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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.

his duty. At the last being remoued from the ministery, and put from his benefice (as many other good Pastors were beside) when he could not auoyde the ragyng violence of that worlde, yet woulde he not gyue ouer the care that hee had for his flocke, but woulde teache them priuelye and by stelthe when he coulde not openlye be suffered to do it: and about this tyme was there order taken by the Quene to be published by þe cōmissioners, that al prests which had maried in Kinge Edwardes dayes putting their wyfes from them shuld be compelled to returne a gaine to their chastity and syngle lyfe. This decree woulde not Samuel stande vnto, for that he knewe it to be manifestlye wicked and abhominable, but determininge with him selfe that gods lawes were not to be broken for mans tradicions, kept his wife still at Ipswiche, and gaue his diligence in the meane tyme to the instructing of other there about, as occasion served. And as soone as this thing was knowen to maister Foster, ther lacked no diligence, but he being a great man in those same quarters, sendeth his Espials abroade, & layd hard wayte for Samuel, that if he came home to his wife at any time, they might apprehēd him & cary him to prisō. In conclusiō, when such as should betray him espied him at home wt his wife, they bringing word to the officer, came immediatly flocking about his house, & beset it with a great companye to haue taken him. They layed hands on him in the night seasō, because they durst not do it in the daye tyme, for feare of trouble and tumult, 

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An interesting indication of sympathy for Samuel, if not for the protestants, in Ipswich.

MarginaliaSamuel apprehēded although good Samuell did nothinge with stande them at all, but meekelye yelded him selfe into their clouches of his owne accord. Whē they had thus caught him, they put him into Ipswiche gaole, where he passed his tyme meekely among his godlye brethren, so longe as he was permitted to continue there. Howbeit not longe after, beyng taken from thence, he was caried (throughe malice of the wicked sort) to Norwich, wher the said bishop, ful like a cruel tirant, plaid Rex wyth him, as in dede he was a man in that time of persecution that had not his match, for straitnes and cruel tormenting of the bodies of the saintes, amonge all the rest beside, through the procuring of Duninges his Chauncelour.  
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Neither Dunning or Hopton were named in Rerum (p. 523). Note that Foxefirst names Dunning in 1563 and Hopton in 1570.

They al were cruel inough in their generatiō. And yet they were satisfied with imprisonment, and death, and woulde go no farther. For I neuer heard in maner of any before, that did vse to tormēt his pore brethrē as this B. did. For he vexed many of them pitifullye, & some he dyd also peruert, and bryng quite and cleane from the truth. Thinking therefore that he myght as easely preuaile with Samuel, as he had don with other before, he kept him in a very strait prison at his first cōming, where he was chai-

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ned bolt vpright to a great post, in suche sorte that standing onely on tiptoe, he was faine to stay vp the whole paise or weight of his body. And to make a mendes for his cruelty or pain that he suffered, they added a farre more greuouse torment, keping him without meat and drinke, wherby he was vnmercifullye vexed through hunger and thirst: sauing that he had euery daye allowed him two or three mouthfuls of bread and thre sponefulls of water, to the ende rather that he mighte be reserued to farther torment, then that they wold preserue his life. O worthy constance of the martir. O rage of papists more then the deuils of hel vse. 

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Note that the statement in the 1563 edition that rage of the 'papists' was worse than the devils in hell was replaced with a somewhat less inflamatory statement in the 1570 edition. This is one of a number of examples of Foxe toning down his language in his second edition.

O the wonderful strength of Christ in his mēbers. Whose stomacke thoughe it hadde bene made of the Adamant stone wold not haue relented at these intollerable vexations, and extrme paines aboue nature? MarginaliaSamuel desirous to drynke hys own water & could notHow often tymes wold he haue dronken his own water, but his body was so dryed vp wt this his long fasting, þt he was not able to make one drop of water?

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At the last when he was brought forth to be burned, 

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Foxe had a copy of Samuel's condemnation (BL, Harley 521, fos. 205r-206v), but he did not print or even refer to it. It is not because there was anything embarrassing to Foxe in it, but that he preferred to draw on sympathetic personal testimony, such as he obtained for Samuel, over official records.

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which was but a trifell in comparison of those stormes that he had abidden, ther wer certayne that harde him speake what strange thinges had happened vnto him, MarginaliaStraunge visiōs that hapned to Samuel. during the tyme of his inprisonment, to wete, that after he had bene famished or pined with hunger ii. or three daies together, he then fell into a slepe as it wer one half in a slumber, at which time one clad al in white semed to stād before him, which ministred comforte vnto hym by these wordes: MarginaliaSamuell broughte to burnyng.Samuell, Samuell, be of good chere, and take a good hart vnto the. For after this daye shalt thou neuer be either hungry or thirstye: which thinge came euen to passe accordingly. For a none after he was burned. And from that time till he should suffer, he felt neither hunger nor thirste. This he sayed he vttered, that al men mighe behold the wonderfull workes of God. He saide besides that he coulde haue declared many suche like matters concerning the great comfort he had of Christ in his afflictions, but that shamfastnes & modesty wold not suffer hym to vtter it. And yet if it had pleased God, I would he had ben lesse modest in that behalfe, whereby the loue and care that Christ hath of hys, might haue manifestly appeared before our myndes, by such present argumentes, for the more plentiful cōfort of the godly, though there be sufficient testimonye of the same in the holye scriptures. No lesse worthy a thing is it to be remembred of three ladders which he tolde diuers he saw in his sleepe, set vp towarde heauen: of the which ther was one somwhat longer then the rest, but yet at length they becam one, ioyned as it were al three together. This was a forewarning reueled vnto him, declaring vndoubtedly hys martirdome. First his I say, & then

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