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
Hacket, John16611670Coventry & Lichfield
Hacket, Thomas16721694deprivedDown
Haliburton, George16621665Dunkeld
Haliburton, George16781682translatedBrechin
Haliburton, George1682translated1715Aberdeen
Hall, George16621668Chester
Hall, Henry16611663Killala
Hall, John16911710Bristol
Hall, Joseph16271641translatedExeter
Hall, Joseph1641confirmed1656Norwich
Hall, Timothy16881690Oxford
Hallifax, Samuel17811789translatedGloucester
Hallifax, Samuel1789translated1790St. Asaph
Hamilton, Archibald16231630translatedKillala
Hamilton, Archibald1629nominated1659Cashel
Hamilton, Gavin15511571St Andrews
Hamilton, Gavin16101612Galloway
Hamilton, Hugh17961799translatedClonfert
Hamilton, James1553provided1580Argyll
Hamilton, James16611674Galloway
Hamilton, John15461547translatedDunkeld
Hamilton, John1547translated1571St Andrews
Hamilton, John16861689Dunkeld
Hamilton, Malcolm16231629Cashel
Hampton, Christopher16131625Armagh
Hanmer, John16241629St. Asaph
Hare, Francis17271731translatedSt. Asaph
Hare, Francis1731confirmed1740Chichester
Harley, John15531554deprivedHereford
Harley, John17871788Hereford
Harris, John17291738Llandaff
Harsnett, Samuel16091619translatedChichester
Harsnett, Samuel1619confirmed1629translatedNorwich
Harsnett, Samuel1629confirmed1631York
Hawkins, James1780nominated1807Raphoe
Hay, William16881707Moray
Hayter, Thomas17491761translatedNorwich
Hayter, Thomas1761confirmed1762London
Heath, Nicholas15401544translatedRochester
Heath, Nicholas1544confirmed1551deprivedWorcester
Heath, Nicholas1554restored1555translatedWorcester
Heath, Nicholas1555confirmed1559deprivedYork
Henchman, Humfrey16601663translatedSalisbury
Henchman, Humfrey1663confirmed1675London
Henshaw, Joseph16631679Peterborough
Hepburn, Alexander1574elected1578Ross
Hepburn, John15221557Brechin
Hepburn, Patrick1538nominated1573Moray
Herring, Thomas17381743translatedBangor
Herring, Thomas1743confirmed1747translatedYork
Herring, Thomas1747confirmed1757Canterbury
Hervey, Hon. Frederick Augustus17671768translatedCloyne
Heton, Martin16001609Ely
Heygate, James16301638Kilfenora
Hildesley, Mark17551772Sodor and Man
Hilsey, John15351539Rochester
Hinchcliffe, John17691794Peterborough
Hoadly, Benjamin17161721translatedBangor
Hoadly, Benjamin1721confirmed1723translatedHereford
Hoadly, Benjamin1723confirmed1734translatedSalisbury
Hoadly, Benjamin1734confirmed1761Winchester
Hoadly, John17271730translatedFerns
Hoadly, John1729nominated1742translatedDublin
Hoadly, John1742nominated1746Armagh
Hodgkin, John15371560Bedford
Hodson, John16671686Elphin
Holbeach (Rands), Henry1544confirmed1547translatedRochester
Holbeach (Rands), Henry1547confirmed1551Lincoln
Holgate, Robert15371545translatedLlandaff
Holgate, Robert1545confirmed1554deprivedYork
Holyman, John15541558Bristol
Honeyman, Andrew16641676Orkney
Hooper, George17031704translatedSt. Asaph
Hooper, George1704confirmed1727Bath & Wells
Hooper, John15511552resignedGloucester
Hooper, John1552nominated1554deprivedWorcester
Hopkins, Ezekiel16711681translatedRaphoe
Hopton, John15541558Norwich
Horne, George17901792Norwich
Horne, Robert15611580Winchester
Horsley, Samuel17881793translatedSt. Davids
Horsley, Samuel1793confirmed1802translatedRochester
Horsley, Samuel1802translated1806St. Asaph
Hort, Josiah17221727translatedFerns
Hort, Josiah17271742translatedKilmore
Hort, Josiah1742nominated1751Tuam
Hotham, John1782nominated1795Clogher
Hough, John16901699translatedOxford
Hough, John1699confirmed1717translatedCoventry & Lichfield
Hough, John1717confirmed1743Worcester
Howard, Robert17271730translatedKillala
Howard, Robert1729nominated1740Elphin
Howden, John1523provided0Sodor and Man
Howell, Thomas16441646Bristol
Howland, Richard15851600Peterborough
Howley, William1813confirmed1828translatedLondon
Howley, William1828confirmed1848Canterbury
Howson, John16191628translatedOxford
Howson, John1628confirmed1632Durham
Hughes, William15731600St. Asaph
Hume, John17561758translatedBristol
Hume, John1758confirmed1766translatedOxford
Hume, John1766confirmed1782Salisbury
Humphreys, Humphrey16891701translatedBangor
Humphreys, Humphrey1701confirmed1712Hereford
Humpston, Robert16021607Down
Huntingford, George Isaac18021815translatedGloucester
Huntingford, George Isaac1815confirmed1832Hereford
Huntington, Robert17011701Raphoe
Hurd, Richard17751781translatedCoventry & Lichfield
Hurd, Richard1781confirmed1808Worcester
Hutchinson, Francis17211739Down
Hutchinson, Samuel17591780Killala
Hutton, Matthew15891595translatedDurham
Hutton, Matthew1595confirmed1606York
Hutton, Matthew17431747translatedBangor
Hutton, Matthew1747confirmed1757translatedYork
Hutton, Matthew1757confirmed1758Canterbury
Hyde, Alexander16651667Salisbury