Ministers' Accounts
1492

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R.O. Duchy of Lancaster Records. Ministers' Accounts. Bundle 635, No. 10334. 1492. Latin.

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Glomorgan and Morgannok.

The Accounts of all and singular the ministers of the lord Jaspar, Duke of Bedford, there being accountable, from the feast of Saint Michael Archangel in the seventh year of the reign of King Henry the Seventh, until the same feast of Saint Michael thence next ensuing, in the 8th year of the said King; namely for one whole year, to wit.

County.

The Account of Ralph Bampton, Coroner there, for the time aforesaid.

Arrears. He renders account of 128l. 17s. 6d. of arrears of the last Account of the year next preceding, as appears there at foot.

Sum 128l. 17s. 6d.

Rents of assize. And of 3d. rent of Arund ap Hoell, at Easter term, by the Bailiff of Esthawe. And of 2s. rent of Roger Berkrolls for lands which he held of Philip Nerber, at the feast of the Birth of Saint John Baptist, by the Bailiff of Westhawe. And of 2s. 8d. rent of Philip fflemynge of Costineswall, at the same term, by the Bailiff of Westhawe. And of 6d. rent of Wladis Sewarde, for her lands at Malthmaure, at Michaelmas term, by the Bailiff of Westhawe. And of 3s.d. rent of Llanpyok, at the same term, by the Bailiff of Esthawe. And of 17s. ½d. new rent of divers lands and tenements, the names whereof appear in the Account of the 43rd year of the reign of King Edward the Third after the conquest, and in several years preceding, at the same term, by the Bailiff of Kebor.

Sum 25s. 7d.

Rents of the Ward. And of 13s. 4d. of the rent of Cogan for 2 knight's fees, at the feast of Saint Andrew Apostle, by the Bailiff of Esthawe. And of 23s. 4d. of the Ward of Dynaspowes, for 3 knight's fees and a half, at the same term, by the Bailiff of Esthawe. * * * And of 6s. 8d. of the Ward of Llandogh, for 1 knight's fee, on the first Sunday of Lent, by the Bailiff of Westhawe. * * * And of 6s. 8d. of the Ward of Malthemaure, at the feast of Saint Teilo, by the Bailiff of Westhawe. But of 26s. 8d. of the Ward of Ogmore, for 4 knight's fees on the day of the Cross Adored, nothing, because the said lordship is in the hands of our lord the King; nevertheless it was wont to render by the Bailiff of Westhawe. * * * And for 6s. 8d. of the Ward of Saint ffagan, for one knight's fee, at the same term, by the Bailiff of Esthawe. * * * *

Issues. . . . . . . . But he answers for 4d. of one acre of waste, formerly of Meredudd ap Gronow, in Kebor, lately demised to Grono ap Cantelowe, so demised by the Bailiff of Kebor. And for 13s. 4d. of the issue of the pyx of Glynnogor, so lately demised by the year only, he does not answer this year; for that he willed not any of that toll to be bought or farmed, because the said toll is within the King's domain, as is asserted.

Sum 10s. 8d.

Approvement of extent land. And for 5s. 6d. of approvement of the lands of David Chamb'leyn, for certain lands being in Kaybarry within the Lordship of Kebor, demised to him and his for ever; and all other services and customary dues heretofore owing in respect of the same by record of the Exchequer of divers years past, payable at the usual terms as in the said record more fully is contained, beyond 3s. of the new Extent, and so exceeds the old Extent as above.

Sum 5s. 6d..

Perquisites of the County. And for 57l. 5s. 8d. of the perquisites of 10 Sheriff's Courts there holden this year, as by the rolls of the same on this Account shewn and examined, remaining in the Exchequer of Cardiff.

Sum 57l. 5s. 8d.

Sum of the whole receipt with the arrears 198l. 16s. 7d..

Whereof:—

Necessary expenses with the Coroner's clothing. He accounts in allowance made to the Coroner there now accounting, for his clothing against Christmas, by reason of his office, as was allowed in former Accounts, 13s. 4d., by the Bailiff of Westhawe. And in expenses of the said Coroner and his servants at Cardiff holding the Counties aforesaid within the time of this Account, taking 6s. 8d. for each County, by letters of the late Duke of Gloucester, signed under his signet and sign manual of Warrant, dated the 25th day of the month of September in the 20th year of King Edward the 4th; by which Warrant the said late Duke willed and commanded his Auditors to allow unto the Coroner there for the time being, from year to year at every County, for his expenses thereof, 6s. 8d.; to the intent that the collection of all things of the said Coroner in the country there should be set down in full, and that it should in nowise be used in future; nevertheless there was wont to be allowed before for each County only 12d., as appears in divers preceding Accounts: 66s. 8d. And in the expenses of the said Coroner and his servants at 6 fairs, being within the County aforesaid, for preserving good rule in the said fairs, namely, for every of the aforesaid fairs, 4s. 9d.; for the custody of the roadway of Redshote in the time of the fair at Ewenny, 4s. 10d., by the Warrant aforesaid; nevertheless there was wont to be allowed for each of those fairs only 2s., and for the custody of the said roadway of Redshote 2s., as is contained in former Accounts, 33s. 4d. And in parchment bought for writing and engrossing thereupon the rolls and extracts of the 10 Counties aforesaid and the attachments of the same, this year; namely, for each County 8d., as has been allowed in former Accounts: 6s. 8d.

Sum 6l.

Wages and rewards. And in a reward made to the said Coroner accounting, at 100s. a year, by reason of the exercise of his office, as has been allowed in former Accounts, nothing; because it is allowed in the Account of the Receivor of this year. And in wages of the 4 Bailiffs of the said Coroner, each of them at 5 marks a year, for the exercise of their offices for the time of this Account, by letters patent of my lord the Duke of Bedford, in their possession remaining, nothing, for the reason aforesaid.

Sum nothing.

Payment of moneys. And in moneys paid to Richard Meuric, Receivor of my lord Jasper, Duke of Bedford, there, of the issues of his office of this year, out of the acknowledgment of him the said Receivor upon the ending of this Account, 63l. 19s. 1d.

Sum 63l. 19s. 1d.

Sum of the aforesaid allowances and payments 69l.19s. 1d.

And he owes 128l. 17s. 6d.

Whence:— Upon

Walter herb't, knight, of divers fines, penalties, forfeitures and other casualties imposed on divers men for their trespasses, and, as is said, levied and received by the said Walter before the entry of my lord the Duke of Bedford in the first year of the King that now is; which moneys the said Walter retains in his hands in payment of his fees for the exercise of the office of Sheriff of Glom' and Morg' before the entry aforesaid, 10l. 9d.

Grono ap Rime for a certain penalty by him forfeited unto the Lord as appears by the rolls of the County there, . . . . . . 60s. 1d. (Which penalty was remitted by order of Edward Mountford, knight, Morgan Kedwelly, William Fissher and others of the Lord's Council, out of consideration for the poverty of the said Grono; whereof a warrant is sought against the next Accountant, to have a larger allowance.)

