Bishop of Durham

Bishop of Durham is in Bishop.

In 995 Aldun Northumbria Bishop of Lindisfarne Bishop of Durham -1019 was appointed Bishop of Durham.

Before 11 Jan 1041 Bishop Æthelric -1072 was elected Bishop of Durham.

On 11 Jan 1041 Bishop Æthelric -1072 was consecrated Bishop of Durham at York Minster..

In 1056 Bishop Æthelwine -1071 was consecrated Bishop of Durham.

In 1056 Bishop Æthelwine -1071 was elected Bishop of Durham.

In 1056 Æthelwine Bishop -1072 was consecrated Bishop of Durham having been supported in his election by Tostig Godwinson Earl Northumbria 1026-1066 (30).

On 14 May 1228 Bishop Richard Poore -1237 was translated to Bishop of Durham.

On 02 Jan 1241 Nicholas Farnham Bishop -1257 was elected Bishop of Durham.

On 26 May 1241 or 09 Jun 1241 Nicholas Farnham Bishop -1257 was consecrated Bishop of Durham.

Chronica Majora: The confirmation of Master Nicholas of Farnhamy in the bishopric of Durham. On the 9th of June, in this year. Master Nicholas of Farnham, bishop elect of Durham, was consecrated bishop of that see in St. Oswald's church at Gloucester, by Walter, archbishop of York (61), in the presence of the king (33) and queen (18), with numerous bishops and abbats. But inasmuch as a question had been mooted concerning his profession, amongst some who wished to excite discord, the said Nicholas refused to claim a liberty that was not his due, or to show himself insolent or recalcitrant; he therefore, at his consecration, in public, before all the prelates and nobles, and in the presence of his metropolitan, the said Archbishop Walter, solemnly and distinctly made his profession in a loud voice, according to custom, as follows; " I Nicholas, bishop elect of the church of Durham, acknowledge canonical subjection, reverence, and obedience to the church of York, and to you, father Walter, its archbishop, and this I subscribe with my own hand." He then immediately, in the presence of all assembled, marked the sign of the cross in ink at the head of the charter, and delivered the same to the archbishop to be kept in his possession in his treasury.

On 09 Jul 1283 Antony Bek Bishop of Durham 1245-1311 (38) was elected Bishop of Durham.

On 09 Jan 1284 Antony Bek Bishop of Durham 1245-1311 (39) was consecrated Bishop of Durham at which time he also had the remains of Saint William of York moved to a new shrine in York Minster.

On 09 Sep 1381 John Fordham Bishop Ely -1425 was nominated Bishop of Durham.

On 05 Jan 1382 John Fordham Bishop Ely -1425 was consecrated Bishop of Durham.

In 1437 Robert Neville Bishop of Salisbury Bishop of Durham was appointed Bishop of Durham.

On 25 Sep 1457 Archbishop Lawrence Booth 1420-1480 (37) was appointed Bishop of Durham.

On 31 Jul 1476 Bishop William Dudley 1425-1483 (51) was appointed Bishop of Durham.

In 1494 Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (46) was elected Bishop of Durham.

On 21 Feb 1499 Edmund Tudor 1st Duke Somerset 1499-1500 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (42) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (33) at the Palace of Placentia being their sixth child. On 24 Feb 1499 he was christened at the Church of the Observant Friars. His godparents were Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (55), Edward Stafford 3rd Duke of Buckingham 1478-1521 (21) and Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (51), then Bishop of Durham. He is believed to have been created 1st Duke Somerset 3C 1499 on the same day although there is no documentation. On 19 Jun 1500 he died at the Royal Palace, Hatfield; possibly of plague of which an outbreak was occuring. He was buried in Westminster Abbey.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck Painter 1460-1525 is believed to have painted the portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. Around 1520 Unknown Painter. Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. Around 1675 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503. From a work of 1500. Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck Painter 1460-1525. Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 in the Masters Lodge St John's College. Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469-1535. Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window. She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets. On 29 Mar 2019, St John's College, Cambridge, which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

On 22 Feb 1530 Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop of Durham 1474-1559 (56) was appointed Bishop of Durham.

Diary of Henry Machyn October 1559. 28 Sep 1559. The xxviij day of September, was Myghellmas-evyn, was the old bysshope of Durram doctur Dunstall (85) was deposyd of hys bysshope-pryke of Durram, be-cause he shuld not reseyff the rentes for that quarter.

Diary of Henry Machyn February 1560. 29 Feb 1560. The xxix of Feybruary was bered in sant Martens parryche the wyff (40) of master (blank) Cage (45) sarter [salter], and he gayff xx ... gownes and xij mantyll frys gownes unto xij pore women, and xij clarkes syngyng; and master Pylkyngton (40) dyd pryche, the nuw byshope of Wynchastur [Note. He was elected Bishop of Winchester but he declined it. He was subsequently elected Bishop of Durham], and after a dolle of money, a j d. a-pesse.

On 26 Dec 1560 Bishop James Pilkington 1520-1576 (40) was elected Bishop of Durham which position he held until his death in 1576.

On 02 Mar 1561 Bishop James Pilkington 1520-1576 (41) was consecrated Bishop of Durham.

