Thematic Divisions in Book 12
1. Exhumations of Bucer and Phagius along with Peter Martyr's Wife2. Pole's Visitation Articles for Kent3. Ten Martyrs Burnt at Canterbury4. The 'Bloody Commission'5. Twenty-two Prisoners from Colchester6. Five Burnt at Smithfield7. Stephen Gratwick and others8. Edmund Allen and other martyrs9. Edmund Allen10. Alice Benden and other martyrs11. Examinations of Matthew Plaise12. Richard Woodman and nine other martyrs13. Ambrose14. Richard Lush15. The Martyrdom of Simon Miller and Elizabeth Cooper16. Rose Allin and nine other Colchester Martyrs17. John Thurston18. George Eagles19. Richard Crashfield20. Fryer and George Eagles' sister21. Joyce Lewes22. Rafe Allerton and others23. Agnes Bongeor and Margaret Thurston24. John Kurde25. John Noyes26. Cicelye Ormes27. Persecution at Lichfield28. Persecution at Chichester29. Thomas Spurdance30. Hallingdale, Sparrow and Gibson31. John Rough and Margaret Mearing32. Cuthbert Simson33. William Nicholl34. Seaman, Carman and Hudson35. Three at Colchester36. A Royal Proclamation37. Roger Holland and other Islington martyrs38. Stephen Cotton and other martyrs39. Scourging of Thomas Hinshaw40. Scourging of John Milles41. Richard Yeoman42. John Alcocke43. Thomas Benbridge44. Four at St Edmondsbury45. Alexander Gouch and Alice Driver46. Three at Bury47. A Poor Woman of Exeter48. The Final Five Martyrs49. John Hunt and Richard White50. John Fetty51. Nicholas Burton52. John Fronton53. Another Martyrdom in Spain54. Baker and Burgate55. Burges and Hoker56. The Scourged: Introduction57. Richard Wilmot and Thomas Fairfax58. Thomas Greene59. Bartlett Greene and Cotton60. Steven Cotton's Letter61. James Harris62. Robert Williams63. Bonner's Beating of Boys64. A Beggar of Salisbury65. Providences: Introduction66. The Miraculously Preserved67. William Living68. Edward Grew69. William Browne70. Elizabeth Young71. Elizabeth Lawson72. Christenmas and Wattes73. John Glover74. Dabney75. Alexander Wimshurst76. Bosom's wife77. Lady Knevet78. John Davis79. Mistress Roberts80. Anne Lacy81. Crosman's wife82. Congregation at Stoke in Suffolk83. Congregation of London84. Englishmen at Calais85. Edward Benet86. Jeffrey Hurst87. William Wood88. Simon Grinaeus89. The Duchess of Suffolk90. Thomas Horton 91. Thomas Sprat92. John Cornet93. Thomas Bryce94. Gertrude Crockhey95. William Mauldon96. Robert Horneby97. Mistress Sandes98. Thomas Rose99. Troubles of Sandes100. Complaint against the Ipswich Gospellers101. Tome 6 Life and Preservation of the Lady Elizabeth102. The Unprosperous Queen Mary103. Punishments of Persecutors104. Foreign Examples105. A Letter to Henry II of France106. The Death of Henry II and others107. Justice Nine-Holes108. John Whiteman109. Admonition to the Reader110. Hales' Oration111. The Westminster Conference112. Appendix notes113. Ridley's Treatise114. Back to the Appendix notes115. Thomas Hitton116. John Melvyn's Letter117. Alcocke's Epistles118. Cautions to the Reader119. Those Burnt at Bristol: extra material120. Priest's Wife of Exeter121. Snel122. Laremouth123. William Hunter's Letter124. Doctor Story125. The French Massacre
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John Slade

(d. 1558)

Martyr.

Articles against John Slade were administered by Thomas Darbyshire on 22 June 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Slade gave answers to the articles. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He appeared before Darbyshire on 11 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Sentence was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Slade was burned at Brentford on 14 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

 
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Robert Dynes

(d. 1558)

Martyr. Of unknown occupation. Of Essex.

