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St. Mary le Savoy

SOURCE: REMARKS ON LONDON, being an Exact Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, Borough of Southwark... By W. Stow., London, 1722.

A List of all the Cathedrals, Churches, and Chapels of Ease within the Bill of Mortality, withal shewing therein the sett Times of publick Prayers, receiving the Sacrament, and hearing Sermons both Ordinary and Extraordinary.

Note, Pr. signifies Prayers, Sac. Sacrament;
S. Sermon; and Lect. Lecturer.

St. Mary le Savoy, or St. Mary in the Savoy, or St. Mary Strand, so called from Queen Mary the First, or an old Chapel there; but at first it was St. John in the Strand, and was formerly the Chapel Royal for the Kings of England; the Altar stands at the North end of it, and the Parish contains about 30 Dwelling Houses. Morning Pr. every day at 7 in the Summer, and 8 in the Winter; on Wednesdays, Fridays, and all Holy days at 10; Evening Pr. every Night at 5, except Saturdays, when they are constantly at 3; Sac. every first Sunday of the Month at 7 and 12; and a preparation S. before the Sacrament, on the last Sunday of the Month, at 6 in the Evening.