Conservative Edmund Bonner is elected Bishop of London (32 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The bishopric of London is granted to a reactionary clergyman, Edmund Bonner, another indication, along with the Six Articles, that Henry VIII is moving away from the reforming enthusiasm of previous years.

Citation:
Editors. "Conservative Edmund Bonner is elected Bishop of London". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14623, accessed 03 December 2016.]