A Volume of English Miscellanies Illustrating the History and Language of the Northern Counties of England
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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...to yeve y' attendance of kinges herbefor resorting unto the citie at Tadcastre brige, being thextremitie of y' fraunches, it is now concludid that, not oonly the saide two Sheriffes, bot aswell two of the Aldermen, accumpaned with xl horsses, shall y' wait on his grace. II. Secundly where the Maire and Aldermen, cled in long gownys of skarlet, and othre of the Couneseil, accumpanyd with thinhabitantes of the citie, have be accustumed to wait of kinges in lykwise commyng to the citie on horse bak, aboute two miles fro the citie, thei be determined that the saide Maier and Aldermen in like clothing of skarlet, the Common Couneseill and Clerc in violet, Chambrelayns in murray, and many of thinhabitantes in rede, on horse bak, shall wait on the king at Bilburgh crose, about v miles fro the citie, and othre thinhabitauntes, which may not ride, or be of power to have rede gownes, to yeve y' attendance on foote betwixt Dringhowsis and the citie, beside a certaine nowmbre of chyldrine as shalbe geddard togeddre aboute Sanct James' chappell, calling joyfully, ' King llenrie, ' after the maner of children. III. Thirdly, in the entre of the citie and first bar of the same, shalbe craft'ely conceyvid a place in maner of a heven, of grete joy and Anglicall armony; under the heven shalbe a world desolaite, full of treys and floures, in the which shall spryng up a rioall, rich, rede rose, convaide by viace unto the which rose shall appeyre an othre rich white rose, unto whome so being to gedre all othre floures shall lowte and evidently yeve suffrantie, shewing the rose to be principall of all floures, as witnesh Barthilmew: and y'upon shall come fro a cloude a crowne covering the roses, after the which shall appeir a citie with citisyns, with the...
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