Nicholas Ridley
(1500-1555)

Bishop of London (1550-1553) and martyr (from 1555)

Died aged c. 55

Nicholas Ridley (c. 1500–16 October 1555) was an English Bishop of London (the only bishop called "Bishop of London and Westminster"). Ridley was burned at the stake as one of the Oxford Martyrs during the Marian Persecutions for his teachings and his support of Lady Jane Grey. He is remembered with a commemoration in the calendar of saints in some parts of the Anglican Communion on 16 October.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Opposite this point near the Cross in the middle of Broad Street Hugh Latimer One time Bishop of Worcester, Nicholas Ridley Bishop of London, and Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury, were burnt for their faith in 1555 and 1556. H.H.

Balliol College, Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom where they was burned