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1402-4; V. of S. Minver 7 Ap. 1407, d. 1434; Maclean iii. 19.
Stafford's Reg. 73, 29 Jan. 139! disp. to John Cowlyng scholar to
take orders, though son of an unmarried man and woman (disp.
from Rome dated ' vi nonas IMaii Bonifacii Pape viii anno nono '), per
John Brode clerk notary public, * data et acta sunt hec in quadam
camera magna a retro Aula Maiori [University College] infra prioratum
S. Fritheswide municipii Oxoniensis Ord. S. Augustini Line, dioc,
presentibus M. Ricardo Hals ipsius domini episcopi cancellario, RL
Johanne Orum, Johanne Jakys, Willelmo Penbegil ' &c.

Robert Roberts, corn. Lent 1397 to summer 1401.

John Brode, ChapL 24 Feb. 139^ to autumn 1400. Stafford's
Reg. 39, 402 twice.

William Swyndon, Sar. Lent 1397 to summer 1398; Fellow of
Winchester 1 400-1, res. as beneficed 1412, Kirby's Winchester 3.
Autumn 1409 ' de Willelmo Swyndon et domino Elia xl<f ad usum
nove fenestre in Aula nostra'; and in the expenses ' x\\s v'ld pro nova
fenestra facta in Aula nostra'; Phillipps i. no ^/j(i42o).

— Hugh (Hugo), dev. autumn 1397 to Lent 1403, M.A. : winter
1428 ' n\s m\d de M. Hugone pro quodam libro sibi vendito.'

Richard Wodeman, dev. autumn 1399 ; d. 30 Oct. 1404.

William Penbegyll, corn. 30 Oct. 1399 to 14 Oct. 1409, in place
of Boswellec (but Pits 890 says * Devoniensis, civitate Isca,' see
Tanner 588); M.A., Rector 1406-7. Stafford's Reg. 290, 31 Dec.
1407 leave to William Penbigell clerk to take orders, though son of
a married man and unmarried woman, present Richard Penwyn



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chaplain; 10 May 1408 letters dimissory to William Penbegyll,
M.A. to take the first tonsure. William PenbukuU paid los. for rent
of rooms in Oriel in each of the years 1412, 1413.

— Calystoke (? from Calstock in Cornwall), Chapl. autumn 1399
to winter 1403, in place of Erode.

Thomas Wallebere, sar. summer 1401 to Lent 1404 ; Fellow of
Merton 1404, in France with Henry V in 1417, Brodrick 38, 221,
228: preb. of S. Paul's 4 June 1416, res. 144.5, Newcourt i. 217,
ii. 292. Stafford's Reg. 24 Sep. 1408 disp. to Thomas Wallebeare
clerk to take orders, though son of an unmarried man and woman,
present John Schute V. of Paignton, and Robert Olyver.

William Grene, dev. autumn 14 01 to summer 14 13; Stafford's
Reg. 5 May 1405 leave of absence to William Grene R. of Clyst
S. Mary for a year, 24 Nov. 1407 letters dimissory to William Grene
already tonsured and Reg. 295; M.A., Rector 1409-11; Anstey
677 ; John Grene, Principal of Hart Hall 1408-10, is mentioned in
the Computus of Lent 1409, see Newcourt i. 592, ii. 386. Autumn
1413 ' xiii^ iiii^ a M. Willelmo Grene per manus M. Willelmi Fylham
in partem solucionis MissaHs antiqui sibi venditi'; winter 14 13 'vis
xiiid de magistro W. Trengoff in finalem solucionem cuiusdam
Missalis quod habuit Grene.'

Walter Pyry, dev. winter 1402, d. Lent 1409; Lent. 1409 ' inid
octo sociis ad offerendum in die sepulture M. Walteri Pyr)'.'

Robert Gilbert, com. 1402, M.A.; Warden of Merton 141 7, and
in France with Henry V that year. Bishop of London 1436, d. 1458 ;
Gutch i. 555, iii. 6, Brodrick 38, 159, 221, Wilkins' Concilia iii. 172,
Newcourt i. 22, 254.

