George Cromer

fl. 1522; Primate of Ireland before and after the English Reformation (henrician settlement); Archbishop of Armagh, 1522; lord chancellor of Ireland, 1532; opposed attempt to make reformatory measures passed at Westminster binding on Dublin parliament, 1536; refused to recognise Henry as supreme head of church; conspired with Duke of Norfolk and the pope to prevent Reformation setting foot in Ireland. ODNB