¶ The noble tryum­phaunt coronacyon of quene Anne / wyfe vnto the moost noble kynge Henry the .viij.


FIrst the .xxix. daye of Maye / beynge thursday / all the worshypfull craftes and occupacyons in theyr best araye goodly besene toke theyr bargꝭ / which were splayed wt goodly baners fresshe and newe / with the cognysaunce and armes of theyr faculty / to the nombre of .l. great bar­ges comly besene / & euery barge hauynge mynstrels makynge greate and swete armony. Also there was the bachelers barge comly besene / decked with in­numerable baners / and all about hanged with ryche cloth of golde / & foystes waytynge her vpon / decked with a great shotte of ordynaunce / whiche descended the ryuer afore all ye barges / and the bachelers barge formest / and so folowynge in good araye & ordre / eue­ry crafte in theyr degree and ordre tyll they came to Greenwyche / and there taryed abydynge the quenes grace / whiche was a wonderfull goodly syght to be­holde. Than at thre of the clocke the quenes grace came to her barge / and incontynent all the cytezyns with that goodly company set forth toward London in good araye / as before is sayd. And to wryte what nombre of gonshot / what with chambres and great peces of ordynaūce were shotte as she passed by in dy­uers places / it passeth my memory to wryte or to tell the nombre of them / and specially at Ratlyf & at lyme house out of certeyne shyppes. And so ye quenes grace in her ryche barge amonge her nobles / the cytezyns accompanyed her to London vnto the toure wharfe. Also or she came nere the toure there was shot innu­merable peces of ordynaunce / as euer was there by any mennes remēbraūces / where the kyng receyued [Page]her grace with a noble louyng countenaunce / and to gaue great thankes and prayse to all the cytezyns for theyr great kyndnesse & louynge labour and paynes in that behalfe taken / to the greate ioye and comforte of all the cytezyns. Also to beholde the wonderfull nombre of people that euer was sene that stode on the shore on bothe sydes of the ryuer / was neuer in one syght out of ye cyte of London sene / what in good­ly lodgynges and houses that be on ye ryuer syde by­twene Grenwyche and London / it passeth al mennes iudgementes to esteme the infinyte nombre of them / wherin her grace with al her ladyes reioysed moche.

¶ Knyghtes made at Grenwyche the sonday before whytsonday.

¶ And the sondaye before this tryumphe / beyng the xxv. daye of Maye / the kynge made at his maner of Grenwyche all these knyghtes.

  • Syr Christofer Danby
  • Syr Christofer Hylarde
  • Syr Brian Hastynges
  • Syr Th [...]mas Methem
  • Syr Thomas Butteller
  • Syr Willyam Walgraue
  • Syr Wyllyam Feldeyng.

¶ The fryday made knyghtes of the Bathe xix. whose names foloweth.

¶ Also on fryday the .xxx. day of May ye kynge crea­ted and made in the towre of London .xix. noble men knyghtes of the bathe / whose names folowe.

  • The lorde Marques Dorset
  • The erle of Derby
  • The lorde Clyfforde / sone & heyre to therle of Cūber­lande
  • The lorde Ftizwater / sone & heyre to therle of Sussex
  • [Page]The lorde Hastynges / sone & heyre to therle of Hun­tyngton
  • The lorde Barkeley
  • The lorde Mountagle
  • The lorde Vaux
  • Syr Henry Parker / sone & heyre to ye lorde Morley
  • Syr Wyllyam Wyndsour / sone & heyre to the lorde Wyndesour.
  • Syr Iohn̄ Mordant / sone & heyre to ye lorde Mordāt
  • Syr Fraunces Weston
  • Syr Thomas Aroundell
  • Syr Iohan Hudelston
  • Syr Thomas Ponynges
  • Syr Henry Sauell
  • Syr George Fitzwyllyam of Lyncolne shyre
  • Syr Iohan Tyndall
  • Syr Thomas Iermey.

¶ Also the saturday the laste day of May the kynge made knyghtes of the swerde in ye towre of London / whose names folowe.

