An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield

(37 words)
  • Editors

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.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.

Editors. "An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[, accessed 28 September 2016.]