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KINGS, QUEENS, ARCHBISHOPS & BISHOPS
OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

                           
KINGS OF ARCHBISHOPS OF ARCHBISHOPS OF BISHOPS OF BISHOPS OF BISHOPS OF BISHOPS OF
ENGLAND CANTERBURY YORK LONDON DURHAM ST. DAVID'S ARMAGH
. See founded before A.D. 200 See founded before A.D. 200 See founded before A.D. 200 [Missionary College founded at Iona by St. Columba from Ireland 565] . .
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Persecution of the British Church under the Emperor, Diocletian. Martyrdom of St Alban, A.D. 304.
. St. Columba died at Iona, 597
Bishops of York, London, and Caerleon-on-Usk, at the council of Arles, A.D. 314. .
Eborius 314 Restitutus 314
British Bishops present at the Councils of Sardica, 347, and of Ariminum, 360.
St. Patrick 445
St Ninian settled at Whithorn, in Wigtonshire, cir. A.D. 400 (Consecrated in Gaul)
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St. German and Gallican Bishops combated Pelagianism in Britain 429 and 447. "Alleluia" Victory, 430. St. Benen 455
St. Jarlath 465
Cormac 482
St. Mungo, driven from Glasgow, founded St. Asaph, cir. 550 Dubtach I. 497
Aihill I. 513
Christianity driven into Wales, Devonshire and Cornwall, by the heathen Angles and Saxons, in the Sixth Century. Aihill II. 526
Dubtach II. 536
BISHOPS David 548
Luidhard 572 See Vacant See Vacant BISHOPS OF
LINDISFARNE.
St. David ---- Feidlimid 551
Cynog ---- Cairlan I 578
St. Augustine 597 Teilo ---- Eschaid 588
(Consecrated in Gaul.) Ceneu ---- Senach 598
Laurentius 605 Morfael ----
Mellitus 619 Mellitus 604 Haerwnan ---- Mac Laisre 610
Justus 624 Paulinus 627 Fled into Kent, 616. See vacant 38 years St. Aidan
Consecrated at Iona
634 Elwaed ---- Thomian 623
Honorius 627-53 Fled into Kent, 633. -See vacant 30 years Gwrnwen ----
Deusdedit 655-64 Finan 651 Llunwerth ----
ARCHBISHOPS Colman 662 Gwrgwyst ----
St. Chad 664 Cedd 654 Tuda 664 Gwgan ---- Segene 661
(Synod of Hertford.- The Churches of the Heptarchy united into one Church of Enlgand, A.D. 673) Theodore 668-90 St. Wilfrid (retired) 669 Wine 666 Eata 678 Clydawg ----
Bosa (retired) 678 St. Erconwald 675 St. Cuthbert 685 Eineon ----
St. Wilfrid (restored) 686 Waldhere 693 Eadberet 688 Elford ---- Flann Febla 688
Berhtwald 693 Bosa (restored) 691 Ingwald 706 Eatferth 698 Ethelman ---- Suibne 715
. St John of Beverley 705 Eggwulf 745 Elanc ---- Congusa 730
Tatwin 731 Wilfrid II 718 Sighaeh 772 Aedilnald 724 Maelsgwyd ---- Celepeter 750
Nothelm 734 ARCHBISHOPS Eadbert 774 Sadwrnfen ---- Fredachry 758
Cuthbert 740-58 Egbert 732 Eadgar 789 Cynewulf 740 Cadell ---- Foendelach 768
Bregwin 759-62 Coenwalch 791 Sulhaithnay ---- Dubdalethy I. 778
Jaenberht 763 Ethelbert 766 Eadbald 794 Higbald 780 Novis ---- Assiat 793
Eanbald I 782 Heathoberht 794 Idwal ---- Cudiniscus 794
Ethelhard 790 Eanbald II 796 Osmund 802 Egbert 802 Asser ---- Conmac 798
Wulfred 803 Arthwael ---- Torbach 807
Samson ---- Nuad 808
Wulfsige 812 Ethelnoth 811 Heathured 819 Ruelin ---- Flangus 812