Benedict Brente, dev. summer 1403 to Lent 141 5, Pin place of
Hugh ; Stafford's Reg. 468, 10 Sep. 1409 letters dimissory to Benedict
Brenta, M.A., subdeacon ; Proctor 141 1, res. Sep. 141 1 (Lyte c. xi),
Rector 1413-14; licensed to preach in church of Brent 3 Ap. 14 16,
in deaneries of Woodleigh and Plympton 27 Jan. i4i|. Stafford's
Reg. 37, W. Antiq. vii. 212.

Walter Trengoff, Corn, autumn 1403 to winter 141 7; Stafford's
Reg. 357, 443> 450, 466, 473, 23 July 141 1 disp. for Walter Treyngoff
clerk and tonsured, to take orders, though son of a priest and an un-
married woman, and letters dimissory; 11 June 141 2 Walter Treyngoff
V. of S. Neot has been preaching without a licence ; a John Trengoff
was V. of St. Neot 17 Dec. 1369 (? Walter's /zMr;) ; M.A., D.D.,
Rector 1411-13, Chancellor 1418-19, Provost of Glasney, Cornwall



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19 Sep. 1427, res. Oct. 1436, Archpriest of oratory of the Trinity at
Burton, Whippingham, L of Wight, res. to Bishop of Winchester
1440; Archdeacon of Cornwall 2 Oct. 1436 to 144* when he died;
Anstey 271, 274, 276-7 ; Monast. Exon. 49; Sir R. Worsley's Hist,
of Isle of Wight 180; Lent 14 14 'xvij inid M. Waltero Trengoff pro
labore suo quern sustinuit pro pecuniis nostris adquirendis in Cor-
nubia ' ; Lent 1 4 1 7 ' ii^ datis Wygan ad portandum unam cedulam
M. Waltero Trengof; Lent 1444 'xiiii^ pro cirothecis missis M.
Trengoffe'; Bibl. Corn. 784, N. and Gleanings v. 48.

Thomas Pyryton, Chapl., ?only Lent 1404.

Thomas Combe or Come, Dev. summer 1404, d. summer 14 18,
M.A. ; summer 141 8 'iii^ datis Radulpho bedeman pro procla-
macione fienda in die funeralium M. Thome Come'; autumn 14 18
* \\s vild homini qui portavit nobis libros legatos per M. Thomam
Come.'

William Payn, dev. summer 1404 to 1415 ; M.A., Principal of
Hart Hall 1414. Summer 1414 ' xiiij iiii^ de M. Willelmo Payn in
partem solucionis pensionis Aule Cervine pro anno present!.' See
a. 1407 (Morewyll). A Peter Payne was a strong Wiclifite, Gutch i.
543, Tanner 582, Lewis' Wiclif.

William Andre\Ar, Corn, autumn 1404 to Lent 1422 ; M.A., Prin-
cipal of Hart Hall 141 1, Proctor 141 6; Principal of Checker Hall
1411-15; winter 141 1 'xj de Willelmo Androw in partem solucionis
Aule Scakkarii pencionis pro anno presenti'; ? R. of S. Dionis Back-
church, London 1422-30, Newcourt i. 330. Stafford's Reg. 428.

William Fylham, (? from Filham in Ugborough), Dev. 1404 ;
Rector 1407-8 and 1415; Stafford's Reg. 10 Sep. 1409 letters
dimissory to William Fylham M.A. who already has the first tonsure ;

20 Sep. 1414 licence to William Fylham M.A. and scholar in
theology to preach in Latin or English in the deaneries of Plympton,
Woodleigh and Totnes ; dean of Crediton 20 Sep. 141 7, licensed
to preach in the Cathedral and all churches in Devon 2 Dec. 1 4 1 7 ;
R. of Stoke-in-Teignhead i Feb. i4if ; Archdeacon of Cornwall
29 May 1419-1436, Chancellor of Exeter to his death in 1439;
bur. in Cathedral; Oliver's Bishops 281, 288 he settled a dispute at
Glasney 1427, R. L C. vi. 223. His will in Lacy's Reg. iii. 506*
'ego Willielmus Fylham, sacre pagine professor licet indignus, et
canonicus ecclesie cathedralis Exon, compos mentis, viiio die mensis
Octobris a. d. millesimo CCCC^io XXXV^o in hospicio meo Exon
condo testamentum meum in hunc modum . , . lego scolaribus



