This book tells the story of John Foxe, an Englishman who lived through some of the most turbulent times in history. It covers his life from start to finish, including his experiences as a Protestant during the reign of Queen Mary I and as an author of one of the most influential works ever written on religious persecution.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys a good biography or memoir. It provides an in-depth look at the life of John Foxe, giving readers a unique perspective on some of the most tumultuous times in history.
- Provides an interesting perspective on religious persecution in the 16th century
- Engaging writing style makes for easy reading
- Well researched and documented
- It provides an interesting perspective on religious persecution in England during the 16th century.
- It offers insights into the life of John Foxe, one of history’s most influential figures.
- It is well written and easy to read.
Learn more about the author
John Foxe was born in AD 1516, into a life of privilege as the son of an English barrister. However, he soon became interested in the Protestant Reformation and dedicated himself to fighting for religious freedom. He witnessed some of the most turbulent times in history, including the reign of Queen Mary I when Protestants were persecuted and killed mercilessly. After her death, he wrote one of the most influential works ever written on religious persecution, called “Foxe’s Book of Martyrs”. This book tells the story of John Foxe and his struggle to uphold his beliefs during some very difficult times.
“Incredibly powerful and moving . . .”
“This is a great book! It’s well written and very informative. I learned a lot about the history of England and the persecution of Protestants that took place during the 16th century.”
“The writing is excellent and the author’s personal journey engages us as it unfolded. I was up most of one night finishing this book!”
“This book is a must-read for anyone interested in religious history. Foxe’s story provides an insightful look at the persecution of Protestants in England during the 16th century.”