in the sayd error and heresie.
Also, that gooyng on pilgreniages were of no effect ; and
that a man shold have no nede to go on pilgremagis.
Also he saith, that all thies persons followyng be of the
same sect and lernyng; and have herd the lectures, red-
ynges and techynges of Sir Richard Fox, John Tyball,
Frear Gardyner, and other of the same sect : and have had
communications with them, and be taken and reputed, as
known perso7is, that is to say, they be infected and gyltie of
al ther errors and articles.
Edmond Tyhall. uxor ejus.
Johan Bocher, widow.
Uxor Georgii Preston.
Johanna Hempsted, uxor hujus respondentis.
Johanries., JiUus ejus nahiralis.
Robertus Faire. Laid de Bumstede.
Johannes Wyg^ren ~\
Thomas Topley y''''' ^'^''''' Augustinen. de
WilUelmus Gardyner) ^^'"'^' ^'^''^•
Johannes Chapman "i
Thomas Hilles ]^' Wytham.
WilUelmus Browne ) , „ ,
r 1 ^ ^ 1 i-d£ Bumstede.
Johannes Cranejbrd j
Number XXII. 44
The Confession of Robert Necton, that bought and sold
New Testaments in English.
HE bowght at sondry tymes of Mr. Fyshc dwellyng by MSS. Fox.
the Whight Frears in London, many of the New Testa-
ments in EngHsh ; that is to say, now V. and now X. And
sometyme mo, and sometyme less, to the nombre of XX. or
XXX. in the gret volume. The which New Testaments
the said Mr. Fyshe had of one Harmond, an English man,
beyng beyond see. But how many he had this respondent
cannot tell. And this respondent saith, that about a yere
and half agon he fell in a quaintaunce with Vicar Constan-
tyne here in London. Which shewed this respondent first,
that the said Mr. Fyshe had New Testaments to sell ; and
caused this respondent to by some of the said New Testa-
ments of Mr. Fyshe. And the said Mr. Fyshe, at the desire
and instance of Vicar Constantine, browghte the said New
Testaments home to this respondents house. And before
that Vicar Constantine caused this respondent to by someConstan-
of the said New Testaments, he had none, nor no other
books, except the chapiters of Matthew.
And moreover, this respondent saith, that about the same
tyme he sold fyve of the said New Testaments to Sir Wil-
liam Furboshore synging man, in Stowmarket in SuiFolk,
for VII. or VIII. grotes a pece. Also, two of the same New
Testaments in Bury St. Edmonds : that is to say, to Ray-
nold Wodelesse one ; and Thomas Horfan another, for the
Also, he saith, that about Cristmas last, he sold one New Pycknam
• 11111 Wade, Nor-
Testanient to a Priste ; whose name he cannot tell, dwell- ^ic. dioc.
yng at Pycknam Wade in Northfolke ; and two Latin books,
the one Oecoiiomiea Ch-istiana ; and the other Unio Dissi-
dentium. Also, one Testament to William Gibson mer-
chaunt man, of the parish of S. Margaret Patens.
Also, Vicar Constantyne at dyvers tymes had of this
respondent about a XV. or XVI. of the New Testaments of
the biggest. And this respondent saith, that the sayd Vicar
Constantyne dyvers tymes bowght of him certayne of the
sayd New Testaments: and this respondent lykewise, of
hym. Also, he sold Sir Richard Bayfell two New Testa-
ments unbound, about Cristmas last ; for the which he payd
Farthermore, he saith, that he hath sold V. or VI. of the
said N. Testaments to diverse persons of the cite of London :
whose namys, or dwellyng places, he doth not remember.
Moreover, he saith, that since Easter last, he bowght of
GefFray Usher of Saynct Antonyes, with whom he hath byn
aqueynted by the space of a yere, or therabout (by reason
he was Mr. Forman, the person of Hony Lane his servant,
and for that this respondent did moche resort to the said
persons sermons) XVIII. N. Testaments in English of the
smal volume, and XXVI. books, al of one sort, called
Oeconomica Christiana in Latin ; and two other books in
Latin, called Unio Dissidentium. For which he payed hym
XL,?. Of the which Oeconomica Christiana Vicar Con-
stantyne had XIII. at one tyme.
45 And of which N. Testaments since Easter this respond-
ent caryed XV. of them, and thother XXIII. Oeconomica
Christiana, to Lynne, to sell. Which he wold have sold to
a young man, callid William merchant man, dwell-
yng by one Mr. Burde of the same towne. Which young
man wold not medle with them, because they were prohibite.
And so this respondent left the said books at Lynne with
the said William, untyll his retornyng thider ayen. And
so the said bookes do remayne ther still, as yet. And two
of the said N. Testaments he hath in his own custodie, with
another of the great volume. Also, another Testament of
the smal volume he sold since Easter to young Elderton,