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Entry of the recently wed Philip II and Mary Tudor into London. (London: 1554)
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La solenne et felice intrata delli Serenissimi Re Philippo, et Regina Maria d'Inghilterra, nella Regal citta di Londra alli xviij. d'Agosto M. D. L. III. Con la descrittione degli archi, [et] statue, [et] altre dimostrationi della publica letitia di quel Regno. ([Milan?], 1554)
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  Coat_of_Arms With Philip and Mary's personal mottoes wreathed on either side.
Title_page
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  Procession_by_water Barge to London.
Animal_baiting Bear baiting by mastiffs at the Paris garden.
Procession To stay in the Duke of Suffolk's palace.
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  Procession The King's carriages drawn by 100 mules.
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  Statue Of two giants on London Bridge.
Statue Of Hispania and Britannia at the Stiltyard, by German merchants.
Inscription Latin poem to Philip.
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  Triumphal_Arch Associated with the statues. Allegorical figures: Prudence, Strength, Temperance, Modesty, Justice. English and Spanish coats of arms. Equestrian statue.
Triumphal_Arch Paid for by the city.
Triumphal_Arch Thispageant is commented on by John Foxe in his Acts and Monuments. Orpheus.
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  Genealogy In the form of a tree springing from John of Gaunt.
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  Oration Latin poem delivered at St Pauls school.
Acrobatics A Spaniard descends from a tower of St Pauls Cathedral dressed as a bird.
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  Statue Two giants similar to those on London Bridge.
Pageant Virgin receives a crown from heaven, which she presents to the King.
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  Inscription Above the gate at Temple Bar. Epilogue to festival.
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  Poem In Latin delivered by Nicholas Harpesfield, Archdeacon of Canterbury.
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Festival details

Festival:
Entry of the recently wed Philip II and Mary Tudor into London.

Date:
1554

City:
London

Participants:
Philip II (Felipe II) (1527-1598), King of Spain
Mary I (1516-1558), Queen of England, m. Philip II, King of Spain

Dynasty:
Habsburg, Tudor
Book details

Title:
La solenne et felice intrata delli Serenissimi Re Philippo, et Regina Maria d'Inghilterra, nella Regal citta di Londra alli xviij. d'Agosto M. D. L. III. Con la descrittione degli archi, [et] statue, [et] altre dimostrationi della publica letitia di quel Regno.

Published:
[Milan?], 1554

Shelfmark:
G6124.(3.)

Format:
[12] pp. 4ยบ

Notes:
Imprint from BL catalogue.

Provenance:
Sir Thomas Grenville Library.
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