Church of England
Date: 1534 the established episcopal church of England

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  • Church of England — Die Church of England („Kirche von England“) ist die Mutterkirche der Anglikanischen Gemeinschaft, so dass sich ihre Geschichte weitestgehend mit deren deckt. Sie ist innerhalb der Gemeinschaft die letzte eigentliche Landeskirche, die der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Church of England —    The first Anglican church in what is now Canada was built at Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1750, when Cornwallis was governor of the province. The first see was established in 1787. Dr. Charles Inglis as bishop of Nova Scotia had charge of the… …   The makers of Canada

  • Church of England — noun the Church of England the state church in England, the official leader of which is the Queen or King Church of England also C of E adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Church of England — noun the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑Anglican Church, ↑Anglican Communion • Topics: ↑church… …   Useful english dictionary

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