Matthew Sanders

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Matthew Sanders was an Irish Roman Catholic bishop in the sixteenth century.[1][2]

He was promoted Bishop of Leighlin by the Pope on 11 April 1527.[3]Appointed He swore the Oath of Supremacy at Clonmel early in 1539[4]; and died 23 (or 24) December 1549; buried at St Laserian's Cathedral, Old Leighlin


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  2. ^ Cotton, Henry (1848). The Succession of the Prelates and Members of the Cathedral Bodies of Ireland. Fasti ecclesiae Hiberniae. Vol. 2, The Province of Leinster. Dublin: Hodges and Smith. pp. 383–387. 
  3. ^ "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 1" Cotton,H. p387 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848-1878
  4. ^ Bagwell, Richard (1885–90). Ireland Under the Tudors. 1. p. 305.