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A list of all the archbishops of York (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
Blackburn, Lancelot 1724 confirmed 1743
Dawes, William 1714 confirmed 1724
Dolben, John 1683 confirmed 1686
Drummond, Robert Hay 1761 confirmed 1776
Elizabeth I 1559 1559
Frewen, Accepted 1660 confirmed 1664
Gilbert, John 1757 confirmed 1761
Grindal, Edmund 1570 confirmed 1576 translated
Harsnett, Samuel 1629 confirmed 1631
Heath, Nicholas 1555 confirmed 1559 deprived
Herring, Thomas 1743 confirmed 1747 translated
Holgate, Robert 1545 confirmed 1554 deprived
Hutton, Matthew 1595 confirmed 1606
Hutton, Matthew 1747 confirmed 1757 translated
Lamplugh, Thomas 1688 confirmed 1691
Lee, Edward 1531 1544
Markham, William 1777 confirmed 1807
Matthew, Tobias 1606 confirmed 1628
Montaigne (Montague, Mountain), George 1628 confirmed 1628
Neile, Richard 1632 confirmed 1640
Piers, John 1589 confirmed 1594
Sandes (Sandys), Edwin 1577 confirmed 1588
Sharp, John 1691 1714
Sterne, Richard 1664 confirmed 1683
Vernon (Harcourt), Edward Venables 1808 confirmed 1847
Williams, John 1641 confirmed 1650
Young, Thomas 1561 confirmed 1568