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
Kaye, John18201827translatedBristol
Kaye, John1827confirmed1853Lincoln
Keene, Edmund17521771translatedChester
Keene, Edmund1771confirmed1781Ely
Ken(n), Thomas16851690deprivedBath & Wells
Kenan, Nicholas1588nominated1599Ardfert
Kennett, White17181728Peterborough
Keppell, Frederick17621777Exeter
Kidder, Richard16911703Bath & Wells
King, Edward16111639Elphin
King, Henry16421669Chichester
King, John16111621London
King, Robert1542nominated1557Oxford
King, Walker18091827Rochester
King, William1703nominated1729Dublin
Kirwan, Florence1539provided1554Clonmacnois
Kirwan, Florence1572nominated1582translatedKilmacduagh
Kirwan, Florence1582nominated1601Clonfert
Kitchin, Anthony15451566Llandaff
Knight, William15411547Bath & Wells
Knox, Andrew1605provided1618The Isles
Knox, Andrew1610nominated1633Raphoe
Knox, Hon. Edmund18311834translatedKillaloe
Knox, Hon. William17941803translatedKillaloe
Knox, Thomas1619provided1628The Isles
Kyle, Samuel18311848Cork