John Jebb

(1775—1833) Church of Ireland bishop of Limerick, Ardfert, and Aghadoe

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(1775–1833), Bp. of Limerick. A native of Drogheda, he entered Trinity College, Dublin, in 1791. After ordination as deacon in 1799 he held curacies in Ireland and became Rector of Abington, Co. Limerick, in 1809. In 1820 he published his Essay on Sacred Literature, which made his name as an author. In 1822 he was appointed Bp. of Limerick.


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