Thomas Cranmer was an English religious leader best remembered as the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1533 to 1555 and for being the leader of the English Reformation. He is also known for his instrumental role in putting in place the basic doctrinal structures of the Church of England. Under the reign of Mary I of England, he was tried for treason and heresy and burnt to death in 1556.
He was born to Agnes and Thomas Cranmer. He had an older brother named John and a younger brother named Edmund. He was married to Joan Cranmer, who died during childbirth.
He was imprisoned for more than two years before being burned alive in 1556.
was a famous English Archbishop of Canterbury,
who was born on
July 2, 1489. As a person born on this date, Thomas Cranmer is listed in our database as the 21st
most popular celebrity for the day (July 2).
People born on July 2
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Thomas Cranmer is the 669th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Thomas Cranmer's birthday, Thomas Cranmer is the 764th most famous English.
In general, Thomas Cranmer ranks as the 7879th
most popular famous person of all time.
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