ABRAHAM (died 1080), bishop of S. Davids ('euream' in Peniarth MS 20 ).

Name: Abraham
Date of death: 1080
Child: Isaac
Child: Hedd
Gender: Male
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.


Published date: 1959

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