Mant, Richard, Bishop (M)

Surname: Mant
Forename(s): Richard
b. 12 February 1776. d. 2 November 1848. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, editor, hymn writer, and Church of England clergyman. Born in Southampton, Hampshire. Educated at Trinity College, Oxford. Editor of The Poetical Works of Thomas Warton (1802). Ordained a priest in 1803. Married Elizabeth Wood(s) on 22 December 1804. Held several clerical positions, including serving with the Church of Ireland, before becoming the Bishop of Down, Connor, and Dromore in 1842. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To The Lily of The Valley 1833-10-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3129