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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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out of his house. And after this came D. Lee, & he pulled this examinate out of his house, and the monkes also out of the Charterhouse, so as this examinate was driuen to go abrode to get his liuing of good people, & when he could get any worke to get a peny, to take it. Howbeit, he kept his habite still. Then he went to London, and there was amongest his frendes, that had seen him at Mount grace. And thence he went to Lincolneshyre, thinking to haue the Anchorites house at Stanford, but it woulde not be as then. He was counselled by sir Iohn Harington then sherife, to chaunge his habite, from graye, which he then ware, to black, and so wandred from place to place, in a black habite like a priest. And at length about ix. yeres past, he came into Shropshire to Bridgenorth, and there by chaunce fel in acquaintaūce with one Elisabeth, which was wife to one Williā Romney a Tynker, that died there. And for so much as he had in these dayes both punishmēt and trouble, for declaring him selfe a professed man to the order of authoritie, & was plainlye shewed that it was against Gods cōmaundement, that any mā shold make any such vowe: he therfore in that point partly perswaded and crediting the same, was the rather moued to desire the said Elisabeth Romney to be his wife. And she thereunto agreing, they were maried together about vi. yeares past, in the chappell, within the Castell of Bridgenorth, by one syr William Malpas, that is nowe dead. And so they dwelled together in the lower towne of Bridgenorth, this examinate vsing the tailors craft, and went abrode into the coūtrey to get his liuing and his wiues, and came not home sometime a moneth together.

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Being asked what moued him to marye, he sayed that he was foule troubled with vermin and had no helpe of washing & tēding, as was requisite, nor had any house to bee in. And so made his mone to this woman, and then shee being troubled (as she sayd) with ceten vnruly children of hers, and could not be quiet for thē, was content to go with this examinate, and to be his wyfe. Being asked if he knewe her not carnally, as men do their wyues, vtterly denyeth the same, and sayeth: that it was not ment of any of them. Being asked howe he chaunced to come to this towne, sayeth that he was moued in conscience to the obseruance of his former profession, nowe sithens the Queenes reign, & the hiring of this house here at Stow, where an Anchorite hadde been before, made meanes to my lady Gifford of his entent, not declaring any thing that he was maried. And the said lady Gyfford wrate to sir T. Fitzherbert, to moue the lord bishop in his fauor. And so the sayde syr Thomas did, & gat my Lordes fauour in that behalfe.

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Being asked if my Lord did of newe professe him into the religion, sayeth nay, but did put

hym into the house, and restored him to his former religion and profession.

Beyng asked where his wyfe was when he came hether to be closed vp, sayde, she was at Brydgenorth, and knew nothing of his mind, that he purposed to returne to his religion. Howbeit he shewed her that he woulde goe to Litchefield. And then about Whytsontyde last, she came hether to herken for this examinate. And he sayde that it was commoned betwene hym and her, that she shoulde goe to Worcester, and be an Anchores there, but that she fell sicke, and was not able to go.

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MarginaliaThe cruell and vile inquisitiō of Papistes set forth.Again, being asked when she was last with hym, sayde that she was with him vpon Palm sondaye last, and had nothyng to doe or saye to hym, but aske him howe he dyd.

They asked moreouer, what moued her to come to towne that daye: to whome she sayde, that she came for her clothes that were in the towne here.

Furthermore, they asked hym, whether he shewed syr Thomas Fitzherbert, that he was maried. he sayde nay, but shewed hym that he had a syster, whiche was a poore woman, and was desyrous that she shoulde attende hym, whiche was the sayde Elisabeth that he maried at Brydgenorth.

For this cause the Papistes suspecting the poore Heremit to haue a wyfe (as he hadde in dede) therfore after other molestations, MarginaliaTrue and godly matrimony punished.inioyned hym penaūce to goe before the crosse barefote and barelegged, in the cathedral church of Lychefield, with a taper, & I can not tel what, in his hande. &c. And at Easter cast him into a close cabyne, there to remayne tyll he heard more of the byshops pleasure.

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IF oure story should proceade here soo wyde and large, as dyd the troubles of those days, we should compile here, I thynke, an endles proces. For what countrie almoste in Englād did not fele some sorowe then of that persecution. And as I haue spoken of other countries, so also cōming to Stamfort, I might haue iust occasion somewhat to saye of W. Cooke, who not only susteined trouble, but was also cōmitted to vile pryson, for that he suffered this oure printer to print þe boke of Wint. De vera obed.

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Also at Oundel, T. Hensen a worthy mainteiner of the Preachers of the Gospell was so assaulted, that he neuer durst com to his house, but died in Q. Maries time. And one Warde felt the like crueltie.

Not far from these dwelt Maister Grene of Swynsted, and maister Armstrong in Lorby, of whom the last was caused to beare a fagot, who for the sorow therof liued not long after.

And to returne to Norfolke againe, what should I speak of Ienings Hasset, the Pepsies with diuers mo, tossed frō post to piller by the meanes of Cantrel, & one How. father Moore

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