William Carmichael (bishop)

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William Carmichael (1702–1765) was Archbishop of Dublin for a brief period in 1765.[1]

He was the son of the second Earl of Hyndford.[2]

He had previously been Archdeacon of Buckingham (1742–1753), Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh (1753–1758), Ferns and Leighlin (1758) and Meath (1758–1765).

He died on 15 December 1765.[3]


  1. ^ Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 350–351. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. ^ Genealogical Web site
  3. ^ thePeerage.com
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Nicholas Clagett
Archdeacon of Buckingham
Succeeded by
John Taylor
Preceded by
Arthur Smyth
Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
Succeeded by
William Gore
Preceded by
John Garnet
Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin
April 1758–June 1758
Succeeded by
Thomas Salmon
Preceded by
Henry Maule
Bishop of Meath
Succeeded by
Richard Pococke
Preceded by
Charles Cobbe
Archbishop of Dublin
May 1765–December 1765
Succeeded by
Arthur Smyth