John Foxe: An Historical Perspective

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D. M. Loades
Ashgate, Jan 1, 1999 - Religion - 256 pages
This is a wide-ranging review of the reception in England and other countries of Foxe's Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs from the time of its original publication between 1563 and 1583, up to the nineteenth century.
Essays by leading scholars deal with the development of the text, the illustrations and the uses to which the work was put by protagonists in subsequent religious controversies. This volume is derived from the second John Foxe Colloquium held at Jesus College, Oxford in 1997.

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Contents

Tyndale and Foxe
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John Foxes Characterization
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The Unsteady Beginnings of English Protestant Martyrology
52
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

David Loades is Honorary Research Professor at the University of Sheffield. His previous publications include 'The Tudor Court' (1992) and 'Elizabeth I' (2003).

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