to him 18th Dec.; and his lordship, the present bishop of St. Asaph, was installed on the 24th of that month.
The bishopric is rated for first fruits at 187l. 11s. 6d. The permanent income of the bishop of St. Asaph was settled at 4200l., by order of council gazetted 17th Nov. 1846.
An order in council dated 12th Dec. 1838, and gazetted 25th Jan. 1839, was passed for prospectively uniting the sees of St. Asaph and Bangor, and fixing the annual sum to be paid out of the revenues thereof towards the augmentation of the incomes of the bishops of the smaller sees; for prospectively augmenting the incomes of the bishops of St. David's and Llandaff; and for prospectively founding the bishopric of Manchester. This however was repealed by act 10 & 11 Vict. c. 108.
The arms of the see are thus blazoned: Sable, two keys in saltire argent.
R . . . . held this deanery in 1234 and 1239.
David held it in 1244; another of the same name held it in 1272.
Anian is said to have holden this dignity in 1279, and likewise in 1309, but how long is uncertain.
Leoline ap-Madoc was dean in 1357; in that year he was made bishop of this see.
- Upon the promotion of Leoline, Robert de Walsham was nominated in 1357 by the prince of Wales; but he was compelled to resign.
- Ecton, p. 384.
- The deanery is in the gift of the bishop of St. Asaph, and is the only deanery to which the Crown does not present.
- Wharton, p. 365. Reg. Winchelsey.
- Wharton, p. 365.
- Reg. Islip.