John Phillips - Bishop 1604/5-1633

Born North Wales, took B.A. St Mary Hall, Oxford 1579; appointed Rector of Andreas and Archdeacon of Man 1587; 1590 appointed chaplain to Henry, Earl of Derby. Installed Bishop Feb 10 1604/5. Died 7 Aug 1633 and buried in St Germain's Cathedral (on St Patrick's Island).

Translated Book of Common Prayer into Manx (see Manx Soc vol XXXII + XXXIII) - A.W.Moore gives memoir of him in same volume.



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