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Foxe

 (fŏks), John 1516-1587.
English martyrologist whose Book of Martyrs (1563) includes graphic accounts of the persecution of Protestants during the reign of Mary I.

Foxe

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(Biography) John. 1516–87, English Protestant clergyman; author of History of the Acts and Monuments of the Church (1563), popularly known as the Book of Martyrs
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Foxe (1635, 117-118) opens his account of Button's voyage by stating:
Foxe, the ability to integrate "heard" and "seen" speech signals is crucial to effective communication.
As Margaret Aston and Elizabeth Ingram have written, the Book of Martyrs was "very much an illustrated text," with Foxe and publisher, John Day, including more than 100 woodcuts in the work, thus earning the distinction of having more illustrations than any other sixteenth-century English book, with the exception of Holinshed's Chronicles.
Chapter 1, "The compilation of the book," opens with two claims: first, that Foxe is best viewed not as an author but as an author-compiler, tailoring existing manuscript and printed sources to the typographical and polemical aims of his larger narrative; and second, that the four editions printed in his lifetime consist "not of a single ever-expanding book, but of four distinctive constructions" (23), each exquisitely responsive to its own historical moment.
Evoking Foxe, Adelman explains how a new definition of sacred nationhood based on land boundaries replaces an older "Jewish" construction defined by blood and ancestry, but is also dangerously open to alterity.
Chapter 3 reviews the attitude of Tyndale, Bale, and Foxe to the "lying histories fayning false miracles.
The central positioning of the faculty of memory in pedagogic theories of the sixteenth century (and indeed later) is widely apparent in the documents of the period, and the cultural undertaking of commemoration preoccupied John Foxe in particular in diverse ways throughout his publishing career.
Professor Foxe discovered that an amino acid in tea called theanine actually enters the brain when you drink a cuppa.
LEEDS: Stack 6 - Richardson 6, Foxe 5, Heath 6 - Douglas 7, Derry 5 (Carole, 62mins, 6), Nicholls 5, Westlake 6, *LEWIS 7 - Moore 5 (Healy, 76mins), Kandol 4.
Foxe joined United on trial in July, touring Norway with the side, and played his first game in 18 months after a serious foot injury.
A raft of substitutions didn't help the flow of the game and Jermaine Beckford scored two goals in five minutes for the visitors before trialist Hayden Foxe rounded off the night by heading in a free kick from the impressive former Quaker Robbie Blake.
On the morning of December 15, Tracinda Foxe took her two older children, Raymond, 11, and Alexis, 9, to school.