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'Bishops', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 3: Canterbury, Rochester and Winchester dioceses (1974), pp. 80-83. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34619 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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BISHOPS OF WINCHESTER

Stephen Gardiner D.Cn. & C.L. 1531-1551, 1553-1555.

John Poynet B.D. 1551-1553.

Papal provision of Gardiner 20 Oct. 1531 (L. & P. v no. 627 (8)). Lic. alibi cons. 27 Nov. (Cant. cath. libr., Reg. T f. 365). Cons. 3 Dec. (Reg. Gardiner p. 1). Temps. 5 Dec. (L. & P. v no. 627 (8)). Enthr. 27 Dec. (Reg. Gardiner p. 1). Depriv. 14 Feb. 1551 (Acts of the Privy Council 1550-2 p. 213; W. Cobbett, State Trials (London, 1809-26) 1 553-631).

Poynet, bp. of Rochester, pres. by king 8 March 1551 (no. el.) (fn. 1) (Acts of the Privy Council 1550-2 p. 231; Cal. S.P. Dom. 1547-8 p. 32). Enthr. by proxy 3 June (Reg. Gardiner pp. 93-8; LB IV f. 81V).

On accession of Mary, Poynet depriv., and Gardiner restored Aug. 1553 (Wriothesley's Chronicle 11 96, 97; Acts of the Privy Council 1552-4 p. 311; Original Letters, ed. H. Robinson (Cambridge, 1846-7) 1 115). Gardiner d. 12 Nov. 1555 (Letters of Stephen Gardiner, ed. J. A. Muller (Cambridge, 1933) p. 503; C.P.R. 1555-7 p. 162; Wriothesley's Chronicle 11 132).

John White D.D. 1556-1559.

White, bp. of Lincoln, el. at Greenwich 15 Apr. 1556 (Diary of Henry Machyn p. 103). Custody of temps. as bp.-nominate and el. 16 May (C.P.R. 1555-7 p. 8). Congé d'élire 16 July (ibid. p. 237). Sir Edward Carne at Rome 9 June and 3 Aug. trying to procure bulls of provision (Calendar of State Papers, Foreign, 1553-8, ed. W. B. Turnbull (London, 1861) pp. 227-8, 242); eventually secured, and plenary restitution of temps. 19 May 1557 (C.P.R. 1555-7 p. 379). On accession of Elizabeth, White depriv. 26 June 1559 and d. 12 Jan. 1560 (Diary of Henry Machyn pp. 192, 201, 203, 223, 224).

James Pilkington D.D. 1560.

Congé d'élire 18 Dec. 1559 (P.R.O., C 66/961; C.P.R. 1558-60 p. 449). Pilkington el. 31 Jan. 1560 (LB IV f. 145; Cal. S.P. Dom. 1547-80 pp. 147, 149). But nominated to Durham instead (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1547-80 p. 163).

Robert Horne D.D. 1561-1579.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Horne, dean of Durham, 24 Nov. 1560 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1547-80 p. 163). El. 10 Dec. (LB IV f. 148v) or 11 Dec. (Reg. Parker 1 103-7). Abp's conf. 13-15 Feb. 1561; cons. 16 Feb. (fn. 2) (ibid. 1 103-7; 11 459-60). Temps. 18 Feb. (C.P.R. 1560-3 p. 146). Enthr. by proxy 11 March (A/1/26 f. 1; LB IV f. 149). D. 1 June 1579 (m.i., Winchester cath.) (Winch. Cath. Mem. p. 126). (fn. 3)

John Watson D.M. 1580-1584.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Watson, dean of Winchester, n.d. 1580, probably May (Cal. S.P. Dom. Addenda 1580-1625 p. 6). El. 29 June; royal assent 18 July; abp's conf. 16 Sept.; cons. 18 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Grindal ff. 54-59v). Enthr. 8 Nov. (A/1/27 pt. i ff. 1v-2v). D. 23 Jan. 1584 (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 1 f. 368).

Thomas Cooper D.D. 1584-1594.

