Tag: Catholicism

Indulgent behaviour

In November 1349, Pope Clement VI authorised an agreement that anyone who visited St George’s Chapel on the feast days of St George (23 April) or St Edward the Confessor (13 October) would have one year reduced from the time ...

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A case of excommunication

In the spring of 1675, the dean of Windsor, Bruno Ryves (c.1596-1677) summoned thirty men and women (presumably resident in the castle precincts) to appear before him to answer to certain allegations made against them.  Their offences were not specified, ...

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