Thomas Cranmer

July 2, 1489 - March 21, 1556

Leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and, for a short time, Mary I, wrote/compiled the Book of Common Prayer

From Nottinghamshire, England
Served in England
Affiliation: Anglican
Death: After a trial for treason by Mary I, he was executed

"What the heart loves, the will chooses, and the mind justifies."

Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556)