Cardiff Records: Volume 4. Originally published by Cardiff Records Committee, Cardiff, 1903.
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Miscellanea of the Exchequer. 1/5 12 Joh. (1211.)
2 mem. Latin.
Account of Fines and Oblations at Cardiff and Margam.
"Fines fc'i ap'd Kardif."
A number of sums received from persons in various counties of England only, e.g., for trial of their liability to serve the King by crossing the sea with an expedition which, presumably, was assembling at Cardiff to go to Ireland.
Miscel. of the Excheq. 4/3. 9 & 10 Ed. II. (1315–6.)
Latin and French. (fn. 1)
File of Indentures re forfeited beasts and goods in Wales.
This Indenture witnesseth that Payne Turberuille, Custodian of the castles, lands and tenements which were of Gilbert de Clare, formerly Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in Gloumorgan and Morgannou, hath received two hundred and eighteen pounds, ten shillings and two pence, of arrerages of Prevosts, Bedels and other ministers of our lord the King in the lands and tenements aforesaid, due unto Sir Bartholomew de Badelesmere from the time he had the custody of the said castles, lands and tenements, in the eighth year of the reign of King Edward, son of King Edward, namely: [inter alios] David Vauhan, Prevost of Pentirgh, and Philip ap Rees, servant of the County (fn. 2) of Gloumorgant, 10l 8s. 2½d. for 5 tallages. Of Hugh de Raath, Richard Elys, Reginald le Polter, John Odyn and Elyas le Gildere, Prevosts of the burgh of Kaerdif, 27l 7s. 4½d. for 4 tallages.
Of William Gilbert, Prevost of Liqwith, 32s. for 1 tallage [&c.] Given at Kaerdyf on the first day of April in the abovesaid ninth year of the King [1315.
Seal in red wax. Heater-shaped shield: A fess double-cotised.]
This Indenture witnesseth that on the twentieth day of April in the ninth year of King Edward  Sir John Giffard de Brimmesfeld, Custodian of the lands and tenements which were of Gilbert de Clare, formerly Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in Glammorgan and Morgannou, hath received of Sir Payne de Turberville, late Custodian there, all the beasts and other goods underwritten, in the parts aforesaid, namely * * *
Also, in the Manor of Raath 7 quarters of oats, 3 plough-oxen, 19 oxen, 1 bull, 8 cows, 2 heifers, 2 yearlings and 4 calves, 13 acres and a half of land sown with wheat, 37 acres and half a rood of land sown with beans, 2 acres and a half of land sown with barley, and 24 acres 2 roods and a half of land sown with oats. * * *
In witness whereof the parties aforesaid to this Indenture have severally set their seals. Given at Kaerdif the day and year abovesaid.
Be it remembered that by this Indenture, made between William de Montagu, Lieutenant of our lord the King in Glomorgan and Morgan, and Payne de Turberuille, Custodian of the aforesaid lands, there are delivered unto him the said Payne the underwritten goods and chattels of Lewelin Bren and the other felons slain and dead in the war and outlawed in the parts aforesaid by reason of the same war in the ninth year of the reign of King Edward, namely, of the goods of the said Lewelin in the parts of Meskyn and Glinrothn', eight plough-oxen, fourty-four oxen, sixty-nine cows, six pigs, nineteen goats, two "aundyrns," one brass vase. Also, of his goods in the parts of Sengh?', one horse, twenty-nine mares, four last-year's foals and three this-year's foals, twenty-five oxen, three bulls, 305 cows, a hundred and fourteen steers and heifers, nineteen yearlings, fourty-two calves, 113 sheep, 78 hogs, fifty-two goats. Also there are delivered unto the said Payne, of the goods of the killed, dead and outlawed in the bailiwick of Meskyn and Glinrothn' in the war, and by occasion of the same war, four mares, four foals, six oxen, two bulls, fifty-nine cows, eleven heifers, twenty-five steers and young cows, eighty sheep, twenty lambs, fourty-eight goats, thirty-three hogs. Also, of the goods of the same in the bailiwick of Sengh?', one plough-ox, six mares, four foals, five oxen, twenty-eight cows, nine steers and heifers, seventy-five sheep, 21 goats. * * *
Also of their goods in the bailiwick of Kybur, three cows, three heifers. * * * Also, fourty-four shillings five pence of a fine of Gronou ap Rosser. In witness whereof, to this present Indenture they have severally set their seals. Given at Kaerdyf on the eighth day of the month of May in the ninth year of the reign of King Edward, son of King Edward [1315.]
