Editors. "Edmund Grindal is elected Archbishop of Canterbury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Edmund Grindal is elected Archbishop of Canterbury (68 words)
Historical Context Note
Edmund Grindal is elected Archbishop of Canterbury. However, within two years he was suspended from the jurisdictional functions of the role, after a dispute with Elizabeth I over meetings of Puritan clergy known as 'prophesyings'. While the Queen wanted to suppress these completely, Grindal was more sympathetic to their cause and would have preferred merely to supervise them. The dispute was never fully solved before his death in 1583.15195 Edmund Grindal is elected Archbishop of Canterbury 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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