- [1230, Oct.x1262, July 15]. (Creation)
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General confirmation by Richard de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, to Margam Abbey, of the lands and privileges granted [by his predecessors], viz. the lands in the fee of Kenefeg, New-Castle, the land of Peytevin, etc. (cf. No. 113 [1214x23 Feb. 1216]), with additional grants; and that the monks are to have a court of all pleas and forfeits in their lands, but not of felony. And in felonies, the land and chattels of the felons condemned to death which may be due to the Earl are granted to the monks.
Witnesses: Patrick de Chauus, Roger de Sumery, Nicholas Poinz, Geoffrey de Fanucurt, Stephen Bauceyn, Ralph de Beuchamp, John La Ware, Walter de Sulya, Gilbert de Umframuill, John de Reigny, Adam Wallensis. Latin.
The green silk bobbin remains, but the seal is wanting.
The text is given in G. T. Clark's Cartae, No. DCCCLVII.
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Preferred citation: 170b.