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. M. Denley, Pachingham, Newman, Martyrs. Vj. other Martyrs in Kent.

Marginalia1555. August.well haue asked for them, as for water: and the water was not coniured, but euē as it was afore. Also Act. x. Then aunswered Peter: Cā any man forbid water that these should not be baptised? &c. MarginaliaActes. 10. Act. 16. And Paul & Silas preached vnto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house: and he tooke them the same houre of the night, and washed their woundes, and so was he baptised, and all they of his houshold straight way. MarginaliaAct. 16. Where ye see nothyng but preaching the word, and the water. The like also is to be sayd of the rest of the ceremonyes of your Church.

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To the viij. article I aunswere shortly, that there be Sacraments no moe, but two: Baptisme & the Sacrament of the body and bloud of CHRIST, except ye will make the MarginaliaThe Raynbow as good a sacrament as some of the Popish sacraments.Raynbow a Sacrament: for there is no Sacramnet but hath a promise annexed vnto it.

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To the ninth Article 

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This article is worded somewhat differently in Rerum, p. 513; this was notdue to Foxe tampering with the text but with his printing different versions of the document in the Rerum and in 1563.

I do aūswere you, that ye haue my mynde writtē already. For it was found about me when I was taken: and also ye know my mynde in the 4. article, plainly expressed cōcerning þe bodily presence: for CHRISTES body is in heauen, & will not be cōteyned in so small a peece of bread: and as þe wordes which CHRIST spake are true in deede: so must they also bee vnderstanded by other of the Scriptures which CHRIST spake hym selfe and also the Apostles after him. And thus I make an end. &c.

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By me Iohn Denley.

The first day of þe moneth of Iuly, þe sayd iij. prisoners were brought into þe Cōsistory in Paules Church, where he proceeded against thē after hys vsuall forme and maner of law, reading fyrst their confessions, articles, and aunsweres, and then tempting them, sometyme with fayre promises, other whyles with threateninges, which were alwaies hys chiefest argumentes and reasons to perswade wythall: MarginaliaMaster Denley, Newman, Pachingham, cōdemned the 5. day of the end, seyng their vnmoueable constancy, vpon the fift day of Iuly he condemned them as heretickes, and gaue them vnto the Shiriffes of London, as to hys common executioners: who kept them vntill they were commaunded by wrytte, to send them to their seuerall places of suffering: 

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Early in 1555, the martyrs were sent to be executed in places where they had been active in preaching. But Denley and Patingham had no known connection to Uxbridge. They were being sent there rather than being burned in London where the crowds had become dangerously volatile.

which was for Maister Denley, Vxbridge: where the. viij. day of August he was burned. And being set in the fier wyth the burning flame about hym, he sang in it a Psalme. MarginaliaThe vngētle dealing of Doctour Story agaynst Master Denley.Then cruell Doct. Story being there present, commaunded one of the Tor-

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MarginaliaThe Martyrdome of Master Denley, with a fagot cast at his face, at Vxbridge. An. 1555 Aug. 8.¶ The Martyrdome of M. Iohn Denley.

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The image of Denley is as much about the executioners as the martyr. It belongs to Type 1 of the small woodcuts, and the emphasised plume of smoke characteristic of these cuts serves to form a kind of barrier between martyr and persecutors. The illustration shows the moment at which the faggot is hurled in Denley's face on the order of 'cruel Dr Story', whose profile and pointing hand reflect this repute, while the inscription of his name in the background ensures the identification. Denley's patient endurance is evident in his stance.

mentors to hurle a fagot at him, whereupon being hurte therewyth vpon þe face that he bled agayne, hee left hys singing & clapt both hys handes on hys face. Truly, quoth Doct. Story to hym that hurled the fagot, thou hast mard a good old song. 

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A note recounting this anecdote, written in Foxe's hand, is in BL, Lansdowne 109, fo. 52r. Almost certainly the note was jotted down by Foxe as he listened to what an informant related to him.

The sayd Iohn Denley beyng yet styll in the flame of the fier, put hys handes abroad and sang agayne, yelding at the last his spirite into the handes of God through his sonne IESVS CHRIST.

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After the Martyrdome of M. Denley at Vxbridge,

which was the 8. of August, suffred also not long after, Patrike Pachinghā at the same towne of Vxbridge, about þe 28. day of þe sayd moneth. MarginaliaThe Martyrdome of Patricke Pachingham at Vxbridge. An. 1555. Aug. 28.This Pachinghā was charged of Boner (as ye heard in þe x. article before) for his behauiour shewed in þe bishops chappell: who at the Masse time there standing, woulde not put of hys cap: which was taken for an haynous offence. The said Pachinghā also beyng much laboured by Boner to recāt, protested in these words to þe bishop: that þe church which he beleued was no catholicke church, but was þe church of Sathan, and therfore he would neuer turne to it. &c.

