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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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home agayne, he hathe done muche harme. For where both men & women were honestly disposed before, by saint Anne now are they as yl as he almost: & forther more, he was not ashamed to withstand me before al the parish, seing that we were of the malignant church of Antichrist, and not of the trew Church of Christ, alleaging a great many of scriptures to serue for his purpose, saying: good people, take hede, and beware of these bloudthirstye dogges. &c. and then I commaunded the constable to apprehend him, and so he did. Neuertheles after his apprehension, the Constable lette him go aboute his busines all the next daye, so that without putting in of sureties hee let him go into Suffolke and other places, for no goodnes, I warrant you my Lord: it were almoise to teach such officers their dewty, how they should let such rebels go at theyr owne lyberty, after that they be apprehended and taken, but to kepe them fast in the stockes vntil he bring him before a Iustice.

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Rafe. As I sayd before, so say I nowe againe: thou art not of the church of Christ, and that wil I proue, if I may be suffered: and where you sayd, that you commaūded the Constable to apprehend me, you dyd so in deede, contrary to the Lawes of this Realme, hauing neither to lay vnto my charge, treason, fellony, nor murther, no neyther had you precept, proces, nor warrant to serue on me, and therfore I saye, without a lawe was I apprehended: & wheras you seke to trouble the constable because he kept me not in the stockes. iii. daies & iii. nightes it doth shew a part what you are: and my going into Suffolke was not for any euyl, but onely to bye halfe a bushel of corne, for breade for my poore wyfe and chyldren, knowing that I had no longer tyme to tarye with them. But if I had run awaye, then you wold surely haue layd somwhat to his charge.

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Boner. Go to, thou art a marchaunt in dede. Ah syrra, before god thou shalt be burnt with fyre. Thou knowest Richarde Rothe, doest thou not? Is he of the same mynde that thou art of or no? canst thou tell?

Rafe. He is of age to answer. let him speake for himselfe. For I heare say that he is in your house.

Boner. Lo what a knaue here is. Go Cluny, fetche me Rothe hither. By my trouth he is a false knaue: but yet thou art woorse then he. Ah syrra, dyd not you set your hand to a wryting, the tenure wherof was, þt if thou shoulde at any tyme say or do heretically, that then it shuld be leaful for me to take the as a Relaps, and to procede in sentence agaynst thee?

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Rafe. Yea, that is so. But here is to be asked whether it bee sufficient, that my hande or name writing be able to geue any authority to you or to any other, to kyll me. For if I, by wry-

ting my name can do so muche, then must my authoritye be greater then yours. Neuertheles, I haue neither sayd nor done heretically, but lyke a true christen man haue I behaued my selfe. And so I was committed into pryson agayne, and the. xxiiii. day of the same moneth, I was brought before the byshop, the lord North, Doctor Story, and others, and after a longe talke in latine amongest them selues (vnto þe which I gaue no answer, because they spake not to me, althoughe they spoke of me,) at the last the bishop saide:

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Boner.How say you syrra? tell me briefly at one woorde, wilt thou bee contented to go to Fulham with me, & ther to knele the down at Masse, shewing thy self outwardly as though thou didst it with a good will? Go to, speake.

Rafe. I wyl not say so.

Boner. Away with him, away with hym.

The second daye of Maye I was brought before the byshop, and three noble men of the Counsell, whose names I do not remember.

Boner. Lo my Lords, this same is the fellow that was sent vnto me from the Counsel, and dyd submyt himselfe, so that I had half a hope of hym. But by saint Anne I was alwaies in a doubt of him. Neuertheles he was with me, and fared wel, and when I deliuered hym, I gaue him money in his purse. Howe sayest thou? was it not so, as I tel my Lordes here?

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Rafe. In dede my Lord, I had meate & drynk enough: but I neuer came in bed al the while. And at my departure you gaue me. xii. d. how be it I asked none, nor would haue done.

A Lord. Be good to him my Lorde. He wyll be an honest man.

Boner. Before God, how should I trust him? he hath once deceiued me alredy. But ye shall heare what he wyl say to the blessed sacramēt of the altar. How say you syrra? after the wordes of consecration bee spoken by the Prieste, there remayneth no bread, but the very bodye of our sauiour Iesus Christ, God and man, & none other substance, vnder þe forme of bred.

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Rafe. Wher finde you that, my Lord, writē?

Boner. Lo sir. Why, doth not Christ say: this is is my body? How sayest thou? Wylt thou deny these words of our sauiour Christ? Or els, was he a dissembler, speaking one thyng, and meaning an other? Go to, nowe I haue taken you.

Rafe. Yea my lord, ye haue taken me in dede and wil kepe me vntyl you kyl me. How be it my Lord, I maruayle why you leaue out the beginning of the institution of the Supper of our Lord? For Christ sayd: take ye, and eat ye, thys is my bodye. And if it shall please you to ioyne the former woordes to the latter, then shall I make you an aunswer. For sure I am that Christ was no dissembler, neyther dyd he say one thing, and meane another.

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