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A list of all the bishops of Exeter (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
Alley, William 1560 1570
Babington, Gervase 1595 confirmed 1597 translated
Bethell, Christopher 1830 confirmed 1830 translated
Blackall, Offspring 1708 1716
Blackburn, Lancelot 1717 1724 translated
Bradbridge, William 1571 1578
Brownrigg, Ralph 1642 1659
Buller, William 1792 1796
Carey, Valentine 1621 1626
Carey, William 1820 1830 translated
Clagett, Nicholas 1742 confirmed 1746
Cotton, William 1598 1621
Courtenay, Henry Reginald 1797 confirmed 1803
Coverdale, Miles 1551 1553 deprived
Fisher, John 1803 1807 translated
Gauden, John 1660 1662 translated
Hall, Joseph 1627 1641 translated
Keppell, Frederick 1762 1777
Lamplugh, Thomas 1676 1688 translated
Lavington, George 1747 1762
Pelham, George 1807 confirmed 1820 translated
Philpotts, Henry 1831 1869
post-episcopal 1646 1660
Ross, John 1778 1792
Sparrow, Anthony 1667 1676 translated
Trelawney, Jonathan 1689 confirmed 1707 translated
Turberville, James 1555 1559 deprived
Veysey, John 1519 1551 resigned
Veysey, John 1553 restored 1554
Ward, Seth 1662 1667 translated
Weston, Stephen 1724 1742
Woolton, John 1579 1594