Ministers' Accounts
1376-1401

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R.O. Ministers' Accounts. Bundle 1202, No. 10. 49 E. III. 1376. Latin.

[Translation.]

Particulars of the Account of Thomas Brown, Receivor of our lord the King in the parts of Glamorgan and Morgannou, being in the hands of our lord the King by the death of Edward Le Despenser, knight, deceased, and by reason of the minor age of his heir, in the 49th year.

Glamorgan.

Arrearages of divers ministers there, at the feast of Saint Michael in the 50th year.

Kaerdif. They owe there 114s 9d.

whence uponJohn ap Rees and John Battrs., farmers of the moveables, 110s.
John Rees and Richard Gloucester, the now accountants, 4s 9d.

Lantrissan. Jeuan Velyn ap Jeuan Vaughan, Prevost there, owes 10l 3s 9d.

Rooth. David Creek, Prevost there, owes 14l. 18s.d..

County of Kerdyf. [He answers] for 76l. 8d. received of John Dalden, Bailiff there.

Lyquyth. And for 20l 13s 11¼d received of John Hore, Prevost there.

Kerdyf burgh. And for 44l. 3s. received of Richard Gloucester and John ap Res, Prevosts there charged, 30l, received for the farm of the 2 mills of Kerdyf.

Rooth. And for 25l. 2s. 7d. received of David Creek, Prevost there.

Radur. And for 101s.d. received of David ap Ieuan, Prevost there.

Payment:—

Allowance by writ. He accounts in allowance to John Jacce D'ide, knight, of his yearly pension which formerly he had of the gift of the lord Edward Le Despenser, knight, deceased, and unto him granted by patent of our lord the King, for 2 acquittances of the same, 40l.

And to Richard Stury, knight, Custodian and Surveyor of Glamorgan and Morgan, of his yearly pension of 100 marks; namely, pro ratâ from the nineteenth day of March to the 30th day of September, for 27 weeks and 6 days, for acquittance of the same, 35l. 14s. 3d.

And to Ralph Saymour, Sheriff, from the aforesaid 19th day of March, for one quarter of a year ensuing, of his yearly pension of 40l a year, for an acquittance, 10l.

And to Thomas Broun, Constable of the Castle of Kerdyf, from the aforesaid 19th day of March to the last day of September; namely, for 196 days, taking 12d. a day, 9l. 16s.

And to the said Thomas, Chief Forester there, taking 12d. a day for the same time, 9l. 16s.

And to Robert Fleming and John Stanschawe, Auditors of our lord the King in the parts aforesaid, each of them taking 10 marks a year, for two acquittances of the same, 13l 6s 8d.

And to William Davyntre, Constable of the Castle of Llantrissan, of his fee, 100s a year, taking for the said 196 days, for acquittance of the same, 53s.

And to Maurice Taillour, Constable of the Castle of Kenfeg, of his fee, 100s. a year; namely, for 196 days, for acquittance of the same, 53s.

And to Roger Kyngot, Constable of the Castle of Neth, of his fee, 8l. a year for the same time, for acquittance of the same, 4l. 5s. 2d.

And to Thomas Hardyng, Clerk of the County, of his fee, 100s. a year for the same time, for acquittance of the same Thomas, 53s.

And to the said Thomas, Controller of the Rolls of the Chancery and Court, who was wont to receive by the year 100s, for that he was Controller and Latimer; and not more this year, because he did nothing but duplicate the rolls of the County and the Sheriff's tourns this year, 30s.

And to Thomas Power, the Parker of Glynnok, taking 3d. a day; namely, for the said 196 days, for acquittance of the same, 48s 6d.

And to Peter John, Gatekeeper of the Castle of Kerdif, taking 2d. a day for the same time, for acquittance of the same, 32s. 4d..

And to the Appraisor, of his fee, who was wont to receive by the year 6l. 13s. 4d.; nothing this year, because there was none.

For certain fees or wages aforesaid of ministers and officers, from the aforesaid last day of September in the first year until the 30th day of October next ensuing, as he accounts, nothing; for that they remain to be paid by the next account.

Particulars of the Account of Thomas Broun, Receivor of our lord the King in the parts of Glamorgan and Morgannou, of the issues and profits of the lordships, manors, lands and tenements which were of Edward Le Despenser, chevalier, deceased, there being in the hands of our lord the King by the death of the aforesaid Edward and by reason of the minor age of Thomas, son and heir of the said Edward, by the King's Writ patent, given on the 21st day of March in the 50th year; namely, concerning such issues and outgoings and payments through him by the King's Writs there made, from the aforesaid 21st day of March until the 30th day of October next ensuing; to wit, for half a year and 42 days, upon the day on which the said Receivor delivered up unto William Walssh the aforesaid office together with all the lands and tenements underwritten, then being in the said King's hands by the death of the aforesaid Edward, by the King's Writ dated the same 30th day of October unto the said Receivor thereof directed as below.

