Herefordshire Record Office
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Fine Rolls 1401-1500
11 March 1406. Grant to John ap Herry, the king’s esquire, in consideration of the good and disinterested service which he has rendered and will render to the king – by mainprise of John Oldecastell of the county of Hereford, knight, and Nicholas Coton of the county of Hereford, esquire – of the keeping of a moiety of the lordship of Ewyas Lacy in South Wales, which is in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of Edmund [Mortimer] son and heir of Roger late earl of March; to hold the same with all profits, revenues and commodities pertaining thereto from Easter next until the full age of the said heir, rendering the extent thereof yearly.
[Calendar of Fine Rolls, Henry IV (1405-1413, p29)]
In typescript records of ancient documents relating to Herefordshire; Vol 5, p79