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
MacBrady, John 1540 provided 1559 Kilmore
MacBrehon, Eugene 1541 provided 1559 Mayo
MacCarthy, Dermot 1526 provided 1552 Ross
MacCawell, James 1567 nominated 1570 Cashel
MacEachan, Ferchar 1530 provided 1544 resigned The Isles
Mackenzie, Murdo 1662 16767 translated Moray
Mackenzie, Murdo 1676 nominated 1688 Orkney
MacLean, Hector 1680 provided 1687 Argyll
MacLean, Roderick 1544 nominated 153 The Isles
MacMahon, Patrick 1553 0 Ardagh
Madan, Spencer 1792 1794 translated Bristol
Madan, Spencer 1794 confirmed 1813 Peterborough
Maddox, Isaac 1736 1743 translated St. Asaph
Maddox, Isaac 1743 confirmed 1759 Worcester
Magee, William 1819 1822 translated Raphoe
Magee, William 1822 nominated 1831 Dublin
Magennis, Arthur 1539 provided 1563 Down
Magrath, Miler 1570 1571 translated Clogher
Magrath, Miler 1571 1622 Cashel
Mainwaring, Roger 1636 1653 St. Davids
Majendie, Henry William 1800 1809 translated Chester
Majendie, Henry William 1809 translated 1830 Bangor
Maltby, Edward 1831 1836 translated Chichester
Man, Henry 1546 1556 Sodor and Man
Mann, Isaac 1772 1788 Cork
Manners Sutton, Charles 1792 1805 translated Norwich
Manners Sutton, Charles 1805 confirmed 1828 Canterbury
Manning, Thomas 1536 0 Ipswich
Manningham, Thomas 1709 1722 Chichester
Mansel, William Lort 1808 1820 Bristol
Mant, Richard 1820 1823 translated Killaloe
Mant, Richard 1823 nominated 1848 Down
Margetson, James 1661 1663 translated Dublin
Margetson, James 1663 nominated 1678 Armagh
Markham, William 1771 1777 translated Chester
Markham, William 1777 confirmed 1807 York
Marlay, Richard 1787 1795 translated Clonfert
Marlay, Richard 1795 nominated 1802 Waterford and Lismore
Marsh, Francis 1672 nominated 1682 translated Kilmore
Marsh, Francis 1682 nominated 1693 Dublin
Marsh, Herbert 1816 1819 translated Llandaff
Marsh, Herbert 1819 1839 Peterborough
Marsh, Narcissus 1683 1691 translated Ferns
Marsh, Narcissus 1690 nominated 1694 translated Cashel
Marsh, Narcissus 1694 nominated 1703 translated Dublin
Marsh, Narcissus 1703 nominated 1713 Armagh
Martin, Anthony 1625 1650 Meath
Mason, George 1780 1783 Sodor and Man
Matthew, Tobias 1595 1606 translated Durham
Matthew, Tobias 1606 confirmed 1628 York
Maule, Henry 1726 1732 translated Cloyne
Maule, Henry 1744 nominated 1758 Meath
Mawe, Leonard 1628 1629 Bath & Wells
Mawson, Matthias 1739 1740 translated Llandaff
Mawson, Matthias 1740 confirmed 1754 translated Chichester
Mawson, Matthias 1754 confirmed 1770 Ely
Maxwell, Hon. Henry 1766 nominated 1798 Meath
Maxwell, John 1633 1638 deprived Ross
Maxwell, John 1641 nominated 1645 translated Killala
Maxwell, John 1645 1647 Tuam
Maxwell, Robert 1526 1541 Orkney
Maxwell, Robert 1643 1672 Kilmore
May, John 1577 1598 Carlisle
Merriman, John 1569 1571 Down
Mew(s), Peter 1673 1684 translated Bath & Wells
Mew(s), Peter 1684 confirmed 1706 Winchester
Meyrick, John 1576 1599 Sodor and Man
Meyrick, Rowland 1559 1566 Bangor
Middleton, Marmaduke 1579 nominated 1582 translated Waterford and Lismore
Middleton, Marmaduke 1582 translated 1588 deprived St. Davids
Milbourne, Richard 1615 1621 translated St. Davids
Milbourne, Richard 1621 nominated 1624 Carlisle
Mills, Thomas 1708 1740 Waterford and Lismore
Mitchell, David 1662 1663 Aberdeen
Moigne, Thomas 1613 1629 Kilmore
Monk, James Henry 1830 1856 Gloucester
Monk, Nicholas 1661 1661 Hereford
Monro, Alexander 1688 provided 1698 Argyll
Montague, James 1608 1616 translated Bath & Wells
Montague, James 1616 confirmed 1618 Winchester
Montague, Richard 1628 1638 translated Chichester
Montague, Richard 1638 confirmed 1641 Norwich
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George 1617 1621 translated Lincoln
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George 1621 confirmed 1628 translated London
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George 1628 nominated 1628 translated Durham
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George 1628 confirmed 1628 York
Montgomery, George 1605 1609 translated Raphoe
Montgomery, George 1605 nominated 1621 Clogher
Montgomery, George 1609 nominated 1621 Meath
Montgomery, Robert 1581 provided 1585 deprived Glasgow
Moore, John 1691 1707 translated Norwich
Moore, John 1707 confirmed 1714 Ely
Moore, John 1775 1783 translated Bangor
Moore, John 1783 confirmed 1805 Canterbury
More, William 1536 1541 Colchester
Moreton, William 1705 nominated 1715 Meath
Morgan, Henry 1554 1559 St. Davids
Morgan, Robert 1666 1673 Bangor
Morgan, William 1595 1601 translated Llandaff
Morgan, William 1601 translated 1604 St. Asaph
Morley, George 1660 1662 translated Worcester
Morley, George 1662 confirmed 1684 Winchester
Morley, Thomas 1537 1561 Marlborough
Morton, Thomas 1616 1619 translated Chester
Morton, Thomas 1619 confirmed 1632 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Morton, Thomas 1632 confirmed 1659 Durham
Moss, Charles 1766 1774 translated St. Davids
Moss, Charles 1774 confirmed 1802 Bath & Wells
Moss, Charles 1807 1811 Oxford
Murray, George 1801 1803 St. Davids
Murray, George 1814 1827 translated Sodor and Man
Murray, George 1827 confirmed 1860 Rochester
Murray, William 1622 1627 translated Kilfenora
Murray, William 1627 translated 1640 Llandaff