Definition of Ridley, Nicholas in English:

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Ridley, Nicholas

Pronunciation: /ˈrɪdli/
(Circa 1500–55), English Protestant bishop and martyr. He was appointed bishop of Rochester (1547) and then of London (1550). He opposed the Catholic policies of Mary I, for which he was burnt at the stake in Oxford.
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