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A list of all the bishops of Salisbury (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, Robert 1615 1618
Barrington, Shute 1782 confirmed 1791 translated
Bishop's Peculiar 1717 1835
Burgess, Thomas 1825 confirmed 1837
Burnet, Gilbert 1689 1715
Coldwell, John 1591 1596
Cotton, Henry 1598 1615
Davenant, John 1621 1641
Douglas, John 1791 confirmed 1807
Drummond, Robert Hay 1761 confirmed 1761 translated
Duppa, Brian 1641 confirmed 1660 translated
Earle or Earles, John 1663 confirmed 1665
Fisher, John 1807 confirmed 1825
Fotherby, Martin 1618 1620
Gest, Edmund 1571 confirmed 1577
Gilbert, John 1748 confirmed 1757 translated
Henchman, Humfrey 1660 1663 translated
Hoadly, Benjamin 1723 confirmed 1734 translated
Hume, John 1766 confirmed 1782
Hyde, Alexander 1665 1667
Jewell, John 1560 1571
Lay Peculiar 1540 1716
Piers, John 1577 confirmed 1589 translated
Salcot (Capon), John 1539 nominated 1557
Shaxton, Nicholas 1535 1539 resigned
Sherlock, Thomas 1734 confirmed 1748 translated
Talbot, William 1715 confirmed 1721 translated
Thomas, John 1757 confirmed 1761 translated
Thomas, John 1761 confirmed 1766
Townson (Toulson), Robert 1620 1621
Ward, Seth 1667 confirmed 1689
Willis, Richard 1721 confirmed 1723 translated