Castle of Kerdyf.

For the issues of buildings within the Castle of Kerdyf he answereth nothing, because they are worth nothing by the year, beyond reprises. But he answers for 4l. 4s. 9d. of rents of the burgh there, with the farms of divers houses, paid at the feasts of the Annunciation of Blessed Mary, and Saint Michael, yearly, falling within the time of the account. And for 16l. 8s. 2d. of issues of the mills, fisheries and tolls there, which are worth by the year 26l. 13s. 4d for the time of the account, at the rate of the extent. And for 3l. 3s. of the prise of ale there, at the rate for the same time. And for 4l. 2s. ½d. of pleas and perquisites of the Hundred there, at the rate of the extent for the same time. And for 6s. of issues of the rabbitwarren there, for the same time.

31l. 3s. 11½d.

County of Glomorgan.

And for 11l. 18s. 4d. of profits arising from 35 fees and a half, and a fourth part of one knight's fee, in the County of Glomorgan; whereof each fee renders at the Castle of Kerdyf by the year, at the terms aforesaid, 6s. 8d.; to wit, for those terms falling within the time aforesaid. And for 26s. 7d. of rents of assize at Kybour and Glinnogour, paid at the terms aforesaid; to wit, for those terms falling within the time aforesaid. And for 9s. of the issues of escheated and extented land, which is worth by the year 14s. 8d., at the rate of the extent for the same time. And for 8s. 3d. of the toll of Clunnogour, which is worth by the year 13s. 4d. at the rate for the same time. And for 5s. of advowson there within the same time. And for 36l. 18s. 6d. of pleas and perquisites of the County aforesaid for the same time.

Sum 51l. 5s. 8d.

Manor of Rooth.

For the issues of buildings within the Manor of Rooth he answers nothing; because they are worth nothing by the year, beyond reprises. But he answers for 110s.d. of the issue of 358 acres and a half of demesne land there; which is worth by the year, beyond reprises, 8l. 19s. 3d., at the rate of the extent for the time aforesaid. And for 8l. 16d. of 121 acres of meadow there, for the same time. And for 50s. 9d. of 171 acres of pasture there, for the same time. And for 18s.d. of pleas and perquisites of the Court there, for the same time. And for 9l. 14s. 10½d. of the rents of assize as well of free as of bond tenants, with the works of customaryholders there, for the same time.

Sum 26l. 15s.d..

Lequyth.

And for 75s.d. of the issues of 315 acres of demesne land at Lequyth, which are worth by the year 6l. 2s. 6d., at the rate of the extent for the same time. And for 4l. 15s. of 57 acres of meadow there, for the same time. And for 18s. 11½d. of 35 acres of pasture there, for the same time. And for 12s. 3d. of the issues of a certain fishery there, at the rate of the extent for the same time. And for 75sd. of rent there paid at the terms aforesaid, for the same time. And for 36s. 10d. of the works of customary-holders there, which are worth by the year 59s. 10½d., at the rate of the extent for the same time. And for 5s. of the issues of bond tenants there, which are worth by the year 8s. 2d., at the rate of the extent for the same time. And for 4s. 2d. of pleas and perquisites of the Court there, within the same time.

Sum 16l. 2s. 10½d..

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Penthurgh.

And for 34s. ½d. of the issues of certain lands and tenements at Penthurgh, so affirmed for the time of the account. And for 3s 1d. of pleas and perquisites of the Court there, for the same time.

Sum 37s.d..

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Manor of Radour.

And for 71s. of the issues of the Manor of Radur, with the appurtenances, in the marches of Wales; which is worth by the year 101s., at the rate of the extent aforesaid, for the time aforesaid.

Griffithesmore.

And for 66s. 8d. of the issues of a certain pasture called Griffithesmore, so affirmed for the time of the account.

Cogan.

But he is charged with 4l. 3s. for the Manor of Cogan for that it was delivered out of the King's hands before his reception of the said office, as appears in the account of Edward de Briggc. ["Cancelled, because not so specified in the account of the aforesaid Edward."] * * *

Lands and tenements delivered in the name of dower. And he doth not answer for certain issues of the Manor of "Whitchurche," of the Castle of Keryfilly, of the lands or tenements at Senghenith-supraCaugh and Senghenith-subtus-Caugh, Enysvailgon and Rothery, or of the Castle and Manor of Lamblathian, of the vill of Coubrig, of the Castle and Manor of Talvian, or of certain lands and tenements at Ruthen, which were of the aforesaid Edward Le Despenser and which after the death of him the said Edward and by reason of the minor age of his heir were taken into the King's hands; for that, long before his reception of the aforesaid office, they were delivered unto Elizabeth who was the wife of the aforesaid Edward, by the name of her dower, pertaining to her of all the lands and tenements, castles and manors, with the appurtenances, in the lordships aforesaid, according to the law and custom of the Kingdom of England, as appears in the account of Edward Brigge, formerly the King's Escheator in the Marches of Wales.

