Editors. "An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield (37 words)
Historical Context Note
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.15706 An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield 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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