Edward Grey (bishop)

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Edward Grey (25 March 1782 – 1837) was an Anglican bishop who served in the Church of England as the Bishop of Hereford from 1832 to 1837.[1]

He was nominated to become Bishop of Hereford by George IV on 4 May 1832 and consecrated as a bishop on 20 May 1832. He died in office in 1837 — on 24 June[2] or 27 June[1] or 24 July.[3] He was a younger son of Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey; he was therefore entitled, from 1801 onwards, to the style The Honourable.[3]


  1. ^ a b Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I., eds. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd, reprinted 2003 ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 252. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
  2. ^ fasti ecclesiae Anglicane 1854, Vol. 1: Bishops of Hereford, p. 474 (WikiSource)
  3. ^ a b The Peerage – Edward Grey
Church of England titles
Preceded by
George Huntingford
Bishop of Hereford
Succeeded by
Thomas Musgrave