Archibald Adair

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Archibald Adair (died 1647) was a 17th-century Irish Anglican bishop.[1]

Adair was Dean of Raphoe from 1622 to 1630, when he became Bishop of Killala and Achonry. He was nominated on 23 November 1629 and consecrated 9 May the following year.[2] Deprived on 18 May 1640 (subsequently set aside), he was translated to Waterford and Lismore on 13 July 1641.[3] He died in 1647.


  1. ^ "A New History of Ireland" Moody, T.W; Martin, F.X; Byrne, F.J; Cosgrove, A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  2. ^ "Fasti ecclesiæ hibernicæ: the succession of the prelates in Ireland" Cotton,H Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1860
  3. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 400–401. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Phelim O'Doghertie
Dean of Raphoe
Succeeded by
Alexander Cunningham
Preceded by
Archibald Hamilton
Bishop of Killala and Achonry
Succeeded by
John Maxwell
Preceded by
John Atherton
Bishop of Waterford and Lismore
Succeeded by
See vacant