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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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candle before the Sacrament. And if there dooe not, that then it bee prouided for, with expedition.

Marginalia24Item, whether infantes and chyldren bee broughte to bee confirmed in conuenient tyme.

Marginalia25Item, whether anye dooe kepe or haue in theyr custodye, anye erroneous or vnlawfull bookes.

Marginalia26Item, whether any doe witholde any money, or goodes bequeathed to the amendinge of the hyghe wayes, or any other charitable dede.

Marginalia27Item, whether anye haue putte awaye theyr wiues, or anye wiues dooe withdrawe themselues from theyr husbands, being not lawfully diuorced.

Marginalia28Item, whether anye do vyolate or breake the Sondayes and holidayes, dooing their dayly labors and exercises vpon the same.

Marginalia29Item, whether the Tauernes, or Alehouses, vppon the Sondayes, and holydayes in the tyme of Masse, Matins, and Euensonge, dooe keepe open theyr doores and doe receiue people into theyr houses, to drinke and eate and thereby neglecte theyr dueties in comminge to the churche

Marginalia30Item, whether anye haue, or dooe depraue or contemne the authorytye or Iurysdiction of the Popes holynesse, or the Sea of Rome.

Marginalia31Item, whether anye Mynstrels, or anye other persones doe vse to syng any songes agaynst the holye Sacramentes, or anye other the rites and ceremonies of the churche.

Marginalia32Item, whether there be any hospitals with in your parishes, and whether the foundations of them be duely and truely obserued and kept. And whither the charitable contributions of the same bee done accordingly.

Marginalia33Item, whether any goodes, plate, Iewels, or possessions be taken away, or witholdē from the saide hospitals, and by whom.

X. Godly Martyrs condemned and burned within the diocesse of Canterbury, for the testimonye of Iesus Christ, and truth of his Gospell. 
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Ten Martyrs Burnt at Canterbury

This entire account first appeared in the 1563 edition and was reprinted in every edition, without change, except that the contents were re-arranged in the 1570 edition. The account is based on official records, now lost, from the diocese of Canterbury.

MarginaliaIannary. 18MEntion was made a litle before of Cant. pag. 1547. Col. i. Wher we declared, that. xv. were together in the Castel imprisoned and condemned for Goddes woorde. Of the whiche. xv. moreouer we shewed and declared fiue, to be famished vnto death within the saide Castell, and buryed in the high way, about the beginning of Nouember. The other. x. in the first moneth of þe next yeare followyng, whiche was the yere of our Lorde. 1557. Ianuarye. xv. were committed vnto the fier, and there condemned to be burned to ashes, By Thornden, called B. or suffragane of Douer, otherwyse also called Dick of Douer, and by Nicholas Harpsfield the Archdeacon of the said Prouince.

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The names of the. x. Godlye and Christyan Martyrs be these. MarginaliaMartyrs.

Iohn Philpot of Tenderden.
W. Waterer of Bedingdey.
Stephen Kemp of Norgate.
William Haye of Hythe.
T. Hudson of Sellenge.
Mat. Bradbrige of Tēderdē.
T. Stephens of Bedyngden.
Nic. Finall 
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Was Nicholas Final a relative of Barbara Final of Tenterden who was burned at Canterbury on 19 June 1557? (See 1563, p. 1571; 1570, p. 2154; 1576, p. 1861 and 1583, p. 1970). Or was he a relative of Adriana Vynall of Tenterden whose confession of heretical beliefs survives among Foxe's papers as BL, Harley MS 421, fo. 100r? Were Barbara Final and Adriana Vynall the same person?

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of Tenderden.
W. Lowick of Cranbooke.
W. Prowting of Thornham

WHat the Ordinary articles wer commonly obiect to them of Canterbury diocesse, is before rehearsed, pag. 2251. saue onely þt to some of these, as to them that followed after, as the time of their persecution did grow, so theyr articles withall did increase to the nūber of. 22. cōteining such like matter as serued to the mainteynance of the Romish Sea. To these articles what their aunswer was likewise, nedeth here no gret rehearsall, seing they all agreed together, thoughe not in the same forme of words, yet in much like effect of purposes: 

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Foxe is disguising the, by his standards, unorthodox replies of John Philpot and William Prowting, which survive among his papers. Philpot did not know how many sacraments there were, held that saints were to be prayed to and declared that faith did not justify without works (BL, Harley MS 421, fo. 93r). Prowting denied the Trinity (BL, Harley MS 421, fo. 94r).

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fyrst graunting the church of Christ, and denying þe church of Rome, denying the seuen sacramentes, refusyng the Masse, and the hearyng of Latin seruice, praying to sainctes, iustification of woorkes. And though they dyd not all aunswer vniformely in som smaller things, as their lerning serued them, yet in the moste principall & chiefest matters they did not greatly discord. &c.

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Of these. x. godly martyrs of Christ sixe of thē wer burned at Canterbury about the. xv. of Ianuary, that is, Kemp, Waterer, Prowtynge, Lowicke, Hudson, and Haye. Other two, that is Stephens and Philpot at Wye, aboute the same moneth. Other two, whiche were Final and Bradbrige were burned bothe together at Ashford, the. xvi. of the same.

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A bloudy Commission geuē forth by kyng Philip and Quene Mary, to persecute the poore members of Christe. 
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The 'Bloody Commission'

Foxe printed the entire commission in the 1563 edition. Numerous copies of this commission exist; Foxe probably used the copy in Bonner's register (GL, MS 9531/12, fo. 425r-v). In the 1570 edition, Foxe added a preface comparing the Marian persecution to the persecution of the early Christians. In the same edition, he also deleted the end of the commission which dealt with the fining of offenders.

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PHilip & Mary by the grace of god king and Quene of England. &c. Defenders of the fayth &c. To the right reuerend father in God our ryght trusty and welbeloued coūsailor, Thomas B. of Ely, and to our right trusty and welbeloued Williā Windsor knight, lord Windsor, Edward North knighte, Lorde North, and to our trusty and welbeloued counsailors, Ihō Bourn knight, one of our chief secretaries, Ihō Mordāt knight, Frācis Englefield knight, master of our Wards & liueries, Edward Walgraue knight, M. of oure greate Wardrop, Nicholas Hare knight, master of the Rolles, and our hyghe Court of Chauncery, and to oure trustye and welbeloued Thomas Pope Knyghte, Roger Cholmeley Knight, Richarde Reade knighte, Rowlande Hyll, knight, William Rastall Sergeaunt at lawe,

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