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. Censorship Proclamation 32. Our Lady' Psalter 33. Martyrdom of Osmund, Bamford, Osborne and Chamberlain34. The Martyrdom of John Bradford 35. Bradford's Letters 36. William Minge 37. James Trevisam 38. The Martyrdom of John Bland 39. The Martyrdom of Frankesh, Middleton and Sheterden 40. Sheterden's Letters 41. Examinations of Hall, Wade and Polley 42. Martyrdom of Christopher Wade 43. Nicholas Hall44. Margery Polley45. Martyrdom of Carver and Launder 46. Martyrdom of Thomas Iveson 47. John Aleworth 48. Martyrdom of James Abbes 49. Martyrdom of Denley, Newman and Pacingham 50. Richard Hooke 51. Martyrdom of William Coker, et al 52. Martyrdom of George Tankerfield, et al 53. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Smith 54. Martyrdom of Harwood and Fust 55. Martyrdom of William Haile 56. George King, Thomas Leyes and John Wade 57. William Andrew 58. Martyrdom of Robert Samuel 59. Samuel's Letters 60. William Allen 61. Martyrdom of Roger Coo 62. Martyrdom of Thomas Cobb 63. Martyrdom of Catmer, Streater, Burwood, Brodbridge, Tutty 64. Martyrdom of Hayward and Goreway 65. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Glover 66. Cornelius Bungey 67. John and William Glover 68. Martyrdom of Wolsey and Pigot 69. Life and Character of Nicholas Ridley 70. Ridley's Letters 71. Life of Hugh Latimer 72. Latimer's Letters 73. Ridley and Latimer Re-examined and Executed74. More Letters of Ridley 75. Life and Death of Stephen Gardiner 76. Martyrdom of Webb, Roper and Park 77. William Wiseman 78. James Gore 79. Examinations and Martyrdom of John Philpot 80. Philpot's Letters 81. Martyrdom of Thomas Whittle, Barlett Green, et al 82. Letters of Thomas Wittle 83. Life of Bartlett Green 84. Letters of Bartlett Green 85. Thomas Browne 86. John Tudson 87. John Went 88. Isobel Foster 89. Joan Lashford 90. Five Canterbury Martyrs 91. Life and Martyrdom of Cranmer 92. Letters of Cranmer 93. Martyrdom of Agnes Potten and Joan Trunchfield 94. Persecution in Salisbury Maundrell, Coberly and Spicer 95. William Tyms, et al 96. Letters of Tyms 97. The Norfolk Supplication 98. Martyrdom of John Harpole and Joan Beach 99. John Hullier 100. Hullier's Letters 101. Christopher Lister and five other martyrs 102. Hugh Lauerocke and John Apprice 103. Katherine Hut, Elizabeth Thacknell, et al 104. Thomas Drury and Thomas Croker 105. Thomas Spicer, John Deny and Edmund Poole 106. Persecution of Winson and Mendlesam 107. Gregory Crow 108. William Slech 109. Avington Read, et al 110. Wood and Miles 111. Adherall and Clement 112. A Merchant's Servant Executed at Leicester 113. Thirteen Burnt at Stratford-le-Bow114. Persecution in Lichfield 115. Hunt, Norrice, Parret 116. Martyrdom of Bernard, Lawson and Foster 117. Examinations of John Fortune118. John Careless 119. Letters of John Careless 120. Martyrdom of Julius Palmer 121. Agnes Wardall 122. Peter Moone and his wife 123. Guernsey Martyrdoms 124. Dungate, Foreman and Tree 125. Martyrdom of Thomas More126. Martyrdom of John Newman127. Examination of John Jackson128. Examination of John Newman 129. Martyrdom of Joan Waste 130. Martyrdom of Edward Sharpe 131. Four Burnt at Mayfield at Sussex 132. John Horne and a woman 133. William Dangerfield 134. Northampton Shoemaker 135. Prisoners Starved at Canterbury 136. More Persecution at Lichfield
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1646 [1620]

Q. Mary. Persecutiō in Chester dioces. Iohn Glouer, and W. Glouer, Martyrs.
Marginalia1555. September. MarginaliaThe Martyrdome of M. Robert Glouer and Cornelius Bongey at Couentry. Anno. 1555. September. 20.¶ The burnyng of M. Robert Glouer, and Cornelius Bongey at Couentry.

