Charter XI: Confirmation of charters of 1397 and 1421 (1423)

Pages 37-38

Cardiff Records: Volume 1. Originally published by Cardiff Records Committee, Cardiff, 1898.

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Charter not in the possession of the Corporation. 13 June, 1423.

Isabella Comitissa Wigornie Domina ladespenser Glamorgancie & Morgancie Omnibus fidelibus ad quos presentes litere peruenerint Salutem. Inspeximus Confirmacionem Thome ledespenser domini Glamorgancie & Morgancie patris nostri quam fecit Burgensibus nostris de Kardiff in hec verba [Hic sequitur prout in carta originali.] In Cuius rei testimonium huic presenti Carte donacionis et confirmacionis nostre Sigillum Cancellarie nostre de kardiff apposuimus hiis testibus Venerabilibus viris leisano Abbate de Neeth Willelmo Abbate de Morgan Johanne Stradelinge tunc Vicecomite nostro Glamorgancie et Morgancie & Oliuero de Sancto Johanne Militibus Johanne Merbury Johanne Russell Roberto Andrew Johanne laurence & Roberto Walshe Armigeris. Datum tercio decimo die Junij Anno regni Regis Henrici sexti post conquestum primo.


Isabel, Countess of Worcester, Lady La Despenser of Glamorgant and Morgant, unto all the faithful to whom the present letters shall come, greeting. We have inspected the Confirmation of Thomas Le Despenser, Lord of Glamorgant and Morgant, Our father, which he made to Our Burgesses of Kardiff in these words : [Here follows as in the original Charter.] In witness whereof We have to this Our present Charter of gift and confirmation set the seal of Our Chancery of Kardiff. Witness the venerable men Leisan, Abbot of Neeth ; William, Abbot of Morgan ; John Stradelinge, Our Sheriff of Glamorgant and Morgant; and Oliver de Saint John, knights ; John Merbury, John Russell, Robert Andrew, John Laurence and Robert Walshe, esquires. Given on the thirteenth day of June in the first year of the reign of King Henry the sixth after the Conquest [1423.]