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The most comprehensive life of Cranmer that has yet been written, and a remarkable contribution to the study of the Reformation in England. Its is based exclusively on contemporary authorities and presents a considerable amount of new material ignored by all previous biographers.
Paperback, Paperback, 450 pages
Published 1966 by Oxford
(first published 1962)
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Jasper Ridley was a British writer, known for historical biographies. He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, and the Sorbonne. He trained and practiced as a barrister, before starting to write. During World War II, he was a conscientious objector and was, by his own account, violently abused while in a detention camp. He served on St Pancras Borough Council from 1945 to 1949, and stood, unsu ...more