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'Bishops', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 6: Salisbury diocese (1986), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=35081&strquery="Henry Cotton" Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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Salisbury Diocese 1541-1857

BISHOPS OF SALISBURY (with prebend of Potterne annexed)

John Capon or Salcote D.D. 1539-1557.

[Gaspar Contarini 1539-42. Cardinal priest of S. Balbina.]

[William Peto M.A. 1543.]

Congé d'élire 7 July 1539; el. of Capon, bp. of Bangor, 21 July; royal assent 29 July; abp's conf. 14 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Cranmer ff. 229-235v). Enthr. by proxy 19 Aug. (CA 14 pt. ii f. 5/p. 9). On d. of Laurence Campeggio, whose depriv. 21 March 1534 (Lords' Journals I 78) was not recognized by the pope, Contarini was provided by Pope Paul III 23 July 1539 (L. & P. XIV ii no. 1308), without effect. On his d., 24 Aug. 1542 (Hierarchia Catholica, ed. C. Eubel and others (Münster, 1913-68) III 69, 292), Peto was provided by Pope Paul III 30 March 1543 (ibid. p. 292; L. & P. XVIII i 336), also without effect. Capon d. 6 Oct. 1557 (Lamb., Reg. Pole f. 47).

[Francis Mallet D.D. 1558.]

Custody of temps. gr. by Queen Mary to him as bp.-nominate 14 Oct. 1558 (C.P.R. 1557-8 p. 389), but on her d., 17 Nov., he was unacceptable to Queen Elizabeth I.

John Jewel B.D. 1559-1571.

Congé d'élire 27 July 1559 (C.P.R. 1558-60 p. 80). El. 21 Aug.; royal assent 27 Dec.; abp's conf. 18 Jan. 1560; cons. 21 Jan. (Reg. Parker I 76-9). Enthr. by proxy 6 March (CA 14 pt. ii f. 59v/p. 118). Temps. 6 Apr. (C.P.R. 1558-60 p. 451). D. 23 Sept. 1571 (Reg. Parker III 984).

Edmund Gest B.D. 1571-1577.

Royal letter missive to chapter naming Gest, bp. of Rochester, 30 Nov. 1571 (CA 15 f. 31/p. 59). Congé d'élire 5 Dec. (C.P.R. 1569-72 p. 379). El. 15 Dec.; royal assent 22 Dec.; abp's conf. 24 Dec. (Reg. Parker I 155-62). Temps. s.d. (C.P.R. 1569-72 p. 378). Instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 8 Jan. 1572 (CA 15 f. 31v/p. 60). D. 28 Feb. 1577 (m.i., Salisbury cath.) (Harris, Salisbury Cath. p. 29; cf. CA 15 f. 40/p. 77).

John Piers D.D. 1577-1589.

Congé d'élire 11 Oct. 1577; el. of Piers, bp. of Rochester, 19 Oct. (Lamb., Reg. Grindal ff. 37, 38; CA 15 f. 41r-v/pp. 79-80). Royal assent 27 Nov. (C.P.R. 1575-8 p. 396). Abp's conf. 2 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Grindal ff. 35-41v). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne 8 Dec. (CA 15 f. 42/p. 81). Temps. 23 Dec. (C.P.R. 1575-8 p. 396). Trans. to York 1589.

John Coldwell M.D. 1591-1596.

Congé d'élire and letter missive 24 Nov. 1591 (CA 16 f. 14r-v) or 25 Nov. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1591-4 p. 125). El. 30 Nov. (CA 16 f. 15) or 2 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 1 f. 82v). Royal assent 18 Dec. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1591-4 p. 145). Abp's conf. 23 Dec.; cons. 26 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift 1 ff. 79-84). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne 3 Jan. 1592 (CA 16 ff. 18-19v). Temps. 14 Jan. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1591-4 p. 171). D. 14 Oct. 1596 (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift II f. 284; D1/2/18 f. 14v).

Henry Cotton D.D. 1598-1615.

Congé d'élire 6 Sept. 1598; letter missive 9 Sept. (CA 16 f. 51). El. 23 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift III f. 21v) or 28 Sept. (CA 16 ff. 51v-53). Royal assent 16 Oct.; abp's conf. 11 Nov.; cons. 12 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Whitgift III ff. 18-25v). Temps. 23 Dec. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1598-1601 p. 136). D. 7 May 1615 (D1/2/19 f. 37v; Lamb., Reg. Abbot 1 f. 331).

Robert Abbot D.D. 1615-1618.

