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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
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1761 [1680]

Actes and Monumentes of the churche

the highest to the lowest vnder the quene her selfe, no condicion, state, degree, or age, nor callinge of person or persons can be reckened, which at the same time escaped free and vntouched, without some print of the Lordes crosse vpon him. In the number & cataloge of whom, first to begin with the moste noble, and renoumed the only sister of the quene her selfe, also the only and next heire then, now iust possessor of the crowne of England Quene, Elizabeth, whose shoulders susteined then no small portion of that crosse of Christ, and so from her maiesty descending to al and singuler states inferior. What vocation or condicion here was accepted, whether he or they were Archbyshop, MarginaliaHe meneth þe lady Frāces duches of Suffolk who hassarding bothe life, lands & so great possessiōs fled her contrey with her husband in cause of her conscienceDuches, Byshoppes, Archdeacons, Deanes Priestes, Ministers, Deacons, Gentelmen, Lawiers, marchants, Artificers, Souldiers, rich poore men, women, wife, widow, virgin, olde men, young men, boyes, infants, blinde, halte and lame. And what state els can be reckened of men which from some touch of this scourge was exempted. And so what condition, I saye of men, escaped the papists hands in the tyme of quene Mary withoute affliction & daunger. In somuch that, comminge to the lowest of all other one pore hermite, being but one then as I think in all the realme, could not passe theire handes, without open penaunce, and other molestations, as in the story here folowing to he reader maye appeare.

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The examination and trouble of Thomas Parkinson a sely poore Hermit, driuen to open penance by the papistes.

JN the last yeare of Quene Mary, an. 1558. Thomas Parkingson, of the dioces of Couentry and Lichfield, being of the sect of Anachorit, was producted before D. Draicot vpon the suspition to haue a wyfe, he was examined as foloweth. Being asked what age he is now of, saith that he shall be at Whitsontide next. lxx. yeares old, and was borne and christened in a towne called Bedel in Yorkshire, and was sonne to one Thomas Parkingson, Baylife of Thurske, in the same Countye of Yorke. And when he was. xii. yeares olde, he was set to the taylours craft to one Thomas Dent of Thurske, and serued him for. vii. or viii. yeares as his apprentise. And after that, before he was. xx. yeares old, he tooke to wife one Agnes, the daughter of Hugh Hallywell, dwelling in the Fraunchise of Repon, beyng a mayde of. xxiiii. yeares, and was maryed to her in Thurske by one Sir Wylliam Daye, then Curat there, and within two yeres after their mariage together, his wife was delyuered of a man chylde, which although whyle it was in her bodye, dyd styrre and lyue, as shee and other perceiued: yet after the birth it was

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ded, so as it could not be christened, in somuch as the Mydwyfe and other women with her buryed the sayde childe (as they sayde) in the fieldes, where, he this Examinate cannot tel. And within three weekes after, it chaunced that a Rauen had gotten vp the saide chylde out of the ground, and torne the clothes from about the same childe, and had begon to break into the sayde chylde to feede vpon, and hadde brought it into a tree, nere vnto þe churchyard of Thruske, vpon a Saterdaye, a lyttle before Euensong tyme. And as the people and the Priest before named saw the same childe, they made meanes to dryue away the Rauen, and to get the chylde from him. So as they reasoninge amongest them selues whose chylde it shoulde be, dyd iudge that it was this examinates chylde, that was dead borne, and buryed in the fieldes. And the said Wylliam Day came home to this Examinate, & asked hym for his chylde, and he shewed him that the women had buryed it in the fieldes, whiche the priest also examined of the women, and found it to be true. And thē he shewed this Examinate of the bringing the chylde by the Rauen. Whereupon this Examinate and hys wyfe were therewithall striken with repentaunce to Godwarde, and eche of them vowed them selues from thence forth to lyue chast and solitary. In so much as this Examinate, whē he was but. xxii. or. xxiii. yeares olde, professed the order of S. Frauncis at Richmonde, fyue myles from Madlam, and was an Heremit or Penitentiary at Thruske, and kept the chappel of saynt Gyles, at the end of the towne of Thruske. And his wyfe also was syster of S. Frauncis order, and hadde a beade womans roume at Northallerton, by the healpe of syr Iames Straungwayes knight. And after he had kept the order of saint Frauncis twoo or three yeares, hee determined to lyue a more hard & straight lyfe, and to be an Anachorit, and to seclude hym selfe from the company of the worlde, and thereupon hee was fyrste closed vp in a lytle house, in the churche porche at Thruske, where he lyued by the helpe of good people twoo yeares, befort hee was professed. And when it was perceyued that hee lyked that kynde of lyfe, and could endure the same, there was a Chappell, and a place prouided for hym in the mounte of Grace, aboue the Charter house, by Quene Katherine, and hee was professed into that house by one Doctoue Makerel, then Suffragan to Cardinal Wolseye. And the Suffragan had of this Examinates frendes, for his profession. v. pound, and there this Examinate remained, xii. yeares & more in that house. And his wyfe would some tyme take one of his sisters, and come ouer & see howe this Examinate did: but shee dyed vi. or. vii. yeares before this Examinate came

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