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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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1618 [1537]

The processe and whole dyscourse concerning the cōdemning, taking vp and burning the bones, and bokes of Bucer, and Paulus Phagius, by the commaūdement of Cardinal Poole, with al the rytes and ceremonies thereunto appertaynyng. 
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The Exhumation of Bucer and Phagius

This account is almost entirely based on Conrad Hubert's volume on the exhumation, burning and reinterment of the bodies of Martin Bucer and Paul Fagius in Cambridge and of Catherine Martyr in Oxford, the Historia vera de vita, obitu, sepultra condemnatione, exhumatione D. Martin Buceri et Pauli Fagii (Strasburg: 1562). This book was almost instantly translated into English: A briefe treatise concerning the burnynge of Bucer and Phagius, trans. Arthur Golding (London: 1562), STC 3966.

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In the 1563 edition, Golding's translation was simply reprinted. (Interestingly, although a manuscript copy of sections of the the Historia vera survives among Foxe's papers - BL, MS Lansdowne 388, fos. 251r-319v - and although Foxe unquestionably consulted the Historia vera - the 1563 account is not a fresh translation of the Historia vera but a very faithful reprinting of Golding's translation). Foxe also included a poem on Bucer by John Redman and an account of the exhumation of Catherine Martyr's body which he translated from the Historia vera. (Golding had not included this in his translation).

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In the 1570 edition, Foxe once again reprinted Golding's translation but deleted substantial portions of it. Some of this material was removed because it was inflamatory or offended powerful people, and some it was probably judged superflous and too concerned with the parochial affairs of Cambridge University. A large section dealing with the reinterment of Bucer and Fagius was dropped, probably because it took up too much paper, especially in view of the material added to this edition . This material seems to have been drawn from official records of the exhumation, which were probably kept at Lambeth Palace and sent to Foxe by Matthew Parker.

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No changes were made to this account in the 1576 edition. In the 1583 edition, Foxe reprinted the material on the reinterment of Bucer and Fagius which had last appeared in the 1563 edition.

CArdinall Poole, 3. yeres after hys returne into Englād, hauing somwhat withdrawen his mind from other affaires of the realm, and hauing in all poyntes established the Romish religion (the whyche a certayn yeares past, durying the tyme of Kyng Edward the. vi. was clerely abolished, & worn out of custome) began to haue an eye to thunyuersity of Cambridge, the which it self in especially semed to haue nede of reformation out of hand. For he thought it shuld be to no purpose, to bestow his trauaile in purgyng the residue of the body, if he left that part stil infected with maladies & diseases, from whēce all other mēbers should fetch theyr strength & nourishment. MarginaliaThinquisitors.To performe this charge, wer chosen Cuthbert Scot, not long before consecrated byshop of Westchester, Nicolas Ormanet, an Italian, Archpriest of the people of Bodolon, 

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in the dioces of Veron, professed in both þe lawes, Thomas Watson, elected Bishop of Lincolne, Iohn Christopherson, elected Bishop of Chichester, and Henry Cole Prouost of the Colledge of Eton. There was good cause why the matter was inespecially committed to these persōs. For as touching Ormanet, it is wel knowen that he was a man of much estimation wyth Iulius the third, at that time Bishop of Rome whose busines they dyd sitte vpon in this Commission, and that for the same purpose he was appointed to come into England with Cardinal Poole, bicause that without his knowlege (as in whō he put his chief trust and confidēce) the bishop would haue nothing done, that was of any importance or weight.

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The residue were sent thither eyther for experience in matters of thuniuersity, or els they semed of all others most mete to be put in trust with thandling of that case, because they were taken for most stoute Champions, and ernest defenders of the Romish religion, & of thinges appertayning to the establishment of the same. Some wer of opinion that Scot, Watson, and Christophorson, (because there was grudge betwene thē and diuers of thuniuersity, at whose handes they thought themselues lately before to haue receiued displeasure, & that now tyme and occasion serued to be reuenged vpon them as they listed themselues) busily procured thys iourney of theyr own heades.

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These persons thus appointed, (in þe meane while þt they wer addressing thēselues to theyr iourney,) sent theyr letters before to Andrewe

Perne, MarginaliaA citation sent before Andrew Perne vice chauncellor.Vicechauncellor of thuniuersitie for þt yeare, commaundyng hym to warne all the Graduats of thuniuersity in theyr name, to be present the. xi. day of Ianuary betwixt eyght & ten of the Clocke in the church of S. Mary the virgin. The same is the place of resort, when there is any cōmon assembly or metyng of the vniuersity, beyng not farre distant frō the market place of the sayd town of Cambridge, whyther all men are summoned, if at any time ther be any commō prayer, or suffrages to be made or if ther be any man that hath ought to say in open audyence. Willynge hym inespecially to be there himself in a readines, and moreouer to admonysh all the residue to whose charge it belonged, that they should search out al statutes, bookes, Priuileges, and monuments, appertaynyng to thuniuersity, or to any of the colleges, or finally to any of themselues, and ther to present the same before them at the day appointed and euery manne to appeare there personally. For they would not fayle, but be there at the same tyme, to lay before them such thynges as should seme necessary to this charge of refourming thuniuersity, and further to geue charge of all such thynges as should seme most for the profit and behoofe of the same, together wyth such thinges as wer to be done on theyr part, accordyng as should seme most agreable to the decrees of the Canon law.

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These letters 

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The following denunciation of those Cambridge scholars who co-operated in the posthumous attack on Bucer and Fagius was dropped from the 1570 edition. The reason for this deletion was that reminders of the extent of this 'collaboration' had become politically quite sensitive.

þe Vicechauncellor caused to be set vp in places cōueniēt. this reformatiō was loked for certain monethes before. MarginaliaThe disquietnes of the vniuerstye vpon the tydyngs of the reformation.But nowe when it was once certainly knowen þt it should be in dede, euery mannes mynd was marueylously moued. Some greatly reioyced that the tyme was come, wherin they thoughte they myght frely not only speake, but also do what they listed against theyr aduersaryes, whiche before tymes had reiected the bables of the Romish Bishop. Other some perceiuyng in what peril they stoode, loked narrowly about them, howe to wynde themselues out of the bryers. Many sought the good wyll and frendshippe of such as wer knowen to be in fauour with the terrible Commissioners. Other certayn made themselues gilty, and desired forgeuenesse of them, at whose handes they themselues had taken wrong before.

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Ther were also diuers to be found, which in time past counterfayted to be very earnest embracers of the true doctrine, but in theyr liuyng and conuersation had greatly defaced it, applying to theyr owne fleshly lustes the libertye þt appertayned of ryght to the spirite, so that they thought it lawfull to do what they lysted.

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These men supposed there was no way but one to purge themselues of their misbehauior, namely if they became accusers of those whose frendship they had erewhiles embraced. And to thentent to make men beleue þt they professed

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