Photocopy of a Harlech Deed

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A gift of a house lying within the town of Hardelech (Harlech), Merioneth. The parties named are David Lloide ap Hoell ap Llewelyn ap Maredudd and David ap Robert ap John.

Administrative / Biographical History

The town of Harlech is situated on the coast of Merioneth, Wales. Here, a castle was built by order of Edward I in 1283. According to The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales, Harlech became the capital of Glyndwr's Principality and a parliament was held there. In 1408, however, the castle was recaptured by English forces.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 24809

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Geographical Names