The break with Rome part 2 (4)

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A new Archbishop of Canterbury

  • 23rd August 1532, Archbishop Warham died which meant Henry could appoint someone who was more sympathetic to his divorce and the Supremacy
  • Thomas Cranmer was the new appointment, a man closely linked to the Boleyn family 
  • Cranmer was known to hold reformist views
  • Stephen Gardiner (Bishop of Winchester) had been in line for the job but had opposed the Submission of the Clergy
  • Cranmer's rise from relative…


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