28 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1405

collegii Exon in Oxonia cs ad tenendum anniversarium obitum meum
per X annos post mortem meam, ita quod quolibet anno de illis cs
distribuantur equaliter inter scolares predictos xs.' Autumn 1409
' iiii^ o5. circa M. Johannem Dymmok qui fecit procuracionem pro
M. Willelmo Fylham, Come et aliis ad faciendum finem cum Johanna
Cararthyn pro fructibus ecclesie nostra in Cornubia,' winter 141 3 'xxj
de M. Willelmo Fylham pro uno calice emendo ' (and ' xxxiiiij nd pro
uno calice ad usum capelle ' ; and Lent 1414 ' ind pro sanctificacione
calicis et tuelle,' see Acad. Dec. 1886 p. 396) ; Lent 1417 'iiid a M.
Willelmo Fylham pro focalibus sibi venditis'; winter 1424 ' xxd pro
vino misso M, Willelmo Fyllam quando erat Bamptonie ' ; and see
summer 1425; Lent 1441 ' xiid de excrescenciis obitus M. Willelmi
Fylham'; autumn 1441 'xU de bonis M. Willelmi Fylham per manus
M. Johannis Hankkok executoris eiusdem'; Lent 1442 ' iis remanen-
tibus de obitu M. Willelmi Fylham'; Lent 1444 'iis de pecuniis
residuis ultra administrata sociis in obitu Fylham'; and Lent 1446;
Stafford's Reg. 109, N. and Gleanings iv. 188.

(Robert) Benet, sar. Lent to winter 1405; a Robert Benet was
Principal of Salesbury Hall 1458, Anstey 620, 676, 741, 745 ; summer
1429 'His iiii^ pro cameris Benet et P}'per'; summer 1431 'pro
camera Benet vd.'

John Beaufitz, dev. winter 1406 to 1413; M.A. ; Brodrick 218;
Stafford's Reg. 22 Dec. 1403 letters ditnissory to John Beaufysz
acolite Exon. dioc. for taking orders. Stafford's Reg. 389.

— Bernard, dev. winter 1406 to summer 1 4 1 j ; Stafford's Reg.
20 429; 171 Roger Bernard R. of S. Paul's, Exeter, d. 1411.

— Helias (Helys, Elyes), winter 1406 to summer 1407; 'Elias'
occurs Lent 1409 to autumn 141 3, who may not be the same ; we have
in autumn 1409 * de Willelmo Swyndon et domino Elia xl</ ad usum
nove fenestre in Aula nostra, Magistro Elya vixs \\\\d ad eundem usum.'
Stafford's Reg. 164 Thomas Helys R. of Dodbroke 6 Nov. 1409, d.
1410; and 196 Thomas Elys; Brodrick 228.

Robert Kingsford, dev. Lent 1407 to winter 141 2, determined as
B.A. 1409.

Ralph Morewyll, Dev. Lent 1407 to autumn 1425, INLA., Rector
1419-22; perhaps studied law; summer 14 15 'v</ pro i clave et
emendacione sere in scolis RL Radulphi Morewyll'; autumn 14 15
'pro emendacione studii M. Radulphi Morewyll ixd' ; autumn 14 18
' \\\\d Morwylle pro scriptura indenturarum '; Lent 1445 ' \\\\d Pencaer
pro litera attornatoria pro I\L Radulpho Morcwell ' ; V. of Sutton, i. c.



