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Monuments of Honor. Deriued from remarkable Antiquity, and
Celebrated in the Honorable City of London, at the
ſole Munificent charge and expences of the
Right Worthy and Worſhipfull Fraternity, of
the Eminent Merchant-taylors.
Directed in their moſt affectionate Loue, at the
Confirmation of their right Worthy Brother
Iohn Gore in the High Office of His
Maieſties Liuetenant ouer this His Royoll
Expreſſing in a Magnificent Tryumph, all the Pageants,
Chariots of Glory, Temples of Honor, beſides a
ſpecious and goodly Sea Tryumph, as well particularly
to the Honor of the City, as generally to the
Glory of this our Kingdome.
—– Non norunt hæc monumenta mori.
Printer’s ornament

Printed at London by Nicholas Okes. 1624.

Printer’s ornament
VVorthy Deſeruer of this ſo Noble
a Ceremony this Day Confirde vpon
Him, Iohn Gore Lord Maior
and Chancelor of the renowned
City of London.
MY Worthy Lord, theſe
preſentmentes which
were intendedintẽded principally
for your Honor, and for
Illuſtrating the worth of
that worthy CorporationCorporatiõ
(whereof you are a Member) come now
humbly to kiſſe your Lordſhips handes;
and to preſent the Inuentor of them to that
ſeruice, which (my ability expreſt in this)
may call me to (vnder your Lordſhips fa

The Epiſtle Dedicatory.
uor) to you, do you honor, and the City ſer
uice in the quality of a Scholler: aſſuring
your Lordſhip, I ſhall neuer either to your
eare, or table preſſe vnmannerly, or imper
tinently. My indeuours this way haue recei
ued grace, and alowance from your worthy
brothers (that were ſuperviſors of the coſt
of theſe Tryumphs) & my hope is, that they
ſhall ſtand no leſſe reſpected in your eye,
nor vnder valued in your worthy Iudge
ment: which fauours done to one borne
free of your Company, and your ſeruant;
ſhall euer be acknowledged by him, ſtands
To your Lordſhip in all duty,
Iohn Webster.

Printer’s Ornament
Monuments of
I Could in this my Preface (by
as great light of Learning as
any formerly imployed, in
this ſeruice) can attaine, to de
liuer to You the Original and
cauſe of all Tryumphes, their
exceſſiue coſt in the Time of
the Romans: I could likewiſe
with ſo Noble Amplification make a ſuruey of the
worth, and glory of the Triumphs of the precedent
times in this Honorable City of London: That
were my work of a bigger bulke, they ſhold remaine
to all Poſterity: but both my Pen, and ability this
way are confin’d in too narrow a Circle: Nor haue
I ſpace enough in this ſo ſhort a Volume to expreſſe
onely with rough lines, and a This text has been supplied. Reason: Type not (sufficiently) inked. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)f aint ſhadow (as the
Painters phraſe is) Firſt the great care and alacrity
of the right Worſhipful the Maſter and Wardens,
and the reſt of the ſelected and Induſtrious Com

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mitees; both for the curious and iudging election
of the Subiect, for the preſent Spectacles; and next
that the working or mechanicke part of it might
be anſwerable to the Invention: Leauing therefore
theſe worthy Gentlemen to the embraces, and
thankes of the right Honorable and worthy Pretor;
and my ſelfe vnder the ſhaddow of their Creſt,
(which is a ſafe one) for ’tis the Holy Lambe in the
Sunne-beames: I do preſent to all modeſt and in
different Iudges theſe my preſent endeavours.
I faſhioned for the more amplefying the ſhew
vpon the water two Eminent Spectacles, in maner
of a Sea-Triumph. The firſt furniſht with fower
Perſons; In the front Oceanus and Thetis, behind
them, Themeſis and Medway: the two riuers on
whom the Lord Mayor extends his power, as farre
as from Stanes to Rocheſter. The other ſhew is of
a faire Terreſtiall Globe, Circled about in conue
nient Seates, with ſeauen of our moſt famous Na
uigators: as, Sr. Francis Drake, Sr. Iohn Haukins,
Sr. Martine Furbiſher, Sr. Humfery Gilbert, Cap
taine Thomas Cauendiſh, Captaine Chriſtopher
Carlile, and Captaine Iohn Dauis. The conceite
of this Deuice to be, that in regard the two Riuers
pay due Tribut of waters to the Seas. Oceanus in
gratefull recompence returnes the memory of
theſe ſeauen worthy Captaines, who haue made
England ſo famous in remoteſt partes of the
world. Theſe two ſpectacles, at my Lord Maiors
taking water at the Three Cranes, aproaching my

