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Parker, Matthew

(1504–75). B. Norwich, Eng.; educ. Cambridge; friend of T. Bilney* and H. Latimer*; chaplain to Anne Boleyn (1507–36; m. Henry* VIII 1533; mother of Elizabeth* I; beheaded); vicechancellor Cambridge 1544; friend of M. Bucer*; lived in obscurity under Mary* I; abp. Canterbury 1559. Tried to uphold Elizabethan Settlement of 1559 (see England, B 6) and to est. a middle course bet. RCm and Puritanism. Issued Thirty-nine Articles (see Anglican Confessions, 6) and editions of medieval historians; helped issue Bishop's Bible (see Bible Versions, L 7–8).

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