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Images from the John Foxe"s Acts and Monuments (the "Book of Martyrs"), Ninth Edition (1684)

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  • John Warne, upholsterer, stands chained at the waist to a stake which has been surrounded with bundles of faggots. Arms extended, he addresses the crowd: "Bewar[e] of Idolatry." John Cardmaker [Mr. Cardmaker], on the other hand, appears to be conversing with a richly dressed men on a horse. The caption of the image indicates that this martyrdom took place on May 30th, 1555. Revised version of Luborsky and Ingram 11222/30 and 11223/68, which appear in all four early English editions (1563, 1570, 1576, 1583). JPEG file (433 KB).
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