ABRAHAM (d. 1080), bishop of S. Davids (‘euream’ in Pen. MS. 20).
Date of death: 1080
Occupation: bishop of S. Davids
Area of activity: Religion
Author: John Edward Lloyd
Abraham succeeded to the see on the resignation of Sulien in 1078. According to MS. C of Ann. C., he was murdered by the ‘gentiles’ who ravaged S. Davids in 1080. The inscribed memorial cross of his sons, Hedd and Isaac, was discovered in the cathedral in 1891.
- Sir John Edward Lloyd, (1861 - 1947), Bangor
A History of Wales: from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest (London 1912), 222, 460;
Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1938, 54-6.
- Wikipedia Article: Abraham
Published date: 1959
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