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A list of all the bishops of Worcester (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
Babington, Gervase 1597 confirmed 1610
Bell, John 1539 1543 resigned
Bilson, Thomas 1596 1597 translated
Blandford, Walter 1671 confirmed 1675
Bullingham, Nicholas 1571 confirmed 1576
Carr, Robert James 1831 confirmed 1841
Cornewall, Ffoliot Herbert Walker 1808 confirmed 1831
de' Ghinucci, Geronimo 1522 1531
Earle or Earles, John 1662 1663 translated
Fleetwood, James 1675 1683
Fletcher, Richard 1593 confirmed 1595 translated
Freke, Edmund 1584 confirmed 1591
Gauden, John 1662 confirmed 1662
Heath, Nicholas 1544 confirmed 1551 deprived
Heath, Nicholas 1554 restored 1555 translated
Hooper, John 1552 nominated 1554 deprived
Hough, John 1717 confirmed 1743
Hurd, Richard 1781 confirmed 1808
Johnson, James 1759 confirmed 1774
Latimer, Hugh 1535 1539 resigned
Lloyd, William 1699 confirmed 1717
Maddox, Isaac 1743 confirmed 1759
Morley, George 1660 1662 translated
North, Brownlow 1774 1781 translated
Parry, Henry 1610 confirmed 1616
Pates, Richard 1555 nominated 1559 deprived
Prideaux, John 1641 1650
Sandes (Sandys), Edwin 1559 1570 translated
Skinner, Robert 1663 confirmed 1670
Stillingfleet, Edward 1689 1699
Thomas, William 1683 confirmed 1689
Thornborough, John 1617 confirmed 1641
Whitgift, John 1577 1583 translated