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Portraits of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer, 1546, by Gerlach Flicke. NPG.
Thomas Cranmer, 1546.
Gerlach Flicke.
©National Portrait Gallery
Thomas Cranmer, c. 1560. Unknown Artist.  Lambeth Palace.
Thomas Cranmer, c.1560.
Unknown Artist.
Lambeth Palace.

King Henry VIII and King Edward VI Suppress the Pope, c. 1570. NPG.
"King Henry VIII and King Edward VI Suppress the Pope", c. 1570.
Artist Unknown. © National Portrait Gallery.
From the left: Edward Seymour, Protector Somerset next to Edward;
Thomas Seymour, Lord Sudeley; Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury;
John Russell, Earl of Bedford. Bottom: John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland.

Later Depictions of Thomas Cranmer:

The Arrest of Thomas Cranmer
The Arrest of Thomas Cranmer.
From Foxe's Acts and Monuments aka Book of Martyrs.

The Burning of Thomas Cranmer
The Burning of Thomas Cranmer.
From Foxe's Acts and Monuments aka Book of Martyrs.

Henry VIII Suppresses the Pope, plate from Foxe's Book of Martyrs, 4th ed.
Henry VIII Suppresses the Pope.
From Foxe's Book of Martyrs.

The Reformation: An engraving with the major reformers represented. NPG.
The Reformation, 16th-c.
©National Portrait Gallery

Thomas Cranmer Burnt. 19th-century book illustration
Thomas Cranmer Burnt.
19th-century book illustration.

Statues of Thomas Cranmer:

Statue of Thomas Cranmer by Francis Stephens at St. George's, Headstone, Harrow
Headstone, Harrow, UK
Statue of Cranmer outside St. Mary the Virgin Church, Oxford
Oxford, UK

Thomas Cranmer Stained Glass Windows:

Thomas Cranmer Stained Glass Window, Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
Thomas Cranmer Stained Glass Window, Christ Church, Little Rock, AR
Little Rock, AR

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Historical Events
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Pilgrimage of Grace, 1536
The Babington Plot, 1586
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Oath of Supremacy
The Act of Supremacy, 1534
The First Act of Succession, 1534
The Third Act of Succession, 1544
The Ten Articles, 1536
The Six Articles, 1539
The Second Statute of Repeal, 1555

Images of London:
London in the time of Henry VII. MS. Roy. 16 F. ii.
London, 1510, earliest view in print
Map of England from Saxton's Descriptio Angliae, 1579
Location Map of Elizabethan London
Plan of the Bankside, Southwark, in Shakespeare's time
Detail of Norden's Map of the Bankside, 1593
Bull and Bear Baiting Rings from the Agas Map (1569-1590, pub. 1631)
Sketch of the Swan Theatre, c. 1596
Westminster in the Seventeenth Century, by Hollar
Visscher's Panoramic View of London, 1616. COLOR

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