Thematic Divisions in Book 11
1. The Martyrdom of Rogers 2. The Martyrdom of Saunders 3. Saunders' Letters 4. Hooper's Martyrdom 5. Hooper's Letters 6. Rowland Taylor's Martyrdom 7. Becket's Image and other events 8. Miles Coverdale and the Denmark Letters 9. Bonner and Reconciliation 10. Judge Hales 11. The Martyrdom of Thomas Tomkins 12. The Martyrdom of William Hunter 13. The Martyrdom of Higbed and Causton 14. The Martyrdom of Pigot, Knight and Laurence 15. Robert Farrar's Martyrdom 16. The Martyrdom of Rawlins/Rowland White17. The Restoration of Abbey Lands and other events in Spring 155518. The Providential Death of the Parson of Arundel 19. The Martyrdom of John Awcocke 20. The Martyrdom of George Marsh 21. The Letters of George Marsh 22. The Martyrdom of William Flower 23. The Martyrdom of Cardmaker and Warne 24. Letters of Warne and Cardmaker 25. The Martyrdom of Ardley and Simpson 26. John Tooly 27. The Examination of Robert Bromley [nb This is part of the Tooly affair]28. The Martyrdom of Thomas Haukes 29. Letters of Haukes 30. The Martyrdom of Thomas Watts 31. Mary's False Pregnancy32. Censorship Proclamation 33. Our Lady' Psalter 34. Martyrdom of Osmund, Bamford, Osborne and Chamberlain35. The Martyrdom of John Bradford 36. Bradford's Letters 37. William Minge 38. James Trevisam 39. The Martyrdom of John Bland 40. The Martyrdom of Frankesh, Middleton and Sheterden 41. Sheterden's Letters 42. Examinations of Hall, Wade and Polley 43. Martyrdom of Christopher Wade 44. Martyrdom of Carver and Launder 45. Martyrdom of Thomas Iveson 46. John Aleworth 47. Martyrdom of James Abbes 48. Martyrdom of Denley, Newman and Pacingham 49. Richard Hooke 50. Martyrdom of William Coker, et al 51. Martyrdom of George Tankerfield, et al 52. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Smith 53. Martyrdom of Harwood and Fust 54. Martyrdom of William Haile 55. George King, Thomas Leyes and John Wade 56. William Andrew 57. Martyrdom of Robert Samuel 58. Samuel's Letters 59. William Allen 60. Martyrdom of Roger Coo 61. Martyrdom of Thomas Cobb 62. Martyrdom of Catmer, Streater, Burwood, Brodbridge, Tutty 63. Martyrdom of Hayward and Goreway 64. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Glover 65. Cornelius Bungey 66. John and William Glover 67. Martyrdom of Wolsey and Pigot 68. Life and Character of Nicholas Ridley 69. Ridley's Letters 70. Life of Hugh Latimer 71. Latimer's Letters 72. Ridley and Latimer Re-examined and Executed73. More Letters of Ridley 74. Life and Death of Stephen Gardiner 75. Martyrdom of Webb, Roper and Park 76. William Wiseman 77. James Gore 78. Examinations and Martyrdom of John Philpot 79. Philpot's Letters 80. Martyrdom of Thomas Whittle, Barlett Green, et al 81. Letters of Thomas Wittle 82. Life of Bartlett Green 83. Letters of Bartlett Green 84. Thomas Browne 85. John Tudson 86. John Went 87. Isobel Foster 88. Joan Lashford 89. Five Canterbury Martyrs 90. Life and Martyrdom of Cranmer 91. Letters of Cranmer 92. Martyrdom of Agnes Potten and Joan Trunchfield 93. Persecution in Salisbury Maundrell, Coberly and Spicer 94. William Tyms, et al 95. Letters of Tyms 96. The Norfolk Supplication 97. Martyrdom of John Harpole and Joan Beach 98. John Hullier 99. Hullier's Letters 100. Christopher Lister and five other martyrs 101. Hugh Lauerocke and John Apprice 102. Katherine Hut, Elizabeth Thacknell, et al 103. Thomas Drury and Thomas Croker 104. Thomas Spicer, John Deny and Edmund Poole 105. Persecution of Winson and Mendlesam 106. Gregory Crow 107. William Slech 108. Avington Read, et al 109. Wood and Miles 110. Adherall and Clement 111. A Merchant's Servant Executed at Leicester 112. Thirteen Burnt at Stratford-le-Bow113. Persecution in Lichfield 114. Hunt, Norrice, Parret 115. Martyrdom of Bernard, Lawson and Foster 116. Examinations of John Fortune117. John Careless 118. Letters of John Careless 119. Martyrdom of Julius Palmer 120. Agnes Wardall 121. Peter Moone and his wife 122. Guernsey Martyrdoms 123. Dungate, Foreman and Tree 124. Martyrdom of Thomas More125. Examination of John Jackson126. Examination of John Newman 127. Martyrdom of Joan Waste 128. Martyrdom of Edward Sharpe 129. Four Burnt at Mayfield at Sussex 130. John Horne and a woman 131. William Dangerfield 132. Northampton Shoemaker 133. Prisoners Starved at Canterbury 134. More Persecution at Lichfield
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Queene Mary. The life and story, with the Examinations of M. John Philpot, Martyr.
The proces and history of Master Iohn Philpot, examined, condemned and martyred for the maintenaunce and defence of the Gospels cause agaynst the Antichristian Sea of Rome. 
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The Examinations and Martyrdom of John Philpot

