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Marginalia7.Item that you made a solempne othe vpon a boke, and the boly Euangelists to fulfil such penaunce as shoulde be enioyned you by the said bishop.

Marginalia8.Item after your abiuration, it was enioyned to you for penaunce, that you shuld go before the crosse in procession, in þe parish church of s. Buttols at Billinges gate, and to beare a fagot of wood vpon your shoulder.

Marginalia9.Item it was enioyned you in penaunce, that you shuld prouide a habite requisite and mete for your order and profession, as shortly as ye mighte, and that you shoulde come or goo nowhere wythout such an habite, the whyche ye haue not fulfilled.

Marginalia10.Item that it was likewise enioyned you in penaunce, that sometime before the feast of the assension then next ensuing your abiuration, you should goo home vnto the monasterye of Bery, and there remain according to the vow of your profession, whiche you haue not fulfilled.

Marginalia11.Item that you were appoynted by the sayde bishop of London to appeare before the sayde bishop the xxv. daye of Aprill nexte after your abiuration, to receiue the resydue of your penaunce. And after your abiuration you fled beyond sea, and appeared not.

Marginalia12.Item that the xx. day of Iune next folowing your abiuration, ye did appeare before the said bishop Cutbert in the chappel of the bishop of Norwich his place, and there it was new enioyned you in part of penaunce, that you shuld prouide you a habite conueniente for your order and professyon, within viii. daies then next folowing, which ye haue not done.

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Marginalia13.Item that it was there a new enioyned you that you should depart from the citie, diocesse and iurisdiction of London, and no more to come wythin it, wythout the speciall licence of the bishop of London or his successor for the time being, which you haue not fulfilled.

¶ The answer of Robert Baifeld to these Artycles.

TO the first Article he confesseth that he was professed a monke in the monasterye aforesaide in The yere. 1514.

To the ii. Article he answeareth that he is a priest, and toke orders. An. 1518.

To the third Article, he confesseth the byll & scedule to be wrytten with his hād, which is annexed thervnto, & that he brought ouer the said bokes and workes a yere & a half past, & a great nomber of euery sort. Being further demaunded for what intent he brought them into the realme, he answered, to the intent that the gospel of Christ might be set forward, andGod the more glorified in this realme amōgst christen people, and that he hath solde and dispearsed many of those bokes before named, to sondry persons wythin this realme, and to diuers of the diocesse of London. Being further demaunded, whether Martin Luther were cōdempned as an hereticke by the Pope, he aunswered, that he hard say that Martin Luther wyth al hys sect and adherents, were and are condempned as heretickes by the pope. And being demaunded whether Zwinglius was of Luthers sect, he answered, that he neuer spake wyth him. Being asked whether Zwinglius was a Catholike, he answered, that he could not tel. Being inquired whether the bokes cōtained in the scedules, contain any errours in them, he sayth, he can not tell, neither that be can iudge. Also he confessed that the common fame hathe bene within these ii. or iii. yeares, that Oecolampadius and Zwinglius be heretickes, also that suche as leane to Martyne Luther be heretickes, also he confesseth that beinge beyonde the sea, he heard saye before he brought into this realme, the bokes contained in the said billes, that the king had by Proclamation, prohibited that no man should bryng into this realm any of Martin Luthers bokes or of his secte. Which confession thus ended, the bishop appoynted him to appeare the next daye.

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Saterday beinge the xi. daye of Nouember, Richard Baifield appeared and acknowledged the aunsweres that he hadde made in the Session the day before, which thing doone, the Officiall obiected the iiii. Article vnto hym, whervnto he aunsweared thus, he can not tel whether there be any heresies in them, for he hathe red no heresies in them. And beyng demaunded whether he hath redde anye of those bookes, he aunsweareth that he had redde the greater parte of them here and there, but not throughe out.

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He was demaunded, whether he beleued the forenamed bokes to be good, and of þe true faith, he aunswered, that he iudged they were good, and of the true fayth. Beinge inquired, what bokes he read in the realme, he said that he had red the newe Testament in Laten, and other bookes mentioned in the billes, but he read none translated, notwithstanding he dyd confesse that he read a boke called Thorp, in the presence and audience of others, and also a boke of Ihon Frithes purgatory, whyche he hath read to him self alone as he sayth, and also hath read to him self a boke called the practise of Prelates. And also he sayeth he hathe read a boke called the Parable of the wycked Mammon, but in the presence and hearynge of others, which he knoweth not.

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And he confesseth that he hath read thobedi-

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