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Cranmer

[kran-mer] /ˈkræn mər/
noun
1.
Thomas, 1489–1556, first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury: leader in the English Protestant Reformation in England.
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  • Cranmer, in short, was as complete and convinced an Erastian as any layman could possibly have been.

    Ten Tudor Statesmen Arthur D. Innes
  • Here hath been Cranmer weeping to me with a parcel of tales writ on paper.'

    The Fifth Queen Crowned Ford Madox Ford
  • Catharine had seen him depart with anxious forebodings; for Cranmer had ever been her friend and her support.

    Henry VIII And His Court Louise Muhlbach
  • You and Cranmer have sought each other's heads this ten years.

    The Fifth Queen Crowned Ford Madox Ford
  • Cranmer, Ridley, and Latimer, were taken to Oxford to dispute with a commission of priests and doctors about the mass.

  • Cranmer's face was haggard, and upon it too there were tears.

    The Fifth Queen Crowned Ford Madox Ford
  • The King had his young daughter very magnificently christened by Archbishop Cranmer.

  • Cranmer threw up his hands, and Lascelles looked at the ground.

    Privy Seal Ford Madox Ford
  • He was consecrated by Cranmer, always the servile instrument of the royal pleasure.

  • For it was certain that Kat Howard would have no truck with Cranmer.

    Privy Seal Ford Madox Ford
British Dictionary definitions for Cranmer

Cranmer

/ˈkrænmə/
noun
1.
Thomas. 1489–1556, the first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury (1533–56) and principal author of the Book of Common Prayer. He was burnt as a heretic by Mary I
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