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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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Actes and Monumentes of the church

acording to his worde, to moue & to stir vp my mind to beleue these articles aboue written.

This is my faith: this I do beleaue, & I am content by Gods grace to confirme and seale the truthe of the same with my bloud..

By me Iohn Warn.

¶ An example of crueltie, ridicle and to be laught at, against William Tooly, whome the Papistes digging out of his graue again, cited to appere before them, and afterwarde did condemne him to be burned being dead, when they had first excōmunicated him, and made him an heretike. 
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John Tooley and Bromley's Examination

A narrative of Tooley's execution for theft, denunciation of the pope, the posthumous excommunication of him and the exhumation of his body were printed in the Rerum (pp. 443-44). This narrative was reprinted in all editions of the Acts and Monuments. In the first edition of the Acts and Monuments, Foxe added the letter sent to Bonner from the privy council, dated 28 April 1555, and Bonner's writ beginning the process of excommunication against Tooley as well as the depositions regarding Tooley's words on the scaffold and the examination of Robert Bromley. All of this material came from official records, now lost. There was probably a separate register kept for this case alone.

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Nothing in this account was altered in subsequent editions of the Acts and Monuments

MarginaliaMay. 4.THere was about the tyme that the Spanyardes began first to kepe a sturre 

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I.e., when the Spaniards first began to be a notable presence in England.

in Englande, one William Tooly, a citezen and Poulter in London, who conspired with certaine other of his societie to rob a Spanyarde at S. Iames: and although the dede were heinous and wicked of it selfe, yet was it aggrauated and made greater then it was by other, being committed against suche suche a person, and against suche a countrey, whiche both the Quene and her whole courte semed highly to fauour. 
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Foxe is intimating that Tooley was treated more harshly than he otherwise would have been because his victim was Spanish.

The robberie beynge knowē, & brought to iudgemēt, this Tooly was found giltie, & iudged to be hanged, wher as notwithstanding in this Realme there are many mo theftes committed, then theues hanged. The forsayd Williā ledde to the galloes, (whiche stode fast by charing crosse) a litle before he died, amōg other thinges that he spake vnto the people, he added this short praier that was wont to be sayd in kinge Edwardes time in the Letanie: From the tyranny of the bishop of Rome, & all his detestable enormities, good Lorde deliuer vs &c. Whyle Tooly prayed after this maner to be delyuered from the Popes tyrāny, by the same prayer he fel thē into great tyranny. for so sone as the brute of this facte came vnto the eares of the priestes, and mitred prelates, they were not a litle madde thereat, thinking it not tolerable that so great a reproche should be done against the holy father. Calling therfore a coūcell together, as though it had beene a matter of greate importaunce, Tooleis talke at his deathe was debated among them selues. At the last (after much pro and contra,) they al consented to those mennes iudgementes, whiche thought it mete that the violating of the Popes holines shoulde be reuenged with fire and fagot. And I do easely beleue, that Cardinal Pole was the autor of this sentence: for as Winchester and Boner did al wayes thyrst after the bloud of the liuinge, so Poles lightning was for the moste part kindled agaīst þe dead. And he reserued this charge onely to him selfe, I knowe not for what purpose, except peraduenture being loafe to be so cruel as the other, he thought neuerthelesse by

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this meanes to discharge his dutie toward the Pope. By the same Cardinal like lightening, and fierie fist, the bones of Martin Bucer, and Paulus Fagius, whiche had lyen almost two years in their graue, were taken vp & burned at Cambridge, as Tooleis carcase was here at Londō. And besides this, because he wold shew some token of his diligence in both Vniuersities, he caused Peter Martyrs wyfe, a woman of worthy memorie, to be digged out of þe churcheyarde, and to be buried on the donghill: of these two prodigious actes ye shall here more hereafter. But nowe to our purpose of Tooly, which hauing ended his praier, was hanged & put into his graue, out of the whiche he was digged again by the cōmaundement of the byshops. And because he was so bold to derogate thautoritie of the B. of Rome at the time of his death, it pleased them to iudge & condēne him as an heretike, vpon the cōmaundement of the counsels letter, as here appereth.

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¶ A letter sent vnto Boner, byshop of London from the Counsell. 
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Bonner's normal practice was to copy letters to him from the queen or the privy council into his register; this letter is an exception. This suggests that all the materials relating to the case of Tooley were kept in a separate register.

AFter our verie hartie commendatiōs to your Lordship, vnderstanding that of late amongest others that haue suffered about Londō for their offences, one leude persone that was condemned for fellonie, died very obstinatlye, professynge at the tyme of his death sondrie heretical and erronious opinions: lyke as we thinke it not conuenient that suche a matter should be ouerpassed without some example to the worlde, so haue we thought good to praye your Lordshyp, to cause further enquirie to be made thereof, and there vpon to procede to the makyng out of suche processe as by the ecclesiasticall lawes is prouided in that behalfe. And so we byd your Lordship hartely wel to fare. From Hampton court the xxviij. of Aprill. 1555.

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Your Lordships louing frēdes.


St. Wynton Cancell. F. Shrewesbury.
Iohn Gage, Thomas Cheney, R. Rochester.
William Peter, Rychard Southwell.

Anone after, a citation was set vpon Pauls church doore, vnder the B. of Londons great seale: the tenor wherof here ensueth.

The write or mandate of Boner byshop of London, set vp at Charing crosse, on Paules church dore, and at S. Martins in the field, for the citing of Iohn Tooly, hanged a litle before, to appere before the saide byshop for heresie. 
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This writ was the necessary first step in excomunicating Tooley. Foxe probably copied it from a register, now lost, containing all the documents in the Tooley case.

EDmundus permiß. diuina Lond. epis. vniuersis & singulis rectoribus, vicarijs, capellanis, curatis, et non curatis, clericis, et literatis quibuscunque per diœcesin nostram Lond. constitutis, et præsertim Richardo Clony Apparitori nostro iurato salutem, gratiā, et benedictionem. Quia fama publica, ac plurium fide dignorum relatione, nec non facti notorietate insinuantibus ad nostrum nuper peruenit auditū, quod quidam Ioānes. Tooly ciuis & Pulter Lond. perditionis et iniquitatis filius, ad profundum malitiæ perueniens. &c.

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