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Foxe's Book of Martyrs: Select Narratives - Foxe, John, and King, John N (Editor)
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'Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man: we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as, I trust, shall never be put out.' Hugh Latimer's famous words of consolation to Nicholas Ridley as they are both about to be burnt alive for heresy come from John Foxe's magisterial Acts and Monuments, popularly known as the Book of Martyrs. This vast collection of unforgettable accounts of religious persecution exerted as great an influence on early modern England and New England as the Bible and the ...

Foxe's Book of Martyrs: Select Narratives 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199236848

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