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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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1539 [1470]

Actes and Monumentes of the churche

And as touching the sacrament of the altar, she said it was a naughty and abhominable ydoll, and so vtterly denyed the same sacramēt. Thus persistinge and perseuering in her former sayinges and aunsweres, was condemned the saide. xviii. day of the said moneth, with thother aboue mentioned, with whom also she suffered quietly and with greate comforte for the right of Christes religion.

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Ioane Sole.

IN like maner Ioane Sole, of the parishe of Horton was condemned of the same Pharyseis and priestes, for not allowing confessiō auricular, and for denying the reall presence and substaunce of Christ to be in the sacramēt of þe altar. Who after the Pharisaical maner being promulgat, brought by þe Sheriffes to the stake with the other fowre, susteined the lyke Martyrdome with them throughe the assistence of Goddes holy grace and spirit, mightely woorking in her to the glory of his name, and confirmation of his truth.

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Ioane Cotmer.

THe fifth and last of this heauenly companye of Martirs was Ioane Cotmer, of the parishe of Hithe. Who being asked what she saieth to confession made to a priest, denieth lykewise so to be confessed to any suche priest. And moreouer the iudge speaking of the sacrament of the altar, she said and affirmed that she doth not beleue in that sacrament, as it was then vsed: for it is made (sayeth she) a very ydoll. In this her confessiō she remaining and persisting was by the like sentence cruelly of them condemned, and so suffred with the foresayd Thomas Lomas and thother three felow Martirs, ratifying and confessing with their bloude the true knowlege and doctrine of the glorious gospell of Christ Iesus our sauiour.

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These. v. persōs wer burnt at. 2. stakes & one fire together at Cant. as is before declared.

The iudges and thother assistantes whiche set vpō her & thother foure aboue mentioned, wer Richard Faucet, Ihon Warren, Iohn Milles, Robert Collins, and Iohn Baker the Notary.

The lyfe, condemnation & death of the Reuerende Father in Christ D. Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Cāterburye, whiche was burned at Oxforde for the confession of true doctrine, vnder Quene Marye. Anno. Domini. 1556. the. 21. of March. 
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The Life and Martyrdom of Cranmer

There was a lengthy account of Cranmer's life, career and martyrdom in the Rerum (pp. 708-25). Most of this account came from a single informant whosenarrative of Cranmer's life and death survives in Foxe's papers (BL, Harley 417, fos. 90r-94v; printed in Narratives of the Days of the Reformation, ed. John Gough Nichols, Camden Society, original series, [London: 1860], pp. 218-33). This account was sent to Foxe by Grindal while Foxe was compiling the Rerum during his exile (The Remains of Edmund Grindal, ed., W. Nicholson [Parker Society: 1843], p. 220). Foxe added two items to the Rerum account which were not in this narrative: additional praise of Edward VI, undoubtedly composed by Foxe himself (Rerum, pp. 712-13), and the account of Henry Sydall and Juan de Villagarcia persuading Cranmer to recant and of events up through Henry Cole's sermon at Cranmer's execution (Rerum, pp. 717-21).

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In the 1563 edition, Foxe used the Rerum account of Cranmer as the basisfor his new account but he made some important additions to it. He provided a new narrative of Cranmer's trial, also adding Cranmer's letter to Mary denying any involvement in Northumberland's scheme to place Jane Grey on the throne, the papal commission to try Cranmer and the account of his degradation. All of this was based on documents related to Cranmer's trial. Foxe also obtained a newaccount, from an unknown source, of Cranmer's denial that he had celebrated mass at Canterbury. And Foxe also added material on Cranmer's execution written by a catholic eyewitness, known only by his initials 'J. A.'.

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In the 1570 edition Foxe rewrote the account of Cranmer in order to accommodate new data contained in a life of the archbishop written by Ralph Morrice, Cranmer's secretary. (This life is printed in Narratives of the Days of Reformation, pp. 238-72). Material was also added from official records as Foxe had now consulted the transcript of Cranmer's trial and had obtained a copy of his appeal to a general council. Material was also dropped from this edition. Some of it, such as the old versions of Cranmer's role in Henry VIII's divorce, were dropped because Morrice's account superseded them. Others, such as Cranmer's letter to Mary, the papal commission authorizing the archbishop's trial, and the account of Cranmer's degradation, were dropped because of their length and the shortage of paper in the 1570 edition.

