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Entry into London of Charles I on his return from Scotland in 1641. (London: 1641. 25th November.)
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Englands Comfort, and Londons Ioy: Expressed in the Royall, Triumphant, and Magnificent Entertainment of our Dread Soveraigne Lord King Charles, at his blessed and safe returne from Scotland. (London, 1641)
  Page 001  
  Portrait Woodcut equestrian portrait of Charles.
Title_page
  Page 002  
  Reception Of the King by aldermen Garret and Clarke, then the Lord Mayor.
  Page 003  
  Illustration Woodcut of representatives of the Companies with banner and footman.
  Page 004  
  Banquet Charles dines at the Guildhall.
Illustration Charles is welcomed by horsemen at Sir George Whitmores house.
  Page 005  
  Music Trumpets, sackbuts, cornets and bells in all 121 parishes ringing.
Illustration On horseback.
  Page 006  
  Section 'Entertainments given to Kings in former times by the foresaid City'. A history of urban entertainments from Edward III in 1357 to Charles in 1629.
  Page 007  
  Poem Presented to his Majesty.
  Page 008  
  Oration To Charles
Speech Text of speech with verses presented to Charles by John Taylor.
Festival details

Festival:
Entry into London of Charles I on his return from Scotland in 1641.

Date:
1641. 25th November.

City:
London

Participants:
Charles I (1600-1649), King of England and Scotland

Dynasty:
Stuart

Performers/artisans:
Gurney, Richard, Lord Mayor (Organizer)
Book details

Title:
Englands Comfort, and Londons Ioy: Expressed in the Royall, Triumphant, and Magnificent Entertainment of our Dread Soveraigne Lord King Charles, at his blessed and safe returne from Scotland.

Published:
London, 1641

Shelfmark:
9930.d.42

Format:
[8] pp. 4ยบ 4 woodcut illustrations.

References:
Watanabe No. 2547

Binding:
James Black, No. 9 York Street, Covent Garden.

Provenance:
Book sticker, inside front cover:' Bulkeley Bandiel, D. D. Bodleian Librarian, Oxford' and arms.
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