Bishop George de la Poer-Beresford

© Donal G. Burke 2013

George de la Poer-Beresford, D.D. was consecrated Protestant Bishop of Clonfert in 1801 and translated to Kilmore the following year. A cousin of the then Marquis of Waterford, the arms of the Bishop are given as ‘Argent, a cross Gules between in each quarter five cinquefoils Vert.’[i]


[i] Collen, G.W., Debrett’s Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland, revised, corrected and continued.’ London, 1840. p.794.