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 Collected from wikipedia.org

1072 to 1092 Remigius de Fécamp
(Remigius de Feschamp)
Almoner of Fécamp, Normandy; died in office
1092 to 1123 Robert Bloet
(Robert Bluet)
Lord Chancellor;
died in office
1123 to 1147 Alexander Archdeacon of Salisbury;
died in office
1147 to 1166 Robert de Chesney
(Robert de Cheney)
alias Querceto
Died in office
1168 to 1173 vacant For 7 years
1173 to 1183 Geoffrey Plantagenet Resigned
1183 to 1184 Walter de Constantiis
(Walter de Coutances; Walter of Coutances)
Archdeacon of Oxford; translated to Rouen
1184 to 1186 vacant For 2 years
1186 to 16 November 1200 Hugh, Carthusian
(Hugh of Avalon)
Prior of the Carthusians at Witham, Somerset; ordained 21 September 1181; installed 29 September 1181; died in office; canonised 1220: Saint Hugh of Lincoln
1200 to 1203 vacant For 3 years
1203 to 1206 William de Blois Prebendary of Lincoln; consecrated 1203; died in office
1206 to 1209 vacant For 3 years
1209 to 1235 Hugo Wallis
(Hugh of Wells)
Archdeacon of Wells; Lord Chancellor; died in office
1235 to 1253 Robert Grosseteste
(Robert Grosthead; Robert Grouthed)
Archdeacon of Leicester; died in office
1254 to 1258 Henry of Lexington Dean of Lincoln; died in office
1258 to 1280 Richard of Gravesend
(Richard de Gravesend)
Dean of Lincoln; died in office
1281 to 1300 Oliver Sutton Dean of Lincoln; died in office
1300 to 1320 John Dalderby
(John Aldberry; John d'Aldreby)
Chancellor of Lincoln; died in office
1320 (Anthony Bek) elected 3 February, but election quashed
1320 to 1341 Henry Burghersh Lord Treasurer and Lord Chancellor; died in office
1341 to 1347 Thomas Bek
(Thomas le Bec)
died in office
1347 to 1363 John Gynwell
(John Gyndell; John Gyndwelle; John Sinwell)
Archdeacon of Northampton; died in office
1363 to 1398 John Bokyngham
(John Buckingham)
Keeper of the Privy Seal; resigned shortly before death
1398 to 1405 Cardinal Henry Beaufort Dean of Wells and Chancellor of Oxford; Lord Chancellor;
translated to Winchester
1405 to 1420 Philip Repyngdon
(Philip de Repingdon)
Abbot of Leicester; Chancellor of Oxford; resigned on being elevated to Cardinal
1420 to 1431 Richard Fleming
(Richard Fleyming)
Canon of Lincoln
1431 to 1436 William Gray
(William Grey)
Translated from London
1436 to 1450 William Alnwick
(William Alnewick)
Translated from Norwich
1450 to 1451 Marmaduke Lumley  
1451 to 1452 vacant  
1452 to 1472 John Chadworth
(John Chedworth)
 
1472 to 1480 Thomas Rotherham  
1480 to 1494 John Russell  
1496 to 1514 William Smyth Translated from Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield
6 February 1514 to September 1515 Thomas Wolsey Priest; ordained 26 March 1514; translated to York
1514 to 1521 William Atwater  
1521 to 1547 John Longland  
1547 to 1552 Henry Holbeach  
1552 to 1554 John Taylor  
1554 to 1557 John White  
1557 to 1560 Thomas Watson  
1560 to 1571 Nicholas Bullingham  
1571 to 1584 Thomas Cooper  
1584 to 1595 William Wickham  
1595 to 1608 William Chadderton  
1608 to 1613 William Barlow Translated from Rochester
1613 to 1617 Richard Neile Translated from Rochester, to Lichfield, to Lincoln, to Durham, to Winchester, to York
1617 to 1621 George Montaigne Translated to London, to Durham, to York
1621 to 1641 John Williams Translated to York; Lord Chancellor 1621-1625 (the last cleric to hold the position)
1641 to 1654 Thomas Winniffe  
1654 to 1660 vacant  
1660 to 1663 Robert Sanderson  
1663 to 1667 Benjamin Laney  
1667 to 1675 William Fuller  
1675 to 1691 Thomas Barlow  
1691 to 1695 Thomas Tenison  
1695 to 1705 James Gardiner  
1705 to 1716 William Wake  
1716 to 1723 Edmund Gibson  
1723 to 1744 Richard Reynolds  
1744 to 1761 John Thomas  
1761 to 1779 John Green  
1779 to 1787 Thomas Thurlow  
1787 to 1820 George Pretyman (after 1803, Pretyman-Tomline)  
1820 to 1827 George Pelham  
1827 to 1853 John Kaye  
1853 to 1869 John Jackson  
1869 to 1885 Christopher Wordsworth  
1885 to 1910 Edward King  
1910 to 1919 Edward Lee Hicks  
1919 to 1932 William Shuckburgh Swayne  
1932 to 1942 Frederick Cyril Nugent Hicks  
1942 to 1946 Henry Aylmer Skelton  
1947 to 1947 Leslie Owen  
1947 to 1956 Maurice Henry Harland  
1956 to 1974 Kenneth Riches, DD  
1974 to 1987 Simon Wilton Phipps, MC, MA  
1987 to 2002 Robert Maynard Hardy  

2002 to 2011

2011 to present 

Dr John Saxbee

Christopher Lowson
 

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