Patent Rolls
1488-1616

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1898

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R.O. Patent Roll. 3 Hen. VII. 1488. Part 2, m. 20 (2). Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 21 Hen. VIII. 1530. Part 2. Latin.
R.O. Particulars for Grants. 37 Hen. VIII. 1546. Sec 1. Gunter, Jas. 27 mems.
R.O. Particulars for Grants. 37 Hen. VIII. 1546. Gunter, James. Sec. 2. 36 mems.
R.O. Particulars for Grants. Hen. VIII. No date (1546?) Sec. 2. 70 mems.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 1 Ed. VI. 1547. No. 13. Latin.
R.O. Particulars for Grant to Sir William Herbert, Knight. 4 Edw. VI. Sec. 3. 10 April 1551. Latin and English.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 4 Edw. VI. Part 9. 7 May 1551. Latin.
B.M. Harl. MSS. 606. 1552 circa.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 4 & 5 Philip and Mary. 1557. Part 10. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 4 & 5 Philip and Mary. 1557. Part 13. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 2 Eliz. 1560. Part 15. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 5 Eliz. 1563. Part 7. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. Eliz. 1575. Part 13. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 18 Eliz. 1576. Part 8. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 29 Eliz. 1587. Part 8. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 31 Eliz. 1589. Part 11. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 32 Eliz. 1590. Part 8. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 32 Eliz. 1590. Part 9; No. 1. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 33 Eliz. 1591. Part 17. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 38 Eliz. 1596. Part 4. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 5 Jac. I. 1608. Part 8. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 7 Jac. I. 1609. Part 21. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 7 Jac. 1. 1610. Part 22. No. 1810. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 12 Jac. 1. 1615. Part 9. No. 2025. Latin.
R.O. Patent Rolls. 13 Jac. I. 1616. Part 1. Latin.
Footnotes

R.O. Patent Roll. 3 Hen. VII. 1488. Part 2, m. 20 (2). Latin.

[Translation.]

For Jasper, Duke of Bedford.

The King, unto all to whom, &c, Greeting. Know ye that We, of Our especial favour and out of Our certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted and by these presents do give and grant unto Our wellbeloved uncle, Jasper, Duke of Bedford, All the castles, lordships, manors, commotes and cantreds of Glamorgan and Morgannok, with their members and appurtenances, in Wales and the Marches of the same; as also the castle, lordship and manor of Bergavenny, otherwise called Abergavenny, with their members and appurtenances; and also the castle, town and lordship of Haverfordwest in Wales and the Marches of the same; and also all lands and tenements, rents, reversions and services, with their appurtenances, in the aforesaid lordships and manors of Glamorgan and Morgannok and in the aforesaid lordship and manor of Bergavenny, otherwise called Abergavenny, with their members and appurtenances, or in any other parcel thereof; together with the issues, rents, revenues and profits of the same castles, lordships, manors, commotes, cantreds, lands and tenements, with their members and appurtenances whatsoever; from the twentieth day of August in the first year of Our reign: To have and to hold all and singular the same castles, lordships, manors, commotes and cantreds, lands and tenements, with their members and appurtenances aforesaid, and the issues, rents, revenues and profits of the same, with the lands, tenements, rents, services, meadows, grass-fields, pastures, woods, underwoods, forests, parks, warrens, chases, fishponds, ponds, fisheries, sessions, hundreds, cantreds, Courts Leet, view of frankpledge, tolls, feasts, markets, fairs, liberties, customs, franchises, privileges, profits, members, rights, royalties and commodoties whatsoever unto the same castles, lordships and manors, with their appurtenances, or to any parcel thereof, appertaining or anywise relating; unto the aforesaid Duke and to the heirs males of his body lawfully begotten; by such and the like services by which the said castles, lordships and manors were formerly held, without any other unto Us or Our heirs thence to be rendered or paid, and without any empeachment, molestation, disturbance or grievance by Us or Our heirs or any of Our officers, escheators, sheriffs, nor of other people of Ours or of Our heirs whomsoever, and without fine or fee unto Us in our Chancery for the premises to be paid; although express mention of the true yearly value or certitude of the premises or of any part of them, or of any other gifts or grants by Us unto the said Duke heretofore made be not at all made in these presents; or any statute, act, ordinance, provision or restriction to the contrary made or ordained, or any other thing, cause or matter whatsoever notwithstanding. In witness &c. Witness the King at Sandewich, the 21st day of March. By Writ of Privy Seal, and of the date, &c.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 21 Hen. VIII. 1530. Part 2. Latin.

Grant to Thomas Lichefeld of the following Lease:—Our Grange lying in the fee of liquith. And Our two water mills, with the houses there, built under Our Castle of kardiff, called Castell Milles, with the ponds, weirs and banks, and all other profits &c. to the said Grange and mills appertaining, &c., within Our lordships of Glamorgan and morgannok, parcel of the lands late of Jasper, Duke of Bedford, in Wales. To have and to hold unto the aforesaid Thomas lichefeld, his executors and assigns, for the term of twenty one years. Rendering therefor yearly unto Us and Our heirs, into Our Exchequer at kardiff, &c. And for repairs We grant unto the said Thomas lichefeld &c. sufficient timber, to be taken within Our woods nearest adjacent to the said Grange and mills, and millstones for the mills, so often as shall be necessary, to be bought at Our custom.

R.O. Particulars for Grants. 37 Hen. VIII. 1546. Sec 1. Gunter, Jas. 27 mems.

Latin and English.

County of Glamorgan.

Parcel of the possessions of the late Monastery of Morga' alias Margam, Suppressed by authority of Parliament, in the County aforesaid.

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The late house or priory of the Friars Preachers of Cardyf.

Site of the aforesaid late Priory or house of the Friars, with the demesne and other lands in the Town of Cardyf in the County aforesaid.

Value in the farm of the site of the said late Priory or house of the Friars, together with all houses, buildings, gardens, orchards, kitchen-gardens, land and soil within the site and the appurtenances there, and with 2 parcels of land containing by estimation 4 acres. As also one garden, and one house with a garden, lying and being in the town of Cardyf aforesaid, so together demised unto Thomas lychefeld by Indenture under the Seal of our lord the King's Court of Augmentations of the Revenue of the Crown, to wit, for the term of 21 years, as it is asserted, rendering by the year 25s. 8d..

The late house or priory of the Friars Minors of Cardyf in the County aforesaid.

Site of the aforesaid late Priory or house of the Friars, with the demesne and other lands in the Town of Cardif aforesaid in the County of Glamorgan.

Value in the farm of the said site or house of the Friars, together with all houses, buildings, gardens, orchards, kitchen-gardens, land and soil within the site and the appurtenances there, and with one meadow and all lands, tenements and other possessions to the said house belonging or pertaining, so together demised unto John White, gentleman, by Indenture under the Seal of our lord the King's Court of Augmentations of the Crown Revenues, to wit, for the term of 21 years, as it is asserted, rendering therefor by the year 4l. 6.d..

"Memorandu' that the premysses do not adyone to any of the kynges Magesty's houses fforrestes Chacys or p'kes that byn kept for his gracys acceasse or repayre to the Audytors knoledge Nether ys there any spirytuall p'mocyons to theym belonging to the said Audytors knoledge and What fynes wolde be gyven for theym he knoyth not nor who wolde purchas the same but onely the bringar hereof. It'm there be none other Landes Tene'ts or hardytamentts to any of the said premysses app'teyning or belonging."

p' Edward Gostwyk.

[Abstract.]

"The Scite and deamenes of the late Blackfryers in Cardiff in in the Countie of Glamorgan by yere 25s. 8d.. Tithe 2s. 7d. (in soccage.)

"The Scite and demeanes of the late Graye fryers in Cardyff aforesaid by yere 4l. 6d.. Tithe 8s. 1d.."

R.O. Particulars for Grants. 37 Hen. VIII. 1546. Gunter, James. Sec. 2. 36 mems.

