Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameRt Rev Lewis BAGOT
Birth1741
Death1802
MotherLady Barbara LEGGE (1698-1765)
Marriage1771
SpouseMary HAY
Birth1744
Death1772
Notes for Rt Rev Lewis BAGOT
Bishop of Norwich and St Asaph

Lewis Bagot MA (1 January 1740 – 4 June 1802) was an English cleric, the fifth son of Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot of Blithfield Hall, Staffordshire, and younger brother of William, Lord Bagot.

He was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford. He was ordained in 1765 and was Canon of Christchurch 1771–1777 and Dean 1777–1783. He was appointed Bishop of Bristol in 1782, Bishop of Norwich in 1783 and Bishop of St Asaph 1790.

His portrait appears in the National Portrait Gallery.
Last Modified 3 Jun 2012Created 28 Jan 2018 using Reunion for Macintosh