Archbishop of Canterbury, Liturgist, and Martyr, 1556
This coming Wednesday, March 20, we commemorate the life of Thomas Canmer. I am pleased that Thomas was on my day to “preach”! He is, to me, the GREAT Reformer, along with Martin Luther, and other Lutheran reformers, as you can read in this bio.
Cranmer was associated with King Henry VIII, after meeting the King in 1529, he later became involved in the annulment of the King’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon. King Henry VIII, upon the death of Archbishop Warham, appointed Cranmer to the See of Canterbury (still a Roman Catholic church), and he was consecrated on March 30, 1533.Read More