. as bene-
ficed 1401 ' : p. 41 John Turke 1415, ? R. of Chaldon Herring,
Dorset 1443). Computi winter 1399, winter 1401, summer 1410;
winter 1397 ' vi.y viii^ de M. Thoma Turk, ad edificacionem novi
cameni'; summer 1398 ' iiij- viii^ de Johanne Bouryngh de pecunia
data ad novos camenos '; Gutch i. 488.

Thomas Cole, dev. autumn 1384 to 1394. Stafford's Reg. 17
Mch jf ^^ letters dimissory to Thomas Stephyn alias Cole (? the
same); 14 May 14 10 letters dimissory to Thomas Cole deacon.
Thomas Stephyn chaplain collated to canonry of Exeter 24 Mch
141I, Stafford's Reg. 169.



1392] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 23

Peter Gilbert, corn, autumn 1384 to summer 1392; M.A. ; acted
for Bennyngs in Cornwall.

Helias Stoke (Stocks), corn, autumn 1384 to summer 1397;
M.A., Rector 14 Oct. 1 391-1393; •'' succeeded Talkarn; R. of
Greinton, Som., exch. 31 Mch 14 12 for R. of S. Mary Steps, Exeter;
collated 31 Jan. 141^ to canonry in Crantock ; summer 1436 'xij
iiii^ ex legato M. Elie Stoke.' Stafford's Reg. 160, 338; Catalogue
of All Souls' MSS. no. Ixxix.

John Bennyngs, Corn. 1385, d. 8 May 1387; 'Procurator' for
the College in Cornwall, and died owing 20s, which was repaid in
1390 and 1392.

Henry Mage, dev. Lent 1386, d. 3 Mch i38f.

John Honta, sar. Lent 1386 ; see a. 1376.

Peter Gybbe(s), Dev. Lent 1387 to 1391 ; M.A., ? 'magister
Peter' mentioned 1392; rented a school of the College autumn
1390.

Robert Symond, Lent 1387; Stafford's Reg. 345.

John Hatter, sar. winter 1388 to summer 1389.

John Tatyn, sar. 1389, vac. before 1396.

John Dowrish, Dev. Lent 1390 to 1391 ; Prior of St. John's,
Exeter 31 Aug. 1428, d. 2 May 1451 ; Monast. Exon. 301, Stafford's
Reg. 431.

Jordan Langston, Dev. summer 1390 to summer 1394.

John Gynne, corn, summer 1390 to winter 1405 ; M.A., Rector
1395-99; John Gynne or Junne, V. of Brent 11 Feb. 140^, first
tonsure 9 June 1408, named Penitenciary for deanery of Totnes 15
Jan. 14^ and on 8 subsequent occasions. Stafford's Reg. 22 Sep.
14 1 3 disp. to John Gynne clerk to take orders and any benefice,
though son of an unmarried man and woman, and p. 37, 433
(another J. G. p. 120).

Richard Penwyne (Pyngwyne), Corn. 15 Ap. 1390 to summer
1402; M.A., Rector 1 400-1 ; winter 1396 'extra villam infirmus';
Stafford's Reg. 210, 448, 456, 464 Eccl. Ant. i. 211.

Geoffrey Prentys, Dev. Lent 1392 to winter 1404, ? in place of
Dowrish; M.A., Rector 1401-2. Stafford's Reg. 22 Oct. 1403 to
Geoffry Prenteys of Exon dioc. M.A. the first tonsure, 22 Dec. ordained
acolite, 23 Feb. i4of subdeacon on title from Rewley abbey, Oxford,
15 Mch deacon on same tide, 19 Mch priest. Canon of Windsor,
Ash mole's Berkshire iii. 247.

Thomas Robyn, sar. 1392, Pin place of Sawyer; vac. before 1396.



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John Boswellec (Bosvelhec), Corn. 1392 to winter 1399 ; M.A. ;
Boswellick is in S. Allen, Cornwall. Stafford's Reg. 15 June 1397 to
John Bosvelec the first tonsure and letters dimissory.

