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date: 28 May 2024

Hugh Latimer c.1485–1555
English Protestant martyr 

  1. The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
    The Second Sermon preached before the King's Majesty (19 April 1549); see Ovid
  2. Be of good comfort Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as (I trust) shall never be put out.
    prior to being burned for heresy, 16 October 1555
    John Foxe Actes and Monuments (1570 ed.); see Bible