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The Ecclesiological Society

For those who love churches

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Competing Churches and Chapels, 1829–1939

A joint conference of The Ecclesiological Society and The Chapels Society

Saturday 28th September 2024

St Alban’s Centre, Leigh Place, Baldwin’s Gardens, London EC1N 7AB

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Peterhouse chapel, Cambridge

The chapel at Peterhouse, Cambridge was built and furnished by successive Masters of the college, Matthew Wren and John Cosin and was consecrated in 1633. Both were supporters of Archbishop William Laud and his Beauty of Holiness movement a...

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