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Brice, Thomas (1535/6–1570/71), martyrologist  

Thomas S. Freeman

Brice, Thomas (1535/6–1570/71), martyrologist, was born in the hamlet of Billericay, Essex. His father's name was probably John Bryce. Nothing else is known about his early life until Mary's reign, when he is recorded by Foxe as having smuggled heretical books from Wesel...


Foxe, John (1516/17–1587), martyrologist  

Thomas S. Freeman

Foxe, John (1516/17–1587), martyrologist, was born at Boston, Lincolnshire. His father, who may have been related to Henry Foxe, an affluent merchant who became mayor of the town in 1551, died while John Foxe was very young. John's mother subsequently married Richard Melton...


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Foxe, John (1516/17–1587)  

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John Foxe (1516/1717–1587) by unknown artist, 1587 © National Portrait Gallery, London