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8th August 1553 – Edward VI’s Burial

On the 8th August 1553, King Edward VI was buried. His reformed rites were performed by Thomas Cranmer and he was buried beneath the original altar of Henry VII’s Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey. The procession was led by ‘a … Continue reading

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2nd July 1489 – Thomas Cranmer Is Born

On the 2nd July 1489, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born at Aslockton in Nottinghamshire. He was Archbishop during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I. Cranmer is known mostly for his work on Henry VIII’s … Continue reading

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