Bishop of Chichester

Bishop of Chichester is in Bishop.

In or before 1215 Bishop Richard Poore -1237 was appointed Bishop of Chichester.

Before 01 Nov 1222 Ralph Neville Bishop Chancellor -1244 was elected Bishop of Chichester.

On 05 Apr 1305 John Langton Bishop of Chichester -1337 was elected Bishop of Chichester.

On 19 Sep 1305 John Langton Bishop of Chichester -1337 was consecrated Bishop of Chichester.

On 17 Nov 1389 Richard Mitford Bishop -1407 was elected Bishop of Chichester.

On 10 Apr 1390 Richard Mitford Bishop -1407 was consecrated Bishop of Chichester.

In 1429 Bishop Thomas Brunce 1388-1445 (41) was elected Bishop of Chichester although Bishop Simon Sydenham -1438 was awared the position.

On 11 Feb 1431 Bishop Simon Sydenham -1438 was consecrated Bishop of Chichester.

On 24 Sep 1445 Bishop Adam Moleyns -1450 was elected Bishop of Chichester.

On 06 Feb 1446 Bishop Adam Moleyns -1450 was consecrated Bishop of Chichester at Lambeth Palace.

On 11 Feb 1478 Edward Story Bishop of Chichester -1503 was translated to Bishop of Chichester.

On 29 Nov 1503 Richard Fitzjames Bishop -1522 was translated to Bishop of Chichester.

In 1508 Robert Sherbourne Bishop 1453-1536 (55) was appointed Bishop of Chichester.

On 11 Jun 1536 Bishop Richard Sampson -1554 was elected Bishop of Chichester.

In 1543 Bishop George Day 1501-1556 (42) was consecrated Bishop of Chichester by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556 (53).

1533 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556. In 1544 Gerlach Flicke Painter 1520-1558. Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556.

In Oct 1551 Bishop George Day 1501-1556 (50) was deprived of the Bishopric of Chichester.

In 1552 Bishop John Scory 1510-1585 (42) was appointed Bishop of Chichester.

Before 30 Sep 1553 Bishop George Day 1501-1556 was restored to the Bishopric of Chichester.

In 1557 Bishop John Christopherson -1558 was appointed Bishop of Chichester which post he held until 1558.

1559 Consecration of new Bishops

In 1559 five new Bishops were consecrated including:

Archbishop Edwin Sandys 1519-1588 (40) was consecrated Bishop of Worcester.

Bishop William Barlow 1498-1568 (61) was consecrated Bishop of Chichester.

Archbishop Edmund Grindal 1519-1583 (40) was consecrated Bishop of London.

On 31 Oct 1605 Bishop Lancelot Andrewes 1555-1626 (50) was elected Bishop of Chichester.

On 03 Nov 1605 Bishop Lancelot Andrewes 1555-1626 (50) was consecrated Bishop of Chichester.

On 18 Nov 1605 Bishop Lancelot Andrewes 1555-1626 (50) was installed Bishop of Chichester at Chichester Cathedral.

In 1638 Brian Duppa Bishop 1589-1662 (48) was elected Bishop of Chichester.

Before 1662 John Michael Wright 1617-1694. Portrait of Brian Duppa Bishop 1589-1662.

On 06 Feb 1642 Henry King Bishop 1592-1669 (50) was appointed Bishop of Chichester.

In 1669 Peter Gunning Bishop 1614-1684 (55) was appointed Bishop of Chichester.

Before 1684. Circle of Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Peter Gunning Bishop 1614-1684.

John Evelyn's Diary 26 March 1675. 26 Mar 1675. Dr. Brideoak (62) was elected Bishop of Chichester, on the translation of Dr. Gunning (61) to Ely.

John Evelyn's Diary 24 March 1676. 24 Mar 1676. Dr. Brideoake (63), Bishop of Chichester, preached a mean discourse for a Bishop. I also heard Dr. Fleetwood (72), Bishop of Worcester, on Matt. xxvi. 38, of the sorrows of Christ, a deadly sorrow caused by our sins; he was no great preacher.

On 19 Oct 1685 John Lake Bishop 1624-1689 (61) was translated to Bishop of Chichester.

In 1689 Simon Patrick Bishop 1626-1707 (62) was appointed Bishop of Chichester.

On 30 Aug 1691 Robert Grove Bishop 1634-1696 (57) was consecrated Bishop of Chichester.

In 1836 William Otter Bishop of Chichester 1768-1840 (67) was appointed Bishop of Chichester.