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The [[city]] of '''Canterbury''' is located in south-east [[England]] in the [[county]] of [[Kent]].  It has been a place of prominence in the [[Anglican church]] for centuries, being the seat of the [[Archbishop of Canterbury]], head of the [[Church of England]].
 
The [[city]] of '''Canterbury''' is located in south-east [[England]] in the [[county]] of [[Kent]].  It has been a place of prominence in the [[Anglican church]] for centuries, being the seat of the [[Archbishop of Canterbury]], head of the [[Church of England]].
  
Canterbury was immortalized as the [[pilgrim]]age destination in [[Chaucer]]'s ''[[Canterbury_Tales|Canterbury Tales]]''.
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Canterbury was immortalized as the [[pilgrimage]] destination in [[Chaucer]]'s ''[[Canterbury_Tales|Canterbury Tales]]''.
  
 
The city has an ancient history spanning back to prehistoric times, and has visible remains from the [[Roman Empire|Roman]] period onwards.
 
The city has an ancient history spanning back to prehistoric times, and has visible remains from the [[Roman Empire|Roman]] period onwards.
 
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[[category:cities (medieval)]]

Revision as of 05:37, 10 September 2007

The city of Canterbury is located in south-east England in the county of Kent. It has been a place of prominence in the Anglican church for centuries, being the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, head of the Church of England.

Canterbury was immortalized as the pilgrimage destination in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

The city has an ancient history spanning back to prehistoric times, and has visible remains from the Roman period onwards.