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Robert Glover

Also Known As: "Robert glover"
Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Baxterley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Glover and Thomasine Glover
Husband of Mary
Brother of Margaret Glover; William Glover; John Glover; Thomas Glover; Elizabeth Tilden and 5 others

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About Robert Glover

Robert Glover

Robert Glover (?-19 September 1555) was an English Protestant martyr who was burnt at Coventry in September 1555.[1]

Glover was born at Mancetter, Warwickshire, and educated at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge.[2] Under Henry VIII he became attracted to Protestant views.[1] He gained in BA in 1538, MA in 1541, and was a fellow until 1543. He married a niece of Hugh Latimer.

He was burnt to death at Coventry for heresy on the 20th of September, 1555.[3] He had been arrested earlier that year.[1]

Glover is among twelve such martyrs from the reigns of Henry VIII and Mary I commemorated on a memorial in the city, who are known collectively as The Coventry Martyrs.[4]


^ a b c Susan Wabuda, ‘Glover, Robert (d. 1555)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 8 Sept 2008 ^ Venn, J.; Venn, J. A., eds. (1922–1958). "Glover, Robert". Alumni Cantabrigienses (10 vols) (online ed.). Cambridge University Press. ^ "Robert Glover, scholar of King's in 1533; burnt to death at Coventry on the 20th of September, 1555". Creasy, Memoirs, p. 67. ^ Munden, Alan (1997) The Coventry Martyrs (Coventry: a Coventry Archives publication). References [edit]Creasy, E. S., Memoirs of Eminent Etonians: With Notices of the Early History of Eton College, R. Bentley, 1850.

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Baxterley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
September 20, 1555
Age 33
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom