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The Succession of the Bishops of Armagh

 

The following list is taken from Powicke and Fryde (eds.), A handbook of British chronology (2nd ed., London, 1961):

Archbishops Accession Death or translation
Richard FitzRalph 1348 16 December 1360
Milo Sweteman 1362 11 August 1380
John Colton 1383 April 1404
Nicholas Fleming 1404 June 1416
John Swayne 1418 resigned 1439
John Prene 1439 13 June 1443
John Mey 1444 1456
John Bole 1457 18 February 1470/1471
John Foxalls 1471 c.1475
Edmund Conisburgh 1476 resigned 10 November 1476
Octavian de Palatio [or de Spinallis] 1478 June 1513
John Kite 1513 resigned 12 July 1521
George Cromer 1521 16 March 1542/1543
George Dowdall 1543 deserted his see 1552
Hugh Goodacre 1553 1 May 1553
George Dowall (again) 1553 15 August 1558
[Donat MacTeague 1560] 1562
Adam Loftus 1563 1567 trs to Dublin
Thomas Lancaster 1568 1584
John Long 1584 1589
John Garvey 1590 2 March 1594/1595
Henry Ussher 1595 2 April 1613
Christopher Hampton 1613 3 January 1624/1625
James Ussher [Interregnum 1656-1661] 1625 trs from Meath 21 March 1655/1665
John Bramhall 1661 trs from Derry 25 June 1663
James Margetson 1663 trs from Dublin 28 August 1678
Michael Boyle 1678 trs from Dublin 10 December 1702
Narcissus Marsh 1703 trs from Dublin 2 November 1713
Thomas Lindsay 1714 trs from Raphoe 13 July 1724
Hugh Boulter 1724 trs from Bristol 27 September 1742
John Hoadly 1742 trs from Dublin 16 July 1746
George Stone 1747 trs from Derry 19 December 1764
Richard Robinson [Baron Rokeby] 1765 trs from Kildare 10 October 1794
William Newcome 1795 trs from Waterford 11 January 1800
William Stuart 1800 trs from St David's 6 May 1822
Lord John George Beresford 1822 trs from Dublin 18 July 1862
Marcus Gervais Beresford 1862 trs from Kilmore 26 December 1885
Robert Knox 1886 trs from Down 28 October 1895
Robert Samuel Gregg 1893 trs from Cork 10 January 1896
William Alexander 1896 trs from Derry resigned 1 February 1911 12 September 1911
John Baptist Crozier 1911 trs from Down 11 April 1920
Charles Frederick D'Arcy 1920 trs from Dublin 1 February 1938
Charles Godfrey Fitzmaurice Day 1938 trs from Ossory 26 September 1938
John Allen Fitzgerald Gregg trs from Dublin el. 15 December 1938; accepted 1 January 1939

 


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