Francis Petre (bishop)
Born in Fidlers, Essex on 2 October 1692, he was ordained to the priesthood on 31 March 1720. He was appointed coadjutor to Edward Dicconson, Vicar Apostolic of the Northern District on 27 July 1750. Exactly a year later, Petre was consecrated the Titular Bishop of Amorium by Bishop Dicconson on 27 July 1751. The following year, he succeeded as the Vicar Apostolic of the Northern District.
He died in office on 24 December 1775, aged 83.
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|Vicar Apostolic of the Northern District