* * *

Jankyn Basset, Coroner there in the said 6th year, as of a certain penalty for all the free suitors of this County, forfeited to the Lord because they did not agree upon the election of a Coroner, as is contained in the rolls of the County for the same 6th year, 100l. (Whence the said Jankyn prays to be discharged, for that the suitors there do utterly refuse to pay those 100l. or any part thereof, alleging that they and each of them are thereof quit by reason of a grant of tallage of the Great Sessions held at Cardyf, short of the forfeiture of the penalty aforesaid).

* * *

Llanblethian.

. . . . . . 2s. rent of one sparrow-hawk of the rent of Lawrence Berkerolls . . . . . . by the renewal of a certain rental newly made by William Butteler, late Constable of the Castle of Cardyf. . . . . . .

Neeth Citra.

Farm of coal mines. And for 3s. 4d. of the farm of mines of sea coal there, so demised this year.

* * *

Llantrissan.

The Account of William Buttry, the Prevost there, for the time aforesaid . . . . . .

Issues. And 1d. rent of one rood of land formerly of Kenric, let to Margaret verch Madoc. Nor does he answer for 3d. of a certain parcel of meadow formerly of John Blaste; nothing here, because it is not known where it lies. Nor does he answer for 3d. of one acre of land at Harston, lately demised to Jeuan ap Madoc . . . . . . Nor does he answer for 2d. of one acre of land at Copslade, lately demised to Jeuan Gough. Nor does he answer for 6d. of the pasture of the road towards the well, lately demised unto Llewelin ap Grono ap Hoell. Nor does he answer for 2d. of the pasture of Sladacr. Nor does he answer for 6½d. of 3 acres of land at Mailardeshill, lately demised to Jeuan Bole; because all the parcels aforesaid are included within the park of Clonne. . . . . . . Nor does he answer for the issues of one parcel of waste land called Garth Hirion, so lately demised unto Jeuan Llandaff for 12d. a year; nothing, for lack of a hirer.

Sum nothing.

Farm of the tolls. Nor does he answer for the farm of the toll of the pyx there, lately demised to Jenkyn ap Guillim; nothing here, because it is charged in the Account of the Beadle of Meskyn at 20s. this year; and it was wont to render by the year 53s. 4d., and formerly 113s. 4d.

Sum nothing.

Perquisites of the Hundred. Nor does he answer for any profit arising from perquisites of the Hundred there, for the time of this Account; nothing, because no such Hundred was held there for that time, as is asserted on the Account.

Sum nothing.

Sum of the whole receipt with arrears 11l. 3s. 2d..

Allowance and loss of rents. He accounts in allowance of the rents of the Prevost of the burgh and the Sergeants of the vill there, by reason of their office, by the year 2s.. And in loss of the rent of one burgage formerly of Angaret verch Jeuan ap Madoc. . . . . . . of 2 burgages formerly of Alaytho ap Moylewynne. . . . . . . of 1 burgage formerly of Gwyrvyll verch Grono. . . . . . . of 1 burgage formerly of Wenllean Cudy, of one burgage of Dothguy verch Ivor Vachan. . . . . . . for that all the burgages abovesaid were laid waste and burned by the rebel Welsh; namely, for each burgage 12d.. . . . . . .

Cardiff Burgh.

The Account of John Hugh and William Mey, Bailiffs there.

Rents of assize. . . . . . . And for 4½d., the price of 3lb. of cummin, of the rent of John Blounte by the year. And for 3s. 4d. of the rent of 3½ acres of land formerly of William Porteron and theretofore of Margaret E'ward, now demised unto John Massy for a term of 24 years by record of the Exchequer; nevertheless it used to render by the year 5s.. But 6d. for a plot by the Castle Bailey, formerly of Laurence Goldsmyth. Nor does he answer for 4d. for one plot by the burgage formerly of John Barbour. Nor does he answer for 17d. rent of a plot formerly of Thomas ap David, within the Castle ditch. Nor doth he answer for 12d. increased rent of one burgage formerly of Robert Spissot. Nor does he answer for 2s. 6d. increased rent of one burgage in Weststrete. Nor does he answer for 2d. of the 6th part of one burgage in Sokshey, formerly of William Thorcote. Nor does he answer for 1d. from one burgage in Orchardstrete, formerly of Llewelyn Bochor; nothing charged here from the said plots or burgages, for that they were destroyed, laid waste and burned by the rebel Welsh many years ago. But he answers for 4s. from one tenement formerly of John Chamberlayne. And for 2d. new rent of John Payne for one plot of land by the outward gate of the Castle bailey, in the hands of John Laurens. And for 8d. new rent of Thomas Burgeis for one plot of land upon the Castle ditch, so demised by the year. And for 4d. of increased rent of William Coys for one cottage by the church of Saint John. And for 8d. new rent of Walter Evethorne, for a tenement built on the Castle ditch, at Michaelmas term. And for 6d. rent of John Stevens, for one plot of waste there on the Castle ditch, at Michaelmas term. And for 4d. rent of John ap Res and William Hikdone, for 2 parcels of waste on the Castle ditch, at Michaelmas term; nevertheless they were wont to render 4s. a year.

Sum 22l. 14s. 7d.

Farm and issues of the burgages. And for 2s. farm of one house formerly of John Judde, coming into the hands of the lord for the debt of the said John; now demised unto [blank] this year. And for 8s. farm of one house formerly of Reginald de Camera, now demised to John Hill this year. But 4s. farm of one house formerly of the said Reginald de Camera and afterwards demised to John Cogan by the year. Nor doth he answer for 5s. farm of one house on the Castle ditch, lately demised unto David Sutton; they are charged at nothing here, for that all the aforesaid houses were destroyed and burnt in the time of the Rebellion of Wales in bygone years. But he answers for 4d. farm of one plot there, late of Isabel Wynne and afterwards of John Bounce, now demised to Thomas Kewe, as is said. And for 4s. the price of one pair of gilt spurs, of rent there by the year. And for 10s. farm of the rabbit-warren of the fflatholmes, so demised unto William Philip this year.

Sum 25s..

