Friday, August 28, 2015

Thomas Cranmer and the fear of death

On 21st March 1556, Thomas Cranmer, was marched out to Oxford’s University Church. However many thousands of services he had attended in over twenty years serving as Archbishop of Canterbury, this was to be his last. Condemned as a heretic, he was to be burned, like so many of his protestant colleagues and friends under the short but bloody reign of Mary. A small cobbled cross on Oxford’s Broad Street still marks the spot to this day. Keep reading

Also see
An Exhortation against the Fear of Death

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