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Llandaff

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Description of arms. Sable, two pastoral staves endorsed in saltire, the dexter or, the sinister argent. On a chief azure three labelled mitres or.

The traditional list of bishops of the Celtic Church has little historical foundation. But the names of the following, prior to Urban, may be regarded as fairly trustworthy, though the dates are very uncertain.

c.550 Teiliau

c.872 Cyfeiliag

c.880 Libiau

c.940 Marchlwys

 982 Gwyzan

c.995 Bledri

1027 Joseph

1056 Herewald

1107 Urban

[Vacancy of six years]

1140 Uchtryd

1148 Nicolas ap Gwrgant

[Vacancy of two years]

1186 William Saltmarsh

1193 Henry of Abergavenny

1219 William of Goldcliff

1230 Elias of Radnor

1245 William de Burgh

1254 John de Ware

1257 William of Radnor

1266 Willam de Breuse [or Brus]

1297 John of Monmouth

1323 John of Eaglescliffe

1344 John Paschal

1361 Roger Cradock

1383 Thomas Rushook

1386 William Bottesham

1389 Edmund Bromfield

1393 Tideman de Winchcomb

1395 Andrew Barret

1396 John Burghill

1398 Thomas Peverel

1408 John de la Zouch [Fulford]

1425 John Wells

1441 Nicholas Ashby

1458 John Hunden

1476 John Smith

1478 John Marshall

1496 John Ingleby

1500 Miles Salley

1517 George de Athequa

1537 Robert Holdgate [or Holgate]

1545 Anthony Kitchin

1567 Hugh Jones

1575 William Blethin

1591 Gervase Babington

1595 William Morgan

1601 Francis Godwin

1618 George Carleton

1619 Theophilus Field

1627 William Murray

1640 Morgan Owen

1660 Hugh Lloyd

1667 Francis Davies

1675 William Lloyd

1679 William Beaw

1706 John Tyler

1725 Robert Clavering

1729 John Harris

1739 Matthias Mawson

1740 John Gilbert

1749 Edward Cressett

1755 Richard Newcome

1761 John Ewer

1769 Jonathan Shipley

1769 Shute Barrington

1782 Richard Watson

1816 Herbert Marsh

1819 William Van Mildert

1826 Charles Richard Sumner

1828 Edward Copleston

1849 Alfred Ollivant

1883 Richard Lewis

1905 Joshua Pritchard Hughes

1931 Timothy Rees

1939 John Morgan (Archbishop of Wales 1949)

1957 William Glyn Hughes Simon (Archbishop of Wales 1968)

1971 Eryl Stephen Thomas

1975 John Richard Worthington Poole-Hughes

1985 Roy Thomas Davies

1999 Barry Cennydd Morgan (Archbishop of Wales 2003)

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