The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth; Among Which Are Interspersed Other Solemnities, Public Expeditures, and Remarkable Events During the Reign of the That Illustrious Princess

The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth; Among Which Are Interspersed Other Solemnities, Public Expeditures, and Remarkable Events During the Reign of the That Illustrious Princess

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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. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ... extraordinary solemnity5. 1 The words between crotchets are crossed over in the original. 1 From a MS. in the British Museum. ' The seat of Francis Russel, second Earl of Bedford, and the Queen's Ambassador to France and Scotland, who died 1583, and was buried here. 4 See before, p. 250. ' This year had been ushered in with the following verses by Dr. Thomas Wilson: " Ecce! duodecimus Regni nunc incipit annus; Quem Tibi, quem Regno det Deus esse sacrum. Hactenus est series felix, talisque videtur Oualis in Elysiis dicitur esse locis. Quae superest series sit par, vel laeTior esto. Si modo fata dari prosperiora queant. Talis es, ut merito valeas, regnesque beata, Regno nempe tuo Stella salutis ades. Nescio si Dea sis, mihi numen habere videris, Tam beue nos Anglos Diva benigna regis. Jan. 23, 1570-1, Queen Elizabeth came from her house in Somerset-place, to dine with Sir Thomas Gresham, in Bishopsgate-street, and gave name to the Royal Exchangei. About Candelmas, Sir Thomas Sackville, Baron of Buckhurst, was sent in Ambassage from the Qaeene's Majestic to Charles the Ninth French King, as well to congratulate for his ma/riage with the daughter of the Emperour Maximilian, as for other weightie affaires. And as his Ambassage was great, so was his charge no lesse in furnishing himsclfe and traine accordinglie, being both in number and furniture such in everic point as did "operteine; and his receiving and interteinement in France by the King and criers was agreeable thereto, for he was received upon the coast by the Governours of the fortified Toivnes right honorablie by order from the King. Among other, the Baron of Bournoisell was one, who, being v:: rie well mounted and appointed, left not his Lordship before he came to the Court; and...show more

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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236587553
  • 9781236587558