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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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1639 [1558]

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fer so notable a wrong done to his godly preachers, vnreuēged. Afterward, when he came to the condemnacion (which we tolde you in the former action was pronounced by Perne the Vicechauncellor, in the name of them all) being somewhat more moued at the matter, he admonished them how much it stood them in hand, to vse greate circumspectnesse, what they decreed vpon any man by theyr voyces, in admitting or reiecting any man to the promotions & degrees of thuniuersity. For that which should take his authority from them, should be a great preiudice to al thother multitude, which (for thopiniō that it had of their doctrine, iudgement, allowance, and knowledge) did thinke nothing but well of them. For it would com to passe, that if they would bestow their promotions vpō none but meete persons, and let the vnmete go as they come, both the commō wealth should receiue much commodity and profite by them, and besides that they should highly please God. But if they persisted to be negligent in doing therof, they shold greuously endōmage the common weale, and worthely worke theyr own shame and reproch. Ouer and besides that they shold gretly offende the maiestye of God, whose commaundement (not to beare false witnes) they should in so doing breake and violate.

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In the meane while that he was speakinge these and many other thinges before his audience, many of thuniuersity, to set out and defend Bucer withal, beset the walles of the Church and Church porch on both sides with verses, some in Latin, some in Greeke, & some in Englysh, in the which they made a manyfest declaration how they were minded both toward Bucer and Phagius. Finally, when his sermon was ended, they made common supplication and prayers. After thankes rendred to God for many other thinges, but in especially for restoring of the true and sincere religion, euery man departed his way.

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For as muche as mencion hath not beene made of the death of the worthy and famous clerke, Martin Bucer, and of the burninge of his bones after his death, it shall not bee vnfruitful, as the place here serueth, to induce þe testimonye or epitaphe of Doctor Redman which came not yet in print, 

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Numerous Latin verses in honour of Bucer were published in the Historia vera (fos. 167v-194), yet Foxe chose to print one poem which was not published in this collection. The reason was that Redman, who was Cuthbert Tunstall's nephew, was highly admired in Cambridge both for his scholarship and the holiness of his life. He was also highly regarded byboth protestants and catholics, each of whom regarded Redman as essentially of their persuasion. (See Ashley Null, 'John Redman, the Gentle Ambler' in Westminster Abbey Reformed, 1540-1640, ed. C. S. Knighton and Richard Mortimer [Aldershot: 2003], pp. 38-74).

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vpon the decesse of that man.

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The Epitaphe of funeral verse of D. Redman, vpon the death of Mayster Bucer.

ET tu liuor edax procul hinc abscede maligna,
facessito inuidentia,
Et procul hinc nemesis, procul hinc et Momus ab-
labes luesq̀ mentium, (esto,
Dæmonibus similes homines quæ redditis, almani
fœdatis atque imaginem
Quam nostro impreßit generi pater ille supremus,
similes sui dum nos creat:

Contemptrix odij et mendacis nescia fuci
Adesto sancta Vertias.
Dicito quis qualisq̀, elatum funere nuper
quem vidimus tam flebili?
Est inquam misera hac defunctus luce Bucerus,
lux literati & duc Chori,
Doctrinæ radios qui totum solis ad instar
misit per orbem splendidos.
Hunc diræ nuper sublatum vulnere mortis
lugubre flet Gymnasium,
Et pullata gemit mærens schola Cantabrigensis
orbata claro sydere.
Ergo, quasi obstructo doctrinæ fonte, querelas
precesque nunc fundit.
Agnoscit nunquam se talem habuisse magistrum
ex quo sit olim condita.
Non vnquam Cathedræ gauisa est præside tanto,
tam nobili & claro duce.
Cuius & ingenii et doctrinæ munera, summum
virtutis ornauerat decus,
Integritas morum, grauitas, prudentia, sermo
semper dei laudem sonans,
Et sale conditus, qualem vult esse piorum
Apostoli sententia.
Acceßit zelus feruens & præsule dignus,
peccata semper arguens.
Nunquam desidiæ, aut languori deditus,
vllum indulsit otium sibi.
Credibile est nimio fatum accelerasse labore,
prodesse cunctis dum studet.
Sed frustra laudes angusto carmine nitor
tam copiosas claudere.
Ergo Bucere, scholæ & suggestus gloria sacri,
valeto etiam vel mortuus.
æternum in superis fælix iam viuito regnis,
exutus etsi corporis
Terrenis spoliis huius, miseri atque caduci:
Quod est sepulchro conditum
Christus depositum reddet cum fænore magno,
Iudex breui quum venerit.

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The despightful handlyng and madnes of the Papistes toward Peter Martyrs wyfe at Oxford, taken vp from her graue, at the commaundement of Cardinall Poole and after buryed in a dunghyl. 
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The account of the exhumation of Catherine Martyr is in the Historia vera (pp. 197-203) but it was not included in Golding's translation. Foxe made his own translation of this account from the Historia vera.

MarginaliaThe takåg vp of Peter Martyrs wiues bones.LIke crueltye was also declared vppon the dead bodye of Peter Martirs wife, an honest, graue, and sober Matrone, whyle shee lyued, and of poore people alwayes a great helper, as many that be dwellyng at Oxford can yet testify. In the yeare of our Lord. 1552. she departed this lyfe, wyth great sorrowe of all those needye persons, whose necessities many tymes and often shee had liberally eased and relieued. Nowe when Brokes byshop of Gloucestre, Nicholas Ormanet Datarye, Robert Morwen President of Corpus Christi College, Cole and Wright Doctours of the Ciuill lawe, came thither as the Cardinals Visitours, they amonge other thynges had in Commission to take vp thys good woman agayne out of her graue, and to

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