Philip Bisse (1667 – 6 September 1721) was an English bishop.
He was born in Oldbury-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire, the son of John Bisse, a clerk and educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, ordained in 1686 and graduating M.A. in 1693. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in March, 1706.
Thomas, like his brother was son of John Bisse, of Oldbury-on-Severn, co. Gloucester. He matriculated at New College on 30 Sept 1691, aged 16; was a fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, was awarded BA in 1695, MA on 2 Mar 1698-9, BD in 1708, and DD on 27 Jan 1712–13. He was a preacher at the Rolls Chapel, London, 1715. Prebend of Hereford 1713, chancellor of Hereford (cathedral) 1716. He was rector of Cradley and a portion of Ledbury 1713, and of Weston-under-Penyard, co. Hereford, 1716. He died on 22 April 1731, aged 56.
A descendant and last of the line was Thomas Chaloner Bisse (1788–1872).
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- Foster's works on Oxford and things Ecclesiastical
- The Merit and Usefulness of Building Churches. A Sermon Preach'd at the Opening of the Church of St. Marie in the Town and County of Southampton on Christmas-day, 1711, by Thomas Bisse.
- printed for Henry Clements, in Oxford; and are to be sold by Henry Clements, [London], 1712. (26 pages)
- A Course of Sermons on the Lord's-prayer Preach'd at the Rolls by the Revd. Thomas Bisse. Printed from the author's original manuscripts, and publish'd by Thomas Bisse, A.M. Chaplain of All-Souls-College, Oxon., 1740, (284 pages).
- The Beauty of Holiness in the Common-prayer: As Set Forth in Four Sermons Preached at the Rolls Chapel, in the Year 1716. By Tho. Bisse,
- printed by W. Bowyer, for W. Taylor; and W. and J. Innys, 1720. (173 pages)
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|Bishop of St David's
|Bishop of Hereford
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