12 September 1555 – Archbishop Thomas Cranmer on Trial
Posted By Claire on September 12, 2013
On 12th September 1555, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer’s trial opened at the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Oxford. Cranmer was charged with repudiating papal authority and denying transubstantiation.
You can read all the details of his trial, and the subsequent proceedings, in my article The Trial of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer.
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“I have always found that MERCY bears richer fruit than strict justice.” Abraham Lincoln
I am a descendent of him. On my grandfather side ( Cramner) name was switched. We are 77% from Great Britian. Do you have a genealogy line?