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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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and suffered not to enioye one penye of that they had sore laboured for, onlesse they made frends to bye it with mony, of þe said Sherif. so cruell and gredy was he and his officers vpon such things as there were lefte. Wel, now this innocent man is deade, hys goods spoyled, his wyfe and children lefte desolate and comfortles, and al thinges is hushte, and nothinge feared of any parte, yet the Lorde who surely doth reuenge the giltles bloud, would not still so suffer it, but began at the length to punishe it hym selfe. MarginaliaThe iudgement of god vpon Grimwod.For in the haruest after, the sayd Grymwod of Hitcham, the witnes before specified, as he was in hys laboure, stacking vp a Goffe of corne, hauing his health & fearing no perill: sodenly hys bowelles fel out of hys body, and ymmediatly most miserably hee died: such was the terrible iudgemente of God, to shewe hys displeasure agaynste this bloudy acte, and to warne the reast by these hys iudgments to repentaunce. The Lorde graunte vs to honour the same for hys mercyes sake. Amen.

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Thys foresaid Fenning, who was the procurer of thys tyranny agaynst hym, I heare is yet alyue, and is now a minister, which if he be, I praye God he maye so repente that fact, that he may declare him hereafter such one as may wel answer to his vocation accordingly.

MarginaliaAnother notable example of a Popish Priest that died in the pulpit.Ther was a persō of Crondel in Kent, who hauing receiued the Popes pardon of þe bishop or Suffragan of Douer, called Thorntō, cam to hys parishe, and about Lente standing in the pulpit, exhorted the people to receaue the pardon and remission of theyr sinnes, as hee had done hym selfe. For he sayd, that hee had receaued it, and stoode nowe so cleare in conscience as when he was fyrst borne, and cared not now if that he might dye the same houre, in that clerenes of conscience, wherupō being sodenly stricken with the hande of God, leaned a lytle backward. Standinge vprighte in the pulpit, so was found dead, speaking no word more, concerning which story partly also is touched before. pag. 1113.

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MarginaliaA storye to be noted.Amogest these fearefull examples of gods righteous iudgementes, shewed towardes the persecutors and malicious blasphemers of hys Gospell, wyth the professors of the same, this one is also to bee recorded, that wher in the former part of this historye, pag. 1244. mencion is made of one Iames Abbes, burned at Sainte Edmundes Burye, with in the Countye of Suffolke, at the time of his martirdom, when the Sherife came to haue him awaye, he, to make him selfe the redier to that heauenly iourney, did vntye his hose, and other his apparell, ere that he went out of the prison. Wherupon, as the Serife did lead him vnto the place of suffering, diuers poore people standing in the way, & asking their almes (as comōly in many places the maner is vpon

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such occasions,) he, for that he had not redy mony to satisfye their nede, and desirous yet to distribute some thing amongs thē, did pul of al his apparell, sauing his shirte, and gaue the same vnto them, to some one thing, to som an other, as in his godly mind he thē thought moste mete: and in the geuing thereof he exhorted them, with the rest of þe people, to be strōg in the Lord, & as faithfull followers of Christ to stand stedfast vnto the truth of the gospell, which he (throughe gods helpe) would then in their sight, seale & confirme with his bloude. Whiles he was thus charitably occupied and zelously instructing the people, a seruaunt of the Sherifes, going by, and hearing him, cryed out aloud to them, and blasphemously said: beleue him not, good people. He is an hereticke, & a madde man, out of his wit. beleue him not therefore. for it is heresy, that he saieth: and as the other continued in his godly admonitions, so this wicked wretch still did blowe forth his horrible blasphemies, vntil they cam vnto the stake wherat he should suffer. Vnto the which this constant martyre was tyed, & in the ende cruelly burned, as in hys history more fully is alredy declared. But immediatly after the fyre was put vnto hym (such was the fearfull and most righteous iustice of god) that miserable blasphemour of the truth, MarginaliaA most fearful example of Gods righteous iudgement.was there presently in the sight of all the people, striken with frenesy, wherwith he had before most raylingly charged that good martyre of God. And in this furious rage of madnes, casting of his shoes with all the reaste of hys clothes, cryed out againe vnto the people, and sayd: Thus dyd Iames Abbes that true seruāt of God, who is saued, but I am damned. And thus ranne he from thence rounde aboute the towne of Bury, stil cring out, þt Iames Abbes was a good man and saued, but he was damned. The Sheryfe thē being amased, caused hym to be taken and tyed in a darke house, & by force compelled hym agayne to put on his clothes, thinking therby within a while to bring him to some quietnes. But he (all þt not withstanding) assone as they were gone, contynued his former raging: and casting of hys clothes, cryed as he did before. Iames Abbes is the seruant of God, and is saued, but I am dampned. At length he was tyed in a carte, & brought home vnto his maisters house, and wt in halfe a yeare or there aboutes, he being at þe point of death, þe priest of the parish was sent for, who comming vnto hym, brought wt him the crucifix & their houseling host of the alter. Which geare when the poore wretch sawe, he cried out of the priest & defied al that baggage, saying that the priest wt such other as he was, were the cause of hys dampnation, and that Iames Abbes was a good man, and saued. And so shortly after hee dyed.

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