Sir Richard Torkington in Palazzo Ducale - in the middle of 1517
The Duke with grett Triumphe and solemnyte with all the Senyorye went in ther Archa trimuphali, which ys in maner of a sayle of a straange facion and wonder stately . . .
And so they rowed in to the see, with the assistens of ther Patriarche, And ther Spoused the see with a ryng. The spousall words be In signum veri perpetuique Domini. And therwith the Duke lete fall the ryng in to the see, the processe and the ceremonyes whereof war to long to wryte.
Thanne thaye Rode to the Abbey of Seynt Nicholas to blake Monkys that stond by juste be them, And all thaye brake ther fastes, And so retornyd… more >>
Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:56:05 +0000