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S. Andrew's, Plymouth 7 Sep. 1433, canon of Exeter, d. 146'. Will
in Nevill's Reg. 141'', 3 July 1464, proved 8 Ap. 1465, 'lego librum
vocatum Sententia super primam Sententiarum, 20 folio Procedit isia,
collegio Exon in Oxon, lego eidem collegio librum continentem
sermones Leonis (?) pape, item xU reponendos in cista communi ad
orandum pro anima mea, lego cuilibet socio eiusdem collegii existenti
in Placebo, commendacionibus, et in missa pro [? defunctis, in die]
obitus mei xiifl', lego ciste de Gilleford in Oxon xs reponendos ad
orandum pro anima mea.' Stafford's Reg. 231, 24 May 14 12 com-
mission to Ralph Morwyll and William Payn clerks, and William
Andrew on the part of Ralph Kyngisford deacon, Exon. dioc.

John Sawnder or Sander, Chapl. summer 1407 to autumn 1419 ;
M.A. ; autumn 14 19 * iiij iiii^ de Johanne Sawnder pro scolis suis';
and so in autumn 1414; collated dean of Crediton 24 Feb. 14 if,
Stafford's Reg. 160; 21 Nov. 1409 letters dimissory to John Saunder,
already tonsured ; 1 6 Feb. 1 4^^ to John Saunder subdeacon.

Henry Kaylle (Kayel, Kael), Corn, occurs in summer 1407, ? in
place of Cowling; Provost of Oriel 1421, and ordained subdeacon
21 Dec, 1421 on his title as Provost, d. 1422 ; Gutch iii. 126; summer
1422 *ii</oblatis in die obitus M. Henrici Kayl.' He gave evidence
Sep. 141 1, age 21, at the inquiry by the Archbishop's Commissary
into the conduct of members of Oriel.

John Alwarde, sar. winter 1408 to autumn 1419; M.A., Rector
1416-17 and 1 418-19, Proctor 14 17, R. of Stokebruerne, Northants
(see account of a MS. given by him to the College in Coxe no. xvi),
dead in 1458; autumn 141 4 'xj a M. Johanne Alward pro pensione
scolarum suarum pro anno'; summer 1431 'a M. Johanne Alward ex
dono de debito M. Johannis Brent \\\s xmd' ; winter 1453 ' ^^ pro
cerothecis datis M. Johanni Alward et capellano suo ' (.? does this show
he was a man of rank ; the Aylwards were from Hampshire, W. Antiq.
vii. 212, Stafford's Reg. 429).

Robert Fitz Hugh (3 s. Henry Lord Fitz Hugh), dev. 1409-10 ;
M.A. ; archdeacon of Northampton 10 July 14 19, preb. of Lincoln
1417, and 4 Aug. 1419-1431, and of Lichfield to 1428, Bishop of
London 16 Sep. 143 1, d. 15 Jan. 143I; Balliol Statutes pref. p. iii,
XX : see, however, Gutch iii. 54 ; first mentioned winter 1399 'i</ pro
bona cervisia in camera Fyzhugh quando fecit fenestram suam,' last
in summer 1410 'xvi</de dono M. Roberti Fytzhu.' Newcourt i. 22,
391, 496.

— Erlestoke (? from Erlestoke in Wilts), Sar. autumn 1409 to



30 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1409

autumn 14 13. A Thomas Erlesloke of Broughton near Bampton,
Oxon, occurs 1405, Bodleian Charters p. 321.

Henry Whitehead, Corn. 16 Oct. 1409 to autumn 1420, in place
of Penbegyll; M.A., Rector 14 17-18. Stafford's Reg. 19 Feb. Mif
letters dimissory to Henry Whythede, and 30 May 1414.

Walter Colys, com. 1409; M.A. In Old List. See a. 141 8.

(? John) Hele, dev. winter 1411 to summer 1420; M.A. ; Lent 1418
' xiid puero Hele [i. e. of Hele] quando portavit nobis ferinam in die
S. Thome'; John Hele mentioned in autumn 1438 may be the same.
Stafford's Reg. 126.

