martyrologist
noun Date: 1676 a writer of or a specialist in martyrology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Martyrologist — Mar tyr*ol o*gist, n. [Cf. F. martyrologiste.] A writer of martyrology; an historian of martyrs. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • martyrologist — See martyrology. * * * …   Universalium

  • martyrologist — noun One who studies martyrology …   Wiktionary

  • martyrologist — mar·tyr·ol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • martyrologist — ˌmärd.əˈräləjə̇st noun ( s) : a writer of or a specialist in martyrology : a historian of martyrs …   Useful english dictionary

  • FOXE, JOHN —    martyrologist, born at Boston, Lincolnshire; in 1545 he resigned his Fellowship in Magdalen College, Oxford, on account of his espousing the doctrines of the Reformation, and for some years after he acted as a private tutor in noble families;… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • John Foxe — Infobox Writer name =John Foxe |frame caption = birthdate = 1517 birthplace = Boston, Lincolnshire, England1 deathdate = 1587 deathplace = England occupation = clergyman, author genre = church history movement = Puritan influences = influenced =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bede Camm — Reginald Bede Camm (1864 1942) was an English Benedictine martyrologist. A monk of Erdington Abbey, he is known for works on the English Catholic martyrs.LifeHe was educated at Westminster School and Keble College, Oxford, graduating in 1887.… …   Wikipedia

  • Foxe — I. biographical name John 1516 1587 English martyrologist II. biographical name or Fox Richard circa 1448 1528 English prelate & statesman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thomas the Apostle — Saint Thomas the Apostle The Incredulity of St Thomas by Caravaggio Apostle Born 1st century AD …   Wikipedia

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