On 10 Apr 1561 Bishop James Pilkington 1520-1576 (41) was enthroned Bishop of Durham.

In 1617 Richard Neale Archbishop 1562-1640 (54) was elected Bishop of Durham.

In Jun 1632 Thomas Morton Bishop 1564-1659 (68) was appointed Bishop of Durham. Parliament deprived him of the see in 1647.

On 05 Nov 1660 Bishop John Cosins 1594-1672 (65) was elected Bishop of Durham.

On 02 Dec 1660 Bishop John Cosins 1594-1672 (66) was consecrated Bishop of Durham.

On 08 Dec 1660 Bishop John Cosins 1594-1672 (66) was enthroned Bishop of Durham.

John Evelyn's Diary 14 November 1668. 14 Nov 1668. To London, invited to the consecration of that excellent person, the Dean of Ripon, Dr. Wilkins (54), now made Bishop of Chester; it was at Ely House, the Archbishop of Canterbury (70), Dr. Cosin (73), Bishop of Durham, the Bishops of Ely (77), Salisbury (51), Rochester (43), and others officiating. Dr. Tillotson (38) preached. Then, we went to a sumptuous dinner in the hall, where were the Duke of Buckingham (40), Judges, Secretaries of State, Lord-Keeper, Council, Noblemen, and innumerable other company, who were honorers of this incomparable man, universally beloved by all who knew him.

This being the Queen's birthday, great was the gallantry at Whitehall, and the night celebrated with very fine fireworks.

My poor brother (66) continuing ill, I went not from him till the 17th, when, dining at the Groom Porters, I heard Sir Edward Sutton play excellently on the Irish harp; he performs genteelly, but not approaching my worthy friend, Mr. Clark, a gentleman of Northumberland, who makes it execute lute, viol, and all the harmony an instrument is capable of; pity it is that it is not more in use; but, indeed, to play well, takes up the whole man, as Mr. Clark has assured me, who, though a gentleman of quality and parts, was yet brought up to that instrument from five years old, as I remember he told me.

Around 1675 John Greenhill Painter 1644-1676. Portrait of Seth Ward Bishop 1617-1689 wearing the robes of the Chancellor of the Order of the Garter. Around 1822. George Perfect Harding Painter 1781-1853. Portrait of John Dolben Archbishop 1625-1686. Cleary not contemporary the source of the image unknown. Around 1675 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of George Villiers 2nd Duke of Buckingham 1628-1687 wearing his Garter Collar.

In 1674 Bishop Nathaniel Crew 3rd Baron Crew 1633-1721 (40) was appointed Bishop of Durham.

Before 1691. John Riley Painter 1646-1691. Portrait of Bishop Nathaniel Crew 3rd Baron Crew 1633-1721. In 1698 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723. Portrait of Bishop Nathaniel Crew 3rd Baron Crew 1633-1721. Around 1675 John Greenhill Painter 1644-1676 (attributed). Portrait of Bishop Nathaniel Crew 3rd Baron Crew 1633-1721.

John Evelyn's Diary 01 March 1686. 01 Mar 1686. Came Sir Gilbert Gerrard to treate with me about his sonn's marrying my daughter Susanna (17). The father being obnoxious, and in some suspicion and displeasure of the King (52), I would receive no proposal till his Ma* (52) had given me leave, wch he was pleas'd to do; but after severall meetings we brake off on his not being willing to secure any thing competent for my daughter's children; besides that I found most of his estate was in ye coal pits as far off as Newcastle, and on leases from the Bishop of Durham, who had power to make concurrent leases, with other difficulties.

Before 1694 John Michael Wright 1617-1694. Portrait of King James II when Duke of York. Around 1666 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of King James II and Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671. See Diary of Samuel Pepys 24 March 1666. Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of King James II wearing his Garter Robes. Around 1672 Henri Gascar Painter 1635-1701. Portrait of King James II.

In 1722 William Talbot Bishop 1658-1730 (64) was appointed Bishop of Durham.

In Oct 1750 Joseph Butler Bishop 1692-1792 (58) was translated to Bishop of Durham.

In 1771 John Egerton Bishop of Bangor Lichfield Durham 1721-1787 (49) was appointed Bishop of Durham.

On 25 Jun 1791 Bishop Shute Barrington Bishop 1734-1826 (57) was elected Bishop of Durham.

1810 to 1811. William Owen 1769-1825. Portrait of Bishop Shute Barrington Bishop 1734-1826. Around 1787 George Romney Painter 1734-1802. Portrait of Bishop Shute Barrington Bishop 1734-1826. In 1817. Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830. Portrait of Bishop Shute Barrington Bishop 1734-1826. In 1805. John Opie Painter 1761-1807. Portrait of Bishop Shute Barrington Bishop 1734-1826.

In 1856 Charles Longley Archbishop 1794-1868 (61) was consecrated Bishop of Durham.

1868. George Richmond Painter 1809-1896. Portrait of Charles Longley Archbishop 1794-1868.

In 1861 Charles Baring Bishop of Durham 1807-1879 (53) was appointed Bishop of Durham.