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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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Actes and Monumentes Of the Church
A note for maister Ridley.

MarginaliaRefer this to the pag. 1283.MAister Rydley late byshop of London, being prysoner in the tower, had there geuen the libertie of the same, to proue belyke whether he would go to masse or no, whiche once he did And maister Bradford being there prysoner also the same tyme and hearing therof, taketh his penne and inke, and wryteth to him an effectuall letter, to perswade him from the same, and sheweth þe occasion þt therby shold ensue, which (God be honoured) did maister Ridley no litle good. for he repented his fact therein, as he him self maketh mentiō, wryting again in the latter end of the booke of Marcus Antonius, whiche he then sent to maister Brardford, and neuer after that polluted him self, with that filthy drags of Antichristian seruice.

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A note of maister Latimer.

MarginaliaRefer this to the pag. 1297.IN the tymeof kyng Henry the viii. vpon an newe yeares daye all the Byshops (according to the olde maner) gaue newe yeares giftes vnto the king, some of golde, some of siluer, some a purse with money and some one thing and som another: but master Latimer being bishoppe of Worcester then among the rest presented a new testament for his newe yeares gift, with a napkin hauing this posy about it. Fornicatores & adulteros iudicabit dominus.

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A note of Michaels Wyfe.

MarginaliaRefer this to the pag. 1503.Mychaels wyfe afore mentioned pag. 1503 being prisoner in Ipswich for religion, resorted daily from the prison to her husbāds house, and returned againe, keping faith and promise. And her husband therat being fearful, she wold cōfort him, saying: she came not to trouble him, neither shold he sustein trouble by her. wherfore she would wil him to be of good cheare. for her comming was of good will to see him and her children, and not to bring him into trouble, but to shewe her duty therin whyle she might haue libertie.

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A note of Iohn Spycer.

MarginaliaThis belongeth to the pag. 1504.IN quene Maries tyme, there was one Iohn Spicer. of whome mention is made pag. 1504 he being at the stake readye to geue his life for the truthe, a bagge of gonpowder was brought him by his sonne. And another stāding by (one named maister Beckinham) toke the gonpouder of his sonne, and put it vnder the girdle of the sayd Spicer, and exhorted him to be strong in the lord: and diuerse of the sherifes seruaūtes comforted him in lyke maner, and desired hym not to faint. Vnto whom Spicer aunswered. Doubt ye not of me (saith he) my soule is quiet: but be you strong and stande fast in the Lorde Iesus, and commit your selfe to him in the confession of his holy name & professiō of his truth.

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A note of Mandrell.

MarginaliaRefer this to the pag. 1504.MAndrell standing at the stake as is mētioned before, pag. 1504. Doctor Ieffrey the Chauncellor spake to him wyshing him to yeld to the Doctors, who many hundreth yeres had taught otherwyse then he doth beleue. &c. Vnto whome Mandrel answered. Maister Chauncellor said he, trouble me with none of your Doctors whatsoeuer thei say: but bring me the boke of God the olde testament and the newe, and I wil aunswere you. What sayest thou Mandrell (quod he) by the saints in the church, the image of our lady, of the crucifix & other holy saincts? be they not necessarye. &c? yes master Chauncelor, saide he, very necessary to rost a shoulder of mutton. Then doctor Billing, a frier once, stan-

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ding by, said. Maister Chaūcellor, quod he, hear how these heretikes speake against the crucifixe and the holy crosse, and yet the holy crosse is mētioned in all the tongues, both Hebrew, Greke, and Latin. For in Latin it is called. t. in Greke tau &c. Wherupon one Thomas Gilford, a marchaunt of Poole standing by, sayd: ah mercifull Lord sayd he, is not this a maruelous matter for a pore mā thus to be charged, and put to the paynes of fier for t. tau?

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When Maundrell and Spicer were examined before the Chauncellor, the Chancellor called them, saying. Come on, com on, saith he, thou Spicer art to blame, for thou hast taught Maūdrell these heresies. Thou art by thy occupation a brickleyer: yea that I am. And can sing in the quier: yea, that I cā saith he. And cā play on the orgaines. True saith he. wel thē said the Chaūcellor and thou hast marred this poore man and hast taught hym all these heresies. No M. chaūcellor, quod he, I haue not taught hym, but I haue red to hym. He is able thankes be to god, to teache both you and me.

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A note of Coberley.

MarginaliaRefer this to the page 1504.COberley of whom mētion is made pag. 1504 was somwhat learned, and being at the stake was long a burning as the wynd stoode, after his body was scorched with the fier and his left arme drawen & taken from hym by the violēce of fier, the flesh beåg burnt to the white bone, at length he stoped ouer the cheyne, and with the right hand being somewhat slackned, knocked on his brest softly, the bloud and matter issuyng out of his mouth. Afterward, when al they thought he had been dead, sodenlye he rose right vp with his body agayne.

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A note of Elizabeth Peper.

MarginaliaRefer this to the pag. 1523.ELizabeth Pepper before mentioned pa. 1523 when she was burned at Stratford, was. xi wekes gone with chylde, as she then, testified to one Bosoms wife, who thē vnlosed her neckerchief, saying moreouer whē she was asked why she did not tell them, answered. why (quod she) they know it wel enough. Oh such is the blody hartes of this cruel generation, that no occasiō can stay them frō their mischeuous murderyng of the sainctes of the Lorde, that trulye professe Christ crucified only, and alone, for the satisfaction of their synnes.

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A note of maister Rough preacher.

MarginaliaRefer this to the pag. 1646.MAister Rough, of whome a litle before mencion is made pag. 1646. being in the North countrie in the dayes of king Edwarde the sixt, was the meane to saue D. Watsons life (who in Q. Maries time was B. of Lincolne) for a sermon that he made there. The said Watsō after that, in the said dayes of Q. Mary, beyng with Boner at the examination of the saide M. Rough, to requite the good turne in sauing his life, detected hym there to bee a pernicious heretick, who did more hurt in the North partes then an C. besides of his opinions. Vnto whō M. Rough said againe: why syr, is this the reward I haue for sauing your life, whē you preached erronious doctrine in the dayes of kynge Edward the vi? This maister Rough sayd, he had liued 30. yeares, and yet had neuer bowed his knee to Baal: & being before Boner, among other talke he affirmed that he had ben twyse at Rome, & there had seen plainely with his eyes, which he had many times herde of before. namely that the Pope was the very Antichriste. for

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