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John Foxe

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A defence in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger.

— John Foxe

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A Protestant has seldom any mercy shown him, and a Jew, who turns Christian, is far from being secure.

— John Foxe

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Each of the seventeen tribunals during a long period burned annually, on an average, ten miserable beings!

— John Foxe

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The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.

— John Foxe

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When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory.

— John Foxe

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Which prophecy of Christ we see wonderfully to be verified, insomuch that the whole course of the Church to this day may seem nothing else but a verifying of the said prophecy.

— John Foxe

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Foxe was also so poor that he was unable to travel with his family until money was sent to him. " He also worked unsuccessfully to prevent the two burnings for religion that occurred during the reign of Edward VI. At some point before 1569 Foxe left Norfolk's house and moved to his own on Grub Street.

John Foxe (1516/17 – 18 April 1587) was an English historian and martyrologist the author of Actes and Monuments (popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs) an account of Christian martyrs throughout Western history but emphasizing the sufferings of English Protestants and proto-Protestants from the fourteenth century through the reign of Mary I.

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