(? John) Yeate, or Yate (a family at Lyford in W. Hanney, Berks,
Warton's Life of Sir T. Pope p. 2 ; at Wittenham, St. John's Statutes
p. 85, 132); sar. Lent. 1413 to Lent 1418; Lent 1413 'id pro
expensis Yate versus Walyngfordiam in negociis nostris'; Lent 14 15
' iiid pro emendacione sere in camera Hele et Yate.' A John Yate
was V. of Monkton-Farleigh 1424, of Inglesham 1451, Phillipps i.
115, 142, Newcourt i. 744.

John Brente, perhaps brother of Benedict Brent, Dev. autumn
1413 to winter 1430, M.A. by 1420.

Walter Davyd or Davy, corn, winter 1413 to 1430 ; M.A. ; autumn
1426 'i\s a M. Waltero Davyd quod non erat presens in eleccione
Rectoris.' Stafford's Reg. 431.

John Taylor, dev. summer 1414 to summer 1 4 1 7 : Stafford's Reg.
347, 25 Aug. 141 4 disp. to John Taylor clerk to take orders, though
son of an unmarried man and woman.

John Beaucomb, Dev. autumn 1415 to autumn 14 16; M.A. ;
? Vice-Rector 1423; autumn 1420 ' xxxs I\I. Johanni Beaucomb in
partem solucionis quinque marcarum pro colleccione et cariagio
garbarum apud Wyttynham ' ; a John Bawcomb was R. of Lympston,
Devon 25 Oct. 1448, d. 1451 ; Eccl. Ant. iii. 92. Stafford's Reg. 16,
8 Aug. 1411 disp. to take orders for John Baucomb clerk, though son
of an unmarried man and woman.

(.? John) Stone, dev. autumn 1415 to Lent 1420: a John Stone
had been Principal of Hart Hall 1403 and 1407 ; summer 1432 'pro
cirothecis domino J. Stone i'ld ob! Hutchins iii. 560, Le Neve i. 628,
ii. 57, 102. A John Stone was secretary to Henry IV, archdeacon of
Northampton 1413, preb. of Lincoln 1429; a William Stone occurs
20 Henry VI with a John Certeyn (a William Certeine occurs
below); W. Antiq. vii. 212. A family of Stone occurs at Trevigo,
Cornwall; Visit. Corn. 446.



I4I9] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 31

Edmund Fitchet, Dev. autumn 1417 (? before) to autumn 1425, B.A.
byi420, M.A.; Rector 1422-24; V. of Brent, Devon, will dated 1 2 Sep.
1427, Lacy's Reg. iii. 500^ 'lego M. Willielmo Fillam unum librum
vocatum Flecto genua, item collegio Exon in Oxon Flores Parisienses ' ;
his brother John was Abbot of Buckfast 16 Oct. 1 440-1 447, Monast.
Exon. 371; summer 1425 'Wis id pro conductione equorum versus
Londonias pro Edmundo Fychet'; Maclean ii. 43.

William Certeine, Dev. Lent 1418 to autumn 1422 ; M.A. by 1420 ;
autumn 1418 'ms iiiic? a Willelmo Certeyn pro scolis in quibus deter-
minavit anno preterito/ Stafford's Reg. 430 twice.

Robert Atwelle (Welle), dev. Lent 1418 to Lent 1420; ? of Well-
house, Dodbrooke, Devon. Stafford's Reg. 423.

William Collys (Coll), com. winter 1418 to autumn 1427; B.A.
by 1420: precentor of Exeter 4 Ap. 1437; will i Nov. 1452, proved
14 June 1453; winter 1418 'n\d pro emendacione superpellicii
Willelmi Coll'; was John Coll, autumn 141 1, John Collys M.A., V.
of Kidlington 1407 .? ; Walter Collys occurs winter 1430 and summer
1431. William Colle, tonsured Clyst 16 Feb. i4if, acolite 22 Sep.,
subdeacon 22 Dec, had letters dimissory 23 Dec. His brother, Walter
Colle, acolite Clyst 23 Sep. 1413, deacon 21 Sep. 141 5, priest 13 June
1416; instit. 6 May 1413 to Milton Damerel, 27 Sep. 141 5 R. of Pitt
portion at Tiverton, had licence 16 Oct. 141 3 of non-residence for
3 years to study at Oxford, again 31 Oct. 141 5, 3 Oct. 141 6, and
21 Ap. to I Nov. 1418; occurs 146^ as Sir Walter Coll, chaplain of
S. Mary Magdalene, Launceston, W. Antiq. x. 157. Were these the
same as our WilHam Coll or Collys 141 8, and Walter Colys 1409?;
but our Walter was M.A. ; Stafford's Reg. 64, 257.

