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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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den to be read, and images (whiche were laye mens bookes) were cast downe and broken. This slepe hath cōtinued with vs these twenty yeares, and we al that whyle without a head; for when kyng Henry did first take vpon him to be head of the church, it was then no church at al: after whose death, king Edward (hauing ouer him gouernours and protectours, which ruled as them lysted) coulde not be head of the churche, but was onely a shadowe or signe of a head: and at lēgth it came to passe, that we had no head at all, no, not so muche as our twoo Archebyshops: for on thone syde, the Quene being a womā could not be head of the church, and on thother syde they bothe were conuicted of one cryme & so deposed. Thus whyle we desyred to haue a supreme head mōg vs, it came to passe that we had no head at all. When the tumulte was in the North, in the tyme of king Henry the eight, (I am sure) the kyng was determined to haue geuen ouer the supremacie again to the Pope: but the hower was not thē come, and therfore it went not forwarde, least some would haue sayd, that he did it for feare. After this maister Kneuet and I were sent Embassadours vnto the Emperour, to desyre hym that he woulde bee a meane betwene the Popes holines and the king, to bryng the king to the obedience of the Sea of Rome: but the tyme was nother then come. for it might haue bene sayde, that it had bene done for a ciuill policie. Agayne, in the beginning of kynge Edwardes raigne, the matter was moued, but thē tyme was not yet: for it woule haue bene sayd that the kyng (being but a chylde) hadde bene bought and solde. Neither, in the beginning of the Quenes raigne was the hower come. for it would haue bene sayde that it was done in a tyme of weakenes: lykewyse when the kynge first came, if it had bene done, they myght haue sayde it had bene by force and violence. But nowe, euen now, hora est, the howre is come, when nothyng can bee obiected, but that it is the mere mercy and prouidence of God. Nowe hath the Popes holynes, Pope Iulius the iii. sent vnto vs this moste reuerend father, Cardinall Pole, an Ambassadour from his syde. What to do? not to reuenge the iniuries done by vs against his holines. Sed benedicere maledicētibus, to geue his benedictiō to those which defamed and persecuted him. And that we may be the more mete to receaue þt sayd benedictiō, I shal desire you, that we may al acknowledge our selues offenders against his holines. I do not exclude my selfe forth of the nomber. I wil flere cum flentibus, & gaudere cū gaudentibus, that is: wepe with them that wepe, and reioyce with them whiche reioyce. And I shall desyre you, that we may differre the matter no lēger, for now hora est, the houre is come. The king and the Quenes maiesties haue already resto-

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red our holy father the Pope to his supremacy: and the three estates assembled in the parliamēt, representing the whole body of þe realme, haue also submitted them selues to his holines and his successors for euer. Wherefore let not vs any lenger staye. And euen as Saint Paul sayd to the Corinth. that he was their father, so may the Pope say that he is our father: for we receiued our doctrine first frō Rome. therfore may he chalenge vs as his own. We haue all cause to reioyce, for his holines hath sent hither, and preuented vs before we sought hym: suche care hath he for vs. Therfore let vs saye, Hic est dies quem fecit dominus, exultemus & lœtemur in ea. Reioyce in this daye whiche is of the Lordes working: that suche a noble man of birth is come, yea such a holy father (I mean my Lord Cardinall Pole) whiche can speake vnto vs, as vnto brethren, & not as vnto straūgers: who hath a long tyme bene absent. And let vs nowe awake, whiche so long haue slept, and in our slepe haue done so muche naughtynes against the sacramētes of Christ, denying the blessed sacrament of the altar, and pulled downe the altars, whiche thinge Luther hym selfe would not doo, but rather reproued them that did, examinīg thē of their belief in Christ. This was the summe of his sermō before his prayers, wherein he prayed, first for the Pope, Pope Iulius the third, with all his colledge of Cardinalles, the byshop of London with the rest of that order: then for the Kyng & Quene, and the Nobilitie of this Realme, and last for the Cōmons of the same, with the soules departed, lying in the paines of purgatory. This ended (the time being late) they begā in Pauls to ryng to their Eueningsōg, wherby the preacher could not be well hard, whiche caused him to make a short end of this clerkely sermon.

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Marginalia1555. Ianuary. 

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Once again, Foxe added material to the 1570 edition from his chronicle source(s), this time concerning events in January 1555. Some of these events, such as the dissolution of parliament or the revival of the statutes for punishing heresy, were mentioned with less detail in the first edition (in 1563, pp. 1022 and 1019-20 respectively).

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IN the beginning of þe next yere, in þe moneth of Ianuary, the parliament (whiche began as ye haue heard, the xii. day of Nouember last) was nowe dissolued: wherin it was enacted þt the statutes, before time made for the punishement of heretikes, (or rather to speake more truly, the true professors of Christes gospell) and the cōfirmatiō of the Popes power, shuld be reuiued, and in as good sorte, as euer they were before the raign of kyng Henry theight: and that all such statutes as were at any tyme made against þe supremacie of the Pope, should be cleane abrogated & abolished. When these things were once obtained, & that the Papists had gottē the lawes on their side, & the swerde put into their handes, to kill & murther whom they would: there was then no delay made on their behalf, to accomplishe the effecte of their long hidden infestred and cankred tyranny, against the saintes of God, and true professors of Christes Gospell: with whome neither wisdome, learning, dignitie, nor age, coulde pre-

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uayle,