LIST 42 ARCHDEACONS OF ST DAVIDS DIOCESE
WHOSE ARCHDEACONRIES CANNOT BE IDENTIFIED
Occ. as archdcn. twice together with Pontius and Gerald archdcns. [of St Davids
and Brecon] 1174 x 8 May 1176 (St Davids Acta nos. 33, 69 (at p. 92, ch. of
chapter)). Presum. archdcn. of Carmarthen or Cardigan. (fn. 123)
John of Llanddew
Gr. canonry by bp. Geoffrey soon after 7 Dec. 1203, and appd. archdcn. soon
after that (Speculum Duorum pp. 252-3). Occ. as archdcn. ? 1204 (ibid. pp. 212-
13). Presum. archdcn. of Carmarthen or Cardigan. (fn. 124)
Had bp.'s gr. of archdcnry. of Brecon on first deposition of Jordan, before 1153,
but Jordan restored 1153 x 61 (above, list 39). Occ. as archdcn. 7 Nov. 1176 x
July 1198, prob. early, together with Pontius archdcn. [of St Davids] (St Davids
Acta no. 47). Presum. archdcn. of Carmarthen or Cardigan. (fn. 125)
||Dr Barrow points out (St Davids Acta p. 30) that since Cardigan was usually held by indigenous
Welshmen, Carmarthen is more likely; but there is no evidence for the origin of these three men.
||See previous note.
||See above, n, 123.