John Pendestock (.? Pondestock, Poundstock), 1392. In Old List.
For A. W. Poundstock, see Stafford's Reg. 13, 22, 146, 298.

John Forde, sar. summer 1393 ; Hutchins ii. 387, Brodrick 220.

John Bowring, Dev. summer 1394 to Lent 1401 ; M.A. ;
Stafford's Reg. 33, 65, 190, 398; 6 May 1397 letters dimissory for
orders to John Bowryng clerk, 10 Aug. 141 1 John Bowryng R. of
chantry at Slapton penitenciary for deanery of Woodleigh, 9 Nov.
141 1 Rev. Thomas Taylor and John Bowryng executors to will of
John Comb R. of North Hywysch. He left a medical MS. to New
College, Coxe MSS. N. Coll. no. clxix ' Magister Johannes Bouring
quondam socius collegii Exoniensis, compos mentis sue, legavit
istum librum catenandum in libraria collegii Wyntoniensis, in quo
continentur diversi tractatus medicinarum compositarum.'

John Jakys, Dev. summer 1394 to winter 1401; determined as
B.A. 1398, M.A., Rector 11 Oct. 1399 to 1400; his Computus is
beautifully written. Stafford's Reg. 211, 223 (note 3) 21 July 1410
leave of absence up to Michaelmas for dominus John Jakys R. of
Stoke-Rivers near Barnstaple. Sir John Jakes was priest vicar
Exeter Cathedral 25 Oct. 1328. J. Jakys held the chantry of S.
Nicholas in S. Edmund's, Sarum 141 9, Phillipps i. 109, Newcourt i.
691. John Jakys, Fellow of New College, B.A. 18 Ap. 1513, was
V. of Madron, Cornwall 1534.

Alexander Cortays, Dev. Lent 1396 to winter 1405 ; M.A., R. of
Instow 19 Sep. 1412. As only 'Alexander' is mentioned up to
winter 1402 and, after that, 'Alexander Cortays,' it is possible,
though not probable, that they w-ere two different persons. Stafford's
Reg. 72, 180, 222, 3 Oct. 141 2 preaching licence to Alexander
Courteys M.A., R. of Yenstow, and so again 22 June 14 14.

Thomas Noreys, sar. Lent 1396 to winter 1406; ]\LA., Vice-
Rector and then Rector 1405-6, in orders. Stafford's Reg. 264.
The name also occurs in Devon.

John Ladde, dev. Lent 1396 to winter 1 403 ; M.A. The name
occurs in Devon, Hist. Conim. v. 204.

John Schute (so he spells his name ; elsewhere Shutc, Suete,
Swelhe ; from Shute near Colyton), Dev. 1396 ; M.A., B.D., Rector
1404-5; Stafford's Reg. 161, 187, 193, 326, 18 Dec. 1396 leave
to John Shutc R. of Meavy to study at Oxford for three years,



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leave prolonged for 3 years 22 Ap. 1401, renewed for i year
27 Mch 1405 (' subdeacon '), and 19 Sep. 1406; V, of Bishop's
Nympton 27 Aug. 1406, Chaplain to the Bishop, R. of Meavy 1400-7
collated to Paignton 22 Feb. 1402, R. of S. Breoke, Canon of Ottery
and of Exeter; 21 Jan. 14 if leave to preach in Latin and English;
archdeacon of Exeter 21 Sep. 1417, d. 1426, will made 2 May 1425,
Lacy's Reg. iii. 499^ ' lego ad tenendum anniversarium diem cum
exequiis precedentibus in collegio sive aula de Stapyldon xH, ita quod
quolibet anno distribuantur inter socios in die obitus mei xs' ; winter
1 42 1 ' xix</ pro vino dato M. Johanni Schute quando fuit apud
Bampton'; a Walter Schute, R. of Tedburn S. Mary 14 13 (William
Schute was R. 1399), occurs Lent 1421, Lent 1424. Foxe's Monu-
ments ed. Townsend iii. 96, Eccl. Ant. i. 176, N. and Gleanings i. 12,
iv. 139.

John Cowling, Corn. Lent 1397 to summer 1407 ; I\LA., Rector



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