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
Hacket, John 1661 1670 Coventry & Lichfield
Hacket, Thomas 1672 1694 deprived Down
Haliburton, George 1662 1665 Dunkeld
Haliburton, George 1678 1682 translated Brechin
Haliburton, George 1682 translated 1715 Aberdeen
Hall, George 1662 1668 Chester
Hall, Henry 1661 1663 Killala
Hall, John 1691 1710 Bristol
Hall, Joseph 1627 1641 translated Exeter
Hall, Joseph 1641 confirmed 1656 Norwich
Hall, Timothy 1688 1690 Oxford
Hallifax, Samuel 1781 1789 translated Gloucester
Hallifax, Samuel 1789 translated 1790 St. Asaph
Hamilton, Archibald 1623 1630 translated Killala
Hamilton, Archibald 1629 nominated 1659 Cashel
Hamilton, Gavin 1551 1571 St Andrews
Hamilton, Gavin 1610 1612 Galloway
Hamilton, Hugh 1796 1799 translated Clonfert
Hamilton, James 1553 provided 1580 Argyll
Hamilton, James 1661 1674 Galloway
Hamilton, John 1546 1547 translated Dunkeld
Hamilton, John 1547 translated 1571 St Andrews
Hamilton, John 1686 1689 Dunkeld
Hamilton, Malcolm 1623 1629 Cashel
Hampton, Christopher 1613 1625 Armagh
Hanmer, John 1624 1629 St. Asaph
Hare, Francis 1727 1731 translated St. Asaph
Hare, Francis 1731 confirmed 1740 Chichester
Harley, John 1553 1554 deprived Hereford
Harley, John 1787 1788 Hereford
Harris, John 1729 1738 Llandaff
Harsnett, Samuel 1609 1619 translated Chichester
Harsnett, Samuel 1619 confirmed 1629 translated Norwich
Harsnett, Samuel 1629 confirmed 1631 York
Hawkins, James 1780 nominated 1807 Raphoe
Hay, William 1688 1707 Moray
Hayter, Thomas 1749 1761 translated Norwich
Hayter, Thomas 1761 confirmed 1762 London
Heath, Nicholas 1540 1544 translated Rochester
Heath, Nicholas 1544 confirmed 1551 deprived Worcester
Heath, Nicholas 1554 restored 1555 translated Worcester
Heath, Nicholas 1555 confirmed 1559 deprived York
Henchman, Humfrey 1660 1663 translated Salisbury
Henchman, Humfrey 1663 confirmed 1675 London
Henshaw, Joseph 1663 1679 Peterborough
Hepburn, Alexander 1574 elected 1578 Ross
Hepburn, John 1522 1557 Brechin
Hepburn, Patrick 1538 nominated 1573 Moray
Herring, Thomas 1738 1743 translated Bangor
Herring, Thomas 1743 confirmed 1747 translated York
Herring, Thomas 1747 confirmed 1757 Canterbury
Hervey, Hon. Frederick Augustus 1767 1768 translated Cloyne
Heton, Martin 1600 1609 Ely
Heygate, James 1630 1638 Kilfenora
Hildesley, Mark 1755 1772 Sodor and Man
Hilsey, John 1535 1539 Rochester
Hinchcliffe, John 1769 1794 Peterborough
Hoadly, Benjamin 1716 1721 translated Bangor
Hoadly, Benjamin 1721 confirmed 1723 translated Hereford
Hoadly, Benjamin 1723 confirmed 1734 translated Salisbury
Hoadly, Benjamin 1734 confirmed 1761 Winchester
Hoadly, John 1727 1730 translated Ferns
Hoadly, John 1729 nominated 1742 translated Dublin
Hoadly, John 1742 nominated 1746 Armagh
Hodgkin, John 1537 1560 Bedford
Hodson, John 1667 1686 Elphin
Holbeach (Rands), Henry 1544 confirmed 1547 translated Rochester
Holbeach (Rands), Henry 1547 confirmed 1551 Lincoln
Holgate, Robert 1537 1545 translated Llandaff
Holgate, Robert 1545 confirmed 1554 deprived York
Holyman, John 1554 1558 Bristol
Honeyman, Andrew 1664 1676 Orkney
Hooper, George 1703 1704 translated St. Asaph
Hooper, George 1704 confirmed 1727 Bath & Wells
Hooper, John 1551 1552 resigned Gloucester
Hooper, John 1552 nominated 1554 deprived Worcester
Hopkins, Ezekiel 1671 1681 translated Raphoe
Hopton, John 1554 1558 Norwich
Horne, George 1790 1792 Norwich
Horne, Robert 1561 1580 Winchester
Horsley, Samuel 1788 1793 translated St. Davids
Horsley, Samuel 1793 confirmed 1802 translated Rochester
Horsley, Samuel 1802 translated 1806 St. Asaph
Hort, Josiah 1722 1727 translated Ferns
Hort, Josiah 1727 1742 translated Kilmore
Hort, Josiah 1742 nominated 1751 Tuam
Hotham, John 1782 nominated 1795 Clogher
Hough, John 1690 1699 translated Oxford
Hough, John 1699 confirmed 1717 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Hough, John 1717 confirmed 1743 Worcester
Howard, Robert 1727 1730 translated Killala
Howard, Robert 1729 nominated 1740 Elphin
Howden, John 1523 provided 0 Sodor and Man
Howell, Thomas 1644 1646 Bristol
Howland, Richard 1585 1600 Peterborough
Howley, William 1813 confirmed 1828 translated London
Howley, William 1828 confirmed 1848 Canterbury
Howson, John 1619 1628 translated Oxford
Howson, John 1628 confirmed 1632 Durham
Hughes, William 1573 1600 St. Asaph
Hume, John 1756 1758 translated Bristol
Hume, John 1758 confirmed 1766 translated Oxford
Hume, John 1766 confirmed 1782 Salisbury
Humphreys, Humphrey 1689 1701 translated Bangor
Humphreys, Humphrey 1701 confirmed 1712 Hereford
Humpston, Robert 1602 1607 Down
Huntingford, George Isaac 1802 1815 translated Gloucester
Huntingford, George Isaac 1815 confirmed 1832 Hereford
Huntington, Robert 1701 1701 Raphoe
Hurd, Richard 1775 1781 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Hurd, Richard 1781 confirmed 1808 Worcester
Hutchinson, Francis 1721 1739 Down
Hutchinson, Samuel 1759 1780 Killala
Hutton, Matthew 1589 1595 translated Durham
Hutton, Matthew 1595 confirmed 1606 York
Hutton, Matthew 1743 1747 translated Bangor
Hutton, Matthew 1747 confirmed 1757 translated York
Hutton, Matthew 1757 confirmed 1758 Canterbury
Hyde, Alexander 1665 1667 Salisbury