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John Rogers

01 January 1505 - 04 February 1555

Biography

John Rogers was an English clergyman, Bible translator and commentator. He guided the development of the Matthew Bible in vernacular English during the reign of Henry VIII and was the first English Protestant martyr under Mary I of England who was determined to restore Roman Catholicism.

  • Born: 01 January 1505, Birmingham, England
  • Died: 04 February 1555, Smithfield, London
  • Family: Married Adriana de Weyden