On 1 August 1556, Grindal sent Foxe a letter in which he stated that his friends in Strasburg had collected some material on Grindal and expected to collect more (Remains of Edmund Grindal, ed. William Nicholson [Parker Society, 1843], p. 223). While in exile, Foxe translated Philpot's examinations into Latin and printed them as a separate work. (No copy of this work survives, but see Remains of Edmund Grindal, ed. William Nicholson [Parker Society, 1843], p. 223 and John Strype, Memorials of Thomas Cranmer, 2vols. [Oxford, 1840], II, pp. 515-16). He also printed his Latin translation of Philpot's examinations in the Rerum (pp. 543-631). There was also a note in the Rerum giving a sketch of Philpot's life (p. 631). These materials were reprinted in the 1563 edition. In this edition, Foxe also added two letters of Philpot's which Bonner had intercepted (Foxe must have obtained these from Bonner's records) and a petition which Philpot had sent to the queen. He also added an account of Philpot's condemnation and martyrdom, apparently based on eyewitness accounts. Foxe also added a prayer which Philpot said at the stake. This account was substantially unchanged in future editions.

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Marginalia1555. Decemb. MarginaliaThe history of M. Iohn Philpot, Martyr.NExt followeth the constant Martyrdome of M. Iohn Philpot, of whom partly ye heard before in þe beginning of Queene Maries tyme in prosecuting the disputation of the Conuocation house, pag. 1571. MarginaliaIohn Philpot a Knightes sonne, student of law in New Colledge in Oxford.Hee was of a worshipfull house, a Knightes sonne borne in Hampshere, brought vp in þe new College in Oxford, where he studied the ciuill law the space of. vj. or. vij. yeares, besydes the study of other liberall artes, especially of the tonges, wherein very forwardly he profited, namely in the knowledge of the Hebrue toung. &c. In witte he was pregnant 

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Fertile, inventive.

& happy, of a singular courage, in spyrite feruent, in religion zelous, and also well practised, and exercysed in the same (which is no small matter in a true Diuine) of nature and condition playne and aperte, farre from all flattery, farther from all hypocrisy and deceitfull dissimulation. What his learning was, his own examinations penned of his owne hand can declare.

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MarginaliaIohn Philpot went ouer to Italy.From Oxford, desyrous to see other coūtreys as occasion serued thereunto, he went ouer into Italy and places theraboutes, where he cōming vpon a tyme frō Venice to Padua, was in daunger through a certayn Franciscan Fryer MarginaliaIohn Philpot in danger by an Italian fryer. accompaning him in his iourney, who cōming to Padua sought to accuse hym of heresy.  

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The preceding biographical details were printed in the Rerum (p. 631). Most of them can be gleaned from Philpot's examinations.

At length returning to Englād his coūtrey agayn, MarginaliaThe returne of Iohn Philpot into England. as þe tyme ministred more boldnes to hym, in the dayes of K. Edward hee had diuers conflictes with Gardiner the Bishop in the City of Winchester, as appeareth by diuers of Winchesters letters and hys examinations. Wherof read before pag. 1526.

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MarginaliaIohn Philpot Archdeacō of Winchester.After that, hauing an aduouson 

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A living or benefice to which John Ponet as bishop of Winchester had the right of appointment.

by the sayd Bishop, he was made there Archdeacon of Winchester vnder Doctor Ponet, MarginaliaThys D. Ponet Bishop of Winchest. fled afterward into Germany, and there deceased, An. 1557. who then succeeded Gardiner in that Bishopricke. Thus during the tyme of K. Edwarde he continued to no small profit of those parties thereabout. When that blessed King was taken away, and Mary his sister came in place, whose study was wholy bent to alter the state of religion in the wofull Realme of England, first shee caused a Cōuocation of the prelates & learned mē to be congregate to the accomplishment of her desyre.

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In the which Cōuocation M. Philpot being present according to his roome 

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A scribe from the consistory court of the province of Canterbury.

and degree, with a few other, susteyned the cause of the Gospell manfully against the aduersary part (as is aboue recited) for þe which cause, notwithstanding the liberty of the house promised before, he was called to accompt before Bishop Gardiner the Chaūcellour, then beyng his ordinary, by whō he was first examined, although that examination came not yet to our handes. MarginaliaIohn Philpot sent from Gardiner to Boner.From thence agayne he was remoued to Boner and other Commissioners, with whō he had diuers and sondry conflictes, as in hys examinations here folowyng may appeare.

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¶ The first examination of Iohn Philot before the Queenes Cōmissioners, M. Chomley, M. Roper, and D. Story, & one of the Scribes of the Arches, 
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A scribe from the consistory court of the province of Canterbury.

at Newgate sessions hall. 2. Octo. 1555.

