Bishop of Ely

1189 Richard I Appoints his Bishops

1189 Dec New Bishops Consecrated

Bishop of Ely is in Bishop.

Richard I Appoints his Bishops

On 15 Sep 1189 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (32) held a Council meeting at Pipewell at which he appointed a number of Bishops:

William Longchamp Bishop of Ely -1197 was elected Bishop of Ely.

Godfrey Lucy Bishop of Winchester -1204 was elected Bishop of Winchester.

Richard Fitzneal Bishop of London 1130-1198 (59) was elected Bishop of London.

Hubert Walter Archbishop of Canterbury 1160-1205 (29) was elected Bishop of Salisbury.

Read More ...

1189 Dec New Bishops Consecrated

On 31 Dec 1189 two of Richard I's new bishops were consecrated ...

William Longchamp Bishop of Ely -1197 was consecrated Bishop of Ely.

Richard Fitzneal Bishop of London 1130-1198 (59) was consecrated Bishop of London.

On 06 Jan 1190 William Longchamp Bishop of Ely -1197 was enthroned Bishop of Ely at Ely Cathedral.

In 1225 Geoffrey Burgh Bishop of Ely 1180-1228 (45) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

On 03 Feb 1229 Bishop Hugh of Northwold -1254 was elected Bishop of Ely.

On 19 Jun 1229 Bishop Hugh of Northwold -1254 was consecrated Bishop of Ely at Canterbury Cathedral.

Around 20 Jun 1316 John Hotham Bishop -1337 was elected Bishop of Ely.

On 03 Oct 1316 John Hotham Bishop -1337 was consecrated Bishop of Ely.

In 1337 Simon Montagu Bishop of Worcester Bishop of Ely -1345 was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In Jul 1345 Thomas Lisle Bishop of Ely 1298-1361 (47) was consecrated as Bishop of Ely.

On 15 Jul 1345 Thomas Lisle Bishop of Ely 1298-1361 (47) was elected Bishop of Ely.

On 13 Aug 1373 Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York and Canterbury 1353-1414 (20) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

On 03 Apr 1388 John Fordham Bishop Ely -1425 was translated to Bishop of Ely.

Around 1437 Louis of Luxembourg travelled to England where he was appointed Bishop of Ely.

Around 1437 Louis of Luxembourg travelled to England where he was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In 1443 Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (25) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In 1454 William Grey Bishop of Ely -1478 was appointed Bishop of Ely.

On 08 Aug 1478 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (58) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In 1506 James Stanley Bishop of Ely 1465-1515 (41) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In 1515 Nicholas West Bishop of Ely 1461-1533 (54) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

Before 19 Apr 1534 Bishop Thomas Goodrich Lord Chancellor -1554 was elected Bishop of Ely.

On 19 Apr 1534 Bishop Thomas Goodrich Lord Chancellor -1554 was consecrated Bishop of Ely by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556 (44) assisted by John Longland Bishop of Lincoln -1547 and Bishop Christopher Lord -1534.

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 Jul 1554 Bishop Thomas Thirlby 1506-1570 (48) was translated to Bishop of Ely.

In 1559 Bishop Richard Cox 1493-1581 (66) was appointed Bishop of Ely where he remained for twenty-one years.

In 1571 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Bishop Richard Cox 1493-1581. In 1577 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Bishop Richard Cox 1493-1581.

Diary of Henry Machyn July 1559. 05 Jul 1559. The v day of July was deposyd of ther byshopeprykes the archebyshope of Yorke doctur Heth (58), and the bysshope of Ely docthur Thurlbe (53), at my lord treysorer('s) (76) plasse at Frers Augustyne.

Around 1576 Unknown Painter. Portrait of William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572 wearing his Garter Collar and Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

On 22 Sep 1609 Bishop Lancelot Andrewes 1555-1626 (54) was elected Bishop of Ely.

In 1628 Bishop John Buckeridge 1562-1631 (66) was translated to Bishop of Ely.

On 15 Nov 1631 Francis White Bishop of Norwich 1564-1638 (67) was elected Bishop of Ely.

In 1638 Matthew Wren Bishop 1585-1667 (52) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In 1667 Benjamin Lany Bishop 1591-1675 (75) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In 1674 Peter Gunning Bishop 1614-1684 (60) was translated to Bishop of Ely.

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 20 February 1676. 20 Feb 1676. Dr. Gunning (62), Bishop of Ely, preached before the King (45) from St. John xx. 21, 22, 23, chiefly against an anonymous book, called "Naked Truth", a famous and popular treatise against the corruption in the Clergy, but not sound as to its quotations, supposed to have been the Bishop of Hereford's and was answered by Dr. Turner (85), it endeavoring to prove an equality of order of Bishop and Presbyter.

Around 1642. William Dobson Painter 1611-1646. Portrait of the future King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. Before 1691. John Riley Painter 1646-1691. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. Around 1665 John Greenhill Painter 1644-1676. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his Garter Robes. Around 1661 John Michael Wright 1617-1694. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his coronation robes. Before 11 Jul 1671 Adriaen Hanneman Painter 1603-1671. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. 1675. Hendrick Danckerts Painter 1625-1680. Portrait of Royal Gardener John Rose presenting a pineappel to King Charles II

On 16 Jul 1684 Francis Turner Bishop 1637-1700 (46) was translated to Bishop of Ely.

John Evelyn's Diary 04 November 1684. 04 Nov 1684. Dr. Turner (47), now translated from Rochester to Ely upon the death of Dr. Peter Gunning (70), preached before the King (54) at White-hall on 3 Romans 8, a very excellent sermon, indicating the Church of England against the pernicious doctrines of the Church of Rome. He challenged the producing but of five Cleargymen who forsooke our Church and went over to that of Rome, during all the troubles & rebellion In England, which lasted neere twenty yeares; and this was to my certaine observation a greate truth.

In 1691 Simon Patrick Bishop 1626-1707 (64) was translated to Bishop of Ely.

In 1781 James Yorke Bishop 1730-1808 (50) was appointed Bishop of Ely.

In May 1812 Bishop Bowyer Sparke 1759-1836 (53) was translated to Bishop of Ely which position he held until his death in 1836.

In 1836 Joseph Allen Bishop 1770-1845 (66) was translated to Bishop of Ely.

1837. Thomas Phillips 1770-1845. Portrait of Joseph Allen Bishop 1770-1845.

Leonard Jauncey White Thompson Bishop of Ely 1863-1933 was appointed Bishop of Ely.

Richard Redman Bishop of Ely was appointed Bishop of Ely.

Alwyne Compton Bishop of Ely 1825-1906 was appointed Bishop of Ely.

Bishop of Colchester is a suffragan to the Bishop of Ely.