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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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the Emperour for chosing the byshop of Millain. MarginaliaTheodore. eccl. hist. l. 4. cap. 5.Set him (saith he) in the bishops seate, to whom if wee (as man) do offend at any time, we maye submit our selues. MarginaliaEuseb. ecc. hist. lib. 4. cap. 4. Niceph. l. 3. cap. 35.Policarpus the most constant Martyr, when he stoode before the chefe Ruler, & was commaunded to blaspheme Christ, and to sweare by the fortune of Cesar. &c. he answered with a mylde spirite: we are taught (sayth he) to geue honour vnto princes, & those powers which be of God: but such honor as is not contrary to gods religiō.

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Hither vnto ye se good father, how I haue in wordes onely made as it were a florish before the fight, which I shortely looke after, & how I haue begon to prepare certaine kindes of weapons, to fighte against the aduresaries of Christ, and to muse with my selfe, how the dartes of the old enemy may be borne of, and after what sorte I maye smite hym agayne with the sword of the spirit. MarginaliaEphe. 6. I learne also here by to be in vre with armure, and to assaile how I can go armed. In Tindal wher I was borne, not farre from the Scottish borders, I haue knowen my coūtrimen watch night and day in their harnes, such as they had, that is in their Iackes,  

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A jack was a leather coat, sometimes plated with armour, worn by soldiers (OED).

& their speares in their hands (you cal them northern gads) specially when they had any priuy warning of the comming of the Scottes. And so doing, althoughe at euery such bickeringes some of thē spent their lyues, yet by such meanes lyke prety mē they defended their countrye. And those that so died, I thynke that before God they dyed in a good quarel, and their ofspryng and progeny al the country loued them the better for their fathers sakes. And in the quarel of Christ our sauiour, in the defense of his owne diuine ordinaunces, by the whiche he geueth vnto vs lyfe and immortalitye, yea, in the quarell of fayth, and Christian religion, wherin resteth our euerlasting saluatiō, shal we not watch? shal we not go alwayes armed? euer looking when our aduersarie (which like a roarynge Lion seketh whom he may deuour Marginalia1. Pet. 5.) shal come vpon vs by reason of our slouthfulnes? yea, and wo be vnto vs, if he cā oppresse vs at vnwares, which vndoubtedly he wyll doo, if he fynde vs sleeping. Let vs awake therefore. For if the good man of the house knew what houre the theefe would come, MarginaliaMath. 24.he would surely watch, and not suffer hys house to be broken vp. Let vs awake therefore I say, and let vs not suffer our house to be broken vp. Resyst the deuil, saith Saint Iames, MarginaliaIacob. 4. and he wyl flee from you. Let vs therefore resist him manfully, & taking the crosse vpon our shoulders, let vs folow our captain Christ, who by his own bloud hath dedicated & halowed þe way which leadeth vnto þe father, þt is, to the light whych no man can attaine, the fountayne of euerlasting ioyes. Marginaliai. Timo. 6: Let vs folow I say, whether he calleth & allureth vs, that after these afflictiōs which last but for a momēt, wherby he trieth our faith as gold by the fire, we may euerlastingly raigne & triumph with him in the glory of the father, & that through the same our

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Lord and sauiour Iesus Christ, to whom with the father and the holye ghost bee all honour and glory now and for euer. Amen. Amen.

Good father, forasmuch as I haue determined wyth my selfe, to power forth these my cogitations into your bosome, here me thinketh I se you sodenly lifting vp you head towards heauen, after your maner, and then looking vpon me with your propheticall countenaunce, and speaking vnto me, with these or like wordes. Trust not my sonne (I besech you vouchsafe me the honour of this name: for in so doing I shall thinke my selfe both honoured, and loued of you.) Trust not I saye my sonne to these word weapons: Marginalia1. Corin. 4.for the kingdome of God is not in words, but in power. And remember alwayes the wordes of the Lord: do not imagine afore hand, what and how you wil speake. MarginaliaMath. 10. Mark. 11.For it shall be geuen you, euen in that same hower what ye shal speke. For it is not ye that speake, but the spirit of your father which speaketh in you. I pray you therfore father, praye for mee, that I may cast my whole care vpon hym, and trust vpon hym in all perilles. For I knowe, and am surely perswaded, that what so euer I can imagine or thinke afore hand, it is nothing, excepte he assist me with his spirit when the tyme is. MarginaliaEphes. 6. I besech you therfore Father, pray for me, that such a complet harnes of the spirit, such boldnes of mynde may be geuen vnto me, that I may out of a true fayth saye with Dauid. I wyl not trust in my bowe, and it is not my sword that shal saue me. MarginaliaPsalme. 44.For he hath no plesure in the strēgth of an horse. &c. But the lords delight is in them that feare hym and put their trust in his mercy. Marginaliapsalm. 147. I besech you pray, pray, that I mai enter this fight only in the name of god, and that when al is past, I being not ouercome through his gracious ayde, may remayne, and stand fast in hym, till that daye of the Lord, in the which to them that obtaine the victory, shal be geuen the lyuely Manna to eate, MarginaliaApoc. 2. and a trimphant crowne for euermore.

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Now Father, I pray you helpe mee to buckle on this geare a littel better. For you know the depenes of Sathan, MarginaliaApoca. 2. being an old souldiar, and you haue collered with him or now: blessed be God, that hath euer aided you so wel. I suppose he maye wel hold you at the bay. But truly he wyll not be so willing (I thinke) to ioyne with you, as with vs yongelinges.

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Syr I besech you, let your seruaunt 

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Augustine Bernher.

reade this my babling vnto you, and nowe and then as it shal seme vnto you best, let your pen run on my booke: spare not to blotte my paper. I geue you good leaue.  
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Foxe deletes passages here in which Ridley explains that the 'Antonian' was a reference to Antonius, an Arian bishop who persecuted catholics in the Vandal kingdom of North Africa during the fifth century. (The deleted passages are printed in The Works of Nicholas Ridley, ed. Henry Christmas [Parker Society, 1841], p. 147).

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MarginaliaH Latimer.Syr I haue caused my man not only to read your armour vnto me, but also to write it out. For it is not only no bare armure, but also wel buckled armure. I see not how it could be better. I thanke you euen from the bottom of my harte for it, and my prayer you shall not lacke trusting that you do the lyke for me. For in dede there is the healpe. &c. Many thinges make cōfusiō in memory. And if I wer as wel learned as was s. Paule, I would not bestow much amongst them, further thē to gaule 

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To vex, harrass, oppress (OED).

thē, & spurgal  
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To vex or harrass severely (OED).

to, whē & wher as occasion wer geuen, & matter came to mind: for the law shalbe their shote anchor,  
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I.e., a sheet anchor. This was the largest of a ship's anchors and was only used in an emergency. It signifies something relied on as a last resort when all else fails.

stay, & refuge. Therfore  
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The second 'conference' ends here. What follows is most of Latimer's concluding exhortation from the end of the first 'conference'; Foxe arbitrarily transposed the text of the original work.

there is no remedy, namely nowe when they haue the maister bowle  
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The drinking bowl of the master of the house, conferring the authority to set toasts, etc.

in their hand, and rule the roste.

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