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  • 4x51hq63v?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Five out of these six burning martyrs fold their hands in prayer or raise them outward. This woodcut appears five times in the second edition (1570) to illustrate the burning of W. Coker, W. Hopper, Henr. Laurence, Rich. Colliar, R. Wright, and W. Stere (at Canterbury) (sig. LLLL1v, p. 1868); Christopher Lister, John Mace, Joh. Spencer, Simon Joyne, Rich. Nicols, and Joh. Hammond (at Colchester) (sig. GGGGg4v [left], p. 2090); W. Waterer, Steph. Kemp, W. Haye, T. Hudson, W. Lowick, and W. Prowting (at Canterbury) (sig. MMMMm6v, p. 2154); Henry Ponde, Raynold Eastland, Robert Southam, Matthew Ricarby, John Floyd, John Holiday, and Roger Holland (in Smithfield) (sig. TTTTt6r, p. 2237); and Rob. Milles, Ste. Cotton, Rob. Dynes, Ste. Wight, John Slade, and Will. Pikes (at Brainford) (sig. UUUUu2r, p. 2241). The image first appears in Henry Bull's edition of Certain most godly, fruitful, and comfortable letters of such true saints and holy martyrs as in the late bloody persecution gave their lives (London: John Day, 1564). Luborsky and Ingram 5886/1, 11223/75. JPEG file (3.86 MB).
  • Mw22vc616?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Some of these burning martyrs extend their hands before them, and others fold or cross their hands in front of them. The martyrs are clothed. This woodcut appears three times in the fourth edition (1583) to illustrate the burning of [George] Catmer, [Robert] Streater, [Anthony] Burward, [George] Brodbridge, and [James] Tuttie (at Canterbury) (sig. NNNN4r, p. 1708); Thomas Loseby, Henry Ramsey, Thomas Thitell, Margaret Hyde, and Agnes Stankey (at Smithfield) (sig. NNNNn6r, p. 1976); and John Corneford, Christopher Browne, John Herst, Alice Snoth, and Katherine Knight (otherwise called Katherine Tynley) (sig. UUUUu2v [right], p. 2053). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/78. JPEG file (3.76 MB).
  • 1n79hb29x?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Some of these burning martyrs extend their hands before them, and others fold or cross their hands in front of them. The martyrs are clothed. This woodcut appears twice in the second edition (1570) to illustrate the burning of George Catmer, Robert Streater, Anthony Burward, George Brodbridge, and James Tuttye (at Canterbury) (sig. MMMM3v, p. 1884) and Tho. Loseby, Henry Ramsey, Thomas Thyrtell, Margarete Hyde, and Agnes Stanley (at Smithfield) (sig. NNNNn4r, p. 2161). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/78. JPEG file (3.76 MB).
  • Cf95jj67b?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Three female martyrs on the left side of the image hold their hands before them in prayer. One of the three men, at right center, holds his arms away from his body. A second man, at the far right, prays with folded hands outstretched. All six martyrs are clothed. This woodcut appears twice in the fourth edition (1583) to illustrate the burning of John Fishcocke, Nicolas White, Nicolas Pardue, Barbara Final widow, Bradbrege's widow, Wilson's wife, and Benden's wife (at Canterbury) (sig. OOOOo2v, p. 1981) and William Bongor, Will. Purcas, Tho. Benold, Agnes Siluerside alias Smith, Helene Ewring, and Elizabeth Folkes (at Colchester) (sig. QQQQq4v, p. 2008). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/96. JPEG file (3.91 MB).
  • M613n462n?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: A clothed woman and three clothed men burn at two stakes. The woman folds her hands before her in prayer. One of the men, at the right, faces forward and displays his palm. A second man stands in profile on the left and raises both arms above his head, while a third man, at the rear, raises his left arm. This woodcut appears twice in the second edition (1570) to illustrate the burning of Rafe Allerton, James Austoo, Margery Austoo, and Richard Roth (at Islington) (sig. SSSSs1r, p. 2215) and John Corneford, Christopher Browne, John Herst, Alyce Snoth, Katherine Knight, and Katherine Tynley (at Canterbury) (sig. XXXXx2r [right], p. 2253). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/100. JPEG file (3.78 MB).
