Miles Sandys

IntroEnglish politician
Is Politician 
From United Kingdom 
Type Politics 

Miles Sandys was an English courtier and Member of Parliament who sat in every Parliament from 1563 to 1597 yet never represented the same constituency twice. Sandys was the brother of the Archbishop of York, Edwin Sandys, and an influential crown official, working in the Court of Queen’s Bench and becoming Clerk of the Crown. He sat as MP for Taunton (1563–7), Lancaster (1571), Bridport (1572), Buckinghamshire (1584–5), Abingdon (1586–7), Plymouth (1588–9), Andover (1593) and Stockbridge (1597–8).