Lambeth Bible (MS 3,f.1), detail

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Interior of Newton in Clifton church, Staffs

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English Book of Hours c.1280-1290 (MS 3599 f.64v)

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Christ and Mary Magdalene

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Queen Anne's Bounty First Charter (1704)

The Church of England Record Centre holds the archive of the central bodies of the Church of England: the Church Commissioners, Archbishops' Council and National Society, as well as the records of their predecessor bodies.

The Church
of England
Lambeth Palace Library has been designated
as an outstanding collection by the
Museums, Libraries and Archives Council