New rents. And for 2s. of the new rent of one parcel of vacant land lying under the walls of the town of Cardyf, on the west side of Mylleyate, between the tenement of Jeuan Baker and Millestrete, containing in length 60 feet and in width 24 feet. And of one parcel of vacant land lying between the "Mylleyate," under the walls of the town aforesaid and the place where the mills were constructed, containing in length 14 feet and in width lying between the walls of the town aforesaid and the "Millestreme"; together with a parcel of land lying between the 2 "millestremes," called Milleparrok, so demised unto Jeuan Baker, his heirs and assigns, for a term of 70 years, this year the [blank] of his term; to be paid at the terms there usual, by record of the Exchequer, And for 10d. new rent of 3 parcels of waste land lying within the liberties of the town of Cardyf, 2 parcels (4d.) of which said land lie by the "hermytage," on each side of the head of the bridge [or, of the chief bridge] of Toff, and extend lengthways from the highway leading from Cardyf towards the house of the Friars Preachers and the "heremytage"; and 3 parcels (6d.) of the same land lie within the vill of Cardyf, namely, between the tenement of John Sadeler on the west, and the tenement of John Smyth on the east, and extend from the wall of Cardyf Castle on the west to another street of the said vill, leading towards the west gate on the south; so demised unto John Massy, his heirs and assigns, for a term of 70 years, this year the [blank] of his term, by record of the Exchequer, to be paid at Michaelmas only. And for 6d. new rent of one parcel of vacant land lying between the 2 mills there, called Townemylls, and the "hermytage" by the bridge of Taf, in width, and in length from the highway going out from the west gate of the town of Cardyf, as far as the river of Toof on the south; so demised to John Massy, his heirs and assigns for ever, by record of the Exchequer, payable at the terms there usual. And for 4d. new rent of Margaret Porthalyn, for one parcel of land by the plot of the said Margaret, within the bailey of the Castle of Cardyf, for constructing anew a stone wall there; so unto the said Margaret and her heirs, by my late lord the Duke granted, as appears by bill under the signet of the said late Duke, endorsed upon the Account of the [blank] year preceding, shewn, and remaining in possession of the said Margaret, payable at the usual terms, by the year; the date of which said bill is the 25th day of April in the 32nd year of King Henry the 6th.

Sum 3s. 8d.

Farm of the mills. But 43s. 4d. lately received of Margery Rogers, late farmer of a certain mill there, so lately demised unto the said Margery, namely, for the time of this Account, he does not answer; for that the said mill was put down by order of the lord's Council, and so there is no mill there. Nor does he answer for the farm of a fulling mill there, called Newmyll, within the liberties of the town of Cardyf, with 2 parcels of land called Lyttelham, by the pond of the said mill; for that the said mill is demised below unto Jeuan ap Thomas, wherefor he is to answer to the lord, with the farm of 2 mills under the Castle; nevertheless it used to render 40s. by the year, as is contained in former Accounts. But he answers for 15l. 13s. 4d. farm of 2 grist mills under the Castle there, and of the abovesaid fulling mill called Newmyll.

Sum 15l. 13s. 4d.

Farm of the fisheries and pastures. And for 6l. 13s. 4d. farm of the fishery of the water of Toof, between the mill of Newmyll and Blakstake, and around the said river in the Blakstake. And also the fishery of a certain weir of the aforesaid water at Pennarth; as also the fishery in the aforesaid water of Toof, on the east side by Blakestake; and the fishery between the two mills of Newmyll and Townemylls. . . . . . . But 13s. 4d. farm of one "hamne" called Antham, and of one parcel of pasture at the end of the said "hamne," this year he does not answer, for lack of a hirer; nevertheless it used to render 23s. 4d.. Nor does he answer for 3s. 4d. farm of one parcel of pasture at the northern end of the said "hamne," lately demised unto William Wygrym; nothing here, because it is demised above with the farm of the fishery. Nor doth he answer for 12d. farm of 2 parcels of pasture lying by the mill called Newmyll, late in the hands of Richard Bromefelde at farm; nothing is charged here, for that it is demised above with the said mill of Newmyll.

Sum 6l. 13s. 4d.

Tolls, with other things. And for 8s. of the tolls of the fair there held on the feast of Saint John Baptist this year, with the 15 days following at the said fair; together with the pleas and perquisites of the Court of Pipouders happening within the time of this Account, as appears by the rolls of the same; beyond 12s. of half the fees of the lord's ministers for the safe custody of the said fair deducted and paid, namely, to the Constable of the Castle 4s., to the Clerk of the said Constable 2s., to the Bailiffs and Serjeants there now accounting 6s., to each of them 2s.. For the tolls of the fairs happening there on the feast of the Nativity of Blessed Mary within the time of the Account he does not answer; for that all the merchants, as also all others there, coming to the aforesaid fairs with their merchandizes, are quit of their toll, as it is said, everywhere. But he answers for 4l. received of petty tolls falling to the lord at divers times throughout the year, namely, on Wednesdays and Saturdays in each week; together with the fines of divers "chenses," to have their liberties this year, coming thither with their merchandises; so demised unto the aforesaid Bailiffs now accounting. For 11s. 10d. lately received by the year for the stallage of divers merchants coming to the aforesaid fairs he does not answer here for the time of this Account, because no profits arose therefrom, as the Serjeants of the town there assert on their oath.

Sum 4l. 8s..

Prise of ale. And for 6l. 13s. 4d. of the farm of all the prise of ale within the vill and burgh of Cardiff; so demised unto William Philip this year, by record of the Exchequer.

Sum 6l. 13s. 4d.

Perquisites of Courts and of Hundreds. And for 60s. 3d. of the perquisites of 26 Hundreds holden there this year, as appears by the rolls of the same on this Account shewn and examined, and in possession of the Bailiffs there remaining. And for 12d. of the perquisites of 12 Law Courts holden there this year, as appears by the rolls abovesaid.

Sum 61s. 3d.

Sum of the whole receipts with the arrears 82l. 5s. 10d.

Wherefrom:—

The lords alms. He accounts in payment made unto the Prioress and nuns of Saint Mary Magdalen of Bristoll, as of the lord's alms, by his ancestors unto the said nuns granted in ancient times, to take year by year as of the issues (and) perquisites of the fair on the feast of the Nativity of Saint John Baptist above charged, as has been allowed in previous Accounts, 8d.

Assigned rents. And in an assignment made unto the Abbot and Convent of Neeth, in part payment of 100l. to them granted by Gilbert, formerly Earl of Gloucester, as is contained in preceding Accounts, 20l. 3d.

Allowance and loss of rents. And in allowance of the rents of 2 Bailiffs and 2 Serjeants there, by reason of their offices there this year, 3s., as has been allowed in previous Accounts. And in loss of the rents of 20 burgages being in the lord's hands, whereof 17 are in tithes within the Castle ditch, and the 3 others are in tithes in a lane called Wottonstrete, between the Prior's Grange and the house of Henry Shortloke; namely, for every burgage 12d.

——20s..

Necessary expenses. And in a reward made to the Clerk writing the rolls and extracts of the 24 Hundreds and 12 Courts aforesaid; together with parchment bought for the same, namely, for every as well Hundred as Court, 6d., as has been allowed in previous Accounts, 18s.. And in 2 quarters, 1 bushel and 1 hoop of wheat bought for livery of the Serjeants of the burgh there; taking between them by the week 1 hoop, 3 of which make 1 bushel, at 10d. the bushel this year at the market price there at Christmas, as is contained in previous Accounts, 13s.d.

Payment of moneys. And in moneys paid to Richard Meuric, Receivor there, of the issues this year, at 4 times; namely, the first time by the hands of Jeuan ap Thomas and Henry Sherman, farmers of the mills under the Castle and Newmyll, in payment of his farm of this year, 15l. 13s. 4d.; the second time by the hands of William Philip, farmer of the fishery of the river Toof and of the prise of ale of the vill of Cardyf, and of the rabbit-warren upon the fflatholme this year, 13l. 16s. 8d.; the third time by the hands of John Saunder and Philip Tvunne, Catchpoles of the vill there this year, 28s.d.; and the 4th time by the hands of the said Bailiffs now accounting, 100s. 7d., by their acknowledgment on this Account.