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Note.—The first portion of this Account is very faint.

R.O. Ministers' Accounts. Bundle 1202, No. 11. 15—16 Ric. II. 1393. Latin.

[Translation.]

Wales. The Account of Roger Panter, Surveyor of divers churches belonging to the Abbey of Teukesbury, from the feast of Saint Michael in the 15th year of the reign of King Richard the Second, until the same feast next ensuing in the 16th year of the said King.

Arrears. And for 111s.d. of arrears of his last account for the preceding year.

Sum 111s.d.

Kerdif and Roth.

Rents. And for 66s. 8d. of rents of the demesne land of Kerdif, together with a meadow beyond the Taff, and a meadow upon the water of Romneye, and a close called Morewlese, demised to John H'ton and his wife for the term of 30 years, this year the 27th; namely, at the feasts of the Purification of Blessed Mary, and of Saint John Baptist. And for 7s. 8d. of I close and I "ponfald" hired near the church of Kerdif, this year. And outside the garden nothing this year, because it is builded anew and is not as yet demised. And for 31s. 6d. of the rents of Kerdif and Roth, at 2 terms; namely, at the feasts of Saint John Baptist and Saint Michael. And for 10s. of rent of the close of the Rector of Lanyssn, with land adjacent, demised to Rees Perkyn for a term of years, at the feasts of the Annunciation and Saint Michael.

Sum 115s. 10d..

Oblations and tithe of sheaves. And for 6l. 14s. 1d. of oblations and petty tithes arising from the church of Kerdif this year. And for 5s. 4d. of tithe flax sold this year. And for 50s. of the tithe of 2 mills of the Lady Ladespenser, together with the tithe of the fishery of the Taff and as far as Pennarth, this year sold. And for 9s. 7d. of petty tithes arising from the chapel of Roth this year. And for 9s. 2d. of oblations on Saint Margaret's day there. And for 16d. of tithe flax there sold. And for 3s. 4d. of tithe hay there sold. And for 26s. 8d. of 39 lambs extra sold; price per head 8d. less, in all 8d. And for 38s. 4d. of 11 stone and a half of wool 3s. 4d. And for 18d. of 8 pound of wool of the second shearing, extra, sold. But of the pastures of the "Marches" nothing this year, because not levied by the Vicar of Landaff; and they were wont to render 8s.. And for 4l 13s. 4d. of a certain parcel of sheaves and hay by Splot and Pottesmor, sold to John Gosselyn this year. And for 50s. of tithes of the sheaves of Walschmenhull, with 3 closes by Roth and as far as the "hethe," sold this year. And for 4l. 6s. 8d. of tithes of the sheaves of 3 crofts by the wall of Kerdif and within the sea wall as far as the Splott, sold to John Cook this year. And for 53s. 4d. of tithes of the sheaves of Nestelbon and ffayrefeld and Tademor, sold to the same this year. And for 20s. of tithes of the sheaves of a certain parcel of land beyond the river Taff, sold this year. And for 23s 4d. of tithes of the sheaves and hay of Lanvorda and Griffithesmor, sold to William ap Jeuan ap Howel this year. And for 66s. 8d. of oblations and tithes of the sheaves, hay, wool and lambs of the chapels of Lanyssn and Lyssefayn, demised to Jerome Maurice for the term of 7 years, this year the 6th. But of the agistment of beasts in Portmanmor, in the pastures of the Lady Ladespenser, nothing this year, because it has not been levied.

Sum 33l 12s. 8d.

Landogh.

And for 50s. 11¼d. of the rents of tenants there, at 2 terms; namely, at the feasts of Saint John Baptist and Saint Michael. And for 56s. of rents of demesne land, with the underwood of one grove, demised to 4 tenants there for the term of 20 years, this year the 17th. And for 26s. 8d. of rent of half a weir and for a third part of another weir, together with 7 acres of meadow and pasture of the demesne land, demised to Richard Danyel for the term of his life, by indenture of the Abbot and Convent. And for 8d. of rent of advowson this year. And for 23s 4d. of expenses of the Vicar there, for the year. And for 8s. of tithe of sheaves of the demesne land there, together with tithe of the sheaves of Barnewell and the tithe of hay by the bridge of Lycuit, sold this year. And for 20d. of tithe of the fishery of the half weir above, this year.

Sum 8l. 7s.d.

Lanyltwyt.

And for 33s. 5d. of the rents of tenants there, at 2 terms, namely, at Hokkeday and Michaelmas. And for 111s. 4d. of the rents of demesne land there, demised unto divers tenants as appears by the rental. And for 3s. 7d. of tithe hay there sold this year. And for 2s. 10d. of herbage sold in the close this year. And for 4s. 4d. of pasture in the same, sold in the winter time; so much less because the grass did not grow this year, by reason of the drought of the weather. And for 18d. of 2 closes sold this year. And for 10s. 1d. of the tithe of 2 mills there this year. And for 4l. 3d. of litter and straw sold this year. And for 2s. of a legacy of 1 widow there, deceased. And for 16d. of underwood sold in the "ley" this year. But of the tithe of the wood of the Lady Ladespenser nothing this year.

