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Thursday, July 2, 2009
Today In History
July 2, 1489: English reformer Thomas Cranmer is born at Aslockton, Nottinghamshire. As Archbishop of Canterbury he wrote the original Book of Common Prayer. Like most innovators, he was burned at the stake [literally, in this case] in 1556.