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John, 1516–87, English martyrologist.
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How to use Foxe in a sentence
His editor, Laing, bids us observe “that all these opprobrious terms are copied from Foxe, or rather from the black letter tract.”John Knox and the Reformation|Andrew Lang
Knox acknowledges that he has here incorporated John Foxe's account of the trial of Wishart.
"Foxe's Book of Martyrs," in the old church at dusk, might raise ugly phantoms which no bell or candle could lay.The Lure of Old London|Sophie Cole
Bishop Foxe “had the manner of prelates,” says Melanchthon, and his learning did not impress the Germans.
Bishop Foxe, selected as the theological ambassador, was instructed to take him presents to the value of £70.
British Dictionary definitions for Foxe
/ (fɒks) /
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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