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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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Marginalia5.To the fyft article he beleueth that he hath beleued, and taught, he hath spoken openly & to his power mainteined, and he doth beleue, thinke, mainteyne, and defend that the verye true receauing and eatinge of Christes bodye and bloud is onely to take material breade to breake it, & to distribute it amōgest the people, remembring therby the passion and death of Christ, and that he so receauing the same material bread and wyne, receiueth by fayth the body and bloud of Christ spiritually, but not the substaunce of the natural body and bloud of Christ.

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Marginalia6.To the sixt article, he beleueth that thys article conteineth in yt the truth, sauing that he beleueth that the Pater noster and the crede vsed in the Masse is also good.

Marginalia7.To the seuenth article he aunswereth, and beleueth the contentes of the same to be true

Ihon Ardley.

THus these articles being to them obiected and there aunswers made vnto the same, as before, the Byshop accordinge to the olde trade of his consistorye court, respited them to the afternoone, bydding them to make there appearance the said daye and place, betwene the houres of two and thre. At what tyme the sayd Byshop, repeting agayn the said articles vnto them, and beginning with Ihon Ardley dyd vrge & solicitate, according to his maner of wordes to recant. To whom Iohn Ardley agayne constantlye standing to his professed religiō, gaue answer in wordes as foloweth: MarginaliaThe wordes of Ihō Ardley to Boner.My Lorde, quod he, nether you, nor any other of your religion is of the Catholike Churche for you be of a false faith: And I doute not but you shalbe deceaued at length: beare as good face as ye can, ye will kyll the inocent blood, and you haue kylled manye, and you goo aboute to kyll more, &c. And added farther saing: if euery heare of my heade were a man, I woulde suffer deathe in the opinion and faith that I am nowe in. These with manye other wordes he spake. Then the bishop yet demaūding if he would relinquish his erronious opinions (as hee calleth them) and bee reduced again to þe vnity of the church, he answered as foloweth: No, God forshielde that I shoulde do so: for then I should lose my soule.

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After this, the said Iohn Ardeley beyng asked by the bishop (after hys formal maner) yf he knew anye cause why he shoulde not haue sentence condemnatory againste him, MarginaliaIohn Ardley, & Iohn Symson cō read the condempnation against Ardley, and likewyse against Symson standing likewyse in the same cause and constancy with Ihon Ardley, & so were they both cōmitted to the secular power, that is to the hands of the shriffes. Whervpon letters certificatorie were writēby the saide Byshop to the King and Quene the saide. xxv. day of Maye, concernynge the

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condemnation of them bothe, as the manner of the Byshops is to do. Vpon the which daie there was an other letter also directed from the King and Quene to the said bishop in the forenone, concerning the strayght handling of these & such other true seruauntes of the Lord, the coppy of which letter here insueth.

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¶ To the right reuerēd in God our right trusty and welbeloued, the Byshoppe of London.

RIght reuerend father in God, right trustye and welbeloued, we greete you well. And where of late we addressed our letters to the Iustices of peace, within euery of þe counties of thys our Realme, whereby amongest other instructions geuen them for the good order and quiet gouernment of the Countrye aboute them, they are wylled to haue a speciall regarde vnto such disordred persons, as forgetting their dutyes towardes God and vs, do leane to any erronious and heretical opinions, refusing to shew them selues conformable to the Catholicke religion of Christes churche, wherein if they cannot by good admonitions and fayre meanes reforme, they are wylled to delyuer them to the Ordinary, to be by hym charitably trauayled with al, and remoued (if it may be) from their noughty opiniōs: or els if they continue obstinate, to be ordred according to the lawes prouided in that behalfe: Vnderstanding now, to our no lytle maruayle, that diuers of the said disordred persons, being by the Iustices of the peace for their contempt & obstinacye, brought to the Ordinaries, to be vsed as is aforesayde, are eyther refused to be receiued at their hands, or if they be receiued, are neyther so trauayled wyth, as Christian charity requireth, nor yet proceeded wyth all according to the order of Iustice, but are suffred to continue in their errours, to the dishonor of almighty God, and daungerous example of others, lyke as we finde thys matter very straunge, so haue thought conueniēt both, to signify this our knowledge, and ther with also to admonish you to haue in thys behalfe suche regarde henceforth to the office of a good Pastor and byshop, as when any such offenders shalbe by the sayde officers or Iustices of peace broughte vnto you, you do vse your good wisedome and discretion in procuring to remoue them from their errours if it it may be, or els in proceding against them (if they shal continue obstinate) according to the order of the lawes: so as throughe your good furtherance, both Gods glory maye be better aduaunced, and the cōmon wealth more quietly gouerned. Yeuen vnder our signet, at our honor of Hampton court, the. xxiiii. of Maye the first and second yeres of our raignes.

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THis foresaid letter directed to Boner by a post, comming from the court, about eyght of the clocke in the forenone, was an occasion why these men were the rather thus iudged

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