A touz ceux qi ceste l're verront ou orrunt William de Montagu lutenant n're Seignr le Roi en les partyes de Glam' & Morgannok salutz en dieu. Sachetz nos auer resceu de Monsr Payn Turb'uill Gardein des dites pr tyes dys aneux de or, vn fermaille de or, Vn autre dargent, Treys liueres escritz de Galeys & vn liure de Romaunce, des bens qe furent a Lewelin ap Griffith [lege Res] contenues en vne endenture faite entre le dit monsr Payn & nous. En tesmoinance de queu chose a cestes l'res auons fait mectre seal. Escrit a Kaerdyf le dysme iour de Maij, Lan du regne n're seignr le Roi Edward, neofysme [1315.]
To all who this letter shall see or hear, William de Montagu, Lieutenant of our lord the King in the parts of Glamorgan and Morganwg, greeting in God. Know that we have received of Master Payne Turberville, Custodian of the said parts, ten gold rings, one golden clasp, another of silver, three books written in Welsh and one book of romance, of the goods which were of Llewelyn ap Gruffydd, (fn. 3) contained in an Indenture made between the said Master Payne and us. In witness whereof to these letters we have caused our seal to be set. Written at Cardiff the tenth day of May in the ninth year of the reign of our Lord the King Edward. (1315.)]
Fait a remembrer des bies Lewelyn Bren trouez en la Tresorie de Landaf Les queux Will'am de Mountagu ad liuere a Monsr Payne Turberuill pr ceste Endenture. Ceo est assauer. j Aketon. j gaumbeyson. j peyre des quissens. j coleret de linge teille. v poz darein ij peyles darein j bacin. j vel chapel de fer, iij cheys galeys. j cofre oue chartres et munemenz. j romanz de la rose. iij liures Galeys. iiij autres lyures. x aneus dor. j fermail dor. j fermail dargent. It'm bailie par la mayn Dauyd ap Gronou. iij Haubrgons. j couerture de fer, j targe. j peyre des gaunz de plat, j peyre de quissens. ij Lauours. ij chaundelers darein. viij chefs de Eyuesham. j pece de bocrel. j cote darme de bocram. j gaunbeyson vermail. j Aketon nyent prfet. ij napes, j vele sele. j sarge raie. viij quillers dargent.
Be it remembered of the goods of Llewelyn Bren found in the Treasury of Llandaff, which William de Montagu hath delivered unto Master Payne Turberville by this Indenture. That is to say: 1 cuirass, 1 riding-coat, 1 pair of cushions, 1 collar of slashed linen, 5 brazen pots, 2 brazen pails, 1 basin, 1 old breastplate of iron, 3 Welsh chairs, 1 coffer for charters and muniments, 1 Roman de la Rose, 3 Welsh books, 4 other books, ten gold rings, 1 golden clasp, 1 silver clasp. Item, delivered by the hand of David ap Grono: 7 haubergeons, 1 iron covering, 1 target, 1 pair of metal gauntlets, 1 pair of cushions, 2 lavers, 2 brazen candlesticks, 8 Evesham headpieces, 1 piece of buckram, 1 coat-of-arms of buckram, 1 bright-red riding coat, one cuirass not perfect, 2 tablecloths, one old seal, one rayed serge, 8 silver spoons.]
Edward par la grace de dieu, Roi Dengleterr', Seignour Dirlande, & dues Daquitaine, A n're ch' & foial monsr Payen Turbe'uill', saluz.
Nons vos mandoms q' des bestes que furent a Lewelyn Bren & as autres ses aliez, les queux sont forfaitz a nous pr crteines enchesons sicome vous bien sauez, & les queux sont en v're garde facez liurer a n're ch' bacheler monsr William de Montagu, ou a son attornez en tele prte vint boefs, quarante vaches, & douze Iumentz de n're doun. Do?' souz n're prue seale, a Westmostr le xxxj iour de may, Lan de n're regne Neuisme [1315.]
A monsr Payen Turbeuill' pr le Roi.
Edward, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland and Duke of Aquitaine, to Our dear and faithful Master Payne Turberville greeting. We command you that, of the beasts which were of Llewelyn Bren and the others, his allies, which are forfeit to Us for certain reasons as you well know, and which are in your ward, you cause to be delivered to Our dear bachelor Master William de Montagu, or to his attorney in that behalf, twenty oxen, forty cows and 12 mares, of Our gift. Given under Our privy seal, at Westminster, the 31st day of May in the ninth year of Our reign. [1315.]
Annexed to the above is another small membrane, on which is written in French a memorandum that on Friday next after the feast of the Apostles Saints Peter and Paul (June) in the same year, Payn Turberuill' delivered unto William de Bernewell, to the use of William de Mountagu, eight brood-mares, whereof six were white and two black; and four female plough-cattle, whereof one white, another white or piebald, &c.]
Edward par la grace de dieu Roi Dangleterr', Seigneur Dirlande & Ducs Daquitain', a n're ch' et foial monsr Payn Turbewille, salutz. Nous vous mandoms q' des grosses bestes q' vous receustes nad gaires de n're ch' bacheler monsr Wilame de Montagu q' furent a Lewelyn Bren, & as autres felons de Gales. & q' sont en v're garde. facez liuerer an're bien amez Johan Pecok vallet de n're Chambre, ou ason atornez en cele prtie, dys boefs, & sys vaches, tielx come il envoudra eslire de n're doun Do?' souz n're prue seal, a Tunderlee le viij iour de Juyn, Lan de n're regone Neuisme [1315.]
