List of bishops in England and Wales

A list of all the English and Welsh bishops arranged alphabetically by surname. Unless otherwise stated, the year of appointment is the year of consecration and the end of tenure is the year of death. Bishops who were translated have separate entries for each bishopric held.

Source:

  • Fryde, E. B., Greenway, D. E., Porter, S., Roy, I. (1986), Handbook of British Chronology (RHS, Guides and Handbooks, 2, 3rd edn, London: Royal Historical Society).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

NameYear appointedNotes on appointmentEnd of tenureNotes on end of tenureDiocese
Earle or Earles, John16621663translatedWorcester
Earle or Earles, John1663confirmed1665Salisbury
Echlin, Robert16131635Down
Edgeworth, Edward15931595Down
Egerton, Henry17241746Hereford
Egerton, John17561768translatedBangor
Egerton, John1768confirmed1771translatedCoventry & Lichfield
Egerton, John1771confirmed1787Durham
Elizabeth I15591559York
Elizabeth I15591559Carlisle
Elizabeth I15591559Durham
Elizabeth I15591559Chester
Ellis, Anthony17531761St. Davids
Ellis, Welbore1732nominated1734Meath
Elrington, Thomas1822nominated1835Ferns
Erskine, William1585provided0Glasgow
Este, Charles1740nominated1745Waterford and Lismore
Evans, John17021716translatedBangor
Evans, John1716nominated1724Meath
Ewer, John17611769translatedLlandaff
Ewer, John1769translated1774Bangor