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Thematic Divisions in Book 5
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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1754 [1673]

whose names folowe here vnderwrytten.

MarginaliaMartirs.Ihon Cornforth
of Wrotham.
Christofer Broune
of Maydstone.
Ihon Herst of Ashford.
Alyce Snoth widowe.
Katherin Knight
of Thornham.

These fyue to close vp the finall rage of Quene Maries persecution, for the testimony of the word, for which so many had dyed for before, gaue vp theyre lyues, mekely and paciently suffering the violent malyce of the Papistes. Which papistes althoughe then might haue eyther well spared them, or els differred their death, knowing of the sicknes of Quene Mary: yet such was the implacable despite of that generation, that some there be that saye, the Archdecon of Caunterbury the same time being at London, and vnderstanding the daunger of the Quene, incontinently made al post hast home, to dispatch these, whō before he had then in his cruell custody.

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The matter why they were iudged to the fyer was, for beleuing the body not to bee in the sacrament of the aulter vnlesse it be receaued, saying more ouer þt we receaue an other thing also, besyde Christes body, which we se & is a temporall thinge, according to S. Paule Nam quæ videntur temporalia sunt. &c. 

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Foxe text narrative, citing St. Paul
Foxe text Latin

Nam quae videntur temporalia sunt. etc.

Foxe text translation

those thinges that be sene, be temporal. &c.

Actual text of Paul, II Corinthians, 18 (Vulgate)


quae enim videntur temporalia sunt
quae autem non videntur aeterna sunt

[N.B. Latin text not quoted in1570and later]

that is, those thinges that be sene, be temporal. &c.

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Item, for confessing that an euyll man doth not receaue Christes body, quia nemo habet filium, nisi ei datum fuerit a patre. &c. 

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Foxe text narrative, possibly alluding to I John, 2. 23.
Foxe text Latin

quia nemo habet filium, nisi ei datum fuerit a patre. etc.

Foxe text translation

Not translated.

Translation (1570 and later editions)

Because no man hath the sonne except it be geuen him of the father.

Actual text of I John, 2. 23. (Vulgate)

omnis qui negat Filium nec Patrem habet qui confitetur Filium et Patrem habet.

Item, that it is Idolatry to crepe to the crosse and saynte Ihon forbiddeth saying: Cauete a simulachris. 

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Foxe text narrative, citing I John, 5. 21.
Foxe text Latin

Cauete a simulachris.

Foxe text translation

Not translated.

Translation (1570 and later editions)

Beware of Images.

Actual text of I John, 5. 21. (Vulgate)

[filioli] custodite vos a simulacris.

Item, for confessing that wee should not praye to our Lady, and other Saintes, because they be not omnipotent.

For these and such other articles of christiā doctrine, were these fyue committed to the fyer. MarginaliaAn example of Goddes workes to be noted.Against whom when the sentence should be red, and they excomunicate, after the maner of the Papistes, one of them, Ihon Cornforth by name, styrred with a vehement spirit of the zeale of God, proceading in a more trew excommunication against the papistes, in the name of them all, pronoūced sentence against them in these words as folow.

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In the name of our Lord Iesus Christ the sonne of the most mighty God, and by the power of hys holye spirite, and the authority of hys holye catholyque, and apostolique Churche, wee do geue here into thee handes of Satan, to be destroyed, the bodies of all those blasphemers, and heretiques, that doth maintaine any error agaynst his most holy word, or do condemne his most holy truth

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for heresy, to the maintenaunce of any false church, or fayned religion, so that by this thy iust iudgement, O moste myghtye God, against thy aduersaries, thy true religion may be knowen to thy greate glory, and our comforte, and to the edifieng of al our nation: good Lord, so be it. Amen.

This sentēce of examination being the same time openlye pronounced, and registred, proceading so, as it seameth from an inward faith and an harty zeale to gods truth and religion, toke such effect against the enemies, that with in sixe dayes after Quene Mary died, and the tiranny of all english papistes with her. Albeit, not withstanding the sickenes and death of that Quene, wherof they were not ignorant, yet the Archdeacon with other of Canterbury thought to dispatche the martirdome of these men before.

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In the which facte, the tiranny of this Arch deacon seameth to excede the cruelty of Boner who not with stāding he had certeyn the same time vnder his custody, yet he was not so importunate in haling thē to þe fier, as appeareth by father Liuing and his wife, who being the same time vnder the custodye and daunger of Boner, deliuered by the death of Mary, be yet alyue. Concerning the which Father lyuing and his wyfe, for so much as wee haue entred here to the mentiō of them, we thought also to touch here by the waye, theyre examynation before Darbishere, Boners Chauncellor, in the same forme of wordes as hee hath penned it himselfe.

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The examination of William Liuing, and of hys wyfe, before Darbyshere Chauncellor of London.

MarginaliaThe story and examination of father Liuåg & his wife,ABout this time, toward this latter ende of Quene Mary, shee then being sycke, came one Cox a Promoter to the house of a William Lyuing, about. vi. of the clocke, accompanied with one Iohn Laūce of the grayhounde. (They being not ready) they demaunded for buttons, sayinge they shuld be aswel paied for thē, as euer was any: and he would come about. iii. houres after agayne for them. In the meane whyle he hadde gotten the Constable called Maister Deane, and George Hancocke the Bedyll of that warde, and searchinge hys bookes founde a booke of astronomy, called the worckes of Iohānes de sacrobusto de sphæra, with figures some rounde, some triangle, some quadrate, which booke bicause it was gylted, semed to hym the chiefest booke there. And that hee carryed open in the strete, saying: I haue founde hym at length.

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