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Lords Barge: after a peale of Sea-thunder from the
other ſide the water; theſe ſpeeches betweene
Oceanus and Thetis follow.
WHat braue Sea Muſicke bids vs Welcome, harke!
Sure this is Venice, and the day Saint Marke,
In which the Duke and Senats, their courſe hold
To wed our Empire with a Ring of Gold.
No Thetis y’are miſtaken, we are led
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Venice had neare the like ſuruey that ridge,
Of ſtately buildings which the riuer Hem,
And grace the ſiluer ſtreame, as the ſtreame them:
That beautious ſeate is London ſo much fam’d,
Where any Nauigable Sea is nam’d;
And in that bottome Eminent Marchants plac’t,
As rich, and venturous as euer grac’t,
Venice or Europe theſe two Riuers heare,
Our followers may tell you where we are;
This Thameſis, that Mid-way who are ſent,
To you most worthy Pretor to preſent,
Acknowledgment of duty neare ſhall err,
From Stanes vnto the Ancient Rocheſter;
And now to grace their Tryumph in reſpect,
Theſe pay vs tribute, we are pleaſd to ſelect

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Seuen worthy Nauigators out by name,
Seated beneath this Globe; whoſe amplThis text has been supplied. Reason: Smudging dating from the original print process. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)e fame
In the remoteſt part a’ the earth is found,
And ſome of them haue circled the Globe round:
Theſe you obſerue are liuing in your eye,
And ſo they ought, for worthy men neare dye:
Drake, Hawkins, Furbiſher, Gilbert, braue Knights,
That brought home gold, and honor from ſea fights,
Candiſh, Carlile, and Dauis, and to theſe,
So many worthies I could adde at Seas,
Of this bold Nation, it would enuy ſtrike,
I th’ reſt ath’ World, who cannot ſhew the like;
Tis action valews honor as the flint,
Looke blacke and feeles like ice, yet from within’t,
Their arThis text has been supplied. Reason: Type not (sufficiently) inked. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)e ſtrooke ſparkes which to the darkeſt nights,
Yeeld quicke and pThis text has been supplied. Reason: Smudging dating from the original print process. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on an external source. (LS)ercing food for ſeuerall lights.
You haue quickned well my memory, and now
Of this your gratefull Tryumph I allow,
Honor lookes cleare and ſpreads her beames at large,
From the graue Senate ſeated in that Barge,
Rich Lading ſwell your bottomes, a bleſt Gale,
Follow your ventures that they neuer faile;
And may you liue ſucceſſiuely to weare,
The Ioy of this day, each man his whole yeare.
This Shew hauing tendred this ſeruice to my
Lord vppon the Water, is after to be conueyed a
Shore, and in conuenient place employd for ador

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ning the reſt of the Triumph. After my Lord Maiors
landing, and comming paſt Paules Chaine, there
firſt attends for his Honor in Pauls Church-yarde,
a beautifull Spectacle, called the Temple of Honor,
the Pillars of which are bound about with Roſes,
and other beautifull Flowers, which ſhoot vp to the
adorning of the Kings Maieſties Armes on the top
of the Temple.
In the higheſt ſeate a Perſon repreſenting Troy
or the City, in throned in rich Habilaments,
beneath her as admiring her peace and felicity, ſit
fiue eminent Cities, as Antwerpe, Paris, Rome, Venice
and Conſtantinople: vnder theſe ſit fiue famous
Schollers and Poets of this our Kingdome, as Sir
Ieffery Chaucer
, the learned Gower, the excellent
Iohn Lidgate, the ſharpe witted Sr. Thomas Moore,
and laſt as worthy both Souldier and Scholler, Sir
Phillip Sidney
, theſe being Celebrators of honor,
and the perſeruers both of the names of men, and
memories of Cities aboue, to poſterity.
I preſent riding afore this Temple, Henry de
, the firſt Pilgrime or Gatherer of quartridge
for this Company; and Iohn of Yeackſley, King Ed
ward the third
s Pavillion maker, who purchaſt our
Hall in the ſixt yeare of the aforeſayd Kings gouern
: Theſe liued in Edward the firſts time like
wiſe, (in the ſixt of whoſe Raigne, this Company
was confirmed a Guild or Corporation by the
name of Taylors, and Linnin Armores, with power
to chooſe a Maiſter and Wardens at Midſomer)

