Francis Marsh

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The Most Reverend Francis Marsh (23 October 1626 – 16 November 1693) was Archbishop of Dublin from 1682 to 1693.[1]

He had previously been Dean of Connor (1660–1661), Dean of Armagh (1661–1667), Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe and Kilmore and Ardagh. He married Mary, the daughter of Bishop Jeremy Taylor.[2] Their son, Dr. Jeremy Marsh (1667 – June 3, 1734) was the Dean of Kilmore.


  1. Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 350–351. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  2. Belfast Cathedral web site
Religious titles
Preceded by
William Fuller
Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe
April 1667–June 1673
Succeeded by
John Vesey
Preceded by
Robert Maxwell
Bishop of Kilmore and Ardagh
Succeeded by
William Sheridan
Preceded by
John Parker
Archbishop of Dublin
May 1682–December 1693
Succeeded by
Narcissus Marsh