24th May 1522 - birth of Bishop John Jewel

On this day in 1522 John Jewel was born. He became Bishop of Salisbury in 1559 and was known for his anti-Catholic ‘Apology of the Church of England’[1]


[1] Jewell Close, Salisbury « Salisbury, Wiltshire and Stonehenge, URL: /streetnames/jewell-close-salisbury

Images credit

Pic: By Rev. Thomas Davidson 1856-1923 (ed.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons