Fox's Book of Martyrs

Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs

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Author: John Foxe
Language: English
Wordcount: 264,055 / 768 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.4
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 13,533
Added to site: 2007.08.26
mnybks.net#: 18015
Genres: Religion, History

The object of this work, is to give a brief history of persecution since the first introduction of christianity, till the present time. In doing this, we have commenced with the martyrdom of Stephen, and following the course of events, have brought the History of persecution down to the year 1830. In all ages, we find that a disposition to persecute for opinion's sake, has been manifested by wicked men, whatever may have been their opinions or sentiments on religious subjects.

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NS IN ENGLAND DURING THE REIGN OF QUEEN MARY.

The words and behaviour of Lady Jane upon the scaffold 204 John Rogers, Vicar of St. Sepulchre's, &c. 205 The Rev. Mr. Lawrence Saunders 207 History, imprisonment, and examination of John Hooper 209 Life and conduct of Dr. Rowland Taylor, of Hadley 212 Martyrdom of Tomkins, Pygot, Knight, and others 214 Dr. Robert Farrar 216 Martyrdom of Rawlins White 217 The Rev. Mr. George Marsh 218 William Flower 220 The Rev. John Cardmaker, and John Warne 221 Martyrdom of Simpson, Ardeley, Haukes, and others 222 Rev. John Bradford, and John Leaf, an apprentice 223 Martyrdom of Bland, Middleton, Hall, Carver and many others 225 John Denley, Packingham, and Newman 226 Coker, Hooper, Lawrence and others 227 The Rev. Robert Samuel 227 G. Catmer, R. Streater and others 228 Bishops Ridley and Latimer 228 Mr. John Webb and others 233 Martyrdom of Rev. F. Whittle, B. Green, Anna Wright, and others 235 An account of Archbishop Cranmer 236 Martyrdom of Agnes Potten, Joan Trun

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Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
2010.07.26
denise townsend
*****

when i first read this book i was impressed by the faith of belivers living in difficult times.
second time i read it i was blown away by people who chose it give up their earthly lives because they trusted and belived in what was written in the bible.it is and will be one of thoes books that i always reach for.

2009.03.22
randy wright
***..

Great Book!


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