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Bridewell Chapel

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.

Bridewell Chapel, is an antient, and was formerly a Royal Chapel; for this spacious Court was antiently the Royal Palace of King John, in 1210, and other Kings of England, where the Parliaments sate; and here King Henry Eighth most magnificently entertained the Emperor Charles the Fifth, King of Spain, and his own Nephew, Anno 1522; but King Edward, the 6th gave it to the City of London, to be an Hospital, or Workhouse for Loyterers and lazy Persons. This Chapel, as well as that of the Fleet, belong to the Verge of the Parish of St. Bridget. Pr. and S. only on Sundays, at 10 and 2 of the Clock.