Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Anglican Communion. Lambeth Conference.
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Lambeth Conference.
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
A decennial assembly of Bishops in the Worldwide Anglican Communion. Started in 1967 on the suggestion on Bishop John Henry Hopkins of Vermont. Actual impetus due to actions of Canadian privy council regarding Anglican Church during 1865 (because of confederation?) Held at Lambeth Palace in London (Archbishop of Canterbury's London home) until 1968, when size forced them to look elsewhere.
Functions, occupations and activities
World wide meeting of bishops in Anglican Communion
Mandates/sources of authority
Anglican Communion overseas Lambeth Conference.
Due to increased international reach of Anglican Church during the 19th century, especially in North America, there was a need for a mechanism for the worldwide Anglican church to meet and discuss items of church doctrine.
Access points area
Authority record identifier
REN BRC 18
Renison University College Archives
Rules and/or conventions used
RAD - Rules for Archival Description, Rev. version., Ottawa: Bureau of Canadian Archivists, 2008.
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Lambeth Conference. (2017, April 8). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:51, May 1, 2017, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lambeth_Conference&oldid=774501095