——35l. 19s.d.

Sum of the allowances and payments aforesaid 59l. 5s. 10d.

And he owes 23l..

Whereof:—

There are owing to them 9l. 6s. 8d. above charged as well in title of arrears as in title of tolls with other things, as of the toll of the pyx and the fines of the "chense" of this year; as was owing in divers years past, as well from the 14th year of the late King Edward 4th yearly until this year, as in many previous years theretofore elapsed, in every year 26s. 8d.; which moneys the burgesses there claim to have in murage, of the gift of the Countess of Warwick deceased, as it is said, to spend those moneys about the repair of the walls and other defects of the said burgh, which were very greatly damaged in the time of the rebellion of Wales; and which said moneys remain in the custody of the said Bailiffs until it shall be known from the lord's Council what is to be done about them; namely, for 6 years past and this year.

* * *

Upon:—

. . . . . . the relict of John Capper for a certain fine on her taxed. . . . . . . 6s. 8d.

Rooth.

The Account of Henry Jak, Deputy of Robert Jones the Prevost there, for the time within written.

Arrears. None.

Rents of Assize. But he answers for 32s.d. of the rents of freeholders there by the year, as appears by a certain Rental, payable at the feast of Saint Michael only. And for 24s. of the rent of bond tenants there; to wit, for 12 bondmen holding by greater tenure, for every holding 2s. at the 4 usual terms of the year. And for 10s. 6d. of the rents of bond tenants, for 6 holdings of lesser tenure, payable at the same terms, for every holding 18d. And for 13s. ½d. rent received by the examination of a certain Rental at the end of the last [blank] year's Account, again renewed, in the hands of the Prevost there remaining. And for 3s. 9d. free rent of the Abbot of Morgan, for one croft called the Hever, rented to him from ancient times, at the usual terms.

Sum 4l. 3s.d.

New farm with increased rent. For 5s. of the herbage of a certain island at the Kytte he does not answer here, because it is demised below with the marshes in the Severn, 41s. 8d., by record of the Exchequer. But he answers for 10½d. increased rent of one tenement of land and meadow, formerly of John ffoldey, so demised unto Jeuan ap Jak and others, payable at the feast of Saint Michael only; beyond 5s.d. old rent thereof before charged in title of rents of assize. And for 12d. new farm of one garden and half an acre of land which David ap Jankyn wrongfully held, as it is said, demised to him; together with other gardens formerly in the hands of David ap Hoell, now demised to John Milwarde this year. For 3d. of the farm of one garden late in the hands of the said David ap Hoel this year he does not answer, for that it is demised above with the gardens demised to John Milwarde this year. Nor does he answer for the farm of one cottage in the middle of the street of Rooth, because it is enclosed to make a "punfald" of it for the lord. But he answers for 6d. of the farm of 2 quarters of land called Sourelonde, so demised this year. And for 6d. of the farm of 3 cottages in the middle of the street of Rooth, demised to Llewelyn Kemmes for a term of 70 years, by record of the Exchequer of the [blank] year preceding. And the said Llewelyn will new build one house on the cottage aforesaid, at his own expense, and so the said house well and suitably built and repaired will uphold, and at the end of his term will demise. For 2s. 6d. increased rent of 2 tenements of bondmen, which lately were in the tenure of Jeuan Baugh Heywarde, with the lands and meadows to the same belonging, so lately demised unto Patrick Crispe, beyond 11s. 3d. old rent therefor previously charged in title of Rents of Assize, this year he does not answer; for that no tenant would give this increase for it, by the oath of the said Accountant.

Sum 2s. 10½d.

Sale of works. And for 4l.d. from the sale of divers works of bond tenants there, as appears in former old Accounts, payable at the 4 usual terms of the year, by the year.

Sum 4l.d.

Farm of the fishery. And for 6d. of the farm of one fishery there, lately in the tenure of John Jacson for 4d., and lying between the weir formerly in the tenure of Robert Wyldefyre on the east, and the. "hedwere" on the west, and the weir called the Prests Were on the north, so demised unto John Millwarde this year. And for 8d. of the farm of another fishery late in the tenure of the said Robert Wyldfire, now demised unto William Gough this year.

Sum 14d.

