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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 Churche.

Christ sayth, Whosoeuer is ashamed of me before men, hym will I be ashamed of before my father and his Angells. And by that reason all other hys commaundementes and godlye offices are to be forsaken of me: As if in case the aduersarye do obiecte agaynst me, beyng in my prayers, that for myne vnworthynesse I should not lifte vp myne eyes to almyghtye God, In no wyse therefore I will praye, nor yet cease from periurie, thefte, and homicide, for that I am vnworthy to execute Goddes commaundementes. these be the snares and wrynches inuented of the author Satan, which are to be resisted and conuinced by holy prayer, and other remedyes out of the holy Scripture of God are to be reproued.

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The Bishop was not so soone come to Lichefelde, but I was sent for. And appearing before hym in hys vtter chamber, I found about hym none ells but only hys Chaplens, and other of hys house, excepte one or two olde mumsibus Priestes. Whereat being fyrst dysmayde, I lifted vp myne harte to almyghty God, beseching hym of hys helpe and ayde in thys doubtfull and daungerous case. Where fyrste the Bishoppe begynnyng, demaunded of me howe I lyked the Priestes? Whereto when I woulde make no answer, leauing that talke perswaded me to be a member of hys Churche, which had bene of so long a continuance, declaryng that my Church was but fresh and new, taking the originall in Kyng Henrye the. viii. and Kynge Edwards times, and neuer before was knowē or heard of: I tolde hym that I was a member of that Church which was founded vpon the Apostles and Prophets, the chiefe & principal piller and corner stone being Christ Iesu: alledgyng a place out of. S. Paule, declaryng that thys Churche was euen from the begynnyng. And no maruel is it, although accordyng to the course and rase of thys world, it doth not shew forth the externall lyghte, for that it is afflicted with continuall crosses, euen that there is no tyme or respite graunted to it from feare and tyrannical vsage. The Byshop on þe other side manfully contended that he was of the church. So (said I) the whole congregation of þe Church once cryed to the hierosolomyes agaynste the Prophetes, the Temple of the Lorde, the Temple of the Lorde: But when I sayed any thyng for my selfe, by and by the Bishop interrupted me, saying, Holde thy peace: I cōmaund thee vpon thy alleageance, hold thy tonge, callyng me a proude & arrogant heretyke. I on the other syde desyred of him, if he had any particuler thyng to obiecte agaynst me, that he woulde conuynce it by learnyng & Scripture. Whereupon he proposed certayne questions to me: whereunto I denied to answer in hugger mugger, besechyng him that it might be done in the open face of the worlde. Whereat whē he being very earnest, and vrging me thervnto I denyed his pleasure, he threatened me to prison from

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whence I came, and there to be kepte withoute meate & drynke while I woulde answere hym. And so finally hauing my mind attent vpō god, secretly with my self eftsoones desyred of him to geue me grace frely & without feare to answer, so as should be agreing vnto his will & worde.

The fyrst question was, howe many Sacraments wer instituted by Christ? I answered þe Sacrament of Baptisme, & the supper: And no more sayd he? Yes truely, I graunte that to thē whiche shewe a true and vnfained repentaunce of their former life, with a ful confydence in the death of Christ þt ministers by the worde of God haue authoritye to pronounce forgeuenesse of their sinnes. Here the bishop would nedes haue it, that I called it a Sacrament, & would not be perswaded to the contrarye. I would not striue further hereabout, for that it semed not much to the purpose. Althoughe I was falsely borne in hand to holde it as a Sacrament.

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Afterwardes he required, whether I allowed confessiō or no? I denyed it. At length we came to the presence of the true body in þe Sacrament, wherin he commaunded me to say my minde. I answered, that their Masse neither semed to me a Sacrament, nor yet a sacrifyce, for that they differ frō the true institution of Christ, takyng cleane away the same: Whch whē they will restore, I then sayed I woulde answere what I thought of the presence of Christ in þe sacramēt. And thus beinge preuented and letted by sufferyng his martyrdome, he wrote no more, 

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This more cautious declaration replaced a more sweeping statement in the 1563 edition that Glover wrote nothing in prison besides the letter to his wife. Bull, however, had found another letter of Robert Glover to his family (Letters of the Martyrs, pp. 542-43).

Who was burnte at Couentry with one Cornelys Bungay the. xix. of September, in the yeare of our Lorde God. 1555.

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Cornelius Bungey Martyr and vvitnesse of Christ.

IN the same fyre with the foresaide Maister Glouer, was burned also Cornelius Bungey, a capper of Couentry, and condemned by Rodulph B. of Couentrye, & Lichfield. Concerning his examination, the articles obiected to him were to this effecte.

MarginaliaArticles against him obiected. MarginaliaTo this article he granteth, & to euery parte therof.First 

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BL, Harley 421, fo. 80r-v is the original of the articles charged against Bungay. The version Foxe printed is accurate; unfortunately there is no surviving copy of Bungay's answers to the articles.

it was articulate against him, that these 3. yeres last, in the citie of Couentry and Lichfield, and other places about, he did hold, maintaine, argue, and teach, that the priest hathe no power here to absolue any synner frō his sins. MarginaliaHe meaneth after the popish maner of absolutiō.

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MarginaliaThis article firste graunted, after he revoked itSecondly, that he didde holde, teache, and maintaine, that by Baptisme synnes bee not washed away, because he said that the washing of the fleshe purgeth the fleshe outwardly, and not the soule.

MarginaliaTo the 3 artic he grāted, addyng this withall, that in Scripture there be no more cōteined.Thyrdly, þt he, al this foresaid time, did hold, teach, & mayntayne, that ther be in the Church only. ii. Sacraments, that is, of Baptisme and of the Lordes Supper.

MarginaliaTo this article he grāted, & to euery part therof.Fourthly that he did holde, affirme, & maintaine, that in the sacrament of their popish aulter, was not the reall body and bloud of Christ, but the substance of breade and wyne there remaynynge still, bycause. S. Paule so calleth it

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