Edmund Rich bronze plaque in Oxford

St Edmund of Abingdon

The first Master and Theologian of the University to
become Archbishop of Canterbury taught in and around
this Church of St Peter-in-the-East during the years
1195–1201 and 1214–1222.

This statue by Rodney Munday was presented by the
St Edmund Hall Association in 2007 on the fiftieth anniversary
of the Royal Charter being granted to the College.

Edmund Rich (also known as Saint Edmund or Eadmund of Canterbury, and as Saint Edmund of Abingdon) (1175–1240) was a 13th-century Archbishop of Canterbury in England. Today he is remembered for his connection to St Edmund Hall, Oxford, St Edmund's College, Cambridge, St Edmund's School, Canterbury and St. Edmund's College, Ware.

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