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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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1648 [1567]

Thus hetherto ye haue heard and seen howe this meeke flock of Christes members were brought vp in bandes to London. Nowe the counsell & the bishops perceiuing the number, & fearåg belike to put thē to death being so many together, lest some disturbaūce might ryse peraduenture vpon the same among the people, decreed so with them selues, that they shoulde make their submission or confession, as they would them selues, and so to be dismissed: the copie of whiche their submission was this.

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¶ Their submission or confession.

BEcause our sauiour Christe at his last supper tooke breade, and when he hadde geuen thankes, he brake it, and gaue it vnto his disciples & sayde: take eate, this is my body whiche is geuen for you, this do in the remembraunce of me. Therfore according to the words of our sauiour Iesus Christe, we doe beleue in the sacrament, to be Christes body. And lykewyse he toke the cuppe, gaue thankes, and gaue it to his disciples and sayde, this is my bloud of the newe testament, whiche is shed for many. Therefore lykewyse we dooe beleue that it is the bloud of Christe, accordynge as Christes church doth minister the same, vnto the which catholique churche of Christe, we doe in this lyke, as in all other matters submit our selues, promysing therein to lyue as it becometh good Christen men, and here in this realme to vse our selues as it becometh faythfull subiectes vnto our moste graciouse kyng and Quene, & to al other superiors, both spirituall and temporall, according to our bounden duties.

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Iohn Atkine, Alyn Symson, Richard George, Thomas Fyrefanne, William Munt, Rychard Iolye, Rycharde Gratwycke, Thomas Wynsley, Rychard Rothe, Richard Clearke, Stephan Glouer, Robert Colman, Thomas Merse, William Bongeor, Robert Bercock, Margeret Hide, Elyn Ewring, Christiā Pepper, Margeret Feld, Alice Munt, Ioane Winsley, Cysly Warren, Rose Alin, Anne Whitlock, George Barker, Iohn Saxbye, Thomas Locker, Alice Locker.

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The death and martyrdome of Thomas Loseby, Henry Ramsey, Thomas Thirtel, Margaret Hyde, and Agnes Stanley, burned at one fyre in Smithfield, the 12. day of Apryll. 
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Five Burned at Smithfield

This complete account first appeared in the 1563 edition and was based on the records of the London diocese. The opening passages of this account were deleted from the 1570 edition, otherwise this account was unchanged.

MarginaliaAprill. 12.THe learned beyng by this tyme (in a maner all) dispatched in the furious rage of persecutiō, we nowe haue litle or small matter, to wryte touching the other seely shepe and symple lambes of Christe his flock (yet remayning behynd) vpon whom they satisfied styll their bloud thursty & slaugh

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terous affections. I thought it therfore not beside the matter, to admonyshe the Reader, to iudge of them, and of suche others before specified, as of the deare elect chyldren and true martyrs of God, Marginalia1. Cor. 2. by whose simplicitie the mercifull wysdome and myghtie power of God was more manifested and shewed, who hath chosen in them the foolyshe and weake thinges of this worlde, to confounde the wyse and myghtie ones, and thynges that are not, to brynge to naught thynges that are. And as touthynge those of whome there is no matter mencioned in this historie,  

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Foxe probably deleted these passages from the 1570 edition because they conceded a point alleged by Nicholas Harpsfield. and other catholic critics of Foxe - that some of the Marian martyrs confessed to beliefs that protestants would have regarded as unorthodox.

as occasions of their death, for that none as yet came to my handes, this one sure and only cause is certainly to be adiudged generally to them, that it was for the syncere profession of Christes Gospell. And as for the reste, of whome out of the Registers notes, somewhat is and shalbe sayde, though there maye sometyme appeare in their aunsweres & confessions to the Byshops and others, before whome they were examined, a certen ignorāce and lacke of knowlege in some poyntes, which for the moste parte is made worse by the vnfaythfull dealing of the Registers, neuerthelesse this is to be wayed and truly considered, that in the chiefe and principall grounde and foundation of their religion and faythe they swarued not, laying Iesus Christ for their corner stone, as the moste perfect proppe and sure foundation of their building. Vpon whome al beit it semeth they buylt sometime through ignoraunce, stouble or haye (& the rather through the Papistes craftie couching of their interrogatories) yet that beyng consumed by the fire of Gods holy spirite, they them selues through the same spirite abyde stil both saulfe and sure. Marginalia1. Cor. 3.And therfore in hope of this charitable & true iudgement, I will proceade to the prosecuting of our historie, wherein you shall vnderstande (the persecution yet continuing) there were about the xii. daye of Aprill. An. 1557. these fyue burned at Lōdō in Smithfield, vz. MarginaliaMartyrs.

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Thomas Loseby.
Henry Ramsey.
Thomas Thyrtell.
Margaret Hyde, &
Agnes Stanley.

Who being, some by the Lord Riche, some by other Iustices of peace, and constables, (their owne neyghbours) at the first accused, and apprehended for not comming to their parishe churches, were in the ende sent vnto Boner Byshop of London, and by his commaundement the xxvii. daye of Ianuary, were examined before Doctor Darbyshyer, then Chauncelor to the sayde Byshop, vpon these former generall articles mencioned, Pag. 1451. whose aunsweres thereunto were, that as they confessed there was one true & catholique church,

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