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NameThomas Parnell
DenominationChurch of Ireland
Livedb. ca. 1679-09-14 - d. ca. 1718-10-24 (old)
Linked Manuscriptsmanuscript owner - Miscellaneous fragments: TCD MS 10594
Linked SermonsSermon on Ecclesiastes 7:9 -- preacher (autograph: yes)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesClogher -- ParishFinglas -- ParishTrinity College -- Place of StudyUniversity of Dublin -- Place of StudyDunlavin -- PostSt Patrick's Cathedral -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami, Adam Richter
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 21390)
Other NotePoet, essayist, and Church of Ireland minister. Precise date of birth unknown, but he was baptized on 14 September 1679. B.A. (1697) and M.A. (1700) from Trinity College Dubiln. Ordained as a deacon in 1700 and as a priest in 1704. Minor canon of St Patrick's, Dublin beginning in 1704. Archdeacon of Clogher, County Tyrone beginning in 1706. B.D. and D.D. from the University of Dublin in 1712. Prebend of Dunlavin, County Wicklow beginning in 1713. Vicar of Finglas, County Dublin beginning in 1716. Parnell spent much time in London in the circle of Jonathan Swift.
GEMMS record createdApril 16, 2019
GEMMS record last editedApril 16, 2019