Bishops

Queens’ members who have become Bishops

 

1504 JOHN FISHER (President 1505; Student, Fellow and Master of Michaelhouse; Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor; Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity) Bishop of Rochester 1504–1535; created Cardinal in 1535. d. (executed) 1535. Canonised by the Roman Catholic Church 1935.

1505 HUGH OLDHAM (thought to have been a member of Queens’ c1489) Bishop of Exeter 1505–1519. d.1519.

1543 WILLIAM PEYTO (Fellow 1506) Franciscan Provincial of England; nominated but never consecrated Bishop of Salisbury; created Cardinal in 1557. d.c1558.

1550 JOHN POYNET (Fellow 1533) Bishop of Rochester 1550–1551, Bishop of Winchester 1551–1553. d. in exile 1556.

1552 JOHN TAYLOR (Fellow 1523; Master of St John’s) Bishop of Lincoln 1552–1554. d.1554.

1555 WILLIAM GLYNN (Fellow 1530, President 1553; Fellow and Vice-Master of Trinity; Vice-Chancellor; Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity) Bishop of Bangor 1555–1558. d.1558.

1560 EDMUND SCAMBLER (possibly student c1538; D.D. from Queens’ 1564) Bishop of Peterborough 1560–1584, Bishop of Norwich 1585–1594. d.1594

1566 NICHOLAS ROBINSON (Sizar 1545, Fellow 1548) Bishop of Bangor 1566–1585. d.1585.

1571 WILLIAM CHADDERTON (President 1568; Student at Pembroke, Fellow of Christ’s; Lady Margaret and Regius Professor of Divinity) Bishop of Chester 1571–1595, Bishop of Lincoln 1595–1608. d.1608.

1573 WILLIAM HUGHES (Sizar 1554, Scholar; Fellow of Christ’s) Bishop of St Asaph 1573–1600. d.1600.

1577 JOHN AYLMER (Probably student c1538) Bishop of London 1577–1594. d.1594.

1577 JOHN MEY (Student 1544, Fellow 1550; Master of St Catharine’s; Vice-Chancellor) Bishop of Carlisle 1577–1598. d.1598.

1577 (JOHN WHITGIFT (Admitted 1550, migrated to and matriculated at Pembroke; Fellow of Peterhouse, Master of Pembroke and of Trinity; Lady Margaret and Regius Professor of Divinity; Vice-Chancellor) Bishop of Worcester 1577–1583, Archbishop of Canterbury 1583–1604. d.1604.)

1598 WILLIAM COTTON (Scholar 1568) Bishop of Exeter 1598–1621. d.1621.

1603 JOHN JEGON (Sizar 1567, Fellow 1572; Master of Corpus Christi; Vice-Chancellor) Bishop of Norwich 1603–1618. d.1618.

1615 RICHARD MILBOURNE (Sizar 1579, Fellow 1582) Bishop of St David’s 1615–1621, Bishop of Carlisle 1621–1624. d.1624.

1617 NICHOLAS FELTON (Student 1577, migrated to Pembroke, Fellow and Master of Pembroke) Bishop of Bristol 1617–1619, Bishop of Ely 1619–1626. d.1626.

1617 GEORGE MOUNTAIGNE (Sizar 1586, Fellow 1592) Bishop of Lincoln 1617–1621, Bishop of London 1621–1628, Bishop of Durham 1628, Archbishop of York 1628. d.1628.

1620 ROBERT TOWNSON (Sizar 1588, Fellow 1597) Bishop of Salisbury 1620–1621. d.1621.

1621 JOHN DAVENANT (Student 1587, Fellow 1597, President 1614; Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity) Bishop of Salisbury 1621–1641. d.1641.

1637 WILLIAM ROBERTS (Student 1605, Fellow 1611) Bishop of Bangor 1637–1649 and 1660–1665. d.1665.

1638 JOHN TOWERS (Migrated to Queens’ from King’s 1599, Fellow 1608) Bishop of Peterborough 1638–1649. d.1649.

1667 ANTHONY SPARROW (Student 1625, Fellow 1633, President 1662; Vice-Chancellor) Bishop of Exeter 1667–1676, Bishop of Norwich 1676–1685. d.1685.

