We reached Barrie safely that night, and slept at the Queen's Arms. Next morning, I had an excellent opportunity of seeing this thriving village. It is very well situated on the shore of Kempenfeldt Bay, on ground rising gradually to a consider... Read more of Barrie And Big Trees A New Capital Of A New Districtónature's Canal The Devil's Elbowómacadamization And Mudórichmond Hill at Emigrants.caInformational Site Network Informational
  Home Stories Jokes Joke Topics Jokes Riddles Anecdotes Irish Humour Jests Canadian Humour Puns Animal Anecdotes Free Jokes Humour Scenes

Most Viewed

George Iii. On Punctuality
A Beggar's Wedding
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
A Child On Board
Navy Chaplains
Marie Antoinette
The Deaf And Dumb Mother
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
The Slave Trade

Least Viewed

The Wounded Sailor
Spare Moments
Van Dyke
Marshal De Nevailles
A Dieppe Pilot
Gallant Daughter

A Polite Mayor

Anecdotes Home

At the time when Queen Elizabeth was making one of her
progresses through the kingdom, a mayor of Coventry, attended by a large
cavalcade, went out to meet her Majesty, and usher her into the city with
due formality. On their return they passed through a wide brook, when Mr.
Mayor's horse several times attempted to drink, and each time his worship
checked him; which the Queen observing, called out to him, "Mr. Mayor, let
your horse drink, Mr. Mayor;" but the magistrate, bowing very low, modestly
answered, "Nay, nay, may it please your Majesty's horse to drink first."

Next: A French Mayor

Previous: Father Bernard

Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network

Viewed 2662

Random Anecdotes

Father Bernard
Charity Sermon
Sir Samuel Hood
Costume Of The Sisters Of Charity
The Horse Dealer
Breton Peasants
The Ladies Of Beauvais
French Grenadier
General St. Amour
Hanging Judge
Parisian Rag-picker
Pope Pius Ix
A Sheepish Lamb
A Faithful Depositary
A Reproof
The Kennedies
Italian Peasant
Family Sacrifice
An Appropriate Version
Spare Moments
Charles Vi
Elucidation Of Facts In Court
Catalogue Making
French Curate