|The blogger standing at the former site of the |
White Horse Inn in Cambridge in 1997. A plaque referencing
the Inn is nearby.
|Latimer preaching to Edward VI|
|Martyrdom of Latimer and Ridley|
The martyrdom of Ridley and Latimer has been famously described in Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. It is said with some authority that as the flames burned around the two men, the elder Latimer turned to Ridley to encourage him, declaring,
The spot where the Martyrs were burned is in the middle of a street in Oxford, marked with a tile cross. Nearby is the Martyrs Memorial, commemorating the event and the Reformation it ignited in Great Britain. There is no burial place recorded for the remains of the Martyrs.
|Marker where the martyrdom of Ridley and Latimer|
took place in Oxford
|Marker near the site of martyrdom in Oxford. I never |
saw this when I was there - my friend Aaron Mayfield
gave me his picture
|The blogger on a cold November day 1997at the|
Martyrs Memorial in Oxford