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First Reading

in Aqua Scripto  •  Link

see Restoration London: P47/48: Liza Picard: the invention of Candle snuffer at This Roman Catholic church under the Protection of the Queen Mother Henrietta Maria [located in the Savoy {?}}.

Terry F  •  Link

Map showing location of the Savoy, on the Strand, 1755

The Savoy Church was another important place of worship for Huguenot refugees. In 1661 Huguenots held services in the Savoy Hospital chapel.


Second Reading

Bill  •  Link

“The French church in the Savoy” was established by Charles II. It was removed to Bloombury Street, and the present building, designed by Ambrose Poynter, architect, 1845-46. The Common Prayer Book in French is still used there.
---Wheatley, 1899.

The Bloomsbury church was demolished in 1925. French Protestant Church: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/bloomsbury-p…

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