Lord High Treasurers of England

This is a list of Lord High Treasurers of England and later of Great Britain.

Lord High Treasurers

Early

  • Nigel, nephew of Roger, Bishop of Salisbury (c. 1126 – 1133)
  • Adelelm, nephew of Roger, Bishop of Salisbury (c. 1136 – 1139)

Plantagenet

  • Richard FitzNeal, Dean of Lincoln, Bishop of London (c. 1158 – 1189)
  • William of Ely, Archdeacon of Cleveland (1196 – August 1215)
  • Eustace of Fauconberg, Bishop of London (4 November 1217 – October 1228)
  • Walter Mauclerk, Bishop of Carlisle (13 November 1228 – 14 January 1233)
  • Peter des Rivaux, Canon of St. Paul's (14 January 1233 – 1 June 1234
  • Hugh de Pateshull, Bishop of Coventry (1 June 1234 – March 1240)
  • William Haverhill, Canon of Lichfield (March 1240 – 23 August 1252)
  • Philip Lovel, Archdeacon of Coventry (27 August 1252 – October 1258)
  • John Crakehall, Archdeacon of Bedford (2 November 1258 – 10 September 1260)
  • John of Caux, Abbot of Petersborough (28 October 1260 – March 1263))
  • Nicholas of Ely (6 May – 19 July 1263)
  • Henry, Prior of St. Radegund (July – November 1263)
  • John Chishull, acting (November 1263)
  • Roger de la Leye, acting (30 November 1263 – 3 November 1264)
  • Henry, Prior of St. Radegund (3 November 1264 – summer 1265)
  • Thomas Wymondham, Preceptor of Lichfield (23 October 1265 – 6 February 1270)
  • John Chishull (6 February 1270 – 9 June 1271)
  • Philip of Eye, Canon of St. Paul's (16 October 1271 – 2 October 1273)
  • Sir Joseph Chauncy, Prior of the Knights of St. John in England (2 October 1273 – 18 June 1280)
  • Richard Ware, Abbot of Westminster (18 June 1280 – 1283)
  • John Kirkby, Bishop of Ely (6 January 1284 – 26 March 1290)
  • William of March, Bishop of Bath and Wells (6 April 1290 – 16 August 1295)
  • John Droxford, acting (16 August – 28 September 1295
  • Walter Langton, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield (28 September 1295 – 22 August 1307)
  • Walter Reynolds, Bishop of Worcester (22 August 1307 – 6 July 1310)
  • John Sandall, Provost of Wells (6 July 1310 – 23 October 1311)
  • Walter Norwich, acting (23 October 1311 – 23 January 1312)
  • Walter Langton, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield (23 January 1312 – 17 May 1312)
  • Walter Norwich, acting (17 May 1312 – 4 October 1312)
  • John Sandall, acting (4 October 1312 – 26 September 1314)
  • Walter Norwich (26 September 1314 – 27 May 1317)
  • John Hotham, Bishop of Ely (27 May 1317 – 10 June 1318)
  • John Walwayn, Canon of St. Paul's and Hereford (10 June – 16 November 1318
  • John Sandall, Bishop of Winchester (16 November 1318 – 29 September 1319)
  • Walter Norwich, acting (29 September 1319 – 18 February 1320)
  • Walter de Stapledon, Bishop of Exeter (18 February 1320 – 25 August 1321)
  • Walter Norwich, acting (25 August 1321 – 10 May 1322)
  • Walter de Stapledon, Bishop of Exeter (10 May 1322 – 3 July 1325)
  • William Melton, Archbishop of York (3 July 1325 – 14 November 1326)
  • John de Stratford, Bishop of Winchester (14 November 1326 – 28 January 1327)
  • Adam Orleton, Bishop of Hereford (28 January – 28 March 1327)
  • Henry Burghersh, Bishop of Lincoln (28 March 1327 – 2 July 1328)
  • Thomas Charlton, Bishop of Hereford (2 July 1328 – 16 September 1329)
  • Robert Wodehouse, Archdeacon of Richmond (16 September 1329 – 1 December 1330)
  • William Melton, Archbishop of York (1 December 1330 – 1 April 1331)
  • William Ayermin, Bishop of Norwich (1 April 1331 – 29 March 1332)
  • Robert Ayleston, Archdeacon of Berkshire (29 March 1332 – 9 March 1334)
  • Richard Bury, Bishop of Durham (9 March – 1 August 1334)
  • Henry Burghersh, Bishop of Lincoln (1 August 1334 – 24 March 1337)
  • William de la Zouche, Dean of York (24 March 1337 – 10 March 1338)
  • Robert Wodehouse, Archdeacon of Richmond (10 March – 31 December 1338)
  • William de la Zouche, Dean of York (31 December 1338 – 5 May 1340)
  • Sir Robert Sadington (5 May – 26 June 1340)
  • Roger Northburgh, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield (26 June – 1 December 1340)
  • Sir Robert Parning (15 January – 30 October 1341)
  • William Cusance (30 October 1341 – 12 April 1344)
  • William Edington, Bishop of Winchester (12 April 1344 – 29 November 1356)
  • John Sheppey, Bishop of Rochester (29 November 1356 – 19 October 1360)
  • Simon Langham, Bishop of Ely (23 November 1360 – 20 February 1363)
  • John Barnet, Bishop of Bath and Wells, later Bishop of Ely (20 February 1363 – 27 June 1369)
  • Thomas Brantingham, Bishop of Exeter (27 June 1369 – 27 March 1371)
  • Richard Scrope, 1st Baron Scrope of Bolton (27 March 1371 – 26 September 1375)
  • Sir Robert Assheton (26 September 1375 – 14 January 1377)
  • Henry Wakefield, Bishop of Worcester (14 January 1377 – 19 July 1377)
  • Thomas Brantingham, Bishop of Exeter (19 July 1377 – 1 February 1381)
  • Sir Robert Hales, Prior of the Order of St. John in England (1 February – 14 June 1381)
  • Sir Hugh Segrave (10 August 1381 – 17 January 1386)
  • John Fordham, Bishop of Durham (17 January – 24 October 1386)
  • John Gilbert, Bishop of Hereford (24 October 1386 – 4 May 1389)
  • Thomas Brantingham (4 May – 20 August 1389)
  • John Gilbert, Bishop of St David's (20 August 1389 – 2 May 1391)
  • John Waltham, Bishop of Salisbury (2 May 1391 – 17 September 1395)
  • Roger Walden, Archbishop of Canterbury (20 September 1395 – 22 January 1398)
  • Guy Mone, Bishop of St. David's (22 January 1398 – 17 September 1398)
  • William Scrope, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (17 September 1398 – 30 July 1399)

Lancaster and York

Tudor

Stuart

1603–1649

1660–1689

1689–1714

For later officers of the treasury, see List of Lords Commissioners of the Treasury.

References

  • British History Online – Treasurers and Commissioners of the Treasury 1660–1870
  • Whips 1970–1997
  • Ministerial whirl
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