Apostolic Succession

 
 
 

Apostolic Succession of Bishops in the Church from Jesus Christ to the Bishop of Northern California

* denotes elevation to Archbishop of Canterbury

+ denotes elevation to Presiding Bishop of the United States

  • St. John the Apostle
  • 97 St. Polycarp – Smyrna
  • 166 St. Irenaeus – Lyons
  • 197 Zacharias – Lyons
  • ? Elias – Lyons
  • 235 Trophimus – Arles
  • ? Faustinus – Lyons
  • 254 Martin I – Arles
  • 266 Julius – Lyons
  • 313 Marinus – Lyons
  • ? Vocius – Lyons
  • 346 Valentine – Arles
  • circa (c.) 353 Tetradus – Lyons
  • ? Artemius – Arles
  • 347 St. Justus – Lyons
  • ? Heros – Arles
  • ? Sicarius – Lyons
  • 426 St. Honiratys – Arles
  • 427 Eucheius I – Lyons
  • 449 Ravenus – Arles
  • 451 St. Patiens – Lyons
  • ? – Arles
  • ? Lupicinus – Lyons
  • 492 Aeonius – Arles
  • 499 Stephanus – Lyons
  • 506 St. Caeserius -Arles
  • 542 Licontius – Lyons
  • 546 St. Aurelian – Arles
  • 552 St. Nicetius – Lyons
  • 557 Sepandus – Arles
  • 573 Priscus – Lyons
  • 588 St. Virgilius – Arles
  • 603 Arudius – Lyos
  • 613 Floriannus – Arles
  • 614 Hiltigisus – Toulon
  • 679 Felix – Arles
  • 680 St. Lambert -Lyons
  • 684 Volbertus – Arles
  • 693 Godwin – Lyons
  • 693 Brihtwald – Canterbury
  • 705 Daniel – Winchester
  • 731 Tatwine – Canterbury
  • 733 Alwig – Lindsey
  • 735 Nathelm – Canterbury
  • 736 Cuthbert – Hereford
  • 745 Ecgwulf – London
  • 766 Juenberht – Canterbury
  • 786 Cyneberht – Winchester
  • 793 Ethelheard – Canterbury
  • 798 Deneberht – Worcester
  • 805 Wulfred – Canterbury
  • 809 Wigthegn – Winchester
  • 833 Ceolnoth – Canterbury
  • 862 Alfred – Wincester
  • 870 Ethelred – Canterbury
  • 873 Wereferth-Worcester
  • 909 Anthelm – Wells *
  • 914 Wulfhelm – Wells
  • 926 Odo – Ramsbury *
  • 957 St. Dunstan – Worcester *
  • 985 Segeric – Ramsbury *
  • 990 Elfric – Ramsbury *
  • 1003 St. Wulfstan – Worcester
  • 1020 St. Ethelnoth – Canterbury
  • 1035 Eadsise – St. Martinís*
  • 1043 Stiganol – Elsham*
  • 1058 Siward – Rochester
  • 1070 St. Lanfranc – Canterbury
  • 1070 Thomas – York
  • 1093 St. Anselm – Canterbury
  • 1107 Roger – Salisbury
  • 1139 Theobald – Canterbury
  • 1148 Foliot – Hereford
  • 1176 de Leis – St. David’s
  • 1189 Fitzwalter – Salisbury*
  • 1199 William – London
  • 1214 de Gray – Worcester
  • 1249 Kirkham – Durham
  • 1255 Henry – Whithern
  • 1292 Halton – Carlisle
  • 1322 Northburgh – Lichfield
  • 1330 Wyvill – Salisbury
  • 1362 Sudbury – London *
  • 1374 Arundel – Ely *
  • 1408 Nicholls – Bangor
  • 1425 Stafford – Bath *
  • 1435 Bourchier – Worcester *
  • 1479 Morton – Ely *
  • 1487 Fox – Exeter
  • 1502 Warham – London *
  • 1521 Longlands – Lincoln
  • 1530 Stokesley – London
  • 1537 Hodgkin – Suffr. of Bedford
  • 1559 Grindal – London *
  • 1577 Whitgift – Worcester *
  • 1597 Bancroft – London *
  • 1609 Abbot — Lichfield *
  • 1616 Morton – Chester
  • 1619 Howson – Oxford
  • 1621 Laud – St. David’s *
  • 1635 Wren – Hereford
  • 1660 Morley – Worcester
  • 1661 Sharpe – St. Andrew’s
  • 1663 Burnet – Glasgow
  • 1675 Patterson – Glasgow
  • 1705 Fullarton – Edinburgh
  • 1722 Cant – nonjuror Bishop in Scotland
  • 1727 Rattray – Dunkeld
  • 1741 Falconer – Moray
  • 1768 Kilgour – Aberdeen
  • 1784 Seabury – Connecticut +
  • 1792 Claggett – Maryland
  • 1797 Bass – Massachusetts
  • 1797 Jarvis – Connecticut
  • 1811 Griswold – Eastern Diocese +
  • 1832 Hopkins – Vernont +
  • 1867 Tuttle – Montana +
  • 1911 Perry – Rhode Island +
  • 1930 Sherrill – Massachusetts +
  • 1951 Lichtenerger – Missouri +
  • 1968 Allin – Mississippi +
  • 1985 Ladehoff-Oregon
  • 1990 Thornton-Idaho
  • 1998 Bainbridge-Idaho
  • 2006 Beisner- Northern California