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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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haue no iust cause to excommunicate me: and therfore if you do condemne me, you will be condemned in hell, if you repente not: and I prayse God, I am not afrayed to dye for gods sake, if I had a hundred liues.

winches. For gods sake? nay for the deuilles sake. for thou saiest thou art not afraid to dye. No more was Iudas that hanged him self, as thou wilt kill thy selfe wilfully, because thou wilt not be ruled.

Wood. Nay I defy the deuil, Iudas and all their members. And Iudas fleshe was not afrayd, but his spirit & conscience was afraid, and therfore dispayred, and honge hym selfe. But I prayse God, I fele lothsomnes in my fleshe to die, but a ioyfull conscience and a willing mynde therto. Wherfore my fleashe is subdued to it, I prayse God: and therfore I am not afrayd of death.

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Chich. Woodman, for Gods sake be ruled. you know what you sayd to me at my house. I could saye more if I would.

VVood. Say what you can: the most fault that you found in mee was, because I praised the liuing God, and because I sayde, I praise God, and the God the which you ought to be ashamed of, if you haue any grace. For I told you where the wordes were wrytten.

winches. Well: howe say you? will you confesse that Iudas receaued the body of Christ vnworthely? tell mee plainly.

woodman. My Lord, if you, or any of you al can proue before all this audience, in al the bible, that any man euer eate the body of Christ vnworthely, then I wilbe with you in al thinges, that you wyll demaund of me, of the which matter I desire al this people to be witnes.

Priest. Wil you so? then we shall agre well inough. Saint Paule sayth so.

wood. I praye you where sayth hee so? rehearse the wordes.

priest. In the. xi. of the first to the Corinthians, he sayth: who so eateth of this bread, and drinketh of this cuppe vnworthely, eateth & drinketh his owne dampnation, because hee maketh no difference of the Lords body.

wood. Doth these woords proue that Iudas eate the body of Christe vnworthely? I praye you let me say them. (They were contented:) These be the wordes euen that you sayd: (good people) herken wel to them. Who so eateth of this bread, and drinketh of this Cuppe vnworthely. He sayth not who so eatethe of this body vnworthely, or drinketh of this blood vnworthely. But he sayth: who so eateth of this bread, and drinketh of this cup vnworthely, (which is the sacrament) eateth and drinketh his owne dampnation, because he maketh no difference of the sacramente, þt representeth the Lordes body, and other bread

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and drinke. Here good people, you may al see they are not able to proue their sayinges true. Wherfore I cannot beleue thē, in any thinge that they do.

win. Thou art a ranke hereticke in deede. Art thou an expounder? Nowe I will reade sentence against the.

wood. Iudge not, least you be iudged. For as you haue iudged mee, you bee your selfe. (Then he red the sentence). why said I? wyl you rede the sentence agaynst me, and cannot tell wherfore?

win. Thou arte an hereticke, and therfore thou shalte be excommunicated.

wood. I am no hereticke. I take heauen and earth to witnes, I defie al heretickes: and yf you condeme me, you wil be dammned, if you repent it not. But God geue you grace to repent al, if it be his wil: and so he red foorth the sentence in latin. But what he sayd, God knoweth, & not I. God be iudge betwene them & me. Whē he had don, I wold haue talked my minde to them: but they cried away, awaye with him. So I was caried to the Martialsea agayne, where I am, and shalbe as longe as it shall please God. And I prayse God moste hartelye, that euer he hath elected, and predestinated mee to come to so high dignity, as to beare rebuke for his names sake: his name be praysed therfore, for euer and euer, amen.

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The seconde examynation of Richarde Woodman before the byshop of Chichister, two of his chaplaines (and Doctor Story at the laste came to vs) the. xxvii. day of Aprill. 
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A manuscript copy of the first two-thirds of this examination survives among Foxe's papers: BL, Harley MS 425, fos. 102r-103v.

FYrst, I was sent for to þe Marshalse by Doctor Story, and was caried to hys house besides Saynt Nicholas Shambles: and when I had spoken to him, he sent me to the byshop of Chichester and sayde hee woulde come to hym hys selfe strayght waye: and when wee were in the byshoppes hall, wee had not taried long, but the Byshop sent for mee: and when I came before him, I did my duty to him as much as I could. Then sayd the Byshop.

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Chiches. You be welcom: how do you nowe?

VVood. Well, I prayse God, thankinge your Lordship for the gentell talke that you had with mee at my last departing from you.

Chiches. Well goodman Wodman, I haue sente for you of loue, and good wyll that I bare vnto you, to talk with you: and I would haue you tel mee your mynde in fewe words. For in deede the last tyme that I talked with you, our talk was so long, þt I fel into a great drieth therby, and haue bene the worse in my body euer since. Wherefore I pray you shew mee your minde briefly in those particular matters, that I shall demaunde of you, according to your promise that you made whē you

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