  • Syr Wyllyam Drury
  • Syr Iohn̄ Gernynghin̄
  • Syr Thomas Busche
  • Syr Randolfe Buerton
  • Syr George Caluerley
  • Syr Edwarde Fytton
  • Syr George Conyers
  • Syr Roberte Nedham
  • Syr Iohan Chaworth
  • Syr George Gresley
  • Syr Iohan Constable
  • Syr Thomas Vmpton
  • Syr Iohan Horsley
  • Syr Rycharde Lygon
  • Syr Iohan Saintclere
  • Syr Edwarde Maidison
  • Syr Henry Feryngton
  • Syr Marmaduc Cūstall
  • Syr Thomas Halsall
  • Syr Roberte Kyrkham
  • Sir Anthony Wyndsour
  • Syr water Hubbert
  • Syr Iohan Wyllongby
  • Syr Thomas Kytson
  • [Page]Sir Thomas Mysseden
  • Sir Thom̄s Fouleshurst
  • Sir Henry Delues
  • Sir Peter Warburton
  • Sir Rycharde Bulkelley
  • Sir Thomas Lakyng
  • Sir Water Smythe
  • Sir Hēry Eueryngham
  • Sir Willyam Vnedall
  • Sir Tho. Massyngberd
  • Sir Willyam Sandon
  • Sir Iames Baskeruyll
  • Sir Edmonde Trafford
  • Sir Arthur Eyre
  • Sir Henry Sutton
  • Sir Iohan Nortes
  • Sir Willyam Malorie
  • Sir Iohan Harcourt
  • Sir Iohan Tyrell
  • Sir Willyam Browne
  • Sir Nycholas Sturley
  • Sir Randolfe Manerīg.

¶ Also the sonday after whytsonday beyng trynyte sonday & the .viij. daye of Iune / was made at Grene­wyche these knyghtes folowynge.

  • Sir Christofer Corwen
  • Sir Geffray Mydelton
  • Sir Hugh Treuyneon
  • Sir George West
  • Sir Clement Herleston
  • Sir Humfrey Feryes
  • Syr Iohan Dawne
  • Sir Richarde Haughton
  • Sir Thomas Langton
  • Sir Edwarde Bowton
  • Sir Henry Capell.

