The Glory of these Nations.

Or, King and peoples happinesse, being a brief Relation of King Charles's Royall progresse form Dover to London, how the Lord Generall and the Lord Mayor with all the nobility and Gentrey of the Land, brought him tho­row the Famous City of London to his Pallace at Westminster the 29. of May last, be­ing his Majesties birth-day, to the great comfort of his Loyall Subjects.

The Tune is, When the King enjoys his own again.
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WHer's those that did Prognosticate,
And did envy fair Englands State;
And saidKing Charles no more should Raign;
T [...] Predictions were but in vain,
F [...] the King is now return'd
[...] fair England mournd.
[...] [...]es Royally him entertain,
[...] [...]essed be the day
[...]s do his Subjects say,
That God hath brought him home again.
The twenty second of lovely May
At Dover arrived Fame doth say,
Where our most Noble Generall
Did on on his knée's before him fall.
Craving to kiss his hand.
So soon as he did land
Royally they did him enertain
With all their power and might
To bring him to his Right,
And place him in his own again.
Then the King I understand
Did kindly take him by the hand,
And lovingly did him embrace,
Rejoycing for to see his face;
Hée lift him from the ground
With joy that did abound,
And graciously did him entertain,
Rejoycing that once more,
He was o'th English shore,
To enjoy his own in peace again.
From Dover to Canterbury they past,
And so to Cobham-Hall at last;
From thence to London march amain,
with a Triumphant and glorious Train,
Where he was receiv'd with joy
His sorrow to destroy.
In England once more for to raign,
Now all men do sing
God save Charles our King,
That now enjoyss his own again.
At Deptford the Maidens they
Stood all in White by the high-way,
Their Loyalty to Charls to show,
They with swéet flowers his way to strew;
Each wore a Ribbin blew,
They were of comely hue;
With joy they did him entertain
With a clamations to the skye,
As the King passed by,
For joy that he receives his own again.
In Wallworth-Fields a gallant band
Of London-Prentices did stand
All in White Dublets very gay,
To entertain King Charles that day,
With Muskets, swords and Pike,
I never saw the like,
Nor a more youthfull gallant train,
They up their Hats did fling,
And cry God save the King.
Now he enjoys his own again.

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HONI SOIT QVI MAL Y PENSE

At Newington-Buts the Lord Mayor willed
a famous Booth for to be builded,
Where King Charles did make a stand
And received the sword into his hand,
Which his Majesty did take,
And then returned back
Vnto the Mayor with love again;
A Banquet they him make,
He doth thereof partake,
Then marcht his Triumphant Train.
The King with all his Noblemen,
Through Southwark they marched then.
First marched Major Generall Brown,
Then Norwich Earle of great renown
With many a valiant Knight,
And gallant men of might,
Richly attired marching amain.
Th [...]se Lords Mordin, Gerard and
The good Earl of Cleavland,
To bring thee King to his own again.
Ne [...]r sixty flags and streamers then
Was born b [...]fore a thousand men,
In Plush Coats and Chaines of gold,
These were most rich for to behold
With every man his Page,
The glory of his age,
With courage bold they marcht amain,
They with gladnesse they,
Brought th [...] King on his way
For to enjoy▪ &c.
Then Liechfields and Darlyes Earles,
Two of fair Englands Royall Pearls;
Major Generall M [...]ssey then
Comman [...]d the Life guard of men
The King for to defend,
If any should contend,
Or séem his comming to restrain,
But also joyfull were
That no such durst appear,
Now the King, &c.
Four rich Maces before them went,
And many Heralds well content.
The Lord Mayor and the Generall
Did march before the King with all,
His Brothers on each side,
Along by him did ride;
The Southwark-Waits did play amain,
Which made them all to smile
and to stand still a while,
and then they marced on again.
Then with drawn swords all men did ride,
and flourishing the same then cryed
Charles the second now God save.
That he hi [...] lawfull right may have,
and we all on him attend,
From dangers him to defend:
and all that with him doth remain
Blessed be God that we
Did live these days to see
That the King, &c.
The Bells likewise did loudly ring,
Bonefires did burn and people sing,
London Conduits did run with Wine;
and all men do to Charles inclineline,
hoping now that all
Vnto their Trades may fa [...]l,
Their Famylies for to maintain
and from wrong be frée,
'Cause wée have liv'd to see
The King enjoy his own again.
FINIS.

London, Printed for Charles Tyus on London Bridge.

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