Richard Mant (1776 - 1848):
Bishop, Church of Ireland and writer
Richard Mant was born in Southampton and was educated at Oxford. He was appointed Bishop of Killaloe in 1820 and Bishop of Down and Connor in 1823. He published many works including a History of the Church of Ireland (2 vols), in 1840. He opposed Catholic Emancipation.
||12 February 1776
||2 November 1848