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Memorials of the Life of John Gregg, D.D. Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross and Formerly Minister of Trinity Church, Dublin.
Dublin, George Herbert. 1879 - 13.5 cm x 18.5 cm. XIV, 305 pages. Original Hardcover with protective Mylar covering. Cup stains to front cover. Spine and edges are frayed. Some underlining in blue pencil inside, inscribed by previous owner. Otherwise very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The Right Rev John Gregg MA, DD was a 19th-century Anglican Bishop. He was born in 1798 near Ennis, County Clare, son of Richard Gregg, a small landowner, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was ordained in 1822, and quickly gained a reputation as an eloquent preacher. He was Rector of Holy Trinity Dublin and then Archdeacon of Kildare before his elevation to the Episcopate as the Bishop of Cork in 1862. As Bishop he is mainly remembered for overseeing the building of Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral, at an cost of over £100,000. He died in post on 26 May 1878. He married Elizabeth Law and had six children. His son Robert and grandson, John were also Bishops, and both became Archbishop of Armagh. He published "A missionary visit to Achill and Erris." in 1850. (Wikipedia).
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