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Richard Mant

Richard Mant (1776-1848), Bishop of Down and
Connor (1832) and Bishop of Dromore (1842). Mant took his BA from
Trinity College, Oxford in 1797 where he studied under Joseph Wharton.
In 1798 he was elected fellow of Oriel College where he remained until
1804. He published his Verses to the Memory of Joseph Wharton in 1800. An indefatigable writer, Mant's bibliography covers over five pages in the British Museum Catalogue. He edited the Poetical Works of Thomas Wharton in 1802.

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