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Thematic Divisions in Book 5
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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also aduisedly spoken, that which is contayned in the sayd former fourth article, laste before specified.

Marginalia6.Sixtly, that he had spoken agaynst the Byshop of Rome, with the sea and churche of the same, and also agaynst the seuen sacramentes and other ceremonies and ordinaunces of the same church, vsed then within this Realme.

Marginalia7.Seuenthly, that he had allowed and commended the opinions and faithe of M. Cranmer, Ridley, Latimer, and others of late burned within this Realme, & beleued that their opinions were good and godly.

Marginalia8.Eightly, that he had diuers times affirmed that the religion vsed within this Realme at the time of his apprehensiō, was nether good nor agreable to gods word, and that he could not conforme him selfe therunto.

Marginalia9.Ninthly, that he had affirmed, that the boke of common prayer set fourth in the reigne of King Edwarde the vi. was in al parts good and godly: and that the said Raufe and his cōpany prisoners, did daylye vse amongs them selues in prison some part of the same boke.

Marginalia10.Tenthlye, that he had affirmed, that if he were oute of prisonne, he woulde not come to masse, matins, or Euensong, nor beare taper, candel, or Palme, nor goo in procession, nor would receaue holy water, holy bread, ashes, or pax, nor any other ceremonie of the churche then vsed within this Realme.

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Marginalia11.Eleuenthly, that he had affirmed, that if he were at liberty he would not confesse hys sins to any priest, nor receiue absolution of hym: nor yet would receaue the sacrament of the alter, as it was then vsed.

Marginalia12.Twelfly, that he had affirmed, that prayinge to saintes and prayers for the dead, were nether good, nor profitable, and that a man is not bound to fast and praye, but at his owne will and pleasure, nether that it is lawfull to reserue the sacrament or to worship it.

Marginalia13.Thirtenthly, that the saide Allerton hath according to these his affirmations, abstained and refused to come vnto his parish churche euer sithens the tenth day of Ianuary last, or to vse, receaue, or allowe any ceremonies, sacramentes, or other rites, then vsed in the churche.

To all these articles he answered affirmatiuely, denieng precisely none of them: sauing to this clause conteined in the xii. article, that a man is not bounde to faste and praye, but at his owne will and pleasure, he sayde, that he had affirmed no suche thing, but he confessed that he had not fasted nor praied so ofte as he was bound to do. And vnto this answere he also subscribed in this sort.

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Except it be proued otherwise by the ho
ly scripture, I do affirme these articles to
be true. By me Rafe Allerton.

THe next examination was the fourth day of Iuly, the actes wherof, because they do appeare more amplye in his other examynation, had the. x. daye of September, I do here omytte, geuing you farther to vnderstande, that vpon the. vii. daye of the same moneth of Iuly, he was broughte before Doctor Darbyshere in the byshops Palace, who examined him agayne vpon the former articles, and after perswaded him to recante, threteninge him that otherwise he should be bourned. To whome he constantly answered: I woulde I might be cōdempned euen to morrowe. For I perceaue my Lorde (meaninge Bonner) doth nothing but seeke mens blood. Vpon which saying Darbyshere committed him agayne to prison. And the. x. daye of September the Byshop caused him (with thother three aboue named) to be brought vnto Fulham, and there in the priuate chappel within his house, iudycially propounded vnto him certaine other new articles, of the which, the tenoures of the fyrst, fifte, syxte, and seuenth are already mencioned in the second, thyrd, and fourth former obiections: as for the rest, the contentes therof here followeth.

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Marginalia2.Thou Raufe Allerton canst not deny, but that the information geuen agaynst thee, and remaining nowe in the actes of this courte of thine Ordinary Edmunde Byshop of London, was and is a true information.

This information was giuen by Thomas Tye, Curate of Bently (of whom ye haue already heard) & certen other of the same parish and affinity: as namely.


Ihon Painter.
williā Harris
Iohn Barker.
Iohn Carter.
Thomas Cādeler
Ieffrey Bestwod.
Iohn Richard.
Richard Meere. 
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Foxe was clearly consulting the document denouncing Allerton.

MarginaliaInformation geuen against Rafe Allertō, by Tho. Tye a wycked promotor.The effect wherof was, that one Laurence Edwardes of Bentlye aforesayde, haing a Childe that was vnchristened, and being demaunded by the sayde Tye, why hys Child was not baptised, made answer: that so it should be, when he could fynd one of his religion (meaning a true professor of Christes Gospel). Wherat the Curat said: ah, yee haue had som instructor, þt hath scholed you of late. Yea, (quod the sayd Edwards) that I haue: and if your doctrine be better then his, then I wyll beleue you, and there withall (fondly) offered to fetch hym. Wherupō the Constable going with him, they brought before the sayd Curate the sayd Rafe Allerton: of whome in this information they make this reporte: videlicet, that he was a sedicious personne, who sithens his comming downe from the byshop had set vp ō the Constables dore certaine sedicious letters, mouing and perswading ther by the people to follow his malytious disobe-

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