Articles against Robert Dynes were ministered by Thomas Darbyshire on 22 June 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Dynes gave answers to the articles. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He appeared before Darbyshire on 11 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Dynes's sentence was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He was burned at Brentford on 14 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

 
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Robert Milles

(d. 1558)

Martyr. Of London.

Articles against Robert Milles were administered by Thomas Darbyshire on 20 June 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2240, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2042.

Milles gave answers to the articles. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He appeared before Darbyshire on 11 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Sentence was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Milles was burned at Brentford on 14 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

[Brother of John Milles.]

 
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Sir Edward Hastings

(by 1519 - 1573)

Lord Hastings of Loughborough. MP for Leicester (1547, 1552), Leicestshire (1547, 1553), Middlesex (1533, 1554, 1555). Sheriff of Leicestershire and Middlesex (1550), town clerk of Leicester (1553), bailiff (1553 - 1554). JP Middlesex (1554 - 1558/9), Leicestershire (1558/9). (DNB; Bindoff; Cockayne) Master of the Horse (DNB)

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Sir Edward Hastings was sent to bring Princess Elizabeth to London on 11 February 1554 (1570, p. 1637; 1576, p. 1397; 1583, p. 1467).

He was sent as an ambassador, 'I knowe not wither', but it was believed to escort Cardinal Pole to England (1570, p. 1645; 1576, p. 1403; 1583, pp. 1473-74).

After Wyatt's rebellion, Hastings went to see Elizabeth at Ashridge and found her to be unwell. 1563, p. 1711, 1570, p. 2288, 1576, p. 1982, 1583, p. 2091.

On 15 December 1557 a letter was sent by the archbishop of York, the earl of Shrewsbury, Edward Hastings, Anthony Montague, John Bourne and Henry Jernegam (members of the privy council) to Bishop Bonner along with the examinations of John Rough. They sent Rough to Newgate. 1563, p. 1646, 1570, p. 2226, 1576, pp. 1921-22., 1583, p. 2028 [incorrectly numbered as 2034].

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Sentence against six martyred at Brentford was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

[Confined to Baynard Castle in 1561 and later sent to the Tower for hearing mass. Recanted and took the oath of supremacy and was released. Retired to Buckinghamshire.]

 
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Sir Thomas Cornwallis

(1518/19 - 1604)

MP [1547, 1553, 1554, 1558], Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk (1552 - 1530, Comptroller of the Royal Household (1557 - 1558). (DNB; Bindoff

On 15 April 1555, Cornwallis was ordered by the Privy Council to interrogate William Flower and also to have Bishop Bonner and the Middlesex JPs initiate both religious and secular proceedings against William Flower. 1583, p. 1561.

Sentence against six martyred at Brentford was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Sir Edward Hastings and Sir Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

The sheriff, Sir Thomas Cornwallis, made a bill against William Brown. 1570, p. 2268, 1576, p. 1958, 1583, p. 2065.

After Wyatt's rebellion, he went to see Elizabeth at Ashridge and found her to be unwell. 1563, p. 1711, 1570, p. 2288, 1576, p. 1982, 1583, p. 2091.

Foxe refers to his repair to London out of Essex with Clinton and others. 1563, p. 1707, 1570, p. 2301, 1576, p. 1992, 1583, p. 2101.

[A recusant in Elizabeth's reign (Bindoff).]

 
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Stephen Cotton

Martyr. Occupation unknown.

Articles were ministered against Stephen Cotton by Thomas Darbyshire on 22 June 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Cotton gave answers to the articles. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He appeared before Darbyshire on 11 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

The sentence was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Cotton was burned at Brentford on 14 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He wrote a letter to his brother. 1563, pp. 1688-89, 1570, p. 2264, 1576, p. 1555, 1583, p. 2062.

 
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Stephen Wight

Martyr. Of Brentford. Of unknown occupation.

