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List of the Bishops of Exeter

BISHOPS   OF
EXETER
(AD 905-Present)

In 905 the Diocese of Tawton was split off from that of Sherborne

Bishops of Tawton

Werstan 905
Putta 909

In 912 the Diocese of Tawton was transferred to Crediton

Bishops of Crediton

Edwulf 912
Aethelgar 939
Aelfwold I 953
Sideman 973
Aelfric 978
Aelfwold II 986
Aelfwold III 987
Ednoth 1013
Lyfing 1027
Leofric 1046

In 1050 the Diocese of Crediton & St. Germans were formally united and transferred to Exeter

Bishops of Exeter

Leofric 1050
Osbern FitzOsbern 1072
William Warelwast 1107
Robert Warelwast 1138
Robert of Chichester 1155
Bartholomew Iscanus 1161
John the Chanter 1186
Henry Marshal 1194
Simon Apulia 1214
William Bruere 1223
Richard Blundy 1245
Walter Branscombe 1258
Peter Quinel 1280
Thomas Bitton 1291
Walter Stapledon 1308
James Berkeley 1326
John Godeley 1327
John Grandisson 1327
Thomas Brantingham 1370
Edmund Stafford 1395
John Catterick 1419
Edmund Lacey 1420
John Hales 1455
George Neville 1456
John Booth 1465
Peter Courtenay 1478
Richard Fox 1487
Oliver King 1492
Richard Redman 1495
John Arundel 1502
Hugh Oldham 1504
John Veysey 1519
Miles Coverdale 1551
John Veysey (again) 1553
James Turberville 1555
William Alleyn 1560
William Bradbridge 1571
John Woolton 1579
Geravse Babington 1594
William Cotton 1598
Valentine Carey 1621
Joseph Hall 1627
Ralph Brownrigg 1642
John Gauden 1660
Seth Ward 1662
Anthony Sparrow 1667
Thomas Lamplugh 1676
Jonathan Trelawney 1688
Offspring Blackall 1708
Lancelot Blackburn 1717
Stephen Weston 1724
Nicholas Claget 1742
George Lavington 1746
Frederick Keppel 1762
John Ross 1778
William Buller 1792
Henry reginald Courtenay 1797
John Fisher 1803
George Pelham 1807
William Carey 1820
Christopher Bethell 1830
Henry Philpotts 1830
Frederick Temple 1869
Edward Henry Bickerseth 1885
herbert Edward Ryle 1900
Archibald Robertson 1903
Rupert Ernest William Gascoyne Cecil 1916
Charles Edward Curzon 1936
Robert Cecil Mortimer 1949
Eric Arthur John Mercer 1973
Geoffrey Hewlett Thompson 1985
Michael Langrish 2000







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