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A ballad exists, entitled The floare, whereon that assembly stood or sate, not sinking by degrees, but at one instant failing and falling, by the breaking asunder of a maine Sommier or Dormer of that floare; which beame, together with the Joyces and Plancher thereto adjoyned, with the people thereon, rushed downe with such violence, that the weight and fall thereof, brake in sunder another farre stronger and thicker Sommier of the Chamber situated directly underneath: and so both the ruined floares, with the people overlapped and crushed under, or betweene them, fell, (without any time of stay) upon a lower third floare, being the floare of the said Lord Ambassadors withdrawing Chamber; which was supported underneath with Arch-work of stone, (yet visible in the Gate-house there) and so became the boundarie or terme of that confused and dolefull heape of ruines, which otherwise had sunke yet deeper by its owne weight and height of the downfall: the distance from the highest floare, whence the people fell, to the lowest, where they lay, being about two and twentie foot in depth.
Early missionaries remarked on the great spirituality of the Mi’kmaq as they would salute the sun at sunrise and sunset. It has been found as a petroglyph tracing on a rock site in Bedford, NS, dating back more than 500 years.
It appears as a common design motif on 19th century quillwork, and today continues to enjoy widespread popularity.
Beamish resources are available on all public computers in the Reading Rooms at the Archives.
Below is a growing list of digitized content available on Beamish.