- Bishop of Salisbury
Bishopof Salisburyis the Ordinaryof the Church of England Diocese of Salisburyin the Province of Canterbury.
The Diocese of Sherborne, created in 705 was the origin of the present diocese. The see was removed successively to Salisbury (New Sarum) then Sarum (Old Sarum) under the rulings of the Council of London, and finally back to Salisbury in 1227 under King Henry III. The current bishop is the Right Reverend David Staffurth Stancliffe, the 77th Lord Bishop of Salisbury, who was consecrated at
Westminster Abbeyon November 30, 1993, and enthroned in Salisbury Cathedral on December 9, 1993and who signs "David Sarum".
List of bishops of Salisbury
Sonning Bishop's Palace
* [http://www.salisburyanglican.org.uk/jumpoff-new.htm Official web page of the Bishop of Salisbury]
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