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100 1  Foxe, John,|d1516-1587 
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400 1  Fox, John,|d1516-1587 
400 1  Fox,|cMr.|q(John),|d1516-1587 
400 1  Fox, Iohn,|d1516-1587 
500 1  |wr|iColleague:|aBale, John,|d1495-1563 
500 1  |wr|iStudent:|aNorfolk, Thomas Howard,|cDuke of,|d1538-
510 2  |wr|iGraduate of:|aMagdalen College (University of Oxford)
510 2  |wr|iGraduate of:|aUniversity of Oxford 
670    His Book of Martyrs. 
670    InU/Wing STC files|b(variant: Mr. Fox) 
670    The third part of a treatise, intituled: Of three 
       conuersions of England, anno D[omi]ni 1604:|bt.p. (Iohn 
670    Oxford dictionary of national biography, 24 August 2017
       |b(Foxe, John (1516/17-1587), martyrologist; one of the 
       most prominent members of the Elizabethan church; a 
       significant figure in the development of practical 
       divinity and spiritual healing in England; born at Boston,
       Lincolnshire; lived in Coningsby while growing up; entered
       Brasenose College about 1534; bachelor's degree 17 July 
       1537; elected a full fellow of Magdalen College in July 
       1539; became a committed evangelical, part of a network of
       Oxford evangelicals; resigned his fellowship in 1545; in 
       autumn 1544, wrote his first surviving literary work, 
       Titus et Gesippus, a Latin comedy based on one of 
       Boccaccio's tales; moved to London (Stepney) in the summer
       or autumn of 1547; translation of a sermon of Martin 
       Luther published 1547; other translations of religious 
       works for the evangelical printer Hugh Singleton; wrote 
       controversial religious tracts; tutor to the children of 
       the Earl of Surrey -- the future Thomas, fourth Duke of 
       Norfolk, Jane, Countess of Westmorland, Henry, Earl of 
       Northampton, and Charles Howard, the commander of the 
       English fleet against the Spanish Armada; friendship with 
       John Bale, who loaned Foxe valuable manuscripts and 
       certainly encouraged, very probably guided, Foxe in the 
       composition of his first martyrology; profound influence 
       on Foxe's martyrologies; ordained deacon by Nicholas 
       Ridley on 24 June 1550; during reign of Mary [I], in exile
       in Strasbourg (where Commentarii rerum in ecclesia 
       gestarum was printed, 1554), Frankfurt (autumn 1554-Aug/
       Sept 1555), Basel (by 22 September 1555-1559), at the 
       centre of networks of Protestant scholarship; works 
       included Christus triumphans, an allegorical drama in 
       Latin verse of the history of the church (1556); a major 
       preoccupation: the history of the church as an ongoing 
       fulfilment of prophecies contained in Revelation; first 
       martyrology (1554); second Latin martyrology, Rerum in 
       ecclesia gestarum ... commentarii (1559); returned to 
       England October 1559; staying at the duke of Norfolk's 
       mansion in Aldgate, London (when Norfolk was executed 2 
       June 1572, Foxe was with him on the scaffold); on 25 
       January 1560, was ordained priest; Acts and monuments, 
       immediately and universally referred to as Foxe's "Book of
       martyrs" (first edition 1563): the bulk of the work covers
       church history from Wyclif until the accession of 
       Elizabeth, but an introductory section provides an 
       overview of church history, particularly papal history, 
       from the year 1000; Acts and monuments made Foxe England's
       first literary celebrity; Foxe's partner in a number of 
       projects after John Bale's death was Henry Bull; preached 
       Sermon of Christ crucified on Good Friday 1570 (6 editions
       during his lifetime, translated into Latin in 1571); 
       edition of Cranmer's law code, Reformatio legum 
       ecclesiasticarum; works showing his abiding interest in 
       the twin arts of rhetoric and logic; edited a collection 
       of the works of William Tyndale, John Frith, and Robert 
       Barnes (1573); various translations of and introductions 
       to Luther's sermons; Eicasmi, seu, Meditationes in sacram 
       Apocalypsim (1587), his last great project, a massive 
       Latin commentary on Revelation with the assistance of his 
       son Samuel Foxe, published  posthumously; died, at his 
       house in Grub Street in the parish of St Giles Cripplegate,
       while the work was in progress, on 18 April 1587; buried 
       in St Giles Cripplegate on 20 April 1587, with memorial 
       recording that had died aged 70) 
670    The Oxford encyclopedia of the Reformation, 1996, viewed 
       online 30 August 2017|b(Foxe, John (1517-1587), English 
       Protestant church historian; he is invariably described as
       "the martyrologist" (a title he disowned), and his 
       greatest published work, Actes and monuments, was 
       popularly called The Book of martyrs) 
670    Wooden, Warren W. John Foxe, 1983:|btitle page (John Foxe)
       page 1 (born in Boston, Lincolnshire, in 1517) page 2 
       (M.A. degree from Magdalen College 1545) page 16 (died 
       April 18, 1587; buried in St. Giles, Cripplegate, the 
       parish church where he had often preached)