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Cran·mer

 (krăn′mər), Thomas 1489-1556.
English prelate who as archbishop of Canterbury (1533-1553) was instrumental in the marital machinations of Henry VIII, revised the Book of Common Prayer (1552), and instituted other reforms. Under Mary I, a Roman Catholic, he was convicted of heresy and burned at the stake.

Cranmer

(ˈkrænmə)
n
(Biography) 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

Cran•mer

(ˈkræn mər)

n.
Thomas, 1489–1556, first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury.
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