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 Issues | Church History | Nicholas Ridley

Nicholas Ridley (1500-1555)
Protestant scholar, Bishop, theologian and martyr.

Summary

  • c1500 born in Tynedale, Northumberland
  • 1525 received Masters degree from Cambridge & ordained
  • Further education at the Sorbonne
  • 1529 returned to Cambridge
  • 1540 made Kings' Chaplain
  • 1549 Bishop of Rochester
  • 1550 Bishop of London
  • Martyred 16 October 1555 in Oxford

                       

 

Biography of Ridley by G W Bromiley
(Great Churchmen No 19 - Church Book Room Press)

        

 

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