John Colyforde, Dev. summer 1419 to autumn 1427, B.A. by
1420, M.A., Rector 1425 ; John Colyford, deacon, had letters dimissory
13 June 14 13 *ad titulum monasterii de Newnham,' Stafford's Reg.
468; he may be the ' dompnus ' or ' dominus ' Johannes mentioned
in the Computi of summer and autumn 1429, summer 1430, summer
1431, autumn 1432, winter 1433, winter 1434; Prior of S. John's
Exeter 1451-68, d. spring 1468; Monast. Exon. 301; Lent 1440
' \'\s vmd acquisitis per instanciam M. Johannis Colygford pro ligatura
unius libri'; summer 1450 'quinque libris ex dono ]\L Johannis
Colyfford ad orandum pro animabus Elisabethe Cheseldon et Margarete
Heedon' (Heydon) ; autumn 1451 'v libris ex dono M. Johannis
Colyfford ad orandum pro animabus domini Thome Karew militis et
domine EUsabet uxoris eiusdem,' Visit. Dev. 134, Stafford's Reg. 51.



32 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [ 1419

Robert Stonard (Harl. Visit. Corn. 290), Chapl. autumn 1419 to
autumn 1421, pres. by Dean and Chapter 27 Feb. 14 if; autumn
1421 ' nd oblatis in die funeralium Capellani '; a (Sir) Robert Stonard,
R. of Trevalga, Cornwall 1421-49, of Helland 1444, res. 23 Dec.
1465: Maclean ii. 11, iii. 287; Newcourt ii. 138, 643; Brodrick
225.

Walter Lihert (Le Hart, Lyard), son of a miller at Lanteglos by
Fowey ; Corn, summer 1420 to autumn 1425, not B.A. in 1420, I\LA.,
B.D., D.D. ; R. of Lamarsh, Essex 1427 (patron Margaret Beaufort),
of Tillingham 1428 (patron the King); Principal of S. Martin's Hall
in S. John's parish 1444, rebuilt chancel of S. Mary's, Oxford 1462,
Wood's City i. 595, ii. 19; R. of Hyam, Som., of Nettleton, Wilts
1434-41 (patron the Abbot of Glastonbury, Phillipps i. 125, 132),
Fellow of Oriel 15 July 1425 as B.A., Provost i June 1435 (Reg. of
Bishop Grey of Lincoln 4 June 1435), res. 28 Feb. 144!, Bishop of
Norwich 24 Jan. 144^, Confessor to the Queen, ambassador to Savoy
1449; d. Hoxne 17 May 1472; 'his 'Body Stone' is still in the
Cathedral, the sculptured roof of which was built by him ; E. M.
Goulburn T/ie ancient sculptures in the roof of Norwich Cathedral
1876; Blomefield's Norfolk i. 131, ii. 380-82, 488, iii. 535; William
of Worcester 113, 307; Gutch i. 605-8, iii. 127, 131, 287; Peshall
57, 66; Burrows' All Souls 25; Gascoigne p. xviii, Ixvii-viii. 28, 40,
42, 215: Westcote's Devon 603; Wallis' Cornw. Reg. 374; Political
Poems and Songs, ed. Wright (Rolls series) ii. p. Ivii, 233 ; Statutes of
Oriel p. 26 ; Newcourt ii. 74, 361, 598, All Souls' Archives 154, 159,
289, Bodleian Charters 224, 358; Clark's Oxford Colleges 104-5, 123,
Ramsay's Lancaster and York ii. 129, Oxf. Archit. Soc. N. S. i. 174,
iv. 325; Hist. Comm. v. 485; Wood D. 2 p. 469, Nat. Biog. i. 344;
Bibl. Corn. 211, 12 19, Coll. Corn. 325; summer 1444 'xx// a M.
Waltero Lyhert per viam mutui super unam obligacionem comuni
sigillo sigillatam'; autumn 1447 'iiiic? Pencaer pro una litera concepta
domino Norevic. episcopo.'

