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

Name Year appointed Notes on appointment End of tenure Notes on end of tenure Diocese
Cairncross, Alexander 1684 translated 1687 deprived Glasgow
Cairncross, Alexander 1693 nominated 1701 Raphoe
Cairncross, Robert 1539 provided 1545 Ross
Campbell, Alexander 1566 provided 1607 resigned Brechin
Campbell, Donald 1558 nominated 1563 Brechin
Campbell, John 1573 1598 The Isles
Campbell, John 1611 1613 Argyll
Campbell, Neil 1580 1608 Argyll
Campbell, Neil 1633 nominated 1638 deprived The Isles
Carey, Valentine 1621 1626 Exeter
Carey, William 1820 1830 translated Exeter
Carey, William 1830 translated 1846 St. Asaph
Carleton, George 1618 1619 translated Llandaff
Carleton, George 1619 confirmed 1628 Chichester
Carleton, Guy 1672 1679 translated Bristol
Carleton, Guy 1679 confirmed 1685 Chichester
Carmichael, Hon. William 1753 1758 translated Clonfert
Carmichael, Hon. William 1758 nominated 1758 translated Ferns
Carmichael, Hon. William 1758 nominated 1765 translated Meath
Carmichael, Hon. William 1765 nominated 1765 Dublin
Carr, Charles 1716 1739 Killaloe
Carr, Robert James 1824 1831 translated Chichester
Carr, Robert James 1831 confirmed 1841 Worcester
Carswell, John 1565 1572 The Isles
Cartwright, Thomas 1686 1689 Chester
Cary, Mordecai 1732 1735 translated Clonfert
Cary, Mordecai 1735 1751 Killala
Cecil, Charles 1733 1734 translated Bristol
Cecil, Charles 1734 translated 1737 Bangor
Chaderton, William 1579 1595 translated Chester
Chaderton, William 1595 confirmed 1608 Lincoln
Chamber, John 1541 1556 Peterborough
Chandler, Edward 1717 1730 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Chandler, Edward 1730 confirmed 1750 Durham
Chappell, William 1638 1649 Cork
Charden, John 1596 1601 Down
Chenevix, Richard 1745 1746 translated Killaloe
Chenevix, Richard 1745 nominated 1779 Waterford and Lismore
Chester, Thomas 1582 nominated 1583 Elphin
Chetham, Thomas 1526 1558 Sidon
Cheyney, Richard 1562 nominated 1579 Bristol
Cheyney, Richard 1562 in commendam 1579 Gloucester
Chinnery, George 1779 1780 translated Killaloe
Chinnery, George 1780 nominated 1780 Cloyne
Chisholm, William 1527 1564 Dunblane
Chisholm, William 1561 provided 1569 deprived Dunblane
Chisholm, William 1587 1589 deprived Dunblane
Christopherson, John 1557 1558 Chichester
Clagett, Nicholas 1732 1742 translated St. Davids
Clagett, Nicholas 1742 confirmed 1746 Exeter
Clavering, Robert 1725 1729 translated Llandaff
Clavering, Robert 1728 translated 1747 Peterborough
Clayton, Robert 1730 1735 translated Killala
Clayton, Robert 1735 nominated 1745 translated Cork
Clayton, Robert 1745 nominated 1758 Clogher
Cleaver, Euseby 1789 1789 translated Cork
Cleaver, Euseby 1789 nominated 1809 translated Ferns
Cleaver, Euseby 1809 nominated 1819 Dublin
Cleaver, William 1788 1800 translated Chester
Cleaver, William 1800 translated 1806 translated Bangor
Cleaver, William 1806 translated 1815 St. Asaph
Clerk, John 1523 1541 Bath & Wells
Cobbe, Charles 1720 1727 translated Killala
Cobbe, Charles 1743 1765 Dublin
Coke, George 1633 1636 translated Bristol
Coke, George 1636 confirmed 1646 Hereford
Coldwell, John 1591 1596 Salisbury
Compton, Henry 1674 1676 translated Oxford
Compton, Henry 1676 confirmed 1713 London
Comyn, Nicholas 1519 provided 1551 resigned Waterford and Lismore
Conybeare, John 1750 1755 Bristol
Cooper, Thomas 1571 1584 translated Lincoln
Cooper, Thomas 1584 confirmed 1594 Winchester
Cope, Walter 1772 1782 translated Clonfert
Cope, Walter 1782 nominated 1787 Ferns
Copleston, Edward 1828 1849 Llandaff
Corbet, Richard 1628 1632 translated Oxford
Corbet, Richard 1632 confirmed 1635 Norwich
Cornewall, Ffoliot Herbert Walker 1797 1803 translated Bristol
Cornewall, Ffoliot Herbert Walker 1803 confirmed 1808 translated Hereford
Cornewall, Ffoliot Herbert Walker 1808 confirmed 1831 Worcester
Cornwallis, Frederick 1750 1768 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Cornwallis, Frederick 1768 confirmed 1783 Canterbury
Cornwallis, James 1781 1824 Coventry & Lichfield
Cosin, John 1660 1672 Durham
Cotes, George 1554 1555 Chester
Cotton, Henry 1598 1615 Salisbury
Cotton, William 1598 1621 Exeter
Cottrell, William 1743 1744 Ferns
Couper, William 1612 1619 Galloway
Courtenay, Henry Reginald 1794 1797 translated Bristol
Courtenay, Henry Reginald 1797 confirmed 1803 Exeter
Coverdale, Miles 1551 1553 deprived Exeter
Cox, Michael 1754 nominated 1779 Cashel
Cox, Richard 1559 nominated 1559 translated Norwich
Cox, Richard 1559 1581 Ely
Cradock, John 1757 1772 translated Kilmore
Cradock, John 1772 nominated 1778 Dublin
Cranmer, Thomas 1533 1553 deprived Canterbury
Creighton, Robert 1670 1672 Bath & Wells
Cressett, Edward 1749 1755 Llandaff
Crew, Nathaniel 1671 1674 translated Oxford
Crew, Nathaniel 1674 confirmed 1721 Durham
Crichton, George 1526 1544 Dunkeld
Crichton, George 1543 nominated 1571 Dunkeld
Crichton, George 1584 restored 1585 Dunkeld
Crigan, Claudius 1784 1813 Sodor and Man
Croft, Herbert 1662 1691 Hereford
Cromer, George 1522 1543 Armagh
Crosbie, John 1600 nominated 1621 Ardfert
Crow, Charles 1702 1726 Cloyne
Cumberland, Denison 1763 1772 translated Clonfert
Cumberland, Denison 1772 nominated 1774 Kilmore
Cumberland, Richard 1691 1718 Peterborough
Cunningham, David 1539 provided 1553 resigned Argyll
Cunningham, David 1577 1600 Aberdeen
Curen, Hugh 1567 confirmed 1568 Oxford
Curle (Curll), Walter 1628 1629 translated Rochester
Curle (Curll), Walter 1629 confirmed 1632 translated Bath & Wells
Curle (Curll), Walter 1632 confirmed 1647 Winchester
Curtis (Curteys), Richard 1570 1582 Chichester
Curwin, Hugh 1555 1567 translated Dublin