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Burial of Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester

| February 28, 2018

Burial of Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester

On this day in history, 28th February 1556, Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester and Lord Chancellor of England, was buried in a chantry tomb at Winchester Cathedral. Gardiner had been taken ill at the end of October 1555 with what is thought to have been jaundice and dropsy, and he died on 12th November 1555. […]