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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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which her brother Edward had before established, by lawes made orderly by the hoole consent of all the actes of the Realme.

To make short, she receiueth their condition, and that a man mighte beleue her the better, MarginaliaMary promiseth faithfully that she woulde not alter religion.she promiseth faythfully vnto thē that she would make no innouation of the same: which promyse of hers, if after she had as constantly kept, as they did willingly preserue her with their bodies and weapons, she had done a dede in mine opinion both worthy her bloud, & had also made her reigne more stable to her selfe through firmer 

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The word 'former' was 'firmer' in 1563 (p. 902) and 1570 (p. 1568). The word was changed in 1576 (p. 1337); undoubtedly this was a typographical error. It is worth noting as one of a number of errors arising from careless typesetting in the 1576 edition which were perpetuated in subsequent editions.

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tranquillitie. For though a man be neuer so puissant of power, yet breach of promise is an euil vpholder of quietnes, feare is a worse, but cruelty is worst of all the rest. Thus Mary being garded with the power of the Gospellers, did vanquishe the Duke & al those that came against her. In consideration wherof, it was (mee thinkes) an heauy woord that shee aunswered to the Suffolke men afterwardes, which did make supplication vnto her grace to performe her promise, MarginaliaQ. Maries aunswer to the Suffolk men, & one maister Dob punyshed.for so much (saith shee) as you, being but members, desire to rule your head, you shall one daye well perceiue that members must obay their head, and not loke to beare rule ouer þe same. And, which is more one Maister Dob a Gentleman, dwelling not farre from Windam towne, was at the verie time punished, and for the verye selfe same cause: and for punishment was thre sondrye tymes set vpon the pillory to be a gasing stock vnto al mē. Diuers other deliuered her bokes and supplications made out of the scripture, to exhort her to continue in the true doctrine then stablished, and for their good wyls were sent to prison. But such is mans nature you see, that we are for the most parte more ready alwaye to seeke frendship when wee stand in nede of helpe, then wee are ready to requite when we haue receiued good tournes. Howbeit against al this, one shoote anker we haue and it maye be one sure comfort to myserable creatures, that equitie & faith shalbe certainly founde with God aboue, though being shutte out of dores in this world, it bee not founde here among men. But seing our entent is to write a storie, not to treate of office, let vs lay Suffolke men aside for a while, whose deserts for their readines & diligence with the quene, I wil not here stand vpon. What shee performed on her parte, the thinge it selfe, and the whole storie of this persecution doth testifie, as hereafter more plainly wil appeare.  
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On one occasion - see textual variant 4 and textual variant 5 - Foxe replaced a shorter passage in the 1563 edition with a longer and superficially more detailed account. But actually there was no new information here; Foxe was simply polishing his rhetoric.

In the meane time quene Mary keping at Fremingham (as is said) God so turned the hartes of the people to her, and against the counsel, that she ouercame thē without bloudshed, notwithstanding ther was made great expedition against her, both by sea and land.

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But when the counsell at London percey

ued that the common people did withdraw their hartes from them, to stande with her and that certaine Noble men began to go the other way: they turned their song and proclamed for Quene þe Lady Mary, eldest doughter to King Henry the Eighte, and appointed by parliament to succede King Edward dieng without issue. And so the Duke of Northumberland, being by counsell and aduise sente foorthe against her, was lefte destitute and forsaken alone at Cambridge, with some of his sonnes, and a fewe other, emonge whome the Earle of Huntington was one, who there were arrested, and brought to the Tower of Londō as Traitors to the croune. Thus haue ye Mary now made a Quene, of one that was fayne to flee to saue her selfe. You haue her so ridde from daūger and feare, that nowe shee is to be feared of other. To be short, you haue the sweord of authority put into her hande, which, howe shee after vsed, we maye see in this booke. Therfore (as I sayde) when she had bene thus aduaūced by the Gospellers, and saw all in quiet by meanes her enemies were conquered, sēding the Duke captiue to the Tower before (which was the xxv of Iuly) she followed not longe after, MarginaliaMary commeth vp to London.beinge brought vp the thirde daye of Auguste to London with the great reioycinge of many men, but with a greater feare of moe, and yet with flattery most great of fayned hartes. Thus cōming vp to Londō, her firste lodging she toke at the Tower, wheras the foresayde Ladye Iane with her husband the Lord Gilford, a litle before her comming wer imprisoned: wher they remayned wayting her pleasure almost fiue monethes.  

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There is some fairly subtle re-writing of the passages describing the Duke of Northumberland's death - 'But the Duke within a moneth after his comming ... conversion or rather subversion as then appeared' - in the 1570 edition; (compare 1563, p. 902 with 1570, p. 1569; 1576, p. 1338 and 1583 pp. 1407-08). The 1563 edition speculates that Northumberland recanted because he might have been offered a pardon; the later editions assert this as fact. Again Foxe is mitigating Northumberland's conduct.

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But the Duke within a moneth after his comming to the Tower, adiudged to death, was brought forth to the scaffold and ther beheaded: albeit, whether of his own mynd, or els hauing before some promise and hope geuen of pardon, if he would first recant his religion and heare masse, we knowe not, but so hee did, and denied in woordes that true religion, whiche before tyme, aswell in King Henry the eights dayes, as in King Edwards he had oft euidently declared himselfe both to fauour and further: exhorting also the people to returne to the Catholike fayth (as he termed it) whose recantation the papists forth with did publish and set abrode, reioycing not a litle at his conuersion or rather subuersion, as thē appeared.

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Thus the Duke of Northumberland (as I saye) wyth sir Ihon Gates and sir Thomas Palmer (whyche Thomas Palmer on the other syde confessed his faith, that he hadde learned in the Gospell, and lamented that he had not liued more gospellike) being put to death: in the meane tyme Quene Marye, entringe thus her reigne with the bloud of these men: Besydes hearinge Masse her selfe in the to-

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