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
Neile, Richard16081610translatedRochester
Neile, Richard1610confirmed1614translatedCoventry & Lichfield
Neile, Richard1614confirmed1617translatedLincoln
Neile, Richard1617confirmed1628translatedDurham
Neile, Richard1628confirmed1632translatedWinchester
Neile, Richard1632confirmed1640York
Newcome, Richard17551761translatedLlandaff
Newcome, Richard1761translated1769St. Asaph
Newcome, William1779nominated1795translatedWaterford and Lismore
Newcome, William1795nominated1800Armagh
Newton, Thomas17611782Bristol
Nicolson, James1607provided1607Dunkeld
Nicolson, William16611672Gloucester
Nicolson, William17021718translatedCarlisle
Nicolson, William1727nominated1727Cashel
North, Brownlow17711774translatedCoventry & Lichfield
North, Brownlow17741781translatedWorcester
North, Brownlow1781confirmed1820Winchester
Nugent, Edmund1530provided1550Kilmore