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The Crutched Friars: London’s Least Known Religious Community

The name ‘friar’ was commonly used to describe a member of a mendicant order. 
January 7, 2022
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Lime Street’s Brief Moment of Catholicism

Lime Street does not have much of historical interest today. In the late 17th century, however, this small City lane briefly became the site of religious controversy.
January 5, 2022
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Holywell Nunnery, Shoreditch

By the time of Holywell Nunnery's demise in 1539 (due to the dissolution of the monasteries), it had become the ninth wealthiest nunnery in the country.
January 3, 2022
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Saint Thomas Becket at the British Museum

The exhibition on Thomas Becket at the British Museum finishes soon. Make sure you don’t miss it.
December 23, 2021
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