The Honourable and Right Reverend Thomas Stopford was Bishop of Cork and Rossfrom 1794 and died in post on 24 January 1805.
The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable is an honorific style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.
The Right Reverend is a style applied to certain religious figures.
The Bishop of Cork and Ross is an episcopal title which takes its name after the city of Cork and the town of Rosscarbery in Republic of Ireland. The combined title was first used by the Church of Ireland from 1638 to 1660 and again from 1679 to 1835. At present the title is being used by the Roman Catholic Church.
He was the son of the first Earl of Courtown. He was Rector of Kiltinel and served as Dean of Killaloe from 1781 to 1787 before being appointed Dean of Ferns in 1787.In 1790 he was made second chaplain to John Fane, 10th Earl of Westmorland.
James Stopford, 1st Earl of Courtown was an Irish politician.
The Dean of Ferns is based at The Cathedral Church of St Edan, Ferns in the united Diocese of Cashel and Ossory within the Church of Ireland.
John Fane, 10th Earl of Westmorland,, styled Lord Burghersh between 1771 and 1774, was a British Tory politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, who served in most of the cabinets of the period, primarily as Lord Privy Seal.
In 1794 he was elevated to the episcopacy as Bishop of Cork and Ross.
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The Earl of Courtown, in the County of Wexford, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created on 12 April 1762 for James Stopford, 1st Baron Courtown. He had previously represented County Wexford and Fethard in the Irish House of Commons. Stopford had already been created Baron Courtown, of Courtown in the County of Wexford, on 19 September 1758, and was made Viscount Stopford at the same time he was given the earldom. These titles are also in the Peerage of Ireland. He was succeeded by his eldest son, the second Earl. He was a Tory politician and served under William Pitt the Younger as Treasurer of the Household from 1784 to 1793. On 7 June 1796 he was created Baron Saltersford, of Saltersford in the County Palatine of Chester, in the Peerage of Great Britain. This title gave him and his descendants an automatic seat in the House of Lords.
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