Retrieved 31 August The Daily Beast. Inthe 13th Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops passed a resolution stating that "homosexual acts" are "incompatible with Scripture ". However, the controversial nature of the issue in many churches has meant that such revelations normally emerge as a result of public scandal. Washington Blade: Retrieved 22 March After he was escorted out, a young boy in the same section rose holding a Bible and shouted similar slogans.
Puritan satirists would later mock Whitgift as "Perne's boy" who was willing to carry his cloak-bag — thus suggesting that the two had enjoyed a homosexual relationship. The Star Nairobi. Retrieved 3 May
Reportedly, he confessed to the crime immediately before his execution, although he had proclaimed his innocence before that.