Congé d'élire 2 March 1584 (P.R.O., C 66/1245). Cooper, bp. of Lincoln, el. 12 March; royal assent 20 March; abp's conf. 23 March (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 1 ff. 9-13v; A/1/27 pt. ii f. 1). Temps. 15 Apr. (P.R.O., C 66/1245). Enthr. 29 Apr. (A/1/27 pt. ii ff. 1-2). D. 29 Apr. 1594 (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 11 f. 241).

William Wickham B.D. 1595.

Congé d'élire 28 Dec. 1594 and 29 Dec. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1591-4 p. 569; P.R.O., C 66/1425). Wickham, bp. of Lincoln, el. 7 Jan. 1595 (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 11 f. 34v; LB IX f. 75v). Royal assent 10 Feb. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1595-7 p. 9) or 12 Feb. (P.R.O., C 66/1425; Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 11 f. 32v). Abp's conf. 22 Feb. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 11 ff. 32-37v; A/1/28 ff. 1-2). Temps. 14 March (P.R.O., C 66/1425). Enthr. by proxy 29 March (A/1/28 f. 1). D. 2 June 1595 (m.i., Winchester cath.) (Winch. Cath. Mem. p. 31).

William Day D.D. 1596.

Day, dean of Windsor, el. 3 Nov. 1595; royal assent 23 Dec.; abp's conf. 22 Jan. 1596; cons. 25 Jan. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 11 ff. 61v-66v). D. 20 Sept. (ibid. f. 155v; A/1/28 f. 4).

Thomas Bilson D.D. 1597-1616.

Congé d'élire 14 Apr. 1597 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1595-7 p. 390). Bilson, bp. of Worcester, el. 29 Apr. (ibid. p. 399; LB IX f. 110v). Royal assent 8 May (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1595-7 p. 409) or 9 May (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 11 ff. 91v-92). Abp's conf. 13 May (ibid. ff. 91-6; A/1/29 f. 1). Temps. 29 May (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1595-7 p. 426). Enthr. by proxy 27 June (A/1/29 ff. 1-2v). D. 18 June 1616 (m.i., Westminster abbey) (Hist. and Ant. Westminster 11 174).

James Montague D.D. 1616-1618.

Montague, bp. of Bath and Wells, el. 26 June 1616; royal assent 3 July; abp's conf. 4 Oct. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot 1 ff. 67-73). D. 20 July 1618 (W. Camden, Annals, in A Complete Hist. of England (London, 1706) 11 649).

Lancelot Andrewes D.D. 1619-1626.

Congé d'élire 28 July 1618 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1611-18 p. 560) and 29 July (P.R.O., C 66/2188). Andrewes, bp. of Ely, el. 3 Aug. (Diary of John Young p. 62; LB X f. 65r-v). Royal assent 9 Feb. 1619 (P.R.O., C 66/2188). Abp's conf. 25 Feb. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot 1 ff. 131v-137v). Temps. 19 March (P.R.O., C 66/2188). D. 25 Sept. 1626 (Laud's Autobiography p. 84; LB XIII f. 7v).

Richard Neale D.D. 1628-1632.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Neale, bp. of Durham, 16 and 28 Nov. 1627 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1627-8 p. 436; P.R.O., C 66/2444; LB XIII ff. 7v, 8). El. 10 Dec. (Diary of John Young p. 81; Lamb., Reg. Abbot 11 f. 122v). Royal assent 8 Jan. 1628 (P.R.O., C 66/2444). Abp's conf. 7 Feb. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot 11 ff. 119v-125; A/1/30 f. 2). Did homage to king 11 Feb. (CA 1622-45 f. 18v). Temps. 19 Feb. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1627-8 p. 571) or 21 Feb. (A/1/30 f. 1; P.R.O., C 66/2444). Enthr. by proxy 25 Feb. (CA 1622-45 f. 18v). Trans. to York 1632.

Walter Curle D.D. 1632-1647.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Curle, bp. of Bath and Wells, 13 and 20 Oct. 1632 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1634-5 (sic) p. 612; P.R.O., C 66/2604; LB XIII f. 14v). El. 26 Oct. (Diary of John Young p. 99; Lamb., Reg. Abbot 111 f. 50). Royal assent 8 Nov. (P.R.O., C 66/2604). Abp's conf. 16 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot 111 ff. 47-53). Temps. 28 Nov. (P.R.O., C 66/2604). Enthr. by proxy 4 Dec. (Diary of John Young p. 100). D. 5 Apr. 1647 (CA 1622-45 f. 35).

