Gilbert Ironside the elder

Gilbert Ironside
Gilbert Ironside the elder (1588–1671) was Bishop of Bristol.wikipedia
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Bishop of Bristol

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Gilbert Ironside the elder (1588–1671) was Bishop of Bristol.

Ralph Ironside

The second son, Ralph Ironside (1590–1683) became rector of Long Bredy in succession to his father, who died in 1629, and was also Archdeacon of Dorset.
He was the son of Ralph Ironside, rector of Long Bredy, Dorset, and the younger brother of Gilbert Ironside, Bishop of Bristol.

Gilbert Ironside the younger

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By his first wife he was father of four sons, of whom Gilbert Ironside the younger was the third.
He was the third son of Gilbert Ironside the elder, born at Winterbourne Abbas.

John Westley

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Edmund Calamy gives particulars of a long conference between him and John Westley, grandfather of John Wesley.
The report of his interview in 1661 with Gilbert Ironside the elder, his diocesan, according to Alexander Gordon writing in the Dictionary of National Biography, shows him to have been an Independent.

Bristol Cathedral

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Also honoured are: Thomas Westfield, Bishop of Bristol (1642–1644), Thomas Howell (Bishop of Bristol) (1644–1645), Gilbert Ironside the elder, Bishop of Bristol (1661–1671), William Bradshaw (bishop), Bishop of Bristol (1724–1732), Joseph Butler, Bishop of Bristol (1738–1750), John Conybeare, Bishop of Bristol (1750–1755) and Robert Gray (bishop of Bristol) (1827–1834), who is buried in graveyard attached to the cathedral.

Long Bredy

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He was elder son of Ralph Ironside, rector of Long Bredy and of Winterbourne Abbas and was born at Hawkesbury, near Sodbury, Gloucestershire, on 25 November 1588.

Winterbourne Abbas

He was elder son of Ralph Ironside, rector of Long Bredy and of Winterbourne Abbas and was born at Hawkesbury, near Sodbury, Gloucestershire, on 25 November 1588.

Hawkesbury, Gloucestershire

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He was elder son of Ralph Ironside, rector of Long Bredy and of Winterbourne Abbas and was born at Hawkesbury, near Sodbury, Gloucestershire, on 25 November 1588.

Chipping Sodbury

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He was elder son of Ralph Ironside, rector of Long Bredy and of Winterbourne Abbas and was born at Hawkesbury, near Sodbury, Gloucestershire, on 25 November 1588.

Gloucestershire

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He was elder son of Ralph Ironside, rector of Long Bredy and of Winterbourne Abbas and was born at Hawkesbury, near Sodbury, Gloucestershire, on 25 November 1588.

Archdeacon of Dorset

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The second son, Ralph Ironside (1590–1683) became rector of Long Bredy in succession to his father, who died in 1629, and was also Archdeacon of Dorset.

Trinity College, Oxford

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Gilbert Ironside matriculated at Trinity College, Oxford, 22 June 1604, and became scholar of his college 28 May 1605, B.A. 1608, M.A. 1612, B.D. 1619, and D.D. 1620, and Fellow of Trinity 1613.

Winterbourne Steepleton

In 1618 he was presented to the rectory of Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorset, by Sir Robert Miller.

Dorset

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In 1618 he was presented to the rectory of Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorset, by Sir Robert Miller.

Yeovilton

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He was also rector of Yeovilton in Somerset.

Anthony Wood (antiquary)

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Anthony à Wood says that he kept his preferments during the protectorate, but this is doubtful.

The Restoration

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Either by marriage or other means he amassed a large fortune before the Restoration.

York Minster

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On 13 October 1660 he was appointed to a prebendal stall in York Minster, but resigned the post next year, when on 13 January 1661 he was consecrated bishop of Bristol.

Edmund Calamy (historian)

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Edmund Calamy gives particulars of a long conference between him and John Westley, grandfather of John Wesley.

John Wesley

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Edmund Calamy gives particulars of a long conference between him and John Westley, grandfather of John Wesley.