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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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1738 [1657]

within the saide towne of Aylesham, and caused two hundred to crepe to the Crosse at Penticoste, besydes other punishments which they susteyned. MarginaliaBery stryketh a pore man, wher vpopn the poore man dyed.On a time this foresaide Bery gaue a poore man a blow (of his parish of Marsham) with the swingle of a flayle, for a woorde speaking, that presently theron he died, and the said Berry (as is said) held vp his hand at the barre therfore. MarginaliaBery stryketh a pore woman, whervpon she died immediately.Then after that in his parish of Aylesham also, anno. 1557. ther was one Alice Oxes came to his house, and going into the Hall, he meting her (beynge before moued) smote her with his fiste, whereby she was fayne to be caryed home, and the next daye was founde dead in her chāber. 

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See 1563, p. 1617; 1570, p. 2206; 1576, p. 1904 and 1583, p. 2012.

To write how many concubines and whores he had, none would beleue it, but such as knew him in þe coūtrey he dwelt in. He was rich & of great autoritye, a great swearer, altogether geuē to womē, & persecuting þe gospell, & in cōpelling mē to idolatry. MarginaliaIōh Norgate a confessour.One I. Norgate a mā lerned, godly & zelous, who wold not go to their trash, but rather die, being sore hunted by þe said Berry, praied hartely to god, & the lord shortly after in a cōsūption deliuered him. MarginaliaThe rage of Bery.Notwtstāding þe rage of this wicked mā waxed more fiercer & fiercer: he troubled sondry men, burnt al good bokes, þt he could get, & diuorsed many mē & womē a sōder for religiō. When he heard say þt quene Mary was dead, & the glory of their triumph quailed, the sōday after, being þe. xx. of Nouēbre 
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Note that a misprint in the 1583 edition changed this from xx November to xix November.

an. 1558. MarginaliaBerye maketh a feast wherat is one of hys concubineshe made a great feast & had one of his cōcubines ther, wt whō he was in his chāber after diner vntil Euensong. Thē wēt he to church, wher he had baptisme ministred, & in going frō church homeward, after Euēsong, betwene þe churchyard & his house, beinge but a litle space (as it were a churchyarde bredth a sōder) MarginaliaThe end of Bery terrible.he fel down sodeinly to þe groūd wt a heuy grone, & neuer stirred after, neyther shewed any one token of repētance. This hapned his neighbors being by, to thexāple of al other. the lord grant we may obserue his iudgemēts. MarginaliaBeryes goodes consumeth as wax against fyre.And those þt had his great riches, since his death, it hath so cōsumed wt thē, þt they be poorer now, thē their wer befor they had his goods. such iudgemēt hath þe lord executed to the eyes of al mē. MarginaliaThe end of Dunninge chācellor of Lincolne,At þt time one Dūning, Chancellor of Lincoln (which in some part of Quene Maryes daies was Chaūcellor of Norwych, and a very merciles tirāt as liued) dyed in Lincolnshire of as soddein a warning, as the saide Berry died.

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Thus haue I shewed thee (good reader) the constancy, boldnes, & glorious victorye of these happy martyrs, as also the tirannicall crueltie of that vnfortunate Commissary, & his lamentable and pitifull ende. the lord graunt we may all effectually honor the iudgementes of god, & feare to displease his holy maiesty. Amen.

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MarginaliaIoane Seman also persecuted by Tyrell.ABout this time, or some what rather before, was one Ioane Seman, 

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mother to the foresaid Williā Semā, being of thage of. 66. yeres, persecuted of the saide sir Iohn Tirrell, knight

also, out of the town of Menbleshā aforesaid, because she would not go to Masse, and receyue against her cōscience. Which good old womā being frō her house, was glad sometime to lye in Rowes, Bushes, Groues, & fields, & somtyme in her neighbors house, when she could. And her husbād being at home, about thage of. lxxx yeres, fel sicke: MarginaliaThe duety of a good wyfe.where she hearing thereof, with spede returned home to her house agayn, not regarding her life, but considring her duety, & shewed her diligence to her husbād most faithfully vntil god toke him awaye by death. Then by gods prouidence she fel sicke also, and departed this life wtin her own house, shortly after. MarginaliaSimondes the cōmissarye woulde not let mother Semā bee buried in the churchyardAnd when one M. Simonds the Cōmissary hard of it, dwelling therby at a town called Thorndō, he cōmaūded slreitly, that she should not be buried (as they call it) in no christian burial, wher through her frendes wer cōpelled to lay her in a pit vnder a motes side. Her husbande and she kept a good house, and had a good report amongest their neighbours, wyllyng alwayes to receiue straungers, and to comfort the poore, and sick, and liued together in the holy estate of matrimony very honestly, aboue forty yeares, and she departed this life willinglye and ioyfullye, with a stedfast fayth, and a good remembrance of gods promises in Christ Iesus.

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MarginaliaMother Benet confessoure.In the sayd time of Quene Mary, ther dwelt in the town of Wetherset (by Mendlesham aforesaid) a very honest womā, called mother Benet, a widow, which was persecuted out of the same town, because she would not go to masse, & other their beggerly ceremonies: but at þe last she returned home again secretly to her house, & ther departed this lyfe ioyfully, & MarginaliaSir Iohn Tirrel and maister Simōds wold not suffer mother Benet to be buried in the churchyardsir I. Tyrrel & M. Simond the Cōmissary, would not let her be buried in the churchyard: so was she laid in a graue by the high way side. The same good old womā mother Benet, in the time of persecutiō, met one of the said mother Semans neyghbors, & asked her how þe said mother Semā did, & she answered þt she did very wel, god be thanked. Oh (said she) mother Seman hath stepte a gret step before me. for she was neuer couetons þt I could perceiue. her husbād in his mirth wold say vnto her. O womā, if thou wert sparyng, þu mightest haue saued me an. C. marks more thē þu hast, to the which she woulde answere againe gently & say. O mā be cōtent, & let vs be thank ful: for god hath geuen vs inough, if we cā se it. Alas good husbād wold she say, I tel you truth, I cānot firkin vp my butter, & kepe my chese in the chāber, & wait a great price, & let the poore want, & so displease god. But husbād, let vs be rich in good works: so shal we please the lord, & haue al good things geuen vs &c. this good woman of þe vice of couetousnes (of al þt knew her) was iudged least to be spotted, of any infirmyty she had. the lord roote it out of the hartes of them that be infected therwith. Amen.

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