Item title reads - A pageant of Merrie England. Episode of English history enacted in Ashdown Forest, before the Duchess of York. East Sussex.
M/S as Elizabeth, Duchess of York walks along with another lady, several other couples follow her. M/S as a parade of people dressed in Elizabethan costume walk past the camera. M/S as one man holds a metal bar under a hammer attached to a long wooden pole on a pivot, the hammer swings down and hits the metal, another man hits it in between the pole going up and down. M/S of a marriage, the couple kneel before clergyman who blesses them, then they walk off hand in hand with their arms raised.