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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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MarginaliaGalath. 1.In these sacramentes the couenaunt of the Lord is sealed vp vnto vs, the which who so euer will chaunge is accursed.

In none other place verely we find a sacrament but where it is tyed to the word of god. for the traditions of men, not agreinge to the worde, be Idolatries, specyally when they be sette in Gods place.

MarginaliaMath. 25. 2. Regū. 8 Hiero. 17. Exod. 22.This also we haue learned out of the commaundementes of Christ, that onely God is to be worshipped, who alone is the sercher of þe hartes, the which is proper to no creature. and we haue a commaundemēt in the old law: he that worshippeth an other god besides this, lett him suffer death.

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MarginaliaIohn. 14. I. Timo. 2.Vnto this God we haue none other mediator and intercessor, besides Iesus Christ.

It is euident therefore that God is not bound by the word vnto ymages and figures. MarginaliaBernard. de cœna domini.

The sacramēt of baptisme & of þe lords supper do offer vnto the beleuers the remission of sinnes: besides these the christians vse none other.

Other godly ordinaunces, as matrimony, the confirmation of the ministers of the church, do not bring vnto vs the remissiō of sinnes, which be inferior dignities, albeit we doe not despyse them: we deny that oblation shuld be made for the dead. for if when they wer aliue, they knew and praysed god, where they ought, they are saued. Otherwyse contrary, the Masses and Diriges, and suche like trifles can do thē no good.

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MarginaliaIohn. 3.Of this the word of god testifieth, he that beleueth in the sonne of god shal not be damned.

Marginalia1. Theß. 4Paule forbiddeth vs to be careful for thē that be dead: whiles we are in this world, it is certayne we may helpe one another, as well with prayer as with counsels.

But when we shal come before the throne of god, neither Iob, neyther Daniel, neither Noe shal pray for any person, but euerye man shall beare his own burthen: here life is eyther loste or gotten, here prouisiō is to be made for vs of eternal saluation, by the worship of god, and by faith. After this life, there is no place of repentaunce, neither of any satisfaction. There is none other place, but in this life to correct our affections, and maners: for after this life, euery person shall haue that, whiche in the same he hath purchased to himself.

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Al the Catholike faith, by thautority of scripture, beleueth the kingdom of heauē to bee the first place, frō whence he þt is not baptised is excluded vtterly. we acknowlege no thyrd place, yea nether we find it to be in þe holy scriptures.

We holde gods most holy word and commaūdement.

But of the traditions of men thus god speaketh: they worship me in vaine, teachyng þe doctrines and commaundementes of men. Also euerye plantation whiche my heauenly father hath not planted, shall be rooted out.

The apprehension, examination, condemnation, and burning of Diricke Caruer, and Iohn Launder, who suffred martirdom for the testimony of Christen Gospel. 
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The Martyrdoms of Carver and Launder

The only information on this pair in the Rerum is a note stating that John Launder was burned at Steyning, Sussex, and 'Dirickius Harmonus' was burned at Lewes, both in July 1555 (p. 510). [Foxe's source apparently confused Dirick Carver with Richard Harmon, another Sussex protestant, who was committed to the King's Bench in May 1554; see APC V, p. 128]. In the 1563 edition, Foxe had written his complete account of Carver and Launder. It was largely based on official records of the London diocese, now lost, but also, for its account of the despoiling of Carver's family, his learning to read English and of Carver's execution, on personal testimony or testimonies. The account was unchanged in subsequent editions.

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MarginaliaIuly. 22. & 23.THe. 22. day of the moneth of Iuly was burned at Lewes, within the county of Sussex, the said Dirick Caruer, late of the parish of Brighthampsted in the same county. And the next day (being the. 23. daye of the same moneth) was also burned at Stening the foresaid Iohn Launder, late of Godstone, in the county of Surrey. Which two men were (with others) about the end of þe moneth of October. an. 1554. apprehended by Edward Gage gentleman, as they were at prayer within the dwelling house of the said Dirick, and by hym wer sent vp vnto the Quenes counsell. Who (after examination) sente them as prisoners to Newgate, ther to attend the leysure of Boner bishop of London. 

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Carver and Launder were the first protestants from the diocese of Chichester to be tried for heresy. Technically they should have been tried by the bishop of Chichester, but at that moment the office was vacant. As a substitute, they were sent to Bonner, who really had no jurisdiction in the matter.

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From whence (vpon the Bishops receipt of a letter frō the lorde Marques of Winchester) they wer brought by the keper of the prison, the. 8. day of Iune next after, into the bishops chamber, at his house in London: & there (being examined vpon diuers points of religion) they made their seueral confessions, subscribing & signing thē with their own hands. Which being red, the bishop obiected vnto thē certain other articles, causing them to sweare truely & directly to answer therunto: which articles they cōfessed to bee true, referring themselues chiefly to their former cōfessions. This done, after lōg perswasiōs & faire exhortatiōs, they wer demaunded whether they wold stād to their answers, to whō Launder said: I wyll neuer go frō these answers, so long as I lyue: thother also cōfirmed þe same. And therfore they wer cōmaunded to appeare again before the bishop in the cōsistorye at Paules, the. x. day of þe same moneth next folowing. Which articles, & confessions, with the aforementioned letter, doe here ensue.

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¶ A letter sente from the Marques of Winchester Treasurer, vnto Boner, B. of London, touching the examination of the sayd prysoners. 
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This letter must have been copied at Bonner's orders into his diocesan records, probably into a court book which is now lost.

AFter my right harty cōmendations to your good lordship, I shal not forget your liuery of black against this time: 

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As Foxe explains in a marginal gloss, the court was wearing black due to the recent death of King Philip's grandmother Juana.

MarginaliaThese funerals wer for the kinges graund mother the old Quene of Spaine. no more I shall maister Dean, to whō I wrote to make the sermō, who must now assuredly do it: for my L. of Chichester cānot attēd it. To whō I haue geuē like knowlege by my letter now sent, & your L. must cōmaūd the Sextens of your church to be in redines for ringing, in þe time of seruice. And if ye be not furnished with black apparel for the altar, & for the priest, deacō, & subdeacō, I muste haue knowledge thereof, that it be taken of the Quenes stuffe, wherof I pray you let me be aduertised. And ye haue sēt Bradford to Newgate as a mā determined of heresy before you: but as I perceiue ye haue not sēt me a significauit  
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I.e., a significavit of excommunication. This was the writ which a bishop was required to send to Chancery, notifying them that an individual had been sentenced to death for heresy and turned over to the secular authorities.

& ther fore you must sēd me one, þt I may procede with him, & that shal I doe, assone as I am answered of you.

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