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1. Preface to Rubric 2. The Rubric 3. Mary's First Moves 4. The Inhibition5. Bourne's Sermon 6. The True Report7. The Precept to Bonner 8. Anno 15549. From 'The Communication' to 'A Monition' 10. Bonner's Monition11. Mary's Articles for Bonner 12. The Articles 13. From Mary's Proclamation to the 'Stile'14. From the 'Stile' to the 'Communication' 15. The 'Communication' 16. How Thomas Cranmer ... 17. Cranmer18. Ridley 19. Latimer20. Harpsfield's Forme 21. 1563's Disputational Digest22. Political Events up to Suffolk's Death 23. Between Mantell and the Preacher's Declaration 24. The Declaration of Bradford et al 25. May 19 to August 1 26. August 1 - September 3 27. From Bonner's Mandate to Pole's Oration 28. Winchester's Sermon to Bonner's Visitation 29. Pole's Oration 30. From the Supplication to Gardiner's Sermon 31. From Gardiner's Sermon to 1555 32. From the Arrest of Rose to Hooper's Letter 33. Hooper's Answer and Letter 34. To the End of Book X 35. The Martyrdom of Rogers 36. The Martyrdom of Saunders 37. Saunders' Letters 38. Hooper's Martyrdom 39. Hooper's Letters 40. Rowland Taylor's Martyrdom 41. Becket's Image and other events 42. Miles Coverdale and the Denmark Letters 43. Bonner and Reconciliation 44. Robert Farrar's Martyrdom 45. The Martyrdom of Thomas Tomkins 46. The Martyrdom of Rawlins/Rowland White47. The Martyrdom of Higbed and Causton 48. The Martyrdom of William Hunter 49. The Martyrdom of Pigot, Knight and Laurence 50. Judge Hales 51. The Providential Death of the Parson of Arundel 52. The Martyrdom of John Awcocke 53. The Martyrdom of George Marsh 54. The Letters of George Marsh 55. The Martyrdom of William Flower 56. Mary's False Pregnancy57. The Martyrdom of Cardmaker and Warne 58. John Tooly 59. The Examination of Robert Bromley [nb This is part of the Tooly affair]60. Censorship Proclamation 61. The Martyrdom of Thomas Haukes 62. Letters of Haukes 63. The Martyrdom of Thomas Watts 64. Martyrdom of Osmund, Bamford, Osborne and Chamberlain65. The Martyrdom of Ardley and Simpson 66. The Martyrdom of John Bradford 67. Bradford's Letters 68. William Minge 69. The Martyrdom of John Bland 70. The Martyrdom of Frankesh, Middleton and Sheterden 71. Sheterden's Letters 72. Martyrdom of Carver and Launder 73. Martyrdom of Thomas Iveson 74. John Aleworth 75. Martyrdom of James Abbes 76. Martyrdom of Denley, Newman and Pacingham 77. Examinations of Hall, Wade and Polley 78. Richard Hooke 79. Martyrdom of William Coker, et al 80. Martyrdom of George Tankerfield, et al 81. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Smith 82. Martyrdom of Harwood and Fust 83. Martyrdom of William Haile 84. Examination of John Newman 85. Martyrdom of Robert Samuel 86. George King, Thomas Leyes and John Wade 87. William Andrew 88. William Allen 89. Martyrdom of Thomas Cobb 90. Martyrdom of Roger Coo 91. Martyrdom of Catmer, Streater, Burwood, Brodbridge, Tutty 92. Martyrdom of Hayward and Goreway 93. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Glover 94. John and William Glover 95. Cornelius Bungey 96. Martyrdom of Wolsey and Pigot 97. Life and Character of Nicholas Ridley 98. Ridley and Latimer's Conference 99. Ridley's Letters 100. Life of Hugh Latimer 101. Latimer's Letters 102. Ridley and Latimer Re-examined and Executed103. More Letters of Ridley 104. Life and Death of Stephen Gardiner 105. Martyrdom of Webb, Roper and Park 106. William Wiseman 107. Examinations and Martyrdom of John Philpot 108. John Went 109. Isobel Foster 110. Joan Lashford 111. Five Canterbury Martyrs 112. Life and Martyrdom of Cranmer 113. Letters of Cranmer 114. Martyrdom of Agnes Potten and Joan Trunchfield 115. Persecution in Salisbury Maundrell, Coberly and Spicer 116. William Tyms, et al 117. The Norfolk Supplication 118. Letters of Tyms 119. John Hullier's Execution120. John Hullier 121. Christopher Lister and five other martyrs 122. Hugh Lauerocke and John Apprice 123. Katherine Hut, Elizabeth Thacknell, et al 124. Martyrdom of John Harpole and Joan Beach 125. Thomas Drury and Thomas Croker 126. Thomas Spicer, John Deny and Edmund Poole 127. Thomas Rede128. Persecution of Winson and Mendlesam 129. William Slech 130. Avington Read, et al 131. Wood and Miles 132. Adherall and Clement 