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Archbishop of Canterbury's Degrees

Edited by Joyce Bourne

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199578108
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744518
Archbishop of Canterbury's Degrees

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By a custom begun in 13th cent. the Archbishop of Canterbury may confer degrees, among them a doctorate of music, known as ‘Canterbury’ or ‘Lambeth’ degrees (Lambeth being site of the Archbishop's London palace). In ...

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