List of Lord High Treasurers


List of Lord High Treasurers

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

Lancaster and York

*Sir John Norbury (September 3, 1399 - May 31, 1401)
*Laurence Allerthorp, Canon of London (May 31, 1401 - February 27, 1402)
*Henry Bowet, Bishop of Bath and Wells (February 27 - October 25, 1402)
*Guy Mone, Bishop of St. David's (October 25, 1402 - September 9, 1403)
*William de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros (September 9, 1403 - December 5, 1404)
*Thomas Nevill, 5th Baron Furnivall (December 5, 1404 - March 14, 1407)
*Nicholas Bubwith, Bishop of London (April 15, 1407 - July 14, 1408)
*Sir John Tiptoft (July 14, 1408 - January 6, 1410)
*Henry Scrope, 3rd Baron Scrope of Masham (January 6, 1410 - December 20, 1411)
*Sir John Pelham (December 23, 1411 - March 21, 1413)
*Thomas Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel (March 21, 1413 - October 13, 1415)
*Sir Hugh Mortimer (January 10 - April 13, 1416)
*Sir Robert Leche (April 17 - November 23, 1416)
*Henry FitzHugh, 3rd Baron FitzHugh (December 6, 1416 - February 26, 1421)
*William Kinwolmarsh, Dean of St. Martin's le-Grand (February 26, 1421 - December 18, 1422)
*John Stafford, Bishop of Bath and Wells (December 18, 1422 - March 16, 1426)
*Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford (March 16, 1426 - February 26, 1432)
*John Scrope, 4th Baron Scrope of Masham (February 26, 1432 - August 11, 1433)
*Ralph de Cromwell, 3rd Baron Cromwell (August 11, 1433 - July 7, 1443)
*Ralph Boteler, 1st Baron Sudeley (July 7, 1443 - December 18, 1446)
*Marmaduke Lumley, Bishop of Carlisle (December 18, 1446 - September 16, 1449)
*James Fiennes, 1st Baron Saye and Sele (September 16, 1449 - June 22, 1450)
*John Beauchamp, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Powick (June 22, 1450 - April 15, 1452)
*John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester (April 15, 1452 - March 15, 1455)
*James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond and 1st Earl of Wiltshire (March 15 - May 29, 1455)
*Henry Bourchier, 1st Viscount Bourchier (May 29, 1455 - October 5, 1456)
*John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury (October 5, 1456 - October 30, 1458)
*James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond and 1st Earl of Wiltshire (October 30, 1458 - July 28, 1460)
*Henry Bourchier, 1st Viscount Bourchier, 1st Earl of Essex (July 28, 1460 - 1461)
*John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester (April 14, 1462 - June 24, 1463)
*Edmund Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Ruthin (June 24, 1463 - November 24, 1464)
*Walter Blount, 1st Baron Mountjoy (November 24, 1464 - 1465)
*Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers (March 4, 1466 - August 12, 1469)
*Sir John Langstrother (August 16 - October 25, 1469)
*William Grey, Bishop of Ely (October 25, 1469 - July 10, 1470)
*John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester (July 10 - October 18, 1470)
*Sir John Langstrother (October 20, 1470 - April 22, 1471)
*Henry Bourchier, 1st Earl of Essex (April 22, 1471 - April 4, 1483
*Sir John Wood (May 17, 1483 - October 25, 1484)
*John Tuchet, 8th Baron Audley (December 6, 1484 - August, 1485)

Tudor

*John Dynham, 1st Baron Dynham (July 14, 1486 - June 16, 1501)
*Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (June 16, 1501 - December 4, 1524)
*Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (December 4, 1524 - December 12, 1546)
*Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (February 10, 1547 - October 10, 1549)
*William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester (February 3, 1550 - March 10, 1572)
*William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (July 1572 - August 4, 1598)
*Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset (May 15, 1599 - April 19, 1608)

tuart

1603-1649

*Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (May 4, 1608 - June 17, 1612)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (June 17, 1612 - June 24, 1613)
**Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton, First Lord
*"Commission of the Treasury" (June 24, 1613 - July 11, 1614)
**Thomas Egerton, 1st Baron Ellesmere, First Lord
*Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk (July 11, 1614 - 1618)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (July, 1618 - December 14, 1620)
**George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, First Lord
*Henry Montagu, 1st Viscount Mandeville (December 14, 1620 - September 29, 1621)
*Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex (September 29, 1621 - April 25, 1624)
*James Ley, 1st Earl of Marlborough (December 11, 1624 - July 15, 1628)
*Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland (July 15, 1628 - March 15, 1635)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (March 15, 1635 - March 6, 1636)
**William Laud, First Lord
*William Juxon, Bishop of London (March 6, 1636 - May 21, 1641)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (May 21, 1641 - October 3, 1643)
**Edward Littleton, 1st Baron Lyttleton of Mounslow, First Lord
*Francis Cottington, 1st Baron Cottington (October 3, 1643 - July 1646)