Sum 12l. 10s. 8d.

Lanblethian.

. . . . . . And for 46s. 8d. of tithe of the sheaves and hay of the chapel of Saint Donat in that parish, this year.

Sum 19l. 7s. 10d.

Lantrissan.

And for 26l. 13s. 4d. of the church of Lantrissan, with the chapel to the same belonging, so demised unto Gronou ap Ivor Hir from the feast of the Invention of Holy Cross in the 14th year until the same feast next ensuing in the 15th year, for a whole year.

Sum 26l. 13s. 4d.

Portions and pensions. And for 20s. of the Priory of Eweny, for the terms of the Annunciation and Saint Michael. * * * And for 3s. 4d. of a portion at Saint Fagan's, sold this year. * *

Perquisites of Court. And for 4s. 1d. of the perquisites of 2 Courts holden at Kerdif this year. And for 6s. 7d. of 2 Courts holden at Landogh this year. And for 9d. of 2 Courts holden at Lanyltwyt this year.

Sum 11s. 5d.

Rents resolute and defects. In rent resolute to the Abbot of Neth for 4 burgages in Kerdif, 4s. In rent resolute to the Lady Ladespenser for 2 curtilages at Lanyltwyt, 2d. In rent to John Daldeyn for 11 acres of land lying in the field of Roth, by the "heth," 22d. by the year. In loss of the rent of 1 cottage at Landogh, 4d., because (it was) in the lord's hands. In loss of one other cottage there, 6d., from the abovesaid cause.

Sum 6s. 10d..

Necessary expenses. In 2 sieves and 2 riddles bought, 8d. In gelding of pigs, 2d.. In parchment for this Roll, bought, 7d. In 2 locks for the doors of the dovecote and stable, 8d. In the mending of 2 locks of the cowhouse and grange, 5d.

Sum 2s. 6d.

Custody of houses. In 1 tiler hired to amend divers defects in the Court of Lanyltwyt, by piecework, 12d. In "lath" for the same, bought, 6d. In 200 "lathenail" bought for the same, 4d. In 4 bushels of lime bought for the same, 4d. In 1 carpenter hired to make anew the gate called "leygat," by piecework, 8d. In 200 "bordnail" for the same, bought, and for the mending of divers doors in the Court, 11d. In 100 "hachnail" for the same, bought, 4½d. In 1 hireling engaged to amend divers defects in the said Court, by piecework, 20d. In 1 man engaged to serve under him, for 2 days, 6d. In 3 bundles of "sparrs" for the same, bought, 17d. In 1 mason engaged to mend the wall by the highway at the same Court, by piecework, 4d.

Sum 8s.½d.

Custody of chancels. In 1 tiler engaged to amend defects of the chancel of Kerdif, by piecework, 8d. In 200 tiles for the same, bought, 16d. In 1 carpenter engaged to new make the chancel of Roth, by piecework, 7s. 8d. In big timber for the same, bought, 7s. 11d. In boards for the same, bought, 12d. In 1 mason engaged to reconstruct a piece of the said house, by piecework, 3s. 8d. In 1 tiler hired to re-tile the said chancel, 18s. 8d. In 900 tiles bought for the same, 6s. In 300 and a half of "lath" bought for the same, 3.s 11d. In 2200 of "lathnail" bought for the same, 3s. 8d. In "bordnail" and "hachnail" bought for the same, 7d. In 4 quarters of lime for the same, bought, 3s. 3d. In sand for the same, bought, 14d., together with carriage of timber from Kerdif to Roth. In 1 man engaged to carry water for making mortar, 6d. In 1 tiler hired to mend divers defects of the chapel of Lysfayn, by piecework, 3s 6d. In tile for the same, bought, 3s. 9d. In "lath" and boards for the same, bought, 16d. In 500 of "lathnail" bought, for the same, 10d. In 1 man hired to carry the said "lathus" and boards from Kerdif to Lysfayn, 8d. In 1 man hired to carry sand and water to the said chapel, 8d. In 1qr 4bs lime for the same, bought, 12d.

Sum 71s. 9d.

Salaries of chaplains. In moneys paid to John Capenor, chaplain of Kerdif, 6l. a year. Also to the chaplain of the Castle, 100s. Also to the chaplain of Roth, 4l. 6s. 8d. In "reward" made to him, for 1 pair of shoes, 20d.

Sum 15l. 8s. 4d.

Custody of the church of Kerdif. In wine bought for the said church, chapel of Rooth, and (chapel) of the Castle, 3s. 2d. In rushes bought for the said church, at the feasts of All Saints, Christmas and Easter, 22d. In making of a clove of eucharistic wafer-bread, 1 bushel of wheat, price 10d. In oblation of the chaplain and clerks at Christmas and Easter, 2s. In money to Jeuan Percy, proctor of the church there, 12d. In 1 pound and a half of wax bought for the day of the Purification of Blessed Mary [Candlemas], together with the making up of the same wax, 10d.

