Thomas Cranmer (2 Julie 1489 – 21 Mairch 1556) wis a leader o the Inglis Reformation an Airchbishop o Canterbury during the reigns o Henry VIII, Edward VI an, for a short time, Mary I.

The Maist Reverend
Thomas Cranmer
Airchbishop o Canterbury
Thomas Cranmer by Gerlach Flicke.jpg
Portrait bi Gerlach Flicke, 1545[1]
Installed3 December 1533[2]
Term endit4 December 1555
PredecessorWilliam Warham
SuccessorReginald Pole
Consecration30 Mairch 1533
Personal details
Born2 Julie 1489
Aslockton, Nottinghamshire, Ingland
Died21 Mairch 1556 (aged 66)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, Ingland
BuriedAshes scattered efter execution
ProfessionAirchbishop o Canterbury
Alma materJesus College, Cambridge


  1. Matthew & Harrison 2004; MacCulloch 1996, p. 340; Ridley 1962, p. frontispiece
  2. Ridley 1962, p. 70; MacCulloch 1996, p. 106