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Martin? Cadwgan , abbot of Whitland and bishop of Bangor
(Cadwgan of Llandefai)

Died: 1241 (11 April)   

Abbot of Whitland and bishop of Dore, Cadwgan claimed kinship to Llywelyn ab Iorwerth.

Cadwgan was elevated to the abbacy at Whitland post December 1202 and presided there until he was made bishop of Bangor in 1215. He retired from the See some twenty years later and spent the last five years of his life as a monk of Dore, Herefordshire.

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Printed sources

Talbot, C. H., 'Cadogan of Bangor', Cîteaux in de Nederlanden, 9 (1958), pp. 18-40

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Walker, David, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online - Cadwgan (View website) (Subscription reqd.)


 
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