1 October 2015 A.D ENGLISH REFORMATION: Correspondence of Matthew Parker, 71st Archbishop of Canterbury
Correspondence of Matthew Parker: Comprising Letters Written by and to Him, from A.D. 1535, to His Death, A.D. 1575
Author: Matthew Parker
Editors: John Bruce and Thomas Thomason Perowne
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1853
Languages: Latin and English
Aside from Thomas Cranmer, Matthew Parker might have been the most significant theologian of the English Reformation. Compiled by the Parker Society, this collection of his correspondence grants access to the intentions and councils of this influential archbishop of Canterbury. The Parker Society also includes a timeline and biography that contextualizes each of the letters within the tumult of the English Reformation.
Matthew Parker (1504–1575) was archbishop of Canterbury from 1559–1575. He profoundly impacted early Anglican theology as one of the architects of the 39 Articles.