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John Foxe

1516–1587. English clergyman and historian.

At a Glance

Jane of Lantern Hill (1)

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Foxe’s Book of Martyrs (1)

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs (1856 edition)

Although the day be ever so long, yet at the last it ringeth to evening song.

Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 13 (“Morning comes at last, be the night ever so long”).


Foxe, John. Foxe’s Book of Martyrs: A Complete and Authentic Account of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive and Protestant Martyrs, in All Parts of the World. New and corrected edition. London: Knight and Son, 1856. Online at

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