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  Llandaff Rowing Club
Llandaff Rowing Club has not made its name solely for its rowing prowess but also for the friendly and fun loving way in which the members conduct themselves when competing at other regattas.
Llandaff is a friendly family orientated club and has a large number of junior members.
The stretch of the Taff that Llandaff rows is approximately 1300 metres long with two obtuse bends in its length.
www.llandaffrc.com   (301 words)

  
  LLANDAFF - LoveToKnow Article on LLANDAFF
Formerly the see of Llandaff was looked upon as the oldest in the kingdom; but its origin is obscure, although the first two bishops, St Dubricius and St Teilo, certainly flourished during the latter half of the 6th century.
Llandaff, largely through the alienations of its bishops and the depredations of the canons, became impoverished, and its cathedral was left for more than a century to decay.
Llandaff Court, already mentioned, was the ancient mansion of the Mathew family, from which Henry Matthews, I st Viscount Liandaff (b.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LL/LLANDAFF.htm   (454 words)

  
 Llandaff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Llandaff (Welsh Llandaf llan church + Taf) is a district of the city of Cardiff, Wales, and is also the name of a diocese of the Church in Wales, covering the most populous area of south Wales.
Llandaff Cathedral is the most prestigious of the Welsh dioceses.
Llandaff is also home to a preparatory school, which Roald Dahl attended.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Llandaff   (142 words)

  
 GO BRITANNIA! Wales: Sacred Places - Llandaff (Thlan daff) Cathedral
Llandaff Cathedral once again took it all in stride; its whole history is one of destruction and reconstruction, of tragedy and triumph.
Llandaff is unique among the cathedrals of Britain as having no transepts (and for the initiated in these matters, neither does it possess a triforium).
Llandaff is indeed a sacred spot and a veritable treasure trove of Welsh history.
www.britannia.com /celtic/wales/sacred/llandaff.html   (1028 words)

  
 The Llandaff Society: about Llandaff
Llandaff is nowadays an urban village within the city of Cardiff, the capital of Wales.
Llandaff was a pre-Norman Christian site, although all that remains from this early period are the remnants of a pillar cross.
By the early 19th century Llandaff was a "fashionable retreat from Cardiff town"; the earliest surviving buildings, apart from the Cathedral complex, are some Georgian dwellings.
www.civictrustwales.org /llandaff/place.htm   (335 words)

  
 Llandaff Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Llandaff Cathedral is situated in the suburb of Llandaff in the city of Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff.
In 1734, work began on a new cathedral, nicknamed the "Italian Temple", which was used for a hundred years but never completed and now lies in a state of ruin.
During the 19th century, when the Bishop of Llandaff began, for the first time, to reside in his diocese, the cathedral was extensively restored, the tower rebuilt and a spire added.
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Llandaff_Cathedral   (529 words)

  
 Llandaff Cathedral -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The monastic settlement survived for many centuries before the establishment of the (The territorial jurisdiction of a bishop) diocese of Llandaff following the (The invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the Battle of Hastings (1066)) Norman Conquest.
During the (Click link for more info and facts about 19th century) 19th century, when the Bishop of Llandaff began, for the first time, to reside in his diocese, the cathedral was extensively restored, the tower rebuilt and a spire added.
The Welch Regiment memorial chapel was constructed, and Sir (British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)) Jacob Epstein created the figure of Christ in Majesty which is suspended above the nave on a concrete arch designed by George Pace.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/ll/llandaff_cathedral.htm   (484 words)

  
 The Catholic Encyclopedia - Llandaff
The saint made his disciple, St. Teilo, abbot of the daughter monastery of Llandaff, which after the retirement of Dubricius to Bardsey came to be the chief monastery.
The territory in which Llandaff was situated belonged to the kings or chiefs of Morganwg or Owent, who presented gifts of lands to the Church of Llandaff.
A standing difficulty was the admixture of race and language due to the English settlements, also to the ignorance and incontinence of the Welsh clergy, who had ceased to observe celibacy and gave scandal to the Normans and English.
jcsm.org /StudyCenter/Catholic_Encyclopedia/09315c.htm   (773 words)

  
 Church in Wales  Eglwys Yng Nghymru  LLANDAFF  CATHEDRAL Eglwys Gadeiriol Llandaf
is the mother church of the Diocese of Llandaff and is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff.
The Cathedral lies close to the bank of the River Taff in the ancient "City of Llandaff" much of which is now a conservation area.
Despite being surrounded on all sides by the bustling modern city of Cardiff, the Llandaff conservation area remains comparatively unspoilt and surprisingly tranquil.
www.llandaffcathedral.org.uk   (396 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Llandaff
Llandaff, which after the retirement of Dubricius to Bardsey came to be the chief monastery.
Llandaff was situated belonged to the kings or chiefs of Morganwg or Owent, who presented gifts of lands to the Church of
The early title "archbishop" implied only rule over other monasteries, and as the episcopate became diocesan it gave way to the usual style of bishop.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09315c.htm   (647 words)

