Religious Phrase With A Twist


Religious Phrase With A Twist

'Robbing Peter to pay Paul' - Religious money laundering

Location: Westminster Abbey, SW1P 3PA

Description: There's a famous phrase who's origins hail from those religious institutions, Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral.

'Robbing Peter to pay Paul' came about due to the the rivalry for endowments and revenue between the two - when the dissolution of monasteries saw cash being transferred from Westminster Abbey to St Paul's.

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Religious Phrase With A Twist

'Robbing Peter to pay Paul' - Religious money laundering

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