Sum 9s. 8d.

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Autumn. In 1 horseman engaged for 5 weeks and a half in the autumn, 13s. 4d. In 14 hookers hired for 4 weeks in the autumn, 4l. 13s. 4d. In 2 "dewhoppers" hired for 5 weeks, 13s. 4d. In 2 rickmen hired for 4 weeks at the same time, 10s. In drink of the said workmen for the same time, 3s. 11½d, each of whom takes a halfpenny a week; besides the horseman and 2 "dewhoppers," each of whom takes 1d a week. In 22 pairs of candles bought for them, 2s. In moneys of the parish Reaper, 5s. this year. In 2 hookers hired for 5 days and a half, at carrying corn, 5s. 8d.; each of whom takes 6d. more; in all 2d.. In "reward" made to the rickmen serving for the time, as in services bought, 6d.

Sum 7l. 7s.d.

Fees and stipend. Also paid unto John Thomas, the Steward, for his fee by the year, 20s. Also in stipend of Roger Panter, Surveyor there, 40s. In stipend of John Dem, the Granger, 13s. 4d. Also of John Meillouc, Bailiff of Roth, 6s. 8d. Also of John William, Bailiff of Landogh, 6s. 8d. In "reward" made to the Steward's clerk by the year, 4s. In stipend of the clerk making this account, 6s. 8d..

Sum 4l. 17s. 4d.

Procures and pensions. Also paid unto the Bishop of Landaff for his procure of the church of Kerdif, at the feast of Saint Hilary, 13s. 4d. Also [to him for his] procure of Landaff, for the expenses of the churches of Lantrissan and New Castle, 6l. 6s 8d., for 2 aquittances; namely, at the feasts of Saint Michael and the Annunciation of Blessed Mary, in the 15th year. Also paid to Robert Mor', Archdeacon of Landaff, for the procure of the church of Kerdif in his visitation, 6s. 8d. Also for the refection of the church of Lantrissan, 12d., at Easter.

Sum 7l. 7s. 8d.

Foreign expenses. In expenses of the Steward for 6 Courts holden at Kerdif, Landogh and Lanyltwyt, 10s. 1d. In expenses of the Chaplain of Kerdif and others coming to Roth on Saint Margaret's Day to celebrate Masses there, 20d. In 3 yards of coloured cloth bought for John Capenor, parish chaplain of Kerdif, 6s. In 1 yard and a half and a quarter of coloured cloth, 2 yards of "ray" bought for John ap Rees, 7s 6d. In 1 fur for the same, bought, 20d. In 1 cartload of hay bought for the horse of Roger Panter, 3s. 7d. In expenses of the Bishop of Landaff coming to Laniltwyt in his visitation, 17s. 7d. In expenses of the Officer of Landaff and others coming with him to the Chapter on the morrow of of the Nativity of Blessed Mary, 12s. 10d. Also paid to the table of Roger Panter at Lanyltwyt, for 26 weeks, 26s. In expenses of the same Roger . . . . Tewksbury into Wales and towards the guesthouse, for the Sheriff, to carry money, together with the expenses of another [horse] hired as far as Chepstow for greater security, 30s. 2d. In expenses of the said horse from Kerdif to Cowbrigg, Lanyltwyt and other divers places, for seeking money and for [receiving] grain for the Sheriff, 4s. 4d. Also paid for carriage of 53lb of wax from Kerdif to Bristoll, 4d. In 17 chickens bought

against the coming of the Bishop of Landaff, 16d. Also paid for shoeing the horse of Roger R . . . . . . plough-oxen of Laniltwyt, 2s. 2d. In a gift at the bridge of Kerdif, 4d.

Sum 6l. 5s. 7d.

Pardons and gifts. In a pardon made for Dom Vicar of Landogh of his expenses, 10s. In a pardon made for the said Hugh Mortimer of the farm of the chapel of Saint Donat, 10l. 6s. 8d. this year. In a distribution made to the poor of the parish of Kerdif, 3s. 8d. In moneys of Sir John Chount, the Steward, 13s. 4d. Also to his servants, 12d.

Sum 74s. 8d.

Payment of moneys. Also delivered unto Brother John Morton, the lord's Receivor, in the month of December, 9l. 13s. 4d., for a tallage.

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Also for the drink of the Convent, 6s.

Also paid for a lease from the Bishop of Llandaff, 6l. 13s. 4d.

Also unto Master Robert Mor' for his corrody, by the lord's precept, 100s.

Also delivered to Brother John Morton, the lord's Receivor, as in 200 boards bought, 17s. 8d., and sent to the guesthouse.

Also to the same as in 53lb of wax bought, and sent from the guesthouse, 22s. 1d., price of a pound 5d. ["because it is not charged above."]

