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A11863 Honor military, and ciuill contained in foure bookes. Viz. 1. Iustice, and iurisdiction military. 2. Knighthood in generall, and particular. 3. Combats for life, and triumph. 4. Precedencie of great estates, and others. Segar, William, Sir, d. 1633.; Rogers, William, b. ca. 1545, engraver. 1602 (1602) STC 22164; ESTC S116891 203,415 258

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of_o essex_n a_o noble_a personage_n valorous_a in_o arm_n and_o all_o other_o way_n of_o great_a virtue_n true_o this_o action_n be_v marvelous_o magnificent_a and_o appear_v a_o sight_n exceed_o glorious_a to_o those_o that_o be_v below_o look_v upward_o to_o the_o terrace_n where_o her_o majesty_n the_o lord_n and_o lady_n stand_v so_o pompous_o apparel_v iewelled_a and_o furnish_v as_o hardly_o can_v be_v see_v the_o like_a in_o any_o christian_a court_n as_o myself_o see_v and_o other_o the_o actor_n at_o occasion_n stay_v from_o fight_n with_o great_a admiration_n do_v behold_v and_o think_v of_o the_o actor_n name_n in_o this_o triumph_n it_o seem_v no_o note_n be_v keep_v yet_o be_v many_o of_o they_o live_v not_o inferior_a but_o far_o exceed_v in_o princely_a pomp_n and_o quality_n of_o actor_n be_v that_o royal_a combat_n and_o fight_v on_o foot_n before_o her_o majesty_n the_o first_o of_o januarie_n anno_fw-la 1●81_n where_o mounsieur_fw-fr brother_n unto_o the_o french_a
present_a unto_o this_o most_o honourable_a order_n be_v these_o doctor_n bilson_n prelate_n b._n of_o winchester_n sir_n edward_n dier_n chancellor_n knight_n doctor_n benet_n register_n deane_n of_o windsor_n william_n dethicke_n garter_n principal_a k._n of_o arm_n richard_n con_v by_o esquire_n vsher._n officer_n of_o arm_n attendant_n upon_o the_o say_a order_n w._n camden_n clarencieux_n king_n of_o arm_n w._n segar_n norroy_n lancaster_n chester_n herald_n york_n richmond_n windesor_n somerset_n rouge-cross_n rougedragon_n pursuyvant_n portcullis_n blewmantle_n chap._n 10._o of_o knight_n banneret_n other_o degree_n of_o knighthood_n there_o be_v in_o england_n but_o because_o they_o we_o be_v no_o garment_n badge_n or_o sign_n to_o distinguish_v they_o from_o other_o gentleman_n they_o be_v not_o know_v to_o stranger_n yet_o among_o ourselves_o we_o know_v they_o right_n well_o because_o every_o one_o have_v such_o dignity_n be_v call_v sir_n as_o sir_n thomas_n sir_n john_n sir_n william_n sir_n simon_n etc._n etc._n but_o first_o of_o knight_n banneret_n a_o knight_n that_o be_v to_o receive_v this_o honour_n shall_v be_v lead_v between_o two_o other_o knight_n before_o the_o king_n or_o general_n bear_v his_o pennon_n of_o arm_n in_o his_o own_o hand_n and_o in_o presence_n of_o all_o the_o nobility_n and_o other_o captain_n the_o herald_n shall_v say_v unto_o the_o king_n or_o his_o general_n these_o word_n follow_v viz._n may_v it_o please_v your_o grace_n to_o understand_v that_o this_o gentleman_n have_v show_v himself_o valiant_a in_o the_o field_n and_o for_o so_o do_v deserve_v to_o be_v advance_v unto_o the_o degree_n of_o a_o knight_n banneret_n as_o worthy_a from_o henceforth_o to_o bear_v a_o banner_n in_o the_o war_n then_o the_o king_n or_o general_n shall_v cause_v the_o point_n of_o his_o pennon_n or_o guidon_n to_o be_v rend_v off_o and_o the_o new_a knight_n shall_v go_v unto_o his_o tent_n conduct_v between_o two_o other_o knight_n the_o trumpets_z sound_v all_o the_o way_n before_o he_o there_o to_o receive_v see_v viz._n to_o the_o herald_n three_o pound_n