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Scaffolds in Westmr Abbey, Rayling the Streets &c. as appears particularly in his Report amounted to 1670li 7d and in regard that Timber and Boards are now dearer one 5th part, this charge may be 1800li to be done by the Lord Chamberlains Warrt.
The Clerk of the great Wardrobe Certifies that the charge of what was provided in that Office at the last Coronation in preparations for the King and Queen, and covering the Thrones, Chairs, Stools, Blew cloth, Red Say, Coats for the Officers of Arms, Trumpets, Drums, etca. did amount to 4553li gs 44.
To be by the Lord Chamberlains warrants.
/Besides the Liveries for the Yeomen of the Guard which [p. ii. will amount to—2200li.
Besides the Watermens Liveries-3151 - 105.
Besides the Liveries for the Stables and Footmen came to 1608li o8s 1od
The Master of the Jewell house reports, That he hath the Regalia in his Custody which were provided at the last Coronation, except what the Dean of Westmr hath in his keeping, both which make the Regalia compleat, But he further saies that the Crown called St Edwards Crown is dismantled of the Jewells.
That the Queens Coronation Crown is dismantled.
That the Queens Scepter is dismantled. To be provided 2. Ingots of Gold one a pound weight, the other a Mark for the King to offer, the like for the Queen, and 2. Coronation Rings for the King and Queen.
And certifies that the Jewellers charge for making and furnishing the Jewels, for adorning these Regalia will come to3703. 16. 5.
All which must be refitted and adorned.
To which must be added for the Queen an Orb of gold, adorned as the Kings, and a Scepter adorn'd as the Kings instead of the Ivory Rod.
Other Particulars to be provided out of
the Jewel house. For the chief Butler a Cup of 32. Ounces of Gold as Earl of Arundell.
A guilt Bowl and Cover for the Mayor of Oxford as under Butler of about 108. Ounces.
Another for the Champion 30. Ounces.
Two guilt Basons, one Ewer and Assay Cup for the Lord great Chamberlain about 342. Ounces. Two guilt Basons for the chief Almoner about 305. Ounces.
These to be by my Lord Chamberlains
Warrant. Crowns, Collars and Badges for the Officers of Arms. By the Earl Marshals Warrant.
Particulars to be provided out of the great Wardrobe by the Lord Chamberlains
Warrant. For the King The Colobium Sindonis of fine Linnen or Sarsenet in fashion of a Surplice without Sleeves.
The Supertunica a close Coat of Cloth of gold, reaching to the heels lined with Crimson Taffata, and girt with a broad Girdle of Cloth of Gold to be put over the Colobium.
The Armilla in fashion of a Stole made of Cloth of Gold to be put about the Kings Neck, and fastned above and beneath the Elbows with Silk Ribbands.
JA Pall of Cloth of Gold in fashion of a Cope.
A shirt of fine Linnen to be opened in the places for the añointing.
Another Shirt of red sarcenet over it.
A surcoat of Crimson Sattin (over that) made with a Collar for a Band, both opened for the Anointing and closed with Ribbands.
A pair of under Trowses and Breeches over them, with Stockings fastned to the Trowses all of Crimson Silk.
A pair of linnen Gloves.
A Silk Towell to be held before the King and Queen at the Comunion by 2. Bishops.
Three swords vizt. Curtana and two others with Scabbards of Cloth of Gold.
A Sword of State with a rich embroidered Scabbard.
2 Swords with Scabbards of Purple Velvet for the King and Queen to be girt with.
Two Mantles of Crimson Velvet furr'd with Ermine, and 2. Caps or Hats with Cloth of gold lin'd with Ermine for 2 Persons representing the Dukes of Normandy and Acquitain.
A Canopy of Cloth of Gold to be borne over the King
and Queen by
Barons of the Cinque Ports 2. to a Staff with a Silver Bell guilt at each corner of the Canopy vizt.
A Pall of Cloth of Gold for the King and Queen to offer.
Another Pall to be held over the King and Queen during their Anointing by 4. Knights of the Garter.
Cloth of Gold to cover the Throne.
Two rich Chairs with Cushions and Footstools on the Throne.
Two other below on the East side of the Throne opposite to the Altar in which the King and Queen first sit.
Two rich Chairs and Traverse for the King and Queen, with Foot Stools and Cushions whereon the King and Queen sit on the South side below the Altar during the Sermon.
Two other Chairs placed for the King and Queen before the Altar when they are añointed and then cloathed.
St. Edward's Chair (and another Chair like it) richly furnished with Cloth of gold placed in the midst against the Altar, towards the Throne whereon the King and Queen are Crowned.