  • M613n474f?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Four martyrs-- John Bland, John Frankesh, Nicholas Sheterden, and Humfrey Middleton--are chained to two stakes. All four are fully clothed. A group of soldiers surrounds the burning martyrs and several soldiers tend the fire in the foreground of the image. In earlier editions this martyrdom is illustrated by Luborsky and Ingram 11223/37, which appears in each of the second (1570), third (1576), and fourth (1583) early English editions. This version is illustrated by a completely new design. JPEG file (369 KB).
  • 8p58pk70x?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Four men and three women--John Fishcocke, Nicolas Whyte, Nicolas Pardue, Barbara Fynal widow, Wilson’s wife, and Alice Benden--are chained to three stakes and are engulfed by large flames. All seven martyrs are fully clothed. The three men are all chained to the stake at the far left of the image. The four women are chained to two separate stakes and one of them has her arms extended above her head. A crowd of soldiers, gathers below the burning martyrs, some of whom are on horseback, two soldiers tend the fire and faggots. The martyrdom takes place at Canterbury. Revised version of Luborsky and Ingram 11223/96, which appears twice in the second (1570) early English edition. JPEG file (1.21 MB).
  • Rj430b07p?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Two bearded men burn at the stake. Both men wear loincloth, gaze upward, and pray. This woodcut appears four times in the second edition (1570) to illustrate the burning of Henry Voes and John Esch, friars Augustine (sig. GGg6r, p. 1005); John Bland and Joh. Frankesh, ministers, with Nicholas Sheterden and Umfrey Middleton (at Canterbury) (sig. KKKK1v, p. 1856); William Wolsey and Robert Pygot (at Ely) (sig. NNNN2v, p. 1894); and Richard Sharpe and Tho. Hale (at Bristow) (sig. XXXXx1v [right], p. 2252). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/37. JPEG file (4.22 MB).
  • Th83m511r?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Five out of these six burning martyrs fold their hands in prayer or raise them outward. This woodcut appears five times in the third edition (1576) to illustrate the burning of William Coker, William Hopper, Henry Laurence, Rich. Colliar, Rich. Wright and Wil. Stere (at Canterbury) (sig. GGGG4r, p. 1599); Christopher Lister, John Mace, John Spenser, Simon Joyne, Richard Nichols, and John Hammond (at Colchester) (sig. BBBBb4r, p. 1803); W. Waterer, Stephen Kempe, W. Haye, Thomas Hudson, W. Lowicke, and W. Prowtyng (at Canterbury) (sig. GGGGg3r, p. 1861); Henry Ponde, Rainold Eastlande, Robert Southam, Matthew Ricarby, John Floyd, John Holyday, and Roger Holland (at Smithfield) (sig. NNNNn2v, p. 1932); and Robert Milles, Stephen Cotton, Robert Dynes, Stephen Wight, John Slade, and William Pikes (at Brainford) (sig. NNNNn4v [top], p. 1936). The image first appears in Henry Bull's edition of Certain most godly, fruitful, and comfortable letters of such true saints and holy martyrs as in the late bloody persecution gave their lives (London: John Day, 1564). Luborsky and Ingram 5886/1, 11223/75. JPEG file (3.86 MB).
  • K930c365v?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Five out of these six burning martyrs fold their hands in prayer or raise them outward. This woodcut appears five times in the fourth edition (1583) to illustrate the burning of W. Coker. W. Hoopper, Henry Laurence, Rich. Colliar, R. Wright, and W. Stere (at Canterbury) (sig. LLLL6r, p. 1688); Christopher Lister, John Mace, John Spencer, Symon Joyne, Richard Nicols, and John Hamond (at Colchester) (sig. HHHHh2v, p. 1909); [W.] Waterer, [Stephen] Kempe, W. Hay, [Thomas] Hudson, [W.] Lowicke, and W. Prowting (at Canterbury) (sig. NNNNn3r, p. 1970); Henry Ponde, Raynold Eastland, Robert Southam, Mathew Ricarby, John Floyd, John Holyday, and Roger Holland (at Smithfield) (sig. TTTTt1v, p. 2039); and Robert Milles, Stephen Cotton, Robert Dynes, Stephen Wight, John Slade, and William Pikes (at Brainford) (sig. TTTTt3r, p. 2042). The image first appears in Henry Bull's edition of Certain most godly, fruitful, and comfortable letters of such true saints and holy martyrs as in the late bloody persecution gave their lives (London: John Day, 1564). Luborsky and Ingram 5886/1, 11223/75. JPEG file (3.86 MB).
