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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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you the knowledge of him selfe, & lighten the eyes of your vnderstanding, that ye may know what is the hope of your calling, & what the riches of his glorious inheritāce is vpō þe saåctes. Marginalia1. Pet. 2For ye are the chosen generation, the kynglye priesthod, that holy nation, that peculiar people, that should shew the vertues of him which hath called you out of darkenes into his maruelous light, that is to saye, to feare God & to worke righteousnes, & so to receiue the ende of your faith, the saluation of your soules. This is a true saying: if we be dead with Christe, we shal liue with him also. Marginalia2 Tim. 2.If we be patient, we shall also reigne with him. If we denie him, he also shal denie vs. If we beleue not, yet he abideth faithfull, he can not denie him selfe. Marginalia2. Tes. 5The very God of peace sanctifie you throughout, & I pray God that your whole spirite, soule, & bodies be kept blameles vnto the cōming of oure lord Iesus. Faithful is he that hath called you, which wil also do it. Brethrē, pray for vs, and grete all the brethren among you.

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By me your brother in our Lord and sauiour Christ
Iohn Alcock prisoner in the Lord, at Newgate.

Giue glory to God.

MarginaliaA godly exhortation to al english men.GOd be merciful to the O England, & send the great nōber of such faithfull fathers & godly pastours, as D. Taylour was, to guyde the, feade the, & cōfort thee, after thy great miseries & troubles, that thou hast suffered vnder the tyranouse captiuitie & rage of the Romaine Antichrist, & suche rauening wolfes, as haue without all mercy murdered thy godly & learned prachers, and giue all men grace to consider, that suche horrible plagues & mutations, haue iustlye fallen vpon this Realme for sinne, & with vnfained hartes to turne to God, who as he hathe scourged vs with lesse plagues then we deserued: so calleth vs again by his vndeserued and vnspeakeable mercy vnto repentance & amendement of oure liuing. It is doubtles now high time to turne vnfaynedly to God, and to correct our sinful liuinges, and to remember what S. Iohn Baptist said. The axe is now set to the roote of the tree, and euery tree that bringeth not foorth good frute, MarginaliaMath. 3. shalbe hewen down & cast into the fyre. For this may all men assure them selues of, both rich and poore, high & low, old & yong, that the almightie, zelous, & righteous God, will not suffer the sinful & wicked life of the vngodly, vnrepentant, that contēpne his mercy now profered vnto them, to be vnpunished, but as he hath from the beginning of þe world shewed him selfe a righteous Iudge, & punysher of wickednes, euen so wil he do stil nowe. MarginaliaGen. 3.God expulsed our first parentes Adam & Heua from paradise, and layd vpon them and vpon vs al these myseries, sicknesses, calamities and death, that we daily fele, and miserably are oppressed withal. MarginaliaGen. 8. 9God in Noahs dayes drowned the whole world, only viii. persones were pre-

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serued. MarginaliaGen. 18.God brent vp Sodom and Ghomor, wt fyre and brymstone from heauen, and destroied those cities and al the coūtrie about. God gaue ouer Hierusalem called the holy citie of God, MarginaliaLuc. 19.& deliuered his own people the Iewes into perpetuall captiuitie. If we seake þe cause of these punishmentes, was it not sinful liuing and vnrepentant hertes? What should I recite the calamities of other lādes, seing Gods iudgemēts hath not been vnexecuted vpon this realme of England for sinfull liuing? MarginaliaRede Bede and our Englysh cronicles.The old Brytains were with Cadwallader their king, cōstrained to flie, and leaue this land, because of pestilēce & famine. what miseries & destructions brought the Danes in with thē? and what troubles susteined the inhabitauntes of this realme afore the same were again driuē out? what bloudshed was here in king Williā cōquerors days? wer not the noble men slaine, & gentlemen brought into bondage? were not their matrons defiled, and their doughters geuen to be kitchen drudges vnder the Normandes proud Ladies? wer not their landes, houses and possessiōs diuided by lote vnto straūgers? Their gold and siluer wherein they trusted, was the bayte that their enemies hunted after. what a plague was the ciuill warre betwene the kynges and Barōs? what horrible bloudshed was in this Realme, till at the last Gods mercifull prouidēce ended those myseries by the happie ioyning of the ii. regall houses together in the mariage of king Henrie the vii? What miseries haue chaunced in our tyme, we haue not only sene and heard, but we haue felt thē, and God be praysed, had our partes of thē. MarginaliaSinnne is the cause of plagues.Doubtles this al hath chaūced for the sinnes of the people, as the Prophet Ieremie MarginaliaIerem. 6. plainly teacheth, saying: who is a wise man that vnderstandeth this? And to whome shall the word of the Lordes mouth come, that he may preache it furth? why hath the land peryshed, and is burnt like a wyldernes, so that no man may passe through it? And the Lorde sayth: because they haue forsakē my law, which I haue geuen them, and they haue not herd my voyce, and haue not walked in them, and haue gone after þe vanitie of their own hertes. And after Baalim the images of Baal, which they haue learned of their fathers. we see here plainly that contempt of Gods word, and of the preachers of þe same, walking after their couetous myndes and leudnesse of their hartes, and following of their idolatrous inuentiōs, brought the wrath of God vpō the people, as witnessed also Iesus Syrach, MarginaliaEccle. 10. saying: because of vnrighteouse dealing, wrōg, blasphemies, and diuers disceites, a Realme shalbe translated from one people to an other. And a litle after he sayth: the Lorde hath brought the congregations of the wycked to dishonour, and destroyed them vnto the ende. God hath destroied the seates of proude Princes, and set vp the meke in theyr

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