John Frith, Scholar and Martyr: A Biography

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Pond View Books, 2000 - Christian martyrs - 176 pages
John Frith was one of the outstanding academics of his time. He had a clear logical mathematical mind, was highly respected and influenced many. Yet, in 1553, at the age of 30, he was burnt at the stake for writing books supporting doctrines of Reformation. This work discusses his life.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1
35
The Seeds of Reformation
41
Oxford 15251528
57
The Continent 15281531
65
Early Publications 1529
73
A Brief Return to England 1531
82
Frith Tyndale and Stephen Vaughan 1531
92
A Disputation of Purgatory 1531
100
Frith is Arrested in England 1532
113
Writings from Prison 15321533
122
Trial and Martyrdom 1533
133
The Articles wherefore John Frith died 1533
144
Reformation in England Friths Influence
153
Friths Communion Prayer
165
Index
171
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