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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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1686 [165]

missed from you, the detestable sorte of Schismatickes were neuer so bold (since the King & quenes maiesties reignes) as they are now at this present. In much Bentley where your Lordship is Patrone of the church, since William Mount, and Alice his wife, with Rose Allen her daughter came home, they do not only absent them selues from the church, and seruice of God: but do dayly allure many other away from the same, which before did outewardlye shewe signes and tokens of obedience. They assemble together vppon the Saboth day, in the time of diuine seruice, some times in one house, somtime in an other, and there kepe their priuie conuenticles and scholes of heresy. The Iurates saith, the Lordes commission is out and they are discharged of their othe. The questmen in youre Archdeacons visitation allegeth that for asmuch as they were once presented and now sent home, they haue no more to do with them nor none other. Your officers saith, namely maister Boswell, that the counsell sent them not home without a great consideration. I pray God some of youre officers proue not fauourers of heretickes. The rebels are stoute in the Town of Colchester. The ministers of the churche are hemde at in the open streates, & called knaues. The blessed sacrament of the altar is blasphemed and railed vppon in euery Ale house and Tauerne. Prayer and fasting is not regarded. Sedicious talkes and newes are rife, both in towne and cuntrey, in as ample and large maner, as though there had no honorable Lordes & Commissioners ben sent for reformatiō therof. The occasion riseth partly by reason of one Ihon Lone of Colchester hieth (a peruerse place) whiche Ihon Lone was twise indicted of heresye, and there vppon fled with his wife & houshould, and his goods seased within the towne of Colchester, to the king and Quenes maiesties vse. Neuertheesse the said Ihon is come home agayne, & nothing said or done vnto him. Wher vppon the heretickes are wonderfully encouraged, to the no litle discomfort of good & Catholicke people, which daylye prayeth to God for the profite, vnitye, and restauration of hys church agayn, which thyng shal come the soner to passe, through the trauel and paynes of such honorable Lords, & reuerend fathers, as your good Lordshippe is, vnto whom I wish longe life and continuaunce, with encrease of muche honor. From Colchester the xviii. of Decēber.

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your humble bedes man
Thomas Tye, Priest.

An accompte made to your good Lordship how I haue bestowed the tyme since my departure from you. 
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This letter was dropped from the 1570 edition, undoubtedly because it was not terribly relevant and because paper was in short supply.

THe second sonday after the feast of the blessed Trinity, I heard maister Feckenham preache at Paules crosse.

The next day after I departed oute of the City of London towardes muche Wakering.

The third sonday after Trinitye, I preached at much Wakering.

The fourthe sondaye I preached at Harwich, and reconciled there. xii. persons to the vnity of the church.

The fyft sonday I preached at Wakering magna.

The sixt sonday at Wakering magna.

The seuenth sonday at Langenho.

The eight sonday at Peldone.

The ninth sonday at Wakering magna.

The tenth sonday the aris tooke me.

The. xi. sōday I preached at much Bentley.

The principal teachers of heretical doctrine in London, by Steuen Morris confession. 
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This letter, full of fascinating information on the Marian protestants, was deleted in the 1570 edition. The reason was that it described the activities of dissident protestant leaders - Henry Hart, John Kemp, John Laurence and John Barry - whom Foxe wished forgotten. It even identified some of them as opponents of predestination, indicating the existence of a schism which Foxe also wished forgotten. (On these leaders, and on Foxe's censorship of the disputes over predestination among Marian protestants, see Thomas S. Freeman, 'Dissenters from a Dissenting Church: the Challenge of the Freewillers, 1550-1558' in The Beginnings of English Protestantism, eds. Peter Marshall and Alec Ryrie [Cambridge, 2002], pp. 129-56.

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MarginaliaA mischeuous information of a wicked priest to Boner against good men.THe fyrst, maister Laurence of Barnehall. Iohn Barry hys seruaunt. Iohn Ieffrey, brother in law to master Laurence. These. iii. do lye & abyde when they be in London, at an Alehouse in Cornewall, ouer agaynste the cōduit. The man his name is Ihon Dudmā. these thre are the greatest, and do most harme in perswading the people.

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Robert Coles and hys wyfe.
Ihon Ledley and his wyfe.
VVilliam punt a bacheler.

These three doe lye at the signe of the bel in Gracious streete in a common inne. And two of those, namelye Iohn Ledley and Robert Coles are great counsellers, and doo resorte much vnto the Kinges benche vnto the prisoners, about matters of religion. The other namely William Punt, is and hath ben a great writer of diuelishe & erronious bokes of certain mens doinges, & doth conuey them ouer, and causeth them there to be imprinted and brought ouer, to the great hurt of the ignorant people, as it is to be proued. For vpon Palme sonday last, he had in his bosome a certayne booke against the sect of the Anabaptistes. MarginaliaA sound lesson reasō I should say to proue heresy,And as he was arriuing vpō þe Thamis towardes Grayes, there hee did reade it, and had shipped at that present by reporte, and as due proofe is to be had by these two men, Robert Coles and Iohn Ledley. for they were of his counsell in conueying of them ouer, to the valew of a barrell full of bookes. This I doo know. For I partly knew al their doinges in that viage. And the sayde Robert and Iohn went ouer at the same tyme about questions of religion to the learned that were ouer, to know their counsell in those matters, and so to turne backe agayne vpon the same. Thus much I know to be their doinges.

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Iohn Kempe.
Henry Hart.

These two do lye at the bridge foote, at a cutlers house, whose name is Curle. 

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A letter from John Careless mentions Curle as a freewiller (ECL MS 260, fo. 132r).

And namely Henry Harte is the principall of all those that are called frewil men. For so they are termed of the predestinators. And he hath drawē out xiii. articles to be obserued amongest his company: & asfarre as I do learne, there come none into their brotherhead excepte hee bee sworne. The other is a great trauelor abrode into Kent, and what his doctrine is, I am not able to say.

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