Chancellors of the University of Oxford

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Victoria County History

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H. E. Salter and Mary D. Lobel (editors)

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1954

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'Chancellors of the University of Oxford', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford (1954), pp. 38-39. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63863 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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CHANCELLORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD (fn. 1)

1221.Robert Grosseteste.
1231.Ralf de Maidstone.
1234.Ralf Cole.
1235/8.Richard de Wyche.
1239–41.John de Reygate.
1241/2.Ralf de Heyham.
1244.Sewale de Bovill.
1244.John de Taunton.
1245.William de Limesi.
c. 12436/6.John Roff'.
1246/7.Gilbert de Biham.
1249.Ralph de Sempincham.
c. 1250.G. de Lucy.
c. 1251.Eustace de Normanville.
1255.William de Lodelaw.
1261–.Thomas de Cantelupo.
1263/4.John de Wynton.
1264/5.Henry de Cicestria.
1267–8.Nicholas de Ewelme.
1269/70.Thomas Bek.
1273–4.Thomas de Cantelupo.
1275.William de Bridlington.
1279–81.Henry de Staunton.
1282.William de Monteforti.
1284.Roger de Rothwell.
1285.William Pickerel.
1286.Herveus de Saham.
1288.Robert de Wynchelsee.
1289.William de Kincscote.
1290.John de Monemuta.
1291 Dec–1293.Simon de Gandavo.
1293 Nov.–1295.Roger de Martivall.
1295 Feb.–1297.Roger de Wesenham.
1297 Nov.–1300.Richard de Clive.
1300 May–1302.James de Cobham.
1302 Nov.–1304.Walter de Wetheringsete.
1304 Jan.–1306.Simon de Faversham.
1306 Feb.–1308.Walter Burdun.
1308 Apr.–1309.William de Bosco.
1309 Oct.–1312.Henry de Mamesfeld.
1312 Dec–1317.Henry de Harkele.
1317 Oct.–1322.John Lutterel.
1322 Oct.–1325.Henry de Gower.
1325 Nov.–1327.William de Alberwyk.
1327 Jan.–1328.Thomas de Hothom.
1328/9.Ralph de Salopia.
1329 Nov.–1330.Roger de Stretton.
1330 Dec–1332.Nigel de Wavere.
1332 May–1334.Richard Fitz-Ralph.
1334 May–1335.Hugh de Willughby.
1335 May–1338.Robert de Stretford.
1338 Nov.–1339.John de Leche.
1339 Dec.–1341.William de Skelton.
1341 June–1345.William de Bergeveney.
1345 May–1348 or 1349.John de Northwode.
1349.William de Hawkesworth.
1349–50.John Wiliot.
1350–.William de Polmorva.
1354–5.Thomas Brouweon.
1355–7.Humfrey de Cherleton.
1357–9.John de Hothom.
1360–1.Nicholas de Aston.
1362–3.John de Renham.
1363 June–1365.John de Echyngham.
1365–7.Adam de Tonworth.
1367 June–1369?William Courtenay.
1369–70 or 1371.Adam de Tonworth.
? 1370–2.William de Heightesbury.
1372–3.William de Rymington.
1374–6.William de Wilton.
1376.John Turk.
1377.Adam de Tonworth.
1378.John Gilbert.
1379.Robert de Aylesham.
1380–1.William de Berton.
1381–8 May.Robert Rigge (Rugge).
1388–90.Thomas Bryghtwell.
1390–1.Thomas Crauley.
1391–3.Ralph Redruth.
1393.Thomas de Scherusbury.
1393–5.Robert Alyngton.
1395–7.Thomas Hendeman.
1397–8.Henry Beaufort.
? 1399–1400.Thomas Hendeman.
1400–3.Philip Repingdon (Repyngton).
1403–6.Robert Hallum.
1406–8.Richard Courtenay.
1409.William Clynt.
1410–11.Thomas Prestbury.
1411 ?July.Richard Courtenay.
1411 Oct.John Banard.
1411–13 Nov.Richard Courtenay.
? 1413William Sulbury.
1414–18.William Barow.
1419–21.Walter Trengof.
1421–5.John Castell.
1426–31.Thomas Chace.
1431–4.Gilbert Kymer.
1434–37.Thomas Bourchier.
1438–9.John Carpenter.
1439 Feb.–Oct.John Norton.
1439–40.Richard Rotheram.
1441–2.William Grey.
? 1442.Thomas Gascoigne.
1442.John Kexby.
1442–4.Henry Sever.
