The passing of the Act of the Six Articles reaffirms many central
Catholic doctrines and practices, insisting on clerical celibacy
and asserting the miracle of transubstantiation. Nicholas Shaxton,
Bishop of Salisbury, and Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, speak
out against the the conservatism of these articles, and thus both
resign their sees.
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Editors. "Bishops Shaxton and Latimer resign on doctrinal grounds". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14621, accessed 25 May 2017.]
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