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Mst.Rev.Sir Richard 
Robinson
1708 - 1794


Mst.Rev.Sir Richard 
Robinson
, 6th son. DD Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of all lreland. He built Rokeby at Marley near Dunleer in Co. Louth. Robinson was the sixth son of William Robinson of Rokeby, Yorkshire. He was educated at Westminister, and matriculated at Christ church, Oxford in 1726 and graduated B.A. in 1730 and M.A. in 1733. On leaving Oxford he became chaplain to Blackburne, Archbishop of York and in 1738 he was made Rector of Elton in East Riding. He had several other parishes in Yorkshire when in 1751 he attended the Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant to Ireland, as his chaplain. He obtained the See of Killala through the influence of his relatives and was consecrated on 19 January 1752. He was translated to Leighlin and Ferns in 1759, and promoted to Kildare in 1761. After the Archbishopric of Armagh had been declined by Newton, Bishop of Bristol, and Edmund Keene of Chester, it was offered to Robinson, and he became primate on 19 January 1765.

Born: Merton, Norfolk, , England 1708 Baptised:
Died: Clifton, Gloucs., England 10th Oct 1794 Buried: vault, Armagh, , , Ireland 1794
Family:
Robinson
  of Rokeby Hall

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1.
Mst.Rev.Sir Richard 
Robinson
1708 - 1794
2.
William 
Robinson
(
Walters
) 1675 - 1720
4.
Thomas 
Robinson
(
Stapylton
) 1650 - 1719
5.
Grace 
Stapylton
(
Robinson
) c. 1651 - 1676
3.
Anne 
Walters
(
Robinson
) c. 1676 - 1730
6.
Robert 
Walters
  (Watter)
(
Thornton
) + post 1699
7.
Anne 
Thornton
(
Ayscough
,
Walters
) * 1647

Siblings


1.
Anne 
Robinson
(
Knight
,
Cresset
) 1699 - 1759
2.
Sir Thomas 
Robinson
(
Howard
,
Booth
) c. 1700 - 1777
3.
John 
Robinson
* c. 1703
4.
Sir Septimus 
Robinson
1709 - 1765
5.
Robert 
Robinson
* ante 1713
6.
Sir William 
Robinson
c. 1713 - 1785
7.
Maj. Henry 
Robinson
c. 1714 - 1741
8.
Grace 
Robinson
(
Friend
) 1718 - 1776

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1708Born Merton, Norfolk, England
26th Feb 1777
Mst.Rev.Sir Richard 
Robinson
1708 - 1794 inherited the title
Rokeby
  [B] of Armagh
1794UNMAR/ROLE INDI
1794Buried Armagh, Ireland
10th Oct 1794Died Clifton, Gloucs., England
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