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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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with the to winne thee from thine errors: yet thou and suche lyke haue and doo report, that I go about to seke thy bloud. &c. To whō þe said Thomas Browne aunswered agayne, yea, MarginaliaBoner charged to be a bloude sucker.my Lorde, sayeth he, in dede ye be a bloudsucker. And I woulde I had as muche bloude, as is water in the Sea, for you to sucke. Boner then proceading to the articles, when he had red them vnto hym againe, as he had done diuers tymes before, asketh him whether he was content and willing to relinquishe those his heresies and erronious opinions, as he called them, and returne agayn vnto the vnity of the Catholike fayth. whereunto he maketh answere agayne, saying: MarginaliaThe wordes of T. Browne to Boner.If they be Heresies, he would forsake them. They be Heresies (quod the Byshoppe.) howe wyll you proue it, sayde Browne? for I wyll not goe from mine aunsweres, excepte you can proue them to be Heresies, whiche ye shall neuer doo. for that whiche you call Heresy, is no Heresye. With that Boner not able to satisfy the part of a suffycient teacher, in prouing that whiche the other hadde denied, by good authoritie and doctrine of þe scripture, went about with woordes, and promise of pardon to allure him to renounce those his Heresies, as he them called, and to returne vnto the vnity of his mother Catholike Churche. &c. To whom the sayde Thomas inferreth againe, as followeth. Proue it (saieth he) to be Heresye, that I doe holde and maynetayn, and I will turne to you. But you condemne me, because I wil not confesse & beleue the bread in the sacrament of the altar (as you call it) to be the body of Christ, and therfore ye spill mine and suche lyke Innocentes bloud, being the Quenes true subiectes: for whiche you shall aunswer and that shortlye. After this being spoken, Boner as he had done to the other before, redde in writing the sentence diffinytiue against him, the copy and forme of whiche sentence wherwith the papistes were wont to condemne all the innocente Saynts of Christ, is aboue expressed, Pa. 1230. Col. 1. And so thys doone was committed vnto the Sheriffes to be hadde away, and burned the. xxvii. daye of the sayde moneth of Ianuarye, 

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The date of the execution of Whittle, Green and the others has been disputed. The normally reliable London diarist Henry Machyn states that it took place on 22 January (The Diary of Henry Machyn, ed. J. G. Nichols, Camden Society, original 42 [1848], p. 99). The chronicler Charles Wriothesley supports Foxe in stating that Whittle and the others were executed on 27 January. The dates of two of Green's letters further confirm the date of 27 January as that of his execution.

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constantly abyding with the other, the Popes tormentes, for the true confession of his christian faith.

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Iohn Tudson. 
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John Tudson

Tudson's death was merely listed in the Rerum (p. 634). This account of his martyrdom was first printed in 1563 and remained substantially unchanged. It was based entirely on official records, now lost, of his trial.

MarginaliaIanuarye. 15.THe same daye and tyme, when Mayster Grene was condemned, as is aboue rehearsed, beyng the fiftene day of Ianuary, was also producted Iohn Tudson with the reste of the sayde companye, vnto the like condemnation. This Iohn Tudson was borne in Ipswich, in the Countie of Suffolk, after that apprētyse at London, dwelling with one George Goodyeare of the parishe of Sainct Mary Botulph, within the dioces of London, who being com-

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plained of to sir Richard Cholmley, and Doctoure Story, was by them sent vnto Boner Bishop of London, and was diuers tymes had before him in examination. The articles and interrogatories ministred vnto hym, as vnto the rest, before are specified, with his aunswers also to the same annexed. &c. After thys was brought vnto the open consistorye, where the sayde blessed and true seruaunte of the Lorde Iohn Tudson, appearing before the said bishop and his complices, was moued with sondrye perswasions (as theyr maner is) to goe from his opinion, whiche they named Heresye, and to persist in the vnitie of the Churche, which they were of. But he constantly persistyng in that whiche he had receuyed, by the Preachers in king Edwardes time, refused so to doe, saying there was no Heresy in his aunswers. for I (saide he) defye all Heresye. The Byshop yet not passing by his olde accustomed perswasyons to remoue hym, promising moreouer all his offenses and errours, as he called them, to be forgeuen him, if he would returne. &c. Then Tudson tell me (saieth he) wherein I haue offended, and I will returne. Then the Byshop, in your aunsweres, saide he: No, sayd Tudson again, I haue not therein offended, and ye, my Lorde pretende Charitie, MarginaliaBoner sheweth lyttle charitye in his works.but nothing thereof appeareth in your workes. Thus after a few wordes the Bishop doth promulgate sentence against him, which being red, the godlye and constant martyr was committed vnto the secular power, & so wt muche patience finished this life with the other aboue named, the. xxvii. day of Ianuary. 

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The date of the execution of Whittle, Green and the others has been disputed. The normally reliable London diarist Henry Machyn states that it took place on 22 January (The Diary of Henry Machyn, ed. J. G. Nichols, Camden Society, original 42 [1848], p. 99). The chronicler Charles Wriothesley supports Foxe in stating that Whittle and the others were executed on 27 January. The dates of two of Green's letters further confirm the date of 27 January as that of his execution.

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Iohn went. 
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John Went

Went's death was merely listed in the Rerum (p. 634). This account was first printed in the 1563 edition and it remained substantially unchanged through subsequent editions. It was based entirely on official records of Went's trial.

MarginaliaIanuary. 15.IOhn Went born in Langham in Essex, wtin the dioces of London, of the age of. 27. and a shereman by occupation, fyrste was examined (as partly is touched before) by Doctor Storye vpon the sacrament of his popish altar, and because the poore man dyd not accorde with hym throughly in the reall presence of the body and bloude of Christe, the saide Story did send him vp to Boner bishoppe of London. Who likewise after diuers examinations vppon the articles aforesayde, in the consistory, attempted the like maner of perswasions with hym, as he did with the other to recant and retourne. To whom in few wordes the saide Went answered again, he would not, but that by the leaue of god, he would stand firme and constante in that he had said. And when the bishop yet notwithstanding did still urge and call vppon him with wordes and fayre gloses, to geue ouer hymselfe to theyr opinion, he could haue no other aunswere of hym but thys: No, I say as I haue sayde. &c. whereuppon being condemned by the Byshoppes sentence, was commytted vnto þe Sheriffes (whom þe shameles shauelyng at þt tyme abused for his seruile butchers)

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