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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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consume her carcas with fyre, not doubtynge but that she was of the same religiō that her husband had professed before, when he red the Kynges lecture there. And to make a shewe that they would do nothyng disorderly, they called all those before them that had anye acquaintaunce with her, or her husband. They ministred an othe vnto them that they shoulde not concele whatsoeuer was demaunded. In fine, their aunswer was that they knewe not what religion she was of, by reason they vnderstode not her language. To be short, after these visitours had sped theyr busines they came for, they gat them to the Cardinall agayne, certifieng him that vpon due inquisition made they coulde learne nothinge, vpon which by the law they myght burne her. Not withstanding the Cardinal dyd not leaue the matter so, but wrate down his letters a good while after to Marshal, then Deane of Friswides, that he should dyg her vp, and lay her out of Christian burial, because she then was interred nyghe vnto S. Friswides reliques, sometyme had in great reuerence in that College. Marshall lyke a pretye man callyng hys spades & mattockes together in the euening, when he was wel whitled, caused her to bee taken vp, and buryed in a dunghil. Howbeit, whē it pleased God vnder our blessed Quene to geue quietnes to his churche, longe tyme persecuted with prison and death, then Doctour Parker, Archbishop of Caunterburye, Edmond Crindal bishop of Londō, Richard Goodricke, with diuers other her maiesties highe Commissioners in matters of religion (nothing ignorant how farre the aduersaries of the truth had transgressed the boundes of al humanitye, in violating the sepulchre or graue of a good and vertuous womā, which euen among the very Ethnickes should haue remayned without spot of villanye) wylled certayne of that College, in the which thys incurteous touch was attempted and done, to take her out of that vncleane and dishonest place where she lay, and solemnly in the face of the whole towne to burye her agayne in a more decent & honest monumēt. For though that the body being once dead, all estimation lykewise perished and was taken away: yet was some reuerence to bee vsed towarde her for sexe and womanhoode sake. Besydes, to saye the truthe, it was great shame that hee, which had trauayled so far at king Edwards request, from the place wherein he dwelt quietly, and had taken so earnest paynes, beyng an old man, in reading and setting foorth the truth al that he could, with learning to teach and instruct that Vniuersity, should wyth so vnglentle a pranke of ingratitude be rewarded agayne, as to haue hys wyfe, that was a godlye woman, a straunger, good to manye

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poore people, and hurtfull to none, eyther in word or dede without iust deseruing, & beside their own law, not proceding against her according to the orde thereof, spightfully to be layd into a stinking dunghyll. To al good natures the fact is odious, and of suche as be endued wyth humanity, vtterly to be abhorred. Wherefore maister Calfilde, then Subdeane of the College diligētly prouided, that from Marshals dunghil she was restored and translated to her proper place agayne, wyth no lesse ceremony reuerencing her, then the Papistes without al consideration of circumstaunce had defaced her before. And because the same might incurre te mindes of men the better, the next day after, which was sonday one Rogerson preached vnto the people, in which sermon by the waye hee declared the rough dealing of the aduersaries, which wer not cōtentet to practise theyr cruelty against þe liuing, but that they must also rage against one that was dead, and had lyen. ii. yeare in her graue. God graunt them ones to se their owne wickednes. Amen.

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Among many other straunge and vngodly thinges done in Quene Maries tyme, here I thought also to adioyne and set foorth to the eyes of the world the blynde and bloudye articles set out by Cardinal Poole, to be inquired vppon within his dioces, of Caunterburye, whereby it maye the better appeare what yokes and snares of fonde and fruitlesse traditions were layed vppon the poore flocke of Christe, to intangle and oppresse them wyth losse of lyfe and liberty. By these and such other thou mayest see and marke what godlye fruites proceded from that catholycke churche and sea of Rome.

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Here followth the articles set foorth by Cardinal Poole, to be enquired iu hys ordidinary visitacion, within hys Dioces of Caunterbury.
Touchyng the Clergy. 
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The records of Cardinal Pole's visitation of the diocese of Canterbury survives as Lambeth Palace Library SR/78/2. John Strype also printed a copy of Pole's visitation articles for the diocese of Lincoln copied, Strype claimed, from a manuscript in Foxe's papers (Strype, EM III, 2, pp. 2389-413). This manuscript does not survive.

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FIrst, whether the diuine seruice in the churche at tymes, dayes, and houres, be obserued, and kept duly or no.

Item, whether the persons, vicars, and curates do comly, and decently in their maners and doinges, behaue them selues or no.

Item, whether they do reuerently and duely minister the sacraments and sacramentalles or no.

Item, whether any of their parishioners do dye without ministration of the sacramentes, through the negligence of their curates or no.

Item, whether the sayd persons, vicars, or curats, do haunt tauernes or ale houses, encresing therby infamye and sclaunder, or no.

Item, whether they be diligent in teachinge the midwifes how to christen children in time of necessitye, accordinge to the Canons of the churche or no.

Item, whether they see that the font be comlye kepte, and haue holy water always readye

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