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Entry into Norwich of Elizabeth I. (Norwich: 1578)
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The ioyfull receyuing of the Queenes most excellent maiestie into hir highnesse Citie of Norwich: the things done in the time of hir abode there: and the dolor of the Citie at hir departure. (London, [1578?])
  Page 001  
  Title_page With fleuron of the Queen's arms and decorative border.
  Page 003  
  Dedication To Sir Owen Hopton from the semi-anonymous author B. G.
  Page 005  
  Reception Outside the city by the Mayor, Robert Wood, subsequently knighted.
Section 'The recyuing of the Queenes Maiestie into hir highnesse Citie of Norwich'.
  Page 006  
  Procession Of municipal authorities.
  Page 007  
  Speech Of the mayor to the Queen in Latin.
  Page 012  
  Speech To be uttered by Gurgunt to the Queen. However, it was not performed because it was raining.
  Page 014  
  Gate Queen's arms and badge, the falcon. St George cross. On the other side, the red and white rose of York and Lancaster.
Music
  Page 019  
  Pageant With verses spoken by Judith, Hester, Martia,
  Page 021  
  Music A ditty and soft instruments.
Song Lyrics are set out.
  Page 022  
  Sacred_music Te deum is sung in the Cathedral.
Pageant Mercury in a carriage. Then a day later he performed a show for her Majesty at St Benet's gate.
Hunt Queen went to Cossie Park.
  Page 023  
  Oration Oration in Latin by the head of the Dutch church at Norwich, who presented her with a cup.
  Page 027  
  Monument Verses. Story of Josephus out of Genesis. Serpent swallowing its tail.
Oration End of an oration.
  Page 028  
  Oration Spoken by the master of the grammar school, Stephen Limbert.
Speech In Latin.
  Page 030  
  Oration Spoken by Stephan Limbert, public schoolmaster in English.
Speech Translated into English.
  Page 033  
  Masque Of Gods and Goddesses: Mercury, Jupiter, Juno, Mars and Venus, Apollo and Pallas, Neptune, Diana and Cupid.
  Page 043  
  Oration Again by Stephan Limbert
Speech In Latin.
  Page 046  
  Oration Stephan Limbert.
Speech Translation of the speech into English
  Page 051  
  Poem 'To the Sunne couered with cloudes'.
  Page 052  
  Poem In Latin in the form of a dialogue between Pole and Elizabeth again by Stephan Limbert.
  Page 054  
  Poem In Greek by W. G.
  Page 055  
  Poem In Latin by Cul. Goldingham.
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Festival details

Festival:
Entry into Norwich of Elizabeth I.

Date:
1578

City:
Norwich

Participants:
Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England

Dynasty:
Tudor

Performers/artisans:
Wood, Robert., Sir (Orator)
Limbert, Stephan (Poet and Orator.)
Goldingham, Cul., Master. 'Mag. Artis.'. (Orator)
G., W. (Poet)
Book details

Title:
The ioyfull receyuing of the Queenes most excellent maiestie into hir highnesse Citie of Norwich: the things done in the time of hir abode there: and the dolor of the Citie at hir departure.

Names:
G., B. (Author)
Bynneman, Henry (Printer)

Published:
London, [1578?]

Shelfmark:
C.33.e.7.(2.)

Dedicated to:
Hopton, Owen., Sir. Lieutenant of the Tower of London

Format:
[56] pp. 4ยบ

References:
Watanabe No. 2515

Notes:
Imperfect, wanting Biv, Ci, Di, Eiv, Fi, Fiv, and Gi. In contemporary hand.

Provenance:
On title page in a contemporary hand: 'Hmh[?] Dyson'?
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