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III. Thirdly, in the entre of the citie and first bar of the same, shalbe craftely conceyvid a place in maner of a heven, of grete joy and Anglicall armony; under the heven shalbe a world desolaite, full of treys and floures, in the which shall spryng up a rioall, rich, rede rose, convaide by viace unto the which rose shall appeyre an othre rich white rose, unto whome so being to gedre all othre floures shall lowte and evidently yeve suffrantie, shewing the rose to be principall of all floures, as witnesh Barthilmew : and y’upon shall come fro a cloude a crowne covering the roses, after the which shall appeir a citie with citisyns, with the begynner of the same callid Ebrauk, which shall salute the king wt wordes folowing in prose, and y’upon present unto the king the keys of the citie, being thenheritaunce of the saide Ebrauke, yelding his title and his crowne unto the king as moost glad of hym above al othre.
Most reverend, rightwose regent of this rigalitie,
Of right I was regent and rewlid this rigion,
Please it, I besuch you, for my remembrance,
It is knawne in trueth of grete experience
affeccion Gladdith and injoith your high grace and conimyng, Wt our concent, knowing you y' sufferaine and king.
IIII. Fourtly, the king, commyng up the stretes, shall se the same furnishede wt clothis of the best which
be gottyn wtin the citie for the honourment of the same, and at his entrie unto Use brigge, in the end of the streetes of Skeldergate and Northstrete, becauce no gappes shall appeir, shall y be clothes hangid, and a convenient thing divisid wherby, if the weder be fair, of the lordes before and othre ne before the king schall rayne rose water.
V. Fiftly, shalbe on the hight of Ouse brigge a rioall troyne, and y'in sodanely appering, set togidder in counsaill, sex kinges crouned, betokining the sex Henries, which, after the sight had of the king, with certaine convenient laisour, avisidly shall commyt à ceptour unto Salamon, cledd as king, which Salamon shall y’upon, taking that ceptour, and saying the wordes folowing unto the king in prose, yelde unto him the saide ceptour in tokining that in hym is wisdome and justice.
Seth that God moost glorius, eternall sapience
Now reane ye, reule ye your reame rightwosly,
favour sothfastnese haith so be shewid
VI. Sextly, shal appere in thend of a strete joining on the syde of Ousegate passing into Conyngstrete, shalbe a show, and fro the same shall come hailestones to be maid by viace falling on the lordes and othre commyng ne before the king, hailestones to be made by craftes of cumfettes.
VII. Sevently, shalbe at the Common Hall a castell appeiring of grete force, wherin David, as the moost principall, shall appeir, and he shall wt wordes folowing yeld unto the king a sword of his victorie : y'shalbe in that castell citizins, which, after a sight of the king and remembrance of hyme, wt gude countenaunce shall appeir in clothing of white and greyne, shewing y trueth and hertly affeccion unto the kinge.
Most prepotent prince of power imperiall,
When I reynid in Judie, I know and testify
Submitting it wt thafforce and trueth to your excellence,
To this your inheritance tak gracious complacence,
VIII. Eghtly, shalbe at thend of Swynegale joining of Staynegate our Lady, commyng frome hevin, and welcome the king in wordes folowing, and y’upon ascend ayane in to heven wit angell sang, and y' schall it snaw by craft to be made of waffrons in maner of snaw.
pray the seth thi people haith me mich in affeccion,
What I ask of His grete grace He grantith it gudely
As a beame of all beutes benyngne,
I shall sew to my Sone,
VI. CUSTOMS AND LIBERTIES OF THE BURGESSES OF NEW
MALTON. 8ÆC. XV.]
[From the Original Roll.]
Thies er the custumes and libertes, the qwhyche was concest and graunted to the Burgese of New Mallton at the fyrst fundacyon of the sayd Malton be the Lorde of ye same, and in all tymys hydyrward hath ben usyd.
Fyrst it was graunted to the for sayd Burgeses a wast of ather syde of the town of New Malton, yt the Burgeses and thare successors schall in the sayd wastys gett stone, and fro thens stone and erd take and cary to the edyficacion and beyldyng w'in ye sayd town, when som ever yai wyll, and als ofte as thay wyll, we owtyn impedyment of any man. And thay schall haffe iiij portes, that is to say iiij zattes, and ye walles of ye sayd Burgage undyr awn kepyng wt fre entre and goyng oute w'in the sayd walles of ye Burgage, we all ye proffettes of ye sayd walles, to the mendyng of ye sayd walles, and also of ye sayd zattes. And the sayd Burgese ever more hathe usyd for to pastur' and to fede yr bestes in ye fore sayd wastes.
Also it was grauntyd ye fore sayd Burgese common pastur' to all ye bestes in ye feyldes and in ye more, fer and ner, and in all othyr places, excepptt severall of ye lorde, wt fre entre and goyng owte to ye mor' by a large way, the qwhyche is called ye owtegang, wowtyn any styntyng; and ye pastur' and ye owtegang war graunted and gyffen to ye fore sayd Burgese of ye lordi's lande of ye fore sayd Burgage.
Also it was graunted and usyd yt ye Burgese afore sayd schulde haffe y fre cowrtt for to be haldyn wt in ye Burgage a fore sayd; and thay schall haffe two Ballyffes and two undyr Ballyffes, j Burgese clerke resydentt and bydyng wt in ye sayd Burgage, for to hold the fore sayd cowrtt of ther own fre will ... be xij sworne Burgese be thar fayth yt thay made to the lorde and to ye commonte of ye sayd Burgage. And yt noo othyr Balyffe schal make no tachement nor somond wt in ye fore sayd