Tag Archives: Croydon Minster

From Civil War to rebellion, Croydon’s bishops to the fore

Upon his death in 1604, John Whitgift became the second Archbishop of Canterbury to be buried at Croydon Parish Church. Here, DAVID MORGAN relates how a further four of the most powerful churchmen in England would be laid to rest … Continue reading

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How Elizabeth I’s favourite archbishop became ‘Mr Croydon’

Croydon’s history is intertwined with the Archbishops of Canterbury, with six of them buried at Croydon Minster. Here DAVID MORGAN explains how two of the most powerful men in the country managed to survive the turbulent times of Tudor England … Continue reading

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Minster’s priest who served colleges, court and archbishops

The Archbishop’s Palace in Croydon helped to place the town at the centre of church and state affairs throughout some turbulent periods of history, as DAVID MORGAN discovers through the life and work of one medieval figure who was buried … Continue reading

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The Sixteen perform Allegri’s Miserere, Croydon Minster, Sep 9

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Croydon Minster Friday Lunchtime Recitals, Jan 17-Apr 3

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Croydon’s Christmas mass: It was exciting. And terrifying

The Vicar of Croydon, Canon Andrew Bishop, has spoken of his excitement – and terror – when the BBC came calling to ask to broadcast its 2019 Christmas Eve midnight mass from Croydon Minster. Nearly six months of careful preparation … Continue reading

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Croydon officer remembered in history of New South Wales

As the terrible bushfires rage through Australia, some areas affected have strong historical links to Croydon, as DAVID MORGAN, the Minster historian, writes So many memorials inside the old Croydon Parish Church building and in the churchyard have been lost … Continue reading

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