in 1533,King Henry VIII's newborn daughter by Queen Anne Boleyn,Princess Elizabeth,was christened at Greenwich Palace in the Chapel of Observant Friars.This was a lavish ceremony,planned by King Henry and the rest of the palace,although he did not attend the christening.Elizabeth, only three days old at the time,was processed down a long green carpet from the Great Hall in the palace to the Chapel.She was flanked by her Godparents,Thomas Cranmer and the Duchess of Norfolk...
Thomas Cranmer was born on this day 2nd July, 1489. A leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury, he was Archbishop during the reign of Henry VIII, Edward VI and for a short time, Mary !. He helped build a favourable case for Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon, and along with Thomas Cromwell, he supported the principle of Royal Supremacy, in which the king was considered sovereign over the Church within his realm. Window in the Chapel of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Emblem of Faith Untouched: A Short Life of Thomas Cranmer (Library of Religious Biography (LRB))
March 21, 1556 – In Oxford, Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer is burned at the stake on the orders of Queen Mary I. The execution was largely an act of revenge for Cranmer's part in arranging the divorce of Mary's parents, Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
"Thomas Cranmer (2 July 1489 – 21 March 1556) was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and, for a short time, Mary I. He helped build a favourable case for Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon which resulted in the separation of the English Church ...Thomas Crammer...
Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon's annulment This is the sentence of Thomas Cranmer’s court at Dunstable in the proceedings of Henry and Katherine’s marriage in 1533. You can see a copy of the only known existing sample of Katherine's handwriting in our beautiful activity book 'Matilda's Keepsakes and Secrets' from http://www.agirlforalltime.us/collections/our-book-collection/products/copy-of-3-matildas-secret-novel
Interior of the Parish Church of Sutterton in Lincolnshire. Did you know that the family of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, originate from this Lincolnshire parish?
Letter From Thomas Cranmer to Thomas Cromwell ~~ April 17, 1534
Reformation Clip Art Set / Faces of the Reformation
This set includes famous faces and events of the Reformation! Depicted in this set are: Johann Gutenberg Gutenberg Printing Press Huldrych Zwingli Thomas Cranmer Henry VIII Menno Simons Philipp Melanchthon John Calvin John Knox Pope Leo X William Tyndale Thomas Cromwell Edward VI Elizabeth I Martin Luther
On 2 July 1489, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI & Mary I was born in Aslockton, Nottinghamshire, England. Thomas Cranmer is known for his work on Henry VIII’s Great Matter, the annulment of the marriage of Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon, his Ten Articles which defined the beliefs of the new Church of England, and crowning Anne Boleyn. He was deprived of his office & burned at the stake for heresy in 1556 by Mary I