Archdeacons: Brecon

Pages 61-62

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

M. Adam (fn. 1) 1279, 1303.

Occ. 1 March 1279 (Brit. Mus., Harley MS. 6280 f. 61). Occ. 22 Feb. 1303 (ibid. f. 55b).

Philip ap Hywel 1328.

Occ. 21 Apr. 1328 (Cant., Reg. Q f. 166b).

M. Gruffudd ap Rhys 1345, 1366.

Occ. 9 Apr. 1345 (Brit. Mus., Harley MS. 6280 f. 42b). Occ. 16 Oct. 1366 (Reg. Langham p. 32).

Morgan ab Einion 1389-1408.

Adm. 26 March 1389 after royal gr. (Lamb., Reg. Courtenay f. 167b). He appears to have held the archdcnry previously as stated that had res. and been adm. again by royal gr. (ibid.). Occ. 16 Sept. 1402 (Reg. St Davids 1 285). D. before 21 Apr. 1408 (fn. 2) (CPR. 1405-1408 p. 423).

Richard Gyldesford 1408.

Royal gr. 21 Apr. 1408 (CPR. 1405-1408 p. 423). Adm. 23 Apr. (Lamb., Reg. Arundell I f. 319b).

Roger Stafford 1408-?

Adm. July 1408 by John Hiot, vicar general (Reg. Hiot f. 1b-in Menevia Sacra p. 194).


  • 1. He is called Adam Bareth by Le Neve-Hardy but no evidence has been found for this surname.
  • 2. The d. of Morgan ab Einion was commemorated in an inscription, now lost, in St Davids cath.: 'Petra, Precor die [dic?] Sic, Morganus ab Eyneon est hic' (Menevia Sacra p. 194).