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12 September 1555 – Archbishop Cranmer tried at Oxford

| September 12, 2015

12 September 1555 – Archbishop Cranmer tried at Oxford

On Thursday12th September 1555, the trial of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, began in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin at Oxford. He was accused of two offences, or doctrinal errors: repudiating papal authority and denying transubstantiation. Cranmer had served Kings Henry VIII and Edward VI as archbishop, but now it was the […]

12 September 1555 – Archbishop Cranmer’s Trial Begins

| September 12, 2014

12 September 1555 – Archbishop Cranmer’s Trial Begins

On 12th September 1555, the trial of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, began in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin at Oxford. He was accused of two offences, or doctrinal errors: repudiating papal authority and denying transubstantiation. You can read all the details of his trial, and the subsequent proceedings, in my article […]

12 September 1555 – Archbishop Thomas Cranmer on Trial

| September 12, 2013

12 September 1555 – Archbishop Thomas Cranmer on Trial

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.