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 (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.
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(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
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(ˈkræn mər)

Thomas, 1489–1556, first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury.
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In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space; like Cranmer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over.
1539, under the direction of Archbishop Cranmer, Coverdale issued a revised edition, officially authorized for use in churches; its version of the Psalms still stands as the Psalter of the English Church.
The Book of Common Prayer, now used in the English Church coordinately with Bible and Psalter, took shape out of previous primers of private devotion, litanies, and hymns, mainly as the work of Archbishop Cranmer during the reign of Edward VI.
"The methods we developed greatly enhance our discovery potential for new physics at LHC," says Kyle Cranmer, professor of physics.
Anyone interested in helping sponsor the team can contact Katie Cranmer at Beach Park Middle School.
The most important of these was a young priest and diplomat named Thomas Cranmer.
Sash Naidoo of Shelley was last year's winner, while Michael Cranmer of Hoylandswaine took it in 2014.
FRANNY NORTON was recovering yesterday after sustaining a broken collarbone and three cracked ribs following a fall on thomas Cranmer at Chester on Friday.
Cranmer Jr., an instructor navigator from Pittsburgh's 758th Airlift Squadron.
Muriel Cranmer, who used to work for the authority, was stunned to receive the demand through the post.
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