John Richardson (1664 - 1747):
Cleric, Church of Ireland
John Richardson was born in County Armagh and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. In 1693 he was ordained and became Rector of Armagh, where he preached in Irish. He published a volume of sermons in Irish and a Church Catechism. He became Dean of Kilmore and was involved in a project for the printing and distribution of an Irish translation of the bible. He died in Clogher.
Tá tuilleadh eolais faoin mbeatha seo ar fáil sa mBunachar Náisiúnta Beathaisnéisí Gaeilge, Ainm.ie, anseo.
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