six_o shilling_n and_o viij_o penny_n and_o if_o he_o be_v before_o a_o knight_n bachelor_n then_o be_v he_o to_o pay_v also_o unto_o the_o trumpet_n twenty_o shilling_n i_o suppose_v the_o scot_n do_v call_v a_o knight_n of_o this_o creation_n a_o bannerent_fw-la for_o have_v his_o bannerrent_fw-la here_o be_v to_o be_v note_v that_o no_o knight_n banneret_n can_v be_v make_v but_o in_o the_o war_n and_o the_o king_n present_a or_o when_o his_o standard_n royal_a be_v display_v in_o the_o field_n a_o banneret_n thus_o make_v and_o every_o estate_n above_o he_o may_v bear_v his_o banner_n display_v if_o he_o be_v a_o captain_n and_o set_v his_o arm_n therein_o as_o baron_n do_v chap._n ii_o knight_n of_o the_o bath_n according_a to_o the_o ancient_a use_n when_o a_o esquire_n come_v to_o the_o court_n to_o receive_v this_o order_n of_o knighthood_n in_o time_n of_o peace_n according_a to_o the_o custom_n of_o england_n he_o shall_v be_v very_o noble_o receive_v by_o the_o officer_n of_o the_o court_n as_o the_o steward_n of_o chamberlain_n if_o they_o be_v present_a or_o otherwise_o by_o the_o marshal_n and_o usher_n and_o there_o shall_v be_v ordain_v two_o esquier_n of_o honour_n wise_a and_o well_o learn_v in_o courtesy_n and_o nurture_n as_o also_o in_o feat_n of_o chivalry_n and_o they_o shall_v be_v esquier_n and_o governor_n of_o all_o which_o pertain_v to_o he_o who_o receive_v the_o order_n abovesaid_a and_o if_o the_o esquire_n do_v come_v before_o dinner_n he_o shall_v serve_v the_o king_n of_o water_n or_o with_o a_o dish_n at_o the_o first_o course_n only_o and_o then_o the_o esquier_n governor_n shall_v lead_v the_o esquire_n that_o be_v to_o be_v knight_v into_o his_o chamber_n without_o any_o more_o ado_n at_o that_o time_n and_o towards_o evening_n the_o esquier_n governor_n shall_v send_v for_o a_o barber_n and_o he_o shall_v prepare_v a_o bath_n deck_v with_o linen_n aswell_o within_o the_o tub_n as_o without_o and_o that_o the_o tub_n be_v well_o cover_v with_o carpet_n and_o mantle_n for_o the_o cold_a of_o the_o night_n and_o then_o the_o beard_n of_o the_o esquire_n shall_v be_v shave_v and_o his_o hair_n round_v this_o do_v the_o esquier_n governor_n shall_v go_v to_o the_o king_n and_o say_v sir_n it_o be_v evening_n and_o the_o esquire_n be_v ready_a at_o the_o bath_n when_o it_o shall_v please_v you_o whereupon_o the_o king_n shall_v command_v his_o chamberlain_n to_o convey_v to_o the_o chamber_n of_o the_o esquire_n the_o most_o gentle_a and_o wise_a knight_n that_o be_v then_o present_a to_o inform_v counsel_n and_o instruct_v he_o in_o the_o order_n and_o feat_n of_o chivalry_n and_o likewise_o that_o the_o other_o esquier_n of_o that_o house_n with_o minstrelsy_n do_v go_v before_o the_o knight_n singing_z playing_z and_o dance_v to_o the_o chamber_n door_n of_o the_o say_a esquire_n and_o when_o the_o esquier_n governor_n do_v hear_v the_o noise_n of_o music_n they_o shall_v unclothe_v the_o esquire_n and_o put_v he_o naked_a into_o the_o bath_n but_o at_o the_o enter_v of_o the_o chamber_n the_o esquier_n governor_n shall_v cause_v the_o music_n to_o cease_v and_o the_o esquier_n also_o for_o a_o time_n this_o do_v the_o knight_n shall_v enter_v into_o the_o chamber_n still_o without_o make_v any_o noise_n and_o then_o the_o knight_n shall_v do_v reverence_n one_o to_o the_o other_o who_o shall_v be_v the_o first_o to_o counsel_v the_o esquire_n in_o order_n of_o the_o bath_n and_o when_o they_o be_v agree_v than_o the_o first_o shall_v go_v to_o the_o bath_n and_o kneel_v down_o