Peter Manby

?1638-1697; b. prob. Dublin; ed. TCD; Canon of Kildare, 1670; Dean of Derry, 1672; turned Catholic on arrival of James II, and retained deanery; became Alderman of Derry; issued The Considerations which Obliged Peter Manby, Dean of Derry, to Embrace the Catholic Religion [1687], occasioning a retort from Archbishop William King, to which he answered in return; moved to France after the Boyne; d. London. ODNB DUB

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