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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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1621 [1540]

Actes and Monumentes of the churche

of the holy ghost wt great solēnity, nothing wāting in þe behalf þt might make to the settynge forth of the same. In this place it was marked that Nicolas Ormanet (cōmōly surnamed Datary) who (albeit he wer inferior in estate vnto Westchester beyng a bishop, yet was superyor to thē al in autoritie) while the Masse was a celebrating, eft standing eft sittyng, & sometyme kneling on his knees, obserued certayn Ceremonies, which afterward should be takē vp of al others: in the which as then he shewed exāple how al others shuld do: but of these thyngs we wil entreat more largely hereafter in place conuenient. Frō thence they attended al vpon the lordes Legates to S. Maries church, which we declared before to haue ben interdited. In the which place, for as much as it was suspended, although no Masse myght be songe, yet ther was a Sermon made in open audyence by MarginaliaPecocke preacheth at s. mariesPecocke in the Latin tong. The which beyng ended, the Vicechauncellor with the maysters of the colledges, euery one in his order, MarginaliaThe citation of the maisters of the collegeswer cyted by order. There Robert Bressie mayster 

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Technically, this is incorrect; the head of King's College is the provost, not the master.

of the kinges Colledge, a worthy old man, both for his wysedom and his hoare heares,  
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This favourable description of Brassey comes from the Historia vera, but hewas also favourably described by the Marian martyr George Marsh.

hearyng his own name recited next after the Vicechaūcellors, said he was ther present as all thother wer: neuertheles for as much as the reformation of his house was wholly reserued to the dyscretion of the Bishop of Lincolne, not only by the kynges latters patentes, but also by graūt of confirmation from the bishop of Rome him self, vnder a penaltie if he should suffer anye straungers to intermeddle, MarginaliaRobert Bressies exception.he openly protested in dyscharge of his duety, that vnlesse theyr cōmission gaue them authority & iurisdictiō vpō that Colledge, either by expresse wordes or manifest sense, he vtterly exempted hymself from beyng present. This his exception they toke al in great displeasure: allegyng þt they wer fully autorised for thorder of that matter by the Cardinall, out of whose iurisdiction no place nor person was exempted. Wherfore he had done euill to cal into question theyr autority, so wel knowen to al menne. Westchester semed to be more moued at the matter then al the other. And þt was because Bressy had a litle before obteined the worship of þt roume, euen vtterly against his wil, & maugre his head, do the worst he could agaynst hym. The rest of the maisters beyng cited, euery manne for a whyle departed home to his own house, MarginaliaInquisitiō at the cōō scholes.with commaundemēt to be at the common scholes of the sayd vniuersitie at one of the clock of the same day. When the degrees of thuniuersitie, commonly called Regents & not Regents, wer assēbled thither, they spent the rest of the day in reading ouer of Charters, graūted to thuniuersity by kynges & princes, in searchyng out of Bulles & pardons from the Pope, and in perusing of other monuments pertaynyng to thuniuersity.

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Ianuarye. 12

Inquisition at the kynges college

The next day folowing, being the. 12. of Ianuary they resorted to the kings colledge to make inquisition, eyther because þe same for the worthines therof is chief & soueraigne of al the residue, or els because that þt house inespecially before al others, had ben coūted time out of mind neuer to be without an heretike (as they terme thē) or twain. And at þt presēt time, albeit þt many now alate had wtdrawen themselues from thence, yet they iudged þt ther were some remaynyng styl. MarginaliaThe maner of receiuing thinquisitors when they wēt to make inquisition.The order & maner how they would be interteined of euery colledge whē they shuld com to make inquisition, they thēselues appointed, which was in this sort. They commaūded the maister of euery house together wyth the residue, as wel fellowes as scholers, appareiled in priestlike garments (which they call habits) to mete thē at the vttermost gate of their house toward the town. The master hymselfe to be dressed in like apparel as the priest when he rauisheth hymself to Masse, sauyng that he should put on vppermost his habit, as the rest dyd. Thorder of theyr going they appoynted to be in this wise. The maister of the house to go formost, next vnto him euery man in his order as he was of degre, seigniority, or of yeres. Be fore the maister should be caried a crosse & holy water, to sprinckle the Commissioners withal. And in theyr meting, after þe mūbling of a few deuotions, they determined wt this pomp & solēnity to be brought to the Chappell. Many thought they tooke more honor vpon thē than belōged to þe state of mā. Other som (forasmuch as at þt time they not only pretēded the iurisdiction of the Cardinal, MarginaliaThe Commissioners represent the Popebut also represēted the power & autority of þe B. of Rome himself, who was accoūpted to be more thā a mortall man) said it was farre lesse thā of duety appertained to his holines, in that thonor that was done to his Legates, was not done to them but to hys highnes. Now was the houre at which they appointed to come: & being entred the kings Colledge gate, wher they loked for the master and fellowes of the house, seing no mā com to mete thē, they proceded forth to þe church dore, where they stayed. Ther perceiuing how the mayster and the rest of the house wer dressing thēselues as fast as they could, in such order as we tolde you was apointed before, they came in soddainly vpon thē before they had set any foote out of theyr places. Then the master first excused him self, that he was ready no soner, acknowleging that it had ben his duety to haue ben in a readynes. Secondly, he said he was very glad of their commyng, promisyng fyrst in his owne name, and after in the name of all the rest, as much reuerence as might be, in al matters concerning theyr common vtility, the which he douted not but should be performed at theyr hands, accordyng to his expectation. But lyke as he hadde done thother day in s. Maries church, the same

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