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THE ACTS AND MONUMENTS

OF JOHN FOXE:

A NEW AND COMPLETE EDITION:

WITH A PRELIMINARY DISSERTATION,

BY THE

REV. GEORGE TOWNSEND, M.A.

OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,

PREBENDARY OF DURHAM,
AND VICAR OF NORTHALLERTON, YORKSHIRE.

EDITED BY THE

REV. STEPHEN REED CATTLEY, M.A.

OP QUEEN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDOE,

RECTOR OF BAGTHORP, NORFOLK,
AND CHAPLAIN TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF SCARBROUGH.

VOL. V.

PUBLISHED BY R. B. SEELEY AND W. BURNSIDE ;

AND SOLD BY L. & G. SEELEY,
FLEET STREET, LONDON.

MDCCC XXXXII.

LONDON: PRINTED BY R. CLAY, BREAD-STREET-HILL,

DOCTORS' COMMONS.

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1837
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A.D.

1533. The reign of HENRY VIII. continued.

The Story, Examination, Death, and Martyrdom, of John

Frith

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The Sum of John Frith's Book of the Sacrament

7

A Letter of John Frith to his Friends, concerning his

Troubles, &c.

11

The Sentence given against John Frith

14

The Letter of John, Bishop of London, to certify the King of

the Condemnation of John Frith and Andrew Hewet

Andrew Hewet burned with Master Frith .

ibid.

The History of the Persecution and Death of Thomas Benet,

burned in Exeter: collected and testified by John Vowel,

alias Hoker

18

The Pope's Curse with Book, Bell, and Candle

20

The Matter between Gregory Basset and Thomas Benet. 23

1528 -A Table of certain Persons abjured within the Diocese of

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London, under Bishop Stokesley, with the Articles alleged

1533.

against them

26

1531 William Tracy, Esquire, of Gloucestershire, with his Testament. 31

The Table of Abjured Persone continued

32

1533. A Note of Richard Bayfield above mentioned; with the

Accusation of Edmund Peerson against him

43

1527 A compendious Discourse, comprehending the whole Sum and

Matter concerning the Marriage between King Henry and

1533.

Queen Anne Bullen; and Queen Katherine divorced

45

The King's Oration to his Subjects

48

Queen Katherine's Answer to the Cardinals

49

The King's Oration to the Legates

51

A Proclamation of the King, that nothing should be purchased

from Rome

56

Certain Acts provided, concerning the Pope's Laws

58

1533. A Table of Degrees prohibited by God's Law to marry 60

The Oaths of the Clergy to the Pope and to the King - 61

The Abolishing of the Pope out of England

68

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An old Prophecy of the Fall of the Pope ; an Act for the

King's Supremacy, and a Proclamation for abolishing the

usurped Power of the Pope .

69

The Oaths of Stephen Gardiner, John Stokesley, Edward Lee,

and Cuthbert Tonstal to the King

71

A Letter of the University of Cambridge, against the usurped

Power of the Bishop of Rome .

73

The Book of Gardiner “De Vera Obedientiâ ;” with his

Reasons against the Pope's Supremacy

74

The Preface of Edmund Bonner, Archdeacon of Leicester,

prefixed to Gardiner's Book

78

Notes on Tonstal's Sermon against the Pope's Supremacy

80

Testimonies out of the Bishop's Book against the same 87

Testimonies of Bishops and Doctors of England against the

The True Copy of a Letter of Cuthbert Tonstal, Bishop of

Durham, and John Stokesley, Bishop of London, to Cardinal

Pole, proving the Bishop of Rome to have no special Supe-

riority over other Bishops

90

The Oration of Sir Ralph Sadler, Ambassador to the Scottish

King

103

Message of King Henry VIII. to the French King, by his

Ambassador, Dr. Edward Foxe, in defence of his Proceedings. 106

Another Message from the same, by his Ambassador Stephen

Gardiner.

108

The King's Answer to the French King's Request

109

The Oration of the King's Ambassador before the Emperor in

defence of his Cause

111

The Life and Story of the True Servant and Martyr of God,

William Tyndale ; who, for his notable Pains and Travail,

may well be called the Apostle of England in this our Later

Age

114

The Testimony of John Frith, in his Book of the Sacrament,

concerning William Tyndale; with Tyndale's Supplication

to the King, Nobles, and Subjects of England

130

A Letter sent from William Tyndale unto Master Frith, being

in the Tower; followed by another under the name of Jacob. 131

The Death of the Lady Katherine, Princess Dowager; also

that of Queen Anne, with her Words at her Death

134

A Protestation in the Name of the King, the Council, and the

Clergy of England; why they refused to come to the Pope's

Council, at his call.

138

The King's Answer to the Rebels in Lincolnshire

145

A Letter of Dr. Bonner, the King's Ambassador in France, sent

to the Lord Cromwell, declaring the Order of his Promo-

tions and coming up

151

Another Letter from the same, complaining of Winchester;

and also declaring how he was promoted, by the Lord Crom-

well, to the Bishopric of Hereford .

A Letter of Dr. Thirleby to Heynes and Bonner

A Declaration from Bonner to the Lord Cromwell; describing

to him the evil Behaviour of Stephen Gardiner, with special

causes why he misliked him

154

The Oath of Dr. Bonner when he was made Bishop of Lon-

don, together with Ecclesiastical Matters in 1538

162

The Contents of a Book of Articles devised by the King 163

The King's Injunctions, restricting the number of Holy-days :

also Injunctions to the Clergy for the Reformation of the

Church; with others

165

The Sermon of John Longland, Bishop of Lincoln, on Good

Friday, before the King at Greenwich, A.D. 1538; the

Theme from Hebrews xiii.

. 171

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