Bishop Hooper of Gloucester is burnt at Smithfield for heresy

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Bishop Hooper of Gloucester is burnt at Smithfield for heresy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion