Addenda to Volume 1
Inquisitiones post mortem, 1559-83

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John Hobson Matthews (editor)

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1903

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82-86

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'Addenda to Volume 1: Inquisitiones post mortem, 1559-83', Cardiff Records: volume 4 (1903), pp. 82-86. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=48299 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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I.P.M. [1559]

1 Eliz. (1559.) C. Vol. 123. No. 79. Glam. Latin.

[One sheet of parchment, considerably damaged.]

Inquisition taken at Cardif in the county of Glamorgan, 5 April 1 Eliz. (1559), before the Queen's Escheator, by the oath of John Fleming, Morgan Mathewe, John Bassett, Roger Williams, Jenkin ap Morgan Gwin, Richard Harrie, Rece Hawarden, Richard Thomas, . . . . . . Roger Hopkin, Llewelyn ap Ieuan, Lewis Thomas John, Lewis ap Morgan, William Lewes Philip, and John Thomas, on the death of George Mathewe, knight. Who say upon their oath that [name illegible] was seised of the Manor of Corneton in the county aforesaid, with the appurtenances, and, by virtue of a charter dated 8 January anno 5 Hen. VI. (1435), gave the same unto John Eyer, esquire, and Joan his wife and the heirs males of the bodies of the said John and Joan, who demised the same unto David Mathewe, esquire, and Gwenllian his wife, for the term of their lives, with remainder to Thomas Mathewe, esquire, son of the said David and Gwenllian, and their heirs males lawfully begotten, for ever; and, for lack of such heirs, unto John Mathewe, another of the sons of the said David and Gwenllian, and to his heirs males for ever. And for lack of such heirs, to the heirs males of the said David and Gwenllian for ever. And, for lack of such heirs males, to the right heirs of the said David Mathewe for ever. By virtue of which gift the aforesaid John Eyer and Joan his wife were seised of the premises in their demesne as of fee tail, and thereof died so seised without heirs males. After whose death the premises fell to George Mathewe, knight, in the Writ named, as heir male of the aforesaid Thomas Mathewe, to wit, son and heir of William Mathewe, son and heir of the aforesaid Thomas Mathewe. And that the said George Mathewe, knight, was seised of the premises in fee tail, and so died. And that he held the said Manor of Corneton of our lady the Queen, as of her Lordship of Ogmore, by the service of the sixteenth part of one knight's fee. And they say that there are certain lands and tenements at Colwinston and Hilton, parcel of the manor aforesaid, which the aforesaid George Mathewe, knight, held on the day that he died, of Edward Carne, knight, as of his Manor of Colwinston, in socage and by the rent of 19 pence. And that the said George Mathewe at his death held eight acres of land in Colwinston aforesaid, now in tenure of one Edward Rae (parcel of the Manor of Corneton aforesaid), of our lady the Queen and in the right of the late dissolved monastery of Margam, in socage and by the rent of 2s. 3d. And they say also that the said George Mathewe on the day that he died held 15 acres of land in Llanga?e, parcel of the Manor of Corneton aforesaid, of Edward Carne, knight, Thomas Mathewe and Christopher Turbrvill, as of their Manor of Llangan, Penllyne and Goston, in socage. Also that the said George Mathewe died seised of lands in Wallas, Brechanswill and Wicke in the county aforesaid in his demesne as of free tenement, by virtue of a grant made by William Croke, clerk. And that he held the said lands in Wallas and Wick of our lady the Queen, as of her said Lordship of Ogmore; and the said lands in Brechanswill of John Thomas David ap Hoel, gentleman, as of his Barton of Landowe, in socage. And further the Jurors say that Master Robert Thomas, Master John Winter, Sir David Lewes and Sir David ap Hoel ap Ieuan Vaghan, clerks, were seised of the Manor of Petirston in the county aforesaid, with the advowson of the parish church of Petirston; as also of the Manor of Glaspole in the said county, with the appurtenances, in their demesne as of fee (except 20 acres of land, parcel of the said Manor of Glaspole, lying on the east side of the road which leads from the bridge of Canne (fn. 1) to Cowbridge.) And so being seised, by deed dated 1 April anno 37 Hen. VI. (1458), granted those premises unto John Nevyll, knight (son of Richard, Earl of Warwick), David Mathewe, and Thomas Mathewe, son of the said David, knights, and to the lawful heirs males of the said Thomas; and for lack of such heirs, to Reynborn Mathewe and to the heirs males of his body lawfully begotten; and for lack of such heirs, to the heirs of the body of the said Thomas; and for lack of such heirs, to the right heirs of the said Reynborn. By virtue whereof the said George Mathewe became seised of those premises; and held the said Manor of Petirston of William, Earl of Penbroch, Richard Corn'wall, John Hwrde and Thomas ap Morgan, esquires, as of their Manor of Saint Fagan's, in socage. And that he held the said Manor of Glaspole of Rece Manxell, knight, as of his Barton of Llantrithed. And further the Jurors say that Morgan Llewelyn ap Ieuan, esquire, was seised of a capital messuage at Radyr in the aforesaid county, with the appurtenances, and of 3 tenements and 300 acres of land in the several parishes of Pentirche, Lantrissent, Lantwit Vayredre, Llanwno and Abrdaer in the aforesaid county, and of lands and tenements in Ystrad Veddoe and Llandaff in the county aforesaid; and, by deed dated 20 Decr 7 Ed. IV. (1469), granted the same unto Thomas Mathewe and Katherine his wife, daughter of the said Morgan, and to their heirs males; and, for lack of such heirs, that the said capital messuage and other premises should remain to Margaret, other daughter of the said Morgan, and to her heirs in fee tail; remainder to the right heirs of the said Katherine for ever. And they say that the said George Mathewe, knight, was heir male of the said Katherine, as son and heir of William, son and heir male of the body of the said Katherine by the said Thomas Mathewe. And they say that the said George Mathewe of the said premises died seised in fee tail under the grant aforesaid. And they say that the said capital messuage and 40 acres of land in Radyr, and the said six tenements and 600 acres of land in Pentirche, Lantwit Vaydre and Llantrissent, Lanwno and Abrdaer were holden of William, Earl of Penbroch, as of his Manor or Lordship of Glinraddne, in socage. And that the said two messuages and lands in Landaff were holden of Anthony, Bishop of Landav, as of his Manor or Lordship of Landaff, in socage. And further the Jurors say that the said George Mathewe was seised of certain lands and tenements in Whitechurche in the county aforesaid, in his demesne as of fee, and held the same of William, Earl of Penbroch, as of his Manor or Lordship of Saighenith Subtus, in socage. And lastly they say that the said George Mathewe was seised of certain lands and tenements in the several parishes of Lanwno and Abrdaer, and held the same of William, Earl of Penbroch, as of his Lordship or Manor of Lantrissent, in socage. And of certain lands and tenements in Saint Fagan's and Pentirche, holden of William, Earl of Penbroch, as of his Barton of Pentirche. And of a messuage and 200 acres of land in Ystradetivodoge, holden of William, Earl of Penbroch, in socage, as of his Manor or Lordship of Glinroddne. And lastly the Jurors say that the said George Mathewe, knight, died seised in his demesne as of fee of and in four messages and 80 acres of land in Landaff, which he held of Anthony, Bishop of Landav, as of his Manor or Lordship of Landaff. And further that the said George Mathewe died on the fourteenth day of November last past (1558); and that William Mathewe, esquire, is his son and next heir and is of the age of twentysix years and more.

