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Mar 2017

A History of the Church of Saint James Clerkenwell by Nicholas Riddell This is the story of Saint James Clerkenwell from its beginning in the 12th century as the church of the nunnery of St. Mary. It tells how it survived the resolution of the monasteries and was rebuilt at the end of the 18th century in its present Georgian form. It is also the history of the parish and how Clerkenwell changed from a country parish into a fashionable suburb and then into an industrialised, densely populated inner-city area. You’ll be......

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