Articles were administered to Wight by Thomas Darbyshire on 21 June 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Wight gave answers to the articles. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He appeared before Darbyshire on 11 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Sentence was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Wight was burned at Brentford on 14 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

 
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Thomas Darbyshire

(1518 - 1604)

Nephew of Edmund Bonner. Jesuit. DCL (1556). Prebend of Totenhall (1543), Hackney (1554). Rector of Fulham (1558) and St Magnus, near London Bridge (1558). Principal of Broadgates College, archdeacon of Essex (1558). Chancellor of London. Deprived of all preferments under Elizabeth. (DNB; Foster)

Darbyshire told Thomas Hawkes that the Bible was sufficient for salvation, but not instruction. 1563, p. 1149; 1570, p. 1759; 1576, p. 1551 [recte 1503]; 1583, p. 1586

On 6 June 1556, Darbyshire, Bonner's chancellor, read articles against Henry Adlington, Thomas Bowyer, Lyon Cawch, John Derifall, Agnes George, William Halliwell, Edmund Hurst, Ralph Jackson, Lawrence Parnam, Elizabeth Pepper, John Routh, George Searles, and Henry Wye. 1563, p. 1524, 1570, p. 2095, 1576, p. 1808, 1583, p. 1914.

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Robert Farrer talked with Laurence Sheriff in the Rose tavern and suggested to Sheriff that Elizabeth had been involved in Wyatt's rebellion. Sheriff complained to Bonner about Farrer before Mordaunt, Sir John Baker, Darbyshire, Story, Harpsfield, and others. 1570, p. 2296, 1576, p. 1988, 1583, p. 2097.

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Five who were martyred at Smithfield on April 12 1557 were first examined by Darbyshire, Bonner's chancellor. 1563, pp. 1567-70, 1570, pp. 2159-61, 1576, pp. 1865-67, 1583, pp. 1974-76.

Ralph Allerton was examined on 7 July by Darbyshire. 1563, p. 1626, 1570, p. 2212, 1576, p. 1908, 1583, p. 2016.

Articles against six martyred at Brentford were administered by Thomas Darbyshire on 20 June 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2240, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2042.

Darbyshire examined William Living and his wife. 1563, p. 1673.

Sentence against them was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

 
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William Pikes [or Pikers]

(d. 1558)

Tanner. Martyr. Of Ipswich.

In the third year of Mary's reign Pikes read Tyndale's translation of the Bible (corrected by Rogers) in his garden. Four drops of blood suddenly fell onto the book. He told his wife and they both saw it as a portent of things to come. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1936, 1583, p. 2042.

William Pickess fled Ipswich for fear of persecution. 1576, p. 1981, 1583, p. 2089.

Articles against him were ministered by Thomas Darbyshire on 22 June 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He gave answers to the articles. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

He appeared before Darbyshire on 11 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Sentence was read by Darbyshire in the presence of Edward Hastings and Thomas Cornwallis. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

Pikes was burned at Brentford on 14 July 1558. 1563, p. 1669, 1570, p. 2241, 1576, p. 1935, 1583, p. 2039.

 
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Braintree
Brainford, Brainforde, Braynforde, Braynford
NGR: TL 765 233

Possibly Braintree: text specifies Essex.

However, DL suggests Bramfield: TL 295 155

Bramfield is a parish in the hundred of Cashio, or Liberty of St. Albans, although locally in the hundred of Hertford, county of Hertford. 3.5 miles north-west from Hertford. The living is a rectory in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon, Diocese of Lincoln.

English information from Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (S. Lewis & Co: London, 1831)

Scottish information from Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland (S. Lewis & Co: London, 1846)

Welsh information taken from Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Wales(Lewis & Co: London, 1840)

The reason for the use of these works of reference is that they present the jurisdictional and ecclesiastical position as it was before the major Victorian changes. The descriptions therefore approximate to those applying in the sixteenth century, after the major changes of 1535-42. Except for the physical locations, which have not changed, the reader should not therefore take these references as being accurate in the twenty-first century.

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Islington
Iselington, Islington, Islyngton
NGR: TQ 305 850

A parish in the Finsbury division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex. 2 miles north by west from London. The living is a vicarage in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of London, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop.

English information from Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (S. Lewis & Co: London, 1831)

Scottish information from Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland (S. Lewis & Co: London, 1846)

Welsh information taken from Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Wales(Lewis & Co: London, 1840)

The reason for the use of these works of reference is that they present the jurisdictional and ecclesiastical position as it was before the major Victorian changes. The descriptions therefore approximate to those applying in the sixteenth century, after the major changes of 1535-42. Except for the physical locations, which have not changed, the reader should not therefore take these references as being accurate in the twenty-first century.

