List of Chancellors of the University of Cambridge


List of Chancellors of the University of Cambridge

The Chancellors of the University of Cambridge, from about 1246 to the present day are and were:

Hugh de Hotton, c. 1246
Reginald Gerninghall, 1256
Stephen Hepworth, 1257
William de Ludham, 1259
Richard de Gedney, 1260
Richard Dryfield, 1261
John de Asgarby, 1267
John Hooke, 1270–1275
Roger de Fulbourn, 1276
Andrew de Gisleham, 1283
Thomas Sheringham, 1286
Stephen Hepworth, 1287
Ralph de Leicester, 1289–1290
Geoffery de Pakenham, 1290–1292
Henry de Boyton, 1293–1295
John de Bradenham, 1295–1296
Thomas de Sheringham, 1296–1299
Stephen Hepworth, 1299
Stephen Haslingfield, 1300–1303
Stephen de Segrace, 1303–1307
Stephen Haslingfield, 1307
Richard de Ashton, 1315
Roger Northburgh, 1321–1326
Richard de Badew, 1326–1329
Thomas de Foxton, 1329–1331
Robert de Winwick, c. 1330
John de Langley, 1331–1334
Robert de Mildenhall, 1334–1335
Henry de Herwarden, 1335–1337
Richard Harling (or Ling), 1337–1339
Robert de Claydon, 1340
Thomas de Northwood, 1341
Thomas de Northwood, 1344
John de Crakhall, 1346–1348
Thomas de Grantchester, 1348
William de Lymbergh, 1348
Richard de Wetherset (or Hetherset, Wetheringsett), 1349–1351
Richard Harling, 1351
Anthony of Grantchester, 1352
William Tynkell, 1352–1359
Thomas Sutton, 1359–1360
Richard de Wetherset, 1360–1361
Michael de Haynton, 1361–1362
Michael de Causton, 1361–1366
William de Gotham, 1366–1369
Thomas de Stewkley, 1369
John de Donwich, 1371
Adam de Lakenheath, 1373–1374
John de Donwich, 1374
William de Gotham, 1376
Richard Scrope, 1378–1379
Eudo (or Guy) Zouche, 1380
John Cavendish, 1380–1381
Guy Zouche, 1382
John de Bromyard, 1382–1383
John of Neketon, 1383
John de Burgh (or Borough), 1384
Thomas Hetherset (or de Hethersett), 1385
John de Burgh (or Borough), 1386
William Colvile, 1388
Richard Dereham, 1390–1391
William Colvile, 1391
John de Neketon, 1392
William Colvile, 1394
Guy Zouche, 1396
Richard Billingford, 1400–1402
Richard Dereham, 1404–1408
Richard Billingford, 1409–1413
Stephen le Scrope, 1414
John de Rickingale, 1415–1422
Thomas of Cobham, 1422–1423
Robert Fitzhugh, 1424–1426
William Wymbell, 1426
Marmaduke Lumley, 1427
John Holeroke, 1429–1430
William Lascells, 1431–1432
Richard Billingford, 1432
Richard Cawdray, 1433–1435
John Langton, 1436–1445
Nicholas Kenton, 1445–1446
John Langton, 1447
Robert Ascogh, 1448
Nicholas Close, 1450–1451
William Percy, 1451–1456
Lawrence Booth, 1456–1458
William Wilflete (or Wolflet), 1458
Robert Woodlark, 1459–1460
Richard Scroope, 1461
Robert Woodlark, 1462–1463
John Booth, 1463–1464
William Wilflete, 1464
John Harrison (or Herrison), 1465–1468
William Wilflete, 1466
Edward Story, 1468–1469
Thomas Rotherham (or Scot), 1469–1471
Edward Story, 1471–1472
Thomas Rotherham, 1473–1479
John Boynton, 1479–1483
Thomas Rotherham, 1483–1485
Thomas Cosyn, 1490
John Blythe, 1494–1496
George Fitzhugh, 1496–1499
Thomas Rotherham, 1499–1500
Richard Fox, 1500
George Fitzhugh, 1502
Thomas Ruthall (or Rowthall), 1503
John Fisher, 1504–1535
Thomas Cromwell, 1535–1540
Stephen Gardiner, 1540–1547
Edward Seymour, 1547–1552
The Duke of Northumberland, 1552–1553
Stephen Gardiner, 1553–1555
Reginald Pole, 1556–1558
The Lord Burghley, 1559–1598
The Earl of Essex, 1598–1601
The Earl of Salisbury, 1601–1612
The Earl of Northampton, 1612–1614
The Earl of Suffolk, 1614–1626
The Duke of Buckingham, 1626–1628 - see University of Cambridge Chancellor election, 1626
The Earl of Holland, 1628–1649
The Earl of Manchester, 1649–1651
Oliver St John, 1651–1660
The Duke of Manchester, 1660–1671
The Duke of Buckingham, 1671–1674
The Duke of Monmouth, 1674–1682
The Duke of Albemarle, 1682–1688
The Duke of Somerset, 1689–1748
The Duke of Newcastle, 1748–1768; see University of Cambridge Chancellor election, 1748
The Duke of Grafton, 1768–1811
HRH The Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, 1811–1834 — see University of Cambridge Chancellor election, 1811
The Marquess Camden, 1834–1840
The Duke of Northumberland, 1840–1847
HRH The Prince Consort, 1847–1861 — see University of Cambridge Chancellor election, 1847
The Duke of Devonshire, 1861–1891
The Duke of Devonshire, 1892–1908
The Lord Rayleigh, 1908–1919
The Earl of Balfour, 1919–1930
The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, 1930–1947
Jan Smuts, 1948–1950
The Lord Tedder, 1950–1967 — see University of Cambridge Chancellor election, 1950
The Lord Adrian, 1967–1976
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, 1976–2011
Lord Sainsbury of Turville, 2011– — see also University of Cambridge Chancellor election, 2011[1]

Taken from the Victoria County History.

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