Annual Register Volume 1783

Annual Register Volume 1783

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1785 edition. Excerpt: ...obeisances, where they' recsielved the banner, which was carried by Ulster to the altar, and there received by the clean. The of carriages and of spectators, and the sirects being lined with the regiments on Dublin duty, his cxcellency, preceded by his own carriagcs, containing his household, the esquires of the sovereign, and the peer who bears the sword of state, and attended by a squadron of cavalry, set forward from the castle, and followed by the knights companions, each in a coach attended by their esquires; and no other carriage, save those of the knights, were allowed to move in this procesiion. A; the door of the cathedral of St. Patrick his excellency was met by the officers of the church and of the order, who attended him lo the robeing-room. His excellency alone being in the full mantle, habit, and collar of the order, the other knights in the fur-coat only, and with their caps and feathers in their hands; their mantles, collars and swords having been previoufly sent to the chapter-room. As soon as his excellency notified his pleasure, the proceflion was made to the choir in the following manner, viz. Singing men. Prcbcnds. _ Messengers. Kettle drums. rrsrumpcts. Pursuivants. Pages. Gentlemen at large. Gentlemen of the bed-chamber. Gentlemen of horse, chamber-lain, and gentleman usher. Steward and comptroller. ss Esquires. Heralds. Knights. Ulfler, regisier, and usher. Peers sons. Train beat-er. Colonel of battle-axes. Battle-axe guards. Upon entering the choir the trumpets, pursuivants, and other officers attending the proceslion, proceeded to their proper places, as well as his excellency's suite. The esquires, three a-breast, made their reverence to the altar when they came opposite to the siall of their knight, and more

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