Editors. "Thomas Cranmer becomes Archbishop of Canterbury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Thomas Cranmer becomes Archbishop of Canterbury (43 words)
Historical Context Note
Thomas Cranmer is consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury. He succeeds William Warham, who died in August l532. In contrast to Warham, Cranmer is sympathetic to the reforming views emanating from Germany and Switzerland, and is to be instrumental in introducing the Reformation to England.14501 Thomas Cranmer becomes Archbishop of Canterbury 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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