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John Foxe
Birth: 1516
Boston
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Apr. 18, 1587
Greater London, England

English clergyman, author of the noted Book of Martyrs. He early became a Protestant and, when Mary Tudor became queen, he fled from England to Strasbourg. There was printed (1554), in Latin, the first part of his history of the persecution of Protestant reformers. Foxe moved to Basel and had published (1559) the first complete edition, in Latin, of his history. After Elizabeth's accession, an expanded English edition appeared (1563) entitled The Actes and Monuments of These Latter and Perilous Dayes. The work was commonly known as the Book of Martyrs, and its chief purpose was to praise the heroism and piety of the Protestant martyrs of Mary's reign. The book was widely read, and its influence was extensive, although as history it is highly prejudiced and not altogether trustworthy. (bio by: Mark McManus) 
 
Burial:
St Giles Cripplegate Churchyard
London
City of London
Greater London, England
Plot: Marked on pillar near altar
 
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Originally Created by: Mark McManus
Record added: Oct 19, 2005
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Remembering my 12x's great-grandfather with love may he RIP
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