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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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shall be founde remisse and negligente, or culpable, then you ioyntly and seuerallye shall see the foresayde scriptures to be rased, abolished, and extinguished foorthwith: cytynge all and singular those Churchewardens and parishyoners (whome we also for the same dooe cyte here by the tenoure hereof) that all and singular the sayde Churchewardens and parishyoners being slacke and negligente, or culpable therein, shall appeare before vs, or our Vicare generall, and principall Officiall, or our Commissarye speciall, in our Cathedrall Church of Saynct Paule, at London, in the Consistorye there, at the hower appoynted for the same, the sixt daye next after theyr citation, yf it bee a court daye, or els at the next courte daye after ensuing, wher as eyther we or our Offycial, or Commissary shall sit: there to saye and alleage for themselues some reasonable cause, yf they haue any, or can tell of any, why they oughte not to be excommunicated, and otherwyse punished, for theyr suche negligence, slacknesse, and faulte, to saye and to alledge, and further to do and receyue, as law and reason requires: And what you haue done in the premisses, doe you certifye vs, or our Vicare, principall Official, and suche our Commissary, diligentlye, and duely, in all thinges, and throughe all thynges, or let hym amonge you thus certifye vs, which hath taken vpon him to execute this Mandate. In witnesse whereof, we haue set our seales to these presentes. Dated in the Bishops Palace at Londō, the. xxv. day of the moneth of October, in the yeare of our Lord. 1554 and of our translation the. xvi.

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☞ Aboute this tyme the Lorde Chauncellor sent Maister Christoferson vnto the vniuersity of Cambridge 

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The account of Christopherson presenting Cambridge University with Gardiner's three articles and of twenty-four fellows being forced from St. John's appears to have come from a Cambridge informant, possibly the same informant who supplied the material on John Young's activities there which first appeared in 1563, p. 1000. Like that material, this account appeared in all four versions (1563, p. 1007; 1570, pp. 1646-47; 1576, p. 1405; 1583, p. 1475).

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with these three articles, which he enioyned them to obserue.

The fyrste, that euery Scholer should weare his apparell accordynge to his degree in the Scholes.

The seconde was touchyng the pronunciation of the greke tongue.

The thyrd, that euery preacher there, should declare the whole style of the kyng and Quene in their sermons.

In this vniuersity of Cambridge, and also of Oxforde, by reason of the bringinge in of these thinges, and especially for the alteration of religion, many good wits, and lerned mē departed the vniuersities: of whome, some of theire owne accorde gaue ouer, some were thrust out of their felowships, some were miserably handled: insomuch that in Cambridge in the college of saynt Iohn, there were. 24. places voyde together, in whose rowmes wer taken in. 24. other, which neyther in vertue nor in religion semed to aunswere to them before. And no lesse miserable was the state of Oxford, by reason of the time & the straight dealing of the visitors,

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that for setting forwarde their papisticall procedīgs, had no regard or respect to the forwardnes of good wittes, and the mayntaynance of good letters. beginninge then more and more to florish in that vniuersitye. And for asmuche as mention is made here of Oxforde, 

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A comment that Foxe made in 1563 is revealing of Foxe's loyalty to his old college. Foxe lamented the catholic zeal displayed in Oxford 'which before in Wicliffes time ... [was] the first eye that gave lyghte to al other places, to discerne true religion from blyndenesse and ignoraunce' and the fact that the mass was celebrated in Merton, Corpus Christi and New College even before it was legally required. Foxe took the opportunity to praise Madgalen College for its godly zeal.

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I cannot but something lament the state and condition of that vniuersity, which before in Wicliffes time, being so forward in religion, and the first eye þt gaue lighte to al other places, to discerne true religion from blyndenesse and ignorauce, now through the misgouernaunce, of certayne heads, seemeth so prone and inclinable to blind superstition and all popery, that so sone as the Quene came in, they with the first were redye to masse: insomuch that the Quene comminge in Iuly, þe next moneth after (being the. xv. of August) vpōthe assūption day, masse, was sayd first in Marton college, then in corpus Christi college, & then in New college, being cōpelled by no law notwithstanding to the same. Only Magdalene college & Christes church, misliking the heady rashnes of them, did shew thē selues more constante in thys matter then the rest.

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And here we may not passe ouer with silence the worthy and famous exhortation of Doctor Tresham 

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The account of William Tresham's exhortation to the students of Christ Church also appears in all four editions, although considerably altered between 1563 and 1570. (See 1563, p. 1007; 1570, p. 1647; 1576, p. 1405; 1583, p. 1475). For one thing, the 1563 edition mentioned that the incident happened while 'Doctoure [Richard] Marshall' was dean of Christ Church. This reference was removed from all subsequent editions. Foxe also moderated the insulting language between the editions and also muted his sarcasm. Foxe also deleted one of Tresham's arguments enumerating the different types of mass and the different purposes which they served. With regard to Tresham's promise to secure the 'Lady Bell of Brampton' for Christ Church, it should be noted that Tresham was the vicar of Brampton, Oxfordshire.

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(of whome mencion is made in the disputations aboue) which supplieng þe rowme of the subdeane vnder Doctoure Marshall in Christes college, vpon a great zeale, more willful then witful, called his companye together into the back side of the quere, where he required certain of the prebendaries, which wer nothing so folishlye affected as he was, to be present and to assist him. In the number of the students were a great many graue men, well lerned, and wise. To them Doctoure Tresham made an exhortation, the which was so eloquētly handled and with such arte perswasory, that although we be not able to attain to the perfit grace therof, yet in repeting the effect we thought it not good to defraud þe reader of the fruiteof so worthy a matter. The state of his oration was, to moue thē to come to the church, & there deuoutly to behaue thē selues, & to here masse. Among other things conteined in his oration, two were principal, which this auncient doctour most substantially hādled. The one was a proofe of al masse to be good, whiche he confirmed by an enumeration how many kindes of masses there wer. The other matter was a violent perswasion, to bring men to church for the commodity that should arise by it. For the first, he sayd þt al masses wer either of the Trinity, or of þe holy ghost, or of our ladye. Now þe Trinity said he none wil deny but dānable heretikes: such as wer condēned by þe holy general coūsels. Wherfore the masse of þe Trinity must nedes be good. The masse of þe holy ghost was neuer douted of, of any christiā. It

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