Warrants

A warraunte for diverse Lyveries of the Garter

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We will and commaunde you Immedyatlie upon the sight hereof to contente and pay or cause to be contente and paid for all such parcells of Stuff and workmanshipp alreadie donne, and deliuered by our commaundemente for the seuerall uses folowinge (That ys to say)

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Fyrst for a lyverie of our honorable order of the Garter for our deare Brother Henry the French kinge
One kirtle whood and Typpett of veluet crimsin contayninge xviii yardes
One mantle, contayninge xx yardes of vellat purple xxvi yards of Taffata white to lyne them both being bordered with buckeram<
One Garter enbraudered with gold and pearles.
One rob of purple sylke and gold garnyshed with buttons Tassells and cawles of gold
One hook and an eie of gold
One quishion of veluet purple with frindge Buttons Cawles and Tassells of gold and Silke with a Pillow of fustian filled with downe
One duble Banner contayning xvi yardes of veluet crimsin and blue enbraudered on both Sydes with the Armes of Fraunce and Polland, with cloth of gold, cloth of Siluer, venice gold siluer and sylke frendged with gold siluer and sylke
One Banner staff paynted in Oyle colours
One helmet of stele all guilte and mantells to the same contayninge ii yardes di of cloth of gold lyned with one yard di of Satten white
Two knopps of wood guilt and burnyshed for the same mantells with large sylk Tassells and depe collers to the same
A crowne of wood with a creste carved and guilt with burnyshed gold

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A sword with Pomell and hilts all guilte
A Scabart to the same with a guilt chape, and a girdle both beinge couered with cloth of Golde contayninge one yarde
One book of the Statutes of the Order aforesaid illumyned couered with veluet crimsin and edged with Passamayne lace of gold.
Three great scutchions wherof one of our Armes, another of the said French kings Armes both within the Garter under crownes Imperiall paynted and guilted with fyne golde in oyle upon fyne holland cloth set in wanescott frames lykewise paynted and guilt
And the third of the Armes of our Right Trustie and right welbelouid cosin and counsaylour the Erle of Darbie lykewise paynted and guilt upon holland cloth and set in a lyke frame all placed in the chappell where the said kynge was enstalled
One plate of Copper of the Armes of the saide French kinge engraven, guilte and ennameled fixed in his stall within our chappell at Wyndsoure
And that you contente and pay aswell for all maner of sowinge silke and for makinge enbrauderinge guildinge and payntinge of the premysses As also for cariage of the hatchments of the said kinge to our castle of Wyndsour

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Item to our Trustie and welbeloued Sir John Parrott knighte Lorde Deputie to us in our kyngdom of Ireland for a Robe to be used in our parliamente ther
One widethe of vellat crimsin sowed with sylke, the upper parte lyned doble with Fustian and bordured aboute with Buckeram, the rest furred with minever and Ermyns powdered
One kyrtle Lyke veluet sowed lyned bordered and furred as afore a garnyshed aboute the coller and sleuis with passamayne lace of Gold
One whood of lyk veluet sowed lyned bordered and Furred as aforesaid
And one capp of Estate of Lyke veluet sowed lyned and Furred as afore with button and Tassell of crimsin sylke and gold trymmed with sylke riben

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Also to our right trustie and right welbelouid cosin the late Earle of Rutland disceased and to our right trustie and right welbeloued cosin the Earle of Essex: To our right trustie and right welbelouid counsaylour, Sir christofer Hatton knight Lorde chauncelloure of Englande : To our trustie and welbeloued the Lorde Scrope and the lord Cobham for ther Lyveries of the aforesaid honorable order of the Garter to everie of them eightene yards of veluet crimsin for ther gowne whood and Typpet, And to everie of them xii yardes of Taffata white to lyne the same

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Also to our Trustie and welbelouid counsaylour Sir Amyas Pawlett knight chauncellour of the said Order of the Garter for his Lyvirie of the same Order xviii yardes of murrey veluet for one Gowne whood and Typpett, and xii yards of Taffata white to Lyne the same
One Garter wrought with perle of damaske gold, and one longe lace of blue Silk and venice gold with buttons and Tassells of lyke Silke and gold to the same.

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And also three other Lyveries ready made and furnyshed of the same Order each of them contayninge xviii yards of Satten crimsin and xii yards of Sarcenet whit, (viz) One for Clarenticeux Kinge at Armes when he Served in the ... of Garter. An nother for William Dethicke newe beinge Garter Princypall kinge at Armes and the thirde for the Regester of the same Order of the Garter ech Lyverie beinge bordered with buckeram and sowed with Silke havinge robe laces of purple Silk and golde with buttons and Tassells of lyke sylk and gold to the same
And also to ech of the same Lyveries one Scutchion with a red Cross enbraudered with Silke and Siluer.

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And these our Lettres shalbe your suffycyent warraunt and dischardge for all the premysses Geven under our Signet at our manor of Grenewich the xviith of May in the xxxth yere of our Raigne 1588
To our trustie and welbeloued Servaunte John Fortescue esquire Mr of our great warderobe
Subsigned John Fortescue

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