Stephen Gardiner loses the see of Winchester

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Stephen Gardiner loses the see of Winchester". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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