Walter Cope (bishop)

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Walter Cope , DD was an 18th-century Anglican bishop in Ireland.[1]

Previously Dean of Dromore, he was nominated to be Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh on 27 January 1772 and consecrated on 15 March that year. Translated[2] to Ferns and Leighlin[3] on 9 August 1782, he died in post on 31 July 1787.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ London Gazette
  3. ^ "The Remembrancer, or Impartial repository of public events, Volume 14" London, J.Almon, 1782
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Samuel Hutchinson
Dean of Dromore
1759–1772
Succeeded by
Joseph Deane Bourke
Preceded by
Denison Cumberland
Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
1772–1782
Succeeded by
John Law
Preceded by
Joseph Deane Bourke
Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin
1782–1787
Succeeded by
William Preston