Latin and English.

"Md. that we James Gunter gent. and Will'm Lewys yoman do require to p'chas of the kings maiestie by virtue of his highnes Comission of sale the percells conteyned in the perticulars herunto annexed being of such clere yerelye value as is declared in the same. In witnes wherof to this bille subscribed wt our handes we haue sette or sealles the xvjth of Julye in the xxxvijth yere of the reigne of our sou'eigne Lorde kinge Henry the eight.

By me James Gunter

By me Will'm Lewes."

Parcel of the possessions of the late Monastery of Marga' suppressed by authority of Parliament.

In the County of Glamorgan.

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"The mannor of cardiff & Rothe in the countie of Glamorgan p'cell of the same possess' Aboue xxiijs. iiijd. for a Penc'on paid to the curate of Rothe by the yere clere."

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The Manor of Cardiff and Rothe with the appurtenances in the County of Glamorgan, parcel of the possessions of the said late Monastery.

Value in rents of assize of free tenants there by the year, payable at Michaelmas only, rendering therefor by the year 25s. 7d..

Rents of customary tenants there by the year, payable at Lady Day and Michaelmas by equal portions; rendering therefor by the year 6l. 11s. 1d..

Certain heriots, reliefs, escheats and other perquisites of Court there, in ordinary years 20d..

Reprise, to wit, in a certain "Bailey" there, by reason of the exercise and occupation of his office; by the year 10s..

Pension of Morgan Gwyn, clerk, serving the cure of the chapel or church of Rothe, beyond certain tithes as well of greater as of lesser oblations and other profits of the said chapel, belonging to the said Morgan by writing of the late Abbot and Convent of Tewkisbury aforesaid, granted unto the said Morgan for the term of his life; as in the same writing, the date whereof is on the 9th day of January in the 29th year of King Henry the 8th, is more fully contained; by the year 23s. 4d..

"Md. the woods and vnderwoods in and uppon the p'misses to be certefied as aboue.

"The seid Mann'r of Cardiff & Rothe is a Mannor of yt selfe as apperith and p'cell of no other mannor, nor lyeth nigh any of the kings highnes houses res'ued by a kep'r ne any of his Gracs fforests p'kes or chacs to the knowledge of thauditor.

"Theis bene the ffirst p'ticulers herof delyu'ed to any p'son."

R.O. Particulars for Grants. Hen. VIII. No date (1546?) Sec. 2. 70 mems.

Sir Thomas Hennage, knight. Latin.

Parcel of the possessions of the late Monastery of Margam in the County of Glamorgan, suppressed.

Manor of Kybworth & Cardyff in the County of Glamorgan.

Rents or farm of the demesne lands and tenements in kybworth and kardyff, as well by Indenture as copy of Court roll and at will, payable at the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Michael Archangel, equally; beyond a certain free rent of twenty shillings a year issuing out of the lands of George herbert, knight, in dynaspowes, payable to the said manor of kybworth and cardyff; which said rent of twenty shillings the aforesaid George herbert for several years past hath refused to pay and denied that he oweth, and the Bailiff of the said manor could not distrain for the same; by the year 119s. 6d..

Perquisites of Court there in ordinary years 2s..

"The pr'misses in kybbor and Cardyff ben a Mannor of themself no p'cell of any other Mannor to my knowledge & done bye Wm thos Myles of the kyngs maiests Castell of Cardyff."

R.O. Patent Rolls. 1 Ed. VI. 1547. No. 13. Latin.

[Extracts.]

For William Herbert, knight.

. . . . . . The Manor of Alvyngton in the county of Gloucester, formerly belonging and appertaining to the late Priory of Llanthon'-by-Gloucester, now dissolved, and being parcel of the possessions of the said late monastery. As also all those tithes. . . As also all those Our lordships or manors of Myskyn, Glynrothney and Llantrussan, otherwise called Llantrissan, and Our forest of Miskyn, in Our county of Glamorgan. And all the soil and ground of the said forest, or the lands known by the name of the Forest of Myskyn, with all their rights, members and appurtenances, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of Jasper, late Duke of Bedford. As also all that our pasture between Toste and Kevennon Vaghan, in Eleu Forest, in the parish of Llantrissan, in Our said county of Glamorgan. And all those Our pastures, lands, tenements and hereditaments, with the appurtenances, in the same parish, called or known by the name of Lloyd Coyde, Kaer Glyntaff, Trevenneth and Haywood, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of the said late Duke of Bedford. And also all those our manors of Clonne, Llanmays and Pentirgh, in our said county of Glamorgan, with all their rights, members and appurtenances, formerly parcel of the said lands and possessions of the said late Duke of Bedford. And also those Our lands, tenements and hereditaments, with all their appurtenances, lying and being in the parishes of [blank] in Our said county of Glamorgan, and now or late in the several tenures or occupations of Llewelyn ap Ieuan, Llewelyn ap Ieuan ap David, John ap William Mathewe, Thomas Lloyd ap Ieuan, Hoel ap Ieuan ap John ap Ieuan Vaughan, Morgan ap William, Philip Adam, Ieuan ap Llewelyn and Thomas ap Gruffith, or their assigns. And all those ducal lands in the same parishes, called Tyre vergh llydd, parcel of the said lands and possessions of the said late Duke of Bedford. And also all that water mill called Enyswerne Myll, lying within the lordship of Myskyn and in the parish of Llantrissen, in Our said county of Glamorgan, and now or late in the tenure or occupation of William Mathewe and Morgan Mathewe or their assigns, parcel of the said [&c. Also the Cell and Manor of Malpas, and the rectory and church of Malpas.] And also all Our lands, tenements, rents, services and hereditaments whatsoever in Mendelgyffe, Newport and Penrosse, in Our county of Monmouth, formerly belonging and pertaining to the late Priory of Mountague, in Our county of Somerset, now dissolved, and parcel of the possessions of the said late cell of Malpas. [Also the Manor of Hackeney in the county of Middlesex, and possessions in Worcestershire, Wiltshire &c., and lands in Somersetshire formerly belonging to Keynsham Abbey and Bath Abbey.] We give also . . . . unto the aforesaid William Herbert all that Our borough or town of Newporte. As also all those Our lordships or manors of Wenlloug, Diffren Maughan and Maughan Bedelry, in Our said county of Monmouth. . . . . . . And all those Our lands, with the appurtenances, called Spytle Lande in Wenlloug aforesaid, now or late in the tenure or occupation of Ivan ap Grono ap Meryk, or his assigns, parcel of the said lands and possessions of the said late Duke of Buck'. As also all that rent of seven shillings, called "Woodgavell," yearly received of the bondmen of the Lordship of Rompney, in Our said county of Monmouth. . . . And all that rent of four shillings, called Kelthywastagh, in Wenlloug aforesaid. [9l. 6s. 8d. a year from Newport. Possessions formerly of Tewkesbury Abbey in Gloucestershire. Advowsons of Maughan, Bedwesse, Llanmoyes, Cogan, Kelligaer and Merthure Tudvoyle.]

R.O. Particulars for Grant to Sir William Herbert, Knight. 4 Edw. VI. Sec. 3. 10 April 1551. Latin and English.

"Memorand' that I sir William Herbert Knight do require to haue in gifte of the kings maiestie all the lands tenements and hereditaments conteyned and specyfied in the p'tic'lers and rates hereunto annexed being of such yerely value as in the same p'tic'lers and rate is expressed. In witnes whereof to this bill subscribed with my hande I haue put my Seale the xth day of Aprill in the fourth yere of the reigne of our souereigne lorde Edwarde the sixt by the grace of god king of England ffraunce and Ireland defendor of the faith and in earth of the churche of Englande and also of Ireland the supreme hedde.

W. Herbert.

"lands Geven by the Kings ma'tie by thadvyse of his most honorable Counsell vnto S'r Will'm Herbert Knight M'r of hys highnes horses."

