- John,1516–87, English martyrologist.
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Of books he had but few; for a time only the Bible and Foxe's 'Martyrs.'
He had studied history in Foxe's 'Martyrs,' but nowhere else that we can trace.
He remembered it as Foxe's 'Book of Martyrs,' but by a later knowledge.Despair's Last Journey
David Christie Murray
Their sufferings at the hands of keepers and schoolboys read like a page of Foxe.Highways & Byways in Sussex
The account preserved by Foxe, is however the most minute and interesting.
- 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