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Q. Mary. The Martyrdome of 6. Martyrs burned at Brainford.

MarginaliaAnno 1557 IulyAt length Roger embracing the stake, and the reedes, said these woordes.

Lord, I most humbly thanke thy Maiestie, that thou hast called mee from the state of death, vnto the lighte of thy heauenlye worde, and nowe vnto the fellowship of thy Sainctes, that I may sing and say, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hoastes. And Lord into thy handes I commit my spirite. Lord blesse these thy people, and saue them from Idolatrie, and so ended his life, looking vp into heauen, praying and praising God, with the rest of his fellowe Sainctes. For whose ioyfull constancie the Lord be praised.

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The Martyrdome of vj. which suffered at Brainforde for the true testimonie of Iesus Christ. 
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Six Brentford Martyrs

This account first appeared in the 1563 edition and it was based on the trial records (for the answers of the martyrs) and on the testimony of individual informants. This account remained unchanged in subsequent editions, except that an anecdote of a miracle which took supposedly place at the execution of these martyrs was cut from the 1570 edition.

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MarginaliaIuly 14. Marginalia6. Martyrs burnt at Brainford.NOt long after the death of the fore named vij. godlye Martyrs that suffered in Smithfielde, were vj. other faithfull witnesses of the Lordes true Testament, Martyred at Braynforde, vij. miles from London, 

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The location is significant. Clearly worried about popular unrest in the capital, Bishop Bonner wrote to Cardinal Pole in July 1558, urging that these six martyrs be burned quietly in Hammersmith, rather than in London (Petyt MS 538/47, fo. 3r). Apart from changing the site of the execution, Bonner's advice was followed.

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the xiiij. day of Iuly 1558. which sayd sixe were of that companie that were apprehended in a close harde by Islington (as is aboue specified) and sent to prisone. Whose names and articles proponed to them, with their answers vnto þe same, hereafter followeth.

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MarginaliaMartyrsRobert Milles. Stephen Corton. 

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See Stephen Cotton's letter to his brother (1563, p. 1688; 1570, p. 2264; 1576, pp. 1954-55 and 1583, p. 2061).

Robert Dynes. Ste-
phen Wight. Iohn Slade. William Pikes, or Pikers,
a Tanner.

These vj. forenamed Martyrs (gentle Reader) hadde their articles ministred to them by Thomas Darbishire, Boners Chancellor, at sundrye times, as Robert Milles the 20. day of Iune, Stephen Wight the 21. day of the said moneth, Ste. Cotton and Iohn Slade the 22. day, & Robert Dines and William Pikes the 23. day. At which said times, though they were seuerally examined, yet had they all one maner of articles ministred to them, yea & the selfe same Articles that were ministred to Iohn Holiday, Hēry Pond, and their companie aforesayd. Which sayde articles I leaue the reader to looke for in page 1967. and think it not necessarye anye more to rehearse them, but onely to proceede with their aunsweres to the same, which briefly and in summe hereafter followeth.

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The answeres of the forenamed persons to the Articles aforesayd.

MarginaliaThe aunsweres of the sixe former Martyrs to the articles1 TO the first Article they all graunted the same, and added thereto for going to Church, that Robert Milles and Stephen Wight came not there for 3. quarters of a yere before, and Iohn Slade & William Pikes not since the Queenes raigne, Stephen Cotten not for a twelue moneth before, and Rob. Dynes not for two yeares before.

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The 2. 3. 4. 5. and 6, Articles they all answeared in effecte, as the forenamed Iohn Holiday, Henry Ponde and their companye did, pag. 1931 sauing they added, that as their rites, customes & ceremonies are against the worde of God, so will they obserue and keepe no parte of the same. Stephen Wight added further, that he receiued not their Sacrament of the aultar for two yeres before, nor Iohn Slade and William Pikes since Queene Maries raigne, nor Stephen Cotton for a tweluemoneth before, nor Robert Dines for three yeres before.

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To the 7. article, they all graunted the same in euerye parte like vnto the afore named Henry Pond and his companye, page 1931 sauing Rob Dines added that it was no part of his beliefe.

