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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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1718 [1637]

Then I hearynge that, sayde: that saynt Paule writeth thus in the fourthe to the Galathians: Ye foolyshe Galathians, sayeth hee, who hath bewytched you, that ye seke to be in bondage to these weake and beggarly ceremonies. Nowe you and saint Paule, which of you doe lye? And also it is sayde, that workes instituted and enioyned without the commaundement of God, perteine not to the worshyp of God according to þe text. In vaine do men worship me with mens traditions, and commaundementes. And saint Paule saith: wherfore do ye carie vs away from the grace of Christe to an other kinde of doctrine? And Christ openlye rebuked the Scribes, Lawiers, Phariseis, Doctors, Priestes, Byshops, & Hipocrites, for making Gods cōmaundementes of none effect, to support their owne tradition. Then sayde he: thou liest, there is not suche a worde in all the scriptures, thou naughty heretike. for thou art worse then all other heretikes. for Hoper (sayd he) and Bradford allowe them to be good, and thou doest not. away with him. Here you may perceiue that the catholyque churche can not erre, but what so euer they saye, must be true. And so my Lorde B. cannot lie, as it may appeare to all men most plainly in the text.

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¶ The thyrde examination of Iohn Fortune before the Byshop of Norwiche.

THe nexte daye I was brought before the Bishop again, wher the sayde Byshop made a Sermon vpon the vi. chapter of S. Iohns gospel of christs words. I am the bread that came downe frō heauē &c. and thereupom had a great bibble babble to no purpose. So in the ende I was called before him, and he sayde to me: Howe beleuest thou in the sacrament of the altar? doest thou not beleue that after the consecration, there is the reall substaunce of the bodye of Christe? And I answered him, that it is the greatest plague that euer came into Englande, and he sayde: why so? I sayde: if I were a Byshop, and you a poore man as I am, I wold be ashamed to aske suche a question. for a Byshoppe should be apt to teache and not to learne. And he sayde: I am appointed by the law to teache, so are not you. And I sayd. your lawe breaketh out very wel: for you haue burned vp þe true byshops & preachers, & mainteined lyars to be in their steade. Then said he: nowe you may vnderstande that he is a traytor. for he denieth the hier powrs, and I said I am no traytour: for as saint Paul saith: all soules must obey the hier powers, & I resist not the hier powers, answeråg my body, but your euill doctrine, wherwith you woulde infect my soule. Then said a Doctor: my lorde, you do not well. let him aunswere shortly to

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his article. Then sayde the Byshops: howe sayest thou? make aunswere quicklye to these articles. Then sayde I: saint Paule sayeth, Christ did one sacrifice once for all, and set hym downe on the right hand of his father, triumphing with hel and death, making intercession for their sinnes. And thē said he, I aske thee no suche question, but make me answer to this article. And I said: if it be not God before the cōsecration, it is not good after. for God is without begynninge and without ending.

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Then sayde he: lo, what a stiffe heretyke is this? He hath denied altogether: howe sayest thou? Is it idolatrie to worshippe the blessed sacrament or no? And I sayd: God is a spyrite, and wilbe worshipped in spirit and truth. And he sayd: I aske thee no suche question, but answer me directly. And I answered him: that was þe God of Mazim, that robbeth God of his honour. Then he said: it is pitie that the groūd beareth the, or that thou hast a tōgue to speak. Then sayd the Scribe: here are a great many more articles. Then saide the B. awaye with him. for he hath spoken to much. And when I came to mine examination again, the B. asked me if I woulde stande vnto myne aunswere that I had made before? And I sayde, yea. for I had spoken nothyng but the truthe. And after that he made a great circumstaunce vpon the sacrament. Then I desired him to stand to the text, and he redde the holye Gospell on corpus Christi day, which sayd: I am the bread whiche came downe from heauen: beleuest thou not this? And I sayde: yea truly. And he sayde, why doest thou then denie the sacrament? Because your doctrine is so false, sayd I. Then sayd he: howe can that be false whiche is spoken in the scripture? And I sayd, Christe sayde: I am the bread, and you saye the bread is he. Therfore your doctrine is false, sayd I: And he sayde: doest thou not beleue that that the bread is he? And I sayde, no. Then sayd he: I wyll brynge thee to it by the scriptures. Then sayde I: hold that fast my Lorde. for that is the best argument that you haue yet. Then he said: thou shalt be burned lyke an heretike. And I saide: who shall geue iudgement vpon me? And he sayde: I wyl iudge an hundred such as thou art, & neuer be shriuen vpon it. Then sayde I: is there not a lawe for the spiritualtie as well as for the temporaltie? and syr Clemēt Higham said: yes, what meanest thou by that. Then saide I: when a man is periured by the lawe, he is cast ouer the barre, and sytteth no more in iudgement. And the B. is a periured mā, and ought to sitte in iudgement of no man. Then said the bishop how prouest thou that? And I sayd: because you toke an othe by king Henries dayes to resist the Pope. So both spirituall & tēporall are periured, þt here can bee no true iudgement Then sayde he: thynkest thou to escape iudge-

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