in flowing gown and royal robes holding scepter and cross, with motto "Vivat Regina"; the upper margin brilliantly decorated with penwork griffon and lion, each bearing a banner, and a large Tudor rose, SIGNED "H.J." BY THE ARTIST, in a fine giltwood frame. " /> [MARY I, <I>Queen of England</I> (1516-1558)]. Decorated manuscript with Royal seal, ELEVATING WILLIAM HOWARD to the rank of Baron Effingham, Westminster, 11 March 1553/1554. <I>1 page, 355 x 545 mm. (14 x 21½ in.)</I>, ON FINE PARCHMENT, <I>written in Latin in a clear chancery hand,</I> WITH FINE PEN-WORK DECORATION: the first line of text elaborately decorated with engrossed majascules and interlaces, LARGE INITIAL "M" ENCLOSING A PORTRAIT OF THE ENTHRONED QUEEN <I>in flowing gown and royal robes holding scepter and cross, with motto "Vivat Regina"; the upper margin brilliantly decorated with penwork griffon and lion, each bearing a banner, and a large Tudor rose,</I> SIGNED "H.J." BY THE ARTIST, <I>in a fine giltwood frame.</I> | Christie's