Sum 100l. 43s. 8d.

Sum total of all his expenses and deliveries 155l 5s . . d.

And so he oweth 15l. 19s. ½d.

Afterwards allowed to him 12s. 1d., for 3qr 5bz of oats which Hugh Clerk took beyond the measure of Lantwyt, because 7bz of Lantwyt weigh 1 heaped-measure, and 8bz at Kerdif 1 heaped-measure; and so this accountant loses the said 3 quarters and 5 bushels beyond what he accounts. Also to him 3s. 4d. for general procures sent to London in answer for the tithe which our lord the King seeks in the diocese of Landaff. Also to him of the expenses of the Auditors, 12d. Also to him 5s. 4d. of reliefs and rent, a pardon for the Cellerer when he came into Wales. Sum allowed 21s. 9d. Which being subtracted from the arrears aforesaid, he owes hitherto 14l. 17sd; whereof upon the executor, Edmund de Prestebury, 7l. 9s. 11½d. And upon Roger Panter, the now accountant, 7l 7s 4d.

[Dorso.]

Lanyltwyt.

Issues of the grange there, in the year within written:—

Wheat. . . . . . In moneys towards the repair of the bridge of Kerdif, 1 bushel.

Oats. . . . . . In provender of the horses of the Bishop of Landaff in his visitation, 1qr 3pk.

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Lambs. And for 39 lambs, arising from the tithe of Kerdif and Roth this year.

Sum appears. And sold below, and nothing remains.

Wool. And for 11 stone and a half of wool, arising from the tithe of Kerdif and Roth this year. And for 8lb of wool of the second shearing, arising from the same.

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Endorsed.

Wales. Account of Roger Panter, Surveyor there; ended on the feast of Saint Michael in the 16th year of King Richard.

Note.—This year the Bishop of Llandaft made a visitation at Llantwit Major, and the following stock was provided for his Lordship and his retinue:—corn, 6 bushels; hay, for the Bishop's horses, 1 quarter 3 stones; sucking-pigs, 4; capons, 4; hens, 2; chickens, 9.

The earlier portion of the Account is illegible in places.

R.O. Ministers' Accounts. Bundle 924, No. 18. 2 Hen. IV. 1401. Latin.

[Translation.]

Rempny.

The Account of Richard Crede, Prevost of the Manor of the Lord Edmund, Earl of Stafford, there, from the feast of Saint Michael in the second year of the reign of King Henry the Fourth after the conquest, until the same feast of Saint Michael in the third year of the reign of the abovesaid King, computed for one whole year.

Arrears. He answers for 28s. 4d. of arrears of the last account of the preceding year, as appears at foot therein.

Sum 28s. 4d.

Rents. And for 4l. 21¾d. received of free and bond rents, of the term of Saint Andrew Apostle. And for 8l. 3s.d. received of free and bond rents, of the terms of Easter und the Nativity of Saint John Baptist equally. And for 9l. 6s. 10¼d. received of free and bond rents, of the term of Saint Michael. And for 15s. of the rent of a certain pasture called Maillokeslodirs, at the four terms of the year, by certificate upon the account of the first year of the reign of King Henry.

Sum 22l. 7s.d.

Farms. And for 12l. received of the farm of the lord's 2 mills, delivered up to the Birth of our Lord, of the terms of the Annunciation of Blessed Mary, and Saint Michael, equally by the year.

Sum 12l.

Demesne lands demised. And for 25s. 10d. received from Adam Hoiskyn for 31 acres of demesne land called Erleshulle to him demised for the term of his life, at the four terms of the year, as appears by roll of lease of the first year of the reign of King Henry the Fourth. And for 12d. received of the issues of 1 acre of land late in the hands of Gibon ap Jeuan ap Llewelin, this year so demised to the said Gibon. And for 4s. 4d. received from William Thomlyn for four acres of land formerly of John Dauy, called Mullelond; to him demised in manner aforesaid, in the same term, as appears by the aforesaid roll of lease. And for 21d. received of increased rent of Henry Tap, to have the lord's fishery at Newediche in Selond, with the "warthes" there, to him demised in manner aforesaid, as appears by the aforesaid roll of lease. And for 22s. 6d. received of William Thomlyn for 7 acres of arable land of the lord's demesne by the Castle of Rempny, and for pasture there, with the increase, unto him demised in manner aforesaid, as appears by the aforesaid roll of lease, in the same term. And for 26s. 5d. received of increased rent of 1 messuage and 25 acres and a half of land formerly of William Ady, whence are demised to John Dou' 4 acres; to Thomas William 4½ acres; to John Hoiskyn 4 acres; to Thomas Herry 2 acres; to William Tap, Clerk, 4 acres; to William Walter 1 acre, 1 rood; to John Walter 2 acres; to William Coly 3½ acres; to John William Roger a messuage which contains 1 rood of the said land, to them demised for a term as above, at the 4 terms of the year, as appears by the aforesaid roll of lease. And for 12d. of the issue of the whole of the lord's fishery, from the bridge of Rempny to the pond of the lord's mill of Rempny, of the term of Saint Michael nothing this year because (it is) in the hands of the lord, for lack of buyers. [Struck out.] And for 20d. received of increased rent of half an acre of land, with a house built, formerly of William Gibbe, at the 4 terms of the year, beyond the old rent and services, so demised this year unto Jeuan Mereoneth. And for 9l. 16s. received from the Manor of the Lord of Rempny, containing 2 acres of land and 145 acres of the lord's demesne land there; so for each acre 16d., at the 4 terms of the year; to maintain all the houses of the manor, the sea-wall, common ditches belonging to the aforesaid lands; so demised by the lord's Steward [struck out] Thomas ap Ivor, late Sheriff, to all the lord's tenants, for the term of 10 years, this year the third; and to demise unto the lord all the aforesaid fresh lands at the end of his term. [In the margin, in another hand: "Memorandum to speak with the lord's chief Steward or Sheriff about the lease of this demesne land, because they are not demised at the true value for 49s. a year; namely, 20d. an acre."] And for 2d. received of the new rent of John Henmyr, for licence to hold 1 pound's worth of land beyond the road leading from his tenement formerly of Nicholas Walter towards Langby, for the term of his life, at the feast of Saint Michael, as appears by roll of this Court, in the same term, in the Court holden on the 19th day of September.

