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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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1638 [1557]

a tournay, was wounded so sore in the head with a Speare by one of his owne subiectes, that ere it was longe after hee dyed. In the which behalfe, the dreadful iudgementes of God were no lesse approued in our own coutrymen. MarginaliaStephen Gardener of Wynchester.For one that was a notable slaughterman of Christes sayntes rotted aliue, and ere euer he dyed, suche a ranke sauour stemed from all his body, that none of his frēdes were able to come at him, but that they were ready to vomit. Another beyng in vtter despayre wel nygh of al health, howled out miserably. The third ran out of his wittes. And diuers other that were enemies to the church perished miserably in the ende. All the which thinges were most certayne tokens of the fauour and defense of the diuine maiestye towards hys church, and of his wrath and vengeaunce towardes the tyrauntes. And forasmuche as he had made mention of the Bohemians, hee sayd it was a most apte example that was reported of their captaine zisca: who when he should dye, willed his body to be flayne, and of his skin to make a parchment to couer the heade of a drom. For it shoulde come to passe, that when his enemies heard the sound of it, they should not be able to stand agaynst them. The like counseil (he sayde) he him selfe nowe gaue them as concerninge Bucer. That like as the Bohemians did with the skin of zisca, the same shuld they do with the argumentes and doctrine of Bucer. For as soone as the Papistes shoulde heare the noyse of hym, their gewgawes should forthwith decay. For sauing that they vsed violence to such as with stoode them, theyr doctrine contayned nothing that myght seme to any man (hauinge but meane vnderstanding in holy scripture) to be grounded vpon any reason. As for those things that were done by them agaynst such as could not play the madmen as wel as they some of them sauored of open force, and some of ridiculous foolishnes. For what was this first of al? was it not friuolous, that by the space of thre yeares together, masse should be songe in those places where Bucer and Phagius rested in the Lord without any offense at all? and assone as they tooke it to be an offense, streight waye to be an offense if anye were heard there? or that it shold not bee as good then as it was before? as if that then vp on the soddayn it had ben a hainous matter to celebrate it in that place, and that the faut that was past, should be counted the greuouser because it was don of lenger time before. More ouer, this was a matter of none effecte, that Bucer and Phagius only should be digged vp as who should saye, that they alonlye had embraced the religion which they call heresy. MarginaliaFande somtyme maior of þe towne.It was wel knowen how one of the Burgesses of the towne hadde bene minded toward the

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Popish religion. Who when he shold dye, willed neither ringing of Belles, Diriges, nor anye other such kind of trifles to bee done for him in his anniuersary, as they terme it, but rather that they should go with instrumentes of musyke before the Maior and counsel of the City, to celebrate his memoriall, and also that yearly a sermon should be made to the people, bequeathing a peece of mony to the preacher for his labour. Neither might he omit in that place to speake of Ward the painter, who albeit he were a man of no reputacion, yet was he not to be despised for the religiō sake which he diligently folowed. Neyther were diuers other mo to be passed ouer with silence, who were knowen of a certainty to haue continued in the same sect, and to rest in other church yardes in Cambridge, and rather throughe the whole Realme, and yet defyled not their Masses at all. All the which persons (for as muche as they were al of one opinion) ought all to haue bene taken vp, or els all to haue bene let lye with the same religion: vnles a man wold graunt that it lieth in their power to make what they list lawfull and vnlawful at theyr owne pleasure. In the condemnacion of Bucer and Phagius (to say the truth) they vsed to much cruelty, & to much violence. For howsoeuer it went with the doctrine of Bucer, certainly they coulde fynde nothing wher of to accuse Phagius, in as much as he wrate nothinge that came abroade sauinge a fewe thinges that he had translated out of the Hebrew and Chaldy tounges, into Latin. After his comming into the realme, he neuer red, he neuer disputed, he neuer preached, he neuer taught. For he deceased so sone after, that he could in that time geue no occasion for his aduersaries to take holde on, whereby to accuse him whom they neuer heard speake. In that they hated Bucer so deadly, for thallowable mariage of the cleargy, it was their owne malyce conceyued agaynst him, and a very slaunder raysed by them selues. For he had for his defense in that matter, (ouer and besides other helpes) the testimonie of Pope Pius the second, who in a certaine place saith that vpon waighty considerations priestes wyues were taken from them, but for more weighty causes were to be restored agayne. And also the statute of the Emperour, they call it the Interim, by which it is enacted that such of the clergy as were maryed should not be diuorced from theyr wiues.

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Thus turning his stile from this matter to thuniuersity, he reproued in fewe wordes their vnfaythfulnesse towardes these men. For if the Lord suffered not to bones of the king of Edom, being a wicked man, to be takē vp and brent without reuengement (as saith Amos) let vs assure our selues he wyl not suf-

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