Editors. "Bishops Shaxton and Latimer resign on doctrinal grounds". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Bishops Shaxton and Latimer resign on doctrinal grounds (52 words)
Historical Context Note
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.14621 Bishops Shaxton and Latimer resign on doctrinal grounds 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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