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William Beaw, DD (1616-1706)[1] was Bishop of Llandaff from 1769 until his death.[2]

Beaw was educated at New College, Oxford. During the English Civil War he was a Major of a regiment of horse for Charles I. He also served Sweden in their war with Poland. In 1661 he became Vicar of Adderbury, a post he held until his elevation to the Episcopate.

Notes

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  2. 'Barrowby-Benn', Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714 (1891), pp. 79-105. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117045 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
William Lloyd
Bishop of Llandaff
1679–1706
Succeeded by
John Tyler

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