was an early English
convert to Islam
in the 16th century.
He is mentioned by the 16th century writer Richard Hakluyt in his book Voyager's Tales.
- The king had there before in his house a son of a yeoman of our Queen's guard, whom the king's son had enforced to turn Turk; his name was John Nelson.
- Islam in Britain, 1558 - 1685 by Nabil Matar (Cambridge University Press 1998)