High Church

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High Church:

see England, Church ofEngland, Church of,
the established church of England and the mother church of the Anglican Communion. Organization and Doctrine

The clergy of the church are of three ancient orders: deacons, priests, and bishops.
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High Church

the party or movement within the Church of England stressing continuity with Catholic Christendom, the authority of bishops, and the importance of sacraments, rituals, and ceremonies
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The High Church movement, which was gaining strength in the parishes of England, hated Palmerston and Shaftesbury and realised that seldom has any one un-elected man had such influence.
In the 19th Century, the Tractarian or High Church Movement really developed in the East End of London and poorer parts of our cities when people's lives were dull and hopeless.