Farms. And for 53s. 4d. of the farm of 21 acres and one rood of land in Brendon; 16 acres 1 rood of land, with one ditch there, formerly of Adam Spodor; 2 acres of meadow called Shottescrofte; 4 acres of meadow in Little Holemede; 2 acres of meadow in Great Holemede, and the land called Margeryeslonde, so demised unto Morgan ap John Gwynne for a term of [blank] years, by record of the Exchequer. For 3s. 4d. of the farm of 6 acres of meadow at the forks, called Wardropelees and the Yonder Portfelde, nothing charged here, for that it is occupied by the Gatekeeper of Cardyf Castle, as it is said; nevertheless it is not known to the aforesaid Accountant where the said 6 acres of land lie, as he asserts on the Account. But he answers for 8s. of the farm of 14 acres and I rood of land lying at Adamesdowne, lately occupied by the Gatekeeper of the Castle aforesaid, without anything therefor to be rendered; nevertheless it was wont to render by the year 12s. 10½d., as is contained in former Accounts. And for 3s. 8d. of the farm of 2 acres of meadow at Landemede, by Adamesdowne, lately occupied by the Gatekeeper of the Castle aforesaid. And for 13s. 4d. of the farm of 15 acres of the said land, called Adamescrofte, lately occupied by the aforesaid Gatekeeper, without anything therefor to be rendered; nevertheless now the said 3 parcels of land and meadow are demised to William Gough in approvement by the Receivor and Auditor, for that John Pawnton, Gatekeeper of the Castle aforesaid, hath that office with the fees and wages unto the same office due and accustomed, which amount to 4l. 11s. by the year, at the rate of 3d. a day, and no more, as is contained in former Accounts of the office of Receivor within the Exchequer of the Castle of Cardyf remaining of record. And for 41s. 8d. of the farm of 42 acres of land and 1 rood of pasture in the "marches," and 4 acres of pasture in the "fflatts," so demised to Lewis Massy this year. And for 4s. rent of five acres of meadow in Spyremede, so demised to William Gough this year; nevertheless it was wont to render 6s. 8d. a year. For the 2nd crop of the said 5 acres of meadow this year nothing. Nor does he answer for 6s. 8d. of the farm of 10 acres of the land of bondmen, formerly of Stephen Gough, lately demised to John Wastell; because it is charged above in title of Rents of Assize in the rents of bondmen. Nor does he answer for 10s. of a certain parcel of land called Neucrofte, late of Patrick Cryspe, containing 12 acres and a half, with 2 acres lying in a place called Behyndethewalls, lately demised to William Bawderyp'; this year nothing, because it is charged above in the title aforesaid. Nor does he answer for 3s. 4d. of the farm of one "croft" called Waterlederscrofte, for the reason aforesaid. But he answers for 4d. of the farm of one "crofte" lying by the Minorite Friars, so demised unto Richard ap Guillim Lloid. And for 4s. of the farm of a "crofte" lately in tenure of John Webbe, called Sevournehyll, lately demised to William Bawderyp', now demised to John Thomas this year. For 8d. of the farm of one "croft" late in tenure of the said John Webbe, lying by the Whitmore, lately demised to the said William Bawderyp', this year he doth not answer, because it is demised below in the farm of the Ilonde; nevertheless it was wont to render by the year 4s. 4d.. Nor does he answer for 2d. of the farm of 2 acres of land late in tenure of Walter Waterleder, called Rugelonde, by Rooth, lately demised to the aforesaid William Bawderip'; this year nothing, for the reason aforesaid. Nor does he answer for 3d. of the farm of half an acre of land lying in the field called Rothemanlez, lately demised to the said William; this year nothing, for the reason aforesaid; nevertheless it was wont to render 6d. by the year. Nor does he answer for 6d. of the farm of 2 acres of land lying in the said field called Rothmanlez, lately demised to the said William Bauderyp'; nothing here, for the reason aforesaid; but nevertheless it was wont to render 2s. by the year. Nor does he answer for 6d. of the farm of 2 acres of land lying in the said field called Rothemanlez, lately demised to the said William; nothing here, for the reason aforesaid; nevertheless it was wont to render 2s. by the year. But he answers for 2s. of the farm of the fishery called the Rugehenges, by the fishery of Hugh Langley on the east, and the fishery of William Hoell on the west; so demised to Walter Thomas for a term of 50 years, this year of his term the 48th, by record of the Exchequer. And for 6d. of the farm of 3 quarterns of land lying by Dawbyngepytts, late of Patrick Cryspe and lately demised to the said William, now demised to Alice Patrike; nevertheless it was wont to render 14d. by the year. And for 20d. of the farm of one "croft" by Lyttelham, behind the Minorite Friars, so demised this year; nevertheless it was wont to render by the year 2s. 4d.. And for 2s. of the farm of a fishery late in the hands of William Herry, now demised to John Thomas this year. And for 4d. of a certain fishery in the Severn, lately demised to William Gwyndot, now demised to the aforesaid Accountant this year. And for 2s. of the farm of one weir or fishery in the Severn, lately demised to John Thomas, Thomas Mey and William Gough; to hold unto the same, their heirs and assigns, from the feast of Saint Michael Archangel in the [blank] year of the reign of King Edward IV., until the end of a term of 80 years next ensuing and fully to be completed; rendering therefor yearly unto the lord and his heirs, at the feast of Saint Michael, for the whole year, 2s.; and the same farmers the said weir or fishery will repair, uphold and maintain at their own costs, during the term aforesaid, and so at the end of their aforesaid term well and sufficiently repaired will demise; by letters patent of the late Duke of Gloucester, under the seal of his Chancery of Cardiff, within his Exchequer there enrolled, remaining of record. For any profit arising from the agistment of the cattle of divers men, being in 48 acres 1 rood of pasture lying in Greneourde, 3 acres and a half in Meweslese, with 23 acres and 3 roods of land in the Ilonde, he doth not answer here, because they are demised below with the farm of the Ylonde.

Sum 7l. 6d.

Farms with issues of the manor. And for 8l. 12s. 3d. received of the farm of divers pastures in the Ylonde and Grenourde, with Meweslese and the pasture of 11 acres of land in Little Gouldenhoke; 12 acres in Great Gouldenhoke; 3 roods in Berton; 4 acres in Little Courtfurlonge; 16 acres of land in Great Courtfurlonge; 36 acres of land in Great Sefurlonge; 24 acres of land in Redfurlonge; 2 acres of land and a half in Lyttelcrofte; half an acre of land in Little Sefurlonge; the pasture of the Bakkes; 18 acres of land in Westfurlonge 12 acres and half a rood of land and 12 small pieces called Spodomeslonde; 8 acres and a half of land in Southleylonde, formerly of Richard Sayer, and 12 acres of pasture formerly of Roger Puller, lately demised to Nicholas Spycer and afterwards to William Lewelyn for 6l. 10s. a year, now demised to Ralph Bampton by letters patent of the lord Jasper, Duke of Bedford, under the seal of the Chancery of his Castle of Cardyf, bearing date the [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of the reign of King Henry the Seventh, in the Exchequer aforesaid among other memoranda enrolled remaining of record; rendering therefor by the year 6l. 16s. 8d. at the feasts of Easter and Michaelmas equally; whence of the old farm 6l. 10s., and of increase 5s. 8d., as in the letters patent aforesaid more fully is contained; nevertheless in the year next preceding it was approved at 12l., namely, for the time of this Account it is approved as above by John Benet and the said Accountant. And for 12d. of one acre and one rood of land at Adamesdowne, lately demised unto John Coker, now demised to William Gough this year. And for 12d. of the farm of 3 roods of land lying in Adamesdowne aforesaid, so demised to the same William Gough this year. For some moneys arising from some waggon-loads of hay, remaining of the issues of the meadows there this year he doth not answer, for that none of that hay remained there for the time of this Account, because the whole of the hay arising from the meadows there this year was consumed by the lord's horses to the last, as is asserted on this Account. But he answers for 20s. of the farm of 8 acres and a half and 1 rood of land called Barborescrofte, lately granted unto John Otter, Gatekeeper of the Castle of Cardyf, without anything therefor to be rendered, while it shall please the lord; nevertheless this year the lord is to be answered therefor by Ralph Bampton.

Sum 9l. 14s. 3d.

Sale of the herbage of the meadows. And for 66s. 8d. of the farm of the herbage of the meadow called Toffesmede, so demised unto Lewis Massy. . . . . . . For 10d. of the herbage of one meadow called Haywardesplot this year nothing, because it belongeth to the office of Prevost there. Nor does he answer for 4 acres of meadow in Barboresclose, nothing this year, because it is demised to farm above in title of Issues of the Manor. Nor does he answer for 23s. 4d. of the farm of 18 acres 3 roods of meadow lying in Portmannesmore, for that it is demised above with the farm of the Ilonde. Nor does he answer for 15s. 9d. of the farm of 13 acres and a half of meadow in Estfurlonge and Westfurlonge; an acre at 14d., as it was accustomed to be sold; nevertheless this year nothing, because it is reserved in hand for the use of his horses. . ., . . Nor does he answer for 12d. of the herbage of one acre of meadow called Revesacre, because it was destroyed by an outbreak of water this year. Nor does he answer for 2s. 6d. of the issues of 2 acres and a half of meadow called Waterledersmede, for the reason aforesaid. Nor does he answer for 12d. of the issues of one acre of meadow called Cutleracre, for the reason aforesaid. Nor does he answer for 15d. of the issues of one acre of meadow by Newall. But he answers for 2s. 6d. of the issues of 2 acres and a half of meadow by Robertescrofte, so approved this year by the said Accountant. For 2s. 6d. of the issues of 2 acres of meadow belonging to the tenement called ffoldeyestenement he does not answer this year, because it was destroyed by an outbreak of water. . . . . . . Nor does he answer for 21d. of the issues of one acre of meadow and 3 roods by the Waterdiche.

