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Foxe

John. 1516--87, English Protestant clergyman; author of History of the Acts and Monuments of the Church (1563), popularly known as the Book of Martyrs
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According to Foxe, Button sailed in May 1612 (4) with 18 months' provisions, in two ships: Resolution, under his own command, and Hudson's own ship Discovery, under Captain Ingram (Christy 1894, xxix & 164 fn2).
Most importantly, Foxe and his illustrators advanced a distinctly "Protestant" iconography that included future martyrs giving sermons or carrying their Bibles--as in the case of Thomas Bilney, depicted in one illustration as he is dragged from the pulpit, and another sitting in his prison cell, Bible before him, burning his finger as a way to test his resolve and to symbolize scriptural truth (fig.
Taking up the question of whether Foxe intended to promote England's exceptionalism as an elect nation, the chapter considers the divergent aims of the 1576 edition, which joined debate from within the Protestant community, and of Timothy Bright's 1589 Abridgement, which promoted Protestant unity in the face of recent Catholic propaganda and military campaigns.
Foxe also manipulated his material as a way of expressing his critical views about the practice of reformed religion in England.
In the editions of 1563 and 1583 Foxe appended to the main body of text a 'Kalender of Martyrs' in which Tudor Protestants who had been burnt at the stake jostled for position with New Testament figures to be commemorated on an annual basis.
Professor Foxe said: "We found that within 20 minutes of drinking a cup of tea there was an effect on the brain's alpha waves.
But he says he won't look at Lee's foul on Foxe and he also says he didn't see the other one.
Foxe joined United on trial in July, touring Norway with the side, and played his first game in 18 months after a serious foot injury.
Final score: Darlington 1 (Dejente 55) Leeds 4 (Einarsson 14, Beckford 70 & 75, Foxe 88).
On the morning of December 15, Tracinda Foxe took her two older children, Raymond, 11, and Alexis, 9, to school.
John Foxe was born at Boston in Lincolnshire in 1517, the only son of a burgess father who died while he was still a child.
The book's primary subjects are selected writings by John Foxe, John Dee, Edmund Spenser, and John Milton.