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ABRAHAM (d. 1232 ), bishop of S. Asaph .

Consecrated by Stephen Langton at Westminster 29 June 1225 . His previous record is not known, but he was probably a Welshman . Pen. MS. 20 names him ‘euream.’ In 1227 he granted to Valle Crucis the second half of the church of Wrexham , and in 1232 to the same abbey a portion of Llangollen church .

Sources:

  • A History of Wales: from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest , 689, n. 204;
  • Archaeologia Cambrensis , 1868 , 162, 163.

Author:

Sir John Edward Lloyd, D.Litt., F.B.A., F.S.A. (1861-1947), Bangor

Published date: 1959