Acts and monuments of matters most special and memorable, happening in ...
John Foxe

Acts and monuments of matters most special and memorable, happening in the church

with an universal history of the same : wherein is set forth at large, the whole race and course of the church, from the primitive age to these later times of ours, with the bloody times, horrible troubles, and great persecutions against the true martyrs of Christ, sought and wrought as well by heathen emperors, as now lately practiced by Romish prelates, especially in this realm of England and Scotland : now again, as it was recognized, perused, and recommended to the studious reader

The ninth edition.

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Published by Printed for the Company of Stationers in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Acts and monuments of matters most special and memorable, happening in the church with an universal history of the same. Wherein is set forth at large, the whole race and course of the church, from the primitive age to these later times of ours, with the bloody times, horrible troubled, and great persecutions against the true martyrs of Christ ... Whereunto are annexed certain additions of like persecutions which have happened in these later times. To which also is added the life of the author both in Latine and English." (Taken from the MARC record.)

Edition Notes

First complete English ed. published in 1563 under title: Actes and monuments of these latter and perillous dayes, touching matters of the church.

"A table of tables" [i.e. index]: prelim. p. v. 1 [60]-[68]; "table" v. 3 p. [1]-[44] at end.

Vols. 2-3 have title: The second [ -third] volume of the ecclesiastical history : containing the acts and monuments of martyrs ...

Frontispiece port. engraved by John Sturt.

Numerous errors in paging.

Wing F2036

Side notes, numerous ms. notes.

Autograph of Thomas Medlycott (v. 2)

Bound in full calf, gilt-stamped. Binder's title: Foxe's book of martyrs.

Genre
Biography., Chronology.

The Physical Object

Pagination
3 v. ([123], 895 p. ; [2], 551, 131 p. ; [2], 959, [44] p.) :
Number of pages
959

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16315572M

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