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St Philip's Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, in Colmore Row, Birmingham, England, dedicated to St Philip. The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion. ... A cathedral is a Christian church building, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy (such as the Roman Catholic Church or the Anglican churches), which serves as the central church of a bishopric. ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... Philip was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. ...


It was built as a church and completed in 1715, designed in the then-fashionable Baroque style by architect Thomas Archer. It gained cathedral status in 1905, when the diocese of Birmingham was created (Birmingham was made a city in 1889). A church building is a building used in Christian worship. ... Events September 1 - King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years, leaving the throne of his exhausted and indebted country to his great-grandson Louis XV. Regent for the new, five years old monarch is Philippe dOrléans, nephew of Louis XIV. September - First of the... Adoration, by Peter Paul Rubens: dynamic figures spiral down around a void: draperies blow: a whirl of movement lit in a shaft of light, rendered in a free bravura handling of paint The Baroque was a style in art that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect is a person involved in the art of planning, designing and overseeing the construction of buildings, or more generally, the designer of a scheme or plan. ... 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Built of brick and faced with stone, it has stained glass windows by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and is claimed to be the smallest English cathedral. A weathered brick wall. ... Stone can refer to any of the following: Stone may be used as a building material, as in this dry stone wall and a wall made of stone tht has dog piss up it lol ha ha A rock. ... Strictly speaking, stained glass is glass that has been painted with silver stain and then fired. ... Circe, by Edward Burne-Jones. ...


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