Egbert 827 Ceolberht 824 Egfrid 828 Rhydderch ---- Artrigius 822
Fleogild 829 Eugene I. 833
Ethelwulf 839 Ceolnoth 830 Wigmund 837 Eanbert 846 Farannan (resigned) 834
(Ethelbald 858 Eardulph 854 Dermod 848
(Ethelbert 858 Wulfhere 854 Deorwulf 860 Elwin ---- Factna 852
Ethelred 866 Ethelred 870-89 Swithwulf -- BISHOPS OF CHESTER-LE- STREET Ainmire 872
Alfred 871 Morbiw ---- Cathasach I. 875
Plegemund 891 Maelcol 883
Ethelbald 895 Heahstan 898 Llunwerth ---- Maelbrigid 885
Edward the Elder 901 Athelm 923-25 Wulfsige 898 Cutheard 900
Althelstan 915 Wulfhelm 928 Redewald 928 Tilred 915 Joseph 927
Edmund 940 Odo 941 Wulstan I 931 Theodred 926 Wigred 928 Eneuris 944 Maelpatrick 936
Edred 946 Ughtred 944 Hubert ---- Cathasach II. 937
Edwy 955 Aelsine 958 Oskytel 956 Byrrthelm 953 Sexhelme 947 Ivor ----
Edgar 958 St Dunstan 959 Ethelwold (resigned) 972 St. Dunstan 959 Aldred 947 Morgeneu ---- Muirdach 957
Oswald 972 Aelfstan 961 Elfsig 968 Nathan 960 Dubdalethy II. 966
Edward the Martyr 975 Ethelgar 988-89 Jeuan ----
Ethelred II 979 Sigeric 990-94 Aldwine 990 Arwystl ----
Elfric 995-05 Adulph 993 Wulfstan 996 BISHOPS OF DURHAM Murechan (resigned) 998
Edmund Ironside 1016 Alphege 1006-12 Wulstan II 1002 Aelfun 1004 Morgenue ---- Maelmury 1001
Canute 1017 Leovingus 1013 Aelfwig 1014 Edmund 1021 Amalgaid 1021
Ethelmoth 1020 Alfric Puttoc 1023 Ervin 1023
Harold I 1035 Aelfward 1035 Edred 1041 Trahaearn 1039
Hardicanute 1040 Eadsige 1038-50 Egelric 1042
Edward the Confessor 1042 Robert of Jumieges 1051 Kinsius 1051 Robert 1044 Egelwin 1056 Joseph 1055 Dubdalethy III. 1050
Stigand 1052 Aldred 1060 William 1051 Bleiddud 1061 Cumasach 1065
Harold II 1066 Maelisa 1065
William I 1066 Lanfranc 1070-89 Thomas I 1070 Hugh de Orval 1075 Walchere 1071 Sulien 1071
Maurice 1085 William 1080 Abraham 1076
William II 1087 Anselm 1093-09 Rhyddmarch 1088 Donald 1092
Henry I 1100 Ralph d'Escures 1114-22 Gerard 1100 Richard de Beaumes 1108 Ralph Flambard 1099 Griffry 1096 Celsus 1106
William de Corbeuil 1123-36 Thomas II 1109 Gilbert 1128 Bernard 1115 Maurice 1129
Thurstan 1114 Geoffrey Rufus 1133 St. Malachy (resigned)
Stephen 1135 Theobald 1139-61 St. William 1144 Robert de Sigillo 1141 Will St. Barbara 1143 Gelasius 1137
Henry Murdac 1147 Richard de Beaumes 1152 David Fitzgerald 1147 Cornelius 1174
Henry II 1154 Thomas Becket 1162-70 St. William (restored) 1153 Hugh Pudsey 1153 Gilbert 1175
Richard 1174-84 Roger Pont l'Eveque 1154 Gilbert Foliot 1163 Maelisa II. 1184
Baldwin 1185-90 Peter de Leia 1176 Amlave 1184
Richard I 1189 Reginald Fitz jocelin 1191 Geoffrey Plantagenet 1191 Richard de Ely 1189 Philip of Poitiers 1197 Geoffrey de Henelawe 1203 Thomas O'Connor 1185
John 1199 Hubert Walter 1193-05 Wm. of St. Mary's Church 1199 Jowerth 1215 Eugene II. 1206
Henry III 1216 Stephen Langton 1207-28 Walter de Gray 1216 Eustace Fauconberg 1221 Luke Nettervil 1220
Richard Grant 1229-31 Roger le Noir 1229 Richard de Marisco 1217 Donat 1227
Edmund Rich 1233 Fulk Basset 1242 Richard Poor 1228 Anselm le Gros 1230 Albert of Cologne 1240
Boniface of Savoy 1245-70 Sewall de Bovill 1256 Nicholas Farnham 1241 Thomas the Welshman 1248 Reiner 1247