Sum 69s. 2d..

Sale of pastures. For 4 acres of pasture in Newmede, half an acre of pasture between the grange and the gutter, 1 acre of pasture between the gutter and the "puddell" (he doth not answer), nor for half an acre and half a rood of pasture upon Smalewall, nor for the pasture of Webbecrofte; because they were wont to be sold for 4d. Nor does he answer for the pasture between the "puddell" and the end of Smalewall, nor for the pasture of the pool of Guldenhoke, nor for the pasture of Guldenhoke, which is called Parres; nor for the pasture of the pool by Meweslese. Nor doth he answer for the pasture of the Bak, which was wont to be sold for 12d.; nothing charged here, because all the aforesaid pastures are affirmed above with the farm of the Ilonde, in the sum of 8l. 12s. 3d.

Sum nothing.

"Wardesyluor." Nor does he answer for any moneys arising from "Wardsyluer," for the custody of the beasts and plough-oxen of divers tenants, in the name of distress taken for moneys due to the lord and charged on divers of the lord's tenants for divers causes, out of the Exchequer of Cardyf delivered unto the aforesaid Accountant for safe keeping until the said moneys should be paid; as appears by a paper issuing out of the said Exchequer, upon this Account examined and delivered; this year nothing, for that no such beasts or plough-oxen have been delivered into the keeping of the said Accountant in the name of distress, for the time of this Account, as he saith upon his oath.

Sum nothing.

Perquisites of Court. But he answers for 8s. 6d. of the perquisites of 2 Courts holden there this year, as appears by the rolls of the same upon this Account examined.

Sum 8s. 6d..

Sum of the whole receipt 29l. 9d.

Whereof as extra:—

Allowance and loss of rents. He accounts in allowance of the rents and works of the Prevost and Reaper there now accounting, by reason of their offices, by the year, 6s.d. And in loss of the rents of divers lands and tenements, and of a certain fishery in the sea, between Greneourde and Pennarth, lying in the hands of the lord for lack of tenants; for that it is not known where the said lands and tenements lie, nor is it known where the aforesaid rents ought to be distrained; beyond 6l. 18s. 2d. now levied as well for rents of assize as for rents of bondmen and customary-holders; and also for the rents of extent lands rented by charter to various tenants; and for lands being in the lord's hands, and charged above under divers particular heads, as appears by Inquisition of 12 sworn tenants, thereof taken before divers Commissioners of my lady Isabel, late Countess of Warwick, deceased, thereunto deputed by a certain Extent thereof made, and on the oath of the said Jurors, on the Accounts of past years alleged and examined and remaining in the Treasury memoranda of the Castle of Cardyf, 8s. 1d.. . . . . .

Sum 39s.d.

Tithe, with other things. And in moneys paid unto the Vicar of Cardyf for tithe to him belonging in respect of the agistment of cattle on the "more" this year, 10s. [struck out; "because it is paid by the Receivor."] And paid to the Bailiff of Kebor, as appears in the Coroner's Account, for one acre of extent land within the marshes there; for that the said Accountant answers to the lord above and has paid to the said Bailiff that sum, by the year, 2s.. And in expenses of the Approver holding 2 Courts there this year, taking at every Court 12d. for his expenses, 2s.. And in a reward made to the clerk writing the rolls and extracts of those Courts, taking at each Court 6d., as has been allowed in former Accounts, 12d.

Sum 5s..

Custody of hay and meadows. And in mowing of 43 acres of meadow in Estfurlonge and Westfurlonge, this year reserved in the lord's hands, taking for the mowing of each acre 8d., as has been allowed in former Accounts, and by bill of the said Accountant, 28s. 8d. And in making of those 43 acres of meadow into dry hay; 30 acres whereof were made by divers persons hired, taking for each acre so made 8d.; and the remaining 13 acres of the said meadow in like manner made by customary tenants of the lord of Rooth, taking among them for each acre so made 4½d. And in carriage of 34 cartloads of hay arising from the issues of the said 43 acres of meadow, led from thence to the Castle of Cardyf; taking for each cartload 6d.. . . . . . . And paid to divers labourers hired to cock and rick the aforesaid hay in the lord's barn, as by the bill aforesaid, 4s. 4d. And in making of one bridge for carrying the aforesaid hay further, by the bill aforesaid, 4d. And in repair of the lord's "punfald" there this year, by the aforesaid bill, 2s.. And in repair of the fences of the aforesaid meadows this year, as appears by the bill aforesaid, 8s..

Sum 4l. 5s.d.

Moneys paid. And in moneys paid unto Richard Meuric, Receivor of the lord Jasper, Duke of Bedford, there, of the issues of his office this year, by the hands of Morgan ap John Gwyn, farmer of the Brendon, this year, 53s. 4d. And to the same Receivor of the issues aforesaid by the hands of Lewis Massy, farmer of Thoffesmede (66s. 8d.) and the "Merches" (41s. 8d) this year, by the acknowledgment of the said Receivor, on the Account, 108s. 4d.

Sum 22l. 8s.d.

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Lyquyth.

The Account of William Richart, deputy of Robert Jones, Prevost there, for the time aforesaid. * * *

And for 8d. rent of William Smyth for half an acre of the land of bondmen by Wynneway, by the year. . . . . . . And for 18d. rent of John ap Robyn for half an acre of meadow by the bridge of Lyquyth, so demised unto William Corioure. . . . . . now demised to the aforesaid John ap Robyn this year.

Sum 7l. 18d.

Increase of Rent. And for 3s. 10d. increase of the rent of Thomas ap Grono ap Ievor, for the pasture called Balcrofte. . . . . . .

Sum 3s. 10d.

Issues of lands and tenements in the hands of the lord. . . . . . But he answers for 20s. 4d. of the issues of all the demesne lands and lands of bondmen in the lord's hands, lying on the west side of the river Ely, so demised to John Mascold, Joan his wife and Maurice their son. . . . . . .

Farm of the grange. For the issues of the farm of 147 acres and 3 roods of the lord's pasture lying in Lyquythmore, 7 acres of pasture called Bedcrofte, 2 acres of pasture in Oldcrofte, 3 acres in Torcotefeld and Danyell-hokes, of one parcel of land and meadow called Rogreshokes. . . . . . he does not answer. . . . .

Farm of the fisheries. For 9s. 2d. of the farm of the fisheries of Middelwere, and from Middelwere aforesaid as far as the Bishop's land. . . . . . . . he does not answer. . . . . . .

Issues of the manor. For 5s. of the 2nd crop of the same meadow called Russham, this year he doth not answer; because it was reserved for the horses of the lord's servants, as is testified on the Account. But he answers for 4d. the price of the reeds there, so sold by the said Accountant this year. And for the price of wild honey arising from swarms of bees this year he doth not answer, for that no such honey was found within the time of this Account, by the oath of the Accountant.