John Burwick, or Borwyk, Dev. Nov. 1420 to autumn 1430;
M.A. ; he became a sort of pensioner on the College. The name still
occurs in South Devon.

John Arundel, Corn. Nov. 1420 (when not yet B.A.) to autumn
1430; Wood's City i. 596; M.A., M.B., Principal of Aula Nigra;
Proctor 1426 (Anstey 280, 728), Chaplain and Physician to Henry VI
(Rymer 6 Ap. 1454) ; held stalls at Wells, Lichfield, Lincoln, Hereford,
York, S. Paul's, Windsor 1448; R. of Trowbridge, Wilts 1455-58.



1422 J REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 33

archdeacon of Richmond 1457, Bishop of Chichester 1458-77,
d. i8 Oct. 1477; Athenaj ii. 693; Strickland's Queens of England
ed. 4, ii. 215; Phillipps i. 147-48 ; Stephens' Chichester 166. There
was more than one John Arundel about this time. Autumn 1422 ' xxs
Arundell et sociis suis pro colleccione garbarum apud Wyttynham ' ;
autumn 1429 '\is de magistro Johanne Arundel pro pencione camere
Abbatis de Notelegh'; winter 1456 'pro scriptura unius litere misse
M. Johanni Arundell et copie unius bulle Regie xiid' ; winter 1479
'xl.y a magistro Arundell per manus Doctoris Stevennys'; Bibl.
Corn. 103S, Tanner 50, Nat. Biog. ii. 146, v. 387, C. S. Gilbert's
Cornwall ii. 665.

Thomas Gourde, dev. Nov. 1420 to autumn 1427; see Bishop
Lacy's Commission 1420; winter 1423 ' vid Thome Goorde pro
ligacione duorum librorum.' Stafford's Reg. 432.

William Palmer (? s. John, M.P. Launceston), b. Bradstone, dev.
Lent 1421 to autumn 1434; B.A. by 1420, M.A., Rector 1425-32,
Precentor of Crediton; instit. R. of Ringmore 2 Oct. 1434, pres. by
Robert Kirkham, res. 1465; visited the College on behalf of the
Visitor 1439 and 1453, Lacy's Reg. 2 Oct. 1439, i6 Ap. 1453;
Winter 1439 ' xxviiii' iiii^ allocatis M. Willelmo Palmer visitanti
Collegium ex mandato domini Exon., pro expensis suis in via; ixsvid
pro expensis suis Oxon. ; notario in causa visitacionis lis ' ; the results
of the visitation are seen in payments by certain Fellows autumn 1440,
autumn 1 441, autumn 1442, Lent and autumn 1443; autumn 1446
' v'nid pro vectura duorum vestimentorum ex dono M. Willelmi Palmer.'
An indenture between the College and W, Palmer 25 July 1460
provides for the celebration of his obit; Johnes' History of Bradstone.
Wood D. 2 p. 106.

Michael de Tregury, Corn, summer 1422 to autumn 1427 ; M.A.,
paid Univ. Coll. 13J i^d in 7 and in 9 Henry VI for Hampton Hall, Wood
D. 2 p. 27, 473 ; Proctor 1434, archdeacon of Barnstaple 16 June
1 445-1 449, Chaplain to Henry V, Dean of S. Michael of Pencryche
Herefs., Archbishop of Dublin 1449-71. On the Taking of Con-
stantinople he proclaimed a 3 days' fast and 100 years' indulgence to
all who observed it. There exists a bull of excommunication against
certain persons for laying violent hands on him. He d. 21 Dec. 1471 ;
bur. in S. Patrick's near the altar of S. Stephen, tomb was dis-
covered 1730 by Dean Swift (Ware's Irish Prelates and Harris'
Continuation). In his will he directs WilHam Wise (? Weye) to make
a pilgrimage in his stead to S. Michael's Mount in Cornwall ; Gutch



