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As far as I understand the seat used to be in Canterbury and then was transferred to London but kept the title. Is that true and when did this happen?

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    The Province of Canterbury contains London; it isn't "in London". The Archbishop of Canterbury maintains a residence, the Old Palace, in Canterbury. – Semaphore Nov 27 '14 at 13:12
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    London is in the ecclesiastical "Province of Canterbury", but it is not in the diocese of Canterbury. The Archbishop of Canterbury has, as bishop, no authority in London, but as primate of the Church of England he is primus inter pares among the Anglican bishops. – fdb Nov 27 '14 at 13:19
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Thanks. Actually I found the answer I was looking for.

http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/pages/the-history-of-lambeth-palace.html

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    +1 to what semaphore said, although it seems that this user no longer cares about us :( – Evil Washing Machine Jan 29 '15 at 19:41
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    @EvilWashingMachine didn't even post it with the same account, I wouldn't hold my breath… that being said, at least he did follow up, however in this invalid way. Still better than what some others do. – o0'. Mar 28 '15 at 13:30

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