Bishops Shaxton and Latimer resign on doctrinal grounds

(52 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note


The passing of the Act of the Six Articles reaffirms many central Catholic doctrines and practices, insisting on clerical celibacy and asserting the miracle of transubstantiation. Nicholas Shaxton, Bishop of Salisbury, and Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, speak out against the the conservatism of these articles, and thus both resign their sees.
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.

Citation:
Editors. "Bishops Shaxton and Latimer resign on doctrinal grounds". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14621, accessed 04 August 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion