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  Nicholas Ridley - LoveToKnow 1911
The second son of Christopher Ridley of Unthank Hall, near Willemoteswick, in that county, he was born in the beginning of the 16th century.
In 1547 Ridley was presented by his college to the Cambridgeshire living of Soham, and in September of the same year he was nominated bishop of Rochester.
Having signed the letters patent settling the English crown on Lady Jane Grey, Ridley, in a sermon preached at St Paul's cross on the 9th of July 1553, affirmed that the princesses Mary and Elizabeth were illegitimate and that the succession of the former would be disastrous to the religious interests of England.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Nicholas_Ridley   (613 words)

 Diocese of London - Bishop's Address: 450th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Nicholas Ridley
Ridley said in relation to the bread and the wine that “unto this material substance is given the property of the thing whereof it beareth the name”.
Ridley’s view of the sacrament as far as he was able to develop it in the press of his busy years as a bishop and the circumstances of his imprisonment is not so very different from the Agreement on Eucharistic Doctrine which emerged from the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission meeting at Windsor in 1971.
Ridley’s legacy was of course disputed and both parties in the later sixteenth century Church of England, conformist and would be non- conformist in the very different circumstances of Elizabeth’s reign, appealed to his example.
www.london.anglican.org /SermonShow_5205   (4472 words)

 Hugh LATIMER, Nicholas RIDLEY and Thomas CRANMER, Bishops and Martyrs
As Bishop of Rochester, Ridley was chosen to strengthen and establish the Reformed teachings at Cambridge, and he was a commissioner in the examination that resulted in the deposition of bishops Stephen Gardiner and Edmund Bonner.
Ridley supported Lady Jane Grey's claims to the crown, and in 1553, shortly after the accession of the Catholic Mary I, he was imprisoned.
He promoted Henry’s marriage (1540) to Anne of Cleves and the divorce from her, and was later (1542) one of the accusers of Catherine Howard.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Bios/Latimer,Ridley,Cranmer.htm   (3318 words)

 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Ridley, Nicholas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
RIDLEY, NICHOLAS [Ridley, Nicholas] c.1500-1555, English prelate, reformer, and Protestant martyr.
As bishop of Rochester (1547), Ridley was chosen to strengthen and establish the Reformed teachings at Cambridge.
Ridley supported Lady Jane Grey's claims to the crown, and in 1553, shortly after Mary Tudor's accession as the Catholic Mary I, he was imprisoned.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/R/Ridley-N1.asp   (395 words)

 Nicholas Ridley
The second son of Christopher Ridley of Uthank Hall, near Willemoteswick, in that county, he was born in the beginning of the 16th century.
Having proceeded B.D. in 1537, he was appointed by Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, one of his chaplains, and in April 1538 the same prelate instituted him to the vicarage of Herne in Kent.
In 1540 he was chosen master of Pembroke Hall; in 1541 he became chaplain to King Henry VIII and canon of Canterbury.
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 Ridley Hall theological training college, Cambridge: Latest news
Ridley Hall in Cambridge, which trains ministers for the Church of England, is named after Nicholas Ridley, one of the leading martyrs of the English Reformation.
Bishop Ridley, who chose to burn at the stake in 1555 rather than renounce his Protestant views, was a Fellow and later Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Ridley chose to burn rather than turn and he went to the stake on October 16, 1555.
www.ridley.cam.ac.uk /press.html   (383 words)

 Biography Nicholas Ridley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ridley was born in Northumberland, and in 1518 he went to Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Ridley was instrumental in the production of the first edition of the Book of Common Prayer in 1549 and its revision in 1552, where his theology of the Eucharist was given special place in the order of service for Holy Communion.
Ridley was fastened to the stake by an iron chain, and a bag of gunpowder was hung around his neck.
www.tlogical.net /bioridley.htm   (498 words)

 Fairlambs USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Until recently it was supposed that Nicholas was born in Stockton, but there is no direct evidence to suggest it, and indeed the the certificate itself only refers to his having lived in Stockton since the time 'of his apprenticeship'.
Nicholas served also as a member of the Assembly from Chester County from 1704 to 1706 and from 1711 to 1714.
The only son of Nicholas II Fairlamb, Jonas Preston became one of the most widely known civil engineers of his day and was regarded as a man of unusual capacity in his profession.
www.us.fairlamb.org   (2239 words)

 Stepney Folk:Nicholas Ridley
He was a friend of Archbishop Cranmer and in 1537 became his chaplain, in 1540 master of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, and in 1541 chaplain to Henry VIII and canon of Canterbury.
Stow relates 'This man (Nicholas Ridley) by his deed, dated the twelfth day after Christmas in the 4th year of Edward VI (1551), gave to the king the manors........
After the death of Edward VI, Ridley espoused the claim of Lady Jane Grey and was sent to the Tower and tried in 1554.
website.lineone.net /~fight/Stepney/ridley.htm   (426 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Ridley, Nicholas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ridley, Nicholas RIDLEY, NICHOLAS [Ridley, Nicholas] c.1500-1555, English prelate, reformer, and Protestant martyr.
Latimer was educated at Cambridge, entered the church, and came under the influence of the Reformation.
Mary I MARY I [Mary I] (Mary Tudor), 1516-58, queen of England (1553-58), daughter of Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragón.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/10984.html   (301 words)

 October 16: Ridley and Latimer martyred
The scholar Nicholas Ridley had been a chaplain to King Henry VIII and was Bishop of London under his son Edward.
When Ridley was asked if he believed the pope was heir to the authority of Peter as the foundation of the Church, he replied that the church was not built on any man but on the truth Peter confessed -- that Christ was the Son of God.
Ridley said he could not honor the pope in Rome since the papacy was seeking its own glory, not the glory of God.
chi.gospelcom.net /DAILYF/2003/10/daily-10-16-2003.shtml   (855 words)

 1517-1564: The Reformation.
Henry VIII, who long ago got special permission from the bishop of Rome to marry his brother's virgin widow Catherine, has been upset because she cannot bear him a son.
Henry is sorry to have to do this, and his court wears mourning for two weeks.
Henry VIII marries and divorces Anne of Cleves, executes the now-unpopular Thomas Cromwell, and marries Katherine Howard.
justus.anglican.org /resources/timeline/06reformation.html   (1223 words)

 Nicholas Ridley
Chaplain to Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury and King Henry the Eighth.
He denounced both Mary and Elizabeth, daughters of Henry the Eighth, as being illegitimate and described Mary as a Papist.
Cranmer, Latimer and Ridley were taken from the Tower of London to Oxford to take part in a theological “discussion” about “transubstantiation” with Catholic theologians in the Divinity School of the University.
www.britainunlimited.com /Biogs/Ridley.htm   (223 words)

 Heather's Howell Family - pafg61 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Mary RIDLEY [Parents] was born on 12 Mar 1707 in Truro, Barnstable County, MA.
Ann RIDLEY was born on 17 Mar 1710 in Truro, Barnstable County, MA.
Thomas RIDLEY was born on 13 Dec 1715 in Truro, Barnstable County, MA.
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 Westminster Seminary California clark
Seeing Henry's unsuccessful attempt to free himself to pro­duce an heir, Cranmer suggested to Henry that he might consult the universities who in turn might be able to find grounds in canon law for the divorce.
During Henry's life, the most radical move Cranmer made was to encourage the distribution of the Bible in English, not an insignificant contribution, mind you, but not enough to get him in trouble with his "boss," as it were.
Ridley distributed his garments, a small collection of mementos brought for the purpose, among the officers, and among his weeping friends and relatives.
www.wscal.edu /clark/oxfordmartyrs.php   (3369 words)

