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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

He is a wicked heire, whiche saieth that the Testator did lie.

But he that sayth he spake by figures, saith that he did lie,

Therfore he speaketh not by figures.

Cran. I deny the Minor. As who say it is necessary þt he which vseth to speake by Tropes and figures, should lye in so doing.

Ogle. Your iugement is disagreing with all Churches.

Cran. Nay, I dysagre with the Papisticall Church.

Oglethorp. This thing you do through the ignoraunce of logique.

Nay, that thinge you saye through the ignoraunce of the Doctors.

VVeston. Weston praysing the modesty of the man, sayth. 

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Foxe deleted a passage that described Weston's behaving courteously to Cranmer (See textual variant 50).

I wyll go playnely to worke by scriptures. What toke he?

Cranmer. Bread

VVeston. What gaue he?

Cranmer. Bread.

VVeston. What brake he?

Cranmer. Bread.

VVeston. What dyd they eate?

Cranmer. Bread.

VVeston. He gaue bread: therfore he gaue not his body.

He gaue not his body, therfore it is not his body, truly, in deede, in truth.

Cranmer. I deny the argument.

Cole. This argument holdeth, a disparatis: MarginaliaDisparata, is a schole terme of things that be so sōdred in nature, that one can neuer be said to be the other.It is the bread: ergo it is not the body: and it is such an argument or reason as cannot be dissolued.

Cranmer. The lyke argument may be made He is a rock, ergo he is not Christ.

Cole. It is not lyke.

VVeston. He gaue not his body in dede ergo it was not his body in dede.

Cranmer. He gaue hys death, his passion, the sacrament of hys passiō. And in very deede setting the figure aside, formally it is not his body.

VVes. Why? then the scripture is false.

Cran. Nay the scripture is most true.

VVes. This sayth Chrisostom Homel. 61. ad populum Antiochenum. Necessarium est, dilectißimi, mysteriorum dicere miraculū quid tandem sit, et quare sit datū, et quæ rei vtilitas. &c. that is to say

Nedefull it is (dere frendes) to tell yout at the laste, what the myracle of the mysteries is, and wherfore it is geuen, and what profite there is of the thing. We are one body and members of his flesh, and of his bones. We that bee in the misterie, let vs folowe that thyng which was spokē. Wherfore, that we may become this thynge, not onely by loue, but also that we may be myngled vnto that flesh in deede, that thing is brought to passe by this foode, whiche he gaue vnto vs, mynding to shewe his great good wyll, that he hath towarde vs. And therfore he mixed him self with vs, and did contem

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perat his owne body into vs, that we shoulde be made all as one thyng together, as a bodye ioyned and adnexed to the head. for this is a token of moste ardent and perfect loue: and the same thyng Iob also insynuating, sayed of his seruaūtes, of whom he was desyred aboue measure, in so much that they, shewyng their great desire towarde him, sayd: who shall geue vnto vs to be fylled with his fleshe? Therefore also Christe did the same: who, to induce vs into a greater loue towarde him, and to declare his desire towarde vs, did not onely geue him selfe to be seene of them that woulde, but also to bee handled and eaten, and suffered vs to fasten our teeth in his flesh, and to be counited, and so to fil all our desire. Like lions therfore, as breathing fire let vs recede from that table, being made terrible to the deuil, and reuoluing our head in our mynde, and his charitie whiche he shewed vnto vs. For where as parentes many tymes geue the children to other to be fedde, but I do not so, sayeth he, but feede you with myne own fleshe, and set my selfe before you, desiringe to make you all ioly people, and pretēding to you great good hope and expectation to looke for thynges to come, as who geue my selfe to you here: muche more in the world to come I wold become to be your brother, I toke flesh & bloud for you: Againe my fleshe and bloud I geue to you, by the whiche I am made your kinsman.

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Thus much out of Christostome. Out of which wordes I make this argument.

The same fleshe he gaue to vs to be eaten, by the which he is made our brother, and kinsmā.

But by his true, naturall, & organicall fleshe he is made our brother and kinsman.

Therfore his true, naturall, and organicall flesh he gaue vs to be eaten. MarginaliaThat is the whole argument with the conclusion.

Cran. I graunte the consequencie and the consequent.

VVeston. Therfore we eate it with our mouth.

Cran. I deny it. We eate it through fayth.

VVest. He gaue vs that same flesh to eate, wherby he became our brother and kinsman.

But he became our brother and kinsman, by the true, naturall and organicall fleshe.

Wherfore he gaue vs his true, naturall and organicall fleshe to eate.

Cran. I graunt, he toke & gaue the same true, naturall and organicall fleshe, wherein he suffered: and yet he feedeth spiritually, and that fleshe is receaued spiritually.

VVest. He gaue vs the same fleshe, whiche he toke of the Virgin:

But he toke not his true flesh of the Virgin spiritually, or in a figure.

Ergo, he gaue his true naturall flesh not spiritually.

Cran. Christ gaue to vs his owne naturall flesh, the same wherin he suffered, but fedeth vs spritually.

VVest. Christostom is against you, homel. 83 in 26. Cap. Math. where he sayth: veniat tibi in mentem quo sis honore honoratus, qua mensa fruaris. Ea nam re nos alimur, quam angeli. &c.

That is, let it come into thy remembraunce

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