Canonesses of the Holy Sepulchre
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This blog will explore the historical heritage of the English Canonesses of the Holy Sepulchre, founded at Liรจge in 1642 where the Order flourished until the political situation on the continent forced them to flee across the Channel and re-establish themselves in England in 1794. The Canonesses eventually settled at New Hall, near Boreham in Essex, in 1799, where they remained until 2006. 

The Community's extensive library, archives and cemetery are currently being analysed as part of a post-doctoral fellowship, in conjunction with Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies. The Community's material is a vitally important body of evidence that has remained largely unanalysed until the present project began in November 2014.