304 ST. DAVlD^S.
1705 Gkouge Bull, S.T.P., archdeacon of Llandaff, was
4 Ann. nominated 5th March 1704-5, and elected 23rd
March. The royal assent to his election was given
5th April, and he was consecrated on the 29th of the
same month^^. He died 17th Feb. 1709-10, aged 75,
and was buried in the collegiate church of Brecknock.
1710 Philip Bisse, S.T.P., was nominated 19th Oct. 17 10,
9 Ann. and the royal assent to his election was given 8th
Nov., and he was consecrated on the 19th of the
same month 9^. He was translated to Hereford 16th
1713 Adam Otley, S.T.P., archdeacon of Salop, was nomi-
II Ann. nated nth Feb. 1712-3, elected 28th Feb., confirmed
at Bow church 14th March, and consecrated the next
day at Lambeth '^^; the temporalities were restored
to him on the following day. He died 3rd Oct. 1723.
1724 Richard Smallbrooke, ca7ion residentiary of Hereford^
9 Geo. I. and treasurer of Llandaff^ was appointed bishop of
St. David's 26th Oct. 1723^^ and consecrated 'J^ 2nd
Feb. 1723-4. The temporalities were restored to
him on the following day. He was translated to
Lichfield and Coventry in 1731.
1731 Elias Sydall, dean of Canterhury, was nominated by
4 Geo. II. his Majesty bishop of St. David's 3rd Jan. 1730-1,
and consecrated i ith April ^^ following. He was trans- lated to Gloucester 2nd Nov. in the same year.
1732 Nicholas Claggett, dean of Rochester, was elected
5 Geo. II. bishop of St. David's pursuant to his Majesty's conge
d'elire issued 1 7th Dec. 1 73 1 , and consecrated 23rd Jan. 1731-2'. He was translated to Exeter in June 1742.
��aetat. 80, and was buried the day 9^ Rgg. Tenison, ii. fol. 73.
after his death in the chancel of *' Ibid. fol. 90.
Wilbraham church, but without 97 Church Book, Home Office,
the service of the church being 9^ Reg. Wake, ii. fol. 217.
read over him. 9!) Jbid. iii. fol. 6t.
^^ Reg. Tenison, fol. 91. 1 Ibid. fol. 100.