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Thematic Divisions in Book 5
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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openly taught and receaued by authoritie of this Realme: and he sayd it was neuer that I might speake agaynst the sacrament: I said, agaynst some opinion of the sacrament it was openly taught: He sayd by no lawe: and that was notable to consider, that all that whyle God preserued that, so that no law could passe agaynst it: I sayd their law dyd not onely perswade me, but this most: when they preached vnto vs, they tooke payne to set out the word of God in our tong, so that we may reade and iudge whether they sayd true or no: but now they take the lyght from vs, and would haue vs to beleue it because they say so: which is to me a greate perswasion: He sayd it was not a fewe that could be our guide in vnderstāding, but the doctors and al the whole church: Now who wouldest thou beleue? eyther the few, or the many? I sayd I did not beleue for the fewe nor for the many, but onely for þt he bringeth the word, and sheweth it to me, to be so according to the processe thereof. &c. Well sayde he then if the Arian 

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Arianism was a fourth-century heresy which denied the divinity of Christ and the equality of the members of the Trinity.

come to the with scripture thou wylt beleue hym, if he shewe this texte, my father is greater thē I: I answered no my Lord, he must bring me also the contrary places and proue them both true, where he saith: my father and I am one: Yea sayd he, that is by charyty as we be one with him. I said, that glose would not stand with the rest of the scripture, where he sayd, I am the very same that I say to you: He sayd the truth, and the truth was God. &c. (much such lyke) & here he made many words (but very gētly) of the sacramēt: likewise Christ sayd it was hys body: ye that is to saye, a figure of hys body: and how men dyd not consider the word was God, and god the woord, & so prouoked me with such temptation: and I let hym alone and sayd nothing. So after many words he cam to the churches fayth, and comely order of ceremonies, & images: and then I ioyned to hym agayne wyth the cōmaundementes. He sayd that was done that no false thing shuld be made, as the Heathē would worship a Catte because she killed Myce. I sayd that it was playne that the lawe forbad not only such, but euen to make an image of god to any maner of likenes: where find ye that said he? Forsoth in the law, where God gaue them the commaundementes: for he sayd, ye sawe no shape, but heard a voyce onely, & added a reason why, least they should after make images and marre them selues, so that God would not shewe his shape, because they shoulde haue no ymage of hym whyche was the true God. &c. He sayd I made a goodly  
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Excellent, admirable [OED]. Gardiner is being ironic.

interpretation. I sayd no, it was the texte. Then was the Byble called for, and when it came he bad me fynd it, and I should straighte be confounded with mine own words: so that if there were anye grace with mee, I would

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trust myne owne wytte no more: and when I loked, it was latin. Why said he, can ye rede no Latine? No: Then was the English Bible brought. He bad me fynde it: And so I red it a loud: and then he sayd lo, here thou maist see: this is no more to forbyd the ymage of God, then of any other Beast, foule or fish (the place was Deut. iiii.) I sayd it dyd playnly forbyd to make any of these to the ymage of God, because no mā myght know what shape he was of. Therefore might no man say of any image, this is an Image of God. Well yet (sayde he) by your leaue, so much as was sene we maye, that is of Christ, of the holy ghost: & the father appered to Daniel like an olde man. &c. I sayd that was no proofe þt we might make ymages contrary to the commaundement: for though the holy ghost appered like a doue, yet he was not like in shape, but in certaine qualities, & therfore when I sawe the doue which is Gods creature, in dede I myght remember the spirit to be simple and louing. &c. and with that he was somwhat moued, and sayd I had learned my lesson, & asked who taught me, with many wordes: he would proue howe good and profitable images were to teache the vnlearned. &c. At the last I sayd: my lord, although I wer able to make neuer so good a glose vppon the commaundementes, yet obedience is better then al our good intentes, and much ado wee had: at last he sawe what I was, and hee sent for mee for charitye sake to talke with mee, but he would not medel, but sayd my wrong prisonment could not excuse mee, but I must clere my selfe. I sayd that was easy for me to do. For I had not offēded: He sayd I could not scape so: there I was deceaued. I sayd, wel thē I am vnder the lawe. &c. the Archdeacon was ther called in for me, and he layed to me, that with such arrogancy, and stoutnes as neuer was hard, I behaued my self before him, wher as he was mynded with such mercy to me. &c. and many lyes he layd to me, that I was sent home tyll another tyme: and I would not bee contented, but went out of the church with such out crye as was notable. I declared that he falsly reported me, and I broughte in the lawes then in the Realme, the Quenes proclamation, that none of her subiects should be compelled tyll the lawe were to compell, and that I dyd reherece it in the courte for mee, and dyd vse hym then, as I vse your grace now, & no other wise: He sayd, that I dyd not vse my selfe very well now. I sayd, I had offered my self to be bailled, and to cōfer with them, whē and where they would: He sayd I should not confer, but be obedient. I said, let me go and I wil not desire to confer neither: and when I offended, let them punish. &c. and so departed.

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By your brother, Nicolas Shetterden, prisoner
for the truth in Westgate. 

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A room above the western gate to the city of Canterbury was used as a prison.

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