  
 Manor of Llandaff
This manor belonged to the Bishop of Llandaff from ancient times, and constituted him one of the Lords Marchers, but subject to the Lord of Glamorgan ; of whom, for nearly two centuries, the Bishop was supposed to hold his temporalities.
It was formerly called Bryn-y-gynen, but now Llandaff Court, and is supposed to have been built by David Mathew ap Ieuan Gruffydd Gethin (Rice Merrick.) It was rebuilt in the 18th century and is now the palace of the Bishop of Llandaff.
Together with the fishery in the river Taff within the said Parish of Llandaff, extending from the confines of the Parish of Reider near Llandaff to the river Taff to the north, to the sea towards the south.
www.btinternet.com /~pat.sewell/cr/manors/cr-llandaff.html   (858 words)

  
 Treasurer's Manor of Llandaff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
At all events in 1548 the Prebend of Saint Andrew, alias Bassetchurch, was conveyed to James Button of Worleton as a " prebend, manor or lordship," except the "capital house" &c near the cathedral.
all in the parish of Llandaff, in the occupation of Marmaduke Mathew.
all being late parcel of the possessions of the Treasurer of the cathedral church of Llandaff.
www.btinternet.com /~pat.sewell/cr/manors/cr-treasurers-llandaff.html   (425 words)

  
 Earl of Llandaff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title of Earl of Llandaff was created in 1797 in the Peerage of Ireland for Francis Mathew, 1st Viscount Llandaff, who had been created Baron Llandaff in 1783 and Viscount Llandaff in 1797.
The title of Viscount Llandaff was created again in 1895, this time in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, for Henry Matthews, the former Home Secretary, and became extinct upon his death in 1913.
Francis Mathew, 1st Earl of Llandaff (1738-1806), elected a Representative Peer in 1800
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Earl_of_Llandaff   (137 words)

  
 GENUKI: Slaters Commercial Directory, Llandaff, Glamorgan, 1880
Llandaff is recorded to be the oldest episcopal see in the kingdom.
But Llandaff did not rise to the jurisdication of a bishopric until the beginning of the fifth century, it was one of the wealthiest churches in the Christendom, but it suffered great depredations at the Norman Conquest, and shortly afterwards it was deprived if most of its possessions.
The Taff Vale and Penarth Railways intersect the parish.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/GLA/Llandaff/slaters.1880.html   (1894 words)

  
 22 page printout VII. ANSWER TO THE BISHOP OF LLANDAFF. EDITORIAL NOTE. IMMEDIATELY after
But mention is often made of the feasts of the new-moon, and of the full-moon; for the Jews, as before shown, worshipped the moon; and the word Sabbath was applied by the Jews to the feasts of that planet, and to those of their other deities.
The case applies not only against the pretended mission of Christ and his Apostles, but against every thing that priests call the Word of God, and against all those who pretend to deliver it; for had God ever delivered any verbal word, he would have taught the means of communicating it.
Since then the only miracle capable of every proof is wanting, and which every thing that is of a divine origin possesses, all the tales of miracles, with which the Old and New Testament are filled, are fit only for impostors to preach and fools to believe.
www.skepticfiles.org /think/llandaff.htm   (8960 words)

  
 Church in Wales  Eglwys Yng Nghymru  LLANDAFF  CATHEDRAL Eglwys Gadeiriol Llandaf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
is the mother church of the Diocese of Llandaff and is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff.
The Cathedral lies close to the bank of the River Taff in the ancient "City of Llandaff" much of which is now a conservation area.
Despite being surrounded on all sides by the bustling modern city of Cardiff, the Llandaff conservation area remains comparatively unspoilt and surprisingly tranquil.
homepage.ntlworld.com /llandaff   (350 words)

  
 LLANDAFF - Online Information article about LLANDAFF
Book of Llandaff, a collection of its records and See also:
Llandaff, largely through the alienations of its bishops and the depredations of the canons, became impoverished, and its See also:
Llandaff Court, already mentioned, was the ancient See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /LEO_LOB/LLANDAFF.html   (641 words)

  
 GENUKI: Llandaff
The Cathedral church at Llandaff is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, is in the Benefice of Llandaff with Capel Llanilltern, and Diocese of Llandaff.
Places, villages, farms etc within Llandaff parish as shown on the parish map on the CD of Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file].
The Population of Llandaff was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/GLA/Llandaff   (623 words)

