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 (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.


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


(ˈlæt ə mər)

Hugh, c1470–1555, English Protestant Reformation bishop, reformer, and martyr.
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Latimer, a very fashionably dressed young man, came up to my rooms and asked me to accompany him in a cab which was waiting at the door.
Latimer seated himself opposite to me and we started off through Charing Cross and up the Shaftesbury Avenue.
Latimer followed closely at my heels, and took his place opposite to me without a word.
It seemed to me to be obvious that this Greek girl had been carried off by the young Englishman named Harold Latimer.
The brother, on his arrival in England, had imprudently placed himself in the power of Latimer and of his associate, whose name was Wilson Kemp--that through his ignorance of the language he was helpless in their hands, had kept him a prisoner, and had endeavored by cruelty and starvation to make him sign away his own and his sister's property.
When you are quite well enough to travel, Latimer, I shall take you home with me.
Well, Latimer, you thought me long," my father said .
The other hunter, Latimer, a lean, Yankee-looking fellow with shrewd, narrow-slitted eyes, held otherwise, held that the seal pup was born on the land for no other reason than that it could not swim, that its mother was compelled to teach it to swim as birds were compelled to teach their nestlings how to fly.
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