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Statementedited by Susan Bergman.
ContributionsBergman, Susan.
LC ClassificationsBR1608.5 .M38 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 332 p. ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL977667M
ISBN 100060611200, 0060611219
LC Control Number96014863

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That is how you should tell those stories, too. FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRS CHAPTER XII. The Life and Story of the True Servant and Martyr of God, William Tyndale. We have now to enter into the story of the good martyr of God, William Tyndale; which William Tyndale, as he was a special organ of the Lord appointed, and as God's mattock to shake the inward roots and foundation of the pope's proud prelacy, so the great prince of darkness, with his.

Book of Martyrs, FOXE’S.—John Foxe was born at Boston in Lincolnshire, England, inand was educated at Magdalen School and College, joined the more extreme Reformers early in life and under Edward VI acted as tutor to the children of the recently beheaded Earl of Surrey.

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Book 1: The Early Church: Martyrs of the Primitive Church / 29 Book 2: The Church in Early Britain / 91 Book 3: Three Hundred Years from King Egbert to William the Conqueror / Book 4: Three Hundred Years from William the Conqueror to John Wycliffe / Book 5: Concerning the Last Years / Book 6: Beginning with King Henry VI / The Book of Martyrs was an immediate best-seller in England.

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