George Fox

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Standard Name: Fox, George,, 1624 - 1691

Connections

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Cultural formation Mary Penington
She had decided after much seeking that she would rather be without a religion, till the Lord taught me one. She was at first strongly prejudiced against the Quakers, feeling that the plain language, using...
Cultural formation Margaret Fell
MF and her family were converted to Quakerism by George Fox .
Kunze, Bonnelyn Young. Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism. Macmillan, 1994.
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Cultural formation Rebecca Travers
She was originally a Baptist and was converted to Quakerism by James Nayler . She remained loyal to Nayler, even after he was disgraced and condemned by George Fox . RT organised the first women's...
Cultural formation Mary Fisher
It is not known whether she belonged to the Church of England or some other sect before she joined the Society of Friends (in earlier 1652, along with her employers).
Peters, Kate. Print Culture and the Early Quakers. Cambridge University Press, 2005.
37
Her early conversion to...
Cultural formation Elizabeth Hooton
The first, epoch-making meeting took place between EH , who was approaching fifty, and the much younger George Fox .
Fox, George. The Journal. Smith, NigelEditor , Penguin, 1998.
12
Cultural formation Elizabeth Hooton
Elizabeth was born to a Baptist family, and was very active within the movement. She was already an established preacher well before she became perhaps the first person to join George Fox in the embryonic...
Cultural formation Anne Audland
AA and her first husband, John Audland , were converted to Quakerism by George Fox .
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Family and Intimate relationships L. S. Bevington
Alexander Bevington , LSB 's father, was also born on the edge of Colchester, at Lexden in Essex. His family had ties to George Fox (a founding member of the Society of Friends
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Fell
He was ten years younger than she was; the marriage improved his social standing. The marriage was to some extent disputed within the Quaker movement, though they may have hoped it would quell any possible...
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Fell
She was not in London when George Fox , her second husband, died there on 13 January 1691.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
William Penn was chosen to break news to her.
Kunze, Bonnelyn Young. Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism. Macmillan, 1994.
180
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Fell
After eleven years of widowhood, MF was married at Bristol to George Fox , with whom she had already been a fellow-worker for years.
Phyllis Mack apparently gives the date in Old Style, as 18 October.
Mack, Phyllis. Visionary Women: Ecstatic Prophecy in Seventeenth-Century England. University of California Press, 1992.
303
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Fox, George, Henry J. Cadbury, and Geoffrey Fillingham Nuttall. The Journal of George Fox. Nickalls, John L.Editor , Cambridge University Press, 1952.
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Family and Intimate relationships Katharine Bruce Glasier
KBG was devastated by her husband's death, but later she began to experience visions of his continuing presence (as she did of her son's presence after he too died).
Kelly, Gary, and Edd Applegate, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 190. Gale Research, 1998.
190:125
Glasier, Katharine Bruce. The Glen Book. London.
79
John Bruce Glasier had...
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Fell
MF 's son, unlike her daughters, was a constant source of unhappiness to her: first by disapproving her second marriage on the grounds that George Fox was her social inferior, and then by engaging in...
Friends, Associates Rebecca Travers
She must have been a close personal friend of her co-religionist Joan Whitrow and her family, for when Joan's daughter Susannah was dying in 1677 she asked for Rebecca, that dear Friend . ....
Friends, Associates Mary Fisher
MF was personally acquainted with many of the pioneers among the Quakers. It was contact with George Fox that first converted her. She shared her jail term at York with Thomas Aldam and Elizabeth Hooton

Timeline

1667
The Quakers established Monthly Meetings to direct the business and lives of their members.
1694-1706
Quaker printer Tace Sowle produced three volumes of the works of George Fox (Quaker pioneer, husband of Margaret Fell ): his Journal, Epistles, and Gospel-Truth Demonstrated.