Navigate the 1563 Edition
PrefaceBook 1Book 2Book 3Book 4Book 5
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
Critical Apparatus for this Page
Commentary on the Text
Names and Places on this Page
Unavailable for this Edition
1740 [1659]

They vnderstāding þt he was Cōstable, refused not so to do. with þt commeth forth þe residue of his felowes, aboue touched, who bad thē stād & not to depart. They answered again, they wold be obediēt and redy to go whether soeuer they would haue thē. And so wer they first caried to a bruehouse nere at hād, while þt som of the said souldiors ranne to the iustice next at hād. But the iustice was not at home. Whereupon they wer had to sir Roger Cholmley. In the meane time som of the womē being of the same nūbre of the foresaid. xl, persōs, escaped away frō thē, some in the close, some before they came to the bruehouse. for so they wer caried, x. wt one man, 8. wt an other, and wt some moe, with som lesse, in such sort þt it was not hard for thē to escape, þt would. In fine, so many as wer caryed to sir R. Chomley, wer. 27. whiche MarginaliaSir Roger Chomley, Recorder of London persecutorssir R. Chomley & the Recorder taking their names in a bil, & calling them one by one, so many as answered to their names, they sēt to Newgate. In the whiche number of them that answered, and that wer sent to Newgate, wer. 22.

[Back to Top]

MarginaliaXXii. sēt to Newgate.These. 22. wer in the said prison of Newgate 7. wekes before they wer examined, to whome word was sent by Alexander the keper, that yf they would heare a masse, they should al be deliuered. Of these foresayd. 22. were burned. 13, in Smithfield. 7, at Braynesford. vi.

MarginaliaConfessorsJN prison. 2. died in Whitson weke, þe names of whō were Mathew Wythers, T. Tylar.

Seuē of thē whiche remained escaped with their liues hardly, although not without much trouble, yet (as god would) without burnyng, Whose names wer these. MarginaliaPersecuted Christians

Iohn Milles 
Commentary  *  Close

See 1563, pp. 1690-92; 1570, pp. 2243-44; 1576, pp. 1937-38 and 1583, pp. 2044-45.

Thomas Hinshaw 
Commentary  *  Close

See 1563, pp. 1691-92; 1570, pp. 2242-43; 1576, pp. 1937-38 and 1583, pp.2043-44.

R. Baily wolpacker
Robert VVilleys
T. Coast haberdas.
Roger Sandey.

The first. 7. wer brought forth to examinatiō before Boner, and so hauing their cōdēnation wer burnt, as is said, in Smithfielde. Thother 6. followed not long after, and suffred at Brainford, wheof specially here followeth now in order of story to be sene.

The examination, and condemnation of seuen godlye and faithfull Martyrs of Christ, burnt in Smythfielde.

MarginaliaIune. 27COncerning thexaminatiō & cōdēnatiō of these abouesaid, which wer apprehēded & taken at Islingtō, 7. fyrst wer producted before Boner the. 14. of Iune, to make answer to suche articles & interrogatories, as by the said B. should be minystred vnto thē. The names of these seuen wer, MarginaliaMartyrs.

Henry Ponde
Raynold Eastland
Robert Southam
Mathew Ricarbye
Iohn Lloyd
Iohn Holydaye
Roger Holland

To these. 7. constant & godly martyrs producted before Boner, certain articles wer to them ministred in this effect as followeth.


Marginalia1FIrst, that þu N. being wtin the city & dioces of London, haste not (according to the commō custom of the catholike church of this realm of England) come to thine own parish church, nor yet to the Cathedral churche of this city & dyoces of Londō, to heare deuoutly & christianlike, the Matins, the Masse, the Euensong, song or saide there in the latin tong, after the common vsage and maner of the church of this realme.

[Back to Top]

Marginalia2.Second, that ye haue not come to any of þe said churches to pray, to go in procession, or to exercise your self ther in godly & laudable exercises.

Marginalia3Thyrd, ye haue not conformed your self duely to al the laudable customes, rytes, and ceremonies of any of the sayd churches.

Marginalia4Fourth, ye haue not ben cōfessed at due times and places to your own curate, of your sinnes.

Marginalia5Fyfth, ye haue not receiued at your sayde Curates handes (as of the minister of Christ) absolution of your synnes.

Marginalia6Sixt, ye haue not at due times and places, of your Curate receiued reuerently and duely the sacrament of thaltar.

Marginalia7Seuēth, ye haue not faithfully & truly beleued þt in the said sacramēt of thaltar, ther is reallye and truely the very body and bloud of Christ.

Marginalia8Eight, ye haue not by your mouth, nor otherwyse by your dede expressed or declared in any wise, that ye wtout wauering or doubting doe think & beleue, that the faith and religion now obserued in the church of Englande, is a true faith and religion in al pointes.

Marginalia9Nine, ye haue not made any significatiō, that ye do in dede approue, or allow in any wyse, þe commō seruice in latin, here obserued and kept in the church of this realm of England.

Marginalia10Ten, ye haue not beleued, nor doe beleue at this present, that the seruice in latin, cōmonlye vsed & obserued in the church of this realme, is good & lawful, & not against the word of God.

Marginalia11Eleuēth, ye haue not in times paste liked, allowed, & approued, as good & goodly, and so do like, allow, and approue at this present, the seruice in Englishe, the bokes of common prayer, þe bokes of Comunion, þe religiō & faith set forth & vsed in the time of king Edward þe sixt, king of this realm, especially as it was set forth & vsed in the latter daies of the said king Edward.

[Back to Top]

Marginalia12Twelth, ye haue in times past ben very desirous, & so ar at this present, that the said English seruice, the said boke of common praier, the said boke of communion, & the saide religion & faith so set forth & vsed in king Edwards time, might now again be restored, set forth & vsed, & your self freely at your liberty, without any restraint, or lettes to vse it. And also in al points and things to do therin, as ye did, especially in the latter daies of the said Edward the. vi.

[Back to Top]

Marginalia13Thirtene, ye haue of late ben charitably sent to frō me the B. of London, & also by mouth ex-

Go To Modern Page No:  
Click on this link to switch between the Modern pagination for this edition and Foxe's original pagination when searching for a page number. Note that the pagination displayed in the transcription is the modern pagination with Foxe's original pagination in square brackets.
Type a keyword and then restrict it to a particular edition using the dropdown menu. You can search for single words or phrases. When searching for single words, the search engine automatically imposes a wildcard at the end of the keyword in order to retrieve both whole and part words. For example, a search for "queen" will retrieve "queen", "queene" and "queenes" etc.
Humanities Research Institute  *  HRI Online  *  Feedback
Version 2.0 © 2011 The University of Sheffield