Monday, March 22, 2010

Diocesan Expansion in the Church of England: the East Midlands and Winchester, 1927

The modern diocesan system is completed. The oversized Diocese of Winchester releases its eastern jurisdictions to create the Dioceses of Guildford and Portsmouth. In the East Midlands, both Derby (released from Southwell) and Leicester (released from Peterborough) achieve diocesan status.

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