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Entry of Henri IV into Rouen. (Rouen: 16th-24th October, 1596)
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Discours de la ioyeuse et triomphante entree de ... prince Henry IIII ... faicte en sa ville de Rouën ... . (Rouen, 1596)
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  Title_vignette
Title_page
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  Dedication To the counsellors and bishops of Rouen.
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  Preface
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  Privilege
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  Section "Discours de l'entree ..."
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  Gallery A stone podium from which the King viewed the procession. The figures of Mercury (commerce), a labourer (agriculture), Piety and Justice; the arms of France, Navarre, Rouen and Normandy
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  Woodcut of the Maison Royalle
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  Procession Of the citizens of Rouen to greet the King.
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  The captain of the first company of Enfants d'honneur a* pied.
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  The captain of the second company of the Enfants d'honneur à pied.
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  The captain of the third company of the Enfants d'honneur à pied.
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  The captain of the Enfants d'honneur à cheval.
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  Procession Of the King's party into the city.
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  Portrait The King on horseback entering the city of Rouen.
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  Gate On the chausee des Amurees, in the form of a ruin with figures of carpenters and workmen at the top. Amphion.
Entry
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  The gate on the chausee des Amurees.
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  Triumphal_Arch Figures of a woman with two leopards (Normandy) and the King.
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  Woodcut of the night sky from which an angel descends.
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  Apparato A cloud that opens to reveal a night sky from which an angel descends to present a crown and a sword of peace to the King.
Music
Pageant An angel descends from a cloud to present the King with symbolic gifts of a crown and a sword.
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  Naumachia
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  Statue Three statues. Evagoras, King of Salamis; Titus; Trajan.
Gate Figure of a woman with a sheep; Tritons; two cupids bearing the arms of the King and a burning torch.
Music
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  Portrait The King on horseback beneath a canopy.
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  Obelisk On the rue du Grand Pont. The labours of Hercules.
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  On the rue du Grand Pont.
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  Statue In front of the church of Saint André . Justice and Victory.
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  The figure of Fame, in the rue du Gros Horloge.
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  Column In the rue du Gros Horloge. Fame
In front of the church of Saint André .
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  Perspective
Garden
Pageant Representing the metamorphosis of Daphne and Apollo's battle with Python.
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  Triumphal_Arch In front of Notre Dame de Rouen. FIgures of Occasion and Prudence; arms of France and Navarre.
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  In front of Notre Dame de Rouen.
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  Second illustration of the arch in front of Notre Dame de Rouen.
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  Statue Saint Louis, the Sybil Sambetha.
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  Woodcut of the statues of Saint Louis and Sambetha.
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  Mass
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  Naumachia
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  Showpiece_confectionery Including two chariots drawn by lions with the figures of Fortune, Virtue and Mercy.
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Festival details

Festival:
Entry of Henri IV into Rouen.

Date:
16th-24th October, 1596

City:
Rouen

Participants:
Henri IV, King of France, 1553-1610

Dynasty:
Bourbon
Book details

Title:
Discours de la ioyeuse et triomphante entree de ... prince Henry IIII ... faicte en sa ville de Rouën ... .

Names:
Le Megissier, Martin (Printer)
L'Oyselet, Georges (Printer)
Creuel, Jean (Printer)

Published:
Rouen, 1596

Shelfmark:
278.h.7

Format:
[12], 88 pp., [10] leaves of plates (folded) 4o Woodcut illustrations and plates.

References:
Watanabe No. 1674

Binding:
Nineteenth century calf, arms of George III on upper cover.

Provenance:
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
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