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A list of all the bishops of Lichfield and Coventry (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
Abbot, George 1609 1610 translated
Baynes, Ralph 1554 1559 deprived
Bentham, Thomas 1560 1579
Blyth, Geoffrey 1503 1531
Chandler, Edward 1717 1730 translated
Cornwallis, Frederick 1750 1768 translated
Cornwallis, James 1781 1824
Egerton, John 1768 confirmed 1771 translated
Frewen, Accepted 1644 1660 translated
Hacket, John 1661 1670
Hough, John 1699 confirmed 1717 translated
Hurd, Richard 1775 1781 translated
Lee, Rowland 1534 1543
Lloyd, William 1692 confirmed 1699 translated
Morton, Thomas 1619 confirmed 1632 translated
Neile, Richard 1610 confirmed 1614 translated
North, Brownlow 1771 1774 translated
Overall, John 1614 1618 translated
Overton, William 1580 1609
Ryder, Henry 1824 confirmed 1836
Sampson, Richard 1543 confirmed 1554
Smalbroke, Richard 1731 confirmed 1749
Wood, Thomas 1671 1692
Wright, Robert 1632 confirmed 1643