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This Archbishop of Canterbury authored two Books of Common Prayer and helped Henry VIII divorce Catherine of Argagon
He was one of the prime movers of the English Reformation
He was executed when Queen Mary came to the throne
This Day in British History
10 August, 991
Battle of Maldon
A force of Danes defeats the English at Maldon, in Essex. The English establish a dangerous precedent by paying the first Danegeld, a form of protection money to procure freedom from Danish attack.