1. Robert Stuart, brother to Matthew earl of Lennox, and now, like the earl, an exile from Scotland, but where resident does not appear. See Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, by Wood, ii. 98.
2. Misprinted first in the original.
3. Some particulars of Philip's arrival not elsewhere recorded are given in the report made by the French ambassador to his master (Ambassades de Noailles, iii. 284.) It states that, "when the marquis de las Naves found that the prince was not far from land, he placed himself in a boat with the earl of Surrey [grandson of the Duke of Norfolk], the lord Maltravers eldest son of the earl of Arundel, lord Strange eldest son of the earl of Derby, lord Talbot eldest son of the earl of Shrewsbury, [lord Herbert of Cardiff] eldest son of the earl of Pemhroke, and a sixth young nobleman, and proceeded to the ship in which the prince was; to whom he presented the said English lords to be gentlemen of his chamber, to which he assented very graciously.
"The earls of Arundel, Derby, Shrewsbury, Pembroke, and other lords of the council of England, went into a barge richly adorned and gilt, and expressly prepared in order to land the prince; and repaired to his ship, in which the earl of Arundel presented him with the order of the garter, which was immediately put on him by the herald of the order. Then were read the laws, customs, and ordinances of the kingdom, which the said prince swore to maintain and cause to be observed. [These were, more probably, the laws of the order of the garter. Some accounts, as in the text, state that the garter was presented to Philip on his coming on shore; but Ashmole, p. 308, describes his investiture as having taken place before he landed.]
"Then he entered into the said barge to come to land with the said lords of the council, taking with him of his own lords only the dukes of Alva and Medina Celi, the admiral of Castille, and don Rui Gomez, who had been his governor, and was still the person by whose judgment he was chiefly guided.
"At the landing from the barge, sir Anthony Browne was waiting at the waterside holding by the bridle a hackney richly housed and harnessed, who, immediately the prince had placed his foot on shore, knelt and made a speech in Latin, giving him to understand that he had received the honour of being retained in the prince's service, before his arrival, in the office of master of the horses; and that, although he had already taken the oath of allegiance to his ambassador, yet that he again begged his majesty right humbly to be pleased to receive him as one of his most faithful, humble, and loyal subjects and servants. To which the prince listened favourably, and raised him very graciously. Then, the said Browne having kissed the stirrop of the hackney, the prince mounted thereon
"From this spot he went straightways to the church of [the Holy Rood in] Southampton, the English and Spanish lords accompanying him on foot, bareheaded; and, after he had returned thanks to God, he was brought to his lodging; where, after the lords of the council of England were assembled, he delivered to them a long discourse of the occasion of his coming into this kingdom, and how he had not left his own countries to increase or augment his estate or tbe greatness of his power or riches, for God, by his grace, had given him such share of them that he had as good reason to be content as any prince living; but, His divine goodness having summoned him to be the husband of the queen their mistress, he would not refuse His divine will, and for this purpose he had crossed the sea to live with the said lady and them, assuring them that, whilst they continued in their good mind to be faithful, obedient, and loyal to him as they promised him, he would be to them a right good and loving prince.
"This evening, after supper, the prince came into his presence-chamber, where were a great number of English gentleman, with whom he conversed privately, and among others with the lord admiral, to whom he showed great favour, and told him that he was come to marry in this country without having brought wherewith to dress or attire himself so richly as the greatness of the queen deserved; but that he hoped that the foot cloth of the hackney which that lady had sent him might serve him for a costly vestment; meaning thereby to enhance the richness of that foot-cloth. [The queen appears afterwards to have given him his bridal dress. See a note to the marriage ceremony hereafter, Appendix XI.]
"Soon after the collation was brought in, with a great number of silver pots and ewers, full of wine, beer, and ale, according to the custom of the country. Then he addressed the Spanish lords who were about him, and told them they must at once forget all the customs of Spain, and live in all respects after the English fashion, in which he was determined to begin and show them the way; so he ordered some beer to be brought him, and drank of it." See in the Italian Relation of England (printed for the Camden Society,) at pp. l0, 21, the remarks which the peculiarity of the English in drinking beer and ale were wont to elicit from foreigners.
4. Of Philip's journey to Winchester some details will be found in Miss Strickland's Life of Queen Mary, derived from the Italian narrative of Baoardo, to which the present Editor has not access.
5. Misprinted profession in the original.
6. "About nine in the evening the earl of Arundel, with the great chamberlain, paid him a visit, and after some conversation, being joined by the count d' Egmont, conducted the prince to the queen secretly. This was the first time that they had seen each other." Narrative in the archives of Louvaine, printed in Tytler, ii. 430.
7. Their conversation had been "in the Spanishe tongue," as it is expressly stated in Fabyan's chronicle.
8. The earl of Arundel.
9. "and the garter of the order of Englande aboute his legge." Fabyan.
10. The ceremonial of the marriage, as recorded by the English heralds, forms the next article of this Appendix.
11. i. e. over the heads: see Nares's Glossary and Brand's Antiquities. Its derivation is probably f'rom quarré, square.
12. See a further account of the marriage banquet hereafter.
13. See this supplied in No. XII. of this Appendix.
14. Misprinted minium in the original, in both places.
15. Misprinted geastes.
16. For at read to. They passed through Wiuchester house to Suffolk place.
17. See before, in p. 80.
18. On the 21st August: see accounts of St. Margaret's Westminster, in the notes to Machyn's Diary, p. 400.
19. To the 28th September only: vide ibid.
20. Read Montacute
21. hoary hairs
22. So the original, probably an error for present, - seated next the King.
23. The lord of Jedwarth, or Jedburgh, at this time, appears to have been sir John Ker, whose father, sir Andrew Ker, of Fernihurst, had received the offlce of bailiary of Jedburgh forest in 1542, and whose mother was Janet, second daughter of sir Patrick Home, of Polwarth. The "John Hume" here alluded to was probably one of the Johns named in the descent of the earls of Marchmont. Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, by Wood, ii. 174,175.
24. These verses are not printed in the little book.