(First Parliament met, 1265) Godfrey Ludham 1258 Henry Wingham 1259 Walter Kirkham 1249 Richard de Carew 1256 Abraham O'Connellan 1257
Walter Giffard 1266 Henry Sandwich 1263 Robert Stichell 1260 Patrick O'Scanlan 1261
Edward I 1272 Robert Kilwardby 1273-78 William Wickwaine 1279 John Chishull 1274 Robert Insula 1274 Nicholas MacMolissa 1272
John Peckham 1279-92 John Romanus 1286 Richard Gravesend 1280 Anthony Beck 1283 Thomas Beck 1280
Robert Winchelsey 1293 Henry Newark 1296 David Martyn 1296
Thomas Corbidge 1300 Ralph Baldock 1306
Edward II 1307 William Greenfield 1304 Gilbert Segrave 1313 John Taafe 1305
Walter Reynolds 1313 William Melton 1316 Richard Newport 1317 Richard Kellow 1311 Walter de Jorse (resigned) 1306
Edward III 1327 Simon Meopham 1328 Stephen Gravesend 1319 Louis Beaumont 1318 Henry de Gower 1328 Roland de Jorse (resigned) 1311
John Stratford 1333 Richard Bentworth 1338 Robert Greystanes 1333 Stephen Segrave 1322
Thomas Bradwardine 1349 William la Zouche 1340 Ralph Stratford 1340 Richard Bury 1333 David O'Hiraghty 1334
Simon Islip 1349 John Thoresby 1353 Michael Northburgh 1354 Thomas Hatfield 1345 John Thoresby 1347 Richard Fitz-Ralph 1347
Simon Langham 1366 Simon Sudbury 1362 Reginald Brian 1350
William Whittlesey 1368-74 Thomas Fastolfe 1353
Simon Sudbury 1375 Alexander Neville 1374 William Courtenay 1375 Adam Houghton 1361 Milo Sweetman 1361
Richard II 1377 William Courtenay 1381 Thomas Arundel 1388 Robert Braybroke 1381 John Fordham 1382 John Gilbert 1389 John Colton 1382
Thomas Arundel 1396 Robert Waldby 1397 Roger Walden 1405 Walter Skirlawe 1388 Guy Mone 1397
Henry IV 1399 Roger Walden 1398 Richard Scrope 1398 Nicholas Bubwith 1406 Henry Chicheley 1408 Nicholas Fleming 1404
Thomas Arundel 1399 Henry Bowet 1407 Richard Clifford 1407 Thomas Langley 1406 John Catterick 1414
Henry V 1413 Henry Chicheley 1414 John Kempe 1422 Stephen Patrington 1415 John Swayn (resigned) 1417
Henry VI 1422 John Kempe 1426 William Grey 1426 Benedict Nicholls 1418
Robert Fitz-Hugh 1431 Thomas Redburne 1433
John Stafford 1443 Robert Gilbert 1436 Robert Neville 1438 William Lyndwood 1442 John Prene 1439
John Kempe 1452 William Booth 1452 Thomas Kempe 1450 John Langton 1447 John Mey 1444
Thomas Bouchler 1454 Lawrence Booth 1457 John Delabere 1447 John Bole 1457
Edward IV 1461 George Neville 1465 Robert Tully 1460
Lawrence Booth 1476 William Dudley 1476 Richard Martin 1482 John Foxall 1475
Edward V 1483 Thomas Rotherham 1480 Richard Hill 1489 Thomas Langton 1483 Edmund Connesburgh 1477
Richard III 1483 John Sherwood 1485 Hugh Parry 1485 Octavian de Palatio 1480
Henry VII 1485 Thomas Savage 1496 Richard Fox 1494 John Morgan 1496
John Morton 1486 Thomas Savage 1501 William Warham 1502 William Sever 1502
Henry Dene 1501 William Barons 1504 Robert Sherborne 1505
William Warham 1503-32 Christopher Bainbrigg 1508 Richard Fitz-James 1506 Christopher Bainbrigg 1507
Thomas Wolsey 1514 Thomas Ruthall 1509 Edward Vaughan 1509 John Kite 1513
Cuthbert Tunstall 1522 Thomas Wolsey 1523 Richard Rawlings 1523 George Cromer 1522
