|Bishop of Bristol|
|Diocese||Diocese of Bristol|
|Born||31 January 1692|
|Died||13 July 1755(aged 63)|
|Alma mater||Exeter College, Oxford|
Conybeare was born at Pinhoe, where his father was vicar, and educated at Exeter Free School, Blundell's School and Exeter College, Oxford. He was elected a Probationary Fellow of Exeter College in 1710, took his B.A. degree in 1713 and was appointed a year later as Praelector in Philosophy.
On 27 May 1716 Conybeare was ordained as a priest by the Bishop of Winchester, Sir Jonathan Trelawney and took a curacy in Surrey. He returned to Oxford a year later and became a well known preacher.
His subsequent appointments included:
- Rector of St Clement's Church, Oxford, 1724
- Senior Proctor, Exeter College, Oxford, 1725
- Elected Rector of Exeter College, Oxford, 1730
- Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 1732
- Bishop of Bristol, 1750
Conybeare was known for the publication of his book Calumny Refuted, an answer to the personal slander of Dr. Richard Newton.
- A Defence of Revealed Religion Against the Exceptions of a Late Writer in His ntituled Christianity As Old As Creation, against Matthew Tindal, 1732
- Calumny Refuted: Or, An Answer To The Personal Slanders Published By Dr. Richard Newton, Published for J.J. and P. Knapton [etc.] (London), against Richard Newton, principal of Hart Hall, Oxford, 1735
| Rector of Exeter College, Oxford
| Dean of Christ Church, Oxford
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| Bishop of Bristol
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