Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales Volume 1

Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...when " his sonne alsoe was invested in the principallitye of Wales."44 A canopy of gold tissue was formerly shewn, which "A Tract on the subject of this horn is printed in the first volume of the Arcbaeologia. 43 The rings of the two first bishops, are rubies set in gold; Nevile's, is a sapphire set in gold; Bowett's, a composition of gold, with a motto, ftonour KUtS jjaj); Lee's, glass set in copper gilt. 44 Sir George Buc. In Hall's Chronicle, is also a particular account of the ceremony. "Richard was received at York with great pomp and triumph by the citizens and on the day of the coronation, September 8, 1483; the clergy of the church in their richest copes went about the streets in procession, followed by the King with his crown and sceptre, accompanied with a great number of the nobility of the realm. Then folwas carried over King James when he visited York, also two small coronets of silver gilt, used on the same occasion. Drake says, "on the 10th of August, 1617, came King James to York, in his progress towards Scotland, accompanied by many earls, barons, knights, and esquires, both Scotch and English. The sheriffs of the city, attended by one hundred young citizens, on horseback, met the king on Tadcaster bridge, and carried their white rods before him till he came to Micklegate Bar. Here the lord mayor, aldermen, and twenty-four, with many other citizens did welcome his majesty to the city of York. The lord mayor on his knees presented the sword with the keys of all the gates and posterns, and likewise presented a standing cup, with a cover of silver double gilt, a purse with a hundred double sovereigns in it, and made a worthy speech at the delivery of each particular to the king. After him, Sergeant Hutton, more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236616278
  • 9781236616272