Holy Trinity Church has stood in the city center for over 800 years, though periodic alterations have meant that little of ... More
Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Church has stood in the city center for over 800 years, though periodic alterations have meant that little of the original fabric remains. Late in the 18th Century, preacher Charles Simon arrived here and under his guidance, the church helped foster the Cambridge evangelical revival. In 1799, he was one of the founders of the Church Missionary Society.
In Cambridge University's early days, Hugh de Balsham, Bishop of Ely, set up a scholars' foundation at what is now
St John's College . In 1284, this foundation moved south to a site beside St Peter's Church (now Little ...
Great St. Mary's, which overlooks the market place, plays an important role in university and civic life, in addition to
its duties as a parish church. Building began in 1478 and Henry VII himself gave 100 oak trees to ...