Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 9, the Welsh Cathedrals (Bangor, Llandaff, St Asaph, St Davids). Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 2003.
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Occ. as archdcn. of Carmarthen 19 Dec. 1148 x 8 May 1176 (St Davids Acta no. 29; cf. ibid. no. 30). Held preb. of Llanrhian (Gir. Cambr. I 309; below, list 44). Prob. to be identified with 'Robert' archdcn. of Carmarthen who appears as witness to ch. of William de Barri, 19 Dec. 1148 x 10 March 1160 (St Davids Acta p. 55; see ibid. p. 30, suggesting a mistranscription of Rhydderch).
Can. of St Davids, occ. 1174 x 8 May 1176 (St Davids Acta no. 33) and 1176 x 98 (Episcopal Acts I 299 (D269)). First occ. as O. archdcn., opponent of Gerald of Wales, subject of papal mandate 23 July 1201 (Letters of Innocent III no. 341). Occ. as Osbert archdcn. of Carmarthen, making complaint against Gerald, papal mandate ? Jan. x March 1202 (ibid. no. 401). Excomm. by Gerald spring 1202 (Gir. Cambr. III 211). Opponent of Gerald autumn 1202 (ibid. p. 221) and winter 1202-3 (ibid. p. 248). Had bp.'s gr. of lands belonging to Gerald's preb. of Mathri, 1204 x 05 (Speculum Duorum pp. xlvi, 246-7) and preb. of Llanrhian against Gerald's claim (Gir. Cambr. I 309, 326; below, list 44). Occ. as archdcn. of Carmarthen and rector of Lindridge (Worcs.) June 1206 (Cart. of Worcester Cath. Priory, ed. R. R. Darlington (Pipe Roll Soc., n.s., xxxviii, 1968) no. 207). Prob. occ. as 'C.' archdcn. of Carmarthen 1203 x 08 ('Cart. Brecon', ed. R. W. Banks, Arch. Camb. 4th ser., xiv (1883) 155-6; (fn. 1) see St Davids Acta p. 30, suggesting mistranscription of 'O.'). An Englishman (Gir. Cambr. III 221), said by Gerald to be son of bp. Geoffrey (Speculum Duorum pp. 252-3, 262-3; above, list 34). Married a daughter of Peter abbot of Whitland, and this union produced a daughter (De Invectionibus pp. 125- 6; cf. Heads I 147).
M. Tancard de Roche (fn. 2)
Clerk, the legitimacy of his birth conf. 9 Feb. 1231 x March 1247 (St Davids Acta no. 111). First occ. as archdcn. of Carmarthen 16 Apr. 1247 (CPR 1232-47 p. 500). Also occ. 26 July 1248 x 11 July 1255 (St Davids Acta no. 124), at synods 10 Oct. 1253 (ibid. no. 122) and 12 Nov. 1259, when appd. one of auditors of chapter accounts (ibid. no. 131, at pp. 147, 151). Occ. 11 Feb. 1256 x 1260 (ibid. no. 151). Last occ., as Master T. archdcn. of Carmarthen, early 1270, before 26 Jan. (ibid. no. 137).
M. John of Dalderby (fn. 3)
Chanc. of Lincoln by 24 Apr. 1291; bp. of Lincoln, el. 15 Jan. 1300, temps. 18 March, cons. 12 June (1 Fasti III 5, 18, 93). Succeeded Maredudd as archdcn. of Carmarthen 1283 (Ann. Camb. pp. 107-8). Presum. in possession of archdcn. of Carnarthen's preb. 1291, and also held a second preb., worth £2 10s. 8d. (Taxatio p. 274a).