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There was no change in the account in the 1576 edition. In the 1583 edition, Foxe re-inserted some of the material he had deleted from the 1570 edition: the papal commission authorizing Cranmer's trial and the archbishop's degradation.

MarginaliaMarch. 21 THomas Cranmer, Archb. of Cāter. borne in Notinghamshyre, in the yeare of our Lorde. 1489. þe seconde day of Iuly, had to his father Thomas Cranmer, beynge of the same name, descended of a woorshipfull

stocke, whose aūcesters wer worthy Esquiers. His mother also was a Gentlewoman, named Agnes Hatfield, descending of like family, and florishing in like vertue. 

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This sentence, replaced in later editions by information about Cranmer Hall, was quite accurate but it ran counter to the familial pretensions of Thomas Cranmer (see Diarmid MacCulloch,Thomas Cranmer [New Haven, CT: 1996], p. 9).

MarginaliaThe firste educatiō of Cranmer.In his childehoode so soone as by the capacitie of his age hee was ready to take learning, he had the parish clarke of Aslocton towne for his first teacher. Vnder whom, not beyng very well instructed, when he had spent some tyme in the fyrst rudiments of Grammer, and semed to be well entred, being fourtene yere olde, he was sent of hys mother to Cambridge 
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Notice how Foxe replaced the specific information on the flaws in Cranmer's education, in the 1563 edition, with this bland formulation.

to be further instructed, in high learning. MarginaliaCranmer brought vp in a barbarous time.It was in that tyme when all good authors and fine writers being neglected filthy barbarousnes was embraced in al scholes & vniuersities. The names & numbers of liberall artes did only remaine: the artes thēselues were cleane lost. Logike was gone out of kind into sophistical trifles. Philosophy, both morall and naturall was miserablye defaced within finite questions & subtleties. The vse of tongs & eloquent learning was either smal, or none at al. Ye and diuinity it selfe was fallen into þt state, that being laden with articles, & distinctions, it serued rather for the gayne of a few, thē for the edification of many. Vnluckelye therefore so good a witte 
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Much of this denunciation of scholasticism and description of Cranmer reading good authors and studying scripture came from the account of Cranmer Foxe obtained during his exile, although Foxe embellished it (see BL, Harley 417, fo, 90r and Narratives of the Days of Reformation, pp. 218-19).

falling into these vnhappy tymes, is constreyned to spend a great part of his youthe (worthye of better instruction) in the peuish questions of Duns, & other maisters of the same sort, vntill he was. 20. yere olde. At the length after so lōg darknes of barbarisme, MarginaliaLearninge began to florysh in Englande.the tonges and other good learning began by litle & litle to spring vp again, & þe bokes of Faber 
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I.e., the celebrated French humanist Jacques Lefèvre d'Ètaples. The Latin form of his name was Faber Stapulensis. This is not a reference to Johann Faber, a prominent catholic controversialist.

and Erasmus beganne to be muche occupyed, and hadde in good estimation, wyth a number of good authours beside. In whome the same Cranmer takyng no small pleasure, dyd dailye rubbe awaye his olde rustinesse on them, as vppon a whetstone, vntyll at the length when MarginaliaMartin Luther.Martin Luther was rysen vppe, the more bryght and happy day of gods knowlege did waken mennes myndes, to the cleare light of the truth. At which time when he was about. xxx. yere old, omitting all other studies, he gaue his whole minde to discusse matters of religion, on both partes. And because he saw that he could not iudge of these matters, vnles he first considered and beheld the very foūtains therof: before he would addict his mynd to any opinion, he spent whole thre yeres in ouer reading the bookes of holye scriptures. After he had layde this foundation, no lesse wisely then happily, when he thought himself sufficiently prepared, and being now instructed with more ripenesse of iudgement, like a gredy marchaūt of all good thynges MarginaliaCranmer a considerer of all wryters.he gaue his minde to read all kynde of authours. In the meane whyle being addict to no part or age, but as a consideryng beholder or scholer of Pithagoras, MarginaliaScepticus.hee weyed all mennes opinions with secrete iudgement.

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