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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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be ashamed of this life that God hath lent you which is but transitorye, vayne, and lyke vnto a vapoure, that for a season appeareth, and vanisheth away. So sone passeth awaye all oure terrestriall honour, glorye, and felicitye: for al flesh (saith the Prophet) is grasse, and al his glory, as the floure of the field, which for a season sheweth her beauty, & assone as the Lorde bloweth vpō it, withereth away, & departeth. 

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Isaiah 40: 6.

For in this transitorye and daungerous willdernes, we are as Pilgrimes, and straungers, following the fotesteps of Moyses, amonge many vnspeakeable daungers, beholding nothing with our outward man, but all vaine vanities, and vexation of mynd: subiecte to honger, cold, nakednes, bondes, sicknes, losse, labours, banishment, in daunger of that dread full dragon, and his sinneful sede, to be deuoured, tempted, and tormented, who ceaseth not behind euery bush to laye a baite, when wee walke awrye to haue hys pleasure vpon vs, casting abrode his apples in all places, times, and seasons, to se if Adam will be allured and entised to leaue the liuing God, and hys most holy Commaundementes, wherby he is assured of euerlasting lyfe, promising the worlde at will, to all that will fall downe in all ages, and for a messe of Potage, 
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See Genesis 25: 29-34.

sell, & set at nought the euerlasting kingdom of heauen. So fraile is fleshe and bloud: and in especiall Israell is most ready to walke awrye, when he is filled with al maner of riches (as saith the Prophet) 
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If Haukes is quoting a biblical verse here it is unclear which one he is quoting.

Therfore I am bold in bondes (as entierly desiring your euerlasting health and felicity) to warne you, and moste hartelye desire you to watch and praye: for your estate is daungerous, and requireth a continuall prayer. For on the hie Mountaines doth not growe moste plenty of grasse, nether are the hiest trees farthest from daunger, but seldom sure, and alwayes shaken of euery winde that bloweth. Such a deceitfull thing, (saith our Sauioure) is honour and riches, that without grace it choketh vp the good seede, sowen on hys creatures, and blindeth so their seinge, that they go groping at none daye in darcknes: it maketh a man thinck hym selfe somwhat, that is nothing at all. For though for our honour we esteme our selues, and stand in our own light, yet whan we shall stand before the liuing god there shal be no respect of persons. For riches helpeth not in the day of vengeaunce: nether can we make the Lord partial for mony. But as ye haue ministred vnto the sainctes, shal ye receiue þe reward, which I am fully perswaded and assured shalbe plenteously poured vpon you all, for the great goodnes shewed vnto the seruauntes of the liuing God. And I mooste hartely besech almighty God to poure forth a plenteous reward vpon you for the same, and that he will assist you with hys holy spirite in

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all your doinges, that ye maye growe (as you haue begon) vnto such a perfection, as maye be to Gods honour, your owne saluation, and the strengtheninge of the weake members of Christ. For thoug the world rage, and blaspheme thelect people of God, ye knowe that it did so vnto Christ his Apostles, and to al that wer in the primatiue church, and shalbe to the worldes end. Therfore, beleue in the lighte, while ye haue it, least it be taken awaye from you, if you shall seme to neglect the great mercy of God, that hath bene opened vnto you, and your hartes consented vnto it, that it is the very and only truth, pronounced by Gods only sonne Iesus Christ (by the good wyll of our heauenly Father.) Therefore I saye (in the bowels of my Lord Iesus Christe) sticke fast vnto it. Let it neuer departe out of your heartes, and conuersation: that you with vs, and we with you, at the greate day being one flocke (as we haue one shepheard) may rise to the life immortall, through Iesus Christ our onely sauiour. Amen.

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Yours in hym that lyueth for euer
Thomas Haukes.

¶ The Coppy of the Letter that Thomas Haukes sente to hys wyfe, after hys condemnation, beinge prisoner in Newgate. 
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This letter first appears in the 1563 edition. It is not reprinted in the Letters of the Martyrs, but it is reprinted in each subsequent edition of the Acts and Monuments.

GRace be with you, and peace from God the father, and from our Lord Iesus Christ, which gaue him selfe for our synnes, to deliuer vs frō this present euil world, throughe the good wyll of God our father, to whom be prayse for euer & euer. Amen.

My deare yokefellowe in the Lorde: for as muche as the Lord hath not only called me to worke in his vineyard, but hath also fulfilled his good worke in me (I trust to his glorie, & to the comfort of al those that loke for his comming) I thought it my duty (dear yokefelow) to wryte vnto you some lessons out of Gods boke. Wherefore, if ye wyll direct youre selfe therafter, doubt not of it, but God, who refuseth none that wil come to him with their hole harte, will assiste you wyth hys holye spirite, and direct you in all his wayes, to his honoure and glory, who graunt it for his mercyes sake, Amen. First I exhorte you to feare God, to serue and honour hys holy name, to loue hym with al your hart, soule, and minde, to beleue faithfullye all hys promyses, to lay sure holde vpon them, that in all your troubles what soeuer they are, ye may run straight to the great mercye of God, and he will bringe you forthe of them. Kepe you wythin his winges: then shall ye be sure that neyther deuil, flesh, or hel shalbe able to hurt you.

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But take hede. If ye wil not kepe his holy preceptes and lawes, and to the vttermost of

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