133. A Merchant's Servant Executed at Leicester 134. Thirteen Burnt at Stratford-le-Bow135. Persecution in Lichfield 136. Hunt, Norrice, Parret 137. Martyrdom of Bernard, Lawson and Foster 138. John Careless 139. Letters of John Careless 140. Martyrdom of Julius Palmer 141. Guernsey Martyrdoms 142. Dungate, Foreman and Tree 143. Martyrdom of Joan Waste 144. Three Men of Bristol145. Martyrdom of Edward Sharpe 146. Four Burnt at Mayfield at Sussex 147. John Horne and a woman 148. Northampton Shoemaker 149. Prisoners Starved at Canterbury 150. More Persecution at Lichfield 151. Exhumations of Bucer and Phagius along with Peter Martyr's Wife152. Pole's Visitation Articles for Kent153. Ten Martyrs Burnt at Canterbury154. The 'Bloody Commission'155. Twenty-two Prisoners from Colchester156. Five Burnt at Smithfield157. Stephen Gratwick and others158. Edmund Allen and other martyrs159. Edmund Allen160. Alice Benden and other martyrs161. Richard Woodman and nine other martyrs162. Ambrose163. The Martyrdom of Simon Miller and Elizabeth Cooper164. Rose Allin and nine other Colchester Martyrs165. John Thurston166. Thomas More167. George Eagles168. Richard Crashfield169. Fryer and George Eagles' sister170. John Kurde171. Cicelye Ormes172. Joyce Lewes173. Rafe Allerton and others174. Agnes Bongeor and Margaret Thurston175. Persecution at Lichfield176. Persecution at Chichester177. Thomas Spurdance178. Hallingdale, Sparrow and Gibson179. John Rough and Margaret Mearing180. Cuthbert Simson181. William Nicholl182. Seaman, Carman and Hudson183. Three at Colchester184. A Royal Proclamation185. Roger Holland and other Islington martyrs186. Richard Yeoman187. John Alcocke188. Alcocke's Epistles189. Thomas Benbridge190. Stephen Cotton and other martyrs191. Alexander Gouch and Alice Driver192. Three at Bury193. The Final Five Martyrs194. William Living195. The King's Brief196. William Browne197. Some Persecuted at Suffolk198. Elizabeth Lawson199. Edward Grew200. The Persecuted of Norfolk201. The Persecuted of Essex202. Thomas Bryce203. The Persecuted in Kent204. The Persecuted in Coventry and the Exiles205. Thomas Parkinson206. The Scourged: Introduction207. Richard Wilmot and Thomas Fairfax208. Thomas Greene209. Bartlett Greene and Cotton210. Steven Cotton's Letter211. Scourging of John Milles212. Scourging of Thomas Hinshaw213. Robert Williams214. Bonner's Beating of Boys215. A Beggar of Salisbury216. John Fetty217. James Harris218. Providences: Introduction219. The Miraculously Preserved220. Christenmas and Wattes221. Simon Grinaeus222. John Glover223. Dabney224. Alexander Wimshurst225. Bosom's wife226. The Delivery of Moyse227. Lady Knevet228. Crosman's wife229. Congregation at Stoke in Suffolk230. Congregation of London231. Robert Cole232. Englishmen at Calais233. John Hunt and Richard White234. Punishments of Persecutors235. Tome 6 Life and Preservation of the Lady Elizabeth236. The Westminster Conference237. Nicholas Burton238. Another Martyrdom in Spain239. Baker and Burgate240. Burges and Hoker241. Justice Nine-Holes242. Back to the Appendix notes243. A Poor Woman of Exeter244. Those Burnt at Bristol: extra material245. Priest's Wife of Exeter246. Gertrude Crockhey
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MarginaliaWestons preface. Conuenistis (inquit) hodie fratres, profligaturi detestandam illam hæresin de veritate corporis Christi in sacramento. &c. that is in Englysh. Ye are assembled hether (brethren) this day, to confounde that detestable heresye of the verytye of the bodye of Chryste in the Sacramente &c. At whiche woordes thus pronounced of the Prolocutoure vnwares, diures of the learned menne there present, considerynge, and well waying the woordes by hym vttered, burste oute into a greate laughter, as thoughe euen in the entraunce of the disputations, he hadde bewrayed hym selfe, and his religion, that termed the opinion of the veritye of Christes bodye in the Sacramente, a detestable heresye. The reste of hys Oration, all tended to thys effecte, that it was not lawefull by Goddes woorde to call these questions into controuersye. For suche as doubted the woordes of Chryste, myghte well bee thoughte to doubte bothe of the truthe and power of God: wherevnto Doctour Cranmer desyryng licence, answered in thys wyse.

