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December 28

Archbishop Thomas Cranmer

Archbishop Thomas Cranmer

1548 – The priest John Assheton was summoned before Archbishop Thomas Cranmer at Lambeth Palace to answer charges of Unitarianism. Although Assheton subsequently recanted and survived, he was the first Englishman convicted for Unitarian ideas.

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