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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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Dcn.-preb. (LL p. 326).

Valuations 1254 70s.; 1291 land in Llandaff £1 2s. 4d. (Taxatio p. 280b; Denton and Taylor p. 150). Cf. LL p. 329: 10s. 5½d.


M. Gervase

Clerk of Llandaff dioc. when occ. Aug. 1203 or 1204 (EEA III nos. 475-8; cf. Select Cases from the Ecclesiastical Courts of the Province of Canterbury c. 1200-1301, ed. N. Adams and C. Donahue (Selden Soc. xcv, 1981), introduction p. 107). Certainly occ. as chanc. of Llandaff once only, temp. bp. Elias (1 Dec. 1230-13 May 1240) (Cartae II 496-7), but perhaps chanc. when occ. 1199 x 1218 (Llandaff Acta no. 43).

An unnamed chanc. of Llandaff occ. as papal judge-delegate 31 July 1264 (Chs. and Records of Hereford Cath., ed. W. W. Capes (Hereford, 1908) p. 120).

Bogo de Clare (fn. 1)

First occ. as chanc. of Llandaff in opposition to el. as bp. of M. Philip de Stanton 1287 (CPL I 519; above, list 9). Partly responsible for lengthy vacancy (Ann. Dunstable p. 389). Also can. of York from 5 Nov. 1265, and treas. of York from 15 Sept. 1285 (1 Fasti VI 88, 26, 109); can. of Exeter, coll. 30 Jan. 1267 (Reg. Bronescombe II no. 652); prec. of Chichester by 22 May 1283 (1 Fasti V 14); can. of Wells by 11 Oct. 1284 (ibid. VII 80); numerous other livings. D. towards the end of Oct. 1294 (Ann. Worc. p. 517).


  • 1. He was son of Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester (d. 1262); see Complete Peerage, ed. V. Gibbs et al. (13 vols. in 14, 1910-59) V 701 n. For his career as a notorious pluralist, see A. H. Thompson, 'Pluralism in the mediaeval Church', Reports and Papers... of the Architectural Societies xxxiii (1915- 16) 35-73, at pp. 53-7.