Jebb, John (1775–1833)

Irish clergyman, who rose to be Church of Ireland Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert, and Aghadoe 1823–1833. He was a close friend of Robert Inglis. In 1818 Jebb sent Southey a copy of the second edition of his Sermons, on Subjects Chiefly Practical. This initiated a correspondence on religious and political matters that lasted until Jebb’s death.