Nicholas Ridley

Nicholas Ridley

Birth
Northumberland Unitary Authority, Northumberland, England
Death 16 Oct 1555 (aged 51–52)
Oxford, City of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Burial Oxford, City of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Memorial ID 6141268 · View Source
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Ridley was private chaplain to Archbishop Thomas Cranmer & then to King Henry VIII. Under the reign of Edward, he became bishop of London, & was part of the committee that drew up the first English Book of Common Prayer. When Mary came to the throne, Ridley was arrested, tried & burned at the stake with Hugh Latimer.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 29 Jan 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6141268
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nicholas Ridley (1503–16 Oct 1555), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6141268, citing Martyrs' Memorial, Oxford, City of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .