December 20

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On this day in 1576, Archbishop of Canterbury Edmund Grindal sent a letter to Queen Elizabeth protesting her order that he tell clergy throughout England to stop preaching so often; the Queen felt three or four sermons per year were sufficient.

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Friday, December 20, 2013
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