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
MacBrady, John1540provided1559Kilmore
MacBrehon, Eugene1541provided1559Mayo
MacCarthy, Dermot1526provided1552Ross
MacCawell, James1567nominated1570Cashel
MacEachan, Ferchar1530provided1544resignedThe Isles
Mackenzie, Murdo166216767translatedMoray
Mackenzie, Murdo1676nominated1688Orkney
MacLean, Hector1680provided1687Argyll
MacLean, Roderick1544nominated153The Isles
MacMahon, Patrick15530Ardagh
Madan, Spencer17921794translatedBristol
Madan, Spencer1794confirmed1813Peterborough
Maddox, Isaac17361743translatedSt. Asaph
Maddox, Isaac1743confirmed1759Worcester
Magee, William18191822translatedRaphoe
Magee, William1822nominated1831Dublin
Magennis, Arthur1539provided1563Down
Magrath, Miler15701571translatedClogher
Magrath, Miler15711622Cashel
Mainwaring, Roger16361653St. Davids
Majendie, Henry William18001809translatedChester
Majendie, Henry William1809translated1830Bangor
Maltby, Edward18311836translatedChichester
Man, Henry15461556Sodor and Man
Mann, Isaac17721788Cork
Manners Sutton, Charles17921805translatedNorwich
Manners Sutton, Charles1805confirmed1828Canterbury
Manning, Thomas15360Ipswich
Manningham, Thomas17091722Chichester
Mansel, William Lort18081820Bristol
Mant, Richard18201823translatedKillaloe
Mant, Richard1823nominated1848Down
Margetson, James16611663translatedDublin
Margetson, James1663nominated1678Armagh
Markham, William17711777translatedChester
Markham, William1777confirmed1807York
Marlay, Richard17871795translatedClonfert
Marlay, Richard1795nominated1802Waterford and Lismore
Marsh, Francis1672nominated1682translatedKilmore
Marsh, Francis1682nominated1693Dublin
Marsh, Herbert18161819translatedLlandaff
Marsh, Herbert18191839Peterborough
Marsh, Narcissus16831691translatedFerns
Marsh, Narcissus1690nominated1694translatedCashel
Marsh, Narcissus1694nominated1703translatedDublin
Marsh, Narcissus1703nominated1713Armagh
Martin, Anthony16251650Meath
Mason, George17801783Sodor and Man
Matthew, Tobias15951606translatedDurham
Matthew, Tobias1606confirmed1628York
Maule, Henry17261732translatedCloyne
Maule, Henry1744nominated1758Meath
Mawe, Leonard16281629Bath & Wells
Mawson, Matthias17391740translatedLlandaff
Mawson, Matthias1740confirmed1754translatedChichester
Mawson, Matthias1754confirmed1770Ely
Maxwell, Hon. Henry1766nominated1798Meath
Maxwell, John16331638deprivedRoss
Maxwell, John1641nominated1645translatedKillala
Maxwell, John16451647Tuam
Maxwell, Robert15261541Orkney
Maxwell, Robert16431672Kilmore
May, John15771598Carlisle
Merriman, John15691571Down
Mew(s), Peter16731684translatedBath & Wells
Mew(s), Peter1684confirmed1706Winchester
Meyrick, John15761599Sodor and Man
Meyrick, Rowland15591566Bangor
Middleton, Marmaduke1579nominated1582translatedWaterford and Lismore
Middleton, Marmaduke1582translated1588deprivedSt. Davids
Milbourne, Richard16151621translatedSt. Davids
Milbourne, Richard1621nominated1624Carlisle
Mills, Thomas17081740Waterford and Lismore
Mitchell, David16621663Aberdeen
Moigne, Thomas16131629Kilmore
Monk, James Henry18301856Gloucester
Monk, Nicholas16611661Hereford
Monro, Alexander1688provided1698Argyll
Montague, James16081616translatedBath & Wells
Montague, James1616confirmed1618Winchester
Montague, Richard16281638translatedChichester
Montague, Richard1638confirmed1641Norwich
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George16171621translatedLincoln
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George1621confirmed1628translatedLondon
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George1628nominated1628translatedDurham
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George1628confirmed1628York
Montgomery, George1605nominated1621Clogher
Montgomery, George16051609translatedRaphoe
Montgomery, George1609nominated1621Meath
Montgomery, Robert1581provided1585deprivedGlasgow
Moore, John16911707translatedNorwich
Moore, John1707confirmed1714Ely
Moore, John17751783translatedBangor
Moore, John1783confirmed1805Canterbury
More, William15361541Colchester
Moreton, William1705nominated1715Meath
Morgan, Henry15541559St. Davids
Morgan, Robert16661673Bangor
Morgan, William15951601translatedLlandaff
Morgan, William1601translated1604St. Asaph
Morley, George16601662translatedWorcester
Morley, George1662confirmed1684Winchester
Morley, Thomas15371561Marlborough
Morton, Thomas16161619translatedChester
Morton, Thomas1619confirmed1632translatedCoventry & Lichfield
Morton, Thomas1632confirmed1659Durham
Moss, Charles17661774translatedSt. Davids
Moss, Charles1774confirmed1802Bath & Wells
Moss, Charles18071811Oxford
Murray, George18011803St. Davids
Murray, George18141827translatedSodor and Man
Murray, George1827confirmed1860Rochester
Murray, William16221627translatedKilfenora
Murray, William1627translated1640Llandaff