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Thematic Divisions in Book 5
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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1729 [1648]

Actes and Monumentes of the church.

Marginalia1.To the fyrst, he sayde and confessed that he had spoken against the nomber of the said sacramentes, being fully perswaded that there be but onely two sacramentes: to wyt, Baptisme, and the supper of the Lorde: and as for the other fiue, he denied them to be sacramentes, and therefore hath spoken against them. And as concerning the sacrament of the aultar (whiche hee then called the Supper of the Lord) he confessed that hee hadde spoken and taught that in the said sacrament, there is not really, and substantially the verye bodye and bloude of Christe, but that the substaunce of bread and wyne doth remayne in the sayd sacrament, without any transubstantiation at al. Farther, as touchyng confession of sinnes to the priest, he answered that he thoughte it necessarye, if the offense were done vnto the priest: but if the offense were done to another, then confession made to the priest is not necessary, but reconciliation onelye to bee made to the party so offended.

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Marginalia2.To the second, he aunswered that hee then dyd and had before myslyked the order of latyne seruice then vsed: and also dyd allow the seruice vsed in the latter tyme of kyng Edwardes reygne, for that the holye scripture doth the same, and therfore he graunted that he dyd teache and set foorthe the sayde English seruice, as in the same article is obiected.

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Marginalia3.To the third, he graunted that hee had approued the doctrine of the parties articulate, as agreable to Gods woorde, and that they were godly learned men, and such as had perfect vnderstandynge in the contentes of the same article.

Marginalia4.To the fourth, he answered that hee dydde wel lyke the Communion vsed in kynge Edwardes dayes, but sayde that hee had not ministred or receiued the same here in England synce the Quenes raygne, neyther yet knew any that had the bookes thereof. But on the other syde, he knewe manye that hadde those bookes, and that there also hee had receyued the Communion in sundry places.

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Marginalia5.The contentes of the fifte, hee graunted to be true.

Marginalia6.To the sixt, he confessed that hee had bene familiar wyth diuers englishe men and women, beinge in Friselande, and agreed wyth them in opinion, as Maister Scory, Thomas Yong, George Roo, and others, to the number of one hundreth persons, whiche fled thyther for religion, vsynge there the order sette forth in the reygne of kyng Edward, & other wise he denieth the contentes of this articles.

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Marginalia7.The contentes of the seuenth he graunted in euery poynt to be true.

Marginalia8.To the eight, he answered and cōfessed that sithens his last cōming into England (which was about the. x. day of nouember) he had in

sōdry places in the suburbes of Londō praied and red such prayers and seruice, as is appointed in the booke of the communion, and had willed others to do the lyke, both men and women, which he did know by sight, but not by name. How beit he did nether cause any to withdraw them selues from the latyn seruice but he sayd that it were better to praye in a tonge that they did vnderstand, then in an vnknowen tong.

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Marginalia9.To the ninth he confessed that at, the tyme and place articulate he was present to heare and se a playe, and there was apprehended by the quenes maiesties Vicechamberlayn, with one Cutbert a taylor, and one Hugh a hosyer and diuers other both men and women, whose names he knew not, and by him was brought before the Counsell, who sent him vnto Newgate, and from thence he was brought to the Byshop. And otherwise hee denieth the contentes of this article.

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Vpon these answers he was dismissed, & the next day (being the xix. day of Decēber) he was againe brought before the sayd Byshop and others. Who, when they perceaued his constātnes, determined the next day after to bringe him openly into the Consystory, there to adiudge & cōdemne him as an hereticke. Which purpose they accomplished. For the. xx. daye at afternone (in the presence of the Byshop of London and saint Dauids, with Feckenhā Abbot of Westminster, and others) he was thither producted. Where after much and many fayre perswasions, Boner red vnto him the articles & answeres before mencioned, in the which they charged him to haue receaued the orders of the Church, and therfore mighte not mary, & that he had refused to cōsente vnto þe latin seruice then vsed in the Church. Wherunto he then answered, and sayde: that their orders were nothing at al, and that he beinge a priest might lawfully mary, and that hys Children which he had by his wife, were lawfull. And as touching the seruice then vsed, he vtterly detested it, saying that if he should liue as long did Methushelah, yet he would neuer come to the church to heare the abhominable masse, and other seruice being as it was then. Vpon which woords the Byshop proceded to the actuall degradation of the sayde Rowghe exempting him from al the benefites and priuileges of their Church: and after, condempning him as an heretick, comytted his bodye vnto the secular power. Who taking him into their charge & custody, caried him vnto new gate, frō whēce he wrote ymmediatly a letter vnto his Godly frendes, yet abroad, & out of the daunger of the vnmercifull persecutors confirming and strengthning thē in the truth which he had taught them. The copy of which letter here followeth.

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