Lambeth Palace Library

London SE1 7JU
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7898 1400
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7928 7932

Lambeth Palace Library:

Lambeth Palace library is the historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury and the principal library and record office for the history of the Church of England.

The Library focuses on ecclesiastical history, but its rich collections are important for an immense variety of topics from the history of art and architecture to colonial and Commonwealth history, and for innumerable aspects of English social, political and economic history. It is also a significant resource for local history and genealogy.

The Library was founded as a public library by Archbishop Bancroft in 1610, and its collections have been freely available for research ever since.

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