Marginalia1558.At the length the Bishop sent to a Coniurer, to know of hym which way I was gone, and he answeared, that I was gone ouer a water, and in the keeping of a woman. And in very deede I was passed ouer a small water, and was hyd by a blessed woman and godly wydowe (whiche lyued in a poore cottage) the space of three weekes, tyl al the great heate was ouer.[Back to Top]
Then was I conueyed to London, and frō thence pas-
sed ouer the seas, where I lyued tyl the death of Q. Mary & that it pleased God for the cōfort of his church, & restoring of al poore exiles and prisoners for his names sake, to blesse this Realme, with the gouernment of our noble Queene, whō God to the glory of his owen name, & þe defence of his Church, accordyng to his good wyll and pleasure long preserue and continue ouer vs. Amen.[Back to Top]
This document was introduced in the 1576 edition. Notice the predominance of St Christopher's parish in this list. And notice the frequency with which members and servants of certain families - particularly the Nottinghams - appear on this list.
MarginaliaS. Mary TowerRobert Partriche.
Rose Nottingham, daughter of William Nottingham
Rose Nottingham had earlier got into trouble for her public support of the Marian martyr Robert Samuel (1570, p. 1879; 1576, p. 1609 and 1583, p. 1704).
MarginaliaS. Laurence.Anne Fenne, seruaunt to Robert Nottingham.
Andrewe Yngforbye his wife and daughter.
Andrew Ingforby and his family fled to Geneva, where his daughter Joan married Laurence Humphrey, one of Foxe's closest friends (see the article on Humphrey in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography).
MarginaliaS. Margarets.William Pickesse, Tanner.
Iohn Whoodles, Couerlet weauer, and his wife.
William Harset, Brycklayer.
Thomas Fowler, Shomaker.
W. Wright his wife at the Wynd myl.
Laurence Waterward late Curate, borne in a towne cal-
led Chorley, in Lankeshyre.
MarginaliaS. Nicholas.Widowe Swayne.
Mathew Byrd and his wife.
Stephen Greenwich and his wyfe.
Wil. Colman, seruant to the said Stephen.
Rob. Colman and his wife.
Roger Laurence, aliâs Sparow.
Iohn Carelton, Sadler.
Iames Hearste his wife.
MarginaliaS. Peters.Rich. Houer apprentise with Nicholas Nottingham.
Richard Hedley a seller of heretical bookes.
MarginaliaS. Stephens.Iames Bockyng Shomaker his wife.
Iohn Rawe, late seruant to Iames Ashley.
seruaunts to Ste. Greene Shoo-
Rich. Richman Shoomaker his wife, daughter to mo-
ther Fenkel Mydwife.
MarginaliaS. Clementes.Maistres Tooley, who departed to Darsham in Suff.
Agnes Wardal the elder widowe.
Robert Wardal her sonne.
MarginaliaS. Mathewes.Iohn Shoomaker and hys wyfe.
MarginaliaS. Clementes.Robert Bray.
Agnes Wardal, wife of Robert Wardal.
Agnes Wardall had barely eluded arrest for heresy (1570, p. 2124; 1576, p. 1846 and 1583, pp. 1940-41).
MarginaliaS. Peters.Iohn Reade.
Iohn, seruant to Stephen Grinleffe.
MarginaliaS. Stephens.Robert Scoldyng.
MarginaliaS. Margarets.Iohn Greenwich and his wyfe.
MarginaliaS. Nicholas.Thomas Sturgeon Maryner.
Iohn Fynne his wife.
MarginaliaS. Mary Keye.Robert Branstone, brother and seruaunt to William
MarginaliaS. Mary TowerMarten Iohnson, who lyeth bedrede.
|Agnes his keeper.|
|seruants to Rob. Nottingham.|
MarginaliaS. Laurence.Robert Sylke his sonne.
MarginaliaS. Mary at Elmes.Iohn Ramsey
Ramsey was in prison for his repeated involvement in plots against Mary (see APC V, pp. 65, 70, 87-88 and 105). Ramsey was also the author of A Protestant polemics, A plaister for a galled horse (London, 1548), STC 20662 and a didactic work, A corosyfe to be layde harde unto the hartes of all faythfull professours of Christes gospels (London, 1548?), STC 20661.[Back to Top]
MarginaliaS. Clementes.Robert Cambridge refused the Paxe.
Robert Brage his wyfe refused to suffer any chylde to
be dypped in the Font.
|Ioane Barber wydowe.|
Thomasin her daughter.
Maistresse Ponder, mo-
ther to Ioane Barber.
Tye a Maryner his wyfe.
|refused to beholde the ele-|
uation of the sacrament.
in the same fault
MarginaliaS. Mary at Elmes.Richard Haward refused the Paxe at Masse in Saint
MarginaliaS. Peters.M. Lyons at Masse at S. Mary Stoke refused the
Ioan Ward, aliâs Bent-
|refuse to haue chyldrē dyp-|
ped in Fontes.
MarginaliaS. Stephens.Mother Beryffe Mydwyfe refuseth to haue chyldren
dypped in Fontes.
MarginaliaS. Nicholas.George Busshe his wyfe reiected the Host after receyt
Rafe Carleton his wyfe Curate of S. Mathewes, &
S. Mary at Elmes.
Elizabeth Cantrel, wyfe to Rafe Cantrel.
Iane Barker, wife to Robert Barker Priest, late of
Latymer his wyfe, Curate of saint Laurence and S.
William Clarke his wyfe, late Curate of Barkham,
and S. Mary at Elmes.
Robert Steroppe, Customer to Queene Mary.
Gylbert Sterop, deputie to Edward Grymstone Es-
quier, for his Butlerage.
Maister Butler the elder, Searcher.
Maistresse Tooly swelling by much riches into wealth.
Margaret Bray, who also presumeth vpon the office of
a Mydwife, not called.
MarginaliaS. Clementes.Ioane Barber wydow,|
|practising much wholesome|
MarginaliaS. Mary Keyes.Bastian Mannes wyfe and hym selfe more riche then
To conuent Richard Byrd Gaylor, who by euyl coun-
sel doth animate his prisoners of his sect. Also for that
he with his wife dyd checke vs openly with vnseemely
wordes, tendyng almost to a tumult.
To conuent Tho. Sadler, for certayne words spoken
to Iohn Bate the Cryer of the town, the sixt of May.
That it might please þe B. to wish his Cōmissary & of-
ficiall, to be vpright & diligēt in their office, & to appoint a
Curate of more abilitie to feede his cure wt gods worde.
That none may be suffered to be Mydwyues, but such
as are Catholike, because of euyl counsel at such tymes
as the necessitie of womens trauayle shal require a nū-
ber of women assembled.
That Rafe Carleton Curate, may be cōuented, whe-
ther by corruption of money he hath ingrossed his booke,
of any that are there named, and hath not receyued in
deede as it is reported.