Thomas Cranmer

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Birthday
2, 1489
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 21, 1556 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1489
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 21, 1556 (66)

About

Leader of the English Reformation, Archbishop of Canterbury, and a supporter of Royal Supremacy, which meant that the king had control over the church.

Before Fame

He studied at Jesus College for eleven years.

Trivia

After the Reformation, he was in charge of creating the first liturgical and doctrinal structures for the new church.

Family Life

His wife, Joan, died during childbirth.

Associated With

He helped create the case for King Henry VIII of England to divorce his wife Catherine of Aragon.