Tag: burned at the stake

  • Burned at the Stake: Dying for Religion

    On this date in 1556, the Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer was burned at the stake. Here are some things you may not have known about Cranmer and his time as archbishop. Cranmer was born in 1489 and educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1520. In 1532, Henry VIII […]