R.O. Ministers' Accounts. Subsidiary Documents.
Wales. Bundle 1287, No. 2. 1—5 Ed. III. 1331.
10 Documents. Latin.
File of twelve Acquittances on parchment, by "Robert de
Prestebury, the lieutenant of Sir John Giffard de Brymesfeld, Custodian of the lands which were of Gilbert de Clare, formerly Earl of
Gloucester and Hertford, in Glammorgan and Morgannou." Preceded
by the Writ as follows:—
"Edward, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland
and Duke of Aquitaine, unto his beloved and faithful John Giffard de
Brymmesffeld, Custodian of the lands and tenements of Glanmorgan
and Morgannou being in Our hands, Greeting. Whereas We have
commanded the Collectors and Receivors of those sums of money
which, by divers men in the parts aforesaid who with Lewelin Bren
arose against Us in war and who afterwards came into Our peace and
(good) will and were redeemed towards Us, ought to be levied to Our
use, in Our name deputed, that they should deliver unto you, by
indenture between you and them thereof to be made, all moneys of
fines and suchlike redemptions in the lands aforesaid, which they have
hitherto received and henceforth shall happen to collect and receive:
We straitly command you that you receive from them, by indenture
between you and them thereof to be made, all sums of money which
the new Receivors will deliver unto you in this behalf, and that you
safeguard them until you shall have other commands from Us concerning the same. Witness Myself at Westminster, the 19th day of
June in the ninth year of Our reign. By the King Himself."
[Fragment of yellow seal.]
I. By Griffith ap Madoc. (Faint throughout.)
II. "This Indenture witnesseth that Robert de Prestebury,
the lieutenant of Sir John Giffard de Brimmesfeld, Custodian of
Glamorgan and Morgannuck, hath received of Ririd Wych and his
associates, Collectors of the fines of the tribe-land of Maghya, of the
moiety of the fines and redemptions of divers men of the tribe-land
of Maghya aforesaid, made before Sir William de Montague and his
associates, Justices, in the ninth year of the reign of King Edward,
son of King Edward, 195l. 13s. 4d., by occasion of the war waged by
Lewelin Bren and his accomplices in the said parts of Glamorgan and
Morgannouk; which said moiety ought to have been paid at the feast
of Saint John Baptist next before the making of these presents, in the
before-noted year. In witness whereof the said Robert and Ririd to
this Indenture have set their alternate seals. Written at Kaerdyf on
the twenty-first day of March in the tenth year of the reign of King
III. The like, by Griffith Pencragh and his associates, Collectors, from the receipts of fines and redemptions of the men of the
tribe-land of Kybour, who lately arose in war against our lord the
King with Lewelin Bren. 194l. 2d..
IV. The like, by David ap Eynon, for the tribe-land of Bagh.
285l. 13s 6d..
V. The like, by Wilym Seys, for the tribe-land of Seinghenythsupra-kaach. 192l. 4s. 2d..
VI. The like, by David ap Aron, for the tribe-land of Glenrotheny. 302l. 11s. 8d..
VII. The like, by Howel Caagh, for the tribe-land of Meskyn.
381l. 2s. 4d..
VIII. The like, by leuan ap Griffyth, for the tribe-land of
Talvan. 164l. 9s. 2d..
IX. The like, by Llythan ap Maddok, for the tribe-land of
Ruthyn. 80l. 14s..
X. The like, by Rosser ap Griffeth, for the tribe-land of Glinnogor. 115s. 4d..
XI. The like, by William ap Melyne, for the tribe-land of
Tyerarlth, Egliskeynor and Court Colman. 228l. 5s. 10d..
XII. The like, by . . . . . Ener, for the tribe-land of
Neeth. 191l. 7s. 10d.. (Partly illegible).