Autograph manuscript, with some additions in other hands. Contents include the order of precedence at the king's entertainment through the city of London, March 15, 1603/4 and at its opening of Parliament, March 19, 1603/4; styles of address, as well as the diet, at the feast of St. George, April 23, 1604; the order of the processions at the funerals of different ranks of noblemen; the duties of a king of arms; a list of those taking part at the jousts held on the anniversary of James' accession, March 24, 1603/4; the laws governing jousts; a list of plate at Hampton Court, December 26, 1603; recipes for colors and gums needed by a heraldic painter and a list of colors used; and finally a page of quotations. Contains several coats of arms in trick and many illustrations including: pen and ink diagrams of funeral proceedings for nobility (leaves 17-21); pencil with some pen and ink drawings of nobility (leaves 31-33); pencil and pen and ink and two water color illustrations from church windows of nobility (leaves 38-44). The name of the author appears on leaf 36, as John Gwyllym. Partial list of contents tipped in at back.