18 April 1587 – Death of John Foxe, Martyrologist

| April 18, 2013

18 April 1587 – Death of John Foxe, Martyrologist

On this day in 1587, John Foxe, the English historian, reformer and martyrologist, died aged around seventy. He is known for his book Actes and Monuments, commonly known as Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, an account of Christian martyrs throughout history, with particular emphasis on the Protestant martyrs who died during the reign of Mary I. […]