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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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1812 [1727]

Thinke you that there can be continuall answeringe one another? when shoulde it after that sorte haue an ende?

Lich. Couen. It must be so in a disputacion to seke out the truth.

L. Keper. But how say you, my lord Abbot? Are you of the minde it should be red?

Abbot. Yea forsooth, my Lord, I am very well pleased with all. Harpesfeld beinge inquired his mynd, thought as the other did.

L. Keper. My Lords, syth that ye are not willing but refuse to rede your wryting after the order taken, we will breake vp and depart: & for that ye wil not that we should heare you, you maye perhaps shortly here of vs.

THus haue we declared, gentle reader, the order and maner of this communication or conference, at Westmynster, betwene these two parties, wherin if any law or order were broken, iudge (good reader) where the faulte was, and considre with all what these Papistes bee, frō whom if ye take away their sword and authority from them, you see all their cunning how soone it lyeth in the dust, or els why would they not abyde the tryall of writing? why would they or durste they not stand to the order agreed vppon? Whether should we saye ignorance or stubbernes to be in them more, or both together? Who fyrst being gently (as is sayd) and fauorablye required to kepe thorder appointed, they wold not. Then being secondly (as appeared by the lord Keepers woordes) pressed more earnestlye, they neyther regardinge the authority. &c. of that place, nor their owne reputacion, nor the credite of the cause, vtterlye refused that to doo. And finallye being againe particularlye euerye of them aparte distinctlye by name required to vnderstand their opinions therin, they al, sauing one (which was the Abbot of Westminster, hauing some more cōsideration of order, and his dutye of obedience then thother) vtterly and plainly denied to haue their booke red, some of them as more earnestly then other, some so also, some other more vndiscretly, & vnreuerētly then others. Wherupon geuing such example of disorder stubbernes, and selfe wyll, as hath not bene sene and suffered in such an honorable assembly, being of the two estates of this Realme the nobility and the commons, beside the presence of the Quenes Maiesties most honorable priuy counsell, the same assembly was dismissed, and the godly and most christian purpose of the Quenes maiesty made frustrate. MarginaliaByshoppes cōmitted to the Tower.And afterward for the contempte so notoriously made, the Byshop of Winchester and Lincoln, hauing most obstinatly both disobeyed common autority, & varied manifestly from their owne order, and specially Lincoln, who

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shewed more follye then thother: were condignly committed to the Tower of London, and the rest (sauing the Abbot of Westminster) stoode bound to make daylye their personal appearaūce before the counsell, and not to departe the City of London and Westminster, vntil further order were takē with them for their disobedience and contempte.

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Besydes the former protestation or lybell wrytten and exhibited by the Protestantes, concerning the firste question, there was also an other lyke writing of the said Protestants made of the seconde question, but not published, which if it come to our hande, wee wyll lykewise impart vnto thee.

As these bishops aboue named were committed to the tower, MarginaliaBoner cast in the Marshalseso Boner bishop of London, aboute the same tyme, was commaunded to the Marshalsea, where as yet hee both in hys blynde bloudy heresy, and also in his deserued captiuity remaineth, abiding the quenes pleasure. Gods pleasure, I beseche hym, so bee wrought on that person, that the Churche of Christes flocke, if they can take or looke for no goodnes of that man to come, yet they maye take of hym and of other no more harme here after, then they haue done already. We al beseche thee this O Lord eternal, per Christum dominum nostrum, Amen. 

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per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.

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Not translated.

Translation (Wade 2004)

through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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About this tyme, at the beginning of the florishing reigne of quene Elizabeth, was a parliament summoned, and holden at Westminster, wherein was much debating about matters touchinge religion, and great studye on both parties employed, the one to retaine stil, the other to impugne the doctrine and faction which before in quene Maries tyme had bene established. But especially here is to be noted that though ther lacked no industry on the papistes syde, to hold fast that, which they moste cruelly from tyme to tyme had studied, and by al meanes practised to come by: Yet notwithstanding, suche was the prouidence of God at that tyme, that for lacke of the other byshops, whom the Lord had taken away by death a litle before, the residue that ther wer left, could do the lesse: and in very dede, God be praysed therfore, dyd nothing at al in effect. Although yet notwithstanding there lacked in them neither wyll nor labour to do what they coulde, if their cruel hability ther might haue serued. But namely amongest al other, not onely the industrious courage of Doctr Story, but also his wordes in this Parliament are worthy to be knowen of posterity, who lyke a stoute and furious chāpion of the Popes syde, to declare hymselfe how lusty he was, and what hee had and would do in his maisters quarel, shamed not openlye in the saide Parliament house to brast out in such impudent sort of wordes, as was wonder to all good eares to heare, and

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