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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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1741 [1660]

Actes and Monumentes of the churche

horted þt where of late ye did leaue your churches, & went in the time of diuine seruice into the fieldes, & prophane places, to read English Psalmes, & certain English bokes, ye woulde leaue of þt, and being out of prison, & at your liberty, comē to your own parish churches, there to heare Mattins, masse, Euensong, after the cōmon order of the churches of this realm, & to make due confessiō of your sinnes to your own curate, & receiue at his hāds (as of the minyster of Christ, hauing therin sufficient authoritye) absolution of your sinnes, heare Masse, receyue the sacrament of thaltar, with a true faith, according to the belief of the catholike churche, & obserue al other the rites, and customes of the said Catholike Churche, vsed in this realme of England, aswel in going in processiō after the Crosse, as also otherwise generally.

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Marginalia14Fourtene, ye being so required, haue refused, & do refuse so to do, sayig emonges other vain & light words, þt forasmuch as ye wer imprisoned by the space of 6. wekes, not knowing wher wt ye wer charged, your peticiō shold be & was, þt ye might first answer to your former cause, & þt then ye wold be ready to answer me the said B. to al þt by me should be layd to your charge.

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☞ Vnto the which articles, al the fornamed. 7 (only Reynold Eastlād excepted) made answer therunto in effect as hereafter followeth.

The aunswers of the forenamed persones to the articles aforesaide.

Marginalia1TO the first article they answered al affirmatiuely, R. Holland adding þt he came not to their latin seruice these. 2. yeres before. Mat. Ricarby added þt he came not the church since latin seruice was renued, because it is againste the word of god, & Idolatry cōmitted in creping to the Crosse. Henry Pond added, if he had licence then to go to church, he would.

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Marginalia2To the 2. article they al aunswered affirmatiuely, H. Pond adding as in the first article. I. Lloyd added þt the latin seruice then vsed, was set vp by mā, & not by the truth, & this he lerned (he said) in king Edwards daies, which he beleued to be true. R. Southā added, that he refused to come to churche, because it is furnished with ydols, and because the sacramente of thaltar he beleueth to be an ydol.

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Marginalia3To þe. 3. article they al answered affirmatiuely. for they said, that the customes, rites, and ceremonies of the church then vsed, are not agreable to gods word.

Marginalia4. 5To the. 4. and fifth articles they all answered affirmatiuely, adding that they beleue no priest hath power to remit sin.

Marginalia6To the. 6. article 

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I. Holyday, H. Ponde, & R. Southā answered, þt since þe Quenes maiesties reign. but R. Southā added not he, for. x. yeres before (I meane had receiued the sacrament of thaltar) either at their curates hands, or any other priest. Iohn Lloyd, Mathew Ricarby and

Roger Hollād answered affirmatiuely, adding in effect that the sacrament of thaltar is no sacrament, approued by the word of God. &c.

Marginalia7To the. 7. article, they al confessed the contēts therof to be true in euery part, H. Pond adding þt he knoweth nor beleueth any such sacrament called the sacrament of thaltar, but cōfesseth þe sacramēt of the lords supper, & beleueth þt to be approued. I. Lloyd added þt those þt knele & worship the sacramēt of thaltar, cōmit idolatry. &c.

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Marginalia8. 9. 10.To the. 8. 9. 10. articles, they al cōfessed the cōtents of those articles to be true. But I. Holyday, H. Pond, & I. Lloyd added, þt they doe allow the latin seruice for thē that vnderstādeth the same, so farforth as it agreth wt gods word. for some part therof is not agreable to goddes word (as they said:) but to such as do not vnderstād the said seruice in latin, they do not allow it. for it doth not profit thē. R. Southam added and said, that it was a fonde question to aske a simple mā, whether the latin seruice bee good and lawful. Mathew Ricarby & Roger Hollād denied the seruice in latin to be good.

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Marginalia11To the. 11. article, they al confesse the same to be true in euery part, sauing H. Ponde, & Mat. Ricarby, who answered in effect þt they coulde not iudge therof, but leaueth them to be tryed by the worde of god.

Marginalia12To the. 12. article, they graunted and confessed the same to be true, and desired of god that the seruice wer in English agayne.

Marginalia13To the. 13. article they al graunted and confessed the same to be true.

Marginalia14To the. 14. article they al graunted & cōfessed the same to be true in euery part.

Thus haue ye the answers of these mē to the foresaid articles, saue þt Reginald Eastland required to answer therunto refused to do so, MarginaliaAn othe to end a strife lawfull.alleging þt he knoweth þt to end a strife an othe is lawful, but to beginne a strife, an othe is not laweful, & therfore he now refuseth to take his othe in the beginning of this matter agaynst him. Wherupon being charged by the Bishop, sayde: for his not aunsweringe to the artycles, he was content to stande vnto the order of the law, for his punishmēt, whatsoeuer it shuld be

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MarginaliaThe condēnatiō of R. Eastlande,The. 17. day after of the said moneth of Iune, the sayd Eastland appered again before the B. who stāding firme in þt he had said before, denied to make any answer in þe case. &c. Wherupō þe said Eastlād wt thother. 6. his felowprisoners, wer assigned by þe B. to repair again to þe same place at after none, who being ther presente, in the foresaid consistory, as thei wer commaūded & stāding altogether before the said B. he beginning thus wt thē asked thē, if he had cōmitted them to prisō, they said no. But. M. Chomley & þ recorder of Londō cōmitted thē to Newgate. Then being demaunded further by the B. if he had done any thyng or act to kepe thē in prison, or to hinder their liberty frō prison, to this they

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