in London - May, 1509

from Holinshead's description of the funeral of Henry VII, page 800:

[T]he body was brought in [to St Paul's] and placed in the quire ... [and there] was a song and solemne dirge and a mass with sermon ... the next daie were three masses solemnlie sang by bishops and at the last mass was offered ... and when the quire sang Libre me the body was put to earth.
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Raphael Holinshead, Holinshead's description of the funeral of Henry VII. In The Firste (laste) volume of the chronicles of England, Scotlande and Irelande, volume 3/2 (London, 1577), p. 800. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1386508025980 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: London

Listening to

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funeral of Henry VII performed by choir

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1509
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by th4 on Sun, 08 Dec 2013 13:07:06 +0000