Thomas Walsh (archbishop of Cashel)

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Thomas Walsh born in Waterford, Ireland in 1580 - died in Santiago de Compostela, Spain in 1654; was an Irish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the Archbishop of Cashel from 1626 to 1654. [1] [2] [3]

He was appointed the archbishop of the Metropolitan see of Cashel on 27 April 1626 and consecrated in the Spanish Netherlands on 8 July 1626. [1] [2] [3] After the siege of Limerick in 1651, the archbishop was compelled to go into exile. [2]

Walsh died in exile on 5 May 1654. [1] [2] [3] On 6 May 1654 he was buried with great ceremony in the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral next to the Chapel of the Kings and Relics.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Archbishop Thomas Walsh". Catholic-Hierarchy.org . David M. Cheney. Retrieved 23 December 2011.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Brady 1876, The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, volume 2, pp. 22–25.
  3. 1 2 3 Fryde et al. 1986, Handbook of British Chronology, p. 417.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
David Kearney
(archbishop)
Archbishop of Cashel
1626–1654
Succeeded by
John de Burgo
(vicar apostolic)