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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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& the dead, the holye scripture hath not somuch as one sillable. There is ambiguitie also in the name of the Masse: what it signifyeth, and whether at this day there be any such in dede as the auncient fathers vsed: seing that nowe there be neither Catechistes nor Penitentes to be sent a way. MarginaliaIn the primatiue church the newlye instructed in the fayth & the vnworthy were sent awaye from the cōmunion. Again, touching these wordes. The liuely sacrifice of the churche: there is a dout whether they are to be vnderstande figuratiuely and sacramētally, for the sacrament of the liuely sacrifice (after whiche sort we deny it not to be in the lords supper:) or properly and without any figure: after the whiche maner there was but one onelye sacrifice, and that once offred: namely vpon the Altare of the crosse. Moreouer, in these wordes as well as: it may be doubted whether they be spoken in mockage, as mē are wont to say in sport of a very foolishe and ignoraunt persone, that hee is apte as well in conditions as in knowledge: being apt in dede in nether of them both. MarginaliaThe sacrifice of the masse profiteth aswell the lyuyng as the dead that is nere nother. There is also a doubt in the woorde Propitiabile: whether it signify here that which taketh away synne, or that whiche maye bee made auaylable for the takyng away of sinne: that is to say, whether it is to be taken in the actiue or in the passiue signification.

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Now the falsenes of the proposition, after the meaning of the scholemē, & the Romish church, and impietie in that sense whiche the woordes seme to import, is this: that they leanyng to the foundation and thyr fonde transubstantiation, would make the quick & liuely body of Christs fleshe vnited and knit to the diuinitie) to lurke vnder the accidentes and outwarde shewes of bread and wine, whiche is very false as I haue saide afore: and they buildyng vpon this foundation, doe holde that the same body is offered vnto god by the priest in his daily massinges, to put away the sinnes of the quicke and the dead. Whereas by the Apostle to the Hebrues it is euident that there is but one oblation, and one true and liuely sacrifice of the Church offred vpon the altare of the crosse, which was, is, and shalbee for euer, the propiciation for the sinnes of the whole world: and wher there is remission of the same, ther is (saith the apostle) nomore offring for synne.

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The confirmation of this aunswere.

Marginalia1 The firste argument. WHere there is no meete priest to offer a sacrifice  

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The first and second syllogisms of Ridley's arguments confirming his answer to the third proposition are recast to change what were oral arguments into more correct and logically balanced syllogisms (cf. 1563, p. 962 with 1570, p. 1611; 1576, p. 1374; 1583, p. 1445).

The fifth syllogism of Ridley's arguments confirming his third proposition was recast for the same reason (cf. 1563, p. 962 with 1570, p. 1611; 1576, p. 1374; 1583, p. 1445).

propitiable ther cā no such sacrifice be offered.

MarginaliaHebru. 5.But there is no mete priest for that office, but Christ alone.

Ergo suche a sacrifice cannot be offered of the priestes in theyr dailye Masses. The seconde parte of my argument is thus proued,

The office of offeryng is a great honour.

But no man ought to take vnto hymselfe this honour, but he that is called therto of God: and no man is called therto but onely Christe oure sauiour.

Ergo it foloweth that no manne but Christe alone can offer the same. That no man is called to this degree of honour, but Christe alone, it is euydent: MarginaliaTwo orders onely of Priestehoode. For there are but twoo onely orders of Priesthode, allowed in the woorde of God: namelye the order of Aaron and the order of Melchisedech: MarginaliaHebru. 7. but nowe the order of Aaron is come to an ende, by reason that it was vnprofitable, and weake: and of the order of Melchisedech there is but one priest alone, euē Christ

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the lorde, whiche hath a priesthode that cannot passe to any other.

Marginalia2THat thyng is in vayn and to no effect, where no necessitie is, whrefore it is done.

But there is no suche necessitye to offer vp anye more sacrifice propitiatorye for the quicke and the dead: MarginaliaHebru. 9. For Christ oure sauiour dyd that fully and perfectly once for al.

Ergo to dooe the same in the masse, it is in vayne.

Marginalia3AFter that eternall redemption is found and obteyned, ther nedeth no more daily offryng for the same.

MarginaliaHebru. 9.But Christe commyng an hygh bishoppe. &c. found and obteined for vs eternal redemption.

Ergo there nedeth now no more daily oblatiō for the synnes of the quicke and the dead.

Marginalia4 Hebru. 9. WIthout shedding of bloude there is no remission of synnes.

But in the masse there is no sheding of bloud

Ergo in the Masse there is no remission of synnes: and so it foloweth also that there is no propitiatory sacrifice.

Marginalia5IN the Masse the passion of Christe is not in veritie, but in a mistery represētyng the same: yea euen there where the Lordes supper is duely ministred.

But where Christe suffereth not, there is he not offered in verity: For the Apostle sayth, not that he might offer vp himself often tymes (for then muste he haue suffered often tymes sith the begynning of the world: MarginaliaHebru 9. nowe where Christ is not offered, there is no propitiatory sacrifice.

Ergo, in the Masse there is no propitiatorye sacrifice: For Christ appeared once in the latter ende of the world, to put sinne to flyght, by the offering vp of himselfe: MarginaliaHebru. 9. and as it is appoynted to all men that they shall once dye, and then cōmeth the iudgement: euen so Christe was once offered to take away the synnes of many. And vnto them that looke for hym, shall he appeare againe without sin vnto saluation.

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Marginalia6WHere ther is any sacrifyce that can make the cōmers therunto perfect, ther ought men to ceasse from offryng any moe expiatory and propitiatory sacrifices. MarginaliaHebru. 9.

But in the new testament there is one onely sacrifice now already, long since offred, which is hable to make the commers therto perfect for euer.

Ergo in the newe testamente they oughte to ceasse from offeryng any more propitiatory sacrifice.

¶ The sentences of the scripture which folow, tende altogether to the same end and purpose, out of the whiche also maye bee gathered moste playne and manifest argumentes.

BY the whiche wyll (sayeth the Apostle MarginaliaHebru. 10) we are sanctifyed by the offeryng vp of the body of Iesus Christe once for all. And in the same place: but this manne, after that he hadde offered one sacrifice for synne, sitteth for euer at the right hande of God &c

For with one offeryng hath he made perfect for euer them that are sanctifyed, MarginaliaHebru. 10 and by hymselfe hath he purged our synnes. I besech you to marke this woorde by himselfe, the whyche well weyghed, wyll wythoute doubte ceasse all controuersy.

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