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All articles & reviews tagged with john-rogers

Historical

November 2017
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John Rogers, Reformation martyr

Over 460 years ago, on 4 February 1555, John Rogers was tied to a post in Smithfield, London, firewood was heaped around him, and he was burned to death — because he was an evangelical Christian. In the next three and a half years, nearly 300 more martyrs died in the same way. Our…

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The Marian martyrs

Historical

March 2005
Articles > Historical

The Marian martyrs

1. John Rogers and the persecution Four hundred and fifty years ago on 4 February 1555 John Rogers was tied to a post in Smithfield, London, firewood was heaped around him and he was burned to death — because he was an evangelical Christian.   In the next three and a half years nearly…

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John Rogers and the English bible

Historical

December 2001
Articles > Historical

John Rogers and the English bible

John Rogers was born in 1500 in the hamlet of Deritend, since swallowed up by modern-day Birmingham. He matriculated to Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, around 1521 and took his BA in 1525. Nicholas Ridley was a contemporary. The Bishop of London's registry confirms Rogers' appointment as Rector of Holy Trinity, in the City of London…

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Historical

November 1997
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Of whom the world was not worthy – Ezekiel Rogers – God’s poor exile

Rowley Manor in Yorkshire is an idyllic venue for a wedding reception. Approached along a tree-lined glade, its spacious rooms and sweeping lawns, surrounded by peaceful pastureland, convey an air of tranquility. But it was not always so. If we were to travel back in time some three hundred and fifty years, a picture…

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Review – John Rogers

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January 1970
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Review – John Rogers

John Rogers Tim Shenton Day One; 144 pages; £7.00 ISBN: 978-1-84625-084-2   The aim of this book is to focus our attention on the phenomenon of martyrdom. Tim Shenton does this by describing in detail the path that led John Rogers to his death by burning at the stake in London in 1555 -…

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