St James's Church, Clerkenwell

About St James's Church, Clerkenwell

St James Church, Clerkenwell, is an Anglican parish church in Clerkenwell, London, England.HistoryNunnery of St Mary: c. 1100–1539The parish of St James, Clerkenwell, has had a long and sometimes lively history. The springs which give Clerkenwell its name are mentioned during the reign of Henry II. The parish clerks of London used to perform their mystery plays, plays based on Biblical themes, in the neighbourhood, sometimes in the presence of royalty. In approximately 1100 a Norman baron named ...

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