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Archdeacons: Cardigan

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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541: Volume 11, the Welsh Dioceses (Bangor, Llandaff, St Asaph, St Davids). Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1965.

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ST DAVIDS DIOCESE 1300-1541

M. William Farrington D.Th. 1410-?

William Chichele 1411.

Farrington coll. 14 Feb. 1410 (Reg. Hiot f. 4-in Menevia Sacra p. 194). Chichele occ. 10 Jan. 1411 (CPL. VI 214-15). Probably res. claims to archdcnry 1412 when preb. of Mathry. Farrington probably held archdcnry until d., before 20 June 1420 (Lincoln, Reg. XVI (Fleming) f. 147).

Robert Montgomery ?-1437.

Occ. 1421 (Reg. Nicholls f. 26-in Menevia Sacra p. 194). Res. before 26 March 1437 when obtained a cursal preb. (Reg. Rodburn f. 125-in Menevia Sacra p. 195).

M. Llywellyn ap Madog or Lewis Rede B.C.L. 1437.

Coll. 26 March 1437 (Reg. Rodburn f. 125-in Menevia Sacra p. 195). Res. before 16 July (Reg. Rodburn f. 126b-in Menevia Sacra p. 195).

Robert Cherberg 1437.

Coll. 16 July 1437 (Reg. Rodburn f. 126b-in Menevia Sacra p. 195). Res. before 12 Nov. (ibid.).

David Chirbury O.Carm. Bp. of Dromore. 1437-1452.

John Waldebeff 1452-?

Chirbury coll. 12 Nov. 1437 (Reg. Rodburn f. 126b-in Menevia Sacra p. 195). Gr. lic. 26 Feb. 1444 to exch. archdcnry for another benefice (CPL. IX 361-2). Held archdcnry until c. 20 Jan. 1452 when engaged in litigation with Waldebeff about possession (ibid. x 236). Waldebeff successful claimant (ibid.).

William ap Thomas 1481, 1497.

Occ. 7 Apr. 1481 (CPL. XIII ii 779). Occ. 26 Apr. 1497 (Reg. St Davids 11 767).

M. William Walter D.Cn. & C.L. ?-1523.

Occ. 8 July 1504 (Lamb., Reg. Warham II f. 223). D. before 8 Apr. 1523 (L. & P. III ii No. 2992 (8)).

M. Richard Fetherstone M.A. (fn. 1) 1523-1534.

Royal gr. 8 Apr. 1523 (L. & P. III ii No. 2992 (8)). Occ. 1529 (ibid. IV iii No. 6047 p. 2701). Committed to the Tower 13 Dec. 1534 (ibid VIII No. 1001).

M. Richard Gwent D.Cn.L. ?-1543/4.

Occ. 1 Aug. 1539 (Nat. Libr. Wales, SD Ch. B/1 p. 26). D. 21 July 1543/11 Feb. 1544 (PCC 3 Pynnyng).

ARCHDEACONS OF CARDIGAN

Note: The prebend of Llandyfriog was attached to this archdeaconry.

John Simons 1305.

Occ. 2 Apr. 1305 (Brit. Mus., Harley MS. 6280 f. 48).

Philip Fychan 1328.

Occ. 21 May 1328 (Cant., Reg. Q f. 166). (fn. 2)

M. Gruffudd Caunton (fn. 3) 1355, 1360.

Occ. 8 Nov. 1355 (Brit. Mus., Harley MS. 6280 ff. 49-49b). Occ. 28 Nov. 1360 (ibid. f. 45b).

M. Philip de Caunton 1368.

Occ. 28 July 1368 (Brit. Mus., Harley MS. 6280 f. 19).

Richard de Caunton ?-1401.

Occ. 8 June 1383 (Reg. St Davids II 629). Estate ratif. 9 Nov. 1390 (CPR. 1388- 1392 p. 198) and 19 Sept. 1394 (CPR. 1391-1396 p. 481). D. before 31 March 1401 (Reg. St Davids 1 207).

M. John Colle Sch.C.L. 1401-1407.

Coll. 31 March 1401 (Reg. St Davids I 207). Chancellor 1407.

Henry Gardiner 1407.

Coll. 21 Jan. 1407 (Reg. St Davids I 379). Res. or d. before 21 Nov. (ibid. II 407).

Roger de Bottal 1407-?

Royal gr. 15 Dec. 1407 (CPR. 1405-1408 p. 383). Coll. 18 Jan. 1408 (Reg. St Davids II 409).

Nicholas Clifton ?-1420.

D. as archdcn. before 14 July 1420 (Reg. Nicholls f. 32-in Menevia Sacra p. 223).

M. William Canon 1420-1425.

Coll. 14 July 1420 (Reg. Nicholls f. 32-in Menevia Sacra p. 223). Exch. archdcnry with John Turbot for ch. of Mersham, Kent, 25 Feb. 1425 (Reg. Chichele I 224).

John Turbot 1425-?

By exch. Feb. 1425. Occ. 1426 (Reg. Nicholls f. 47-in Menevia Sacra p. 223).

M. John ap Rhys D.C.L. 1432, 1439.

Occ. 28 Apr. 1432 (Brit. Mus., Harley MS. 1249 f. 281). Occ. 1439 (Reg. Rodburn f. III-in Menevia Sacra p. 223).

M. Richard Caunton D.C.L. 1446.

Occ. 8 Nov. 1446 (P.R.O., C 84/46/41).

John William (fn. 4) 1458.

Occ. 27 May 1458 (Reg. Bourgchier p. 242).

M. Lewis Owain ab Owain D.Cn.L. ?-1487.

Occ. 9 Feb. 1476 (CPL. XIII ii 496). D. before 29 Aug. 1487 (Reg. St Davids II 505).

M. Thomas ap Hywel 1487-?

Coll. 29 Aug. 1487 (Reg. St Davids II 505). Occ. 2 March 1512 (PCC 30 Fetiplace).

John Luntley ?-1542.

Occ. 1529 (L. & P. IV iii No. 6047 p. 2701). D. before 17 Nov. 1542 (PCC 13 Spert).

Footnotes

  • 1. Fetherstone had been tutor to Princess Mary (L. & P. VIII No. 666 p. 251). He is called Dr Fetherstone July 1526 (ibid. IV i No. 2331 (2)), but there is no evidence that he obtained any further degree than M.A. (Emden, Reg. Camb. p. 226).
  • 2. There is no evidence that Fychan was archdcn. again 1354 as stated by Le Neve-Hardy.
  • 3. There is no evidence that Howel ap Griffith (Hywel ap Gruffudd) held the archdcnry 1331 as stated by Le Neve-Hardy.
  • 4. William is said to have obtained the archdcnry by exch. with Maurice Winter for ch. of Llandyssul, Card, 16 July 1454 (Menevia Sacra p. 223-authority of Browne Willis MS. collections).