The Dean of York is the member of the clergy who is responsible for the running of the York Minster cathedral. As well as being the head of the cathedral church of the diocese and the metropolitical church of the province, the Dean of York holds preeminence as the Vicar of the Northern Province.
The following is a list of the deans from 11th century to the present day:
Walter de Gray or Walter de Grey was an English prelate and statesman who was Archbishop of York from 1215 to 1255. He was Lord Chancellor under King John.
John Chishull or John de Chishull was Lord Chancellor of England, Bishop of London, and Lord High Treasurer during the 13th century. He also served as Dean of St. Paul's.
Sewal de Bovil was a medieval Archbishop of York.
Godfrey Ludham was Archbishop of York from 1258 to 1265.
William de Wickwane was Archbishop of York, between the years 1279 and 1285.
John le Romeyn, died 1296, was a medieval Archbishop of York.
Henry of Newark was a medieval Archbishop of York.
Thomas of Corbridge was Archbishop of York between 1299 and 1304.
The Bishop of Worcester is the head of the Church of England Diocese of Worcester in the Province of Canterbury, England.
The Bishop of Rochester is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Rochester in the Province of Canterbury.
William of St. Barbara or William of Ste Barbe was a medieval Bishop of Durham.
Walter of Kirkham was a medieval Bishop of Durham.
Roger of Salisbury was a Bishop of Bath and Wells.
William of Bitton was a medieval English Bishop of Bath and Wells.
William of Bitton was a medieval Bishop of Bath and Wells.
John of Greenford was a medieval Bishop of Chichester.
Seffrid II was an English cleric who served as a medieval Bishop of Chichester.
Ralph Walpole was a medieval Bishop of Norwich and Bishop of Ely.
Henry of Lexington was a medieval Bishop of Lincoln.
William of Sainte-Mère-Église was a medieval Bishop of London.
The Rt Revd Robert Hitch, Rector of Normanton, West Yorkshire and Dean of York, was married to Sarah Levett, born 1610, daughter of Capt Christopher Levett, the English explorer born at York.