nicholas ridley

Ridley

[rid-lee]
noun
1.
Nicholas, c1500–55, English bishop, reformer, and martyr.
2.
a town in SE Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.
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Ridley (ˈrɪdlɪ)
 
n
Nicholas. ?1500--55, English bishop, who helped to revise the liturgy under Edward VI. He was burnt at the stake for refusing to disavow his Protestant beliefs when Mary I assumed the throne

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Protestant martyr, one of the finest academic minds in the early English Reformation.

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