The Chi Rho

The Church of England is the established church, meaning, amongst other things:

  • the Monarch is the Supreme Governor of the church
  • the Monarch formally appoints appoints archbishops, bishops and deans of cathedrals on the advice of the Prime Minister

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The Chi Rho  also known as chrismon or sigla is one of the earliest forms of christogram, formed by superimposing the first two capital letters—chi and rho ΧΡ—of the Greek word ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ Christos in such a way that the vertical stroke of the rho intersects the center of the chi ro

Fourth century Chi-Rho fresco from Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent, which contains the only known Christian paintings from the Roman era in Britain