Miles Sandys (c. 1520 – 22 October 1601) was an English courtier and politician. He sat in each of the eight Parliaments from 1563 to 1597, yet never represented the same constituency twice.
Sandys was the brother of Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York. Like his brother, he was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, matriculating in 1544. He was admitted to the Middle Temple in 1551, became a Bencher in 1578, and served as Treasurer 1588–95.
He was an influential crown official, working in the Court of Queen's Bench and becoming Clerk of the Crown. He sat as MP for Taunton (1563–1567), Lancaster (1571), Bridport (1572), Buckinghamshire (1584–85), Abingdon (1586–87), Plymouth (1588–89), Andover (1593) and Stockbridge (1597–98).
Sandys was married firstly to Hester Clifton, daughter of William Clifton. They had four sons and three daughters:
- Sir Edwin Sandys (c. 1564–1608)
- Sir William Sandys (1565–1641)
- Hester Sandys (1569–1656), married Sir Thomas Temple, Bt
- George Sandys
- Henry Sandys
- Elizabeth Sandys, married Sir Edmund Conquest, High Sheriff of Bedfordshire 1618
- Bridget Sandys, married Sir Nicholas Hyde, Bt
|Family tree of Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York|
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