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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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Actes and Monumentes of the church

posituri, vlterius facturi, & recepturi, quod iuris fuerit & rationis. Et quid in præmißis &c. Nos autem dictum nostrum vicarium &c. dictis die, hora, & loco, vna cum nominibus omnium, & singulorum in ea parte monitorum, & citatorum, debite certificetis, vna cum præsentibus. Datum Londini 8. die Martij, An. domini secundum cursum &c. 1553. et nostræ translationis Anno decimo quinto.

¶ The same in Englyshe.

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EDmond &c. To all &c. For asmuch as both lawe and equitie so requiring, the parishiones of all and singuler churches, within the prouince of Caunterbury, are bound duly and conueniently, to prouide for thinges necessary, and requisite to diuine seruice, to thadministration of the holy Sacramentes, and sacramentalles: and namely amongest other things for chalice, bokes, vestimentes, vessels, & other ornaments fit and requisite any maner way to the furniture of diuine seruice: and furthermore for as muche as the sayde parishioners for the soules health, are bound lykewyse by the ordinaunce of the Catholike churche, and the laudable custome of the same, to come to their churches, to heare messe and other diuine seruice, & there to make their auricular confession, and also deuoutly there to take their rites: namely at tymes thereunto appointed, and accustomed: & moreouer, for so muche as by credible report of diuers, and by the manifest apperaunce of the facte, and by publique fame, it hath come to our eares, that diuers parishioners of our dioces of London, and within the prouince of Caunterbury, do either contemne vtterly, or els doo differ by to muche negligence to accomplish the premisses, either in the whole, or in part, in so procuring, prouiding, hearing, making and receiuing: We therfore minding as we are bound to doe, to see a conuenient reformation, & due prouision of the same, do charge and cōmaunde you, bothe iointly and seuerally our parishioners, whersoeuer, within our dioces of Londō in all places, as well exempt as not exempt, by the tenor hereof, that you fourthwith vpon the receipt of these presentes, and of the schedule hereunto annexed, do admonishe suche as you shall see slack, or negligent, or culpable any maner wayes in the premisses, whom also we our selues by the tenor of these presentes do admonishe first, second, and third tyme, and perēptorily that all and singuler the sayd parishioners do diligently addresse them selues, to the performing and executing of all and singuler the premisses, so farre fourth as they touch & concerne them any maner of waies, with suche therunto adnexed, connexed, depending, and with the due circumstancies of the same: and both do them selues, and also see them duely to be accomplyshed, & performed before the feast of Easter next cōming, all delay and stay whatsoeuer being set aside. Moreouer, if such as be slack, negligēt, or culpable, or remisse, beyng so admonished of you, shall delay or not regard to do, or to performe the premisses, or any part thereof, thē in so doing you by our autoritie do cite, or cause to be cited, peremptorily, all & singuler suche persones, being so slack, negligent, culpable, or remisse, in that behalf: so that they, & euery one of them, do appeare personally before vs, or before our vicar general, or any other cōmissary, what so euer, in our Cathedrall Churche of Sainte Paule of London, in our Consistory, vpon fryday (that is the vi. day of Aprill) next after the date herof, at the hour of sitting accustomed, there to render cause reasonable, and lawfull,

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(if they or he haue any for them selfe) wherefore that they, for this theyr demerite and negligēce, ought not to be excommunicate, or otherwise to be corrected and punished according to the determinacion of lawe, there in forme of lawe to saye for them selues, to alledge, and to propose, and farther to do and receaue that, which lawe and reasō shal require. And what ye haue done in the premisses. &c. you do duly certify vs or our sayd Vicar. &c. the day, houre, and place aforesayd, with the names of al, and singuler of them, in this parte by you admonished, & cited, together with these presentes with al. Geuen at London the viii day of March An. secundū cursum &c. 1553 and of our translation the xv.

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ABout the same yeare, and tyme, whan D. Boner set forth thys prescripte, or monitory, 

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A passage following the order in the 1563 edition (1563, p. 926), which reads 'About the same yeare and time when Doct. Bonner set forth this prescript or monitory' was retained in subsequent editions (1570, p. 1587; 1576, p. 1354; 1583, p. 1425) even though the prescript itself had been deleted.

there came frome the Quene an other proclamation, against Straungers and Foriners within this Realme. The purpose and intent of which proclamatiō, because it chiefly & most specially concerned Religion, and Doctrine, & the true professors therof, I thought here to annexe the tenor and maner of the same.

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A copy of the Quenes proclamation for the driuing out of the Realme straungers and Foriners. 
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Block 14: From the Proclamation against Foreigners to the 1554 Convocation

The proclamation expelling foreigners from England appeared in every edition of the Actes and Monuments (1563, pp. 926-27; 1570, p. 1587; 1576, p. 1354; 1583, p. 1425). Foxe probably derived it from a version printed by John Cawood. (For surviving copies of the proclamation see Tudor Royal Proclamations, II, pp. 31-32).

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THe Quene our soueraine Lady, vnderstanding that a multitude of euill disposed persons, being borne out of her highnes dominiōs in other sondry natiōs, flying frō the obeysaunce of the Princes & rulers, vnder whō they be borne, som for heresie, som for murder, treason, robbery, & some for other horrible crimes, be resorted into this her maiesties realme, & here haue made their demoure, & yet be commoraunt and lingring, partly to eschewe such condigne punishment, as theyr sayd horrible crimes deserue, and partly to dilate, plant, and sow the seedes of theyr maliciouse doctrin, and lewde conuersation amonge the good subiectes of this her sayd realme, of purpose to infecte her good subiectes with the lyke, in somuch as (besides innumerable heresies, which diuerse of the same being heretiques, haue preached and taught within her highnes said realm) It is assuredly knowen vnto her Maiestie, that not only their secrete practises haue not fayled to stirre, comfort, and ayde diuerse her highnes subiectes to this most vnnaturall rebellion agaynst God and her grace, but also some other of them desist not still to practise with her people eftsones to rebel: her Maiestie therefore hauing (as afore is sayd) knowledge and intelligence hereof, hath for remedy herein determined, and most streyghtly chargeth and commaundeth, that all and euery such person or persones, borne out of her highnes dominiōs, now commoraunte or restante within this realme, of what so euer nation or country, being eyther Preacher, Printer, Bokeseller, or other artificer, of whatsoeuer calling els, not being denizē, or Marchaūt knowē, vsing þe trade of marchaundise, or seruaunt to such Ambassa-

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dours,