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The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy are continuing to worship and pray, in-line with government guidance. They also producing a podcast to mark key liturgical events.

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John Latsis

John Latsis, Greek businessman, shipping and oil magnate and banker, was a generous donor to the Westminster Abbey Restoration Appeal. A small stained glass window, designed by Alfred Fisher, can be seen in the Lady Chapel. This includes his name "CAPTAIN JOHN LATSIS" with images of an anchor, waves, a pennant with his initials and a tanker. He was born in 1910 and became one of the richest men in the world and died in 2003.

Occupation

Philanthropist; sailor

Location

Lady Chapel

Memorial Type

Window

Material Type

Glass

John Latsis
John Latsis window

This image can be purchased from Westminster Abbey Library

Image © 2020 Dean and Chapter of Westminster

You are surrounded by history at the Abbey, not like a museum where it’s just displayed, but here you are standing where history has happened.

Gerlinde - Abbey Marshal

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