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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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Actes and Monumentes of the church.

christ, a subtyll and craftye Lawyer of Suffolke, called MarginaliaFoster a Lawyer.Mayster Foster, beynge Stewarde and keeper of Courtes, for one Iohn Clearke of Hadley, whych both hadde euer bene secrete fauourers of the Romyshe idolatries, these twoo conspired to brynge in the Pope, and his idolatries 

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Idolatry (OED).

againe into Hadley Churche. For as yet Doctour Taylour, as a good Shepehearde, had retayned and kepte in hys Churche, the godlye Churche seruice, and reformation made by Kynge Edwarde, and most faythfullye, and earnestlye preached agaynste the Popyshe idolatries, whych had infected the whole Countrye rounde aboute hym.

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Therefore the aforesayde Foster, and Clarke, hyred one MarginaliaIohn Auerth a ryght papist.Iohn Auerth, Person of Aldam, a verye money Marchaunt, 

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A worshipper of money (see Luke 16:11 and 13-14).

a blynde Leader of the blynde, a Popishe Idolatour, and an open Aduouterer,  
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Adulterer (OED).

and whoremonger, a very fyt Minister for their purpose, to come to Hadley, and there to geue the onsette to begynne agayne the popyshe Masse. To thys purpose they buylded vp with al hast possible the Altar, entendyng to bring in their Masse agayne, about the Palme mondaye: but thys their deuise tooke none effecte. MarginaliaMark how vnwillingly the people were to receaue the papacye agayne.For in the night the Aulter was beaten downe againe. Wherefore they buylt it vp againe the second tyme, and layde diligent watche, leaste anye shoulde agayne breake it downe. On the day followinge came Mayster Foster, and Iohn Clarke, brynginge wyth them their popyshe Sacrificer, who brought with hym all his implementes, and garmentes, to play in hys papish Pageaunt, whom they & theyr men garded wyth swoordes and bucklers, least anye man shoulde disturbe hym in hys missall Sacrifice.

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When Doctour Taylour, MarginaliaDoctoure Tailers custome to studye.who (accordyng to his custome) sat at hys booke, studying the woorde of God, hearde the bels ryng, hee arose and went into the Churche, supposyng something had bene there to be done, according to his Pastoral office. And commyng to the Churche, he founde the Church doores shut, and fast barred, sauynge the Chauncell doore, which was onelye larched: Where he entring in, and comming into the Chauncell, sawe MarginaliaA popyshe Sacrificera popishe Sacrificer, in hys robes, wyth a broade newe shauen crowne, readye to begynne hys popish sacrifice, beset round about with drawen swoordes and buckelers, leaste anye man should approche to disturbe hym. Then sayde Doctour Taylour: MarginaliaDoctour Tailour rebuked the Deuyll.Thou Deuyl, who made thee so bolde to enter into thys Churche of Christe, to prophane, and defile it wyth this abhominable Idolatrye? Wyth that start vp Foster, and wyth an irefull, and furious countenaunce, sayd to Doctour Tailour: Thou Traytour, what doest thou here,

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to let, and perturbe the Quenes procedinges? MarginaliaThe papistes call all their trumperye the Queenes procedings For you must remēber that antichrist rayneth by anothers arm, and not by his own power: Read Daniell of the king of faces the. 8. chapter Doctour Taylour answered: I am no Traytour, but I am the Shepeheard, that God and my Lorde Christe hathe appoynted to feede thys hys flocke: Wherefore I haue good autoritye to be here. And I commaunde thee, thou popishe Woulfe, in the name of God to auoyde hence, and not to presume here wyth suche popishe idolatrye, to poyson Christes flocke.

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Then sayd Foster: wylt thou traytourlye hereticke make a commotion, and resist violently the Quenes procedinges?

Doctour Taylour answered: I make no commotion: but it is you Papistes that maketh commotions and tumultes. MarginaliaDoctour Tailer is a right Elyas. 3. Reg. 18.I resist onely with Gods woorde, againste your popyshe idolatries, whych are agaynst Gods woorde, the Queenes honour, and tende to the vtter subuersion of thys Realme of Englande. And further thou doest agaynst the Canon lawe, which commaundeth that no Masse be sayde, but at a consecrate Aultar.

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MarginaliaThe papist is afraid to breake a popish lawe.When the person of Aldam hearde that, he beganne to shrincke backe, and woulde haue left hys saying of Masse. Then start vp Iohn Clarke, and sayde: maister Auerth, be not afrayd, ye haue a MarginaliaSuperaltare is a stone consecrate by the Byshops, commonlye of a foote long, whiche the papists cari in steade of an aultare, when they Masse for mony in gētlemēs houses.Superaltare. 

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A consecrated stone in a wooden frame which was used as a portable altar.

Go foorth with your busines man.

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Then Foster with his armed men, tooke Doctour Taylour, and ledde him with strong hande oute of the Churche, and the popyshe prelate proceded in his Romishe idolatrye. Doctour Taylours wyfe, who followed her husbande into the Churche, when shee sawe her husbande thus violently thrust out of hys Church: she kneeled downe, and helde vp her handes, and with loude voyce said: I beseche God, the righteous Iudge to auenge this iniurye, that this popishe Idolatour, this daye doth to the bloud of Christ. Then they thrust her out of the Churche also, and shut to the doores: for they feared that the people woulde haue rent their Sacrificer in peeces. Notwithstanding one, or two threwe in great stones at the wyndowes, and missed very lytle their popishe Masser.

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Thus you see how with out consent of the people, the popishe Masse was agayne set vp, with MarginaliaThe papistes argumēts wher wyth they maynteyne theyr doctrine.battayle araye, with swoordes and bucklers, wyth violence and tiranny: which practise the Papistes haue euer yet vsed. As for reason, righteous lawe, or Scripture of Gods woorde, they haue none on theyr part. Therfore they ar þe same that saith: MarginaliaSap. 2.The lawe of vnryghteousnes is our strength: Come let vs oppresse the ryghteous wythout any feare. &c.

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Wythin a daye or twoo after, with all haste possible, thys mayster Foster, and Iohn Clarke made a complaynt of Doctoure Taylour, by a letter written to Stephan Gardi-

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