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Foxe, John 1516-1587

Works: 1,124 works in 2,989 publications in 4 languages and 28,415 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Biography  Chronologies  Drama  Sources  Juvenile works  Controversial literature  Sermons  Catechisms 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Composer, Former owner, Author of introduction, Other, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: BR1600, 272
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Foxe's book of martyrs by John Foxe( Book )

249 editions published between 1563 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the centuries, Christians have endured times of persecution, torture, and even death for daring to take a stand for their beliefs. These individuals were martyrs for the cause of Christ and have become an important part of our Christians heritage
Fox's book of martyrs : a history of the lives, sufferings and triumphant deaths of the early Christian and the Protestant martyrs by John Foxe( Book )

43 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FOXS BOOK OF MARTYRS- A HISTORY OF THE LIVES, SUFFERINGS AND TRIUMPHANT DEATHS OF THE EARLY CHRISTIAN AND THE PROTESTANT MARTYRS Edited by WILLIAM BYRON FORBUSH. Originally published in 1926. FOXS BOOK OF MARTYRS: When one recollects that until the appearance of the Pilgrims Progress the common people had almost no other reading matter except the Bible and Foxs Book of Martyrs, we can understand the deep impression that this book produced and how it served to mold the national character. Those who could read for themselves learned the full details of all the atrocities performed on the Protes tant reformers the illiterate could see the rude illustrations of the various instruments of torture, the rack, the gridiron, the boiling oil, and then the holy ones breathing out their souls amid the flames. Take a people just awakening to a new intellectual and religious life let several generations of them, from childhood to old age, pore over such a book, and its stories become traditions as individual and almost as potent as songs and customs on a nations life DOUGLAS CAMPBELL, The Puritan in Holland, England, and America. c If we divest the book of its accidental character of feud between churches, it yet stands, in the first years of Elizabeths reign, a mon ument that marks the growing strength of a desire for spiritual freedom, defiance of those forms that seek to stifle conscience and fetter thought HENRY MORLEY, English Writers. After the Bible itself, no book so profoundly influenced early-Protestant sentiment as the Book of Martyrs. Even in our own time it is still a living force. It is more than a record of persecution. It is an arsenal of controversy, a storehouse of romance, as well as a source of edification. JAMES MILLER DODDS, English Prose. Contents include: SKETCH OF THE AUTHOR ix-xiv CHAPTER PAGE I HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN MARTYRS TO THE FIRST GENERAL PERSECUTION UNDER NERO The Glorious Company of the Apostles .... 1-II THE TEN PRIMITIVE PERSECUTIONS Nero Burns Christians in the Imperial Gardens Ignatius, The Wheat of Christ Polycarp Re fuses to Deny Christ The Beheading of Justin, Martyr Christians in the Catacombs Origen Suffers by Fire Saint Lawrences Bed of Iron Sebastian is Pierced with Arrows 5 III PERSECUTIONS OF THE CHRISTIANS IN PERSIA The Emperor Constantine Protests The Fury of Julian the Apostate The Goths and Vandals The Last Roman Triumph The Noble Gothic Prince The Sacrificing of Boniface Bishop Alphege Defends Canterbury 33 IV PAPAL PERSECUTIONS Persecutions of the Brave Waldenses The Pope Wars against the Albigenses The Massacres of Saint Bartholomew Sufferings after the Revoca tion of the Edict of Nantes Martyrdom of John Galas 43 V AN ACCOUNT OF THE INQUISITION The Fierce Zeal of Dominic The Hounds of the Lord A Typical Inquisitory The Cruel Handling of Nicholas Burton Some Private Enormities of the Inquisition The Persecution of Dr. JEgidio The Tormenting of Dr. Gardiner The Sufferings of William Lithgow The Story of Galileo Summary of the Inquisition ... 60 CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE VI AN ACCOUNT OF THE PERSECUTIONS IN ITALY UNDER THE PAPACY The Courageous End of Arnold of Brescia Hounding of Calabrian Peasants Extermina tions at St. Xist Persecutions in the Valleys of Piedmont Remarkable Individuals who were Martyred The Piedmontese War Persecutions of Michael de Molinos of the Quiet Life
Narratives of the days of the reformation : chiefly from the manuscripts of John Foxe the martyrologist by John Gough Nichols( Book )

33 editions published between 1859 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reformatio legum ecclesiasticarum by England and Wales( Book )

62 editions published between 1571 and 1641 in Latin and English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acts and monuments of John Foxe; with a life of the martyrologist, and vindication of the work by John Foxe( Book )

10 editions published between 1841 and 1965 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of martyrs, or, A history of the lives, sufferings, and triumphant deaths of the primitive as well as Protestant martyrs ... by John Foxe( Book )

49 editions published between 1830 and 1943 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foxe's Christian martyrs of the world : from the celebrated work by John Foxe( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acts and monuments of John Foxe: a new and complete edition: with a preliminary dissertation, by the Rev. George Townsend by John Foxe( Book )

9 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The preliminary dissertation (v. 1, p. [1]-495) consists of a life of John Foxe, preceded by an open letter to one of the subscribers
Christus triumphans : comoedia apocalyptica by John Foxe( Book )

25 editions published between 1556 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 11798207. (stc) Wing F2038. (stc) Arber's Term cat. I 104. (vid) 49333. (DLPS) A40366.0001.001. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at for further information or permissions. Apocalyptic literature. Comber, Thomas, 1645-1699
Foxe's Book of martyrs : select narratives by John Foxe( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man: we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as, I trust, shall never be put out." Hugh Latimer's famous words of consolation to Nicholas Ridley as they are both about to be burnt alive for heresy come from John Foxe's magisterial Acts and Monuments, popularly known as the Book of Martyrs . This vast collection of unforgettable accounts of religious persecution exerted as great an influence on early modern England and New England as the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer. It contains many stirring stories of the apprehension, interrogation, imprisonment, and execution of alleged heretics. Based on a new transcription of the last edition overseen by John Foxe, this new edition includes a full introduction to Foxe and his times, the religious conflicts, and the nature of martyrological narratives. The text is further enhanced by 21 of the original woodcut illustrations, glossaries of people, places, and words, a general index, and notes explaining allusions and identifying scriptural quotations. - Publisher
Of free justification by Christ by John Foxe( Book )

12 editions published between 1694 and 1977 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of martyrs : containing an account of the suffering and death of the Protestants in the reign of Queen Mary the First by John Foxe( Book )

22 editions published between 1732 and 1776 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings of John Fox, Bale, and Coverdale by John Foxe( Book )

13 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sermon of Christ crucified : preached at Paul's Cross the Friday before Easter, ... by John Foxe by John Foxe( )

17 editions published between 1575 and 1759 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Fox's book of martyrs : a history of the lives, sufferings and triumphant deaths of the early Christian and the Protestant martyrs
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