Past Presiding Bishops

Biographical sketches and download images of the previous presiding bishops of the Episcopal Church.  All biographies courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY (All Rights reserved) from An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians, Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.

Past Presiding Bishops

Today in History

On this day in 1276 Pope Adrian V (Ottobuono Fieschi) died in Viterbo, Italy.  He was sent to England in 1265 by Pope Clement IV to mediate between Henry III of England and his barons, and to preach the Crusades; he remained there for several years as the papal legate, serving from 1265 to 1268.