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Procession preceding the coronation of Elizabeth I, Queen of England. (London: 1558)
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The Royall Passage of her Maiesty from the Tower of London, to her Palace of White-hall, with al the Speaches and Deuices, both of the Pageants and otherwise, together with her Maiesties seuerall Answers, and most pleasing Speaches to them all. (London, 1604)
  Page 001  
  Title_vignette Woodcut of an angel with trumpet in a landscape with a city in the background
Title_page Woodcut vignette.
  Page 003  
  Section 'The receiuing of the Queenes Maiesty into the City of London'.
  Page 004  
  Chariot Queen progressed on a triumphal chariot.
Scaffold From which a child delivers an oration.
Oration Welcoming her to the city.
Speech Text in English.
  Page 005  
  Poem In Latin fastened to a table on the scaffold.
  Page 006  
  Triumphal_Arch Henry VII and his wife Elizabeth of York. Play with Tudor Roses. Henry VIII.
Genealogy Of the Tudors.
  Page 007  
  Pageant On the theme of Unity.
  Page 008  
  Oration By another child on the theme of the pageant of unity.
Speech Text in English and then Latin.
  Page 010  
  Pageant At Cornhill a child representing her Majesty with virtues, who trample their opposed vices underfoot. 'The Seat of worthy Gouernance'.
  Page 011  
  Music Played between speeches.
Oration By a child representing her Majesty with an imperial crown.
Speech Text in English and Latin.
  Page 013  
  Pageant Near end of Soper-lane, eight children representing beatitudes.
  Page 014  
  Oration By one of the children.
Speech Text in English
Inscription In Latin on a tablet.
  Page 015  
  Music Trumpets
Pageant On the theme of Time at Little Conduit. She is presented with a Bible in English by the figure of Truth.
Gift Of a bible from the City.
  Page 016  
  Gift Of a silk purse, presented by the Recorder of London, Ranulph Cholmeley.
Pageant With two hills and two mountains and an artificial tree. Figures of Ruinosa Respublica and Respublica bene instituta. Figure of Time
Speech By the Queen in English in response to the gift.
  Page 018  
  Oration By a child explaining the pageant.
Speech Text in English.
Inscription In Latin.
  Page 020  
  Oration At St Pauls school pronounced by one of the boys.
Speech Text in English and Latin verses.
  Page 022  
  Scaffold Stage with an artificial Date / Palm tree and chair.
Pageant Final pageant in Fleet Street. Figure of Deborah.
  Page 023  
  Oration By a child
Speech Text in English and Latin inscriptions.
  Page 024  
  Oration In Latinby a boy of St Dunstones Church.
  Page 025  
  Statue The same figures were used for Philip II's entry in 1554. Gatmagot the Albion and Corineus the Briton, two giants.
Inscription In Latin behind the two giants.
  Page 026  
  Oration Farewell speech by a child dressed as a Poet.
Speech Text in English, also inscribed in Latin.
  Page 028  
  Section 'Certayne Notes of the Queenes Maiesties great mercy, clemency and wisdome vsed in this passage'.
  Page 030  
  Prayer Spoken as she mounted the Chariot.
Festival details

Festival:
Procession preceding the coronation of Elizabeth I, Queen of England.

Date:
1558

City:
London

Participants:
Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England

Dynasty:
Tudor
Book details

Title:
The Royall Passage of her Maiesty from the Tower of London, to her Palace of White-hall, with al the Speaches and Deuices, both of the Pageants and otherwise, together with her Maiesties seuerall Answers, and most pleasing Speaches to them all.

Names:
S., S. (Printer)
Busby, John (Bookseller)

Published:
London, 1604

Shelfmark:
C.33.e.7.(11).

Format:
[32] pp. 4ยบ

References:
Watanabe No. 2512

Provenance:
Ms. inscription on titlepage: Ann Dyson.
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