2 July 1489 – Birth of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury

Posted By on July 2, 2011

Archbishop Cranmer On this day in history, 2nd July 1489, Thomas Cranmer, Henry VIII’s Archbishop of Canterbury and adviser, was born in Aslockton, Nottinghamshire, England.

You can find out more about this important Tudor man, who came to a very tragic end, in the following articles:-

2 thoughts on “2 July 1489 – Birth of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury”

  1. Jenny says:

    It’s sad that the only one who really grieved and tried to stop the execution for Anne Boleyn was executed by Mary.

  2. Dawn says:

    Happy birthday to one of the ‘gentler’ men of the church and politics in tudor times……….

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