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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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1676 [1595]

ther he red: when supper was done, Christ toke bread, gaue thankes, & brake it, and gaue to his disciples, and said: take, eate, this is my bodye. Then they spake bothe at once, here he sayth it is his body.

wood. Master Gage, I doe not deny but he calleth it his body, but not before eating, as I said before. Wherfore I pray you marke þe wordes. Christ said, take, eat. I pray you sir mark these words that he said. Take & eate, & then he said it was his body. So you see, eating goeth before. For he said eate, this is my body: so according to the very worde, I doe beleue it is hys body, which wordes made them both astonied.

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Lang. Why, then by your saying Iudas eate not the body of christ. How say you? did he not?

wood. Nay, I aske you. Did he?

Lang. I aske you.

wood. And I aske you.

Lang. And I aske you.

wood. Mary and I aske you. And I bidde you aunswer if you dare for your life. For whatsoeuer you answer, vnless you say as I haue said you wil damne your owne soule. For maister Gage, I protest before god, I would you should do as wel as mine own soule & body: and it lamenteth my heart to se how you be deceiued wt them: they be deceiuers all the sort of them. He cānot answer to this, but either he must proue Iudas to be saued, or els he must proue that it is no body before it be receiued in faith, as you shall wel perceiue by gods helpe, if he dare to aunswere the question.

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Gage. Yes, I dare say he dareth. What? you nede not to threaten him so.

vvood. Then let him aunswer if he can.

Then he said he knew what I would saie to him: therfore he was much in doubt to answer the question.

Lang. Maister Gage, I will tell you in youre eare what wordes he will aunswer me, or euer I speake to him.

vvood. Then he tolde maister Gage a tale in his eare, and saide.

Lang. I haue tolde maister Gage what you wil say.

Gage. Yea, and I wil tell the truthe for bothe parties.

vvood. Wel, how say you? did Iudas eate the body of Christ or not?

Lang. Yea, I say Iudas did eate the bodye of Christ.

vvood. Then it must nedes followe, that Iudas hath euerlasting life. For Christ saith in þe 6. of Iohn, þt who so eateth my flesh, & drinketh my bloud, hath eternal life, and I wil raise him vp at the last day. If Iudas did eate Christes body, I am sure you cannot deny but that he did both eate his flesh, & drink his bloud, & then is Iudas saued by Christes owne wordes. Therfore now you are compelled to saye that it was

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not Christes body, or els that Iudas is saued.

Gage. Surely these be the very words that. M. D. told me in mine eare, þt you wold say to him

vvood. well, let vs see, how well he cā auoide this argument.

Lang. Iudas is damned, and yet he eate the body of Christ. But he eate it vnworthely, and therefore he is damned.

vvood. where finde you that Iudas did eate the body of Christ vnworthelye?

Lang. They be sainct Paules woords, in the first to the Corinth, the. xi. Chap.

wood. M. Gage I desire you for gods sake mark my wordes wel what I say. If s. Paule speak any such words ther, or at any other place, or if there be any such words writtē in al the whole Bible, þt euer any man eate the body of god vnworthely, then saye that I am the falsest mā þt euer you heard speake with tong. But in dede these be the wordes of sainct Paule, that whoso eateth of this bread, and drinketh of this cup vnworthely, eateth and drinketh his own damnation, because he maketh no difference of the lordes bodye, that is, because he presumeth to eate the sacrament of the Lordes bodye, with out faith, making no difference betwixt the sacrament and other bread and drinke: that is. S. Paules meaning, and not that any man dothe or can eate the body of Christ vnworthely. For whosoeuer eateth the body of Christ, hath euer lasting life, as is aforesaid in the. 6. of Iohn. with whiche wordes one came for thē to come to diner in all the haste.

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Gage. I am sory. I would faine here more of this talke. But we shall haue an other day wel inough.

Lang. Nay maister Gage, I will neuer talke with him more. For he is the vnreasonablest man that euer I talked with in all my life.

vvood. Then maister Gage put of his cap & desired him that he would not refuse to talke wt me, and that it might not bee greuous to him. For he said: we will seke al the meanes possible to make him an honest man, and to keepe him from burning, if we coulde. For if my brother and I had not bene, he had bene burned or this tyme. Then there was great curtesy betwixte them.

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Lang. Sir, for your sake, and for my master your brothers sake, and for his fathers sake, & other of his frēds sakes, that haue spoken to me many times with weping teares, I will do the best to him that I can, but for no loue nor fauor that I beare to him, I tell you truth.

Gage. Woodman, you heare what master. D. saith. when will you come againe?

vvood. Euen when you wil send for me. For I am a prisoner, and cānot come whē I would. Or if I should desire to come, it wil cost me money, and I haue none to geue. But if you send for me, it shall cost me none.

Gage.
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