Thematic Divisions in Book 11
1. The Martyrdom of Rogers 2. The Martyrdom of Saunders 3. Saunders' Letters 4. Hooper's Martyrdom 5. Hooper's Letters 6. Rowland Taylor's Martyrdom 7. Becket's Image and other events 8. Miles Coverdale and the Denmark Letters 9. Bonner and Reconciliation 10. Judge Hales 11. The Martyrdom of Thomas Tomkins 12. The Martyrdom of William Hunter 13. The Martyrdom of Higbed and Causton 14. The Martyrdom of Pigot, Knight and Laurence 15. Robert Farrar's Martyrdom 16. The Martyrdom of Rawlins/Rowland White17. The Restoration of Abbey Lands and other events in Spring 155518. The Providential Death of the Parson of Arundel 19. The Martyrdom of John Awcocke 20. The Martyrdom of George Marsh 21. The Letters of George Marsh 22. The Martyrdom of William Flower 23. The Martyrdom of Cardmaker and Warne 24. Letters of Warne and Cardmaker 25. The Martyrdom of Ardley and Simpson 26. John Tooly 27. The Examination of Robert Bromley [nb This is part of the Tooly affair]28. The Martyrdom of Thomas Haukes 29. Letters of Haukes 30. The Martyrdom of Thomas Watts 31. Mary's False Pregnancy32. Censorship Proclamation 33. Our Lady' Psalter 34. Martyrdom of Osmund, Bamford, Osborne and Chamberlain35. The Martyrdom of John Bradford 36. Bradford's Letters 37. William Minge 38. James Trevisam 39. The Martyrdom of John Bland 40. The Martyrdom of Frankesh, Middleton and Sheterden 41. Sheterden's Letters 42. Examinations of Hall, Wade and Polley 43. Martyrdom of Christopher Wade 44. Martyrdom of Carver and Launder 45. Martyrdom of Thomas Iveson 46. John Aleworth 47. Martyrdom of James Abbes 48. Martyrdom of Denley, Newman and Pacingham 49. Richard Hooke 50. Martyrdom of William Coker, et al 51. Martyrdom of George Tankerfield, et al 52. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Smith 53. Martyrdom of Harwood and Fust 54. Martyrdom of William Haile 55. George King, Thomas Leyes and John Wade 56. William Andrew 57. Martyrdom of Robert Samuel 58. Samuel's Letters 59. William Allen 60. Martyrdom of Roger Coo 61. Martyrdom of Thomas Cobb 62. Martyrdom of Catmer, Streater, Burwood, Brodbridge, Tutty 63. Martyrdom of Hayward and Goreway 64. Martyrdom and Letters of Robert Glover 65. Cornelius Bungey 66. John and William Glover 67. Martyrdom of Wolsey and Pigot 68. Life and Character of Nicholas Ridley 69. Ridley's Letters 70. Life of Hugh Latimer 71. Latimer's Letters 72. Ridley and Latimer Re-examined and Executed73. More Letters of Ridley 74. Life and Death of Stephen Gardiner 75. Martyrdom of Webb, Roper and Park 76. William Wiseman 77. James Gore 78. Examinations and Martyrdom of John Philpot 79. Philpot's Letters 80. Martyrdom of Thomas Whittle, Barlett Green, et al 81. Letters of Thomas Wittle 82. Life of Bartlett Green 83. Letters of Bartlett Green 84. Thomas Browne 85. John Tudson 86. John Went 87. Isobel Foster 88. Joan Lashford 89. Five Canterbury Martyrs 90. Life and Martyrdom of Cranmer 91. Letters of Cranmer 92. Martyrdom of Agnes Potten and Joan Trunchfield 93. Persecution in Salisbury Maundrell, Coberly and Spicer 94. William Tyms, et al 95. Letters of Tyms 96. The Norfolk Supplication 97. Martyrdom of John Harpole and Joan Beach 98. John Hullier 99. Hullier's Letters 100. Christopher Lister and five other martyrs 101. Hugh Lauerocke and John Apprice 102. Katherine Hut, Elizabeth Thacknell, et al 103. Thomas Drury and Thomas Croker 104. Thomas Spicer, John Deny and Edmund Poole 105. Persecution of Winson and Mendlesam 106. Gregory Crow 107. William Slech 108. Avington Read, et al 109. Wood and Miles 110. Adherall and Clement 111. A Merchant's Servant Executed at Leicester 112. Thirteen Burnt at Stratford-le-Bow113. Persecution in Lichfield 114. Hunt, Norrice, Parret 115. Martyrdom of Bernard, Lawson and Foster 116. Examinations of John Fortune117. John Careless 118. Letters of John Careless 119. Martyrdom of Julius Palmer 120. Agnes Wardall 121. Peter Moone and his wife 122. Guernsey Martyrdoms 123. Dungate, Foreman and Tree 124. Martyrdom of Thomas More125. Examination of John Jackson126. Examination of John Newman 127. Martyrdom of Joan Waste 128. Martyrdom of Edward Sharpe 129. Four Burnt at Mayfield at Sussex 130. John Horne and a woman 131. William Dangerfield 132. Northampton Shoemaker 133. Prisoners Starved at Canterbury 134. More Persecution at Lichfield
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Queene Mary. Persecution in the dioces of London. Tho. Iueson, Martyr. Iohn Aleworth.