"Com' Glamorgan. The Clere yerely value of the lands w't'n Glamorgan 227l. 4s.d..

"Monmouth. The clere yerely value of the lands in the countie of monmouth 150l. 3s. ½d.."

[Values also stated for "Radnor, Brekenoke, Wilshire, Stafford, Gloucestr, Essex, Som[m]sett, Myddilsex, Denbigh, Devonshire."]

"The Kings ma'tie to discharge the seyd sir Will'm Herbert of all Incumbraunces excepte leasses & the Covenants in the same And excepte the deutyes & Rent aboue resined And excepte the Repr'es conteyned in the p'ticulers.

"The seyd sir Will'm Herbert to haue thissues & p'fetts from Thanunciac'on of our lady last past And to haue thaduousons of Estyngton and Ampney in the Countie of Glouc' and Bradwell iux'a mare And ayshedon in the Countie of Essex.

"The tenure as ys Aboue expressed in the p'ticulers.

"The seyd sir Will'm Herbert to haue all p'kes & lib'ties belonginge to the pr'mysses. And Also to haue claveringe Woodds & other Woodds of the p'mysses wt. Advousons & all other Ryalties & comodeties belonginge to the same.

Ry. Arkesyle ss."

Parcel of the lands and possessions formerly of Jasper, late Duke of Bedford, in the County of Glamorgan.

Manors of Ruthyn and llanblethyan, with the rents within the forest of Tallavan.

Farms of the Manors of Ruthyn and llanblethyan, and the rents and farms of the lands and tenements in the occupation of tenants within our lord the King's forest of Tallavan, with the appurtenances, in the county of Glamorgan. Except and always unto 'our Lord the King reserved all woods, underwoods, wards, marriages, mines, quarries, as also goods, chattels and services of bondmen, felons and fugitives, felons of themselves, and in exacting those of persons condemned and outlawed; and advowsons of churches, chapels and chantries whatsoever, in anywise belonging to or respecting the premises or any of them; so to farm demised unto Anthony Southwell, by indenture of our lord the King, for a term of 21 years fully to be completed, rendering therefor by the year, namely, for the Manor of Ruthyn with the appurtenances 6l. 17s. 8d.; for the Manor of llanblethyan 53l. 13s. 10d.; and for the farms of the lands and tenements and the other premises within the forest of Tallavan aforesaid 28s. 7d., as he is now to answer to the King; and 20d. more for new increase, by the year 62l. 22d..

Examined by William Hamerton.

Lordships of Bouiarton with llantwite.

The farms of the lordships of Bouiarton and llantwyte, with the appurtenances, in the county of Glamorgan; as also the rents of free and customary tenants, and the new rent of the "Deynes" and "yorke syluer," of the demesne lands, rents of advowsons with the toll of the pyx, and perquisites of Court, to the same lordships of Bouiarton and llantwyt belonging. Except and always reserved all and all manner woods, underwoods, wards, marriages, mines, (fn. 1) quarries, advowsons of churches, chapels and chantries whatsoever; as also goods and chattels of bondmen, felons and fugitives &c., so to farm demised unto Roger Carne by indenture of our lord the King for a term of 21 years fully to be completed, rendering therefor by the year, &c.

The Lordship of Avon Wallensium, with the rents in Avon Burgh, and the Lordship of Tyrealt.

The farms of the lordships of Avon Wallensium, with the appurtenances; as also the rents of the free and customary tenants of the demesne lands, the fisheries, rents of advowsons, and perquisites of Court of the said burgh; and also of the lordship of Tirealt'r, and the rents of freeholders there, &c. Except and always reserved all and all manner woods, underwoods, wards, marriages, mines, quarries, advowsons of churches, chapels and chantries whatsoever, as also goods and chattels of bondmen, felons and fugitives, &c., and other royalties whatsoever, to the premises aforesaid or any of them in anywise pertaining or belonging, so to farm demised unto Richard Balthazar, gentleman, by indenture of our lord the King, for a term of 21 years fully to be completed, rendering therefor yearly, &c.

[Here follow Caerphilly, Higher and Lower Senghenydd, and other lands in Glamorgan.]

Senght. fforest.

Rents of the issues of the forest of Mavon Eley, by the year 3s. 4d.. By the sale of the herbage of Keuennon, by the year 6s. 8d.. Issues of the Red fforest, by the year 6s. 8d..

Whitchurche.

[Inter alia] Rents arising from a certain custom called "Commorth," at 4s. 1d., falling to our lord the King every other year, to be paid by the tenants of the lordship aforesaid; namely in the value of such Commorth in ordinary years here valued, &c., 2s..

Rothe.

The rents as well of free as of bond tenants there, by the year 4l. 11s. 9d..

Farm of demesne lands there, by the year 26l. 14s. 2d..

Farm of the fishery there, by the year 14s. 4d..

Perquisites of Court by the year—not charged in this value.

Lyqueth.

Farms of the whole lordship of Lyqueth, with the rents of customary tenants there, and all lands, meadows, pastures and demesne pastures belonging or pertaining to the same manor, together with perquisites of Court there. Except and always reserved unto our lord the King one marsh called Russham Mead, and all and all manner woods, underwoods, wards, marriages, mines, quarries and other royalties whatsoever, to the premises or any of them in anywise belonging or pertaining, so together demised unto John howse by indenture of our lord the King, for a term of 21 years, rendering therefor by the year 17[l.] 19s..

Griffithmore.

The farm of one pasture called Griffithmore, in Kybor, 8 acres whereof are in Enormore, amongst the lands of the Lord herbart, and the rest is near the "causey" leading from Romney to Cardiff; containing by estimation 53 acres; so to farm desised unto John Gwynne.

Escheated lands.

Rents of a third part of three parcels of land lying and situate in llanwe' within the lordship of Glynrothney, one of which is called Blaen Cladache, another called Penruy, the third called Abken Voye, formerly belonging to hoell Gwyn gor, outlawed for the murder of one Lewis Murike, by the aforesaid hoell feloniously slain; and for that cause into the hands of our lord the King seized by the Escheator, to wit, as escheatry; and it is worth clear, beyond reprise, by the year 10s..

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Town of Cardiff, with the rent called "Castillward."

Rents of the free Burgesses within the Town or Borough of Cardif, at 13l. 16s. 11d. by the year, here not in charge or value, for that the said free burgage rents belong to our lord the King in the right of the late Monastery of Neth; and therefore no profit arose thence to our lord the King in the right of the said late Duke of Bedford, for the space of 9 years ended at the feast of Saint Michael Archangel in the third year of King Edward VI.

The farm of a fishery of the Toffe, between the mill of Newmyll and Blake Stake, around the said river in "le blakestake"; and also the fishery of a certain weir of the aforesaid water of Pennarth; as also the fishery of the water of Toffe, on the east side, near Blakestake; and the fishery between the two mills of Newemyll and Tewnemyll, and of one parcel of land at the northern end of hame; and the price of ale within the town and borough of Cardiff; as also the farm and profit of the coneys of fflate holmes, so demised to farm unto Edmund Turnor for a term of years, and rendering therefor by the year 16l. 6s. 8d..

The farm of two water grist-mills under the Castle of Cardiff, so to farm demised unto Thomas lichefeld, by indenture of our lord the late King Henry VIII., for a term of 21 years, rendering therefor by the year 16l. 7s. 8d..

The farm of one fulling-mill called Newmyll, so to farm demised unto the aforesaid Thomas Lychefelde, by indenture of our lord the King, as it is said, rendering therefor by the year 16s. 8d..

Farm of the tolls there on every day of the week save Wednesday; and also of all those small tolls with the "chens'"; as also the customs of wine and salt, taking from every measure of wine and salt 4½d.; and of all those customs belonging or pertaining to the said town, except the custom of leather, so demised to the fee farm, by the year 16s. 7d..

Rents of assize there, by the year 1l. 5s. 7d..

Rent for the ward of 31 knight's fees, and three parts of one knight's fee, at the Castle of Cardif, by the year 10l. 11s. 8d..

