English Pageantry: An Historical Outline, Volume 1

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Harvard University Press, 1918 - Pageants
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Page 199 - Passage of our most drad soueraigne lady Quene Elyzabeth through the citie of London to Westminster the daye before her coronacion.
Page 222 - Tryumphant Passage (from the Tower) through his Honourable Citie (and Chamber) of London, being the 15 of March, 1603. As well by the English as by the Strangers. With the Speeches and Songes, delivered in the severall Pageants.
Page 179 - ... that of Joseph and Mary; Vulcan, and what related to him, was acted by the Smiths ; and the comedy of Ceres, the goddess of corn, by the Bakers. Their stage was erected on Hoggin Green (now called College Green), and on it the priors of St.
Page 226 - Puppits) to require a Truch-man, or (with the ignorant Painter) one to write, This is a Dog...
Page 243 - The Relation of his Majesties Entertainment passing through the City of London to his Coronation ; with a Description of the Triumphal Arches and Solemnity, &c.
Page 189 - Peter, a Dutchman " stood on the weathercock of St. Paul's steeple, " holding a streamer in his hand of five yards long, and waving thereof." He stood " sometime on the one foot and shook the other, and then kneeled on his knees, to the great marvel of all people.
Page 14 - The custom was, the people accompanied the bishop, or some of the clergy into the fields, where litanies were made, and the mercy of God implor'd, that he would avert the evils of plague and pestilence, that he would send them good and seasonable weather, and give them the fruits of the earth in due season. " The litanies or rogations, which were then made use of, and gave name to the time of...
Page 98 - Ceremonial at the Marriage of Mary Queen of Scots with the Dauphin of France (ed.
Page 61 - City what huge Loobies their Fore-fathers were, or else to fright Stubborn Apprentices into Obedience; for the dread of appearing before two such Monstrous Logger-heads, will sooner Reform their Manners, or mould 'em into a Compliance with their Masters...
Page 179 - Squire bayliffs, wherein the taylors acted the part of Adam and Eve ; the shoemakers represented the story of Crispin and Crispinianus ; the vintners acted Bacchus and his story ; the Carpenters that of Joseph and Mary ; Vulcan, and what related to him, was acted by the Smiths ; and the comedy of Ceres, the goddess of corn, by the Bakers.

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