Letter missive 3 Oct. 1615; congé d'élire 4 Oct. (P.R.O., C 66/2081). El. 11 Oct.; royal assent 9 Nov.; abp's conf. 1 Dec.; cons. 3 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot 1 ff. 52-60). Temps. 7 Feb. 1616 (P.R.O., C 66/2081). D. 2 March 1618 (W. Camden, Annals in A Complete Hist. of England (London, 1706) II 648).

Martin Fotherby D.D. 1618-1620.

Congé d'élire 17 March 1618 (P.R.O., C 66/2155). El. 26 March; royal assent 9 Apr.; abp's conf. 18 Apr.; cons. 19 Apr. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot 1 ff. 112-119v). D. 11 March 1620 (ibid. II ff. 187v, 247v).

Robert Tounson D.D. 1620-1621.

El. 24 March 1620; royal assent 13 Apr.; abp's conf. 8 July; cons. 9 July (Lamb., Reg. Abbot II ff. 43-50). Temps. 12 July (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1619-23 p. 164). D. 15 May 1621 (Lamb., Reg. Abbot II f. 260).

John Davenant D.D. 1621-1641.

El. 11 June 1621; royal assent 10 Aug.; abp's conf. 17 Nov.; cons. 18 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Abbot II ff. 63-69v). Temps. 21 Nov. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1619-23 p. 311). D. 20 Apr. 1641 (m.i., Salisbury cath.) (Harris, Salisbury Cath. pp. 46-7).

Brian Duppa D.D. 1641-1660.

Congé d'élire 26 Nov. 1641 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1641-3 p. 181). Letter missive for Duppa, bp. of Chichester, s.d.; royal assent to el. 11 Dec. (P.R.O., C 66/2897). Abp's conf. 14 Dec. (ibid., E 331 Cant./272). Temps. 20 Dec. (ibid., C 66/2897). Trans. to Winchester 1660.

Humphrey Henchman D.D. 1660-1663.

El. 4 Oct. 1660 (CA 18 f. 9r-v). Royal assent 18 Oct.; abp's conf. 23 Oct.; cons. 28 Oct. (Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon ff. 188v-196, 208-9). Instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 1 Nov.; in person 12 Dec. (CA 18 ff. 10, 11v). Trans. to London 1663.

John Earles D.D. 1663-1665.

Congé d'élire 16 Sept. 1663 (P.R.O., C 66/3033). El. of Earles, bp. of Worcester, 19 Sept. (CA 18 f. 23v). Royal assent 20 Sept.; abp's conf. 26 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Juxon & Sheldon ff. 353-360v). Enthr. by proxy 3 Oct. (CA 18 f. 24). Temps. 12 Oct. (P.R.O., C 66/3035). D. 17 Nov. 1665 (Wood's Life and Times II 50-1).

Alexander Hyde D.C.L. 1665-1667.

Warrant for congé d'élire and letter missive 24 Nov. 1665; issued 30 Nov. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1665-6 p. 71; P.R.O., C 66/3079). El. 11 Dec. (CA 18 f. 28v). Warrant for royal assent 14 Dec.; issued 21 Dec. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1665-6 p. 101; P.R.O., C 66/ 3079). Lic. alibi consecrari 30 Dec. (Canterbury cath. libr., Reg. 27 f. 261v). Cons. in chapel of New College, Oxford, 31 Dec. (m.i., Salisbury cath.) (Harris, Salisbury Cath. p. 14). Warrant for temps. 11 Jan. 1666 (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1665-6 p. 198). Enthr. 16 Jan. (CA 18 f. 29). D. 22 Aug. 1667 (m.i., see above).

Seth Ward D.D. 1667-1689.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Ward, bp. of Exeter, 26 Aug. 1667; issued 28 Aug. (Cal. S.P. Dom. 1667 p. 418; P.R.O., C 66/3089). El. 5 Sept. (CA 18 ff. 33v- 34). Royal assent 10 Sept. (P.R.O., C 66/3092). Abp's conf. 12 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Sheldon ff. 19-25). Enthr. by proxy 16 Sept. (CA 18 f. 35). Temps. 23 Sept. (P.R.O., C 66/3092). Enthr. in person 20 May 1668 (CA 18 f. 43r-v). D. 6 Jan. 1689 (Aubrey's Brief Lives, ed. A. Clark (Oxford, 1898) II 288).

[Thomas Cartwright D.D. 1689.]

Appointed by James II in exile; never gained possession and d. in Ireland 15 Apr. 1689 (Wood, Athenae Oxon. IV 254).

Gilbert Burnet D.D. 1689-1715.

Congé d'élire 9 March 1689; el. 16 March (CA 19 pp. 101-2). Royal assent 23 March; abp's conf. 28 March; cons. 31 March (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft ff. 185-190v). Enthr. by proxy 22 Apr.; instal. in person in preb. of Potterne 10 Aug. (CA 19 pp. 103, 105). D. 17 March 1715 (D1/2/25 f. 7).

