William Warham is appointed Archbishop of Canterbury (42 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

William Warham was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury at the death of his precedecessor, Archbishop Deane. He was to preside over the initial stages of the English Reformation, supporting Henry VIII in his claim to be supreme head of the Church, dying in 1532.

Citation:
Editors. "William Warham is appointed Archbishop of Canterbury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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