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John Foxe
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Biography

John Foxe was born in 1516 or 1517 in Boston, Lincolnshire, into a moderately wealthy family. His name is occasionally latinised as Foxus, and the ‘e’ is sometimes dropped. He attended the University of Oxford from about 1532, possibly at Brasenose College, although this has been contested (Lee, ‘Foxe, John’, p. 141). He graduated with a BA in 1537, and was elected a fu…

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Bennett, Clinton, “John Foxe”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28003>
First published online: 2015



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