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Richard Tenison (c.1640 - 1705):
Bishop, Church of Ireland


Richard Tenison was born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he achieved a Doctorate of Divinity in 1682. He was a schoolteacher in Trim and Rector of Laracor. In 1675 he became Dean of Clogher, and in 1682 Bishop of Killala, and nine years later Bishop of Clogher. In 1697 he was appointed Bishop of Meath.

Born: c.1640
Died: 29 July 1705
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