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Authorised form of nameAshe; St George (? 1658 - 1718)
Other forms of nameAshe, St George, Bishop of Derry
SurnameAshe
ForenamesSt George
Dates? 1658 - 1718
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
County Roscommon, Ireland (? 1658)
Death:
27 February 1718
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Research Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Rev Richard Norris's School at Drogheda; Trinity College, Dublin; BA (1676), MA (1679), BD (1687), DD (1692)
Career:
Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin (1679); Donegal Lecturer and Professor of Mathematics at Trinity (1685); fled to England; Chaplain to Lord Paget, Ambassador of William III to Vienna (1689); Provost of Trinity (1692); Bishop of Cloyne (1695-1697); Bishop of Clogher (1697-1717); Vice-Chancellor of Dublin University (1702); Bishop of Derry (1717-death); left his mathematical books to Trinity
Memberships:
Dublin Philosophical Society; Oxford Philosophical Society
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/02/1686
RelationshipsSon of Thomas Ashe of Co Meath
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Hoppen; Gunther; Burtchaell
References:
K Theodore Hoppen, 'The Royal Society and Ireland. II' in NR 1965 vol 20 pp 78-99
Virtual International Authority File2818528
Royal Society codeNA5799
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/N1/85Extract of a letter from Francis Nevill to St George Ashe, Bishop of Clogher14 October 1712
EL/A/31Letter, from St George Ashe to Francis Aston, dated at Trinity College Dublin16 September 1685
EL/M1/106Thomas Molyneux to St George Ashe, Bishop of Clogher1697
EL/A/42Letter, from St George Ashe to Robert Southwell12 February 1694
EL/A/29Minutes of the Dublin Philosophical Society, sent by St George Ashe, dated at Trinity College Dublin1685
EL/A/37Letter, from St George Ashe to Mr Benbrig, Fellow of University College and secretary of the Philosophical Society of Oxford, dated at Trinity College Dublin23 November 1686
EL/W3/62Charles Willughby to St George Ashe1685
EL/M1/107Thomas Molyneux to St George Ashe, Bishop of Clogher1702
EL/N1/87Francis Nevill to St George Ashe, Bishop of Clogher4 April 1713
EL/A/34Paper, St George Ashe's discourses on the quadrature of the circle10 March 1685
EL/A/33Minutes of the Dublin Philosophical Society, sent by St George Ashe, dated at Trinity College Dublin24 November 1685
RBO/7/68Letter from Thomas Molyneux to the St George Ashe, Bishop of Clogher, concerning swarms of insects in the province of Connaught5 October 1697
EL/A/41Letter, from St George Ashe to Edmond Halley, dated at Vienna19 July 1691
RBO/9/1Observations of a partial lunar eclipse witnessed in Dublin on 19 November 1686 by St George Ashe and Dr Smithnd
CLP/9i/66Paper, account of a land slide at Clogher by the Bishop of Clogher [George Ashe][1713]
EL/A/35Letter, from St George Ashe to William Musgrave, Fellow of New College Oxford, dated at Trinity College Dublin18 March 1686
CLP/6/46/2Drawing, concerning hydraulic instruments by Mr King[1687]
EL/A/36Letter, from St George Ashe to the secretary of the Royal Society, dated at Trinity College Dublin27 April 1686
EL/A/39Letter, from St George Ashe to Edmond Halley, dated at Trinity College Dublin15 July 1687
EL/A/28Minutes of the Dublin Philosophical Society, sent by St George Ashe, dated at Trinity College Dublin30 May 1685
EL/A/32Letter, from St George Ashe to William Musgrave, dated at Trinity College Dublin10 October 1685
EL/A/40Letter, from St George Ashe to Edmond Halley, dated at Vienna27 July 1690
EL/A/30Minutes of the Dublin Philosophical Society, sent by St George Ashe, dated at Trinity College Dublin1685
EL/M1/91Latin translation of a letter from William Molyneux, dated at Dublin, to Francis Aston 1686
EL/A/38Part of a letter, from St George Ashe, dated at Trinity College Dublin 26 March 1687
CLP/6/46Paper, 'Concerning hydraulick engines by Mr King'[1687]
CLP/6/46/1Paper, 'Concerning hydraulick engines by Mr King'[1687]
EL/N1/86Francis Nevill to St George Ashe, Bishop of Clogher12 February 1712
RBO/9/54'Account of Native Sulphur found in Ireland by his Grace St George Ashe, Lord Bishop of Clogher'1702
CLP/9i/66/1Paper, account of a land slide at Clogher by the Bishop of Clogher [George Ashe][1713]
CLP/9i/66/2Plate, drawing showing orientation of the Clogher landslide by George Ashe[1713]
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