Legal and financial miscellanea,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 13082B.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004982998
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, Latin.
  • Physical Description
      35 ff. Rebound in half vellum.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

An imperfect, seventeenth century manuscript consisting of miscellaneous legal and financial entries including ff. 1-3, a numbered list of abstracts of ? writs or pleas relating mainly to debt and involving parties from co. Glamorgan (incomplete, Nos. 67-124 only); 4-7, a similar list (Nos. 1-81) headed Sessio Julii [ ]; 21-2, a third such list (Nos. 1-37) headed Sessio Septembris 1624; 23-6, a fourth such list (incomplete, Nos. 59-134) possibly a continuation of the third list; 10-14, abstracts of [?writs of] quo minus and capias utlagatum and of proclamations returnable in Hilary Term 1623[/4] possibly by the sheriff of co. Glamorgan; 15-20, abstracts of [?writs of] capias utlagatum returnable in Easter, Trinity, and Michaelmas Terms [? 1624] again possibly by the sheriff of co. Glamorgan; 27, a memorandum recording the receipt, 12 November 1624, by Howell Johnes of Cardiff, gent., from John Powell of Masteague, co. Glamorgan, gent., of the sum of seven pounds in respect of 'one execution . . . deliuered the sheeriff of the cou[nty] of Glamorgan against James Gibbon of Cardiff, gent.'; 30-32, an account of sums of money levied within the [ ] of Cardiff, Kaerffilli, Lantrissent, Denispowis, Cowbridge, Ogmor, Newcastle, Neath, Swansey, and Langevelach [co. Glamorgan]; and 35, a memorandum of an agreement, 1 September [ ], whereby Anthony Arundell of Oxwich [co. Glamorgan] promised 'John Powell, debite sheriff of Glam[organ], to save him harmelesse' in respect of possible escapes by specified persons. Many pages have been used for pen trials, writing exercises, and general scribbling.


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Llanover B. 24.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 13082B.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Custodial History

The names of Anthony Powell, Elisabeth Powell, Thomas David, and John Phil(l)ip (1758, 1760) have been inserted in margins, etc., the first and last of these names being linked with claims to ownership of the volume.

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