Marriage settlement in anticipation of the marriage of George Herbert (brother of William Herbert) and Jenet Lewys (daughter of Lewys Griffith) dated 26 Apr. 1575; William Herbert of Swansea, esq. to Lewys Griffith of Llangattock by Neath (Cadoxton-juxta-Neath), gent.; A tenement called Kilbebill Vyghan in the occupation of Griffith John ap Lewis, with a water grist mill; a tenement in the occupation of Griffith John ap Lewis called Lle Tye Poeth, Tyre Rees Yghan, Tyre y Pendye lletye Mawre y (illegible), Tyre y Carne Lloid, all in the parishes of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath and Cilybebyll; Tyre John Hugh, in the occupation of Griffith ap Jevan ap Morgan, Hendre Lace in the occupation of Lewis G., tenement at Hendre Lace in the occupation of Thomas Lewis, tenement called Tyre y Carttor at Hendre Lace in the occupation of Lewis G., tenement at Hendre Lace in the occupation of Llewellyn David Rees, Tyre Pant yr Ygh and Tyre y Ddraynen Goppa in the occupation of Lewis G., tenement in the occupation of Thomas Aprichard, two parcels of land called Tyr (missing) David ap Rees and Bryn y Taile in the occupation of Hopkin David ap Owen, tenement called Hendre Kradoge in the occupation of Thomas ap William ap Jevan Gwillim Yghan; customary tenement called Lloine Tege in the occupation of Jankin ap Jevan Morgan, and customary tenements in the occupation of Thomas ap Willim Thomas and Mawd verch Morgan, all in the parishes of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath and Cilybebyll; William Herbert to pay annuity of 5s to George and Jenet from 1 year after their marriage until he conveys to them the property of a yearly value of 5s; to entail property worth £5 yearly within 10 years of the birth of a male heir (detailed provisions in the female heir not extracted); Covenant by Griffith John ap Lewis (father of Lewis G.) not to alienate land assured to himself and his wife Alice for life with remainders to Lewis G. and his wife Elizabeth and their heirs; George Herbert and his wife to have Lloine Tege one year after their marriage or birth of a child; also to have Hendre Lace after the death of Griffith John ap Lewis, or Lewis G. to pay them £80, unless he has issue aged 8 years or more

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 216 D/D Cil 2/4
  • Dates of Creation
      26 Apr. 1575
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 parchment; seal missing

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

found torn out