Bishop Hooper of Gloucester is burnt at Smithfield for heresy (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Protestant reformer John Hooper, who had been Bishop of Gloucester until he was deprived of his see by Mary I, is burnt at Smithfield on a charge of heresy.

Citation:
Editors. "Bishop Hooper of Gloucester is burnt at Smithfield for heresy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14913, accessed 08 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion