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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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1725 [1644]

Actes and Monumentes of the church.

Thus this valiant and couragious captaine fighting for the gospell and sincere doctryne of gods truth and religion, against falsehead and errour, was committed with hys fellowes to the secular power.

And so these thre godly men, Iohn Hallyngdale, William Sparrow, and maister Gibson, being thus appointed to the slaughter, wer the xii. day after theyr condemnation (whiche was the. xviii. day of the said moneth of Nouember) burnt in Smithfield in London. And beyng brought thether to the stake, after theyr prayer made, they were bound therunto with chains, and wood set vnto them, and after wood, fyre, in the which being compassed about, & the fiery flames cōsuming their flesh, at the last they yelded gloriously & ioyfully theyr soules & liues in to the holy hāds of the lorde, to whose tuition & gouernement, I cōmend the good reader. Amē.

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☞ It is a litle aboue declared in this story of Richard Gibson, howe Boner ministred vnto the said Gibson certain articles, to the number of. ix. Now let vs see likewise tharticles which the said Gibson ministred again to Boner, according to the same number of. ix. for him to answere vnto, as by the same herevnder written may appeare. Emanuel.

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MarginaliaPsalm. 49 Psalme. 2, Psal. 81.Whan a man 

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is in honour and hath no vnderstanding, he is compared vnto the brute beastes, and becōmeth like vnto thē. Wherfore, O ye Iudges of thearth be ye learned, and ye Rulers, serue the lord with feare and reioyce before him with reuerence, embrace ryghteousnes, and iudgement, accept not the persons of the vngodly, least the lord be angry, and so ye perish from the right waye.

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Articles proponed by Richard Gibson vnto Edmund Boner, Bishop of London, by him to be aunswered, by yea, or nay, or els to say he cannot tel.

Marginalia1WHether þe holy scriptures of god, written by Moses & other holy Prophetes of god, through faith þt is in christ Iesus, is auailable doctrine to make al mē in all things vnto saluation learned wtoute the help of any other doctryne or no.

Marginalia2What is autority & from whence it cōmeth, to whō it apperteineth, & to what end it tēdeth

Marginalia3Whether the holy word of god, as it is writtē doth sufficiētly teach al mē, of what dignity, estate or calling by office soeuer he or they bee, their ful, true, & lawful duty in their office. and whether euery mā of what dignitye, estate, or calling by office soeuer he, or they be, are boūd vpō the pain of eternal dānatiō, in al thinges to do as they are hereby taught and commanded, & in no wise to leaue vndone anye thing that is to doe, beyng taught & cōmaūded by þe same.

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Marginalia4Whether any mā, the lord Iesu Christ god & mā only except, by the holy ordināce of god euer was, is, or shalbe lord ouer faith, & by what lawful autority any mā, of what dignity, estate, or calling by office soeuer he or they be, maye vse

lordship, or power ouer any man for faith sake, or for the secrety of his conscience.

Marginalia5By what lawful autority or power any mā of what dignitye, estate, or calling soeuer he or they be, may be so bolde as to alter or chaunge the holy ordinaunces of god, or any of them, or any part of them.

Marginalia6By what euident tokens Antichrist in his ministers may be knowne, seing it is writtē þt Sathā can chaūge himself into the similitude of an angell of light, & his ministers fashiō thēselues as though they wer the ministers of righteousnes, and how it may be knowen to hym that is desirous therof, when he is one of that number or in the daūger therof, of whē he is otherwise.

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Marginalia7What þe beast is, the which maketh war wt þe saåts of god, & doth not only kil thē, but also wil suffer none to bye nor sel, but suche as worship his image, or receyue his mark in their right hāds, or in their foreheads, his name or þe nūber of his name, or do worship his image: which by the iust & terrible sētēce of god already decreed shalbe punished in fire & brimstone before þe holy angels & before the lamb. And they shal haue no rest day nor night, but the smoke of their tormēt shal ascēd vp for euermore. And what þe gorgeous & glittring whore is, the which sitteth vpō þe beast wt a cup of gold in her hād, ful of abhominatiōs, wt whō the kinges of thearth haue cōmitted fornicatiō, & thinhabitors of the earth & she her self also is dronkē with the bloude of saints, which is þe wine of her fornicatiō, whose flesh the hornes of the beast shal teare in pieces, and burne her with fier. for God hath putte in their hearts to do his will.

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Marginalia8whether a king ouer al those people which are born & inhabit wtin his own dominiōs, regiōs, & coūtreys, or any part of thē, of what dignity, estate, or callynge by offyce, so euer they bee, here vpō this earth immediately vnder Christ, by the holy ordinance of god, is lawful, supreme & chief gouernor or no. And whether a kyng ouer al these people wtin his dominiōs, regiōs, & coūtreys, & euery part of thē, by þe holy ordināce of god, lawfully may, & ought not otherwise to do, nor suffer otherwise to be done, then in his own name, power, & autority, the name of god only except as lawful, supreme, & chief head in al things þt belongeth to rule (wtout exception) to gouerne & rule. And whether al those people of what dignity, estate or callinge soeuer they be, ar boūd by the holy ordinance of god, to owe their whole obediēce & seruice in al thinges wtout exception (their duty to god only excepted) to their king onely, as to their supreme & chiefe gouernor, vpon this earthe immediately vnder christ. And whether a king wtout offēse against god & his people may geue away, & not himself vse that his authoritye & power geuen him of god, or lawfully may without offense to God & his people (after knowledge therof had) suf-

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