Rt Rev Hon. Richard Bagot, Bishop of Bath & Wells

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About Rt Rev Hon. Richard Bagot, Bishop of Bath & Wells

Richard Bagot (22 November 1782 – 15 May 1854) was an English bishop.

Bagot was a younger son of William Bagot, 1st Baron Bagot, of Blithfield Hall, Staffordshire, by the Honourable Elizabeth Louisa St John, daughter of John St John, 2nd Viscount St John. William Bagot, 2nd Baron Bagot, and Sir Charles Bagot were his elder brothers. He was educated at Christ Church and All Souls College, Oxford.

Bagot was Rector of Leigh and Blithfield and Prebendary of Lichfield Cathedral. He was Canon of Windsor from 1822 to 1827, Dean of Canterbury 1827–1845, Bishop of Oxford 1829–1845 and Bishop of Bath and Wells 1845–1854.

Bagot married Lady Harriet Villiers, daughter of George Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey in 1806. They had eight sons (three of whom became clergy and three joined the armed services) and four daughters.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Bagot_(bishop)

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Rt Rev Hon. Richard Bagot, Bishop of Bath & Wells's Timeline

1782
November 22, 1782
1806
December 21, 1806
Age 24
Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, England
1810
July 12, 1810
Age 27
1812
February 11, 1812
Age 29
1825
April 28, 1825
Age 42
Blithfield, Stafford, England
1854
May 15, 1854
Age 71
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