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Cranmer, Thomas
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(Jul 2, 1489, Aslockton, Nottinghamshire – Mar 21, 1556, Oxford), an English reformer who made a significant contribution to the formation of the via media of the Anglican Church. Stemming from the lower landed gentry, Cranmer studied from 1503 in Cambridge. After his M.A., he was elected in 1515 as a fellow in the Jesus College (consecrated to the priesthood c. 1520); he concluded his studies in 1526 as a D.D. (Doctor of Divinity). In these years, Cranmer was concerned, especially, with the Latin Church Fathers, but he…

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Ehrenschwendtner, Marie-Luise, “Cranmer, Thomas”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03269>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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