To the 8. Article they all graunted the same in euery part, as the forenamed William Holliday and his companye, page 1931. but Robert Milles added therto that he will not come to church, nor allowe their religion, so long as the crosse is crepte too, and worshipped, and Images are in the Church Iohn Slade affirmed in effecte as Robert Milles did, adding further that there be not 7. Sacraments, but 2. Sacraments, which is Baptisme & the Supper of the Lord. Stephen Cotton woulde no further allowe the Popish religion, then it agreeth with Gods woorde: and Robert Dines affirmed in effect the like to Stephen Cotton also.

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To the 9. and 10 articles, Robert Milles, Iohn Slade & Steuen Cotton answered that they do not allow the popish seruice then set foorth, because it is against the truthe, and in a straunge language which the common people vnderstande not. Robert Dines and William Pikes, will neither allow nor disallowe the Latine seruice, because they vnderstād it not. And Steuen Wight would make no directe aunswer to the articles at all, and to the 11 12. 13. and 14. articles we finde no answeres recorded of the said Steuen Wight, but of the rest of his fellowe prisoners wee finde answers to those articles which hereafter followe.

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To the 11. article, Robert Milles, Iohn Slade and Steuen

Cotton answered, that concernig the bookes, faith and religion specified in this article, they doe allowe them so farre foorth as they agree with Gods word. &c. Robert Dines would make no answer thereto, because he thoughte himselfe vnmeete to iudge thereof: and William Pikes doeth not remember that hee hathe misliked the seruice, and the faith, and religion set foorth in king Edward the sixt his time.

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To the 12. they graunt, that if they might receiue the sacrament as they did in king Edward the sixt daies, they would with all their heart so doe.

To the 13. and 14. articles, they confesse and graunt the contents of them to be true in euery part.

When at the daies before specified, these good men were produced before Boners Chancellour, Thomas Darbishire, and had the foresaide articles ministred vnto them, and they (as ye haue heard) had made aunswere vnto the same, in the ende the Chauncellor commaunded them to appeare before them againe the 11. day of Iuly after in the sayde place at Paules. MarginaliaThe sixe Martyrs brought agayne before Darbyshire.Where when they came, he required of them, whether they woulde tourne from their opinions to þe mother holy church: and if not, that then, whether there were anye cause to the contrarye, but that they might procede with the sentence of condemnation. Wherunto they all answeared, that they would not go from the truthe, nor relent from any part of the same while they liued. Then he charged them to appeare before him againe the next daye in the afternoone, betweene one and two of the clocke, to heare the definitiue sentence redde agaynste them, according to the Ecclesiasticall lawes then in force. At which time, he sitting in iudgemēt, talking with these godly and vertuous men, at the last came into the sayde place MarginaliaSyr Edward Hastinges and Syr Thomas Cornwales at the condemnation of these Martyrs.syr Edwarde Hastings & sir Thomas Cornewales knights, two of Quene Maries officers of her house, and being there, they sate them down ouer against the Chancellor, in whose presence the sayde Chancellor condemned those good poore Lambes, and deliuered them ouer to the secular power, who receiued and caried them to prisonne immediately, and there kept them in safetie till the daye of their deathe.

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In the meane time this naughty Chancellor slept not, I warrant you, but that day in which they were condemned, he made certificate into the Lorde Chancellors office, from whence the next daye after was sent a writ to burne them at Brainforde aforesaid, 

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See Strype's Memorials under Mary, chap. 63, p. 461, folio.

which accordingly was accomplished in the same place, the said 14. daye of Iulye: Whereunto they being brought, made theyr humble praiers vnto the Lorde Iesus, vndressed themselues, wente ioyfully to the stake whereto they were bounde, and the fire flaming aboue them, they yelded their soules, bodies, and liues into the handes of the omnipotent Lorde, for whose cause they didde suffer, and to whose protection I commend thee gentle Reader. Amen.

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MarginaliaThe Martyrdome of Robert Milles, Stephen Cotton, Robert Dynes, Stephen Wight, Iohn Slade, William Pikes at Brainford. An. 1558. Iuly 14.The burning of sixe Martyrs at Brainforde.
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