Sale of the herbage of meadows. . . . . . . one acre called Harpacre is granted unto Thomas Clerke. . . . . . . And for 5s. of the issues of 4 acres and one rood of meadow in Crosham, within the said salt-marsh, sold to Maurice Mascolde. . . . . . . For any profit arising from the sale of divers parcels of reeds there this year nothing, by the oath of the Accountant.

Sum 45s. 11d.

Sale of the herbage of pastures. . . . . . . Nor does he answer for 3 acres of demesne land in Torecoteshokes. . . . . .

Perquisites of Court. And for 7s. 5d. of the perquisites of 2 Courts holden there this year, as appears by the rolls of the same. . . . . . .

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Wages of the Prevost. And in wages of Robert Jones, for the exercise of his office of Prevost as well of this lordship as of Rooth, at 3d. a day. . . . . . .

Custody of hay and meadows. And in mowing and making of 21 acres of meadow in Russham this year mown and made to the use of the lord by his order, for the expense of his horses, namely, for 16 acres thereof mown and made by the lord's tenants of Lyquyth, by their custom, taking for each acre 7d.; and the remaining 5 acres mown and made by divers tenants hired by the said Accountant, taking 14d. an acre, as has been allowed in preceding Accounts, 15s. 2d. And in carriage of 24 loads of hay arising from the issues of 21 acres as aforesaid, led from the said meadow of Russham to the lord's barn within the Castle of Cardif. . . . . . . And in making and carriage of 2 "hardells" made and provided for placing in the broken roads where the aforesaid hay might be carried, this year, 8d. And in repair of the fences of the said meadow of Russham this year, 6s.d.. . . . . . .

Sum allowed and paid as aforesaid 11l. 10s. 8d.

And he owes 63s. 11d.

Whereof is allowed to them 43s. 11d. by him paid for making 147 pieces of the ditch along the lord's meadow abovesaid, called Russham; whereof to the use of Jankyn Llewelyn for making 63 (21s.) pieces of the ditch between Russham and Rogreshooks, each piece 4d.; to the use of Jankyn Robyn for making (7s. 8d.) 23 pieces of the ditch between Russham and the Grange, each piece 4d.; and to the use of the same Jankyn Robyn and his companions for 61 (15s. 3d.) pieces between Russham and the Bishop's land, each piece 4d.

Upon

Llewelyn ap David, hermit, as rent of one plot of land by the bridge called Lyquyth Brigge, called the "hermytage," in his hands, in arrear this year, 20d. (which said plot of land the said hermit claims to have been granted unto him by the lord, to have to himself for the term of his life without anything therefor to be rendered; nevertheless by the lord's alms, &c.). . . . . . . 11 acres, 1 rood of meadow in Russham. . . . were destroyed this year by too great an abundance of water, so that no one would farm them nor one of them, as is asserted. . . . . . .

Luquyth; farm of the Granges.

The Account of Griffith ap Meuric, farmer of one grange of my lord the Duke of Bedford, within the Lordship of Lyquyth, and of another Grange of the Abbot of Morgan there, being in the hands of the said Duke to farm. . . . . . .

Farm and issues of the Granges aforesaid. . . . . . . And for 116s. 8d. of the issues of the pasture of 100 oxen of the said Duke, in the granges aforesaid pastured this year. . . . . . . And for 66s. 8d. of the issues of the pasture estimated of 400 sheep of the said Duke, in the granges aforesaid pastured this year. . . . . .

Attachment of pasture. For some moneys arising from the attachment of beasts for their trespass in the abovesaid pasture this year he doth not answer, because they belong to the farmer by reason of his farm, by the agreement aforesaid.

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Tithe with payment of rent. He accounts in moneys paid unto the church of Landaf for tithe due to that church out of the issues of the Grange of my lord the Duke, by the year, 10s.. And in moneys payable out of the Abbot's Grange unto the Lordship of Landaf, for chief rent, by the year, 4s.. And in the like moneys out of the Grange of my lord the Duke, payable yearly unto the Lordship of Cogan, by the year, 8s..

Sum 22s..

Allowance of farm. . . . . . And to the said Accountant, part of his farm aforesaid as of the whole money by him paid unto the lord Abbot of Morgan in payment of the farm of his aforesaid Grange this year, at 10 marks by the year.

Sum of the allowance aforesaid 9l. 9s. 2d.

And he oweth 9l. 14s. 2d.

Whereof is allowed to him . . . . . . 7s. 1d. for carriage of 17 loads of hay therefrom arising [i.e., from the Abbot's Grange], to the lord's hay-house within the town of Cardyf. . . . . . . And he owes 18s.. Whereof is allowed to him 4s. 8d. paid to the Collector of the tallages of the Great Sessions lately holden at Cardyf, namely, in part payment of 7s. to the tallage of the Sessions aforesaid, assessed upon the Abbot's Grange. . . . . . .

Cogan.

The Account of Thomas Prowtynge, Prevost there, for the time aforesaid.

* * * And for 71s. 2d. of the rents of assize as well of freeholders as of bondmen, payable at the certain terms hereunder written. . . . . . .

Sum 71s. 2d.

New rent. And for 4d. new rent of John Baugh for 4 acres of land called Penylond. . . . . . . And for 2s. 4d. of new rent of 10 acres of the land of bondmen, called Overleilond, so demised unto David Daldene and John Daniell. . . . . . .And for 2s. new rent of John Derell for 1 parcel of land with the marshes and pastures going around the stream called Cogan Pylle, with the wood called Botelwode. . . . . . .

Sum 25s. 4d.

Sale of works. For 51s. 6d. of divers works of bondmen there sold this year . . . . . . he doth not answer, for that in the tenure of the said tenants they were burned in the time of the Welsh rebellion, as was certified in former Accounts.

Sum nothing.

Issues of the manor, with the farm of the fishery. Nor does he answer for any moneys or profits arising from winter and summer pasture there, for that it is demised to farm above. Nor does he answer for the farm of the dovecote there, for that it is quite ruinous and in decay. But he answers for 3s. 4d. of the farm of one weir there, called the Newere. . . . . . . And for 12d. of the farm of the fishery of the Neke, so demised this year.

Sum 4s. 4d.

Farms. And for 3s. 6d. of the farm of 7 acres of the land of bondmen, formerly of John Wheler and afterwards of David Dalden, and late of John Malefaunte, now demised by the said Accountant this year. And for 12s. of the farm of 13 acres of demesne land, 3 acres of meadow called Rilonde, and 2 acres of meadow called Millesmede, lately demised to Jeuan Rudry. . . . . . . And for 10s. 10d. of the farm of 7 acres of meadow of the demesne in the More, sold to various persons. . . . . . . And for 9d. of the farm of half an acre of meadow lying at Litelhull, so demised this year. And for 3s. of the farm of 3 acres of meadow called Cowmede, so demised this year. For any farm of one parcel of land containing 3 roods, called Russhplott, he doth not answer, because it is farmed to Jeuan Rudry with his farm below. But he answers for 9s. of the farm of 20 acres of demesne land called Fishedowne, so demised to John Baugh, Agnes his wife and John their son, for the term of their life. . . . . . .

