Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “George Fox” as Want to Read:
by Jean Hatton
Vividly written and full of fascinating detail, this is a biography of George Fox, British founder of the Quakers. Hatton places Fox in the context of the turmoil of his day.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Monarch
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
My ancestors were Quakers. The farthest back I've gotten is the late Seventeenth Century. Around 1690. The parents of Susanna Hudson (Hatton, Lightfoot). Susanna Hudson was my sixth great grandmother. So, I wanted to find out about the Quakers. I did not know their history. Where they came from. Who. Why. How. Nor what obstacles they overcame. The life of George Fox is characteristic of what the Quakers endured. But more importantly, it's the story of their founder. Anyone who has an interest in ...more