William Talbot D.D. 1715-1721.

Warrant for congé d'élire 24 March 1715 (P.R.O., SP 44/151 p. 248). El. of Talbot, bp. of Oxford, 4 Apr. (CA 20 ff. 64v-65) or 9 Apr. (Lamb., Reg. Tenison II f. 162). Warrant for royal assent 12 Apr. (P.R.O., SP 44/151 pp. 264-5). Royal assent issued 20 Apr.; abp's conf. 23 Apr. (Lamb., Reg. Tenison ff. 158-166v). Warrant for temps. 24 Apr. (P.R.O., SP 44/151 pp. 251-2). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 3 May; in person 9 July (CA 20 ff. 65-6, 66v-67v). Trans. to Durham 1721.

Richard Willis D.D. 1721-1723.

Warrant for congé d'élire 7 Nov. 1721 (P.R.O., SP 44/151 p. 365). El. of Willis, bp. of Gloucester, 13 Nov.; enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 15 Nov. (CA 20 ff. 88v-89). Royal assent 17 Nov.; abp's conf. 21 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Wake 1 ff. 88-96v). Warrant for temps. 25 Nov. (P.R.O., SP 44/151 p. 271). Enthr. in person 29 June 1722; instal. in person as preb. of Potterne 30 June (CA 20 ff. 90v-91). Trans. to Winchester 1723.

Benjamin Hoadly D.D. 1723-1734.

Warrant for congé d'élire and letter missive for Hoadly, bp. of Hereford, 27 Aug. 1723 (P.R.O., SP 44/150 pp. 597-8); pubd. 2 Sept. (Lond. Gaz. no. 6195); congé d'élire issued 4 Oct. (P.R.O., C 209/1). El. 12 Oct. (CA 20 f. 93r-v). Royal assent 23 Oct.; abp's conf. 29 Oct. (Lamb., Reg. Wake 1 ff. 179-188v). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 4 Nov. (CA 20 ff. 94v-95). Temps. 22 Nov. (P.R.O., C 209/1). Enthr. in person 4 June 1724; instal. in person as preb. of Potterne 5 June (CA 20 ff. 96v-97). Trans. to Winchester 1734.

Thomas Sherlock D.D. 1734-1748.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Sherlock, bp. of Bangor, pubd. 5 Oct. 1734 (Lond. Gaz. no. 7338). Congé d'élire issued 11 Oct. (P.R.O., C 209/7). El. 17 Oct. (CA 20 ff. 136v-137). Royal assent 31 Oct.; abp's conf. 8 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Wake II ff. 128-136v). Temps. 29 Nov. (P.R.O., C 209/7). Enthr. 9 Apr. 1735; instal. as preb. of Potterne 11 Apr. (CA 20 ff. 138-9). Trans. to London 1748.

John Gilbert LL.D. 1748-1757.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Gilbert, bp. of Llandaff, pubd. 6 Dec. 1748 (Lond. Gaz. no. 8804). El. 14 Dec. (CA 21 pp. 45-7). Royal assent 23 Dec.; abp's conf. 29 Dec. (Lamb., Reg. Herring ff. 81v-90v). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 27 Jan. 1749; in person 6 July (CA 21 pp. 47-9, 50-1). Trans. to York 1757.

John Thomas D.D. 1757-1761.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Thomas, bp. of Peterborough, pubd. 28 May 1757 (Lond. Gaz. no. 9690; P.R.O., C 209/14). El. 3 June (CA 21 pp. 115-16). Royal assent 14 June; abp's conf. 18 June (Lamb., Reg. Hutton ff. 24-33). Temps. 25 June (P.R.O., C 209/14). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 4 July; in person 31 May 1758 (CA 21 pp. 117-18, 127-30). Trans. to Winchester 1761.

Hon. Robert Hay Drummond D.D. 1761.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Drummond, bp. of St. Asaph, pubd. 30 May 1761 (Lond. Gaz. no. 10108). El. 2 June (CA 21 pp. 149-51). Royal assent 5 June; abp's conf. 11 June (Lamb., Reg. Secker ff. 69-78). Temps. 27 June (P.R.O., C 209/18). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 7 July (CA 21 pp. 152-3). Trans. to York in Sept.

John Thomas D.D. 1761-1766.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Thomas, bp. of Lincoln, pubd. 27 Oct. 1761 (Lond. Gaz. no. 10151). El. 4 Nov. (CA 21 pp. 154-6). Royal assent 17 Nov.; abp's conf. 25 Nov. (Lamb., Reg. Secker ff. 125-34). Temps. 19 Dec. (P.R.O., C 209/ 18). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 23 Feb. 1762; in person 29 July (CA 21 pp. 157-9, 160-1). D. 19 July 1766 (Gent. Mag. 1766, xxxvi 343).

