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History of the British in Hamburg

4:34 pm in History of Hamburg's relations with Britain by Jo Dawes

Given Hamburg’s reputation as a mercantile city, the self-styled “gateway to the world”, it should come as no surprise that … Read on

St Mary’s, Rotterdam

4:38 pm in Anglican Churches in Europe by Thomas Dyer

There has been a sizeable English community in Rotterdam since the days of the Reformation, when many Reformists fled Catholic … Read on

St Boniface, Antwerp

10:41 am in Anglican Churches in Europe by Thomas Dyer

The history of the Anglican Church in Antwerp is intimately intertwined with the city’s history as a great trading centre … Read on

St Andrew’s, Moscow

10:56 am in Anglican Churches in Europe by Thomas Dyer

The foundations which would allow the establishment of the Anglican community in Russia were laid by Ivan IV (Ivan the … Read on

Who was Thomas Becket?

11:25 am in Who was Thomas Becket? by Jo Dawes

The dramatic life of the patron saint of the Merchant Adventurers was the theme of a historical movie titled "Becket".

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Hamburg and Great Britain – a brief history of relations

11:57 am in History of Hamburg's relations with Britain by Jo Dawes

Reproduced from “The British Consulate-General in Harvestehuder Weg” by Michael Ahrens (British Consulate-General, Hamburg, September 2003) by kind permission of Read on

Who were the Merchant Adventurers?

3:42 pm in Merchant Adventurers by Jo Dawes

For centuries, the Guild of Merchant Adventurers was the most powerful cloth-trading company in northern Europe. Members of the company … Read on

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The 400-year-long history of the Anglican Church in Hamburg

3:00 pm in History of the Anglican Church in Hamburg by Monica

The 400-year-long history of the Anglican Church in Hamburg, is story is intertwined with both Hamburg’s illustrious trade history and … Read on