Rents of forest lands there, by the year 10s. 8d..

Appraisement of the rent of John Chamb'layne for certain extented lands in Keynerrey within the lordship of Kebor, by the year 5s. 6d..

Perquisites of Court are not charged in this value—50l. 16s..

Fee of Ralph Johnson, Keeper of the Island or warren of Barrey.

Fee of Thomas Stradlinge, knight, Beadle of the Lordship of Senght. subtus Cayoth.

Fee of William Herbert, knight, for the office of Clerk of the Exchequer of Cardyf, and for the office of Apparitor of the Lands of our Lord the King in the said County of Glamorgan, and for the office of Attorney of our Lord the King in the said County of Glamorgan.

Fee of the before-mentioned William Herbert, knight, for the office of Prevost of Rothe and lyqueth, at 3d. a day; for the office of Gatekeeper of the Castle of Cardiff, at 3d. a day, and for the office of Steward and Constable of the Castles of Cardyf and Cowbridge, and for the office of Chancellor of our Lord the King in the County of Glamorgan and Morgan, and for the office of Forester within the said County, &c. All which aforesaid offices and fees are in the possession of the noble Henry, Earl of Worcester, for the term of his life, with reversion to the aforesaid William Herbert, knight.

The sum total of the clear yearly value of all the lands and possessions abovesaid in the County of Glamorgan, being parcel of the possessions of Jasper, late Duke of Bedford, beyond all manner reprises and allowances above defaulted, and beyond all manner profits of Court, and other casualties in this value not valued, as above particularly more fully may appear, by the year 371l. 10s. 4dd..

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"Memorandum ffurther the Kynges ma'tie hath a Castell being of a large cyrcuyte within the Walles called the castell of Cardyf adioynyng unto the towne of Cardyf whiche Castell is p'cell of the said Dukedome of Bedford and hath not heretofore ben charged in any Bokes of Accompte nor is not valued to any yerely rent in this value bicause the same Castell hath ben alwayes reserued in the Kyngs ma't's hande by a constable & keper therof and the proffytts of the herbage of the Casteldyke & of the circuyte within the same Castell hath ben taken and Receyued by the Constable there as commodytee belongyng to his offyce.

"Md. all the p'cells mencioned in thes p'ticulers beynge aboue the clere yerely value of 4l. to be holden by knights seruice."

Examined by William Hamerton, Auditor.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 4 Edw. VI. Part 9. 7 May 1551. Latin.

Translation.

To Sir William Herbert, knight, grant to himself and his heirs.