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theſe are decently habited and hooded according
to the ancient manner: My Lord is heere ſaluted
with two Speeches, firſt by Troynouant in theſe
lines following.
The ſpeech of Troynouant.
HIſtory, Truth, and Vertue ſeeke by name,
To celebrate the Merchant-Taylors fame,
That Henry de Royall, this wee call
Worthy Iohn Yeackſley purchaſt firſt their Hall;
And thus from low beginnings their oft-ſprings
Societies claime Brother-hoods of Kings.
I Troynovant plac’t eminent in the eye
Of theſe admire at my felicityThis text is the corrected text. The original is : (MK):
Fiue Cities, Antwerpe and the ſpacious Paris,
Beneath theſe, fiue learned Poets worthy men,
Who do eternize braue acts by their pen;
Chaucer, Gower, Lidgate, Moore and for our time
Sr. Phillip Sidney, glory of our clime,
Theſe beyond death a fame to Monarckes giue,
And theſe make Cities and Societies liue.
The next deliuered by him, repreſents Sir
Phillip Sidney
TO Honor by our Wrightings Worthy men,
Flowes as a duty from a iudging pen,
And when we are emploid in ſuch ſweet praiſe,
Bees ſwarme and leaue their honey on our bayes:
Euermore Muſically Verſes runne,
When the loth’d vaine of flattery they ſhun.

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Suruey moſt Noble Pretor what ſucceedes,
Vertue low bred aſpiring to high deedes.
Theſe paſſing on, in the next place, my Lord is
incountred with the perſon of S. Iohn Hawkwood in
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Horſes ſhafforne of the Companies colours, white
and WaThis text has been supplied. Reason: Type not (sufficiently) inked. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)tchet: this worthy Knight, did moſt wor
thy ſeruice, in the time of Edward the third in
France, after ſerued as Generall.
Diuers Princes of Italy, went to the Holy-land,
and in his returne backe, dyed at Florence, and there
lyes buried with a faire Monument ouer him: This
worthy Gentleman was Free of our Company; and
thus I prepare him to giue my Lord entertainment.
MY birth was meane, yet my deſeruings grew
To eminence, and in France a high pitch flew,
From a poore common Souldier I attaind,
The ſtile of Captaine, and then Knight-hood gaind;
SThis text has been supplied. Reason: Smudging dating from the original print process. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (LS)erud the Blacke Prince in France in all his warrs;
Then went t’the Holy-land, thence brought my ſcars.
And wearied body which no danger feard.
To Florence where it nobly lyes Inteerd,
There Sir Iohn Hawkewoods memory doth liue,
And to the Merchant-Taylors fame doth giue.
After him followes a Triumphant Chariot with the

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Armes of the Merchant-Taylors, colored and guilt
in ſeueral places of it, and ouer it, there is ſupported
for a Cannopy, a rich and very ſpatious Pauillion,
coloured Crimſon, with a Lyon Paſſant: this is
drawne with fower horſes, (for Porters would haue
made it moue tottering and Improperly.) In the
Chariot I place for the honor of the Company (of
which Records remaine in the Hall:) Eight Famous
Kings of this Land, that haue bin free of this Wor
ſhipfull Company.
Firſt the Victorious Edward the Third, that firſt
quartered the Armes of France with England, next
the Munificent Richard the Second, that kept Ten-
Thouſand daily in his Court in Checkróule, By him
the Graue and diſcreet Henry the FouThis text has been supplied. Reason: Type not (sufficiently) inked. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)rth, in the
next Chayres the Scourge and Terrour of France,
Henry the Fifth, and by him his religious, though
vnfortunate Sonne, Henry the ſixt: the two next
Chayres are ſupplied with the Perſons of the Ama
rous and Perſonable Edward the Fourth (for ſo
Phillip Commineus, and Sir Thomas Moore deſcribe
him) the other with the bad man, but the good
King, Richard the third, for ſo the Lawes he made
in his ſhort Gouernment doe Illuſtrate him; But
laſtly in the moſt Eminent part of the Chariot I
place the wiſe and politique Henry the Seauenth,
houlding the Charter by which the Company was
Improued from the Title of Linin-Armorers into
the name of Maſter and Wardens of Merchant-
Taylors of Saint Iohn Baptiſt
. The Chayres of theſe

