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Imperial to InternationalA History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong$
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Stuart Wolfendale

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139873

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.001.0001

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Quiescence and Struggle, 1873–1906

Quiescence and Struggle, 1873–1906

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(p.70) (p.71) Chapter 3 Quiescence and Struggle, 1873–1906
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Imperial to International
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Stuart Wolfendale

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0004

From 1872 to the First World War, the status of the Bishop of Victoria was progressively altered. In 1873, the Letters Patent which bestowed quasi-secular powers to a bishop was revoked, this strained the relationship between the bishop and the chaplain. In 1882, it was decided that St John’s was to be financially cut off from the Crown and by 1886, the trustees began to draft an ordinance to cope with the new situation, which took form in Ordinance No. 11 of 1892. The disendowment gave the Cathedral a certain independence, but it also left them short of funds.

Keywords:   St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong, Anglican Church, Letters Patent, Bishop of Victoria

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