Marginalia1555. condemned to dye. MarginaliaThe exhortatiō of Diricke to the people.Deare brethren and sistern, as many of you as do beleue vpon the father, the sonne, & the holye ghost, vnto euerlasting lyfe, see you doe the workes appertaining to the same. And as many of you as do beleue vpon the Pope of Rome, or any of hys lawes, which he sets forth in these daies, you do beleue to your vtter condemnation, and except the great mercy of God, you shall burne in hell perpetually.

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Immediatly the Sheriffe spake vnto him, and sayd: MarginaliaWhere finde ye that in the Crede, to beleue on the Pope?if thou doest not beleue on the Pope thou art damned body & soule. And farther the Sheriffe sayd vnto him: speake to thy God, that he may deliuer thee now, or els to strike me down to the exāple of this people: MarginaliaHorrible prouoking of Gods iudgemēt. but this faithfull member said, the Lorde forgeue you your sayinges. And then spake hee againe to all the people there present, with a loude voice, saying: deare brethrē, and all you whō I haue offended in wordes or in dede, I aske you for the Lordes sake to forgeue me, & I hartly forgeue all you, which haue offended me in thought, word, or deede. And he sayd further in his prayer, MarginaliaDirickes prayer at his death.Oh Lord my God, thou hast written: He that will not forsake wife, children, house, and all that euer he hath, and take vp thy crosse and folow thee, is not worthy of thee. But thou Lorde knowest that I haue forsaken all, to come vnto thee: Lorde haue mercy vppon me, for vnto thee I commēd my spirit: and my soule doth reioyce in thee. These were the last wordes of that faithfull member of CHRIST, before the fire was put vnto him. And afterward that the fire came to him, he cried: Oh Lord haue mercy vpon me, and sprong vp in the fire, callyng vpon the name of IESVS, and so ended.

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Thomas Iueson, Martyr. 
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The Martyrdom of Thomas Iveson

The only thing that the Rerum related about Iveson was a note stating that 'Thomas Everson' was burned in July 1555 (p. 510). Foxe's entire account of Iveson, based entirely on official records which are now lost, was first printed in the 1563 edition. It was reprinted without change in subsequent editions.

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MarginaliaTho. Iueson or Euerson, apprehended with Diricke and other, and suffered at Chichester.AT Chichester, about the same moneth was burned one Thom. Iueson of Godstone in the Countie of Surrey, Carpēter, whose apprehension, examination, & condemnation, (for as much as it was at one tyme, & in one forme with Diricke Caruer, and Iohn Launder) I do here omit, referring the reader to their hystory and processe before mentioned, sauyng onely this his seuerall confession, and priuate aunsweres made before Byshop Boner at his last examination in the Consistory, I thought not to pretermitte: who being examined vppon the foresayd Articles, aunswered as followeth.

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¶ The aunsweres of Thomas Iueson, to the obiections of Boner Bishop of London, in a chamber at his house, in the moneth of Iuly.

