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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 church.

Boner. A, wilte thou so? before God, if thou hast not dissembled, thē thou nedest not to be afrayd, nor ashamed to answer for thy self. but tel me in faith, hast thou not dissembled?

Rafe. If I cannot haue mine accusers to accuse me before you, my cōsciēce doth cōstrayn me to accuse my self before you: For I confes þt I haue greuously offēded god in my dissimulation, at my last being before your Lordship, for þe which I am right sory, as god knoweth.

Boner. Wherein I praye thee diddest thou dissemble, when thou wast before me?

Rafe. For sothe my Lord, if youre Lordship remember, I did sette my hand vnto a certain writing, the cōtents wherof, as I remember, was that I did beleue in all thinges as the catholicke churche teacheth, &c. In the which I did not disburs my mynde, but shamfully dissembled, because I made no difference betwene þe true church and the vntrue church.

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Boner. Nay, but I praye thee let me heare more of this geare. For I feare me thou wilt smell as an hereticke anone. Which is þe true churche, as thou saiest? Doest thou not cal the heretickes churche the true church, or the catholicke church of Christ? Now which of these two are the true church as sayest thou? go to. for in faith I wil know of thee or I leaue the.

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Rafe. As concerninge the churche of heretickes, I vtterly abhorre the same, as detestable and abhominable before god, with al their enormities and heresies. And the church catholicke is it that I only embrace, whose doctrin is sincere, pure, and true.

Boner. By saint Augustine, but that is wel said of thee. For by God almighty if thou haddest allowed the church of heretikes, I would haue burned thee with fire for thy labour.

Morton. Then saide one Morton, beinge a priest: my lord, you know not yet what church it is, that he calleth catholicke. I warrant you he meaneth naughtely enough.

Boner. Think you so? Now by our blessed Lady, if it be so, he might haue deceiued me. How say you sirra, which is the catholike churche?

Rafe. Euen that whiche hathe receiued the wholsome sound, spoken of by Esay, Dauid, Malachy, and Paule, with manye other mo. The which sounde as it is written, hath gon throughout all the earth in euerye place, and vnto the endes of the world.

Boner. Yea, thou saiest true before God. For this is the soūd that hath gone throughout al Christendome, and hee that beleueth not the sound of the holy church, as S. Ciprian saith, doth erre. For he sayth, that who so euer is out of the church, is lyke vnto them that wer out of Noe hys shyp, when the flood came vpon al the whole world, so that the arke of Noe is lykened vnto the church: and therfore thou hast wel said in thy confession. For the church is not alone in Germany, or here in Englād,

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in the time of the late schismes, as the heretickes doth affirme. For if the church shoulde be there alone, then were Christ a lier. For he promised that the holy ghost shoulde come to vs, leade vs into all truthe, yea and remayne with vs vnto the end of the world. So now if we will take Christe for a true sayer, then must we nedes affirme, that the waye which is taught in Fraunce, Spayne, Italy, Flaunders, Denmark, Scotland, & al Christendom ouer, must nedes be the true catholick church.

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Rafe. My Lord, if you remember I spake of all the worlde, as it is written, and not of all christendom only, as me think your Lordship taketh it, the which kind of speaking you doo not finde in all the bible. For sure I am that the gospel hath bene bothe preached and persecuted in al landes: first, in Iury by the scribes and Pharisies, & since that tyme by Nero, Dioclesiā, and such like, & nowe here in these our daies, by, your Lordship knoweth whom. MarginaliaSupple Boner.for truth it is that the churche which you call catholike, is non otherwise catholik then was figured in Cayne, obserued of Ieroboam, Ahab, Iesabell, Nabugadonoser, Antiochus, Herod, with innumerable more of þe like. And as both Daniel & Esdras maketh mencion of these last daies, by a playne prophecy, & now fulfilled as appeareth, & affirmed by our sauiour Christ, and his, Apostels saying: ther shal come greuous wolues to deuoure the flocke.

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Boner. Now by the blessed sacrament of the aulter, maister Mortō, he is the rankest hereticke that euer came before me. how say you? haue you heard the like?

Morton. I thought what he was, my Lord, at the firste, I.

Boner. Now by all Hallowes thou shalt be brent with fire for thy lieng, thou horson verlet & pricklouse, thou. Dost thou find a prophecy in Daniel of vs? nay ye knaue, it is of you þt he speaketh of, & of your false pretensed holynes. Go to, let me heare what is the saieng of Esdras, and take heede ye make not a lye, I aduise you.

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Rafe. The saing of Esdras is this: the heat of a great multitude is kindled ouer you, and they shall take awaye certein of you, and fede the Idole with idoles, and he that consenteth vnto them, shallbe had in derision, laughed to scorne, and troden vnder foote, yea they shall be lyke mad men. for they shall spare no man, they shal spoile & wast such as feare þe lord. &c.

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Boner. And haue you taken this thinge to make your market good? Ah syrra, wilt thou so? by my faith a prety instruction, & a necessary thing to be taught among the people. By my trouth I thinke ther be no more of this opiniō. I pray the tell me. Is ther any that vnderstādeth this scripture on this fashion? Before god, I think ther be none in al Englād but þu.

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