before_o the_o tub_n shall_v say_v secret_o sir_n great_a honour_n may_v this_o bath_n be_v unto_o you_o and_o then_o he_o show_v he_o the_o manner_n of_o the_o order_n that_o best_a he_o can_v and_o then_o put_v some_o of_o the_o water_n of_o the_o bath_n upon_o the_o shoulder_n of_o the_o esquire_n and_o take_v leave_v and_o the_o esquier_n governor_n shall_v attend_v on_o each_o side_n of_o the_o bath_n themselves_o and_o after_o that_o same_o manner_n shall_v all_o the_o other_o knight_n do_v one_o after_o another_o till_o they_o have_v all_o do_v and_o then_o the_o knight_n depart_v out_o of_o the_o chamber_n for_o a_o season_n this_o do_v the_o esquier_n governor_n do_v take_v the_o esquire_n out_o of_o the_o bath_n &_o lay_v he_o in_o his_o bed_n till_o he_o be_v dry_a which_o bed_n ought_v to_o be_v simple_a without_o curtain_n and_o be_v dry_a he_o shall_v rise_v out_o of_o his_o bed_n and_o apparel_v somewhat_o warm_a because_o of_o the_o coldness_n of_o the_o night_n and_o over_o all_o his_o apparel_n he_o shall_v wear_v a_o coat_n of_o russet_a cloth_n with_o long_a sleeve_n after_o the_o manner_n of_o a_o hermit_n with_o a_o hood_n the_o esquire_n be_v out_o of_o the_o bath_n and_o make_v ready_a the_o barber_n shall_v take_v away_o the_o bath_n and_o all_o that_o be_v about_o the_o same_o aswell_o within_o as_o without_o and_o take_v they_o for_o his_o fee_n and_o likewise_o the_o choler_n if_o he_o be_v a_o earl_n baron_n banneret_n or_o bachelor_n knight_n according_a to_o the_o custom_n of_o the_o court_n this_o do_v the_o esquier_n governor_n shall_v open_v the_o chamber_n door_n and_o let_v the_o knight_n enter_v in_o to_o lead_v the_o esquire_n to_o the_o chapel_n and_o when_o they_o be_v enter_v the_o esquier_n sing_v and_o dance_v shall_v be_v bring_v before_o the_o esquire_n with_o their_o melody_n to_o the_o chapel_n and_o when_o they_o be_v enter_v into_o chapel_n than_o spice_n and_o wine_n shall_v be_v give_v to_o the_o say_a knight_n and_o esquier_n and_o the_o esquier_n governor_n shall_v lead_v the_o knight_n before_o the_o esquire_n to_o take_v their_o leaf_n and_o he_o shall_v thank_v they_o altogether_o for_o their_o travel_n honour_n and_o courtesy_n and_o so_o they_o depart_v after_o who_o the_o esquier_n gournour_n shall_v shut_v the_o door_n and_o let_v no_o man_n tarry_v in_o the_o chapel_n except_o the_o esquier_n his_o governor_n the_o priest_n chandler_n and_o watch._n and_o so_o he_o shall_v remain_v in_o the_o chapel_n till_o it_o be_v almost_o day_n always_o in_o prayer_n desire_v god_n to_o bless_v and_o increase_v his_o grace_n in_o he_o to_o give_v he_o power_n and_o comfort_n to_o take_v this_o high_a temporal_a dignity_n to_o the_o honour_n and_o praise_n of_o he_o the_o holy_a church_n and_o order_n of_o knighthood_n and_o when_o day_n appear_v they_o shall_v cause_v the_o priest_n to_o say_v prayer_n and_o communicate_v if_o he_o will_n and_o from_o the_o enter_v of_o the_o chapel_n door_n he_o shall_v have_v a_o candle_n of_o wax_n bear_v before_o he_o prayer_n be_v begin_v one_o of_o the_o governor_n
