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John Rogers
b. circa 1500 – d. February 4, 1555 • Martyr • Translator
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Rogers, John
Rogers, John (c. 1500–55), editor of ‘*Matthew’s Bible’ and first English Protestant Martyr under *Mary. Educated at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, in 1534 he became chaplain to the English merchants in Antwerp. Soon after meeting W. *Tyndale (d. 1536), then engaged on his translation of the Scriptures, he
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Rogers, John
Rogers, John(1500?–55). The English religious Reformer John Rogers was the first Protestant martyr of Queen Mary I’s reign. He is also remembered as the editor of the landmark English Bible published in 1537 under the pseudonym Thomas Matthew.Born in about 1500 in Aston, England, Rogers graduated from
Who’s Who in Christian History
Rogers, John
Rogers, John (c. 1500–1555)Editor of Matthew’s Bible, the second complete Bible in English; first Protestant to be executed in the reign of Queen MaryRogers was born near Birmingham and educated at Pembroke Hall in Cambridge. In 1532 he became rector of Holy Trinity, London, a position he resigned