Robert Fowler (bishop of Ossory)

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The Rt Rev Robert Fowler, DD, MA [1] became the last Bishop of Ossory [2] in 1813 who then became the inaugural Bishop of Ossory, Ferns and Leighlin[3] from 1835 until his death aged 75 on 31 December 1841.[4]

He was son of Archbishop Robert Fowler of Dublin[5]


  1. ^ “Handbook of British Chronology” By Fryde, E. B;. Greenway, D.E;Porter, S; Roy, I: Cambridge, CUP, 1996 ISBN 0-521-56350-X, 9780521563505
  2. ^ “A New History of Ireland ”Moody,T.M; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,F: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  3. ^ National Library of Ireland
  4. ^ Caledonian Mercury (Edinburgh, Scotland), Saturday, January 8, 1842; Issue 19033
  5. ^ Essay "The bishop" (1960) by Hubert Butler, appearing P.32 in "Escape from the anthill"