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
Van Mildert, William18191826translatedLlandaff
Van Mildert, William1826confirmed1836Durham
Vaughan, Richard15961597translatedBangor
Vaughan, Richard1597nominated1604translatedChester
Vaughan, Richard1604confirmed1607London
Vernon (Harcourt), Edward Venables17911808translatedCarlisle
Vernon (Harcourt), Edward Venables1808confirmed1847York
Verschoyle, James18101834Killala
Vesey, John1679nominated1716Tuam
Vesey, Sir Thomas17131714translatedKillaloe
Veysey, John15191551resignedExeter
Veysey, John1553restored1554Exeter
Vigors, Bartholomew16911722Ferns