Brian Duppa D.D. 1660-1662.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Duppa, bp. of Salisbury, 28 and 29 Aug. 1660 (Cal. S.P. Dom. Addenda 1660-85 p. 9; Cal. S.P. Dom. 1660-1 p. 205). El. 10 Sept. (CA 1660-95 p. 3; Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon f. 166v). Royal assent 21 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon f. 164r-v). Abp's conf. 4 Oct. (ibid. ff. 163-70). D. 25 (fn. 1) March 1662 (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft f. 235).

George Morley D.D. 1662-1684.

Letters missive naming Morley, bp. of Worcester, 11 Apr. 1662 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1661-2 p. 337); congé d'élire and further letters missive 26 and 30 Apr. (ibid. pp. 350, 355; P.R.O., C 66/3028). El. 5 May (fn. 2) (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1661-2 p. 362; CA 1660-95 p. 39; LB XV pp. 87-90). Royal assent 7 or 12 May (fn. 2) (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1661-2 pp. 364, 366; P.R.O., C 66/3028). Abp's conf. 14 May (Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon ff. 283v-289). Enthr. by proxy 22 May (LB XV pp. 99-101). Temps. 28 May (P.R.O., C 66/3004). D. 29 Oct. 1684 (A/1/33 title page).

Peter Mews D.C.L. 1684-1706.

Warrant 4 Nov. 1684 for congé d'élire and letters missive naming Mews, bp. of Bath and Wells (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1684-5 p. 195). El. 13 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft f. 106v; LB XIX ff. 119v-121). Royal assent 18 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft f. 104v). Warrant for temps. 21 Nov. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1684-5 p. 214). Abp's conf. 22 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft ff. 103v-109v). Did homage to king 24 Nov. (Lond. Gaz. no. 1985). D. 9 Nov. 1706 (Collections of Thomas Hearne, ed. C. E. Doble (Oxford, 1885-1918) I 306).

Sir Jonathan Trelawney, Bart. D.D. 1707-1721.

Congé d'élire 5 June 1707 (P.R.O., C 66/3462). Trelawney, bp. of Exeter, el. 7 June; royal assent 10 June; abp's conf. 14 June (CA 1696-1739 f. 57; Lamb., Reg. Tenison 11 ff. 8v-17). Enthr. 21 June (LB XXII f. 122v). Temps. 26 June (P.R.O., C 66/3460). D. 19 July 1721 (Hist. Reg. Chron. 1721, vi 3).

Charles Trimnel D.D. 1721-1723.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Trimnel, bp. of Norwich, pubd. 1 Aug. 1721 (Lond. Gaz. no. 5977). El. 2 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Wake I f. 68v; CA 1696-1739 f. 108). Royal assent 8 Aug. (P.R.O., C 66/3545). Abp's conf. 19 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Wake 1 ff. 65-71v). Temps. 4 Sept. (P.R.O., C 66/3545). Enthr. by proxy 8 Sept. (LB XXIV f. 39r-v). D. 15 Aug. 1723 (Hist. Reg. Chron. 1723, viii 35).

Richard Willis D.D. 1723-1734.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Willis, bp. of Salisbury, pubd. 2 Sept. 1723 (Lond. Gaz. no. 6195). El. 11 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Wake 1 f. 164; CA 1696-1739 f. 115). Royal assent 17 Sept. (P.R.O., C 209/1). Abp's conf. 21 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Wake 1 ff. 159v-169v). Enthr. by proxy 28 Sept. (LB XXIV f. 74). Temps. 4 Oct. (P.R.O., C 209/1). D. 10 Aug. 1734 (Gent. Mag. 1734, iv 452).

