Simon Sydenham

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Simon Sydenham
Bishop of Chichester
Appointed 14 October 1429
Term ended 26 January 1438
Predecessor Thomas Brunce
Successor Richard Praty
Consecration 11 February 1431
Personal details
Died 26 January 1438
Denomination Catholic
Coat of arms Simon Sydenham's coat of arms

Simon Sydenham (died 1438) was a medieval Dean of Salisbury and Bishop of Chichester.

Sydenham was briefly Archdeacon of Berkshire in 1404, Archdeacon of Salisbury from 1404 to 1418 and Dean of Salisbury from 1418 to 1431.

Sydenham was nominated to the office of Bishop of Chichester on 14 October 1429 and consecrated on 11 February 1431. He died on 26 January 1438.[1]


  1. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 239


  • 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
Thomas Brunce
Bishop of Chichester
Succeeded by
Richard Praty

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