The King unto all to whom, &c, greeting. Know ye that We, in consideration of the good and faithful and acceptable service which Our well-beloved and faithful counsellor, William Herbert, Knight of the Order of the Garter, Master of our Horse, at his own great charges lately unto Us did and incurred, against the rebels in the western parts of this Our Kingdom of England, and for other causes and considerations Us to these presents especially moving, of Our special favour, and from Our certain knowledge and mere motion, as also by the advice of Our Council, have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, All those Our Lordships and Manors of Ruthyn, Llanblethyan, Bovyarton, Llantwyte, Avon Wallensium, Tyrryalter, Kenfegge, Higher Senghenith, Lower Senghenith, Whitchurche, Rudre, Rothe, Liqueth, Newton Notasshe, Radure, Cardiff and Costesineston, with all and singular their rights, members and appurtenances whatsoever, in Our county of Glamorgan in South Wales, formerly parcel of the lands, possessions and hereditaments of Jasper, late Duke of Bedford; And all Our messuages, lands, tenements, meadows, pastures, rents, reversions, services and hereditaments whatsoever, within the forest of Tallavan in the said county of Glamorgan, lately demised to farm unto Anthony Southwell, formerly parcel of the possessions and hereditaments of the said late Duke of Bedford; And also all those Our boroughs and Our towns of Avon, Cowbridge and Cardiff; And all Our castles of Cardiff, Avon, Kenfegge and Kaerfellye, with their rights, members, liberties and appurtenances whatsoever, in Our said county of Glamorgan; And all those Our forests and lands and hereditaments called or known by the name or by the names of Tallavan forest, Senghenith forest, Mavon Ely forest and le Redde fforest, with all their appurtenances, in Our said county of Glamorgan, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions and hereditaments of the said late Duke of Bedford; As also all Our messuages, lands, tenements, burgages and hereditaments whatsoever in Kaerfillye, in Our said county of Glamorgan, formerly parcel of the lands and hereditaments of the said late Duke of Bedford; And also all that Our land and pasture and Our hereditament called Griffith-more, with the appurtenances, now or late in the tenure of John Gwyn, lying and being in Kybor in Our said county of Glamorgan, formerly parcel of the lands, possessions and hereditaments of the said late Duke of Bedford; And all those Our three parcels of land called Blaen Cladache, Penruy and Abkon-voye, with the appurtenances, lying and being in Llanwen, within the lordships of Glynrothney, in Our said county of Glamorgan, formerly parcel of the lands of Hoell Gwyn Gor; And also Our lordship and manor of Uske, otherwise called Uske Castle; And all those Our lordships and manors of Trylleck, Kaerlion, New Graung, Llantrussan and Troye; And all those Our boroughs of Trilleck, Uske and Kaerlion; And all those Our castles of Uske and Kaerlion; And all those Our parks of Uske and Kaerlion; And the whole Bedelry of Kaerlion; with all and singular their rights, members, jurisdictions, liberties and appurtenances whatsoever, in Our county of Monmouth, formerly parcel of the lands, possessions and hereditaments by Our very dear father, Henry the Eighth, late King of England, formerly assigned unto the Lady Katherine, late Queen of England, as parcel of her dower and jointure; And also all those Our lands, tenements, mills, meadows, pastures, common pastures, wastes, fields, heaths, marshes, woods, underwoods, rents, reversions, services and hereditaments whatsoever, with the appurtenances, now or late in the tenure of Walter ap Robert or his assigns, situate, lying and being in the hamlets of Pennalte and Penner-golly, in Our said county of Monmouth, formerly parcel of the lands, possessions and hereditaments to the said Lady Katherine, late Queen of England, assigned as parcel of her dower and jointure; And all that Our grange and Our hereditament, and all Our lands, tenements and hereditaments called or known by the name of New Grange, with the appurtenances in New Grange or elsewhere, in Our said county of Monmouth; And also all that Our mill of Wartecombe, And all Our lands, meadows, pastures and hereditaments called Longmeade, Wrenwelok, Shepemeade, Snarfavedoa, Wrenwes, Cowlease, Browneasshe, Barry, Buddesmeade, Eyatsgaret, Puthfelde, Ffabdor, Tyre Alleyn, Gwystva, Wynelease, Gwysbarue, Longfelde, Nether ffavedoa, Gargan and Barton, And all Our other lands, tenements, meadows, pastures, common pastures and hereditaments whatsoever, with the appurtenances, late in the several tenures or occupations of Henry, late Earl of Worcester, and Thomas Gybbons, or their assigns, or the assigns of either of them, situate, lying and being in New Grange, in Our said county of Monmouth, formerly parcel of the lands, possessions and hereditaments unto the said late Queen as aforesaid granted and assigned; As also all that Our lordship and manor of Buelth, and Our borough of Buelth; And also all Our castle of Buelth, and Our forest of Tallawyn, and Our lands, tenements, rents and hereditaments called Tyre Tale Dyesten, with all and singular their rights, members, jurisdictions, liberties and appurtenances whatsoever, in Our county of Brechon, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of the late Earl of March; As also all those Our lordships and manors of Elvett Town, the Castle of Istemoneth, Abredowe and Koyle, with all and singular their rights, members and appurtenances whatsoever, in Our county of Radnor, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of the said late Earl of March; And also all that Our farm of Lerewytt, and all Our lands, meadows, meads, pastures, tolls, customs, customary services, and hereditaments whatsoever, with the appurtenances, now or late in the tenure of John Baker or his assigns, situate, lying and being in Coydsoyth, within the lordship of Southnethyan and in Lerewytt, in Our said county of Radnor, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of the said late Earl of March; And also all that Our moor, pasture and hereditament called Gwyridde More, with the appurtenances, late in the tenure of Thomas Grosvenor, knight, lying and being near the bridge of Palforde, within the lordship of Bromfelde, in Our county of Denbigh, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of Thomas Seymour, knight, late Lord Seymour of Sudeley; As also all and singular Our messuages, waters, mills, tofts, cottages, houses, buildings, barns, stables, dovecotes, ponds, fishpools, gardens, orchards, kitchen-gardens, lands, tenements, meadows, pastures, common pastures, fisherywaters, fisheries, moors, marshes, parks, warrens, heaths, forests, woods, underwoods, rents, reversions and services; and advowsons, gifts, free dispositions and rights of patronage of churches and other ecclesiastical benefices whatsoever; as also courts leet, views of frankpledge, chattels, waifs, estrays, chattels of felons and fugitives, cymmorthau, fairs, markets, tolls, customs, customary services, fines, amercements, escheats, reliefs, heriots and all other rights, jurisdictions, franchises, liberties, privileges, profits, commodities, revenues, emoluments, possessions and hereditaments whatsoever, with the appurtenances, situate, lying and being in Ruthyn, Llanblethyan, Bovyarton, Llantwyte, Avon Wallensium, and in the borough of Avon, and in Tyrealtre, and in Kenfegge, Higher Senghenith, Lower Senghenith, Senghenith forest, Mavon Ely forest and Keyuennon, and in the Redde Forest, and in Kaerfilly, Whitchurche, Radre, Rothe, Lyqueth, Newton Notasshe, Radure, Kybore, Cowebridge, Cardiff and Costesineston, in Our said county of Glamorgan; and in Trylleck, Pennalt, Pennergolly, Uske, Karlyon, Newgraunge, Llantrussan and Troy, in Our said county of Monmouth; and in Buelth, Treffeles, Tallawyn, Ivan, Pennebuelth and Southirven, in Our said county of Brechon; and in Elvett Town, the Castle of Istemoneth, Abredowe and Koyle, in the said county of Radnor, and wheresoever else in the same counties of Glamorgan, Monmouth, Brechon and Radnor, to the said lordships, manors, boroughs, towns, castles and granges and other premises, or to any of them, in anywise relating or belonging, or as members, parts or parcels of the same lordships, manors, boroughs, towns, castles and granges and other premises, or any of them, heretofore being had, known, accepted, used or reputed. As also We give, and for the considerations aforesaid and by the advice aforesaid, by these presents We grant unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, all those Our ten messuages and tenements, and all Our lands, meadows, pastures, common pastures and hereditaments whatsoever, with the appurtenances, now or late in the several tenures or occupations of Thomas Salt, John Salt, Richard Yene and Joan his wife, formerly wife of John Salt, and John Brymeley, John Johnson, Christopher Belfeilde, Thomas Brampforde, John Billinge, William Marche and John Johnson, or their assigns, or the assigns of any of them, situate, lying and being in Elkeston, in the parish of Astonfelde in Our county of Stafford, late relating and belonging to the Priory of Trentham in the same county of Stafford, by the authority of Parliament suppressed and dissolved, and being parcel of the possessions thereof; And also all that forest of Groveley, with the appurtenances, in Our county of Wilts; and all Our lands, meadows, pastures, common pastures, fields, heaths, wastes, hollows and hereditaments whatsoever, called or known by the name or by the names of Groveley Forest, with its rights, liberties and appurtenances whatsoever in Our said county of Wilts; And also all Our rectory and Our church of Estkennett, with all their rights and appurtenances, in Our county of Wilts, formerly relating and belonging to the Priory of Saint Margaret, near Marleburgh in the same county, and being parcel of the possessions thereof; And the advowson, gift, free disposition and right of patronage of the vicarage of the parish church of Estkennett, in Our said county of Wilts, lately relating and belonging to the same Priory of Saint Margaret; As also all messuages, houses, buildings, barns, stables, dovecotes, ponds, fishpools, gardens, orchards, kitchen-gardens, lands, glebes, tithes, oblations, obventions, and all Our rights, profits, commodities, emoluments and hereditaments whatsoever, with the appurtenances, in Estkennett in Our said county of Wilts, and wheresoever else in the same county, to the said rectory and church of Estkennett in anywise relating or belonging, or heretofore being had, known received, used or reputed parts or parcels of the same rectory and church; As also all that Our water-mill in Estyngton in Our county of Gloucester, and all Our pond and watercourse there, and Our one cottage and one fulling-mill, and two acres of land adjacent to the same fulling-mill; And also thirteen acres of land and three roods of meadow, four acres whereof lie in the field called Westfelde, and other four acres thereof lie in the field called Brebfelde, and four acres thereof lie in the field called Westfelde, and the aforesaid three roods of meadow lie in the field called Estyngton meade, with all and singular their appurtenances, now or late in the tenure of Walter Claterboke, situate, lying and being in Estyngton in Our county of Gloucester, formerly parcel of the lands called Buckynghams Landes; And also all that Our park of Evercreche, and all Our lands, meadows, pastures, woods and hereditaments whatsoever, called or known by the name of Evercreche Parke, in Evercreche in Our county of Somerset; And all Our park of Pukulchurche, with the appurtenances, and all Our lands, meadows, pastures, woods and hereditaments called or known by the name of Pukulchurche Park, in Pukulchurche in Our county of Gloucester, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of the Bishop of Bath and Wells; And all those Our lands, pastures, woods and hereditaments called or known by the name of Aylesbere Wode, containing by estimation eighty acres, with their appurtenances, in Aylesbere in Our county of Devon, formerly parcel of the lands and possessions of Henry, late Marquess of Exeter, of high treason attaint and convict; And all those Our woods and lands, and Our pastures and hereditaments called or known by the name or names of Claverynge Parke, Ladye Grove and the Parke Launde, otherwise called the Parke Lease, with all their appurtenances, together lying and being in the parish of Claveryng in Our county of Essex, lately parcel of the lands, possessions and hereditaments of Margaret, late Countess of Salisbury, of high treason attaint and convict. Further We give, and for the considerations abovesaid and by the advice aforesaid, by these presents do grant unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, all and all manner Our woods, underwoods and trees whatsoever, of, in and upon all and singular the premises above expressed and specified growing and being; And whatsoever reversions of all and singular the premises and any parcel thereof; as also whatsoever rents and annual profits reserved upon all demises and grants of the premises or of any parcel thereof, in anywise made. For We give and by these presents do grant unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, all and singular the premises above expressed and specified, or any parcel thereof, as fully, freely and entirely, and in as ample manner and form, as the said Jasper, late Duke of Bedford, or the said Katherine, late Queen of England, or the said late Earl of March, or the said Thomas Seymour, knight, Lord Seymour of Sudeley, or any other or others, heretofore having, possessing, or being seised of the premises or parcel thereof, ever had, held or enjoyed the same; and as fully, freely and entirely, and in as ample manner and form, as they all and singular in any manner, right or title have come or ought to have come to Our hands or to the hands of Our very dear father, Henry the Eighth, late King of England, and are now, or ought to or should be, in Our hands. And further, of Our ample grace We have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, his heirs and assigns, that they may have, hold and enjoy, and may be qualified and able to have, hold and enjoy, within the aforesaid lordships, manors, boroughs and towns and all and singular other the premises, and in any parcel of them, as many, as great, such, the same, the like and similar courts leet, views of frankpledge, and all things which to the view of frankpledge belong, and assise and essay of beer, wine and ale; as also chattels, waifs, estrays, chattels of felons and fugitives, free warrens, fairs, markets, tolls, customs, customary services, cymmorthau, and all other rights, jurisdictions, franchises, liberties, privileges, profits, commodities, emoluments and hereditaments whatsoever, as much, as many, the like, and which, and as fully, freely, entirely, and in as ample manner and form, as the said Jasper, late Duke of Bedford, or the said Lady Katherine, late Queen of England, or the said Earl of March and the said late Lord Seymour of Sudeley, or any other or others heretofore having, possessing or seised of the premises or any parcel thereof, ever had, held or enjoyed, or ought to have had, held or enjoyed, in the lordships, manors, boroughs and towns aforesaid, and in the other premises or in any one of them or in any parcel thereof, by reason or pretext of any charter, gift, grant or confirmation, or of any letters patent by Us or by any of Our progenitors, Kings of England, in anywise made or granted or confirmed, or by reason or pretext of any prescription, use or custom heretofore had or used, or in any other manner whatsoever. And further, of Our ample favour, knowledge and mere motion, and for the considerations aforesaid and by the advice aforesaid, We have given and granted and by these presents do give and grant unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, all those Our messuages, lands, tenements, meadows, meads, pastures, marshes, woods and other hereditaments whatsoever, with all their appurtenances, lying and being in Edmonton in Our county of Middlesex, late belonging to the Priory of Saint Helen within our City of London, now dissolved, and now or formerly being in the several tenures or occupations of Jasper Leeke, William Burche, John Peters, Thomas Melbone and Henry Yonge, or their assigns or the assigns of any of them; As also all those Our messuages, lands, tenements, meadows, meads, pastures and other hereditaments whatsoever, with their appurtenances, in Edmonton aforesaid and in Tottenham, in the said county of Middlesex, late relating and belonging to the Priory of Clarkenwell in the same county of Middlesex, now dissolved, and now or late being in the several tenures or occupations of Jasper Leeke, William Martyn, John Kyrke, Richard Lawe and John Barnett, or their assigns or the assigns of some of them; And all other Our messuages, lands, tenements, meadows, pastures, woods, marshes, rents, reversions, services and hereditaments whatsoever, in Edmonton and Tottenham aforesaid, heretofore to the aforesaid Priories of Saint Helen and Clarkenwell, or one of them, in anywise relating or belonging or heretofore had, known, accepted, used or reputed as parcel of the lands or possessions of the same late priories or one of them; And also all those advowsons, gifts, free dispositions and rights of patronage of the church and rectory of Estyngton and of the vicarage of the church of Ampney Holy Cross, in Our county of Gloucester; and of the rectories and churches of Bradwell-by-the-Sea and Ayshedon, in Our county of Essex. Which said lordships, manors, boroughs, towns, granges, castles, lands, tenements and all and singular other the premises above expressed and specified, with the appurtenances, beyond reprises, now extend to the clear yearly value of 447l. 10s. 1d.f. To have, hold and enjoy all the aforesaid manors, rectories, boroughs, towns, castles, mills, lands, tenements, meadows, pastures, commons, wastes, fields, heaths, marshes, woods, underwoods, rents, reversions services, advowsons, courts leet, views of frankpledge, chattels, waifs, estrays, free warrens and other all and singular the premises above expressed and specified, with all their appurtenances, unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, his heirs and assigns for ever, to the proper use and behoof of the same William Herbert, knight, his heirs and assigns for ever. To hold the aforesaid lordships, manors, lands, tenements and all other the premises (except the aforesaid messuages, lands, tenements and other the premises in Kaerfilly, Gryffyth More, Kebore, Llanwen, Cowebridge, Elvett, Koyle, Coydsoeth, Lerewitt, Elkeston, Alstonfelde, Groveley fforest, Claveringe, Gwiridmore, Evercreche, Aylesbere, Tottenham, Edmonton, Ampney, Bradwell, Estyngton, Estkennett and Aysshedon aforesaid) of Us, Our heirs and successors, by the service of the fortieth part of a knight's fee; And to hold the aforesaid messuages, lands tenements and other the premises in Kaerfilly, Gryffyth More, Kebore, Llanwen, Cowebridge, Elvett, Koyle, Coydesoeth, Lerewitt, Elkeston, Alstonfelde, Groveley fforest, Claveringe, Gwiridmore, Evercreche, Ampney, Bradwell, Aylesbere, Tottenham, Edmonton, Estyngton, Estkennett and Aysshedon aforesaid of Us, Our heirs and successors, as of Our manor of Est Grenewiche in Our county of Kent, by fealty only, in free socage; And rendering yearly unto Us, Our heirs and successors, of and for the aforesaid lordships, manors, lands, tenements and other the premises in the said county of Glamorgan, 100l.; And for the aforesaid messuages, lands, tenements and others in Edmonton and Totenham aforesaid, 5l. 4s. 9d..; And of and for the aforesaid lands, meadows, meads, pastures and hereditaments called Gwiridmore, 3s.; And of and for the aforesaid park and lands, meadows, pastures and hereditaments called Evercreche Parke, 20s.; And of and for the aforesaid mill and other the premises in Estyngton aforesaid, 10s.; And for the aforesaid rectory of Estkennett, and other the premises in Estkennett, 10s.; And of and for the aforesaid park and lands and other the premises called Pukulchurche Parke, 106s. 8d.; And of and for the aforesaid messuages, lands, tenements and others in Elkeston aforesaid, 20s., of lawful money of England, to be paid on the feast of Saint Michael Archangel in every year, for all services and demands whatsoever for the premises or any of the premises to Us, Our heirs or successors in anywise to be rendered, paid or made. And further, for the considerations aforesaid and by the advice aforesaid, We give and by these presents do grant unto the aforesaid William Herbert, knight, all the issues, rents, revenues and profits of all and singular the premises expressed and specified, from the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary last past until now arising or accruing; to have unto the same William, of Our gift, without account or any other thing therefor in anywise to be rendered, paid or done; although express mention, &c. In witness whereof, &c. Witness the King at Westminster, the seventh day of May.

