Cranley, Thomas, Dd
Cranley, Thomas, D.D.
an Irish prelate, although a native of England, was a fellow of Merton College, warden of New College, and for a time chancellor of the University of Oxford. He was consecrated to the archiepiscopal see of Dublin in 1397. In 1398 he had letters of protection on proceeding to foreign parts in the service of the king, and in the following year had power to treat with the Irish. He was several times appointed lord chancellor. In 1417 he went to England, and died at Farringdoh May 25 of that year. See D'Alton, Memoirs of the Archbishops of Dublin, page 151; Fuller, Worthies of England (ed. Nuttall), 3:207.