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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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1776 [1695]

and more bright thē the sunne, that her grace was only preserued by the mighty hand of the helper Christ, and playne miracle of diuine prouidence. Otherwise verely it could not possible be, that her maiesty so longe in safetye could contynue, being a Ladye of so excellent vertue, so well qualyfyed, so godly disposed, so constant in Christes religion, and beinge placed in the daungerous tyme and hurlyburly amongs the thickest of her enemyes, at whome only they shotte, and by all kinde of wayes and policies trayterously & violentlye sought to dispatch.

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Which this her escape I cannot otherwise so wel ascribe, as vnto the deth of Winchester. Who if any longer had contynued, it had bene a greate hasard if that by hys wycked and blody fetches, both her grace had not lost her head and England bereft of her liege Lady & righte lawfull inheritor. But laude and prayse bee vnto God, England quietly enioyeth her, shee lyueth and prosperously reygneth amongs vs and that by hys diuine prouidence, which by his inscrutable goodnes, searcheth, ruleth, and worketh al thinges. And here by the way, vnder your maiestyes correction with desyre of your graces pardon I referre my selfe to your highnes in what extreme misery, disease daunger and perill ye were, how from poste to piller ye were tossed how narrowly, nerely, and hardely ye escaped, how straungelye miraculously frō daunger ye were delyuered, what fauour and grace you found at thalmightyes hands, which when all hope of recouery was past, stretched out his mighty arme, and preserued your maiesty, and placed your grace with such quietnes, reioycing and sufferings of al, as seldom hath bene herd of in this your rightful throne of England, ther to lyue and raigne ouer vs, your liege & natural people, teach and trade vs in the righte pathes of the gospel of Christ, to be a zealouse example of it to the rest, to maintaine the teachers and prechers therof, to bridle the stouborne transgressors and breachers, and finally to be hys very substitute, and Vicar here in this Realme vnder hym? beseching your highnes after most humble maner, and that in the bowels of our Sauiour Christ, and in the name of my Contrye, thys your most high and worthy function, as you haue most godly begonne, with earnest zeale to rule & go thorough with courage to maintayne Christes quarrell, with al your strengthe to defende it agaynste the enemyes, wherin ye shall do your maister Christ most thankeful seruice, shal answere to hys holy giftes bestowed vpon you, and finally after long helth & prosperity in this your earthly kingdom, which is but temporall, shall enioy the heauenly kyngdome which is euerlastyng.

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Many other lyke examples of Gods healpinge hand haue bene declared vpō hys electe Saintes and Children in delyueringe them out of daūger by wonderful and miraculous wayes: MarginaliaSimon Grineus meruelously preseruedwhat a notable worke of Gods mightye hand was sene in Symon Grineus mencioned in the Comentary of Melanchton vpon Daniel, and also partly touched in this history, pa, 441. Who hauing a sodeyn warning by a certaine olde man, who was not seene after, nor knowen then of any what he was, auoyded the peril of taking and burning

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With such lyke examples of Gods myghty and mercyful custody the Church of England doth abounde, as by many experiences maye appeare, in these that follow, and many other mo, to vs yet vnkowen.

There were two men persecuted in Quene Maries daies, one called Thomas Christmas, MarginaliaThomas Christmasand the other William Wattes, MarginaliaWilliam Wattes. which dwelleth now at Tunbridge in Kent. And as they trauayled frō place to place, not restinge one night, where they lay another, it happened thē on a time to come to Rochester in Kent aforesaid, wheras in entring into þe towne, euen at the townes end they mette a little damosel of viii. yeares of age, but whether she went they knewe not. It was night, and they wearye, and therfore faine would haue lien in the same towne, but could not tel where, they feared so the persecuting papistes. At the last they deuised to aske the damosel, whether there were any heretickes in the towne or no? and she said yea. they asked her where. and she answered them, at such an Inne, telling them where the Inne was. Then these two men, as they wer going from her, paused and God mouing their hartes, they went to the childe againe, and asked her how she knewe, that the Inkeper (of whom she spake before) was an hereticke. Mary quod she, well enoughe, and his wife also. How knowest thou preaty mayden said they? I pray the tel vs. How know I said she? mary because they go to churche: and those that will not holde vp their hands there, they will present them, and hee himselfe go from house to house, to compell them to come to church. When these twoo men heard this, they gaue god prayse and auoyded that house, takinge the warning of that mayde (of good bringinge vp, as it shoulde seeme) to be Gods maruelouse prouidence towards them.

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This foresayd William Wats, dwelling in Quene Maries daies at Seale in Kent, þe last yere of her reigne saue one, was apprehended by his enemies, and broughte by the Constables before the Byshop, and iustices at Tunbridge, which when he came, the saide byshop and iustices perswaded him al that they could, to turne from the truthe: but in vaine. for they

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