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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. 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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. 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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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1779 [1698]

Actes and Monumentes of the church.

This being notorious in the church, at lēgth the Constable and Churchwarden, named Saunders, attached her in the Quenes name, charging her with her mother the nexte daye to appeare at Kingston. Who at their commaundement so dyd. The next daye according as they were assigned, came to Kingston to appeare before the foresayd officers, who at þe same tyme, as it chaunced, were goinge ouer the ferye, and meeting them by the waye, saluted them by their name, but at that tyme had no further power to speake vnto them. Afterward as they were in the bote goynge ouer, they knockt theyr handes, stampte and stared, lamenting that they had lette them so to passe their handes. Thys the ferry man declared vnto them what they sayd in the bote. Wherupon the good woman taking her iorney to London, escaped their cruelty, through the secret working no doubt of the Lord, who in all hys workes and euermore be praysed, Amen.

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MarginaliaThe deliuery of Moyse from his persecutors throughe the Lords helpe. 

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In the 1563 edition (p. 1698) there was an anecdote here about the escape of John 'Moyse' (almost certainly John Noyes, see 1570, pp. 2217-19; 1576, pp. 1913-15 and 1583, pp. 2021-22) from the persecution of 'Master Nownd' (i.e., the Suffolk JP Francis Nunn). It was not reprinted, probably because Nunn, who was still alive, and very influential, objected to this account of his Marian past.

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MAister Nownd of Martilshā in Suffolke, iustice of peace wēt to Debnhā for to seke for one Moyse, who woulde not come to the Church, and when he could not fynde hym in the towne, he learned that he was in the feld. MarginaliaMaister Nownde persecutor.Thether he rode with his men folowing hym on fote to catch Moyse: but Moyse being a loft vpon a cart, espied the stout Hunter, and perceiuing that he was the pray, made hast of the carte and toke him to his feete out of the field. Nownd folowed with hast on horse back, and his men on fote. But Moise lept ouer a hedge so that the horseman could follow him no longer, but sent hys men after to hallowe and hunt. But God dyd so hyde poore Moyse in a smal couert, that they retorned without their pray. So was the labor of thungodly frustrat. The same Nowne playd the watchman him selfe, in seking of Gouch, and Driuers wyfe, with a Iaueling in his hand, lyke a tal speare man, and yet he neuer killed so much as a rat in his Princes warres. He being on his nags backe an after none, at dronken tyme of the daye toward night, made a lusty course lyke a tall man of war before hys wyfe & asked her if she thought him not to be a lusty Champion, and so wente forth with hys speare and pytch forkes, and gaged the hay goffes, to seeke out the sely soules that were in quiet rest. But after Quene Elizabeth by the prouidence of God had obteyned the crown, the same Noūd tourning hys typpet and hys tale at Wodbridge, complayned of the great mysery that pore soules had suffered, and that men in office and authority were compelled to vse such great violence and persecution against theyr wylles. But wold to God that that horse þt would not be ruled, but carry a man agaynst

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hys wyll had eyther bene better broken, or faster tied in a halter. And how can such a Iustice iustly, and with a safe conscience nowe punish aduersaries of Goddes religion, remayning the same, and in the same office.

MarginaliaThe Lady Kneuet. 

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Lady Anne Knevet was an important sustainer and correspondent of several Marian martyrs, notably John Careless (see ECL MS 260, fos. 49r-50r and 227r-228r and ECL MS 262, fos. 105r-106v; also see Thomas S. Freeman, '"The Good Ministrye of Godlye and Vertuouse Women"', Journal of British Studies 39 [2000], p. 21 n. 60 and p. 29).

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AMong the number of the godly, that were kept vnder the prouidence of the Lorde in those perilous daies, I may not forget an ancient good Lady of much worship, called Lady Anne Kneuet, who til her death dwelt in Nofolke, in a towne named Wimondham, a vi. miles from Norwich. Which said good Lady in Quene Maries daies, beinge iudged by the common people, more then an hundreth years of age, and by her owne estimation well towards a C. kept her self frō their popish church or hauing any papisticall trashe ministred in her house, but only the seruice that was vsed in the latter daies of Kinge Edward the vi., which dayly she had said before her, either by one maister Tollin now person of s. Antlins in London, who was thē by gods prouidence preserued in her house, or els by one of her gentelwomen, or houshould seruaunts, that could serue the place in the said maister Tollins absence. Now this worshipful lady continuing in this maner of true seruing of God, she and her family wer many times threatned by messengers, that the Byshop would visit her ther fore, vnto which messengers she wold always answere, that if his Lordshippe sent woorde before what daye hee would come, hee should therafter bee entertayned at her hand. But god, whose prouidence ruleth the raging seas, neuer suffered them al that toyling tyme to molest her. Although often tymes, when shee had seruice before her, there were very great enemyes to the truth, and of much authoryty, that came in, and kneled to prayer emong thē, and yet had no power to trouble her therfore. This good Lady (gentil reader) kept good hospitalyty, as any in that country, of her lyuing. she also succored many persecuted, that came to her house in the sayd quene Maries dayes. were they neuer so symple, they were estemed of her as the frendes of the Gospell, and departed not from her without monye & meate. She had a very good memory, and no lesse rypenes of witte, very lowly, gentil and louing to euery body, and her selfe beloued also both of man and child. Borne she was long before king Edward the fourth dyed, and ended her life in the Lorde Iesus peace, about the beginning of the second yeare of our most soueraign Lady Quene Elyzabethes reigne, as one falling into a most swete slepe. The Lord graūt vs to imitate her steppes. Amen.

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Thus did this good Lady finishe her race, and brought her graye heares with much honoure to the graue, whose steppes and life I

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