due_a to_o our_o french_a nation_n where_o never_o want_v gentleman_n to_o answer_v in_o arm_n when_o any_o english_a man_n shall_v challenge_v well_o quoth_v sir_n peter_n you_o say_v well_o and_o with_o good_a will_v i_o accept_v your_o challenge_n and_o to_o morrow_n i_o will_v not_o fail_v to_o attend_v you_o arm_v with_o three_o lance_n according_a to_o the_o custom_n of_o france_n this_o agreement_n be_v make_v sir_n peter_n go_v forthwith_o to_o calais_n there_o to_o furnish_v himself_o of_o arm_n fit_a for_o the_o combat_n and_o make_v the_o lord_n john_n warren_n than_o governor_n privy_a to_o what_o be_v intend_v the_o next_o day_n he_o return_v to_o meet_v mounsieur_fw-fr de_fw-fr clary_n between_o bulloyne_n and_o calais_n thither_o also_o go_v the_o governor_n and_o other_o english_a gentleman_n to_o behold_v the_o course_n between_o these_o champion_n be_v begin_v at_o the_o first_o encounter_v either_o party_n break_v well_o but_o in_o the_o second_o encounter_n by_o default_n of_o the_o english_a knight_n armour_n he_o be_v hurt_v in_o the_o shoulder_n as_o other_o english_a gentleman_n do_v well_o see_v which_o move_v the_o governor_n of_o calais_n to_o say_v unto_o mounsieur_fw-fr de_fw-fr clary_n you_o have_v deal_v discourteous_o to_o hurt_v courtney_n when_o his_o armour_n be_v break_v i_o be_o sorry_a quoth_v clary_n but_o in_o my_o power_n it_o be_v not_o to_o govern_v fortune_n what_o be_v happen_v to_o he_o may_v likewise_o have_v come_v to_o i_o the_o matter_n stand_v in_o these_o term_n mounsieur_fw-fr de_fw-fr clary_n return_v into_o france_n suppose_v he_o have_v deserve_v great_a commendation_n but_o be_v come_v to_o the_o court_n the_o king_n the_o duke_n of_o burgundy_n and_o trymoulie_n himself_o blame_v he_o and_o the_o counsel_n of_o france_n give_v sentence_n that_o his_o good_n shall_v be_v confiscate_v because_o the_o king_n have_v command_v that_o sir_n peter_n shall_v be_v without_o offence_n peaceable_o conduct_v to_o calais_n the_o matter_n be_v otherwise_o handle_v to_o be_v short_a clary_n be_v bring_v to_o the_o king_n presence_n and_o by_o the_o counsel_n ask_v what_o reason_n he_o have_v to_o take_v arm_n against_o amy_a man_n who_o the_o king_n express_o have_v command_v to_o defend_v these_o word_n much_o perplex_v clary_n and_o the_o king_n offence_n do_v great_o amaze_v he_o notwithstanding_o with_o a_o good_a courage_n he_o say_v that_o what_o be_v enjoin_v he_o to_o do_v he_o have_v most_o faithful_o perform_v but_o courtney_n with_o insolent_a speech_n tax_v he_o and_o all_o the_o french_a nation_n which_o without_o dishonour_n may_v not_o be_v endure_v he_o therefore_o think_v not_o only_o to_o have_v be_v free_a from_o blame_n but_o also_o merit_n commendation_n yet_o quoth_v he_o see_v my_o expectation_n fail_v i_o i_o submit_v myself_o to_o the_o censure_n of_o the_o constable_n and_o marshal_n of_o france_n i_o also_o will_v endure_v the_o judgement_n of_o courtney_n himself_o and_o all_o other_o man_n of_o arm_n in_o the_o kingdom_n of_o france_n and_o england_n all_o which_o excuse_n &_o submission_n notwithstanding_o he_o be_v commit_v to_o prison_n and_o his_o good_n confiscate_v till_o at_o the_o humble_a and_o earnest_a suit_n of_o mounsieur_fw-fr de_fw-fr coucy_n the_o duke_n of_o bourbon_n the_o earl_n of_o s._n paul_n and_o the_o englishman_n to_o who_o he_o have_v do_v wrong_a he_o be_v restore_v to_o liberty_n then_o say_v the_o constable_n do_v thou_o think_v mounsieur_fw-fr de_fw-fr clary_n to_o have_v do_v well_o or_o honour_v the_o french_a nation_n by_o take_v arm_n against_o courtney_n who_o be_v recommend_v unto_o thou_o if_o aught_o have_v be_v by_o courtney_n speak_v in_o prejudice_n of_o the_o french_a nobility_n thou_o ought_v have_v complain_v thereof_o to_o the_o king_n and_o then_o have_v proceed_v by_o his_o majesty_n direction_n but_o the_o matter_n be_v not_o so_o handle_v by_o thou_o which_o be_v cause_n of_o thy_o punishment_n 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