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Cranmer, Thomas

Born: 1489 AD
Died: 1556 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: English
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1489 - Born in Aslacton on the 2nd of July.

1530 - He and Foxe compiled the Collectanea Satis Copiosa, giving legal and historical precedent of cases such as Henry's, allowing the King to build an academic case to break with Rome.

1532 - He became ambassador to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.

1533 - On the 30th of March, Cranmer was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury after the death of Warham.

1538 - He condemned the views of John Lambert when he denied transubstantiation.

1556 - Died on the 21st of March.


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