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Oxford Inscriptions: Memorial to the Protestant Martyrs


Martyrs inscription on Balliol wall

 

Opposite this point
near the Cross in the
middle of Broad Street
HUGH LATIMER
One time Bishop of Worcester,
NICHOLAS RIDLEY
Bishop of London, and
THOMAS CRANMER
Archbishop of Canterbury,
were burnt for their
faith in 1555 and 1556.

                                           H.H.

 

 

Thia plaque, engraved by Heather Howes, is set in the wall of Balliol College in Broad Street.

Martyrs' cross

 

This is the Cross in the middle of Broad Street to which the above inscription refers

The Martyrs’ Memorial is around the corner at the south end of St Giles’ Street: see separate page for the inscriptions on that memorial

Stephanie Jenkins, 2013