Category Archives: English Catholic History

New plaque to commemorate martyrdom of Robert Aske – Clifford’s Tower, York – 30 November 2018

York Civic Trust and the Knights of St Columba announce the dedication of a plaque to Robert Aske, leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace, martyred for his Catholic faith in 1537. The plaque on Clifford’s Tower, York, will be unveiled … Continue reading

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Know Popery – Annual Lecture on Catholic Culture and History – Lewes, 8 November 2018

The Annual Lecture on Catholic Culture and History  organised in Lewes, Sussex, will take place on 8 November.  The subject is ‘Know Popery’ and the lecturer will be Michael Maslinski, 10-times great nephew of Father John Gerard.   

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ECHA Annual General Meeting and Day Conference – Saturday 20 October, Westminster

Click here for all the information you need on our upcoming Annual General Meeting and Day Conference on the subject of Bishop Challoner to be held at Westminster Cathedral (Hinsley Room) on Saturday 20th October

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A History of Reading Abbey by John and Lindsay Mullaney

Reading Abbey, a Cluniac monastery, was founded in 1121 by Henry I, the son of William the Conqueror, in remembrance of his own son William, who had died tragically at sea. Little remains now of what was once the largest and … Continue reading

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Buckfast Abbey: Book launch and Conference – 7 October 2017

There will be a special one day conference at Buckfast Abbey to launch a new book on the history, art and architecture of the Abbey ahead of their millenium year in 2018. The date will be Saturday 7th October. It … Continue reading

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Downside Lectures 2017

Please click here for information on then2017 Downside Lectures    

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Catholic History Day, Bar Convent, York, Saturday 3rd June 2017

This year’s programme: Exile and Return: The Bar Convent and the English Catholic Story   Dr. James Kelly:  Rendering unto Caesar? The secular, the sacred and the formation of an English Catholic identity c.1558-1793 Dr. Cormac Begadon:  Exile and Mission: the … Continue reading

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