Two Chairs of Purple Velvet for the Bishops to sit in on the North side of the Altar.
Two Chairs and Traverses for the King and Queen within St Edwards Chapell.
Red Say to cover all the Throne in Westmr Hall & in the Church.
Blew Cloth spread in the way from the Steps in the Hall to the Choir in the Church.
Fine cloth or Cotton Wool to dry the places añointed for both their Majesties.
/Particulars to be provided out [p. iv. of the great Wardrobe by the Lord Chamber
A Mantle of Crimson Velvet laced as the Kings powder'd with Ermines with Buttons and Tassels of Silk and Gold with a Train.
A Surcoat of Crimson Velvet edg'd with Ermine to be opened with a Ribbon of Venice gold.
A pair of linnen Gloves.
Two Cushions of Cloth of Gold for their Majesties to kneel upon at the Offering.
That one rich large Cloth of State be made for the King and Queen to sit under at Dinner in Westmr Hall.
Particulars to be provided by the Master
of the Robes. For the King A Surcoat of Crimson Velvet.
A large Mantle of Crimson Velvet with a Hood suitable, furr'd with Ermine, and border'd with rich gold lace.
A Cap of State of Crimson Velvet turn'd up with Ermine.
These are callid Parliamt. Robes, and were to be put on in the Princes Lodgings, the day of his Mãties Coronation before he come into the Hall.
Also the Robes of State of Purple Velvet of the same fashion as the former, which with the Imperial Crown are the day before the Coronation to be deliver'd to the Lord great Chamberlain and laid upon St. Edwards Altar at the head of his Shrine.
Also two Caps of Purple Velvet for the two Crowns turn'd up with Ermine.
Particulars to be provided for the Queen
by the Groom of the Stole to the Queen. A Surcoat or Kirtle of Purple Velvet, the Sleeves turn'd up furr'd and powder'd with Ermine, and border'd with rich gold Lace.
A Robe or Mantle of Purple Velvet with a long Train, the Cape and Lining powder'd with Ermine.—to be worne over the Surcoat.
We further humbly represent to [p. v. yor Majesty that these things following are to be done.
The Proclamation to be Order'd to be proclaim'd by three Officers of Arms, four Serjeants at Arms, and several Trumpets declaring ye day of Celebrating the Solemnity of the Coronation.
That Letters be written to all the Peers and Peeresses, to attend the Coronation, by the Earl Marshal, and sign’d by the King.
That the Lord Chamberlain be Ordered to cause the House of Peers to be furnished, and Mr. Surveyor to new matt it, and to furnish ye Painted Chamber Court of Requests, Westm
Hall, Court of Wards, Westmr Abbey, and the retiring Rooms for the King and Queen there as was done at the last Coronation.
The Lord Chamberlain to write Letters to the Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber to attend.
Liveries to the Officers who attend in the Abbey who do belong to the removing Wardrobe.
Persons to be appointed by the Lord Chamberlain to wait at the several Tables in Westmr Hall.
The Earl Marshal to issue out Orders what habits the Peers and Peeresses shall wear, and what Ornaments in their Coronets, and to Order that the Proceeding be regular and Orderly, and to Order the Solemnity and places at the Abbey, as at the last Coronation, and to give Tickets for going into the Abbey.
The Master of the Mint to have Orders to make Medals of Gold and Silver of the King and Queen, to be distributed by the Treasurer of his Mãties Household in the Abbey the day of the Coronation.
The Master of the Mint reports
That there were provided at the last Coronation 100. gold Medals of the King, 50. gold Medals of the Queen val: 360li
. 800 Silver Medals for the King & 400. for the Queen val: 170li.
Besides there were provided afterwards for the publick Ministers 27. of the King, and 27. of the Queen, of Gold value 140. in all 670li. The gold Medals were about 21 Ios a piece. The Silver Medals
0-3-0. And the Comittee think fit there should be 1200. of Silver and 200. of gold.
That the Master of the Ordnance have order to deliver to the Champion a Suit of Arms, a pair of Gantlets, Sword, Pistols, a Tai of ovall form, with the Champions Arms painted on it, with a Launce gilt fring'd above and below the handle for the Squire.
That the Master of the Horse do Order a Horse, Furniture, and Trappings as formerly.
(That the Lord Chamberlain do grant his Warrant for [p. vi. Habits for thirty five Musitians.
The Lord Chamberlain to grant his Warrt to the Apothecary for the anointing Oyle.
The Lord Chamberlain to write to 14. Chaplains who have Dignities.
That the Earl Marshall write to the Lords who are appointed by their Majesties to carry the Regalia, which are to be deliver'd