1444 Mar.–1445.Thomas Gascoigne.
1446–7.Robert Thwaytes.
1447 Feb.–1453.Gilbert Kymer.
1453 June–1457.George Neville.
1457 July–1461.Thomas Chaundler.
1461 May–1472.George Neville, Bishop of Exeter.
1472 June–1479.Thomas Chaundler.
1479–83.Lionel Wydvill.
1483.William Dudley, Bishop of Durham.
1483 ?–94 (d. Dec.)John Russell, Bishop of Lincoln.
1494–1500 (d. Sept.).John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1500 Nov.–1502.William Smyth, Bishop of Lincoln.
1503 Dec.–1506.Richard Mayew, Bishop of Hereford.
1506 May 28–1532 (d. Aug.).William Warham, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1532 Oct. 10–1547 (d. May).John Longland, Bishop of Lincoln.
1547 May 21–1552 Nov.Richard Coxe, Dean of Christ Church.
1552 Nov. 18–1556 Oct.Sir John Mason.
1556 Oct. 26–1558 (d. Nov.).Reginald Pole, Cardinal.
1559 Jan.–June.Henry Fitzalan, Earl of Arundel.
1559 June 21–1564 Dec.Sir John Mason.
1564 Dec. 30–1588 (d. Sept.).Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.
1585–6.Sir Thomas Bromley, deputy Chancellor.
1588 Sept. 20–1591 (d. Nov.).Sir Christopher Hatton.
1591 Dec. 17–1608 (d. Apr.).Thomas Sackville, Baron Buckhurst.
1608 Apr. 22–1610 (d. Nov.).Richard Bancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1610 Nov. 3–1617 Jan.Thomas Egerton, Baron Ellesmere.
1617 Jan. 29–1630 (d. Apr.).William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke.
1630 Apr. 12–1641 June.William Laud, Bishop of London.
1641 July 1–1643 Oct.Philip Herbert, Earl of Pembroke.
1643 Oct. 24–1648.William Seymour, Marquis of Hertford.
1648 Mar.–1650 (d. Jan.).Philip Herbert, Earl of Pembroke.
1651 Jan. 1–1657 July.Oliver Cromwell.
1657 July 18–1660 May.Richard Cromwell.
1660 May 26 (d. Oct.)William Seymour, Marquis of Hertford.
1660 Oct. 27–1667 Dec.Sir Edward Hyde, Lord Chancellor.
1667 Dec. 20–1669 July.Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1669 Aug. 4–1688 (d. July).James Butler, Duke of Ormonde.
1688 July 23–1715.James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde.
1715 Sept. 10–1758 (d. Dec.).Charles Butler, Earl of Arran.
1759 Jan. 4–1762 (d. Aug.).John Fane, Earl of Westmorland.
1762 Sept. 23–1772 (d. Sept.).George Henry Lee, Earl of Lichfield.
1772 Oct. 3–1792 (d. Aug.).Frederick North, Lord North.
1792 Sept. 27–1809 (d. Oct.).William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, Duke of Portland.
1809 Dec. 13–1834 (d. Jan.).William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville.
1834 Jan. 29–1852 (d. Sept.).Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington.
1852 Oct. 13–1869 (d. Oct.).Edward Geoffrey SmithStanley, Earl of Derby.
1869 Nov. 12–1903 (d. Aug.).Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquis of Salisbury.
1903 Oct. 31–1907 (d. Feb.).George Joachim Goschen, Viscount Goschen.
1907 Mar. 14–1925 (d. Mar.).George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquis Curzon of Kedleston.
1925 May.Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner.
1925 July 2–1928 (d. Mar.).George Cave, Viscount Cave.
1928 June 16–1933 (d. Sept.).Edward Grey, Viscount Grey of Fallodon.
1933 Nov. 25.Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, Viscount Halifax.

Footnotes

1 This list of Chancellors has been compiled mainly from Dr. Salter's Snappe's Formulary (318–35) and his Registrum Cancellarii Oxon. i (xxxv-xxxix), Wood's Fasti, and the Registers of Convocation (Univ. Archives). The month following the first date up to the 14th century, is that of election or admission. In the later period it is that of election.