Coracle Fisherman Cites Ancient Charter

July 2008
British Heritage;Jul2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p10
The article discusses the ancient charter that was granted to the family of Dai Rees' mother by Queen Elizabeth I to get fish from the River Towy in Carmarthenshire, Wales. It states that the charter was granted to the family in thanks for helping prevent the plague from reaching coastal Chichester. The charter gave the Rees' family the right to fish anywhere without paying.


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