 Nov 05 - Article - Missionary Spotlight - The Marian Martyrs - Hugh Latimer and Nichcolas Ridley - Robert Oliver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Nicholas Ridley was fifty-five years of age, a distinguished scholar and until recently Bishop of London.
By the mid 1520s Henry VIII was restless and although opposed to the teaching of Martin Luther soon had his own quarrel with the pope.
This was dangerous teaching in the reign of Henry VIII, but in early 1547 the old king died and almost immediately Ridley was appointed Bishop of Rochester.
www.evangelical-times.org /Articles/Nov05/Nov05a11.htm   (1502 words)

 Blue Letter Bible - Study Tools
Upon the death of Henry, in 1546, Cranmer crowned the young king, and during the short reign of that monarch was very zealous in promoting the Reformation.
Ridley was dressed in his bishop's robes, and Bishop Latimer wore his prison garb.
Upon the death of Edward VI., Ridley attempted to set Lady Jane Grey, on the throne; failing in this, he was compelled to ask pardon of Mary, which she refused to grant.
blueletterbible.org /study/parallel/paral06.html   (6018 words)

 Ridley Family
DREWRY RIDLEY was born about 1759 in Crowhurst Sussex England; died Dec 1835 in Sussex Co. England.
The IGI records show a Drew Ridley born to Thomas Ridley and his wife, Sarah (possibly Sarah Billcliffe) in 1759 in Crowhurst Surrey England.
Probate of the estate of Robert Ridley is on file at the Surrogate's Office Seneca Co. NY.
www.angelfire.com /ny/chickened/ridleyfamily.html   (1572 words)

 Believing Thomas -October 2003
Cranmer, Hugh Latimer, and Nicholas Ridley were all martyred at Oxford by Queen Mary Tudor (daughter of King Henry VIII), later known as Bloody Mary.
Upon the death of Henry VIII in 1547, there were three principal heirs to the throne, Mary (daughter of Henry and Catherine of Aragon), Elizabeth (daughter of Henry and Anne Boleyn) and Edward (son of Henry and Jane Seymour).
Ridley, who had also been a member of the committee which drafted the Book of Common Prayer, became Cranmer's chaplain in 1537.
www.sfcsa.org /church/bt_2003_10.htm   (630 words)

 Stauron - Volume 15, Issue 6
Henry appointed Thomas Cranmer as archbishop of Canterbury, and Cranmer immediately pronounced Henry's marriage with Katharine invalid and crowned Anne queen.
Not to be outdone, the pope retaliated by excommunicating Henry.
Yet Henry's resolve to oust papal rule in his realm over his marriage to Anne Boleyn would ultimately open the way for yet another beachhead in the battles for reformation.
www.credenda.org /issues/15-6stauron.php   (821 words)

 Thomas Cranmer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
For two years Henry VIII, King of England, had wanted to divorce Catherine of Arragon on account of her "failure" to provide him with a male heir.
By January, 1533, Henry was desperate for a divorce, if only because the woman he wanted to marry next, Anne Boleyn, was already pregnant.
He was old, sick, weakened by incarceration, and haunted by the sight of Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley, fellow-Reformers, burning excruciatingly at the stake.
www.victorshepherd.on.ca /Heritage/cranmer.htm   (996 words)

 titusonenine » Blog Archive » The final hours of Bishops Latimer and Ridley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ridley encouraged his fellow martyr: “Be of good heart, brother, for God will either assuage the fury of the flame or else strengthen us to abide it.” Ridley kissed the stake and the two men prayed together, kneeling side by side.
Ridley’s brother-in-law, George Shipside, was allowed within the cordon of guards to give a bag of gunpowder to the two men to shorten their sufferings, which they accepted thankfully as a token of the mercy of God.
Ridley was able to swing himself forward, so that the fire reached the bag of gunpowder around his neck.
titusonenine.classicalanglican.net /?p=9678   (2485 words)

 Chapter 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Henry’s will said nothing of an absolute ruler; he had intended the rule to be achieved through the efforts of all sixteen regents ruling in Edward’s stead.
Cranmer’s former chaplain, Nicholas Ridley, defined it thus: he said that the communicant’s body fed on the symbolic bread and wine whereas the soul received and fed upon the body and the blood of Christ, the presence of which is spiritual only and not corporeal[xv]:
Nicholas Ridley, Edward’s Bishop of London, believed that the reaction to the changes made during Edward’s six years was little more than outward acceptance of a new religion for political or personal aims, and any obedience to it was merely show, nothing more.
shakti.trincoll.edu /~jchapman/Chapter2.htm   (4101 words)

