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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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1756 [1675]

you. What quoth I, wyl you finde any worse then you haue found? Wel quoth he, you hope and you hope: but your hope shall be a slope. MarginaliaMarke the hope of the papistes.For though the Quene faile, she that you hope for, shal neuer come at it. For ther is my Lord Cardinals Grace, and manye more, betwene her and it. Then quoth I: my hope is in none but in God. Then saide Clunye: Come wyth me. And so went I to the Lollardes Tower. And on the nexte daye Darbishiere sent for me againe, and enquired of those Citizens that he enquired of me before. I aunswered, I knewe them not. Where were you quoth he, at the Communion the sonday fortenenight before? And I said, in no place. Then the Constable of S. Brides being there, made sute to him for me. And Darbyshiere demaunded of him if he would be boūd for me. And he answered, yea. And so he was boūde for my appearaunce betwyxt that and Christmas. Then Darbishire said: ye be Constable, and shoulde geue her good counsell,. So doo I, quoth hee. For I byd her go to Masse, and to say as you say. For by the Masse, if you saye the Crowe is white, I wyll say so to.

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And thus much concerning the examination of William Liuing, and his wife, whom

although thou seest here delyuered throug the request of women, his suerties, yet it was no doubt, the deadely sicknes of Quene Marye abated and bridled then the crueltye of those Papistes, whyche otherwyse woulde neuer haue let them goe. But yet the Archdeacon of Caunt. would remit nothinge of his extreme tiranny in burning those fiue aboue named at Caunterbury.

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And thus hast thou (gentle rader) through the merciful ayde and supportation of Christ our Lord, most fauorably assisting vs in the same, the ful history and discourse, with the names and places of all the godly martirs which suffered both in the time of quene Mary and also before, for the trewe reformation of Christes Church, which after þe bloud of so many Saintes þe Lord at length hath giuen vs, to whom therfore be praise for euer. Amen.

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This don, next foloweth consequently now to be sene the generall and ordinary certificatory of the Byshops, which they vsed to send vp to þe prince, at their cōdemning of Christes innocent seruaunts to death. Wherunto wee haue annexed also the wrytte geuen downe from the Prince to the shirifes and officers for the burning of the same.

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A Certificat.

EXcellentissimis et illustrißimis in Christo principibus Philippo et Mariæ, dei gratia regi et Reginæ Angliæ, Franciæ, Neapolis, Hierusalem et Hiberniæ, fidei defensoribus, principibus Hispaniarium et Ciciliæ, Archiducibus Austriæ, ducibus Mediolani, Burgundiæ, et Brabrantiæ, comtibus Haspurgi, Flandriæ et Tirollis, vester humilis et douotus, permissione diuina Episcopus N. reuerentiā, obedientiam, ac Salutem in eo, per quem Reges regnant, et Principes dominantur: Quia per acta inactitata coram nobis in quodam hereticæ prauitatis negotio contra N. diocœsis et iurisdictionis nuper et per suas confessiones in hac parte in iudicio respectiue habita, facta, et emissa comperimus et inuenimus luculenter eundem fuisse et esse hæreticum, de hæreticæ prauitatis scelere innodatum et inuolutum, eo presertimn quod contra veram Christi Corporis in Eucharistia præsentiam multipliciter et sæpe dampnata dogmata tenuisset, et defendißet, ac in eodem scelere perinaciter stetißet, et continuaßet, nulla pœnitentiæ signa in ea parte aliquo modo ostendendo, ac ob id eundem manifestum, obstinatum et pertinacem, incorrigibilem et impœnitentem hæreticum fuisse et esse, ac pæna hæresis puniendum et seculari potestati tradendum fore inter cetera per nostram sententiam diffinitinam in ea parte iudicialiter, in scriptis latam et promulgatam pronunciauimus et declarauimus, necnon ipsum prouido viro N. vni vicecomitum vestræ ciuitatis N. adtunc vnæ nobiscum et cum maiore dictæ vestræ ciuitatis N. in iudicio personaliter presentibus iuxta iuris exigentiam reliquimus et tradidimus, vestræ igitur Regiæ maiestati excellentißimæ tenore præsentium significamus, innotescimus ac certificamus omnia et singula præmissa sic per nos fuisse et eße gesta et facta, ac veritatem in se omnino habere et continere: Supplicantes nichilominus et in visceribus Iesu Christi obsecrantes, vt seueritatis vltio et seuera executio, quæ ex legibus et more regni vestri in hoc casu fieri et haberi solet, et consueuit, sic mitigetur, vt idem charitatiue reformetur, & eius delicta (quatenus fieri potest) cum omni mansuetudine, & lenitate corrigantur, sic quod rigor non sit valde rigidus, et quod clementia omnino fit ad salutem, metumq̀, alijs incutiat a similibus sceleribus abstinendi, potius quam fiduciam præbeat dicta scelera perpetrandi. In cuius rei testimonium sigillum nostrum præsentibus apponi fecimus. Datum N. die mensis N. Anno domini secundum computationem Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ. &c.

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A note or scholie vpon the Certificat aboue mencioned.

NOte, good Reader, in this Certificate aboue wrytten, the crafty and cruell hipocrisy, and hipocritical crueltye of these dissembling prelats. First, by their sentence they cōdemne the poore Innocentes, and geue them to the secular power. Then by their Canon they them selues prescribe the secular power

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to burne them. And yet here in this Certificate before the kyng and quene, they put on a visour of clemency, making as they from the inward bowels of their hart woulde make intercession for their liues, when they meane no thing els in dede but their death. If the Pope with his popelinges woulde not the rigour of the law to be shewed, why doth hee so charge them in his Canon to burne them? why be the

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