I.P.M. [1559]

1 Eliz. (1559.) C. Vol. 123. No. 80. Glam. Latin.

[Five sheets of parchment, considerably damaged.]

Inquest on the death of Rice Manxell, knight. He died seised of (inter alia) a great messuage within the Castell Baiely of Cardyff in the county of Glamorgan, called Porte Aliens Londs.

I.P.M. [1583]

24 Eliz. (1583.) C. Vol. 199. No. 81. Glam. Latin.

[One sheet of parchment, repaired.]

Inquisition taken at Caerdif in the county of Glamorgan on the 24th day of April, before Walter Williames, esquire, Escheator, by virtue of a Writ of Diem clansit extremum, on the death of Rimbron Mathew, on the oath of Jankin Turbervill, esquire, Henry Mathew, Nicholas Andrew, Lleison Lewis, George Gybon, Thomas Morgan, John Griffith, Christopher Corruck, John Rell of Lanmaise, Morgan John David, James Jankin, Lewis William, David Thomas, Morgan Philip Jankin of Riddrie, Thomas Howell of Michellston, Thomas ap Ieuan Miricke of Eglus Ilan, Jankin William of Kelligaer, Richard Jankin of Eglus Ilan, William Ieuan Gwillim, John Dio ap Ieuan Goghe, Hoel Jankin and Lewis Thomas Goghe. Which said Jurors say upon their oath that the aforesaid Rimbron Mathew died seised in his demesne as of fee of a third part of the Manor of Penlline, Langan and Goston. And that, at the time of his death, one Henry Jones and Katherine his wife held of the aforesaid manor, for the life of the said Katherine, in dower, by the assignment of the said Rimbron Mathew, out of the endowment of Thomas Mathew, brother of the said Rimbron, whose heir he (the said Rimbron) then was. And that the said Rimbron Mathew held those premises of Henry, Earl of Pembroch, as of his Castle of Cardif, by knight service, namely, by the service of one knight's fee, and the fourth part of one knight's fee. And that the said manor in the whole is worth by the year twenty pounds beyond reprises. And also the Jurors say that the said Rimbron Mathew died seised in his demesne as of fee of 30 messuages, 20 tofts, 600 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, 30 acres of wood, 100 acres of furze and heath, and of two water grist-mills, one water fulling-mill, as also of eight pounds of rent, in Landaff in the county aforesaid. And that he held the same of William Mathew, esquire, as of his Castle of Landaf, in socage; and it is worth by the year 26l 13s. 8d., beyond reprises. And that the said Rimbron Mathew died seised of a third part of one manor called Goldslan, holden of Henry, Earl of Penbroch, as of his Manor of Wenvoe, by what services they know not. And that the said Rimbron Mathew died on the 6th day of August in the 21st year of our sovereign lady the Queen that now is (1580); and that his son William Mathew is his next heir, and was of the age of eight years on the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary last before the taking of this Inquest.

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1 Pontcanna.