  • 2v23w145f?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: A clothed woman and three clothed men burn at two stakes. The woman folds her hands before her in prayer. One of the men, at the right, faces forward and displays his palm. A second man stands in profile on the left and raises both arms above his head, while a third man, at the rear, raises his left arm. This woodcut appears twice in the third edition (1576) to illustrate the burning of Rafe Allerton, James Austoo, Margery Austoo, and Richard Roth (at Islington) (sig. LLLLl4v, p. 1912) and John Corneford, Christopher Browne, John Herst, Alyce Snoth, and Katherine Knight (otherwise called Katherine Tynley) (at Canterbury) (sig. OOOOo3v [right], p. 1946). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/100. JPEG file (3.78 MB).
  • Bg257m36h?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Three female martyrs on the left side of the image hold their hands before them in prayer. One of the three men, at right center, holds his arms away from his body. A second man, at the far right, prays with folded hands outstretched. All six martyrs are clothed. This woodcut appears twice in the third edition (1576) to illustrate the burning of John Fishcocke, Nicholas White, Nicolas Pardue, Barbara Final widow, Bradbrege’s widow, Wilson’s wife, and Benden’s wife (at Canterbury) (sig. HHHHh3r, p. 1873) and W. Bongeor, W. Purcas. Tho. Benold, Agnes Silverside alias Smith, Helen Ewring, and Elizabeth Folkes (at Colchester) (sig. KKKKk4v, p. 1900). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/96. JPEG file (3.91 MB).
  • Bk128h681?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Three female martyrs on the left side of the image hold their hands before them in prayer. One of the three men, at right center, holds his arms away from his body. A second man, at the far right, prays with folded hands outstretched. All six martyrs are clothed. This woodcut appears twice in the second edition (1570) to illustrate the burning of John Fishcocke, Nicolas Whyte, Nicolas Pardue, Barbara Fynal widow, Bradbrege’s widow, Wilson’s wife, and Alice Benden (at Canterbury) (sig. OOOOo1v, p. 2168) and William Bongeor, Tho. Benold, W. Purcas, Agnes Silverside alias Smith, Helene Ewring, and Elizabeth Folkes (at Colchester) (sig. QQQQq6v, p. 2202). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/96. JPEG file (3.91 MB).
  • 9s161c81g?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Five men stand fully clothed and chained to two separate stakes. Four of the men are bearded and all of the men appear to be clasping their hands in prayer. A crowd of soldiers observes. The caption of the engraving indicates that the martyrdom took place at Canterbury on November 10th of 1558. Revised design of Luborsky and Ingram 11223/78, which appears multiple times in the fourth (1583) early English edition. JPEG file (503 KB).
  • Mg74qt063?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Anne Albright, Joane Catmer, John Lomas, Agnes Snoth, and Joane Sole are chained together to two stakes at Canterbury. They are surrounded by faggots and engulfed by very large flames. A small man in the foreground of the image is tending the pyre while a large crowd gathers around the burning martyrs. Several men on horses appear to the right of the image while the man standing to the left of the image appears to be administering the martyrdom. Revised version of Luborsky and Ingram 11223/86, which appears in each of the second (1570), third (1576), and fourth (1583) early English editions. JPEG file (547 KB).
  • 3n204472c?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Two bearded men burn at the stake. Both men wear loincloth, gaze upward, and pray. This woodcut appears five times in the fourth edition (1583) to illustrate the burning of Henry Voes and John Esch, friars Augustine (sig. GGg3v, p. 874); John Bland and John Frankesh, ministers, with Nicholas Sheterden and Umfrey Middleton (at Canterbury) (sig. KKKK6r, p. 1676); William Wolsey and Robert Pygot (sig. OOOO2r, p. 1716); Julins Palmer, I. Gwin, and Thomas Askine (sig. KKKKk6r, p. 1940); and Richard Sharpe and Thomas Hale (at Bristow) (UUUUu2r (right), p. 2052). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/37. JPEG file (4.22 MB).
