St. James the Great has many places of worship that are
dedicated to him. One of the more famous places is St. James'
Way, which is the route the Spanish take in their pilgrimage
to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, one of the finest
examples of architecture in the world. This is where relics from
St. James are stored and preserved in a crypt.
St. James the Less has a palace that has been dedicated
to him in London, entitled "St. James's Palace."
A park was also established where the palace sits. It was commissioned
by Henry VIII and was used as the primary residence of the monarch
from 1698 when the Whitehall Palace was destroyed by fire. It
was used on and off by the Monarch till Buckingham Palace was
purchased in 1872, and remains the Monarch's primary residence.
There are several cathedrals and churches around the world dedicated
to St. James. There are also several railway stations around the
world named St. James station. A Royal British Navy ship the HMS
St. James was a battle-class destroyer that was commissioned in
1946 and decommissioned in 1961.
Some of the other places dedicated to St. James are towns, clubs,
theaters, schools, parks, hospitals, and colleges. There was also
a St. James Church massacre that occurred in Cape Town, South
Africa at the St. James Church. To follow along those lines, the
St. James's Day Battle, which occurred between the Dutch and English
on St. James Day in 1666.
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