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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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1394 [1325]

as long as I hurt no man withall, and saye to him with diligente studye, and daylye prayer paratum cor meum deus, paratum cor meum, 

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Latimer in a letter to Sir Edward Baynton, quoting from Psalm 57. 7. (56. 8).
Foxe text Latin

paratum cor meum deus, paratum cor meum

Foxe text translation

Not translated.

Translation (Wade 2003)

my heart is ready, God, my heart is ready

Actual text of Psalm 56. 8. (57. 7.) (Vulgate)

paratum cor meum Deus paratum cor meum.

so studiyng, preaching, and tarying the pleasure and leasure of God. And in the meane season. Act. viii. as Appollo did, when he knew no thynge of Christe, but baptismum Iohannis, teache and preache myne euen Christen that, and no farther then I knowe to be true. There be three Credes, one in my masse, an other in my mattyns, the third cōmon to them that neither sayeth masse nor mattins, nor yet knoweth what they saye when they saye the Crede: and I beleue all three with all that God hathe lefte in holy wrytte, for me and all other to beleue: yet I am ignoraunt in thynges whiche I truste hereafter to knowe, as I do now know thynges, in which I haue been ignoraunt hertofore: euer learne and euer to bee learned, to profite with learnyng, with ignoraunce not to noy. MarginaliaNo man so olde but he may learneI haue thought in tymes paste, that the Pope Christes Vicar, hadde been Lorde of all the worlde as Christe is, so that if be shoulde haue depryued the kyng of his crowne, or you of the Lordship of Bromeham, it hadde beene enough: for he could doe no wrong. Nowe I myght be hyred to thinke otherwyse: not with standynge I haue bothe seen and hearde scripture drawen to that purpose, I haue thoughte in tymes past, that the Popes dispensations of pluralities of benifices, and absence from the same, hadde discharged consciences before God, for asmuche as I had harde ecce vobiscum sum, et qui vos audit, me audit, 
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Latimer in a letter to Sir Edward Baynton, quoting from St. Luke, 10.15. and St. Matthew, 28. 19.
Foxe text Latin

ecce vobiscum sum ... et qui vos audit, me audit

Foxe text translation

Not translated.

Translation (Wade 2003)

behold I am with you, and he who hears you hears me.

Actual texts of Matthew, 28. 20 & Luke, 10. 16

ecce ego vobiscum sum ... qui vos audit me audit ...

bended to corroborate the same. Nowe I myght bee easely intreated to thynke otherwyse &c. I haue thought in tymes past that the Pope could haue spoyled purgatorie at his pleasure, with a woorde of his mouthe: nowe learnyng might perswade me otherwyse, or els I would marueyle why he would suffer so muche money to be bestowed that waye, whiche so nedefull is to be bestowed otherwyse, and to depriue vs of so many patrones in heauen, as he myght delyuer out of purgatorie &c. I haue thought in tymes paste, that and if I had bene a Fryer in a cowle, I coulde not haue beene dampned, nor afeared of death, and by occasion of the same I haue been mynded many times to haue beene a Fryar, namely when I was sore sycke and diseased &c. Nowe I abhorre my superstitious foolyshenesse. 
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Foxe is basing this claim on a passage in Latimer's first letter to Sir Edward Baynton.

&c. I haue thought in tymes paste, that diuerse Images of saints could haue holpen me, and doone me muche good, and delyuered me of my diseases: nowe I knowe that one can helpe, as muche as another. And it pytieth myne harte that my Lorde and suche as my Lord is, can suffer the people to be so craftely deceiued: it were to long to tel you what blyndnes I haue been in, and howe longe it were or I coulde forsake suche foly,

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it was so corporate in me: but by contynuall prayer, continuall study of scripture, and ofte communyng with men of more ryghte iudgement, God hath deliuered me &c. Yea, menne thynketh that my Lord him selfe hath thought in tymes paste that by Goddes lawe a manne myght mary his brothers wyfe, whiche now bothe dare thynke and saye contrary: and yet this his boldnes myghte haue chaunced in Pope Iulius dayes, to stonde hym eyther in a fyre, or els in a fagotte, whiche thynge depelye consydered, and pondered of my Lorde, myght somthyng styrre him to charitable equitie, and to be somethyng remissable towarde menne, whiche laboure to dooe good as their power serueth with knowledge, and doth hurte to no man with their ignorauncye. for there is no greater distaunce, then betwene Gods lawe and not Gods lawe: nor it is not so or so, because any man thinketh it so, or so: but because it is so or so, in deede, therfore we must thynke it so or so when God shall geue vs knowledge thereof: for if it be in deede either so or not, it is so or not so, though all the worlde had thought otherwyse these thousand yeares. &c. And finally as ye saye, the matter is weyghtie and ought substantially to be looked vppon, euen as weyghtie as my lyfe is worth: but howe to looke substantially vpon it, otherwyse knowe not I, then to praye my Lorde God daye and nyght, that as he hath bolded me to preache his truthe, so he wyll strengthen me to suffer for it, to the edification of them whiche haue taken by the workyng of him, frute thereby, and euen so I desyre you, and all other that fauoure mee for his sake, lykewyse to praye: for it is not I, (without his myghtie helpinge hande) that can abyde that brute. but I haue truste that God will helpe me in time of nede, whiche if I hadde not, the Ocean sea, I thinke should haue diuided my Lorde of London and me by this daye. for it is a rare thing for a Preacher to haue fauoure at his hande which is no preacher him selfe, and yet ought to bee: I praye God that bothe he and I may bothe discharge our selues, he in his great cure, and I in my litle, to Goddes pleasure and safetie of oure soules, Amen. I praye you pardon me that I wryte no more distinctly, more truely: for my head is so out of frame, that it should be to painfull to me to wryte it againe, and if I bee not preuented, shortlye I intende to make merie with my Parishioners this Christmas, for all the sorowe, least perchaunce I neuer retourne to them againe: and I haue heard say, that a Doe is as good in wynter, as a Bucke in Sōmer.

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