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Ely Cathedral (in full, The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely) is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire,

EnglandThe first Christian building on the site was founded

by St. Æthelthryth (romanised as "Etheldreda"), daughter of the Anglo-Saxon King Anna of East

Anglia, who was born in 630 at Exning near Newmarke

Etheldreda set up and ruled a monastery at Ely in 673, and, when she died, a shrine was built there

to her memory..

Ely Cátedra( Igreja da Santa Sé e da Santíssima Trindade ) é a principal igreja da diocese de Ely,

em Cambridgeshire, Inglaterra. Os primeiro edifício foi fundado por Santa Ethelthryth (romanised como

"Etheldreda"), filha do Rei Anna anglo-saxão que nasceu em 630 - Exning próximo Newmarke.

Etheldreda e decidiu criar um mosteiro em Ely, em 673, e, quando ela morreu, um santuário foi

construído ali em sua memória.

Saint Etheldreda

This central octagon

rises from the whole breadth of

the building and towers up until its

roof, a wooden lantern,

forms the only Gothic

dome in existence

Ely Cathedral Organ

paintings of

Alexander Creswell

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