The Acts and Monuments of the Church Containing the History and Sufferings of the Martyrs: Part Two

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Kessinger Publishing, 2004 - 376 pages
1838. Part Two of Two. Wherein is set forth at large the whole race and course of the church, from the primitive age to these later times. With a preliminary dissertation, on the difference between the church of Rome that now is, and the ancient church of Rome that then was. With a memoir of the author by his son. A new edition, with five appendices containing accounts of the Massacres in France: The Destruction of the Spanish Armada: The Irish Rebellion in the Year 1641: The Gunpowder Treason; and a Tract, showing that the executions of Papists in Queen Elizabeth's Reign, were for treason and not for heresy. Acts and Monuments, also known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs, is the landmark work of John Foxe, Protestant martyrologist. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Other volumes in this set are ISBN(s): 1417946105.

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John Foxe (1516???87) was a professor at Oxford, then a minister in London before being forced to flee to Europe when Queen Mary came to power. While in Europe he wrote this classic and published it after returning to England when Queen Elizabeth took the throne.

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