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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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farre aboue the condition of a kinges daughter. For there was no more behinde to make a very Iphigenia of her, but her offeryng vp vpon the aultar of the scaffolde.

In whych her stormes and tempestes, with what pacience her highnes behaued her self, although it be best knowen to them, who thē being her aduersaries had the muwing of her: Yet this wil I saye by the waye, that then she must nedes be in her affliction maruelous pacient, which sheweth her selfe now in this prosperitie to be vtterly without desire of reuenge: or els would she haue geuen some token ere this daye of rememberaunce, howe she was handeled. It was no small iniury that she suffered in the Lord Protectors dayes by certen venimouse vipers: but to let that passe, was it no wronge thinke you, or smal iniury that she susteyned after the death of Kinge Edward, whan they soughte to defeate both her and her syster, from her naturall inheritaunce & right of the crowne? But to let that passe likewise, and to come more nere to the late daies of her syster Quene Marye, MarginaliaThe troubles of lady Elizabeth in quene maries tyme.into what feare, what trouble of minde, and what daunger of death was she brought vnto? first 

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Much of the next few passages is an unacknowledged quotation from John Aylmer, An harborow for faithfull and trewe subiectes (London: 1559), STC 1005,sig. N3v.

with great solempnitie, with bands of harnised men (happy was hee that might haue the carying of her) to bee fetched vp as the greatest traytor in the world clapped in the Tower, and againe to be tossed from thence, from prison to prison, from poste to piller, at length also prisoner in her owne house, and garded with a sorte of cutthrotes, which euer gaped for the spoile of the same that they might haue bene fingering of somewhat. Which story if I shuld set furth at large through al the particulers and circumstaunces of the same, and as the iust occasion of the history requireth: peraduēture it would moue offense to some being yet alyue. Yet not with stāding I intend (by the grace of Christ) therin to vse such breuitie & moderacion, as both may be to the glorie of God, the discharge of the story, the profit of the reader, and hurte to none, suppressing the names of some, whom here although I could recite, yet I thoughte not to be more cruell in hurting their name, then the Quene hath bene in pardoning their life. Therfore now to enter into the description of þe matter, first to declare her vndeserued troubles, and then the moste happy deliueraunce out of the same, this is the storie.

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In the beginning of Quene Maries reigne mencion was made before. pag. 927. col. 1. how the Lady Elizabeth, and the Lord Courtney were charged with false suspicion of Sir Thomas Wyats rising. Wheupon Quene Mary, whether for that surmise or for what other cause I knowe not, being offended with the sayd Lady Elizabeth her syster at that tyme

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lyeng in her house at Ashredge, sent to her. ii. Lordes, and Sir Iohn Williams, MarginaliaTwo Lords & syr Iohn Wylliams sent to fetch vp Ladye Elizabeth. afterward Lord of Tame, with their retynue and trope of horsemen, to the nomber of. ii. hundred &. L. Who at their soddayne and vnprouided comming, found her at the same tyme sore sycke in her bed, and verye feable and weake of body. Whether when they came, ascendyng vp to her graces priuy chamber, wylled there one of her Ladies (whom they met) to declare vnto her grace that there were certayne Lordes come from the court, whych hadde a message frō the Quene. Her grace hauing knowledge thereof, was ryght glad of their commynge: howbeit, being then very sycke, and the nyght farre spent (whych was at. x. of the clocke) requested theym by the Messenger, that they woulde resorte thether in the mornynge. To this they answered, and by the sayde messenger sent word againe, that they must nedes see her, and would so do, in what case so euer shee were in . Wherat the Lady being agast, went to shewe her grace their wordes: but they hastely following her, came rushing as sone as shee into her graces chamber, vnbydden. MarginaliaThe vnmanerlynes of the Lordes.At whose so suddaine comming into her bed chāber, her grace being not a little amased, sayd vnto them. My Lordes, is the hast such, that it might not haue pleased you to come to morow in the morning?

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They made answer that they wer right sory to se her maiesty in that case: And I (quod she) am not glad to see you here at this time of the night. Whereunto they aunswered that they came from the quene to do theyr message and duty, which was to this effect, that the quenes pleasure was, that she should be at Lōdon the vii. daye of that present moneth. Whereunto she sayd: my Lords, no creature more glad thē I to come to her maiesty, being right sory that I am not in case at this tyme lyke to wayte on her, as you youre selfes, my Lordes, do see and can well testifye: In deede we see it true quod they, that you do saye. For which we are very sory. Albeit we let you to vnderstād that our cōmission is such, and so strayneth vs, that we must nedes bring you wt vs, eyther quicke or dead: wherat she beinge amased, sorofullye sayd that theyr commission was very sore: but yet not withstandinge she hoped it to be other wise, and not so straight. Yes verely they aunswered. Wherupon the Lordes calling for ii. Phisicians, doctor Owen & doctor Wendife, demaunded of them whether she mighte be remoued from thence with life or no. Whose answere and iudgement was this, that ther was no impediment to their iudgement to the cōtrary, but that she might trauell without daūger of life.

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In conclusion they willed her to prepare a-

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