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Thomas Cranmer by Diarmaid MacCulloch - First - 1996 - from Revue & Revalued Books  and Biblio.com.au

Thomas Cranmer: A Life

by Diarmaid MacCulloch

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good-


This book is in very good condition. The dust jacket has little to no wear as well as the cover boards. The pages are yellowing but clear of any markings.

"This book tells a man's life-story, and tries to do it as far as possible in sequence. It is selective in what it tells of the story, although readers may find that hard to believe in what has ended up as an extensive text. Certainly, it is not an impartial narrative: as I have written the tale, I have afforded myself the luxury of having opinions about the actions, motives and influence of one who attracted controversy and wildly polarized comment in his life and in the manner of his death. Ever since he was burned at the stake in Oxford in 1556, Thomas Cranmer's story has frequently been told in two completely contrasting ways: he has been portrayed as a hero or as a villain...." - Introduction from Thomas Cranmer: A Life






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