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

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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.

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