Michael Mann (bishop)

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The Rt Rev Michael Ashley Mann KCVO 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 School and 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][8] He died on 31 December 2011.[7]


  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. ^ The following year his first wife died and in 1991 he married the widow of George Pepys, Bishop of Buckingham from 1964 to 1974 > Who's Who (Ibid)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Dudley
Succeeded by
Anthony Charles Dumper
Preceded by
William Launcelot Scott Fleming
Dean of Windsor
Succeeded by
Patrick Reynolds Mitchell