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'Treasurers', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: volume 9: The Welsh cathedrals (Bangor, Llandaff, St Asaph, St Davids) (2003), pp. 21-22. URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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Glebe lands in Llandaff; pensions in various churches (Valor IV 345b).

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

Valuations 1254 100s. (Val. Norw. p. 319); 1291 land £2 5s. (Taxatio p. 280b; Denton and Taylor p. 150). Cf. LL p. 329: 14s. 6d.


M. Nicholas

Occ. as treas. of Llandaff several times temp. bp. Henry (1193-1218) (Llandaff Acta nos. 41, 43, 52-5, 57). Last occ. after 1218 (Cartae II 255). (fn. 48)

Maurice Gobion (fn. 49)

First occ. as treas. of Llandaff temp. bp. William, so before 28 Jan. 1230 (Cartae II 478). Occ. several times temp. bp. Elias (1 Dec. 1230-13 May 1240) (e.g. Llandaff Acta no. 80; Cartae II 496-7, VI 2302, 2312). Occ. 11 x 17 June 1234 (Cartae II 490-1) and after 1236 (Llandaff Acta no. 70). Prec. of Llandaff, occ. 7 Aug. 1247 (above, list 11).

M. William of Radnor

Official of Canterbury in Coventry and Lichfield dioc., occ. 3 June 1245 (CPR 1232-47 p. 454). Treas. of Llandaff from an unknown date until received temps. as bp.-el. 14 Sept. 1256 (Close Rolls 1254-6 pp. 360-1). Bp. of Llandaff, el. 28 July 1256, cons. 7 Jan. 1257 (above, list 9).

M. Geoffrey Gruffudd

Occ. as treas. of Llandaff when in opposition to el. as bp. of M. Philip de Stanton 1287 (CPL I 519; above, list 9).

M. Maurice II

D. as treas. of Llandaff before 18 Sept. 1290 (CPR 1281-92 p. 387).

M. Walter of Langton (fn. 50)

Kg.'s clerk. Royal gr. of treasurership of Llandaff in succession to M. Maurice, s.v., 18 Sept. 1290 (CPR 1281-92 p. 387). Also can. of Lichfield, London, Salisbury, Chichester, York, and Wells (1 Fasti I 55, IV 135, V 72, VI 75, VII 107) and other benefices (Reg. Langton I p. xxxiii and n. 106). Keeper of wardrobe and treas. of exchequer (Tout, Chapters II 15-16, 89-92, VI 20, 26). Bp. of Coventry and Lichfield, el. 20 Feb. 1296, temps. 16 June, cons. 23 Dec. 1296 (Reg. Langton I p. xxxii).

Peter of Savoy (fn. 51)

Occ. as treas. of Llandaff 6 March 1292 (CPL I 557). Already a pluralist, although under age (ibid.). Also dean of Salisbury, prec. of Lincoln, can. of Hereford and York; dean of St Martin le Grand, London, and Bridgnorth (1 Fasti III 15, 77, 86, 102-3, IV 12, 76, VIII 33). Abp. of Lyon by papal prov., cons. by 7 Aug. 1308 (Regestum Clementis Papae V, ed. Order of Saint Benedict (7 vols., Rome, 1885-92) no. 2895; not in CPL). But had been succeeded in treasurership of Llandaff by 15 May 1301 (Reg. Winchelsey I 411; 2 Fasti XI 26).


48 See Patterson, Scriptorium of Margam p. 112 (app. III no. 115).
49 Not to be identified with Maurice the epigrammatist (as in DNB); see Sharpe, Handlist no. 1050.
50 For his family and origin in one (perhaps Church Langton) of five villages called Langton, near Market Harborough, Leics., see J. B. Hughes, 'Walter Langton, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield 1296- 1321; his family background', Nottingham Medieval Studies xxxv (1991) 70-6. For his career, see Reg. Langton I pp. xxxii-xxxiii; DNB and ODNB.
51 Son of Thomas of Savoy and thus the kg.'s kinsman; see 1 Fasti IV 12 n.