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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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Actes and Monumentes of the churche

of Norwich worsted weuer, for þe same religiō was troubled of the Papistes, being put in the stockes with a paper on his head.

Likewise in Kent, one Trewe was pursued out of his house by sir Edward Gage, & at last brought to his house, & ther layd in þe dongeō: from thence had to the next market town, was set on the pillery, and lost bothe his eares, for dissuading not to come to the churche.

An other Chapiter of treatyse cōcerning such as were scourged and whypped by the papistes, in the true cause of Christes Gospel. 
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Scourged Protestants

All of these accounts first appeared in the 1563 edition although they were scattered throughout the end of the volume. In the 1570 edition, Foxe brought these accounts together, and rearranged them. He made no substantive change to their contents, however, and they remained unchanged in subsequent editions. Some of these accounts, such as Thomas Greene's and Stephen Cotton's, are autobiographical; others were sent to Foxe by sympathetic informants.

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IN the Chapter before, you haue haue heard partlye of suche as haue been troubled and persecuted from house and home, from place to place, exiled or otherwyse vexed for Religion sake. Nowe followeth in this Chapter mention to be made, (as nere as we can) of all suche as for the same cause of Christes doctrine, haue been whypped and scourged by þe aduersaries of Gods worde, MarginaliaR. Wilmot T. Farfax scourged.fyrst beginning with Rychard Wylmot, and Thomas Farefaxe, who about the tyme of Anne Ascue, were pitefully rent and tormented, with scourges and strypes, for their faythfull standinge to Christe and to his truthe, as by the storye and examination, both of the sayde Rycharde Wilmoth, and of Thomas Fairefax here nowe followyng may appere.

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¶ Rychard Wylmot Minister.

AFter the first recantacion of Doctor Crome for his sermon whiche he made the fyft sondaye in Lent at Saint Thomas Acons, beyng the Mercers Chappell, MarginaliaD. Cromes sermō.his sermon was on the Epistle of the same daye, wrytten in the tenth chapiter to the Hebrues, wherein he proued very learnedly by the same place of scripture, and others, that Christe was the only and sufficient sacrifice vnto God the father, for the synnes of the whole worlde, and that there was no more sacryfice to bee offered for synne by the priestes, for as muche as Christe had offered his bodie on the crosse, and shedde his bloud for the synnes of the people, and that once for all. For the which sermon he was apprehended of Byshoppe Bonner, and brought before Steuen Gardyner and other of the Coūsell, where he promysed to recant his doctrine at Paules crosse, the seconde sondaye after Easter. MarginaliaD. Cromes recantation.And accordyngly, he was there and preached, Bonner wyth all hys Doctours sytting before him: but so dyd he preache and handle his matter, that he rather verified his former saying, then denied any parte or parcell of that whiche hee before hadde preached and taught, for the which the Protestauntes praysed God, and hartelye reioyced. But blynde

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Boner with his Champions, were not there with pleased, but yet not withstandinge they hadde hym home with them, and so handled hym amongest that woluyshe generation, that they made him come to the crosse agayne the next sondaye. And because the magistrates shoulde nowe heare hym, and bee witnesses of this recantation, which was moost blasphemous, whiche was to denye Christe, his sacrifyce not to be sufficient for penitent synners, but the Priestes of Baal with their sacryfice of the masse, was good, godlye, and a holy sacrifice, propiciatorie and auailable, bothe for the quycke and the dead: because (I saye) that they woulde haue the Nobles to heare this blasphemous doctrine, the viperouse generatiō hadde procured all the chief of the Counsell to be there present.

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Nowe to come to our matter at this tyme, the same weake betwene his firste Sermon and the laste, and whyle Doctour Crome was in durance, one Rycharde Wylmot beynge prentyce in Bowe lane, beynge of the age of eyghtene yeares, and syttinge at his worke in his maister shoppe the tewysdaye, being the [illegible text] daye of Iuly, An. [illegible text] one Lewes a Welch man, being one of the Garde, came into the shop, hauing thinges to doe for him selfe.

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One asked him what newes at the courte. and he aunswered that the olde heretick Doctor Crome had recanted now, in deede, before the Counsell, and that he shoulde on sondaye next be at Paules crosse againe, and there declare it. Then Wilmot sytting at his maisters worke, and hearing him speake these wordes, and many other wicked & euill, and reioycinge in the same, began to speake vnto him, saying that he was sory to here these newes. For if Crome should say otherwise then he hath said, that then it is contrary to the truthe of Gods word, and cōtrary to his own cōscience, which shall before God accuse him. Lewes answered and said that he had preached and taught heresie, & therfore it was mete that he shold in such a place reuoke it. wilmot told him þt he would not so saye, neither did he here him preach any doctrine cōtrary to gods word writen, but þt he proued his doctrine, and that sufficiently by the scriptures. Thē he asked him how he knew þt. he answered, by the scripture of God, wherein he shall finde Gods wil and pleasure, what he willeth all men to do, and what not to do, & al so by them he should proue & trie all doctrines, and the false doctrine frō the true. Lewes said: it was neuer mery since þe Bible was in Englishe, and that he was both an heretick and a traitour, that caused it to be trāslated into Englishe (meaning Cromwel) & therefore was rewarded according to his desertes. he answered againe: what his desertes or offēses wer to his prince, a great many do not know, nether doth

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