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AN HISTORIC MISTAKE

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England It is repeatedly said that St. Augustine introduced Christianity to England. He did not. A Bishop of London attended the Council of Arles in 340. St. Augustine came to England in 597. He, himself, wrote to Pope Gregory: “In the Western confines of Britain, there is a certain royal island of large extent, surrounded…

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AN HISTORIC MISTAKE

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(Research by Arthur and Rosalind Eedle) IT IS repeatedly said that St Augustine introduced Christianity to England. He did not. A Bishop of London attended the Council of Aries in 340. St Augustine came to England in 597. He, himself, wrote to Pope Gregory: “In the Western confines of Britain, there is a certain royal…

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WHAT DID ARCHBISHOP CRANMER MEAN?

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 Cranmer When Archbishop Cranmer (in the 1500’s) preached the sermon at the Coronation of Edward VI. He said: “Your Majesty is God’s vice regent and Christ’s vicar within your own dominions, and to see, with your predecessor Josias, God truly worshipped, and idolatry destroyed; … these acts be signs of a second Josias, who reformed…

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