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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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1623 [1542]

Actes and Monumentes Of the Church.

But this glosse was soone found out. For the Commissioners had geuen hym instructyons in writing before. But peraduēture they thought by this meanes to remoue the enuy of this acte from themselues. The Vicechauncellour came vnto the Commissioners, according to apppointment made the day before, about seuen of the clock in the morning. He had scarce declared þe cause of his comming, but that he had not only obteined his sute, but also euē at the very same time receiued the sentence of condemnation, & taking vp Bucer and Phagius, MarginaliaThe sētēce of condēnation copied out by Datary. fayre copied out by Ormanet Datary himselfe. This was to be confirmed by the consent of the degrees of þe vniuersitie. Wherevpon a congregation was called for the same purpose to bee at. ix. of the clock: when the graduates wer come together, the demaund was propounded as concernyng the condēnation of Bucer and Phagius. Causes wer openly alledged, the very same whiche euen now we declared to haue bene alleged by the maisters of the houses, in theyr consultation the day before:the degrees layde their heads together, and in geuing of their voices, ratified the said sentence. The which being red ouer, request was made again, that the same might be signed with their common seale. The which request was very lightly and easily obteyned. And it was no maruayle. For now after the death of King Edward, since the time that the gouernement of the realme came to the hande of Quene Mary, all such persons being driuen away as had reiected the Romishe religion (in whom well nye alonely rested whatsoeuer wit and learning was in the whole Vniuersity besides) such a sort of raskalles wer put in theyr roumes, that al places now swarmed with vnlearned and vnnurtured chapleins. To whom nothing was greater pleasure, then to cause al men to speake slaunder and reproche of Bucer. There were diuers yet left along them, that spake against their demaundes. But they (because, as it cōmonly cōmeth to passe, þt myghte ouercommeth right) could nothing auaile. For this is a cōmon custom in all such matters and ordinances, that looke what the greater nūber decreeth, is published in the name of them all: & that which the more part disalloweth, semeth as though no man allowed it at all.

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The next day, Bacon master of Gonwel hal, bad the Vicechauncellour, D. Yong, D. Haruy, Swineborne, Maxtide with others, home to diuer. MarginaliaThe sētēce is signed with the cōmō seal of thuniuersitie.These men immediately after dyner, caused þe cōmon seale of thuniuersity to be put to the foresaid instrumēt of condēnation, according as was determined the day before by the general consēt of þe Graduates of thuniuersity. And by & by after, they caried þe same to the Cōmissioners to their lodging. The which when they had receiued, forasmuch as after more diligēt perusing therof, it liked not thē in al points

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some things they rased out, some they enterlined, other some they chaūged: so þt in fyne they wer fain to take the pain to engrosse it new again. MarginaliaThe sētēce is ingrosed new agayn.

About this time almost, 

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This description of Ormanetto and the relic, and of other events at King's College on 15 January 1557, was dropped from the 1570 edition, probably because Foxe felt that they were digressive.

one of the kinges College, of the nūber of them þt chaunced to be there at such time as the Commissioners toke a view of thornamentes of the church, & of other things that the priests occupye in theyr Ceremonies, hearing Ormanet call for the Oyle wherwith sick folk are wont to bee annealed, (the which as it should seme he had neuer seen before) after his departure, being desyrous to se what gere it was, came to the place: but it was kept vnder locke & key. Then he enquired wher it stode: & when he saw wher, he demaunded to haue a sight of the thick milke wherewithall & a litle oyle mē wer wont to be annealed. Whē it was brought before him, and þt he had well considred it, it was rank of sauor, that he was fain to turne away his nose, bidding thē make þe milk into chese betimes or els it would stink so þt no mā should be able to abide it. But ere it was long after he bought that worde dearely. For ther neuer yet wāted some Doeg of Edō, or other, to beare worde of suche thynges to Saule. For they had theyr spyes in euerye corner which euer crept in among company.

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S. Mary church was not yet reconciled, nor the place purged from the dead bones and wythered carkas of Martin Bucer, by meanes wherof, the Trentalles, Obites, and MarginaliaAn anniuersary kept at the kinges Colledge.anniuersaries that were customably wont to be doone for sir R. Read knight, were appoynted to bee done at the kinges Colledge, the Commyssioners being present at the same. The Bishoppe of Westchester, or euer seruice was fully done going out, called to him one of thē þt wer there, whō he began to vndermine wt suche kynde of talk. It is not vnkowen to the, quod he, þt the time draweth nye, whē Bucers carkas, according to the decrees of the Canon law, must be digged vp: & that whiche remaineth of him, to thētent al men may take ensāple therby, be put to fyre: for so the holy Canons haue enacted, & the memorial of him be vtterly cōdemned to obliuiō for euer. Now forasmuch as he was buried wt great pompe & solemnity, we think it necessary þt his burning be executed with no lesse solemnity and furniture. This assuredly is our meaning, and this toucheth all the degrees of thuniuersity. For it is a fowle shame and not to be borne with, þt so great reuerence shoulde be done vnto heretikes. Wherfore it behoueth euery mā by al means, to shew euident tokens of thalteratiō of his mind. And it ought not to be thought a straunge matter, that this inquisition is extended vpon a dead man. MarginaliaBucer made worse thē a Traytor.For yf so be þt in cases of highe treason it be lawefull to attaynt a person that is dead, it standeth with reason, þt these persons being more pestiferous

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