John Stonor (bishop)

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John Talbot Stonor (1678–1756) was an English Roman Catholic bishop who served as the Vicar Apostolic of the Midland District from 1715 to 1756.[1]

Born in 1678, he was appointed the Vicar Apostolic of the Midland District and Titular Bishop of Thespiae by the Holy See on 18 September 1715.[1] He was consecrated to the Episcopate on 9 August 1716,[1] the principal consecrator was Cardinal Henri-Pons de Thiard de Bissy, Bishop of Meaux, France.[2]

He died in office on 29 March 1756, aged 78.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Bishop John Talbot Stonor". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Henri-Pons "Cardinal" de Thiard de Bissy". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
George Witham
Vicar Apostolic of the Midland District
1715–1756
Succeeded by
John Joseph Hornyold