Charter of Henry II, notifying that he has confirmed to the Church of St Mary of Margam and the monks therein, for the soul of Henry I, his grandfather, and the soul of the Count of Anjou, his father, whatever Robert, Earl of Gloucester and others have given or are about to give to the monks, viz., of the gift of Earl Robert, the land between Chenfec (Kenfig) and Aven (Afan), the fisheries of Aven and the grange of Langewi; of the gift of William de Ponchardun, the land of Kinewerdesham; of the gift of Hugh de Raelega, the grange of Grenedona; and granting quittance from toll, passage, pontage and all custom for all things bought, sold or deported for their own use, ‘because they and all their things are in my hands, custody and protection’. Witnesses: Master Geoffrey Ridell’, Count Reginald, William Fitz-Hamon, Peter de Bello-Campo, Geoffrey de Valoniis. Dated at Leon (ie Lions-la-Forêt, in Normandy). Second great seal of Henry II, dark red wax, imperfect. (NLW Penrice and Margam 12). n.d., 1157-1166

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      GB 216 A/Ma 2
  • Dates of Creation
      1157-1166
  • Language of Material
      Latin
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      1 paper; scanned copy