Charles Bernard (bishop)

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The Right Reverend the Honourable Charles Brodrick Bernard (died 31 January 1890) was an Irish Anglican bishop.[1]

Bernard was the younger son of James Bernard, 2nd Earl of Bandon, by Mary Susan Albinia Brodrick, daughter of the Right Reverend Charles Brodrick, Archbishop of Cashel. Francis Bernard, 3rd Earl of Bandon, was his elder brother.[2] He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford,[3] and appointed the 56th Bishop of Tuam, 55th Bishop of Killala and 56th of Achonry in 1867. He died in post on 31 January 1890.[4]

Bernard married the Honourable Jane Grace Dorothea Evans-Freke, daughter of Percy Evans-Freke, in 1843. He was the great-grandfather of Percy Bernard, 5th Earl of Bandon.[2]


  1. ^ "A New History of Ireland" Moody,T.M;Martin,F.X;Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,F:By Theodore William Moody, Francis X. Martin, Francis John Byrne, Art Cosgrove: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  2. ^ a b Rt. Rev. and Hon. Charles Brodrick Bernard
  3. ^ The Times, 14 November 1866; pg. 7; issue 25655; col G "University Intelligence"
  4. ^ The Times, 5 February 1890; pg. 1; issue 32927; col A "Deaths 31st January"
Religious titles
Preceded by
The Lord Plunket
Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry
1867 – 1890
Succeeded by
James O'Sullivan