Lacey, Edmund (1370 - 1455)

Born / Died

Birth Date: ca. 1370
Death Date: 1455-09-18

Notes

Fellow, University College, Oxford University, probably by 1391--6; MA by 1391; BTh by 1400; DTh by 1414; ordained ca. 1399; with Henry V in France 1415--July 1417

Parents

General Offices Note

Exempted from attendance at councils and parliament on account of infirmity 13 Feb. 1434/5

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Bursar, University College, Oxford University, Oxfordshire 1396 1397
Master, University College, Oxford University, Oxfordshire 1398 ca. 1401
Rector, Essex 1400-11-18 n.d.
Canon and Prebendary, St George's Chapel, Berkshire 1400/1-1-4 1417
Canon, King's Free Chapel, Sussex 1402-8 1414-03-24
Rector, Lancashire 1403-10-23 1417
Rector, Yorkshire: West Riding 1403-8-27 n.d.
Treasurer, St George's Chapel, Berkshire 1410 1411
Rector, Dorset 1413-9-24 1416/17-01
Dean of the Chapel Royal, Berkshire 1414-4-14 1417
Master, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London 1414-4-2 n.d.
Canon and Chancellor, St David's Diocese 1416/17-1 1417
Bishop, Hereford Diocese 1417-4-18 (date consecrated) 1420-07-3 (date translated to Exeter Diocese) Temporalities granted 4 Jan. 1416/17; temporalities restored 1 May 1417
Bishop, Exeter Diocese 1420-7-3 (date translated) 1455-09-18 Temporalities restored 31 Oct. 1420; installed/ enthroned 29 March 1421. Lacey appointed a suffragan due to age and infirmity 1447
JP, Cornwall 1421/2 n.d.
JP, Devon 1421/2 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1424 n.d.
JP, Devon 1424 n.d.
JP, Devon 1427 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1427 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1431 1433
JP, Devon 1431 n.d.
JP, Devon 1435 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1435/6 n.d.
JP, Devon 1438 n.d.
JP, Devon 1444 n.d.
JP, Devon 1447 1448
JP, Devon 1451 n.d.
JP, Devon 1453 n.d.
JP, Devon 1455 1456

General Lands Note

After Henry V's death (1422), Lacey primarily resided in his Exeter diocese

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Herefordshire
  • Herefordshire
  • Bishop's Palace, Hereford, Herefordshire
    Acquired: 1417
    Divested: 1420
  • Bishop's Palace, Chudleigh, Devon
    Acquired: 1420
    Divested: 1455-09-18
  • Bishop's Palace, Exeter, Exeter (city-county) in Devon
    Acquired: 1420
    Divested: 1455-09-18

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1439-1439 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Bishop of Exeter's Minstrel

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Bishop of Exeter's Minstrel Lacey, Edmund (1370 - 1455) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Bishop's Palace Exeter (city-county) in Devon Private Residence
Bishop's Palace Devon Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry V [1413–22]. 2 vols. London: HMSO, 1910–11.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VI [1422–61]. 6 vols. London: HMSO, 1901–11.
Emden, A.B. A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford to A.D. 1500. 1957. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1989.
Le Neve, John. Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300–1541. 1716. 12 vols. London: Athlone Press, 1962–7.
Oliver, George. Lives of the Bishops of Exeter and a History of the Cathedral. Exeter: W. Roberts, 1861.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)