  • Pr76f903p?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Some of these burning martyrs extend their hands before them, and others fold or cross their hands in front of them. The martyrs are clothed. This woodcut appears twice in the third edition (1576) to illustrate the burning of George Catmer, Robert Streater, Anthony Burward, George Brodbridge, and James Tuttie (at Canterbury) (sig. HHHH5v, p. 1614) and Thomas Loseby, Henry Ramsey, Thomas Thirtell, Margaret Hyde, and Agnes Stanley (at Smithfield) (sig. GGGGg6r, p. 1867). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/78. JPEG file (3.76 MB).
  • 79408414t?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Albright, Catmer, Lomas, Snoth, and Sole (all clothed) burn at two stakes. Lomas and two of the women fold their hands before them in prayer. One of the women raises her hand above her head. The martyrdom occurs at Canterbury. Even though the design of this woodcut is similar to other woodcuts that undergo repetition in the Book of Martyrs, this woodcut appears only once in the second (1570), third (1576), and fourth (1583) editions. Luborsky and Ingram 11223/86. JPEG file (3.83 MB).
  • Sb397g10c?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Six martyrs--W. Waterer, Steph. Kemp, W. Haye, T. Hudson, W. Lowick, and W. Prowting-- are burned at the stake. All six men are full clothed and are grouped in pairs at each stake. The men are surrounded by a group of soldiers, several of whom are on horseback. Several other soldiers tend the fire. Revised version of Luborsky and Ingram 11223/75 but different from the version used for "The burning of Christopher Lyster, John Mace, John Spencer, Symon Joyne, Richard Nichols, and John Hamond," and "M. Coker, W. Hopper, Hen. Laurence, Rich Colliar, Rich. Wright, and Wil. Stere." The earlier woodcut version of this engraving appears only in the second early English edition (1570) and is used five times to illustrate the martyrdom of five separate groups of martyrs. JPEG file (502 KB).
  • 1831cr62g?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: The burning of three "godly saints," including Julins Palmer, I. Gwin, and Thomas Askine. The three men stand tied together and are fully clothed. The martyr to the farthest right has his arms outstretched while the other two have their arms pulled close to their bodies and their hands clasped in prayer. The three martyrs are surrounded by large flames and large clouds of black smoke hover above their heads. The men are surrounded by a group of soldiers, several of whom attend to the fire and faggots. In earlier editions, this martyrdom is illustrated by Luborsky and Ingram 11223/37. This engraving, however, appears as a new design. JPEG file (521 KB).
  • Mg74qt09x?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Two bearded men burn at the stake. Both men wear loincloth, gaze upward, and pray. This woodcut appears four times in the third edition (1576) edition to illustrate the burning of Henry Voes and John Esch, friars Augustine (at Brussels) (sig. GGg2v, p. 848); John Bland and John Frankesh, ministers, with Nicholas Sheterden and Umfrey Middleton (at Canterbury) (sig. FFFF4v, p. 1588); William Wolsey and Robert Pygot (sig. IIII3v, p. 1622); and Richard Sharpe and Thomas Hale (at Bristow) (sig. OOOOo3r [right], p. 1945). Luborsky and Ingram 11223/37. JPEG file (4.22 MB).
  • 6t053n638?file=thumbnail
    Contributing Institution: Southern Methodist University Bridwell Library and Ohio State University Libraries
    Description: Five martyrs -- George Catmer, Robert Streater, Anthony Burward, George Brodbridge, and James Tutty – are chained about the waist to two stakes at Canterbury. All are fully clothed and four of the five men have their hands clasped in prayer. The fifth man appears to be conversing with the soldier directly at his right who is pointing in the martyr's direction. A large group of soldiers gathers around the martyrs to watch the burning. Revised version of Luborsky and Ingram 11223/78, which appears in each of the second (1570), third (1576), and fourth (1583) early English editions. JPEG file (507 KB).