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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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sence of them of the nobility and others of her parliament house, for the better satisfaction & inabling of their own iudgements to treate & conclude of such lawes as might depēd here vpon. This also being thought very reasonable, was signified to both parties, & so fully agreed vpon, & the day appointed for þe first meting to be the Friday in the forenone, beinge the last of March, at Westminster churche. At which foresayd day and place, both for good order & for honor of the conferēce by þe quenes maiesties commaundement, the Lords and others of the priuy counsell were present, and a great parte of the nobility also: and not wyth standing the former order appointed, and consented vnto by both partes, yet the Byshop of Winchester & his colleagues alleginge they had mistaken that their assertions and reasōs should be written, & so only recited out of the boke, said theire boke was not ready thē writen, but they were readye to argue and dispute, and therfore they would for that time repeate in speache that which they had to saye to the first probation. This variacion from the former order, and specially from that which them selues had by the said Archbyshop in writing before required, adding thereto the reasō of the Apostell, that to contende with wordes is profitable to nothing, but to subuersion of the hearer: semed to the Quenes maiesties coūsell somewhat straunge, and yet was it permitted without any great reprehension, because they excused them selfes with mistaking the order, and agreed that they wold not faile but put it in writing, and according to the former order, deliuer it to the other parte, and so the said bishop of Winchester & his colleagues appointed doctor Cole, Deane of Paules, to be þe vtterer of their mindes, who partly by spech only, and partly by reading of authorities writen, and at certayne times beinge enformed of his colleagues what to say made a declaration of their meaninges and their reasons to their first proposition, which being ended, they wer asked by the priuie coūsel if any of thē had any more to be sayed: and they said no. So as the other part was licenced to shewe their minds which they did according to the first order, exhibiting all that which they mente to be propouned, in a boke writtē, which after a praier and inuocation made most humbly to almighty god, for the enduinge of them with his holy spirite, and a protestation also to stand to the doctrin of the catholicke Church, builded vpon the scripturs, and the doctrin of the prophetes and the Apostels: was distinctly red by one Robert Horne, bachelour in Diuinitye, late Deane of Duresme, and now bishop of Winchester. The copy of which their Protestation here foloweth, accordinge as it was by hym penned and exhibited, with theyre preface

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also before the same, as is here expressed.

FOrasmuch as it is thought good vnto the Quenes most excellent maiesty (vnto whō in the lord al obedience is due) that we should declare our iudgemēt in writing vpon certain propositions: we, as becōmeth vs to do here in, most gladly obey.

Seing that Christ is our onely maister, whō the father hath commaunded vs to heare: and seing also his word is the truth, frō the which it is not lawful for vs to depart one hear bred, and against the which (as the Apostle saith) we can do nothing: we do in al things submit our selues vnto this truth, aud do protest that we wyl affirme nothing against the same.

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And forasmuche as we haue for our mother the true and catholike church of Christ, whych is grounded vpon the doctrine of the Apostels and prophets, and is of Christe the head in all thinges gouerned, we do reuerence her iudgement, we obey her authority as becōmeth children: And we doo deuoutlye professe, and in al pointes folow the faith which is contayned in the three Credes that is to say, of the Apostles, of the councel of Nice, and of Athanasius.

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And seing that we neuer departed, neither frō the doctrine of god, which is cōtained in the holy canonical scriptures, nor yet from the faythe of the true and catholike church of Christ, but haue preached truly the word of god, and haue sincerely ministred the sacramentes accordyng to the institution of Christ, vnto the which our doctrine and faith, the most part also of our aduersaries dyd subscribe uot many yearest past, (although now as vnnaturall they are reuolted from the same) we desyre that they render accompt of their backsliding, and shewe some cause, wherfore they do not only resist that doctrine which they haue before professed, but also persecute the same by all meanes they can.

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We do not dout but thorowe the equity of the quenes most excellent maiesty, we shal in these disputations be entreated more gently then in yeres late past, when we wer handled most vniustly, & scantly after the cōmon maner of men.

As for the iudgement of the whole controuersy, we referre vnto the most holy scripturs, and the catholicke church of Christ (whose iudgemēt vnto vs ought to be most sacred): notwithstāding by the catholick church we vnderstand not the romishe church, wherunto our aduersaries attribute such reuerence, but that which saint Augustine & other fathers affirme oughte to be sought in the holy scriptures, aud which is gouerned and led by the spirite of Christ.

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MarginaliaThe first propositiō.It is against the word of God and the custome of the primitiue church, to vse a tonge vnknowen to the people, in common prayers and administracion of the sacraments.

By these woordes (the word of God) wee meane onely the written word of God, or canonicall scriptures.

And by the custome of the primytiue church wee meane the order most generally vsed in the church for the space of. v. hundreth yeares after Christ, in which tymes lyued the moste notable Fathers, as Iustine, Ireneus, Tertullian, Ciprian, Basyll, Chrisostome, Hierome, Ambrose, Austine. &c.

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