Perquisites of Court. For any profit arising from perquisites of the Court there holden this year he does not answer, for that no such Court for the time of this Account was there holden.

Sum of the whole receipt with arrears 10l. 5s. 11d.

Whereof:—

Rents resolute with tithe. He accounts in rent resolute to the "Ward" of the Castle of Cardif, at the term of Saint Andrew Apostle, falling within the time of this Account, as has been allowed in former Accounts, 13s. 4d.. . . . . . .

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Afterwards he is charged with 3s. 4d. of increased rent of 50 acres of arable land called Cogan Downe. . . . . . .

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[At the end of the Account for Sully appears the following:—] Whereof to him 10s.d., by the said Accountant paid unto Richard Hosteler, of Cardiff, for expenses of the horses of William Reignalde, being Deputy Auditor there, in the month of October, after the close of this Account, about the winding-up of the Ministers' Accounts there for this year. And he owes 53s. 4d. Which is allowed to him as for the whole moneys by him paid unto Richard Lussher, the lord's Auditor, riding from his dwellinghouse by Gildeforde in the County of Surrey, on the 29th day of September in the 8th year of the now King, to Cardif and thence to the Castles and Lordships of Pembroke, Haverford, Kylgarran, Waltbun Castle and Llanstephan, to take and determine the Accounts of the Ministers there this year; as appears by one bill made of his particular expenses, among the memoranda of this Account.

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Radure.

The Account of Jeuan Cronne, Prevost there, for the time aforesaid.

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Rents of assize. But he answers for 16s. 3d. rent of assize there, at the certain terms hereunder written . . . . . whence 5s. 5d. kitchen rent at Christmas, and 10s. 10d. of rent there at Michaelmas, by the year.

Sum 16s. 3d.

Sale of works. And for 2s. 5d. of the works of divers tenants, anciently used and rented . . . . . . whence 10d. of works at ploughing, so sold at 1d. a work. 5d. the price of 10 works at raking hay, at a halfpenny a work; and 14d. the price of 14 works at reaping corn, price of a work 1d.; as appears in divers Accounts of former years.

Sum 2s. 5d.

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Issues of the manor. And for 3s. of all the customers for suit to the lord's mill, released at Michaelmas every year. And for 12d. of the issues of one parcel of arable land there, formerly of Ivor Caymyne, so demised to divers tenants there by the year.

Sum 4s.

Farm of demesne land. And for 70s. of the farm of 73 acres of arable and pasture land, and 4 acres of meadow, so demised to David Mathew this year, to be paid at the terms of the Annunciation of Blessed Mary, and Saint Michael, equally, by the year.

Sum 70s..

Perquisites of Court. For any profit arising from perquisites of Courts there holden this year he does not answer, for that no such Courts for the time of this Account were there holden.

Sum nothing.

Sum of the whole receipt 105s. 9d.

Whereof:—

Allowance and loss of rents. He accounts in allowance of the rent of the Prevost accounting, by reason of the exercise of the same office, by the year, 6s. 8d.. And in loss of the rent of 4 acres of land formerly of Alice verch Jeuan ap Grono, being in the lord's hands for lack of tenants. . . . . . . And in allowance made to the aforesaid Accountant, as for suit to the lord's mill, released above at 3s.; whereof nothing can be levied, as is witnessed by the Approver on the Account of former years, 3s.

Sum allowed as aforesaid 11s.d.

And he owes 4l. 14s.d.

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Pentirgh.

The Account of Philip Lloid, Prevost there. . . . . . .

Increased rent. And for 3s. 11d. of the increased rent of Hoell ap Jeuan ap Philip, being in the lord's hands by escheat, by reason of the outlawry of the said Hoell; so demised unto Jeuan ap Grono.

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"Commortha." But he answers for 5s. 4d. of a certain custom called "Commorth clanmay," falling in every other year at the kalends of May. . . . . . .

Sale of works. And for 3s. of the gifts of bondmen, at the terms of Easter and Michaelmas. . . . . . . And for 6s. 6d. of works at reaping corn there, payable at Michaelmas term, by the year.

Sum 9s. 6d.

Approvement of extent land. And for 4d. increased rent of the land called Glynne, so demised to Robert Mathewe . . . . . so in a certain roll of Nicholas Button specified, with all the services therefor due and of old accustomed. . . . . . .

Sum of the whole receipt 72s. 11½d.

Allowance and loss of rent. He accounts in allowance of the rent of the Prevost there, by reason of his office, by the year, 6s. 8d.. . . . . . . And in loss of the rent of one house with a curtilage adjacent, in the place where the mill was lately built, and late in the hands of Ivor ap Grono. . . . . . . And in loss of the rents of divers lands and tenements called Extenlond, newly extent. . . .

Necessary expenses. And in expenses of the Approver and his clerk, holding the abovesaid Courts this year, taking between them for each Court 18d.; for this year nothing, because no Court was there holden. And paid for making of one "punfald" of the lord there this year, 12d.

Whytchurche.

The Account of Matthew Deio, Prevost there. . . . . . .

Rents of assize. But he answers for 16s. rents of assize as well of freeholders as of bondmen and customers there, paid at the feast of Saint Michael, by the year. And for 7s. rent of David ap Llewelyn, smith, to have a certain watercourse, by the year. . . . . . . And for 2d. increased rent of Jeuan Prest, by the year. . . . . . And for 12d. increased rent of Jeuan ap Ivor ap Jeuan, for 1 acre and a half of demesne land in Lyttelham, by the year. And for 12d. increased rent of Llewelyn ap Jeuan Ithell, for 3 acres of land late in the hands of David Voya, to him demised for the term of his life, beyond 18d. old rent previously charged in that title above. For 2d. rent of Walter ap David, to have licence to turn a certain footpath beyond the 5 acres of demesne land called Tirecrofte, he doth not answer here, because the aforesaid land lies in the lord's hands. Nor does he answer for 2d. new rent of the said William, for one plot taken from the lord's waste on the north side of the church there, because it lies vacant.

Sum 22s. 10d.

[Other parcels named under this Lordship of Whitchurch, but without further details of importance, are the following:—

Orchardlond, 3 acres.

Farm of the mill called Res Mill.

Farm of the fulling mill, with a parcel of land called Tristype

Fishery of the river Taff.

Netherfurlonge, 23 acres.

Demesne.

20 acres of land near the ford of Radure.

Tirebailly, 12 acres.

Tire Clanamit, 19 acres.

Tireberthelane, 3 acres.

Lands at Waterlane.

Tireconynger, 41 acres.

Tireveyne, 3 acres.

Garden called Carthcreke.

Caireparke, 21 acres.]

Griffithmore.

The Account of Morgan ap John Gwyn, farmer there, for the time aforesaid. [Pasture only.]