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Church of England sheds light on “shameful” slave trade ties

Uk London Lambeth Palace Library slavery exhibition1

London, UKAP Three centuries ago, an enslaved person in Virginia wrote to a leader of the Church of England, begging to be released from “this cruel bondage.” There was no reply from the church, which at the time was accumulating a tidy profit from the transatlantic slave trade. The handwritten letter from 1723 – whose […]