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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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ousnes through the faith which he had in the promise of the womans seede. So did Abell, Seth, Henoch, and Noe, with faithfull Abraham, Isaac, and Iacob, and the rest of the faithfull vntill Christes tyme, as saynt Paule sayeth: they did all eate of one spiritual meate, and did all drinke of one maner of spirituall drinke. Marginalia1. Cori. 10. They did drink of that spirituall rocke that folowed thē, which rocke was Christ, þt saueth vs. And when the tyme was full come, MarginaliaGala. 4God sente his sonne made of a woman, that is, he tooke flesh of the virgin Marye, and becam man, not the shadow of a man, nor a fantasticall man, as some falsely fayne, but a verye naturall man in all pointes, sinne onelye excepted, which god and man is Christ the promised womans seede. This Christ was here conuersaunt among men, for the space of thirtye yeares and more, and when the tyme was come, that he should go to his father, MarginaliaLuke. 22.he gaue vnto vs the misterye of oure redemption, that we through faith shoulde eate his bodye, and drincke his bloude, that we myghte feede on him throughe faith to the ende of the worlde. Marginalia1. Cor. 11. After this Christ offered vppe his bodye on the crosse, to pacify his father, and to deliuer vs frō the thraldom of the deuil, in the which we were, through sinne original and actual. MarginaliaHeb. 10.And with that one sacrifice of his body once offered on the crosse, he hath made perfecte for euer al them that ar sanctified. He descended in to hell, the thirde daye he rose againe from death, and was conuersaunt at certayn times with his disciples, for the space of fourty daies: after, he rose frō death. Then in the sight of all his disciples he ascended into heauen, and as his disiples stoode looking vpward, MarginaliaActes. 1. and beholding him how he went into heauen, two men stoode by them in white apparell, which also sayde: ye men of Galylye, why stand ye gasing vp into heauen? This same Iesus which is taken vp frō you into heauen, shal so come euen as ye haue seene him go into heauen. MarginaliaActes. 3.S. Peter also sayth that the heauens must receiue hym, vntil the tyme that al thinges which god hath spoken by the mouth of al his prophetes since the world beganne, be restored againe, which is the latter day, when he shall come to iudge the quick and the deade. I do beleue in the holye ghost, which is the spirit of God, proceding from the father and the sonne, which holy spirite is one God with them. I beleue that ther is an holye churche, which is the companye of the faithful and elect people of God, dispersed abrode throughout all the worlde, which holy churche or congregation MarginaliaMath. 24.doth not looke for Christ here, nor Christe there, neither in the desert, nor in the secret places, wherof Christ warneth vs, but as saint Paule sayth, MarginaliaColloss. 3. in heauen: wher he sitteth on the righte hand of God the father: they set their affections on things

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that are aboue, & not on thinges, which are on earth. For they are deade concerninge the thinges of this worlde, and their life is hidde with Christ in God: & when Christ which is their life shall shewe him selfe, then shall they also appeare with him in glorye. I beleue that there is a communion of saintes, euen that felowship of the faithfull people which are dyspersed abrod throughout al the whole world, and are of one mynd: they follow Christ their heade, they loue one an other as Christ loued them, and are knitte together in one, euen in christ, which church, or congregation hath forgeuenes of sinnes through Christ, and shal enter without spotte before the face of God into his glory. For as Christ being their head hath entred pure and cleane, so they entring by him shalbe like him in glory. And I am certayne & sure that all they which do dye, shal rise again and receaue their bodies. In them shal they se Christ come in his glory, to iudge the quicke and the deade. At whose comming all menne shal appeare and geue a reckoning of their doinges: he shal seperate the good from the bad, MarginaliaMath. 25. he shall saye to them which are his elect: come ye blessed of my father, enherite the kingdome prepared for you frō the beginning: but to the other that haue alwayes resisted his will, he shal saye: departe from me ye cursed into euer lasting fire, which is prepared for the deuill and his angels.

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Thus haue I brieflye declared my fayth, which were no fayth at all if I were in doubt of it. This faith therefore I desyre God to encrease in me. Prayse God for his gyftes.

And thus haue you the martirdom with the confession of this blessed man and wittnes of the Lords truth, who for that, gaue his life as is before declared.

The martyrdome of Robert Samuell Preacher, suffering for the true defence of Christes Gospell. 
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Martyrdom of Robert Samuel

The full account of Robert Samuel's background, arrest, visions and martyrdom appeared in the Rerum along with the mentions of the martyrdom of Agnes Potten and Joan Trunchfield (pp. 523-25). This material was reprinted without change in the 1563 edition. Details, particularly the names of people involved, were added in the 1570 edition; after this the account of Samuel's martyrdom was unchanged. Foxe built this account on the testimony of protestantsfrom Ipswich whose accounts he obtained during his exile, particularly Rose Nottingham whom he cited as a source.

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MarginaliaM. Foster Iustice, a persecutour of Christes people.MAister Foster Iustice, dwelling at Cobdocke, in the county of Suffolk, & a litle from Ipswiche, being in continuall hatred against the truth, & the professors of the same, did not onely, not cease day nor night, to study to bring those in thrall & captiuity, that were honest, and honestly fauoured religion, but also whosoeuer they were that wer once in his clawes, they easely escaped not, without clog of conscience, or by the losse of lyfe: so geedye was he of bloud. Among many whom he had troubled, there was one Samuel in king Edwards daies, a very godly and honest man, who for his valiant & constant behauiour in his sermōs, semeth worthy of high admiration. He was Minister at Barholt in Suffolk, wher he taught faythfully and fruitfully that flocke, þt the Lord had cōitted to his charge, so long as the time woulde suffer him to doo

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