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The Great FEAST, At the Inthronization of the Reve­rend Father in God, GEORGE NEAVILL Arch-Biſhop of Yorke, Chancellour of England, in the ſixt yeere of EDWARD the fourth.

Wherein is Manifeſted the great Pride and vaine glory of that PRELATE.

The Copy of this Feaſt was found inrolled in the Tow­er of London, and was taken out by Mr. Noy His Majeſties late Atorney Generall.

Printed according to Order.

LONDON, Printed for Edward Husbands, Aprill the firſt 1645.

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THE Great Feaſt at the Inthronization of the Reverend Father in God, George Neavill, Archbiſhop of Yorke, Chancellour of Eng­land, in the 6 yeare of Edward the Fourth, &c.

  • WHeat, three hundred quarters.
  • Ale, three hundred Tunne.
  • Wine one hundred tunne.
  • Hypocras, one Pipe.
  • Oxen, one hundred and foure.
  • Wilder Bull, ſix.
  • Muttons, one thouſand!
  • Vedles, three hundred, and foure.
  • Porkes, three hundred and foure.
  • 2
  • Swanns, foure hundred.
  • Geeſe, five thouſand.
  • Capons, ſeven thouſand.
  • Piggs, three thouſand.
  • Plovers, foure hundred.
  • Quailes, one hundred dozen.
  • Fowles called Rayes, two hundred dozen.
  • Peacocks, foure hundred.
  • Mallards and Teales, foure thouſand.
  • Cranes, two hundred and foure.
  • Kidds, two hundred and foure.
  • Chickens, three thouſand.
  • Pigeons, foure thouſand.
  • Conyes, foure thouſand.
  • Bytternes, two hundred.
  • Hernſhawes, foure hundred.
  • Pheaſants, two hundred.
  • Partridge, five hundred.
  • Woodcocks, foure hundred.
  • Curlews, one hundred.
  • Egritts, one thouſand.
  • Staggs, Bucks, and Roes, five hundred and four.
  • Paſties of Veniſon cold, one hundred and three.
  • Paſties of Veniſon hot, one thouſand five hun­dred.
  • 3
  • Pikes and Breames, five hundred and eight.
  • Parted Diſhes of Illy, three thouſand.
  • Plaine Diſhes of Ielly, three thouſand.
  • Cold Tarts, one hundred and three.
  • Hot Cuſtards, two thouſand.
  • Porpiſſes and Seales, twelve.
  • Cold Cuſtards, three thouſand.
  • Of all kindes of ſweet meates abundance.
Eſtates ſitting at the high Table in the Hall.
  • Firſt the Arch Biſhop in his Eſtate.
  • On his right hand, the Biſhop of London.
  • The Biſhop of Durham, and the Biſhop of Elie.
  • Vpon his left hand, the Duke of Suffolke, the Earle of
  • Oxford, and the Earle of Worceſter.
At the ſecond Table in the Hall.
  • The Abbot of Saint Maries,
  • the Abbot of Fountains
  • The Abbot of Sally,
  • the Abbot of Rivens,
  • the Abbot of Wheatly,
  • the Abbot, of Mewe,
  • the Prior of Durſme,
  • the Abbot of Whallie,
  • the Abbot of Kirk­ſall,
  • the Abbot of Byland,
  • the Abbot of Selbey,
  • the4 Prior of Briglenton,
  • the Prior of Gisborow, and
  • o­ther priors, to the number of eighteene.
At the third Table in the Hall.
  • The Lord Mountague,
  • the Lord Cromwell,
  • the Lord Dacars,
  • the Lord Scroope,
  • the Lord Ongle with
  • 48. Knights and Eſquires, at that table.
At the fourth Table there.
  • The Dean of Yorke,
  • the Minſter,
  • the Dean of Savi­ours, with
  • the Brethren of the Minſter.
At the fift Table in the Hall.
  • The Maior of the ſtaple of Callis, and
  • the Mayor of Yorke, with
  • all the Worſhipfull men of the City.
At the ſixt Table there.
  • The Iudges of the Law,
  • 4. Barrons of the Kings Exchequer, and
  • 26 learned men of the Law.
