Richard Wendene

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Richard Wendene
Bishop of Rochester
See Diocese of Rochester
Elected 26 March 1235
Predecessor Henry Sandford
Successor Lawrence of St Martin
Other posts Rector of Bromley
Consecration 21 November 1238
Personal details
Died 12 October 1250
Denomination Catholic

Richard Wendene was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.


Wendene was possibly from Wenden Lofts in Essex. He was an official of the bishop of Rochester and rector of Bromley in Kent.[1]

Wendene was elected on 26 March 1235 and consecrated on 21 November 1238. He died on 12 October 1250.[2]


  1. ^ British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 267


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Henry Sandford
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
Lawrence of St Martin