Henry VIII 1509 Edward Lee 1531 John Stokesley 1530 Cuthbert Tunstall 1530 William Barlow 1536
Robert Holgate 1545 Edmund Bonner 1540 Robert Ferrar 1548 George Dowdall 1543
Thomas Cranmer 1533 Nicholas Ridley 1550 Hugh Goodacre 1552
Nicholas Heath 1555 Edmund Bonner (rest'd) 1553 Henry Morgan 1554
Edward VI 1547 Thomas Young 1561 Edmund Grindal 1559 James Pilkington 1561 Thomas Young 1560 Adam Loftus 1562
Mary 1553 Reginald Pole 1556-58 Edmund Grindal 1570 Edwin Sandys 1570 Richard Davies 1561 Thomas Lancaster 1568
Elizabeth 1558 Matthew Parker 1559 Edwin Sandys 1577 John Aylmer 1577 Richard Barnes 1577 Marmaduke Middleton 1582 John Long 1584
John Piers 1589 Richard Fletcher 1595 Matthew Hutton 1589 Anthony Rudd 1594 John Garvey 1589
Edmund Grindal 1575 Matthew Hutton 1595 Richard Bancroft 1597 Tobias Matthew 1595 Henry Ussher 1595
John Whitgift 1583 Richard Vaughan 1604
Tobias Matthew 1606 Thomas Ravis 1607 William James 1606
James I 1603 Richard Bancroft 1604-10 George Abbot 1610 Christopher Hampton 1613
George Monteigne 1628 John King 1611 Richard Neile 1617 Richard Milbourne 1615
George Abbot 1611 Samuel Haranet 1628 George Monteigne 1621 George Monteigne 1627 William Laud 1621 James Ussher 1624
Richard Neile 1632 William Laud 1628 John Howson 1628 Theophilus Field 1627
Charles I 1625 William Laud 1633 John Williams 1641 William Juxon 1633 Thomas Morton 1632 Roger Mainwaring 1636
Beheaded 1645, See vacant. Died 1650, See vacant. Died 1659, see vacant Died 1653, see vacant
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(Interregnum, 1649) [The bishops driven from their dioceses and the clergy ejected from their benefices. Abolition of the House of Lords, Civil War. Great sufferings of the clergy. Oppression of the faithful laity. Rivalries of the Presbyterians and Indepependents. The use of Prayer Book and the administration of the Sacraments made a penal offence. Religious Anarchy. Suppression of personal liberty. Abolition of the House of Commons. Military dictatorship of Cromwell. Restoration of the Monarchy and Revival of the Church.)
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Charles II 1660 William Juxon 1660 Accepted Frewen 1660 Gilbert Sheldon 1660 John Cosin 1660 William Lucy 1660 John Bramhall 1660
Gilbert Sheldon 1663 Richard Sterne 1664 Humphrey Henchman 1663 James Margetson 1663
William Sancroft 1677/8 Henry Compton 1675 Nathaniel, Lord Crewe 1674 William Thomas 1678 Michael Boyle 1678
John Dolben 1683 Lawrence Womack 1683
James II 1685 Thomas Lamplugh 1688 John Lloyd 1686
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[Attempt of the King to subject the country to Papal domination. Protest and Imprisonment of "The Seven Bishops," viz:- Archbishop Sancroft of Canterbury, and Bisops Lloyd of St. Asaph, Ken of Bath and Wells, Trelawney of Bristol, Lake of Chichester, Turner of Ely, and White of Peterborough, Their notable trial at Westminster and triumphant acquittal. The Revolution.)
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William III 1689 John Tillotson 1691-94 John Sharpe 1691 . . . . Thomas Watson 1687 . .
