John Prene

John Prene was an Irish Archbishop.[1]

He was Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin[2] from 1401[3] until 1428; Archdeacon of Armagh from 1431 to 1439[4] and Archbishop of Armagh from 1439 until his death on 13 June 1443.[5]


  1. ^ St Patrick's Cathedrtal, Armagh
  2. ^ "A New History of Ireland" T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F.J. Byrne and Cosgrove, A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  3. ^ "The History and Antiquities of the Collegiate and Cathedral Church of St. Patrick Near Dublin, from it Foundation in 1190, to the Year 1819: Comprising a Topographical Account of the Lands and Parishes Appropriated to the Community of the Cathedral, and to Its Members, and Biographical Memoirs of Its Deans" Mason, W.M. p131:Dublin, W.Folds, 1820
  4. ^ Handbook of British Chronology by Fryde, E. B;. Greenway, D.E; Porter, S; Roy, I: Cambridge, CUP, 1996, ISBN 052156350X, 9780521563505
  5. ^ "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 3" Cotton,H. p16 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848-1878