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A list of all the bishops of Lincoln (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
Archbishop of Canterbury 1540 1835
Barlow, Thomas 1675 1691
Barlow, William 1608 confirmed 1613
Bullingham, Nicholas 1560 1571 translated
Chaderton, William 1595 confirmed 1608
Cooper, Thomas 1571 1584 translated
Fuller, William 1667 confirmed 1675
Gardiner, James 1695 1705
Gibson, Edmund 1716 1723 translated
Green, John 1761 1779
Holbeach (Rands), Henry 1547 confirmed 1551
Kaye, John 1827 confirmed 1853
Laney, Benjamin 1663 confirmed 1667 translated
Longland, John 1521 1547
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George 1617 1621 translated
Neile, Richard 1614 confirmed 1617 translated
Pelham, George 1820 confirmed 1827
Pretyman (-Tomline), George 1787 1820 translated
Reynolds, Richard 1723 confirmed 1744
Sanderson, Robert 1660 1663
Taylor, John 1552 1554 deprived
Tenison, Thomas 1692 1695 translated
Thomas, John 1744 1761 translated
Thurlow, Thomas 1779 1787 translated
Wake, William 1705 1716 translated
Watson, Thomas 1557 1559 deprived
White, John 1554 1556 translated
Wickham, William 1584 1595 translated
Williams, John 1621 1641 translated
Winniffe, Thomas 1642 1654