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At which time the Right Honorable Thomas Lorde Buckhurste, Lorde Highe Treasurer of Englande, George Lorde Hunsdon, Lorde Chamberlaine of her Majestie's House, Sir John Fortescue, Knighte, Chauncellor and Underthreasorer of Thexchequer, and Sir John Stanhope, Knighte, Threasorer of her Highnes Chamber, by vertue of her Highnes coniission, under the Greate Seale of Englande, bearing date the 4th daie of Julie, in the saide 42d yere of her Highnes raigne, to them, or to any three of them (wherof the Lorde Threasr or Lorde Chamblaine to be allwaies one) in that behalfe directed, did repaire to the saide Garderobe of the Robes, as well within the Courte as at the Tower of London, and Whitehall ; and there did take a perfecte Survey of all such Robes, Garments, and Jewells, and other P'cells as at that tyme were there founde to remaine. Accordinge to whiche S'vey they have caused to be written twoe severall bookes ; the one of whiche bookes is subscribed with the handes of the saide Comissioners, and remaineth for a chardge to the saide Office of the Robes ; the other is subscribed by the saide Sir Thomas Gorges, Knight, and remaineth with the saide Lorde Threasorer.

Robes, late King Edwarde the VIth.

Firste, one robe of clothe of silver, lyned with white satten, of thorder of the St. Michell, with a brode border of embrodirie, with a wreathe of Venice gold, and the scallop shell, and a frenge of the same golde, and a small border aboute that; the grounde beinge blew vellat, embrodered with halfe moones of silver, with a whoode and a tippet of crymsen vellat, with a like embroderie, the tippet perished in one place with ratts, and a coate of clothe of silver, with demisleeves, with a frenge of Venice golde.

Item one Kirtle of Crymsen vellat lyned with white Taphata for the order of the garter.

Item one kirtle of Crimsen vellat lyned with white sarceonet with a border round aboute of Mynnever powdered with Armyons for the parliament robe.

APPARELL.

Item, one gowne of purple golde tissue, with a brode garde of purple vellat, embrodered with Venice golde, and with wreathes of purles of damaske golde, edged with vellat, unlyned.

Item one gowne of blacke vellat with a brode garde of blacke vellat enbrodered with purles of silver and fower wreathes of the same edged with vellatt unlyned

Item, one gowne of crimsen satten, enbrodered all over with purles of damaske golde, edged with crimsen, with a short stocke sleeve unlyned.

Item, one frocke of clothe of golde, reized and tissued with golde and silver, with a billament lace of Venice golde, lyned with blacke vellat.

Item, one frocke or cassocke of clothe of silver reized with golde and silver tissue and greene vellat edged with vellat and lyned with satten.

Item, one frocke of clothe of silver, chequered with redd silke like birdes eies, with demi-sleeves, with a cutt of crymsen vellat, pursled on with silver, lined with crimsen vellat.

Item one Coate of clothe of silver enbrodered allover with purles of damaske golde with twoe greate wreathes of silver lyned with Taphata.

Item one rydinge Coate of Crimson vellatt enbrodered with a brode border rounde aboute of gold of venice, and small borders downeright the flower of the worke with purles of Damaske golde lined with vellatt.

Item, one coate with demi-sleeves of crimsen satten, enbrodered all over with a twist of golde, and a border of crimson vellat, enbrodered with golde, and pulled out with tincell, lyned with vellat.

Item one rydinge Coate of purple taphata stronge downeright with small cheines like a flagon cheine of silver and guilt on either side a wreathe of venice golde cut and lyned with golde sarceonet and vellatt.

Item, one jerkine of clothe of silver, with longe cutts downeright, bounde with a billament lace of Venice silver and blacke silke, lined with satten.

Item one Dublet of Crimson satten allouer enbrodered with venice golde cut and pulled out with tincell Sarceonet with a paire of hose of Crimson satten enbrodered with venice golde.

Item one Dublet and a paire of hose of Crimsen satten enbrodered with borders downerighte of venice silver and parte of the borders stitched with purple silke.

Item one Dublet of purple Taphata, and a paire of hose of purple vellat, strong overthwart with small cheines like a flagon cheine of silver guilt and a wreathe overthwarte of the same.

JEWELLES.

Item, one brouche of golde, with a small table rubie in it, and divers personages.

Item, one poynarde, the halfe ivorie with an open pomell, the halfe striped downe with golde; with a knife, the hafte of golde, the locker and shape of golde, having a pece of the shape broken of, with a tassel of blew silke, and a skaberde of leather.

GOWNES LATE QUEENE MARIE

Item, one Frenche gowne of blacke vellat, with an edge of purle, and pipes of gold, the wide sleeves turned up all over with like purle and pipes, lackinge parte of the pipes on the sleeves and in the border.

KIRTELLS.

Item, one Frenche kirtle, thoutside of rich cloth of golde tissue, the inside of crimsen cloth of golde, edged with a passamaine lace of golde.

Item, one Frenche kirtle of murrey cloth of tissue golde and silver, let downe with murrey satten, edged with vellat, and lined with crimsen taphata.

Item, one foreparte of a kirtle of white vellat, all over enbrodered with Venice golde, and set with small turquesses, garnets, and ragged pearle set in the border.

ROBES.

 

THE CORONACION ROBES.

Firste, one mantle of clothe of golde, tissued with golde and silver, furred with powdered armyons, with a mantle lace of silke and golde, with buttons and tassells to the same.

Item, one kirtle of the same tissue, the traine and skirts furred with powdered armyons, the rest lyned with sarceonet, with a paire of bodies and sleeves to the same.

THE MOURNING ROBES.

Item, one mantle of purple vellat, with a mantle lace of silke and golde, with buttons and tasselIs to the same.

Item, one kirtle and sircoate of the same purple vellat, the traine and skirts furred with powdered armyons, the rest lyned with srconet, with a paire of upper bodies to the same.

THE PARLIAMENT ROBES.

Item, one mantle of crimsen vellat, fured througheoute with powdred armyons, the mantle-lace of silke and golde, with buttons and tassells to the same.

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