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This image (Type 2) has a close family resemblance to the small cut (f) of two men chained to one stake, though here they are clothed in the usual simple garments, and face each other in an embrace of Christian amity.

Here followeth the storye of Iohn Glouer and William Glouer, how they were excommunicate and cast out after their death, and buryed in the fieldes. 
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John Glover and William Glover

The narratives of the excommunications and deaths of John and William Glover first appeared in the 1570 edition. This account was based entirely on information supplied to Foxe by informants: for the account of John Glover, he states that Mary Glover, the wife of John's brother Robert, was his source and for the account of William Glover he lists a number of informants. There were no changes to these accounts in the 1576 and 1583 editions.

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MarginaliaIohn Glouer and William Glouer after their death condemned and cast out for heretickes.NOw that we haue discoursed the story of Maister Robert Glouer, somethyng also would bee touched of his other two brethren Iohn and William Glouer. Who albeit they were not called to finishe their course by like kynde of Martyrdome in the fier, as the other dyd: yet because for their constaunt profession of Gods Gospell vnto the latter ende, they were exempted after their death, & cast out of the same Church, as the other was, I thought them not vnworthy therfore in the story to bee ioyned together, whiche in one cause and the same profession were not sundered one from the other.

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And first concerning Maister Iohn Glouer the eldest brother, what inward stormes and agonies hee sustained by the ghostly enemy, partly ye heard before described: now what hys bodely enemyes wrought agaynst hym, remaineth to be declared. Whose rage and malice, although God so restrained, that they could litle preuaile against him so long as his life endured, yet after his decease, hauyng power vppon him, what they did ye shall now vnderstand.

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After the Martyrdome of Maister Robert Glouer, although Iohn Glouer seyng his brother to bee apprehended for him, had small ioye of his lyfe for the great sorrow of his hart, wherewith hee was sore oppressed, and would gladly haue put him selfe in his brothers steede, if frendes had not otherwise perswaded with him, shewyng that in so doyng he might intangle him selfe, but should doe his brother no good. He thus in great care and vexation endured: yet notwithstandyng, rubbyng out as well as he could, tyll at length about þe latter end of Queene Mary MarginaliaA new search made for Iohn Glouer.there was a new search made for the sayd Iohn Glouer.

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Whereupon the Sheriffes with their vnder Officers and seruaunts beyng sent to seeke him, came into his house, where he and his wife were. It chaunced as he was in his chamber by him selfe, the Officers brustyng into the house, and searchyng other rowmes, came to the Chamber doore where this Iohn Glouer was. Who beyng within, and holdyng the latch softly wyth hys hand, perceiued and heard the Officers buskelyng about the doore, amongest whom one of the sayd Officers hauyng the stryng in hys hand, was ready to draw and plucke at the same.

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MarginaliaThe prouydence of God agayne in sauing Iohn Glouer.In the meane tyme an other commyng by (whose voyce hee heard and knewe) bad them come away, saying they had bene there before. Whereupō they departing thence, went to searche other corners of þe house, where they founde

MarginaliaAgnes Glouer wyfe of Iohn Glouer apprehended.Agnes Glouer his wife, who beyng had to Lichfield, and there examined before the Byshop, at length after much a do, was constrayned to geue place to their tyranny. 

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The original document of the articles alleged against Agnes Glover survives among Foxe's papers (BL, Harley 421, fos. 67r-68r), as does the original of her abjuration of these articles (BL, Harley 421, fos. 85r-86r).

Iohn Glouer in the meane time, partly for care of his wife, partly through cold taken in the woods where he did lye, tooke an Agew,  
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A fever.

wherupon not long after he left this life, which the cruel Papistes so long had sought for.

