Henry Brandeston

Henry Brandeston
Bishop of Salisbury
Elected 2 January 1287
Term ended 11 February 1288
Predecessor Walter Scammel
Successor Lawrence de Awkeburne
Other posts Dean of Salisbury
Consecration 1 June 1287
Personal details
Died 11 February 1288
Denomination Catholic

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


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]


  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. 1 2 Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 270
  4. British History Online Bishops of Salisbury accessed on 30 October 2007


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Walter Scammel
Bishop of Salisbury
Succeeded by
Lawrence de Awkeburne
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