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
Fairfoul, Andrew16611663Glasgow
Fairlie, James16371638deprivedArgyll
Falconer, Colin16791680translatedArgyll
Falconer, Colin1680nominated1686Moray
Fell, John16761686Oxford
Felton, Nicholas16171619translatedBristol
Felton, Nicholas1619confirmed1626Ely
Ferne, Henry16621662Chester
Ferrar, Robert15481553deprivedSt. Davids
Field, Theophilus16191627translatedLlandaff
Field, Theophilus1627translated1635translatedSt. Davids
Field, Theophilus1635confirmed1636Hereford
Finch, William15381559Taunton
Fisher, John15041535deprivedRochester
Fisher, John18031807translatedExeter
Fisher, John1807confirmed1825Salisbury
Fitzgerald, William16911722Clonfert
Fitzmaurice, James1536provided1583Ardfert
Fleetwood, James16751683Worcester
Fleetwood, William17081714translatedSt. Asaph
Fleetwood, William1714confirmed1723Ely
Fleming, George17351747Carlisle
Fletcher, David16621665Argyll
Fletcher, Richard15891593translatedBristol
Fletcher, Richard1593confirmed1595translatedWorcester
Fletcher, Richard1595confirmed1596London
Foley, Samuel16941695Down
Forbes, Alexander16111616translatedCaithness
Forbes, Alexander1616translated1617Aberdeen
Forbes, Patrick16181635Aberdeen
Forbes, Patrick16621679Caithness
Forbes, William16341634Edinburgh
Forster, Nicholas17141716translatedKillaloe
Forster, Nicholas1716nominated1743Raphoe
Forster, William16341635Sodor and Man
Foster, William17891790translatedCork
Foster, William1790nominated1796translatedKilmore
Foster, William1795nominated1797Clogher
Fotherby, Martin16181620Salisbury
Fowler, Edward16911714Gloucester
Fowler, Robert17711779translatedKillaloe
Fowler, Robert1778nominated1801Dublin
Foy, Nathaniel16911707Waterford and Lismore
Frampton, Robert16811690deprivedGloucester
Freke, Edmund15721575translatedRochester
Freke, Edmund1575confirmed1584translatedNorwich
Freke, Edmund1584confirmed1591Worcester
Frewen, Accepted16441660translatedCoventry & Lichfield
Frewen, Accepted1660confirmed1664York
Fuller, William1667confirmed1675Lincoln
Fulwar, Thomas16411661translatedArdfert
Fulwar, Thomas1660nominated1667Cashel