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ROTHSCHILD BEQUEST. Vol. XV. Drawings, mostly in Indianink (artt. 5, 7, coloured), of funeral processions:-(1) "Funeral processions of a Knight of the Garter and a Duchess." f. 1;-(2) Anne of Cleves, wife...

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    ROTHSCHILD BEQUEST. Vol. XV. Drawings, mostly in Indianink (artt. 5, 7, coloured), of funeral processions:-(1) "Funeral processions of a Knight of the Garter and a Duchess." f. 1;-(2) Anne of Cleves, wife of Henry VIII. (ob. 1557). f. 7;-(3) Sir Chri
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 35324
  • Creation Date: Early 17th century
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  • Language: English
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    ROTHSCHILD BEQUEST. Vol. XV. Drawings, mostly in Indianink (artt. 5, 7, coloured), of funeral processions:-(1) "Funeral processions of a Knight of the Garter and a Duchess." f. 1;-(2) Anne of Cleves, wife of Henry VIII. ( ob . 1557). f. 7;-(3) Sir Christopher Hatton ( ob. 1591). f. 10;-(4) Mary, Queen of Scots (1587). f. 14;-(5) Lady Lumley Joan, dau. of Henry Fitzalan, Earl of Arundel, and first wife of John, Lord Lumley; with epigraphs, Engl. and Lat. , and prayers used by her. The Latin epitaph dates her death 28 July, 1578 ( cf . Manning and Bray''s Surrey , ii. p. 469, where the date Mar. 1576-7 is given on the authority of the Cheam parish register). Coloured figures and banners. At the end, "A true report from Mr Richard Browne, Mr Richard Leuknor and Mr Dallender, Esquires, who had the charge of these Funeralls." f. 17;-(6) Henry Ratcliffe, Earl of Sussex ( ob. 1593). f. 23;-(7) Queen Elizabeth (1603). Coloured figures, banners, etc . Another copy in pen-and-ink by W. Camdem is in Add. MS. 5408, and has been reproduced by the Soc. of Antiquaries, Vetusta Monumenta, vol. iii. f. 26. In all cases, names are written against the chief figures in the processions; but there seems no attempt at portraiture, unless perhaps in the stunted figure of "The Principall Secretary, Sir Robert Cicell," on f. 35. Paper, inlaid in cardboard (formerly in rolls); ff. 39. Early XVIIth cent. From the library of Capt. Walter R. Tyrell (sale-cat.

    7 Dec. 1891, lots 344-350). Oblong folio, 2 X 3 ft. (dimensions of drawings, as now divided, 9 ¼ X 29 in.).

    Funerals: Drawings of funeral processions: 1557-1603.

    includes:

    • f. 1 Orders Military. Garter: Funeral of a knight: 16th-17th cent.
    • f. 7 Henry VIII of England: Funeral of Anne of Cleves: 1557.
    • f. 10 Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor: Funeral: 1591.
    • f. 14 Mary of Scotland: Funeral: 1587.
    • f. 22 b Richard Leuknor: Report of funeral by: 1578.
    • f. 22 b Dallender: Report of funeral by: 1578.
    • f. 22 b Richard Browne: Report of funeral procession of Lady Lumley by: 1578.
    • f. 23 Henry Ratcliffe, 4th Earl of Sussex: Funeral: 1593.
    • f. 26 Elizabeth I of England: Funeral: 1603.
    • f. 35 Robert Cecil, Viscount Cranborne; 1st Earl of Salisbury: Portrait (?) at Qu. Elizabeth''s funeral: 1603.



    Notes:
    Drawings of the funeral procession of Elizabeth I. Exhibited: Discovering literature: Shakespeare and Renaissance (online), 30 April 2016-.

  • History:
    Custodial History:

    Christiana Balch, of St. Andries, near Watchet: Owned: in 19th cent.


  • Exhibitions: Discovering literature: Shakespeare and Renaissance , (online), 30 April 2016-

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