34 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1422

i. 563, iii. App. p. 45 ; Anstey 324, 508 ; Pits 662, Tanner 721, D. K.
Rec. 48 p. 380, 2 Ap. 1449 grant to Michael Tregorre, Queen's
Chaplain, of tithes of S. Peter de Bovyng, Guisnes, as held by the late
rector W. Tregorre, and p. 421 ; Bekyngton's Correspondence i. p. cix ;
Davies Gilbert's Cornwall iv. 141-51; Bibl. Corn. 760; Lent 1424
' xiiis mid a INIychaele Tregorre Principali Aule Scaccarii in partem
solucionis pro anno presenti.'

Thomas Fry, Chapl. autumn 1422 (and perhaps previously) to
Lent 1427; M.A., mentioned summer 1429, winter 1446; instit. to
R. of Sutton Walrond, Dorset 9 Nov. 1441, res. 1445; Hutchins iv.
109.

John Halse (2 s. John, Justice of King's Bench, Visit. Devon 439),
Dev. adm. 12 Oct. 1423, vac. autumn 1427 ; M.A., B.D., Proctor 1432,
Anstey 298-9; Provost of Oriel 23 Mch 144^, to which College he
gave lands, res. 4 Mch i44f, Dean of Exeter 1457-9, archdeacon of
Norfolk 14 Feb. 1448-1459, sup. D.D. 16 Mch i4|^, Bishop of Lich-
field 25 Nov. 1459, d. 1490, bur. in Cathedral. The Justiciary who
d. 1434 was a benefactor to the College; autumn 1424 ' vii- viii<f ex
dono venerabilis domini, domini Johannis Hals justiciarii Regis';
winter 1429 'pro vino dato Hals justiciario viii^'; autumn 1434
'xxviiij- de bonis Johannis Hals pro reparacionibus ' ; winter 1434
' xh ex bonis Johannis Hals quondam justiciarii per manus Johannis
Udy executoris dicti Johannis'; Lent 1436 'x marcis de bonis
Johannis Hals assignatis pro edificacione tenementi de Peke ' ; autumn
1436 ' xk de bonis Johannis Hals per manus M. Willelmi Fylham,
xh de eisdem bonis per manus M. Johannis Udy ' ; a Richard Hals
occurs winter 1435; Eccl. Ant. i. 17; Stafford's Reg. 121, 417,
Clark's Oxford Colleges 104, Ffoulkes' S. Marys 205.

John Ro^we (Raw), corn. Lent. 1426 to Lent 1441 ; M.A., Rector
1433-40, Sub-dean of Exeter 28 Aug. 1441, R. of Exniinster 31 Jan.
144-J; autumn 1430 'vj de J. Rawe pro quodam libro perdito,
2° folio Totum quod est' ; Lent 1442 'iij viii^ pro uno fixorio vendito
et dato Collegio a M. Johanne Row'; summer 1450 'quinque libris
a M. Johanne Row canonico ecclesie cathcdralis Exon. de bonis
Willelmi Wynard, ad usum reparacionis Aule Cervine'; winter 1458
' x^ pro una lagena vini data M. Johanni Row et domino IMartino
Dyer canonicis ecclesie cathedralis Exon.'; [Nevill's Reg. 6 Sep. 1464
Martin Dyer leaves money for finding scholars at Oxford to pray
especially for his most gracious master; N. and Gleanings iv. 189;]
Lent 1464 'xs \\\\d M. Gotysford pro cxpcnsis suis in adquircndo



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pccuniam nobis Iej:!;atam a M. Johanne Row cum certis libris in
nanus [su-) suis remanentibus ad terminum vite sue ' ; his will 8 Sep.
1462, proved 24 Dec. 1463 (Eccl. Ant. ii, 25) 'volo ut quilibet socius
collegii Exon. in Oxon. presens in exequiis meis inibi celebrandis



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