23 September 1571 – Death of Bishop John Jewel

Posted By claire on September 23, 2011

On this day in history, 23rd September 1571, the 49 year old Bishop of Salisbury, Bishop John Jewel, died at Monkton Farleigh Manor after being taken ill while preaching a sermon in Lacock.

You can read more about this interesting Bishop and Apologist of the Church of England in my article “Bishop John Jewel”.


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