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" Having placed this pot on the table, another gentleman arrived with a live peacock in a dish, which he also put on the table, in order that all who wished to make any vows might then do so.•... "
The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the ... - Page 401
by Enguerrand de Monstrelet - 1810
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The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the ...

Enguerrand de Monstrelet - 1840 - 580 pages
...daisies, and other flowers ; and, rising above all, was a handsome lily, loaded with flowers-de-luce. Having placed this pot on the table, another gentleman...make vows to perform a deed of arms, and the other to hold a tourney. Vow OF THE PEACOCK. — Designed from contemporary authentics. At length, dishes full...
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True tales of the olden time. Selected from Froissart

Jean Froissart - 1841 - 232 pages
...pot on the table, another gentleman arrived with the most curious part of the whole entertainment, a live peacock, in a dish, which he also put on the...all who wished to make any vows might then do so." " Oh! uncle, uncle," cried Clara; " did you ever hear of a live bird being brought to table before."...
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Notes and Queries

1906 - 562 pages
...herald put on the banqueting table a live peacock, in order that all who wished to make any vows might do so ; upon which " two knights of the embassy did make vows to perform a deed of arms, and another to hold a tourney ; but there was no peacock pie, and " when the dinner was ended, the dancings...
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Notes and Queries

1906 - 682 pages
...herald put on the banqueting table a live peacock, in order that all who wished to make any vowa might do so; upon which "two knights of the embassy did make vows to perform a deed of arms, and another to hold a tourney ; but there was no peacock pie, and " when the dinner was ended, the dancings...
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The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the ...

Enguerrand de Monstrelet - 1867 - 580 pages
...daisies, and other flowers ; and, rising above all, was a handsome lily, loaded with flowers-de-luce. Having placed this pot on the table, another gentleman...make vows to perform a deed of arms, and the other to hold a tourney Tow OF THE PtseocE. — Designed froai contemporary authorities. At length, dishes full...
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Notes and Queries

1897 - 866 pages
...Having placed this pot on the table, another gentleman arrived with a live peacock in a dish, which ha also put on the table, in order that all who wished to make any vows might then do to. Upon which two knights of the embassy did make vowi to perform a deed of arms, and the other to...
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