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Notification of the King’s grant of the land of Gower for the service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee to William de Braose

Identity

B103

Title

Notification of the King’s grant of the land of Gower for the service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee to William de Braose

Beneficiary

William de Braose (d.1211) (People)

Date of issue

24 February 1202

Place of issue

Rouen (Places)

Sources

B = PRO C 53/ (Charter Roll 32 Edward I) m.1, in an inspeximus, 14 October 1304
C = PRO C 53/ (Charter Roll 2 Edward III) m.25, in an inspeximus of B, 1 March 1328
D = PRO E 159/80 (KR Exchequer Memoranda Roll ) m.55d, produced in evidence by the then William Brewer in the Trinity term
E = PRO QR Misc Books I, with date 23 February 1202. F = PRO Plea Roll

Printed

(from B) Cal.Chart.R. 1300-26, 46; (calendar from C) Cal.Chart.R. 1327-41, 76; (from EF) Cartae et alia munimenta quae ad dominium de Glamorgancia pertinent, ed G. L. Clark, 6 vols. (Cardiff, 1910), ii, 287-8, iv, 1287-8

Comment

Transcription

Iohannes Dei gratia rex Angl(ie) dominus Hibern(ie) dux Normann(ie) Aquit(anie) et comes Andegau(ie) archiepiscopis, episcopis, abbatibus, prioribus, com(itibus), baron(ibus), iust(iciis), vicecomitibus, ball(iu)is et omnibus ministr(is) et fidelibus suis salutem.  Sciatis nos dedisse, concessisse et presenti carta nostra confirmasse dilecto et fideli nostro Willelmo de Breosa totam terram de Guher cum omnibus pertin(entiis) suis in Wall(ia) habend(um) et tenend(um) sibi et hered(ibus) suis de nob(is) et heredibus nostris per seruicium viii. militis pro omni seruicio.  Quare volumus et firmiter precipimus quod predictus Willelmus de Breosa et heredes sui post ipsum habeant et teneant totam predictam terram de Guer’ cum omnibus pertin(entiis) suis in Wall(ia) de nob(is) et hered(ibus) nostris per seruicium predictum sicut predictum est bene et in pace, libere et quiete, integre, plenar(ie) et honorifice cum omnibus libertatibus et liberis consuetudinibus suis in omnibus locis et in omnibus rebus ad predictam terram pertin(entibus).  Hiis testibus: Baldwino com(ite) Albemrl’, Willelmo de Humet constabul(ario) Norm(annie), Radulfo Taxone tunc sen(escallo) Norman(nie), Roberto de Harecourt, Hugon(e) de Gonato, Iohanne de Pratell’, Petro de Stokes.  Dat’ per manum Hug(onis) de Well’ apud Rothomagum xxiiii. die Febr(uarii) anno r(egni) n(ostri) iiiiº.

 

Calendar

Notification that the king has granted to William de Braose the land of Gower in Wales, to hold for the service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.

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