Robert Sibthorp

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Robert Sibthorp was an Anglican bishop in Ireland during the first half of the seventeenth century.[1]

Formerly Treasurer of Killaloe and Prebendary of Maynooth in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin he was nominated Bishop of Kilfenora on 19 June 1638 and consecrated on 11 November that year.[2] In 1643 he was translated to Limerick.[3] He died in April 1649.


  1. ^ Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X.; Byrne, F. J., eds. (1984). Maps, Genealogies, Lists: A Companion to Irish History, Part II. New History of Ireland. Volume 9. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-821745-5.
  2. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S. et al., eds. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd, reprinted 2003 ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  3. ^ Cotton, Henry (1851). The Province of Munster. Fasti Ecclesiae Hiberniae: The Succession of the Prelates and Members of the Cathedral Bodies of Ireland. Volume 1 (2nd ed.). Dublin: Hodges and Smith
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
James Heygate
Bishop of Limerick (in commendam)
Bishop of Kilfenora
Succeeded by
See vacant
Preceded by
George Webb
Bishop of Limerick
Succeeded by
See vacant