Tag: Canons of Windsor

A Canon on Trial

On 10 September 1561, Richard Bruerne [Bruarne] (1519-1565), Canon of Windsor, stood trial before the Queen’s Visitors. The written statements of depositions given by members of the College of St George survive in the Chapel Archives [SGC XV.58.9*]

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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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A scientific canon

William Derham, a chaplain to George Prince of Wales (later King George II), was appointed a Canon of Windsor in August 1716 and installed a month later. He held the canonry until his death in 1735 and divided his time ...

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Hell hath no fury…

Among the business recorded at the Chapter meeting held by the Dean and Canons of Windsor on 5 March 1912 is a note that in consequence of information received from the police of possible danger from Suffragettes, the Chapel would ...

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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.