¶ Also all the pauementes of the cyte from Charyn crosse to ye towre was ouer couerde and cast with gra­uell. And the same saturday beyng whytson euen the mayre with all the aldermen & the craftes of the cyte prepared aray in a good order to stande & receyue her / and with rayles for euery craft to stande & leane from prease of people. The mayre mette the quenes grace at her comyng forthe of ye towre / and all his bretherne and aldermen standyng in chepe. And vpon the same saturday the quene came forth from ye towre towarde Westmynster in goodly aray / as here after foloweth. [Page]Si [...]e passed the stretes first with certayne straūgers / their horses trapped wt blewe sylke / & them selues in blewe veluet with white fethers acompanyed two & two. Lyke wise squiers / knightꝭ / barons & baronettꝭ / knightes of ye barh clothed in vyolet garmētes / edged with armyns lyke iuges. Than folowyng ye iuges of the lawe & abbottes. All these estatꝭ were to ye nombre of .CC. cople wt more / two & two accompanyed. And than folowed bysshops two & two: & tharchbysshops of yorke & Cāterbury / ye ambassaders of Fraūce & Ve­nyce / the lorde mayre wt a mace / mayster garter the kyng of heraudes & the kingꝭ cote armour vpon him with ye offycers of armes / apoyntyng euery estate in their degre. Than folowed two aūcyent knightꝭ with olde fassion hattes poudred on their heedes di [...]gysed / who dyd represent ye duke of Normādy & of Guyen / after an olde custome: the lorde constable of Englāde for ye tyme / beyng ye duke of Suffolke / the lorde Wil­lyam Hawarde ye deputie for ye tyme to the lorde mar­shall duke of Norfolke. Than folowed ye quenes grace in her lytter costly & rychly besene / wt a ryche canape ouer her / whiche bare ye lordes of ye fyue portes: after her folowyng ye mayster of her horse wt a whyte spare palfray ledde in his hāde rychly apoynted. Than fo­lowed her noble ladyes of estate rychly clothed in cry­mosyn poudred wt armyns / to the nōbre of .xij. Than the mayst [...]r of ye garde with the garde on both sydes of the stretꝭ in good aray / & all the constables well be­sene in veluet & damaske cotes with whyte staues in their handes / sertynge euery man in araye & order in the stretes vntyll she came to Westmynster. Than fo­lowed four ryche charyottes with ladyes of honour: [Page]after them folowed .xxx. ladyes & gentylwomen [...] garnisshed / and so ye seruyng men after thē. And as she was departed from ye towre / a meruaylous great shot of gonnes was there fyred & shot. So this moste noble cōpany passed tyll her grace came to [...]anchurch where was a pagent fayre & semly / wt certayne chyl­dren which saluted her grace with great honour and prayse after a goodly fassyon: and so passed forthe to Grase churche / where was a ryght costly pagent of Apollo with the nyne muses amonge ye mountayns / syttyng on ye mount of Pernasus / and euery of them hauynge their instrumentes & apparayle acordyng to the discryption of poetes / and namely of Virgyll / with many goodly verses to her great prayse and ho­nour. And so she passed forth through gracyous strete vnto leaden hall / where was buylded a sumptuous and a costly pagent in maner of a castell wherin was fassyoned an heuēly roufe / and vnder it vpon a grene was a roote or a stocke / wherout sprōge a multytude of whyte roses & reed curyously wrought / so from the heuenly roufe discended a whyte faucon / and lyghted vpon ye said stocke & roote / and incontynent discended an angell wt goodly armony / hauynge a close crowne bytwene his hādes / & set it on the faucons heed: & on the said flour sate saynt Anne in ye hyest place / on that one syde her progeny wt scripture / that is to wete / the thre Marys wt their issue / yt is to vnderstande: Mary the mother of Christ / Mary Solome ye mother of ze­bedee / with the two chyldren of thē / also Mary Cleo­phe with her husbande Alphee / with their four chyl­dren on ye othersyde / with other poetycall verses sayd and songe / wt a balade in englis [...]he to her great prayse [Page] [...] to al her progeny and. And to the passed [...] from thence through cornehyll / and at ye condyt was a sumptuous pagent of the thre graces: & at the comynge of the quenes grace a poete declared the na­ture of all those thre ladyes / & gaue hye prayses vnto the quene. And after his preamble fynysshed / euery lady pertyculer spake great honour and hye prayse of the quenes grace: And so she passed forth with all her nobles tyll she came in chepe / and at the great condyt was made a costly foūtayne / wherout ranne whyte wyne / claret / & reed great plenty all that after noone: and ther was great melody wt speches. And so passed forthe through chepe to the standarde / whiche was costly & sumptuously garnisshed wich golde & asure / with armes & stories / wher was great armony and melody: and so passed she forth by the crosse in chepe / whiche was newe garnisshed / and so through chepe towarde the lesser condyt. And in the mydwaye by­twene / the recorder of London receyued her afore the aldermen / with great reuerence & honour salutynge her grace / with a louyng & humble preposycion pre­sentynge her grace with a ryche and costly purse of golde / and in it a thousande marke in golde coyne / gy­uen vnto her as a free gyfte of honour: to whom she gaue great thankes bothe with herte and mynde. And so her grace pass [...]d a lytell further / and at the lesser condyt was a costly and a ryche pagent / where as was goodly armonye of musyke and other myn­strels / with syngyng: And within that pagent was fyue costly seates / wherin was set these fyue perso­nages / that is to were Iuno / Pallas / Mercury / and Venus / and Parys hauyng a ball of golde presētyng [Page]it to her grace with certayne verses of great honour / and chyldren syngyng a balade to her grace / & prayse to all her ladyes / and so passed forth to Poules gate / where was a proper & a sumptuous pagent / yt is to wete / ther sat .iij. fayre ladyes virgyns costly