|Title:||Britain's glory, and England's bravery wherein is shewed the degrees of honour from the prince to the peasant, with the honour of the nobles, and previleges of the commons, the proper places and precedency of all persons from the throne to the bondman, more particularly in coronations, processions, feasts, funerals and other great assembly : as also honour of arms, power of heralds, signification of charges in coat-armour, with an armorial dictionary, explaining the terms of heraldry, and an account of all the orders of knighthood in Christendom, and of the weights and measures of England : to which is added a continuation of The historians guide, from November, 1687, where the third and last impression ends, to June, 1687 / being the collections and observations of Benjamine Smithurst.|
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Britain's glory, and England's bravery wherein is shewed the degrees of honour from the prince to the peasant, with the honour of the nobles, and previleges of the commons, the proper places and precedency of all persons from the throne to the bondman, more particularly in coronations, processions, feasts, funerals and other great assembly : as also honour of arms, power of heralds, signification of charges in coat-armour, with an armorial dictionary, explaining the terms of heraldry, and an account of all the orders of knighthood in Christendom, and of the weights and measures of England : to which is added a continuation of The historians guide, from November, 1687, where the third and last impression ends, to June, 1687 / being the collections and observations of Benjamine Smithurst.
London: Printed for William Crook ..., 1689.
Imperfect: p. 173-186 lacking; pages creased and cropped with slight loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library.
Precedence -- England.
Heraldry -- England.
Processions -- England.
A TABLE TO Britain's Glory, &c.
Brittain's Glory, WHEREIN Is shewed the Degrees of Honour, from the Prince to the Peasant; the Honour of the Nobles, and the Pri∣vileges of the Commons, &c.
CHAP. I. Of the Distinction of Titles.
CHAP. II. Of the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
His Ensigns of Regality are these:
CHAP. III. Of the Prince.
CHAP IV. Of Dukes.
CHAP. V. Of a Marquess.
CHAP VI. Of an Earl.
CHAP. VII. Of a Viscount.
CHAP. VIII. Of Barons, or Lords, which are Spiritual and Temporal.
CHAP. IX. Of Noble Women, and first of the Queen.
CHAP. X. Of Injuries done to Noble Men.
CHAP. XI. Of Knights of the Garter.
CHAP XII. Of Knights Bannerets.
CHAP. XIII. Of Baronets.
CHAP XIV. Of the Knights of the Bath.
CHAP. XV. Of Knights Bachelours.
Of Degrading of Knights.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Knights of the Round Table.
Knights of St. Andrew, or of the Thistle in Scotland.
Knights of the holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Knights of St. Lazarus in Jerusalem.
Knights of St. Bass, or St. Bassil.
Knights of St. Katharine at Mount Sinai.
Knights of the Martyrs of Palestine.
Knights of the Oak, in Navarr.
Knights of the Lilly of Navarr.
Knights of the Band in Spain
Knights of the Dove in Castile
Knights of the Fish Scale in Castile.
Knights of the Lilly in Aragon.
Knights of Mount joy.
Knights of Acon, or Acress.
Knights of St. James in Galicia.
Knights of Saint Saviours in Aragon.
Knights of St. Julian, or of Alcantara.
Knights of Callatrava in Castile.
Knights of Truxillo, or Trugillo.
Knights of our Lady and St. George.
Knights of St. Mary de Merced in Aragon.
Knights of the Rosary in Toledo.
Knights of the Golden-Fleece.
Knights D' Avis.
Knights of St. Michael's Wing.
Knights of St. James
Knights of Christ
The Knights of Jesus Christ in France.
Knights of the Virgin Mary of Mount Car∣mell.
The Knights of St. Michael.
Knights of the Holy Ghost
Knights of the Gennet.
Knights of the Crown Royal
Knights of the Lady of the Stan.
Knights of the Thistle of Bourbonne.
Knights of the Porcupine,
Knights of the Cressants of Anjou.
Knights of the Ermin in Bretaigne.
Knights of St. Mary the Glorious of Italy
Knights of the Holy Ghost at Rome
The Angelick Knights of St. George,
Knights of St. Peter at Rome.
Knights of St. George at Rome
Knights called Pius at Rome,
Knights of Loretto at Rome
Knights of the Glorious Virgin Mary at Rome.
Knights of Jesus, now at Rome,
Knights De-la-Calza in Venice
Knights of St. Mark in Venice.
Knights of St. Geo. at Genoa.
Knights of the Order of the Precious Bloud of our Saviour Jesus Christ at Mantua.
The Knights of St. Stephen at Florence
Knights of the Knot in Naples.
Knights of the Argonaute of Naples.
Knights of the Ermine in Naples.
Knights of the Annunication in Savoy.
Knights of St. Maurice.
The Knights of St. Maurice, and St. Lazarus
Of the Knights of the Bear in Switzerland.
Knights of the Tutonick Order of Prusia
Knights of Gereon in Germany
Knights of St. George in Austria.
Knights of St. Michael, the Arch-Angel,
Knights of St. Anthony in Haynault.
Knights of the Tusin Order in Bohemia
Knights of St. Hubert in Gulick.
Knights of St. James in Holland.
The Knights of St. Brice
Knights of the Seraphim.
The Knights Amaranta
Knights of the Elephant in Denmark.
Knights of Christ, or of the Sword in Livonia.
Knights of the white Eagle in Poland.
Knights of the Dragon in Hungary
Knights of the Sword in Cyprus.
Knights of St. Anthony in Aethiopia
The Knights of the Burgundian Cross in Tunis
Knights of the Broom-flower in France
Knights of the Ship in France.
CHAP. XVII. Of Esquires.
CHAP. XVIII. Of Gentlemen.
CHAP. XIX. Of Yeomen.
CHAP. XX. Of Artificers, and Labourers.
CHAP XXI. Of Precedency.
CHAP. XXII. The Procession at a Coronation.
CHAP. XXIII. The Proceeding on the Coronation-day.
CHAP. XXIV. The King's going to Parliament in State.
CHAP. XXV. Coronation-Feasts.
King Charles II. his Coronation-Feast.
CHAP. XXVI. A Royal Feast at other times, the K. present.
CHAP. XXVII. Of Funerals.
CHAP. XXVIII. The Proceeding of the Funeral of a Gen∣tleman, Esquire, Knight, or Baronet.
CHAP. XXIX. The Precedency of a Noblemans Funeral, from a Duke to a Baronet.
CHAP. XXX. Of Heralds, and their Duty.
CHAP. XXXI. Of Heraldry.
CHAP. XXXII. Of Ordinaries.
CHAP. XXXII. Of Charges Common.
Sect. 1. Of Angels.
Sect. 2. Of Men.
Sect. 3. Of Beasts.
Sect. 4. Of Birds.
Sect. 5. Of Fish.
Sect. 6. Of Insects.
Sect. 7. Of Heavenly Bodies.
Sect. 8. Of Trees, Fruits, Flowers, and Hearbs.
Sect. 9. Of Things Artificial.
Sect. 10. Of Roundles and Drops, &c.
CHAP. XXXIII. Of Abatements.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of the Points in an Escoucheon.
A CONTINUATION OF THE Historian's Guide, OR, BRITTAIN'S Remembrancer, &c.
A TABLE OF Persons, Places, and Things, &c. men∣tioned in the Historians Guide, &c.
BOOKS lately Printed.