The Book of Martyrs (Foxe)

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Table of contents[edit]

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, Frontispiece to 1761 Edition
  • Preface
  • Chapter I. History of Christian Martyrs to the First General Persecutions Under Nero
  • Chapter II. The Ten Primitive Persecutions
  • Chapter III. Persecutions in the 4th to 11th centuries
  • Chapter IV. Papal persecutions
  • Chapter V. An Account of the Cruel Handling and Burning of Nicholas Burton, an English Merchant, in Spain
  • Chapter VI. An Account of the Persecutions in Italy, Under the Papacy
  • Chapter VII. An Account of the Life and Persecutions of John Wickliffe
  • Chapter VIII. An Account of the Persecutions in Bohemia Under the Papacy
  • Chapter IX. An Account of the Life and Persecutions of Martin Luther
  • Chapter X. General Persecutions in Germany
  • Chapter XI. An Account of the Persecutions in the Netherlands
  • Chapter XII. The Life and Story of the True Servant and Martyr of God, William Tyndale
  • Chapter XIII. An Account of the Life of John Calvin
  • Chapter XIV. An Account of the Persecutions in Great Britain and Ireland, Prior to the Reign of Queen Mary I
  • Chapter XV. An Account of the Persecutions in Scotland During the Reign of King Henry VIII
  • Chapter XVI. Persecutions in England During the Reign of Queen Mary
  • Chapter XVII. Rise and Progress of the Protestant Religion in Ireland; with an Account of the Barbarous Massacre of 1641
  • Chapter XVIII. The Rise, Progress, Persecutions, and Sufferings of the Quakers
  • Chapter XIX. An Account of the Life and Persecutions of John Bunyan
  • Chapter XX. An Account of the Life of John Wesley
  • Chapter XXI. Persecutions of the French Protestants in the South of France, During the Years 1814 and 1820
  • Chapter XXII. The Beginnings of American Foreign Missions
  • Epilogue to the original edition

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.