Thomas Otway

Thomas Otway 1616-1693

Born: 01 Nov 1616 Aldebury
Died: 06 Mar 1693
Father:George Otway
Education:Kirkby Lonsdale School, Winchester, Christ's College, Cambridge in 1632
Occupation:Holy Orders
Christened: 07 Nov 1616 Aldebury
Buried: St. Canice, Kilkenny
Updated: 24 Dec 2000


Thomas was born at Aldebury, Wiltshire. He was educated at Winchester, admitted Christ's College, Cambridge on 13th June 1632, aged fifteen, graduated B.A. in 1635 and M.A. in 1639. Afterwards he attained his D.D. at Trinity College, Dublin. He was Chaplain to Sir Ralph Hopton, when he was captured and banished to the West Indies by the Parliamentarians. He was Rector of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate June 1663 - June 1664, of Etchingham, Sussex June 1664 to 1670, Bishop of Killaloe 1670 - 1680, Bishop of Ossory 1680 - 1693, in The House of Lords 1689. He adhered to James II and was a benefactor of Christ's College, Cambridge, and Trinity College, Dublin. He died 6th March 1693. (See Appendix A for further details).

He made a bequest in his will to his nephew Charles, a wool merchant in London, of 100.

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