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A notice of Ely Chapel, Holborn

with some account of Ely Palace : to which are added short biographical sketches of some of the bishops of Ely

by T. B. Murray

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Published by John W. Parker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ely Chapel (Holborn, London, England),
  • Ely Palace (Holborn, London, England),
  • Church of England. Diocese of Ely -- Bishops -- Biography.,
  • Holborn (London, England) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T.B. Murray.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14031124M

    It was the town chapel of the Bishops of Ely from about to (hence Ely Place). Ethelreda, daughter of King Anna, ruler of the Kingdom of East Anglia, was born in She wanted to be a nun but agreed to a political marriage with a neighbouring King, Egfrith, on condition that she could remain a . William Horsley. English composer of glees. Birthplace: London, England Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: Wh. English musician, born on the 15th of November He became in the pupil of Theodore Smith, an indifferent musician of the time, who, however, taught him sufficient to Born:

    During the Civil War, in Parliament requisitioned Ely House and Chapel as a prison and hospital, ordering that – The Chapel and windows thereof be not defaced by any but those that are authorized by Acts of Parliament. The next Bishop of Ely was Matthew Wren, uncle of Sir Christopher Wren, the builder of the present St Paul’s Cathedral. HOLBORN, is a part of the metropolis, a parish, and a district in Middlesex. The vicarages of St. Alban, Trinity or Grays-Inn-Road, and St. Peter or Saffron-Hill, the p. curacy of St. John constituted in , though reputed to be in Holborn parish, really consists of Saffron-Hill, Hatton Garden, Ely-Kents, and Ely-Place liberties.[1].

    Ely Place was built in on the site of the Palace of the Bishops of Ely. The earliest notice of the See in connection with this spot is in the thirteenth century, when Kirkby, who died in office in , bequeathed to his official successors a messuage and nine cottages in Holborn. Holborn has many architectural monuments, but its real gem is St. Etheldreda’s Church in Ely Place which is the oldest Catholic building in Britain now in use and one of only two surviving London buildings dating back to Edward I. The church consists of an upper chapel and the crypt or lower chapel.


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St Etheldreda's Church is in Ely Place, off Charterhouse Street in Holborn, Roman Catholic church is dedicated to Æthelthryth, or Etheldreda, the Anglo-Saxon saint who founded the monastery at Ely in In the 17th century it served as an embassy A notice of Ely Chapel for English Catholics, It was the chapel of the London residence of the Bishops of Ely.

It is one of the oldest Catholic Country: England. A notice of Ely Chapel, Holborn: with some account of Ely Palace: to which are added short biographical sketches of some of the bishops of Ely by Murray, T. (Thomas Boyles), Pages: A notice of Ely Chapel, Holborn: with some account of Ely Palace: to which are added short biographical sketches of some of the bishops of Ely / By T.

(Thomas Boyles) Murray. Abstract. Includes bibliographical of access: Internet. Murray, T.B.,A notice of Ely chapel, Holborn: with some account of Ely palace (London: John W. Parker) online copy Grose, Francis, (new edn orig ), Antiquities of England and Wales (London) Vol.

3 p. online copy; Periodical Articles. A Notice of Ely Chapel, Holborn Thomas Boyles Murray — Holborn (London, England) With Some Account of Ely Palace: to which are Added Short Biographical Sketches of Some of the Bishops of Ely.

Ely Cathedral’s Lady Chapel was one of the most splendid artistic and architectural achievements of medieval England. The Catholic chapel’s lavishly painted sculpture and stained glass, devoted to the Virgin Mary, moved pilgrims to a religious frenzy.

St Etheldreda’s Church was the town chapel of the Bishops of Ely from about to It is the oldest Catholic church in England and one of only two remaining buildings in London from the reign of. A private chapel was built alongside the Bishop’s palace, and it was dedicated to St Etheldreda, the woman who founded the first religious house in Ely in the 7th Century, and the saint to whom Ely Cathedral was dedicated.

The chapel dates from the late 13th Century and is one of the only buildings in London surviving from the reign of Edward I. We have available a selection of CDs, books and other items related to the Church.

You can buy online securely using Paypal (all major credit cards accepted) or directly from the Parish Office. Please note that postage costs are £2 for UK, £ for international. They appear on your bill as ‘VAT’. The name of Ely House remained unchanged for centuries, and more than six hundred years have passed away since the history began of the London palace and chapel of the Bishops of Ely.

Every vestige of the episcopal palace has long since disap- peared, and the only relic of antiquity now remaining is the beautiful chapel of St. Etheldreda, Queen. Richard Cox, Anglican bishop of Ely and a leading advocate in England of the Protestant Reformation.

Appointed dean of Christ Church, Oxford, inCox was made dean of Westminster Abbey two years later. He had an important share in drawing up the Anglican prayer books of. CARTER, John, & HARVEY, William, RUINS OF ELY PALACE & CHAPEL, HOLBORN, LONDON.

London: Longman & Co., An elegant antique print of Ely House as it stood shortly before its demolition to make way for Ely Place. Bishops of Ely’s Holborn estate. The only surviving part of the medieval Ely Palace is the chapel of St Etheldreda – part of the oldest Catholic church in England.

Dating fromit is one of the few examples of Edward I era architecture to remain intact in London. If you are passing and it’s open, it’s well worth popping to have. Holborn developed as a medieval suburb of the City, with houses that steadily increased in impres­sive­ness over time.

The Bishop of Ely built a palatial town house at present-day Ely Place, where its 13th-century chapel, dedicated to St Ethel­dreda, survives today. Get this from a library. A notice of Ely chapel, Holborn with some account of Ely palace: to which are added short biographical sketches of some of the bishops of Ely.

[T B Murray]. ANTIQUE PRINTS OF ELY PLACE. CLICK ON REFRESH/RELOAD TO ENSURE YOU HAVE THE UPDATED VERSION OF THIS PAGE: CARTER, John, & HARVEY, William, RUINS OF ELY PALACE & CHAPEL, HOLBORN, LONDON.

London: Longman & Co., An elegant antique print of Ely House as it stood shortly before its demolition to make way for Ely Place. The present-day church dedicated to St Etheldreda is the surviving chapel of the London palace of the bishops of Ely, located in Holborn.

After the Reformation, the condition of the palace deteriorated, until it was demolished in the s, when the chapel, the sole surviving palace building, was altered to accord with Georgian taste.

The Bishop’s London residence was the great palace at what is still called Ely Place in Holborn, a vast, rambling complex which was demolished in the s.

Morton’s private chapel survives as. Yet, the correct one is Ely Place, the last privately owned London street. Passing through the ornate iron gates, separating Ely Place, this quiet little cul-de-sac off Holborn Circus, from the hustle-and-bustle of the City, is like entering a mysterious “fourth dimension”, the name of which is "dislocation".It was then outside the city's jurisdiction and a part of Ossulstone Hundred in the 12th century St Andrew's was noted in local title deeds as lying on "Holburnestrate"—Holborn Street.

The original Bars were the boundary of the City of London fromwhen the city's jurisdiction was extended beyond the Walls, at Newgate, into the suburb here, as far as the point where the.Visit Ely City (Parish) Website (The external website above will open in a new window) Historical notes about the City of Ely.

Ely is far from the world's ignoble strife, a quiet country town with people in it, an isle of refuge in the Fens in ages past, and today a .