Herefordshire Record Office
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Fine Rolls 1401-1500
4 April 1453. Commitment […] to Richard earl of Warwick – by mainprise of Thomas Colt of London, ‘gentilman’, and John Throgmorton of Tewkesbury, esquire – of the keeping of a moiety of the castle and lordship of Ewyas Lacy in the march of Wales – to hold from Easter last for as long as the premises shall remain in the king’s hands, rendering the £8.5s. for which answer has been made up to the king, and an increment of 3s.4d. yearly by equal portions at Michaelmas and Easter, and supporting all other charges incumbent on the said castle and lordship.
[Calendar of Fine Rolls, Henry VI (1452-1461, p28-9)]
In typescript records of ancient documents relating to Herefordshire; Vol 5, p143