Entries of James I and VI, Queen Anna and Prince Henry Frederick into London. (London: 15th March, 1603)
The Magnificent Entertainment: Giuen to King Iames, Queene Anne his wife, and Henry Frederick the Prince, vpon the day of his Maiesties Triumphant Passage (from the Tower) through his Honourable Citie (and Chamber) of London being the 15. of March. 1603. (London, 1604)
Section 'A Device (proiected downe, but till now not publisht) that should haue serued at his Maiesties first accesse to the Citie'.
Pageant With patron Saints of England and Scotland, riding out armed to meet James. Section Description of the device:
Pageant Female figure of Genius, dressed in antique robes, similarly on horseback.
Music Song Sung by Genius.
Theatrical_Performance The three characters speak.
Section Main narrative is rejoined.
Triumphal_Arch City is surveyed in preparation for the construction of various sites.
Gate 1st of seven gates at Fanchurch. A model of the roof-line of the city. Column Rustic Pillasters on either side of the gate. Entry James leaves the Tower to enter the City.
Pageant Genius and Thamesis are the only speakers. List Dramatis_personnae Allegorical figures of Veneration, Promptitude, etc. with the figures of The Brittayne Monarchy, Genius of the City and Counsel of the City.
Triumphal_Arch Italian and Belgian triumphal arches. Entry Into Royal Court and his chamber.
Gate Inscriptions on the facade of the building straddling the street. Unicorn. Henry VII. Peace. Sculpture Of various allegorical figures adorning the building. Section 'The Italians Pageant'.
Painting On a table of a woman and then elsewhere. Triton. England, Scotland, France and Ireland holding hands. Apollo. Lepanto.
Speech In Latin given by the Italians.
Gate With inscriptions to James in Latin. Section 'The Pageant of the Dutch-men, by the Royall Exchange'.
Painting Of the King in his Imperial robes. On the building constructed by the Dutch Lion. Serpents - adders and snakes. Sheep. Birds. Four portraits of antique Kings. Pageant Chamber with 17 damsels with scutcheons representing the provinces of Belgia.
Statue Of Belgium. Painting Of Dutch country people, carding hemp and beating it. Then of spinning and weaving. Figures of Time, Art, Sedulitie, Labour.
Speech Given in Latin to the King given by a boy dressed in white silk: 'Sermo ad Regem'.
Gate Pyramids on balls with four great Lions. Figure of Arabia and Arabia Britannica. Fame.
Section 'Deuice at Soper-lane end'.
Fountain Of vertue. Detractio and Oblivio. The three Charites or Graces. The bright-haired Graces.
Pageant With Fama, Charity, Euphrosine etc. Speech Text of the pageant is given and includes a song.
Speech Given by Recorder of the city, Sir Henry Montague.
Gift Their majesties were given gold cups. Speech By Sylvanus.
Garden Arbor. Music Song sung by choristers of St Pauls, dressed up as the nine Muses.
Theatrical_Performance Pageant involving the nine muses and the seven liberal arts, with singing and music.
Speech Given by one of the scholar's of Mulcaster from Mercers school.
Triumphal_Arch Tower of pleasure. Moving globe of the world. Astraea. Vertue. Fortuna. Inuidia. Four elements.
Speech By figure of Zeal, impersonated by W. Bourne.
Temple Peace. Wealth. Mars. Tumult. etc.
Pageant A Rainbow, the Moon, Sun and Stars, Pyramids, Electra. Temple of Janus.
Section Describing those who worked on preparing the entry.
Festival: Entries of James I and VI, Queen Anna and Prince Henry Frederick into London.
Date: 15th March, 1603
Participants: James (1566-1625), King of Scotland (as James VI) and of England (as James I) Anna (Anne) of Denmark (1574-1619), m. James VI, King of Scotland and I of England Henry Frederick (1594-1612), Prince of Wales, son of James VI and I
Performers/artisans: Montague, Henry., Sir. Recorder of the City of London. (Orator) Bourne, William. (Orator)
Title: The Magnificent Entertainment: Giuen to King Iames, Queene Anne his wife, and Henry Frederick the Prince, vpon the day of his Maiesties Triumphant Passage (from the Tower) through his Honourable Citie (and Chamber) of London being the 15. of March. 1603.
Names: C., T. (Printer) Dekker, Thomas. (Author) Man, Thomas, the younger. (Publisher)