Herefordshire Record Office
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Fine Rolls 1401- 1450
16 May 1450. Commitment to Henry Griffith, esquire, and Thomas Fitz Harry – by mainprise of Thomas Braynton, ‘gentilman’, and William Wykes, ‘gentilman’, both of the county of Hereford – of the keeping of a moiety of the castle of Ewyas Lacy, and a moiety of a moiety of the lordship of Ewyas Lacy, in the march of Wales, which came into the king’s hands by the death of Henry late duke of Warwick and by reason of the minority of Anne his daughter and heir, and are still in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of George Nevill, the kinsman and one of the heirs of the said Anne; to hold from Easter last until the full age of the said George, rendering the £8.2s.6d. for which answer has been made to the king, and an increment of 2s.6d., yearly at Michaelmas and Easter equally, and supporting all charges incumbent on the said moieties.
[Calendar of Fine Rolls, Henry VI (XVIII, 1445-1452, p155)]
In typescript records of ancient documents relating to Herefordshire; Vol 5, p136