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CANTERBURY COLLEGE

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Benedictine cell founded in 1331, but secularised by 1365. A hall for 4 monks was founded in 1331 by Christ Church, Canterbury, but it soon lapsed. A college for 4 monks and 8 seculars was founded in 1363 by Archbishop Islip. It became secular in 1365 and was constituted as a monastic college circa 1368-70. Suppressed circa 1539. In 1773 The New building of Canterbury Quadrangle replaced the old structures of Canterbury College, which stood East of Christ Church Library.

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