Henry Wingham

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Henry Wingham
Bishop of London
Diocese Diocese of London
Elected about 29 June 1259
Term ended 13 July 1262
Predecessor Fulk Basset
Successor Richard Talbot
Other posts Dean of St Martin le Grand
Consecration 15 February 1260
Personal details
Died 13 July 1262
Buried before 16 July 1262
Denomination Roman Catholic

Henry Wingham (died 1262) was a Lord Chancellor of England and Bishop of London.


Wingham was selected as Chancellor on 5 January 1255. His office was renewed by the baronial reformers in 1258, but he was replaced on 18 October 1260 by Nicholas of Ely.[1] He held the prebend of Newington in the diocese of London as well as being a member of the papal chapel and the dean of St Martin le Grand.[2]

Wingham was elected to the see of London about 29 June 1259 and consecrated on 15 February 1260.[3][4]

Wingham died on 13 July 1262[3] or 14 July 1262. He was definitely dead by 16 July 1262.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 85
  2. ^ British History Online Prebends of Newington accessed on 29 October 2007
  3. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 258
  4. ^ a b British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 29 October 2007


Political offices
Preceded by
William of Kilkenny
Lord Chancellor
Succeeded by
Nicholas of Ely
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Fulk Basset
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
Richard Talbot