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
Rainbowe, Edward 1664 1684 Carlisle
Ram, Thomas 1605 1634 Ferns
Ramsay, James 1673 1674 translated Dunblane
Ramsay, James 1674 translated 1676 The Isles
Ramsay, James 1676 restored 1684 translated Dunblane
Ramsay, James 1684 translated 1696 Ross
Randolph, John 1799 1807 translated Oxford
Randolph, John 1807 translated 1809 translated Bangor
Randolph, John 1809 confirmed 1813 London
Ravis, Thomas 1605 1607 translated Gloucester
Ravis, Thomas 1607 confirmed 1609 London
Redman, William 1595 1602 Norwich
Reid, Robert 1541 1558 Orkney
Repps (Rugge), William 1536 1550 resigned Norwich
Reynell, Carew 1739 1743 translated Down
Reynolds, Edward 1661 1676 Norwich
Reynolds, Richard 1721 1723 translated Bangor
Reynolds, Richard 1723 confirmed 1744 Lincoln
Reynolds, Thomas 1558 nominated 1559 deprived Hereford
Richardson, John 1633 1654 Ardagh
Richmond, Richard 1773 1780 Sodor and Man
Rider, John 1613 1632 Killaloe
Ridley, Nicholas 1547 1550 translated Rochester
Ridley, Nicholas 1550 nominated 1553 deprived London
Roan, John 1675 1692 Killaloe
Roberts, William 1637 1665 Bangor
Robinson, Henry 1598 1616 Carlisle
Robinson, John 1710 1714 translated Bristol
Robinson, John 1714 confirmed 1723 London
Robinson, Nicholas 1566 1585 Bangor
Robinson, Richard 1752 1759 translated Killala
Robinson, Richard 1759 nominated 1761 translated Ferns
Robinson, Richard 1765 nominated 1794 Armagh
Rogers, Richard 1569 1597 Dover
Rollock, Peter 1585 provided 1607 resigned Dunkeld
Rose, Alexander 1687 1687 translated Moray
Rose, Alexander 1687 translated 1720 Edinburgh
Rose, Arthur 1675 1679 translated Argyll
Rose, Arthur 1679 translated 1679 translated Galloway
Rose, Arthur 1679 translated 1684 translated Glasgow
Rose, Arthur 1684 translated 1704 St Andrews
Ross, John 1778 1792 Exeter
Rowlands, Henry 1598 1616 Bangor
Rudd, Anthony 1594 1615 St. Davids
Rutter, Samuel 1661 1663 Sodor and Man
Ryder, Henry 1693 1696 Killaloe
Ryder, Henry 1742 1743 translated Killaloe
Ryder, Henry 1743 nominated 1752 translated Down
Ryder, Henry 1752 nominated 1775 Tuam
Ryder, Henry 1815 1824 translated Gloucester
Ryder, Henry 1824 confirmed 1836 Coventry & Lichfield