Robert Price (bishop)

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Robert Price (died 1666[1]) was an Anglican bishop in Ireland. He was Dean of Connor from 1640 to 1660, and became Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin in 1661. He was nominated Bishop of Bangor in 1665, but died before he was consecrated.

Price studied at Christ Church College, Oxford, and later received a Doctor of Laws from the University of Dublin. He served for a time as chaplain to Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Gentleman's and London Magazine (List of Bishops Removed from Ireland to England. June 1788. p. 285. ) lists the date of his death as the 26th March. However, The History and Antiquities of the County of Carlow by John Ryan, 1833, lists the date at the 26th May.
  2. ^ John Ryan, The History and Antiquities of the County of Carlow.