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John Bradford
b. 1510 – d. 1555 • Church Reformer • Martyr • Protestant
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Bradford, John
Bradford, John (c. 1510–55), Protestant martyr. He was a native of Manchester and for a time secretary to Sir John Harrington, paymaster of the English forces in France. He began studying law at the Inner Temple c. 1547, but after hearing sermons by H. *Latimer he became consciencestricken over his involvement
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Bradford, John
BRADFORD, JOHN (c. 1510–1555)English Protestant martyrBorn in Manchester, Bradford began his career as a secretary to Sir John Harrington. Then in 1547 he went to the Inner Temple Court of Law in London to study. Finding theology preferable to law, he went to St. Catherine’s Hall, Cambridge, in 1548.