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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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wer, gaue a heauy shew and signification hereby, MarginaliaTokēs that quene Mary wold not kepe touch with the Suffolke menne. but specially by the soddayne delyuerynge of Stephen Gardiner out of the Tower, that she was not mynded to stande to that, whiche shee so depely hadde promysed to the Suffolke menne before, concerning the not subuerting, or alteryng of the state of Religion: as in very dede the surmyse of the people was therin nothing deceyued.

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Besydes the premisses, other thynges also followed, whiche euery daye more and more discomforted the people, declaring the Quene to beare no good will to the present state of religion: as, not onely the releasinge of Gardyner, beyng then made Lord Chaūcelor of Englande, and bishop of Winchester, Doctor Poynet being put out: but also that Bonner was restored to his byshoprike againe, and Doctor Ridley displaced: MarginaliaThe true preachinge byshops displaced.Item, Doctor Day to the byshoprick of Chicester, Ihō Scory put out: Itē, D. Tunstall to the byshoprick of Duresme: Item, D. Heath to the byshoprike of Worcester, and Iohn Hoper cōmitted to the Flete: Item, D. Vesye to Exceter, & Miles Couerdale put out. These thinges being marked and perceiued, great heuines and discomforte grewe more and more to all good mens hartes: but contrary to wycked great reioycing. In which discorde of myndes and diuersitie of affectiōs, was now to be sene a miserable face of things in the whole common welth of Englād. They that could dissimule, toke no great care howe the matter went. But suche whose consciences were ioyned to truthe, perceiued already coales to be kyndled, which after should be the destruction of many a true Christian man, as after it came to passe. In the meane whyle Quene Mary, after these beginninges, remouing from the Tower to Hamptō court, caused MarginaliaA parliament sommoned.a parliament to be summoned against the x. day of October next ensuing, wherof more is to be saide hereafter. Ye hearde before how dyuerse Bishops were remoued and other placed in their roumes: amongest whome was Doctor Ridley the byshop of London, a worthy man both of fame and learnyng. This D. Ridley in time of Quene Iane had made a sermon at Paules Crosse, MarginaliaRidley preacheth in quene Ianes tyme. so commaunded by the counsell: declaring there his minde to the people as touching Marie, & dissuaded them, alleaging there the incōmodities & inconuēiencies whiche might rise by receiuing her to be their quene, prophecieng that whiche after came to passe, þt she would bryng in forreyn power to reigne ouer them, besides the subuerting allso of christian religion, then alredy established, shewing moreouer that the same Marye, being in his dioces, he according to his duety, being thē her Ordinary had trauayled much with her to reduce her to this religion: and notwithstanding in al other poynts of Ciuility she shewed

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her self very gentle & tractable, yet in matters that concerned true faith & doctrine she shewed her self so stiffe and obstinate, that there was no other hope of her to be conceiued, but to disturbe and ouertourne all that whiche with so great labours had bene confirmed and plāted by her brother afore. Shortly after this sermō Quene Mary was proclamed: wherevpon he spedily repayringe to Fremingham to salute the Quene, had such colde welcome there, that beinge dispoyled of all his dignities, was sent back vpō a lame halting horse to the Tower.

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MarginaliaRogers preacheth.After him preached also maister Rogers the next sonday intreating very lernedly vpon the gospel of the same day.

This so done, Quene Mary, seing al things yet not going so after her mind, as she desired, deuiseth with her counsell to bringe to passe that thing by other meanes, which as yet by open law she could not well accomplish, directing fourth an inhibitiō by proclamation, that no man should preach or reade openly in churches the woorde of god, besides other thinges also in the same proclamation inhibited, the copy wherof here followeth.

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¶ An inhibition of the Quene for preaching, printing &c. 
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Block 4: Mary's Inhibition against Printing

Mary's proclamation banning unlicensed preaching, printing, etc. (1563, pp. 903-04; 1570, pp. 1569-70; 1576, pp. 1338-39 and 1583, pp. 1408-09) was undoubtedly printed from an original copy, probably from the version printed by John Cawood. This is confirmed by the fact that the 1563 edition prints the words 'God save the Quene' at the conclusion of the proclamation; this fidelity to the original was not repeated in subsequent editions. For a copy of this proclamation, with a list of the surviving copies, see Paul L Hughes and James F Larkin (eds.), Tudor Royal Proclamations, (3 vols, New Haven, 1964-99) II, pp. 5-8.

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The Inhibition

The root of the changes in the will of Mary is emphasized ('Q. Mary beginneth to set forth her popish religion. Religion here grounded vppon the Queenes will'), but Gardiner's place behind one of the changes is also mentioned in the margin ('Here was the head of Winchester'.) The lack of any prompting from within the text for this gloss was perhaps suggestive of the half-hidden forces at work behind Mary's basic desire for a catholic restoration. Most of the other glosses point out what was banned, and regret the fact. All editions give the date (August 18).

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MarginaliaAugust. 18THe Quenes highnes well remembring what greate inconuenience and daungers haue growen to this her highnes realme in times past through the diuersitye of opinions in questions of religion, and hearing also that now of late, sithens the beginning of her most gracious reign, the same cōtentions be againe muche renewed throughe certeine false and vntrue reportes and rumors spredde by some light and euill disposed persones, hath thought good to do to vnderstād to al her highnes most louing subiectes her moste gracious pleasure in manner following. First her maiesty being presently by the onlye goodnes of God, setled in her iust possession of the imperiall croune of this realme, and other dominiōs thereunto belonging, cannot nowe hide that religiō which god and the world knoweth she hath euer professed from her infancy hetherto, which as her maiestye is minded to obserue & maineteine, for her selfe by gods grace during her time, so doth her highnes much desire, and would be glad, the same were of al her subiects quietly and charitably embraced. And yet she dothe signify vnto all her maiesties louing subiectes, that of her most gracious disposicion & clemency, her highnes mindeth not to compel any her sayd subiectes thereunto, vnto suche time, as further order by common assent maye be taken therein, forbyddinge neuertheles all her subiectes of all degreees, at theire perills to moue sedicions or stirre vnquietnes in her people, by interpretynge the lawes of this Realme after theyr braynes and fantasies,

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