By the King himself.

B.M. Harl. MSS. 606. 1552 circa.

County of Glamorgan.

Parcels of the possessions of late chantries in the County aforesaid.

Farm of the burgages belonging to the church of Saint John in the town of Cardif.

Farm of a burgage in High Street.

Rents of a burgage in Womanbaye.

"The premisses ar p'cell of the possessions before mencyoned & came in to the kings mats hands by the dissoluc'on of chauntries in A° ijdo E. vjti. Also it lyeth far from eny of the king & quenes maiesties honors castels Mannors or houses wherunto their ma'ts' haue their vsuall Accesse."

Rated for John Parrye. The tenure in socage. The lead and bells to be excepted.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 4 & 5 Philip and Mary. 1557. Part 10. Latin.

Grant to William Morgan of Lanternam, esquire, and James Coll, of (amongst other hereditaments) A messuage or burgage in the High Street within the town of Cardyff, in the tenure of John Roberts and formerly belonging to the church of Saint John. And also a burgage in Woman baye, in the tenure of the said John Roberts and formerly belonging to the aforesaid church. And also a house or mansion place for the priest of llannissen, and all Our barns of llannyssen and llucyveny, and all the lands &c late in the tenure of Richard Jones & John ap Griffith, and now of John Bawdryck, lying in llannissen and llucyvenye and formerly belonging to the late dissolved monastery of Tewkesburye.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 4 & 5 Philip and Mary. 1557. Part 13. Latin.

Grant to John Johnson, otherwise Antony, and George Cotton, of (amongst other hereditaments) Three acres and a half of arable land, with the appurtenances, in Crokerton in Our county of Glamorgan, in the tenure of Dio Bagh and given for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in the parish church of Saint Mary in Cardiff.

And half a burgage in seynt Mary Strete in Cardyff aforesaid, given and granted for ever for the same purpose.

And a burgage in seynt Marystrete aforesaid and six acres of meadow in Portmansmore, in the tenure of Edward White and formerly given for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in the said church of Saint Mary.

