The theater of honour and knight-hood. Or A compendious chronicle and historie of the whole Christian vvorld Containing the originall of all monarchies, kingdomes, and estates, with their emperours, kings, princes, and gouernours; their beginnings, continuance, and successions, to this present time. The first institution of armes, emblazons, kings, heralds, and pursuiuants of armes: with all the ancient and moderne military orders of knight-hood in euery kingdome. Of duelloes or single combates ... Likewise of ioustes, tourneyes, and tournaments, and orders belonging to them. Lastly of funerall pompe, for emperours, kings, princes, and meaner persons, with all the rites and ceremonies fitting for them. VVritten in French, by Andrew Fauine, Parisian: and aduocate in the High Court of Parliament. M.DC.XX. Le théâtre d'honneur et de chevalerie. English

Title

The theater of honour and knight-hood. Or A compendious chronicle and historie of the whole Christian vvorld Containing the originall of all monarchies, kingdomes, and estates, with their emperours, kings, princes, and gouernours; their beginnings, continuance, and successions, to this present time. The first institution of armes, emblazons, kings, heralds, and pursuiuants of armes: with all the ancient and moderne military orders of knight-hood in euery kingdome. Of duelloes or single combates ... Likewise of ioustes, tourneyes, and tournaments, and orders belonging to them. Lastly of funerall pompe, for emperours, kings, princes, and meaner persons, with all the rites and ceremonies fitting for them. VVritten in French, by Andrew Fauine, Parisian: and aduocate in the High Court of Parliament. M.DC.XX. Le théâtre d'honneur et de chevalerie. English

Author

Favyn, André.

Munday, Anthony, 1553-1633, attributed name.

Date

1623

Place of Publication

London

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A translation of: Le théâtre d'honneur et de chevalerie. First dedication signed "VV.I.", i.e. William Jaggard. Variant: first dedication signed "A.M.", i.e. Anthony Munday? the translator?. Title page in red and black; the word "theater" is xylographic. "The orders of Flanders, and of the Lovv-Countries" (caption title) has separate pagination and register. The last leaf is blank. Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

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  • OTA: A00580
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A00580
  • DLPS: A00580
  • STC: STC 10717
  • STC: ESTC S121368
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99856551
  • PROQUEST: 99856551
  • VID: 22121