(Receipt by John Pecok, dated at Kaerdyf 24 June, is annexed.)
Edward, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland and Duke of Aquitaine, unto Our dear and faithful Master Payne Turberville greeting. We command you that, of the fat beasts which you lately received from Our dear bachelor, Master William de Montagu, which were of Llewelyn Bren and the other felons of Wales, and which are in your ward, you cause to be delivered unto Our wellbeloved John Pecok, valet of Our chamber, or to his attorney in that behalf, ten oxen and six cows, such as he may choose, of Our gift. Given under Our privy seal, at Tunderlee, the 8th day of June in the ninth year of Our reign. (1315.)]
[Indenture witnessing that on 6 October 9 Ed. II. (1315) Sir Payne Turberville, Custodian of Glamorgan, received of Sir Bartholomew de Badelesmere, the late Custodian, the victuals and other goods underwritten, in the castles underwritten, for the garrison of the same, namely, (inter alia) In the castle of Lantrissen, 6 quarters 6 bushels of wheat, price 4s. 8d. a quarter; 32 quarters 7 bushels of oats, price 2s. a quarter; 1 tun of wine, whereof 8 pollices were lacking, price 32s.; 2 carcasses of oxen, price 2s. 8d. each; 19 sides of bacon, price 38s.; 16 weight (summae) of iron, price 32s.; 6 fother of lead, price 4s. each. In the castle of Kaerdyf, 2 tuns of wine, price 2 marks; 6 quarters 6 bushels 1 peck of salt, price 6s. 8d. a quarter. Given at Kaerdyf on the above date.
Seal in red wax. Heater-shaped shield: A fess double-cotised.]
This Indenture witnesseth that Payn Turbruile, late Custodian of the lands and tenements which were of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in Glomorgan and Morganno, hath delivered unto Robert de Prestbury, lieutenant of Sir John Giffard de Brimmisffeld, Custodian of those lands and tenements which were of the aforesaid Gilbert in those parts of Glomorgan and Morganno, all the underwritten beasts of the goods of Lewelin Bren and the other felons slain and outlawed in the parts aforesaid, namely, four ploughoxen, fifteen mares, six foals, eight oxen, four bulls, two hundred and sixty-four cows, a hundred and fifty-three steers and heifers, 70 yearlings, 114 swine, 244 sheep, 77 lambs, 188 goats. In witness whereof the aforesaid R. and W. de Boneuile, lieutenants of the aforesaid Payn and attorneys of the same in the parts aforesaid, to this Indenture have severally set their seals. Given at Kaerdyff, on the Wednesday next after the feast of Saint James the Apostle [July] in the 10th year of the reign of King Edward, son of King Edward. .
Miscel. of the Excheq. 4/9. 14 Ed. II. (1320.)
1 narrow mem. Norman-French.
Hughe le Despensr le fuz. a mo[m] ch' & bien ame Clerc sire Thomas de Stayngreue n're Tresorer de Kaerdyf. saluz Pur ceo q' nos auons assigne n're ch' & bien ame John Iweyn destre n're Conestable de Neuport & enprouour de noz terres en Wenthloc. vs maundons q' au dit Johan facez liuerer dix liures pr son fee par en apaier a quatre querters pr ouelles porcions, & pernez l're daquitance du dit Johan de ceo q' vos luy auerez paie. par la quele & par cestes noz l'res vs enauerez due allouance sur vostre preschein acompte En tesmoniance de quele chose nos vos enuoions cestes noz l'res ouertes sealles du nostre seal. Escrit a Claryndon le viije iour de Septembre Lan du Regne n're seignour le Roy Edward fuz au Roy Edward quatorzi'me [1320.
Seal of red wax. A heater-shaped shield: Quarterly. In II. & III. a fret. Over all a bend. A label of 5 points in chief.
Hugh le Despenser the younger, to my dear and wellbeloved clerk, Sir Thomas de Stayngreue, Our Treasurer of Cardiff, greeting. For that We have assigned Our dear and wellbeloved John Iweyn to be Our Constable of Newport and Emprover of Our lands in Gwentllwg: We command you that to the said John you cause to be delivered ten pounds for his fee by the year, to be paid at four quarters by equal portions; and take letter of acquittance from the said John of that which you shall have paid him; by which, and by these Our letters, you shall have due allowance thereof upon your next account. In witness whereof We send unto you these Our Letters Patents sealed with Our Seal. Written at Clarendon the 8th day of September in the fourteenth year of the reign of our lord the King Edward, son of King Edward (1320.)]