Pietro Vermigli (1500-1562), Reformer, Theologian and known as 'Peter Martyr'
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Known as Peter Martyr; Protestant theologian. Born in Florence, he fled Italy as a heretic (1542). He was brought to London by Cranmer (1547) and appointed Professor of Divinity at Oxford (1548). Left England in 1553, but corresponded with him in Strasburg and later in Zurich.