Sum 14l. 8d.

Farms and issues of the land of bondsmen, in the lord's hands for lack of claim of heirs. And for 17½d. received of the farm of a cottage formerly of John Taillour, beyond a halfpenny of old rent, so demised unto Alice Selman this year; being in the hands of the lord for the lack of the heir's claim; of Michaelmas term. And for 17½d. and half a farthing, received of the issues of 1 acre and a half of land formerly of John John, beyond the old rent and services; so demised to Henry Tap and his heirs for ever; and not more, because half an acre of the said land lies in the hands of the lord for lack of the heir's claim, as appears lower down. And for 13¾d. and half a farthing, of the issues of half an acre of the aforesaid land, beyond the old rent and services, being in the lord's hands for lack of the heir's claim; so demised to William Robyn Tap this year. And for 8s. 7d. and half a farthing, received of the issues of 1 messuage, 3 acres and a half of land formerly of William Philip Coke, falling into the hands of the lord for lack of the heir's claim; beyond 16¾d. and half a farthing, of the old rent and services; so demised unto Jack Bom and his heirs, until the coming of the heir, as appears in the Court holden the 14th day of March of this year, at the 4 terms of the year. And for 9¾d. and half a farthing, received of the issues of half an acre of land formerly of John Nichol Jany, falling into the hands of the lord by escheat, for that the aforesaid John was convict in the County for felony; beyond 2d. and half a farthing of old rent; so demised this year to Gibon William. And for 3d. received of the issues of 1 parcel of land containing 10 feet in length and 10 feet in width, formerly of Nicholas Wilkyn, falling into the hands of the lord for lack of the heir's claim; beyond half a farthing of old rent; so demised this year to John Walter. But from the issues of 1 cottage formerly of John Leche, nothing this year, nor from the others; for that Hopkyn Perkyn bought the said cottage of the lord, to hold to him and his heirs by the old rent and services, as appears by roll of Court of this year, in the Court holden the 14th day of December. And for 10s. received of the issues of 1 messuage, 9 acres, formerly of John Hick the younger; in the hands of the lord for lack of the heir's claim, as appears by roll of Court of this year; beyond the old rent and services; so demised this year to John Hick. But from the issues of 3 cottages, 4 acres of land late in the hands of John Adam, and of another cottage late in the tenure of Walter Duy, in the hands of the lord for lack of the heir's claim, nothing this year beyond the old rent and services.

Sum 23s. 9d.

Advowrics. And for 2s. 8d. received of advowry of John William of Denispouis, by the pledge of John Hick of Neuton. Of John Tap, by the pledge of Robert Tap. Of John Selman, by the pledge of William Roger. Of William Coly, by the pledge of John Coly. Of William, servant to Coly Richard, by the pledge of Coly Richard. Of Nicholas Bricce, by the pledge of John William of Bailly. Of William Philip, by the pledge of John Self. Of William Robyn, by the pledge of Thomas ap Hoel Gough, as appears in the next account preceding; so from each of them 4d.; and not more, for that Walter Coly, who was wont to render yearly 4d., doubled by roll of Court of this year, in the Court holden the 18th day of October, and withdrew. And for 12d. received of new advowry of Jankyn Morice, by the pledge of William Roger. Of Jack Thomas, by the pledge of Robyn Tap. Of Janckyn Daniel, by the pledge of Thomas ap Howell Gough; so from each of them 4d., by roll of Court of this year.

Sum 3s. 8d.

Capitage. And for 4d. of capitage of Joan Kist, the lord's bondwoman, to have the lord's licence to dwell outside the lord's bounds. And for 2s. of capitage of Richard Wilkyn, the lord's bondman, to have the same licence; for that he died in the parish of Aissh [struck out, "because he is alive"]. And for 12d. received of capitage of John Walter Broun, the lord's bondman, to have the same licence of the lord. And for 6d. received of capitage of Joan Hlewyn, the lord's bondwoman, to have the same licence of the lord. And of 12d. received of capitage of Roger Bailly, to have the same licence of the lord. And for 12d. received of capitage of Richard William Taillour, to have the same licence of the lord. And for 16d. received of capitage of John Geffrei, the lord's bondman, to have the same licence of the lord to dwell without the lord's domain for the term of his life, by the pledge of John William Godeman and of Richard Geffrei, as in the roll of the Court of the last preceding year.

Sum 7s. 2d.

Sale of works. And for 9s.d. received of the carriage of 110 bundles of wood sold against the feast of the Nativity of Our Lord, price of a work 1d. And for 13s.d. received of 105 threshings sold, price of a work 1½d.. . . . . . . And for 10s. 11d. received of 131 sowings and dibblings sold, price of a work 1d.. . . . . . . And for 1½d. received of 1 work at reaping of John Johnesson, for 1 messuage, 3½ acres of land formerly of Richard Godeman, without food sold. And for 8s. 1d. received of 97 forkings and stackings sold, price of a work 1d.

Sum 15l. 9s. 9d.

Issues of the Manor. And for 14d. received of the herbage of 1 acre of meadow by the mill of Rempny, sold to Gibon ap Llewelyn Taillour this year; and not more, because it is nearly destroyed by the water of the Rempny. And for 30s.d. received of the issues of 12 acres 1 rood of meadow in the Warth, sold this year, price of an acre 2s. 3d., with 3s of 1 "warth" there, sold to the lord's tenants. And for 2s. received of a certain sea-wall there, sold this year to all the lord's tenants.

Sum 33s.d.

Perquisites of Court. And for 15l. 7s. 11d. of the perquisites of 12 Courts holden there this year, by roll examined; whence for fines for entry, 9l. 17s. 4d.; heriots 22s., and for petty perquisites s. 7d., in the preceding year at 44l. 11s. 11d. in all. And for 16l. of a certain tallage unto the lord by the tenants there this year granted, as appears by the aforesaid rolls.

Sum 31l. 7s. 11d.

Sum of the whole receipt of all arrears 100l 2s. 2d.

Acquittances and defects of rent. Whereof he accounts in acquittance of the rent and works of 1 Prevost, for his service by the year, as is allowed, 8s. And in acquittance of the rent and works of 2 Beadles and their Reaper, for their services by the year, as is allowed, 5s. 4d. And in defect of the rent of 1 cottage formerly of Philip Senegar, in the hands of the lord for lack of a tenant, 12d. And in acquittance of the rent of 2 cottages formerly of Matilda Gough, falling into the lord's hands for that she left the lord's domain, for a year, 1d. And in defect of the rent of divers lands within the lord's domain, whereof the names and the parcels of the land are unknown; for a year 24s.d., because it is charged with so much, more than is shewn by the new rental. ["Because it is not allowed in the preceding account and does not come under his allowances without the lord's special warrant."]

Sum 13s. 4d.

Necessaries. And in parchment bought to write the rolls of Court and examinations on, this year, as is allowed, 12d. And in the whole carpentry for new making the lord's sewer called Gretegoute, by agreement made with John Bradley, Receivor of the lord's moneys, and John Coly, the lord's Appraisor, by , by the Sheriff's order, out of the lord's timber, 103s. 4d. And in "spikynges" and "staples" bought of Richard Smyth for hanging the door of the aforesaid sewer, together with the repairing of the "gymens" of the said sewer, 2s., by order of the lord's Appraisor. Remains 1 "cable." And in one great hempen hawser bought at Bristoll, for drawing the old timber of the same sewer thence and putting in new timber in a fitting place, 3s. 4d. And in 2 trees bought for placing under and controlling the aforesaid sewer in the winter time, to guard the country from the sea-water, 5s. Remain 2 poplar trees. And in stipend of 5 men, for 1 day, felling and squaring the aforesaid trees; taking each one 3d. a day, in the winter time a penny a man more, 16d. And in stipend of 2 carpenters for 1 day, for the same time, placing the said trees there to uphold the aforesaid sewer in the winter, 8d. Stipend of the lord's approvement. And in amending the old door of the same sewer in winter, by piecework, 6d.

Sum 117s. 2d.

Payment of moneys. Delivered to John Bradley, Receivor of the lord's moneys, by the hands of this accountant, for 12 tallages, 74l 2s. 2d.

And to him by the hands of this accountant, in carriage of 33 bundles of wood to the Castle, 2s. 9d.

Sum of all expenses and payments 92l. 2s. 2d.

And he oweth l.