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Thus by the mighty protectiō of the almighty Lord, how Iohn Glouer was deliuered and defended from the handes of the persecuting enemies duryng al the tyme of his life, ye haue heard. Now what befell after his death both to him and to William his brother, it is not vnworthy to be remembred. Who after that he was dead, and buried in þe Churchyard without Priest or Clerke, MarginaliaD. Dracas not suffering Iohn Glouer to be buried in the Churchyearde.D. Dracot then Chauncellour. vi. weekes after sent for the person of the Towne and demaunded how it chaunced that he was there buried. The Person aunswered that he was then sicke, and knewe not of it. Then the Chauncellour commaunded the person to go home and to cause the body of the sayd Iohn Glouer to be taken vp, and to be cast ouer the wall into the hie way: The Parson agayne answered, that he had ben sixe weekes in the earth and so smelled that none was able to abide þe sauour of him. Wel quoth D. Dracot, then take this bill and pronounce him in the pulpit a damned soule, MarginaliaIohn Glouer after his death iudged of D. Dracot to be a damned soule. and a tweluemoneth after take vp his bones (for then the flesh will bee consumed) and cast them ouer the wall, that cartes and horses may tread vpon them, and then wil I come and hallow agayn that place in the churchyarde where he was buried. MarginaliaTestimony of this story.Recorded by the Parson of the towne who told the same to Hugh Burrowes dwelling at Fynden in Darbishiere, and to M. Rob. Glouers wyfe, by whose credible information we receaued the same. 

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Mary Glover, the wife of the martyr Robert Glover, was Foxe's source for the excommunication and death of John Glover.

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Not much vnlike vsage was practised also by these Catholicke children of the mother Church vppon the body of Williā the third brother. MarginaliaThe maner of handling the body of William Glouer after his death.Whō, after it had pleased almighty God, about þe same seasō to cal out of this vale of miserie, the good disposed people of the Towne of Weme in Shropshyre, where hee dyed, brought the body vnto the Parishe Church, entendyng there to haue it buried. But one MarginaliaBernard a Popish Curate of Weme.Bernard, beyng then Curate of the sayd Church (and is yet as I heare say to this day) to stoppe the buriall therof, rode to the Byshop named Raufe Bayne, to certifie him of þe matter, and to haue his aduise therin. In the meane time, the body lying there a whole daye, in the night time one Rich. Morice a Taylour would haue enterred him. But then came MarginaliaIohn Thorlyne agaynst the burying of W. Glouers brother.Iohn Thorlyne of Weme with other moe, and would not suffer the body to be buried: expressing to vs the contrary example of good Toby, for as he was religious in buriyng the dead so thys man putteth religion in not buriyng the dead: so that after it had layne there two dayes and one night, commeth the foresayd Bernerd the Curate with the Bishops letter: the contentes of which letter beyng copied out worde for word here followeth. 

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The letter was probably copied by one of Foxe's informants and the copy sent to Foxe.

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¶ A copie of the Byshops letter written to the Parish of Weme.

MarginaliaThe letter of Raufe Bayne B. of Chester, for the not burying of W. Glouers body.VNderstandyng that one Glouer an hereticke is dead in the Parish of Weme, which Glouer hath for al the time of my beyng in thys countrey ben knowen for a rebellion agaynst our holy fayth and Religion, a contemner of the holye Sacramentes and ceremonies vsed in holye Church, and hath separate him selfe from the holy Cōmunion of all good Christian men, nor neuer required to be reconciled to our mother holy Church, nor in his last dayes dyd not call for his ghostly father, but dyed without all rites belongyng to a Christian man: I thought it good not onely to commaunde the Curate of Weme that hee shoulde not be buried in Christian mans buriall, but also will and commaunde all the parishe of Weme that no man procure, help, nor speake to haue him buried in holy groūd: but I do charge and commaunde the Churche Wardens of weme in speciall, and al the parish of the same that they assiste the sayd Curate in defendyng and lettyng, and procuring that he be not buried neyther in the Church nor within the wanybles 

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Lands, precincts

of the Churchyard, and likewise I charge those that brought the body to the place, to cary it away agayne, and that at their charge: as they will aunswere at their peril. At Ecclesch. this vi. of September. an. 1558.

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By your Ordinary Radulph Couen-
try and Lichfield.
 

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Ralph Baynes, the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

By þe vertue of this foresayd letter so it fel out, that they which brought the corps thether, were fayne at their owne charges to cary it backe agayne. MarginaliaThe dead corpes of William Glouer dragged with horse into the field.But for so much as the body was corrupted, and smelt so strongly that vnneth any man might come nere it, they were forced to draw it with horses vnto a brome field, 

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Immediately.

and there was he buryed.

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