Henry Brandeston

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Henry Brandeston
Bishop of Salisbury
Elected2 January 1287
Term ended11 February 1288
PredecessorWalter Scammel
SuccessorLawrence de Awkeburne
Other postsDean of Salisbury
Orders
Consecration1 June 1287
Personal details
Died11 February 1288
DenominationCatholic

Henry Brandeston (or Henry of Braunstone) was a medieval Bishop of Salisbury.

Life[edit]

Brandeston held the offices of archdeacon of Wiltshire, archdeacon of Dorset, and Dean of Salisbury, all in the diocese of Salisbury.[1][2]

Brandeston was elected bishop on 2 January 1287 and consecrated on 1 June 1287.[3] He was enthroned at Salisbury Cathedral on 19 October 1287.[4]

Brandeston died on 11 February 1288.[3]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ British History Online Archdeacons of Dorset accessed on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ British History Online Deans of Salisbury accessed on 30 October 2007
  3. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 270
  4. ^ British History Online Bishops of Salisbury accessed on 30 October 2007

References[edit]

  • British History Online Archdeacons of Dorset accessed on 30 October 2007
  • British History Online Bishops of Salisbury accessed on 30 October 2007
  • British History Online Deans of Salisbury accessed on 30 October 2007
  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Walter Scammel
Bishop of Salisbury
1287–1288
Succeeded by
Lawrence de Awkeburne