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28 September 2015 A.D. ENGLISH REFORMATION: Works of John Bale


28 September 2015 A.D. ENGLISH REFORMATION: Works of John Bale

Select Works of John Bale: Containing the Examinations of Lord Cobham, William Thorpe, and Anne Askewe, and the Image of Both Churches


Works of the Early English Reformers (37 vols.)
Author: John Bale
Editor: Henry Christmas
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1849
Pages: 647
Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
John Bale was a quarrelsome bishop of Ossory who earned himself the nickname “bilious Bale.” This collection, compiled by the Parker Society, features Bale’s most significant theological works, including his commentary on Revelation, Image of Both Churches, in which he sees the Catholic Church’s persecution of “the true church” as the fulfillment of prophecy. Also included are Bale’s Examinations of Lord Cobbham, William Thorpe, and Anne Askewe.
John Bale (1495–1563) was an English Churchman, historian, and controversialist, and the bishop of Ossory. He was infamous for a disgruntled disposition and quarreling, which earned him the nickname, “bilious Bale.”

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