Stephen Gardiner loses the see of Winchester (33 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester, is deprived of his see. A Catholic loyalist, he had expressed his hostility to the religious reforms currently being undertaken by Edward VI's ministers and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer.

Citation:
Editors. "Stephen Gardiner loses the see of Winchester". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14815, accessed 11 December 2016.]