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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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Moreouer at his comminge into the towne of Lewes to be burned, the people called vpon him, beseching God to strengthen hym in the faithe of Iesus Christe. He thanked them and prayed vnto God, that of his mercie he woulde strengthen them in the lyke faithe. And when he came to the signe of the Starre, the people drewe neare vnto him, where the Sherife said that he had founde him a faithfull man in all his aunsweres. And as he came to the stake, he kneled downe and made his prayers, and the Sherife made haste. Then his boke was throwen into the barrell, and when he had stripte him selfe (as a ioyfull member of God,) he wēt into the barrell him selfe. And as sone as euer he came in, he toke vp the boke and threw it among the people, and then the Sherife commaunded in the King and Queenes name, in payne of death, to throwe in the booke againe. And immediatly, that faithfull member spake with a ioyfull voyce. Deare brethren and systeren, witnesse to you all, that I am come to seale with Iesus Christe his gospell, for because I knowe that it is true: it is not vnknowen vnto all you, but that it hath been truely preached here in Lewes, and in all places of England, and nowe it is not: and for because that I will not denie here Gods Gospell, and be obedient to mans lawes, I am condemned to die: Deare brethren and sisterne, as many of you as doe beleue vpon the father, the sonne, & the holye ghoste, vnto euerlastynge life, see you dooe the workes apparteining to þe same. And as many of you as doe beleue vppon the Pope of Rome, or any of his lawes, whiche he settes forth in these dayes, you dooe beleue to your vtter cōdemnation, and except the great mercie of God, you burne in hell perpetually. Immediatly the sherife spake vnto him, and sayde: if thou dost not beleue on the Pope MarginaliaWher find ye that in the Crede, to beleue on the Pope? thou art dampned bodie and soule. And farther the sherife sayde vnto him: speake to thy God, that he may deliuer the nowe, or els to stryke me down to the example of this people, MarginaliaHorrible blaspemy. but this faythfull member sayde, the Lorde forgeue you your sayinges. And then the faithfull member spake againe to all the people there present, with a loude voyce saying: dere brethren, and all you whome I haue offended in woordes or in dede, I aske you for the Lordes sake to forgeue me, and I hartely forgeue all you, whiche hath offended me in thought, worde, or deade. And he sayde further in his prayer, oh Lord my God, thou hast written: he that wyll not forsake wyfe, children, house, and all that euer he hath, and take vp thy crosse and followe thee, is not worthy of thee. But thou lord knowest that I haue forsakē all to come vnto thee, lord haue mercy vpon me, for vnto thee I commend my spirite: and my soule doth reioyce in thee. These were þe last wordes of that faithful mē-

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ber of Christe, before the fier was put to hym. And afterward that the fier came to him, he cried: oh Lord haue mercie vpon me, and sprōg vp in the fier, calling vpon the name of Iesus, and so ended.

Thomas Iueson. 
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The Martyrdom of Thomas Iveson

The only thing that the Rerum related about Iveson was a note stating that 'Thomas Everson' was burned in July 1555 (p. 510). Foxe's entire account of Iveson, based entirely on official records which are now lost, was first printed in the 1563 edition. It was reprinted without change in subsequent editions.

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MarginaliaTh. IuesonAT Chichester, about the same moneth, was burned one Thomas Iueson of Godstone in the countie of Surrey, Carpenter, whose apprehension, examination, and condēnation, (for as muche as it was at one time, & in one forme, with Dericke Karuer, and Iohn Launder) I do here omitte, referring the reader to their historie and processe before mentioned, sauing onely this his seuerall confession, and priuate aunsweres made before byshoppe Boner at his last examination in the consistory, who being diuerslye traueled withall to recant, sayde in this wyse: I would not recant & forsake my opinion & beliefe, for all the goods in London. I doe appeale to Gods mercie, and wyllbe none of your churche, nor submitte my selfe to the same: and that I haue sayde, I will saye agayne. And if there came an Aungel frō heauen, to teache me any other doctrine, then that whiche I am in nowe, I woulde not beleue him. Which aunswer thus made, he was condempned as an heretike, and with the same persons was committed to the seculer power (as they terme it) and at the place aboue mencioned was burned: perseuering styll in his cōstant fayth vnto thende.

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The aunsweres of Thomas Iueson, made to certayne obiections of Boner Byshoppe of London, in a chamber at his house, in the moneth of Iuly.

Marginalia1 MarginaliaAnswers of Thomas Iueson.FIrst he beleueth, that there is but one catholyke, vniuersal and whole church of Christ, through the whole worlde, whiche hathe and holdeth the true faythe, and all the necessarie articles of Christen belief, and all the Sacramentes of Christe, with the true vse, and administration of the same.

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Marginalia2.Item, he beleueth that he is necessarely boūden to beleue and geue credit, in all the sayde faith, articles of the belief, religion, and the sacramentes of Christe, and the administration of the same, vnto the sayde catholyke churche, vnder the payne of dampnation of his soule.

Marginalia3Item, he beleueth that that faythe, religion, and administration of Sacramentes, whiche is nowe beleued, vsed, taught, and set forth, in this our churche of England, is not agreing with the truthe and fayth of Christe, nor with the faithe of the sayde catholyke and vniuersal churche of Christe, and that the fayth, religiō, and administratiō of sacramtēs, vsed in al the churches in Europe, accordyngly as it is now in Englande, is not agreing with the truthe and fayth of Christe.

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