Bridges, John, Stp
Bridges, John, S.T.P.
an English prelate, was installed prebendary of Winchester, August 19, 1565, became dean of Salisbury in 1577, and was consecrated bishop of Oxford, February 12, 1604. He died at March Baldon, near Oxford, March 25, 1618. He wrote, Supremtacie of Christian Princes, etc. (1573): — Defence of the Government Established in the Church of England, etc. (1587): — and Quatuor Evangelia (1604). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.