And all those Our three burgages and all the lands &c formerly in the tenure of William Corre, William yoman & Nicholas Hawkyns, lying in Seynt Mary Strete & Barry Lane in Cardiff aforesaid and given for ever for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in the said church of Saint Mary.

As also a burgage in Wrotton-streete, in the tenure of Morgan Mathewe and heretofore for ever given and granted for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in Saint John's church in the town of Cardiff aforesaid.

And a cottage by the hayes, in the tenure of henry lichefelde and granted for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in the said church of Saint John.

And half a burgage in Northgate strete, in the tenure of Thomas ap Owen and given for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in the said church of Saint John.

And a burgage by Cokestowre, in the tenure of lewis Bathen and given for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in the said church of Saint John.

And two burgages in Wrotton Lane, in the tenure of Matthew lichefelde and given for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in Saint John's church.

As also a burgage in Westlane, in the tenure of Jenkyn Wrenche and given for the perpetual support of a priest to celebrate mass in Saint John's church.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 2 Eliz. 1560. Part 15. Latin.

Grant to Thomas Wood and Thomas Fale of (amongst other hereditaments) All that Our grange of llistalabont with its appurtenances, in the county of Glamorgan, and all houses& lying in llistalabont aforesaid, unto the said grange pertaining, in the tenure of John ap Jenkyn, parcel of the possessions of the late monastery of lanternam.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 5 Eliz. 1563. Part 7. Latin.

Grant to William Morgan, esquire, and William Moris, gentleman, of (amongst many other hereditaments) All that Our lordship and manor of Roth, with its rights, members, liberties and appurtenances whatsoever, in Our county of Glamorgan; And all the lands& in the tenure of George Norton, gentleman, for a term of years and formerly belonging to the late monastery of keinsham in Our county of Somerset, now dissolved. And all that:—

[Tabulated.]

Burgage in duckstreete in Cardiff in the tenure of Thomas Willy.

Cottage in Crokerton in tenure of Jenet Vaughan.

½ burgage in Worton streate in tenure of John Cromp.

Cottage in Barry Lane in tenure of Luke Johns.

Garden containing ½ burgage by the hayes in tenure of Margaret ley.

Garden containing ½ burgage in tenure of Luke Jones.

6a pasture in Westmore in tenure of Matilda Tanner.

2a 1r arable land near longe Crosse in tenure of John Robert ap Ieuan.

Garden containing ½ burgage in tenure of Thomas Piers.

All and singular which premises in Cardiff were formerly parcel of the lands heretofore given for the support of divers Services in Saint John's church in the town of Cardiff.

1½ burgage in Wortton Strete in tenure of William Wastell.

Burgage in Wortton Strete in tenure of John Wastell.

Burgage lying by the North Gate in tenure of Joan Hawkins widow.

½ burgage in Saynte Marye Streate in tenure of John Roberts.

Burgage with a garden in Saynte Marye Streate and 1a 1r arable land on the south side of the Town Wall.

House lying in Rothe and 2½a arable land adjacent, 1a of land at the mount there, and 1a in the newe Close, and 2½a pasture in hollmeade in tenure of James Haries.

½ burgage in Saynte Marye Streate in tenure of Edmund Glover.

Burgage in Saynte Marye Streate in tenure of John Dawkyns.

Burgage with garden in Saynte Marye Streate and 9a meadow at Portmansmore in tenure of John Wastell.

½ burgage in West Street in tenure of Michael Hawkins.

Burgage in West Street in tenure of Morgan ap Morgan.

Messuage with garden in Sowdrey in tenure of Henry Baghe.

Close of meadow containing 1½ burgage by the Westmore in tenure of John lloyde.

6a arable land at Canton in tenure of Michael Hawkins.

a of arable and pasture land at Rothe in the parish of Saint Mary, now in tenure of d'd Clement.

Which last recited premises were formerly parcel of lands and tenements heretofore given for the maintenance of divers Services in Saint Mary's church in Cardiff.

R.O. Patent Rolls. Eliz. 1575. Part 13. Latin.

Grant of houses and Church lands at Cardiff &c.

All that Our messuage or tenement, with the garden and stable thereunto belonging, with the appurtenances, lying and being in the town of Cardiff, in Our County of Glamorgan, near the High Cross of the same town, to wit, between the messuage or tenement now in the tenure or occupation of William Herbert, esquire, on the north, and a messuage or cottage newly built, now in the tenure or occupation of Thomas Lewes, esquire, on the south, called or known by the name of Roger Wyllyams' house, deceased, now in the tenure or occupation of the aforesaid Thomas Lewes or his assigns. And all that half of one messuage or tenement, being ruinous, with the garden and stable thereunto belonging, lying in Cardiff aforesaid, between the messuage or tenement of one William Welles on the north, and the messuage or tenement late of Philip Jones on the south, now or late in the tenure or occupation of John Thomas or his assigns, called or known by the name of the North part of Lovedaye's house. And also all that Our messuage or cottage, being ruinous, with the appurtenances, called the Myddle Pynom, lying and being in Cardiff aforesaid, in the parish of Saint Mary there, now or late in the tenure or occupation of William Pitt, clerk, or his assigns.

And all those Our two acres of meadow, called Mays y bettus, in the parish of Bettus in Our County of Glamorgan.

And all that Guild or Confraternity of Saint Winifrid, founded in the parish church of Holy Cross, within Our town of Shrewsbury in Our County of Salop, with all and singular lands, tenements and hereditaments whatsoever thereunto belonging.

In as ample manner and form as any abbot, priest, guardian, chaplain, chantry-priest, incumbent, master, brother, governor or feoffor of any guild, hospital, lamp, light, obit, anniversary or any suchlike heretofore lawfully held.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 18 Eliz. 1576. Part 8. Latin.

A very extensive grant to John Farneham, Gentleman Pensioner, of (inter alia):—

All that Our ruinous cottage or tenement, with the little garden thereunto belonging, lying in Workenstreate in the town of Cardiffe in Our county of Glamorgan, to wit, between the cottage and garden of John Tanner on the south, and the stable and garden in the tenure of John Robert ap Ieuan on the north, and the town wall of Cardiff aforesaid on the east, and the highway on the west, and now or late in the tenure of Richard Bagott. As also all that Our burgage or ruinous cottage, with the little garden thereunto belonging, situate in the parish of Saint Mary of the town of Cardiff aforesaid, to wit, between the house or cottage of Philip ffysher on the north and the house or cottage late of John Dawkyns, deceased, on the south, called the Clerk howse of Saint Mary, in the tenure of James Coverlett maker.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 29 Eliz. 1587. Part 8. Latin.

Grant to William Kyrkham and Thomas Kirkham, gentlemen, of (amongst many other lands) A tenement in Elie in the county of Glamorgan, and 37 acres of land and pasture in Ely in the lordship of Landaphe, formerly in the tenure of Katherine mericke and William Lewes, heretofore given by one Lewellin ap konowble, Vicar Choral of the Church of landaphe, to celebrate four obits every year for the soul of him the said Lewellin and of all the faithful departed. And also all that mansion house, messuage and tenement, with the curtilage and garden and their appurtenances, in the town of Cardiffe, between the street called Westrete on the east, and the walls of the said town on the west, and the burgage of John Tanner on the north, and the burgage which belongs to the bridge there on the south. And all those lands and pastures containing 2 acres, with the appurtenances, at Rothmore in our county of Glamorgan aforesaid, formerly parcel of the possessions of the late dissolved monastery of Neathe, heretofore in the tenure of Hugh hawkins and now of William Mathewe. To hold the same in free and common socage. Rendering therefor yearly two shillings and six pence.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 31 Eliz. 1589. Part 11. Latin.

A tenement or burgage, and half a burgage, and a cottage in the street called Saynt Johns Streete, near the church of Saint John in the town of Cardiffe, in the tenure of William Jones, parcel of the late chantry in the church of Saint John aforesaid, were granted unto Richard Branthwayte in fee farm.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 32 Eliz. 1590. Part 8. Latin.

Grant to Robert Paddon and John Mowlesworth, of (amongst other lands) Two burgages, or parcels of land where two burgages were lately built and situate, in the town of Cardiff, formerly in the tenure of John Gwynne and now of John Trewe, late parcel of the lands and tenements of the church of Saint Mary in the town of Cardiff, granted to one Robert Davy by letters patent dated the 8th day of August in the 4th year of Our reign.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 32 Eliz. 1590. Part 9; No. 1. Latin.

Grant to Henry Best and John Wells of (amongst many other hereditaments) All that Our half burgage, with the appurtenances, lying in the town of Cardyf, in a street there called Ducke streete, formerly in the tenure of Richard Bagott and now of Morgan Williams, burgess of Cardyff.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 33 Eliz. 1591. Part 17. Latin.

Grant to Henry Morgan and others, of the lands in the lordship of Rompney, formerly parcel of the possessions of the late Duke of Buckingham, of high treason attaint.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 38 Eliz. 1596. Part 4. Latin.

Grant to Thomas Odingrells of (amongst many other hereditaments) A burgage in Duckstrete in Cardiffe, between lands of John Cutler, esquire, on the east, and lands of Thomas Watkyns on the west, now in the tenure of John Robert ap Ieuan. And a burgage in the aforesaid town in the tenure of Henry Edwards. And a half burgage in Worton streete in the tenure of John Crompe. And a half burgage in Saynt Marye strete in the tenure of John Crompe. And a half burgage in the aforesaid street in the tenure of John ap Ieuan. And a garden by the heys containing a burgage in the tenure of John Crompe. And a garden there between lands of David Saunders on the south and lands of John london on the north, in the tenure of the said John Crompe. And a garden containing a half burgage there among the lands of Luke Jones. And a messuage with a garden in Orcharde strete in the tenure of Edward ap Richard. And a burgage in the aforesaid street in the tenure of John hobald. And one acre of meadow lying on the south side of the great bridge, in the tenure of Nicholas Hawkyns Which premises formerly belonged to the church of Saint John in the town of Cardiffe aforesaid. And a half burgage in Duckestrete in the tenure of Agnes Jenkyn, widow. And a half burgage in the aforesaid street in the tenure of howell Tailor. And a burgage in Worton Strete in the tenure of Ann ap Owen. And a half burgage in St Johns strete in the tenure of John Dyer. And a garden in Worton strete containing a burgage in the tenure of James ap John. Which premises formerly belonged to the church of Saint Marie in the town of Cardiffe aforesaid. All and singular which premises in Cardiffe aforesaid are parcel of the lands late belonging to the Chantry in the aforesaid County of Glamorgan

See also the Grant by Rot. Pat. 13 Jac. I. part 1 (1616) to Francis Morrice and others.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 5 Jac. I. 1608. Part 8. Latin.

Grant to Edward Moland and George Hedden of (among many other hereditaments) All those Our lordships and manors of kibworth, otherwise kibbor, and Cardiffe, in Our county of Glamorgan, with their rights &c. And all that manor of kibworth, otherwise kibbor, and Cardiffe, in the said county, with its rights &c. And all that manor of Cardiff in the said county, with its rights &c. And all and singular messuages& which by the Particular thereof are mentioned to extend to the yearly value of six pounds and eighteen pence. (Except nevertheless all that yearly rent of 24l. 6s. 10d. unto Us due for certain lands and tenements in Cardiffe aforesaid, called the Chauntrey lands and formerly belonging and pertaining to the Chantry of Cardiffe and being late parcel of the possessions thereof.)

R.O. Patent Rolls. 7 Jac. I. 1609. Part 21. Latin.

Grant to Ward and Morgan. Lands& at Whomanby, Cocks Tower, Splot&, in Cardiff, late parcel of the possessions of some chantry.

[So in Catalogue; but I did not find the above grant on this Roll.—Ed.]

R.O. Patent Rolls. 7 Jac. 1. 1610. Part 22. No. 1810. Latin.

Grant to Francis Morice and Francis Phelipes of (amongst many other hereditaments) All that half burgage built by the "key" in the town of Cardiffe, lately in the tenure of Morgan Mathew and now of William Mathew, at the yearly rent of 6s. 8d.. And also all that the other moiety of the aforesaid burgage, formerly belonging to the aforesaid church of Saint Mary in the town of Cardiffe, late in the tenure of Richard hiott and now of John Morgan, rent 5s.. As also all those 2½ acres of land lying in Rothe, formerly belonging to Saint John's church in the town of Cardiffe, in the tenure of Jenkyn Williams, rent 3s.. Which said premises in Cardiff and Rothe were heretofore parcel of the lands of a late chantry and other suchlike.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 12 Jac. 1. 1615. Part 9. No. 2025. Latin.

Grant to William and George Whitmore, of London, esquires, of (amongst many other hereditaments) Lands formerly granted to the chantry called Saincte katherines Chauntrey in the town of Chepstowe, and to the "roode s'uice" in Chepstowe church. And all that burgage in Saincte mary Streete in Cardiff now in the tenure of John ll'n harry at a rent of 11s.; and a burgage in the same street in the tenure of Lewis ffroude at a rent of 6s.. And a half burgage in West Streete there, in the tenure of Rice James at a rent of 12s.. And all those arable and pasture lands containing 3 acres, at the Splott in the county of Glamorgan, in the tenure of William Baudripp at a rent of 4s.. Which said premises in the town of Cardiff and at the Splott heretofore belonged to the late church of Saint Mary.

R.O. Patent Rolls. 13 Jac. I. 1616. Part 1. Latin.

Grant to Francis Morrice and others, of (among other hereditaments) All that burgage in the town of Cardiffe, in the street called Duckestreet, between the lands late of John Butler, esquire, on the east and the lands of Thomas Watkin on the west, now in the tenure of John Robert ap Ieuan. As also all that burgage in the same Duck streete, in the tenure of Henry Edward. As also all that Our burgage or edifice, with the appurtenances, called the "poore folkes howse," in the street called Worton streete in Cardiff aforesaid, late in the tenure of divers persons and now in the tenure of Agnes Colchester, widow, of the yearly rent or value of twelve pence. As also all that Our one acre of meadow, with the appurtenances, lying on the south side of the great bridge in the town of Cardiffe or elsewhere by the town of Cardiffe, in the tenure of Nicholas Hawkins, of the yearly rent or value of two shillings. As also all that piece of land in the Townefeild, in or near the aforesaid town of Cardiff, in the tenure of Elen Jones, widow, of the value of 8d.. All that garden containing a burgage by the heyes, in the tenure of Richard Spurrer, of the value of 2s.. Which premises late belonged to the church of Saint John. As also all that half burgage in Weststreete, in the tenure of Robert Davye, of the value of 6s. 8d.. And all that half burgage in Duckstreete in the tenure of William Wrexham, of the value of 20s.. And a burgage in Duckstreete in the tenure of Agnes Jenkin, widow, of the value of 20s.. And a half burgage in Duckstreete, in the tenure of Hoell Taylor, of the value of 26s. 8d.. And two burgages or gardens in Worton-streete, in the tenure of Henry ap Richard, of the value of 12d.. And two burgages in St Marye Streete, in the tenure of Margaret Jones, of the value of 20s.. And a burgage in St Mary Street, in the tenure of Elen Jones, of the value of 4s.. And a cottage in Orchard-streete in the tenure of Edward ap Richard, of the value of 4d.. And two burgages with gardens adjacent, by the West Gate of the town of Cardiffe, in the tenure of Watkin Thomas Baker, of the value of 20s.. And a burgage in East Street, in the tenure of George Shoemaker, of the value of 9s. 4d.. Which premises together last mentioned formerly belonged to the church of Saint Marie in the town of Cardiffe. All and singular which premises were heretofore parcel of the lands and possessions of a late Chantry or suchlike.

Footnotes

1 It appears, from an earlier account, that the mines were reserved from the lease to Carne.


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