The book of martyrs
John Foxe

The book of martyrs

containing an account of the sufferings & death of the Protestants in the reign of Queen Mary the First. Illustrated with copper-plates. Originally written by Mr. John Fox. Now carefully revis'd & corrected with a recommendatory preface by the Revd. Mr. Madan.

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Published by Publish'd as the act directs, Octr, 12th, 1776, for H. Trapp, Pater-noster Row 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

The titlepage is engraved.

Published in 59 numbered parts.

Possibly issued with Fox's 'The lives of the primitive martyrs', London, [1776?].

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1983. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 215, no. 2).

Series
Eighteenth century -- reel 215, no. 2.

The Physical Object

Format
Microform
Pagination
[2],iv,815,[5]p.,plates
Number of pages
815

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16938608M

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