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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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also that can saye somethinge in this matter. Who in a certain booke by hym set fourth, intreating of her graces vertuous bringing vp, what discrete, sober, and godlye women shee had about her, namely speaketh of. ii. pointes in her grace to be considered: one concerninge her moderate and maydenlye behauiour: the other concerninge her trayninge vp in learninge and good letters, declaring first for her vertuouse moderacion of life, that MarginaliaQuene Elizabethes sobrietye in apparel.seauen yeares after her fathers deathe shee hadde so little pride of stomacke, so little delight in glisteringe gases of the worlde, in gaye apparell, riche attire, and preciouse iewelles, that in all that tyme shee neuer loked vpon those that her father lefte her, & which other Ladies commonly be so fonde vpon, but onely once, and that against her will. And moreouer after that, so little gloried in the same, that ther cam neither gold nor stone vpon her head, till her sister enforced her to laye of her former sobernes, and beare her company in her glistering gaines: yea and then she so ware it, as euery man might see, that her body bare that which her harte mysliked. Wherin the vertuous prudence of this Princes, not reading but following the words of Paule and Peter, wel considered MarginaliaThe true ornaments of womanhood.true nobility to consist not in circumstāces of the body, but in substance of the hart not in such thinges which decke the body, but in that which dignifieth the mind, shining and blasing more bright then pearle or stone, be it neuer so precious. Againe the sayd Autor further proceding in the same matter, thus testifieth that he knewe a greate mans daughter, receyuing from Lady Mary before shee was Quene, goodlye apparell of Tynsell, clothe of gold & veluet, laied on with parchment lace of Gold, when she saw it, she sayd: what shall I do with it? MarginaliaThe aunswer of a yonge noble Ladye concerning the Lady Elizabeth.mary, said a gentlewoman, were it. Nay quod she, that were a shame to follow my Lady Mary agaynst Gods worde, & leaue my Lady Elizabeth which followeth Gods woorde. Let noble Ladies and gentilwomen here learne either to giue, or to take good example geuen: and if they disdaine to teache their inferiours in well doing, yet let it not shame them to learne of their betters. Likewise also at the comming in of the Scottyshe Quene, when all the other Ladies of the court florished in their brauerye, with their heare frownsed and curled, and double curled: yet shee altered nothing, but to the shame of them al kept her olde maidenly shamefastnes.

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Let vs come now to the second point, declaringe howe shee hath bene trained in MarginaliaQuene Elizabeth cōmended for learnynge and knowledge.learning and that not vulger and common, but the purest & the beast, which is moste commended at these daies, as the tonges, Artes, and Gods woord, wherin she so excedingly profited (as

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the forsaid author doth witnes) that being vnder. xx. yeares of age, shee was not in the best kinde of learning inferiour to those that all their life tyme had bene brought vp in the Vniuersities, and were counted iolly fellowes. And that you may vnderstand, that there hath not bene, nor is in her, learning only without nature, and knowlege without towardnes to practise, I wil tel what hath bene hard of her fyrst Scholemaister, a man very honest & learned, who reported of her to a frende of his, 

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I.e., what Roger Ascham, Elizabeth's tutor, reported to John Aylmer, whom Foxe was quoting without acvknowledgement.

that he learned euery daye more of her, then shee of him: which when it semed to him a mistery (as in dede it was) & therfore desired to know his meaning therin, he thus expoūded it. MarginaliaA woorthy reporte of quene Elizabeth by her schoole master.I teache her wordes (quod he) and shee mee thinges. I teach her the tonges to speake: and her modest and maidenlye lyfe teacheth mee woordes to do. for (sayth he) I thinke shee is the best inclyned and disposed of anye in all Europe. Yt semed to me a goodly commendacion of her, and a wytty saying of hym. MarginaliaThe saying of an Italiā concerning Lady Elizabeth.Likewise an Italian, which taughte her his tonge (though that nacion lightly praise not out of their owne country) sayd once to the sayd partye, that he found in her. MarginaliaTwo pointes in a noble Ladye rare, and to be noted.ii. qualities, which are neuer lightly yokefelowes in one womā: which were a singular witte, & a meruelous meeke stomacke.

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If tyme and leisure would serue to peruse her whole life past, manye other excellent and memorable examples of her princely qualities and singuler vertues mighte here bee noted: but none in my mynde more worthy of commendacion, or that shal set forth the same of her heroicall and princely renowme more to al posteritie, then the christian pacience, and incredible clemency of her nature, MarginaliaThe paciēce and clemencye of quene Elisabeth. shewed in her afflictions, & towardes her enemies declared. Such was then the wickednes and rage of that time, wherein what daungers and troubles wer among the inferior subiects of thys realme of England, maye be easely gathered, when such a princesse of that estate, beinge both a kings daughter, a Quenes syster, and heire apparent to the crown, could not escape without her crosse. And therfore as we haue hitherto discoursed the afflictions and persecutions of thother poore members of Christ, cōprehended in this history before: so likewise I see no cause why the communion of her graces afflictions also, among thother saintes of christ, ought to be suppressed in silence, especially seing the great and meruelous workinge of Gods glory, chefely in this story appeareth aboue all the reaste. And thoughe I shoulde through ingratitude or silence passeouer the same, yet the thing it selfe is so manifest, that what English man is he which knoweth not the afflictions of her Grace to haue bene

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