MarginaliaThe first examination of M. Philpot before the Commissioners.DOct. Story, before I was called into an inner parler where they sat, came out into the hall where I was, to vew me among other that there were, and passing by me sayd: MarginaliaD. Stories wordes to M. Philpot.Ha M. Philpot, and in returning immediately agayne, stayed against me, beholding me and saying that I was well fed in deede.

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Ioh. Phil. If I be fat and in good liking (Master doctor) it is no maruel, since I haue bene stalled vp in prison this tweluemoneth and an halfe in a close corner.

I am come to know your pleasure wherfore you haue sent for me.

Story. We heare that thou art a suspect person, and of hereticall opinions, and therfore we haue sent for thee.

Phil. I haue bene in prison thus long, onely vpon the occasion of MarginaliaIohn Philpot imprisoned for the disputation in the Cōuocation house.disputation made in the Conuocation house, & vpon suspect of setting forth the report therof. 

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This suspicion was justified; there is no doubt that John Philpot was the author of The trew report of the disputacyon had in the convocacyon hows at London (Emden: 1554), STC 19890. Significantly, Philpot does not actually deny his authorship of the work.

Story. If thou wilt reuoke the same and become an honest man, thou shalt be set at liberty, and so do right wel: or els thou shalt be committed to the Bishop of London. How sayest thou, wylt thou reuoke it or no?

phil. I haue already aunswered in thys behalfe to myne Ordinary. 

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The bishop who had jurisdiction over an accused heretic because the accused resided in his diocese. In Philpot's case, this was Stephen Gardiner, the bishop of Winchester.

Story. If thou aunswerest thus when thou commest before vs anon, thou shalt heare more of our myndes: and with thys hee went into the parler, and I within a litle whyle after was called in.

The Scribe. Syr, what is your name?

Phil. My name is Iohn Philpot. And so he intituled 

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my name.

Story. This man was Archdeacon of Winchester, of Doct. Ponets presentment.

Phil. I was Archdeacon in deede, but none of hys presentment, but by the vertue of a former aduouson geuen by my Lord Chauncellour that now is.

Story. Ye may be sure that my Lorde Chauncellour would not make any such as he is, Archdeacon.

Roper. Come hither to me M. Philpot. We heare say that you are out of the catholicke church, and haue bene a disturber of the same: out of the which who so is, he cānot be the childe of saluation. Wherefore if you will come in to the same, you shall be receiued and finde fauour.

Phil. I am come before your woorshipfull masterships at your appointment, vnderstanding that you are Magistrates authorised by the Queenes maiestye, to whom I owe and wyll do my due obedience to þe vttermost. Wherfore I desire to know what cause I haue offended in wherfore I am now called before you. And if I cānot be charged with any particular matter done cōtrary to the lawes of this realme, I desire your masterships that I may haue the benefite of a subiect, and be deliuered out of my long wrongfull imprisonment, MarginaliaIohn Phiplot lying in prison a yeare and a halfe before he was called to his answere. where I haue lyen this tweluemoneth and thys halfe, without any calling to aunswer before now, and my liuing taken from me wythout all law.

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Roper. Though wee haue MarginaliaNo particular matter agaynst M Philpot, but only suspicion.no particular matter to charge you withall, yet we may both by our commissiō and by the law driue you to aunswer to the suspicion of a sclaunder going on you: and besides this, we haue Statutes to charge you herein withall.

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Phil. If I haue offēded any statute, charge me therwithall: and if I haue incurred the penaltie thereof, punishe me accordingly. And because you are Magistrates and executors of the Queenes maiesties lawes, by force whereof you do now sit, I desire that if I be found no notorious transgressour of any of them, I may not be burdened with more then I haue done.

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Chomley. If the Iustice do suspect a Felon, hee may examine him vpon suspicion thereof and commit him to prison, though there be no fault done.

Story. I perceiue whereabout this man goeth. He is plaine in Cardmakers case, for he made the selfe same allegations. But they wyll not serue thee, for thou art an hereticke, and holdest against the blessed Masse: how sayest thou to that?

Phil. I am no hereticke.

Story. I will proue thee an hereitcke. MarginaliaThe Maior is not vniuersally true, for in the time of K. Edward, who that spake agaynst the Masse as M. Philpot dyd, by those lawes was no hereticke but a perfect christian.Whosoeuer hath holdē against the blessed Masse, is an hereticke: but thou hast holdē against the same, therfore thou art an hereticke.

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Phil. That which I spake, and which you are able to charge me withal, was in þe Cōuocatiō, where, by the Queenes Maiesties wyll and her whole Counsell, liberty was geuen to euery man of the house to vtter hys conscience, and to say hys minde freely of such questions in religion, as there were propounded by the Prolocutor, for the which now I ought not to be molested and imprisoned as I haue bene, neyther now be compelled of you to aunswer to the same.

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Story. Thou shalt go to the Lollards Tower, 

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A tower at the northwest corner of St Paul's cathedral. Accused heretics were occasionally held here because it was a secure place convenient to both the bishop of London and the consistory court of St Paul's.

and be handled there lyke an hereticke, as thou art, and answer

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