Today is the anniversary of the birth of that famous Tudor clergyman, statesman, theologian, scholar and highly intelligent man, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury. He was born on 2nd July 1489 at Aslockton in Nottinghamshire.
I thought I'd mark mark the occasion by sharing a few facts that you might not know about this Tudor birthday boy. Thomas Cranmer is a fascinating Tudor man.
Link to article on the life of Thomas Cranmer - https://www.tudorsociety.com/thomas-cranmer-archbishop-canterbury-2/.
And here is a link to more Tudor Society articles and resources on Thomas Cranmer - click here.
Fascinating. Myth no one. Margaret was not carried around in a box according to any real contemporary evidence.
Oh that’s why he had a beard. Knox also had a long beard.