 Biography: Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley, Thomas Cranmer, The Oxford Martyrs (16 October 1555)
He was Bishop of Worcester (pronounced WOOS-ter) in the time of King Henry, but resigned in protest against the King's refusal to allow the Protestant reforms that Latimer desired.
Thomas Cranmer was Archbishop of Canterbury in the days of Henry, and defended the position that Henry's marriage to Katharine of Aragon (Spain) was null and void.
When Edward came to the throne, Cranmer was foremost in translating the worship of the Church into English (his friends and enemies agree that he was an extraordinarily gifted translator) and securing the use of the new forms of worship.
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 Gesneriaceae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Botanists who have made significant contributions to the systematics of the family are George Bentham, Robert Brown, B.L. Burtt, C.B. Clarke, Olive M. Hilliard, Joseph Dalton Hooker, William Jackson Hooker, Elmer Drew Merrill, Harold E. Moore, Jr.
, Conrad Vernon Morton, Henry Nicholas Ridley, Laurence Skog, W.T. Wang, Anton Weber, and Hans Wiehler.
Several researchers are currently working on this group and the generic classification has been changing rapidly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gesneriaceae   (353 words)

 Nicholas II - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Nicholas II - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Nicholas II (1868-1918), Emperor (tsar) of Russia (1894-1917); the last of the Romanov dynasty to rule Russia, he was deposed by the...
This obituary for Nicholas II appeared in The Times on July 22, 1918.
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 Diocese of London - News: Bishop of London speaks at 450th anniversary of martyrdom of Nicholas Ridley
“We thought that the best way to commemorate Nicholas Ridley and the beginning of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the theological college that bears his name was to engage the principles of the Reformation Church with the mission of the Contemporary Church” the Principal Canon Chris Cocksworth told the 200 guests on Friday (November 4).
Ridley was born in Northumberland, and in 1518 went to Pembroke College Cambridge, later becoming a fellow and after studying in France subsequently master.
Just before Edward’s death in 1553, Ridley unwisely supported the claim of Lady Jane Grey-she is buried in the chapel —to the throne and publicly denounced Mary and Elizabeth, as Henry VIII’s daughters, as illegitimate.
www.london.anglican.org /NewsShow_5209   (696 words)

 Hawksmoor Nicholas - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Hawksmoor, Nicholas (1661-1736), English architect who was one of the greatest exponents of the English Baroque style.
The present church, begun in 1245 under Henry III, was built on the site of an older church, consecrated in 1065, that itself stood on the site of a...
Although heavily involved in royal commissions and in the rebuilding of London, Wren completed a number of other buildings in Oxford (for example,...
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 December 10 - Today in Science History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
At the turn of century (1888-1912), as the first Director of the Singapore Botanic Gardens Ridley conducted experiments with Para rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis) that convinced him of the enormous economic potential of rubber as a plantation crop.
Despite considerable initial opposition among planters, he persisted, and by 1896 Malaya's planters were convinced, and the first rubber estates were planted using his seeds.
Ridley also carried out an extensive study of plants of the Malay Peninsula, especially monocotyledons.
www.todayinsci.com /12/12_10.htm   (3038 words)

 Ridley's Rubber Farms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This year a British botanist named Henry Nicholas Ridley director of the Singapore Botanical Garden, Singapore being a British colony at this time.
Ridley is very interested in some plants which have been shipped to Singapore from the Royal Botanical Garden in London.
The Singapore Botanical Garden's new director, Henry Ridley, sets to work on rubber plants, comparing them with other rubber-producing plants, and figuring out the best way to harvest the rubber.
www.pslc.ws /macrog/exp/rubber/bepisode/malay.htm   (996 words)

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