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
Fairfoul, Andrew 1661 1663 Glasgow
Fairlie, James 1637 1638 deprived Argyll
Falconer, Colin 1679 1680 translated Argyll
Falconer, Colin 1680 nominated 1686 Moray
Fell, John 1676 1686 Oxford
Felton, Nicholas 1617 1619 translated Bristol
Felton, Nicholas 1619 confirmed 1626 Ely
Ferne, Henry 1662 1662 Chester
Ferrar, Robert 1548 1553 deprived St. Davids
Field, Theophilus 1619 1627 translated Llandaff
Field, Theophilus 1627 translated 1635 translated St. Davids
Field, Theophilus 1635 confirmed 1636 Hereford
Finch, William 1538 1559 Taunton
Fisher, John 1504 1535 deprived Rochester
Fisher, John 1803 1807 translated Exeter
Fisher, John 1807 confirmed 1825 Salisbury
Fitzgerald, William 1691 1722 Clonfert
Fitzmaurice, James 1536 provided 1583 Ardfert
Fleetwood, James 1675 1683 Worcester
Fleetwood, William 1708 1714 translated St. Asaph
Fleetwood, William 1714 confirmed 1723 Ely
Fleming, George 1735 1747 Carlisle
Fletcher, David 1662 1665 Argyll
Fletcher, Richard 1589 1593 translated Bristol
Fletcher, Richard 1593 confirmed 1595 translated Worcester
Fletcher, Richard 1595 confirmed 1596 London
Foley, Samuel 1694 1695 Down
Forbes, Alexander 1611 1616 translated Caithness
Forbes, Alexander 1616 translated 1617 Aberdeen
Forbes, Patrick 1618 1635 Aberdeen
Forbes, Patrick 1662 1679 Caithness
Forbes, William 1634 1634 Edinburgh
Forster, Nicholas 1714 1716 translated Killaloe
Forster, Nicholas 1716 nominated 1743 Raphoe
Forster, William 1634 1635 Sodor and Man
Foster, William 1789 1790 translated Cork
Foster, William 1790 nominated 1796 translated Kilmore
Foster, William 1795 nominated 1797 Clogher
Fotherby, Martin 1618 1620 Salisbury
Fowler, Edward 1691 1714 Gloucester
Fowler, Robert 1771 1779 translated Killaloe
Fowler, Robert 1778 nominated 1801 Dublin
Foy, Nathaniel 1691 1707 Waterford and Lismore
Frampton, Robert 1681 1690 deprived Gloucester
Freke, Edmund 1572 1575 translated Rochester
Freke, Edmund 1575 confirmed 1584 translated Norwich
Freke, Edmund 1584 confirmed 1591 Worcester
Frewen, Accepted 1644 1660 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Frewen, Accepted 1660 confirmed 1664 York
Fuller, William 1667 confirmed 1675 Lincoln
Fulwar, Thomas 1641 1661 translated Ardfert
Fulwar, Thomas 1660 nominated 1667 Cashel