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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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you should not report of me, þt I beleue to be saued in that I offer my selfe here vnto the death for the Lordes cause, but I beleue onely to be saued by the death of Christes passion: and this my death is & shalbe a witnes of my faith vnto you al here of the same. Good people: as many of you as beleue as I beleue, pray for me. then she came to the stake & laid her hand on it, & said: welcome the crosse of Christ,which being done, she loking on her hande, & seing it blacked with the stake, wiped it vpon her smock. for she was burnt at þe same stake, that Symon Myller & Elisabeth Coper was burned at. Thē after she had touched it with her hand, she cam & kissed it, & said: welcom the swete cross of Christ, & so gaue her selfe to be bound therto. After the tormentors had kindled the fire to her, she said. My soule dothe magnifie the Lord, and my spirite reioyce in God my sauiour, and in so saying she set her hāds together right against her brest, casting her eyes & head upward, and so stode heauing vp her hands by litle and litle, tyll the very synowes of her armes brast in sonder, & then they fel: but she yelded her life vnto the lord as quietly as she had been in a slomber, or as one feling no pain: so wonderfull did the Lord worke wt her. his name therfore be praysed for euer more, Amen.

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The maner of the apprehension and death of maistris Ioyce Lewys, wyfe to Thomas Lewys of Mancetter, most constantly suffering for Gods word, at Lichefield. 
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Joyce Lewes

The entire account of Lewes' martyrdom appears in the 1563 edition. It is based on the testimony of an informant or informants; perhaps one of the Glovers, perhaps Augustine Bernher or perhaps someone else. It was unchanged in subsequent editions. It is worth noting that although Foxe had copies of some of the official documents of Lewes' case, he made no use of them.

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MarginaliaSeptember 10.MAstres Ioice Lewis a gētle womā born, was delicatly brought vp in the pleasurs of the world, hauing delight in gay apparel, & such like folishnes, With the which follies the most part of the gētle folkes of Englād were then and are yet infect. In the beginning of Quene Maries time, she went to the churche and heard masse as others did: but when she heard of the burning of that most godly & learned maister Laurence Sanders, who suffered in Couētrie, she begonne to take more hede to the matter, and inquired earnestly of such as she knewe feared god, the cause of his death: and when she perceiued it was because he refused to receiue the masse, she began to be troubled in conscience and waxed very vnquiet. And because her house was euen hard by maister MarginaliaM. Iohn Glouer a godly cōfessor of christIohn Glouers house, of whom menciō was made before, pag. 1273 (a man of blessed memory, and of a singular example, for his vnfained godlines and manifold troubles he suffred for the gospel) She did often times resort to him, and desired him to tel her þe faults that wer in the masse, and other thnigs that at that time were urged as necessary to saluation. Nowe he perceiuing bothe her vnquiet minde, and also the desire she had to know the truth, did most diligētly instruct her in the wayes of the Lord, approuing vnto her out of gods holy word, that the masse with all other papistical inuentions, was odious in Gods sight, MarginaliaMaistres Lewes conuerted by Iohn Glouer.& besides this, reproued her for that she delited in the vanities of this world so much: by the whiche godly counsell geuen by him, it happened that she begā to wax wery of the world throughly sorowful for her sinnes, being inflamed with the loue of

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god, and desirous to serue him accordinge to his word, purposing also to flie from those things the whiche did displease the lord her god. And because she had learned the masse to be euil & abhominable, she began to hate it. And when at a time she was compelled by the furiousnes of her husband, to come to the church, at the same time whē the holy water was cast, MarginaliaMaistres Lewes refused to take holy water.she turned her back towardes it, and shewed her self to be displeased with their blasphemous holy water, iniurious to the bloud of Christe: wherupon she was accused before the bishop for the despising their sacramētals. Immediatly a Citatiō was sent for her to her husbands house to appere before my Lord MarginaliaThis bishop was called Raufe Bane. incontinently. The Sumner that brought the Citation, deliuered it to her husband, who loked vpon it, & perceiuing what it was, was moued with āger willing the Sumner either to take the Citatiō with him again, or els he wold make him to eate the same: the Sūner refused to take it again, for he thought no man durst haue been so bolde to trouble him. but in the ende Lewys compelled the said Sumner to eate the Citation in dede, MarginaliaThe sōner made to eate his citatiō.by setting a dagger to his hart: and whē he had eaten the same, he caused him to drinke, & so sent him his waye. But immediatly after, the said Lewis with his wife, wer cōmaunded to appere before my Lord, when the said Lewys by and by submitted him self, MarginaliaMaster Lewes submitted him selfe. and desired my Lord to be good to him, excusing himself after the best fashion he could. Wherupon my lord was content to receiue his submission with condition that his wife should submit her self also. but she stoutly told the byshop that by refusing of the holy water, she had neither offended god nor any part of his lawes: at the which thing the B. being greuously offended (and because she was a gentle woman, he wold not take her at the worst, as he said) gaue her one moneth respite, binding her husband in a C. li. to bring her again vnto him at the monethes end, & so they wer both let go.

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When they came to their owne house, the sayde maystres Lewes gaue her selfe to most diligent prayer and inuocatinge of the name of god, resorting continually to the aboue named man of god maister Iohn Glouer, who did most diligentlye instruct her with gods word, willinge her in any wise not to meddle with that matter in respecte of vayn glory, or to get her selfe a name, shewing her the greate daungers she was like to caste her selfe in, if she should meddle in gods matters, contrary then Christe doth teache. When the moneth was now almost expired, and the time at hād that she should be brought before the bishop, her husband being aduertised by the said maister Glouer and others, not to cary her to the bishoppe, but to seke some wayes to saue her (of if the worst should come) to be contente to forfet so much mony rather then to caste his owne wife into the fire, he aunswered he would not lose or forfet anye thinge for her sake, and so lyke a murtherer of his own wife caried her to the bloudy bishoppe, where she was examined, & found more stout then she was before death was threatned. And to beginne withall, she was sent to such a stincking prison, that a certeine mayd which was appoynted to kepe her company, did swoūd 

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in the same prison. being thus kept in prison, and oftentimes examined, and euer foūd stout, at the length she was brought in iudgment and pronounced an heretik, worthy to be burned. But here is to be noted whē the bishop reasoned with her why she would not come to the masse, & receiue the sacraments, and sacramentals of holy

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