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Cardiff Records: Volume 1

Edited by John Hobson Matthews. Contains the charters of the city (1147-1687), and ministers' accounts. It also provides Cardiff-related extracts from records of The National Archives, including: inquisitions post mortem; proceedings in Star Chamber; Exchequer records; Patent Rolls and State Papers.

Cardiff Records. Originally published by Cardiff Records Committee, Cardiff, 1898.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Map of Cardiff in 1840 1
Introduction ix-xii
Editorial preface xiii-xv
The municipal charters: Introduction and description 1-9
Charter I: On the liberties of the Burgesses of Cardiff (1147) 10-14
Charter II: Confirmation by Edward II of the privileges of the Burgesses of Cardiff (1324) 15-16
Charter III: Grant of land on which to build a Booth Hall (1331) 17-18
Charter IV: Confirmation by Hugh de Despenser of charter III (1338) 18-19
Charter V: On the right of the townsmen to municipal self-government (1340) 19-27
Charter VI: A confirmation of charter V (1358) 27-29
Charter VII: Confirmation by Edward III on Royal Charter of 1324, no. II (1359) 29-30
Charter VIII: Pleas of forestall and homesoken to be tried in the Town Court (1397) 31-32
Charter IX: Confirmation by Henry IV of Royal Charter of 1359, no. VII (1400) 32-33
Charter X: On rights of townsmen charged with felony (1421) 33-37
Charter XI: Confirmation of charters of 1397 and 1421 (1423) 37-38
Charter XII: On powers of the Town Court (1451) 38-41
Charter XIII: Confirmation by Henry VI of Royal Charter of 1400, no. IX (1452) 42-43
Charter XIV: Confirmation by Edward IV of Royal Charter of 1452, no. XIII (1465) 43-44
Charter XV: On rights of Burgesses in ordering of the Royal and Hundred Courts (1477) 44-47
Charter XVI: Confirmation by Elizabeth of preceding Royal Charters (1581) 47-48
Charter XVII: Royal Exemplification of charter no. XVI (1600) 48-49
Charter XVIII: Charter of James VI making Cardiff a free town (1608) 50-72
Charter XIX: Charter of James II, confirming charter XVIII (1687) 72-96
Ministers' Accounts: Introduction 97-103
Ministers' Accounts: 1263-1315 104-113
Ministers' Accounts: 1316 113-147
Ministers' Accounts: 1331 147-149
Ministers' Accounts: 1376-1401 149-169
Ministers' Accounts: 1492 169-197
Ministers' Accounts: 1516-1537 198-206
Ministers' Accounts: 1542-3 207-235
Ministers' Accounts: 1547 236-250
Ministers' Accounts: 1550 251-260
Inquisitiones post mortem: Introduction 261-263
Inquisitiones post mortem: 1295-1314 264-288
Inquisitiones post mortem: 1348-1601 288-306
Star Chamber Proceedings: Introduction 307-310
Star Chamber Proceedings: 1538-97 311-342
State Papers Domestic: Introduction 343-346
State Papers Domestic: 1565-1666 347-368
Church goods of Llandaff cathedral and diocese (1558): Introduction 369-371
Church goods of Llandaff cathedral and diocese (1558): Text 372-386
Records of the Exchequer: Introduction 387-392
Records of the Exchequer: 1571-1611 393-422
Records of the Exchequer: 1635-1726 423-443
Patent Rolls: Introduction 444-449
Patent Rolls: 1488-1616 450-483
Errata 484