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Kings that were of the Houſe of Lancaſter are gar
niſht with artificiall Red Roſes, the reſt with white,
but the Vniter of the deuiſion and houſes, Henry
the Seauenth
, both with White and Red, from
whence his Royall Maieſty how raigning tooke his
Motto: for one peice of his Coyne, Henricus roſas
regna Iacobus
The ſpeaker in this Pageant is Edward the third,
the laſt Line of his ſpeech is repeated by all the reſt
in the Chariot.
VIew whence the Merchanttaylors honor ſprings
From this moſt Royall Conuenticle of Kings:
Eight that Succeſſiuely wore Englands Crowne
Held it a ſpeciall honor, and renowne:
(The Society was ſo worthy, and ſo good)
T’vnite themſelues into their Brotherhood.
Thus Time, and Induſtry attaine the priſe,
As Seas from Brookes, as brookes from Hillocks riſe,
Let all good men this ſentence oft repeate,
By vnity the ſmalleſt things grow great.
The Kings.
By vnity the ſmalleſt things grow great.
And this repetition was proper, for it is the Com
panies Motto: Concordia paruæres creſcunt.
After this Pageant rides Queene Anne, wife to
Richard the ſecond, free likewiſe of this Company,

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nor let it ſeeme ſtrange, for beſides her, there were
two Dutcheſſe, fiue Counteſſes, and two Barron
neſſes free of this Society, ſThis text has been supplied. Reason: Smudging dating from the original print process. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)euenteene Princes and
Dukes, one Arch-biſhop, one and thirty Earles,
(beſides thoſe made with Noble Prince) Henry, one
Vicount, twenty foure Biſhops, ſixty ſix Barons,
ſeuen Abbotts, ſThis text has been supplied. Reason: Type not (sufficiently) inked. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)euen prior; or ſubprior, and with
Prince Henry in the yeare 1607. the Duke of Linox,
the Earles of Nottingham, Suffolke, Arundel, Oxford,
Worceſter, Pembrooke, Eſſex, Northampton, Saliſbury,
Montgomery, the Earle of Perth, Vicount Cran
: Barons, the Lord Euers, Hunſden, Hayes,
Borley, Mr. Howard, Mr. Sheffield, Sir Iohn Harrin
, Sir Thomas Chaliner, beſides States of the
Low-Countries, and Sir Noel Caroone their Legier
And in regard our Company are ſtild Brethren
of the Fraternity of St. Iohn Baptiſt
, and that the
ancient Knights of St. Iohn of Ieruſalem, (to which
now demoliſht Houſe in St. Iohns Streete, our
Company then vſing to go to offer, it is recorded
Henry the ſeuenth then accompaning them, gaue
our Mr. the vpper hand,) becauſe theſe Knights, I
ſay, were inſtituted to ſecure the way for Pilgrimes;
in the deſert, I preſent therefore two of the Wor
thieſt Brothers of this Society of St. Iohn Baptiſt I
can find out in Hyſtory. The firſt Amade le Graunde,
by whoſe ayde Rhodes was recouered from the
Turkes, and the order of Anuntiade or Salutati
on inſtituted with that of foure letters FERT, ſig

