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Lat·i·mer

 (lăt′ə-mər), Hugh 1485?-1555.
English prelate who refused to recant his Protestantism after the accession of Mary I, a Catholic, and was executed for heresy.

Latimer

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(Biography) Hugh. ?1485–1555, English Protestant bishop: burnt at the stake for refusing to disavow his Protestant beliefs when Mary I assumed the throne

Lat•i•mer

(ˈlæt ə mər)

n.
Hugh, c1470–1555, English Protestant Reformation bishop, reformer, and martyr.
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Anniversaries: 1555: English Protestant reformers Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley burnt at the stake opposite Balliol College, Oxford, for heresy; 1793: Marie Antoinette was guillotined; 1847: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte published under the pseudony m Currer Bell; 1854: Birth of playwright Oscar Wilde; 1890: Birth of Irish leader Michael Collins; 1906: British New Guinea became part of Australia; 1964: China exploded a nuclear device; 1981: Death of Israeli military leader and eye-patch wearer Moshe Dayan.
Maintaining a remarkably high output for a novice printer, Day had published selected sermons by Hugh Latimer, Edmund Becke's revisions of both the Matthew and the Taverner versions of the Bible, and many other books.
By contrast Latimer Street brings to the fore Hugh Latimer, a Protestant clergyman and reformer who came to prominence during the reign of Henry VIII and became Bishop of Worcester.
Anniversaries: 1555: Protestant martyr Hugh Latimer burnt at stake; 1759: The Eddystone Lighthouse built by John Smeaton opened; 1854: Birth of Irish playwright and author Oscar Wilde; 1863: Birth of statesman Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain; 1886: Birth of Israeli statesman David Ben Gurion; 1890: Birth of Irish leader Michael Collins; 1902: The first detention centre was opened at Borstal in Kent; 1916: Margaret Sanger and Ethyl Byrne opened the world's first birth control clinic in Brooklyn, New York; 1922: Simplon II, the longest railway tunnel in the world, was completed under the Alps; 1941: German forces advanced to within 50 kilometres of Moscow; 1964: Harold Wilson became Labour Prime Minister.
1555: Bishops Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley were burnt at the stake for heresy.
When Mary Tudor, Henry VIII's Catholic elder daughter, inherited the throne and set about ruthlessly purging the country of religious reformists, Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, was one of 300 victims.
At Cambridge, Hugh Latimer preached against his opinions that year, not long before he was persuaded by Thomas Bilney to incline his ear toward what Melanchthon and other evangelicals meant.
It commemorates the burning at the stake of Protestant reformers Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer in 1555, though the actual spot of the execution is marked by a metal cross on Broad Street.
It commerates the burning at the stake of Protestant reformers Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer in 1555, though the actual spot of the execution is marked by a metal cross on Broad Street.
The daughter of veteran stage actor Hugh Latimer, she still caters for parties for Tony and Cherie Blair.