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Title: An exact description of the manner how his maiestie and his nobles went to the Parliament, on Munday, the thirteenth day of Aprill, 1640

First Line: Come the merriest of the nine

Tune: Triumph and joy

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656


ESTC: S469

Subjects:  Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century1640


IconClass Codes:
44B113: King
46C13161: Saddle and bridle (saddlery)
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
44B152: Royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
44B192: Sceptre, staff (symbol of sovereignty)
46A123: Herald
11P3: Organization, functionaries and dignitaries in churches and in related institutions
46A111: The three Estates: nobility, clergy, commoners
46C1318(+28): Horse in motion
44B12: Official acts of rulers, e.g. royal acts (ruler giving audience, granting mercy, etc.; ruler and his subjects)

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