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John Philpot

(1516—1555) clergyman and protestant martyr


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(1516–55),

Protestant martyr. At an unknown date under Edward VI (1547–53) he became Archdeacon of Winchester. An attack on transubstantiation in the first Convocation of Mary's reign (1553) was followed by imprisonment. He was burnt at Smithfield.

Subjects: Christianity.


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