1660-1689

*"Commission of the Treasury" (June 19 - September 8, 1660)
**Sir Edward Hyde, also Lord Chancellor
**James Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde, also Lord Steward of the Household
**Sir George Monck, also General of the Forces
**Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton
**John Robartes, 2nd Baron Robartes, also Lord Privy Seal
**Thomas Colepeper, 2nd Baron Colepeper
**Sir Edward Montagu
**Sir Edward Nicholas, principal Secretary of State
**Sir William Morice, principal Secretary of State
*Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton (September 8, 1660 - May 16, 1667)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (June 1, 1667 - November 28, 1672)
**George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, First Lord (until January 3, 1670)
**Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Baron Ashley, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Thomas Clifford, Comptroller of the Household
**Sir William Coventry (until April 8, 1669)
**Sir John Duncombe
*Thomas Clifford, 1st Lord Clifford of Chudleigh (November 28, 1672 - June 24, 1673)
*Thomas Osborne, 1st Viscount Latimer (June 24, 1673 - March 26, 1679)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (March 26 - November 21, 1679)
**Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex, First Lord
**Laurence Hyde, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir John Ernle
**Sir Edward Dering, 2nd Baronet
**Sidney Godolphin
*"Commission of the Treasury" (November 21, 1679 - September 9, 1684)
**Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, First Lord
**Sir John Ernle, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Edward Dering, 2nd Baronet (until July 9, 1684)
**Sidney Godolphin (until July 9, 1684)
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Sir Dudley North (since July 26, 1684)
**Henry Frederick Thynne (since July 26, 1684)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (September 9, 1684 - February 16, 1685)
**Sidney Godolphin, 1st Baron Godolphin, First Lord
**Sir John Ernle, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Sir Dudley North
**Henry Frederick Thynne
*Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester (February 16, 1685 - December 10, 1686)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (January 4, 1687 - April 9, 1689)
**John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse, First Lord
**Sidney Godolphin, 1st Baron Godolphin
**Henry Jermyn, 1st Baron Dover
**Sir John Ernle, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Stephen Fox

1689-1714

*"Commission of the Treasury" (April 9, 1689 - March 18, 1690)
**Charles Mordaunt, 1st Earl of Monmouth, First Lord
**Henry Booth, 2nd Baron Delamere, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sidney Godolphin, 1st Baron Godolphin
**Sir Henry Capell
**Richard Hampden
*"Commission of the Treasury" (March 18, 1690 - November 15, 1690)
**Sir John Lowther, First Lord
**Richard Hampden, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Thomas Pelham
*"Commission of the Treasury" (November 15, 1690 - June 1, 1699))
**Sidney Godolphin, 1st Baron Godolphin, First Lord
**Sir John Lowther (until March 21, 1692)
**Richard Hampden (until May 2, 1696), also Chancellor of the Exchequer (until May 3, 1694)
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Charles Montagu, also Chancellor of the Exchequer (since May 3, 1694)
**Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Baronet (until May 2, 1696)
**Sir William Trumbull (May 3, 1694 - November 1, 1695)
**John Smith (since May 3, 1694)
**Sir Thomas Littleton (since May 2, 1696)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (May 1, 1697 - November 15, 1699)
**Charles Montagu, First Lord, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Sir Thomas Littleton (until June 1, 1699)
**Thomas Pelham (until June 1, 1699)
**Ford Grey, 1st Earl of Tankerville (since June 1, 1699)
**John Smith (since June 1, 1699)
**Henry Boyle (since June 1, 1699)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (November 15, 1699 - December 9, 1700)
**Ford Grey, 1st Earl of Tankerville, First Lord
**John Smith, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Richard Hill
**Thomas Pelham
*"Commission of the Treasury" (December 9, 1700 - December 30, 1701)
**Sidney Godolphin, 1st Lord Godolphin, First Lord
**John Smith, also Chancellor of the Exchequer (until December 30, 1701)
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Henry Boyle, also Chancellor of the Exchequer (since December 30, 1701)
**Richard Hill
**Thomas Pelham (since December 30, 1701)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (December 30, 1701 - May 8, 1702)
**Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, First Lord
**Henry Boyle, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Sir Stephen Fox
**Richard Hill
**Thomas Pelham
*Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin (May 8, 1702 - August 11, 1710)
*"Commission of the Treasury" (August 11, 1710 - May 30, 1711)
**John Poulett, 1st Earl Poulett (First Lord)
**Robert Harley, also Chancellor of the Exchequer
**Henry Paget
**Sir Thomas Mansel, Baronet
**Robert Benson
*Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer (May 30, 1711 - July 30, 1714)
*Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury (July 30 - October 13, 1714)

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

References

* [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=16739 British History Online - Treasurers and Commissioners of the Treasury 1660–1870]
* [http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/table/york/Whips.html Whips 1970–1997]
* [http://www.publicwhip.org.uk/minwhirl.php Ministerial whirl]


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