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Henry Sandford

Henry Sandford
Bishop of Rochester
See Diocese of Rochester
Elected 26 December 1226
Predecessor Benedict of Sausetun
Successor Richard Wendene
Other posts Archdeacon of Canterbury
Consecration 9 May 1227
Personal details
Died probably 24 February 1235
Denomination Catholic

Henry Sandford was a medieval Bishop of Rochester.


Sandford was a royal official before becoming a canon of the diocese of Salisbury and was Archdeacon of Canterbury from about 1213 until he was chosen for Rochester.[1]

Sandford was elected to the see of Rochester on 26 December 1226 and consecrated on 9 May 1227.[2] He was enthroned at Rochester Cathedral on 16 May 1227.[3]

Sandford probably died on 24 February 1235.[3]



  • British History Online Archdeacons of Canterbury accessed on 30 October 2007
  • British History Online Bishops of Rochester accessed on 30 October 2007
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Benedict of Sausetun
Bishop of Rochester
Succeeded by
Richard Wendene
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