Prebendaries: Dinder

Pages 51-52

Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: Volume 7, Bath and Wells. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 2001.

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Dinder (Som.): conf. to bp. Giso by kg. Edward Confessor May 1065 (Keynes, 'Giso' app. I no. 9); not in DB. Manor lost to William Fitz John, repossessed by bp. from William son of William before papal conf. of 28 Apr. [1176] (PUE II no. 156). Advowson of Dinder gr. to bp. Jocelin by William Flandrensis 1223 × 34 (Cal. I 496). (fn. 1) Church of Dinder described as in jurisdiction of dean of Wells 27 Apr. 1264 (CPR 1258-66 p. 315). Chapel of Dinder (dependent on St Cuthbert's, Wells) established as preb. by bp. William of Bitton II 4 Apr. 1268 (Cal. I 105).

Valuations 1291 £4 Dynre est alibi beneficiat' (Taxatio p. 200a); 1299 8m (Cal. I 256).


Richard de Bamfeld

Bp.'s datary, can. by 1 Oct. 1261 (Cal. I 360), presum. preb. Wedmore V (ibid. p. 105; list 61). Transf. by bp. from preb. Wedmore V to newly established preb. of Dinder 4 Apr. 1268 (Cal. I 105; list 61). As can. he was charged with d. of Thomas de Graham and was summoned 12 May 1279 to appear before royal justices (CCR 1272-9 p. 521). Received bequest from will of Walter Giffard, abp. of York, 1 Oct. 1283 (Reg. Giffard (Worc.) II 215). Last occ. as can., on prec.'s side, 11 Oct. 1284 (below, app. 4 no. 28). Gave land and houses, (fn. 2) arrangement for his chantry and burial at altar of St Edmund of Abingdon, before 30 Sept. 1269 (Cal. II 578-9 (no. 145) = I 107-8; cf. ibid. I 449). Certainly d. by 30 March 1294 (ibid. I 108). Possibly related to Alexander de Bamfeld, preb. Buckland Dinham (list 15).

Next identified preb. is M. Richard de Plumstock, who first occ. as can. 2 July 1300 (CPL I 588 = Reg. Bon. VIII no. 3669; and see 2 Fasti VIII 42).


  • 1. Temp. Robert abbot of Glastonbury, VCH Som. II 98, Adam de Domerham II 502.
  • 2. He also had land in Mountroy Lane; see Cal. I 148 and Bailey, Canonical Houses pp. 43, 45-8.