1672 (JOHN PEARSON (Admitted 1632, migrated to and matriculated at King’s, Fellow of King’s, Master of Jesus and of Trinity, Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity) Bishop of Chester 1672–1686. d.1686.)

1689 SIMON PATRICK (Student 1644, Fellow 1649) Bishop of Chichester 1689–1691, Bishop of Ely 1691–1707. d.1707.

1736 (ISAAC MADDOX (Graduate of Aberdeen, M.A. from Queens’ 1728) Bishop of St Asaph 1736–1743, Bishop of Worcester 1743–1759. d.1759.)

1742 JOHN RYDER (Student 1712, Fellow 1718) Bishop of Killaloe 1742–1743, Bishop of Down and Connor 1743–1752, Archbishop of Tuam and Bishop of Ardagh 1752–1775. d.1775.

1755 RICHARD NEWCOME (Student 1718, Fellow 1723) Bishop of Llandaff 1755–1761, Bishop of St Asaph 1761–1769. d.1769.

1759 SAMUEL HUTCHINSON (Student 1718) Bishop of Killala 1759–1780. d.1780.

1812 GEORGE HENRY LAW (Student 1776, Scholar, Fellow 1781) Bishop of Chester 1812–1824, Bishop of Bath and Wells 1824–1845. d.1845.

1845 THOMAS TURTON (Student 1801, migrated to St Catharine’s 1804, Fellow of St Catharine’s; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics; Regius Professor of Divinity) Bishop of Ely 1845–1864. d.1864.

1857 ROBERT BICKERSTETH (Student 1837) Bishop of Ripon 1857–1884. d.1884.

1860 WILLIAM WALROND JACKSON (Sizar 1841, probably never resident) Bishop of Antigua 1860–1879. d.1895.

1861 THOMAS NETTLESHIP STALEY (Sizar 1840, Fellow 1847) Bishop of Honolulu 1861–1870. d.1898.

1890 JABEZ CORNELIUS WHITLEY (Student 1855, Scholar) Bishop of Chota Nagpur, India 1890–1904. d.1904.

1895 ERNEST AUGUSTUS ANDERSON (Student 1878) Bishop of Riverina, New South Wales, 1895–1925. d.1950.

1901 HERBERT EDWARD RYLE (President 1896, Hon. Fellow 1901; Scholar and Fellow of King’s, Hulsean Professor of Divinity) Bishop of Exeter 1901–1903, Bishop of Winchester 1903–1911. d.1925.

1905 CHARLES HOPE GILL (Student 1880) Bishop of Travancore and Cochin, India 1905– 1924. d.1946.

1905 FREDERIC HENRY CHASE (President 1901; Student at Christ’s; Norrisian Professor of Divinity; Vice–Chancellor) Bishop of Ely 1905–1924. d.1925.

1931 ARCHIBALD HOWARD CULLEN (Student 1912) Bishop of Grahamstown, South Africa 1931–1959. d.1968.

1934 HERBERT GUY BULLEN (Student 1919) Assistant Bishop in Egypt and the Sudan 1934–1937. d.1937.

1937 CECIL DOUGLAS HORSLEY (Student 1924) Bishop of Colombo, Ceylon 1937–1947, Bishop of Gibraltar 1947–1953. d.1953.

1937 DOUGLAS JOHN WILSON (Student 1921) Assistant Bishop of British Honduras c1937– 1945, Bishop of British Honduras 1945–1950, Bishop of Trinidad 1950–1956. d.1980.

1942 THOMAS HANNAY (Student 1907, Hon. Fellow 1952) Bishop of Argyll and the Isles 1942–1963, Primus of the Episcopal Church in Scotland. d.1970.

1943 GEORGE FREDERICK BINGLEY MORRIS (Student 1907) Bishop in North Africa 1943–1954, Bishop of the Church of England in South Africa. d.1966.

