Creator

John Foxe

Creation Date

1576

Era

1400-1600

Medium

Wood block printing, printed on the printing press

Dimensions

12.25 x 8

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.109

Creator Biography

John Foxe, British.

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.

Provenance

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

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