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John Redman (Trinity College)

John Redman (1499–1551) was a Tudor churchman and academic, the first Master of Trinity College, Cambridge (1546–1551).

Redman studied at Oxford, Paris and Cambridge, where he gained his BA in 1526, his MA in 1530 and his DD in 1537.[1] He became a fellow of St John's College in 1530, was Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity from 1538 to 1542, and Warden of King's Hall from 1542 to 1546. In 1546 he was appointed by Henry VIII of England to be the first Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and from 1549 to 1551 combined this with the Lady Margaret's divinity chair. He rebuked William Latimer over doctrinal matters.


  1. ^ "Redman, John (RDMN525J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Master of Trinity College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
William Bill