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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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1816 [1731]

owne sonne or naturall child to perishe before her face. And for that that you all may be the better assured therof, I came hether at this present to declare vnto you howe for the auoydinge of bloudshed among my subiectes, I sent twoo of my priuie counsel with my pardon to the ranke traytor and rebell Wiat, who as ye do al know, hath with his false perswasions at this present allured many of my true subiectes, to make an vproare and insurrection vnder the pretence of the mariage betwixt me and the king of Spain, who in deede doth entende nothing lesse, as ye shall well vnderstand, but vnder that pretence to robbe and spoyle this citie, and to bryng you all my louing subiectes into extreme miserye. I sent I say, two of my priuie counsell, wyllinge thē to vnderstāde of him what his request was: who being demaunded thereof, sayd that his request was forasmuch as he would not his coūtrie to be subiect to a forrain prince, that the Q. hyghnes shoulde not be maried to the kynge of Spayne. Whē they had thus heard his request, they sayde that the quenes highnes for the auoidyng of bloudshed amonges her subiectes, had there sent him his pardō, willing him with the residue of his bande euery man to departe peaceably to the place whence they came, certifiyng them also that the quenes highnes, as touching the mariage, neither would or did entend to do any thing without the aduise and counsaile of her commons, for the whiche cause her grace doth entende shortlye to call a generall parliament, there to heare the aduise of her commons therein. Well sayde Wiat. That you saye is reasonable. But for the better assuraunce of the Quenes highnes, I would her grace would go into the Tower, and there to remayne: and for the better assuraunce of my selfe, her grace to geue me the custody of the tower. Then sayde syr Edward Hastinges, my Legate: Can you fynde none other meanes for your assuraunce then this? He aunswered no, and sayde he had rather be trusted then to trust. Neither shal this suffise me said he. But I wil also haue iii. or iiii. of the Counsayle, whome I will name, delyuered vp vnto me. Nowe therfore you may well perceiue that his purpose is not so much for the mariage, as for the deposing of me from the possession of the crowne, to the which, as right inheritour, I am of you all with one consent chosen, and for the destroying of my nobilitie, and last of all for the robbynge and spoyling of you my faythfull subiectes. Wherefore euen as ye haue all with one voyce chosen me to bee youre quene and gouernour: so also I wyll desire you that I may haue your asistence for the subduing of this ranke Traytor and rebel, for the preseruation of my persone, thassurance of my nobilite, and safetie of myne own goodes and possessions: and that ye may doe thinges in good & due order, I haue here appointed ii. of my welbeloued frēdes, and of my priuie Counsaile for to be your guydes: þt is, my L. of Penbroke, & my L. Williā Haward, to whō (I doe not mistrust) but that on this behalf ye will with glad minds geue your assistaunce. Then they all with one voice cried, yea, yea, yea. Now therfore to make an end, I desire you all to be in a readines, for I neither can tell whē or how sone he wil be here, and he hath also saide, that whensoeuer he shall come, iii. parties of the citie he is sure will take his parte. Then they al cried again: that it wer better that he were hanged.

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Mary the Q.

The Copie of Q. Maries letters to the D. of Norfolke.

RIght trustie and right entierly beloued Cosin, we grete you well, and hauing by the assistance of God and our louing subiects discōfited wiat & thother rebels of our coūty of Kēt, who hauing passed the riuer of Kingstone, cam back again towardes London, and were encoūtred aboue Chayring crosse, and ther were ouer throwen, and the most part of them were there slayne, Wiat and thre of the Cobhams, Brette, Kneuet, Rudstone, Iseley, and other the chief Captaines taken prysoners: We haue thought good as well to geue you knowlege hereof to thende ye may with vs & the rest of our louing subiects reioyce & geue god thākes for this our victory, as also further to signifie vnto you, that where the said rebel did alway pretend the matter of our mariage to be the cause of this vnlawfull stirre, now plainly appereth by good & substantial examinations of diuers of the sayd traytours, that whatsoeuer they pretended the final meaning was to haue depriued vs from our estate and dignitie royall, and cōsequētly to haue destroyed our persone, which thing as we do ascertaine you of our honor to be matter of truth, so we pray you to cause the same to be published in al places of that our countries of Norfolke & Suffolk, to thintēt our good & louing subiectes thereof be no more abused with such false pretēses or other vntrue rumors or tales, by whome so euer the same shalbe sette foorth. And nowe things being in this sort quieted, we can not but geue you thākes for the readines that you haue ben in with the force of our said coūtrey, to haue serued vs if nede had ben, praying you to do the like on our behalf to al the gentlemē and others with you, with whom neuerthelesse we require you to take such orders, as the force of our sayd countrie may be still in like readines, to be employed vnder good and substantial Captaines, to be chosen of the gentlemen inheritours with in the said shire for our further seruice, vpō one houres warning, whensoeuer we shall requyre the same. And in the meane tyme our pleasure is that yee haue good regarde to the quietnes and good order of the countrey, specially to the apprehension of spreaders of false and vntrue tales and rumors, whereby ye shall bothe deserue wel of your whole countrey, and also doe acceptable seruice, which we wil not faile to remember accordingly. Yeuen vnder our signe at our palace of westminster the 8. of February, the first yeare of our reigne. In hast.

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A note for erecting the Rode in Paules.

MarginaliaThe erecting vp of the Rode in Paules. MarginaliaRefer this to the pag. 1005.Anñ 1. Mariæ Boner in his royaltie, & al his prebēdaries about him in Paules quier: ther roode laid alōg vpō the pauemēt, & also al the dores of Paules being shut, the B. with other said, & sōg diuers prayers by the rode: that being don, they anoynted the rode with oyle in diuers places, and after the anointing, crept vnto it & kissed it. After that they toke the said rode & weyed him vp and set him in his old accustomed place, and al the while they wer a doing therof, the whole quere sang Te Deum. And when that was ended they rang the bels, not only for ioy, but also for the notable & great fact they had done therin.

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Not long after this, a mery fellow came into Paules, and spied the rode with Mary & Iohn new set vp, wherto (among a great sort of people) he made low curtesy & said. sir, your mastershippe is welcome to towne. I had thought to haue talked further with your maistershsyppe,

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