John Whitgift is elected Archbishop of Canterbury (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

John Whitgift is elected Archbishop of Canterbury, following the death of the disgraced Edmund Grindal. Whitgift is to prove a more moderate and compliant servant of the crown, holding the post until his death in 1604.

Citation:
Editors. "John Whitgift is elected Archbishop of Canterbury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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