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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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playne aunswere. for I wyll talke no more with you.

wood. I wyll make you a direct answer, how I beleue of the true sacrament. I doe beleue, that if I come to receiue the sacrament of the body and bloude of Christe, trulye ministred, beleuing that Christe was borne for me, and that he suffered death for me, and that I shalbe saued from my synnes by his bloudsheadinge, and so receiuing the sacrament in that remembraūce, thē I beleue I do receiue wholy Christ God and man, mistically by fayth: this is my belief.

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B. Chich. Why? then it is no bodye without fayth. Gods woorde is of no force, as you counte it.

wood. My Lord, I haue tolde you my minde, without dissimulation, and more you get not of me, without you will talke with me by the scriptures: and if you wyll doe so, I wyll begin anewe with you, and proue it more plainlye three or foure maner of wayes, that you shall not saye naye to that I haue sayde, your selfe.

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Then they made a great laughing, and said: this is an heretyke in dede. It is tyme he were burned, whiche wordes moued my spirite, and I sayde to them: iudge not, least you bee iudged. For as you iudge me, you shalbe iudged your selues. For that you call heresie, I serue God truly with, as you all shall well knowe, when you shal be in hell, and haue bloude to drynke, and shalbe compelled to saye for pain: this was the manne that we iested on, and whose talke we thought foolyshenes, and his ende to be without honour. But now we may see howe he is counted among the saynctes of God, and we are punished. These wordes shal you saye beyng in hell, if you repent it not with spede, if you cōsent to the sheading of my bloud. wherfore loke to it, I geue you counsel.

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Priest. What? you bee angrye me thynkes: nowe I wyll saye more to you then I hadde thought to haue done. You were at Baxil, twelue moneth a gone, and sent for þe parsone and talked with hym in the churche yarde, and would not goe into the church. For you sayd it was the idolles temple: yea I was with myne olde Lord, when he came to the kyngs Benche to you, and you sayde manye stoute wordes to hym.

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wood. That I sayde, I sayde: and where you sayde I was angrye, I take God to my record I am not, but am zelous in the truthe, and speake out of þe spirite of God, wt cherefulnes.

Priest. The spirite of God? hough, hough, hough: thynke you that you haue the spirite of God?

wood. I beleue surely that I haue the spirite of God, I prayse God therfore: and you be deceyuers, mockers, and scorners before God, & be þe chyldren of hel, al the sort of you, as farre

as I can see: and therewith came in D. Storie, poynting at me with his fynger, speakyng to the Byshop in Latin, saying at length.

Story. I can saye nothing to hym, but an heretike. I haue heard you talke this howre, and a half, & can here no reasonablenes in him.

wood. Iudge not, least you be iudged: for as you iudge, you shalbe iudged your selfe.

Story. What? be you a preachyng? you shall preache at a stake shortlye with your fellowes: my Lorde, trouble your self no more with him.

With those wordes, one brought woorde that the Abbot of Westminster was come to dyne wt the Byshop, and many other gentlemen and wemen: then ther was rushing away with spede to mete him. Then sayde Doctor Story to my keper.

Story Cary him to the marshalse agayne, and let hym be kept close, and let no body come to speake to hym.

wood. And so they departed: then one of the priestes begon to flatter with me, and sayde: for Gods sake remember your selfe. God hath geuen you a good witte: you haue redde the scriptures well, & haue borne thē well in memory. It were great pitie you shold do amisse.

wood. what a flatterer be you, to saye my wytte is good, and that I haue redde the scriptures well? and but euen nowe you sayde, I was an heretike, and despysed me. If I be an heretique, I can haue no good witte, as you haue confessed. But I thinke your owne conscience doth accuse you. God geue you grace to repent, if it be his wyll.

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Priest. I call it a good wytte, because you are expert in all questions.

wood. you may call it a wycked witte, if it agree not with Gods worde. Then one cried, awaye, awaye: here commeth straungers. So we departed, and I came agayne to the Marshalsee with my keper.

¶ The third examination of Rychard Woodmā had before D. Langdall, Persone of Buxted in Sussex, and Chaplein to my Lord Montague, and maister Iames Gage, at my Lorde Mountagues house, beside S. Marie Oueries in Southwarke, the 12. day of May, An. 1557.

THe xii. day of May, the Marshall came to the Marshalsee, and sent for me to speake with him. when I came before him, & had done my dutie, he asked my name, and what countrie man I was. I shewed him both. Then he asked me when I was abrode in the citie. To whome I answered: if it shal please your maistership, I was abroade in the citie on monday was seuennight.

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Marshall What made you abrode?

wood. The byshop of Chichester sent for me to talke with me, at home at his house, besides S. Nicholas Shambles.