Acts and Monuments of these Latter and Perilous Days

Acts and Monuments of these Latter and Perilous Days

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  • John Foxe — Infobox Writer name =John Foxe |frame caption = birthdate = 1517 birthplace = Boston, Lincolnshire, England1 deathdate = 1587 deathplace = England occupation = clergyman, author genre = church history movement = Puritan influences = influenced =… …   Wikipedia

  • FOXE, John — (1517 1587) John Foxe was a zealous proponent of the English Reformation, renowned as the compiler of Acts and Monuments of These Latter and Perilous Days (first edition, 1563), known popularly as The Book of Martyrs. This monumental collection… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Monument — Mon u*ment, n. [F., fr. L. monumentum, fr. monere to remind, admonish. See {Monition}, and cf. {Moniment}.] 1. Something which stands, or remains, to keep in remembrance what is past; a memorial. [1913 Webster] Of ancient British art A pleasing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foxe’s Book of Martyrs — (also Acts and Monuments of these Latter and Perilous Days) a book (1554) written by John Foxe (1516–87). It describes the deaths of the many British Protestants who were killed because of their religious beliefs when the Catholic Mary I was… …   Universalium

  • Foxe's Book of Martyrs — Foxe’s Book of Martyrs [Foxes Book of Martyrs] (also Acts and Monuments of these Latter and Perilous Days ; ) a book (1554) written by John Foxe (1516–87). It describes the deaths of the many British ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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