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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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Actes and Monumentes Of the Church

according to them would he liue, and therby beleued he to be saued.

Item, that no priest speaketh better in the pulpit then that booke.

Item. that the sacramente of the altar is but breade, and that the priestes make it to blind the people.

Item, that a priest whiles he is at mas is a pryest, and after one mas done, til the beginning of another mas, he is no more then a lay man, & hath no more power then a mere lay man.

☞ After they wer enforced to recant, they
wer assoyled,. and put to penance.

¶ The accusation of Margery Goyt, wyfe of Iames Goyt of Asburn, the. 8. of Aprill. 1488. before the said Iohn, bishop of Couentrye and Lychefylde.

MarginaliaMargerye Goyt.FYrst, that þt she sayd, that which the priestes lift ouer their heades at mas, is not the true and very body of Chryst. For if it wer so, the priestes could not break it so lyghtly into iiii. parts, and swalow it as they doo: for the Lordes body hath fleshe and bones So hathe not that whiche the priestes receyue.

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Item, that priestes bying xl. cakes for a halfpeny, and shewing them to the people and saying, that of euery of thē they make the body of christ, doo nothing but deceyue the people and enriche them selue.

Item, seyng God in the beginnyng did create and make man, how can it be that man should be able to make God.

☞ This Woman also, was constrayned to recant, and so was she assoyled & did penance

A note of Gertrude Crokhay.

JN the late dayes of quene Marye, emonge other straunge dealing of the papists with the faythful, this is not with the rest to be forgottē that a godly Matrone named Gertrude Crokehay, the wife of maister Robert Crokhay dwelling then at saynte Catherins by the Tower of London, absteyned her selfe from the popishe church. And she beying in her husbands house it happened in. 1556, that the folish popish Saint Nicolas went aboute the parish, which she vnderstandinge shut her doores agaynst him, and would not suffer him to come within her house. Then Doctor Mallet hering thereof (and being then mayster of the sayde Saynt Catherins) the next day came to her with xx. at his tayle, thinking belike to fray her, & asked why she wuld not the night before let in saint Nicolas and receiue his blessing. &c. To whome she answered thus. Sir, I know no Saint Nicolas, sayde she, that came hether. Yes quod Mallet, here was one that represēted S. Nicolas. In dede sir, said she, he was one that is my neyghboures childe. but not S. Nicolas. For S. Nicolas is in heauen. I was a frayd of them that came with hym to haue had my purse cut by them. For I haue harde of men robbed by S. Nicolas clerks. &c. So Mallet perceiuing nothing to be gottē at her hands, went his way as he came, and she for that tyme so escaped.

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Then in Anno. 1557. a lytle before Witsontyde, it happened that the sayde Gertrude aunswered for a chylde that was baptised of one Thomas Saunders, which chylde was christened secretly in a house after the order of the seruyce booke in king Edwards tyme, & þt being shortly knowen to her enemyes, she was soughte for, whiche

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vnderstanding nothing therof, went beyond the sea in to Gelderland for to see certaine lands that should haue come to her children in the ryght of her first housband, who was a straunger borne. And being there aboute a quarter of a yere, at the length comming homeward by Andwarpe, chaūced to mete with one Iohn Ionson, a duch man, alias Iohn De wille of Andwarpe, shipper, who seyng her there, wēt of malyce to the Margraue, and accused her to bee an Anabaptist, wherebye she was taken and caryed to prison. The cause why this noughty man did thus, was for that he claymed of master Crokhay her housband a pece of money whiche was not his due, for a shippe, that the sayd Master Crokhay bought of hym: and for that he could not get it he wrought thys displeasure. Well she beyng in prison, lay there a fortnight: in whiche tyme she saw some, that wer prisoners there, who priuelye were drowned in Renysh wyne fattes, & after secretly put in sacks and cast into the Riuer. Now she, good woman, thinkyng to bee so serued, toke therby such feare that it brought the begynning of her sycknes, of the whyche at length she dyed.

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Then at the last was she called before the Margraue & charged wt anabaptistry, which she there vtterly denied, & detested the error, declaring before him in douch her faith boldly, without any feare. So the Margraue hearing the same, in thend being wel pleased with her profession, at the sute of some her frendes deliuered her out of prisō. but toke awaye her boke, and so she came ouer into England agayn. And beyng at home in her husbandes house, he thinkinge to finde meanes to get her to go abrode, made one Vicars a yeaman of the Tower his frende, who was grete with Boner, to work that liberty for her. Now this Vicars making meanes to Boner for the same, Boner put the matter ouer to Darbishire his chaūcellor, who enioyned her to geue certeyne monye to pore folkes, and to goo on the wedinsday and sonday after to church to euēsong, which she so did, & afterward had such trouble in her conscience therby, that she thoght verely god had cast her of, and that she shuld be damned and neuer saued. so not long after this it happened maister Rough of whom mention is made. pag. 1646. came to her house, vnto whom she made mone of her vnquietnes for going to church, and desired his counsell what she mighte do, that shoulde best please god and ease her troubled soule &c. Vnto whome M. Rough replied many comfortable sentences of scriptur to comfort her, and in the end gaue her counsell to go to the christian congregation, which secretly the persecuted had, and confesse her faute vnto thē, & so to be receiued into theire felowship again: which hearing that, was glad and entended so to doo, and so woulde haue doone if sore sicknes had not immediatly preuēted the same. But when doctor Mallet harde by one Robert Hemminges, wodmonger, that she lay very sick in dede, whiche Hemmings was her greate enemye, he came to her twyse to perswade her to recant and to receyue (as the papistes terme it) the rites of the churche. Vnto whome she aunswered she could not, nor woulde, for that she was subiecte to vomet and therfore he woulde not, (she was sure she said) haue her, to cast vp theyr god agayne, as she shoulde do if she did receiue it. And so immediatly vometed in dede. wherefore he seyng that, went from her in to the hall to

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