Stephen Gardiner loses the see of Winchester (33 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

Editors. "Stephen Gardiner loses the see of Winchester". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 28 October 2016.]