from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The canopy of a bed, or the canopy and curtains taken together.
- n. In heraldry, a tent.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
One of the more interesting items she chose was a "sparver" or canopy that could be hung either over a bed or a throne.
126Assuming that this sparver was not originally made for Mary herself, then how did this item find its way into Henry VIII's collection?