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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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oughte not to condemne me as an hereticke. for I am a good Christian. But now go to, do as you haue alredy determined. for I see right well, that right and truth be suppressed, and cannot appeare vpon the earth. These words ended, the Bishop pronounced the sentence of condemnation, and so deliuered him vnto the temporal officers. Who reserued him in their custody vntil the xvii. daye of September, at which time, both he and the other thre before mencioned were all burned, as ye haue already heard. Of which other three because as yet litle is said, I will therfore nowe procede to declare suche cause of their cruell deathes as in the Registry is recorded.

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Iames Austoo and Margery his wife.

TOuchinge the firste apprehension of these two persons, I finde neyther occasiō why, nether time, nor maner how. Howbeit as the dayes then serued, it was no hard or straunge matter to fall into the handes of such as with crueltye persecuted the true professours of gods gospell, especially hauinge so many promoters, & vnneighbourly neighbors to helpe them forwardes. By which kinde of people, it is not unlike these two godlye yoke fellowes were accused and taken. And being ones deliuered into the pitylesse handlinge of Boner: their examinations (ye maye be sure) wer not long differred. For the xvi. day of Iuly. 1557. they were brought before him into his palace at London. Where first he demaunded of the said Iames Austoo (amōgest other questions) where he had bene confessed in lent, and whether he receaued the sacrament of the aulter at Easter or not. To whom he answered that in dede he had bene confessed of the curate of Alhallowes Barking, nighe vnto the Tower of London, but that he had not receaued the Sacramēt of the altar. For he defied it, from the bottom of his harte. Why, quod the Byshop dost thou not beleue that in the sacrament of the aulter there is the true body and bloud of Christ? No said Austoo, not in the sacrament of the aulter: but in the supper of the Lord, to the faythfull receauer, is the verye bodye and bloud of Christ by fayth. Boner not well plesed with this talke, asked then the wife, howe she did like the religion then vsed in this churche of England? she answered that shee beleued, that the same was not according to gods woord, but false and corrupted, and that they which did go there vnto, did it more for feare of the lawe, then otherwise. Then he agayne asked her if she would go to the churche and heare masse, & praye for the prosperous estate of the king, being then abroad in his affairs. Whereunto she said that she denied the Masse with al her hart, and that she would not come into any churche wherein were Idoles. After

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this the Byshop obiected vnto them certain articles, to þe nombre of eightene. The tenure wherof, (because they touch only such commen and tryfeling matters as are alredy mencioned in diuers and sondry places before) I do here for breuity sake omit and passe ouer: geuing you yet this much to vnderstand, that in matters of fayth, they were as sound, and answered as truly (God bee therfore praysed) as euer did any, especially the woman, to whō the Lord had geuen the greater knowledge & more feruentnes of spiryt. Notwithstandinge accordinge to the measure of grace that God gaue them, they both stoode most firmly vnto the truth. And therfore to conclude, the. x. day of September, they were (with Rafe Allerton of whom ye haue heard) brought again before the Byshop at Fulham, in his chappell ther. Who first speaking vnto them, sayd: Aswtoo, dost thou knowe where thou arte now? and in what place? and before whom? and what thou hast to do? Yea (quod Awstoo) I knowe where I am. For I am in an ydoles tempell. After which words their articles being again red, and their constancy perceaued, Bonner pronounced agaynst either of them seuerally the sentence of condempnation, and delyuering them vnto the Shryue, there present, did rid his handes (as he thought) of them: but the Lord in thend will iudge that, to whom I referre hys cause.

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Richard Roth.

IN the Godly fellowship of the forenamed three martirs, was also this Richard Roth, as is alredy before specified. who being apprehended and brought vp vnto the Byshop of London, was by him examyned þe fourth day of Iuly, at what tyme the byshop did earnestly trauell to induce him to beleue that there wer seuen sacraments in Christes Church, & that in the sacramēt of the aulter (after the words of consecration duly spoken) there remayned the very substance of Christes body and blood and none other. Wherunto, (at that present) he made only this aunswer: that if the scriptures did so teach him, and that he mighte bee by the same so perswaded, he would so beleue, otherwise not. But at an other examination (which was the. ix. day of September) hee declared plainlye, that in the saide sacrament of the aulter (as it was then vsed) there is not the very body and blood of Christ, but that it is a dead God, & that the masse was detestable and contrary to Gods holy worde and wyll, from the which fayth and opinion he woulde not go or decline. The next day being the. x. day of the same moneth of September, the byshop (at his house at Fulham) by waye of an article, layd and obiected agaynst him that he was a comforter and boldener of heretyckes,

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