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CHRONOLOGY OF SOME ECCLESIASTICAL TITLES DURING TUDOR TIMES

 

Archbishop of Canterbury

1454-1486 Thomas Bourchier
1486-1500 John Morton
1501-1501 Thomas Langton
1501-1503 Henry Deane
1504-1532 William Warham
1533-1553 Thomas Cranmer (deprived of title)
1556-1558 Reginald Pole
1559-1575 Matthew Parker
1576-1583 Edmund Grindal
1583-1604 John Whitgift

Archbishop of York

1480-1500 Thomas Rotherham
1501-1507 Thomas Savage
1508-1514 Christopher Bainbridge
1514-1530 Thomas Wolsey
1531-1544 Edward Lee
1545-1554 Robert Holgate (deprived of title)
1555-1559 Nicholas Heath (deprived of title)
1561-1568 Thomas Young
1570-1576 Edmund Grindal
1577-1588 Edwin Sandys
1589-1594 John Piers
1595-1606 Matthew Hutton

Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield

1459-1490 John Hales
1493-1496 William Smith
1496-1502 John Arundel
1503-1531 Geoffrey Blythe
1534-1543 Rowland Lee
1543-1554 Richard Sampson
1554-1559 Ralph Baynes (deprived of title)
1560-1579 Thomas Bentham
1580-1609 William Overton

Bishop of Durham

1485-1494 John Shirwood
1494-1501 Richard Fox
1502-1505 William Sever
1507-1508 Christopher Bainbridge
1509-1523 Thomas Ruthall
1523-1529 Thomas Wolsey
1530-1559 Cuthbert Tunstall
1561-1576 James Pilkington
1577-1587 Richard Barnes
1589-1595 Matthew Hutton
1595-1606 Tobias Matthew

Bishop of Ely

1479-1486 John Morton
1486-1500 John Alcock
1501-1506 Richard Redman
1506-1515 James Stanley
1515-1533 Nicholas West
1534-1554 Thomas Goodrich (or Goodricke)
1554-1559 Thomas Thirlby (deprived of title)
1559-1581 Richard Cox
1600-1609 Martin Heton

Bishop of Lincoln

1480-1494 John Russell
1496-1514 William Smith
1514-1514 Thomas Wolsey
1514-1547 John Longland
1547-1551 Henry Holbeach
1552-1554 John Taylor (deprived of title)
1554-1556 John White
1557-1559 Thomas Watson (deprived of title)
1560-1571 Nicholas Bullingham
1571-1584 Thomas Cooper
1584-1595 William Wickham
1595-1608 William Chaderton

Bishop of London

1450-1489 Thomas Kempe
1489-1496 Richard Hill
1496-1501 Thomas Savage
1502-1503 William Warham
1504-1505 William Barons
1506-1522 Richard FitzJames
1522-1530 Cuthbert Tunstall
1530-1539 John Stokesley
1540-1549 Edmund Bonner (deprived of title)
1550-1553 Nicholas Ridley (deprived of title)
1553-1559 Edmund Bonner (restored to and again deprived of title)
1559-1570 Edmund Grindal
1570-1577 Edwin Sandys
1577-1594 John Aylmer
1594-1596 Richard Fletcher
1597-1604 Richard Bancroft

Bishop of Westminster (only existed for 10 years)

1540-1550 Thomas Thirlby

Bishop of Winchester

1447-1486 William Wayneflete
1487-1492 Peter Counrtenay
1493-1501 Thomas Langton
1501-1528 Richard Fox
1529-1530 Thomas Wolsey
1531-1551 Stephen Gardiner (deprived of title)
1551-1553 John Ponet
1553-1555 Stephen Gardiner (restored to title)
1556-1559 John White (deprived of title)
1561-1580 Robert Horne
1580-1584 John Watson
1584-1594 Thomas Cooper
1595-1595 William Wickham
1596-1596 William Day
1597-1616 Thomas Bilson

Bishop of Worcester

1476-1486 John Alcock
1486-1497 Robert Morton
1497-1498 Giovanni de Gigli
1498-1521 Silvestro de Gigli
1523-1533 Geronimo de Ghinucci
1535-1539 Hugh Latimer (resigned title)
1539-1543 John Bell
1543-1551 Nicholas Heath
1552-1554 John Hooper (deprived of title)
1554-1555 Nicholas Heath (restored to title)
1555-1559 Richard Pates (deprived of title)
1559-1571 Edwin Sandys
1571-1576 Nicholas Bullingham
1577-1583 John Whitgift
1584-1591 Edmund Freke
1593-1595 Richard Fletcher
1596-1597 Thomas Bilson
1597-1610 Gervase Babington

Pope

1484-1492 Innocent VIII (Giambattista Cibo)
1492-1503 Alexander VI (Roderigo Borgia)
1503-1503 (Sept.-Oct.) Pius III (Francesco Todeschini)
1503-1513 Julius II (Giulio della Rovere)
1513-1521 Leo X (Giovanni de' Medici)
1522-1523 Adrian VI (Adrian of Utrecht)
1523-1534 Clement VII (Giulio de' Medici)
1534-1549 Paul III (Alessandro Farnese)
1550-1555 Julius III (Giovannidel Monte)
1555-1556 Marcellus II (Marcello Cervini)
1556-1559 Paul IV (Pietro Caraffa)
1559-1565 Pius IV (Gian-Angelo de' Medici)
1565-1572 Pius V (Michele Ghislieri)
1572-1585 Gregory XIII (Ugo Buoncompagno)
1586-1590 Sixtus V (Felix Peretti)
1590-1590 Urban VIII (Giambattista Castagna)
1590-1591 Gregory XIV (Niccolo Sfondrato)
1591-1591 Innocent IX (Gian-Antonio Fachinetto)
1592-1605 Clement VIII (Ippolito Aldobrandini)