John Hume D.D. 1766-1782.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Hume, bp. of Oxford, pubd. 2 Aug. 1766 (Lond. Gaz. no. 10646). Congé d'élire issued 14 Aug. (P.R.O., C 209/18). El. 20 Aug. (CA 21 pp. 183-4). Royal assent 2 Sept.; abp's conf. 10 Sept. (Lamb., Reg. Secker ff. 236v-244v). Temps. 24 Sept. (P.R.O., C 209/18). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne 1 Oct. (CA 21 pp. 184-6). D. 26 June 1782 (Gent. Mag. 1782, lii 312).

Hon. Shute Barrington D.C.L. 1782-1791.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Barrington, bp. of Llandaff, pubd. 3 Aug. 1782 (Lond. Gaz. no. 12318). Congé d'élire issued 7 Aug. (P.R.O., C 209/19). El. 14 Aug. (CA 21 pp. 278-80). Royal assent 19 Aug.; abp's conf. 27 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Cornwallis ff. 354v-363). Temps. 2 Sept. (P.R.O., C 209/19). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne 24 Sept. (CA 21 pp. 280-1). Trans. to Durham 1791.

John Douglas D.D. 1791-1807.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Douglas, bp. of Carlisle, pubd. 12 July 1791 (Lond. Gaz. no. 13324). Congé d'élire issued 15 July (P.R.O., Index 16816). El. 27 July (CA 21 pp. 349-51). Royal assent 11 Aug.; abp's conf. 17 Aug. (Lamb., Reg. Moore ff 221v-228v). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne by proxy 25 Aug.; in person 2 Sept. (CA 21 pp. 351-4). Temps. 2 Sept. (P.R.O., Index 16816). D. 18 May 1807 (Gent. Mag. 1807, lxxvii (1) 475-7, 583).

John Fisher D.D. 1807-1825.

Congé d'élire issued 13 May 1807 (P.R.O., Index 16816). Congé d'élire and letter missive for Fisher, bp. of Exeter, pubd. 30 May (Lond. Gaz. no. 16033). El. 11 June (CA 22 pp. 111-13). Royal assent 16 June; abp's conf. 30 June (Lamb., Reg. Sutton 1 ff. 51v-59v). Temps. 8 July (P.R.O., Index 16816). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne 29 July (CA 22 pp. 114-15). D. 8 May 1825 (Gent. Mag. 1825, xcv (2) 82-3).

Thomas Burgess D.D. 1825-1837.

Congé d'élire and letter missive for Burgess, bp. of St. Davids, pubd. 20 May 1825 (Lond. Gaz. no. 18139). El. 3 June (CA 23 pp. 136-8). Royal assent 13 June; abp's conf. 17 June (Lamb., Reg. Sutton 1 ff. 384v-391v). Temps. 30 June (P.R.O., Index 16816). D. 19 Feb. 1837 (The Times, 25 Feb. p. 2).

Edward Denison M.A. 1837-1854.

Congé d'élire and letter missive pubd. 13 March 1837 (Lond. Gaz. no. 19475). Congé d'élire issued 21 March (P.R.O., Index 16816). El. 30 March (CA 24 pp. 41- 3). Lic. alibi consecrari 7 Apr. (Canterbury cath. libr., Reg. 64 pp. 287-8). Royal assent 10 Apr. (P.R.O., Index 16816). Abp's conf. 14 Apr.; cons. 16 Apr. (Lamb., Reg. Howley pp. 252-67). Temps. 24 Apr. (P.R.O., Index 16816). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne 11 May (CA 24 pp. 46-8). D. 6 March 1854 (Gent. Mag. 1854, new ser. xli 418-20).

Walter Kerr Hamilton D.D. 1854-1869.

Congé d'élire and letter missive pubd. 27 March 1854 (Lond. Gaz. no. 21535). Lic. alibi consecrari 31 March (Canterbury cath. libr., Reg. 70 pp. 82-3). Congé d'élire issued 3 Apr. (P.R.O., Index 16816). El. 15 Apr. (CA 25 pp. 53-4). Royal assent 25 Apr.; abp's conf. 4 May; cons. 14 May (Lamb., Reg. Sumner pp. 156-73). Temps. 22 May (P.R.O., Index 16816). Enthr. and instal. as preb. of Potterne 31 May (CA 25 pp. 56-8). D. 1 Aug. 1869 (The Times, 2 Aug. p. 5).



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