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K. Henry. 8. Persecution in the dioces of Lincolne.

Accusers.Parties accused.Crimes obiected.
Oliuer Smith of Newlyne, and his wife.

VVilliā
Hobbis.

This William Hobbis was dete-
cted, first by Radulfe Hobbis his
brother, to Bishop Smith, but
was deliuered through the sute of
the curate of Westwycame.


Ioh. Ed-
mundes,
other-
wise cal-
led Iohn
Ogins of
Burford,
did detect

Philippe
Brabant,
seruaūt of
Richard
Colyns.
MarginaliaAgaynst the bodily presence of the sacrament.
For saying, that the Sacrament of
the aultare was made in the re-
membraunce of Christes owne bo-
dy: but it was not the body of
Christ.

The she-
pheardes
kalender
was also ac
cused and
detected
MarginaliaAgaynst the bodily presence.
Because the same Edmūdes said,
that hee was persuaded by this
booke, readyng these woordes:
that the Sacrament was made in
the remembraunce of Christ.

The boke of William Thorpe likewise was
much complained of both by this Iohn
Edmundes, and diuers other.

Richard
Colyns
of Gynges.

This Richard Colyns, as hee was
a great doer amōg these good mē:
so was he much complained vpon
by diuers, and also by this Ed-
mundes, for bringing with him a MarginaliaThe booke called þe King of Beeme.
booke called the king of Beeme,
into their companie, and did
read thereof a greate parte vnto
them, in this Edmundes house of
Burford.

Alyce
Colyns,
wife of
Rich. Co
lyns.

This Alyce likewise was a fa-
mous woman among them, and
had a good memorye, and could
recite much of the Scriptures, and
other good bookes: And therfore
when any conuenticle of these mē
did meete at Burford, commonly
she was sent for, to recite vnto thē
the declaration of the ten Com-
maundementes, and the Epistles
of Peter, and Iames.

Ioanne
Colyns
daugh-
ter of
Rich. &
of Alyce
Colyns.
MarginaliaFor hauing the x. Commaūdementes in Englishe.
This Ioanne also following her fa-
ther and mothers steppes, was no-
ted, for that she had learned with
her father and mother, the tenne
Commaundementes, the vij. dead-
ly sinnes, the vij. workes of mercy,
the v. wittes bodely and ghostlye,
the viij. blessinges, and v. chapters
of S. Iames Epistle.

Agnes
Edmun-
des his
owne daugh-
ter.

This Agnes Edmundes was
also detected by her father, that
he brought her to the house of
Richard Colyns, to seruice, to the
entent shee mighte bee instructed
there in Gods lawe, where she had
learned likewise the x. Commaun-
dementes, the v. wittes bodely and
ghostly, and the vij. deadly sinnes.

Alyce Gunne.
VV. Russell, 
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William Russell, a tailor of Coleman Street, London, hosted Lollardconventicles in his house during the 1520s (Susan Brigden, London and the Reformation [Oxford, 1989], p. 103).

of Colmanstrete.
One mother Ioanne.
Father Iohn, of Hungerford.
Ioanne Taylor seruaunt of Iohn
Harrys, of Burford.
Thomas Quicke, Weauer, of Redyng.
Philippe Brabant, Weauer.
Iohn Barbar, clerke of Amersham.
Iohn Edynge, of Hungerford.

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Accusers.Parties accused.Crimes obiected.

One Brabant, brother to Philippe Bra-
bant, of Stanlake.

Thomas
Whyte,
& Tho.
Clarke
dyd ap-
peache
Robert Butterfield.

William
Dorset.

The wordes of William Dorsette
were these: that pilgrimage was
of none effecte, and offring can-
dells or other thinges to saintes,
stoode in no steade, and was but MarginaliaCost lost.
coste loste. MarginaliaFor saying. Our Ladye is not at Wilsedon, but in heauen.
Also when his wife was go-
ing on pilgrimage, and he asked
whether? and she sayd to our La-
dy of Wilsedon: our Lady, sayd he,
is in heauen.

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Iohn Ba-
ker being
vrged vp-
on hys
othe, dyd
diclose

Iohn Ed-
mundes

Thys Iohn Edmundes was
detected because that hee, tal-
king with the sayd Baker, of pil-
grimage, badde him goe offer his
money to the Image of God. And
when the other asked, what that MarginaliaThe Image of God.
was, he sayd, that the Image of
God was the poore people, blinde,
and lame: and sayd that he offen-
ded almightie God in going on
pilgrimage.

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William
Phyppe
abiured
by his oth
did accuse

Henry
Phyppe
his owne
sonne.

For communing with Rog. Dods
agaynst pilgrimage and adoration
of Images.


Henry
Phyppe
being ex-
amined, &
abiured
by the B.
was com-
pelled to
disclose

his owne wordes spoken to Roger Dods, saying
to him, that he muste light a candle before his
BLOCKE ALMIGHTIE & being then
Roode man. MarginaliaBLOCKE ALMIGHTIE.

Roger
Parker.
William
Phyppe
his owne
father.

For talking together agaynst pil-
grimage and Idolatrye.

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Iohn Bra
bant, the
elder son
of Iohn
Brabāt,
did nomi-
nate

Iohn
Hacker.

For reading the holie Scripture in
his fathers house, and for saying
these wordes: Christ made his
maundy & said, take this bread,
eate it, this is my bodie: Take this
wine, drinke it, this is my bloud:
And Priestes say by these wordes,
that the Sacrament of the altare is
the body of Christ.

Roberte
Pope.

Iohn Bra
bant his
father,
and his
mother.

For beyng present, when Hacker
was reading the Scripture in their
house.

Philippe
Brabant
his vncle.

The wordes of Philippe Brabāt,
were these: that it was deadly
sinne to go on pilgremage.

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MarginaliaEx Regist. Ioh. Longl. Fol. 85.


¶ Concerning thys Iohn Brabant, here is to bee noted
the forme and effecte of the bishops examination, asking and de-
maunding thus of the sayd Brabant: An vnquam audiuit Ioan-
nem Hakker legentem sacram scripturam contra determinationē
ecclesiæ. That is, Whether he euer heard Iohn Hacker 
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John Hacker was an extraordinarily influential Lollard with a long career; see J. A. F. Thomson, The Later Lollards, 1414-1520 for details. Hacker will be arrested in London in 1527 and in 1528, he would abjure and give the names of over 40 other Lollards to the authorities (1563, p. 418 and BL, Harley 421, fos. 11r-14r).

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read the
which wordes, if he meane, that it is agaynst the determination
to be a blinde church. And if they meane, that the holy scripture
conteyneth any such thyng in it, which is agaynst the determina-
tiō of the church, thē it appeareth their church to be cōtrary vnto
God, seing it determineth one thing, and Gods word an other.

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