April, 1636

The news that Archbishop Laud, still exiled in the Low Countries, had, at the recommendation of Veleda Riddle, appointed Tom Simpson, who was still with Mike Stearns, fighting the Ottomans in Austria, as bishop-elect of the State of Thuringia-Franconia caused an immense stir in Grantville's little community of up-time Episcopalians, down-time transplanted members of the Church of England, and to a much lesser extent, in the town as a whole.

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- The Grantville Gazette Staff