Plaque

Hospital of the Holy Trinity

Inscription

{Beneath the arms of Archbishop Whitgift:}
The Hospital of the Holy Trinity founded by Archbishop Whitgift in 1596.
"to be an hospitall and abiding-place for the finding, sustenation and relief of certain maymed, poore needie or impotent people, to have continuence for ever"
The school included in the original foundation is now represented by the Whitgift School and the Trinity School of John Whitgift.
The tomb of John Whitgift is in Croydon Parish Church, founded in the year 960, adjoining the old palace of the archbishops, situated in Church Street at the foot of Crown Hill.

Site: Hospital of the Holy Trinity (1 memorial)

CR0, George Street Croydon

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Hospital of the Holy Trinity

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Croydon Parish Church

It was first mentioned in a will of about 960 A.D. In its final medieval form...

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Hospital of the Holy Trinity

Erected by Archbishop John Whitgift, after he had petitioned and received per...

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Trinity School of John Whitgift

Part of the Whitgift Foundation, founded by John Whitgift. Formerly known as ...

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Whitgift School

Founded by John Whitgift. It was originally located in North End, Croydon and...

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John Whitgift

Elizabeth I's last Archbishop of Canterbury. The palace used as a summer retr...

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