1946 GEORGE ARMITAGE CHASE (Student 1905, Hon. Fellow 1946) Bishop of Ripon 1946–1959. d.1971.

1946 CHARLES ROBERT CLAXTON (Student 1923) Bishop of Warrington 1946–1960, Bishop of Blackburn 1960–1972. d.1992.

1947 JAMES EDWARD LESSLIE NEWBIGIN (Student 1928) Bishop of Madurai–Ramnad, India 1947–1959, Bishop of Madras 1965–1974. d.1998.

1948 OLIVER CLAUDE ALLISON (Student 1927) Assistant Bishop of the Sudan 1948–1952, Bishop in Sudan 1952–1976. d.1989.

1950 CHARLES KEITH KIPLING PROSSER (Student 1919) Bishop of Burnley 1950–1954. d.1954.

1950 BASIL MONTAGUE DALE (Student 1922) Bishop of Jamaica 1950–1955. d.1976.

1951 DAVID HENRY SAUNDERS DAVIES (Student 1914) Bishop of Stockport 1951–1965. d.c1975.

1952 JOOST DE BLANK (Student 1927, Hon. Fellow 1961) Bishop of Stepney 1952–1957, Archbishop of Cape Town 1957–1963. d.1968.

1960 LAURENCE AMBROSE BROWN (Student 1928) Bishop of Warrington 1960–1969, Bishop of Birmingham 1969–1978. d.1994.

1971 MAURICE ARTHUR PONSONBY WOOD (Student 1935) Bishop of Norwich 1971–1985. d.2007

1972 JOHN KINGSMILL CAVELL (Student 1936) Bishop of Southampton 1972–1984.

1972 DENNIS GASCOYNE HAWKER (Student 1946) Bishop of Grantham 1972–1987. d.2003

1973 DONALD WILLIAM BRADLEY ROBINSON (Student 1947) Bishop of Parramatta, New South Wales 1973–1982, Archbishop of Sydney 1982–1993.

1977 GEOFFREY JOHN PAUL (Student 1939) Bishop of Hull 1977–1981, Bishop of Bradford 1981–1983. d.1983.

1977 PETER JOHN BALL (Student 1951) Bishop of Lewes 1977–1992, Bishop of Gloucester 1992–1993.

1980 MICHAEL THOMAS BALL (Student 1952) Bishop of Jarrow 1980–1990, Bishop of Truro 1990–1997.

1981 DONALD GEORGE SNELGROVE (Student 1946) Bishop of Hull 1981–1994.

1981 MARK SANTER (Student 1957, Hon. Fellow 1992; Fellow of Clare) Bishop of Kensington 1981–1987, Bishop of Birmingham 1987–2002.

1982 KENNETH HAROLD PILLAR (Student 1946) Bishop of Hertford 1982–1990. d.2011.

1982 BRIAN JOHN MASTERS (Student 1952) Bishop of Fulham 1982–1985, Area Bishop of Edmonton 1985–1998. d.1998.

1984 COLIN JOHN FRASER SCOTT (Student 1953) Bishop of Hulme 1984–1999.

1987 JOHN GEORGE HUGHES (Student 1954) Bishop of Kensington 1987–1994. d.1994.

1998 GEOFFREY STEPHEN PEDLEY (Student 1960) Bishop of Lancaster 1998–2005.

1999 JOHN STEWART DAVIES (Student 1972) Bishop of St Asaph 1999–2008.

2001 MICHAEL ROBERT WESTALL (Student 1959) Bishop of South–West Tanganyika 2001–2006.

2007 CLIVE MALCOLM GREGORY (Student 1985) Bishop of Wolverhampton 2007–

2009 JULIUS TAWONA MAKONI (Student 2006) Bishop of Manicaland, Zimbabwe 2009–

2011 JOHN FRANCIS SHERRINGTON (Student 1977) Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese of Westminster (R.C.) 2011–

2012 NICHOLAS HOWARD PAUL MCKINNEL (Student 1972) Bishop of Crediton 2012–14, Bishop of Plymouth 2014–

2015 PETER DAVID EATON (Student 1983) Bishop Coadjutor of the Diocese of Southeast Florida 2015–