Herefordshire Record Office
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Close Rolls 1301-1350
16 October 1328. To Simon de Bereford, escheator this side Trent. Order to cause Bartholomew de Burgherssh and Elizabeth his wife, daughter and co-heiress of Theobald de Verdon, tenant in chief of the late king, to have seisin of the castle of Ewyas Lacy in Wales, of the (yearly) value of £44.12…which the king has assigned to them as Elizabeth’s purparty of her father’s lands, as Elizabeth has proved her age before Richard de Rodneye, late escheator for this side Trent, and the king has taken Bartholomew’s homage for the lands held of him.
[Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III (1330-1333, p327-328)]
In typescript records of ancient documents relating to Herefordshire; Vol 13, p68