At the laſt table in the Hall.
  • Threeſcore and nine Worſhipfull Eſquires, wearing the Kings Badge and Livery.
Eſtates ſitting in the chiefe Chamber.
  • The Duke of Gloceſter,
  • the Kings Brother, on his right hand,
  • the Dutcheſſe of Suffolke, on his left hand,
  • the Counteſſe of Weſtmerland,
  • the Counteſſe of Northumberland, and
  • two of the Earle of War­wicks daughters.
At the ſecond Table there.
  • 5
  • The Baroneſſe of Grayſtorke with
  • three other Ba­roneſſes, and
  • twelve other Ladyes.
At the third Table there.
  • Eighteen Gentlewomen of the ſaid Ladyes.
Estates ſitting in the ſecond Chamber at the firſt Table.
  • The Old Dutcheſſe of Suffolke,
  • the Counteſſe of Warwick,
  • the Counteſſe of Oxford,
  • the Lady Haſtings and
  • the Lady Fitz-hugh.
At the ſecond Table there.
  • The Lady Huntly,
  • the Lady Strang which, and
  • eight other Ladies, ſitting at the table there.
Estates ſitting in the Great Chamber at the firſt table.
  • The Biſhop of Lincolne,
  • the Biſhop of Cheſter,
  • the Biſhop of Exeter; and
  • the Biſhop of Carlile.
At the ſecond table there.
  • The Earle of Weſtmerland,
  • the Earle of Northum­berland;
  • the Lord Fitzhugh,
  • the Lord Stanley and
  • ten Barons more.
At the third table there.
  • 6
  • Fourteen Gentlemen, and
  • fourteen Gentlewo­men of Worſhip.
In the lower Hall.
  • Gentlemen,
  • Franchlins, and
  • head Yeomen,
  • one hundred and two, twice filled and ſerved.
The Names of the great Officers there.
  • The Earle of Warwick as Steward.
  • The Earle of Northumberland as Treaſurer.
  • The Lord Haſtings Comptroller.
  • The Lord Willoughby. Carver,
  • The Lord John of Buckingham, Cup-bearer.
  • Sir Richard Strangwich, Sewer.
  • Sir Walter Worley, Marſhall of the Hall.
  • Eight Knights of the Hall.
  • Two other Sewers for the ſame.
  • Sir John Mallivery as Ewer.
  • Greyſtock and Neavill, keepers of the Cubbert.
  • Sir John Brecknock, Superviſor of the Hall.
  • Servants in the Galleries being ſervants of Noble men 100 and more, twice filled and ſerved.
  • Officers, and ſervants of Officers, 1000.
  • Of other ſervants, with turne Broaches 1500.
  • Cookes in the Kitchen 60.

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TextThe great feast, at the inthronization of the reverend father in God, George Neavill Arch-Bishop of Yorke, Chancellour of England, in the sixt yeere of Edward the fourth. Wherein is manifested the great pride and vaine glory of that prelate. The copy of this feast was found inrolled in the Tower of London, and was taken out by Mr. Noy His Majesties late Atorney Generall. Printed according to order.
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Bibliographic informationThe great feast, at the inthronization of the reverend father in God, George Neavill Arch-Bishop of Yorke, Chancellour of England, in the sixt yeere of Edward the fourth. Wherein is manifested the great pride and vaine glory of that prelate. The copy of this feast was found inrolled in the Tower of London, and was taken out by Mr. Noy His Majesties late Atorney Generall. Printed according to order. [2], 6 p. Printed for Edward Husbands,London, :Aprill the first 1645.. (Reproduction of the original in the British Library.)
  • Neville, George, 1433?-1476.
  • Church of England -- Government -- Early works to 1800.
  • Food -- England -- Early works to 1800.

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