Thomas Cranmer (Anniversary)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th April 1988.

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Photo of Mr Michael Alison Mr Michael Alison , Selby 12:00 am, 25th April 1988

The hon. Gentleman is tempting me to show that the Church Commissioners are not 100 per cent. supporters and admirers of Thomas Cranmer. The hon.

Gentleman will recall that during his primacy he presided over the redistribution of the Church's assets after the dissolution of the monasteries. The Church Commissioners at least would have been much better off today had it not been for that royal diffusion.