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Published by Angelus Press in Kansas City, MO .
Written in English



  • England


  • Christian martyrs -- England -- Biography.,
  • Catholics -- England -- Biography.,
  • Reformation -- England -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementMalcolm Brennan.
LC ClassificationsBX4659.G7 B74 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 166 p. :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL424090M
LC Control Number98129565

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The Actes and Monuments, popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs, is a work of Protestant history and martyrology by Protestant English historian John Foxe, first published in by John Day. It includes a polemical account of the sufferings of Protestants under the Catholic Church, with particular emphasis on England and : John Foxe. This is an excellent summary of the martyrdom of many Catholic priests and laymen in Elizabethan England who were simply tortured and murdered for their Catholic beliefs. This book is a good sequel to the "Autobiography of a Hunted Priest" by John Gerard and "The Protestant Reformation in England" by William s: 2.   Dec 12 Martyrs of the English Reformation. Joseph Pearce. Featured Stories. One of the biggest mistakes that a student of history can make is to confuse the so-called English “Reformation” with its namesake on the continent. Whereas the Protestant Reformation in Europe was animated by the genuine theological differences that separated those. John Foxe, (born , Boston, Lincolnshire, Eng.—died Ap , Cripplegate, London), English Puritan preacher and author of The Book of Martyrs, a graphic and polemic account of those who suffered for the cause of Protestantism.

  Tyndale's New Testament, Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer and Foxe's Book of Martyrs are no longer commonly recognised titles, yet for nearly four hundred years these works formed the backbone of. Martyrs were the first saints and some were among the most popular saints of the Middle Ages. Because it was the manner of their death that won them their place in heaven, martyrs were a special case; unlike other saints, evidence of heroic virtue in life and miracles were not required. Like the early martyrs, many sixteenth-century English martyrs were immediately recognized as saints by.   The Female Martyrs of the English Reformation Paperback – Febru by Charlotte Elizabeth (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from kindle_meta_binding "Please retry" $ — — hardcover_meta_binding "Please retry" $ Author: Charlotte Elizabeth. The Female Martyrs of the English Reformation. Charlotte Elizabeth. John S. Taylor & Company, no. Nassau Street, - Anti-Catholicism - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.

59 Indeed, the rhetoric of ‘bloody enemies’ proliferated in English Protestant writings well before English Protestant depictions of bleeding martyrs appeared. See, for example, such language in: Roy & Barlowe, Rede Me, 20, 60, 97; Fish, A Supplicacyon, 5–6, 9; William Tyndale, The Obedience of a Christian Man (Cross Reach Publications. Martyrs of the English Reformation (Book, ) [] Get this from a library! Martyrs of the English Reformation. This is the bloody chronicle of twenty-four English saints who laid down their lives as a testimony to the truth of the Catholic Faith during the English "Reformation." Champion men and women. Inspiring to the young. Find strength in the heroic lives of t. WHEN Pope Francis was in Sweden in the autumn, helping to prepare for the th anniversary of the Reformation in , he spoke of the “ecumenism of blood” shared by Churches from past persecutions (News, 4 November).Such words could be taken to heart in Britain, as we reflect on the mutual sufferings inflicted here, too, by the Reformation.