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The succession list of the Archbishops of Armagh, 1348-1939.

The succession list of the Archbishops of Armagh, 1348-1939.

The following list is taken from Powicke and Fryde (eds.),

a Handbook of British Chronology (2nd ed., London, 1961):

Archbishops Accession Date of Death or Translation

Richard FitzRalph 1348 16 December 1360

Milo Sweeteman 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 1625 [Interregnum 1656-1661] 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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