Proofs of the writers of the Gospels

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Who wrote the gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John? Show your proofs.

Gospel Authorship

Mark - written by John Mark, nephew of Barnabas (?), as attested by Irenaeus, Eusebius of Caeseara, etc., detailing memories of Peter

Matthew - written by Matthew, as attested by Papias of Hierapolis, Eusebius of Caesarea, detailing memories of the 10 at Jerusalem

Luke - written by Luke, as attested by Irenaeus, Origen, Eusebius of Caesarea, detailing memories of Paul as told him by other early disciples

John - written by Papias of Hierapolis, detailing memories of John the apostle, and Mary of Bethany. This is why there are stories from before John as called by Jesus, as well as stories unique to Mary (sister of Lazarus and Martha.)