Monastic Wales.

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Robert fitz Stephen , constable of Cardigan and lord of Pennardd

Died: pre 1192   

Robert, a vassal of the de Clare family, was captured by the Lord Rhys in 1165 when the Welsh reasserted native rule in the area.

Sites associated with this person

Strata Florida Abbey, Ceredigion (founder)

Bibliographical sources

Printed sources

Bezant, Jemma, 'The medieval grants to Strata Florida Abbey: mapping the agency of lordship', in Monastic Wales: New Approaches, ed. Janet Burton and Karen Stöber (University of Wales: Cardiff, 2013), pp. 73-87

Web links (open in new window)

Flanagan, M. T., Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online - Robert fitz Stephen (View website) (Subscription reqd.)

Archival sources

National Library of Ireland, 'Giraldus Cambrensis, Topographia Hibernia', (Document),f. 64v (View website)