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Entry of Maria de' Medici into England. (England: 1632)
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Histoire de l'entree de la reyne mere du roy tres-chrestien, dans la Grande-Bretaigne. (London, 1639)
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  Title_page
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  Portrait Of the Queen.
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  Dedication To Henrietta Maria, Queen of England.
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  Portrait Of the King and Queen offering symbols of their power to Marie de Medicis.
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  Portrait Of Charles I holding scales and a sword. Figure of virtue crowns him with laurels?
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  Dedication To Charles I, King of England.
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  Section 'Histoire de l'entree de la Reyne-Mere du Roy tres-chrestien dans la Grand-Bretaigne'.
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  Embassy Duke of Lennox is sent to greet the Queen Mother in Harwich.
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  Illustration Of the Queen disembarking in Harwich
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  Reception Description of the Queen's reception in Harwich and the arrival of tthe Duke of Lennox.
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  Audience With envoys of the King, the Duke of Lennox etc.
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  Journey To London.
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  Illustration Into Colchester.
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  Entry Into Colchester
Oration On behalf of the people.
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  Journey To Chelmsford.
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  Dance Countryfolk dance at the side of the road as Marie passes to the sound of violins or musettes.
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  Illustration Arrival of Charles at Mildemead to greet his mother-in-law.
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  Illustration Their departure from Gidde Hall.
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  Into London.
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  Section 'Description de la ville de Londre'.
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  Tapestry
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  Theatre At the first gate to the City with the aldermen and Mayor.
Entry Description of their entry into London.
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  Procession Order of participants.
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  Oration Given by Criminal Judge.
Speech Text in French.
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  Palace St James' described, its apartments, gardens, chapels and galleries etc.
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  Illustration Arrrival of the royal party at St James' palace.
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  Illustration The chamber of presence with their majesties.
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  Illustration Salvos fired in welcome by ships on the river Thames.
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  Fireworks One of many examples in this text.
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  Audience With various ambassadors and other.
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  Illustration Chamber of Marie de Medicis.
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  Illustration The Lord Mayor and others come to greet the Queen Mother.
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  Oration By the Lord Mayor.
Speech Text in French.
Festival details

Festival:
Entry of Maria de' Medici into England.

Date:
1632

City:
England

Participants:
Maria (Marie) de' Medici (1573-1642), m. Henri IV, King of France

Dynasty:
Medici
Book details

Title:
Histoire de l'entree de la reyne mere du roy tres-chrestien, dans la Grande-Bretaigne.

Names:
Puget de la Serre, Jean (Author)
Hollar, Wenceslas (Engraver)
Raworth, John (Printer)
Thomason, George (Bookseller)
Pullen, Octavian (Bookseller)

Published:
London, 1639

Shelfmark:
G.10865.(2)

Dedicated to:
Henrietta Maria (Henriette-Marie) (1609-1669), Pri

Format:
[74] pp., [1] leaf of plates (folded) Folio. 13 engravings, some by Wenceslas Hollar.

References:
Watanabe No. 2544

Provenance:
Library of Thomas Grenville.
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