Reference Entry

Fisher, John [St John Fisher] (c. 1469-1535), bishop of Rochester, cardinal, and martyr

Richard Rex

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Cambridge and Lady Margaret Beaufort | Securing St John's College | Bishop of Rochester | Opponent of heresy | Polemical theologian | The king's divorce | Opposition to Henry VIII | Resistance and martyrdom | Early biography | Final assessment

Reference Entry.  7392 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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