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MarginaliaThe Martyrdome of Ioh. Newman at Saffron Walden. An. 1555. August. 31.Furthermore, as touching þe other, which was Ioh Newman Peuterer, dwelling at Maydstone in Kent, he was burned this last of August at Saffron Walden in the county of Essex, whose confession is in þe former booke of Actes & Monumētes more at large to be seene.

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¶ William Hooke. 
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Richard Hook

There is a note in the Rerum (p. 510) stating that Richard Hook was burned at Chichester in July 1555. Hook was one of a number of Sussex martyrs about whom Foxe never acquired much information.

LIkewyse MarginaliaRichard Hooke Martyred at Chichester.Richard Hooke about the same season, and for the same matter gaue his life at Chichester.

The examinations, aunswers, and condemnation of Wil. Coker, Will. Hopper, Henry Laurence, Rich. Colliar, Rich. Wright, Wil. Stere, before the B. of Douer, and Harpesfield Archd. of Cant. 
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The Martyrdoms of William Coker, Richard Colliar, William Hopper, William Stere, Henry Laurence and Richard Wright

There are brief notes in the Rerum (on p. 513) that William Coker, Richard Colliar, William Hopper, William Stere, Henry Laurence and Richard Wright were burned in Canterbury on 13 August 1555. (Foxe would later be less certain, stating simply that they were burned in late August). Foxe compiled the core account of these martyrs in the 1563 edition, and it was drawn from Canterbury diocesan records which are now lost. In the 1570 edition, Foxe added quite a lot of detail taken from informants. The account of these martyrs was unchanged in subsequent editions.

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Marginalia6. Martyrs in Kent.MEntion was made a litle before in the story of M. Bland, & Nic. Sheterdē, pag. 1859. of certaine other Kentish men, who being the same tyme wyth them called forth, & examined by MarginaliaThornton, Harpsfield, Rich. Faucet, Rob. Collins, persecutours.Thornton B. of Douer, N. Harpsfield, Ric. Faucet, & Rob. Collins: yet notwithstāding because þe condemnation and execution of thē was differred a litle longer tyll þe latter end of þe moneth of August, cōming therefore now to þe tyme of their sufferyng, we wyl briefly touch some part of their examinations & aunswers, as we finde thē in þe Registers. The names of these were William Coker, W. Hopper, Hen. Laurēce, R. Colliar, R. Wright, W. Stere. What þe articles obiected to M. Blād & thē were, ye heard before, pag. 1852. To þe which articles they answered for thē selues seuerally in effect as foloweth.

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MarginaliaWilliam Coker condemned.FIrst William Coker sayd, he would aunswere no otherwise then he had already aunswered: and being offred to haue longer respite of. vj. dayes after, he refused to take it, and so vpon the same, sentence of condemnation, was red agaynst him, the. xj. of Iuly. 

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In the 1570 edition, Foxe took pains to add the dates on which events took place

MarginaliaWilliam Hopper condemned.WIlliam Hoqper first seemed to graunt to the fayth and determination of the catholycke church: after callyng hymself better to mynd, constantly sticking to þe truth, he was cōdēned þe next weeke after, þe 16. of Iuly. 

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Note that this date was incorrect in the 1563 edition and corrected in the second edition.

HEnry Laurence examined the sayd day of Iuly xvj. and partly differred to the second of August, aunswered to þe Articles obiected agaynst him: MarginaliaThe words of Henry Laurence.fyrst, denying auricular cōfession, & that he had not nor would receyue the Sacrament, because (sayth he) þe order of þe holy scriptures is chaūged in þe order of þe Sacrament. MarginaliaEx Registro.

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Moreouer, the sayd Laurence was charged for not putting of his cap when the Suffragan made mencion of the Sacrament MarginaliaPutting of his cap at the mention of the Sacrament. and did reuerence to the same, the sayd Laurence aunswering in these words: what, said he, ye shall not neede to put of your cap: for it is not so holy that you nede to put of your cap thereunto. Farther, being apposed cōcerning the verity of the Sacrament geuē to CHRISTES disciples, he affirmed that MarginaliaChrist gaue his body, as he said hee was a dore.euen as CHRIST gaue his very body to his Disciples, and confessed it to be the same, so lykewyse CHRIST hymselfe sayd he was a doore. &c. adding moreouer that as he had said before, so he saith styll, that þe Sacrament of the aultar is an Idole and no remembraunce of CHRISTES passion, & contrary he knoweth not. At last being required to put to his hand in subscribing to his aunswers, he wrote these wordes vnder the bill of their examinations: MarginaliaThe subscription of Henry Laurence.Ye all are of Antichrist, and him ye fol. And here his hand was staied to wryte any further: Belike he would haue writtē out (folow) &c. And so vpō þe same, sentence was red against him þe 2. of August. 

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Foxe added this date in the 1570 edition.

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