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A list of all the bishops of Rochester (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
Allen, Edmund 1559 nominated 1559
Atterbury, Francis 1713 1723 deprived
Barlow, William 1605 1608 translated
Bowle, John 1630 1637
Bradford, Samuel 1723 confirmed 1731
Buckeridge, John 1611 1628 translated
Curle (Curll), Walter 1628 1629 translated
Dampier, Thomas 1802 1808 translated
Dolben, John 1666 1683 translated
Fisher, John 1504 1535 deprived
Freke, Edmund 1572 1575 translated
Gest, Edmund 1560 1571 translated
Griffith (Griffin), Maurice 1554 1558
Heath, Nicholas 1540 1544 translated
Hilsey, John 1535 1539
Holbeach (Rands), Henry 1544 confirmed 1547 translated
Horsley, Samuel 1793 confirmed 1802 translated
King, Walker 1809 1827
Murray, George 1827 confirmed 1860
Neile, Richard 1608 1610 translated
Pearce, Zachary 1756 confirmed 1774
Percy, Hugh 1827 1827 translated
Piers, John 1576 1577 translated
Ponet, John 1550 1551 translated
Ridley, Nicholas 1547 1550 translated
Scory, John 1551 1552 translated
Sprat, Thomas 1684 1713
Thomas, John 1774 1793
Turner, Francis 1683 1684 translated
Warner, John 1638 1666
Wilcocks, Joseph 1731 confirmed 1756
Young, John 1578 1605