Michael Mann (bishop)

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The Rt Rev Michael Ashley Mann, KCVO (25 May 1924 – 31 December 2011) was an eminent Anglican clergyman during the last quarter of the 20th century.[1]

He was born on 25 May 1924 [2] and educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst,[3] from 1946 to 1955 he served in the Colonial Service in Nigeria.[4] Ordained in 1957 he was later Vicar of Sparkwell, a Canon Residentiary at Norwich Cathedral, Bishop of Dudley [5] and finally Dean of Windsor.[6] He retired in 1989.[7]

He died on 31 December 2011.[7]

Personal life[edit]

In 1990, the year after his retirement, his first wife died. In 1991, he married the widow of George Pepys, Bishop of Buckingham from 1964 to 1974.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-7257-2
  2. ^ Burke’s peerage
  3. ^ Who's Who 2008, A & C Black, ISBN 978-0-7136-7257-2
  4. ^ During which time he married Jill Jacques >The Times, Tuesday, Jun 15, 1948; pg. 7; Issue 51098; col C Marriages
  5. ^ Church News: Two new bishops suffragan The Times Thursday, Feb 07, 1974; pg. 17; Issue 59008; col C
  6. ^ New Dean of Windsor The Times Wednesday, Jun 16, 1976; pg. 16; Issue 59731; col E
  7. ^ a b "The Right Reverend Michael Mann". Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  8. ^ Who's Who (Ibid)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Dudley
1974–1976
Succeeded by
Anthony Charles Dumper
Preceded by
William Launcelot Scott Fleming
Dean of Windsor
1976–1989
Succeeded by
Patrick Reynolds Mitchell