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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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1424 [1355]

MarginaliaWhether the papistes doinges are more to bee lamented, or to be derided.of the papistes were more to be lamented for their detestable absurditye, of graue persons, or els more to be scorned and derided for their so trifeling & extreme follye. What Democritus or Calphurnius could abstaine from laughter, beholding only the fashion of their masse, from the beginninge to the later end, wyth suche turning, returning, halfe turning and hole tourning, such kissinge, blissing, crowching, becking, crossing, knocking, ducking, wasshing, rinsing, lyfting, touching, fingring Whispering, stoping, dipping, bowinge, licking, wiping, sleping, shifting, with an hundreth thinges mo. What wise man, I saye, seing such toysh gaudes can keepe from laughter? And what bee all the Popes doynges, with the whole circumstance of his religion, and maner of his popelinges, but matters almoste to bee laughed at. &c. But to returne again, wher as we left. Thus maister Latimer passing a longe time in the Tower, with as much pacience as a man in hys case could do, from thence he was transported to Oxford, with Doctor Cranmer Archbyshop of Caunterbury, and maister Ridley bishop of Londō there to dispute vpon articles sent downe frō Gardiner Byshop of Winchester, as is before touched. pag. 936. the maner and order of which disputations betwene them and the Vniuersity Doctors is also before sufficiently expressed. pag, 938. Where also it is declared, how and by whome the sayd Latimer with his other felow prisoners wer condemned after the disputations, and so committed again to the prison, where they continued from the moneth of Apryll aboue mencioned, to this present moneth of October. Where they wer most godly occupied, eyther with brotherly conference, or with feruent prayer, or with fruitfull writing. Albeit maister Latimer by reason of the feblenes of his age, wrote leaste of them al, in this latter time of his imprisonment. But in prayer he was feruently occupied, wherin often times so long he continued kneling, that he was not able to rise without helpe: and emongs other thinges, these were three principall matters he prayed for. MarginaliaThree requestes of master Latimers praier.Fyrst þt as God had appointed him to be a preacher of his word, so also he would gyue hym grace to stād to his doctrine vntil his death, that he might geue his hart bloud for þe same. Secōly, that God of hys mercy would restore hys gospel to England once agayn, & these words MarginaliaOnce againe, once agayne.once a gaine, once againe, he did so inculcate and beate into the ears of the Lorde God, as though he had sene god before him, and spokē to him face to face. The thyrd matter was, to praye for the preseruation of the Quenes maiesty, that now is, whome in hys prayer hee was wonte accustomably to name, and euen with teares desired God to make her a com-

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forte to hys comfortles Realme of England. These were the matters he prayed for so earnestly. Neither were these thinges of hym desired in vaine, as the good success therof after folowing did declare. For the Lorde most graciously did graunt al these his requests.

Fyrst, concerning profession, euen in the moste extremitye the Lorde graciouslye assisted him. For whē he stode at the stake with out Bocardo gate at Oxford, and the tormentors about to sette the fire vpon him, and vppon the lerned and godly byshop mayster Ridley, he lifted vppe his eyes towardes Heauen with an amiable & comfortable coūtenaunce, saienge theise wordes: fidelis est Deus qui non sinit nos tentari supra id quod possumus: God is faithful, which doth not suffer vs to be temted aboue our strength. And so aftewarde by and by shede his bloude in the cause of Christ, the which bloud ranne out of his harte in such abundaunce, that all those that were present, being godly, did meruell to see the moste part of the bloud in his bodye so to be gathered to his hart, and with such violence to gushe out, his bodye being opened by the force of the fire, by the which thing god most graciously graūted his request, which was that he might shed his hart bloude in the defense of the gospell. How mercifully the Lord heard his second request, in restoring his gospel once again to this Realme, these present dayes can beare record. And what then shall Englande say nowe for her defense, which so mercifully visited and refreshed with the woorde of God, so vnthankfully considereth either her owne miserye past, or the great benefit of God now present. The Lorde be mercyfull vnto vs.

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Agayne concerning his thirde request, it seameth likewise moste effectuously graunted, to the gret prayse of God, the furtherance of his gospel, and to the vnspeakable comfort of this Realme. For whether at the requeste of his prayer, or of other gods holy saintes, or whether God was moued with þe cry of his whole church, the truth is, that when all was deplorate and in a desperate case, and so desperate, that the enemyes mightely floryshed and triumphed, gods word banished, Spaniards receaued, no place lefte for Christes seruantes to couer their heades, sodenly the Lord called to remembraunce his mercy, and forgettinge our former iniquity, made an ende of all these miseries, and wrought a meruelous chaunge of thinges, at the change wherof, she was appointed and anoynted, for whom this graye headed father Latimer so earnestly prayed in his imprisonment, through whose true naturall, and imperiall crowne the brightnes of gods word was set vp againe to confound the dark and falseuisured kingdom of Antichrist, the true tēple of Christ redified, the captiuity

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