  
 Sacred Places of Wales: Llandaff Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Unlike most Welsh churches, Llandaff is named not after a saint, but after the area in which it is located.
Three saints connected with the church's early foundation, Teilo, Dyfrig, and Euddogwy are commemorated by the three bishops' mitres on the coat of Arms of the diocese of Llandaff.
Norman Bishop Urban began building the present cathedral in the year ll20 when the Normans were consolidating their rule in that part of the country, but only very little remains of that early edifice apart from a Norman arch and traces of windows.
www.britannia.com /wales/sacred/sac05.html   (1136 words)

  
 Church in Wales  Eglwys Yng Nghymru  LLANDAFF  CATHEDRAL Eglwys  Gadeiriol  Llandaf
The Cathedral School, Llandaff is the only surviving Anglican choir school in Wales.
Records are incomplete but we do know that a school of some kind has existed in Llandaff since the 9th Century and it carried on through the Middle Ages.
It was known originally as Llandaff Court and was owned by Admiral Thomas Matthew.
homepage.ntlworld.com /llandaff/music.htm   (859 words)

  
 Michael's England Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I have found in my travels that the places that I enjoy the most are the ones that surprise me. They provide me with a sight or an experience that I didn't expect.
The cathedral sits in a small valley below the town of Llandaff, which is a surburb of Cardiff.
Not that Llandaff Cathedral is older than any other church I had been to.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Cabana/3953/98/llandaf.htm   (521 words)

  
 Archdeacons: Llandaff | British History Online
Citation: 'Archdeacons: Llandaff', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1066-1300: volume 9: The Welsh cathedrals (Bangor, Llandaff, St Asaph, St Davids) (2003), pp.
of Llandaff by Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester, s.v., and occ.
For the monastery of St Cadog of Llancarfan and the importance of its leaders in the chapter of Llandaff, see Brooke, Church and Welsh Border pp.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=33755   (718 words)

  
 Llandaff RFC Website - Home Page - Llandaff RFC - llandaff rugby club
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Llandaff RFC Announcement - Traning Times - Tuesday 6.30pm @ The Club - Thursday 6.00pm @ Leckwith Stadium
www.llandaffrugby.com   (39 words)

  
 Diocese of Llandaff
WELCOME to the website of the Llandaff Diocese in the Church in Wales.
The Diocese takes its name from the ancient cathedral that was established on the site of an ancient church built by Celtic saints in the 6th century.
Llandaff is the see of the current Archbishop of Wales,
www.churchinwales.org.uk /Llandaff   (90 words)

  
 The Llandaff Society : Publications
No 3: Speed revisited: a reconstruction of the 1610 map of Llandaff by NA James and JM Lewis
No 11: A man and his school by Doreen E Woodford: the story of the Llandaff School for Deaf and Dumb Children
Llandaff 2000 (Images of Wales series, Tempus, 2000) £8.99
www.civictrustwales.org /llandaff/papers.htm   (241 words)

  
 Cardiff: Llandaff Cathedral - Traveler Reviews - A must-see for travelers to Wales - TripAdvisor
My visit to Llandaff Cathedral was one of the high points of my recent trip to Wales.
I was touched by the semicircular "memorial" area located where a bomb was dropped, resulting in extensive damage to the cathedral.
Photography is permitted within LLandaff Cathedral, however photographs are not permitted in the area of the triptych, an exquisitly beautiful work of art.
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 Llandaff
Llandaff or Llandaf [hländäv'], section of Cardiff, S Wales, on the Taff River.
Francis LEWIS - LEWIS, Francis (1713—1803) LEWIS, Francis, a Delegate from New York; born in Llandaff, Wales,...
Roald Dahl - Roald Dahl British writer Born: 9/13/1916 Birthplace: Llandaff, Wales One of the most popular...
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 Llandaff Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nestling in a grassy hollow near Llandaff Green, the cathedral is on the site of a 6
The first Norman appointment to Llandaff was a welshman, Urban, or Gwrgan, Archdeacon of Llandaff whose ambition was to build an impressive cathedral church.
With a succession of builders adding to Bishops Urban’s church, every style of medieval architecture was represented in the building.
www.caerdydd.gov.uk /cardiff/Cardiff_Photos_99/Llandaff_eng.htm   (130 words)

  
 Llandaff on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Rugby Union: Llandaff Juniors - Llandaff claim title.(Sport)
Rugby union: CUP HEADS NORTH?; Llandaff again grace Twickenham.(Sport)
Llandaff go Racing away to the title; Lazarou Cardiff and District Sunday League.(Sport)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/L/Llandaff.asp   (239 words)

  
 Llandaff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
No – not the end of services for Llandaff, but a restoration of the 24/25 evening service with the last bus now leaving central station at 10.25pm on Monday to Saturday starting from 11th April 2005.
This is the first of several announcements we hope to make this year on strengthening of service provision in the City”.
My message to Llandaff residents and adjoining areas is to respond by ensuring that the services are now well used to secure their long term future”.
www.cardiffbus.com /news/routes/050410(1).htm   (190 words)

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