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A list of all the bishops of London (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 1610 confirmed 1611 translated
Aylmer, John 1577 1594
Bancroft, Richard 1597 1604 translated
Blomfield, Charles James 1828 confirmed 1856 resigned
Bonner, Edmund 1540 1549 deprived
Bonner, Edmund 1553 restored 1559 deprived
Compton, Henry 1676 confirmed 1713
Fletcher, Richard 1595 confirmed 1596
Gibson, Edmund 1723 confirmed 1748
Grindal, Edmund 1559 1570 translated
Hayter, Thomas 1761 confirmed 1762
Henchman, Humfrey 1663 confirmed 1675
Howley, William 1813 confirmed 1828 translated
Juxon, William 1633 1660 translated
King, John 1611 1621
Laud, William 1628 confirmed 1633 translated
Lowth, Robert 1778 confirmed 1787
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George 1621 confirmed 1628 translated
Osbaldeston, Richard 1762 confirmed 1764
Porteous, Beilby 1787 confirmed 1809
Randolph, John 1809 confirmed 1813
Ravis, Thomas 1607 confirmed 1609
Ridley, Nicholas 1550 nominated 1553 deprived
Robinson, John 1714 confirmed 1723
Sandes (Sandys), Edwin 1570 confirmed 1577 translated
Sheldon, Gilbert 1660 1663 translated
Sherlock, Thomas 1748 confirmed 1761
Stokesley, John 1530 1539
Terrick, Richard 1764 confirmed 1777
Vaughan, Richard 1604 confirmed 1607