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Inge, Hugh, D.D.

an Irish prelate, was born at Shepton Mallet, in Somersetshire, educated in William of Wickham's school at Winchester, and made perpetual fellow of New College, Oxford, in 1484. In 1496 he travelled in foreign countries. On his return he was successively prebendary of East Harptree, subchanter of the Church of Wells, warden of Wapulham, in the diocese of Lincoln, of Duttying, in Somersetshire, by the presentation of Richard the Abbot and the convent of Glastonbury, and of Weston. In 1504 he was in Rome, at which time he was one of king Henry's orators, selected to take the renunciation of all prejudicial clauses in the apostolic bulls for the translation of cardinal Hadrian to the see of Bath and Wells, and his oaths of fealty and allegiance to that monarch. In 1512 he was appointed bishop of Meath, where he remained ten years. In 1521 he was promoted to the see of Dublin. In 1527 he was made chancellor of Ireland. He repaired the palace of St. Sepulchre. Hedied in Dublin, August 3, 1528. See D'Alton, Memoirs of the Archbishops of Dublin, page 182.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Inge, Hugh, D.D.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/i/inge-hugh-dd.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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