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A list of all the bishops of Chichester (1540–1835) arranged by date of appointment. Unless otherwise stated, the year of appointment is the year of consecration and the end of tenure is the year of death.

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).

Name Year appointed Notes on appointment End of tenure Notes on end of tenure
Andrewes, Lancelot 1605 1609 translated
Ashburnham, William 1754 1797
Barlow, William 1559 confirmed 1568
Bickley, Thomas 1586 1596
Bowers, Thomas 1722 1724
Brideoake, Ralph 1675 1678
Buckner, John 1798 1824
Carleton, George 1619 confirmed 1628
Carleton, Guy 1679 confirmed 1685
Carr, Robert James 1824 1831 translated
Christopherson, John 1557 1558
Curtis (Curteys), Richard 1570 1582
Day, George 1543 1551 deprived
Day, George 1553 restored 1556
Duppa, Brian 1638 1641 translated
Grove, Robert 1691 1696
Gunning, Peter 1670 1675 translated
Hare, Francis 1731 confirmed 1740
Harsnett, Samuel 1609 1619 translated
King, Henry 1642 1669
Lake, John 1685 confirmed 1689 suspended
Maltby, Edward 1831 1836 translated
Manningham, Thomas 1709 1722
Mawson, Matthias 1740 confirmed 1754 translated
Montague, Richard 1628 1638 translated
Patrick, Simon 1689 1691 translated
Sampson, Richard 1536 1543 translated
Scory, John 1552 nominated 1553 deprived
Sherburne, Robert 1508 provided 1536 resigned
Waddington, Edward 1724 1731
Watson, Anthony 1596 1605
Williams, John 1696 1709