Pages 51-52

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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Dignity established 12 Nov. 1259, endowed with a portion of episcopal revenues (St Davids Acta nos. 130-1). Papal conf. 24 Apr. 1260 (CPL 171). Preb. of Llandysilio-gogo attached in 14th cent. (2 Fasti XI 58; cf. Valor IV 382b).

Valuation 1291 £10 13s. 4d. (Taxatio p. 274).


[M. Peter of St Davids

Can. of St Davids, occ. at synod 10 Oct. 1253, when he was gr. custody of cath. treasury (St Davids Acta no. 122, at pp. 137, 138). Not called treas. Occ. as can. 12 Nov. 1259 (ibid. no. 131, at p. 147).]


First treas. of St Davids, occ. at synod 12 Nov. 1259, when appd. one of three proctors to administer fabric fund (St Davids Acta no. 131, at p. 151). Occ. as treas. 11 Feb. 1256 x 1260 (ibid. no. 151).

M. Adam Bareth

Rector of Prendergast (Penfro), not called treas., occ. 18 and 23 Aug. 1272 (St Davids statutes, BL Harley MS 6280 fos. 61v-62r; St Davids Acta no. 142). Treas. of St Davids before succeeding as archdcn. of Brecon 1278, before 6 Sept. 1278 (Ann. Camb. p. 105; below, list 39).

M. Robert de Haverford (fn. 2)

Rector of Llanfynydd, succeeded M. Adam Bareth as treas. of St Davids, instal. 6 Sept. 1278 (Ann. Camb. p. 105). Res. to become archdcn. of St Davids late 1280 (below, list 38).

William de Burrethe

Can. of St Davids, occ. 10 Apr. 1280 (CPR 1272-81 p. 368, as William de 'Burret'). Succeeded as treas. of St Davids late 1280 (Ann, Camb. p. 106, 'Burrethe'). D. as treas. 29 March 1282 (ibid. pp. 106-7, 'Burreche').

John de Barri

Succeeded as treas. of St Davids after 29 March 1282 (Ann. Camb. pp. 106-7).

William de Barri (fn. 3)

Occ. as treas. of St Davids 18 and 19 Nov. 1287 (St Davids statutes, BL Harley MS 6280 fos. 54r, 69r).

An unnamed treas. of St Davids occ. 1291 (Taxatio p. 274b).

M. Walter de Treweynt

Occ. as treas. of St Davids and parson of Osmondeston in Rhos 18 June 1297 (Cal. Var. Chancery Rolls p. 37, cf. ibid. p. 65).

The next identified treas. of St Davids is William de Orleyns, who occ. 17 March and 21 Apr. 1328 (2 Fasti XI 58).


  • 1. For Madog, sacrist in 1248, and therefore a forerunner of the treas., see Ann. Camb. p. 87.
  • 2. Presum. Haverfordwest, Dyfed.
  • 3. Le Neve/Hardy I 317, 'also called Moygum', is an error based on address of ch. of 19 Nov. 1287, to William 'dictus Moygun' chapl., concerning treasurership. Cf. William de Moyn archdcn. of Carmarthen (below, list 41).