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nifying, Fortitudo Eius Rhodum Tenuit; and the o
ther of Mounſieur Iean Valet, who defended Malta
from the Turkes inuation, and expeld them from
that impregnable Key of Chriſtendome this
ſtild, Great Maiſter of Malta, that Gouernour of
Next I bring our two Sea Tryumphs, and af
ter that, the Shippe called the Holy-Lambe, which
brings hanging in her Shrowdes the Golden-
Fleece, the conceite of this being that God is
the Guide and Protector of all Proſperous Ven
To ſecond this, follow the two beaſts, the Lyon
and Cammell proper to the Armes of the Com
pany; on the Camell rides a Turke, ſuch as vſe to
Trauaile with Carauans, and one the Lyon a
Moore or wild Numidian.
The fourth eminent Pagiant, I call the Monu
ment of Charity and Learning
, this faſhioned like
a beautifull Garden with all kind of flowers, at the
foure Corners, foure artificiall Bird Cages, with
variety of Birds in them: this for the beauty of the
Flowers, and melody of the Birds, to repreſent a
Spring in Winter: in the middeſt of the Garden,
vnder one Elme-tree, ſits the famous and worthy
Patriot Sir Thomas White; who had a dreame that
hee ſhould build a Colledge where two bodies
of an Elme ſprang from one roote, and beeing
inſpired to it by God, firſt rod to Cambridge,
to ſee if he could find any ſuch, Failing of it there,

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went to Oxford and ſurueighing all the grounds, in
and neere the Vniuerſity, at laſt in Gloſter-Hall-
garden, he found one that ſomewhat reſembled it,
vpon which he reſolued to endow it with larger re
uenew, and to increaſe the foundation, hauing
ſet men at worke vpon it, and riding one day out at
the North-Gate at Oxford, he ſpied on his right
hand the ſelfe ſame Elme had bin figurd him in his
dreame, wherevpon he giues o’re his former pur
poſe, of ſo amply inlarging Gloſter-Hall (yet
not without a large exhibition to it) purchaſes the
ground where the Elme ſtood: and in the ſame
place built the Colledge of Saint Iohn Baptiſt, and
to this day the Elme growes in the Garden, care
fully preſerued; as beeing vnder God a motiue to
their worthy foundation.
This I haue heard Fellowes of the Houſe of ap
proued credit, and no way ſuperſtitiouſly giuen,
affirme to haue bin deliuered from man to man,
ſince the firſt building of it, and that Sir Thomas
inuiting the Abbot of Oſnye to dinner in the
aforeſayd Hall, In the Abbots preſence, and the
hearing of diuers other graue perſons affirm’d by
Gods Inſpiration in the former receited maner, he
built and endowed the Colledge.
This relation is ſomwhat with the largeſt, only
to giue you better light of the figure: the cheife per
ſon in this is, Sir Thomas White, ſitting in his Emi
nent Habit of Lord Maior, on the one hand ſits
Charity with a Pellican on her head, on the other

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Learning with a booke in one hand, and a Lawrel
Wreath in the other, behind him is the Colledge
of St. Iohn Baptiſt in Oxford exactly modeld, two
Cornets which for more pleaſure anſwere one and
another interchangably, and round about the
Pageant ſit twelue of the foure and twentie Cities,
(for more would haue ouer-burthened it) to which
this worthy Gentleman hath beene a charitable
Benefactor when my Lord approaches to the front
of this peece: Learning humbles her ſelfe to him in
theſe enſuing verſes.
The Speech of Learning.
TO expreſſe what happineſſe the Country yeilds,
The Poets faign’d Heauen in th’Elizian fields;
We figure here a Garden, freſh and new,
In which the chiefeſt of our bleſſings grew:
This worthy Patriot here, Sr. Thomas White,
Whilst he was liuing had a dreame one night,
He had built a Colledge and giuen liuing too’t,
Where two Elme-bodies ſprang vp from on root;
And as he dreamt, moſt certaine tis he found,
The Elme neare Oxford, and vpon that Ground,
Built Saint Iohns Colledge, Truth can testifie
His merrit, whilſt his Faith and Charity
Was the true compaſſe, meaſur’d euery part,
And tooke the latitude of his Chriſtian heart;
Faith kept the center, Charity walkt this round,
Vntill a true circumference was found;

