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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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1592 [1523]


VVilliam Adherall.
Iohn Clement. 
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Adherall and Clement

This account first appeared in the 1563 edition and was unchanged in subsequent editions.

MarginaliaConfessors

In the which moneth likewise William Adherall 

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William Adherall had signed the confession of faith written by Richard Woodman in 1555, which means that Adherall was in prison since that date (Gonville and Caius MS 218, p. 30).

Minister imprisoned in the Kinges Bench, MarginaliaIune. 23.died in the sayd prison, the. xxiii. daye of the same moneth and was buried on the backsyde, and MarginaliaIune. 25.Iohn Clement 
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John Clement wrote a confession of faith to a clandestine congregation which he led in the area of Redhill, Surrey (John Strype, Ecclesiastical Memorials, III, 2, pp. 434-67).

whelewrighte who dying in the sayd prison, and in like sorte vpon the dunghil was buried in the backeside ii. dayes after, videlicet the. xxv. of Iune.

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A marchauntes seruaunt. 
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A Servant Burned at Leicester

This account was first printed in the 1563 edition and was unchanged in subsequent editions. This servant is actually Thomas Moore, whose martyrdom is described later on 1563, p. 1611; 1570, p. 2134; 1576, p. ; 1583, p. 1949. Foxe never realized that Moore and this servant were one and the same person.

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MarginaliaMartir. MarginaliaA marchants seruant
Iune. 26.
THe nexte daye following of the sayde moneth of Iune, we read of a certaine Marchauntes seruaunte who for the like godlines suffered the cruel persecution of the Papistes, and was burnt at Leicester, the. xxvi. of the moneth of Iune aboue named.

NOt long after 

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Thirteen Burnt at Stratford-le-Bow

All of this account first appeared in the 1563 edition, although one section, on Elizabeth Pepper, was first printed in the appendix and therefore reached Foxe as the edition was being printed. This information was integrated into the account in the 1570 edition; beyond that no changes were made. (Although, confusingly, the note on Pepper in the appendix was also reprinted in the appendix to the 1583 edition (on p. 2145). Much of this account is drawn from official documents, although there is some information from personal sources, notably on Elizabeth Pepper and on the execution of these martyrs. And the apology of these martyrs was a manuscript which had been circulating among the Marian protestants.

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the death of the marchāts seruant, before mencioned, ther followed in that most happye & blessed order of martirdom, in one fier at stratford the Bowe by Londō, a. xi. men and. ii. women, whose dwellinges were in sondry places in Essexe, and whose name herafter followeth. MarginaliaMartyrs.


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Henry Adlington.
Laurence Parnam.
Henry VVye.
VVilliam Hallywell.
Thomas Bowier.
George Searle.
Edmund Hurste.
Lion Cawch. 
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Lion à Coise, a Flemish broker living in London.


Ralphe Iackson.
Iohn Deryfall.
Iohn Rothe.
Elyzabeth Peper and
Agnes George.

MarginaliaAnswers to Boners articles.Vnto whom the. vi. of Iune. Anno. 1556. D. Darbeshiere, Boners Chauncelour, in forme of law, ministred the same articles that were propounded vnto Bartlet Grene and others, mentioned before. pag. 1451. to thee which they made theyr seuerall answers, in symplicity and a good conscience, the some & effecte wherof here ensueth.

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Marginalia1.To the firste they all aunswered affirmatiuely: but Lion Cawch added further, that he beleued that the true fayth and religion of Christe is where soeuer the word of God is truly preached.

Marginalia2.To the second article, they al answered in effect, denying that ther be. vii. sacramentes. Some affirming that in the church of Christ, there be but two sacramentes, that is to saye Baptisme, and the Lords supper. Others referring themselues to beleue as the scripture teacheth thē. And other some refused to make answer because of their simplicity.

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Marginalia3.To the third article, they al answered af-

firmatiuely.

Marginalia4.To the fourth article, they al answered affirmatiuely, sauing Iohn Roth, who said hee would make no aunswere therunto. But Lion Cawche added, that he beleued the article to be true: but it was because he had no better knowledge. And Agnes George added, that in king Edwarde the sixt his time, shee wente from her old fayth and religion, and beleued in the faith & religion that was then taught and set fourth.

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Marginalia5.To the fifte they all answered in effect affirmatiuely: sauing Iohn Roth, whose answere was, that þe masse is such a thing, which cannot, nor wil not enter into his conscience: And Henry Adlyngton aunswered, that for ix. or. x. yeares before, he myslyked the masse and also the sacrament of the aulter, because they cannot be proued by the scriptures. And as touching thaucthority of the sea of Rome, he being but. xiiii. yeares of age, toke an oth against the same, which oth (he sayd) he intended to kepe, by the grace of God.

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Marginalia6.To the sixt they al answered affirmatiuely sauing Iohn Rothe, and William Hallywel, who both refused to answere, because they knew not what they mente by thys article. But the. ii. women added, that they refused to be reconciled to the fayth and religion that was then vsed in the Realme of England. And Laurence Parnam added, that he neuer refused to be reconciled and broughte to the vnity of the Catholike church of Christ.

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Marginalia7.To the seuenth article, they all aunswered affirmatiuely: but William Hallywell denied, that euer he called the masse idolatrye and abhomination. And Henry Wye affirminge the article to be true: yet he confessed his infirmity, that he went to his parish church and receiued before he was put in prison.

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Marginalia8.To the eighte article Edmunde Hurste, Ralphe Iackson, and George Searles answered affirmatiuely. Henry Wye sayde he was broughte before certayne iustices of peace in Essex, concerning one Higbed, 

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This Thomas Higbed, the martyr, who was burned in Essex on 26 March 1555.

his late mayster, and thervpon he was committed to Colchester Castell, and from thence sente to London to the Byshop, to be further examined. William Halliwell affirmed the like confession, as Henry Wye did, onely Higbed excepted. Ihon Derifall saide he was called before my Lorde Riche, and mayster Mildemay of Chelmisford, and was by them sente to Boner Byshop of London, to be further by hym examyned. Thomas Bowyer sayde he was brought before one maister Wiseman of Felsed, and by him was sent to Colchester castel, and from thence was caryed to Boner Byshop of London, to be by him further examined. Lion Cawche saide that he was sente to come before the King and Quenes maiesties

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