E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism

The Martyrdom of Thomas Cranmer

21 March marks the martyrdom of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury and architect of the Book of Common Prayer and the Thirty-Nine Articles, by being burned alive at the hands of Queen Mary I in 1556. The most famous account of his death is that found in Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. Foxe writes: But when he came to the […]