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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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1390 [1321]

BEsides these latin letters aboue expressed, here haste thou nowe other letters in Englyshe, wrytten and sent to Syr Edwarde Beynton Knyght, whyche letters as wee thought them, for the speciall fruite notable and worthy to be redde, and vnworthye to be drowned in silence: so we haue adnexed the same here, as ensueth.

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The copie of a letter sent by maister Latymer, person of Westekyngton, in the countie of Wyltes. to Syr Edwarde Beynton Knyghte. 
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Sir Edward Baynton was vice-chamberlain to Anne Boleyn, Latimer's most important patron.

Salutē in Christo.

RIght worshypfull Syr, I recōmende me vnto your maistershyp, with hartie thankes for your so frēdly, so charitable, & so myndefull remembraunce of me so poore a wretche. wher as of late I receiued your letters by maister Bonham, perceiuing therein both who be greued with me, wherefore, and what behoueth me to do, in case I must nedes come vp, which your goodnes towardes me with al other such lyke to recompense, where as I my selfe am not able, I shall not cease to praye my Lorde God, whiche both is able and also doth in dede rewarde all them that fauoure the fauourers of his truth for his sake. for the truth is a cōō thing, perteining to euery man, for the which euery man shall aunswere another daye. And I desyre fauoure, neither of your maistershyp, neither of any man els, but in truthe, and for the truthe, I take God to wytnesse whiche knoweth al. In very dede maister Chaunceler dyd shewe me that my Lorde Byshoppe of Lōdon had sent letters to him for me: and I made answer that he was mine Ordinary, and that both he myght & should reforme me as farre as I neded reformation, as wel and assone as my Lorde of London. And I would be very lothe (nowe this depe wynter) beyng so weake and feble (not alonelye exercised with my disease in my head and syde, but also with new, both the colike and the stone) to take suche a iourney: and though he myght so do, yet he neded not, nor he was not bounde so to doe: not withstandyng I sayde, if he to doe my Lorde of London pleasure to my greate displeasure, woulde nedes commaunde me to go, I would obey his cōmaundemēt: yea, though it should be neuer so great a greuaunce and painefull to me. with the whiche aunswere he was content, sayng he would certifie my Lorde of London thereof, trustyng his Lordshyppe to be contente with the same: but as yet I heare nothynge from hym. Maister Chauncelor also sayde that my Lorde of London maketh as though he were greatly displeased with me, for that I did con-

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tempne his autoritie, at my last beyng in London. Forsothe I preached in Abbe churche, not certain then (as I remember) whether in his Dioces or no, intending nothyng lesse then to contempne his autoritie, and this I did not of myne owne suynge, or by myne owne procuration, but at the request of honest merchaunt men (as they semed to me) whose names I do not knowe. for they were not of myne acquaintaunce before: and I am glad thereof for their sakes, least if I knew them, I shoulde be cōpelled to vtter thē so, & their godly desyre to heare godly preaching should retourne to their trouble. for they requyred me very instantly, and to saye the truthe, euen importunatly. Whether they were of that parishe or no, I was not certayne: But they shewed not only thēselues but also many other to bee verye desyrous to heare me, pretending great hunger & thyrste of the worde of God and ghostly doctrine. And vpon consideration, and to auoyde al inconueniences, I put them of, and refused them twise or thryse, tyll at the last they brought me word that the Persone and Curate were not only cōtent, but also desired me, notwithstandynge that they certified hym both of my name plainly, and also that I had not the Bishoppes seale to shewe for me, but onely a lycence of the Vniuersitie, whiche Curate did receyue me, welcomed me, and when I should go into the pulpite gaue me the common benediction: so that I had not been alonely vncharitable, but also chorlyshly vncharitable, if I would haue sayde nay. Nowe all this supposed to be truthe (as it is) I maruell greatly howe my Lorde of London can allege any contempte of hym in me. First, he did neuer inhibite me in my lyfe, & if he did inhibite his Curate to receiue me, what pertaineth that to me, which neither did know thereof, nor yet made any sute to the Curate deceiptfully, nor it did not appeare to me very likely that the Curate would so litle haue regarded my Lordes inhibitiō, which he mainteineth so vigilantly, not knowyng my Lords mynd before. Therfore I cōiected with my self that other the Curate was of suche acquaintaunce with my Lorde, that he might admytte whome he woulde, or els (and rather) that it was a trayne and a trappe layde before me, to the intent that my Lorde hym selfe, or some other pertayninge to hym was appoynted to haue bene there, & to haue takē me if they could in my sermon, which coniecture both occasioned me somewhat to suspect those men whiche desyred me, though they spake neuer so fayre and frendly, & also the rather to go. for I preache nothynge, but if it myght be so, I woulde my Lorde hym selfe myght heare me euerye Sermon I preache. So certayne I am that it is truthe, that I take in hande to preache. If I had with power of my frendes (the Curate

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