Category: Dean and Canons

Undue noise

Dean Wellesley (Dean of Windsor 1854-1882) was known for his tact, pleasant manner socially, and for being a close advisor to Queen Victoria. The first two qualities are shown by his response to a petition written to him by the ...

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A very busy man?

March marks the 500th anniversary of Christopher Urswick’s death. Urswick was appointed a Canon at Windsor in 1492, was installed as Dean in 1496, and resigned his position in 1505. During his time at Windsor, he added a new west ...

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The Missing Bishop

A small chapel, built during the 1490s, is annexed to the west end of the south quire aisle of St George’s Chapel. It is known as the Oliver King Chapel. But where is its founder, Bishop Oliver King? This simple ...

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Wine Merchants of Windsor

Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York married Jack Brooksbank on Friday, 12 October 2018. The ceremony took place in St George’s Chapel and the Dean of Windsor officiated and gave an Address. Brooksbank is the UK ambassador for George ...

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The Queen's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.