Benjamin Hoadly D.D. 1734-1761.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Hoadly, bp. of Salisbury, pubd. 3 Sept. 1734 (Lond. Gaz. no. 7329); congé d'élire issued 7 Sept. (P.R.O., C 209/7). El. 9 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Wake 11 f. 123; CA 1696-1739 f. 154). Royal assent 17 Sept. (P.R.O., C 209/7). Abp's conf. 26 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Wake 11 ff. 119-28). Enthr. by proxy 4 Oct. (LB XXV ff. 127-8). Temps. 5 Oct. (P.R.O., C 209/7). D. 17 Apr. 1761 (Gent. Mag. 1761, xxxi 189).

John Thomas D.D. 1761-1781.

Congé d'élire issued 29 Apr. 1761; congé d'élire and letters missive naming Thomas, bp. of Salisbury, pubd. 2 May (P.R.O., C 209/18; Lond. Gaz. no. 10100). El. 4 May (Lamb., Reg. Secker f. 54v; CA 1739-76 p. 244). Royal assent 16 May (P.R.O., C 209/18). Abp's conf. 23 May (Lamb., Reg. Secker ff. 50-9). Enthr. by proxy 6 June (LB XXX ff. 22-3). Temps. 10 June (P.R.O., C 209/18). D. 1 May 1781 (Gent. Mag. 1781, li 242).

Hon. Brownlow North D.C.L. 1781-1820.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming North, bp. of Worcester, pubd. 12 May 1781 (Lond. Gaz. no. 12186); congé d'élire issued 18 May (P.R.O., C 209/19). El. 28 May (Lamb., Reg. Cornwallis f. 302v). Royal assent 4 June (P.R.O., C 209/19). Abp's conf. 7 June (Lamb., Reg. Cornwallis ff. 298-307). Temps. 14 June (P.R.O., C 209/19). Enthr. by proxy 25 June (LB XXXI ff. 213-214v). D. 12 July 1820 (Gent. Mag. 1820, xc (2) 183-4).

George Pretyman Tomline D.D. 1820-1827.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Tomline, bp. of Lincoln, pubd. 17 July 1820 (Lond. Gaz. no. 17616); congé d'élire issued 29 July (P.R.O., Index 16816). El. 4 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Sutton 1 f. 316). Royal assent 15 Aug. (P.R.O., Index 16816). Abp's conf. 18 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Sutton 1 ff. 311v-319v). Temps. 12 Oct. (P.R.O., Index 16816). Enthr. by proxy 27 Oct. (LB XXXV pp. 274-7). Established claim to a baronetcy 1823 (Complete Baronetage 111 329). D. 14 Nov. 1827 (Gent. Mag. 1828, xcviii (1) 201) or 15 Nov. (A/2/5, inside front cover).

Charles Richard Sumner D.D. 1827-1869.

Congé d'élire and letters missive naming Sumner, bp. of Llandaff, pubd. 26 Nov. 1827 (Lond. Gaz. no. 18418). El. 7 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Sutton 1 f. 461). Royal assent 8 Dec. (P.R.O., Index 16816). Abp's conf. 12 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Sutton 1 ff. 458- 463v). Temps. 21 Dec. (P.R.O., Index 16816; F/7/A). Enthr. 26 Dec. (LB XXXVII pp. 113-14). Res. bpc. through ill health 21 Oct. 1869, in accordance with 'the Bishops' Resignation Act 1869'; accepted by abp. of Canterbury 28 Oct. (A/2/7 p. 142; Lamb., Reg. Tait p. 825; Stat. 32 & 33 Vic. c. 111). By an Order in Council made 11 Nov. and pubd. 12 Nov., the bpc. was declared vac. (Lond. Gaz. no. 23554).

Footnotes

1 In accordance with Stat. 1 Edw. VI c. 2 (Burn, Eccles. Law 1 202).
2 Or 27 Feb. (A/1/26 ff. 1-2).
3 1580 given in error, cf. Cal. S.P. Dom. 1547-80 p. 626.
1 Or 26 March (m.i., Westminster abbey) (Hist. and Ant. Westminster 11 201).
2 The abp's reg. gives el. as 20 Apr., and royal assent as 5 May (Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon ff. 285, 286), but the weight of evidence suggests that these are not correct.


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