Montague Browne

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The Hon Montague Browne (Henry Montague Browne; 3 October 1799[1]–24 November 1884[2]) was Dean of Lismore[3] from 1850[4] until 1884.[5]

He was the second son of James Browne, 2nd Baron Kilmaine. He began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford. After that he was Rector of Shanrahan then Clonmel.[6]

He married Catherine Penelope de Montmorency, daughter of Lodge Evans de Montmorency, 1st Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency. Their fourth child and second daughter, Augusta, married Lieutenant-General Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck and was the first Baroness Bolsover.


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  2. ^ “Multiple News Items” Berrow's Worcester Journal (Worcester, England), Saturday, December 06, 1884; pg. 4; Issue 9973
  3. ^ Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates and members..., Volume 1. Retrieved 2013-07-10. 
  4. ^ “IRELAND” The Morning Chronicle (London, England), Thursday, December 12, 1850; Issue 26218
  5. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 391. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929-30 London: Oxford University Press, 1929 p 763
Religious titles
Preceded by
Thomas Stewart Townsend
Dean of Lismore
Succeeded by
Henry Brougham