arayde with a fayre roūde trone ouer their heedes / where a­boute was written this. Regina Anna prospere pro­cede et regna / that is in englysshe. Quene Anne pro­sper procede and reygne. The lady that sate in the myddes hauynge a table of golde in her hande wryt­ten with letters of asure. Veni amica coronaberis. Come my loue thou shalbe crowned. And two aūgels hauyng a close crowne of golde bytwene their hādes. And the lady on ye ryght hande had a table of syluer / wherin was writtē. Dn̄e dirige gressos meos. Lorde god dyrecte my wayes. The other on the lyfte hande had in another table of syluer written this. Cōfide in dn̄o. Trust in god. And vnder theyr fete was a longe rol wherin was written this. Regina Anna nouū re­gis de sanguine natū / cū paries populis aurea secla tuis. Quene Anne whan yu shalte beare a newe sone of ye kynges bloode / there shalbe a golden worlde vnto thy people. And so ye ladyes caste ouer her heed a multytude of wafers with rose leaues / & about ye wafers were written with letters of gold / this posey. And so her grace passed forth into Poules chyrchyarde / & at the eest ende of ye chyrch agaynst ye schole was a great scaffolde / wheron stode ye nombre of two hūdred chyl­dren well besene / who receyued her wt poetes verses to her noble honour / whā they had fynisshed she sayd Amen wt ioyful smylyng countenaunce / and so passed forth thrugh the longe chyrchyarde / & so to Ludgate [Page]whiche was costly & sumptuously garnysshed with golde / colours / and asure / with swete armony of bal­lades to her greate prayse & honour / wt dyuerse swete instrumentes. And thus her grace came thorowe the cyte with great honour and royaltye / and passed tho­rowe Fletestrete tyll she came to ye standarde & cōdyth where was made a fayre toure with foure tourettes with fanes / there within great plenty of swete īstru­mentes wt chyldren syngyng / the standarde of mason warke costly made with ymages and aungels / costly gylted with golde and asure / with other colours / and dyuerse sortes of armes costly set out shall there con­tynue and remayne / and within the standarde a vyce with a chyme. Also there ranne out of certayne small pypes great plenty of wyne all that afternoone. And so her grace passed through the cyte to temple barre / and so to Charyng crosse / and so thorowe Westmyn­ster into westmynster hall / where that was well and rychly hanged with cloth of Arras / with a meruay­lous ryche cupborde of plate / and there was a voyde of spyce places & wyne. And ye done the quenes grace withdrewe her into ye whyte hall for that nyght / and so to Yorke place by water. ¶ The sondaye in ye mor­nynge at .viij. of the clocke ye quenes grace wt noble la­dyes in theyr robes of estate / wt al ye nobles aparayled in parlyament robes / as dukes / erles / archbysshops and bysshops / wt barons / & the barons of ye fyue portꝭ with the mayre of ye cite / the aldermen in theyr robes as mātels of scarlet. The barons of ye fyue portꝭ bare a ryche canopy of cloth of golde / with staues of golde & four belles of syluer & gylt. The abbot of westmyn­ster wt his rygals came in to ye hall in pōtificalibus wt [Page]his monkes in theyr best copes / the kynges chapel in theyr best copes / with ye bysshops rychely aourned in pontificalibus / & the ray cloth blewe spredde from the hygh desses of ye kynges benche vnto the hygh aulter of westmynster. And so euery man procedynge to the mynster in ye best order / euery man after theyr degree apoynted to theyr order & offyce as aperteyneth came vnto ye place apoynted / where her grace receyued her crowne / wt all ye serymonyes therof as ther vnto belongeth. And so al ye serimonyes done wt ye solēpne masse / they departed home in their best orders euery man to the hal of westmynster / where ye quenes grace with­drew her for a tyme in to her chābre apoynted / & so af­ter a certayne space her grace came in to ye hall. Than ye shulde haue sene euery noble man doyng their ser­uyce to thē apoynted in ye best maner yt hath ben sene in any suche serimony. The quenes grace wasshed / ye archbisshop of Cāterbury sayd grace. Than ye nobles were set to the table / therwt came ye quenes seruice wt ye seruyce of tharch bysshop / a certayne space thre mē with the quenes grace seruyce. Before ye said seruyte came ye duke of Suffolke high cōstable ye day and ste­warde of ye feest on horsbacke / & meruaylously trap­ped in aparell wt rychesse. Than wt hym came ye lorde Wyllyam Hawarde / as depute to ye duke of Norfolke in ye rome of ye marshal of Englāde on horsbacke. The erle of essex caruer. Therle of Sussex sewer. Therle of Darby cupberer. Therle of Arūdell butteller. The visconte Lysle panter. The lorde Bray awmoner. These noble men dyd theyr seruyce in suche humble sorte & fassyon that it was wōder to se the payne and dylygence of them / beynge suche noble personages. [Page]The seruyce borne by knyghtes / whiche were to me to longe to tell in order / the goodly seruyce of kyndes of meate with their deuyses from the hyest vnto the lowest / there haue not ben sene more goodlyer nor ho­norablyer done in no mannes dayes.

¶ There was foure tables in ye great hall alonge the sayde hall.

  • The noble women one table / syttyng alon ye one syde.
  • The noble men an other table.
  • The mayre of Lōdon an other table wt his bretherne.
  • The barons of the portes with ye mayster of the chaū cery the fourth table.

And thus all thynges nobly and tryumphantly done at her coronacyon / her grace retourned to whyte hall with great ioy and solempnyte / and the morowe was great iustes at ye tylte / done by .xviij. lordes & knygh­tes / where was broken many speares valyauntly: but some of their horses wolde nat come at their plea­sure nere vnto the tylte / whiche was displeasure to some that there dyd ronne.

¶ Thus endeth this tryumphe: Imprinted at London in Fletestrete by Wynkynde Worde / for Iohan Goughe.

Cum priuilegio.

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