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John Foxe and the English Reformation

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Published by Scolar Press in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English



  • England


  • Foxe, John, 1516-1587 -- Congresses,
  • Foxe, John, 1516-1587. -- Congresses,
  • Reformation -- England -- Congresses,
  • Christian martyrs -- England -- History -- 16th century -- Congresses,
  • Persecution -- England -- History -- 16th century -- Congresses,
  • England -- Church history -- 16th century -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by David Loades/
SeriesSt. Andrews studies in Reformation history
ContributionsLoades, D. M.
LC ClassificationsBX5199.F62 J64 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL998455M
ISBN 101859283519
LC Control Number96037218

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