Anne 1702 Thomas Tenison 1695 George Bull 1705 Narcissus Marsh 1702
Philip Bisse 1710
George I 1714 William Wake 1715/6 Sir William Dawes 1714 John Robinson 1714 Adam Ottley 1713 Thomas Lindsay 1713
Lancelot Blackburne 1724 Edmund Gibson 1723 William Talbot 1722 Richard Smallbrooke 1724 Hugh Boulter 1724
George II 1727 Edward Chandler 1730 Elias Sydall 1731
John Potter 1737 Nicholas Clagget 1732
Thomas Herring 1743 *Edward Willes 1743 John Hoadley 1742
Thomas Herring 1747 Matthew Hutton 1747 Thomas Sherlock 1748 Joseph Butler 1750 Hon. Richard Trevor 1744 George Stone 1746
Matthew Hutton 1757 John Gilbert 1757 Richard Trevor 1752 Anthony Ellis 1752
George III 1760 Thomas Secker 1758 Hon. Robt. Hay Drummond 1761 Thomas Hayter 1761 Samuel Squire 1761
Frederick Cornwallis 1768 Richard Osbaldeston 1762 Robert Lowth 1766 Richard Robinson 1765
Richard Terrick 1764 John Egerton 1771 Charles Moss 1766
William Markham 1777 Robert Lowth 1777 Hon. James Yorke 1774
John Warren 1779
John Moore 1783 Beilby Porteous 1787 Thomas Thurlow 1787 Edward Smallwell 1783
Hon. Shute Barrington 1791 Samuel Horsley 1788
Hon. William Stuart 1794 William Newcome 1795
Charles Manners Sutton 1805 John Randolph 1809 Lord George Murray 1800 William Stewart 1800
Edw. V. Vernon Harcourt 1808 William Howley 1813 Thomas Burgess 1803
George IV 1820 William Howley 1828 Charles James Blomfield 1828 William Van Mildert 1826 John Banks Jenkinson 1825 Lord John G. Beresford 1822
William IV 1830 Edward Maltby 1836
Victoria 1837 John Bird Sumner 1848 Thomas Musgrave 1847 Chas. Thos. Longley 1856 Connop Thirlwall 1840
Chas. Thos. Langley 1862 Chas. Thos. Longley 1860 Arch. Campbell Tait 1856 Hon. H. Montagu Villiers 1860 Marcus G. Beresford 1862
                     
Foundation of nine additional Bishoprics in England. Great increase of the Episcopate in the Colonies. Rivival of the Convocations of the Clergy of Canterbury and York. Revision of the Authorised Version of the Bible. Establishment of Diocesan Conferences of Clergy and Laity. Meeting of the Pan-Anglican Conference of Bishops at Lambeth. Establishment of Houses of Laymen for both English Provinces. Great efforts of the Church for the Education of the People. Great increase in the Foreign Missionary work of the Church.
                     
Arch. Campbell Tait 1868-82 William Thomson 1863 John Jackson 1869 Charles Baring 1861 Wm. Basil T. Jones 1874 Robert Knox 1886
Edward White Benson 1883 William Connor Magee 1891 Frederick Temple 1885 Josh. Barber Lightfoot 1879
Disestablished Bishops
Robt. Samuel Gregg 1894
Edward VII 1901 Frederick Temple 1896-02 William D. Maclagan 1891 Mandell Creighton 1896 Brooke Foss Westcott 1890 John Owen 1897 William Alexander 1896
George V 1910 Randall Davidson 1903 Cosmo Gordon Lang 1908 A. F.Winnington-Ingram 1901 Handley C.G. Moule 1901 David Prosser 1926 John Crozier 1911
Cosmo Gordon Lang 1928 William Temple 1929 Herbert Hensley 1920 Charles D'Arcy 1920
Edward VIII 1936 William Temple 1942-44 Geoffrey Francis Fisher 1939 Godfrey Day 1938
George VI 1936 Geoffrey Francis Fisher 1945 Cyril Forster Garbett 1942 John W.C. Wand 1945 Alwyn Terrell Petre 1939 William Havard 1950 John Gregg 1939
Elizabeth II 1952 Arthur Michael Ramsey 1961 Arthur Michael Ramsey 1956 Henry M. Campbell 1956 Arthur Michael Ramsey 1952 John Richards 1956 James McCann 1959
Fredk. Donald Coggan 1974 Fredk. Donald Coggan 1961 Robert Wright Stopford 1961 Maurice Henry Harland 1956 Eric Roberts 1971 George Simms 1969
Robert Runcie 1980 Stuart Blanche 1974 Gerald Alexander Ellison 1973 Ian Thomas Ramsey 1966 George Noakes 1982 John Armstrong 1980
George Carey 1991 John Stapylton Habgood 1983 Graham Leonard 1981 John S. Habgood 1973 Ivor Rees 1991 Robin Eames 1986
Rowan Williams 2002 David Hope 1995 David Hope 1991 David Jenkins 1984 Huw Jones 1996 Alan Harper 2007
Justin Welby 2013 John Sentamu 2005 Richard Chartres 1995 Michael Turnbull 1994 Carl Cooper 2002 Richard Clarke 2012
        Tom Wright 2003 Wyn Evans 2008    
        Justin Welby 2011        
        Paul Butler 2014        
                   

Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure that the data in this table is accurate, I offer no guarantees that this is so.
Original Table generated by Colin Hinson who added some corrections and additions by Barney Tyrwhitt-Drake.


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