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
Earle or Earles, John 1662 1663 translated Worcester
Earle or Earles, John 1663 confirmed 1665 Salisbury
Echlin, Robert 1613 1635 Down
Edgeworth, Edward 1593 1595 Down
Egerton, Henry 1724 1746 Hereford
Egerton, John 1756 1768 translated Bangor
Egerton, John 1768 confirmed 1771 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Egerton, John 1771 confirmed 1787 Durham
Elizabeth I 1559 1559 Durham
Elizabeth I 1559 1559 Chester
Elizabeth I 1559 1559 York
Elizabeth I 1559 1559 Carlisle
Ellis, Anthony 1753 1761 St. Davids
Ellis, Welbore 1732 nominated 1734 Meath
Elrington, Thomas 1822 nominated 1835 Ferns
Erskine, William 1585 provided 0 Glasgow
Este, Charles 1740 nominated 1745 Waterford and Lismore
Evans, John 1702 1716 translated Bangor
Evans, John 1716 nominated 1724 Meath
Ewer, John 1761 1769 translated Llandaff
Ewer, John 1769 translated 1774 Bangor