Barnaby Potter

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Bishop Potter

Barnaby Potter (1577–1642) was a Church of England priest, Bishop of Carlisle from 16 March 1628-9[1] to 1642. He was educated at The Queen's College, Oxford, where he graduated MA in 1602 and DD in 1615. He was elected a fellow in 1604 and served as Provost, 1616–1626. Although leaning towards Puritanism he was liked by Charles I, who appointed him Chief Royal Almoner in 1628. He died in January 1641-42.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bridgeman, George Thomas Orlando (1888). The History of the Church & Manor of Wigan. Chetham Society. p. 380. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Francis White
Bishop of Carlisle
Succeeded by
James Ussher