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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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1680 [1599]

The trueth is, I loked to be condemned with my brother that same daye. But we maye all see, that they can do nothing, but as good wil permit them to do. But when the time is full come, I trust in God, I shall runne that ioyfull race that my breathren haue don. Thus I commit you all into the handes of God, who is the preseruer, defender, and keper of all hys elect for euer more. Amen.

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Thys is the examination of Richarde Woodmā, had before the bishop of Winchester, the archdeacon of Canterbury, Doctor Langdall with a priest, and other, whose names I know not, with certaine also of the Commissioners, at saint Mary Oueres church in Southwarke, in the presence of. iii. C. people at the least, the. xv. day of Iune. Anno. 1557.

WInches. Woodman, you wer before vs the last day, and woulde not bee acknowen in anye wyse that you were sent to prison for heresye, and called for your accusers, and stoode stoutly in defending of your selfe, and in your departing I had thought you had spoken agaynste priestes mariages, thinking by your woordes we should haue founde you an honest man, & conformable when wee had called you before vs again. You tolde such a fayre tale for your self, as though you had bene free from al that was layd to your charge. For you said it was all lyes that I tolde againste you: but synce I haue proued the contrarye, as here is your own hand to shewe. By the which I haue proued that you reproued not the Priest for lacking of authority, and because he had not put away his wife, but because you lyked not hys preaching. For in dede I toke it that you reproued him for because he was not lawfullye authorised: but I haue proued the contrarye synce.

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wood. I tolde you not that I did eyther reproue him for lacke of authority, or because I liked not his preaching, but I told you wher fore I was first sent to prison. For you sayde I was sent to prison for heresye, and made a long tale against me. And in dede I tolde you that there was neuer a word of your sayings true, but was al lyes, as it was in deede. For I neither was sent to prison for heresye, neyther held I any then, nor do now, I take heauen and earth to wytnes. But I tolde you I was sent to pryson vpon the breache of a statute,whych was for speaking to a Prieste in the pulpyt, and for that cause the iustices of that Country had thought I hadde offended the statute, and called mee before them, and woulde haue had me to haue bene bounde to my good abearing: and because I refused it, they sent me to pryson. And these be the wor-

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des of the statute, as I told you the last day. If anye man do interrupt any Preacher or preachers, lawfully authorised by the Quenes maiesty, or by any other lawful Ordinary, that then euery party that so offendeth, shall suffer three monethes imprisoment, & furthermore be broughte to the quarter Sessions, and ther beyng sorye for the same, and also bounde for hys good abearyng, one whole yere, to be released, or els to remayne to pryson agayne.

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And when I was in pryson, I boughte a statute booke, whiche when I had perused ouer, I found by the wordes therof that I had not offended, because hee was not lawfullye authorised, as the byshop of London was certified by the handes almost of. xxx. men, both Esquiers, Gentlemen, & yeomen, the chiefest in al that countrye. for he had not put awaye his wyfe, and therefore the statute tooke no place on mee, as I tolde you the other daye. Wherefore my Lord of London seing me hauing so much wrong, dyd lyke a good man to me in that matter, & released me. Now when I had told you this matter, you bad the Sheriffe haue me away. You sayd you were glad I held againste priestes mariages, because I answered to the question you asked me.

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The fatte Priest. My Lord do you not heare what he sayth by my lord of London? He saith he is a good man, (in that he released him) but hee meaneth that hee is good in nothynge els.

wood. What? can you tell what I meane? let euery man say as he findeth: hee did iustly to mee, in that matter. I saye if he be not good in any thing els, as you saye, he shall answer for it, and not I. For I haue nothinge to doo with other mens matters.

win. Wel, how saye you? howe lyked you his preaching? I praye you tell vs.

wood. That is no matter how I liked it: howe so euer I lyked it I offended not the statute. Wherefore you haue nothinge to say to me for that, I am sure.

win. Wel, how like you this then? Here is your owne hand writing, I am sure you wyl not denye it. Will you looke on it?

wood. It is myne owne handye woorke in deede, the whyche by Gods helpe I wyll neuer denye, nor neuer dyd yet, I prayse God therefore.

win. And here is good gere I tel you. I pray you herken well to it: these bee the woordes, before the Commissioners. Howe saye you? Do you not beleue, as soone as the woordes be spoken by the Prieste, that there remayneth neyther breade nor wyne, but onelye the verye bodye of Christe, bothe fleshe and

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