Authorized Form of NameCollegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster; 1579-
Corporate NameCollegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster
OtherFormsOfNameWestminster Abbey
DatesAndPlacesEstablished as a collegiate church with a chapter of canons and a dean by Elizabeth I in 1579
LegalStatusRoyal peculiar, exempt from the jurisdiction of the archbishops of Canterbury
RelationshipsFrom c. 960 until 1540 the church functioned as a Benedictine abbey; from 1540 until 1550 it acted as the cathedral of the newly formed diocese of Westminster (which was subsequently dissolved)

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