TITLE

Coracle Fisherman Cites Ancient Charter

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
British Heritage;Jul2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31708706

 

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