An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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Smithfield in London sees the burning of a convicted heretic, an Arian who refused to accept mainstream Trinitarian dogma, instead believing that God the Son was created out of God the Father, being thus inferior to him.

Editors. "An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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