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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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Actes and Monumentes of the churche

for children to be christened.

Item, if they do kepe a boke of all the names of them that be reconciled to the dutye of the churche.

Item, whether ther be any priestes that late vnlawfully had women vnder pretensed mariage, and hetherto are not ceconciled, and to declare their names and dwelling places.

Item, whether they do diligētly teach their parishoners the articles of the faith, and the x. commaundementes.

Item, whether they do decently obserue those things that do cōcerne the seruice of the church and all those thinges that tende to a good and a christian lyfe, accordinge to the Canons of the churche.

Item, whether they doo deuoutlye in theyr prayers praye for the prosperous estate of the kinge and Quenes maiesties.

Item, whether the said persons, and vicars do sufficiently repayre their chauncels, Rectories, and vicarages, and do kepe and maintain them sufficiently repayred and amended.

Item, whether any of them dooe preache or teach any erronious doctrine, contrarye to the catholicke fayth, and vnity of the church.

Item, whether anye of them do saye the diuine seruice, or do minister the sacramentes in the english tong, contrary to the vsuall order of the churche.

Item, whether any of them do suspiciouslye kepe any woman in their houses, or do keepe company with men suspected of heresies, or of euill opinions.

Item, whether any of them that were vnder pretense of lawful matrimony maryed, & now reconciled, do priuely resort to their pretensed wifes, or that the sayd women do priuely resort vnto them.

Item, whether they do go decently apparelled, as it be commeth sad, sobre, and discrete ministers, and whether they haue their crownes and berdes shauen.

Item, whether any of them do vse any vnlawfull games, as dice, cardes and other lyke, wherby they growe to slaunder and euyll report.

Item, whether they do kepe residence and hospitality vpon their benefices, and do make charitable contributiōs according to the lawes ecclesiasticall.

Item, whether they do keepe the booke or register of christening, burieng, and mariages with the names of the Godfathers and Godmothers.

Touching the lay people.

FIrst, whether any maner of person of what estae, degree, or condicion so euer he be, do hold, maintaine, or affirme, any heresies, errours, or erronious opinions, contrarye to the lawes ecclesiasticall, and the vnity of the catholicke churche.

Item, whether any person doth hold, affirm or saye that in the blessed sacrament of the aulter there is not contayned the reall and substanciall presence of Christ: or that by any maner of meanes do contempne and despise the sayd blessed sacrament, or do refuse to do reuerence or worship thereunto.

Item, whether they do contemne or despise by any maner of meanes any other of the Sa-

cramentes, rites, or ceremonies of the churche, or do refuse or deny auricular confession.

Item, whether anye doo absente or refraine, without vrgent and vnlawful impediment, to come to the churche, and reuerently to here the diuine seruice vpon Sondayes and holydayes.

Item, whether beyng in the church, they do not apply them selues to heare the diuine seruice, and to be contemplatiue in holye prayer, and not to walke, iangle, or talke, in the tyme of the diuine seruice.

Item, whether any be fornicatours, adulterers, or do commyt incest, or be Baudes, and receyuours of euyl persons, or be vehemently suspected of any of them.

Item, whether anye do blaspheme and take the name of God in vayn, or be common swearers.

Item, whether anye bee periured, or haue committed simony or vserye, or doo styll remayne in the same.

Item, whether the churches & churchyardes be wel and honestly repayred and inclosed.

Item, whether the churches be sufficientlye garnished and adorned wyth all ornamentes, and bookes necessary, and whether they haue a Roode in theyr Church of a decent stature, wyth Marye and Iohn, and an Image of the Patron of the same church.

Item, whether any do wythholde, or dothe draw from the church any maner of money or goods, or that do wythhold theyr due and accustomed tithes from theyr Parsons & vicars.

Item, whether any be common drunkards, ribaldes, or men or euyll lyuinge, or do exercise any lewde pastimes, especially in the time of diuine seruice.

Item, if there be any that do practise or exercise any artes of Magike, or Necromancye, or do vse or practise any Incantations, sorceries or witchcraft, or be vehemētly suspected therof

Item, whether anye bee maryed in the degrees of affinity or consanguinitye, prohibited by the lawes of holy church, or that do mary, the banes not asked, or doo make anye priuye contractes.

Item, whether in the tyme of Easter last, anye were not confessed, or dyd not receyue the blessed sacrament of the altar, or did irreuerētly behaue them selues in the receiuing therof.

Item, whether any do kepe any secret conuēticles, preachings, lectures, or readinges, in matters of religion, contrary to the lawes.

Item, whether any do now not kepe dulye the fastyng and embrying dayes.

Item, whether the Altars in the churches be consecrated or no.

Item, whether the Sacrament be caryed deuoutly to them that fall sycke, wyth lyght, and wyth a lytle sacryng bell.

Item, whether the common scholes be well kept, and that the schole maysters be diligent in teaching, and be also cacholicke, and men of good and vpright iudgement, and that they be examined and approued by the Ordinary.

Item, whether anye do take vpon them to minister the goodes of those that be dead with out authority from the Ordinary.

Item, whether the poore people in euery parysh be charitably prouided for.

Item, whether there do burne a lampe, or a

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