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
Painter, David 1547 provided 1558 Ross
Palliser, William 1693 1694 translated Cloyne
Palliser, William 1694 nominated 1727 Cashel
Parker, John 1661 1667 translated Elphin
Parker, John 1667 nominated 1679 translated Tuam
Parker, John 1679 nominated 1681 Dublin
Parker, Matthew 1559 1575 Canterbury
Parker, Samuel 1686 1688 Oxford
Parkhurst, John 1560 1575 Norwich
Parr, Richard 1635 1643 Sodor and Man
Parry, Edward 1647 1650 Killaloe
Parry, Henry 1607 1610 translated Gloucester
Parry, Henry 1610 confirmed 1616 Worcester
Parry, Richard 1604 1623 St. Asaph
Parsons, John 1813 1819 Peterborough
Paterson, John 1662 1679 Ross
Paterson, John 1675 1679 translated Galloway
Paterson, John 1679 translated 1687 translated Edinburgh
Paterson, John 1687 translated 1708 Glasgow
Pates, Richard 1555 nominated 1559 deprived Worcester
Paton, James 1571 nominated 1584 Dunkeld
Patrick, Simon 1689 1691 translated Chichester
Patrick, Simon 1691 confirmed 1707 Ely
Paul, William 1663 1665 Oxford
Pearce, Zachary 1748 1756 translated Bangor
Pearce, Zachary 1756 confirmed 1774 Rochester
Pearson, John 1673 1686 Chester
Peirs, William 1632 confirmed 1670 Bath & Wells
Pelham, George 1803 1807 translated Bristol
Pelham, George 1807 confirmed 1820 translated Exeter
Pelham, George 1820 confirmed 1827 Lincoln
Peploe, Samuel 1726 1752 Chester
Percy, Hugh 1827 1827 translated Rochester
Percy, Hugh 1827 confirmed 1856 Carlisle
Pery, William Cecil 1781 1784 translated Killala
Philips, John 1605 1633 Sodor and Man
Philpotts, Henry 1831 1869 Exeter
Piers, John 1576 1577 translated Rochester
Piers, John 1577 confirmed 1589 translated Salisbury
Piers, John 1589 confirmed 1594 York
Piers, William 1630 1632 translated Peterborough
Pilkington, James 1561 1576 Durham
Pococke, Richard 1765 nominated 1765 Meath
Pole, David 1557 1559 deprived Peterborough
Pole, Reginald 1556 1558 Canterbury
Ponet, John 1550 1551 translated Rochester
Ponet, John 1551 nominated 1553 deprived Winchester
Ponsonby, Hon. Richard 1828 1831 translated Killaloe
Pooley, John 1697 1702 translated Cloyne
Pooley, John 1702 nominated 1712 Raphoe
Pooley, John 1795 1797 translated Killala
Pooley, John 1797 nominated 1819 Clogher
Porteous, Beilby 1777 1787 translated Chester
Porteous, Beilby 1787 confirmed 1809 London
post-episcopal 1646 1660 Exeter
post-episcopal 1646 1660 St. Davids
Potter, Barnabas 1629 1642 Carlisle
Potter, John 1715 1737 translated Oxford
Potter, John 1737 confirmed 1747 Canterbury
Preston, William 1784 1787 translated Killala
Preston, William 1787 nominated 1789 Ferns
Pretyman (-Tomline), George 1787 1820 translated Lincoln
Pretyman (-Tomline), George 1820 confirmed 1827 Winchester
Price, Arthur 1724 1730 translated Clonfert
Price, Arthur 1730 nominated 1734 translated Ferns
Price, Arthur 1734 nominated 1744 translated Meath
Price, Arthur 1744 nominated 1752 Cashel
Price, Robert 1661 1666 Ferns
Price, Thomas 1667 nominated 1685 Cashel
Prideaux, John 1641 1650 Worcester
Pritchett, John 1672 1681 Gloucester
Pullein, Tobias 1694 1695 translated Cloyne
Pullen, Samuel 1661 1667 Tuam