The acts and monuments of John Foxe with a preliminary dissertation by John Foxe

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Published by R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside in London .

Written in English

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  • Martyrs,
  • Persecution,
  • Church history

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Statementby the Rev. George Townsend ; edited by the Rev. Stephen Reed Cattley ...
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 21515-22.
ContributionsCattley, Stephen Reed., Townsend, George, 1788-1857.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13563322M
OCLC/WorldCa16782654

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