Creator

John Foxe

Creator Nationality

British

Creation Date

1576

Description

A page from the book, Actes and Monuments of the Martyrs this anti-catholic book describes the sufferings of Protestant martyrs at the hands of the Roman Church. This book was the first 'best-selling' book in the English language.

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Provenance

From Artifacts Unlimited, 117 North State Street, Pennsylvania. Certified to be from Foxe's book, printed at London by John Day in 1576

Medium

Wood block printing, printed on the printing press

Dimensions

12.25 x 8

Catalogue Number

2015.109a

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