Jewell, John (15221571)

Jewell, John, early English Protestant divine, born near Ilfracombe; educated at Oxford; became Tutor of Corpus Christi; embraced the Reformed faith, and was secretary to Peter Martyr in 1547; he received the living of Sunningwell, Berks, in 1551, but on Mary's accession fled to Strasburg; Elizabeth made him Bishop of Salisbury in 1559, and three years later he published his “Apology for the English Church,” in his defence of which he sought to base the faith of the Church on the direct teaching of Christ apart from that of the Fathers and tradition (15221571).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Jew, The Wandering * Jews, The
Jesuitism
Jesuit
Jesus, the son of Sirach
Jesus Christ
Jet
Jetsam
Jeu de Paume
Jeunesse Dorée
Jevons, William Stanley
Jew, The Wandering
Jewell, John
Jews, The
Jeypore
Jezebel
Jina
Jingo
Jinn
Joab
Joachim, Joseph
Joachim, St.
Joan, Pope

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