Christ Church, Oxford

Founded in 1546 by King Henry VIII, Christ Church is a college of the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Christ Church features several architecturally significant buildings including Tom Tower designed by Christopher Wren and the Great Dining Hall, which was the seat of King Charles I’s parliament during the English Civil War. Notable alumni include writers Lewis Carroll and W. H. Auden, philosopher John Locke, and scientist Robert Hooke.


Latitude: 51.749995934429
Longitude: -1.251583099365

Timeline of Events Associated with Christ Church, Oxford

Date Event Manage
24 May 1843

Pusey’s Oxford Sermon on the Eucharist

Edward PuseyOn 24 May 1843, E. B. Pusey gave a sermon at Christ Church, Oxford, on “The Holy Eucharist a Comfort to the Penitent”; the University authorities deemed the sermon heretical and punished Pusey, an act which constituted a key skirmish between the Oxford Movement and the Established Church. Image: Engraving of Edward Bouverie Pusey, from Rev. C. Arthur Lane, Illustrated Notes on English Church History (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1901). This image is in the public domain in the United States as its copyright has expired.


Laura Mooneyham White, "On Pusey's Oxford Sermon on the Eucharist, 24 May 1843"

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