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MarginaliaCranmers answere to the prefaceWe are assembled (sayeth he) to vnfolde the plytes and wrinckles of these doubtefull controuersyes, 

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In 1563 (p. 939), Foxe wrote that Cranmer addressed those present, stating that they were assembled 'to vnfold the plytes and wrinkles of these doubtefull controversyes'. In later editions this became 'to discusse these doubtefulle controversies' (1570, p. 1594; 1576, p. 1360; 1583, p. 1430). Clearly, Foxe changed Cranmer's words to make them more dignified and lofty.

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and to laye them bare and open before the worldes eyes: Wherof ye think it vnlawful to dyspute. God forbydde (sayth he) that we shoulde dispute of that, whyche is determyned vppon, before the truthe be tried. And yf these questions be not called in controuersye, surely myne aunswere then is looked for in vayne. This was the summe and pythe of hys aunswere, who immedyatelye prepared hym self to disputations.

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Then Chedsey fyrst Opponent beganne in this wise to dispute, saying.

Reuerende Maister Doctour, these thre conclusions are putte foorth vnto vs at this present to dispute vpon.

Marginalia1In the Sacramente of the altare is the naturall bodye of Chryste, conceyued of the vyrgin Marye, and also hys bloude presente reallye, vnder the formes of breade and wyne, by vertue of Gods word, pronounced by the Priest.

Marginalia2There remayneth no substaunce of breade and wyne after the consecration, nor any other substāce, but the substance of God and man.

Marginalia3The liuely sacrifice of the Churche is in the Masse, beyng propitiatory as well for the quicke as the dead.

These bee the conclusions proposed, wherevppon this oure present controuersy doth rest. Nowe to the ende we myght not doubte howe you take the same, you haue alreadye geuen vp vnto vs your opinion thereof. I terme it your opinion, in that it disagreeth from the catholyke fayth. Wherfore thus I argue.

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Ched. Youre opinion differeth from the scripture.

Ergo you are deceiued.

Cran. I denye the antecedent.

Ched. Christ, when he instituted his last supper, spake to his discipes: Take, eate, this is my body, whiche shalbe geuen for you.

But this true body was geuen for vs.

Ergo, his true body is in the sacrament.

The ryght somme of this argument, is thus to be framed.

The same which was geuen for vs is in the sacrament.

But his true body was geuen for vs.

Ergo his true bodye is in the sacrament.

Cran. His true bodye is truely present to thē that truely receiue him: but spirituallye. And so is it taken after a spirituall sorte. For when he sayde: This is my body, it is all one as yf hee had sayde, this is the breakyng of my bodye, this is the sheddyng of my bloude. As ofte as you shall doe this, it shall putte you in remembraunce of the breakynge of the Lordes body, and the shedyng of Christes bloude: that as truely as you receiue the sacrament, so trulye shall you receyue the benefite promysed by receyuing the same worthely.

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Ched. Youre opinion differeth from the churche, which saith, the true body is in the sacrament:

Ergo your opinion therein is false.

Cran. I say and agree with the church, that the body of Christ is in the sacrament effectually, because the passion of Christ is effectuall.

Ched. Christ, when he spake these wordes, this is my body, spake of substāce, not of effect.

Cran. I graunt he spake of substance, & not of the effect after a sort. And yet it is most true that the body of Christe is effectuallye in the sacrament. But I deny that he is there truelye present in bread, or vnder the bread to be his organicall body. And because (saieth he) it should be to tedious to make discourse of the whole, he deliuered vp his opinion thereof to D. Westō, written at large with aunswers to euery one of theyr thre propositions, which he desyred D Weston, syttyng there on high, to read openly to the people: whiche he promised to do. But it was not the fyrst promyse that such Papists haue broken. MarginaliaPapistes false of promyse.

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The copy of this writing, althoughe it were not there redde, yet the contentes thereof here we haue drawen oute as foloweth.

☞ An explicacion of Cranmer vppon the foresayde conclusions.

Cran. In the assertions of the church & of religion, trifling & new fāgled nouelties of wordes, somuch as may be, are to be eschued, wher of riseth nothing but cōtention & brawling of wordes. And we muste folowe somuche as we may, the maner of syeaking of the scripture.

In the first conclusion if ye vnderstād by this woorde (really) (reipsa) in very dede, & effectually, so Christ by the grace & efficacy of his passion is in dede & truely present to al his true & holy members.

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