36. yeares, sworne and examined, saith and deposeth in effect, as the first Iurate depositeth sauing he addeth, that the paper fell out of Toolies hande, and one (whom this Iurate knew not) gaue it him vp again, which the said Tooly did reade the second time with a loud voice, and one prysoner with hym, and the people answered, Amen againe. but not so many added at the first. And so he was hanged with his fellowes, not reuoking his wordes.[Back to Top]
William Walton Chaūdeler, of the parish of S. Mary Magdalene in old fishestreate, of thage of xlix. yeares, swoorne and examined, sayeth and deposeth in effecte, as the first Iurate deposeth, sauing he addeth, that he the sayde Tooly, did bidde one of his fellowes called Whight (beyng in the carte) to stande vp and praye with hym. And after the woordes spoken of Tooly, against the Pope, this Examinate sayde to him these woordes: videlicet, good fellowe remember thy selfe: for thou arte not in the vnitie of þe true faith. for thou oughtest to praye for the Pope. Vnto which words Tooly replyed and sayde: I truste I am in the true faythe. Then a Pursiuaunt, an elderlye man, beyng by this Iurate, desyred him to let the sayde Tooley alone: for he had not long to lyue. In the ende, the sayde Tooly and his fellowes sayde the Pater noster and Crede
I.e., the Lord's Prayer and the Apostle's Creed.
Rychard Longman Marchaunt Taylour, of the paryshe of S. Ioanes in Walbrocke, of the age of lxx. yeares, sworne and examined, saith & deposeth in effecte, as the first Iurate deposeth: sauing he addeth, that he that toke vp the bill,
Philip Brytten, dwelling with Iohn Britten, porter of the Martiall see, of thage of xix. yeares, sworne and examined, sayth and deposeth in effecte, as the first Iurate deposeth: sauing he addeth that Tooly sayde: those trental
Trentals were a set of 30 requiem masses said on behalf of the dead.
Iohn Burton Bruer, of S. Gyles without Creple gate, of the citie of London, of the age of xliiii. yeares, being sworne and examined,
sayth, and deposeth in vertue of his oath: that vpon friday last past before this his examination, and about tenne of the clocke in the fore noone of the same day, one Robert Bromlye, a yeoman Sergeaunt, came to this Examinate, then sitting at the Coūter gate in Bread streate, in company with one Vmphrey Hord, porter of the same Counter, and one Smith a Sergeaunt, and other, whose names he remēbreth not, and then and ther declared vnto thē certain wordes and communicatiō, which the sayd I. Tooly vttered and spake the same morning, at the time of his execution: whiche were amongest other, that he desired the people to beare witnes that he died a true Christian mā and that then he praied after this sort, videlicet from the tyranny of the B. of Rome &c. good Lord deliuer vs. And after he had so prayed, he desired the people to say Amen. And then, after the said Bromley had thus declared vnto thē, he shewed forth to them a certain prayer, written in paper, which he sayde he receiued of the sayd Tooly: whiche prayer was there then red, by the sayde Bromley, or by the saide porter: but by whether he cānot certainly tel. And before þe sayd paper in the top of the paper, was wrytten: beware of Antichrist: and vnder the same was wrytten: Per me Thomam Harolde, prisoner in the Martial see, and enemy to Antichriste: which wordes (as he remembreth) were redde also at the same tyme. But the contents of the sayde prayer he doth not nowe remember. And then the sayd Bromley at this Examinates request, did geue vnto hym the sayde prayer, whiche he kept with hym vntyll Sondaye then next folowing: vpon whiche Sondaye, after the Sermon, maister Chester the Sherife his Butler, called Arnold, hauing vnderstande before this Iurate to haue the sayde prayer, desired this Iurate that he myght see it: & so this Examinate deliuered it to the said Butler, which Butler deliuered it again to the Sherifes Steward, who did opēly reade it thē in the Sherifes kitchen: and the saide Butler hearing the said words redde, in the beginning and end of the sayd prayer, willed the stewarde to put them out with a penne & inke: and therupon this steward so did: which seing this Examinate, he did cut it of in the presence, & before the said Butler, the Steward, and also the sayd Bromley, & the said Sherifes yongest sonne, and other, whose names he remembreth not. And after this was done, this Examinate receiued the said prayer againe, & put it into his purse, & kepte it with him vntill yester daye: at which time the said Bromley came to this Examinate and receiued of him the saide praier againe, saying that he must haue it to deliuer it to the knight Martiall.[Back to Top]
Thomas Smyth Sergeaunt, of the paryshe of the Trinitie in the citie of London, of the