Eugene Magennis was at times Bishop of Down and Connorduring the period from 1539 to 1563.
The Bishop of Down and Connor is an episcopal title which takes its name from the town of Downpatrick and the village of Connor in Northern Ireland. The title is still used by the Roman Catholic Church, but in the Church of Ireland it has been united with other bishoprics.
A Papal appointee from 1539, and already Archdeacon of Down,he accepted royal supremacy and was confirmed by letters patent on 8 May 1542. Magennis retained possession during the reign of Queen Mary I; and probably attended the 1560 parliament where he took the Oath of Supremacy.
The Archdeacon of Down is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Down and Dromore. As such he or she is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy. within the diocese. The archdeaconry can trace its history back to Bernard who held the office in 1268. The current incumbent is David McClay.
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