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
Van Mildert, William 1819 1826 translated Llandaff
Van Mildert, William 1826 confirmed 1836 Durham
Vaughan, Richard 1596 1597 translated Bangor
Vaughan, Richard 1597 nominated 1604 translated Chester
Vaughan, Richard 1604 confirmed 1607 London
Vernon (Harcourt), Edward Venables 1791 1808 translated Carlisle
Vernon (Harcourt), Edward Venables 1808 confirmed 1847 York
Verschoyle, James 1810 1834 Killala
Vesey, John 1679 nominated 1716 Tuam
Vesey, Sir Thomas 1713 1714 translated Killaloe
Veysey, John 1519 1551 resigned Exeter
Veysey, John 1553 restored 1554 Exeter
Vigors, Bartholomew 1691 1722 Ferns