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Thomas Cranmer
Thomas Cranmer was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and, for a short time, Mary I. He helped build a favourable case for Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon which resulted in the separation of the English Church from union with the Holy See...
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1533
5.28.1533
The Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer declares the marriage of King Henry VIII of England to Anne Boleyn valid.
1556
2.14.1556
Thomas Cranmer is declared a heretic.
3.21.1556
In Oxford, Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer is burned at the stake.