Cradock, John, Dd

Cradock, John, D.D.

an Irish prelate, born at Wolverham, and educated at Cambridge. became rector of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, and subsequently chaplain to the duke of Bedford. He accompanied that nobleman to Ireland in 1757, was soon after elected to the see of Kilmore, and on December 4 of the same year was consecrated. In 1772 he was translated to the see of Dublin. In 1773 he was one of the eighteen peers who protested against the passing of a bill for securing the repayment of money lent by Papists to Protestants on mortgages of land. He died December 11, 1778. See D'Alton, Memoirs of the Abps. of Dublin, page 344.

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