History

Blogs about the history of the Royal Foundation of St Katharine

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How St Katharine’s survived Henry VIII’s Dissolution

Written by Andrea Gibbons on 7th September 2015.

Not that we will ever be entirely sure, but another early history from our archives details Henry VIII’s early connections…

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Piecing Together Everyday Life, St Katharine’s in the 1700s

Written by Andrea Gibbons on 2nd September 2015.

An institution of the great longevity of St Katharine’s — founded by Queen Mathilda in 1147 — will have gone…

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Birdwatching in St Katharine’s Stalls

Written by Andrea Gibbons on 29th July 2015.

We’re just about to start the process of cataloging the many boxes of papers and photographs sitting in our basement…

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Father John Groser and St Katharine’s Early Days in Ratcliffe

Written by Andrea Gibbons on 16th July 2015.

The Royal Foundation of St Katharine was brought back to the East End from Regent’s Park by Father John Groser….

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Starting the fourth phase

Written by Seb Slater on 10th July 2015.

The Royal Foundation of St Katharine’s is one of the oldest charities in England. It is, therefore, very exciting to…

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