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Archbishops of York


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The Archbishop of York like the Archbishop of Canterbury is a privy counsellor, acting as an advisor to the sovereign and holding a seat at the House of Lords. A Senior Bishop in the Church of England, ranking second only to the Archbishop of Canterbury only, his diocese covers the Northern part of England as well as the Isle of Mann. The archbishop's throne is in York Minster and his official residence is Bishopthorpe Palace. The role can be traced back to the time of St. Augustine in the 5th century, when England was to be divided into two provinces with two archbishops, however, the archbishop only asserted their complete independence during the Norman Conquest.

Frederick Donald Coggan, Baron Coggan

Frederick Donald Coggan, Baron Coggan

1909-2000
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 11 portraits
Cosmo Gordon Lang, Baron Lang of Lambeth

Cosmo Gordon Lang, Baron Lang of Lambeth

1864-1945
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 51 portraits
Arthur Michael Ramsey, Baron Ramsey of Canterbury

Arthur Michael Ramsey, Baron Ramsey of Canterbury

1904-1988
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 10 portraits
John Sentamu

John Sentamu

1949-
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Wolsey

Thomas Wolsey

1470 or 1471-1530
Cardinal and statesman
Sitter associated with 37 portraits
Lancelot Blackburne

Lancelot Blackburne

1658-1743
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 4 portraits
Stuart Yarworth Blanch, Baron Blanch

Stuart Yarworth Blanch, Baron Blanch

1918-1994
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir William Dawes, 3rd Bt

Sir William Dawes, 3rd Bt

1671-1724
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Dolben

John Dolben

1625-1686
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 6 portraits
Robert Hay Drummond

Robert Hay Drummond

1711-1776
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 6 portraits
Cyril Forster Garbett

Cyril Forster Garbett

1875-1955
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 34 portraits
John Gilbert

John Gilbert

1693-1761
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Stapylton Habgood, Baron Habgood

John Stapylton Habgood, Baron Habgood

1927-2019
Bishop of Durham, Archbishop of York and scientist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Venables Vernon Harcourt

Edward Venables Vernon Harcourt

1757-1847
Archbishop of York
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Nicholas Heath

Nicholas Heath

1501?-1578
Archbishop of York and Lord Chancellor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Herring

Thomas Herring

1693-1757
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 7 portraits
Robert Holgate

Robert Holgate

1481 or 1482-1555
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 1 portrait
Matthew Hutton

Matthew Hutton

1693-1758
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 4 portraits
Matthew Hutton

Matthew Hutton

1529?-1606
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Lamplugh

Thomas Lamplugh

baptised 1615-1691
Archbishop of York
Sitter in 3 portraits