Gower was a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford in England and Chancellor of the University of Oxford during 1322–24. He was a professor of canon law. He was briefly Archdeacon of St David's in Wales before becoming Bishop of St David's from 1328 to 1347.
- Gower in Wales
- Catto, J. I., ed. (1984). "Canon law before 1380". The History of the University of Oxford. Volume I: The Early Oxford Schools. Oxford University Press. p. 541. ISBN 9780199510115.
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- Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X.
- Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. pp. 19–20 – via Internet Archive.
| Chancellor of the University of Oxford
William de Alburwyke
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| Bishop of St David's
John of Thoresby