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And may the Impreſſion of this figure ſtrike,
Each worthy Senator to do the like.
The laſt, I call the Monument of Gratitude, which
thus dilates it ſelfe.
Vppon an Artificiall Rocke, ſet with mother of
Pearle; and ſuch other precious ſtones, as are found
in quarries, are placed foure curious Paramids
charged with the Princes Armes, the three Fea
thers, which by day yeeld a glorious ſhew, and
by night a more goodly, for they haue lights in
them, that at ſuch time as my Lord Maior returnes
from Pauls, ſhall make certaine ouals and ſquares,
reſemble pretious ſtones, the Rocke expreſſes the
riches of the Kingdome Prince Henry was borne
Heire to, the Piramids, which are Monuments for
the Dead, that hee is deceaſed: on the top of this
reſts halfe a Celeſtiall Globe, in the middeſt of this
hangs the Holy Lambe in the Sunbeames, on
either ſide of theſe, an Angell, vpon a pedeſtall
of gold ſtands the figure of Prince Henry with his
Coronet, George and Garter; in his left hand hee
holds a Circklet or Crimſon Veluet, charged with
foure Holy Lambes, ſuch as our Company chooſe
Maſters with; in ſeuerall Cants beneath ſits, firſt
Magiſtracy tending a Bee Hiue, to expreſſe his
Grauety in Youth, and forward induſtry to haue
proued an abThis text has been supplied. Reason: Smudging dating from the original print process. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (JT)ſolute Gouernour: Next Liberality,
by her a Dromedary ſhewing his ſpeed and alacrety
in gratifying his Followers: Nauigation with a
Iacobs Staffe and Compaſſe, expreſſing that his de

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ſire that his reading that way, might in time grow
to the practicke & building, to that purpoſe one of
the goodlieſt Ships was euer launcht in the Riuer:
in the next Vnanimity with a Chaplet of Lyllies, in
her lap a ſheafe of Arrowes, ſhewing he loued No
bility, and Communalty with an intire heart. Next
Induſtry on a hill where Antes are whording vp
Corne, expreſſing his forward inclination to all
Noble exerciſe: Next Chaſtity, by her a Vnicorne,
ſhewing it is guide to all other vertues, and cleares
the Fountaine head from all poyſon: Iuſtice with
her properties: Then Obedience, by her an Elephant
the ſtrongeſt Beaſt, but moſt obſeruant to man of
any Creature: Then Peace ſleeping vpon a Canon,
alluding to the eternall Peace he now poſſeſſes: For
a Pillar in one hand, a Serpent wreath’d a
bout the other, to expect his height of minde, and
the expectation of an vndaunted reſolution. Theſe
twelue thus ſeated, I figure Loyalty as well ſworne
Seruant to this City, as to this Company, and at
my Lord Maiors comming from Pauls, and going
downe Wood-ſtreete, Amade le Graunde deliuers this
Speech vnto him.
The Speech of Amade le Graunde.
OF all the Triumphs which your eye has view’d
This the fayre Monument of Gratitud;
This cheefly ſhould your eye, and eare Imploy
That was of al your Brother-hood the Ioy,
Worthy Prince Henry fames best preſident,
Cald to a higher Court of Parliament,

Monuments of Honor.
In his full ſtrength of Youth and height of blood,
And which Crownd all, when he was truely good:
On Vertue, and on Worth he ſtill was throwing
Moſt bounteous ſhewers, where er’e he found them (growing,
He neuer did diſguiſe his wayes by Art
But ſhooted his intents vnto his hart,
And lou’d to do good, more for goodneſſe ſake,
Then any retribution man could make.
Such was this Prince, ſuch are the noble hearts;
who when they dye, yet dye not in all parts:
But from the Integrety of a Braue mind,
Leaue a moſt Cleere and Eminent Fame behind.
Thus hath this Iewell not quite loſt his Ray,
Only caſ’d vp ’gainſt a more glorious day.
And bee’t rememberd that our Company
Haue not forgot him who ought ner’e to dye:
Yet, wherfore ſhould our ſorrow giue him dead,
When a new Phnæix ſprings vp in his ſtead:
That as he ſeconds him in euery grace,
May ſecond him in Brother-hood, and place.
Good reſt my Lord, Integrity that keeps
The ſafeſt Watch and breeds the ſoundeſt ſleeps.
Make the laſt day of this your houlding ſeate,
Ioyfull as this; or rather more compleate.
I could, a more curious and Elaborate way haue expreſt my ſelfe
in theſe my endeauors, but to haue bin rather too teadious in my
Speeches, or too weighty, might haue troubled my Noble Lord,
and puſled the vnderſtanding of the Common People; ſuffice it, I
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