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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. 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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. 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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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Nicholas Sheterdens firste answeryng, for the whych they sent hym to pryson.

MarginaliaNicholas SheterdenFIrst, the Archdeacon and Commissary affirmed that the very bare words of Christ when hee sayde: MarginaliaThe sacrament of the body & blud of Christ.this is my body, dyd chaunge the substaunce, without any other interpretacion or meaning of the woordes.

Shet. Then belike when Christ said: this cup is my bloud, the substance of the cup was changed into his bloude, wythout any other meaning, and so the cup was chaunged, and not the wyne.

Arch. Not so, for when Christ sayd: this cup is my bloud, hee ment not the cuppe, but the wyne in the cup.

Shet. If Christ spake one thing, and ment another, then the bare wordes did not chaunge the substāce: but there must be a mynd sought as wel of the bread, as of the cup.

Arch. There must be a mynde sought of the cup, otherwise then the wordes stand. But of the bread it must be vnderstande onelye as it standeth, without any other meaning.

Shet. The doo ye make one halfe of Christes institution a figure, or borowed speache, and the other halfe a plaine speche, 

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Sheterden is accusing Harpsfield of understanding the sacrament of the altar both literally and figuratively at the same time.

and so ye diuide Christes supper.

Arch. Christe ment the wine, and not the cuppe, though he sayde: this cup is my bloude.

Shet. Then shewe me whether the wordes which the priestes do speke ouer the cuppe, do chaunge the substaunce, or whether the mynd of the priest dothe it?

Arch. The mynde of the prieste dothe it, and not the wordes.

Shet. Yf the mynde of the priest doth it, and not the wordes, yf the priest then do mynd his harlot, or anye other vayne thing, that thing so mynded was there made: & so the people do worship the priestes harlot in stede of christes bloude: and agayne none of the people can tel when it is christes bloude, or when it is not, seyng the matter standeth in the mynde of the priest. For no mā can tell what the priest meaneth, but hym selfe: and so are they euer in daunger of committing Idolatrye.

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Then was the Archdeacon somewhat moued, 

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I.e., somewhat angered.

& sat him downe, and said to the cōmissary: I pray you maister cōmissary speake you to hym a nother while: for they are vnreasonable and peruerse answeres, as euer I hard of: then stode vp the Commissary and sayd.

Cōmis. Your argument is muche agaynste your selfe: for ye graunt that the bread is a fygure of Christes bodye: but the cup can be no figure of his bloude, nor yet his very bloude: & therfore Christ did not meane the cup, but the wine in the cup.

Shet. My argument is not against me at al: for I do not speake it to proue that the cup is his bloud, nor yet the figure of his bloud, but

to proue that the bare words being spoken of the priest, doth not chaunge the substaunce no more of the breade, then it dothe chaunge the cup into bloud.

Cōmis. It could not be spoken of the cuppe, when he sayd: this cup is my bloud, but he mēt the wyne in the cup.

Shet. Then it remayneth for you to answer my question to the Archdeacon, that is, whether the minde of the priest, when he speaketh ouer the cup, doth chaunge it into bloude, or the bare woordes.

Cōmis. Both together doth it, the wordes & the minde of the priest together: yea, thentent and the wordes together doth it.

Shet. If the words and intent together doth chaunge the substance, yet must the cup be his bloud, and not the wine, for as muche as the wordes are: this cup is my bloud, and thentent ye say was the wyne: or els the wordes take none effect, but thentent onely.

After, the Commissary in hys chamber said: it was the intent of the priest before he went to masse, with out the words: for if the priest did, intende to do as holy church had ordeyned, thē the intent made the sacrament to take effect.

Shet. Yf the sacramentes take effect of the intent of the priest, and not of Gods word, thē many parishes hauing a priest that intendeth not well, are vtterly deceyued, both in baptising and also woorshipping that thinge to be God which is but bread, because for lacke of the priestes intent the wordes doth take none effect in it: so that by thys, it is euer doutfull whether they worship christ or bread, because it is doubtfull what the priestes intendeth.

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Cōmis. Then the Commissary would proue to me, that Christes manhod was in two places at one tyme, by these woordes of Christ in Ihon the. iii. where he sayth: no man ascendeth vp to heauen, but he that came downe from heauen, that is to say the sonne of man, which is in heauen: by thys he would proue that Christ was then in heauen and in earth also, naturally and bodely.

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Shet. This place and other must nedes be vnderstand for the vnity of persons: in that Christ was God and man, and so called hym selfe the sonne of manne: and yet the matter must be referred to the godhed, or els ye muste fall into great error.

Com. That is not so: for it was spoken of the manhood of Christ, for as much as he sayeth the sonne of man whych is in heauen.

Shet. If ye wyll needes vnderstande it to bee spoken of Christes manhood, then must ye fal into the errour of the Anabaptistes, which deny that Christ toke flesh of the Virgine: for if there be no body ascended vp but that which came downe, where is then his incarnation? for thē he brought his body downe with him.

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