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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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Actes and Monumentes Of the Church

and sayde: then there was brother in Christe, and brother in Christ, and mocked me and called me Hereticke, and asked me if I hadde the booke of hym in Newgate, and I sayde naye. and I tolde hym, as I went on my busynes in the streate I mette hym, and he asked me howe I did, and I hym also: and so we fell in communication, and he shewed me that booke, and I desyred hym that he would let me haue it, and he sayde nay. And in this examination Storie sayde: it was a great booke, and asked me whether I boughte it, or had it geuen me. And I tolde hym I bought it. and he sayde I was a thief, and had stollen my maisters mony, and I sayde: a litle monie serued. for I gaue hym but fowre pence. but I promysed hym at our next metyng, I would geue hym. xii. pēce more. And he sayde: that was boldely doone, for suche a booke as spake both treason and heresie. Then Story requyred me to bryng hym two suerties and watche for hym that I had the booke of, & I should haue no harme: and I made hym aunswere I would bryng no suerties, nor I could not tell where to fynde hym. And he sayd: this is but a lye, and so called for Clunye and bad hym laye me fast in the Colehouse, and sayde he wold make me tell another tale at my next commyng. And so I laye in the stockes daye and nyght, but onely when I eate my meate: and so I remayned x. dayes before I was called for agayne.

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And then Story sent for me agayne, and asked me if I would yet tell hym the truthe. And I sayde I could tell hym no other truthe then I had, nor would. And whyle I stode yet ther, there were two brought, whiche I tooke to be prysoners. Then maistres Story fel in a rage, and sware a great othe, that it were a good dede to put a hundred or two of these heretike knaues in a house, & I my self (sayth she) wold set it a fyre. And so I was cōmitted to pryson agayne. So there I remayned fourtene dayes and came to no aunswere.

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Then Story sent for me agayne, and called me into the garden, and there I founde wyth hym my Lord of Wyndsors Chaplayne, and two Gentlemen more. And he tolde them all what I had sayde and done, and they sayd: the booke was a wonderous euill boke, and hadde both treason and heresie in it, and they asked me what I sayde by the booke, and I saide: I knewe no euyll by it. And then Doctor Story chafed, and sayde he woulde hange me vp by the handes with a rope, and sayde also he wold cut my tongue out of my head, and myne eares of my head also: and then they alleaged two or three thynges vnto me out of the booke, and I aunswered, I hadde not read the booke thorowe out, and therfore I could geue no sentēce of the booke: and then my Lord of Wyndsores Chaplayne, and the other two Gentlemē toke

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me asyde, and required me very gently, saying: tell vs where you had the booke, and of whom. we will saue you harmeles. And I made them aunswere, I had tolde all that I coulde tell to Doctor Story, and I began to tell them, and they sayd: they knew that already. And so they lefte that talke, and went again to Story with me. Then Story burdened me of my faith, and sayde I was an heretike. And then my Lord of Wyndsors chaplayne did aske me howe I dyd beleue. And I began to reherse the articles of my beliefe, and he bad me let that alone. And he asked me howe I beleued in Christe whiche died and rose againe the thirde daye, & sytteth on the ryght hand of God the father. And then Story asked me mockingly: what is the ryght hand of God? and I made them aunswere, I thought it was his glorie. And Story sayde: so they saye al: and he asked me when he would be wery of sytting there. and my Lord of Wyndsors chaplayn asked me what I sayd by the masse. and I sayd: I neuer knewe what it was, nor what it ment. for I vnderstoode it not. for I neuer learned any latin. And since þe time that I had any knowledge, I haue beene brought vp in nothyng but in reading of Englyshe, and with suche men as haue taughte the same, with many mo questions, whiche I can not reherse. And then my Lord of Wyndsores chaplayne asked me if there were not the very body of Christe, flesh, bloude and bone in the masse, after the priest had cōsecrated it. And I made him aunswere: as for the masse I can not vnderstand it, but in the newe testament I reade, that as the Apostles stoode lokyng after the Lord, when he ascended vp into heauē, an anngell sayde to them: euen as you see him ascende vp, euen so shall he come agayne. And I tolde them an other sentence, where Christe sayeth: the poore shall you haue alwayes with you, but me shall you not haue alwayes. And so my Lorde of Wyndsores chaplayne put me many questions more, the which I could make hym no aunswere to. And among all other, he brought Chrisostome & saint Hierome for his purpose. And I neither myndimg, nor able to answere their Doctors, neither knowing whether they alleged thē right, said: I nether knew saint Ciryll nor saint Tertullian: but that whiche is written in the newe testament I vnderstode. And so they laughed me to scorne, & called me foole, and said: they would reason no more with me. And then Story called for Cluny, and bad hym take me away, and set me fast that no man spake with me: & so I was sent vnto the Colehouse: and I had not bene in the Colehouse a weke, but there came in xiiii. prisoners, and then I was kept styll alone without companye, in a pryson called the Salt house, hauing vpon my legge a bolt and a fetter, & my

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