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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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1720 [1639]

For he said, that if he the said Iohn had so beleued, or did nowe beleue, he would (as other haue done) haue receued the same, which he did not, because he hath and doeth beleue that the very body of Christ is onely in heauen, and no where els. And furthermore the sayde Iohn Hallingdale saide that Cranmer, Latimer, Ridley, Hooper, and generally al, that of late haue bene burned for Heretikes, wer no Heretikes at all, because they did preach truely the Gospell, vppon whose preachinge, he the sayde Iohn Hallingdale hath grounded his faith & conscience, as he saith, accordyng to the saying of sacint Iohn in the. xviii. Chapter of his Reuelation, where he sayth, that the bloude of the Prophetes and of the sainctes, and of all that wer slain vppon earth, was found in the Babilonicall church, by the whiche the sayde Iohn Hallingdale saith, is vnderstande the Churche where the Pope is the head.

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After whiche examination, the saide Iohn was sent vnto prison again. And the next day, being the. vi. daye of the said moneth, he was called before the Bishoppe againe, who perswadinge him with some wrested sentences of the Scripture, the saide Iohn Hallingdale answered. Because I will not (saith he) come to your Babilonicall Church, therfore (speakyng vnto Boner) ye go about to cōdēne me. And being of Boner further demaunded, whether he would perseuer and stande vnto his opinyons, or no, he made aunswer that he would cōtinue and persist in them vnto the death. Then red Boner the bloudy sentence of condemnation, at whiche time the sayde Iohn affirmed openly that (thanking GOD) he neuer came into the Church since the abhominatiō came into it, and so the poore member of Christ was sent to prison agayn.

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Vppon the same. vi. daye also, in the forenoone, was producted before the Bishop, the forenamed William Sparowe, and had layed vnto him certain articles, which hereafter followeth.

Artycles ministred by Boner vnto Wylliam Sparrow.

Marginalia1FIrst, that thou William Sparrowe wast in times paste detected and presented lawfully vnto thy Ordinarye the Bishoppe of London, called Edmund, who also is now thine Ordinary of the said dioces: and thou wast presented and detected vnto him for heresye, errors, and vnlawfull opinions, which thou diddest beleue, set foorth and hold.

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Marginalia2Secondly, that thou before thy sayde Ordinary, didst openly & iudicially confesse the said heresies, errours, and vnlaweful opinions, as appeareth plainly in the actes of the court, had

and made before thy said Ordinary.

Marginalia3Thirdly, that thou after the premisses, diddest make thy submission in writing, and it diddest exhibite and deliuer as thy dede to thy said Ordinary: openly confessing and recognising thy heresies, errors, vnlawfull opinions, and thine offenses and transgressions in that behalf.

Marginalia4Fourthly, that thou after the premysses, diddest promise vnto thy said Ordinary voluntarily, and of thine owne minde, that alwaies after the saide submission, thou wouldest in al points conforme thy self vnto the common order of the Catholike church, obserued and kept here in this Realme of Englande, and in no wise fal again to heresies, errours, or vnlawful opinions.

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Marginalia5Fifthly, that thou since thy said submissiō, hast willingly fallen into certayne heresyes, and errours, and hast holden and set foorth dyuers vnlawfull opinions, to the right greate hurt of thine owne soule, and also to the great hinderaunce and losse of diuers others, especially against the sacrament of the altar, against confession auricular, with other the sacramēts of the Catholike church.

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Marginalia6Sixtly, that thou since the saide submission, hast willingly gone about diuers places with in the dioces of London, and sowen diuers hereticall, erroneous, and blasphemous, vnthriftie and vnlawfull ballets, and wast apprehended and taken with the said ballets about the, and committed to prison.

☞ Vnto all whiche these articles, the sayd William Sparow aunswered in effect as hereafter followeth.

Marginalia1. Marginalia2. 3. 4TO the first, second, third, and fourth artycles he aunswered affirmatiuely, as thus: that he was presented and detected to Boner, vnto whom he made his submission &c. as in þe articles.

Marginalia5To the fifth article, he aunswered, that if he had spoken against them, he had spoken but the truthe. for they be naught, meaning the cōtentes of the said article.

Marginalia6To the sixt, he graunted to the article, adding that he did sell the like, and the sayd ballets then shewed and red before him, and that the same did conteine gods worde.

After whiche aunsweres the said William Sparrow was sent vnto prison. And the same day in the after noone, being producted before the Bishop again, and there charged with hys said submission, made the yeare before vnto the Bishop, aunswered thus. I am sory (said he) þt euer I made it, and it was the worst dede that euer I did, adding further vnto them. Hold vp your abomination so long as ye can. Also being laied vnto him, and charged by the Bishop that he went to church, and there was confessed and heard Masse, the saide William Spar-

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