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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cranmer, Thomas 1489-1556. English prelate who as archbishop of Canterbury (1533-1553) was instrumental in the marital machinations of Henry VIII, revised the Book of Common Prayer (1552), and instituted other reforms. Under Mary I, a Roman Catholic, he was convicted of heresy and burned at the stake.


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