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PROVOSTS OF ETON SINCE 1440
HEAD MASTERS SINCE 1442
1440–1442 Henry Sever
1442–1447 William Waynflete
1447 John Clerk
1447 William Westbury
1477 Thomas Barker (elected but refused office)
1477–1504 Henry Bost
1504–1535 Roger Lupton
1535–1547 Roger Aldrich
1547–1554 Sir Thomas Smith
1554–1559 Henry Cole
1559–1561 William Bill
1561 Richard Bruerne (election annulled)
1561–1596 William Day
1596–1622 Sir Henry Savile
1622–1623 Sir Thomas Murray
1624–1639 Sir Henry Wotton
1639–1644 Richard Steward
1644–1659 Francis Rous
1659–1660 Nicholas Lockyer
1660–1662 Nicholas Monck
1662–1665 John Meredith
1665–1680 Richard Allestree
1681–1695 Zachary Cradock
1695–1732 Henry Godolphin
1733–1746 Henry Bland
1746–1765 Stephen Sleech
1765–1781 Edward Barnard
1781–1791 William Hayward Roberts
1791–1809 Jonathan Davies
1809–1840 Joseph Goodall
1840 John Lonsdale (elected but refused office)
1840–1853 Francis Hodgson
1853–1862 Edward Craven Hawtrey
1862–1884 Charles Old Goodford
1884–1909 John James Hornby
1909–1918 Edmond Warre
1918–1936 Montague Rhodes James
1936–1944 Lord Hugh Cecil (Lord Quickswood from 1941)
1945–1949 Sir (Clarence) Henry Marten
1949–1965 Claude Aurelius Elliott
1965–1978 Lord Caccia
1978–1991 Lord Charteris of Amisfield
1991–2000 Sir Antony Acland
2000–2009 Sir Eric Anderson
2009– Lord Waldegrave of North Hill