The Anglican church of St Margaret, Westminster Abbey is situated in the grounds of Westminster Abbey on Parliament Square, and is the parish church of the House of Commons. It is dedicated to Margaret of Antioch
Notable features include the east window of 1509 of Flemish stained glass, created to commemorate the betrothal of Catherine of Aragon to Henry VIII. Other windows commemorate William Caxton, Britain's first printer, who was buried at the church in 1491; Sir Walter Raleigh, executed in Old Palace Yard and then also buried in the church in 1618; and the poet John Milton, a parishioner of the church.
Famous weddings hosted in St Margaret's include the diarist Samuel Pepys and the former prime ministers Sir Winston Churchill and Harold Macmillan.
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St Margaret's Church
Parliament SquareLondonSW1P 3JX
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