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Atherton, John (1598-1640), Church of Ireland bishop of Waterford and Lismore

Aidan Clarke

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/835
Atherton, John (1598-1640), Church of Ireland bishop of Waterford and Lismore

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Atherton, John (1598-1640), Church of Ireland bishop of Waterford and Lismore, was the son of John Atherton (c.1560-1609?), rector of Bawdrip in Somerset, where Atherton was probably born. He both matriculated and graduated BA at Gloucester Hall, Oxford, in 1617 and took an MA from Lincoln College in 1621. Though ...

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