Foxe



[foks] /fɒks/

noun
1.
John, 1516–87, English martyrologist.
/fɒks/
noun
1.
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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