MarginaliaAnswers of Thomas Iueson.1. FIrst, that he beleued, that there is but one Catholicke, vniuersall & whole Church of CHRIST through the whole world, which hath and holdeth the true fayth, and all the necessary Articles of Christen belief, and all the Sacramentes of CHRIST, with the true vse and administration of the same.

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2. Item, that he is necessarily bounden to beleue and geue credite, in all the sayd fayth, Articles of the belief, Religion, and the Sacramētes of CHRIST, and the administration of the same.

3. Item, that that faith, Religion, and administration of Sacramentes, which is now beleued, vsed, taught, and set forth in this our Church of England, is not agreeyng with the truth and fayth of CHRIST, nor with the fayth of the sayd Catholicke and vniuersall Church of CHRIST.

4. Item, concernyng the Sacrament of the aultar, he beleueth, that it is a very Idoll, and detestable before God, as it is now ministred.

5. Item, that the Masse is nought, and not of the institution of CHRIST,but that it is of mans inuētion: and demaunded whether any thyng vsed in the Masse be good, he sayd that he would aunswere no further.

6. Item, that he had not receiued the Sacrament of the aultar, since it hath bene ministred as now it is in England, neither was confessed at any tyme within this vij. yeres, nor he hath not heard Masse by the same space.

7. Item, that auricular confession is not necessary to be made to a Priest, for that he cannot forgeue, nor absolue him from sinnes.

8. Itē, concernyng the Sacrament of Baptisme, that it is a signe and token of CHRIST, as circumcision was, and none otherwise, and he beleueth that his sinnes are * Marginalia* He meaneth not by the mere vertue of the element. not washed away therby, but his body onely washed: for his sinnes be washed away onely by CHRISTES bloud.  

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Note that Foxe printed a statement regarding baptism by Iveson but seems to have deleted unorthodox statements on the subject by Carver and Launder.

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MarginaliaTwo Sacramentes.9. Item, that there bee in the Catholicke Church of CHRIST, onely two Sacraments, that is to say, the Sacrament of Baptisme, and the Sacrament of the Supper of the Lord, and no more, which are not rightly vsed at this present tyme in England, and therfore be vnprofitable.

MarginaliaAgaynst ceremonies.10. Item, he beleueth, that all the ceremonyes, now vsed in this Church of England, are vayne, superfluous, superstitious, and nought.

Furthermore the sayd Iueson beyng earnestly trauailed withall to recant, sayd in this wise: I would not recant & forsake my opinion & belief, for all þe goodes in London. I do appeale to Gods mercy, & wilbe none of your Church, nor submit my selfe to the same: and that I haue sayd, I will say agayne. And if there came an Aungell from heauen, to teach me any other doctrine, then that which I am in now, I would not beleue him. Whiche aunswere thus made, MarginaliaTho. Iueson condemned.hee was condemned as an hereticke, and with the same persons was committed to the secular power, (as they terme it) and at the

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MarginaliaThe Martyrdome of Thomas Iueson, at Chichester. An. 1555. Iuly.¶ The Martyrdome of Thomas Iueson.

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The repeating image previously used for Thomas Wattes' burning.

place aboue mencioned was burned: perseueryng still in his constant fayth vnto the ende.

¶ Iohn Aleworth. 
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Death of John Aleworth

There is a note in the Rerum that William Aylward died in prison in Reading on 1 August 1555 (p. 510). In the 1563 edition, Foxe corrected his name to John Aleworth but removed the specific date of his death. In the 1570 edition, Foxe added a defensive comment insisting that Aleworth should be considered a martyr even though he died of natural causes. This was a response to Nicholas Harpsfield's criticism of Foxe, in 1566, for praising as martyrs those who were not killed.

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MarginaliaIoh. Aleworth dyed in prison.IN the latter end of this moneth of Iuly, Iohn Aleworth dyed in prison at þe towne of Readyng, beyng there in bondes for the cause and testimonie of the truth of the Lordes Gospell. Whom although the Catholicke Prelates (according to theyr vsuall solemnitie) dyd exclude out of their Ca-

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